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John Jones Brown
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Birth: May 5, 1813
Middletown
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1883
Kinsley
Edwards County
Kansas, USA

THE PAST AND PRESENT OF KANE COUNTY ILLINOIS, published 1878. "JOHN J. BROWN. In 1835 John J. Brown left Ashtabula Co. Ohio and moved to Chicago, Illinois. In 1837 from Chicago he moved to Kane Co. Illinois where, in 1839, after working and saving money, he bought 120 acres in the town of Rutland. John returned to Ohio to visit relatives, and there married. Then with his wife he returned to his farm in Kane Co. He was a farmer. Later acquired milk cows and began diary farming. He continued to buy land in Kane Co. Illinois, and by 1878 owned 400 acres, valued at $25,000. While living in Kane Co. John Brown was postmaster for six years, Justice of the Peace for seven years and a School Trustee for nine years. In 1878 he retired from farming, put the farm up for sale "at the low price of $45 per acre, part cash, the balance to suit purchaser, long time given at 7 per cent interest."" 
 
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 Parents:
  John Fox Brown (1788 - 1883)
  Clarissa Chamberlain Brown (1792 - 1829)
 
 Spouse:
  Catherine Holtzclaw Brown (1826 - 1902)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Chamberlain Brown French (1858 - 1941)*
  Ernest Foster Brown (1860 - 1926)*
  Lendell Luce Brown (1867 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Jones Brown (1813 - 1883)
  Elizabeth W. Brown Stiles (1816 - 1898)*
  Emeline Lucy Brown Dolph (1828 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Wayne Cemetery
Lewis
Edwards County
Kansas, USA
 
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Record added: Aug 31, 2005
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 Added: Aug. 31, 2005
 
 
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