Posted By: Tina Keister (email)
Date: 11/26/2005 at 00:58:57
Alexander Browning, farmer; Sec 5 P O Boone; was born in Marcy, Oneida coutny, New York, Aug 30, 1837, and was brought up a farmer; he was educated in the common schools and Whitetown Seminary, of Whitestown, New York, where he attended about two years; in 1867 he went to Lima, Rock county, Wisconsin, and engaged in farming, but only remained about two years, and in the spring of 1869 he came ot Iowa, locating where he now lives; he owns a farm of 85 acres; Aug 2, 1862 he enlisted in Company G 117th New York infantry, and served to the close of the war; was honorabley discharged May 24, 1865, at Wilmington, North Carolina; was married March 6, 1867 to Miss Mary E Kent, a native of Stettsville, New York; they have four children: Arthur E, Eddie S, Addie E and Jennie J; have lost three.
Bio from the 1880 Boone county history book pg. 559
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