Biography of Alpheus Brown
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Brown, Alpheus, was born in Whitehall, Washington county, N. Y., January 9, 1853, a son of Dennis and Charlotte (Prior) Brown. Dennis Brown was a farmer and lived at Whitehall. He was a Republican and was assessor of the town and held other minor offices. He died in 1867, and his wife is now living in Stillwater. Alpheus Brown was educated in the common schools. His father died when he was sixteen years old and he took charge of the family and has made his own, way in life. In 1878 he came to Hadley and worked at the woodenware works three years. He married Mary Jenkings, and they have one son. George, born March 5, 1884. Mr. Brown owns seventy-five acres of land where he lives and 150 acres elsewhere. He follows general farming and is one of the leading farmers of his town.


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