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Daniel Brown (1824–1913)

Mr. Daniel Brown, who died at Moonta on Sunday evening, had resided in South Australia for 61 years. Deceased, who was in his eighty-ninth year, arrived in 1852 by the ship Wanata, and was a native of Brigstock, Northamptonshire. The first 16 years of colonial life were spent at Woodside, and then at Maitland he followed farming pursuits for 28 years. Thirteen years ago he removed to Moonta, where his wife predeceased him. A family of four sons and seven daughters survive—W. H. (Adelaide), John (Wallaroo) C. A. (Prospect), and D. E. Brown (Maitland), Mesdames D. Lambert (Murray Flats) C. E. Johnson (Norwood), J. Buck (Moonta), F. A. Cane (Islington), A. Hinton (Tumby Bay), J. Paling (Hawker), and C. H. E. McLeod (Moonta). There are 48 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

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'Brown, Daniel (1824–1913)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 19 July 2024.

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6 December, 1824
Brigstock, Northamptonshire, England


15 June, 1913 (aged 88)
Moonta, South Australia, Australia

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