George Washington Brown

1839–1913 (Age 73)
Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Brown was born on 3 October 1839, in Versailles, Morgan, Missouri, United States, his father, Willis Burton Brown, was 47 and his mother, Mary Jane Kelsay, was 41. He married Margaret Frances Robertson on 14 July 1864. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Leoti, Wichita, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Dirigo Township, Grant, Oklahoma, United States in 1910. He died on 5 August 1913, in Medford, Grant, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rosemound Cemetery, Medford Township, Grant, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Brown
1839–1913
Margaret Frances Robertson
1845–1920
Marriage: 14 July 1864
Mary Jane Brown
1866–1949
Virgil E. Brown
1867–1949
James W. Brown
1873–
Nancy Nevada Brown
1868–1955
Ida F. Brown
1872–1936
Allen Stewart Brown
1876–
George Elmer Brown
1878–1954

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
14 July 1864
Moniteau,Missouri
children

(7)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(13)

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World Events (7)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860

Age 21

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1861

Age 22

Kansas is the 34th state

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • George W Brown in household of Willis Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Geo W Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George W Brown, "United States Census, 1910"

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