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Brown, James M.

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Brown, James M.
February 25, 2007 08:07PM
Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana. Historical and
Biographical. Charles Blanchard, Editor. Chicago: F. A. Battey & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Unknown County.

JAMES M. BROWN is a native a Kentucky, was born June 6, 1833, and is the
second of the nine children born to Francis O. and Mary E. (Wright) Brown,
respectively of Irish and Dutch extraction. James M. was brought up a
farmer, as which he labored and also attended school during his minority.
November 7, 1856, he married Sarah Jane, daughter of Louis and Elizabeth
(Smith) Carroll, to which were born two children - William L. and Mary E.
Francis O. Brown entered land soon after coming to this State in 1834,
near Bloomington, where he and wife yet reside. James came to Morgan
County when fourteen years of age, and commenced the care of himself, so
that he began the world under rather discouraging circumstances; but he is
now possessed of a good home and eighty acres in Monroe County, which are
improved and cultivated; he has also a good house and store in Paragon,
having been engaged in the mercantile and butchering business for the past
six years. Mr. Brown and wife are members of the Christian Church, and
very greatly esteemed by the people of their neigborhood.

Brown Wright Smith Carroll
Monroe-IN Paragon-Morgan-IN

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