He was a farmer and a lumberman. Married Olive Lucas. He lived in Crown Point, N.Y. till age 30. At age of 14 he was a eye witness of the Battle of Lake Champlain in which his father, Elisha Brown took part. He begged permission to accompany his father but was denied.
Volume II Brown Genealogy, Part 2 Many of the Descendants of Charles Browne, By Cyrus Henry Brown, 1915, page 460- 461