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Offline Nerdylady

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Theodore Matthias Brown family
« on: Monday 27 April 15 04:57 BST (UK) »
Hello, I am searching for information on my great great grandfather. Theodore Matthias Brown was born in the U.S. June of 1874. He came to Canada around 1906 with his family- wife Martha Susan (Susie), and daughters Mildred and Ethel. They settled in the Macleod area of Alberta. I think the name Dorcas is a family name somewhere, it was my grandmother's middle name. I don't know anyone further back than these family members. Does anyone else have any information?

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Re: Theodore Matthias Brown family
« Reply #1 on: Monday 27 April 15 05:44 BST (UK) »
There is a public tree on ancestry for this family.
Evidently Theodore Matthias Brown and "Susie' Landholt were married 12 Aug  1897 23Grantfork, Madison, Illinois, USA

Theodore's parents - Father Mathias Brown born  13 March 1823  in  Richland County Ohio, died 27 Nov 1903  in  Leef Township, Madison County, Illinois
Mother Ann "Nancy" Emmons born Mar 1785 in  Virginia, USA   died 28 Sep 1868 in  Hancock Co. Illinois

Mathias' parents
Father - John Brown born 3 Apr 1779 in  Main Township Columbia? died 5 Apr 1851 in  Hancock County, Illinois,
Mother - Ann "Nancy" Emmons born March 1785 in  Virginia died 28 Sep 1868 in Hancock Co. Illinois.

It may be very worthwhile to contact the owner of the tree.
 

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Re: Theodore Matthias Brown family
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 30 April 15 11:50 BST (UK) »
Headstone - Finda Grave
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs&
Theodore b. 14 June 1874
Martha Susan b. 8 March 1878

1900: Old Ripley Twp, Bond Cty, Illinois
Head: Theodore BROWN 25, b June 1874 Ill. Farmer. Father b Ohio, mother b New York. Married 3 years.
Wife: Susy BROWN  20, b Mar 1880 Ill., Parents born Germany. Married 3 years. 1 child born & living
Dau: Ethel BROWN 2, b Feb 1898 Ill.

1880: Leef Township, Madison County, Illinois
Matthias BROWN 52, Farmer, b Ohio, parents b Ohio
Wife: Dorcas BROWN 39, b New York, parents b New York
Son: Simon BROWN 18, single, works on farm
Dau: Eliza BROWN 14,
Dau: Elizabeth BROWN 12,
Dau: Clara BROWN 10,
Son: Theodore BROWN 6,
Dau; Ellie BROWN 2,
(All children b Illinois)
Plus 7 servants:
Jas. CORNER 30, Thadius BROWN 25, Walter WILKINS 20, Mark BULLION 18,
Beu DAVIS 17, Albert KINDERBERG 16, Willis BROWN 1?.

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AMBLY
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