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John Brown
Born 25 July 1810
JOHN BROWN, farmer, Jackson Twp., Sec. 2; P.O. Amber; born July 25, 1810, in Berwickshire, Scotland; in 1838, he came to Cincinnati; in 1844, came to Galena, Ill.; in 1854, he removed to Jones Co., where he has since resided; owns 240 acres of land, part of which he entered, and he and his sons have made all the improvements since coming here. Married Margaret Lockie in 1837; she was born in August, 1812, in Berwickshire, Scotland; have two children—James and John L. Republican; member of the Presbyterian Church.

Source: History of Jones County, Iowa, Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879, page 608.


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