Birth: Jan. 17, 1877 California, USA Death: Feb. 21, 1954 California, USA John Dodridge Brown, Sr. was born on January 17, 1877 in Cabaras, North Carolina to Archie Smith Brown and Mary Davidson Brown.He married Mary Theresa Boudreaux. Mr. Brown worked in the oilfields around Taft, California for Standard Oil Company.He was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Taft, California. Mr. Brown died on February 21, 1954 in Taft, California and is buried in the West Side District Cemetery. Family links: Spouse: Mary Theresa Boudreaux Brown (1893 – 1978)*