Edward Payson Brown

about 1894–17 December 1954 (Age 60)
Carroll, Maryland, United States

The Life of Edward Payson

When Edward Payson Brown was born about 1894, in Carroll, Maryland, United States, his father, Milton Seymour Brown, was 26 and his mother, Fanny Eunice Spencer, was 27. He married Jennie Marie Harman from 1913 to 1915, in Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in District 4 Woolerys, Carroll, Maryland, United States for about 40 years. He died on 17 December 1954, in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Edward Payson Brown
1894–1954
Jennie Marie Harman
1895–1970
Marriage: from 1913 to 1915
Ray E Brown
1916–
Ruth Virginia Brown
1917–1976
Doris Marie Brown
1919–1989
John Milton Brown
1921–
Betty J. Brown
1926–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
from 1913 to 1915
Maryland, United States
children

(5)

    Ray E Brown

    Male1916–Male

    Female1917–1976Female

    Female1919–1989Female

    John Milton Brown

    Male1921–Male

    Betty J. Brown

    Female1926–1959Female

Parents and Siblings

    Milton Seymour Brown

    Male1868–1935Male

    Fanny Eunice Spencer

    Female1867–1931Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Edward Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edward P Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edw P Brown, "United States Census, 1940"

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