Re: William Earls Brown of Joggins; McWhirter related


Thanks. I didn¹t need it back then but now I can.

Names some more siblings born after 1911 I didn¹t have.


On 1/10/11 9:21 PM, "Eric Keys" <keysie@...> wrote:

> Just in case someone needs this...posted by Kathryn Jeffers a while back.
> The death of Mr. William E. BROWN, Joggins, N.S., occurred at the
> Highland View Regional Hospital, Amherst, following a lengthy illness,
> on Friday, February 10, 1984. He was 81 years of age. Born in Joggins,
> N.S., he was the son of the late George and Edith (McWhirter) Brown.
> Mr. Brown was a coal miner and fisherman most of his life. He is
> survived by three daughters; Mrs. Edith Purdy, and Mrs. Shirley Brine,
> both of Joggins, Violet (Mrs. Edward Palmer) of Moncton, N.B.; five
> sons: Robert of Shilo, Man., Austin of Ragged Reef, N.S., Clifford of
> Calgary, Alt., Earl and Donald both of Lower Cove, N.S.; one
> step-daughter, Florence (Mrs. Wilfred Finley) of Linden, N.S. and one
> step-son, Harold Crossman of Lr. Sackville, N.S.; six sisters: Ruby
> Brown of Toronto, Mrs. Ella Porter of River Hebert, N.S., Mrs. Grace
> Niznik of Detroit, Mich., Mrs. Pearl Ayala of alpina, Mich., Mrs. Annie
> Bistelraph of Detroit, Mich., and Mrs. Ethel Crast of Detroit, Mich.;
> one brother, Basil Brown of Joggins, N.S.; 36 grandchildren; 21
> great-grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; 7 step-great-grandchildren;
> several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, the
> former Roseana Legere and his second wife, the former Gladys Cove, one
> sister Stella, three brothers, Charles, Leroy and Cecil and a
> great-grandson James. The late Mr. Brown rested at Campbell's Funeral
> Home, Amherst. Funeral service was held from the funeral home on Monday
> at 2 p.m. with Rev. Bob and Rev. Margaret Mack officiating. Burial to
> take place in the Latta Cemetery, River Hebert, at a later date. (From
> a photocopy of a newspaper clipping.)
> [Source: Kathryn Jeffers]
> ----------------------------------------------------------
> On 10/01/2011 4:34 PM, David Winter wrote:
>> > NSARM Cumberland Marriages, 1923; Book #42; Page #622
>> > William Earle Brown, Miner, b, 20, C of E
>> > Living Joggins; Born Joggins
>> > S/o George Brown, N.S., and Edith McQuarter [sic] McWhirter
>> > And
>> > Rosana Legere, Housemaid, s, 19, R.C.
>> > Living Joggins; Born Strathcona
>> > D/o Joseph Legere, N.B., and Melinda Fagan
>> > Married 8 Jan 1923, St. Andrew's Manse, River Hebert
>> > License #1342
>> > By Rev. Theodore Ross, River Hebert, Presbyterian
>> > Before Kenneth A. Ross and Florence Ross
>> >
>> > Source: Dave Winter, 10 Jan 2011
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