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 Ross Charles Browning

Ross Charles Browning

Birth
Barre, Washington County, Vermont, USA
Death 26 Mar 1899 (aged 76)
Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, USA
Burial Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Lot 1433, grave 7
Memorial ID 77425536 · View Source
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Death: March 26, 1899, Ross C Browning; an old resident of Llewellyn Park, West Orange, NJ, died Sunday at Jacksonville, Fla., from pneumonia. He is survived by a widow, two sons, and a daughter. Mr. Browning was born in Barre, VT in 1833 (note: type on birth date., s/b/ 1822); and was graduated at the Liberal Institute at Lebanon, NH. later teaching school for several years in Sussex County, NJ. He then entered the employ of the Erie Railroad at Piermont-on-the-Hudson, and in 1859 formed a partership with the late Alvin J. Johnson, under the name of Johnson & Browning, and published an Atlas of the world. Mr Browning lived in Richmond, Va, and managed the Southern business, and when the war broke out with difficulty got through the lines with his family. The printing presses were left behind and were afterward used by the Confederate Government for printing its notes and bonds. During the war Mr Browning was an ardent Union man, and at the time of the draft riots in New York, closed his establishment, and with his employes, joined the special police force. After the war Mr. Browning engaged in the manufacture of clothes wringers, and in 1892 sold out to a syndicate and retired from business. He had lived in Llewellyn Park since 1865. The New York Times, March 28, 1899

BROWNING. - at Jacksonville, Fla., on March 26, 1899, Ross C Browning, aged 77 years.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at his late residence, Llewellyn Park, West Orange, NJ on Thursday, March 30, at 3 p.m. Carriages in waiting at Orange Station on arrival of train leaving New york (D., L. and W. R. R.) at 2 p.m.
The New York Times, Published March 29, 1899.


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  • Created by: Txbluebell4
  • Added: 1 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 77425536
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ross Charles Browning (8 Sep 1822–26 Mar 1899), Find A Grave Memorial no. 77425536, citing Rosedale Cemetery, Orange, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Txbluebell4 (contributor 47307097) .