Emeline "Minnie" Florence Brown

Female 1859 - 1916  (57 years)


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  • Name Emeline "Minnie" Florence Brown 
    • Called Florence in 1900 Census; Emeline in 1870; Minnie in all other records, including notice of probate in the Fulton Patriot, Mar 1918 (Fulton Area Newspaper Index at fultonhistory.com)
    Born 7 Feb 1859  Union City, Branch, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • Born 7 Feb 1860 per Bowen
    Gender Female 
    Died 11 May 1916  Cedar Springs, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Buried East Nelson (DeCau) Cemetery, Nelson Twp, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I18724  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Father Philander F Brown,   b. Oct 1825, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1905  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Adaline L Durfey,   b. 4 Jan 1837, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1913, Colfax Twp, Mecosta, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F6541  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Cyrus Albert Durfey,   b. 11 Aug 1857, Oswego Co, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jan 1930, Cedar Springs, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married Apr 1876  Greenville, Montcalm, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Married 33 years per 1910 census, 22 per 1900

      Bowen gives date of marriage as 7 May 1878

      Marriage record not found in Michigan marriage returns
    Children 
     1. George W Durfey,   b. Jan 1877, Nelson Twp, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1893, Nelson Twp, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 16 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Ethel Irene Durfey,   b. Aug 1882, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
    Married: 1x3. Grace Elner Durfey,   b. Feb 1888, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Married: 2x4. Wilbur Durfey,   b. Mar 1892, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1973, Cedar Springs, Kent, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)  [natural]
     5. Walter Fay Durfey,   b. 1897,   d. 1898  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     6. Florence Durfey,   b. Abt 1903, MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F6542  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S884] East Nelson (DeCau) Cemetery, Nelson Twp, Kent, MI, (Name: 1927 DAR transcription on Kent Co Genweb andvisit in 2005;).

    2. [S885] 1880 Michigan Census.

    3. [S882] 1900 Michigan Census.

    4. [S878] 1910 Michigan Census.

    5. [S886] 1870 Michigan Census.

    6. [S887] Cedar Springs Clipper - 17 May 1916.

    7. [S888] City of Grand Rapids and Kent County; Up to Date (Bowen 1900), (Name: http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi;).