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John Brown
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1810
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 1, 1894
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Oregon Pioneer,
Arrived Eugene, OT, 1852 Wagon Train

Obituary for John Brown:
January 2, 1894
"Another one of the pioneers of Lane county and the state of Oregon has passed away. Last evening, at 9:15 o'clock, John Brown died as his residence in this city, of paralysis and the la grippe, aged 83 years and 6 days. Uncle Johnny Brown, as he was familiarly called by all, was born in Tennessee, December 26, 1810; was married to Mary Graham in Missouri, in the year 1835; came to Oregon in 1852 settling on a farm near Irving; moved to Eugene in 1870, where he has since continuously resided. Six children are left to mourn his death: Thomas Brown of Eugene, John Brown of Pendleton,Mrs. Sarah J. Beal of Pendleton, Jackson Brown of Creswell***, and Mrs. Mary M. Bucknell of Iowa, besides many relatives and friends. His wife died on Christmas day four years ago, while one of his sons, Benjamin, died on New Years day, 1858. Mr. Brown united with the old school Baptist Church in 1869, and was a consistent member of the same until his death. He received a severe fall the 6th day of last July, and since that time had been confined to his bed in a helpless condition. John Brown was respected by every one who knew him as he was an honest, kind, charitable citizen. When such a man dies the people mourn his loss.
The funeral will take place from his late residence, corner Eighth and Lincoln streets, Wednesday morning, Jan. 8 at 11 o'clock, to the Mulkey cemetary. Friends of the family are respectfully invited to attend."
--p. 129, Oregon Pioneers, volume 3

*** NOTE: John Brown did not have a child named Jackson Brown. This should have read "Mrs. Berrilla Brown Jackson" of Creswell.

Diary of John Brown

Donation Land Claim, DLC #1653
River Road, North of Beacon Dr, Luckey Ln,
Luper Cemetery, East to Willamette River,
Much of present day Thistledown Farm
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Brokenberry Brown (1787 - 1872)
  Elizabeth Allison Brown (1790 - 1850)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Eleanor Graham Brown (1820 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  George B. Brown (1837 - 1852)*
  Elizabeth Brown Vallely (1838 - 1858)*
  Thomas Brown (1841 - 1917)*
  Rosanna Brown Wilcox (1846 - 1891)*
  John Daniel Brown (1849 - 1928)*
  Sarah Jane Brown Beale (1856 - 1917)*
  Berrilla Brown (1859 - 1931)*
  Mary Malena Brown Bucknell (1861 - 1931)*
 
 Siblings:
  Polly Brown Campbell (1806 - 1851)*
  Mary Elizabeth Brown Brookshier (1808 - 1839)*
  William G Brown (1809 - 1879)*
  John Brown (1810 - 1894)
  Frances Brown Smith (1813 - 1872)*
  Thomas Ashley Brown (1815 - 1899)*
  James Daniel Brown (1822 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mulkey Cemetery
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Unmarked - Possibly Plot 28
 
Maintained by: Gary Mertz
Originally Created by: Tami K.
Record added: Apr 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36409567
John Brown
Added by: Susan Saul
 
John Brown
Added by: Gary Mertz
 
John Brown
Added by: Gary Mertz
 
 
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- Gary Mertz
 Added: Aug. 11, 2012
 
 
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