Posted By: Melissa Mayhew Grandt (email)
Date: 9/16/2009 at 16:18:41
The History of Cedar County, Iowa, containing a History of the County, its Cities, Towns, &c.,..., Chicago: Western historical Company, 1878, p619.
DAYTON TOWNSHIP. ...
BROWN, G.S., farmer, Sec. 6; P. Clarence; was born in Kilmarnock, Scotland, March 26, 1826; landed in the United States July 4, 1848; he worked about one year in Massachusetts, and came to this county in the Fall of 1848; when he came, he worked out as a farm laborer for $9.00 a month, and by hard work and economy has accumulated a nice property. Owns 160 acres in this county and 300 in Linn Co. He married Miss Sarah Stone, a native of Indiana, in 1858; they have four sons living--Edwin, Adam, Ivin and Charles.
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