Ausborn (Osburn) Brown 1824 - August 1 1864
Ausborn Brown is in the line of my husband Gene Hill through his Great-Grandmother, Palestine Brown, who married Wm. H. Lawhorn. They were the Grandparents of Ausborn's mother, Gracie Lawhorn. He is probably the son of James Brown and James of Marion, Talbot Co. Ga.
Ausborn was born in Georgia in 1824 and died August 1 1864 in the Civil War Oliver Hospital, Troup Co. Ga.
On July 6, 1846, Ausborn was married in Marion Co. Ga. to Sarah R Sasha Watson, daughter of Richard Wm. Ansley Watson and Celia R. "Sealy" Waller. Children of this couple were:
Rebecca Ann, 1847, who married Thomas Andrew McGarrah
Reuben Richard, Nov. 4, 1848, who married Mary Lawhorn
Joseph Ransom, Nov.5, 1849, who married Sarah Winifred Covington
Cedar Palestine, 1852, who married William H. Lawhorn and had Ausborn Richard, among others
James Marion, Feb. 18, 1855, who married Rebecca A.
Sarah Callie Sasha, 1859
Benjamin Oliver, b. June 11, 1862, Ft. Valley, Peach Co., Ga, d. 30 Jan. 30, 1936, Nichols Co., Fl
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Contributed By: Ms. Gerry Hill, March 25, 2003
William Carter 1906 - 1969
William Carter was born June 9 1906 and died October 1969.
Son of Henry & Fletta Hancock of Perry Ga
Son of William C & Tommie Jane Spear
Son of Robert M Carter & Martha L. Collinsworth
Contributed By: Ms. Gerry Hill, 7/01/2004
OTIS S. O'NEAL
County Agricultural Agent
Fort Valley State University
The O'Neal Building, constructed in 1979, along with the adjacent O'Neal Annex, houses the
Veterinary Technology Program. Mr. Otis S. O'Neal, for whom the building was
named, was a county agent in Houston County, and also taught agriculture from
1910 to 1950. In 1913, Otis S. O'Neal staged the first of his famous "Ham 'n'
Egg" shows at Fort Vally. Ham and Egg shows were the first competitive events
for black 4-H kids in Georgia.
Contributed by: karabaic
More information on Mr. O'Neal is available at the Library of Congress' American Memory Project