History of Erie County, Pennsylvania, 1884
Conard Brown Biography
Conard Brown, deceased, was a native of this county, born in 1812, son of Conard Brown, who came to Erie Co. about 1790. He and his father were traders and farmers, and early pioneers of Erie Co. Our subject spent most of his life on a farm in Mill Creek Township (now within the corporation of Erie City), where he died in 1869.
He was married to Elizabeth Ann Barr, a lady of Scotch descent. They were parents of eight children - Washington, killed in 1861, during the war: he was Captain of Company I, 145th P.V.I., organized by himself in Erie County; Mary L., at home; Kate, wife of J.B. Cessna, of Bedford Co., Penn.; Elizabeth A., deceased; Conard, Jr., resident of Erie City; M.M. born in Erie Co. in 1852, he graduated from Rochester, N.Y., University in 1878. and at present is engaged in brokerage business in this city; Ella N., at home, and Hattie L., deceased.
Our subject at the time of his decease was owner of 175 acres valuable land, and other real estate. He was a member of the Lutheran Church; Mrs. Brown is a member of the United Presbyterian Church.
Source: History of Erie County, Pennsylvania; City of Erie; Chicago; Warner, Beers & Co.; 1884
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