February 3, 1863–December 25, 1939
|Services Are Held For Albert Brown
Albert Brown, born February 3, 1863, on a farm northeast of Olin, died at Independence, Iowa, December 25, 1939 at the age of 76 years. He was the son of Robert and Amanda Brown, early pioneers of Jones County.
His family came from Ohio and for a while lived at Olin, then called Rome. Later they moved to a farm northeast of Olin where Albert spent his boyhood and early manhood.
He was of a deeply religious nature and conscientious in his dealings with neighbors and friends. He was always an efficient workman and it was said of him at Independence where he was employed that "he worked with a stout heart and a resolute will."
Albert was last of six children; his twin brother passed away in 1887. Albert leaves to mourn him, a niece, Miss Nettie Brown of Anamosa, a nephew, Clyde Brown of Pueblo, Colo., and two grand-nephews, Lowell and Leslie Brown of Chicago.
The Rev. H. D. Green of Maquoketa had charge of the services at the Smykil Home for Funerals, with interment in the Olin cemetery. Casket bearers were Cass Wood, Ham Freeman, Wm. Freeman and Hubert Shankman.
Source: The Anamosa Eureka, Anamosa, Iowa, January 4, 1940
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