His name is pretty common, how about the name of his wife, and maybe some of their children?When and where were they born? Do you know the names of George's of siblings? How do you know he was born Nov 1872? Did you find him on the 1900 census??? If so where?
Could this be his family on the 1880 census Montague Co, TX:
Category: Name;Relationship to head of household; Marital Status; Gender; Race; Age; Birthplace; Occupation; Father's Birthplace; Mother's Birthplace.
Bettie BROWNSelfWidowFemaleW24TXKeeping HouseKYNC George W. BROWNSonSMaleW7TX---TX Andrew BROWNSonSMaleW3TXKYTX Jessee BROWNSonSMaleW1TX---TX
If this widow had land there should be guardianship records to protect the interests of the minor children.