Brow, George Simon (December 15, 1876 - February 21, 1946)

George S. Brow Dies Here

Following 6 Years Illness County Rancher Since 1906; Funeral Services Held Here Yesterday Morning

Unknown - February 28, 1946

Death at 11:25 Thursday night ended six years of suffering for George S. Brow, 60, Converse county rancher, since 1906, who passed away at the family home on south Fourth street.

Mr. Brow had suffered acutely the past three years with an incurable disease. February 15 he became critically ill.

George Brow was born Dec. 15, 1876 at Grosse Isle, Mich., the son of George Henry and Bridge Cecelia Brow. He spent his early life in Michigan working as a lumberman. In his twenties he moved to Washington state, where he continued work in the timber. In April, 1906 he came to Wyoming and took up a homestead on Wagonhound creek south of Douglas, where he lived until May of last year when the family moved to Douglas.

He was married Aug. 6, 1911, at Douglas to Chloe Hammond. He was the father of 19 children, seven of whom died in infancy.

Left to mourn his passing are his widow, Chloe; seven daughters-Mrs.C.T. Hall, Butte, Mont., Mrs. J.J. Jackson, Shirley Ann Ida Mae, Barbara, Dawn, all of Douglas, Betty Bert, R.N. of Santa Monica, Calif., and Sister Mary Joseph OSF of Denver; five sons-George H. of Elk Basin, Wyo., Jack, James, Jean F. 1/c, (sic) David, all of Douglas; three sisters-Mrs. Bertha Uhrich and Mrs. Suzette Brow of Lake Stevens, Wash., and Mrs. Mate Smith of Burlington, Wash.; three brothers-Thornton, Godfrey and Edwin, of Douglas. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren.

Funeral services were held yesterday (Monday) morning at St. James church with Fathers Andrew and Miller in charge.

Active pallbearers were Sam Carothers, Ed Raber, Herman Faulkenburg, Cloyd Redenbaugh, T.C. Daniels and John Hillman. Honorary pallbearers were Leonard Shaw, Dick Jamison, James Willox, Nate Barrett, Pete Curtin and Tommy Bullin.

Burial was in Douglas Park Cemetery.


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