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Herbert Pringle Brown, Sr
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Birth: 1869
Illinois, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1950
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA

Herbert Pringle Brown, Sr. headed for Alaska in his youth and spent some time prospecting for gold in the Klondike. He returned and married Della Middlesworth at Tower Hill, Shelby Co., ILLinois. They came to Huntington to settle in 1900. He came here to be the Manager of the Armour Meat Company's new branch house here in town. He later worked as a salesman for Sehon-Stevenson Grocery Company and later opened an ice cream store that would evolve into the BonTon Restaurant. His work in sales would take him down to Logan on the train where he would rent a horse to make his rounds. They lived at 510 5th Avenue, in fact he built the house there in 1902-03 and they lived there until their deaths. They had a Mrs. Henson who worked for them for years as domestic help in the home. She lived in Harveytown. 
 
Burial:
Woodmere Memorial Park
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Plot: Section M, Lot 49, Grave #2.
 
Created by: David L. Bush
Record added: Aug 17, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9332775
Herbert Pringle Brown, Sr
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Herbert Pringle Brown, Sr
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Herbert Pringle Brown, Sr
Added by: David L. Bush
 
 
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Rest In Peace And God Bless
- Ginny Babb
 Added: Nov. 18, 2004
Rest in peace
- Debbie Queen Lewis
 Added: Aug. 26, 2004
Rest in Peace Sir. I've heard a lot about you from your granddaughter, Ruth Ann Brown, I am looking forward to meeting you under the shade of the trees on the other side of the river. I'd like to know more about your trip to the Klondike?


- David L. Bush
 Added: Aug. 17, 2004
 
 
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