Brown, Josephine Euphemia

Birth Name Brown, Josephine Euphemia
Gender female
Age at Death 37 years, 2 months, 13 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth April 1872 Prince Edward Island, Canada in the US 1900 a nd Canadian 1901 census
Death June 14, 1909 Cape Breton, Nova Scotia in Sydney


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Brown Burns, Thomas A.
Mother Ellis, Hannah Penrose
    Sister     Brown, Harriet Hattie Elizabeth
    Brother     Brown, George Charles
    Brother     Brown, James Ellis
         Brown, Josephine Euphemia
    Brother     Brown, William Henry
    Sister     Brown, Maude Marion Mary
    Brother     Brown, Thomas Birch
    Sister     Brown, Sarah Georgina Georgianna


    Family of Sanders, Harry William and Brown, Josephine Euphemia
Married Husband Sanders, Harry William
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage May 1899 Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts  
    Family of Mugridge, Wellington and Brown, Josephine Euphemia
Married Husband Mugridge, Wellington
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage July 4, 1888 Prince Edward Island, Canada to Josephine BURNS; marriage ended in divorce


Josephine was with the family, under the name Burns, in the 1881 census.

m. At residence of James H. PROFIT, Alberton, P.E.I., 24th ult., by Rev. R.B. Kinlay, Wellington MUGRIDGE / Miss Josephine BURNS, both of O'Leary Station (the Daily Telegraph, August 11 1888)

In 1899, Josephine Mugridge, daughter of Thomas and Hannah (Ellis) married Harry William Sanders in Watertown, Massachusetts. He was divorced, she said it was her first marriage.

In the 1901 census, Josephine Sanders, born April 1872 in PEI, was married to H W Sanders of Cape Breton. Two of her sisters were also in the household, Maud and Georgina Brown from PEI.

Name: Harry William Sanders
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 30 May 1899
Event Place: Watertown, Massachusetts
Age: 31
Marital Status: Divorced
Birthplace: Yarmouth, N.S.
Father's Name: William Henry
Mother's Name: Charlotte Smith
Spouse's Name: Josephine Mugridge
Spouse's Father's Name: Thomas
Spouse's Mother's Name: Hannah Ellis
GS Film number: 1843715 , Digital Folder Number: 4332419 , Image Number: 00628
Citing this Record
"Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915," index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 5 June 2015), Harry William Sanders and Josephine Mugridge, 30 May 1899; citing item 1 p 618 cn 31, Watertown, Massachusetts, State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 1,843,715.

Daniel F. Johnson : Volume 69 Number 3957
Date August 11 1888
Saint John, The Daily Telegraph





Children of Joseph Mugridge and Ellen Connell are...

39 ii. Wellington W. Mugridge, born 13 Oct 1864 in Brae, PEI; died 04 Jul 1948 in Hebron, PEI. He married (1) Josephine Euphemia Burns 24 Jul 1888 in At residence of James H Profit, Alberton, PEI; born 1872 in Alberton, PEI; died Bet. 1891 - 1899 in PEI. He married (2) Eliza Adams 02 Aug 1899 in PEI; born 1882; died 20 May 1922 in Hebron, PEI.

More About Wellington W. Mugridge:

Baptism: 26 Mar 1865, Brae, PEI

Burial: 06 Jul 1948, Church of Scotland Cemetery, Milo, PEI

More About Wellington Mugridge and Josephine Burns:

Marriage: 24 Jul 1888, At residence of James H Profit, Alberton, PEI


  1. Brown Burns, Thomas A.
    1. Ellis, Hannah Penrose
      1. Brown, Harriet Hattie Elizabeth
      2. Brown, George Charles
      3. Brown, James Ellis
      4. Brown, Josephine Euphemia
        1. Sanders, Harry William
        2. Mugridge, Wellington
      5. Brown, William Henry
      6. Brown, Thomas Birch
      7. Brown, Maude Marion Mary
      8. Brown, Sarah Georgina Georgianna