Dies At Keithsburg
Special To The Hawk-Eye.
Keithsburg, Ill., March 22 - Mrs.
Lydia Elzina Brown died at her home
in Keithsburg Saturday March 19, af-
ter an illness of about four weeks.
Lydia Elzina Knox was the daughter
of Asa and Elmira Knox, pioneer set
tlers in Mercer county.
She was born Oct. 24, 1851 and her
entire life was lived in the county ex
cept one year spent in Iowa.
In January 1869 she was married to
David A. Brown. To this union were
born 16 children, eight boys and eight
girls. Her husband and five children
preceded her in death.
Those who live to mourn her pass-
ing are Rose Kilsey of Washington, Ia.,
William Brown of New Boston, Ill.,
Mina Knox of Gilchrist, Ill., Glen
Brown of Elizas, Clint, Dan, Clem,
Clive, Louis, Earl and a sister Mrs.
Fern Robbins, all of Keithsburg and
one brother Van Knox of Keithsburg.
There are 68 grand children, 40 great
grandchildren. Funeral services will
be heald Tuesday, March 22 at 1 p. m.
at the Christian church. Rev. Leslie
J. Ross preaching and burial will be
in Brink cemetery near Joy, Ill.
The Burlington Hawk-Eye
23 March 1932 • Page 9
Lydia Elzina Brown would be my 1st cousin 5x removed
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