Francis Adelbert Brown

Born: Apr 30, 1857
Loc: Bloomfield Twp.
Crawford Co., PA
Died: June 14, 1942
Loc: Millcreek Twp. Erie Co. PA
Bur: Chapinville Cemetery,
Rockdale Twp. Crawford Co., PA
Occupation:  Produce farmer and vendor

Father: Jirah Swift Brown
Mother: Elmina Lois Chapin

Married:  Sept 27, 1877 Erie, Erie Co., PA
Spouse: Lillian Pringle,
daughter of Ambrose Pringle
and Louisa Knapp

Children:  Floyd Liscomb /Infant Brown/Harry C. /Walter
Francis Adelbert Brown went by the name "Del". He had a farm and greenhouse on West Lake Road after moving to Erie. Oral family history says that he had a stall at the old Central Market on State Street in Erie and sold his fresh veggies and fruit there.
Marriage Announcement:  Brown/Pringle
In  Erie, September 27th 1877, by Alderman C. Swalley, Mr. Francis Brown
of Rockdale Twp. this County and Miss Lily L Pringle of Lake Pleasant, Erie Co., PA
Brown, Francis A. (Lillian) h. 3804 W. Lake Road
Source: 1941 Erie Directory
1860 Census: Rockdale Twp. Crawford Co. PA
1870 Census: Rockdale Twp, Crawford Co, PA
1880 Census: Rockdale Twp, Crawford Co, PA
1900 Census: Union City, Erie Co. PA
1910 Census: Millcreek Twp, Erie Co, PA
1920 Census: Millcreek Twp, Erie Co, PA
1930 Census: Millcreek Twp, Erie Co, PA
Obituary: Brown – Sunday evening, June 14, 1942, Francis A. (Del) Brown, age 85 years, husband of Lillian Pringle Brown. Residence West Lake Road. Friends may call at the Chester A. Schaal Funeral Home, 550 West 9th Street and are invited to services Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock. Interment at Chapinville Cemetery.