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John Dorsey Brown, Sr
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1881
Anderson County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1939
Nogales
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA

John Dorsey Brown,Sr. was born in Rock Mills, Anderson, South Carolina to William Henry Brown and Margaret A. Hatcher/Brown and was the oldest of 6 children. Around 1906-07 he went to work for the Arizona Eastern Railroad and made his home in Arizona. He earned a diploma from the International Correspondence School of Scanton, Pennsylvania on 9th Sept 1915 for Electrial Lighting and Railways and also helped build the Coolidge Dam. He married Merna Margaret Williamson 28 August 1916 and they moved to their new home in Globe, Gila County, Arizona. To this union a son was born, John Dorsey Brown, Jr. in 1917. John Sr. was a hard working man of moral integrity, of medium height and build with dark hair and blue eyes. He died at the young age of 58 in Nogales, Arizona from cancer. 
 
Note: Many documents say that John Dorsey Brown Sr. was actually born in 1882 not 1881 as headstone suggests
 
Burial:
Black Oak Cemetery
Canelo
Santa Cruz County
Arizona, USA
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Maintained by: Georgea Sharkey
Originally Created by: Layla
Record added: Aug 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6728392
John Dorsey Brown, Sr
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John Dorsey Brown, Sr
Added by: Georgea Sharkey
 
John Dorsey Brown, Sr
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- Layla
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