Mary Brown

30 April 1887–8 May 1887
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand

The Life of Mary

When Mary Brown was born on 30 April 1887, in Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, her father, George Brown, was 43 and her mother, Isabella Dobbie, was 41. She had at least 1 son with Thomas Webster. She died on 8 May 1887, in her hometown, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Webster
1888–
Mary Brown
1887–1887
George William Ernest Webster
1919–1980

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Webster

    Male1888–Male

    Female1887–1887Female

children

(1)

    George William Ernest Webster

    Male1919–1980Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1844–1895Male

    Isabella Dobbie

    Female1846–1887Female

siblings

(8)

    William Brown

    Male1868–1868Male

    George Dobbie Brown

    Male1871–1873Male

    Thomas Collins Brown

    Male1876–1935Male

    Male1877–1948Male

    Agnes Collins Brown

    Female1879–Female

+3 More Children

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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Sources (1)

  • Mary Brown, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

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