George Cleneth Brown

NSARM Cumberland Deaths 1944; Book #213; Page #799
George C. Drown, Chappell Street, Parrsboro, Married
Born 9 Aug 1892; (Victim (disabled) of last war)
Died 8 Nov 1944, age 52 years, 2 months, 30 days
H/o Gertrude Brown
S/o Hebbert Brown, N.S., and Adelia Lamb, N.S.
Informant: Gertrude Brown, Parrsboro, Wife
Buried 10 Nov 1944, Parrsboro

Source: Dave Winter 26 Oct 2007
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Parrsboro Record, Tuesday, November 14, 1944, pg. #4; Reel #2865, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
OBITUARY: G. Clenneth Brown
The death of G. Clenneth Brown, veteran of the First World War, occurred
early Wednesday at his home on Chapel Street, after an illness of only a few
days. His death resulted from a long standing heart condition which
developed from being gassed while on Overseas service from 1914-1918. He
enlisted with the 106th Canadian Regiment and later transferred to the 25th
with which he served in France until the end of the war. He was a member of
the B.E.S.L. branch No. 45. Fifty-two years of age, the deceased was a son
of G. Hibbert Brown and the late Adelia Lamb Brown of this town and was born
at Lakelands near here. An ardent hunter and fisherman, he spent a great
deal of time in the woods since ill health forced him to lead a lifew of
retirement. Only last week he had returned from a hunting trip with a party
of friends. Surviving are his wife, the former Gertrude Fraser of this town;
five children, Delores, Gwendolyn, Aleta, Floyd and Christopher, all at
home. Also, his father, G. Hibbert Brown; five brothers, Sanford in New
York; Harry in Skead, Ont.; Fred, serving with the Canadian Army in Italy;
Herbert in Pictou; and Jack, a Doctor of Entomology at the University of
Alberta in Edmonton; and four sisters, (Maud) Mrs. Lawrence Canning,
Springhill Junction; (Clara) Mrs. Clayton McCabe, of Oxford Junction; Alice
and Catherine, at home. The funeral service, conducted by Rev. C.R. Harris,
was held from his late residence on Friday afternoon and was largely
attended by comrades of the Canadian Legion, and by relatives and friends.
Interment was made in the Anglican Cemetery.

Source: Dave Winter 30 Oct 2007
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St. George's Anglican Church, Parrsboro, N.S.; Reel #11757-X, NSARM,
Halifax, N.S.
BAPTISMS:
Gertrude May, wife of Clenneth Brown, Prospect
Born 13 Mar 1909; Baptized 15 Mar 1928 at St. George's Church Tuck

Source: Dave Winter 30 Oct 2007
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NSARM Cumberland Marriages 1926; Book #41; Page #726
George Clenneth Brown, Laborer, b, 31, Anglican
Living Parrsboro; Born Parrsboro
S/o Hebbert Brown, N.S., and Delia Lamb
and
Gertrude May Fraser, s, 18, Baptist
Living Parrsboro; Born Fraservile
D/o William Fraser, Fraserville, and Nettie Knowlton
Married 10 Jul 1926, United Church Parsonage, Advocate

Source: Dave Winter 26 Oct 2007
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