Biography - James Brown

James R. BROWN, farmer, P. O. Nokomis, born in Witt Township Montgomery County, January 28, 1832, son of David D. and Catharine (CRESS) BROWN, both of whom died in Montgomery county; David D., a farmer by occupation, born in Tennessee about the year 1805, died in 1847; his wife, born in North Carolina about the year 1805, died about the year 1862.James R. is the eldest of a family of ten children; was educated in the schools of Montgomery County; has always been a farmer; has filled the offices of School Director and Road Commissioner. In Fillmore Township, Montgomery county, May 10, 1855, he married Nancy J. SANDERS, born in that county February 5, 1835, daughter of John and Elizabeth (POWELL) SANDERS, and there have been born to them eleven children - Clara A., John F., Melvin L., Laura C., Metta A., Irene E., Charles, Edda E., Eva L., Myrta and Idila J. Mr. BROWN is a supporter of the Democratic party.

Extracted 22 Nov 2016 by Norma Hass from 1882 History of Bond and Montgomery Counties, Illinois, Part 2 Biographical Department, page 312.

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