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James and Janet Adamson Brown:  James was born May 20, 1860 in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland to James and Agnes Marshall Brown.  He came to the U.S. from Liverpool on April 19, 1879, on the ship “Wyoming”, arriving in New York on April 30.  Janet was born August 9, 1862 in Moroni, Utah to Alexander and Mary Hutchison Adamson (q.v.). 

            They were married in 1880 and they were living in Highland at the 1900 census but had moved to American Fork before 1910.  They had three children by 1900: Mary, Agnes and James.  He was counselor, along with William Loveridge, to Presiding Elder James Copeland Orr in 1900.  Janet died May 12, 1937 in Burley, Idaho.  James died June 5, 1950 in Provo and they are buried in the American Fork Cemetery.  


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