Biography of William F. Brown

Brown, William F., p. o. Byron, N. Y., was born on the homestead farm, June 16, 1829, a son of Richard G. and Laura (Searles) Brown. His father was a native of Massachusetts and came to Genesee county in 1812, where he was a farmer and was prominent in the growth of his town; he died in 1885. William F. Brown was educated in the common schools. In 1851 be married Hannah S., daughter of Thomas Benton; they have one son, Edwin B.; their only daughter. Mary E. died in 1879. Mr. Brown is one of the practical and successful farmers of Genesee county. He has served as assessor, and has taken an intelligent interest in school and church matters. He is recognized as a man of sterling integrity, whose word is as good as his bond.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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