Brown Family History


John Wilson [Parents] was born about 1791 in Lesmahagow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on 4 Mar 1870 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Paralysis. He married Jean Allan on 15 Sep 1810 in Stonehouse, Lanark, Scotland.

Jean Allan [Parents] was born about 1788 in Avondale, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She died on 17 Jan 1869 in Stonehouse, Lanark, Scotland. She married John Wilson on 15 Sep 1810 in Stonehouse, Lanark, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Wilson was born on 12 Jan 1812 in Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on 13 Dec 1902 in Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.
  F ii Margaret Wilson
  M iii James Wilson was born about 1820 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  F iv Helen Wilson
  F v Janet Wilson

Lawrence Rae Winch [Parents] was born on 11 Oct 1888 in Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He married Jemima Walker Brown on 22 Jun 1920 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

Jemima Walker Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] "Mina" was born on 21 May 1885 in Lockerby, Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. She died on 23 Jun 1956 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She married Lawrence Rae Winch on 22 Jun 1920 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  F i Living
  F ii Living

Edmund Russell Brown [Parents] "Russell" was born on 9 Jun 1888 in Lockerby, Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He died on 12 Feb 1945 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada. He was buried in 1945 in Paisley, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada. He married Annie Irene Fraser on 18 Sep 1912 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada.

Annie Irene Fraser [Parents] was born on 15 Jun 1889 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada. She died on 5 Apr 1973 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada. She was buried in Paisley, Bruce, Ontario, at the Paisley Cemetery. She married Edmund Russell Brown on 18 Sep 1912 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  F i Alice Irene Brown

Dr. James Bryce Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 26 Nov 1883 in Lockerby, Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He died on 16 Jun 1948 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Heart Ailment. He was buried in 1948 in Paisley, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada. He married Eleanor Taylor on 18 Jul 1923 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. The marriage ended in divorce.

Jim served in the military during World War I as a Medical Doctor.

Eleanor Taylor [Parents] was born on 4 Mar 1892 in Paisley, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. She married Dr. James Bryce Brown on 18 Jul 1923 in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. The marriage ended in divorce.


William Joseph James Hyde [Parents] was born on 10 Nov 1882 in Bruce Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He died on 11 Feb 1955. He married Jean Menzies Brown on 14 Jun 1905 in Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

Jean Menzies Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] "Jeannie" was born on 10 Aug 1876 in Massie, Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 21 Feb 1961 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She was buried in 1961 in Paisley, Ontario at the Paisley Cemetery. She married William Joseph James Hyde on 14 Jun 1905 in Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  F i Living
  F ii Living

Thomas Wilson Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 16 Sep 1879 in Massie, Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada. He died on 28 Oct 1942 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. The cause of death was heart failure. He was buried in 1942 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. He married Martha Helen Murray on 4 Sep 1907 in Presbyterian Manse, Balgonie, Saskatchewan, Canada.

Martha Helen Murray [Parents] [scrapbook] "Maude" was born on 28 Apr 1882 in Trecastle, Maryborough, Wellington, Ontario, Canada. She died on 5 Dec 1963 in Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. She was buried in 1963 in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada. She married Thomas Wilson Brown on 4 Sep 1907 in Presbyterian Manse, Balgonie, Saskatchewan, Canada.

They had the following children:

  M i Murray J. Brown
  F ii Margaret Lillian Brown
  F iii Dorothy Maude Brown
  M iv Gordon Churchill Brown
  M v Clarence Elmer Brown
  F vi Living
  M vii Kenneth William Brown

John Wright Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 4 Jun 1877 in Massie, Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada. He died on 1 May 1956 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada. He was buried in Starkvale Cemetery - Greenock, Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada. He married Margaret Louise Lyon on 10 Oct 1905 in Greenock, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Louise Lyon [Parents] was born on 18 May 1879 in Elderslie, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. She died on 18 Nov 1961. She was buried in Starkvale Cemetery - Greenock, Bruce Co., Ontario, Canada. She married John Wright Brown on 10 Oct 1905 in Greenock, Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  F i Madeline Brown was born calculated Dec 1906 in Greenock, Ontario, Canada. She died on 24 Jan 1907 in Greenock, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was convulsions. She was buried in Paisley, Ontario at the Starkvale Cemetery.

Alexander C. Ross [Parents] "Alex" was born on 12 Jun 1870 in Bruce Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He died on 1 Jul 1945 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was buried on 4 Jul 1945 in Calgary at the Burnsland Cemetery. He married Margaret Wilson Brown on 14 Sep 1898 in Lockerby, Elderslie Twp.,Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Wilson Brown [Parents] "Maggie" was born on 9 May 1874 in Massie, Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 18 May 1951 in Calgary, Alberta Canada. She was buried in Calgary at the Burnsland Cemetery. She married Alexander C. Ross on 14 Sep 1898 in Lockerby, Elderslie Twp.,Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  F i Anita Ross was born on 18 Mar 1901 in Paisley, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. She died on 6 Jul 1919 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She was buried on 9 Jul 1919 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
  M ii Gordon Dunbar Ross
  M iii Harold Bruce Ross was born on 8 Jul 1911 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He died on 10 Dec 1986 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He was buried in Calgary at the Burnsland Cemetery.

Thomas Bryce was born on 2 May 1819 in Dalziel, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on 20 Jan 1903 in Saugeen, Bruce, Ontario, Canada. He was buried in Saugeen, Bruce North, Ontario at the Burgoyne Cemetery. He married Margaret Wilson on 21 Nov 1841 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Thomas Bryce had a real gift for working with wood. He made several clocks entirely from wood, except for the brass axles, his tools being a knife and a piece of glass.

He also carved many weather vanes, soldiers, horses and roosters in minute detail and painted them in natural colours.

He also preserved several stuffed local birds in showcases.

One exceptional display contained a horse, a scotsman in kilts, birds, and on the front corners of the case he carved the head likeness of his wife and himself.

Mr. Bryce created over one hundred violins from birdseye maple using a gouge, jack knife and glass for smoothing. One of his instruments was played before the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. Presently, one of his violins is housed in the Bruce County Museum in Southampton.

Another outstanding piece of his work was a rather large sailing ship of cedar, complete with rigging, a replica of the sailing vessel in which the family crossed the Atlantic Ocean, on their journey to Canada from Scotland.

Margaret Wilson [Parents] was born on 23 Aug 1819 in Stonehouse, Lanark, Scotland. She died on 6 Feb 1904 in Paisley, Ontario, Canada. She was buried in Saugeen, Bruce North, Ontario at the Burgoyne Cemetery. She married Thomas Bryce on 21 Nov 1841 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  F i Jane Bryce
  M ii Archibald Bryce
  M iii John Wilson Bryce
  M iv Thomas Bryce
  F v Agnes Bryce
  M vi James Wilson Bryce
  M vii William Williamson Bryce
  M viii Robert Bryce was born on 6 Nov 1860 in Saugeen, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada. He died on 26 Jan 1946 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. He was buried on 29 Jan 1946 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
  F ix Margaret Wilson Bryce was born on 12 Feb 1863 in Saugeen, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada. She died on 23 Mar 1926 in Paisley, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Heart Failure. She was buried on 25 Mar 1926 in Paisley, Bruce North, Ontario, Canada at the Paisley Cemetery.
  M x David Bryce

James Russel Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 11 Mar 1858 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. He died on 6 Dec 1926 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Arterio Schlerosis. He was buried in Owen Sound, Ontario at the Greenwood Cemetery. He married Margaret Anne Miller on 30 May 1883 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

Margaret Anne Miller [Parents] was born on 23 Dec 1860 in Meadowvale, Peel, Ontario, Canada. She died on 9 Jun 1949 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. She was buried on 11 Jun 1949 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery. She married James Russel Brown on 30 May 1883 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada.

They had the following children:

  M i Charles Ardwin Brown was born on 30 Nov 1884 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. He died on 3 Nov 1954 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. He was buried on 5 Nov 1954 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  M ii Lester Wright Brown
  F iii Olive Marguerite Brown was born on 3 Jul 1890 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. She died on 4 May 1895 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Uremia following Scarlett Fever. She was buried on 6 May 1895 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  M iv Wilfred Miller Brown was born on 13 Apr 1896 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. He died on 5 Sep 1929 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. He was buried on 9 Sep 1929 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  M v James Russell Brown was born on 16 May 1898 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. He died on 20 Apr 1899 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was La Grippe. He was buried on 22 Apr 1899 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  F vi Margaret Miller Brown was born on 22 Apr 1903 in Owen Sound, Grey Co., Ontario, Canada. She died on 15 Feb 1970 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. She was buried on 17 Feb 1970 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada at the Greenwood Cemetery.

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