Daniel Brown Jr
Daniel Brown, Jr. was born in Rush County,
Indiana. December 5, 1838, son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Duke) Brown, the former born in Virginia,
September 23, 1788, and died in this county, November 11, 1857, and the latter born in Kentucky, February 14, 1800,
and died October 2, 1883. The father of our subject came to Rush County, from Kentucky, in 1824, and settled on
the farm where our subject now resides. Mr. Brown was the recipient of a common school education, but for an occupation
he chose that of a farmer, and in 1857, began doing for himself, and now owns 380 acres of choice land. In addition,
he had for many years been engaged in breeding of stock as a farmer and stock raiser he is prosperous. In 1864,
February 25th, he was united in marriage to Miss Lavina Parker, born in this county May 24th, 1843, and
daughter of John and Catherine (James) Parker, who died in this county when Mrs. Brown was but a child.
To the Brown - Parker marriage were born seven children as follows: William L., John M., Mary
A., Fannie C., Nora, and . Raymond D., and one son yet unnamed. Mr. Brown is an ardent supporter of
the Democratic Party, and a member of the Christian Church, and for forty-nine years has resided where he now lives.
History of Rush County, Indiana, Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1888.
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