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Christian Brown, farmer, sec. 31, was born in Germany, March 25, 1832. He came to America in 1845 and to this county in 1850. He enlisted in the war of the Rebellion in Co. B, 2d Mich, Cavalry, and served four years; he was in the battles of Perryville and Chickamanga, and was mustered out of service at Macon, Georgia. He was married in Ohio in 1886 to Sophia Kruppe, a native of Germany, born in 1833. They are members of the Roman Catholic Church. Mr. Brown owns a farm of 80 acres.

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