Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Captain Francis John Brown

Male 1841 - 1909  (68 years)


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  • Name Francis John Brown 
    Prefix Captain 
    Born 28 Sep 1841  Ringwood, Ringwood, , Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-60412 
    Died 22 Oct 1909  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Atheromatous Condition of Heart and Blood Vessels (1 year) - Apoplexy (24 hours) 
    Buried Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I388994  Generations
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 

    Family Hannah Moore Heiter,   b. 1 May 1846, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1947  (Age 100 years) 
    Children 
     1. Francis James Brown,   b. 10 May 1869, Oakville, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1913, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
     2. Marianne Jane Brown,   b. 6 Aug 1871, Oakville, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Aug 1957  (Age 86 years)
     3. Emma Louisa Brown,   b. 19 Jan 1874, Oakville, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1958  (Age 84 years)
     4. Bertha A. Brown,   b. 8 Jan 1885, Oakville, Trafalgar Twp., Halton Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1977  (Age 92 years)
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F262751  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He was a sea captain, trained in New Bruswick, served on a lake steamer, but preferred the sea. He spent many years in the east and gathering "gifts of rare beauty from many lands" which his son sold in his jewelery story. He retired to Galt.1a

      1aCambridge Mosiac, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [snippet from original text in book]

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      F.J. Brown & Son

      Jewellers and wholesale dealers in Japanese Goods and Curios. Captain Brown, the senior member of the firm, is at present employed by the Japanese Steamship Company. The business here is conducted by Mr. Brown, junior, an expert in his special line. As an optician he stands high. Captain Brown has the honor of being the only Canadian receiving at the hands of the Emperor of Japan the order of "The Sacred Treasury."2a

      2aJubilee Souvenir of Galt, 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S2598] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Trinity Anglican Cemetery Internet Link.
      [East] Sacred to the memory of/ Francis John BROWN/ died Oct. 22nd 1909/ aged 67 years/ his wife Hannah M./ died Mar. 29th 1947/ aged 100 years/ So He bringeth them unto/ their desired haven. Ps. 107. 30/ BROWN/
      [West] Daughters/ Marianne J. BROWN/ Aug. 6, 1871 - Aug. 25, 1957/ Emma L. BROWN/ Jan. 19, 1874 - May 5, 1958/ Bertha A. BROWN/ Jan. 8, 1885 - Feb. 3, 1977/

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1841 - Ringwood, Ringwood, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Atheromatous Condition of Heart and Blood Vessels (1 year) - Apoplexy (24 hours) - 22 Oct 1909 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Trinity Anglican Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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