Surname: Brown

Biographical Sketch of Nathan Brown

The worthy pioneer and capable business man of whom we now have the privilege of speaking is one of the leaders in the business realm of Burns, being senior member of the firm of N. Brown & Sons, general merchants, who have one of the largest stocks in the county and do a mammoth business, being well established and highly esteemed by all. Mr. Brown was born in Germany, in January, 1835, and at the age of thirteen years came to America. In 1852 he came via Cape Horn to San Francisco, and thence to Oregon City, where he engaged

Biographical Sketch of George E. Brown

George E. Brown, M. D., has resided at Albion, Boone County, since August, 1880, following his profession; has been engaged in the practice of medicine since 1876, three years of the time in York, Neb., one year at Butte City, Montana Territory, and two years in Albion; he is a graduate of Pulte Medical College of Cincinnati, Ohio, having taken a three-years course; he was born at Lockport, N. Y., in 1850, remaining there until 1868, when he removed to Lansing, Mich., going into the drug business and remaining until 1873, then commenced studying medicine under Dr. B. F. Bailey,

Biographical Sketch of Hon. George W. Brown

Hon. George W. Brown, farmer, Section 8, Township 18, Range 8 west, P. O. Moss Side, was born March 9, 1842, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. While he was an infant, his parents moved to Harrison County, Ohio, where he resided until twenty-five years old. He enlisted, in 1862, in Company K, Sixty-ninth Ohio Infantry, serving over three years in the army of the Cumberland. Was with Gen. Sherman in his march to the sea. After his discharge, he returned to his home, and afterward attended the law Department of Ann Arbor University. He was then admitted to the bar in

Biographical Sketch of Samuel Brown

Samuel Brown, a native of Beverly, Mass., married Bethiah Adams, who bore him two children. His son Samuel married Olive Fairbanks, of West Boylston, Mass. He was a farmer and resident of Boylston, and reared a family of twelve children, six of whom are living. One of these, Dea. Moses A., married Susan, daughter of Paul and Ariathusa (Ross) Fairbanks. Two children are now living. He resides in this town upon a farm on road 6.

Biography of N. B. Brown

N. B. Brown was born in Logan county, Virginia, in 1833, and moved with his parents to Daviess county, Missouri, in 1843, settling three and one-half miles west of Pattonsburg. He was educated in the country schools of his native county in Virginia, and of Daviess county. When he came to Daviess county there were few settlements in the northern part of the county. The county then, and for several years afterward, embraced what is now Harrison county. Mr. Brown came to Salem township, then known as Benton, in 1857, and built the first store-house in Salem. When he first

Biographical Sketch of Charles W. Brown

Charles W. Brown. Among the enterprising young men who have left good homes and friends and came to Missouri, and located in Daviess county, appears the name of Charles W. Keown, of Salem, the subject of this sketch. He was born in the town of Marine, Madison county, Illinois, September 30, 1861. He is the son of Emsley and Anna M. Keown. Mr. Keown attended the public schools of his native town until he was far enough advanced in his studies to enter college, then entered the Eureka College, at Eureka, Illinois, and remained one term, then went to Blackburn

Biographical Sketch of William T. Brown

William T. Brown was born in Daviess county, August 29, 1853, and was reared and received his education in the county of his birth. Mr. Brown began life as a farmer, and is still engaged in that most essential of all avocations. He owns a good stock-farm of 240 acres, on which he has a fine residence, and has his whole place correspondingly improved. He was married, in this county, February 22, 1873, to Miss Susan Cray. They have one child, a daughter, named Mary. Mr. Brown is a thrifty farmer, and produces an average of about sixty head of

Biography of Frank B. H. Brown

Frank B. H. Brown is a native of Canada, born near the Bay of Canta, April 14, 1836. His father, James P. Brown, is a native of Eastport, Maine, and was born in 1805. He made merchandising his principal occupation during life, and died December 3, 1874, at Danville, Dodge county, Wisconsin. Young Brown remained at his birthplace until he was five years of age, and at the age of fifteen was engaged in clerking in a store in the town of Glen-Allen, Ontario, remaining in this business for two years. In 1852 he went to Jefferson county, Minnesota, where

Biography of Captain C.W. Brown

CAPT. C. W. BROWN. This gentleman is the very efficient collector of Christian County, Missouri, is public spirited, takes a deep interest in all the affairs of his section, and is popular and well liked by all classes. Since 1873 he has made his home in this county, but was formerly a resident of St. Louis, Missouri, from which place he enlisted in the Federal Army in May, 1861, becoming a member of Gen. Sigel’s command, under whom he served during the battles of Wilson’s Creek and Pea Ridge. He was afterward in the siege of Vicksburg, and during the

Biography of Dr. E. B. Brown

DR. E. B. BROWN. The gentleman, the salient points of whose history we shall endeavor to give below, is one of the most prominent physicians of Christian County, and his experience in civil life has been supplemented by the crucial one of witnessing death and the most terrible wounds with their attendant surgical operations. Dr. E. B. Brown commends himself most pleasantly to those with whom he comes in contact. He is a man of great force of character and one whose very presence would soothe a nervous and weakened patient. He is well read and informed, not only as