Arthur Claire Brown

12 March 1912–25 October 1986 (Age 74)
Toledo, Lincoln, Oregon, United States

The Life Summary of Arthur Claire

When Arthur Claire Brown was born on 12 March 1912, in Toledo, Lincoln, Oregon, United States, his father, Frederick Elijah Brown, was 38 and his mother, Anna Bryant, was 24. He married Frances Ashna Plunkett on 7 December 1932, in Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States. He lived in Lincoln, Oregon, United States in 1935 and Olalla Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. He died on 25 October 1986, in Camas Valley, Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Corvallis, Benton, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Claire Brown
1912–1986
Frances Ashna Plunkett
1901–1975
Marriage: 7 December 1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1932Albany, Linn, Oregon, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment
    Age 1
    The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
    1917 · The U.S. Army Spruce Production Division
    Age 5
    Thousands of soldiers were assigned to the U.S. Army Spruce Production Division to provide wood for airplanes and ships during World War I. Poor working conditions in 1917 caused the men to strike which slowed the logging production in the area. The demands of the strikers were rejected by the lumber companies. As the need was ever-present for lumber during the war, the government stationed soldiers to do the work. Over 230 spruce soldier camps were built and occupied throughout the Pacific Northwest at this time. 
    1932
    Age 20
    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Brunson
    Browning
    Browne
    Burnett
    Erjavec
    Borron
    Broun

    Sources (6)

    • Arthur C Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Arthur Clair Brown, "Oregon, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"
    • Arthur Brown, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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