Johann Jacob Braun1

M, b. circa 1675, d. circa 1725
     Johann Jacob Braun was also known as Hans Jakob Braun.2 He was born between 1641 and 1650 at Hintersasse, Germany; "birth date bef 1650" Matthews / Conner citing Watauga Association of Genealogists - Upper East Tennessee, History of Washington County Tennessee 1988 Brown - Phillips - Odom, Third Printing 1995, page 256-7.3 He was born circa 1675 at Hintersasse, Germany.1 He was born circa 1680 at Kusel, Rhineland Palatinate, Germany; 'of Niedermohr' Germany; Johann Jacob Braun descendants has b abt 1675 in Hintersasse, Germany; Matthews citation says bef 1650 Hintersasse, Germany.1,2 He married Verena Agnes ? at Hintersasse, Germany, say 1700.1 Johann Jacob Braun lived; Germany.4 He died circa 1705 at Germany; Death date abt 1705 age 55 - Matthews / Conner.3 He 'The parents of Johann Stephan Christian Braun were Hans Jakob Braun and wife, Agnes. Jakob was a blacksmith - shoer of horses. It was ascertained that Jakob was not born in Niedermohr. It was customary for blacksmiths to move about frequently in he search of business.' p. xx Unknown Gedcom has born in Kusel, Pflaz, Germany 1680.5,4 He died circa 1725 at Hintersasse, Germany.1 He died circa 1725 at Germany; Johann Jacob Braun descendants says died "abt 1725 in Hintersasse, Germany."4,1

Family

Verena Agnes ? b. c 1680, d. c 1710
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S759] Sam Matthews, Nov 2005; uploaded Oct 2005, citing Watauga Association of Genealogists - Upper East Tennessee, History of Washington County Tennessee 1988: Brown - Phillips - Odom, Third Printing, 1995, page page 256-7.
  3. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  4. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  5. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

Verena Agnes ?1

F, b. circa 1680, d. circa 1710
     Verena Agnes ? was born circa 1650 at Germany.2 She was born circa 1680 at Germany.1 She married Johann Jacob Braun at Hintersasse, Germany, say 1700.1 As of say 1700,her married name was Braun.1 Verena Agnes ? died circa 1710 at Germany; "Death date abt 1710 age 60" Matthew / Conner.1,2

Family

Johann Jacob Braun b. c 1675, d. c 1725
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Hans Mchael Hammenn1

M, b. 1677, d. between 1711 and 1770
FatherBernard Hammen2 b. s 1655, d. b 1702
Motherwife ?1 b. s 1656, d. bt 1678 - 1746
     Hans Mchael Hammenn was also known as Hans Michael Hammen.2 Hans Mchael Hammenn was also known as Michael Hamen.3 He was born circa 1665 at Ruschberg, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.2 He was born in 1677 at Ruschberg, Pfalz, Germany.1 He was born say 1680 at Ruschberg, Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany.3 He married Anna Catharina Schneider at Ruschberg, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on 24 October 1702.1 Hans Mchael Hammenn lived; Ruschberg, Germany.2 He See also entry no 53 in 18th c Emigrants W Palatinate for possible sister to Michael Hamen.2 He died between 1711 and 1770 at Ruschberg, Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany.3

Family

Anna Catharina Schneider b. s 1685, d. 11 Aug 1746
Children

Citations

  1. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.

Anna Catharina Schneider1

F, b. say 1685, d. 11 August 1746
FatherWilhelm Schneider2 b. s 1660, d. b 1702
Motherwife ?1 b. s 1664, d. bt 1686 - 1754
     Anna Catharina Schneider was also known as Anna Schneider.3 She was born say 1685 at Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany.3 She married Hans Mchael Hammenn at Ruschberg, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, on 24 October 1702.1 As of 24 October 1702,her married name was Hammenn.1 Her married name was Hammen.2 Anna Catharina Schneider died between 1711 and 1775 at Baumholder, Birkenfeld, Rheinland-Palatinate, Germany.3 She died on 11 August 1746 at Germany; (Heritage #564.)4

Family

Hans Mchael Hammenn b. 1677, d. bt 1711 - 1770
Children

Citations

  1. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  4. [S268] Katherine Sanford Petrucelli, Rowan County Heritage.

John Goettgen1

M, b. 17 September 1739, d. between 1760 and 1825
FatherJohannes Goettgen2 b. 1707, d. bt 1753 - 1797
MotherAnna Christina Hammenn2 b. s 1712, d. bt 1753 - 1802
     John Goettgen was also known as John Gitcha.2 John Goettgen was also known as John Goettge.2 He was born on 17 September 1739 at Ruschberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.1,2 He married Anna Christina Braun at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, say 1759.1,2 John Goettgen died between 1760 and 1825 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family

Anna Christina Braun b. 6 Jan 1740, d. bt 1760 - 1829

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.

Elizabeth Goettgen1

F, b. circa 1731, d. circa 1814
FatherJohannes Goettgen2 b. 1707, d. bt 1753 - 1797
MotherAnna Christina Hammenn2 b. s 1712, d. bt 1753 - 1802
     Elizabeth Goettgen was born circa 1731 at Ruschberg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.2 She was born say 1733 at Ruschberg, Birkenfeld, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany; supposition in Ancestor of Jacob Br, p. IV.2 Elizabeth Goettgen was also known as Elizabeth Getchey last name of Elizabeth supplied by Agatha Hartley, Grand Prairie, TX.3,1 She married Johann Jakob Braun Sr at East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, circa 1751.1,2 As of circa 1751,her married name was Braun.1 Her married name was Brown.3 Elizabeth Goettgen lived; PA, NC, TN.3 Elizabeth, as Johann Jakob Braun Sr's spouse, resided with him, at Washington County, Tennessee, say 1795. Jacob Brown was well known as the "Wagon Maker." He traveled to Washington County TN (near the oldest town in Tennessee- Jonesboro, TN) in the mid 1790's and purchased property in 1796.1 Elizabeth Goettgen died circa 1814 at Washington County, Tennessee; age 83.2

Family

Johann Jakob Braun Sr b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

David Brown1

M, b. circa 1759, d. 1833
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     David Brown was born circa 1759 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He lived; NC, TN.2 He married Sarah Roark at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1787.3 David Brown and Johann Jakob Braun Sr named as heir (prob son) of Jacob Brown in Washington County, TN Deed of1812, acc to Ancestors of Jacob Brown, p. x 'David purchased land in Washington County in Dec of 1796 from his father, Jacob. After moving to TN, David and his family settled at Telford and remaiend there until 1822 when he sold his farm to a nephew, Stephen Brown, and moved to Little Chuckey Cr ek in Greene County. It was there he d about 1833. His property was divided between his eight children. A 1788 Rowan County Deed states 'This indenture made the 23rd day of Sep in the year of our Lord 1788 between Jacob Brown and Elizabeth, his Wife, at the County of Rowan and State of NC, Waggon Maker of one part and David Brown, son to the said Jacob and Elizabeth of the County and State aforesaid. . .' establishing the sonship of David. This deed is of interest to genealogists in that it also includes the written signature of Jacob.' , Jacob, p. 73. in 1812 at Telford, Washington County, Tennessee.2 David Brown died in 1833 at Little Chuckey Creek, Greene County, Tennessee.4

Family

Sarah Roark b. 1772, d. bt 1831 - 1833
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Goodman Family Tree.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, brown Family Tree.

Philip Brown1

M, b. circa 1760, d. 7 April 1848
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Philip Brown was born circa 1760 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Rebecca Baker on 1 March 1790 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He witnessed Rebecca Baker's death at Washington County, Tennessee, say 1796.1 He married Catherine Slyger at Washington County, Tennessee, on 30 December 1796.1,2 He was a witness at Adam J Sliger and Catherine Brown's wedding at Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee, on 4 December 1797.3,4 Philip Brown named as heir and son in Washington County Deeds, 1809 -- Ancestors of Jacob Brown, p. x in 1809.3 He was mentioned in the Land and Estate Transaction of Philip Brown and Jacob Brown II on 9 May 1809 at Washington County, Tennessee; Deed book page 52 Washington County records, states, "This indenture made this ninth day of May in the thirty second year of Americn Independence in he year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and nine between Jacob Brown, Philip Brown, the sons of Jacob Brown Waggonmaker deceaed andWilliamBayless, the conveyee or agent of Solomon Brown, the son, and Henry Salts, the son in law of Jacob Browndec'd of the state of Tn and Cty of Wash." thus confirming the sonship of Solomon.5 Philip Brown died on 7 April 1848 at Darke County, Ohio.1 He left a will on 7 April 1848 at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio.6 He's estate was probated in October 1856 at Darke County, Ohio, Darke County, OH
Common Pleas Court
From Records found at the Garst Museum, Greenville, Darke Co., OH: SHIELDS Family Folder

Oct. 1856
James MARQUETH, etal, vs. Catherine BROWN, etal.
Petition in Chancery.
Filed 5-20-1856.
Land, 55 acres pt. W 1/2 NE 1/4 Section 36, Township 11, Range 2.
Philip Brown, dec'd, died 28 Feb. 1848 leaving will which states that land was to eventually go to his grandchildren. Widow, Catharine Brown. Children: Barbara Marqueth, Caleb Brown, Julius Brown, Jacob S. Brown, Malinda Brown, Mahala Rynearson, Rebecca Matchett, Henry Brown and Adam Brown. Summons issued to the following persons: Catharine Brown, Adam Brown, Henry Rynearson, John Rynearson a minor child of William Rynearson, Mary Jane Rynearson, Catharine Rynearson, Mary Ann Brown, Miram Brown, John Brown a minor child of Jacob S. Brown, Wm. Brown, Rachel Brown, Matilda Brown, James Brown, John Brown, Wm. Brown, Hezekiah Brown a minor child of Julius Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Jacob Brown, Patrick Shields, Mary Jane Shields, Wm. child of Charles Matchett, Joshua Matchett, Rachel Matchett, Annie Matchett a minor child of Charles Matchett, Malakiah Brown, David Brown, Hester Brown, Henry Brown, Mary Jane Brown, Benjamin Brown, George C. Brown, Eliza Winget, Ziba Winget, Thomas Brown, Philip Brown, Benjamin Brown, Caleb Brown, John Brown a minor child of David Brown, Jacob Brown, John Garrett, Mary Garrett, Wm. Cox, Catharine Cox, Lydia Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Eliza Jane Brown and Annie Brown. (486.)7

Family 1

Rebecca Baker d. s 1796
Children

Family 2

Catherine Slyger b. c 1780, d. c 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  4. [S943] Descendants of Hans Frederick Schleicher, online http://www.eastmojave.net/personal/pafg04.htm#2558
  5. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983, Jacob p. 132.
  6. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  7. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree.

Jacob Brown II1

M, b. 1752, d. 10 May 1841
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Jacob Brown II was born in 1752 at East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was Farmer?3 He married Elizabeth Artmire at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 27 August 1774.2 He married Elizabeth Artmire at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 29 August 1774.1 Jacob Brown II was mentioned in the Land and Estate Transaction of Jacob Brown II and Philip Brown on 9 May 1809 at Washington County, Tennessee; Deed book page 52 Washington County records, states, "This indenture made this ninth day of May in the thirty second year of Americn Independence in he year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and nine between Jacob Brown, Philip Brown, the sons of Jacob Brown Waggonmaker deceaed andWilliamBayless, the conveyee or agent of Solomon Brown, the son, and Henry Salts, the son in law of Jacob Browndec'd of the state of Tn and Cty of Wash." thus confirming the sonship of Solomon.4 He witnessed Elizabeth Artmire's death at Limestone Cove, Unicoi County, Tennessee, circa 1814. Limestone Cove is now part of Carter or Unicoi Counties, acc to Salts Family history. Buried in the Brown Family Plot, Telford, Washington County, Tennessee.5,2 Jacob Brown II married Mary "Polly" ? on 23 January 1816 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 Jacob Brown II lived; NC, TN.3 He died on 10 May 1841 at Limestone, Washington County, Tennessee; Burial in the Family Burial Plot, on a Hill Above Brown's Branch of Little Limestone Creek near the Railroad Town of Telford.1,2 He was buried at Washington County, Tennessee.3 He Jacob Jr. was a revolutionary solider - unknown Gedcom named as heir of Jacob Brown, decd, in 1809 -- Jacob Brown, son, acc to ,p x 'Jacob Brown served in the Revolutionary War. He enlisted in 1777 and served three months in Capt. Frederick Fisher's Company, Col. Locke's Regiment. He marched against the Cherokee Indians and was in several skirmishes. He served under Commissary arberry, in Salisbury, and was employed in making and repairing wagons, according to the Pension Record. It is very probable that he used the tools or workshop of his father, Jacob, the wagonmaster. He was in the Second Battle of Camden under Col. Reece. Jacob moved from Rowan County to Washington County, NC (now TN) about 1789-90 with at least two of his brothers, George and Abraham. ON the 11th day of Aug., 1791, George Brown sold 100 acres of land on the Little Limestone to Jacob Brown. In the year 1796, the 24th of Dec., Jacob Brown, Sr. sold to Jacob Brown, Jr., 24 1/2 acres on the Little Limsetone. About 1830, a school house was built on land that was deeded by Jacob Brown, Jr., -- trustees were John Murr, Alexander Campbell and Robert Million. Mr. Paul M. Fink's 'JONESBOROUGH, THE FIRST CENTURY OF TENNESSEE'S FIRST TOWN' states that in 1863, 'In the morning of September 8, the troops met close to the Embree stone house just west of Telford. After a brisk skirmish, the southern forces returned to their camp at BROWN'S SCHOOL HOUSE about two miles east.' A few months before his death, an old man of almost 90 years, Jacob Brown made his will, dated 19 Feb 1841 He names his children, although some of them had already died, and he mentions grandchildren without naming them. He left to his wife, Mary, his 'still and tubs' along with household furniture, geese, sow, and pigs. Jacob and several of his children were members of the Cherokee Baptist Church.', p. 1 Sources include ROSTER OF SOLDIERS AND PATRIOTS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION BURIED IN TENNESSEE -- Tennessee Society, NSDAR, Copyright 1979, page 24; Revolutionary War Pension Record #2062; Will of Jacob Brown, dated 1841, Washington County, TN; Church Records of Cherokee Baptist Church, Washington County, TN; Census records of 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, Washington County, TN, Marriage records of Rowan County, NC, and washington County, TN; Tax Lists of Washington County, TN.6,3 He was Baptist.3

Family 1

Elizabeth Artmire b. 15 Nov 1752, d. c 1814
Children

Family 2

Mary "Polly" ? b. c 1794, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983, Jacob p. 132.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.
  6. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.

George Brown1

M, b. 1755, d. 10 December 1846
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     George Brown was born in 1755 at East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; many have him born Rowan County, NC, but probably raised (not born) there
1832 brief from George Brown states he is 77 years old - "How old is he? 77."1,2,3 He George Brown enlisted as a private in Rowan County NC in fall of 1776, serving 2 months under Capt James Montgomery & Col. Francis Locke. He again lenlisted in the summer of 1779 serving 5 1/2 months under Quartemaster Yarberry. Following the war he moved to TN and then to Union County IL. - Braun Rowan Roots
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DAR -
BROWN, GEORGE

Ancestor #: A015434
Service:
NORTH CAROLINA Rank: PRIVATE
Birth:
1755 ROWAN CO NORTH CAROLINA
Death:
12-10-1846 ALEXANDER CO ILLINOIS
Pension Number:
S*W25274
Service Source:
S*W25274
Service Description:
1) CAPT MONTGOMERY, COL LOCKE, MOUNTED INFANTRY
2) ALSO UNDER QUARTERMASTER YARBERRY


Residence
1) County: ROWAN CO - State: NORTH CAROLINA


Spouse
Number
Name
1)
BARBARA WASNBOUOY
2)
MARGARET X SOWERS.1,4 He married Barbara Wattenbarger on 2 January 1779 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 George Brown George and Barbara were in Eastern Tn in 1789 as his name appears on the tax list for that year in Wash. County between 1789 and 1838 at Washington County, Tennessee.5 He lived between 1832 and 1845 at Union County, Illinois; "The soldier was allowed pension on his application executed September 12 1832, at which time he was seventy-seven years of age and a resident of Washington County Tennessee.
In 1838 he movd from Tenessee to Union County Illinois, with his son David.6 He witnessed an unknown person 's death at Union County, Illinois, say 1842.7 He married Margaret Sowers at Union County, Illinois, on 4 May 1843.8 George Brown died on 10 December 1846 at Thebes, Alexander County, Illinois; "that her husband the aforesaid George Brown died on the 10th day of December 1846 near to Thebes in Alexander County Illinois in consequence of old age."1,8 He was buried at Illinois; 'Old Brown Family Graveyard' at Thebes.9 He named as heir and son and located in 'Ohio County, KY' in 1812 Washington County TN Deed record, acc to, p. x Military Record George enlisted in the fall of 1776 and served two or three months in Capt Montgomery's Co of Mounted Infantry. He again enlisted in the summer of 1779 and served five and one-half months as a mechanic under Quartermaster Yarberry, N.C. Troops. George and Barbara were in Eastern Tn in 1789 as his name appears on the tax list for that year in Wash. County. In Wash. County, 31 Mar 1791, Samuel Fain sold 400 acres of land on a branch of the Little Limestone to George Brown, witnesses were Samuel Bayless, William Fain and Jacob Brown. Later, 11 Aug 1791, George deeded 150 acres of this land to his brother Abraham, 100 acres to his brother Jacob, and 150 acres to Samuel Bayless. When this territory became a state, George and Barbara apparently moved to Union County, Il. Sometime before 1832 when he applied for a pension for his service in the Revolutionary War, he moved back to Wash County, Tenn. In 1840 he was living in his own residence in Union County, Ill. , p. 21 Rowan County marriage to Barbara -- Jacob Brown was bondsman Other possible children George, Jr; Alexander, Jacob, and daughters --, p. 21 'From the CHEROKEE BAPTIST CHURCH RECORDS 1783 to 1883, Washington County, TN July term 1787 -- Received George Brown and Barbary Brown by experience. , p. 35. George Brown enlisted as a private in Rowan Co NC in fall of 1776, serving 2 months under Capt James Montgomery and Col. Francis Locke. He again enlisted in the summer of 1779 serving 5 1/2 months under Quartermaster Yarbarry. Following the war he moved to TN and then to Union Co IL.10 He was Baptist.9

Family 1

Barbara Wattenbarger b. s 1755, d. s 1842
Children

Family 2

Margaret Sowers b. 1771, d. bt 1856 - 1861

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry OneWorld Tree.
  3. [S124] Fold3, online www.fold3.com, Revolutionary War Pensions North Carolina B Brown George Brown page 14.
  4. [S32] DAR Website, online www.dar.org.
  5. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983, Jacob 33f.
  6. [S124] Fold3, online www.fold3.com, Revolutionary War Pensions North Carolina B Brown George Brown page 15.
  7. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  8. [S124] Fold3, online www.fold3.com, Revolutionary War Pensions North Carolina B Brown George Brown page 7.
  9. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  10. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  11. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, our Braun-Brown family NC to IL.

Abraham Brown1

M, b. circa 1756, d. circa 20 July 1842
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Abraham Brown was born circa 1756 at near Conestoga, East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.1,2 He was farmer?3 He was born circa 1757 at Rowan County, North Carolina; "1-3 Abraham Brown b about 1757, probably in N.C."4,5 He married wife 1 ? say 1781 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He witnessed wife 1 ?'s death at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1784.1 Abraham Brown married Catherine Bonaker on 18 October 1784 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Abraham Brown lived; PA, NC, TN, IL.3 He and Catherine Bonaker immigrated in 1835 to Vermilion County, Illinois; On 9 Oct 1835, Abraham sold 220 acres of land on the Little Limestone to his son, Stephen. Probably the same year he moved to Vermilion County, IL, where some of his children were already living.
Beckwith Hstory of Vermilion County p. 671 of 1160 (page 571 in pdf): "Abraham Brown settled along the Salt Works road here in an early day."5,6 Abraham was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Vermilion County, Illinois. 1840 United States Federal Census about Abraham Brown
Name:     Abraham Brown
Home in 1840 (City, County, State):     Vermilion, Illinois
Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79:     1
Free White Persons - Females - 70 thru 79:     1
Persons Employed in Agriculture:     1
No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write:     2
Total Free White Persons:     2
Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:     2.7 He died circa 20 July 1842 at Vermilion County, Illinois; Abraham may have married someone earlier as birth date of Jeremiah, Rosanna, and Jacob according to all census records precede 1784. He moved about 1789 to Washingtn Co TN and lived there for a short whle. He bought 150 acres on the Little Limestone on Ajug 11 1791 and sold this land to his son Stephen Oct 9 1835. They moved to Vermillion Co Illinois. He was one of the early settlers of that county.1

Family 1

wife 1 ? b. s 1765, d. s 1784
Children

Family 2

Catherine Bonaker b. s 1765, d. bt 1841 - 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html, "Abraham Brown was born 1756 in Rowan County NC."
  5. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  6. [S1059] IL Vermilion County History (1879), online http://www.archive.org/details/historyofvermili00beck
  7. [S75] 1840 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, 1840 United States Federal Census about Abraham Brown
    Name:     Abraham Brown
    Home in 1840 (City, County, State):     Vermilion, Illinois
    Free White Persons - Males - 70 thru 79:     1
    Free White Persons - Females - 70 thru 79:     1
    Persons Employed in Agriculture:     1
    No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write:     2
    Total Free White Persons:     2
    Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:     2.

Margaret Brown1

F, b. circa 1758, d. between 1808 and 1848
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Margaret Brown was born circa 1758 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 As of 16 September 1778,her married name was Starnes.1 She married Conrad Starnes at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 16 September 1778.1,2 Rachel and Margaret was listed as a member of a church at Washington County, Tennessee, in 1802.3 She died between 1808 and 1848 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She was buried at Family Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee.4 She named as heir of Jacob Brown in 1808 Washington County TN Deed -- Ancestor so Jacob Brown, p. x 'The widow, Margaret, her brother Abraham, and brother-in-law Adam Sliger, sold their portions of property inherited from their father to their brother, David, 24 Sep 1808. To begin the new year of 1802, Margaret was received into the Cherokee Bap tist Ch in Wash County, along with Jesse Starnes, Rachel Starnes, Polly Salts, Isaac Brown, Nancy Brown, Mary Murr, and Solomon Brown.' , Jacob, p. 71 'Bibliography 1) 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860 census records of Wash County, TN; 2) Marriage Records of Rowan County, NC; 3) Marriage Records of Wash County, TN; 4) Files of the late Charles M. Bennett, Genealogist of Wash County, TN; 5) Tax lists of ash County, TN; 6) hurch Records of Cherokee Baptist Ch, Wash County, TN; 7) Reserach of James T. Dykes, Johnson City, TN; 8) Portraits and Biographical Album of Coles County, IL 1887.' , Jacob, p. 72.5,4

Family

Conrad Starnes b. 1755, d. c 1800
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  4. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  5. [S253] Edward Franklin Everett, Descendants of Richard Everett of Dedham MA.

Conrad Starnes1

M, b. 1755, d. circa 1800
     Conrad Starnes was born in 1755 at Pennsylvania.2 He 'Acc to the files of the late Charles Bennett, Genealogist of Wash County, TN, Conrad Starnes was a private in Capt. William Campbell's Co at the Point Pleasant Campaign, 1774, in Wash County, Virginia.3 He married Margaret Brown at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 16 September 1778.1,2 Conrad Starnes was census 1790 in 1790 at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; In 1790 Conrad and his family wer living in Mecklenb rg County, NC (1 male over 16 -- 3 under 16-- 5 females). It is believed that Conrad d about 1796.', Jacob, p. 71.3 He died circa 1796 at Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.3 He died circa 1796 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 He died circa 1800 at Washington County, Tennessee.4

Family

Margaret Brown b. c 1758, d. bt 1808 - 1848
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S1180] Starnes Genealogy, online http://starnesgenealogy.webs.com/frederickstarnesii.htm

Mary Brown1

F, b. circa 1774, d. between 1856 and 1860
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Mary Brown was born circa 1774 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 As of 17 May 1792,her married name was Salts.1 She married Henry Salts on 17 May 1792 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Mary Brown lived; NC, TN.2 She 'Mary inherited her 'one eleventh portion' of her father's estate, in 1808, Washington County, TN' , Jacob, p. 126. . . .'Bibliography: 1. Marriage Records of Rowan County, NC and Wash County, TN; 2. Deeds of Wash County, TN; 3. 1850-1860 Census records of Wash County, TN; 4. Church records of Wash County, TN; 5. Files of the late Mr. Charles M. Bennett, Genealogist of Wash County, TN' Religion: Henry & Mary were received into the Cherokee Baptist Ch in Wash County in the early 1800's. Henry Salts was called upon at various times to visit other membeers of the ch. , Jacob, p. 126 in 1808 at Washington County, Tennessee.3,2 Hannah, Mary, John and Thomas was listed as a household member living with Isaac William Salts on the 1850 Census at Washington County, Tennessee; 202 208 Isaac Salts 28 Blacksmith b TN
Hannah E 31 f b TN
John E 4 male b TN
Thomas E 1 male b TN
Mary Salts, 76 f b NC cannot read/ write
4th Subdivision, East District, Image 29 of 310.4 Mary Brown died between 1851 and 1860 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1856 and 1860 at Washington County, Tennessee; not in 1860 census; Salts Family History says "after 1855, age 81."5 She was Henry & Mary were received into the Cherokee Baptist Ch in W.2

Family

Henry Salts b. 1761, d. 5 Aug 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com.
  5. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.

Henry Salts1

M, b. 1761, d. 5 August 1850
     Henry Salts was born in 1761 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 He was born say 1770 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Mary Brown, daughter of Johann Jakob Braun Sr and Elizabeth Goettgen, on 17 May 1792 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Henry Salts died between 1796 and 1860 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 He was mentioned in the Land and Estate Transaction of Jacob Brown II and Philip Brown on 9 May 1809 at Washington County, Tennessee; Deed book page 52 Washington County records, states, "This indenture made this ninth day of May in the thirty second year of Americn Independence in he year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and nine between Jacob Brown, Philip Brown, the sons of Jacob Brown Waggonmaker deceaed andWilliamBayless, the conveyee or agent of Solomon Brown, the son, and Henry Salts, the son in law of Jacob Browndec'd of the state of Tn and Cty of Wash." thus confirming the sonship of Solomon.3 Henry Salts named as heir and son-in-law of Jacob Brown in Washington County TN Deeds, 1809, acc to .p. x.4,5 He died on 5 August 1850 at Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee; around 5 Aug 1850, age 89, Jonesboro, citing Letter, “Pedigree of SALTS Family Name,” written by Daniel Napoleon “D.N.” Saults at the request, and in the presence of his father, John Leland Salts, 15 February 1878, The original copy is currently in the possession of Samuel A. Matthews.2

Family

Mary Brown b. c 1774, d. bt 1856 - 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983, Jacob p. 132.
  4. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  5. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

John Brown1

M, b. 1757, d. between 23 September 1830 and 1832
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     John Brown was born in 1757 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Braun Rowan Roots has John born about 1767, but that would mean he was only 13 at the birth of his first child. I have placed his birth 10 yrs earlier (Gary Rolph Sep 2012.)2 He was born circa 1767 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,3 He married Molly Roarke at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1779.1,4 He married Molly Roarke at North Carolina say 1786.5 John Brown named as son and heir of Jacob Brown living in Surry County, NC, in 1811 Washington County TN deed acc to Ance of Jacob Brown, p. x. Perhaps married Molly ? acc to unknown Gedcom in 1811.6 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Surry County, North Carolina. 1830 United States Federal Census
about John Brown
Name:
John Brown

Home in 1830 (City, County, State):
Surry, North Carolina

Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:
1

Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69:
1

Total Free White Persons:
2

Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):
2.7 He left a will on 22 September 1830 at Surry County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen. I John Brown of the County of Surry and state of N.C. being of sound mind and disposing memory blessed be God, do this twenty second day of September in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty make and publish this my last will and Testament revoking all others in manner following to wit: First, I will all that my just debts be paid. Second, I wil and bequeath unto my wife Molly Brown all my land and stock of every kind, household and kitchen furniture during her natural life or widderhood. Third, I will and bequeath unto my son Henry Brown one dollar over and above what he has already had. Fourth I will and bequeath unto my son John Brown 25 dollars to be paid out of the property at my death over and above what he has already had. Fifth, I will and bequeath unto my son Daniel Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. Sixth, I will unto my son Isaac Brown 25 cents over and above what he has alreay had. Seventh, I will unto my daughter Polly JOnes, formerly Polly Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Eighth, I bequeath unto my daughter Susannah Feltz, formerly Susannah Brown, 25 cents over and and above what she has already had. Ninth I will unto my daughter Elizabeth Jones, formerly Elizabeth Brown, 50 cents over and above what she has already had. Tenth I will and bequeath unto my son James Brown all my lands and tenniments, stock of every kind and all my farming tools of every kind at the death or marriage of my wife and at my death I will unto my said son James Brown one wagon and harness, one still and the dets that is due to me and also at the death or marriage of my wife I will unto my said son James Brown all my household and kitchen furniture. Eleventh I will unto my son Thomas Brown 25 cents over and above what he has already had. I hereby make and ordeain my beloved sons John Brown and James Brown of the county and state aforesaid executors of this my last will and Testament. In witness whereof I the said John Brown of the county and STate aforesaid do hereunto set my hand and affix my seal the day and date aboe. Signed John Brown x (his mark.)3 He died between 23 September 1830 and 1832 at Surry County, North Carolina; d after 22 Sep 1830 (date of will) in Surry Cty, NC.1,3

Family

Molly Roarke b. 1764, d. bt 1800 - 1849
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S3] Interview, Gary Rolph, 2003.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  4. [S1181] The Real Isaac Jones, online therealisaacjones.blogspot.com.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Jones Family Tree.
  6. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  7. [S67] 1830 census, online www.ancestry.com, 1830 United States Federal Census
    about John Brown
    Name:
    John Brown

    Home in 1830 (City, County, State):
    Surry, North Carolina

    Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:
    1

    Free White Persons - Females - 60 thru 69:
    1

    Total Free White Persons:
    2

    Total - All Persons (Free White, Slaves, Free Colored):
    2.

Solomon Brown1

M, b. 4 December 1779, d. March 1860
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Solomon Brown was born on 4 December 1769 at Rowan County, North Carolina; He is listed between John Brown (about 1767) and Catherine Brown (1775) - thus perhaps a typographic error in the Rowan Roots Website - Gary Rolph Sep 2012.2 He was born on 4 December 1779 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,3 He married Mary "Polly" Bayless at Washington County, Tennessee, on 30 March 1797.4,3 Solomon Brown was a church member on 2 January 1802 at Cherokee Baptist Church, Washington County, Tennessee; "Little is known of the life of Solomon. He was a member of the Cherokee Baptist Church having been received into membership 2 Jan 1802. He was excluded for a while a year later because of "disorderliness" and on 6 Mar 1842, he was dismissed by letter since he had moved to White County TN in 1840. He was again in Washington County TN in 1850."3 He was mentioned in the Land and Estate Transaction of Jacob Brown II and Philip Brown on 9 May 1809 at Washington County, Tennessee; Deed book page 52 Washington County records, states, "This indenture made this ninth day of May in the thirty second year of Americn Independence in he year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and nine between Jacob Brown, Philip Brown, the sons of Jacob Brown Waggonmaker deceaed andWilliamBayless, the conveyee or agent of Solomon Brown, the son, and Henry Salts, the son in law of Jacob Browndec'd of the state of Tn and Cty of Wash." thus confirming the sonship of Solomon.3 He witnessed Mary "Polly" Bayless's death at Washington County, Tennessee, between 1817 and 1825. "Mary died between 1817 when her youngest child was born, and 1825, the will of Samuel Bayless in which he names the children of his deceaed daughter, Polly Brown".1,3 Solomon Brown married Elizabeth ? in 1822 at Washington County, Tennessee.5 Solomon was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at White County, Tennessee. 1840 United States Federal Census about Solomon Brown
Name:
Solomon Brown

Home in 1840 (City, County, State):
White, Tennessee

Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:
1 - William age 12

Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19:
3 - John age 16, Adam age16, Nicholas age 17

Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:
1 - Solomon age 61

Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29:
1 - ?

Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49:
1 - Elizabeth age 48

Persons Employed in Agriculture:
4

No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write:
2

Free White Persons - Under 20:
4

Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:
2

Total Free White Persons:
7

Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:
7.6 Solomon was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at the 4th Subdivision E District, Washington County, Tennessee. 74 77 Solomon Brown 70 male farmer 900 NC; [next page] Elizabeth Brown 59 female TN; Adam A Brown 26 male farmer TN; Nicholas Brown neighbor.7 Solomon died in March 1860 at Greene County, Tennessee, at age 80. Solomon d in Greene County TN Mar 1860 of "side pleurisy" according to Tennessee Mortality Schedules 1850-1860 and 1880..1,3 He named as son and heir of Jacob Brown in 1809 Washington County TN Deed, acc to Ancestors of Jacob, p. x.8

Family 1

Mary "Polly" Bayless b. 24 Aug 1778, d. bt 1817 - 1825
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth ? b. 1792, d. bt 1861 - 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S3] Interview, Gary Rolph, 2003.
  3. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983, Jacob p. 132.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, citing Tennessee marriages to 1825.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree.
  6. [S75] 1840 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, 1840 United States Federal Census about Solomon Brown
    Name:     Solomon Brown
    Home in 1840 (City, County, State):     White, Tennessee
    Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14:     1
    Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19:     3
    Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69:     1
    Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29:     1
    Free White Persons - Females - 40 thru 49:     1
    Persons Employed in Agriculture:     4
    No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write:     2
    Free White Persons - Under 20:     4
    Free White Persons - 20 thru 49:     2
    Total Free White Persons:     7
    Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves:     7.
  7. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Solomon Brown Age: 70 Estimated birth year: abt 1780 Birth place: North Carolina Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Subdivision 4, Washington, Tennessee.
  8. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Catherine Brown1

F, b. 28 February 1775, d. 16 September 1834
FatherJohann Jakob Braun Sr1 b. 27 Feb 1731, d. 1 Apr 1808
MotherElizabeth Goettgen1 b. c 1731, d. c 1814
     Catherine Brown was born on 28 February 1775 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 As of 2 December 1797,her married name was Sliger.1 She married Adam J Sliger at Jonesboro, Washington County, Tennessee, on 4 December 1797.2,3 Catherine Brown lived; NC, TN.4 She This family moved from Wash. County to Monroe County about 1820.' in 1820.2,4 She died circa 1830 at Monroe County, Tennessee; as her name is not mentioned in the Will of her husband dated 1834.1,3 She died on 16 September 1834 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 59.1,5

Family

Adam J Sliger b. 1772, d. 8 Oct 1836
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S29] John Burgess Fisher, Dorothy Brown Kolller and Margaret Brown Anderson, Abraham Brown; Jacob Brown 1983.
  3. [S943] Descendants of Hans Frederick Schleicher, online http://www.eastmojave.net/personal/pafg04.htm#2558
  4. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Neal Family Tree.

Margareta Catherina Shamback1,2

F, b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 July 1771
     Margareta Catherina Shamback was also known as Margareta ?3 She was born on 20 May 1734 at Germany.3 She was born on 20 May 1734 at Hesse, Germany; or 20 Jun 1734.3,1 She was born on 20 June 1734 at Germany; listed as second spouse in Rowan Roots, but more likely this is the first spouse with an alternate birth date - Gary Rolph Sep 2012.3 She married Johann Michael Braun at Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, say 1754.3 As of say 1754,her married name was Braun.3 Margareta died on 20 July 1771 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 37. Died at the age of 37 - Jacob Braun
"Herelies the body of Margareta Brown, the wife of Michael Brown. Died July 20 1771, aged 37 years and two months. She had nine children, sisw sons and three daughters." -- Brown 1921 history.3,4 She was buried at Rowan County, North Carolina; Brown family burying ground nr. Old Stone House; 'A tomb in the Brown family burying ground near-by says in translation: 'Here lies the body of Margareta Brown, the wife of Michael Brown. Died July 20, 1771, age 37 years and two months. She had nine children, six sons and three daughters.' Michael Brown of the Old Stone House, p. 156. 37 Jahr 2 mo -- Gravestone (Michael Braun, p. 44.)5 She was Lutheran.5

Family

Johann Michael Braun b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
Children

Citations

  1. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Dr Peter Brown.
  3. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  4. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.79.
  5. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Rosanna ?1

F, b. say 1740, d. say 1803
     Rosanna ? was born say 1740 at Pennsylvania.1 As of say 1772,her married name was Braun.1 She married Johann Michael Braun, son of Johan Stephen Christian Braun and Maria Eva Hamen, say 1772 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Rosanna ? married Johann Michael Braun, son of Johan Stephen Christian Braun and Maria Eva Hamen, circa 1772 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Rosanna ? lived; NC.2 She and Johann Michael Braun Michael & Rosanna In Rowan Deed Bk 9:15, 1779 speculation has Rosanna F as a Fisher, the dau of Frederick Fisher. Rowan Roots, Dec 1994, p. 11 says No, 'Frederick Fisher's dau Rosanna died as a single woman and her estate was divided among her siblings on 25 Jun 1808 (Rowan Deed Bk 28;354-358). At the present time, Rosanna's surname is unknown. in 1779 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Rosanna died say 1803 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family

Johann Michael Braun b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
Child

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Eleanor Wakefield1

F, b. say 1774, d. 8 October 1842
     Eleanor Wakefield was born say 1774 at Maryland; Was married to three women, 2 died while married to him. Married hsi third wife when he was 83 and she was 30. Married to Eleanor by Rev Carl Augustus Storch a Lutheran minister.- Jacob Brown Rowan Roots
"Eleanor Reeves was a Maryland lady; her makiden name was Wakefield." - Brown 1921 history.1,2 As of say 1794,her married name was Reeves.1 She married Samuel Reeves say 1794 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She witnessed an unknown person 's death at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1803.1 As of 22 March 1804,her married name was Braun.1 Eleanor Wakefield married Johann Michael Braun, son of Johan Stephen Christian Braun and Maria Eva Hamen, on 22 March 1804 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Eleanor Wakefield lived; N.C.3 She mentioned Eleanor Brown in a will on 12 October 1807 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen
I Michael Brown of RowanCounty, in the State of North Carolina, do make and ordain this my last willand testament in manner and form following, to wit:
1st My will and desire is that allmy just debts shall be paid out of my estate as soon as may be after my deceae.
2nd I leave to my beloved wife, Elanor Brown, the Stone House with the out-houses and plantation, and one-third of the land where I nowlive, during her natural life; and the ue for five years after my deceae of the bottom land which I cleared on the tract willed to my son James Brown. I also give tomy said wife the bed and furniture called my bed; and one bay mare, saddle and bridle, for her own use, and, as her own property, and I lend to my said wife the mulatto girl, Betsy, for ten years after my deceae; at the expiration of which time the said girl, Betsy, is to be sold, and the moneyh to be divided among my lawful heirs.
3rd I give and bequeath unto my son David Brown the tract of land on which the Stone House stands where I now live, and another tract of thirty acres adjoining the same, to him and his heirs forever; subject to the life estate in part of said land already given to my wife.
4th I give and bequeath unto my son James Brown one-half of my tract of land called Dunn's place,whereon he now lives, to himand his heirs forever.
5th I give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Brown the house andlot of land in Salisibury where I formerly lived, after his paing to my beloved wife the sumof one hundred silver dollars for her own use. Then the said house and lot to be the property of the said Jeremiah Brwn and his heirs forever.
6th I give and bequath unto my son Moses Brown the other half of my tract of land called Dunn's place whereon he now lives, to be his and his heirs forever.
7th I give and bequeath unto my wife's two daughters, Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, in consideration of their dutiful conduct to me, my two lots and houses in Salisbury, now occupied by Mrs.Balfour and John H Pitchey, called Dayton's lots; to these said Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, their heirs and assigns forever, to be held by them as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants.
8th If my wife Eleanor Brown shall be delivered of a lawful child to me, of which she may now be enceinte, my will is, and I giveand bequeath unto the said child, the mulatto girl called Emily, child ofBetsy, and also the sum of five hundred silver dollars to be paid out of my estate. And I hereby nominate and appoint my friend Montford Stokes to be guardian of the said child which may be born to me hereafter, and to superintend the education thereof after my decease.
9th My will and desire is that all the rest and residue of my estate shall be sold by my executor after my death, and the money arising therefrom to be equaly divided amongst all my children and my wife, Eleanor, hare and share equal and alike.
And I hereby authorize my executor to execute good and efficient deeds of conveyence for the property so to be sold; and to vest the purchasers in a fee simple estate in the same; hereby bequeathing to my said executor the said residuary real estate for the purpose expressed in thisclaim of my will.
10th and lastly, I hereby nominate and appont my sons, Peter Brown, Moses Brown and James Brown and W Joseph Pearson to be the executors of this my last will and testament; hereby revoking all, and every other will by my heretoforemade.
In witness whereof I have heruntio set my hand and seal this 12th day of October in the year of our Lord 1807.
MichaelBrown
Signed, sealed, published and declared to be the lasst will and testament of Michael Brown, in the presence of us who have severally atteted the same as witnesses.
DavidGriffith
M Stokes
Michael Brown's willl
John Gardner
Registered in Book D, A.LO
Copied by A./L.O 1807.4 As of 12 October 1807, Eleanor Wakefield was also known as Eleanor Brown.4 She died on 8 October 1842 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family 1

Samuel Reeves b. s 1770, d. s 1803
Children

Family 2

Johann Michael Braun b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
Child

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.50.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.

Samuel Reeves1

M, b. say 1770, d. say 1803
     Samuel Reeves was born say 1770 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Eleanor Wakefield say 1794 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Samuel Reeves died say 1803 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family

Eleanor Wakefield b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.

Thomas Reeves1

M, b. say 1795, d. between 1796 and 1804
FatherSamuel Reeves1 b. s 1770, d. s 1803
MotherEleanor Wakefield1 b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
     Thomas Reeves was born say 1795 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He died between 1796 and 1804 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S62] 1790 census, online www.ancestry.com.

Samuel Reeves1

M, b. say 1797, d. between 1798 and 1804
FatherSamuel Reeves1 b. s 1770, d. s 1803
MotherEleanor Wakefield1 b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
     Samuel Reeves was born say 1797 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He died between 1798 and 1804 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.

Sally Reeves1

F, b. say 1799, d. between 1808 and 1889
FatherSamuel Reeves1 b. s 1770, d. s 1803
MotherEleanor Wakefield1 b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
     Sally Reeves was born say 1799 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She lived; N.C.2 Michael Brown mentioned Sally Reeves in a will on 12 October 1807 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen
I Michael Brown of RowanCounty, in the State of North Carolina, do make and ordain this my last willand testament in manner and form following, to wit:
1st My will and desire is that allmy just debts shall be paid out of my estate as soon as may be after my deceae.
2nd I leave to my beloved wife, Elanor Brown, the Stone House with the out-houses and plantation, and one-third of the land where I nowlive, during her natural life; and the ue for five years after my deceae of the bottom land which I cleared on the tract willed to my son James Brown. I also give tomy said wife the bed and furniture called my bed; and one bay mare, saddle and bridle, for her own use, and, as her own property, and I lend to my said wife the mulatto girl, Betsy, for ten years after my deceae; at the expiration of which time the said girl, Betsy, is to be sold, and the moneyh to be divided among my lawful heirs.
3rd I give and bequeath unto my son David Brown the tract of land on which the Stone House stands where I now live, and another tract of thirty acres adjoining the same, to him and his heirs forever; subject to the life estate in part of said land already given to my wife.
4th I give and bequeath unto my son James Brown one-half of my tract of land called Dunn's place,whereon he now lives, to himand his heirs forever.
5th I give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Brown the house andlot of land in Salisibury where I formerly lived, after his paing to my beloved wife the sumof one hundred silver dollars for her own use. Then the said house and lot to be the property of the said Jeremiah Brwn and his heirs forever.
6th I give and bequath unto my son Moses Brown the other half of my tract of land called Dunn's place whereon he now lives, to be his and his heirs forever.
7th I give and bequeath unto my wife's two daughters, Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, in consideration of their dutiful conduct to me, my two lots and houses in Salisbury, now occupied by Mrs.Balfour and John H Pitchey, called Dayton's lots; to these said Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, their heirs and assigns forever, to be held by them as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants.
8th If my wife Eleanor Brown shall be delivered of a lawful child to me, of which she may now be enceinte, my will is, and I giveand bequeath unto the said child, the mulatto girl called Emily, child ofBetsy, and also the sum of five hundred silver dollars to be paid out of my estate. And I hereby nominate and appoint my friend Montford Stokes to be guardian of the said child which may be born to me hereafter, and to superintend the education thereof after my decease.
9th My will and desire is that all the rest and residue of my estate shall be sold by my executor after my death, and the money arising therefrom to be equaly divided amongst all my children and my wife, Eleanor, hare and share equal and alike.
And I hereby authorize my executor to execute good and efficient deeds of conveyence for the property so to be sold; and to vest the purchasers in a fee simple estate in the same; hereby bequeathing to my said executor the said residuary real estate for the purpose expressed in thisclaim of my will.
10th and lastly, I hereby nominate and appont my sons, Peter Brown, Moses Brown and James Brown and W Joseph Pearson to be the executors of this my last will and testament; hereby revoking all, and every other will by my heretoforemade.
In witness whereof I have heruntio set my hand and seal this 12th day of October in the year of our Lord 1807.
MichaelBrown
Signed, sealed, published and declared to be the lasst will and testament of Michael Brown, in the presence of us who have severally atteted the same as witnesses.
DavidGriffith
M Stokes
Michael Brown's willl
John Gardner
Registered in Book D, A.LO
Copied by A./L.O 1807.3 She died between 1808 and 1889 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Nancy and Sally were with their mother when she married Michael Brown and were included in his will.1

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.

Nancy Reeves1

F, b. say 1801, d. between 1808 and 1891
FatherSamuel Reeves1 b. s 1770, d. s 1803
MotherEleanor Wakefield1 b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
     Nancy Reeves was born say 1801 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She lived; N.C.2 Michael Brown mentioned Nancy Reeves in a will on 12 October 1807 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen
I Michael Brown of RowanCounty, in the State of North Carolina, do make and ordain this my last willand testament in manner and form following, to wit:
1st My will and desire is that allmy just debts shall be paid out of my estate as soon as may be after my deceae.
2nd I leave to my beloved wife, Elanor Brown, the Stone House with the out-houses and plantation, and one-third of the land where I nowlive, during her natural life; and the ue for five years after my deceae of the bottom land which I cleared on the tract willed to my son James Brown. I also give tomy said wife the bed and furniture called my bed; and one bay mare, saddle and bridle, for her own use, and, as her own property, and I lend to my said wife the mulatto girl, Betsy, for ten years after my deceae; at the expiration of which time the said girl, Betsy, is to be sold, and the moneyh to be divided among my lawful heirs.
3rd I give and bequeath unto my son David Brown the tract of land on which the Stone House stands where I now live, and another tract of thirty acres adjoining the same, to him and his heirs forever; subject to the life estate in part of said land already given to my wife.
4th I give and bequeath unto my son James Brown one-half of my tract of land called Dunn's place,whereon he now lives, to himand his heirs forever.
5th I give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Brown the house andlot of land in Salisibury where I formerly lived, after his paing to my beloved wife the sumof one hundred silver dollars for her own use. Then the said house and lot to be the property of the said Jeremiah Brwn and his heirs forever.
6th I give and bequath unto my son Moses Brown the other half of my tract of land called Dunn's place whereon he now lives, to be his and his heirs forever.
7th I give and bequeath unto my wife's two daughters, Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, in consideration of their dutiful conduct to me, my two lots and houses in Salisbury, now occupied by Mrs.Balfour and John H Pitchey, called Dayton's lots; to these said Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, their heirs and assigns forever, to be held by them as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants.
8th If my wife Eleanor Brown shall be delivered of a lawful child to me, of which she may now be enceinte, my will is, and I giveand bequeath unto the said child, the mulatto girl called Emily, child ofBetsy, and also the sum of five hundred silver dollars to be paid out of my estate. And I hereby nominate and appoint my friend Montford Stokes to be guardian of the said child which may be born to me hereafter, and to superintend the education thereof after my decease.
9th My will and desire is that all the rest and residue of my estate shall be sold by my executor after my death, and the money arising therefrom to be equaly divided amongst all my children and my wife, Eleanor, hare and share equal and alike.
And I hereby authorize my executor to execute good and efficient deeds of conveyence for the property so to be sold; and to vest the purchasers in a fee simple estate in the same; hereby bequeathing to my said executor the said residuary real estate for the purpose expressed in thisclaim of my will.
10th and lastly, I hereby nominate and appont my sons, Peter Brown, Moses Brown and James Brown and W Joseph Pearson to be the executors of this my last will and testament; hereby revoking all, and every other will by my heretoforemade.
In witness whereof I have heruntio set my hand and seal this 12th day of October in the year of our Lord 1807.
MichaelBrown
Signed, sealed, published and declared to be the lasst will and testament of Michael Brown, in the presence of us who have severally atteted the same as witnesses.
DavidGriffith
M Stokes
Michael Brown's willl
John Gardner
Registered in Book D, A.LO
Copied by A./L.O 1807.3 She died between 1808 and 1891 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Nancy and Sally were with their mother when she married Michael Brown and were included in his will.1 As of say 1821,her married name was Kiestler.4 She married Mr ? Kiestler at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1821.4

Family

Mr ? Kiestler b. s 1796, d. bt 1822 - 1886

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.
  4. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.50.

David Brown1

M, b. 1766, d. 31 May 1834
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     David Brown was born in 1766 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Sarah Miller, daughter of Johann Wendell Müller and Christina Biese, on 10 January 1794 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 Michael Brown mentioned David Brown in a will on 12 October 1807 at Rowan County, North Carolina; In the name of God Amen
I Michael Brown of RowanCounty, in the State of North Carolina, do make and ordain this my last willand testament in manner and form following, to wit:
1st My will and desire is that allmy just debts shall be paid out of my estate as soon as may be after my deceae.
2nd I leave to my beloved wife, Elanor Brown, the Stone House with the out-houses and plantation, and one-third of the land where I nowlive, during her natural life; and the ue for five years after my deceae of the bottom land which I cleared on the tract willed to my son James Brown. I also give tomy said wife the bed and furniture called my bed; and one bay mare, saddle and bridle, for her own use, and, as her own property, and I lend to my said wife the mulatto girl, Betsy, for ten years after my deceae; at the expiration of which time the said girl, Betsy, is to be sold, and the moneyh to be divided among my lawful heirs.
3rd I give and bequeath unto my son David Brown the tract of land on which the Stone House stands where I now live, and another tract of thirty acres adjoining the same, to him and his heirs forever; subject to the life estate in part of said land already given to my wife.
4th I give and bequeath unto my son James Brown one-half of my tract of land called Dunn's place,whereon he now lives, to himand his heirs forever.
5th I give and bequeath unto my son Jeremiah Brown the house andlot of land in Salisibury where I formerly lived, after his paing to my beloved wife the sumof one hundred silver dollars for her own use. Then the said house and lot to be the property of the said Jeremiah Brwn and his heirs forever.
6th I give and bequath unto my son Moses Brown the other half of my tract of land called Dunn's place whereon he now lives, to be his and his heirs forever.
7th I give and bequeath unto my wife's two daughters, Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, in consideration of their dutiful conduct to me, my two lots and houses in Salisbury, now occupied by Mrs.Balfour and John H Pitchey, called Dayton's lots; to these said Sally Reeves and Nancy Reeves, their heirs and assigns forever, to be held by them as tenants in common, and not as joint tenants.
8th If my wife Eleanor Brown shall be delivered of a lawful child to me, of which she may now be enceinte, my will is, and I giveand bequeath unto the said child, the mulatto girl called Emily, child ofBetsy, and also the sum of five hundred silver dollars to be paid out of my estate. And I hereby nominate and appoint my friend Montford Stokes to be guardian of the said child which may be born to me hereafter, and to superintend the education thereof after my decease.
9th My will and desire is that all the rest and residue of my estate shall be sold by my executor after my death, and the money arising therefrom to be equaly divided amongst all my children and my wife, Eleanor, hare and share equal and alike.
And I hereby authorize my executor to execute good and efficient deeds of conveyence for the property so to be sold; and to vest the purchasers in a fee simple estate in the same; hereby bequeathing to my said executor the said residuary real estate for the purpose expressed in thisclaim of my will.
10th and lastly, I hereby nominate and appont my sons, Peter Brown, Moses Brown and James Brown and W Joseph Pearson to be the executors of this my last will and testament; hereby revoking all, and every other will by my heretoforemade.
In witness whereof I have heruntio set my hand and seal this 12th day of October in the year of our Lord 1807.
MichaelBrown
Signed, sealed, published and declared to be the lasst will and testament of Michael Brown, in the presence of us who have severally atteted the same as witnesses.
DavidGriffith
M Stokes
Michael Brown's willl
John Gardner
Registered in Book D, A.LO
Copied by A./L.O 1807.3 He Rowan County Heritage #688 has David Brown d 31 May 1834 Rowan County, NC. Michael Brown(1975), p. 46 has died 18 Aug 1811 between 1811 and 1834.2 He died on 31 May 1834 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 He was buried at Rowan County, North Carolina; perhaps Old Stone Hs Cem.2

Family

Sarah Miller b. 1772, d. 6 Dec 1850
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  3. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, The Wendel Miller Family Tree.