FREE – Readable and downloadable copy of the Portrait and biographical record of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties, Michigan published in 1892.
Mr. L. C. [Louis] died at 11 o’clock last night [July 26, 1921] at the family home, 333 South Church Street, Salem, after an illness of several months. She had lived for the last 15 years in Salem. She is survived by her husband and her son Donald Brotherton of Salem; her mother, Mrs. Joanna Wilson; her sisters Mrs. Mabel Bodaker, Mrs. Ruth Lyons, and Fannie Wilson of Lyons, Or.; her brothers Hoyt Wilson of Oregon City, Claude Wilson of Mill City and Ralph Wilson of Mehama. Funeral arrangements will be later announced by Rigdon & Son. Contributed by: Shelli
Louis S. Brotherton, late resident of Lyons, at a local hospital, September 11 at the age of 64 years. Survived by son, Donald Brotherton of Lyons, and a sister, Mrs. Rhoda Trask of Albany; a brother, Wm. Brother, Ashland. Funeral services will be held at the Clough-Barrick Chapel, Tuesday, September 14, at 1:00 p.m. Interment at the Fox Valley Cemetery. Contributed by: Shelli Steedman
J. A. Brotherton, farmer and stock-raiser; P. O. Mattoon; was born in Indiana Nov. 12, 1841; came to this State and settled in Coles Co. in 1860; his farm consists of eighty acres, valued at $2,400. He was married to Miss Catharine Earls, who was born in Illinois; they have seven children, viz., Sarah, Delia, William M., Lawrence, Lewis, Eva and Robert. Since Mr. B.’s residence in the township, he has held the office of School Director three years.