Brown, John Franklin S.

Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, December 23, 1921

J. F. Brown, Civil War Veteran, Dies

John F. S. Brown, Civil war veteran and member of Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R., died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Nora Ziegler, of Hoff, Oregon, about six miles from Oregon City, early Monday morning after an illness of several months.

John F. S. Brown, who was a native of Baltimore, Md., was born February 6, 1846, and came to Oregon about 20 years ago, having made his home with his daughter, Mrs. Ziegler.

Mr. Brown served with Company D, 11th Maryland United States Infantry during the Civil war, and upon his arrival in Clackamas county became a member of Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R. of this city.

Deceased is survived by the following children: Charles, George, Lee Brown, Mrs. Mary Miller, Mrs. Effie Walsh, Mrs. Lillie Pieffer, Mrs. Ida Gover, all of Baltimore, Md; Mrs. Nora Ziegler, of Hoff, Clackamas county, Oregon. He also leaves 28 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Oregon City Enterprise, Friday, December 30, 1921

Funeral Services of G. A. R. Veteran Held

The funeral services of the late J. F. Brown, Civil War veteran, who died at the home of his daughter, Nora Ziegler, of Hoff, on Tuesday morning, after an illness of several months, were held from the Brady chapel in this city Thursday morning, and was largely attended.

Having charge of the service was Meade Post No. 2, G. A. R., of which Mr. Brown was a member, this order using its impressive funeral service. Members of the Post met at the Harding drug store and marched in a body to the Brady chapel, and was largely represented. The American flag was carried by David McArthur, of New Era, who has been flag bearer for Meade Post for over 30 years.

The floral tributes were in large numbers and were beautiful. Pallbearers, members of Meade Post, were R. Stroup, H. S. Clyde, L. P. Horton, Josiah Martin, A. J. Hubble and David McArthur. Interment was in Mountain View cemetery.


MILITARY:

Name: Franklin Brown
Side: Union
Regiment State/Origin: Maryland
Regiment: 11th Regiment, Maryland Infantry (100 days, 1864)
Company: D
Rank In: Corporal
Rank Out: Sergeant
Film Number: M388 roll 2

Name: Franklin Brown
Enlistment Date: 20 May 1864
Rank at enlistment: Corporal
State Served: Maryland
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company D, Maryland 11th Infantry Regiment on 20 May 1864. Mustered out on 29 Sep 1864.
Death Date: 22 Dec 1921 (Death 12/20/1921 per Oregon Death Index)
Death Place: Oregon City, Oregon
Sources: Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-65. Death notices listed in National Tribune issues

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