The First Automobiles

The first automobiles in Monroe county were owned by Dr. F. M. Moss, W. Smith Jones and John H. Brayton. The Moss machine was of the ancient Autocar variety. The Jones and Brayton machines were Brushes with one-cylinder engines.

Source: Centennial edition of the Monroe County Appeal dated 13 Aug 1931; submitted by MaryBeth Kirtlink.