|Birth: ||May 24, 1873|
|Death: ||Dec., 1948|
Mary Salmans Brown is the 4th of 5 children of Sara Ann Salmans and James Nelson Brown. First Married to Martin Owen on Oct 7 1893 in Arapahoe County Colorado and divorced Apr 1907. They had 1 known child, Clarence Almond Owen born May 19 1895 in Ogden, KS. On Dec 25 1907 at Wilsey, Kansas she married Walter Leon Bunning. They had 3 known children per census records: Lester Leon Bunning born Nov 11 1908 in Morris County KS , Jessie Bunning born about 1910 in Morris County KS and Sarah L. Bunning born about 1913, Morris County KS.
Obituary from the White City Register, Published December 22, 1949 contributed by K.T. found on the Genealogy Trails Website:
Mary Salmans Brown, daughter of James N. and Sarah Jane Brown was born near Rossville, Vermillion, Ill., on May 24, 1873. She was one of five children. When six years of age her mother died and the five children were then taken to the home of their grandfather Salmans. In the year 1880 the family moved to Larned, Ks. Mary lived with her grandparents until she was 16 years of age.
In 1893 Miss Brown was united in marriage to Martin Owen. To this union one son, Clarence A. Owen, was born, May 19, 1895 at Ogden, Ks.
On Dec. 25, 1907, Mrs. Owen was united to marriage to Leon Bunning at Wilsey, Ks. One son was born to this union in White City, which was their home from the date of their marriage.
When fourteen years of age Mrs. Bunning became a member of the Methodist church in Burdette, Ks. In 1908 she was received by letter into the Presbyterian church in this city.
Those that remain to mourn her passing are two sons, Clarence A. Owen of Kansas City, Mo., and Lester L. Bunning of Wichita, two grandsons, one greatgrand daughter and many friends.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Dec. 21 and interment was in White City cemetery.
James Nelson Brown (1840 - 1927)
Walter Leon Bunning (1866 - 1936)
Clarence Almond Owen (1896 - 1967)*
Mary Salmans Brown Owen Bunning (1873 - 1948)
Sara Jane Brown Atkinson-Whitehead (1875 - 1965)*
White City Cemetery
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