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Oliver Brown

Birthplace: Franklin, Warren, Ohio, USA
Death: Died in Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, West Virginia, USA
Cause of death: Killed in raid at Harpers Ferry
Place of Burial: North Elba, Essex, New York, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brown (Abolitionist) and Mary Ann Brown
Husband of Martha E. Brown
Father of Infant Brown
Brother of Watson Brown; Salmon Brown; Anne "Annie" Brown Adams; Ellen Brown; Sarah Brown and 7 others
Half brother of John Brown, Jr.; Ruth Thompson; Frederick Brown; Jason Brown; Owen Brown and 2 others

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About Oliver Brown

Oliver Brown was the youngest son of John Brown to reach adulthood. He was born in Franklin, Ohio on March 9, 1839, and married Martha E. Brewster in 1858. Oliver went to Kansas in 1855 with his father and took part in the Pottawatomie Massacre in which five pro-slavery settlers were hacked to death in Kansas in 1856.

Oliver returned to North Elba, New York in October 1856. He was killed during the raid on Harper's Ferry.

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Oliver Brown's Timeline

March 9, 1839
Franklin, Warren, Ohio, USA
October 17, 1859
Age 20
Harpers Ferry, Jefferson, West Virginia, USA
February 1860
Age 20
North Elba, Essex, New York, USA