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Merritt Swaney Brown
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Birth: Apr. 14, 1842
Ohio, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1916
Lake County
Oregon, USA

Son of Stephen Brown and Abigail Swaney

Merritt was the post master in North English, IA for several years before moving to Oregon

From Civil War Military Records:Corp Merritt S Brown, age 18, of Webster,Iowa nativity Connecticut enlisted Jul 11 1861 into Co K 7th Iowa Infantry. Merritt fought in following battles:Belmont,MO Nov 7 1861Ft Donelson,TN Feb 15-16 1862Shiloh,TN Apr 6-7 1862Wounded in left hip Apr 6 1862 at ShilohSiege of Corinth,MS May 1862Battle of Corinth,MS Oct 3-5 1862Multiple small battles & skirmishes near Corinth 1863Reenlisted Jan 5 1864Lay's Ferry,GA May 14-15 1864Dallas,GA May 28-31 1864Kenesaw Mt,GA Jun 26 & Jul 2-3 1864Atlanta,GA Jul 24 - Aug 24 1864Jonesboro,GA Aug 31 1864Promoted to Corporal Nov 5 1864Sherman's March to the Sea Nov 11-Dec 21 1864Carolinas Campaign Jan 28- Mar 30 1865Mustered out Jul 12 1865 Louisville,KY 
 
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 Parents:
  Stephen Brown (1816 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary E Thomas Brown (1850 - 1904)
 
 Children:
  Lena Annie Brown Marshall (1866 - 1924)*
  Elsie May Brown Hall (1873 - 1961)*
  Mary F Brown Nute (1876 - 1947)*
  Carrie S Brown Butler (1878 - 1953)*
  Avo Lola Brown MacMillan (1883 - 1957)*
  Maude E Brown (1885 - 1950)*
  Anna Brown (1888 - 1891)*
  Norval S Brown (1891 - 1955)*
  Cecil Brown (1894 - 1903)*
 
 Siblings:
  John T. Brown (1840 - 1902)*
  Merritt Swaney Brown (1842 - 1916)
  James Calvin Brown (1853 - 1917)*
  Rhoda Samantha Brown Iler (1856 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pilot Butte Cemetery
Bend
Deschutes County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: svandee
Record added: Mar 06, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34514514
Merritt Swaney Brown
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Merritt Swaney Brown
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Merritt Swaney Brown
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- Lance
 Added: Jun. 3, 2012
Merrit, where is your father?
-Anonymous
 Added: Jan. 6, 2010

- Jil
 Added: Apr. 18, 2009
 
 
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