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Mary Elizabeth Brown

Female 1861 - 1952


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  • Name  Mary Elizabeth Brown  [1
    Born  10 Mar 1861  Redfield, Perry County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Female 
    Residence  Feb 1907  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Residence  Mar 1920  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Residence  Feb 1926  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Residence  Dec 1936  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Died  26 Nov 1952  Mercy Hospital, Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Buried  29 Nov 1952  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8
    Obituary  4 Dec 1952  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    the Morning Sun News-Herald 
    • Mrs. Mary Okell Funeral Saturday

      Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Okell, 91, long time resident of this community, were held Saturday (November 29, 1952) after noon in the Presbyterian church with Reverend Floyd Bowerman in charge.

      Mrs. Okell died November 26 in Mercy hospital, Burlington, following a long illness.

      The daughter of Cyrus and Arminda Latta Green, Mrs, Okell was born in Redfield, Ohio, on March 10, 1861.

      When she was two years old she moved with her family to the Morning Sun community and had since made her home here. On April 19, 1888, she was married to Frank Okell and they made their home on a farm southwest of Morning Sun. Later they moved to Morning Sun, and Mr. Okell died here on April 30, 1931. For the past few years Mrs. Okell had made her home with Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Carlson.

      She is survived by on e daughter, Mrs. Oscar Carlson, a stepsister, Mrs. Daisy McCahan, Morning Sun, a step-brother, Millard Green, Mt. Pleasant, three grand children and six great-grandchildren.

      Burial was in Elmwood cemetery.
    Cemetery Info/Epitaph 
    • Name: Okell, Mary E.; Sex: F; Born: 1861; Died or Buried: 1952; Age: 91; Buried: Elmwood (township = Morning Sun); County/State: Louisa, Iowa; Military Service: none; Book: LCC 1990 - page MS-64; Notes: 1861-1952
    Person ID  I31979  All Families
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2014 

    Father  David James Brown,   b. 1835, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1863 
    Mother  Arminda Frances Latta,   b. 24 Oct 1838, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1920, Mount Pleasant, Henry County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Issue 
    • There were at least two children from this marriage.
    Family ID  F11730  Group Sheet

    Family  Frank Okell,   b. 25 Mar 1850, Frodsham, , Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1931, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  18 Apr 1889  Washington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 9
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Name: Frank Okell; Event Type: Marriage; Event Date: 18 April 1889; Event Place: Washington Township, Des Moines, Iowa, United States; Age: 40; Birthplace: England; Father's Name: Peter Okell; Mother's Name: Martha Cawker; Spouse's Name: Mary Elizabeth Brown; Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1860; Spouse's Birthplace: Oakfield, Ohio; Spouse's Father's Name: David James Brown; Spouse's Mother's Name: Arminda Francis Lattie; Reference Id: # 196; Gs Film Number: 1682755; Digital Folder Number: 004321261
    Research 
    • Mary was Frank's second wife.
    Last Modified  26 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F16364  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1952] World Connect - Green-Rogers Family: :2965748, (last updated: 2004-08-24 21:47:31 UTC (Tue), contact: Diane Green) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S634] Louisa County, Iowa - Cemetery Records Through 1997 (Rootsweb) (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S11113] Green, Cyrus - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, page 4, February 14, 1907; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S4385] Green, Arminda Frances (Latta/Brown) - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, March 18, 1920; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S936] Green, James L. - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, February 25, 1926; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S938] Green, Arvilla "Mae" - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, December 3, 1936; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S12650] Okell, Mary (Brown) - Obituary, (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, December 4, 1952; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S12649] Okell, Frank - Obituary, (originally published in The Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, April 30, 1931; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S426] Find A Grave (web site) (Reliability: 3).