Elsie Frances Brown

28 April 1889–8 October 1961 (Age 72)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Elsie Frances

When Elsie Frances Brown was born on 28 April 1889, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, Arthur Benjamin William Brown, was 25 and her mother, Frances Maria Fenton, was 28. She married Mahonri Spencer on 15 September 1926, in San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 8 October 1961, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mahonri Spencer
1868–1934
Elsie Frances Brown
1889–1961
Marriage: 15 September 1926
Robert Mahonri Spencer
1927–2010
Frances Elsie Spencer
1929–1978

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1926San Francisco, California, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    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.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 7
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed
    Age 19
    Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

    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 French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient 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 (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Brunson
    Browning
    Browne
    Burnett
    Erjavec
    Borron
    Broun

    Sources (18)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Elsie Frances Brown - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Elsie Fenton Brown
    • Elsie B Spencer in household of Kennett A Culmer, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Elsie Brown Spencer, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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