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George Edwin BROWN
Jane BOYD
Husband:  George Edwin BROWN
Birth:  6 Jan 1837 or 1838, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Death:  11 Feb 1916, Odd Fellows Home, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Odd Fellows Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Occupation:  watchmaker
Father:  Thomas BROWN
Mother:  Lucretia Hamsly MILTON
Marriage:  ca. 1870, PA
Wife:  Jane "Jennie" BOYD
Birth:  22 Apr 1846, PA
Death:  24 Oct 1923, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Disposition:  cremated
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  John BOYD
Mother:  Anna E. YEAGER
Children born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
1.  George A. BROWN, b. 1871/2 or Feb 1873
2.  Anna E. BROWN, b. Sep 1874
3.  Della H. BROWN, b. Jul 1884
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Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  George E. BROWN (æ 12, b. MA) is living in Newburyport, Essex Co., MA, with his parents (q.v.).  Can't find Jane.

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  George BROWN (æ 22, b. MA; watchmaker) is living in Philadelphia, PA, with his parents (q.v.).  Can't find Jane.

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  George E. BROWN (æ 32, b. MA; watchmaker) is living in Philadelphia, PA, with his widowed mother (q.v.).  Jane BOYD (æ 24, b. PA) is living in Philadelphia, PA, with her widowed mother, et al. (q.v.).

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 24):  1534 Park Avenue (formerly Cadbury Ave.), Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll 1179, p. 236C, PN 3, SD 1, ED 401, enumerated 2 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 8 9 10 11 13 15 24 25 26
* 1534 20 22 Brown George E W M 42     /   Watch maker & repairer Dyspeptic MA MA MA
      _____ Jennie B W F 32 Wife   /   keeping house   PA IRL PA
      _____ George A W M  8 Son /         PA MA PA
      _____ Anna E W F  6 Daughter /         PA MA PA
      Boyd Anna E W F 54 M-in-law     /     PA PA PA
      DeWald Albert D W M 18 Nephew /     Upholstering Apprentice   PA PA PA
*Park Avenue (formerly Cadbury Ave)
Albert was with Anna BOYD in the 1870 census, so he would have to be her nephew, not George's.

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3-4 of 8):  President Avenue, Rutledge Borough, Delaware Co., PA, Roll 1406, pp. 170A-170B, SN 12A-12B, SD 2, ED 186, enumerated 11 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 27
238 293 Brown George E Head W M Jan 1837 63 M 28     MA MA MA Watchmaker 0 Y Y Y R H
    Brown Jennie B Wife W F Apr 1847 53 M 28 3 3 PA IRL PA     Y Y Y    
    Brown George A Son W M Feb 1873 27 S       PA MA PA Insur Broker ? Y Y Y    
    Brown Anna B Dau W F Sep 1874 25 S       PA PA MA     Y Y Y    
    Brown Della H Dau W F Jul 1884 15 S       PA PA MA At School 9 Y Y Y    
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    Boyd Anna M-in-Law W F Jan 1824 76 Wd 55 1 1 PA PA PA     Y Y Y    
Listed next to married son, George A. BROWN who is enumerated a second time with his wife and family (q.v.).

8.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 18):  1319 Fracker Street, Philadelphia City (Ward 42), Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll T624_1411, p. 240A, SN 2A, SD 1, ED 1069, enumerated 15 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1910:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 26 28
* 1319 33 35 Brown George E Head M W 72 M1 38     MA MA MA Eng Watchmaker Jewelry Store W N 0 Y Y R H
      _____ George E Mrs Wife F W 50 M1 38 4 4 PA PA PA Eng None         Y Y    
      _____ Col T Alston Bro M W 74 W       MA MA MA Eng Own income         Y Y    
      _____ Annie B Dau F W 37 S       PA PA PA Eng Milliner   OA     Y Y    
      _____ Della H Dau F W 25 S       PA MA PA Eng Stenographer & Nurse Hospital W N 0 Y Y    
*Fracker Street
There once was a Fracker Street in Philadelphia; it seems to no longer exist.

9.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 23):  3602 Lancaster Ave., Philadelphia (Ward 24), Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll T625_1627, p. 64B, SN 6B, SD 1, ED 687, enumerated 15 Jan 1920, official enumeration date 1 Jan 1920 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1920:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 16 17 18 19 21 23 25 26 27 28
* 3602 103 142 Brown Jennie Head R F W 72 Wd N Y Y PA MA PA Y None  
      _____ Anna B Dau   F W 42 S N Y Y PA PA MA Y Technician Dental Colledge W
      _____ Della H Dau   F W 32 S N Y Y PA MA PA Y Technician Medical School W
      Gibbs Elanor B Lodger   F W 35 S N Y Y DC PA DE Y Stenographer   W
*Lancaster Ave

10a.  Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (online at Ancestry.com):

10b.  Pennsylvania Death Certificates, 1906-1963 (online at Ancestry.com):

11.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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