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John Pember Brown
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Birth: Apr. 13, 1837
Sodus
Wayne County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1925
Sacramento
Sacramento County
California, USA

John Pember Brown was born in Sodus, New York son of Elijah Brown (of New York) and Jane Teal (of Canada). He later moved to Chicago. When the Civil War began he enlisted in Battery A of the Illinois light Artillery Volunteers. He fought in the battles of Fort Donelson and Vicksburg and was mustered out in 1863 with two broken legs and other injuries. He moved west to California, settling in Florin, California where he farmed and grew fruit on 30 acres. He married Catherine Gerhart in 1869; they were the parents of four children. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Catherine Gerhart Brown (1840 - 1906)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie Brown Williams (1871 - 1918)*
  Alice Mary Brown (1872 - 1939)*
  Nellie Brown (1874 - 1880)*
  Frank J. Brown (1881 - 1897)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elder Creek Cemetery
Florin
Sacramento County
California, USA
 
Created by: Valarie Vine
Record added: Mar 06, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 125974472
John Pember Brown
Added by: Valarie Vine
 
John Pember Brown
Added by: Valarie Vine
 
 
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Battery A 1st Illinois Light Artillery Volunteers
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 Added: Mar. 6, 2014
 
 
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