Posted By:Steve Navaro
Subject:Re: George Brown b 1800 PA /OH/ Cass Co 1850
Post Date:March 24, 2009 at 11:09:30
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Forum:Cass County, IN Genealogy Forum
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George, born ca 1803 PA, married Margaret (or Mary) Deford. Margaret died ca 1847 in Cass County. George and his family moved to Osage, Iowa by 1856 where he appears on the 1856 Iowa census as a widower. Of his children, Elizabeth married William Davis and lived in Holt County, MO. Sarah Jane married John Keaster and also lived in Holt County. Andrew Jackson married a Mary, lived for a time in Holt County before moving to Oregon and Washington. Serelda married James H. Ball, and lived in Holt County, MO. John J. Brown married James Ball's sister America F. and resided in Holt County.
There were Defords living next to George Brown in the 1856 census, likely siblings. Goerge's spouse information from death records of some of his children.