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Elijah Brown (abt. 1748 - 1805)

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Elijah Brown
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Lake Ontariomap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Jul 2017 | Last significant change: 4 Feb 2018
11:30: Sue Hall edited the Biography for Elijah Brown. [Thank Sue for this]
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Categories: Brown Cemetery, Carlton, New York.

Biography

Elijah Brown was born about 1784. He married Bethshua Sheffield.

Elijah acquired his farm in Orleans County, New York, from the Holland Land Company in 1804. The following year, at the age of fifty-seven, he started with his family from Sodus, Wayne County, NY. During the journey he died on Lake Ontario, May 7, 1805. His remains were buried in a plot now known as the Brown Cemetery, in Carlton, Orleans County. [1] [2]

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Sources

  1. Landmarks of Orleans County, NY, 1894; Part II. Biographies, Page 18.
  2. Find A Grave Memorial# 62272862.


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