Brown, John R. (1837-1902)
Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 11/1/2017 at 21:11:48
BROWN, JOHN R., farmer, Sec. 3, Jefferson Township; P. O. Lothrop; born in Laport county, Indiana, March 22, 1837, and came to Butler county, this State, in the spring of 1856, and since that time has lived in Illinois, Missouri and Madison county, this State, and came from there to this county; he was married in this State, in the fall of 1866, to Miss Arminta Casidy, a native of Ohio; they have a family of two sons and one daughter living: Cora Lee, Homer D. and John H., and one deceased, Nina; he enlisted in the late war in Co. G, 32d Iowa infantry, in August, 1862, and served three years under Captain Roselle; he owns an improved farm of 110 acres.
Source: History of Warren County, Iowa, containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, & etc., Union Historical Co.; Des Moines, IA, 1879, p.665 [John Rush Brown died March 13, 1902, according to his GAR Card file. He joined the Grand Army of the Republic, Indianola Post 116]
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