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, 2
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1865  [1
    Business Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    F. J. Brown and Son 
    Galt-FJBrownandSon-facebook2017.jpg
    (At least one living or private individual is linked to this item - Details withheld.)
    Name F. J. Brown 
    Occupation 1871  Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    merchant 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-60412 
    Died 22 Oct 1909  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cause: athoromafous condition of heart and blood vessels (1 year) apoplexy (24 hours) 
    Person ID I60412  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Family Hannah Moore Heiter,   b. 1 May 1846, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Francis James Brown,   b. 10 May 1869, Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Marianne Jane Brown,   b. 6 Aug 1871, Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Emma L. Brown,   b. 19 Jun 1874, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. George Pritchard Brown,   b. 2 Dec 1876, Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Charles Pyne Brown,   b. 7 Jun 1879, Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1974  (Age 95 years)
     6. Bertha Brown,   b. 8 Jan 1885, Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F15809  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Sep 1841 - Ringwood, Ringwood, , Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness - F. J. Brown and Son - - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - merchant - 1871 - Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - ? - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: athoromafous condition of heart and blood vessels (1 year) apoplexy (24 hours) - 22 Oct 1909 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • 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.


      Cambridge 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."


      Jubilee Souvenir of Galt, 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-3 Page 9.

    2. [S116] Vit - ON - Death Registration.
      Francis John Brown Death Date: 22 Oct 1909 Death Location: Waterloo, Galt b 28 Sep 841 Ringwood, England cause: athoromafous condition of heart and blood vessels (1 year) apoplexy (24 hours)

    3. [S57] Vit - ON - Birth Registration.
      Marianne Jane Brown Born: 6 Aug 1871 County: Halton, Oakville Father: Francis J Brown Mother: Hannah Moore Hector. father merchant of Oakville