George Willard Brown

9 June 1889–8 December 1980 (Age 91)
Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States

The Life of George Willard

When George Willard Brown was born on 9 June 1889, in Fairview, Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States, his father, James Fredrick Brown Sr., was 29 and his mother, Esther Amelia Marriott, was 25. He married Hannah Agnes Jensen on 14 September 1910, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1980, in Afton, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Lincoln, Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Willard Brown
1889–1980
Viola Ranzenberg
1900–1972
Marriage: 3 January 1923
George Oral Brown
1925–2005
Darel Dwain Brown
1926–1988
Thelma Fern Brown
1927–2016
Mont Laray Brown
1932–1994
Russell Ranzenberg Brown
1935–2014

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 January 1923
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1911

Age 22

Historical Boundaries 1885 Uinta, Wyoming Territory, United States 1890: Uinta, Wyoming, United States 1911: Lincoln, Wyoming, United States
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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.

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My Life Story by George Willard Brown

I was born on the 9 of June 1889 in Fairview, Wyoming. My parents are James Frederick Brown who is the son of Captain James Brown, and Cecilia Robella Carnue, my mother, Esther a milia Marriott is the …

Sources (3)

  • George Willard Brown, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Willard Brown, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • George Williard Brown, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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