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Jacob Brown, Oppenheim

Transcribed by Joanne Murray.  Contributed by Lisa Slaski.

BROWN, JACOB H., Little Falls, was born in Oppenheim, Fulton county, May 9, 1846.

His earlier years were spent on a farm. He kept a meat market in Dolgeville for eight years; then for two years he was located at Ingham’s Mills, engaged in the sewing machine business. Then for a time he was in the employ of the Warren Machine Company, of Little Falls. Mr. Brown then entered the employ of the Central Railroad company, with whom he remained fourteen years, filling many important positions, such as conductor, train dispatcher, detective, etc. Mr. Brown is at present engaged in the grocery business in Little Falls. He also owns two dairy farms near Dolgeville. He is a member of several local social and benevolent institutions. Mr. Brown has a family of six children, three sons and three daughters.


SOURCE:  HISTORY OF HERKIMER COUNTY NEW YORK Illustrated with Portraits of Many of Its Citizens
G. A. HARDIN and F. H. WILLARD. Syracuse N.Y., 1893.

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