Descendants of *GERMAN MARSH BROWN
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*GERMAN MARSH BROWN, SON OF ERASTAS was born April 10, 1825 in PHASALIA,CHENANGO CO, NY, and died September 17, 1902 in TURIN, MONONA CO., IA/BELVIDERE CEM.
(HIS GRAVE AND OTHERS WERE LATER MOVED TO CALHOUN CEMETERY).
He married *ESTER W. GALE January 5, 1848 in PHASALIA, CHENANGO CO., NY/AGES 22 & 22, daughter of *JOHN GALE and *DOROTHY GODDARD. She was born November 27, 1826 in MCDONOUGH,CHENANGO CO.,NY, and died March 8, 1868 in MONDAMAN, HARRISON CO., IA./CALHOUN CEM.
IN ABT. 1850 THE FAMILY JOURNEYED TO TIOGA CO. PA, DEERFIELD TWP.
THEIR FIRST TWO CHILDREN WERE BORN IN PA.
ERASTUS AND HIS WIFE NANCY ARE IN PA. IN 1850. ERASTUS
LIVED IN HARRISON CO. IA IN 1860.
AT LEAST TWO MORE SONS OF ERASTUS MADE THE TRIP TO IA. THEY WERE CHARLES S. AND TALMAGE E. BROWN.
NEWSPAPER Clips: DEATH NOTICE
SEPT. 18, 1902
GERMAN BROWN DEAD
Died on Wednesday Night at His Home of Cancer. The funeral will be held on Friday.
Turin, Iowa --second clip different death notice.
" One of the oldest and wealthest pioneers of Belvidere Township and
at one time controlled about 90 sections of land in the Missouri Valley ".
Children of *GERMAN BROWN and *ESTER GALE are:
OSCAR EARL BROWN
ANNIE H. BROWN
WILLIAM J. BROWNRIGG
ELLEN J. "ELLA" BROWN
ALICE A. BROWN
MYRA DORA BROWN
*HUGH DENNIS BROWN
THREE OF THE CHILDREN: OSCAR, ANNE ,AND HUGH D. MARRIED CHILDREN OF
JOHN WILLIAM BROWNRIGG (click for descendant information).
*HUGH DENNIS BROWN was born March 11, 1864 in MONDAMAN, HARRISON CO., IA. and died April 10, 1926 in SALEM,OR./City View Crem and Moz. Cemetery. He married (1) *MARIAM BROWNRIGG February 14, 1884 in California Junc./IA daughter of *JOHN BROWNRIGG and *SAREPTA MARQUIS. She was born June 13, 1868 in MODALE, HARRISON CO., IA, and died August 26, 1943 in SHATTUCK, ELLIS CO., OK. He married (2) ANNA "ANNIE" CECILE SWISHER (3) UNKNOWN He married (4) JENNIE ______,A WIDOW WITH 9 CHILDREN FROM ELMIRA , NY. He married (5) DOCTOR FANNIE A. ______ Aft. 1917.
More Photos: Hugh Dennis Brown --- Mariam (nee Brownrigg) Brown .