Second Generation

5. Laura BROWN was born on 3 March 1862 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.9,10 She died on 23 August 1893 at the age of 31 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.9 She was buried in 1893 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.11 "She is buried in a private cemetary in Edgecombe County, NC. The graves in that cemetary were marked with wooden markers that were unreadable in the early 1970's. The site is located on High Level Road. It is about 1/2 mile from highway NC #43. It is a wooded area." (source: Elizabeth Proctor Storey, 7/19/2000)

Laura BROWN and John William PROCTOR12 were married on 13 January 1885 in No. Thirteen Township, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.13,14,15 John William PROCTOR16,17, son of Whitmel PROCTOR and Elizabeth WILLIAMS, was born on 12 March 1862 in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.16,18,19,20 The 1900 Census lists his birthdate as August 1861. In 1900 he was a farmer in Lower Town Creek Township, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.20 In 1910 he was a farmer in No. Fourteen Township, Edgecombe County, North Carolina.21 John died on 8 July 1928 at the age of 66.11,18,19 He was buried in 1928 at Upper Town Creek Primitive Baptist Cemetery in Elm City, Wilson County, North Carolina.11,19 He owned a farm at a location near Rocky Mount in Edgecombe County, North Carolina.22 His daughter Elizabeth "Aunt Bet" Proctor was still living in that farm house (Pleasant Hill Road in Edgecombe Co., NC) "until about a year before she died." (source: Elizabeth Proctor Storey letter, July 19, 2000)

Laura BROWN and John William PROCTOR had the following children:



John R. Whitman "Whit" PROCTOR.



Mattie PROCTOR9 was born on 15 September 1887.9 She died in October 1888 at the age of 1.9






Jessie PROCTOR9 was born on 10 August 1893.9 He died on 20 September 1893 at the age of 0.9

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