Re: William and Matilda BROWN

David, I have William, born July 1846, son of Hiram Skidmore Brown and Albion Atkinson. Am I wrong again? Something does not add up for me. Cora

--- In nscumber@yahoogroups.com, redangus@... wrote:
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> To: Dave Winter and other Listers,
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> Elijah BROWN line
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> William, s/o Hiram married Matilda, d/o James Noble Shannon
> They were first cousins
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> From the censuses:
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> 1871 1881 1891
> household 53 household 64 household 119
> Mill Villiage Mill Villiage Parrsboro
> BROWN BROWN BROWN
> William 25 William 34 William 45
> Matilda 24 Matilda 34 Matilda 43
> Clarence 6 Clarence 16
> Mary 1 Mary 12
> Mudvilla 9
> Udvilla 19
> Laura 7
> Laurah 17
> William 5 Ira 14
> Hiram 2
> Norman 12
> Nellie 2
> Nelie 12
> Margaret 0 Tressa 10
> (b. Aug., 1880) Burtha 7
> Susie
> 6
> Hattie
> 3
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> 1901
> household 178
> Parrsboro
> WEST, Rosanna head 47
> WELTON, Erie boarder 60
> BROWN, William boarder 54
> BROWN, Berton boarder 33
> BROWN, Lizza boarder 4
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> I think there is a good possibility that in household 178 (1901)
> William and Berton (Clarence) are father and son.
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> If this assumption is correct, the question is -what became of Matilda
> and the younger children?
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> A new puzzle!
> David
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