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Biography

Nancy Ann Brown was born 24 January 1871 in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States to Russell Lassiter Brown (1842-1932) and Elizabeth Tate (1846-1887) and died 19 August 1935 Tracy City, Grundy County, Tennessee, United States of unspecified causes. She married William Carroll Parsons (1858-1926) 6 November 1891 in Grundy County, Tennessee, United States.

Note

Nancy Ann Brown married William Carroll Parson (my great-great grandparents) their [grand]children were:

Lorene Holt, & Ophelia Holt

Lorene Holt married Chester M Tate they had one son: Billy Eugene Tate. Following the Holt/Tate divorce their son was raised by his grandparents: Elizabeth Parson Holt & Oscar Lee Holt.

—anonymous contributor


Children


Offspring of William Carroll Parsons (1858-1926) and Nancy Ann Brown
Name Birth Death Joined with
Amanda Elizabeth Parsons (1893-1980)
Eva Hayes Parsons (1896-1954)
Thomas Skelton Parsons (1901-1970)
Harvey Huston Parsons (1906-1973)








Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Nancy Ann Brown married William Carroll Parson and had several children. One daughter Amanda Elizabeth Parson (my great-grandmother) married Oscar Lee Holt. Elizabeth and Oscar had two daughters: Lorene and Ophelia Holt. Their oldest daughter, Lorene, married Chester Tate and had one son Billy Eugene Tate.
    Following the Tate/Holt divorce, their son was raised by his maternal grandparents; and was known in their community as Bill Holt.  Only while servicing in WWII and thereafter, did he become accustomed to using the surname Tate.


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