Martha Ruth <I>Birdsall</I> Brown

Martha Ruth Birdsall Brown

Birth
Ontario, Canada
Death 8 Mar 1909 (aged 80)
Malahide, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Burial Dunboyne, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada
Memorial ID 107493570 · View Source
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The death occurred at Dunboyne, on Monday Mar. 8th of Martha Ruth Birdsell, wive of Nicholas C. Brown, in her 81st year. The deceased lady came of U. E. Loyalist stock, her father Jacob Birdsell being for many years a miller in Bayham. She married Nicholas C. Brown about 30 years ago and since has lived near Dunboyne, where she was highly respecdted. The late Mrs. Brown has been ailing for some time past, her death therefore not being entirely unexpected. The funeral, which was attended by a large number of the friends and relatives of the deceased, took place yesterday at 2 P. M. to the Dunboyne cemetery.

NCB diary, Mon. 8 March 1909, "Wife passed away 8 oclock ev." Tue. 9 March, "Pay off Nurse. Fixing for funeral." Wed. 10 March, "Wifes Funeral aged 86 years and eight days."

For an explanation of the special gravestones of the wives of Nicholas Carter Brown see:

http://elgincountyogs.blogspot.com/2008/10/special-gravestones-for-nicholas-c.html


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Entered Into Rest / Martha R. / wife of Nicholas C. BROWN / died/March 8, 1909 / Aged 80 y'rs. 6 mo's & 8 d's.


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  • Created by: Bruce Johnson
  • Added: 29 Mar 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 107493570
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martha Ruth Birdsall Brown (31 Aug 1828–8 Mar 1909), Find a Grave Memorial no. 107493570, citing Dunboyne Cemetery, Dunboyne, Elgin County, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Bruce Johnson (contributor 47661260) .