Israel was born to John Brown (1801-1877) and Rachel Peden (1808-1867) at Hamilton, OH. His family moved to Eugene, Eugene twp, Vermillion Co. IN in about 1834. He grew up with his siblings, Alexander P., Benjamin F., William O., Susan, Jane, Eliza, Andrew, Esther, Ann and Margaret.
He married Nancy Rittenhouse, March 16, 1866 in Vermillion Co. IN.
Israel, your brother Andrew Brown is my Grandfather. He moved to Osage twp, Miami Co. Fontana, KS, and is shown in the KS St. census in 1867 with his wife Sarah E. then in 1872 he got a patent for a homestead in Medicine twp, Rooks Co. KS. near Woodston. -
Waunita M Herron Added: May. 2, 2009