Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records

Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records

Dates: 1850-1991

Collection includes a sheet of paper listing Jeremiah Brown's landholdings in Farmington, Ontario County, New York in 1850. Also includes a map of Farmington from the 1990s with the location of the Joseph Smith, Sr. home marked. The Smith homestead was adjacent to the Brown holdings.

  • Extent: 1 folder ; (0.08 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Brown, Jeremiah
  • Call Number: MSS 3881
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 3881; Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 3881, LTPSC.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1991.
Subject Terms
Land tenure--New York (State)--Ontario County--History--Sources; Ontario County (N.Y.)--History--Sources; Social Life and Customs; Home and Family; Smith, Joseph, Sr., 1771-1840--Homes and haunts--New York (State)--Ontario County; Brown, Jeremiah
Genre / Form
Letters; Plats
Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Brown (Jeremiah) land records, Collection of
Finding Aid Author
Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-02-01 15:06:24 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical / Historical

Jeremiah Brown was a land owner in Farmington Township, Ontario County, New York in the early 1800s. He was from Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Brown was one of the original purchasers of land in Farmington from Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts