Estha Josephine Browne

17 February 1901–24 June 1987 (Age 86)
Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States

The Life of Estha Josephine

When Estha Josephine Browne was born on 17 February 1901, in Greeley, Weld, Colorado, United States, her father, Frederick William Browne, was 34 and her mother, Nellie Edith Nelson, was 21. She married Ervin Merle Ormsbee on 27 August 1917, in Grand Junction, Mesa, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States in 1930 and Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1987, in Sonora, Tuolumne, California, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Westcliffe, Custer, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Dean Dennis
Estha Josephine Browne
Marriage: 10 December 1925
Jesse Eugene Dennis
Shirley Ann Dennis
Mary Lou Dennis

Spouse and Children

10 December 1925
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 5

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish and English variant of Brown .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Estha J Ormsbee in household of Ervin M Ormsbee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Esther J Brown in household of Frederick W Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Estha Dennis in household of Jesse Dennis, "United States Census, 1940"

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