Henry B. Brown, 1870-1931 [RG2844.AM]

NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID

RG2844.AM:  Henry B. Brown, 1870-1931

Mortuary records:  1909-1931
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Neb.:  Mortician
Size:  12 volumes

BACKGROUND NOTE

Henry Brown was born November 18, 1870, on a farm in Lancaster County, Nebraska. He was educated in the county and graduated from Lincoln Business College in 1887. In 1890, Brown began his career as a mortician in the employ of Walton Roberts, continuing with that firm until 1909 when he entered the undertaking business as a member of the firm Brown and Doyle. He was married to Anna Edith Buckmaster on April 28, 1909, in Lincoln. In 1917, Mr. Brown took over his partner's interest and carried on the business under his own name until his death January 4, 1931. He was survived by his wife.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

This collection consists of 12 volumes of funeral records from the Brown Funeral Home, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1909-1931. Each volume has an index in the front pages.

 

ADDED ENTRIES:

Brown, Henry B., 1870-1931
Brown Funeral Home (Lincoln, Neb.)
Funeral homes -- Nebraska -- Lincoln
Undertakers and undertaking -- Nebraska -- Lincoln

 

DDS/kj   01-21-1970
03-04-2010   Revised TMM

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