George Boone Brown

25 December 1896–10 December 1985 (Age 89)
Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Boone

When George Boone Brown was born on 25 December 1896, in Saint Clair, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Jacob Frederich Brown, was 36 and his mother, Angelina Evans, was 28. He married Minnie H Heffner on 5 January 1922, in Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Manheim Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920. He died on 10 December 1985, in Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Schuylkill Memorial Park, Schuylkill Haven, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Boone Brown
1896–1985
Minnie H Heffner
1902–1988
Marriage: 5 January 1922
Betty I Brown
1923–2002
George B Brown
1924–2005

Spouse and Children

    Male1896–1985Male

    Minnie H Heffner

    Female1902–1988Female

MARRIAGE
5 January 1922
Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Frederich Brown

    Male1860–Male

    Angelina Evans

    Female1868–Female

siblings

(9)

    Female1893–1963Female

    Charles Henry Brown

    Male1895–1918Male

    Male1896–1985Male

    James Evans Brown

    Male1900–1947Male

    Kathryn M Brown

    Female1903–2001Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 9

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1920

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George B Brown in household of Jacob Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
  • George B Brown, "United States Census, 1930"
  • George B Brown, "United States Census, 1940"

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