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Earl Dill Brown
Birth: Apr. 11, 1900
Bell County
Texas, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1969
Bell County
Texas, USA

Earl Dill BROWN (1900-1969) + Lillie Bell (HAGLER) (1901-1988) were married 09 July 1921 in Bell County, Texas. They had only one child, Lillie Marie (BROWN) (1922-1995).

Occupation : Earl was farming when he and Lillie married ; later, began his career with the Santa Fe Railroad by working on the paint gang ; ended his career as a signal maintainer.

As a signal maintainer, Earl would be called any time day or night in the middle of the worst ice, snow, hail, or thunder storm to fix a signal that was malfunctioning. He never complained about the harsh conditions.

Lillie would fix him a thermos of hot coffee and a sack lunch as he set off to fix the problem so the trains could run safely. He used a motorcar powered by his pumping the handle for most of his career. Toward the end of his career, he got a motorized motorcar.

Residences :

Temple, Bell County, Texas
Heidenheimer, Bell County, Texas
San Angelo, Tom Green County, Texas
Milano, Milam County, Texas
Brenham, Washington County, Texas
Lampasas, Lampasas County, Texas
Cameron, Milam County, Texas
Brownwood, Brown County, Texas
Coleman, Coleman County, Texas
Temple, Bell County, Texas (was born and died here)

Family links: 
  Edgar Daniel Brown (1870 - 1952)
  Milah Marlou Bradley Brown (1873 - 1955)
  Lillie Bell Hagler Brown (1901 - 1988)*
  Lillie Marie Brown Smith (1922 - 1995)*
  Marsh Ivy Brown (1894 - 1958)*
  Eddie Garnet Brown (1896 - 1897)*
  Earl Dill Brown (1900 - 1969)
  Nita Lucille Brown Gunn (1908 - 1996)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The engraver initially spelled his middle name "Bill" with a "B". The family had that changed to the correct spelling of "Dill" with a "D".
Little River-Wilson Valley Cemetery
Little River
Bell County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 36, Row 13, Lot 6, Space 4
Maintained by: Barbara Hunter
Originally Created by: Wilma Deaver Easley
Record added: Jun 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71358434
Earl Dill Brown
Added by: Scott Shiplett
Earl Dill Brown
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Joe D. Deaver
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- Barbara Hunter
 Added: Oct. 1, 2011
This page is sponsored by: Barbara Hunter

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