The Clare Sentinel, Clare, Michigan Friday, December 15, 1899
CHARLES LEWIS BROWN
Last Saturday, after several days intense suffering. Charles Lewis BROWN passed from this life at the advanced age of eighty years, hernea being the immediate cause of his death.
Mr. BROWN was born in Rachester, N. Y., March 6 1820, and was a member of a family of ten children. Until his 24th year he lived with his parents, at this age marring Miss Sarah EVENS, who, with four sons and four daughters survive him, three daughters having died. About 1843 he moved his family to Ionia county, and some twenty years later moved to Mt. Pleasant. Seven years ago they came to Clare which has since been their home.
The funeral was conducted from the Congregational church Tuesday morning. Rev. TERRY of the Adventists church officiating, and the remains were interred in Cherry Grove cemetery. The Sentinel unites with their friends in offering this expression of sympathy.