Charles BROWN
Hetty Theresa Florence BROWN


Family Links

1. Orison/Orrison Jesse WICKHAM

2. William J. GALLAGHER

Hetty Theresa Florence BROWN

  • Born: 5 Jul 1866, Marion, Grant or Tipton Co, IN 4
  • Marriage (1): Orison/Orrison Jesse WICKHAM on 4 Mar 1885 in Concordia, Cloud Co, Kansas 1
  • Marriage (2): William J. GALLAGHER on 2 Aug 1915 in Linn Co, IA 2 3
  • Died: 23 Sep 1934, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA at age 68 4
  • Buried: 25 Sep 1934, Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 4

bullet  General Notes:

ARTHUR WICKHAM'S FILES: Florence was born Marion, IN.

1880 IA CENSUS, Appanoose Co, Centerville town: Florance Brown, 14, b. IN, parents b. IN. Florance and her brother, George Brown, were living with their grandfather, George Cloud, and other relatives.

1885 KS CENSUS, Cloud Co, Summit Twp, Jamestown P.O.: Warren V. Mann, 77, married, farmer, b. NY; Elizabeth M. Mann, 54, married, b. VA; Orison J. Wickham, 23, single, farmer, b. IA; Florence H. Brown, 19, single, b. IA or unknown. The Mann family moved to KS from IA.
(Listed next to them on the census was the Daniel Mosburg family.)

ORISON WICKHAM'S OBIT, 1913: states he and his wife were separated and living apart; his wife keeps a restaurant on N. First St., Cedar Rapids.

1915 IA CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids, 116 N. 1st St:
Florence Wickham, 48, widowed, restaurant keeper, $2000 in 1914, did not own home, 8 yrs. schooling, b. IA, in IA 43 yrs., parents b. KY, no church affiliation; Emma Wickham, 16, 9 months in public school in 1914, 7 yrs. of schooling, b. IA, father b. IA, mother b. IN, in IA 16 yrs; Jesse Wickham, 13, b. IA, 13 yrs in IA, father b. IA, mother b. IN; Louise Wickham, 11, b. IA, 11 yrs in IA, father b. IA, mother b. IN.

LINN COUNTY, IA INDEX FOR MARRIAGES: #18247 Florence Wickham to W. J. Gallagher, 2 Aug 1915, Bk 15, pg 347, bx 13.

IOWA MARRIAGES, 1809-1992:
Groom's Name: W. J. Gallagher
Groom's Birthplace: , , New Jersey
Bride's Name: Florance Brown
Bride's Birth Date: 1866
Bride's Birthplace: , , Indiana
Bride's Age: 49
Marriage Date: 02 Aug 1915
Marriage Place: Marion, Linn, Iowa
Groom's Father's Name: Friely Gallagher
Groom's Mother's Name: Mary Moran
Bride's Father's Name: Charles Brown
Bride's Mother's Name: Mary Cloud
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Marital Status: Unknown
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Marital Status: Widowed
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86667-6
System Origin: Iowa-VR
Source Film Number: 1705615
Reference Number: 2:3KMFV1P

1925 IA STATE CENSUS, Linn Co, Cedar Rapids city: Wm. "Gallegher"(Gollgher?), 64, 8th grade education, b. NJ, father: Patrick Gallegar who was b. Ireland, mother: Mary Moran who was b. Ireland and married Ireland, unclassified laborer, Catholic; wife Florence, 57, 6th grade education, b. IN, father: Chas. Brown who was b. KY, mother: Mary Cloud who was b. IN and married IN, engaged in personal service, no religion; grandson Russell Walker, 9, b. IA, father: Bert Walker who was b. IA, mother: Sarah Wickham was b. IA and married IA; granddaughter Madeline Gilmore, 2, b. IA, father: ____ Gilmore who was b. IA, mother: Louise Wickham who was b. IA and married IA.

LINN CO, IA DEATH RECORDS: Florence Wickham Gallagher; 68 yrs, 2 mo, 18 days; d. Sep 23, 1934; 1320-30th St. NE, Cedar Rapids; died of acute dilation of heart - chronic myocardia; married; b. IN.

OBIT, Cedar Rapids Gazette (IA), 1934:
Gallagher, Florence Wickham - she lived Cedar Rapids for more than 50 years; was born Tipton Co, IN; was sick for a long time and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. John Matus.

Murdoch-Linwood Cem, Cedar Rapids, IA-
Florence W. Gallagher
1866 - 1934


Hetty married Orison/Orrison Jesse WICKHAM, son of Benjamin WICKHAM Jr. and Mary Elizabeth RIDDLE, on 4 Mar 1885 in Concordia, Cloud Co, Kansas.1 (Orison/Orrison Jesse WICKHAM was born on 3 Apr 1861 in Tama Co, IA,5 died on 23 May 1913 in Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA 6 and was buried on 25 May 1913 in Linnwood Cem, Linn Co, IA 6.)


Hetty next married William J. GALLAGHER, son of Patrick "Friely" GALLAGHER and Mary MORAN, on 2 Aug 1915 in Linn Co, IA.2 3 (William J. GALLAGHER was born in 1862 in NJ,7 8 died in 1937 in probably Linn Co, IA 8 and was buried in Mt. Calvary Cem, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co, IA.)



1 Cloud Co, KS Marriage Records.

2 Linn Co, IA, Marriage Records.

3 IA, Marriages, 1809-1992.

4 Obituary of Florence Brown Wickham Gallagher.

5 1895 IA State Census.

6 Linn Co, IA Death Records - Vol. 4, 189.

7 1925 IA Census.

8 Find A Grave.

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