Pioneers of South Benton County Oregon

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Townships 13 & 14 S, Ranges 5 & 6 W, Willamette Meridian

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  • ID: I23151
  • Name: Curtis Monroe BROWN
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 31 AUG 1841 in Rockford, Winnebago Co., IL
  • Burial: Los Angeles Nat'l Cem., CA
  • Census: 1890 Toledo
  • Military Service: Pvt Co E 7th CA Vol BET 1864 AND 1866
  • Death: 01 FEB 1914 in Los Angeles, CA
  • Note:
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    1850 Illinois > Winnebago > Roscoe > 10
    75/80 BROWN, Rebecca 48 Unknown
    Ada 22 Unk
    Hulbert 15 Unk
    Daniel W 10 IL
    Curtis 8 IL
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    1860 Oregon > Grant > Rock Creek > District 47 > 2
    730/730 HILL, Benj miner c. IL
    LEWIS, Robt 22 miner c. NY
    HILL, D R 24 miner c. __
    EVERT, J A 28 Toll Road IL
    BROWN, C M 18 miner c. IL
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    Name: Curtis M Brown ,
    Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 31 October 1864
    Enlisted in Company E, 7th Infantry Regiment California on 25 November 1864.
    Mustered out Company E, 7th Infantry Regiment California on 28 June 1866 in Presidio, San Francisco, CA
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    This regiment, recruited from the state at large, was mustered into the U. S. service from Oct. 27, 1864 to Jan. 28, 1865, for three years. On March 13, 1865, Col. Lewis was made brevet brigadier-general for faithful and meritorious service.
    The regiment served by detachments at different posts in Arizona Territory during most of its term of service. In July, 1865, a detachment under Capt. Messenger, was surrounded and attacked while on a scout in the Guachuca Mountains by between 100 and 200 Indians. After an engagement of about an hour, the Indians were driven off with considerable loss. The loss of the detachment was 2 killed and 1 wounded.
    In the spring of 1866 it was ordered to the Presidio, San Francisco, where it was mustered out March 31 to June 28, 1866. Co. H was stationed at Fort Yuma during most of its term, and was mustered out at Drum barracks, March 1, 1866.
    Source: The Union Army, vol. 4, p. 414
    Battles Fought
    Fought on 21 July 1865 at Skull Valley, Arizona Terr..
    Fought on 22 July 1865 at Tubac, Arizona Territory.
    Fought on 01 February 1866.
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    1870 California > San Joaquin > Elliot > 5 PO Stockton
    32/32 BROWN, C M 28 Farm Laborer IL
    Clemantine 21 IN
    Maud 2 CA
    Alice 3/12 CA b. Mar
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    1880 United States Federal Census > California > San Joaquin > Stockton > District 100 California Street
    BROWN, M.R. f 78 wid. Rheumatism VT NY NY
    Emma J. 16 gr-dau S CA IL VT
    Curtis M. 39 son md. Laborer IL IL VT
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    BROWN, CURTIS M. Year: 1890 Township: Toledo Precinct Page: 001
    BROWN, Curtis M. Pvt E 7 CA Vol 10/31/1864-6/28/1866 1-7-28 Toledo
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    9 33/34 BROWN, Curtis M private Co E 7th CA vol 31 Oct 1864--28 Jun 1866 1 yr 7 mo 28 dy Toledo
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    Pension BROWN, Curtis M. Co E 7 CA Inf
    27 Dec 1890 Oregon
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    1900 Oregon > Lincoln > Toledo > District 30 > 6
    72/73 BROWN, Curtis M Aug 1842 57 md 37 yrs IL NY VT Farmer
    Clementine wife Mar 1849 51 md 37 yrs 14 ch/ 9 liv. IN KY PA
    Lillian R dau Sep 1884 15 S CA IL IN
    James S son Mar 1886 14 OR IL IN
    Elbert P son May 1888 12 OR IL IN
    Katy M dau Sep 1880 9 OR IL IN
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    1910 California > Los Angeles > Malibu > District 289 > 20
    122/324/331 BROWN, Curtis M 68 m1 47 yrs IL NY VT retired Own Income
    Clementine wife 61 m1 47 yrs 14 ch/ 9 liv. IN OH PA
    Elbert V son 22 S OR IL IN Teamster Livery & Feed Co
    SWAPP, James S s-i-l 23 m1 4 yrs MN England Eng Teamster Furniture Co
    Mar dau 20 m1 4 yrs 1 ch/ 1 liv. OR IL IN [Katy M]
    [no grandchild listed]
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    U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938
    Sawtelle > Registers > T > 291
    BROWN, Curtis M, enl 31 Oct 1864 Presidio, S F, CA as Pvt Co E 7th CA Inf, disch 28 Jun 1866, Presidio, SF close of war, mitral insufficiency, chronic artic. rheumatism, ventral hernia. b. IL, age 67, 6'1/2", fair complexion, Hazel eyes, gray hair, can read & write, Prot, Teamster, after disch. res Hoquiam, WA, married, nearest relative: wife Clementina Brown, Hoquiam, WA, adm 26 Dec 1908 disch 19 May 1913 own request, adm 18 Dec 1913 died 1 Feb 1914 cancer of rectum
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    Curtis Brown .
    Birth: unknown
    Death: Jan. 2, 1914
    [tombstone reads: Curtis M Brown Co E 7 Cal. Inf.
    Burial:
    Los Angeles National Cemetery
    Los Angeles
    Los Angeles County
    California, USA
    Plot: 24, R-D/8
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    Jones Family Tree Owner: sharpdj99 @ Ancestry.com
    Family Group Sheet
    Parents Elijah Huron Brown 1823 - 1903 [clearly wrong] Rebecca M Brayton 1804 - 1886
    Husband Curtis M Brown B: 8/31/1841 Illinois, USA D: 1/2/1914 Los Angeles, California, USA
    Parents George W Hargan 1822 - 1900 Nancy Tracy 1819 - 1900
    Wife Clementine Hargan B: 3/1849 Indiana, USA D: 1900
    Marriage 1863
    Children
    Fredrick Brown Son Jun 1876 Washington, USA 16 Feb 1938 Toledo, Lincoln, Oregon, USA
    Lillian R Brown Daughter Sep 1884 California
    James S Brown Son Mar 1886 California
    Elbert V Brown Son 10 May 1888 Oregon 4 Nov 1963 Los Angeles, California
    Katy M Brown Daughter Sep 1890 Oregon
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    Father: Elijah Huron Brown b: 04 DEC 1798 in Rensselaerville, Albany Co., NY
    Mother: Rebecca Marie Brayton b: 22 DEC 1803 in St Pierre, Quebec, Canada

    Marriage 1 Clementine HARGAN b: 14 MAR 1849 in IN
    • Married: 07 MAR 1863 in Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA

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