Saturday, June 18, 2016

1926 Ola Moore Brown obituary - June 12

[June 12 - 1926, most likely from New Cumberland, West Virginia, newspaper] 

Mrs. A.W. Brown 
Called by Death

Mrs. Ola Moore Brown, widow of the late A. W. Brown, founder and publisher of The Independent, died at her home on Ridge avenue, Saturday morning at one o'clock after an illness which confined her to bed about two weeks.  Last summer Mrs. Brown . . .  last fall had enjoyed fairly good health until she was stricken suddenly ill.  Her condition was serious from the beginning of her last illness and Mr. and Mrs. N.W. Ballantyne and children were summoned home from Florida arriving about a week before her death.

Mrs. Brown was born in Pughtown.  She was a daughter of the late Abram Moore and with her father, moved from this county to Salineville, Ohio.  Her father was elected County Recorder of Columbiana county, Ohio and then the family moved to Lisbon, Ohio, where she resided until her marriage to A.W. Brown on June 9th, 1892. and since that time has made her home in New Cumberland.

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Ola Moore Brown was the second wife of A.W. Brown.  His first wife, Mary Virginia Morrow Brown, mother of Robert Morrow "Bert" Brown, and Lucie Brown Ballantyne, died in 1890, when Lucie was ten-years-old.

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