Biography of Wesley Brouse
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Brouse, Wesley, Norfolk, was born in Dundas county, Williamsburg, Canada W., May 30, 1837. His father, Peter, was a native of Iroquois, Canada, who married Mary Bouck and had six sons and five daughters. He was a sergeant in the regular army, and he and his wife died in Canada. Wesley was educated in the common schools and and married in Canada, Mary J. Henderson, a native of Ireland, and daughter of Isaac Henderson, who lived and died in Ireland. Mr. and Mrs. Brouse have had five children: John S., born in Canada, married a Miss Grander, and has two children; Wellington, born in Norfolk, an engineer running from Yellowstone Park to Livingston; May A., who resides at home; Jessie and Hessie, twins. Mr. Brouse came to Norfolk in 1860, and purchased a farm in the wilderness, having only 180 acres of cleared land. He owns 216 1/2 acres of land and is engaged in dairying and sheep raising, having twenty four cows. Mr. Brouse is a Republican, and has held the office of trustee in the district. He has been a member of the Good Templars, and he and wife are members of the M. E. church at Massena.

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