George W. Brown was born in New York State in 1853 - the son of David Brown and Catherine Rivenburgh Brown. He was born in either Rensselaerville, Albany County or Durham, Greene Co. NY.
George's father died in 1857 and his mother remarried Silas Wood of Catskill.George's sister married Charles Kniskern but she died very young.
In George's uncles estate he is mentioned - ca 1894 - and he is then living in Geneva, NE. He is listed on page 337 on a homestead map for Momence Township.The legal description of the land is the Nw1/4 of NW1/4 of section 2, T6N, R4W.
Soon after - he disappears --- Can anyone help me find George ? Mark Brown