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Guide to the John Brown Family Papers
943 and 944  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: John Brown Family Papers
    Box Number: 943 and 944
    Creator: Brown family
    Extent: 2 boxes
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], John Brown Family Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Brown, Elizabeth McMillan
    Brown, John Rudd
    Buffalo Brewin g Company (Sacramento, Calif.)
    California Pacific Railroad Company
    Pioneers - California - Sacramento


    Letters, receipts and mortgage papers.


    John Rudd Brown was born in Brownsville, New York on May 7, 1833. He married Elizabeth McMillan on January 29, 1866 in Sacramento, California. Their son, Edward Sherbourne Brown, Sr. (Oct. 24, 1869-June 16, 1944) was a produce merchant, rancher, and member of the Sacramento City Council. John Rudd Brown died in Sacramento on February 7, 1884. His wife, Elizabeth McMillan Brown, died in 1902.


    • Barnard, E. M.. (Mrs.)
    • Briosley, Mary
    • Brown, Arthur
    • Brown, Edward Sherbourne
    • Brown, J. B.
    • Brown, V. A.
    • Bush, L. L.
    • Cook, Elisha (Mrs.)
    • Devlin, Irma L.
    • Elliott, Etta P.
    • Garison, C. H.
    • Greenberg, Imosene
    • Hill, Mary I.
    • Houghton, J. F.
    • Huntington, Fred
    • Johnson, Julian W.
    • Kingsbury, Della C.
    • Levitt, Ella L.
    • Loreiz, Laura
    • McGillioray, Mrs.
    • McMillan, Henry
    • McMillan, Hester
    • North Folk Association
    • Smith, Clarence M.