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Rachel Fritts Beam

Rachel Fritts Beam

Rachel Fritts Beam was born on July 27, 1814 at Spruce Run, Hunterdon County, NJ. She was the eldest child of Morris Fritts (born Jan. 2, 1793 in Lebanon Township, Hunterdon County, NJ and died March 26, 1884 in Lebanon Township) and Cornelia Lunger (born Aug. 3, 1781 in Lebanon Township and died Jan. 31, 1871 at White Hall, Hunterdon County, NJ).

On July 1, 1837, Rachel Fritts married William Beam (son of Henry and Polly Beam, he was born in 1814 on Schooley's Mountain, Morris County, NJ and died on May 22, 1878 at Schooley's Mountain).

Their children were: Mary E. (born 1838), Isaiah (born 1840), Lemuel (born 1841), Margaret (my great grandmother, born Dec. 1, 1842), Sarah (born 1845), Zilpha (born 1849), Louisa (born 1851), George F. (born Sept. 6, 1853), Emma (born 1856). William F. (born 1857) and Abraham (born 1859). This family lived on a large farm in Pleasant Grove, Washington Township, Morris County, NJ.

This tintype is hand colored and measures 5 in. x 8 in. It was found in my grandmother's attic after her death.

Submitted by Nancy Sliker Gillingham, great great granddaughter

John Omer Brown of Southwest Kentucky

John Omer Brown of Southwest Kentucky

John Omer Brown
born 08 Nov 1884 in Southwest Kentucky
died Jan 1894 in Arlington, Carlisle Co., KY

Son of John W. Brown and Martha Jane Webb
brother to
Ollie Pearl Brown
Oscar Tolbert Brown

Calvin Warren Brown and Oscar Tolbert Brown and Team

Calvin Warren Brown and Oscar Tolbert Brown and Team

Oscar Tolbert Brown son of John W. Brown and Martha Jane Webb of Hickman or Carlisle Co., KY
Calvin Warren Brown (standing) son of Oscar Tolbert Brown and Dosha Warren

Lois (Stone) Tilton 1816 - 1899

Lois (Stone) Tilton 1816 - 1899

Lois Stone Tilton was my great-great-grandmother. She was born 18 July 1816 in Orangeville, Wyoming Cty., NY, and died 5 Dec 1899 in Johnsonburg, Wyoming Cty., NY. She married Obadiah Tilton.

James Tollie Brown of Southwest Kentucky

James Tollie Brown of Southwest Kentucky

James Tollie Brown
Known as Jimmie
Son of George Tollie Brown
Had sisters Thelma, Kay, Ruby and brother Floyd

Somewhere around Columbus, Hickman Co., KY or Arlington, Carlisle Co., KY

Obadiah Tilton 1817 - 1886

Obadiah Tilton 1817 - 1886

Obadiah Tilton was my great-great grandfather. He was born 27 Jan 1817 in Orangeville, Wyoming Cty., NY, and died 24 Oct 1886, Orangeville, Wyoming Cty., NY. He married Lois Stone.

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