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Brown, Alexander (1850–1926)

The death of a pioneer resident of the Corowa district took place at the local hospital on Friday morning last in the person of Mr. Alex. [Alexander] Brown, who had reached the age of 75 years. Deceased was a single man, and had resided at South Corowa for many years. Of late he had been afflicted with eye troubles, and at the time of his death was practically blind. He was the second youngest son of the late Mr. Brown, who resided at Wahgunyah over 70 years ago. In his younger days he worked with Mr. Neil Jamieson on Girilambone Station. A brother of deceased is Mr. Glenbervie Brown, of Albert-street, Corowa. Deceased was also a brother of Mrs. J. Swan (Sydney), Mrs. Neil Jamieson (Melbourne), the late Mrs. G. H. Willis (Hopefield), and the late Duncan Brown (South Corowa). The remains were laid to rest in the Presbyterian portion of the old cemetery on Saturday, the Rev. R. C. Racklyeft reading the burial service.

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'Brown, Alexander (1850–1926)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/brown-alexander-23648/text32711, accessed 22 July 2019.

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