Eunice May Preston

8 October 1882–14 January 1957 (Age 74)
Spring Valley, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Eunice May

When Eunice May Preston was born on 8 October 1882, in Spring Valley, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Harvey Mason Preston, was 41 and her mother, Mary Henrietta Green, was 32. She married Charles Brown on 5 August 1903, in Spring Valley, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spring Lake, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States for about 40 years. She died on 14 January 1957, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spring Lake Public Cemetery, Spring Valley, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Brown
Eunice May Preston
Marriage: 5 August 1903
Everett Preston Brown
Marion Abigail Brown
Irene Lucy Brown
Robert Sylvenus Brown
Mabel Harriet Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 August 1903Spring Valley, Pierce, Wisconsin, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire
    Age 1
    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 20
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English:habitational name from one of the many places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.occasionally from Middle English prest + son ‘son of the priest’. Priests were forbidden marriage but many produced illegitimate offspring.

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Eunice Brown, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Eunice Preston in entry for Everett Preston Brown and Florence Erickson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Eunice M Brown in household of Charles Brown, "United States Census, 1930"

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