Mordello Ray Brown1

b. 18 November 1891
Mordello Ray Brown|b. 18 Nov 1891|p2720.htm|George T. Brown|b. 22 Sep 1858\nd. 16 Jul 1942|p2719.htm|Mary 'Mollie' Munson|b. Mar 1863\nd. 21 Feb 1918|p2717.htm|||||||Gerard B. Munson|b. 20 Sep 1829\nd. 22 Mar 1864|p2548.htm|Ann E. Westall|b. c 1840\nd. Sep 1867|p2714.htm|

1st cousin 1 time removed of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
2nd cousin 1 time removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
     Mordello Ray Brown was born on 18 November 1891 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.2 He was the son of George T. Brown and Mary 'Mollie' Munson.1 He married Barbara A. Meyer circa 1910.3
     He was known later in life as Ray M. Brown. He married and lived in San Antonio. His son, H.K. Brown was an engineer and lived in Downer's Grove, Illinois, in the 1950s. A granddaughter, Barbara Brown Anderson, wife of Robert E. Anderson, was living in Abilene, Texas, in 1958.

Additional Data
Mordella Brown appeared on the 1 June 1900 Federal Census of Houston, Harris County, Texas, in the household of his parents, George T. and Mary Brown.1 Click to view image

Ray Mordella Brown registered for the World War I draft 5 June 1917 at Kleberg County, Texas. Described as being of medium height and stout build with blue eyes and brown hair, he was living in Kingsville and was employed as a locomotive fireman by St. Louis, Brownsville & Mexican Railway Co. He had a wife and two children and claimed an exemption based on having a family to support.2

Ray M. and Barbara A. Brown appeared on the 1 January 1920 Federal Census of Pleasanton, Atascosa County, Texas, enumerated 13 January 1920. Their children Charles T. and Harry K. were listed as living with them.4 Click to view image

R.M. and Barbara Brown appeared on the 1 April 1930 Federal Census of Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas, enumerated 25 April 1930. Their children Tom, Kurtz and Allie were listed as living with them.3 Click to view image

Children of Mordello Ray Brown and Barbara A. Meyer


  1. [S336] George T. Brown household, 1900 U.S. Census, Harris County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 1, Houston city, enumeration district (ED) 79, sheet 6B, dwelling 1814, family 128; National Archives micropublication T623, roll 1642.
  2. [S918] World War I Selective Service Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, (National Archives Micropublication M1509, roll 1983376). Original images published online by, Provo, UT, 2002-2005.
  3. [S921] R.M. Brown household, 1930 U.S. Census, Nueces County, Texas, population schedule, Ward 30, Corpus Christi, enumeration district (ED) 178-7, sheet 167/48A, dwelling 942, family 942; National Archives micropublication T626, roll 2381.
  4. [S920] Ray M. Brown household, 1920 U.S. Census, Atascosa County, Texas, population schedule, Justice Precinct 8, Pleasanton town, enumeration district (ED) 11, sheet 215/4A, dwelling 89, family 89; National Archives micropublication T625, roll 1773.
  5. [S679] Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997 (Austin: Texas Department of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics), 1932_0001.