Biography of James H. Brown (1844- )
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888), p. 513.

James H. BROWN is a prosperous farmer of Lincoln County, Mo. He is the son of James and Abigail (LINDSEY) BROWN, who were, born in Tennessee and Kentucky in 1803 and 1811, and died in Missouri in 1888 an 1882, respectively. They were married in Pike County, Mo., in 1836, whither the father had come in 1827. They became residents of Lincoln County in 1868, and were zealous members of the Missionary Baptist Church. He was a Whig in early days, but after the war became a Republican. Their family consisted of seven children, James H. BROWN being the fourth in the family. He was born in Pike County, September 21, 1844, and spent his boyhood days on his father's farm, and in attending the common schools. In 1864 he enlisted in Company D, Third Missouri Cavalry United States army, and after serving about eight months, enlisted in Company C, Fourteenth Missouri Cavalry, serving until October, 1865, and participating in the battle of Pilot Knob. Since his return home he has followed the occupation of farming, and owns a good farm of 180 acres, on which he located in 1866. He is a member of the A. O. U. W., and is a Republican in politics. In 1870 he was wedded to Missouri C. LOVELACE, who was born June 27, 1850, and is the mother of three living children. One child is dead. Mr. And Mrs. BROWN are member of the Missionary Baptist and Christian Churches, respectively.

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