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Moses Brown, Jr.
Moses Brown, Jr. was born near New Castle, Henry
county, Indiana, June 22, 1831, where he lived eight years, when his parents,
Joshua and Sarah S. Brown, removed to Missouri and settled on a farm about
six miles northeast of Gallatin. Upon this farm both his parents died, his
mother in 1856, and his father in 1871. When sixteen years of age, in 1847,
he purchased a tract of land and
began farming for himself; improving the wild land and erecting a house in which he lived until 1852. In
that year he removed to Harrison county, where he entered a tract of
government land, remaining there until 1855, when he returned to Daviess county
and has since resided here. He engaged
in farming and dealing in horses and mules, until 1871, when he removed to Gallatin, where he has since
been engaged in the livery business, and also buying and selling horses and
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