John Brown was married to his first wife, Dianthe Lusk, June 21, 1820, at Hudson, in Ohio.
In order to make no interruptions in the narrative, or confusion of dates, I subjoin here the family record as it stood at John Brown's death.
By his first wife, John Brown had seven children:
John Brown, junior, July 25, 1821, at Hudson, Ohio; married Wealthy C. Hotchkiss, July, 1847.
He now lives in Ashtabula County, Ohio; now fully recovered from his once dangerous malady.
Jason Brown, January 19, 1823, Hudson, Ohio; married Ellen Sherboudy, July, 1847.
Owen Brown, November 4, 1824, Hudson, Ohio; he escaped from Harper's Ferry.
Frederick Brown, (1st,) January 9, 1827, Richmond, Pennsylvania; died March 31, 1831.
Ruth Brown, February 18, 1829, Richmond, Pennsylvania; married Henry Thompson, September 26, 1850.
Friederick Brown, (2d,) December 21, 1830, Richmond, Pennsylvania; murdered at Osawatomie by Rev. Martin White, August 30, 1856.
An infant son, born Aug