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Captain James Brown, 1920-2008

 File — Box: 39, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 8000 Series 2 Sub-Series 1 File 44

Scope and Contents

Contains a glossy reproduced photograph, biographical sketches and photocopies for James Brown, and Ancestral File printouts listing his wives; also family group records, biographical sketches, and other research on six of his wives: Martha Stephens and two of their children, Esther Jones Raper, Sarah Steadwell Wood and her three other husbands, Abigail Smith Abbott and her previous husband and ancestor (George Abbott), and Mary McCree Black (including a photograph of her and records on her previous husband and one of their children). Also includes a pedigree for Lisa Jane Rawlinson, family group record for Alvin Joseph Kempton and Emily Elizabeth Colvin (unknown connection), and photocopy of a partial history of a Janet Dixon who was married to a James Brown as a plural wife (doesn't seem to be the same person). Materials dated 1920 to 2008.


  • 1920-2008

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

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1 folder

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States