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From: Walter Josephy <>
Subject: Re: Introduction
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 20:20:50 -0700
References: <009201c6756a$2a54edf0$ae874d0c@genealog470542>

I think the best bet is to try and locate some more information about
Charles T. Brown, and then you can see how far back you can get with his
You already know his birthdate. So, if you have not already done so, have
you look for any entries in Censuses (many are available online), or have
you checked the LDS website, as a start?
If you've already looked at those sources, you may wish to see if you can
get a look at the Roman Catholic church records. See if they're available on
microfilm through the LDS. If not, you could find out where the records are
Susan (the first)
also known as Su

----- Original Message -----
From: "Le Bateman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 7:17 PM
Subject: Introduction

> My name is Jacob L. Bateman III or Le I live in Montgomery, Alabama. I
> have
> been trying to find out about my father's maternal grandfather Charles
> BROWN. He lived in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I think on Liberty Street. He
> was born in
> Pittsburgh 23 Apr 1869. I do not know who his father was, yet his eldest
> son
> was named Charles T. BROWN. He was born and died the same year 1889. I had
> been told the the family was Irish. They attended St. Augustine's Catholic
> Church in Pittsburgh. They are interred at the Cemetery of this Parish. He
> died in 1947. Now my father's cousin told me that they hailed from County
> Cork. Yet the Little Book of Irish Clans said there were two families with
> the name BROWN. The one spelled with an E. is of Anglo-Irish or
> Norman-Irish descents. The one spelled BROWN is the Anglicized from of
> the
> Scots name. The Anglo-English or Norman families are from Galway,
> Leinster,
> Munster and I think Connacht. The Celtic Families are from Ulster. I have
> not
> been able to verify that Charles Brown's ancestors came from County Cork.
> They may not even be Irish in their descent. The names of his children
> were
> Charles T., Walter, Joseph Sr., Marcella, Ralph, Raymond, Carlotte,
> Ethlarine,
> and Paul. All of the children were born between 1889 and 1908 in
> Pittsburgh
> Pa. Any help on this family or at least point me in the right direction.
> Thank
> You
> Jacob L. Bateman III or Le.
> Montgomery, Alabama

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