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Obits > Mrs. Charles Brown 1919

Submitted by Les Niemi


July 17, 1919


Mrs. Charles H. BROWN, a former resident of this community but for many years a well known citizen of Rock Falls, died at her home there July 8 having reached her 73rd birthday last May. She had been sick for about a year and bedfast for the past seven weeks. She was born in Ulster County, New York, and came west with her parents to Yorktown when she was ten years of age. In 1863 she was married to Charles H. BROWN in Yorktown where they resided until 28 years ago when they moved to Rock Falls. She is survived by her husband, one daughter, Mrs. C.A. PFULB of Rock Falls, two sisters and two brothers: Mrs. E. CUMMINGS of Rock Falls, and Mrs. O. BUNKER of Wichita, Kas., and Edwin WINCHELL of Huens, Kan., and Edwin WINCHELL of Yorktown. Funeral services were held July 10 in the Rock Falls M.E. chruch where she had been an active worker and internment was in the Rock Falls cemetery.

IL State Archives:

BROWN, CHARLES H     WINCHELL, HATTIE   11/25/1863     / 00000981    WHITESIDE

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