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Oliver Brown (1839 - 1859)

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Oliver Brown
Born in Franklin Mills Ohio USAmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson Co. West Virginia USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Feb 2014 | Last significant change: 8 Feb 2018
12:48: Marie Chantigny edited the Biography for Oliver Brown. (suggestion 571) [Thank Marie for this]
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Mrs. Brown ( Mary Ann) spoke of her son, Oliver as among the most promising of her children, gifted with a thoughtful character and great intellegence.

Oliver died in great pain from wounds received during the raid on Harper's Ferry[1] on October 18,1859. He was hastily buried along the banks of the Shenandoah River. His remains were reburied in North Elba NY in 1899



  1. Wikipedia: John Brown, accessed 10 Nov 2016
  • Book: John Brown and His Men by Richard Henton

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Oliver Brown Grave Maker
Oliver Brown Grave Maker

The Town of Harper's Ferry
The Town of Harper's Ferry

Map: The Kennedy Farm/Harper's Ferry
Map: The Kennedy Farm/Harper's Ferry

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