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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