William Hamilton Brown

William Hamilton Brown (1810 - 1877)

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William Hamilton Brown
Born in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Genesee County, NYmap
Husband of — married after in MImap
Descendants descendants
Died in Brownsville (now Alaska), Kent, MImap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2017
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Born in Warwick Rhode Island in 1810 to Othaniel & Martha Whitehorn Brown. they moved to Genesee NY. From there as a young man he bough large parcels of land in Barry and Kent County Michigan from the US General Land Office. In 1845 he married Clarissa C Paul in Genesee County NY. Widowed in 1858, He than married Lufanna Leek, Donaldson a widow of a Baptist Preacher. He built a large saw mill in Brownsville which was named after him. Later this town changed its name to Alaska. He was a good Christian, and in his will left a great deal of money to missions. A Baptist, he also started a church in Brownsville. He is mentioned often in early writings of this area.


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