John Brown Radical Abolionist
John Brown died in Charlestown, WV 1859.
At sixteen years of age Brown left his family and went to Plainfield, Mass.,Where he enrolled in a preparatory program. Later he went to the Morris Academy in Litchfield, CT. He hoped to become a Congregatoinalist minister.
In 1820 he married Dianthe Lusk. They had seven kids, when his wife died he married an 18 year old girl.