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William Brown (1834 - 1917)

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William Brown
Born in Gressingham, Lancashire, Englandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
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Died in Buena Vista, Richland County, Wisconsin, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Jan 2017
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William Brown was born on Nov. 5, 1834 in England and died Dec. 21, 1917 in Richland County, Wisconsin, USA. He married Elizabeth Tennant (1833-1892) and after her death married Margaret (Brown) Dunn (m. July 4,1896) (1858-1937). His children with Elizabeth were Walter Brown (1859 - 1917), Mary A Brown (1866 - 1868), Margaret Anna Brown Marks (1869 - 1932), Cora E Brown (1871-1948), and William F Brown (1874-1955). He was buried at Button Cemetery, Buena Vista, Richland County, Wisconsin, USA Plot: Sec 3-2


  • Place: Lancaster, Lancashire, England; Collection: St Mary; -; Date Range: 1820 - 1868; Film Number: 1526201; Name: William Brown; Gender: Male; Birth Date: abt 1834; Age: 21; Father's Name: Thomas Brown; Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Tennant; Spouse's Age: 21; Spouse's Father's Name: Samuel Tennant; Marriage Date: 22 Aug 1855; Marriage Place: Lancaster, Lancashire, England; Household Members / Name / Age: William Brown; Elizabeth Tennant; England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940; Operations,Inc.; 2008; Provo, UT, USA

  • Year: 1880; Census Place: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Roll: 1445; Family History Film: 1255445; Page: 94A; Enumeration District: 236; Name: Wm. Brown; Age: 44; Birth Year: abt 1836; Birthplace: England; Home in 1880: Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin; Race: White; Gender: Male; Relation to Head of House: Self; Marital Status: Married; Spouse's Name: Elizabeth Brown; Father's Birthplace: England; Mother's Birthplace: England; Occupation: Farmer; Household Members / Name / Age: Wm. Brown: 44; Elizabeth Brown: 46; Walter Brown: 20; Cora E. Brown: 8; Wm. T. Brown: 6; Margaret Brown: 11; Rhetta Brown: 20; and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; 1880 United States Federal Census; Operations, Inc.; 2010; Provo, UT, USA

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On 3 Jan 2017 at 14:00 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hi! I went ahead and rejected the MatchBot-proposed merge with Brown-15759. If you discover this William Brown was born in Canada, you can check on him again (he's in the Rejected merge section below).

Cheers, Liz (MatchBot MP)

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