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Adelaide Hesser Brown Denmead
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Birth: May 26, 1886
Outagamie County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jan. 27, 1979
Canoga Park
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Taken from The Evening Democrat, January 29, 1979, Page #2:

Mrs. Adelaide Denmead, 92, former Fort Madison resident, died Saturday, January 27, at Canoga Park, Calif.

The former Adelaide Brown, she was born at Appleton, Wis., May 26, 1886.

She was married to Harry Denmead, who preceded her in death.

Survivors include a son John of Canoga Park; and seven grandchildren.

A son David preceded her in death.

The body will be brought to Marshalltown for burial.


Wife of Harry K. Denmead. Vice-President of Artisian Ice Company of Fort Madison, IA.

Adelaide Hesser Brown Denmead was born in Ft. Madison, Ia. to Augustus Palmer Brown (b. 1854) and Sussanna Hesser (b. 1863). They married in 1885.

Granddaughter of Daniel T. Brown (1822-1906) and Maria D. Foster (b. 1827), married in 1845.

Granddaughter of Frederick Hesser Jr. (1819-80) and Susanna Everhart (1825-1905), married in 1848.

Great-granddaughter of William Brown (1779-1859) and Polly (d. 1849), married in 1800.

Great-granddaughter of Frederick Hesser and Mary Reed Boyer.

Gg-grandaughter of Ebenezer Foster and Hannah Parlin (1740-1808), married in 1757.

Gg-granddaughter of Benjamin Brown (1749-1821) who served as quartermaster and commanded a company in Col. Michael Jackson's regiment, 1777. Ohio pension, 1818. He was born in Worcester Co., Mass; and died in Washington Co, Oh.

Samuel Brown (1758-1841) was placed on pension in 1831 for service as a private, Massachusetts state troops. He was born in Worcester Co. Mass., died in Washington Co., Ohio.

Ebenezer Foster (1733-1811) was an adjutant of the Worcester County militia, 1776. Born in Salem and died in Oakham, Mass.

Frederick Hesser (1763-1851) entered the army as a drummer at 13 and served 4 enlistments during the war.

Source: National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution. Lineage Books of the Charter Members of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Vol. I-CLII (152).

Family links: 
  Augustus Palmer Brown (1854 - 1924)
  Susanna Hesser Brown (1863 - 1932)
  Harry K Denmead (1883 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Riverside Cemetery
Marshall County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Denmead Mausoleum
Created by: SE Iowa Historian
Record added: Feb 29, 2008
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May The Lord bless you and keep you. May The Lord shine His face upon you and be gracious unto you. May The Lord lift up His countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen!
- Gerhardt Leffler
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- SE Iowa Historian
 Added: Feb. 29, 2008

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