Wilmer Brown

Wilmer Brown

Birth
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 May 1874 (aged 34)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA
Plot Block A, Lot 6
Memorial ID 93358844 · View Source
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Santa Cruz Sentinel - May 30, 1874

Death of Wilmer Brown

Mr. Wilmer Brown, a younger brother of Capt. Albert Brown, died in San Francisco on Tuesday last, aged 34 years. He was at the time a resident of Santa Cruz, but for some years made his home in Nevada. He was a young man of brilliant promise and amiable qualities. He occupied a seat in the Nevada Legislature during one session of that body. He had been in declining health for a long time, suffering from an acute bronchial affliction. A few weeks ago he returned to Santa Cruz on a visit to his brother and in the hope that this climate would offer him some relief. He subsequently returned to San Francisco, where he died from hemorrhage of the lungs. On Wednesday his body was brought here by his brother, and the funeral took place yesterday from the residence of Mr. R.C. Kirby. The Rev. Mr. Willey officiated. The deceased served as soldier n the ranks of the Union Army during the war, and the few ex soldiers having their home in Santa Cruz testified their respect for their deceased comrade by following the remains to the grave.

(Information from Santa Cruz Public Library - Old Soldiers: Santa Cruz County Civil War Veterans)


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  • Created by: Jo Frederiksen
  • Added: 9 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93358844
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wilmer Brown (8 Apr 1840–26 May 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93358844, citing Santa Cruz Memorial Park, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz County, California, USA ; Maintained by Jo Frederiksen (contributor 47253879) .