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BROWN County is situated in the northeastern portion of Kansas, being located in the first tier of counties, from Nebraska. Doniphan County lies to the east, Atchison and Jackson counties to the south, and Nemaha County to the west.1.

Organized in 1855. County seat Hiawatha. After Albert G. Browne, of Mississippi, who had been Senator and member of the House of Representatives from that state, was United States Senator at the date of the Act organizing Kansas Territory, was relected for six years in 1859, but withdrew with Jefferson Davis on the secession of the Southern states.2.

1. William G. Cutler's History of the State of Kansas
published in 1883 by A. T. Andreas, Chicago, IL.
2. History of Kansas, Noble Prentis, (Winfield: E.P. Greer. 1899)

Biographies
Description File Size Date Submitter
Curtis, Samuel 1857 - 7K May 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Healy, Edward J. 1851 - 3K Mar 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Hoffman, Henry 7K Jul 2006 Lovena Norton
Yaussi, Rudolph 1851 - 4K May 2007 Joy Fisher The Registry
Cemeteries
History - Schools
Description File Size Date Submitter
History Of The Senior Class 1916 7K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Powhattan Alumni Association 1916 2K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
History - Directories
Description File Size Date Submitter
Brown County Medical Directory 1920 4K Feb 2009 Joy Fisher The Registry
Military Records
Description File Size Date Submitter
1883 List of Pensioners on the Roll 1 K Dec 1997 Kenneth Thomas
Obituaries
Description File Size Date Submitter
Bruce, Mary A. October 18, 1936 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Bruce, William May 13, 1918 2K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Copeland, Mary E. August 14, 1915 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
George, Irene Belle December 20, 1918 3K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
George, Martha M. March 24, 1889 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
George, Rebecca Lyman June 20, 1919 2K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
George, Solomon June 21, 1884 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
George, William Leroy October 1882 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Haflich, Raymond August 18, 1016 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Haflick, Lois August 13, 1915 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Johns, Guy November 4, 1920 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Johns, Sylvester February 5, 1893 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Kinter, Eva Taylor May 6, 1943 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Leitzinger, John September 29, 1921 1K Aug 2011 Lyle Hinz
Lightsinger, Conrad December 10, 1895 1K Aug 2011 Lyle Hinz
Lightsinger, Mary November 5, 1926 2K Aug 2011 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, Burtee April 4, 1877 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, Elmira November 12, 1878 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, Elvira May 7, 1907 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, George January 28, 1892 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, George January 28, 1892 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, Henry October 25, 1904 3K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, J. N. November 17, 1920 3K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, John February 1, 1878 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Lyman, Margaret Freeman March 26, 1911 1K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Martinowsky, Frank October 19, 1936 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Elizabeth July 23, 1929 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Elizabeth Cassidy July 21, 1918 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Henry November 27, 1892 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, John March 10, 1878 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Lewis David March 14, 1884 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Michael April 17, 1903 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schmitt, Rose September 15, 1907 1K Aug 2011 Lyle Hinz
Schorr, Margaret Schmitt March 14, 1895 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Schur (Schorr), John Adam March 3, 1881 1K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Smith, William February 3, 1889 2K Apr 2010 Lyle Hinz
Steele, Ethel May Johns March 23, 1916 2K May 2010 Lyle Hinz
Tyler, Augustus February 13, 1889 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Tyler, Harriet February 10, 1923 1K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Tyler, John July 2, 1906 2K Sep 2012 Lyle Hinz
Photos of Documents
Description File Size Date Submitter
King, Samuel Death Certificate January 1, 1915 Image 165K Dec 2007 Sally Toles
Photos of Groups
Description File Size Date Submitter
Powhatan High School Faculty 1916 Image 10K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Powhattan High School 1916 Image 13K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Seniors 1916 Image 9K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Seniors 1916 Image 19K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Seniors 1916 Image 19K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Seniors 1916 Image 19K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry
Photos of Persons
Description File Size Date Submitter
Boffon, E. W. 1916 Image 5K Jun 2013 Joy Fisher The Registry

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