Helen Elizabeth “Ellen” Brown

Helen Elizabeth “Ellen” Brown

California, USA
Death 21 Feb 1945 (aged 69)
San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, USA
Plot Odd Fellows Plot 156
Memorial ID 66202196 · View Source
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Age 69

Ellen was born in Columbia to Sweden-born James Brown and New York native Elisabeth Gould. She was their eldest child of nine. Her siblings were Charles A., William A., Henrietta L., Laura G., Lillian C., Edith A. and two others. Her father was a successful miner.

After her father's death, Ellen helped support the family by working as a stenographer.

After her mother's death, she moved to San Francisco.

Christian Science services were held at the Burden Chapel on a Saturday morning for Miss Helen Elizabeth Brown, a native of Columbia, who passed away in San Francisco the previous Wednesday evening.

A resident of San Francisco for many years, Miss Brown was survived by a brother, Charles Brown of Sonora; four sisters, Mrs. C. H. Heim of San Francisco, Mrs. J. Clooney of Oakland, Mrs. George Griffin of Sonora and Mrs Robert Thom of Sonora.

Interment was in the Odd Fellows section of Columbia Cemetery.

Links of her siblings are listed below with the exceptions of:

James Henry Brown b 1862 San Francisco Calif, d 26 Aug 1905 San Francisco California

William Andrew Brown b 30 June 1871 Columbia Tuolumne Calif. d 12 Feb 1917 San Francisco Calif.


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  • Maintained by: Terri Rickert
  • Originally Created by: One Moment at a Time
  • Added: 26 Feb 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 66202196
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Elizabeth “Ellen” Brown (7 Dec 1875–21 Feb 1945), Find a Grave Memorial no. 66202196, citing Columbia Odd Fellows Cemetery, Columbia, Tuolumne County, California, USA ; Maintained by Terri Rickert (contributor 47990106) .