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Abraham Oliver Brown

Abraham Oliver Brown during the war

Bust in latter life

Picture of Abraham Oliver Brown, wife, and children taken December 1892
Identification: 10/2002 by Frances Brown Armstrong, daughter of Richard Baxter Brown
Standing (left to right): Alice, Percy, Hattie, Daniel, Anna, Seneca
Seated (left to right): George, Laura, Mary Caroline Bates Brown, Abraham Oliver Brown, Fred, Richard



Children of Abraham Oliver Brown

NameBirthDeathOccupationSpouse
George Oliver4/19/1869 Cohasset MA3/13/1950Cashier, Northwestern Tel Minneapolis MNSarah Ellen Christie
Daniel Gould5/20/1870 Cohasset MA1/10/1949Machinist, Plymouth CordageFaustina Freeman Holmes
Hattie Warren12/29/1871 Duxbury MA9/27/1898HousewifeDr. J. Holbrook Shaw (Ophthalmologist) &
Plymouth Public School Physician
Richard Baxter
(father of OWBB)
7/6/1873 Duxbury MA2/2/1937Overseer, Plymouth Cordage;
Band & Glee Club Director
Amy Locke
(born in Athol, MA)
Anna Hale 6/27/1875 Plymouth MA2/9/1925HousewifeGeorge Edgar Bailey (died 12/1963)
Alice4/21/1877 Plymouth MA8/8/1966Housewife & OrganistFred Avery Hall (Statistical Dept Head, Plymouth Cordage)
Percy Lyle7/18/1880 Plymouth MA5/1/1957Art Salesman (Boston MA)Bessie Winslow Davis
Seneca Porter11/4/1881 Plymouth MA11/1/1939Architect-Engineer, Fuller Construction, Boston MAAlice Crane (11/2/1880 - 4/22/1955)
Fred Carleton12/7/1885 Plymouth MA2/19/1969Asst Treas. Plymouth Federal Savings & Load; organistEdith Magee
Laura Eliza8/10/1887 Plymouth8/1/1971Music Director & OrganistRemained single

Abraham Oliver Brown was a railroad conductor & Plymouth's first appointed letter carrier. He was born 3/3/1842 in Hanover, New Hampshire and died 9/7/1896. He married Mary Caroline Bates Brown, who was born 2/12/1849 in Cohasset MA and died 3/14/1914.

Note the following from Oliver Warren Bates Brown of 30 Vine Street, Winchester MA typed on March 18, 1980 " the above verified information on my preceding generation, Brown Family aunts & uncles, was obtained during the years 1979 & 1980 by Oliver W. B. Brown."

Credits: Robert Brown and Jeane Hunter Brown, of Massachusetts (contributed by David Brown, their nephew).

See also, Abraham's wartime diary.