Biography of Byron B. Brown
Chittenden County, VT Biographies





Brown, Byron B., Williston, was born in the town of Williston, Chittenden county, Vt, August 17, 1846. He was a son of Reed B. and Elects (Fay) Brown. His paternal grandfather, John Brown, was of Irish descent, and a farmer by occupation. He was one of the pioneers of Williston Vt. John, Br., was a blacksmith by trade, and also his son Reed B., who was born in Williston, Vt,in 1810. In later life he engaged in farming and manufacturing. He was married in 1832 to Elects Fay, a daughter of John and Polly (Bishop) Fay, of Richmond, Vt. They had a family of seven children born to them, Polly A., Jackson, Bertram, Jennie, Byron B., Edith and Roswell E. Byron B. was married in 1870 to Clarissa Williams, a daughter of George and Julia (Spear) Williams, of Brookfield. They had two children born to them, Reed B., Br., and Lewis D. He married the second time in 1879 to Celia Coburn, a daughter of S. Newell and Caroline (Simonds) Coburn, of Brookfield. They have had one child born to them, Bertha I. Mr. Brown is engaged in the manufacture of grain measures. Three of Reed Brown's children now reside in Williston, Vt, Byron B., Bertram, and Roswell. Bertram married Olive Stearns, and to them have been born four children, William K, Jennie, Hattie M., and Rollin H. Roswell married Julia Martin, by whom he had two children, Arthur E. and Albert C.

From:
History of Chittenden County, Vermont
Edited by: W. S. Rann
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, New York. 1886


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