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Dixon Brown

Dates Unknown

Dixon Brown (dates unknown) was the son of John Brown and employed himself as a blacksmith and wheelwright in Stafford.  In 1814 he rented James Horton’s “old plantation” in the northern part of Stafford.  In 1809 the Stafford court granted Dixon a license to keep a house of “private entertainment” (legal gambling) and in 1833 he was a constable in Stafford.