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Sophia Sherman
Date: ca. 1865 - 1947
Remarks: Sophia Augusta Brown was the daughter of John Carter Brown (1797-1874), and Sophia Augusta (Brown) Brown of Providence, Rhode Island. Nicholas Brown founder of Brown University was her great-grandfather. Miss Brown married William Watts Sherman (1842-1912), a New York banker. She was his second wife. The couple had two children, Irene Murile Augusta Brown (Mrs. Lawrence L. Gillespie) and Mildred Constance Brown (Lady Camoys).