John M. Brown

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John M. Brown
Born 14 September 1836(1836-09-14)
Died 18 June 1880 (43) [1]
Reading, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Affiliations Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain
Known for Founder, AOKMC
Spouse(s) Mary Jane [Maicks] (d. 1879)

John M. Brown (September 14, 1836 - June 18, 1880) was an American fraternalist, co-founder with John O. Matthews of the Ancient Order Knights of the Mystic Chain (according to Stevens' "Cyclopædia of Fraternities").[2]


  1. "Find A Grave Index," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), John M Brown, 1880; Burial, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Charles Evans Cemetery; citing record ID 75623567, Find a Grave,
  2. Stevens, Albert C., ed. (1907), "Ancient Order, Knights of the Mystic Chain", The Cyclopædia of Fraternities (2 ed.), New York: E.B. Treat and Co., p. 124-126,;view=1up;seq=152