ABSCONDED FROM STEAM BOAT LIVINGSTON | on the 12th inst. from the Steam Boat Livingston, at a wood yard about 30 miles below Randolph, a negro man by the name of MORRIS. He is about 25 years old, dark complexion and a pretty good carpenter. Morris formerly belong’d to Mr. Baty of Tuscumbia, Alabama, by whom he was sold to Col. Aldridge of that place. A fair reward, and all reasonable expenses will be paid, to any person that will deliver him to Messrs L. & W.S. Henderson, Memphis, Messrs Douglass & Brown of Randolph, Maj. J. S. Brown of Covington, James Smith Esq. of Brownsville, Maj. David Dunn, Big Creek, Shelby county, or R.C. Friar, Bolivar, Tennessee.
Wm. M. BEAL
New Orleans, March 17, 1828.
[ ABSCONDED FROM STEAM BOAT LIVINGSTON | Memphis Advocate, Memphis, Tenn., April 12, 1828]
Major James Stephen Brown
J. S. Brown was the son of Mary Jane Brown (1805-1871). He was born on 3 Sep 1832, in North Carolina. Maj. Brown married Elizabeth T Harrell on 14 Feb 1854 in Carroll County, Tennessee. They had two known children during their marriage. They are James S Brown (1858-1946) and Mary D Brown Hogg (1864-1934). Maj. Brown died in Henry County, Tennessee and is buried in Paris City Cemetery.