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George H. Brown
Born 27 April 1811
GEORGE H. BROWN, farmer, Fairview Twp., Sec. 22; P.O. Anamosa; born April 27, 1811, in Easthampton, Mass.; when a child, he came to New Jersey with his parents; thence to Ohio; in 1828, came to Michigan; in 1837, he came to Jones Co., Iowa; he owns 128 acres of land, which he entered. He has held about all the township offices. Married Mary Alloway February 22, 1844; she was born December 6, 1829, in McLean Co., Ill.; had seven children, four living—George D., Emerell, James D. and Eva. Albert and Eli died in infancy; Mary died May 27, 1879, aged 31 years 2 months and 11 days. Democrat.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 651.


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