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Owen Brown
Birth: Nov. 4, 1824
Hudson
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1889
Pasadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA

American Abolitionist. He was the last surviving member of John Brown's historic raid on Harper's Ferry. He was the son of abolitionist John Brown, who attempted an armed slave revolt in mid-October 1859 by taking over the United States arsenal at Harper's Ferry, Virginia. He led 21 men against the United States Marines. His younger brother Oliver was killed during the raid and his father was captured, later tried, convicted and executed by hanging December 2, 1859. Following his father's orders, three men were left behind as a rear-guard: besides himself, there were Barclay Coppock, and Frank Meriam. He escaped to California. The grave site is located on private property up a trail from the end of El Prieto Rd. in the unincorporated community of Altadena, California (just north of the City of Pasadena). The location is on the edge of the Angeles National Forest. A fence now prevents access to the trail leading to the grave site. (bio by: Linda Davis) 
 
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 Parents:
  John Brown (1800 - 1859)
  Dianthe Lusk Brown (1801 - 1832)
 
 Siblings:
  John Brown (1821 - 1895)*
  Jason Brown (1823 - 1912)*
  Owen Brown (1824 - 1889)
  Ruth Brown Thompson (1829 - 1904)*
  Frederick Brown (1830 - 1856)*
  Sarah Brown (1834 - 1843)**
  Watson Brown (1835 - 1859)**
  Salmon Brown (1836 - 1919)**
  Charles Brown (1837 - 1843)**
  Oliver Brown (1839 - 1859)**
  Peter Brown (1840 - 1843)**
  Austin Brown (1842 - 1843)**
  Annie Brown Adams (1843 - 1926)**
  Sarah Brown (1846 - 1916)**
  Ellen Brown (1848 - 1849)**
  Ellen Brown Fablinger (1854 - 1917)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Brown Mountain Grave Site
Altadena
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: On private property up a trail from end of El Prieto Road
 
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Record added: Jan 12, 1999
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Owen Brown
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Owen Brown
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