Brown, Wilson

Born: 1802 Kentucky

Died: 1870-03-XX Knox County, Illinois

Flourished: Knox County, Illinois

As early as 1830, Brown settled in Knox County, where he became a farmer. He served in a battalion of mounted volunteers during the Black Hawk War. In 1850, Brown owned $3,000 worth of real estate.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Knox County, IL, 392; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Mortality Schedule, Knox County, IL, 1; Charles C. Chapman & Co., History of Knox County, Illinois (Chicago: Blakely, Brown & Marsh, 1878), 131-32, 151-52.