Harry Brown

Harry Lorne Brown (1900)

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Harry Lorne Brown
Born in Brantford, Brant, Ontario, Canadamap
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Husband of — married before [location unknown]
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Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 29 Apr 2017
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Biography

1900 born in Ontario, Canada

1911 [1]

1918 (age 18) immigrates to America through Port Huron, Michigan headed for Chicago. His last address is Brantford and his next of kin is his father Robert Brown. He is listed as a laborer. [2]

1919 (age 19) back across the border to America, this time crossing in Houlton, Maine. He's still single and still a laborer, but lists no nearest relative in the country he came from. There's a note that he's returning to the USA so this may be referring to the US. He's headed for Robinson this time. [3]

1929 (age 28) returns to New York with his wife Viola. He is still a Canadian citizen, working as a motor inspector and living in Buffalo, New York. [4]

August 1, 1935 becomes a US citizen

1940 (age 39) living in Buffalo, New York with his 36yo wife Viola and his children 7yo Shirley Ann, 4yo Joanne and 4yo Patricia. He's working as a motor inspector at an auto manufacturing plant. [5]

1944 (age 43) returning home to Cambridge, Buffalo, New York and his wife Viola. He's working as a Chev (?) inspector and listed as a US Citizen. He's 5'10", tanned, light brown hair and blue eyes. [6]

1950 an immigration list shows him single and living in Chicago. The SS America came in to New York but he had disembarked in Havana. He was travelling first class. [7]

Sources

  1. "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database, FamilySearch (2 March 2015), Harry Brown in entry for Robert Brown, 1911; citing Census, Brantford Sub-Districts 1-35, Ontario, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,691.
  2. "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (9 October 2015), Harry Brown, 1918; citing M1464, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 358, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,561,444.
  3. "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," database with images, FamilySearch (9 October 2015), Harry Brown, 1919; citing M1464, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 375, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,561,461.
  4. "New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956," database with images, FamilySearch (20 May 2016), Harry Lorne Brown, 1929; citing NARA microfilm publication M1480 and M1482 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 00017, FHL microfilm 1,283,651.
  5. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (accessed 30 April 2017), Harry Brown, Ward 15, Buffalo, Buffalo City, Erie, New York, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 64-326, sheet 8A, line 16, family 204, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 2833.
  6. "New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956," database with images, FamilySearch (20 May 2016), Harry Lorne Brown, 1944; citing NARA microfilm publication M1480 and M1482 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 00017, FHL microfilm 1,283,651.
  7. "New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957," database with images, FamilySearch (3 October 2015), Harry Brown, 1950; citing Immigration, New York City, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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1850 immigration card
1850 immigration card

1918 immigration list, Port Huron, Michigan
1918 immigration list, Port Huron, Michigan

1919 immigration list, Houlton, Maine
1919 immigration list, Houlton, Maine

1944 immigration
1944 immigration

1929 Immigration Card - Harry and Viola Brown
1929 Immigration Card - Harry and Viola Brown

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