The Life of John Brown

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Birth May 9, 1800

May 9, 1800

John Brown is born in Terrington, Connecticut.

Moves to Hudson, Ohio

1805

The Brown family moves to Hudson, Ohio.

Marries Dianthe Lusk

1820

Dianthe Brown Dies

1832

John Brown and Marry Anne Day marry

1833

Brown publicly dedicates his life to abolition

1837

Brown discusses plan for slave liberation army with Frederick Douglass

1847

Brown is responsible for the Pottawatomie massacre

1856

Raid on Harper's Ferry October 16, 1859

October 16, 1859

December 2, 1859 John Brown is accused guilty and is hung

December 2, 1859