Alice Melissa Brown1

(23 March 1854 - 24 October 1937)
Alice Melissa Brown|b. 23 Mar 1854\nd. 24 Oct 1937|p1089.htm|George Louis Brown|b. 12 May 1820\nd. 20 Jan 1896|p35.htm|Barsheba Ann Dumprope|b. 28 Sep 1822\nd. 1 May 1913|p36.htm|||||||John D. Dumprope|b. s 1800|p37.htm|Barsheba DeLong|b. s 1800|p38.htm|
     Alice Melissa Brown was born on 23 Mar 1854 in Wisconsin.1,2 She married Jacob Westphalen say 1875 in Wisconsin.1,3 She was living in Webster, Dodge County, Nebraska, in 1888 when she provided an affidavit for her sister Cordelia's pension application.4 Alice Melissa died in North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska, on 24 Oct 1937 at 83.1 She was buried in Summit Grove Cemetery, North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska.1

Last Edited=November 27, 2005


  1. Family Group Sheet: George Louis Brown and Barsheba Ann Dumprop(r)e, 11 Feb 1978, by Martha Jayne Young Schnurr, 921 Big Horn, Alliance NE 69301, received in correspondence from Bob Bixby.
  2. William Sweet household, 1870 United States Census, Wisconsin, Manitowoc County, Eaton Twp., p. 2, dw/fam 14. NARA. Unknown volume.
  3. Unknown author, Assumptions by the researcher (n.p.:, unknown publish date), based on Alices' birthdate and birthplaces of other siblings.
  4. William A. Sweet pension application file, #352045, cert. 267,182; Federal Pension and Bounty Land Warrant applications, Civil War and Later; Box 36648 (NARA: Washington, D.C.), affidavit of Beorge L. Brown, Barsheba Ann Brown, and Alice (Brown) Westphalen, dated 1888.