Person:Dollie Brown (3)

  1. Dollie Brown1870 - 1945
m. 20 Aug 1890
Facts and Events
Name Dollie Brown
Gender Female
Birth[1] 18 Oct 1870 Berlin, Green Lake, Wisconsin, United States
Marriage 20 Aug 1890 to James Braley Bennett
Death[1] 20 Oct 1945 Milton, Rock, Wisconsin, United States
  1. 1.0 1.1 The Milton Junction Telephone
    October 25, 1945.

    Mrs. J. B. Bennett, who was stricken with a cerebral hemorrhage at her home on Whitewater street, Milton, Friday afternoon while visiting with a friend, died the following afternoon.
    Dollie Brown, daughter of Jeremiah and Mary Brace Brown, was born Oct. 18, 1870, at Berlin, Wis. Her father died when she was two years old, and seven years later her mother brought her and her two brothers to Milton. For a time they lived on the Alya Brown farm, later moving to Milton village. She attended Milton academy. On Aug. 20, 1890 she married James Brayley Bennett of Lima and they lived on the Bennett farm until 1918 when they moved to another farm southeast of Milton, and in 1923 they moved into the village.
    Survivors are her husband; seven daughters, Zela, at home, Geneva (Mrs. Harry Talbot) Eugene, Ore., Mizpah, teacher in Janesville, Ardis, a nurse at Orthopedic hospital, Madison, Constance (Mrs. Sutton) Madison, Dorothy (Mrs. Walter F. Neils) Milton, Clarice (Mrs. Harold C. Burdick) Kansas City, Mo.; two sons, Leslie, Edgerton, and Harold, Denver, Colo. Thirteen grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Her brothers preceded her in death, Dr. Mark and Phillip S. Brown.
    Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Milton S.D.B. church for more than 50 years, and a member of the church circle. She was devoted to her home and family, and found great pleasure in entertaining young people, especially students of Milton college. She was a great lover of nature and spent much time with her garden and flowers.
    Funeral services were held at the Milton S.D.B. church, Tuesday at 2:30 p. m. The Rev. Elmo F. Randolph officiating. Music was furnished by a male quartet: Kenneth Babcock, Edward Rood, Donald Gray and the Rev. Elmo F. Randolph, with Miss Betty Daland, Organist. Burial was in Milton cemetery with [pallbearers] William D. Burdick, Russell Burdick, Ross Coon, Howard Drake, Victor Hurley and Byron Rood.
    Relatives and friends from out of town attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Bennett, Edgerton; Miss Ardis Bennett, Mrs. Chas. F Sutton, Miss Patricia Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Bennett, Madison; Dr. and Mrs. Harold C. Bennett and daughter, Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Anna Brown, Mrs. Benjamin West, Milwaukee; Mrs. Myron Brown, Wauwatosa; Mrs. L. F. Bennett, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Considine, Mrs. James Sprackling, Mrs. Cora Schumacher, Miss Teresa Baker, Mrs. Evadue Eley, Janesville; Mr. and Mrs. Will Bennett, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Godfrey, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Godfrey, Whitewater.