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Watson Brown

Birthplace: Franklin, Ohio
Death: Died in Harper's Ferry
Cause of death: Died of his wounds at Harper's Ferry
Place of Burial: North Elba, Essex, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brown (Abolitionist) and Mary Ann Brown
Husband of Isabel Brown
Father of Frederick Brown
Brother of Salmon Brown; Anne "Annie" Brown Adams; Sarah Brown; Charles Brown; Oliver Brown and 6 others
Half brother of John Brown, Jr.; Ruth Thompson; Frederick Brown; Jason Brown; Owen Brown and 3 others

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About Watson Brown

Watson Brown, a son of John Brown, was born at Franklin, Ohio, October 7, 1835, married Isabella M. Thompson in September, 1856, and died of his wounds at Harper's Ferry on October 18, 1859. He was: "Tall and rather fair, with finely knit frame, athletic and active." Of little education, he was a man of marked ability and sterling character, who bore well the family responsibilities which fell to him when all the other men of the clan went to Kansas. His son lived only to his fifth year; his widow later married her husband's cousin, Salmon Brown.

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Watson Brown's Timeline

October 7, 1835
Franklin, Ohio
October 17, 1859
Age 24
Harper's Ferry
Age 23
North Elba, Essex, New York, USA