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Flowers left for Robert Brown
The History of Pulaski County, Georgia, 1808 - 1935, Bicentennial Edition, published by Omnipress, Inc., Macon, Georgia, 1975, a reprint of the first edition published in 1935 by The Hawkinsville Chapter, Daughters of The American Revolution, Walter W. Brown Publishing Company, Atlanta, Georgia, p. 320:Robert Duncan Brown was born February 16, 1861, and first went to school in Perry, Georgia, later attending Governor Northern's Preparatory School at Kirkwood, Georgia. He graduated from Mercer University in 1880, and while there was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. He came home to farm at the old home place, "Browndale," and later moved to Hawkinsville, where he was postmaster for a good many years. He is a Democrat, having served as a member of the State Democratic Executive Committee; a Mason, and a faithful member of the First Baptist Church, where he was a teacher, assistant superintendent and superintendent and secretary of the Sunday school. He also was clerk of the church and clerk of the Baptist Association, and deacon.He was married to Miss Ada Anderson, of Hawkinsville, Georgia, on April 25, 1888, who was born November 18, 1864, and died October 10, 1934. She was educated in Hawkinsville and at LaSalle College, in Boston, Mass. She, too, was a Sunday school teacher, president of missionary society, and president of Woman's Christian Temperance Union. She was a devoted wife and mother, always faithful to her Lord, and a great lover of flowers and folks.Their children are: Duncan Hancox, Agnes, Ada, James Pope, Robert Duncan, Jr., and Frank Anderson. All are living except Ada, who died in June, 1901.* * *The Hawkinsville Dispatch and News, Hawkinsville, Georgia, Thursday, November 11, 1943, p. 1:LONG TIME RESIDENT PASSES THURSDAYWell and Favorably Known Throughout This SectionMr. Robert Duncan Brown, one of Hawkinsville's most prominent and oldest citizens, died early last Thursday morning at the home of his son, Robert. While Mr. Brown had been in failing health for some time, his death was unexpected. Mr. Brown was born on February 16, 1861 and spent his entire life in Hawkinsville and Pulaski County. Several years ago he retired from active business. For a number of years he was actively engaged in farming and at one time served as postmaster. He was an active and loyal member of the First Baptist Church.Funeral services were conducted at Clark's Funeral Home on Saturday, with Rev. E. B. Collins officiating.Honorary pall-bearers were: N. A. Jelks, D. E. Duggan, R. O. Pate, S. M. Phillips, W. M. McKinney, Morgan Thompson, H. S. Fountain and I. Mannheim.Active pall-bearers were Charlton Coney, R. D. Buchan, M. R. Thompson, L. F. Bragg, C. W. Daniels, D. F. Jones, Ted Scarborough and S. A. Way. Interment was in Orange Hill Cemetery.Mr. Brown is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Clay Binion of Ellaville, two sons, Frank Brown of Seminole, Okla., and Robert D. Brown of this city.
- Joseph T. Fleming
 Added: Jun. 6, 2011

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