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Brown, William F. (1836-1909)

BROWN

Posted By: Karon Velau (email)
Date: 11/1/2017 at 23:47:25

BROWN, WILLIAM F., farmer, Sec. 23, Richland Township; P. O. Hartford; born in Tippecanoe county, Indiana, Jan. 14, 1836; he came to this county with his parents in 1853; he owns 563 acres of choice land, well improved; he was married May 23, 1858, to Miss Rachel Biers, a native of Summit county, Ohio; they have five children living: Melissa M., Elizabeth, James F., George W. and Rachel, and have lost three: Martha J., Eva and Cora; he has held various township offices of trust, and makes a specialty of raising fine stock; is quite extensively engaged in short horn grades, having about eighty head on hand; he also raises and feeds stock.
Source: History of Warren County, Iowa, containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, & etc., Union Historical Co.; Des Moines, IA, 1879, p.701


 

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