Roby and Toby Brown Cemetery 2014

Roby and Toby Brown Cemetery

Located off Butchertown Road, Fall Branch, Tennessee near the Greene County line. Mr. Charles Bennett described it as “on the head of Lick Creek near the head of Blackley Creek.”

GPS Location:  +36° 20.920, -82° 37.990

Brown, Roby17 Nov 186217 Nov 1935
Brown, Toby16 Dec 189523 Aug 1941

Roby’s wife, Mary is buried beside of him but there is no marker.

Tennessee Death Record 54-11529 has Mary Ellen Brown born 15 April 1862 in North Carolina and died 3 May 1954. Father’s name unknown, mother was Susie Younce.  Burial in the Brown Cemetery.

Tennessee Death Record 28684 has Roby Brown born in Ashe County, NC. His father was Mack Brown, mother was Elvire Gross and wife, Mary Brown. Burial in Family Cemetery.

The 1910 United States Federal Census has Roby Brown and family in Carter County, Tennessee 2nd Civil District. Roby Brown age 47, Mary E. Brown age 48 wife, Quincy Brown age 33 son, Ruth Brown age 19 daughter, Tobias Brown age 16 son, Hagy Brown age 15 son, Nellie Brown age 8 daughter, Henry Brown age 3.

No Tennessee Death Record has been found for Toby Brown. His World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 No. 171 on  Toby Brown age 22, Address 403 Fulton, Johnson City, Tennessee. Date of birth Dec. 16, 1895. Born Asheland, NC USA. He was the Foreman at Clinchfield Produce Co., Johnson City, Tennessee.

The 1940 United State Federal Census has Toby J. Brown and family in Ward 4, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Toby Brown age 44, Hazel B. Brown 44 wife, Pauline Brown 20 daughter, Fred Brown age 18 son, Jackie Brown age 4 son. Toby was a City Policeman.

Donated to the Washington County TNGen Web 27 May 2013 by Betty Jane Hylton member of the Cemetery Survey Team of Northeast Tennessee. Updated by Gordon M. Edwards April 2015.

Copyrighted 2013 by the Cemetery Survey Team of Northeast Tennessee. No part of this work may be copied without written permission from the Cemetery Survey Team.

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