Benjamin F. Brown

BENJAMIN F. BROWN (deceased); born in Virginia, Feb. 14, 1817; his parents, John and Sarah (Wright) Brown, settled in his boyhood in Southern Indiana, going thence to La Porte Co., Ind., where he married, Oct. 1, 1857, Miss Elizabeth R. Kress; she was born in Troy, Bradford Co., PA., and a daughter of George and Charlotte (Baldwin) Kress.In 1858, Mr. and Mrs. Brown located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and later, in Independence, Iowa. In 1860, they came to Dane Co., and bought the homestead on which he died.