Biography of William H. Brown

Brown, William H., son of Allen and Nancy J. Brown, was born in Steuben county, N. Y., September 13, 1838. His parents were among the early settlers of Steuben county, and when he was yet a boy they moved to the town of Alexander, where he attended the common schools and later removed to Darien. He worked on his father's farm in his early youth and at the age of twenty-one began to till the soil on his own account. On November 22, 1860, he married Diana, daughter of Henry and Nancy (Vandebogart) Innes; they had three children: Jennie, wife of Nicholas L. Mosher, Gertrude and Agnes D. The youngest daughter was graduated from the State Normal School at Geneseo in the class of 1898, Mr. Brown and his wife are members of the Methodist church. He is a member of Corfu Grange. Mr. Brown is a good and useful citizen, and is esteemed accordingly by his friends and fellow townsmen.

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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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