Biography of Alvah D. Brown
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Brown, Alvah D., was born in Newfield, May 7, 1849. Alvah, sr., was a native of Scranton, Pa., and came to Lansing in 1806, and to Newfield in 1808, when a child. His father, Abraham, was a hotel keeper. Alvah, sr., bought a farm of 300 acres of land, and made a specialty of the raising of cattle. February 26, 1832, he married Lydia Clark, and they were the parents of seven children. Of these Alvah was the youngest, being now forty four years of age. The latter has followed lumbering and farming, and now owns a place of 100 acres, as well as other places, and follows mixed farming. In 1870 he married Elizabeth Smith, by whom he has one child. He married second, in 1885 Luella Smith of this State, and they also have one child. Our subject is a member of the Grange, and has been justice of the peace, assessor, and notary public.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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