RICHARD N. BROWN (deceased). The subject of this sketch was born in Roses County, Ohio, October 18, 1840. His
parents were Thomas W. and Martha Brown, both natives of Ohio. From his youth up he engaged in agricultural pursuits.
On March 7, 1865, in Pickaway County, he was united in marriage with Miss Marinda Yates, who was born in Pickaway
County March 1, 1844, and is a daughter of John Yates (deceased), and Elizabeth Yates. Her mother at present resides
with her in Pleasant Township. This union has been blessed with six children - Theodosia B., Ariel, Lina, Clement,
Paul and Mary Y. In 1865, a short time after their marriage, Mr. and Mrs. Brown came to Pleasant Township and settled
where she now resides in 1867. He possessed a sterling reputation, and a reliable business character. He departed
this life on December 18, 1876, mourned alike by relatives and friends. In his demise, his wife and children lost
a faithful husband and father, and Madison County one of her most worthy citizens. He left to his widow, who still
resides at her splendid homestead in Pleasant Township, 500 acres of fine tillable land.
History of Madison County, Ohio
Published by: W. H. Beers and Company
Madison County, Ohio Biographies
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