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Oliver Brown's young widow dies in childbirth at North Elba, New York

Oliver Brown, detail
03/02/1860
Martha Brewster Brown, the widow of John Brown's son Oliver Brown who had died at Harpers Ferry, herself died a few days after giving birth.  The child also died.  She had married Oliver Brown at the age of fifteen, over the protests of her family, and was barely seventeen years old when she died at the Brown Farm in North Elba, New York.  (By John Osborne) 
Source Citation: 
Francis Vincent, Vincent's Semi-Annual United States Register.... 1st of January and 1st of July, 1860 (Philadelphia: Francis Vincent, 1860), 160.

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