Biography of Henry N. Brush
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Henry N. Brush, born in New York city March 12, 1810, was a graduate of Columbia College in the class with Hamilton Fish, and located in Moira in 1835. He owned at one time the mile square which includes the hamlet of Brushton, originally called Brush's Mills in compliment to the owner. After the removal of Luther Bradish, he became the foremost man in the town with the exception of Sidney Lawrence. An obituary of him in the Palladium at the date of his death said: "In all of his instincts a gentleman; a man of infinite zest, kind and genial in all his relations." He died November 2, 1872.

From:
Historical Sketches of Franklin County
and its several towns.
By: Frederick J. Seaver Malone, New York.
J. B. Lyon Company, Printers Albany, NY 1918.


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