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My ggrandparents, Grace Ida and Alonzo Potter Brown share April 17th birthdate

2011 April 17
by Jan Wilkinson

My mother’s, maternal grandmother was Grace Ida Stulting.  Grace was born on 17 April 1869 in Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas to Christopher Columbus Stulting and Elizabeth Virginia Tyler.  Just a year later, Alonzo Potter Brown was born on 17 April 1870 in Kerr County, Texas to Joshua D. Brown and Sarah Jane Goss.  On the 18 November 1891, Grace and Potter were married in Gonzales, Gonzales County, Texas, and they lived in Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas, for the rest of their lives.  They had three children, Roy N. Brown, born 8 Aug 1895, Gussie May Brown, born 3 September 1897 (my grandmother) and Jane Helena Brown born 17 Aug 1901.  Grace lived until 20 April 1958 and Potter lived until 26 February 1964.  Potter and Grace shared a long and happy life together.

Potter and Grace Brown at (I believe) Schreiner’s anniversary in Kerrville, Texas 1954.


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  1. Tom Taroni permalink
    December 21, 2016

    Never mind. I see Agusta and Grace were sisters.

  2. Tom Taroni permalink
    December 21, 2016

    I am a Reid cousin. I am showing a Agusta Narcissa Stulting (1868-1967) married to Frank Cheatum Reid. How do we relate?

    Tom Taroni

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