Orrin H. Brown obituary
Orrin H. Brown, another one of the brave old soldiers, passed away at his home in Austin Tuesday afternoon after a long and lingering illness.
The deceased was born at St. Johnsville, N. Y., on August 19, 1841. At the call to arms during the civil war, he insisted and served for three years. He came west in 1866 and settled in Nevada township and later moved to Lyle township, about a mile and a half north of the village, where he lived for many years. Later he moved to Austin where he lived until his death. He was well liked and held many positions of trust.
The funeral was held, Thursday afternoon, at Austin. Many of our older citizens attended the service.