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Nellie "Nel" Matson Brown
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1877
Putnam County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 2, 1941
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

The Oklahoman, Sunday, Aug 3, 1941: --Mrs Nell Matson Brown, Sister of Former State Official, Dies--Mrs Nel Matson Brown, 63 years old, sister of late Judge Smith C Matson, assistant state attorney general and for many years judge of the criminal court of appeals, died Saturday at St Anthonys Hospital of complications which developed following a hernia operation nine days ago.

For the past two years, Mrs Brown has been house mother for Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity at DePauw University, Green Castle IN, and had made her home during the summers with a daughter, Mrs Jack Harback, 324 NW 26 St.

She was born Oct 27, 1877 at Greencastle and came to Oklahoma City in 1932, making her home here until 1939. She lived many years in Chicago and was wife of the late Charles Walter Brown, writer and newspaperman in Chicago.

Mrs Brown was a Christian Scientist. Besides her daughter, survivors include a 5 month old granddaughter. Arrangements will be announced by Street & Draper Funeral Home.

Husband: Charles E Brown, according to daughter's obituary

Daughter: Beatrice Brown Harback, b. 1910 IL

1900 census, Mary N Matson 22 IN, living with her father, Courtland Matson in Greencastle, IN

1910 census, living in Chicago, Cook Co IL: Charles W Brown 40 US, Nellie Brown 30 Indiana, Mary Matson 21 US

1930 census, living in Greencastle, IN with her brother, Reese Matson: Nellie M Brown 52 IN, Beatrice Brown 19 IL MO IN.

1940 census, living in Greencastle, IN: Nellie M Brown 62 IN (fraternity house mother)
Family links: 
  Courtland Cushing Matson (1841 - 1915)
  Mary Nelson Farrow Matson (1851 - 1893)
  Beatrice Brown Harback (1910 - 1994)*
  Smith Corbin Matson (1872 - 1936)*
  Rees Farrow Matson (1874 - 1937)*
  Nellie Matson Brown (1877 - 1941)
  Mary Lydia Nelson Farrow Brown (1877 - 1906)*
*Calculated relationship
Rose Hill Burial Park
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Nov 10, 2012
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Nellie Nel <i>Matson</i> Brown
Added by: Janet LaMotte
Nellie Nel <i>Matson</i> Brown
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