Posted by Cathy Gowdy on Thursday, October 22, 2015 at 06:11:30 :
Thursday, February 27, 1941
John McA. Brown, Member of Pioneer Family Summoned
John MacAllen Brown, who was born in Hicks Valley 71 years ago, died last Friday in a hospital at Willits. His family is prominent in both Marin and Sonoma counties.
Death was attributed to heart trouble. He had retired from active farming for 20 years, and resided at Willits. He was the son of the late J. MacAllen and Catherine Farley Brown, Marin County pioneers, and was born October 2, 1869. The funeral was held in Petaluma.
Mr. Brown was the husband of Ella Brown; father of Allen Brown, Richmond; Mrs. Harold Cooke, southern California; Robert, Douglas, Williard and Oliver Brown, Willits; Mrs. George Perry, San Francisco; brother of Robert S. Brown, Mrs. Marie Levenworth, Mrs. R. H. Trumbull, Novato; Mrs. W. S. Adams and Mrs. W. P. Beggs, Petaluma; and Mrs. Ida E. Waite, Berkeley. A large number of grand children also survive.
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