Biography of C. C. Brown
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Brown, C. C., of Newfield, was born in Connecticut, February 10, 1815, and followed the occupation of shingle making, working in the woods. He then took up carpentry, and in 1880 came to this locality and has since operated a planing mill here, having all the necessary machinery for first class custom work, and having a finetrade. Mr. Brown married first, Harriet B. States, and second, Jane Crawford, the latter in 1845. His third wife was Phila C. Miller, whom he married in 1886, and he has four children, two by his first wife and two by his second. The oldest son is a bookkeeper in New York, and the daughter is in Texas. One son by his second wife is in the telephone business, and the other follows farming.

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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