From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 959-960

DR. LINDSEY S. BROWN, oculist and aurist, was born in Ottawa City, Canada, April 18, 1840; lived there until 1847, then his parents came to Wisconsin, and located in the town of Medina, where they lived about one and one-half years; one year they spent in Portland, Dodge Co., then removed to the village of Waterloo, where his father died. His mother still resides in Waterloo. The Doctor was educated at Rush Medical College, and took special training, under Dr. HOLMES, in eye and ear practice; was in the office of Dr. HOFFMAN, in Madison, from 1866 to 1869. Was married, in Madison, June 17, 1869, to Amanda J. NEWTON; she was born in Ohio. They have two daughters, Mary Elizabeth and Bertha Louise. Dr. BROWN enlisted in Aug. 1861 in Co. C (first called Waterloo Rifles), 11th W.V.I.; served until June 9, 1863; was then discharged on account of disability, caused by sickness; was Sergeant of his company at the time of his discharge; is a member of the A.F. & A.M.; W. M. for two years; Secretary Hook and Ladder Co. eight years, and Vice President of the Dane County Medical Society for three years.

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