Mary Davidson


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Mary Davidson 1

  • Born: Jan 1854, , , IN 1
  • Marriage (1): Benjamin F. Brown on 13 Jun 1875 in , Fountain, IN, USA
  • Died: 28 Dec 1921, Shawnee Township, Fountain, IN, USA at age 67 1 2
  • Buried: Newtown: Union Christian Cemetery, Fountain, IN, USA 1

   FamilySearch ID: KV2Z-3RF.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1900 in Shawnee Township, Fountain, IN, USA. 3 The 1900 census recorded Bej. Brown [sic, as written and indexed in census], farmer, 48, born Jun 1852, living with wife Mary, 45, Jan 1854, and son Elba E., laborer, 24, Apr 1876, single. Also in the home were two servants. The census columns record Benjamin and Mary were married for 25 years and she had birthed 2 children, 1 alive in 1900. The parents and their mothers were born in Indiana and their fathers in Pennsylvania. Elba and his parents were born in Indiana.

2. Obituary: Indianapolis News: obituary of Mrs. Benjamin Brown on 29 Dec 1921 in Indianapolis, Marion, IN. 2 ATTICA, Ind., December 29. -- Mrs. Benjamin Brown died last night at her home in Shawnee township, six miles south of this city. She was widely known throughout Fountian and Warren counties and took an active interest in social work in her community. Surviving are a husband and one son, Elba E. Brown, a teach in the schools at Robroy.

Mary married Benjamin F. Brown, son of William Brown and Mary "Jenny" Beeker, on 13 Jun 1875 in , Fountain, IN, USA. (Benjamin F. Brown was born on 24 Jun 1852 in Shawnee Township, Fountain, IN, USA,4 5 died on 18 Apr 1923 in Shawnee Township, Fountain, IN, USA 4 5 6 and was buried on 21 Apr 1923 in Newtown: Union Christian Cemetery, Fountain, IN, USA 4 6.)


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2 "Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, IN)," 29 Dec 1921, page 10. Obituary of Mrs. Benjamin Brown.

3 1900 United States Census, Bej Brown, Shawnee Township, Fountain, Indiana, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 71, sheet 7A, family 132.

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5 "Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)," 19 Apr 1923, page 1. Angry Bull Attacks Farmer And Inflicts Fatal Injuries.

6, "Indiana, U.S., Death Certificates, 1899-2017," Certificate 13184 Bejamin Brown, father William Brown, mother Jenny Beeker, informant Elba Brown of Veedersburg, IN.

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