The obituary of Alva G. BROWN, below, identifies his 3 wives and all of his children including daughters Eva and Emma.
SURNAMES of this immediate family : BROWN, BERRY, HARDING, LUCAS, LAVELY, GORE, BURRIS, WEIBLE, WOOLWORTH, SCOTT
Emma was the daughter of Alva G. BROWN and Margaret Ann [Berry] - Emma was listed on the 1880 Rush, Buchanan Co MO as "Maryann"
......... here's the PROOF below ......................
The County Liner and Cedar Vale Commercial; Cedar Vale, KS; Friday, 16 May 1919; pg 1
Alvy G. BROWN was born in Buchanan County, Mo, 18 Feb 1843 and died 11 May 1919, at his home in Cedar Vale, Kan., at the age of 76 years, two months and 22 days.
He was married to Martha E. Gore, 12 Oct 1865. After seven years of happy life she died, leaving four children, George L., of Wauneta; David G., of Sedan; Mrs. Lizzie Burris of Sedan, and Mary Weible of Wauneta.
Later he was married to Margaret A. BERRY, who died 19 Sep 1893. To this union were born six children: Killian C., of Sedan; Mrs. Emma LAVELY, of Cedar Vale; Mrs Eva HARDING, of Sand Springs, Okla, Ward of Longton, and Mrs. Edna Woolworth, of Kansas City.
He was again married to Mrs. Martha C. Scott 25 Oct 1900, who survives him. Besides those mentioned above he leaves three brothers, 38 grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and a host of other relatives to mourn his death. His entire family was at his bedside during his illness and death, which came peacefully, Sunday, May 11th at 3:00 p.m. He was seriously ill about four years ago, from which touble he never fully recovered.
He was a faithful member of his church from young manhood and at the time of his death was a member of the Christian church at Round Mound.
Funeral services were held from the home in Cedar Vale, Kan., on Monday 12 May 1919 at 10 a.m., conducted by Rev. H. J. Hassard. Interment was made in the Round Mound cemetery. The bereaved family has the esteem and friendship of a large circle of friends in their sorrow.
MARRIAGE Alvy G. BROWN and Martha E. GORE on 12 Oct 1865 Buchanan Co MO witnesses David Ankrum and Abigail Fish + recorded 16 Oct 1865 Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
MARRIAGE Alvy BROWN and Margaret BERRY on 30 Oct 1872 Buchanan Co MO, filed 11 Dec 1872
Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002
1880 Buchanan Co MO/Rush/HH 90-100/pg 533a
(08 Jun 1880)
BROWN, Alvy G /HH/wm age 38 MO/Tn/Oh
Brown, May L /wife/wf age 35 MO/Mo/Va
Brown, George L /son/wm age 13 MO/x/x
Brown, David G /son/wm age 11 MO/Mo/Va
Brown, Elizabeth F /dtr/wf age 09 MO/Mo/Va
Brown, Mary C /dtr/wf age 07 MO/Mo/Va
Brown, Killion /son/wm age 05 MO/Mo/Mo <<< by 2nd wife
Brown, Harriett /dtr/wf age 03 MO/Mo/Mo <<< by 2nd wife
BROWN, Maryann /dtr/wf age 01 MO/Mo/Mo <<< by 2nd wife
1900 Chautauqua Co KS/Jefferson/HH 34-34/pg 64b
(04 Jun 1900)
BROWN, A G /HH/wm age 57 born Feb 1843 MO/Tn/Oh + married 35 yrs HUH
Brown, Martha C /wife/wf age 46 born Jun 1853 AR/Mo/Mo + 1/1 chn lvg
Brown, Hariet /dtr/wf age 23 born Jan 1877 MO/Mo/Ky + single
Brown, Ward /son/wm age 17 born Dec 1882 MO/Mo/Ky + single
Brown, Edna /dtr/wf age 16 born Jan 1884 MO/Mo/Ky + single
SCOTT, Bertha /STEP-dtr/wf age 20 born Apr 1880 AR/Mo/Mo + single
1900 Chautauqua Co KS/Jefferson/HH 35-35/pg 64b
(04 Jun 1900)
*** Emma's father and step-mother live next door ***
Lavely, Wilson /HH/wm age 26 born Feb 1874 KS/Oh/Oh + married 1 yr
LAVELY, Emme /wife/wf age 22 born Nov 1878 MO/Mo/Mo + 1/1 chn lvg
Lavely, Millis /Niece/wf age 05 born Jan 1895 KS/Ks/Ks
1910 Osage Co OK/ED 155/Big Hill/HH 89-89/pg 21a
(23 May 1910)
Lavely, Henry W /HH/wm age 39 KS/US/US + 1m = 11yrs
LAVELY, Emma /wife/wf age 32 MO/Mo/Ky + 1m + 5/5 chn lvg
Lavely, Bee /son/wm age 10 KS/Ks/Mo (born Jun 1900)
Lavely, Alma /dtr/wf age 08 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Wesley/son/wm age 05 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Harry /son/wm age 03 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Roland /son/wm age 06mos KS/Ks/Mo
WWI draft reg 12 Sep 1918 "Henry Wilson LAVELY, wm age 44, born 24 Feb 1874 US + nearest relative wife Emma Lavely both of Hewins, Chautauqua Co KS + signed Henry Wilson Lavely"
1920 Chautauqua Co KS/ HH 8-9/pg 191a
(20 Jan 1920) ** indexed as Savely but corrected now **
Lavely, Henry W /HH/wm age 45 KS/Oh/Oh
LAVELY, Emma /wife/wf age 41 MO/Mo/Ky
Lavely, Alma R /dtr/wf age 18 KS/Ks/Mo + single
Lavely, Wesley C /son/wm age 15 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Harry L /son/wm age 13 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Rollin A /son/wm age 11 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Gladys O /dtr/wf age 08 OK/Ks/Mo
Lavely, May C /dtr/wf age 04 KS/Ks/Mo
Lavely, Virgil R /son/wm age08mos KS/Ks/Mo
1930 Grundy co MO/Trenton/HH 185-187/pg 162a
(24 Apr 1930)
Lavely, H Wilson /HH/wm age 55 KS/IL/Oh + married age 24
LAVELY, Emma /wife/wf age 50 MO/Mo/Mo + married age 19
Lavely, Rolland A /son/wm age 21 KS/Ks/Mo + single
Lavely, May C /dtr/wf age 16 KS/Ks/Mo + single
Lavely, Virgil R /son/wm age 15 KS/Ks/Mo
*** Missouri Death Record state file # 40903 ***
Mrs Emma LAVELY, married, wf age 70 born 18 Dec 1878 in MO - died 26 Nov 1949 rural Galt, Grundy Co MO, Father Alva Brown, Mother Margaret Berry, Husband H.W. Lavely (also informant), Buried Rural Dale Cemetery, Trenton, Grundy Co, MO.
>>> no SSN
*** Missouri Death Record state file # 27210 ***
H.W. LAVELY, wm age 83 born 24 Feb 1874 KS - died 24 Jul 1957 in Milan, Sullivan Co MO, widower, Father Jacob LAVELY, Mother Susan SMITH, wife Emma LAVELY, informant Virgil LAVELY of Trenton, MO, Buried Buried Rural Dale Cemetery, Trenton, Grundy Co, MO.
>>> SSN 498-40-6240
I have also researched Alva and Margaret's daughter Eva [Brown] who 1m Grove W. LUCAS and 2m Clyde Hindman HARDING.
Compiled and researched by,
Kathye [Payne] Upham