Elmer Brown

1873–9 January 1954 (Age 81)
Ohio, United States

The Life of Elmer

When Elmer Brown was born in 1873, in Ohio, United States, his father, James Franklin Brown, was 42 and his mother, Hanna Anderson, was 38. He married Chloe Mae Simons on 3 March 1909, in Licking, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Licking, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 9 January 1954, in Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Brown
1873–1954
Chloe Mae Simons
1893–1972
Marriage: 3 March 1909
Cora Ethel Brown
1909–1998
Dorothy H Brown
1912–
Roger Calvin Brown
1913–2000
George R Brown
1918–
Donald Carroll Brown
1921–1988
Naomi Emaline Brown
1923–
Ruth Rebecca Brown
1924–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 March 1909
Licking, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Cora Ethel Brown

    Female1909–1998Female

    Dorothy H Brown

    Female1912–Female

    Male1913–2000Male

    George R Brown

    Male1918–Male

    Donald Carroll Brown

    Male1921–1988Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Franklin Brown

    Male1831–1891Male

    Hanna Anderson

    Female1835–Female

siblings

(5)

    Ida Delphine Brown

    Female1856–Female

    Dennis Calvin Brown

    Male1858–1941Male

    John Henry Brown

    Male1864–1941Male

    Alice Brown

    Female1866–Female

    Male1873–1954Male

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Friend Brown in household of Frank Brown, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elmer Brown, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elmer Brown, "United States Census, 1920"

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