Republican, Nemaha County, Kansas

BROWN - Thursday, February 7th 1887, at Sabetha, Kansas, Mrs. Sarah A. Brown, mother of Mrs. E. C. Hall. Aged 75 years.

Mrs. Brown was born at Lexington, Kentucky, April 6th, 1811. Removed to Ohio with her father, David Brennen about 1817. She was married to John Brown in 1832. Eight children were born to them, six of whom are still living. She became a member of the M. E. church early in life and continued a consistent member for more than 30 years. In 1858 she removed, with her family to Menard county, Illinois, remaining in this county till 1870, when she removed with her son Edward, to Kansas, with who she lived until her death. She lived steadfast in her early religious profession and died in full faith of a home beyond the grave. Through all these long years the strong points in her character have been used to impress upon her children and friends the importance of an upright and truthful life. To her last hours her children and friends, with loving hands did all in their power to alleviate her sufferings. - Nemaha County Republican

Transcribed By: Brenda (Hamilton) Johnson


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