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Elizabeth Gertrude Turnage Brown
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Birth: Oct. 23, 1898
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 27, 1970
Rockingham
Richmond County
North Carolina, USA

Elizabeth Gertrude Turnage was the daughter of John William Turnage and his wife Emma Eliza Briley of Pitt County, NC. She was a telephone operator in Greenville, NC when she met Wilmot Brown who was a railroad clerk in Hamlet, NC. On 11 Dec 1920 she became the bride of Wilmot Brown in Greenville, NC. They returned to Hamlet, NC where they raised five children, Elizabeth Tilghman, Wilmot Jr, Thomas A, Emily Lois Pearce and Pat Gibson Johnson.
"Gertrude was a firm but loving mother. She was active in the TEL SS class at First Baptist Church, Hamlet, NC. She had economic ability which grew out of raising five children during the years of the depresssion with a husband who was out of work for 2 yrs."

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 Parents:
  John William Turnage (1867 - 1958)
  Emma Eliza Briley Turnage (1860 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Wilmot Ernest Brown (1899 - 1977)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Gertrude Brown Tilghman (1921 - 2008)*
  Wilmot Ernest Brown (1923 - 2005)*
  Emily Lois Brown Pearce (1930 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Loyal Earl Turnage (1894 - 1971)*
  Elizabeth Gertrude Turnage Brown (1898 - 1970)
  Samuel Isaac Turnage (1898 - 1947)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richmond County Memorial Park
Rockingham
Richmond County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: John Evans
Record added: Dec 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62944421
Elizabeth Gertrude <i>Turnage</i> Brown
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Elizabeth Gertrude <i>Turnage</i> Brown
Added by: Richard Curry
 
Elizabeth Gertrude <i>Turnage</i> Brown
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 Added: Jun. 6, 2013
 
 
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