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Brown, Thomas J.

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Brown, Thomas J.
February 25, 2007 08:09PM
Counties of Morgan, Monroe and Brown, Indiana. Historical and
Biographical. Charles Blanchard, Editor. Chicago: F. A. Battey & Co.,
Publishers, 1884. Unknown County.

THOMAS J. BROWN is the eldest child of George W. and Susanna (Wright)
Brown, a native of Kentucky, and was born Noveber 18, 1837. Mr. and Mrs.
Brown were respectively of Irish and German extraction, and both natives
of Kentucky. Aftr living on a farm until 1842, they from the the State of
their nativity to this State, and township, and here entered land for a
home. In 1865, they removed to where the former yet lives, his wife
having died some years before. Thomas J. Brown attended the township
schools and remained at home, having almost the entire support of the
family, until his twenty-third year, his father having been long unable
to labor. In 1857, he married Mrs. Cynthia A. McNeely, a native of
Kentucky, after which event he moved to the farm owned by his wife, where
they still reside, and to which he has added 200 acres, making an
aggregate of 440 acres, one of the best farms in the township. In
connection with agriculture, Mr. Brown has had a country store for about
two years. Mr. Brown is a life-long Democrat, a worthy citizen, and, with
his wife, a member of the Christian Church.

Brown Wright McNeely

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