James W. Brown

James W. Brown, (born 1844, died 1908), was born in Rome, GA, and served as sheriff from 1883 to 1884. He and his wife, Victoria Annie Whitley, were the parents of nine children. During his last years, he earned his livelihood as a landlord at Chapel Hill.

A Confederate veteran, he is buried at what was formerly known as New Hope Baptist Church, now Chapel Hill Baptist Church.