He was married to Elvira C. Lentz (daughter of
Wilson Lentz and Nancy Baker) on 2 Jan 1851 in Lewis
County, Tennnessee. Elvira C. Lentz was born in
1833 in Tennessee. She appeared on the census on 20 Aug 1870 in District #14,
Maury County, Tennessee.(225) She appeared
on the census on 5 Jun 1880 in District #14, Maury County, Tennessee.
(226) James Franklin Brown and Elvira C. Lentz had the following children: