Brushton is a village in Moria, NY and
took its name on October 1, 1877 from owner of Brush's Mills; a Mr. Henry N.
Brush, who purchased the mills in 1835. Mr. Brush was a man of
'finished education, an engaging public speaker, and a man of strong parts."
His holdings were large and the eastern parts of Moria were developed by him
originally. Brush's son, Henry Corbin Brush was the inventor of the
Brush Trolling Spoon shallow-running submersible fishing lure.