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Obits > Rhoda Brown

Submitted by Les Niemi - from the Tampico Tornado Newspaper

April 10, 1886

DIED BROWN - At her home, four and one half miles south of Tampico, on Sunday, April 4th, 1886, Rhoda, wife of Benjamin BROWN, aged seventy-seven years, eleven months and three days.

Mrs. BROWN was born in Hebron, Washington Co., N.Y. May 1st 1808. She married Mr. BROWN, at the above named place November 1853. They were among the first settlers in Fairfield Township, Bureau Co., Ill., and therefore had a large circle of friends. The funeral took place on Monday, which was largely attended not withstanding that the roads were exceedingly bad. The services were held in the Yorktown school house conducted by Elder SCRINGER.

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