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Thomas H. Brown
Millville Twp.

Thomas H. Brown (deceased) was a native of England, and emigrated to America in 1844. He remained here until April, 1855, when he returned to his native country, and was married there on May 15 of that year to Sarah C. Brown, who was born in that country in April, 1830. They came again to the United States, locating in Clayton County, Ia., where they resided four years, then went back to England, returning to Clayton County in 1871. Mr. Brown crossed the Atlantic Ocean seven times. He died Oct. 2, 1881, and was laid to rest in Millville Cemetery, where a beautiful monument now marks his resting place. Mr. and Mrs. Brown had one child, a son-- John William Hugh Givens, who was born April 5, 1856, and was married May 8, 1879, to Lizzie Minger, a native of Clayton City, Ia., born Dec. 19, 1858. Two children have been born unto them, viz.: Herbert, born March 29, 1880, died in infancy, and Ellen, born April 14, 1881. Mrs. S. C. Brown is a member of Church of England. She owns a finely cultivated farm of 900 acres.

source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1011
transcribed by Sally Scarff and Marlene Chaney


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