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 Adelaide Hesser <I>Brown</I> Denmead

Adelaide Hesser Brown Denmead

Appleton, Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 27 Jan 1979 (aged 92)
Canoga Park, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Marshalltown, Marshall County, Iowa, USA
Plot Denmead Mausoleum
Memorial ID 24958502 · View Source
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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).

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  • Created by: SE Iowa Historian
  • Added: 29 Feb 2008
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