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BROWN, William McFarlane

BROWN, William McFarlane[1, 2, 3]

Male 1918 - 1969  (50 years)

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  • Name BROWN, William McFarlane 
    Born 30 Sep 1918  Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Arrival 26 May 1928  Boston, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Arrived in ship California with mother and brother, John
    Census 1930  40 Harrison Street, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 40 Harrison Street--Name: Brown, William / Relationship: Head / Home: Rented / Family live on farm: No / Value of home, rent: $35 / Sex: M / Race: W / Age: 46 / Marital Status: M / Age when married: 34 / Attended School since 1929: No / Can read-write: Yes / Place of birth: Scotland / Father's place of birth: Scotland / Mother's place of birth: Scotland / Language: English / Year naturalized: 1903 (actually was 1923) / Profession: Engineer (marine) / Industry: Fruit boat-Name: Brown, Isabella M L / Relationship: Wife / Home: Rented / Family live on farm: No / Value of home, rent: $35 / Sex: F / Race: W / Age: 44 / Marital Status: M / Age when married: 32 / Attended School since 1929: No / Can read-write: Yes / Place of birth: Scotland / Father's place of birth: Scotland / Mother's place of birth: Scotland / Language: English / Year naturalized: 1928 / Profession: None / Industry: None-Name: Brown, William Jr / Relationship: Son / Home: Rented / Family live on farm: No / Value of home, rent: $35 / Sex: W / Race: W / Age: 11 / Marital Status: S / Age when married: / Attended School since 1929: Yes / Can read-write: Yes / Place of birth: Scotland / Father's place of birth: Scotland / Mother's place of birth: Scotland / Language: English / Year naturalized: 1928 / Profession: None / Industry: None -Name: Brown, John / Relationship: Son / Home: Rented / Family live on farm: No / Value of home, rent: $35 / Sex: W / Race: W / Age: 10 / Marital Status: S / Age when married: / Attended School since 1929: Yes / Can read-write: Yes / Place of birth: Scotland / Father's place of birth: Scotland / Mother's place of birth: Scotland / Language: English / Year naturalized: 1928 / Profession: None / Industry: None
    Census Apr 1940  869 Southern Artery, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Brown, Wm / Relation = Son / Sex = M / Race = W / Age = 21 / Marital Status = S / Attended College = No / Greatest Education = High School 4th year / Birthplace = Mass / Citizenship = / City Residence in 1935 = Quincy / Employed for pay = No / At Private work = Yes / At public work = No / Seeking work = No / Hours worked = 50 / Occupation = Operator of Dredger / Industry = Dredging / Worker Class = Private Worker / Weeks worked in 1939 = 52 / Income = 988 / Other income = No
    Physical Description Height = 5’10”-Weight = 160-Eyes = Blue-Hair = Brown-Complexion = Ruddy  [5
    Education High School  [4
    Served in military
    Military 16 Oct 1940  108 Ruggles Street, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Draft registration. Went on to become Captain in 383d Bombardment Group, US Army Air Force. Enlistment Date:-21 Apr 1944-Discharge Date:-8 Jun 1946
    Obituary From Boston Globe, 18 Mar 1969

    BROWN William M. Sr., of Marshfield, formerly of Braintree, Mar. 16. beloved husband of Eleanor F, (Cody), of 166 Flaegler Drive. father of Judith Ann Sargent of BrocKton, Wiilliam M.. Jr., U.S.A., Kathleen Lutz of Quincy. John Michael at home, son of William of Quincy; brother of John of Weymouth. Late employee General Dynamics Corp. Army Vet W.W. II. Funeral services at McDonald Funeral Home, South Weymouth at 809 Main st. (Rt. 18, opp. south Shore Hospital). Wednesday at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 7-9 p.m. Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9.  [7
    Occupation Dredger in 1940. Later worked for General Dynamics Corp  [4, 8
    Died 16 Mar 1969  166 Flaggler Drive, Marshfield, Plymouth, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I4824  Hugh Byrne and Nanette Asimov Lines
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2021 

    Father BROWN, William,   b. 18 Dec 1879, 25 Ann Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1969, 02169 Quincy, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Mother MCFARLANE, Isabella Burns,   b. 25 Jan 1884, Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef Mar 1969  (Age < 85 years) 
    Married 26 Apr 1918  Glasgow, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Married under sheriff’s decree, as Isabella was pregnant.
    1918 BROWN, WILLIAM (Statutory registers Marriages 644:10 864)
    1918 BROWN, WILLIAM (Statutory registers Marriages 644:10 864)
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    1918 BROWN, WILLIAM (Statutory registers Marriages 644:10 864)
    1918 BROWN, WILLIAM (Statutory registers Marriages 644:10 864)
    Family ID F3338  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CODY, Eleanor F 
    Children 
     1. BROWN, William McFarlane Jr
     2. BROWN, Judith Ann,   b. Abt 1944, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 2011, Weymouth, Norfolk, MA USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)
     3. BROWN, Kathleen/Cathleen
     4. BROWN, John Michael
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2021 
    Family ID F3418  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1918 - Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsArrival - 26 May 1928 - Boston, Massachusetts, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1930 - 40 Harrison Street, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Apr 1940 - 869 Southern Artery, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - 16 Oct 1940 - 108 Ruggles Street, Quincy, Norfolk, MA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1969 - 166 Flaggler Drive, Marshfield, Plymouth, MA USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree, MA USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
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    William-Brown
    William Brown Junior, Quincy Mass

  • Sources 
    1. [S832] 1930 United States Federal Census for William Brown-.

    2. [S833] Massachusetts, State and Federal Naturalization Records, 1798-1950 for William Brown, I have 2 children-William M, Sept 30 1918 at Greenock, Scotland-John, Dec 28 1919 at Greenock, Scotland-.

    3. [S930] Massachusetts, Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1963 for William Brown.

    4. [S989] 1940 Federal Census for Brown Family.

    5. [S991] William Brown Draft Registration.

    6. [S992] National Archives at St. Louis, MO; St. Louis, MO, USA; Applications for Headstones, 1/1/1925 - 6/30/1970; NAID: NAID 596118; Record Group Number: 92; Record Group Title: Records of the Office of the Quartermaster General.

    7. [S993] Brown, William M.

    8. [S993] Brown, William M, ate employee Gen eral Dynamics Cor.

    9. [S830] 1918 BROWN, WILLIAM (Statutory registers Marriages 644/10 864), When/Where/How Married: 1918, Twenty sixth day of April. By declaration in presence of William McFarlane…-.




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