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.
File submitted to HERITAGE PAGES of LINCOLN COUNTY, MISSOURI by Phyllis Lake, 21 October 1998. Link change or
update: 23 May 2000
NOTICE: In keeping with our policy of providing free genealogical information on the
Internet, data may be freely used for personal research and by non-commercial entities, as
long as this message remains on all copied material. These electronic pages may NOT be
reproduced in any format for profit or presentation by other organization or persons.
Persons or organizations desiring to use this material for profit or any form of
presentation, must obtain the written consent of the file submitter, or their legal
representative, and contact the listed county coordinator with proof of this consent.
Return to Lincoln County, Missouri
Biography Index | Heritage
Page | Home Page