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Laura Isabel Richardson

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Roscoe, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
Death: Died in Masontown, Preston, West Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Masontown, WV, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Wayne Kennedy Richardson and Jane A. "Jennie" Lowes
Wife of Alonzo Gay Brown
Mother of Roy Richardson Brown; William Byrne Brown; Kenneth Hope Brown; Dorothy May Brown; Wayne Kennedy Brown and 4 others
Sister of Thomas Joseph Richardson; Milton Dewey (Scott) Richardson; James Edward (Ed) Richardson; Henry Harrison (Harry) Richardson; William Nicholson (Bill) Richardson and 3 others

Managed by: Patty Ringer Brown
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About Laura Richardson Brown

The Children of Jane A. (Jennie) and Wayne K. Richardson 1st child Laura Isabel Richardson born-April 7, 1883 died-Nov. 22, 1930 Laura was born in the Lucyville (Roscoe) PA area. On Nov. 13, 1887, she was taken into the Coal Center Methodist Church near Roscoe. On March 30, 19?? she married Alonzo Gay Brown ( May 30,1875-July 14, 1949). They resided in Preston County, WV. and had 8 children, which were all born in Valley District, Preston County, WV. Roy- 1900 William- 1902 Kenneth-1904 Dorothy-1907 Wayne-1909 Margaret-1912 Ralph-1916 Robert-1919 I remember Margaret, Dorothy and Ralph. Margaret and Dorothy would visit with my grandmother, their aunt, quite often. Ralph lived in Arthurdale, WV and on occasion, as a young boy, I would help bring in hay on his farm. Ralph served as Sheriff of Preston County, West Virginia and a prominent political figure in that county. 12 The following are census reports in which Laura is mentioned. 1900 U.S. Census Valley District, Preston County, WV June 11, 1900 Name Age Occupation Born Mother Father Brown, Alonza 25 Farm Labor WV WV WV Laura I. 17 PA ENG PA Roy 7/12 WV PA WV 1910 U.S. Census Valley District, Preston County, WV April 20, 1910 Name Age Occupation Born Mother Father Brown, Alonza 35 WV WV WV Laura 27 PA ENG PA Roy 10 WV William 8 WV Kenneth 6 WV Dorothy 3 WV Wayne 1 4/12 WV 1920 U.S. Census Valley District, Preston County, WV January 24, 1920 Name Age Occupation Born Mother Father Brown, Alonza 44 WV WV WV Laura 36 Butch Richardson

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Laura Richardson Brown's Timeline

1883
April 7, 1883
Roscoe, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States
1899
March 30, 1899
Age 15
October 10, 1899
Age 16
1901
October 19, 1901
Age 18
1904
January 12, 1904
Age 20
1906
May 2, 1906
Age 23
1908
November 26, 1908
Age 25
1911
September 20, 1911
Age 28
1915
May 13, 1915
Age 32
1918
March 17, 1918
Age 34