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Jeremiah C Brown
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Birth: Mar. 4, 1831
Stanstead
Quebec, Canada
Death: Jan. 14, 1906
Ada County
Idaho, USA

Jeremiah C Brown, aged 75 years, died at 11:30 Sunday night at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Harry J. Sims. The funeral will occur at 3 pm this afternoon from the Episcopal church. The body will be interred in Morris Hill cemetery beside the body of his wife who died here in 1897. He was born in Illinois (sic - he was born in Canada) and in 1850 at age 19 crossed the plains to California. Placer mining for 14 years, then returned to Illinois. West again in 1865, settling in Nebraska. Nine years later, to Evanston, Wyoming (mayor; thence to Reno, Nevada (sheriff, Washoe county), thence to Idaho. Judge at Logan County, later Lincoln County. Judge Brown's grandfather (sic - it was his great grandfather) served R.W.; 2 brothers killed in Civil war. A son of the deceased, Harry A Brown, of Shoshone, arrived last night to be at the funeral. [Vol. 22 - 52, 19 Jan. 1906 - digital copy on file] He was the eldest son of James H and Betsey Ann Copp Brown. He served in the Civil war along with his brother, Ira M Putney, Jr. and the two brothers who died; he married Sarah Rowley in 1867 in Nebraska. She died in 1897. Jeremiah was the father of Harry Abel Brown & Florence Anna Brown who married Harry Jones Sims (Syms). 
 
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 Parents:
  James H Brown (1803 - 1884)
  Betsey Ann Copp Brown (1807 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Brown (1849 - 1897)
 
 Siblings:
  Eleanor Ann Brown Brooks (1828 - 1905)*
  Jeremiah C Brown (1831 - 1906)
  Annis H Brown Voorhees (1833 - 1899)*
  Harriet Emeline Brown Drew (1835 - 1919)*
  George W Brown (1836 - ____)*
  Jeannette Tremble Brown Voorhees (1837 - 1927)*
  Victoria Louisa Brown Folmer (1843 - 1902)*
  Joshua T Brown (1846 - 1870)*
  Abigail C Brown (1848 - 1848)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
In my Father's house are many mansions.
 
Burial:
Morris Hill Cemetery
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA
 
Created by: Shawdau
Record added: Apr 14, 2010
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Jeremiah C Brown
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Jeremiah C Brown
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Jeremiah C Brown
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What a Life! Thank You for your Service to Our Country, Great-Great Uncle Jeremiah!
- Shawdau
 Added: Sep. 24, 2011
 
 
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