Mary Hyde Brown was active in Evanston from her arrival in 1870 (after her husband’s death) to 1882 when she died. She was involved with the Women’s Temperance Alliance and the Women’s Foriegn Missionary Society. Before she came to Evanston she served with her husband in his capacity as an itinerant minister. They traveled to the southern states after the Civil War as part of the Christian Commission, ministering to soldiers in hospitals and to newly freed slaves.
Name: Mary Hyde Brown (Hyde)
Birth Date: April 30, 1798
Birth Place: Oppenheim, NY
Death Date: February 19, 1882
Death Location: Evanston, IL
Burial Place: Rosehill Cemetery
Years in Evanston: 1870-1882
Sources: EHC Bio File, Evanston Index article Feb 25, 1882.