Biography of Jacob Brouse
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Brouse, Jacob, Norfolk, was born in Williamsburg, Canada, in 1831. His father was Peter Brouse. Jacob came to Norfolk when a young man, and married Sarah, daughter of Julius Grant, by whom he had four sons and a daughter. J. Peter was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He and his brother John now own one hundred acres of land, and keep a dairy of eleven cows. John W. was born in Norfolk in 1860, was reared on a farm and educated in the common schools. He married Alice, daughter of Alonzo Gibson, of Norfolk. Mr. Beouse and brother are both Republicans, and John W. is a member of P. and I, No. 167, of Norfolk. The third child of Jacob Grant was Benson J., born in 1862, and at present living in Agawam, Mass. He is engaged with the Weston & Smith Gun Works. Sarah!! J. Brouse died aged two years, and one son died in infancy. Jacob Brouse was a lumberman in an early day, but his chief occupation was farming. He owned 130 acres of land, and was a Republican in politics. He and his wife were members of the M. E. church.

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