GWENDOLYN BROWN ERICKSON KLEIN - 1903-1991
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First Daughter of Orson Pratt Brown and Eliza Skousen Brown
Gwendolyn Brown Erickson Klein
Born: August 27, 1903 in Colonia Morelos, Sonora, Mexico
Compiled by Lucy Brown Archer
Valene and Gale had two children, Gail Gene Woods (md. Noel Eldon Derr on Feb 21, 1968) and Jack E. Woods (md. Susan Meckfessel Feilner on Dec 15, 1979). Gale died on July 8, 1995.
Gwendolyn and John divorced on June 18, 1936.
Gwendolyn married her second husband John Alois Klein on June 15, 1938 in Salt Lake City, Utah. John A. Klein was from Monchhof, Burgenland, Austria, son of Frank William Klein and Maria Regner Klein.
Gwendolyn Brown Erickson Klein and John Alois Klein had three children:
1- John and Marta have four children, David Klein, Christina Klein, Michael Klein, and Sabrina Klein.
During 1943 to 1945, approximately, Gwen spent time with her father, Orson Pratt Brown in Colonia Dublán, Mexico and in Mesa, Arizona. Gwen was instrumental in writing down some stories and history as Orson dictated them to her. Gwen also gathered materials about her father and mother from her mother and other relatives, including .
Gwen's husband John Klein died on October 13, 1954 in Flagstaff, Coconino, Arizona at the age of 54.
Gwendolyn Brown Erickson Klein died on March 1, 1991 in Mesa, Maricopa, Arizona.
PAF - Archer Files = Orson Pratt Brown + Eliza Skousen > Gwendolyn Skousen Brown Erickson Klein
O.P. Brown Family Directory & Descendants 2003, compiled by Elena Pratt Turley Brown.
Photo at top of Gwen Brown Klein courtesy of her nephew, Steve Petrie.
http://www.ldsmissions.net/mac/klein.html and http://www.ldsmissions.net/mac/klein-letter-2005-05.html
http://www.brownhistory.org/donors_list.htm and http://www.brownhistory.org/reunions.htm
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