Obituary Details

Maynard T. Brown

(12/19/1863 - 06/30/1926)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 06/28/1956

Thirty Years Ago - July 1, 1926

M. T. Brown, a resident of the Hat Creek community, passed away about noon yesterday, June 30.

The Lusk Herald, July 8, 1926

Last Services Held on Friday for M.T. Brown

Remains of Hat Creek man are laid to rest in Lusk Cemetery

Died in Hospital at Alliance Following Illness of Three Weeks; Had Suffered Stroke

Funeral services for M.T. Brown of Hat Creek, who passed away at the Alliance hospital on Wednesday, June 30th, after an illness of three weeks, were held here last Friday morning. Mr. Brown has been in poor health for about a year, having suffered a stroke of paralysis. He was taken to Alliance about two weeks before his death, where he was confined to the hospital, succumbing to complications of diseases.

M. T. Brown was born in Carson City, Nev., December 19, 1863, and died at Alliance, Nebr., June 30, 1926 at the age of 63 years 6 months and 11 days.

In early youth he moved with his parents and family to Illinois and a few years later they removed to Iowa, in which state he spent his early manhood. In 1903 he moved to Scotland, S. Dak., living there with his wife and family until in 1916 when they came to this state, making their home at Hat Creek.

Mr. Brown was an active worker in civic enterprises wherever he lived until he took up farming and ranching in Wyoming, at which he was engaged at the time of his death.

He was a member of the Masonic and Odd Fellow orders and also of the Modern Woodmen of America, holding membership in all these organizations at Scotland, S.D.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs. M.T. Brown, two daughters, Mrs. G.H. Gunn of Hat Creek, Wyo.; and Mrs. H.E. Baker of Oakland, Calif.; four sons, Ben, of Keeline, Wyo.; George, of Ravina, S.D.; Maynard, of Ft. Morgan, Calif.; and Billie of Hat Creek, Wyo.;  thirteen grandchildren, two brothers, Geo. W. and B.F. Brown, both of Smithland, Ia., and five sisters, Mrs. A.W. Closson, Mrs. Harry Crarey, Mrs. Mary Bradley and Mrs. Ellen Drake, all of Portland, Ore., and Mrs. A. Good of Rhodes, Ia.

Interment was made in the Lusk cemetery, where, at the grave, funeral services were  held at 10 o'clock Friday morning, July 2nd, 1926, in charge of Harmony Lodge No. 24, A.F and A.M. of Lusk.

The sympathy of the entire community is extended to the bereaved family. 

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Obituary Brown, Eulila (11/30/1868 - 10/01/1941) View Record
Cemetery Record BROWN, MAYNARD T. View Record