William Jackson Brown (1840 - 1912)

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William Jackson Brown
1840 - 1912
updated February 06, 2019
William Jackson Brown was born in 1840. He was born to Brown John Brown and Mary Johnston Brown, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree. He died in 1912 in Melbourne East, Australia at age 72.

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Brown John Brown
Melbourne East, Australia
Mary Johnston Brown
Melbourne East, Australia

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William Jackson Brown passed away in 1912 in Melbourne East, Australia at 72 years of age. He was born in 1840. He was born to Brown John Brown and Mary Johnston Brown, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.
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1840 - 1912 World Events

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In 1840, in the year that William Jackson Brown was born, on May 7th, the Great Natchez Tornado hit Mississippi. Around 2p, the second deadliest tornado in U.S. history hit Natchez and the surrounding area. It has been estimated to be a F4 or F5 storm and over 317 people were killed - 109 were injured.

In 1872, when he was 32 years old, on May 22nd, President Ulysses S. Grant signed the Amnesty Act of 1872. The Act restored full civil rights to secessionists, including about 150,000 former slaves who had fought in the Confederate Army. About 500 former Confederate sympathizers were not allowed their full civil rights.

In 1880, by the time he was 40 years old, on February 4th, five members of one family in Ontario, Canada were killed and their farm was burned by a mob. Called the Black Donnelly Massacre, the Irish family had been feuding with other citizens of the town. No one was ever convicted.

In 1908, he was 68 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1912, in the year of William Jackson Brown's passing, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

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Other Browns

Brown John Brown
Melbourne East, Australia
Mary Johnston Brown
Melbourne East, Australia
Charles William Brown
1883 - 1912
Melbourne South, Australia
Brown Charles Brown
Melbourne South, Australia
Elizabeth Cuthbert Brown
Melbourne South, Australia
Bessie Brown
1863 - 1912
Melbourne South, Australia
Richmond Peter Brown
Melbourne South, Australia
Mary Brown
Melbourne South, Australia
Henry Brown
1850 - 1912
Mordialloc, Australia
Brown George Brown
Mordialloc, Australia
Ann Wood Brown
Mordialloc, Australia
Helen Brown
1837 - 1912
Prahran, Australia
Rutherford Andrew Brown
Prahran, Australia
Eliza Mclean Brown
Prahran, Australia
Charles Brown
1841 - 1912
St Kilda, Australia
Eliza Brown
1834 - 1912
Sunbury, Australia
John Thomas Norman Brown
1911 - 1912
Bendigo, Australia
Brown James Brown
Bendigo, Australia
Mary Jean Brown
Died: 1912
Brnsk, Australia

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Brown John Brown
Melbourne East, Australia
Mary Johnston Brown
Melbourne East, Australia
Eveline Pierson
Died: 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
Pierson Benjamin Pierson
Melbourne East, Australia
Eveline Pearce Pierson
Melbourne East, Australia
Cedric Charles Everard
1904 - 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
Everard Septimus Charles Everard
Melbourne East, Australia
Annie Maud Hogan Everard
Melbourne East, Australia
William Ernest Harris
1882 - 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
Harris William Edward Harris
Melbourne East, Australia
Alice Simmonds Harris
Melbourne East, Australia
Patrick John Parlaw
1868 - 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
Parlan Laurence Parlaw
Melbourne East, Australia
Ellen Parnell Parlaw
Melbourne East, Australia
Parlow Laurence Parnell
Melbourne East, Australia
Ellen Parnell Parnell
Melbourne East, Australia
Robert William Moore
1868 - 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
Moore Samuel Moore
Melbourne East, Australia
Elizabeth Fraser Moore
Melbourne East, Australia
Edward Sheehan
1849 - 1912
Melbourne East, Australia
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