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William M Brown
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1871
Death: Feb. 28, 1959

Published in The Rochester News-Sentinel
Saturday, February 28, 1959

William M. Brown
William M. BROWN, 87, 415 West Third street, died at 4:40 a.m. today at the Rochester nursing home. Mr. Brown had been a patient there since Dec. 27, 1958, after suffering a stroke in March of 1957.
A lifelong rsident of Rochester, he was born here Nov. 23, 1871, the son of Angus and Lucy CHINN BROWN. He was married twice, the first time to Nellie Mae OWENS on Oct. 29, 1892. She died Feb. 13, 1936, and on Oct. 9, 1937, he was married to Bertha M. ALSPACH. The second Mrs. Brown died March 24, 1953.
Mr. Brown was retired. He was a member of the Christian church and the Knights of Pythias.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Georgie) NAVLICK, 415 West Third street; two step-sons, Louis ALSPACH, Rochester, and John R. ALSPACH, Sturgis, Mich.; several nieces and nephews, and a step-grandchild.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday at the Zimmerman Brothers funeral home by the Rev. C. A. UNDERWOOD. Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home after 7 p.m. today.

SOURCE:
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1959
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Angus Brown (1832 - 1903)
  Lucile Ann Chinn Brown (1836 - 1920)
 
 Spouses:
  Nettie Mae Owens Brown (1875 - 1936)
  Bertha May Bryant Alspach (1881 - 1953)
 
 Children:
  Georgia R Brown Havlick (1893 - 1967)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Atwell Shaffer (1859 - 1920)**
  Hugh Brown (1859 - 1921)**
  Mary Belle Shafer Toner (1861 - 1934)**
  William M Brown (1871 - 1959)
  Archibald Brown (1876 - 1946)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Rochester
Fulton County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 6, Row 3
 
Created by: April Gross
Record added: Sep 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41704136
William M Brown
Added by: April Gross
 
William M Brown
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