he was always there with a helping hand. He was a trustee in the Oak Grove Baptist Church for fifty years. His wife Mattie served as treasurer. She was a cheerful, Pleasent person who shared her view of the bright side of life with those around her. Henry died of a heart attack on his own farm while doing evening choirs shortly after visiting his gravely ill wife at the hospital in Tuscola. She passed away several days later. The Moultrie County Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders (1917) Listing: Head of House Brown, H. P. (Sprouce) Mattie Marlow (children) Flossie, Coy, Venus (Location) Bethany R3 Marrowbone Sec36 O155a
Children of HENRY BROWN and MATTIE MARLOW are:
COY7 BROWN, b. April 1893.
FLOSSIE M BROWN, b. October 1890, Near Bethany, Moultrie County, Illinois; m. H.B MORGAN.
VENUS BROWN, b. Abt. 1901, Near Bethany, Moultrie County, Illinois; m. HOWARD HOGG.
1 3 . D E L L A M A Y 6 B R O W N ( E L I Z A B E T H J 5 H A M P T O N , R O W L A N D H A M P T O N 4 S R . , E P H R A I M H . H A M P T O N 3 J R . ,
21 EPHRIAM H. HAMPTON SR., ANDREW HAMPTON) was born October 26, 1869 in Sullivan, Illinois, and died
February 19, 1963 in Mercy Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. She married ABRAHAM LINCOLN BRAGG October 07, 1884 in Moultrie County, Illinois, son of JOHN BRAGG and LUCINDA MCKINNEY.
Notes for DELLA MAY BROWN: 1870 census lists her as Dora. 1880 census lists her as Delly. Fountain Grove Cemetery, Bryan, Ohio, Crypt #149.
Notes for ABRAHAM LINCOLN BRAGG: Abraham had red hair. Orphaned at age of four, he was reared by the family of Joseph Michaels in Moultrie County and graduated from Lovington High School. Abraham moved his family to Bryan, Ohio in about 1915. The 1920 census lists Abraham and Della living with their son Raymond, in Bryan with no listed occupation.
Children of DELLA BROWN and ABRAHAM BRAGG are:
MAUDE7 BRAGG, b. March 1886; m. MARSHALL YARNELL, November 11, 1903, Moultrie County, Illinois.
GRACE BRAGG, b. January 1889, Moultrie County, Illinois; d. San Bernadino, California; m. UNKNOWN JAMIESON.
CLARA ANN BRAGG, b. January 07, 1890, Moultrie County, Illinois; d. July 27, 1987, St. Charles Hospital, Toledo, Ohio.
RAYMOND L. BRAGG, b. May 02, 1892, Moultrie County, Illinois; d. March 21, 1977, St. Mary's Hospital, Illinois.
FREDA BRAGG, b. July 1898, Moultrie County, Illinois; d. San Bernadino, California; m. KENNETH MCTAGGART.
Generation No. 7
1 4 . C L A R A A N N 7 B R A G G ( D E L L A M A Y 6 B R O W N , E L I Z A B E T H J 5 H A M P T O N , R O W L A N D H A M P T O N 4 S R . ,
E P H R A I M H . H A M P T O N 3 J R . , E P H R I A M H . H A M P T O N 2 S R . , A N D R E W 1 H A M P T O N ) w a s b o r n J a n u a r y 0 7 , 1 8 9 0 i n
Moultrie County, Illinois, and died July 27, 1987 in St. Charles Hospital, Toledo, Ohio. She married EARL LILLY CHIPPS October 06, 1915 in Sullivan, Moultrie County, Illinois, son of ABIA CHIPPS and AMERICA LILLY.
Notes for CLARA ANN BRAGG: Clara told her family about walking with her sisters behind their father's team and plow, using hows and sticks to kill snakes turned up in in Prairie fields new to farm implements. After the death of Earl, Clara went to work for Doctors Detielm, Bottle, Myer and Ross as a File clerk. She worked there for about thirty years. Retiring in her Nineties. The Doctors sent a cab for her when she could