Born: 1801-12-25 Virginia
Died: 1883-06-27 Marion County, Oregon
Flourished: 1831-1834 New Salem, Illinois
A native of Virginia, Brown lived in Sangamon County, Illinois from at least 1831 to 1834. In 1850, Brown and his family were farming in Knox County. By 1860, Brown was farming in Marion County, Oregon, and had acquired $800 in real estate, with personal property valued at $4,670. Brown remained in Oregon until his death in 1883.
Election Returns for Clary's Grove Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; Election Returns for New Salem Precinct in Sangamon County, Illinois; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Knox County, IL, 368; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Marion County, OR, 457; Gravestone, Brownsville Pioneer Cemetery, Linn County, OR.