Francis, Carrie

Female 1872 - 1949  (76 years)


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  • Name Francis, Carrie 
    Born 17 Nov 1872  Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 21 Jul 1949  Earlham Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • Carrie Francis Brown, only daughter of Sarah Katherine and Washington Francis was born in Penn Twp., Nov 17th 1872.
      She attended the Dexter Normal School and State Teachers College at Cedar Falls, from which she received her degree. Later she taught in the rural schools in Dallas County and Penn Twp.
      She was married to Milo E. Brown on December 23rd 1895, and moved with him to the Brown farm north east of Earlham.
      To them were born three children, James, Pauline, and Louise. Her son James preceded her in death.
      Mrs. Brown was a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church of Earlham, where she was an active worker throughout her life. One of her most outstanding qualities was her devotion to her family, her friends and her church. She was keenly interested in local, national and world affairs and spent much of her leisure time studying them.
      In Sept. 1948, she suffered a Cerebral Thrombosis and was hospitalized for several weeks. She spent the winter months with her daughter in Detroit MI, returning to her home in June. While very frail, she engaged her last month visiting with her friends and working in her garden.
      On Tuesday morning, July 21st, she suffered another stroke and passed away almost immediately.
      Surviving her is her husband, two daughters, Mrs. Donald B. Hardin of Earlham and Mrs. Joseph V. McQuillen of Grosse Point Farms, MI, a daughter-in-law, Mrs. James F. Brown of Earlham and six grandchildren.
      Funeral services were conducted from the Presbyterian Church Saturday afternoon by the pastor, Rev. S. R. Overholser. The body was laid to rest in the Earlham Cemetery.
    Person ID I10631  Hougham
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2002 

    Father Francis, Washington
              b. 21 Feb 1835, Darke Co Oh Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 31 Dec 1920, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Mother Newman, Sarah Catherine
              b. 28 Feb 1843, Park Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 2 Feb 1933, Adams Twp Dallas Co. Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 26 Aug 1863  Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2491  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Brown, Milam E
              b. 30 Nov 1871, Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Feb 1958, Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 23 Dec 1896  Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Brown, James F
              b. 23 Jan 1899
              d. 10 Jul 1943  (Age 44 years)
     2. Brown, Pauline
              b. 9 Nov 1901, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Apr 1983, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     3. Brown, Louise
              b. 1 Jan 1905, Madison Co Ia Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jun 1971, Grosse Pointe Mi Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Family ID F3712  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart