Biography of S. N. Brown
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Brown, S. N., was born in the town of Dryden, July 14, 1826. His father, Freeman Brown, was born in 1800 and came to Dryden in 1804, and settled on lot 23, where his son now resides. Our subject was educated in the common schools, to which he has added through life by reading and close observation. At the age of twenty seven he married Miss Sarah J. Morgan, of Groton, who passed away in 1858, and in 1860 he married Miss Nancy Taylor, daughter of John A. Taylor, of Port Byron, N. Y. They are the parents of three children, one son, Edward T. Brown, and two daughters, Miss Estelle Brown and Mrs. Alice Bartholomew, of Binghamton. In 1866 he bought the Reuben Brown property of eighty seven acres, which adjoins rhe homestead property, having 149 acres of the best farm lands in Dryden, raising hay, grain and stock, and making a specialty of fancy Jersey butter from a herd of forty pure bred Jersey cattle. Our subject is one of the prominent farmers of his town.

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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