Award-winning memoirist and critic Daniel Mendelsohn will discuss his latest book, An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic. Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Library Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday, An Odyssey tells the story of a father and son’s transformative journey in reading—and reliving—Homer’s epic masterpiece.
John Brown of Harper’s Ferry
Born in West Torrington, Litchfield County, Connecticut May 9, 1800; died December 2, 1859 in Charles Town, Jefferson County, Virginia (West Virginia); buried North Elba, Essex County, New York.
John married (1) Dianthe Lusk June 21, 1820 in Hudson, Portage County (now Summit), Ohio. Dianthe was born January 12, 1801 in Hudson, Ohio and died August 10, 1832 in New Richmond, Crawford County, Pennsylvania.
John married (2) Mary Ann Day on July 11, 1833. She was born April 15, 1816 in Granville, Washington County, New York and died February 29, 1884 in Saratoga, Santa Clara County, California.
Children of John and Dianthe:
Children of John and Mary Ann: