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Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 3881
Collection includes a sheet of paper listing Jeremiah Brown's landholdings in Farmington, Ontario County, New York in 1850. Also includes a map of Farmington from the 1990s with the location of the Joseph Smith, Sr. home marked. The Smith homestead was adjacent to the Brown holdings.


  • 1850-1991


Conditions Governing Access

Originals restricted. Digital copy available online for public use. Transcription also available for public use.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.


2 folders (0.1 linear ft.)

Biographical / Historical

Jeremiah Brown was a land owner in Farmington Township, Ontario County, New York in the early 1800s. He was from Berkshire County, Massachusetts. Brown was one of the original purchasers of land in Farmington from Oliver Phelps and Nathaniel Gorham.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; Rick Grunder; 1991.


19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copy available online. Transcription available in folder 2.
Register of Collection of Jeremiah Brown land records
Rose Frank
Description rules
Language of description

Revision Statements

  • 2017 November 28: Updated "Extent" and “Conditions Governing Access” notes, added "Existence and Location of Copies" note, added Instance for Folder 2; Ryan K. Lee; November 2017.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States