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T.H. BROWN, gunsmith, Corry, is a native of Cleveland, Ohio, and the only child that was born to Thomas (deceased) and Sarah Brown. His mother was born in England in 1828, and came to Pennsylvania in an early day. She was twice married, her second husband being Thomas Appleby. Our subject came with his stepfather to Erie County in 1848, when this settlement was a wilderness. He was educated in the district schools. and in 1870 chose the occupation of gunsmith, learning the trade of A.M. Cone, now a popular gunsmith of Warren. During the late war, he enlisted in Company E, Thirty-first Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry, and served two years. He participated in Gen. Sherman’s celebrated march to the sea. Mr. Brown was united in marriage with Laura Parker, of Panama, N.Y. One child blessed this union— Louie E., born here October 22, 1876. Our subject is a keen, successful huntsman, and has killed a large number of wild game. He is a member of the G.A.R.