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

Minnie Helen Brown

Female 1867 - 1944  (76 years)


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  • Name Minnie Helen Brown 
    Born 19 Jul 1867  Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Occupation artist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-58337 
    Died 21 Feb 1944  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 23 Feb 1944  Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I58337  Generations
    Last Modified 23 Feb 2021 

    Father David Brown,   b. 7 Apr 1823, , Dumfrieshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1901, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Isabella Lillico,   b. 1828, , Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1895, Ayr, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Family ID F236407  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death Of Miss Minnie Brown
      Had Resided in Toronto for 40 Years - Was Born Here



      The death occurred in Galt Hospital on Monday morning of Miss Minnie H. Brown of Toronto, in her 77th year.

      Miss Brown came to Ayr to visit some time ago and when taken ill was staying at the home of her brother, John J. Brown, and Mrs. Brown, South Dumfries.

      She was born on the Brown homestead, 11th concession of Blenheim, now occupied by Mr. and Mrs. David H. Brown and family, being a daughter of David Brown and Isabella Lillico, Scottish pioneers.

      Miss Brown went to the Queen City some 40 years ago, where she had since resided.

      She is survived by one sister, Mrs. George Mitchell, Hall street, and two brothers, John J. Brown, South Dumfries, and Thomas M. Brown, Ayr.

      The funeral took place today (Wednesday) from the W. O. Ball Funeral Parlor to Ayr Cemetery.


      The Ayr News Feb 24 1944 pg 1

  • Sources 
    1. [S326] Census - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - 1901, Ayr (Village) A Page 12.

    2. [S367] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Ayr - Ayr Public CC#4489 Internet Link .
      [Front/East] B/ David Brown/ died Nov. 18th 1901,/ In his 79th year,/ a Native of Dumfries-shire, Scotland/ Isabella Lillico/ wife of David Brown/ born Mar. 28th 1828,/ died July 23rd 1895./ a Native of Roxborough-shire/ Scotland./ Brown
      [Right/North] Annie/ dau. of/ D. & I. Brown/ died May 19, 1915/ aged 53 years/ Minnie H./ Brown/ died Feb. 21, 1944/ aged 77 years
      [Back/West] Thomas Nichol/ 1822 - 1853/ Agness Brown/ his wife/ 1828 - 1910./ Margaret E. their dau. S/ 1851 - 1854./ Mrs. Agnes Nichol Bell 1852 - 1925./ Nichol

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jul 1867 - Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 21 Feb 1944 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 23 Feb 1944 - Ayr Cemetery, Ayr, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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