|Birth: ||Nov. 24, 1824|
|Death: ||Mar. 3, 1907|
Cainsville News, Mar 7, 1908
Albert Brown, an old and highly respected citizen of Clay township, Harrison County, Mo., died at his home in Akron, March 3, 1907. The life of this good man was a very remarkable one as will be seen by the sketch which follows that was handed to the writer by the relatives of the deceased at the M. E. church at Akron, where the funeral was preached March 5, to a large and sympathizing congregation of relatives and friends using as a text 1st Cor., 15, chapter and 55 verse.
May God abundantly bless the aged companion and sorrowing children and friends is the prayer of their friend and brother.
---- V. M. Harper
Albert Brown was born in Pike county, Ohio, November the 24th, 1824 and died March the 3rd, 1907, aged 82 years, 3 months and 9 days. Deceased came to Muscatine, Iowa in 1847 and was married to Elizabeth A. Hayman in that place May 5th, 1850. They moved to Clay township, Harrison County, Missouri in May 1856 and have lived in the same township ever since, has resided on the same spot of ground for 48 years. To this union was born 7 children, all of whom are now living.
Known children Myrtle and Annie Zella
In 1864 he enlisted in the army and served to the end of the war, since then he has lived a quiet retiring life. He came to this country in an early day and has seen this country develop from a will uncivilized country to what it is now. He was a man that took a great deal of interest in education having served 40 years continuously as a school director. The latch string of his door was always long on the outside and no one was ever turned away from his door. He lived in Clay township 51 years and never was known to have a law suit. His only religion was Charity backed by the golden rule.
Elizabeth A. Hayman Brown (1829 - 1915)
Arizona Diane Brown Bunney (1860 - 1907)*
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Record added: Jul 15, 2007
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