Descendants of John Nowlan

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. JOHN1 NOWLAN was born Abt. 1550 in County Carlow, Ireland.

Notes for JOHN NOWLAN:

The O'Nuallains were princes of the Foharta, now the Barony of Forth in County Carlow, Ireland. In pre-Norman days their chiefs held high office under the Kings of Leinster. In Irish the name O'Nuallain means descendant of Nuallan; the word Nuallan means a shout or cry. The name was anglicised O'Nowlan, Nowlan, and Nolan. To this day, Nolan is among the forty most numerous names in Ireland.

History of Carlow CO, Ireland by John Ryan

 

Children of JOHN NOWLAN are:

2. i. DANIEL2 NOWLAN, b. 1574, Ireland; d. WFT Est. 1596-1688.

ii. CAHIR NOWLAN.

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. DANIEL2 NOWLAN (JOHN1) was born 1574 in Ireland, and died WFT Est. 1596-1688. He married ANASTASE O'BRIEN. She was born 1578, and died WFT Est. 1596-1694.

Notes for DANIEL NOWLAN:

History of Carlow CO, Ireland by John Ryan

 

Children of DANIEL NOWLAN and ANASTASE O'BRIEN are:

3. i. PATRICK3 NOWLAN, b. 1600, Barony of 4th, Ireland; d. 1670, Ireland.

ii. EDMUND NOWLAN, b. Abt. 1625.

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. PATRICK3 NOWLAN (DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born 1600 in Barony of 4th, Ireland, and died 1670 in Ireland.

Notes for PATRICK NOWLAN:

After the rebellion of 1641-1662 had been suppressed (in which the Nowlans took sides with the Catholic party), the Nowlans lost a great deal of their property which was included in the grant made to James Butler, Earl of Ormonde, Lt. General of the Protestant forces.

History of Carlow CO, Ireland by John Ryan

 

Children of PATRICK NOWLAN are:

i. MARGARET4 NOWLAN, b. Ireland.

4. ii. JOHN NOWLAN, b. WFT Est. 1634-1663, Ulster, Ireland; d. WFT Est. 1688-1748.

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. JOHN4 NOWLAN (PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born WFT Est. 1634-1663 in Ulster, Ireland, and died WFT Est. 1688-1748.

 

Children of JOHN NOWLAN are:

i. JOHN5 NOWLIN.

Notes for JOHN NOWLIN:

Went to the North?

ii. WILLIAM NOWLIN.

Notes for WILLIAM NOWLIN:

Went to New England.

5. iii. JAMES NOWLIN, b. 1685, County Carlow, Ireland; d. March 1750/51, St. James Parish, Goochland County, VA.

 

Generation No. 5

 

5. JAMES5 NOWLIN (JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born 1685 in County Carlow, Ireland, and died March 1750/51 in St. James Parish, Goochland County, VA. He married (1) CATHERINE WARD. She was born Abt. 1690 in County Carlow, Ireland, and died in St. James Parish, Goochland County, VA. He married (2) SARAH WARD. She was born WFT Est. 1681-1700, and died WFT Est. 1716-1785.

Notes for JAMES NOWLIN:

After losing all his land (during the Irish Rebellion), James indentured himself to an Englishman by the name of Ward to gain passage to the United States. The ship sailed around 1700 and is said to have docked in Jamestown, Virginia. After arriving in the US, James changed the spelling of his name to 'Nowlin'. James was sold as an indentured servant to a man by the name of Ward. James married his daughter. Became known as James Nowlin of Virginia.

History of Carlow CO, Ireland by John Ryan

The Nowlin-Stone Genealogy by James Edmund Nowlin

 

 

Children of JAMES NOWLIN and CATHERINE WARD are:

6. i. JAMES6 NOWLIN II, b. November 13, 1715, Goochland County, VA; d. July 18, 1808, Pittsylvania County, VA.

ii. DANIEL NOWLIN.

 

Generation No. 6

 

6. JAMES6 NOWLIN II (JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born November 13, 1715 in Goochland County, VA, and died July 18, 1808 in Pittsylvania County, VA. He married MARTHA COLLINS Abt. 1738. She was born Abt. 1720 in Scotland, and died Abt. 1770 in Goochland County, VA.

Notes for JAMES NOWLIN II:

He was a first class carpenter and became known as "James the Carpenter."

 

Children of JAMES NOWLIN and MARTHA COLLINS are:

7. i. BRYAN WARD7 NOWLIN, b. October 08, 1740, Boone, Pittsylvania County, VA; d. December 11, 1806, Pittsylvania County, VA.

ii. SHEROD NOWLIN, b. 1759; m. ANN WADE.

 

Generation No. 7

 

7. BRYAN WARD7 NOWLIN (JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born October 08, 1740 in Boone, Pittsylvania County, VA, and died December 11, 1806 in Pittsylvania County, VA. He married LUCY WADE Abt. 1764, daughter of ED WADE. She was born October 08, 1746 in Pittsylvania County, VA, and died 1790 in Chatham, Pittsylvania County, VA.

Notes for BRYAN WARD NOWLIN:

Was a builder by trade. Had 15 sons and daughters

The Nowlin-Stone Genealogy by James Edmund Nowlin.

 

Children of BRYAN NOWLIN and LUCY WADE are:

i. ELIZABETH8 NOWLIN, b. March 20, 1766; d. 1835.

ii. PEYTON NOWLIN, b. May 04, 1767; d. 1831.

8. iii. BRYAN WARD NOWLIN II, b. October 08, 1768; d. 1835.

iv. LUCY NOWLIN, b. December 14, 1769; d. 1834.

v. SUSANNA NOWLIN, b. March 12, 1771; d. 1846.

vi. JAMES NOWLIN, b. June 29, 1772; d. 1826.

vii. MARTHA NOWLIN, b. June 11, 1774, 1774.

9. viii. REV. DAVID NOWLIN, b. August 15, 1775, Pittslyvania Co., VA; d. August 11, 1838, Madison CO, AL.

ix. MARY NOWLIN, b. April 18, 1777; d. August 30, 1824.

x. RICHARD WADE NOWLIN, b. October 03, 1778; d. October 28, 1880.

xi. CATHERINE NOWLIN, b. October 26, 1778; d. December 24, 1830.

xii. INFANT SON NOWLIN, b. March 1781; d. March 1781.

xiii. SARAH NOWLIN, b. August 01, 1782; d. March 02, 1804.

xiv. SAMUEL NOWLIN, b. January 09, 1784; d. December 13, 1863.

xv. ANNIE NOWLIN, b. October 08, 1785; d. August 14, 1864.

 

Generation No. 8

 

8. BRYAN WARD8 NOWLIN II (BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born October 08, 1768, and died 1835. He married ELIZABETH TOWNSEND in SC.

 

Child of BRYAN NOWLIN and ELIZABETH TOWNSEND is:

10. i. JABUS9 NOWLIN, b. 1786, Greenville, SC; d. June 27, 1848.

9. REV. DAVID8 NOWLIN (BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born August 15, 1775 in Pittslyvania Co., VA, and died August 11, 1838 in Madison CO, AL. He married (1) LUCY HENSLEY December 06, 1794 in Pittsylvania CO, VA. He married (2) MRS. MARY BROOKS JONES March 09, 1804 in Pittsylvania CO, VA, daughter of THOMAS JONES and MARY BROOKS. She was born October 14, 1769, and died October 29, 1847.

Notes for REV. DAVID NOWLIN:

Was a Baptist Minister, presiding at old Shockoe Church, Pittsylvania Co., VA. for some 15 years.

 

Children of DAVID NOWLIN and LUCY HENSLEY are:

i. CATHERINE AUGUSTA9 NOWLIN, b. February 26, 1802, VA; d. March 26, 1860, Madison CO, AL; m. JOHN JUDE DOUGLASS, October 1819, Pittsylvania CO, VA.

ii. JAMES NOWLIN.

iii. ANNA NOWLIN, m. R. JOHN DEVIN, November 06, 1823.

iv. BRYAN WARD NOWLIN, b. October 19, 1797, Pittslvania Co., VA; d. July 01, 1868; m. MARTHA I. CLOPTON, December 15, 1818; b. May 30, 1798; d. December 30, 1865.

Notes for BRYAN WARD NOWLIN:

Was clerk at old Shockoe Church for 15 years when James H. Stone was presiding elder.

v. WADE NOWLIN, b. September 08, 1799, VA; d. May 1844; m. (1) ANN WATSON DOUGLASS, October 18, 1819; m. (2) CARASANDA A. NOEL, October 08, 1839.

Notes for ANN WATSON DOUGLASS:

Lynchburg, VA

 

Children of DAVID NOWLIN and MARY JONES are:

vi. REBECCA J.9 NOWLIN, b. Abt. 1807; m. JAMES FARMER.

Notes for JAMES FARMER:

St. Joe, MO

11. vii. DAVID K. NOWLIN, b. April 05, 1808, Pittsylvania Co., VA; d. November 20, 1873, Weakley CO, TN.

viii. FRANCES A. NOWLIN, b. Abt. 1810; m. JOSEPH PETTY, 1840.

Notes for FRANCES A. NOWLIN:

Was called "Fannie."

 

Generation No. 9

 

10. JABUS9 NOWLIN (BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born 1786 in Greenville, SC, and died June 27, 1848. He married MARY BRYEANS 1814 in tN.

 

Child of JABUS NOWLIN and MARY BRYEANS is:

12. i. WILLIAM JANWAY10 NOWLIN, b. November 09, 1815, Shelbyville, TN; d. October 21, 1865, Shelbyville, TN.

11. DAVID K.9 NOWLIN (DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born April 05, 1808 in Pittsylvania Co., VA, and died November 20, 1873 in Weakley CO, TN. He married CAROLINE MARTIN August 22, 1829, daughter of THOMAS MARTIN and DRUCILLA VAWTER. She was born May 01, 1808 in Halifax CO, VA, and died April 20, 1885.

Notes for DAVID K. NOWLIN:

David & Caroline moved to Huntsville, AL and lived there until November, 1845. They moved to Weakley Co., TN where they raised their family.

Notes for CAROLINE MARTIN:

From Halifax Co. VA

 

Children of DAVID NOWLIN and CAROLINE MARTIN are:

i. THOMAS MARTIN10 NOWLIN, b. Bef. 1830.

Notes for THOMAS MARTIN NOWLIN:

Died in infancy.

ii. MARY ANN NOWLIN, b. April 04, 1830; m. JOHN R. VAUGHN, October 29, 1849; b. August 17, 1824; d. June 06, 1882.

iii. MARTHA FRANCES NOWLIN, b. December 25, 1832; d. 1846.

iv. WILLIAM DAVID NOWLIN, b. October 30, 1834; d. September 1911; m. CAROLINE ELIZABETH GLASS, January 1852.

Notes for WILLIAM DAVID NOWLIN:

He & family lived in Sharon, TN

v. GEORGE W. NOWLIN, b. November 11, 1836; m. MARY ANN YOUNGER; b. June 11, 1843.

13. vi. BRYAN WARD NOWLIN, b. November 10, 1838; d. September 1901.

vii. JOHN A. J. NOWLIN, b. November 11, 1840.

viii. WADE H. NOWLIN, b. September 18, 1842.

ix. JAMES MADDISON NOWLIN, b. September 16, 1844; m. CATHERINE C. WHITE, October 03, 1866.

Notes for JAMES MADDISON NOWLIN:

Was a Baptist preacher.

14. x. SUSANNAH A. NOWLIN, b. September 25, 1846.

15. xi. ROBERT E. NOWLIN, b. January 21, 1849; d. November 01, 1931.

xii. BENJAMIN F. NOWLIN, b. January 19, 1852, Ralston, Weakly Co., TN; m. NEVA KENNEDAY, Vaiden, MS; b. February 12, 1857.

 

Generation No. 10

 

12. WILLIAM JANWAY10 NOWLIN (JABUS9, BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born November 09, 1815 in Shelbyville, TN, and died October 21, 1865 in Shelbyville, TN. He married SARAH H. WILLIAMS.

 

Child of WILLIAM NOWLIN and SARAH WILLIAMS is:

16. i. JEFFERSON ELWOOD11 NOWLIN, b. July 04, 1856, Tupelo, MS; d. March 25, 1933, Kingston, OK.

13. BRYAN WARD10 NOWLIN (DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born November 10, 1838, and died September 1901. He married MOLLIE DENTON.

Notes for BRYAN WARD NOWLIN:

Occupation, Real Estate

 

Children of BRYAN NOWLIN and MOLLIE DENTON are:

i. EVA M.11 NOWLIN.

ii. JOHN NOWLIN.

iii. EDGAR NOWLIN.

iv. EARL NOWLIN, m. EDNA VOWEL.

v. ESTELLE NOWLIN.

vi. ERIN NOWLIN.

vii. ELMA NOWLIN.

viii. EMMA NOWLIN.

14. SUSANNAH A.10 NOWLIN (DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born September 25, 1846. She married DR. J. A. RODGERS.

Notes for DR. J. A. RODGERS:

All live in Sharon, TN

 

Children of SUSANNAH NOWLIN and J. RODGERS are:

17. i. JEPTHA11 RODGERS.

ii. CARRIE RODGERS, m. SIMPSON.

iii. THOMAS RODGERS, m. LELIA ADAMS.

18. iv. HASSIE RODGERS RODGERS.

v. GUBE RODGERS.

vi. MATTIE RODGERS, m. EVERETT HAWKINS.

15. ROBERT E.10 NOWLIN (DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born January 21, 1849, and died November 01, 1931. He married (1) MARIANNA COX March 29, 1871. She was born January 22, 1849, and died March 14, 1882. He married (2) JENNIE BROWER February 21, 1884, daughter of T. BROWER and BETTIE JONES. She was born September 27, 1854, and died September 14, 1934.

Notes for ROBERT E. NOWLIN:

Was a very sucessful farmer. He also sold patent medicine. He retired from farming and went into real estate. He later moved to Lakeland, FL. He was a Baptist and helped start two Baptist churches in Lakeland, FL

Notes for MARIANNA COX:

Buried at Centre Point, TX.

Notes for JENNIE BROWER:

From Carroll Co. TN.

 

Children of ROBERT NOWLIN and MARIANNA COX are:

19. i. CARRIE OLA11 NOWLIN, b. March 15, 1872.

ii. GUY H. NOWLIN, b. December 18, 1873.

Notes for GUY H. NOWLIN:

Guy went to California in 1904 at the close of the Spanish War.

20. iii. JOSEPHINE NOWLIN, b. January 21, 1876.

iv. DAVID NOWLIN, b. August 1878.

Notes for DAVID NOWLIN:

Died at age 2.

21. v. ROBERT E. NOWLIN, JR., b. April 30, 1881.

 

Children of ROBERT NOWLIN and JENNIE BROWER are:

22. vi. NILWON11 NOWLIN, b. February 28, 1885; d. January 1985.

23. vii. NELLE VIRGINIA NOWLIN, b. January 11, 1887, Martin,TN; d. April 16, 1972, Lyons, GA.

24. viii. RUTH NOWLIN, b. June 15, 1894; d. January 16, 1990.

 

Generation No. 11

 

16. JEFFERSON ELWOOD11 NOWLIN (WILLIAM JANWAY10, JABUS9, BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born July 04, 1856 in Tupelo, MS, and died March 25, 1933 in Kingston, OK. He married MARGARET EMMA TURNBO.

 

Child of JEFFERSON NOWLIN and MARGARET TURNBO is:

25. i. LORENZO ERVIN12 NOWLIN, b. 1881; d. December 04, 1914, Woodville, OK.

17. JEPTHA11 RODGERS (SUSANNAH A.10 NOWLIN, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) He married MINNIE FERRIS.

 

Children of JEPTHA RODGERS and MINNIE FERRIS are:

i. DABNEY R.12 RODGERS.

ii. MILDRED R. RODGERS.

18. HASSIE RODGERS11 RODGERS (SUSANNAH A.10 NOWLIN, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) She married CLARENCE POINTER.

 

Child of HASSIE RODGERS and CLARENCE POINTER is:

i. RAYMOND12 POINTER.

19. CARRIE OLA11 NOWLIN (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 15, 1872. She married THOMAS M. RYAN.

 

Child of CARRIE NOWLIN and THOMAS RYAN is:

i. AMNA12 RYAN, m. ALAN PREWITT.

20. JOSEPHINE11 NOWLIN (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born January 21, 1876. She married DR. TAZ B. WINGO.

 

Children of JOSEPHINE NOWLIN and TAZ WINGO are:

i. CAROLINE12 WINGO, b. 1908.

ii. CHILDTWO WINGO.

iii. CHILDTHREE WINGO.

21. ROBERT E.11 NOWLIN, JR. (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born April 30, 1881. He married MYRTLE HARPER January 07, 1908.

Notes for ROBERT E. NOWLIN, JR.:

Lived in Lakeland, FL was also called "Uncle Emmett."

Notes for MYRTLE HARPER:

From Obion, Ohio

 

Children of ROBERT NOWLIN and MYRTLE HARPER are:

i. RUTH12 NOWLIN, m. ANDY LANG.

ii. ROBERT NOWLIN.

22. NILWON11 NOWLIN (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born February 28, 1885, and died January 1985. She married DR. ROBERT LAURINE CLINE 1910.

Notes for DR. ROBERT LAURINE CLINE:

Was an Ear, Eye, Nose, and Throat doctor. Lived in Lakeland, FL

 

Children of NILWON NOWLIN and ROBERT CLINE are:

i. ROBERT NOWLIN12 CLINE.

ii. WADE MARTIN CLINE.

iii. THOMAS CLINE.

23. NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born January 11, 1887 in Martin,TN, and died April 16, 1972 in Lyons, GA. She married SAMUEL JORDAN BROWN July 22, 1908 in Martin,TN, son of ASA BROWN and ELLEN LAWSON. He was born February 07, 1883, and died October 26, 1962 in Lyons,GA.

Notes for NELLE VIRGINIA NOWLIN:

Graduated from Hall Moody Institute in Martin, TN. Moved to Lyons, GA where she taught expression at Lyons High School. Met Samuel Jordan Brown. He traveled to Martin, TN to ask permission to marry her from her father Robert E. Nowlin.

Notes for SAMUEL JORDAN BROWN:

Was a merchant in Lyons, GA for many years. Owned a millinery store. Was in business with Miss Love who trimmed hats in his store. Owned Brown Chevrolet Co. before selling the business to his sons Robert and Jack. After selling his Chevrolet business he went into the mule business. He would go to Columbia, TN to the mule market. His son Bob and his nephew William W. McLain used to clean out the sugar cane patch back of S. J. Brown's house. The story goes that S. J. Brown liked sugar on his tomatoes.

 

Children of NELLE NOWLIN and SAMUEL BROWN are:

26. i. NILWON12 BROWN, b. July 21, 1909, Lyons,GA; d. September 01, 1998, Savannah, GA.

27. ii. ROBERT JORDAN BROWN, SR., b. March 18, 1911, Lyons, GA.

28. iii. JACK LAWSON BROWN, b. June 20, 1913, Lyons, GA; d. April 29, 1997, Vidalia, GA.

29. iv. DAVID BROWN, b. June 21, 1917; d. April 1999.

v. WILLIAM BROWN, b. September 14, 1926; m. ELAIN OSBORNE.

Notes for WILLIAM BROWN:

Graduated from University of Georgia. Owns Brown Implement & Milling Co. in Lyons, GA.

24. RUTH11 NOWLIN (ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born June 15, 1894, and died January 16, 1990. She married WILLIAM W. MCCLAIN June 03, 1914. He was born January 31, 1884.

Notes for WILLIAM W. MCCLAIN:

Was a traveling man. He sold Munsingware for many years.

 

Children of RUTH NOWLIN and WILLIAM MCCLAIN are:

30. i. WILLIAM W.12 MCCLAIN, JR., b. August 31, 1915.

31. ii. JOHN MCCLAIN, b. November 14, 1916.

iii. RICHARD MCCLAIN, b. January 25, 1917; m. BETSY TINGLEY.

Notes for RICHARD MCCLAIN:

Was Senior Vice-President of a large bank.

 

Generation No. 12

 

25. LORENZO ERVIN12 NOWLIN (JEFFERSON ELWOOD11, WILLIAM JANWAY10, JABUS9, BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born 1881, and died December 04, 1914 in Woodville, OK. He married SUSAN BROWN May 01, 1910 in Grayson CO, TX.

 

Child of LORENZO NOWLIN and SUSAN BROWN is:

32. i. RAYMOND LORENZO13 NOWLIN, b. October 13, 1914, Woodville, OK; d. November 02, 1977, Oklahoma City, OK.

26. NILWON12 BROWN (NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born July 21, 1909 in Lyons,GA, and died September 01, 1998 in Savannah, GA. She married JOHN GRIFFIN in Gibson,GA, son of NATHANIEL GRIFFIN and DELLA HUGHES. He was born March 16, 1908 in Glascock CO, GA, and died 1971.

Notes for NILWON BROWN:

Graduated from Tift College. Was a school teacher for many years before retiring.

 

Children of NILWON BROWN and JOHN GRIFFIN are:

33. i. J. W.13 GRIFFIN, JR., b. March 19, 1933.

34. ii. PATRICIA NELLE GRIFFIN, b. August 30, 1934, Gibson, GA.

27. ROBERT JORDAN12 BROWN, SR. (NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 18, 1911 in Lyons, GA. He married MARY KATHRYN NELSON November 04, 1942 in Lyons, GA, daughter of LEE NELSON and MARY HARVEY. She was born December 20, 1918 in Glennville, GA.

Notes for ROBERT JORDAN BROWN, SR.:

Attended Georgia Tech and University of Georgia. With brother Jack Brown, owned Brown Chevrolet Co. in Lyons, GA until 1957. In 1960 started Brown Parts and Supply Co. in Lyons, GA. Retired in 1982. Served in World Wat II in the Pacific. Flew the "Hump" into China.

Notes for MARY KATHRYN NELSON:

Graduated from Georgia State College for Women. Taught math in high school. Worked for McDonnell Aircraft in St. Louis, MO during WW II as they were developing the first jet plane.

 

Children of ROBERT BROWN and MARY NELSON are:

35. i. ROBERT JORDAN13 BROWN, JR., b. March 25, 1945, Reidsville,GA.

36. ii. RICHARD LEE BROWN, b. July 12, 1948, Lyons, GA; d. January 12, 1995, Augusta, GA.

37. iii. RAY NOWLIN BROWN, b. September 09, 1951, Lyons, GA.

28. JACK LAWSON12 BROWN (NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born June 20, 1913 in Lyons, GA, and died April 29, 1997 in Vidalia, GA. He married ETHLYN GOODWIN June 23, 1938 in Greensboro,GA.

Notes for JACK LAWSON BROWN:

Graduated from University of Georgia. With brother Robert Brown, owned Brown Chevrolet Co. in Lyons, GA until 1957. Later owned Pontiac and Datsun dealerships before retiring.

 

Children of JACK BROWN and ETHLYN GOODWIN are:

38. i. SANDRA JOSEPHINE13 BROWN, b. August 18, 1941, Lyons, GA.

39. ii. SUSAN NOWLIN BROWN, b. March 08, 1944, Lyons, GA.

29. DAVID12 BROWN (NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born June 21, 1917, and died April 1999. He married LOUISE WEBB August 30, 1947 in Hapeville,GA.

Notes for DAVID BROWN:

Graduated from University of Georgia. Was a merchant in Hapeville, GA before retiring.

 

Children of DAVID BROWN and LOUISE WEBB are:

i. WALTER DAVID13 BROWN, b. April 04, 1949.

ii. PHILIP TRENT BROWN, b. October 27, 1952.

iii. STEPHEN WAYNE BROWN, b. August 15, 1958.

30. WILLIAM W.12 MCCLAIN, JR. (RUTH11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born August 31, 1915. He married CATHERINE LENORE ANDERSON. She was born August 24, 1919.

Notes for WILLIAM W. MCCLAIN, JR.:

Served five years in the Army in World War II. Was in Italy. Also served in the Korean War. Was in the retail business for 29 years. Was with Miller's Department Store for many years.

 

Children of WILLIAM MCCLAIN and CATHERINE ANDERSON are:

40. i. LISA CAROLINE13 MCCLAIN, b. July 27, 1947.

41. ii. WILLIAM WHITFIELD MCCLAIN III, b. October 23, 1950.

42. iii. CYNTHIA ANDERSON MCCLAIN, b. April 04, 1959.

31. JOHN12 MCCLAIN (RUTH11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born November 14, 1916. He married ALMA FORSTER October 25, 1941. She was born December 08, 1919, and died January 31, 1997.

Notes for JOHN MCCLAIN:

Graduated from Georgia tech in 1939. Was a Co-op student. Worked for Combustion Engineering in Chattanooga, TN

J F McLain (423)855-4550

1605 Mary Dupree Dr, Chattanooga, TN 37421-2539

 

Notes for ALMA FORSTER:

Was from Rome, GA

 

Children of JOHN MCCLAIN and ALMA FORSTER are:

i. MARJORIE13 MCCLAIN.

ii. JOHN MCCLAIN, JR..

iii. JANE MCCLAIN.

 

Generation No. 13

 

32. RAYMOND LORENZO13 NOWLIN (LORENZO ERVIN12, JEFFERSON ELWOOD11, WILLIAM JANWAY10, JABUS9, BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born October 13, 1914 in Woodville, OK, and died November 02, 1977 in Oklahoma City, OK. He married MARY ELIZABETH PRESTON February 28, 1946 in Winchester, Ill.

 

Child of RAYMOND NOWLIN and MARY PRESTON is:

43. i. EVA FAYE14 NOWLIN, b. November 07, 1961, White Hall, Ill.

33. J. W.13 GRIFFIN, JR. (NILWON12 BROWN, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 19, 1933. He married BETTY ROGERS September 01, 1957 in Savannah,GA.

Notes for J. W. GRIFFIN, JR.:

Was in the Insurance Business and won many awards.

Notes for BETTY ROGERS:

Employed by Delta Airlines.

 

Children of J. GRIFFIN and BETTY ROGERS are:

44. i. CHARLES WILLIAM14 GRIFFIN, b. February 09, 1964.

ii. LISA GRIFFIN, b. February 04, 1966.

34. PATRICIA NELLE13 GRIFFIN (NILWON12 BROWN, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born August 30, 1934 in Gibson, GA. She married JACK THOMAS JACKSON August 10, 1957, son of JOSEPH JACKSON and MARY HAMMONS. He was born April 13, 1927 in Corbin, KY.

Notes for PATRICIA NELLE GRIFFIN:

Was a high school teacher.

Notes for JACK THOMAS JACKSON:

Was a high school history teacher.

 

Children of PATRICIA GRIFFIN and JACK JACKSON are:

45. i. NANCY14 JACKSON, b. January 05, 1961.

ii. JACK THOMAS JACKSON, JR., b. February 22, 1963.

35. ROBERT JORDAN13 BROWN, JR. (ROBERT JORDAN12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 25, 1945 in Reidsville,GA. He married MARTHA GWEN RANDOLPH August 26, 1967 in Tupelo, MS, daughter of BILLIE RANDOLPH and CHRISTINE PANNELL. She was born April 29, 1944 in New Albany, MS.

Notes for ROBERT JORDAN BROWN, JR.:

Graduated from Georgia Tech in 1971 with a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering. Worked for AT&T Bell Laboratories in Holmdel, NJ for 24 years. Led an engineering group that designed the communications payload for the Telstar 3 satellites. Telstar 301 was launched on a Thor Delta Rocket in 1983, and Telstars 302 and 303 were launched on the space shuttle in 1984/85. Was Technical Program Manager for the Telstar 4 satellites. Telstar 401 was launched on an Atlas Centaur IIAS rocket from Cape Canaveral and Telstar 402 was launched on an Arianne Rocket from French Guiana. In 1995, moved to Atlanta, GA and assumed management of a fiber optics engineering group with Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies. In February 1999, he became the manager of a wireless systems engineering group with Lucent in Atlanta. The group has responsibility for development and testing of emerging wireless communications systems.

Notes for MARTHA GWEN RANDOLPH:

Graduated from University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Business. Worked for the Baptist Home Mission Board. Taught high school business courses in Georgia and New Jersey. Taught Computer Applications at Stuart School of Business in New Jersey. Now teaches Nursery School in Alpharetta, GA.

 

Children of ROBERT BROWN and MARTHA RANDOLPH are:

46. i. ANDREA JEAN14 BROWN, b. July 08, 1973, Long Branch, NJ.

ii. ROBERT JORDAN BROWN III, b. November 20, 1975, Long Branch, NJ; m. JENNIFER HURD, July 18, 1998, Lilburn, GA; b. December 09, 1975, Nebraska.

Notes for ROBERT JORDAN BROWN III:

Graduated from Florida State University in 1998 with degree in Marketing. Works with Legacy Consulting Group in Atlanta, GA

Notes for JENNIFER HURD:

Graduated from Florida State University in 1998 with degree in Biology. Works for Northside Hospital in Atlanta, GA.

36. RICHARD LEE13 BROWN (ROBERT JORDAN12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born July 12, 1948 in Lyons, GA, and died January 12, 1995 in Augusta, GA. He married SUZANNE REGINA THARP August 29, 1970 in Atlanta, GA, daughter of BERNARD THARP and DORIS COLLINS. She was born October 02, 1948 in Bartow,FL.

Notes for RICHARD LEE BROWN:

Graduated With BS IE From Georgia Tech. Founded Advanced Metal Components in Swainsboro, GA in 1978. AMC grew to approximately 200 employees. Received Spirit of Georgia Award. Was killed in a plane crash near Augusta, GA on January 12, 1995.

Notes for SUZANNE REGINA THARP:

Studied art. Co founded AMC with Richard L. Brown

 

Children of RICHARD BROWN and SUZANNE THARP are:

i. SUZANNE MARIE14 BROWN, b. July 21, 1972.

ii. DOUGLAS LEE BROWN, b. August 11, 1975.

37. RAY NOWLIN13 BROWN (ROBERT JORDAN12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born September 09, 1951 in Lyons, GA. He married LUCIA ANN GRAHAM in Dublin, GA, daughter of LAMAR GRAHAM and ANNA WOODS. She was born February 01, 1953.

Notes for RAY NOWLIN BROWN:

Graduated from University of Georgia with Bachelors and Masters degree. Worked for a large Atlanta consulting firm. Later became City Manager for Lancaster, SC. After several more years of consulting joined Promina Health Care as a Senior Manager. In 1995, founded Legacy Consulting Group.

Notes for LUCIA ANN GRAHAM:

Graduated with Bachelors and Masters from University of Georgia. High School Teacher and Administrator.

 

Children of RAY BROWN and LUCIA GRAHAM are:

i. LAURA ASHLEY14 BROWN, b. June 09, 1982.

ii. DANIEL CHRISTOPHER BROWN, b. January 09, 1986, Atlanta, GA.

38. SANDRA JOSEPHINE13 BROWN (JACK LAWSON12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born August 18, 1941 in Lyons, GA. She married SAM CONNELL August 18, 1962 in Lyons, GA.

 

Children of SANDRA BROWN and SAM CONNELL are:

i. STEPHANIE LYNN14 CONNELL, b. August 31, 1964.

ii. SUSAN JENNIFER CONNELL, b. October 04, 1965.

39. SUSAN NOWLIN13 BROWN (JACK LAWSON12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born March 08, 1944 in Lyons, GA. She married GEORGE LARRY THRELKELD December 30, 1967.

Notes for SUSAN NOWLIN BROWN:

Was a school teacher. Works with husband Larry in family Ford-Mercury dealership.

 

Children of SUSAN BROWN and GEORGE THRELKELD are:

i. ANNA14 THRELKELD.

ii. PAUL THRELKELD.

40. LISA CAROLINE13 MCCLAIN (WILLIAM W.12, RUTH11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born July 27, 1947. She married THOMAS HAMILTON.

Notes for LISA CAROLINE MCCLAIN:

Is a school teacher of talented and gifted children in Knoxville, TN

Notes for THOMAS HAMILTON:

Chemical engineer

 

Children of LISA MCCLAIN and THOMAS HAMILTON are:

i. JAMEY THOMAS14 HAMILTON, b. January 21, 1973.

Notes for JAMEY THOMAS HAMILTON:

Attended college.

ii. JENNIFER SUZANNE HAMILTON, b. July 01, 1976.

Notes for JENNIFER SUZANNE HAMILTON:

Graduated from Transylvania University in Lexington, KY. Is attending Pharmacy School at University of Tennessee in Memphis.

iii. ERIC ANDREW HAMILTON, b. December 26, 1977.

iv. ELISABETH ANN HAMILTON, b. April 21, 1980.

41. WILLIAM WHITFIELD13 MCCLAIN III (WILLIAM W.12, RUTH11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born October 23, 1950. He married LINDA MCCAMPBELL.

Notes for WILLIAM WHITFIELD MCCLAIN III:

Is an electrician with Home Depot.

 

Child of WILLIAM MCCLAIN and LINDA MCCAMPBELL is:

i. ANNA CATHERINE14 MCCLAIN, b. January 12, 1983.

42. CYNTHIA ANDERSON13 MCCLAIN (WILLIAM W.12, RUTH11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born April 04, 1959. She married BRADLEY LEON PEARMAN. He was born March 03, 1959.

Notes for CYNTHIA ANDERSON MCCLAIN:

Graduated from the Medical School at University of Tennessee at Memphis. Is a medical doctor in family practice in Greensboro, NC

Notes for BRADLEY LEON PEARMAN:

Is an Opthamologist.

 

Children of CYNTHIA MCCLAIN and BRADLEY PEARMAN are:

i. SARAH KATHERINE14 PEARMAN, b. June 12, 1989.

ii. WILLIAM BRADLEY PEARMAN, b. April 28, 1993.

iii. LAURA MCLAIN PEARMAN, b. May 21, 1998.

 

Generation No. 14

 

43. EVA FAYE14 NOWLIN (RAYMOND LORENZO13, LORENZO ERVIN12, JEFFERSON ELWOOD11, WILLIAM JANWAY10, JABUS9, BRYAN WARD8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born November 07, 1961 in White Hall, Ill. She married CLIFTON PALMER MCLENDON November 20, 1984 in DALLAS,TX.

 

Child of EVA NOWLIN and CLIFTON MCLENDON is:

i. SYLVIA ROSE15 MCLENDON, b. August 03, 1995, Houston, TX.

44. CHARLES WILLIAM14 GRIFFIN (J. W.13, NILWON12 BROWN, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born February 09, 1964. He married TAMMY STEPHEN August 15, 1987. She was born April 30, 1964.

Notes for CHARLES WILLIAM GRIFFIN:

Is a Neurologist.

 

Children of CHARLES GRIFFIN and TAMMY STEPHEN are:

i. CHARLES WILLIAM15 GRIFFIN, JR., b. May 11, 1991.

ii. BRIAN DAVID GRIFFIN, b. May 31, 1993.

iii. CHASE THOMAS GRIFFIN, b. March 10, 1995.

45. NANCY14 JACKSON (PATRICIA NELLE13 GRIFFIN, NILWON12 BROWN, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born January 05, 1961. She married ROBERT H. MARTIN.

 

Children of NANCY JACKSON and ROBERT MARTIN are:

i. ROBERT H.15 MARTIN, JR., b. August 19, 1991.

ii. LORI MARTIN, b. August 09, 1994.

46. ANDREA JEAN14 BROWN (ROBERT JORDAN13, ROBERT JORDAN12, NELLE VIRGINIA11 NOWLIN, ROBERT E.10, DAVID K.9, DAVID8, BRYAN WARD7, JAMES6, JAMES5, JOHN4 NOWLAN, PATRICK3, DANIEL2, JOHN1) was born July 08, 1973 in Long Branch, NJ. She married JAMESON ANDREW ESTES July 15, 1995 in Conyers, GA, son of JAMES ESTES and PEGGY CLARK. He was born May 23, 1972 in Decatur, GA/Decatur, DeKalb Co., GA.

Notes for ANDREA JEAN BROWN:

Attended Virginia Commonwealth University and Georgia Southern University.

Notes for JAMESON ANDREW ESTES:

Graduated from Vanderbilt University and Medical College of Georgia. Plans to enter family practice after completing residency.

 

Child of ANDREA BROWN and JAMESON ESTES is:

i. ANDREW WILLIAM15 ESTES, b. February 07, 1999, Albany, GA.

ii. SARAH JEAN ESTES, b. December 26, 2000, Albany, GA.

 

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