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Brown, George Fay
LAST NAME: Brown FIRST NAME: George MIDDLE NAME: Fay NICKNAME: 
MAIDEN NAME:  AKA 1:  AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
GENDER: M TITLE: 
BORN: 11 Sep 1874 DIED: 28 May 1947 BURIED: 31 May 1947 ~ George Brown Cemetery
OCCUPATION:  Farmer
BIRTH PLACE:  Dallas, Polk Co., Oregon
DEATH PLACE: McMinnville, Yamhill Co., Oregon
NOTES: 
Name of father George Brown
Maiden name of mother Martha Hines
1880 OR CENSUS - George F. Brown, age 5, b. Oregon, is enumerated with George, age 56, occupation farmer, b. Kentucky, and Martha A., age 46, b. Missouri, along with May, age 19, b. Oregon, Nettie B., age 16, b. Oregon, Edgar M., age 14, b. Oregon and Alvin R., age 7, b. Oregon.
1st MARRIAGE - to Nina Maude Mack, Nov 1901
2nd MARRIAGE - to Macy Garbutt, 19 Sep 1928
1930 OR CENSUS - Fay Brown, age 54, (first married at age 27)occupation farmer, b. Oregon, is enumerated with wife Macy, age 50, (first married at age 19) b. Oregon.  Also enumerated is May Garbutt, identified as adopted daughter, age 15, b. Oregon.
DEATH CERTIFICATE: 
OSBH DC (Yamhill County 1947) #3869 - George Fay Brown, male, married (Macy Brown), occupation farmer, b. 11 Sep 1874 in Dallas, Oregon, d. 28 May 1947 in McMinnville, Oregon at the age of 72 yrs 8 mos 17 dys, name of father George Brown (b. Missouri), maiden name of mother Martha Hines (b. Missouri), interment 31 May, undertaker Henkel & Bollman, informant Vernon L. Brown of North Bonneville, Washington.
OBITUARY: 
Funeral services were held Saturday for George Fay Brown, 72, at the Henkle and Bollman chapel with Rev. Clark S. Enz officiating. Burial was in the Brown cemetery on the Salt Creek road. 
Mr. Brown died in McMinnville on May 28 after an extended illness. He had been hospitalized for eight days. 
The youngest of a family of five boys and four girls, Mr. Brown was the son of George and Martha Brown, early Polk county pioneers. He was born on September 11, 1874, at Dallas and attended school in Dallas and Salt Creek. In November 1901, he was married to Nina Maude Mack, who died on May 24, 1927. 
On September 19, 1928, Mr. Brown was married to Macy Garbutt. 
He spent his entire life in Polk county as a farmer. During the past four years his health had been poor and on May 20 he was taken to the McMinnville hospital.
Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Macy Brown of Willamina, a son, Vernon L. of North Bonneville, Wash., a daughter, Mabel Garbutt of Otis, two grandsons, Elwyn Garbutt and Raymond Brown, and one granddaughter, Darlene Garbutt. 
Dallas Itemizer-Observer 5 Jun 1947, 4:4
INSCRIPTION: 
George Fay Brown 
Sept. 11, 1874-May 28, 1947
SOURCES: 
Branigar Survey
OSBH DC (Yamhill County 1947) #3869
1880 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Dallas, ED 105, pg 467C)
1930 OR CENSUS (Polk Co., Salt Creek, ED 15, sheet 1B)
DI-O 5 Jun 1947, 4:4
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