From the 1885 History of Steuben County, Indiana

page 704


George Brown, section 12, Jackson Township, was born in Massachusetts, in 1829, a son of Harvey Brown, who was born in Massachusetts in 1804, and in 1846 came to Steuben County, Ind., with his family and settled on section 1, Jackson Township, where he now lives.  In early life George Brown worked at woolen manufacturing, and later at the carpenter's and wagon maker's trades.  In 1870 he bought the farm where he now lives of Charles Batchelder and has since followed agricultural pursuits.  He has one of the pleasantest homes in the township.  He was married to Ursula Stockton, a native of Jamaica, Vt., born in 1834, a daughter of John and Betsey Stockton, who settled in Orland, Ind., in 1834, where the mother died May 12, 1849, and her father Sept. 21, of the same year.  To Mr. and Mrs. Brown have been born four children-- Frank, Irving H., Elizabeth H. and Chester.  Elizabeth is the wife of Don Carlos Ransburg, of Pleasant Lake.


Submitted by: Kim Davoli