Creator

Date Original

1847- 1990

Description

This collection contains a photocopy of a letter from John Benton Brown to Mr. Parson Jackson. It also contains a photocopy of a letter from Mary Lee Page to Russell Baker of the Arkansas History Commission requesting information on her ancestor, John Benton Brown.

Biographical/Historical Note

John Benton Brown was born in South Carolina on February 9, 1878. He married Sarah Ann Huston (Houston) in Nashville, Tennessee, on October 6, 1808. Brown was in the War of 1812, 2nd Regiment Cocke's West Tennessee Militia, and First Sergeant, Captain Francis S. Ellis' Company. John and Sarah Brown moved to Cabin Creek (now Lamar), Johnson County, Arkansas, in 1836. Brown was a probate judge in Johnson County in 1838 and 1852. He was elected to the Arkansas Legislature in 1844. Brown died on October 25, 1852.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Arkansas

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.072.021

Resource Type

Text

Collection

John Benton Brown letter, SMC.072.021

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

John Benton Brown letter, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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