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Info needed! John Brown married Virginia Pickelsimer

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Info needed! John Brown married Virginia Pickelsimer

Posted: 11 Oct 2012 11:31PM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 12 Oct 2012 8:50PM GMT
Surnames: Brown, Pickelsimer
My DH's grandpas name was John Thomas Brown. He was born around 1921. (Records state he was but I am not sure of this.) he said he was born in Missouri. His social security card was registered in Kansas, so he was there for at least a short time.
The story goes that he ran away from home when he was 12. We know he had sister, but we don't know much more than that. He at one point saw a lady(on tv or newspaper or something)who was running for an elected position of some point. My father in law can't remember details but said that his dad told him that it might be his sister.
We also have been told that he maybe ?? Lived with a police officer or something like that at some point after he ran away.
He met and married his wife, Virginia Pickelsimer in Oregon.

ANY INFO on either Pickelsimers or on John Brown would be helpful. We have a huge dead end that is not going away! We have no leads at all.

I personally thing he took the name John Brown from someone he knew, or made it up, being he was a runaway, I doubt he kept his actual name.

Thanks for anything you can help me with! (Seriously, even if you just know someone who knew Virginia and remembers John might help!)
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Sara Brown 12 Oct 2012 5:31AM GMT 
barbdale_1 13 Oct 2012 1:55AM GMT 
Sara Brown 13 Oct 2012 6:54PM GMT 
Eellitta 13 Oct 2012 8:13AM GMT 
Sara Brown 13 Oct 2012 10:57PM GMT 
GLester8838 14 Oct 2012 12:41AM GMT 
Sara Brown 14 Oct 2012 7:05AM GMT 
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