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Maria Ann Elder Brown
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Birth: Mar. 22, 1858
Illinois, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 1934
Republic County
Kansas, USA

Ann Elder was born in Illinois, March 22, 1858, and passed away at Belleville, Kansas, June 25, 1934, at the age of 79 years, three months, and three days.

She came to Kansas with her parents in 1866 and settled near Clyde in Elk Creek township where she grew to womanhood.

She was united in marriage to John Brown during the late seventies. To this union were born seven children, three of whom preceded their mother in death. The surviving children are John of Munden; Arthur of Glasco; Mary Kasparek of Lodgepole, Nebr.; and Wallace of Topeka. She is also survived by a niece, Mrs. Jane Karney of Cuba.

Funeral services were held at the Bachelor Funeral Parlors in Belleville, Wednesday, June 27, conducted by Rev. Clem Brown.

Burial was made in the Willoughby cemetery.

Source: Cuba Tribune (Cuba, Kansas), June 28, 1934, page 1.
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According to census records, both Ann Elder Brown's parents were born in Ireland, and her husband John Brown was born in Scotland. Ann and John stated in the 1900 census that they had been married 20 years. 
Family links: 
  Samuel Elder (1820 - 1902)
  John Brown (1846 - 1911)
  Arthur Brown (1880 - 1958)*
  John Knox Brown (1884 - 1966)*
  Mary Jane Brown Kasparek (1885 - 1984)*
  Hattie Brown (1890 - 1891)*
*Calculated relationship
Willoughby Cemetery
Republic County
Kansas, USA
Created by: Genevieve
Record added: Sep 19, 2012
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Maria Ann <i>Elder</i> Brown
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Maria Ann <i>Elder</i> Brown
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Rest in peace, Ann Elder.
- Genevieve
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012

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