Henry Lee Brown

21 April 1868–9 September 1958 (Age 90)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Henry Lee

When Henry Lee Brown was born on 21 April 1868, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Hiram Brown, was 28 and his mother, Marietta "Mary" Winch, was 28. He married Emma B. Filkins on 18 January 1893, in Black Hawk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Tracy, Lyon, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Sanford Township, Grant, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 9 September 1958, in Elbow Lake, Grant, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Union Cemetery, Elbow Lake, Grant, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lee Brown
1868–1958
Emma B. Filkins
1875–1947
Marriage: 18 January 1893
Arthur Lee Brown
1894–1970
Lyle Brown
Ruby Brown
Stella Brown
Winfred Cornelius "Buster" Brown
1917–1980

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 January 1893
Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    Male1894–1970Male

    Winfred Cornelius "Buster" Brown

    Male1917–1980Male

    Lyle Brown

    MaleMale

    Ruby Brown

    FemaleFemale

    Stella Brown

    FemaleFemale

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1876 · Pope Manufacturing Co. Begins Automobile Manufacturing

Age 8

Pope Manufacturing Company produced bicycles, motorcycles, and automobiles. The main office is located in Hartford, Connecticut. In 1915, the company ceased producing motorcycles.
1893 · The Minnesota State Flag

Age 25

The Flag of Minnesota was adopted on August 2 and consists of scenes from the seal of Minnesota. The flag has been modified over the years to be easier to manufacture.

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)

  • Henry Brown in household of Hiram Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Henry Brown in household of Hiram Brown, "United States Census, 1880"

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