Miriam Brown

Miriam Brown

Female 1810 - 1887  (77 years)

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  • Name Miriam Brown 
    Born 6 Aug 1810  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 30 Nov 1887  Edray, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • First married to James Walker Twyman, an Augusta Co. native & school teacher. They lived on Elk for 2-3 yrs, then moved to Greenbrier R. land given to them by Joseph Brown. James drowned in Thorny Creek on Jan 17, 1834. Miriam's 2nd marriage was to Thos. Nicholas, on Indian Draft, near Edray. [Price, p.366]

      Age verified by 1860 census.
    Person ID I1278  1: Ralph(?) & Margaret Wandless or Wanless
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2011 

    Father Josiah Brown,   b. 22 Jun 1777,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Jennie Waddell,   b. 4 Apr 1771,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1799  near Millpoint, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F386  Group Sheet

    Family 1 James Walker Twyman,   d. 17 Jan 1834, Thorny Creek, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 May 1829  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Children 
     1. Mary F. Twyman,   b. 1826-1828, Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F757  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Thomas Nichols,   b. Abt 1808,   d. 13 Dec 1877, Indian Draft, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Married 12 Jun 1838  Pocahontas Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Last Modified 21 Mar 2001 
    Family ID F380  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Will of Thomas Nichols, 1877, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia (2 pages)
    Will of Thomas Nichols, 1877, Pocahontas Co, West Virginia (2 pages)

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Historical Sketches of Pocahontas C, Price, Wm. T., (Price Brothers, Publishers 1901).

    2. [S75] Death Record, NAME: NICHOLAS, MIRIAN;  RACE: W;  SEX: F;  DEATH: 11/30/1887;  PLACE OF DEATH: EDRAY;  AGE: 77;  PLACE OF BIRTH: POCA. CO;  REPORTER: DR. MCCLINTIC [ONLINE ARCHIVE] (Reliability: 0).

    3. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, MAY 9, 1829, BOND: JAMES W. TWYMAN & MIRIAM BROWN. SURETY, JAMES W. TWYMAN & JOSIAH BROWN. MAY 14, 1829 RETURN: JAMES W. TWYMAN & MIRIAM BROWN BY BENJAMIN TALLMAN. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S3] Marriage Records - Pocahontas Co, WV, 4 JUN 1838 BOND FOR THOMAS NICHOLS AND MIRIAM TWYMAN. SURETY, THOMAS NICHOLS AND JOHN GILLILAND. RETURNED JUNE 12 BY BENJAMIN TALLMAN. (Reliability: 3).