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William Oliver Brown, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1823
Staten Island
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1901
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

William Oliver BROWN Sr. [Parents] was born on 5 Mar 1823 in Castleton, Staten Island, NY. He died on 5 Mar 1901 in Toledo, OH. He was buried in Toledo, OH / Forest Cemetery Sec G. He married Henrietta Deborah BURGER on 1 Jun 1858 in New York City, NY / Episcopal Church of the Holy Communion.

Obituary from the Toledo Blade newspaper: DEATH OF W.O. BROWN, SR. / Was a Pioneer and Prominent in Business Circles / W.O. Brown, Sr., one of the early settlers of this city, died at the home of his son, Walter Brown, in Elkhart, Ind., at 5 o'clock last evening. Mr. Brown was born at Staten Island, N. Y., March 5, 1823, and his death, which was as the result of the infirmities of old age, occurred on the anniversary of his 78th birthday.

He came to Toledo in 1846,and until recently, has been a resident of this city. Mr. Brown was, for a time, connected with C. A. King in the grain business, and also operated a large pork packing establishment.

His slaughter house, one of the largest of that time, was situated near where the Cherry Street bridge ends on the East Side. He was interested in a number of vessels on the lakes, and, in 1848, started in the ship chandler business, which he afterwards sold to M. I. Wilcox.

He was also one of the original members of the old Board of Trade, which afterwards became the present Produce Exchange.

Three children, W. O. Brown, Jr., of Toledo, Walter, of Elkhart, Ind., and Mrs. Frank Klotz, of Chicago, survive Mr. Brown.

The funeral will be held from Trinity church to-morrow afternoon at 2:30 o'clock.

Information on William Oliver BROWN and Henrietta Deborah BURGER Family ancestors courtesy of David Randolph BROWN of Palo Alto, CA.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Brown (1788 - 1838)
  Lucy Hebarts Brown (1794 - 1872)
 
 Spouse:
  Henrietta Deborah Burger Brown (1825 - 1889)
 
 Children:
  Una Brown (1859 - 1862)*
  William Oliver Brown (1861 - 1941)*
  Walter Brown (1862 - 1923)*
  Herbert Cutway Brown (1865 - 1897)*
  Daisy B. Brown Klotz (1867 - 1932)*
  Bessoe Brown (1870 - 1875)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Ann Brown Burger (1814 - 1883)*
  Lucy Brown (1816 - 1816)*
  George F Brown (1817 - 1906)*
  Charles Roland Brown (1819 - 1874)*
  Louisa Maria Brown Montrose (1821 - 1905)*
  William Oliver Brown (1823 - 1901)
  John Henry Brown (1825 - ____)*
  Samuel Hutchins Brown (1827 - 1865)*
  Lucy Amelia Brown (1829 - 1829)*
  Emma Josephine Brown (1830 - ____)*
  Cornelia Brown (1833 - 1834)*
  Albert Hebarts Brown (1835 - 1835)*
  Cordelia Brown (1836 - 1837)*
  Alfred Brown (1838 - 1864)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Husband of Henrietta (Burge) Brown Son of George and Lucy (Hebarts) Brown
 
Burial:
Forest Cemetery
Toledo
Lucas County
Ohio, USA
 
Maintained by: Dr Andree S
Originally Created by: gabbybug
Record added: Nov 09, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8074194
William Oliver Brown, Sr
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RIP great grand uncle
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RIP great grand uncle
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