Mary Ellen Brown

23 January 1877–12 April 1961 (Age 84)
England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ellen

Mary Ellen Brown was born on 23 January 1877, in England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Brown and Phoebe. She married Elmer Richard Heywood on 1 January 1901, in Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Hughesville, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and New Hartford, Oneida, New York, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1961, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Richard Heywood
1876–1943
Mary Ellen Brown
1877–1961
Marriage: 1 January 1901
Olive Mary Heywood
1902–
Myrtle Heywood
1903–
Pheobe M Heywood
1906–1992

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 January 1901
Girardville, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(3)

    Olive Mary Heywood

    Female1902–Female

    Myrtle Heywood

    Female1903–Female

    Female1906–1992Female

Parents and Siblings

    William Brown

    Male1842–1895Male

    Phoebe

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(3)

    George Brown

    Male1875–Male

    Female1877–1961Female

    Fred Brown

    Male1879–Male

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 3

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 23

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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 English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a 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. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary E Haywood in household of Elmer R Haywood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mary Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Nellie Haywood in household of E R Haywood, "United States Census, 1920"

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