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Husband Tyre "Tary" Harris Brown
  Birth 3/6/1801 Caswell Co. NC
  Death 12/16/1872 Caldwell Co. TX
  Note Town of Tulip AR was renamed Brownsville for Tyre Brown. Owned 1,000 slaves.
  Father Robert A. Brown (1772-1829)
  Mother Lydia Harris (1772-)
 
Marriage 8/2/1836 Rockingham Co. NC
 
Wife Martha Lawson Bethel
  Birth 3/29/1812 NC
  Death 2/1/1871 Caldwell Co. TX
  Father John Pinkney Bethel
  Mother Sarah Smith (-1858)
 
Children
  1 M Tyre Harris Brown Jr. (11/29/1843-3/8/1915)