Brown Family Graves in Rhode Island

Brown Family, North Burial Ground

Historical Cemetery PV001
In loving memory of
John Nicholas Brown
Elder son of John Carter Brown, Esq & Sophia Augusta Brown
Born Providence, 17 Dec. 1861
d. NYC, May 1900
"Until the daybreak
and the shadows flee away"
In loving memory of
Natalie Bayard Brown
daughter of George Warren Dresser & Elizabeth Stuyvesant LeRoy
b. Newport, 12 May 1869
d. Newport, 27 March, 1950
"Lord, I have loved the
habitation of thy house"
In Loving memory of Anne Seddon Kinsolving,
beloved wife of John Nicholas Brown
& daughter of Arthur Barksdale Kinsolving &
Sally Archer Bruce
b. Brooklyn, 25 Mar. 1906
d. Newport, 21 Nov. 1985
Historian, collector, musician, vivifier
In loving memory of John Nicholas Brown
only son of John Nicholas Brown & Natalie Bayard Brown
b. NYC, 21 Feb. 1900
died aboard Malaguena
Chesapeake Bay, 9 Oct. 1979
Scholar, sailor, humanist
who brought art into life
and made of life an art
the grave of Nicholas Brown
an eminent merchant
the friend of the friendless
the patron of learning
the benefactor of the insane
and the liberal promoter of every good design
b. Providence April 4, 1769
d. Sept. 27, 1841
aged 72 y, 6m, 23d
"The blessings of him that was ready to perish came upon me;
and caused the widow's heart to sing for joy"
John Carter Brown
b. Aug. 28, 1797
d. June 10, 1874
"Blessed are the merciful
for they shall obtain mercy"
Sophia Augusta Brown, wife of John Carter Brown
b. Oct. 29, 1825
d. Feb. 28, 1909
"but the path of the just is as shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day...
.. and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes, and there shall be no more death ...
Harold Brown, son of John Carter Brown
& Sophia Augusta Brown
b. Dec. 24, 1865, d. May 10, 1900
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they shall see God"
Georgette Wetmore Sherman
wife of Harold Brown
b. July 13, 1872, d. Apr. 2, 1960
"Blessed are the merciful...

Two unreadable/broken stones in same plot area.


For the biographical sketches of the Brown family, see article3.html

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