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Joseph Webb and Lillian King Brown Residence

This Victorian Eclectic Style, 1 1⁄2 story, brick home was constructed c. 1908 by Joseph Webb and Lillian King Brown. Lillian’s parents, Robert Edson and Margaretta Lemon King, lived until 1922, across the street on the current site of the American Fork Library. Margaretta Lemon King was an original 1847 pioneer, and in 1864 the Kings built the first cabin outside the old American Fork Fort. Lillian King was born in this cabin in 1873. Joseph and Lillian owned and operated a large farm one mile south of this house. Joseph died in 1913 at age 43. Lillian, widowed at age 40, raised their 10 children in this home. She worked as a nurse and served for many years as the LDS First Ward Relief Society President. Her sons continued to operate the family farm. Lillian died in 1941. The home was the residence of her son, Robert “Milt” Brown, until his death in 1986. “Milt” was a talented American Fork musician and farmer. The home was restored in 2010 by D.R. Gardner, a grand-nephew of Lillian King.

51 South 100 East in American Fork, Utah