Zenia P Brown

10 September 1894–3 October 1914 (Age 20)
Kings, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Zenia P

When Zenia P Brown was born on 10 September 1894, in Kings, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Solomon Brown, was 44 and her mother, Althea A. Spragg, was 40. She died on 3 October 1914, in Saint John, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 20.

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Solomon Brown
Althea A. Spragg
James Vance Brown
Gertrude E Brown
Shirley Leroy Brown
Zenia P Brown

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World Events (1)

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 7

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Zinia P Brown in household of Solomon Brown, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Zina P Brown, "New Brunswick, Saint John, Saint John, Burial Permits, 1889-1919"
  • Zena Brown in household of Soloman Brown, "Canada Census, 1911"

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