Mary Ethel BROWN

Mary Ethel BROWN

Female 1890 - 1959  (68 years)

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  • Name Mary Ethel BROWN  [1
    Born 15 Jun 1890  Thornby, Pontiac Co., Quebec, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Census 1921  Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    with sone & his family 
    newspaper article Death notice in Cobden Sun Jan 8 1959 
    Died 1 Jan 1959  Cobden, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary 15 Jan 1959 
    The Cobden Sun p. 3 
    Buried Beachburg, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I28936  Bennett Johnston Family
    Last Modified 11 Nov 2016 

    Father William BROWN,   b. 13 Feb 1844, Hull, Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1915, Thornbye, Pontiac Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Margaret Ann CRAWFORD,   b. Abt 1852, Marlborough, Carleton, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1938, Campbells Bay, Pontiac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 8 Sep 1870  Thornbye, Pontiac Co., Quebec Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1350  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Samuel Clemens JOHNSON,   b. 29 Nov 1882, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1971, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1911  Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Leona Doris JOHNSON,   b. 13 Feb 1912, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1988, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     2. Alexander Osborne JOHNSON,   b. 29 Aug 1913, Zion Line, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1954, Timmins, Cochrane, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     3. Samuel Stewart JOHNSON,   b. 6 Sep 1915, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1999, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Lillis Margaret JOHNSON,   b. 22 Mar 1918, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Feb 2000, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. William George JOHNSON,   b. 8 May 1921, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1997, Renfrew, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     6. John Edsel JOHNSON,   b. 5 Apr 1925, Ross Twp., Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 2011, Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F3568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Johnson, Samuel Clemens & Mary Ethel nee Brown
    Johnson, Samuel Clemens & Mary Ethel nee Brown
    from the collection of Lola (Mrs. Edsel) Johnson
    Brown Siblings:  Thomas, Susan (Mrs. John B Johnson) & Mary (Mrs. Sam Johnson
    Brown Siblings: Thomas, Susan (Mrs. John B Johnson) & Mary (Mrs. Sam Johnson
    from the collection of Travis Neumann

    Documents
    Johnson, Samuel C & Mary Brown wedding certificate
    Johnson, Samuel C & Mary Brown wedding certificate
    from the collection of Lola (Mrs. Edsel) Johnson
    Johnson, Mary nee Brown obituary
    Johnson, Mary nee Brown obituary
    newspaper clipping from the collection of Lola (Mrs. Edsel) Johnson

    Headstones
    Gravestone-Johnson, Sam C. & Mary nee Brown;
daughter Lillis
    Gravestone-Johnson, Sam C. & Mary nee Brown; daughter Lillis
    Beachburg Union Cemetery, Beachburg, Ontario
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016
    Gravestone-Johnson, Sam C. & Mary E. Brown; 
Daughter Lillis M.
    Gravestone-Johnson, Sam C. & Mary E. Brown; Daughter Lillis M.
    Beachburg Union Cemetery
    photographed by Fay Bennett, Oct 2016

  • Notes 
    • from Clarke Johnson
      After they moved to Cobden she was opening the back door when the wind caught it and pulled her off the step. She hurt her back, [broken] and never was right again.
      Obituary: January first of this year 1959 , Mrs. Samuel C. Johnson died at her home here in the village. Mrs. Johnson who was in her 69th year had been in poor health for several years but there was no indication that her death was imminent and her passing was a great shock to her family and friends. The former Mary Ethel Brown, she was born at Thornby, Que a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Brown. Forty-eight years ago she was married at Beachburg? to Samuel Cl. Johnson of this district and they took up farming on Zion Line, remaining there until eight years ago when they came to Cobden to retire. Shortly after coming to the village, Mrs. Johnson had the great misfortune to fracture her hip. As a result she was unable to walk and was confined to her home during her retirement. Surviving besides her husband are three sons and two daughter, Edsel on the farm, Stewart of South Porcupine, George of Hydnford, Mrs. Bruce Ciphery of Cobden and Lillis at home. A son Osborne is predeceased. Thee are 17 grandchildren. Also surviving are two sister, Mrs. John B Johnson of Zion Line and Mrs. Alex Brown of Toronto. The funeral was held Sunday, Jan. 3rd with a short service being held at her home by Rev. A. Simmons., thence to St. Andrew's United Church at Beachburg where Rev. J. J. Veals conducted service, during which Mr. David Trimble sang "In the garden" a favorite of the deceased. Interment was in Beachburg Cemetery. Pallbearers were Douglas Patterson, Mac Coughlin, Gordon and Clarence McMillan, Jack Gibson and Donald Simpson. Friends were in attendance from Toronto, Ottawa, Campbell's Bay, Pembroke, Hyndford and other district places

  • Sources 
    1. [S34] Brown family history, Brown, Walter, (c1967).

    2. [S52] Newspaper - The Cobden Sun, (Weekly Publication).