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Mary (Picken) Brown (1833 - 1880)

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Mary Brown formerly Picken
Born in Southend, Argyll and Bute, Scotlandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Boone Illinoismap
Died in Winnebago County, Illinois, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 May 2018 | Last significant change: 18 May 2018
17:00: Joelle (Colville) Colville-Hanson edited the Biography for Mary (Picken) Brown. [Thank Joelle for this]
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Categories: Scottish Immigrants to Illinois | Jane, sailed July 1839 | Argyle, Illinois | Illinois, Measles | Scottish Cemetery, Caledonia, Illinois.


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Biography

Mary was born in 1833 in Scotland. She was the daughter of George Picken and Jane Brown.

She came to the US with her parents when she was six year old. [1]

She married James Brown in Illinois in 1860. [2]

She died of the measles when she was 46 years old.

Children

James A. 1861–1956
George Washington 1863–1931
Margaret Jane (Ralston) 1867–1951
Mary Belle (Turner) 1871–1960

Obituary

Rockford Journal, Saturday, March 27, 1880

BROWN - In Guilford, on the 19th inst., of measles and pneumonia, Mary, wife of James Brown, aged 47 years.

Mrs. Brown was daughter of the late George Picken of Harlem.

Rockford Daily Gazette, Monday, March 29, 1880

The measles have spread all over the Scotch settlement. They are in about thirty families; some cases proving fatal.

Mrs. James Brown, aged 47 years, died in Guilford on March 18, 1880, of measles. The funeral took place on Sunday, March 21 at 10 a. m. The sermon was preached at her late residence. The funeral was largely attended by the friends and relatives of the deceased, who was highly esteemed and respected by all who knew her. She leaves a family of four to mourn her loss.

Sources

  1. "New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVPF-MQSY : 11 March 2018), Mary Picken, 1838; citing NARA microfilm publication M237 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm .
  2. "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK9L-FD8R : 14 October 2017), James Brown and Mary Picken, 10 Mar 1860; citing Winnebago, Illinois, United States, county offices, Illinois; FHL microfilm 1,914,041.


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