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Earl Clarence Brown
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1885
Death: Mar. 28, 1934

The 1900 U.S. Federal Census tells us Earl Brown (about 15) was living in Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, USA with his parents, Edward S. and Stella B. Brown, along with his brother Oliver Brown.

The 1910 U.S. Federal Census places Earl Brown in Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA. He has married and is living with his wife, Ethel S. Brown. Currently, he is working as Assistant Engineer at Decatur Bridge Company.

U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Earl Clarence Brown
City: Decatur
County: Macon
State: Illinois
Birth Date: 28 Feb 1885
Race: White

The draft registration cards tells us Earl was 33 years of age and he was a Civil Engineer for Decatur Bridge Company. Earl was married to Ethel Starr Brown. The Registrar's Report tells us Earl was tall with a medium build having blue eyes and light brown hair.

The 1920 U.S. Federal Census places Earl C. and Ethel S. Brown in St. Louis Ward 28, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. They have one daughter, Betty S. Brown living in the household. Earl C. Brown is working as an Structural Engineer.

The 1930 U.S. Federal Census shows Earl C. and Ethel S. Brown living in Clayton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA with their children: Betty S., and Nancy S. Brown. The census also tells us they had two servants, Mary Schornhorst and Wilhelmena Baunker living with them. Earl is now the Vice President of the structural steel plant.

Sandra Taylor FAG #47638418


Funeral services for the late Earl C. Brown, vice president of the Mississippi Valley Structural Steel Co., and former manager of St. Louis plant of the company, who died after a brief illness at his home in St.Louis Wednesday, will be held in Decatur Friday. The body will be brought from St. Louis Friday and burial will be in Fairlawn cemetery.
The Decatur offices of the company will be closed Friday afternoon and the members of the staff will meet the train on which the body will arrive at 3 o'clock. Grave side services will be held at the cemetery.
Mr. Brown lived in Mattoon until he came to Decatur in 1907 and he leaves his wife and two daughters, Miss Nancy Starr Brown of St. Louis and Mrs. Betty Starr Lunn of Oklahoma, his parents, Mrs. & Mrs. E.S. Brown of near Trill, Ill. and two brothers, Wendell Brown of Mattoon and Dr. Oliver C.Brown of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Decatur Revew Thursday Mar 29, 1934 p16 
Family links: 
  Edward Seymour Brown (1864 - 1955)
  Stella B Beals Brown (1866 - 1950)
  Ethel Starr Brown (1886 - 1965)
  Elizabeth Brown Lund (1911 - 2000)*
  Edward Starr Brown (1913 - 1918)*
  Nancy B Brown Inman (1924 - 2011)*
  Earl Clarence Brown (1885 - 1934)
  Robert Wendell Brown (1905 - 1977)*
*Calculated relationship
Fairlawn Cemetery
Macon County
Illinois, USA
Created by: kpet
Record added: Jan 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64271837
Earl Clarence Brown
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Earl Clarence Brown
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Earl Clarence Brown
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Earl Clarence Brown was my 2nd cousin 1x removed. Rest in Peace!
- Sandra Taylor
 Added: Feb. 23, 2014

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