Perry C. Brown

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Perry C. Brown

Birth
Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Mar 1927 (aged 68)
Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Burial Holton, Ripley County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 149703459 · View Source
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Perry C. Brown was the son of Nathaniel Brown (December 4,1827 to December 4, 1897), and his wife Perildia (Lovell) Brown (1824 to January 9, 1892).

Perry married Missouri (Wortman) Brown (February 14, 1895 to July 28,1942) Daughter of Richard Wortman and Almyra (Painter) Wortman on November 2, 1888 in Jefferson County, Indiana.

They had the following Children:
Elza Glenn Brown June 16, 1893 to October 24, 1958
TWIN: Grant Brown October 10, 1895 to October 24, 1958
TWIN: Floyd Bernice Brown October 10, 1895 to October 10, 1918 (U.S. soldier killed in France in World War I)
Cora Maree Brown September 10, 1900 to March 16, 1901 - Died age 6 months and 6 days
Carl M Brown born about 1904
Herbert Brown June 15, 1905 to June 19, 1938
born about 1907
Lizzie Belle Brown December 25, 1907 to February 19. 1981

On Lizzie Belle Brown's birth certificate, it shows that she was the eight child born of this mother, of which two were still living.

There is one family story that Perry was killed when he jumped from a truck to retrieve his hat that had blown off. This coincides with his death certificate, Indiana Certificate # 8930 for his death at 10 AM on March 31, 1927, which shows the cause of death as: "Crushed by a truck Auto Truck passed over his right hip, lower abdomen"

Perry's location in the cemetery was confirmed by his death certificate and the HOLTON CEMETERY LIST

No dates are shown for his stone, it is presumed he is next to the grave of his wife Missouri Brown. Sons Grant, Floyd and Herbert are also in the Holton Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Darrell Haynes
  • Added: 23 Jul 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 149703459
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Perry C. Brown (28 Dec 1858–31 Mar 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 149703459, citing Holton Cemetery, Holton, Ripley County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Darrell Haynes (contributor 48522855) .