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Robert Sloan & Fannie Laura Brown
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Van Alstyne Leader
October 4, 1928

Robert S. Brown, 80, died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. W.S. Roddy, Jr., of Bells, Texas.  The body was brought to Van Alstyne for burial Sunday.  He is survived by three sons, Roy Brown, of Abilene; Ray Brown, of Lowell, Arizona; and E.G. Brown, of El Paso.  By three daughters, Mrs. Ben Myers, of Abilene; Mrs. Dick Keith, of Van Alstyne, and Mrs. Roddy, of Bells.
Mr. Brown was born in North Carolina in 1848.  He came to Texas fifty-five years ago, locating at Bryan, where he contracted for the bridge building department of the Southern Pacific Railroad.  He moved to Van Alstyne in 1875, and lived here until 1907.  During the past twelve years he has made his home at Bells with his daughter.  He was married to Miss Fannie L. Prather, of Van Alstyne.

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