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Minnie May Perry Brous
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Birth: Mar. 16, 1865
Saint Helens
Columbia County
Oregon, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1948
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Death takes Minnie Brous

Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Peninsula funeral home for Mrs. Minnie May Brous, 83, daughter of of one of Oregon's earliest woman doctors.

Mrs. Brous died Thursday following an illness of three months duration. Interment will be in the family plot at River View cemetery with Rev. James Sykes, pastor of University Park Congregational church, officiating.

Mrs. Brous was the daughter of Dr. Elizabeth "Aunty" Perry who first came to Oregon in 1845. She was born at St. Helens, Or., on March 16, 1865. She was the sole living charter member of University Park Congregational church.

Daughter, son survive

Mrs. Brous resided at 1429 S. W. 14th avenue. Survivors include a daughter, Lealah Van Vlerah, Portland, and a son, Elmo P. Brous of Vernonia, Or.

Mrs. Brous's mother was a member of a party which landed more than a century ago at Linnton, at the end of a long journey by barge down the Columbia River.

In November, 1945, a stone and bronze memorial was unveiled by two of the doctor's grandchildren at McBride school, St. Helens, first of a series of permanent monuments to be set up along the route of the Old Oregon Trail.

The Oregonian, Monday, July 5, 1948, p7, col3, sec1

BROUS - Minnie May, aged 83, late of Imperial Arms apt., 1429 SW 14th. Mother of Elmo P. Brous, Vernonia; Lelah Van Vlerah, Portland, and the late Dr. C. E. Brous. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 6, 2 p.m. at Mikeworth's Peninsula Funeral Home, 3018 N. Lombard. Vault interment River View Cemetery. MU 8422.

The Oregonian, Monday, July 5, 1948, p2, col7, sec2

Name: Jacob E. Brous
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Jan 1888
Event Place: Columbia County, Oregon, United States
Birthplace: of Columbia County, Oregon
Spouse's Name: Minnie M. Perry
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Birthplace: of Columbia County, Oregon
Note: couple marriage place: house of Mrs. Elizabeth/Perry;
Reference ID: BkA p193
GS Film Number: 1839171
Digital Folder Number: 004156722
Image Number: 00446

Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975
Family links: 
  Francis Perry (1818 - 1886)
  Elizabeth M Crandol Perry (1827 - 1910)
  Jacob Else Brous (1858 - 1911)
  Cecil Else Brous (1890 - 1945)*
  Ruth M. Brous (1892 - 1903)*
  Lealah M Brous VanVlerah (1894 - 1949)*
  Elmo Perry Brous (1895 - 1962)*
  Francis C Perry (1844 - 1916)*
  Mary Ruhama Perry Whittle (1847 - 1873)*
  Oliver Thomas Perry (1848 - 1879)*
  Rebecca A Perry Galloway (1857 - 1933)*
  Annie Bell Perry (1862 - 1889)*
  Minnie May Perry Brous (1865 - 1948)
  Newton A Perry (1867 - 1938)*
  George W Perry (1870 - 1946)*
*Calculated relationship
River View Cemetery
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Created by: Christina
Record added: Oct 03, 2008
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Minnie May <i>Perry</i> Brous
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Minnie May <i>Perry</i> Brous
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