William Edward Brown
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Born in Florida, USA on 14 Mar 1877 to Jacob Brown and Julia Annie Faust. William Edward married Maude A Powell and had 4 children. William Edward married Emma Louise Creighton and had 7 children. William Edward married Adelle Brown. He passed away on 29 Jul 1957 in Pensacola, Escambia, Florida, USA.
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Surname meaning for "Brown"
English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brun or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brun as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brungar, Brunwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.