Biography of Oliver T. Brown
Madison County, NY Biographies





Brown, Oliver T., of Unadilla Forks, N. Y., was born in Brookfield, March 16, 1822. He was a son of Nathan and grandson of another Nathan Brown, who came from Stonington, Conn., about 1794. and lived and died in Brookfield. His wife was Marcy Kinney. daughter of Ezra Kinney, and was married to Oliver Babcock in 1767; they had one daughter who married Jabish Brown, the history of the families including eight generations. After the death of Oliver Babcock, Marcy (Kinney) Babcock married Nathan Brown, as before noted. They had five children, of whom Nathan Brown, 2d, was one. He was a respected and thorough farmer; was deacon of the Baptist church about sixty years and died at the age of ninety two years. He came from Conneticut with his father when fifteen years old. He was a Democrat during his life. Oliver T Brown was an active farmer; was chosen supervisor of Brookfield in 1880, by a large majority, and was called upon, to settle several estates. He was a deacon of the Baptist church at Unadilla Forks for many years, and a Democrat until about 1882, since which date he has been an active Prohibitionist. He married Armenia Beckwith, of Exeter, Otsego county. N. Y., in 1849; they had one daughter, Minnie B., wife of F. A. Scribuer, who had one daughter, Marie. Oliver T. Brown now lives on the Mountain View Farm, Marcom's Mountain, 300 feet above the pond.

FROM:
Our County and it's people
A Descriptive and Biographical Record of
Madison County, New York
Edited by: John E. Smith
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1890


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