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Oliver Kay Brown

Oliver Kay Brown

Male 1863 - Yes, date unknown

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  • Name Oliver Kay Brown  [1, 2, 3
    Born Jul 1863  Cook Cnty, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4688  SnoufferCampbell
    Last Modified 31 May 2010 

    Family Rosa Lee Brandt,   b. Oct 1870, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 29 Sep 1892  Washington Cnty, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5
    Children 
     1. Ralph Mercer Brown,   b. 31 Oct 1893, Noblesville, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1983, San Francisco, San Francisco Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
     2. Robb Oliver Brandt Brown,   b. 4 Apr 1898, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1981, San Francisco, San Francisco Cnty, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 
    Family ID F1681  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A record of his marriage is contained in May R. Lepschat & G.S. Balfour, «i»Washington County Oregon Records, Marriage Record, «/i»vol. 2, 1881-1896, p. 65 (Genealogy Forum of Portland, 1972):
      "Oliver Kay Brown of Cook co., Illinois, 30 & Rosa L Brandt of Washington co, Ore, 22, m 29 Sep 1892 at the house of Mrs Brandt; John Brown, Mary Anna Rees, Wits; Thomas Newlin, President of Pacific College, Minister, p. 447."

      The 1900 census lists Oliver as a 36-yr old man, born in July 1863 in Illinois, living with his wife of 8 yrs, Rosa L, and two sons, Ralph M, 6, and Robb O, 2. Oliver's occupation is as a salesman. Also living with them is Rosa's brother, Carl D. Brandt. «i»1900 U.S. Census«/i», 36th Dist, San Fransisco, San Fransisco Cnty, CA (T 623, Roll 103, stamped p. 22.

      The 1910 census lists Oliver as a 48 year old man living with his wife Rosa and sons Ralph and Robb. This census is somewhat different from the 1900 census. This census states that Oliver was born in Indiana. It also records that this 17-yr marriage to Rosa is his second marriage but her first. And Oliver's occupation is listed as a furniture broker. «i»1910 U.S. Census«/i», San Fransisco, San Fransisco Cnty, CA (T 624, Roll 97, stamped p. 148).

      In 1920 the census shows Oliver K, 58 (born in Illinois), living with his wife Rosa L, 49 (Virginia), two sons, Ralph, 26 (Indiana) and Robb, 21 (California), and his widowed mother-in-law, "Margaret Eldridge," 73 (Germany; and indicating that she emigrated to the U.S. in 1850). Oliver is listed as a merchant of "cabinets"; Ralph, as a furniture store bookkeeper; and Robb, as a truck driver. «i»1920 U.S. Census, «/i»Assembly Dist. 26, Prct 66, San Francisco, San Francisco Cnty, CA (T 625, Roll 135, stamped p. 263).

  • Sources 
    1. [S302] Sherwood [OR] News|, Sherwood Valley News (Jan 1911 - Oct 1951), (Sherwood Valley News, Sherwood, Oregon [microfilmed copies available through the Univ. of Oregon Newspaper Project, Reference: OCLC 36312780]), 31 Aug 1939 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S304] Flora Campbell |, Flora & Eva Campbell, "Family Chart" (abt 1960), (Flora and Eva Campbell; copy possessed by William C. Snouffer).

    3. [S315] CA Census 1900, San Fran, 36-D |, California, San Francicsco Cnty, San Fransisco, 36th Dist, 1900 U.S. Census, (The National Archives, Washington, D.C.), (T623, Roll 103, p. 22) (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S303] Washington Cnty, OR Marriage Records|, May R. Lepschat & G.S. Balfour, "Washington County Oregon Records, Marriage Records, 1881-1896", (Genealogy Forum of Portland, Portland, OR : 1972).

    5. [S303] Washington Cnty, OR Marriage Records|, May R. Lepschat & G.S. Balfour, "Washington County Oregon Records, Marriage Records, 1881-1896", (Genealogy Forum of Portland, Portland, OR : 1972), (vol. 2, p. 65) (Reliability: 2).