Bio: Brown, J. (History - 1824)


----Source: 1881 HISTORY OF NORTHERN WI, Chicago: The Western Historical Company, A. T. Andreas, Proprietor (grammar as is), Pg. 247

BROWN HUNT, general merchandise, Greenwood. These gentlemen have been associated in business since 1876. The business, as a grocery, was formerly owned by Mr. J. Brown. He was born near Nurdorls Glasswork, Norway, July 10, 1824 came to America, and to Greenwood in 1874 sold a half of the business to Mr. Hunt. H. W. Hunt was born in Grant Co., Wis., Nov. 5, 1852. During his majority, he has been engaged at different callings having learned the milling business, he tried that. He then went into the drug-store line afterward taught school in Monroe Co., Wis. This was in the Winter of 1874-75. He then came here in 1876, and bought in with Mr. John Brown. In 1873, he married Miss Mary Joscelin, of Columbia Co., Wis. They have two children, Clarence N., and the infant, not yet named. Mr. H. is now Notary Public. He belongs to the M. E. Church, and is a member of the Temple of Honor, and the Good Templars.



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