Person Sheet

Name Sheldon Charles BROWN
Birth 10 Aug 1873, Brush Prairie (Hockinson) Clarke County, Washington Territory
Death 15 Oct 1958, Yakima, Washington
Occupation Farmer
Education University Of Oregon
Religion Desciples Of Christ
Father Anders (Autti?) JUNNILA (BROWN) (1843-1919)
Mother Olive HARRIS (1848-1942)
Birth 20 Sep 1883, Oakland California
Death Zillah, Washington
Occupation Farmer
Religion Disciples Of Christ
Father John Erik Mattson MATTSON (1842-1912)
Mother Emma Erika JOHANSDOTTER (1850-1888)
Marriage 25 Jun 1905, Hockinson, Clark County, Washington
Children George Matson (1908-1953)
Olivida "Betty"
Notes for Sheldon Charles BROWN
Served in the Phillipines at the end of the Spanish-American War

Resided Zillah, Washington

After finishing the Brush Prairie schools he entered Oregon State College and a few months before receiving his diploma he enlisted with Oregon Volunteers of teh Spanish-American War and took part in the Phillipine insurrection. After 14 months of active service he returned to college. He received a degree of Batchelor of Scientific Agriculture and after two further years of study received his degree of Batchelor of Science. He took a position teaching at the college for two years, and in 1900 came to the Yakima Valley.

In 1905 he married Ida E. Mattson and they had two children, the late George Brown and Betty Brunelle. Mr & Mrs Brown celebrated their golden weddin gin 1955.

He was a faithful member of the Christian Church for 62 years and was elected an honorary elder of the Zillah church.

He was a member of the Golden Jubilee Alumin Association of Oregon State College, a member of the United Spanish War Veterans, and the Buena Grange.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and five grandchildren
Last Modified 20 Mar 1999 Created 23 Mar 2002 by Reunion for Macintosh

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