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Rebecca Virginia Wright Brownlee
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Birth: Jun. 11, 1870
Augusta County
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1947
Augusta County
Virginia, USA


Mrs. Rebecca Wright Brownlee, 76, died Sunday morning at her home on the Middlebrook Road following a month's illness. She was born Jun 11, 1870 in Augusta County, a daughter of James S. and Hannah Peaco Wright.

Surviving are one son, J. Frank, at home; two stepsons, Wallace M. Brownlee, Philadelphia, and William A. Brownlee, Staunton; nine grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two sisters, Mrs. Bell Dickenson, Greenfield, and Mrs. W.N. Myers, two brothers, Huston W. and Calvin W. Wright, all of Staunton.

Her husband, William H. Brownlee, died last August.

Funeral services will be held from Hebron Presbyterian Church, of which she was a member. Burial will be in Thornrose Cemetery.

Staunton News Leader -- Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia -- March 18, 1947 -- Page #3 -- Tuesday.

Additional Information

Her full name was Adaline Rebecca Virginia Wright. She was first married to Franklin Carr. She had a daughter Irene (Carr) Smith who is not mentioned in this obituary. She is listed as a widow on the 1900 Census with 1 child living. Her second marriage was to William Henry Brownlee Jr. in 1907. J. Frank in the obituary is John Franklin Brownlee her son from this marriage. Wallace and William Brownlee are sons of William Henry Brownlee Jr.'s (1st) marriage.
Family links: 
  James Samuel Wright (1820 - 1887)
  Hannah Virginia Peaco Wright (1847 - 1902)
  William Henry Brownlee (1863 - 1946)*
  Irene Carr Smith (1891 - 1935)*
  James Franklin Brownlee (1908 - 1967)*
*Calculated relationship
Thornrose Cemetery
Staunton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 13
Maintained by: Sgt Daxter
Originally Created by: JMB
Record added: Jul 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39105660
Rebecca Virginia <i>Wright</i> Brownlee
Added by: JMB
Rebecca Virginia <i>Wright</i> Brownlee
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- Sgt Daxter
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012

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