Found Him! Asa Warren Brown (1827-1907)

I found the following obituary  for Asa Brown in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register.1

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According to his death certificate, the cause of death was senility  and inanition, bronchitis, and rheumatism as a contributory factor: 2

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Mosby’s Medical Dictionary defines “inanition” as follows:3

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Rest in peace, Cousin Asa!


1 William Richard Cutter, A.M., “Memoirs of the New England Historical and Genealogical Record,” The New England Historical and Genealogical Register LXII (January 1, 1909): xlix-xlx.

2“Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DYC2-GD?cc=1463156&wc=MJCP-168%3A1043026501 : 20 May 2014), > image 2122 of 2139; State Archives, Boston.

3inanition. (n.d.) Mosby’s Medical Dictionary, 8th edition. (2009). Retrieved February 26 2017 from http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/inanition

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