The Peoples Press Owatonna 17 July 1885 "Death of H. M. Brown. Mr. H. M. Brown died last Saturday afternoon about 4 o'clock- He has been more or less sick for about two years with liver trouble. His funeral took place last Monday afternoon, conducted by the Odd-fellows, of which society he was a member. The services were conducted by Rev. J. H. Dewart. Mr. Brown was a good citizen, highly respected by all who knew him in this community."
"United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD4P-3BQ : 12 April 2016), Henry M Brown, Minnesota, United States; citing p. 10, family 87, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,215.
Find A Grave, database and images (https://new.findagrave.com : accessed 17 September 2017), memorial page for Henry Brown (1822–11 Jul 1885), Find-A-Grave: Memorial #43553968 , citing Forest Hill Cemetery, Owatonna, Steele County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Tom Mauer (contributor 47099437) .
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Henry by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Henry: