|Birth: ||Jul. 9, 1822|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1897|
John L Brown
Mr John L Brown who for many years was superintendent of the paving of the streets in Baltimore, died of consumption Saturday at the Maryland General Hospital after an illness of four months.
He was seventy four years old and was born in Albany N.Y. His education was received in the public schools and the city college of that city, and shortly after his graduation he received an appointment as assistant libarian of the State Libary of N.Y. which he held for four years.
In 1852 during President Pierce's administration he interested himself in the movement to erect a monument to Washingtion by popular subscription, and was appointed general subscription agent for Maryland.
Shortly after coming to Baltimore he married Miss Ellen Hodgkinson. They has five children all of whom are living.
His first wife died and two years ago he married a Miss France who survives him.
He was appointed superintendent of paving of streets nineteen years ago.
Before that he was in the stone business and supplied the stone for a number of large buildings in Baltimore. He superintended the building of Druid Lake and laid the first belgian block used on the Streets of Baltimore. For the past year he had been living in retirement at his home, 1130 North Calhoun Street
Baltimore Sun Feb 28 1897
James Brown (1768 - 1856)
Isabella Swan Brown (1779 - 1853)
Eleanor Hodgkinson Brown (1822 - 1891)
Mary Isabelle Brown Stewart (1848 - 1929)*
John Thomas Brown (1850 - 1919)*
Alexander Winchester Brown (1852 - 1919)*
George Clements Burns Brown (1853 - 1855)*
Charles Powers Brown (1858 - 1862)*
Plot: Area T Lot 180
Maintained by: Tina McKee
Originally Created by: Dorothy Schwemmer
Record added: May 26, 2012
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