December 27, 1910|
Rev. Brown Dead.
Rev. Jacob Brown died Wednesday morning, December 28, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Amos Turner, three miles east of Paola, with whom he had made his home for several months. A week before his death he had been in Paola, and returning home was taken with an attack of bronchial pneumonia, which, with complications, resulted fatally.
Rev. Brown was born September 10, 1830, in Wilkes co., North Carolina. He was raised there and went to Virginia, where he was married in Russell co. January 31, 1861. In 1870, he moved with his family to southwest Missouri, where he took up the ministry, and for a number of years was a missionary Baptist and did good work for the church. He removed with his family to Hillsdale in 1885, coming to Paola three years ago. His wife died here last September, and since then he made his home with his children.
He was an honorable citizen, reliable in every particular, and in his old age had no regrets in leaving this world, for he had lived an upright, useful life. He was a member of the Masonic fraternity a great many years.
He is survived by five daughters and three sons, Mrs. Amos Turner of Paola twp., Mrs. Maggie Barker of Iowa, Mrs. Ed Weaver of Marysville twp., Mrs. C. A. Lewellyn of Kansas City and Mrs. John Miller of Marysville twp., W. W. Brown of East Valley, S. C. Brown of Paola, and H. H. Brown of Auburn, Washington.
The funeral services, conducted by Rev. W. H. Stickel and in charge of the Masonic fraternity, will be held from the residence of Mr. Turner Saturday forenoon at 10 o'clock.