Some Descendants of Thomas Brown - aqw45.htm

Some Descendants of Thomas BROWN & his sons, Thomas, John & Eleazer, of Stonington, Conn.

Sixth Generation

(Continued)


1280. Sophronia CHURCH (Lydia BABCOCK , Sarah BROWN , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 13 Mar 1800 in Fairhaven, Vermont. She died 8 Sep 1874.

Sophronia married Urial SMITH on 29 Aug 1819.

They had the following children:

  3165 F i
Corrinne SMITH was born 22 Sep 1820. She died Mar 1851.
  3166 M ii
Cyrus SMITH was born 12 Mar 1824.
  3167 F iii
Sarah SMITH was born 4 Jul 1826. She died 23 Dec 1899.
  3168 M iv
Urial SMITH was born 25 Jun 1832.
  3169 M v
Timothy SMITH was born 2 Apr 1834.
  3170 M vi
Dwight SMITH was born 13 Mar 1838.
  3171 F vii
Zerah SMITH was born 17 Mar 1840.

1281. Lydia CHURCH (Lydia BABCOCK , Sarah BROWN , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 8 Jan 1802 in Fairhaven, Vermont. She died 26 Dec 1871 in Rockville, Illinois.

Lydia married Dr. Hiram TODD on 21 May 1828 in Franklin, Ohio. Hiram was born in Poultney, Vermont. He died 11 Jul 1849 in Rockville, Illinois.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 315.
  He was a doctor; graduated from Dayton, Ohio, Medical College in the year 1826; was surgeon's mate of 1st Regt. of 2nd Brigade of 1st Division of Ohio State Militia. In 1829 was Associate Judge of Cass County, Indiana. He removed to Illinois in 1835 and was the first postmaster of Rockville. He owned large tracts of land in Kankakee and Iroquois Counties.

They had the following children:

  3172 F i
Caroline TODD was born 26 Feb 1830. She died Mar 1833.
+ 3173 F ii Frances TODD was born 12 Sep 1832.
+ 3174 M iii Hiram Church TODD was born 26 Jun 1835.
  3175 F iv
Martha TODD was born 21 Sep 1837 in Laporte, Indiana. She died 1 Sep 1847.
+ 3176 M v Walter Wilson TODD was born 27 Feb 1840 and died 18 Oct 1899.
  3177 M vi
Edgar TODD was born about 1842 in Rockville, Illinois.

1283. Lucinda CHURCH (Lydia BABCOCK , Sarah BROWN , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 27 Jan 1806 in Richmond, Vermont. She died 4 Nov 1867 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.

Lucinda married Florus MEACHAM on 26 May 1825. Florus was born in Benton, Vermont. He died in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.

They had the following children:

  3178 F i
Lydia Jane MEACHAM was born 20 Sep 1826 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois.
+ 3179 F ii Sarah Lucinda MEACHAM was born 6 Jun 1831.
  3180 M iii
Florus David MEACHAM was born 4 Jul 1838 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois. He died Oct 1838.

1284. Harvey CHURCH (Lydia BABCOCK , Sarah BROWN , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 12 Apr 1808 in Hinesburg, Vermont. He died 15 Dec 1877 in Racine, Wisconsin and was buried in Troy, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 316.
  He was a banker and a lumber-dealer in Troy, NY; removed to Racine shortly before his death; was buried in Troy where his wife now resides.

Harvey married Emeline BASSETT on 9 Jun 1835 in Easton, Madison Co., New York.

They had the following children:

  3181 F i
Anna Corrinne CHURCH was born 27 Aug 1836 in Troy, New York.
  3182 M ii
Henry Sylvanus CHURCH was born 27 Oct 1838 in Troy, New York.
  3183 M iii
Harvey CHURCH was born 6 Apr 1841 in Troy, New York.
  3184 M iv
Richard Bryan CHURCH was born 15 Sep 1843 in Troy, New York.

1287. Caroline WHIPPLE (Lydia BABCOCK , Sarah BROWN , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 29 Apr 1821 in Fairhaven, Vermont.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 316.
  His widow resides at 326 W. Bluff St., Marquette, Michigan. They united with the Congregational Church at Fairhaven. After their removal to Marquette, Michigan, in 1859, the united with the Presbyterian Church, of which he was an elder for twenty years before his death. By occupation he was a bloomer and in politics a Democrat. A sketch of her life appeared in the Marquette 'Daily Mining Journal' of May 1, 1905.

Caroline married Elhu Faxon EDDY on 13 Jan 1842. Elhu died 8 Dec 1890 in Marquette, Michigan.

They had the following children:

+ 3185 F i Mary Viola EDDY was born 23 Sep 1844.
  3186 F ii
Ella Caroline EDDY was born 11 Apr 1854 in Fairhaven, Vermont. She died 31 Aug 1880 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 316.
  Unmarried.

1296. Deborah BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 9 Apr 1797 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. She died 20 Oct 1851 in Unadilla, Otsego Co., New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 324.
   Deborah met her husband when she visited her uncle, Oliver Brown, of Bridgewater. They begtan keeping house in Bridgewater. He was a carpenter, and she, in addition to looking after her family, kept a millinery shop in Bridgewater. She was an industrious, capable, and fine looking woman. After a few years they moved to Unadilla Forks, NY, where he went into the mercantile business with his wife's brother, Benjamin D., keeping the leading store in that place for many years. A few years after her death, in 1851, he married again.

Deborah married Pliny BREWER, son of Israel BREWER and Jane MARKHAM, on 23 Feb 1823. Pliny was born 30 Sep 1793 in Bridgewater, New York. He died Sep 1875.

They had the following children:

+ 3187 F i Lucy Ann BREWER was born 24 Feb 1826 and died 13 Jul 1904.
  3188 M ii
William Henry BREWER was born 19 Apr 1828 in Bridgewater, New York. He died 28 Apr 1829 in Bridgewater, New York.
+ 3189 F iii Mary Jane BREWER was born 29 Sep 1831 and died 26 Sep 1896.
  3190 F iv
Sarah Maria BREWER was born 27 Oct 1833 in Bridgewater, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 325.
   She was a teacher and governess, part of the time with her sister Lucy in Wisconsin.
       
Sarah married Norman F. SMITH on 14 Apr 1865 in W. Greenwich, Pennsylvania. Norman died 3 Mar 1903.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 325.
  He lived at Utica, NY, and was an engineer on the New York City Railroad. He was injured in 1867, and received a large sum from the Railroad Company, which was dissipated by unwise investments. He was a soldier in the Civil War.

1297. Mercy BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 19 Nov 1798 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. She died 31 Jan 1887.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 325.
  She united with the First Baptist Church in girlhood, when Elder Daniel Putnam was paster. After their marriage they went to Allegany Co., NY and purchased a farm near Burns, NY. She kept her faculties to the end of her life, reading and discussing the latest books, and dying in her eighty-ninth year.

Mercy married Israel MC COLLUM, son of Daniel MC COLLUM and Anna NOYES, on 1 Dec 1822. Israel was born 21 May 1794 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York. He died 2 Feb 1880 in Danville, Steuben Co., New York.

They had the following children:

+ 3191 M i Nathaniel Otis MC COLLUM was born 4 Oct 1823 and died 3 Feb 1886.
+ 3192 M ii William Henry MC COLLUM was born 27 Aug 1827 and died 23 Jul 1902.
  3193 F iii
Lucy Maria MC COLLUM was born 20 Jan 1830 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York. She died 2 Apr 1830 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York.
+ 3194 M iv Daniel MC COLLUM was born 24 Dec 1831.
  3195 F v
Laura Ann MC COLLUM was born 22 Oct 1835 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York. She died 26 Nov 1888.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 325.
  He was a farmer in Burns, NY. No children.
       
Laura married Stewart HARRIS on 1871 in Burns, Allegany Co., New York.
  3196 M vi
Charles Edward MC COLLUM was born 15 Nov 1841 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York. He died 25 Jul 1870.
  3197 F vii
Percy Pherona MC COLLUM was born 11 Apr 1846 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 325.
  She cared for her parents during their declining years, and after their death removed with her niece Libbie L. McCollum to Arkport, then to Buffalo, and later to Hornellsville, NY. She is now connected with the Steuben Sanitarium at Hornellsville.

1298. Sarah BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 3 Jan 1801 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. She died 1 May 1883 in Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., Illinois.

Sarah married Benjamin BREWER, son of Israel BREWER and Jane MARKHAM, on 10 Feb 1819. Benjamin was born 31 Jan 1798. He died 17 Nov 1877 in Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., Illinois.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 326.
  He was a blacksmith at Utica, NY. After a few years they went to Illinois and settled on a farm near Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., They were Universalists.

They had the following children:

+ 3198 M i David BREWER was born 12 Aug 1822.
  3199 M ii
Asa BREWER was born 6 Jun 1824 in Utica, New York. He died 21 Jul 1836 in Henry, Illinois.
+ 3200 F iii Jane BREWER was born 6 Apr 1826.
  3201 M iv
Israel BREWER was born 9 Feb 1828 in Utica, New York. He died 17 Sep 1834 in Utica, New York.
  3202 F v
Elizabeth BREWER was born 25 Apr 1830 in Utica, New York. She died Jul 1836 in Henry, Illinois.
  3203 M vi
Isaac BREWER was born 25 Feb 1832 in Utica, New York. He died 30 Aug 1866.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 326.
    He went to the far West and was killed by the Indians.
+ 3204 F vii Rachel BREWER was born 8 Oct 1834 and died 7 Nov 1887.
+ 3205 F viii Lucy BREWER was born 3 Oct 1839.

1299. Asa BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 14 Feb 1803 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. He died 12 Sep 1881.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 326.
    At the time of his marriage Asa Brown built a house near his father, where he lived for thirty years, except one year when he lived in Plainfield, where his daughter Helen was born. In 1852 or 1853 he sold, and removed to near Rochester, NY. Here he met financial losses, and his three eldest daughters went to teaching school. He removed in 1859 to Odgen, Monroe Co., NY, where he had a beautifully situated home, from which the four oldest daughters were married. After the war broke out, and the sons Woodruff and Sidney enlisted, the parents went to live with their daughter Edna at Woodhull, Illinois. Later they lived with their son Henry at Battle Creek, Michigan, but on his marriage, in 1867, the removed to New York, and went to live in a new house built for them by Edward P. Smith, their son-in-law. Here Mrs. Brown died, in 1876. Mr. Brown had become quite feeble, and spent the rest of his life visiting his children. Both were Baptist and closely identified with the churches of the communities in which they lived.

Asa married Louisa WILBUR, daughter of Gideon WILBUR and Amelia ISMOND, on 5 Mar 1829. Louisa was born 4 Aug 1808 in Warren, Herkimer Co., New York. She died 16 Aug 1878 in Spencerport, New York.

They had the following children:

+ 3206 M i Henry Wilbur BROWN was born 28 Jun 1832 and died 19 Nov 1873.
  3207 F ii
Mary Jane BROWN was born 18 Oct 1834 in Richfield Springs, New York. She died in Rochester, New York.
       
Mary married Theodore Thomas WHITE, son of Solomon Cooley WHITE and Henrietta Dill TICHENOR. Theodore was born 5 Jan 1833 in Newark, New Jersey. He died 31 Mar 1886 in New Orleans, Louisana.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 327.
   His father was a contractor in Canandaigua until 1854, when he removed to Augusta, Georgia. He enlisted in the Confederate service early in the war, but retired on account of illness; was three years in Surgeon-General's office in Richmond; was taken to Augusta very ill early in 1865, when he was cut off by Sherman and remained until the close of the war, when he removed to New Orleans, La., and went into the wholdsale grocery and commission business, in which he continued until his death, Mar. 31, 1886. His wife removed to Rochester in Oct. 1890, having spent the intervening years in travel. She is an Episcopalian, the only one in the family. Her address is 255 Culver Road, Rochester, NY.
+ 3208 F iii Edna Elizabeth BROWN was born 8 Jun 1836 and died 10 Dec 1867.
+ 3209 F iv Helen Louise BROWN was born 8 Jan 1838.
  3210 M v
Sidney Eugenio BROWN was born 22 Dec 1839 in Richfield Springs, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 327.
    At sixteen he commenced to teach school, and taught five winters. He enlisted for three years at the beginning of the war in the 126th NY Vols.; was mustered in as 5th Sergeant. At the battle of Harper's Ferry he rallied his company after the fight, and reported to the Colonel, all the officers being absent or wounded. At Gettysburg he was severely wounded in a charge, and was mustered out as 2nd Lieut. Oct. 1864. He settled in Battle Creek, Michigan, where he untied with the Baptist Church. He lived in Battle Creek ten years; removed to Kansas, where he lived twenty years, and then went back to New York. He is a Prohibition Republican. In Kansas he took an active part in political, temperance, and church work, frequently in official capacity. Residence, Sanford, Florida.
       
Sidney married Aria P. ROWE.
+ 3211 F vi Malinda BROWN was born 6 Jul 1842 and died 6 Jun 1893.
  3212 F vii
Salinda BROWN was born 6 Jul 1842 in Richfield Springs, New York. She died 2 Oct 1842 in Richfield Springs, New York.
  3213 M viii
Woodruff Hyde BROWN was born 28 Oct 1845 in Richfield Springs, New York. He died 5 May 1864 in the battle of the Wilderness.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 327.
    He enlisted int eh 126th NY Vols. at the age of seventeen; served well, and was made corporal when eighteen; was kille, at the battle of the Wilderness. Although a comrade saw him fall, his body was never recovered.
  3214 F ix
Emma Frances BROWN was born 8 Aug 1850 in Richfield Springs, New York.
       
Emma married Charles A. WIDENER.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
    Mr. Widener, a lawyer of Rochester, where they lived until 1901, when he removed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he is counsel for several large companies. They have always been prominent in church work and were members of the Park Ave. Baptist Church in Rochester, NY.

1300. Wheeler BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 9 Apr 1805 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. He died 18 Oct 1862 in Mexico, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
    He settled soon after marriage in New Haven, Oswego Co., NY, where he was a farmer. Later he moved to Mexico, hwere he opened a wagon-shop. This was burned, and he then did carpenter work. His descendants are still living in the house he built there. His wife had pronounced social and literary ability, writing poems and articles for publication. Both were active workers in the Methodist Church. She was found dead in her bed in the morning, having been in her usual health the day before.

Wheeler married Lucy Ann MERCHANT, daughter of Joel MERCHANT. Lucy was born 17 Aug 1806. She died 19 Aug 1880 in Mexico, Oswego Co., New York.

They had the following children:

+ 3215 F i Helena BROWN was born 16 Oct 1827.
+ 3216 M ii Menzo BROWN was born 14 Mar 1830.
+ 3217 M iii Maurice Wheeler BROWN was born 24 Feb 1832 and died 29 Jun 1889.
+ 3218 M iv Charles Wesley BROWN was born 9 Feb 1834.
+ 3219 F v Mary Frances BROWN was born 29 Apr 1836 and died 1885.
+ 3220 M vi Dwight BROWN was born 8 Dec 1838.
  3221 F vii
Sarah Adelle BROWN was born 28 Feb 1841 in New Haven, Oswego Co., New York. She died 12 Jan 1868 in New Haven, Oswego Co., New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
   She was a teacher. She died while at home on a short vacation shortly before she was to have finished a course at the Oswego Normal and Training School. She had fine literary ability.
  3222 M viii
Jerome BROWN was born 12 Aug 1844 in New Haven, Oswego Co., New York. He died 6 Feb 1876 in Florida.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
   He was a barber. Had consumption, went to Florida for his health, and died there.
       
Jerome married Elizabeth MERWIN.

1302. Maria BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 4 Nov 1809 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
   She was born with a temperament to enter into and enjoy the spirit of the times. It has been given to her to enjoy the changes of more than ninety-seven years, and to retain to the present time her health, her faculties, and her interest and enjoyment in current events. She was early trained in habits of industry, playing within call so that she might turn the quilling-wheel to spool the cotton and the linen for her sisters' weaving. Later she spun the tow and the woolen yarn, and in early years proundly took her place at the loom in the weaving-room of the old farmhouse. She attended district school, took private lessons at Richfield Springs, NY, in painting and botany, and for sometime attended the Bridgewater Academy. She then taught school several terms, at the same time keeping a millinery-shop.
    On her father's death their daughter, Lucy Maria, gave up her position in St. Paul, Minnasota, hwere she was teaching, and came back to care for her mother, so that she might spend the remainder of ther days in her own home.
    On the night of Feb. 22, 1900, the house was distroyed by fire, and many of her choicest possessions were lost. In her ninety-first year she removed with her daughter to Bridgewater, NY, where she now resides, doing her full share in the moving and settling. In her ninetieth year she made a two months' trip to Minneapolis and Chicago, enjoying every bit of it. In 1903 she attended every session of the Otsego Baptist Association at Unadilla Forks, NY, and took part in one of the meetings. On her ninety-fourth birthday she received one hundred letters from relatives and friends, which she enjoyed to the utmost. She united with the Richfield Baptist Church, Apr. 5, 1829, having been a member more than seventy-seven years.

Maria married Joseph ROBINSON, son of David ROBINSON and Elizabeth GARRETT, on 22 Mar 1848. Joseph was born 10 Feb 1811 in Kimbolton Lodge, England. He died 22 Mar 1897 in "Rest Knoll", Richfield, Otsego Co., New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 329.
   He came to this country in 1832. He was a vigorous and active man, of temperate habits and great sociability, very religious and generous. With farming he combined cattle-dealing, frequently taking droves to Albany, NY. He had lived by himself, keeping bachelor's ball for a year or more before his marriage. Some time after his marriage he old his farm and he and his wife went to live with her parents, so as to care for them in their declining years. He purchased their farm and added to it. In 1872 they left the farm to their sons and removed to "Rest Knoll" at Richfield to spend the evening of their days. He he died. He was a Republican and a member of the Baptist Church.

They had the following children:

  3223 M i
David Garrett ROBINSON was born 19 Jun 1839 in Richfield Springs, New York. He died 9 Oct 1839 in Richfield Springs, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 338.
    He was early trained by his father in business methods; went with him to Albany, NY, with a drove of cattle when eight years old, and was buying and selling with his father when he was fourteen. He was educated at W. Winfield Academy and Whitestown Seminary. Bought his father's homestead in 1868. When the Schooley homestead was sold, in 1884, he bought it, and has since resided there. He has three farms, containing about six hundred acres in all, and combines farming and cattle raising and buying. He untied with the Baptist Church in early life, and has always been a working member. He is a staunch Republican, but with no time or taste for public office. Outside his business he is devoted to his family and his home life.
  3224 M ii
George William ROBINSON was born 29 Jun 1841 in Richfield Springs, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 328.
   He suffered for many years from an injury to his leg which made him permanently lame. He attended W. Winfield Academy, and taught school for several years; was later a clerk in New York. Since 1866 he has conducted the leading shoe business in Ilion, NY. He is a Republican, is interested in temperance, and has been a member of the Baptist Church from early manhood. They had no children.
       
George married Sarah Elizabeth PHILLIPS, daughter of Seth PHILLIPS, on 20 Jan 1869. Sarah was born 11 Dec 1845 in Exeter, Otsego Co., New York.
  3225 M iii
Charles Nelson ROBINSON was born 18 Nov 1842 in Richfield Springs, New York. He died 16 Mar 1844 in Richfield Springs, New York.
+ 3226 M iv John Garrett ROBINSON was born 26 Nov 1846.
+ 3227 M v Albert Dow ROBINSON was born 13 Sep 1848.
  3228 M vi
Wallace Blackman ROBINSON was born 15 Dec 1850 in Richfield Springs, New York. He died 27 Feb 1851 in Richfield Springs, New York.
  3229 F vii
Lucy Maria ROBINSON was born 7 Jun 1853 in Richfield Springs, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 329.
  At fourteen years of age she went with her father to England on a visit to his people. She was educated at Miss Churchill's private school, W. Winfield Academy, and the Oswego Normal School, from which she graduated in 1880. She taught a year in the New York Institute for the blind, and then went to Charlotte, North Carolina, as an expositor of Oswego methods, at the time of the organization of graded schools in that city. She was there for three years, working very hard. In 1885 went to Minneapolis, Minnsota, as a teacher and secured rapid promotion. In 1890 went to St. Paul as Primary Principal of the Hendricks School, where she remained for seven years, until called home by the death of her father. While in Minneapolis she made a vacation trip to Europe, which she enjoyed. One of her little books for children, "Skyward and Back", has proved very popular and very profitable for the publishers. She has been a very successful teacher. She is of a sprightly and vivacious disposition, but with a deep underlying earnestness and seriousness. For years she has been greatly interested in family history, and practically all of the material relating to the history of the descendants of Asa Brown (128) has been collected by her.

1303. Benjamin Dow BROWN (Asa , Asa , Ichabod , John , Thomas ) was born 31 Oct 1810 in Brookfield, Madison Co., New York. He died 30 May 1867 in Unadilla Forks, New York.

THE BROWN GENEALOGY, VOL. 1, Boston, The Everett Press Co., 1907, by Cyrus Henry Brown, page 329.
  Both had united with the Baptist church in Richfield before their marriage. They settled on a farm in Mayflower, adjoining one owned by his father and one owned by his elder brother Asa. In 1852 they removed to Unadilla Forks, NY, where he engaged in marcantile business with his brother-in-law, Piny Brewer, and later by himself. He was a public-spirited citizen, interested in anything which tended to the marerial or moral walfare of the community. He was for many years postmaster at Unadilla Forks. His widow survived him, dying Dec. 5, 1900, tenderly cared for by her daughter Sarah.

Benjamin married Dolly BARSTOW, daughter of Charles BARSTOW and Dolly SPAULDING, on 1 Jan 1835 in Richfield, Otsego Co., New York by Rev. D. Putnam. Dolly died 5 Dec 1900 in Unadilla Forks, New York.

They had the following children:

  3230 M i
Horace Venton BROWN was born 21 Sep 1836 in Mayflower, New York. He died 23 Aug 1838 in Mayflower, New York.
+ 3231 M ii Charles Henry BROWN was born 1 Jan 1838 and died 10 Feb 1897.
+ 3232 M iii George Tracy BROWN was born 12 Sep 1839.
  3233 M iv
Truman Oliver BROWN was born 22 Jan 1843 in Mayflower, New York. He died 18 Mar 1858 in Unadilla Forks, New York.
+ 3234 F v Abby Ann BROWN was born 18 Jun 1845 and died 25 May 1873.
  3235 F vi
Sarah Angeline BROWN was born 24 Jun 1849 in Mayflower, New York.

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