Museum the New Llano Colony

Hattie (Goins) Brown

Birth: Born around 1893 in Louisiana.  


Pre-Colony History:  

Family Information: Married Ed Brown prior to 1930; each already had several children from previous marriages, At least three of hers lived in the colony with them, including Katie Belle Goans, Ila Goans and Mrs. Ben Clark (possibly Joy).  

Job in Colony: In 1935 and '36 was washing dishes in the hotel dining room.  

Home in Colony: In 1935 she and Ed were living in the Newllano Colony.  

Other Info:  

Post-Colony History: In 1940 she and Ed were living in a home in the unincorporated New Llano, Louisiana (site of the old colony), along with three of her daughters -- Jory Goins, Katy Bell Goins and Ila Goins.  


Sources: US Census: 1930, 1940; "Llano Colonist": November 23, 1935, December 7, 1935, May 2, 1936;