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William M. BROWN, Jr.
Husband:  William M. BROWN, Jr.
Birth:  1831, Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY
Occupation:  lumberman; farmer; oil operator
Office:  1870, Sheriff of Cattaraugus Co., NY
Office:  Supervisor of Cold Spring for six years
Father:  William M. BROWN, Sr.
Mother:  Eliza __?__
Marriage:  1855
Wife:  Emeline M. WOODWORTH
Birth:  1832/3, NY
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Madison WOODWORTH of Cold Spring
Mother:  Margaret __?__
Children born in Cattaraugus Co., NY:
1.  Frank A. BROWN, b. 1857/8
2.  Grace BROWN, b. 1858/9; d.s.p. by 1870
3.  Mi????ia? M? BROWN, b. 1864/5
4.  Louise BROWN, b. 1868/9
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1.  Marriage Record

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #5 of 15):  Cold Spring, Cattaraugus Co., NY, pp. 3A-3B, 33/37, enumerated 16 Jul 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen).  For the full record, see David WRIGHT's family group sheet
David Wright 31 M   Farmer   New York
[David's wife and children]
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William Brown 18 M   Lumberman   New York

3.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #1-2 of 20):  Randolph & East Randolph P.O., Cold Spring, Cattaraugus Co., NY, pp. 657-658, PN 1-2, 138/137, enumerated 25 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
William M Brown 28 M   Lumberman 1200 2500 New York
Emeline Brown 27 F   Housewife     Do
Frank Brown  3 M         Do
Grace Brown  1 F         Do
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Hamilton Robb 23 M   Mill Laborer     Penn
Charles Cooper 19 M   Do     New York
John Mattoon 20 M   Do     Do
William Brown 69 M   Farmer     Connecticutt
Thaddeus S Van Scoter 16 M   Mill Laborer     New York
The elder William BROWN is our subject's father.  They are living next door to William's mother, Eliza (__?__) BROWN.

4.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #4 of 56):  East Randolph P.O., Town of Randolph, Cattaraugus Co., NY, p. 491B, PN 4, 37/34, enumerated 20 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Brown Wm M 39 M W Farmer 15,000 15,000 NY
_____ Emeline M 38 F W Keeping House     "
_____ Frank A 13 M W at Home     "
_____ Mi????ia? M?  5 F W at Home     "
_____ Louise  1 F W at Home     "

5.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: Randolph, Cattaraugus, New York
Source: FHL Film 1254812; NARA Film T9-0812; Pg 79D
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
William M. BROWN Self M M W 49 NY Oil Operator-Farmer CT CT
William's mother was born in Canada.

6.  William Adams, ed. 1893. Historical Gazeteer & Biographical Memorial of Cattaraugus Co., with Map and Illustrations.  Lyman, Horton, & Co., Syracuse, NY.  1164 pp.  (facsimile reprint in 1995 by Higginson Books, Salem, MA).  On p. 1042:
Town of Randolph
ABSTRACT of Biographical Sketch:
1. William M. BROWN, Sr. - b. Connecticut; settler of both South Valley and Cold Spring; d. 1863, Cold Spring
    1. William M. BROWN, Jr. - b. 1830, Portland, Chautauqua Co., NY; 1870, Sheriff of Cattaraugus Co.; Supervisor of Cold Spring for 6 years
        +Emeline M. WOODWORTH, d/o Madison WOODWORTH of Cold Spring; m. 1855; had four children
    2. Norman BROWN

7.  Email from Janet Hoffman (10/05).

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