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Biographical Sketch of Albert S. Brown (b. 1858)

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Biographical Sketch of Albert S. Brown (b. 1858)

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Classification: Biography
Surnames: Brown Moore Sprinkle
Albert S. Brown, a farmer of Clear Creek Township, was born in Warren Township, this county, February 13, 1858. He was the third of six children born to Nehemiah and Sarah M. (Moore) Brown, the former a native of Preble County, Ohio, and the latter a native of Wayne County, this State, both of English descent. He was reared upon his father’s farm, in this county, and attended the district school in which he received the rudiments of an education. During the summers of 1877 and 1878, he attended the normal school at Valparaiso. In the fall of 1877 he took up the avocation of a teacher and taught, in all, six terms, with good success. His marriage to Anna M. Sprinkle occurred October 26, 1881. She was born in Huntington Township, this county, July 14, 1861, and was the daughter of Henry and Mary (Storm) Sprinkle, a history of whom appears elsewhere in this work. Immediately after their marriage Mr. And Mrs. Brown located upon a farm in Warren Township. There they continued to reside until in September, 1883, when they removed to Clear Creek Township and settled where they now live. They are the parents of one child, Herbert A., born April 13, 1884. By virtue of his birth, Mr. Brown is a member of the Quaker Church. Mrs. Brown is a member of the Brethren Church. In politics the former is a Prohibitionist. He is an industrious and enterprising young farmer and a good citizen.

History of Huntington County, Indiana. (Brant & Fuller: Chicago) 1887. Biographical Sketches of Clear Creek Township, page 574.

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