From the Norwich Bulletin, Norwich, Connecticut, January 23, 1918:
The death of Miss Mary M. Brown at Backus Hospital Tuesday morning saddened a host of friends and the different pupils who have had the benefit of her instruction for so many years. Miss Brown was born in Natick, R. I., May 19, 1856. She was the daughter of Lydia A. Higgins and Joseph R. C. Brown. Her common and high school education was received in Rockport, Mass. At the time there was a normal school in Norwich over twenty years ago, she took the course there and was graduated, after which she taught in the Model School in Norwich.
Miss Brown has taught in the Jewett City schools for twenty years. A teacher more faithful to the interests of the scholars and school ca… Go to person page >