Edwin Brown was born in Fabius, Onondaga county, in 1808, and came to Andover in 1818 and settled on lot 108, where he lived till 1872, when he moved to the village of Andover , where he now lives retired, still owning a part of the old homestead.  He was married in 1832 to S. A. Popple, of Andover , who died in July, 1871.  In September, 1872, Mr. Brown married Lois Preston, of the same town.  (History of Allegany County,NY-1879-F.W.Beers & Co.)