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Elizabeth T. Rooney Brown

  • Birth 31 Mar 1854 Wakefield, Outaouais Region, Quebec, Canada
  • Death 30 Aug 1936 Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 64383142

Sept. 10, 1936 Herald
Mrs. Eliza T. Brown Buried
Services Held At St. Paul's Church
Thursday Morning Largely
Attended
Funeral services for Mrs. Eliza Brown, pioneer resident of Stearns County who passed away in this city on August 30th, were held in St. Paul's Catholic Church Thursday, September 3, and the thronged church together with the hundreds of people who viewed the remains at her home attested to the love and esteem in which the lady was held.
A Solemn Requiem High Mass was celebrated. Rt. Rev. Monsignor August Plachta, Rector Mayer, of Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church was Deacon of the Mass and Reverend Vincent Fettgather, of Brooten, Minn. was Subdeacon of the Mass. the funeral sermon was preached by Rt. Rev. Monsignor Plachta.
The three priests accompanied the remains to Calvary Cemetery where the Ritual for the Dead was recited.
Mrs. Eliza T. Brown was born near Ottawa, Canada, March 21st, 1856. Her father was John Rooney. Her mother's maiden name was Eleanor Tracy. More than 70 years ago, she came with her parents to what is now the Padua district in this county. Here later the young lady was married to John A. Brown and with him built up the farm known today as the Old Brown Farm. On this farm their ten children were born.
Besides the ten children the deceased is survived by one sister, Mrs. Catherine McKenna, Seattle,Wa., and by thirty-one grand children and seven great grand children.
The active pall bearers were Mr. Thomas Kinsella and the following nephews of the deceased: George and Frank Brown, William Riley, Joseph Egan and Frank Hoffman.
Honorary pall bearers were Dr. J.A.Dubois, J.F. Cooper, O.W. Winslow, William M. P?, Henry Borgmann all of Sauk Centre and Mr. Charles Riley, Sedan. Minnesota --- Contributed by: Timothy Ahles


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  • Created by: Jeanne
  • Added: 18 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 64383142
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elizabeth T. Rooney Brown (31 Mar 1854–30 Aug 1936), Find A Grave Memorial no. 64383142, citing Calvary Cemetery, Sauk Centre, Stearns County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Jeanne (contributor 47223330) .