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Gordon Brown

(1829 - 1905)
Descendants of Bartholomew Somers
     Gordon Brown was born in 1829 in Scotland.1,2

     Gordon married Robert Thayer Somers, son of Robert Somers and Harriet Almeda Sheldon, on Mar 21, 1849 at the Methodist Church in Shefford, Québec. M. McDonald, minister, officiated in the presence of Thomas Hynds and W. Johnson.3

     Gordon and Robert appeared on the 1881 Canadian Census of Ascot, Sherbrooke, Québec with their children Thomas, James and Samuel.1

     Gordon died in 1905 at the age of 76 years.2 She was buried in Martinville Cemetery, Martinville.2

Children of Gordon Brown and Robert Thayer Somers


  1. Quebec. District Sherbrooke (55). 1881 Canadian Census, population schedule. Micropublication C-13199 (FHL Film 1375835). Ottawa, Ontario: Library and Archives Canada.
  2. Cemeteries of Québec. Compton County, Martinville, Martinville Cemetery. Online
  3. Simmons, Marlene. E-mail message(s) to author. 2000.
  4. 1815-1879, District of Saint-Francis: From the Church Records of Sixteen Religious Denominations, Catholics Not Included, 6 volumes. Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada: La Société de Généalogie des Cantons de l'Est Inc, 1992. Deaths, 2 volumes.