James Brown1

M, b. say 1768, d. 6 September 1839
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     James Brown was born say 1768 at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; the fourth son of Michael Brown.1,2 He was Michael Brown(1975), p. 46.3 He married Sarah Smith at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 23 July 1794.4,2 Michael Brown mentioned James 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 1807.5 He was buried at Old Stone House Cemetery, Rowan County, North Carolina.3 He died on 6 September 1839 at Granite Quarry, Rowan County, North Carolina; settled and spent his days near Granite Quarry, descendants are close by.1,2

Family

Sarah Smith b. s 1774, d. bt 1822 - 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Beeker Family Tree.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.49.
  5. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.
  6. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Bernhardt Family Tree.

Dr Peter Brown1,2

M, b. 6 August 1756, d. 31 October 1812
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     Dr Peter Brown was born on 6 August 1756 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Evans/ Beckett Family Tree has brth 6 Aug 1756; others just 1756.1,3,4 He married Susanna Bruner at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 11 March 1777.3 Dr Peter Brown witnessed the divorce of Barney Bowers and Mary Brown in December 1799 at Rowan County, North Carolina; Petition of Peter Brown (NC Gen Assembly Session Records, Nov-Dec 1799, Box 3, Joint Committee Reports, Propositions & Grievances, NC State Archives) - To the Honorable General Assembly of the State of NC, The petitioner of Peter Brown and Mary Bowers of Rowan County humbly Showeth that your petitioner Mary, the daughter of your petitioner Peter Brown, some time in the year 1795 intermarried with a certain Barnabas Bowers, at an age so young that it was almost impossible for her to judge the solemnity of the Contract; that they lived together a short time only before a Separation took place owing to the ill-usage and cruelty the said Mary was obligedto bear from the said Barnabas; since which time the said Barnabas has totally abandoned the Petitioner Mary his wife and gone to some place to your petitioners unknown Without making the least provision for her future support and maintenance; Your petitioner Peter Brown begs leave further to state, That he has some estate and has a desire that his said daughter Should enjoy a part thereof, but being advised hat on a gift to her, the said Barnaby Bowers would aquire ownership; and as there is little room to ever expect a reconciliation, Your petitioners pray your honorable body to pass a law to secure to her such property as she may hereafter aquire either by purchase or descent. And your petitioner as in only & c - - [signed] Peter Brown, Mary Bowers, December 1799 A Bill to secure to Mary Mowers wife of Barnabus Bowers her sole right to possess and enjoy such estate either real or personal as she might afterwards acquire by purchase or otherwise in as full and ample a manner as if she said Mary Bowers had never been married to the said Barnabas clear from his claims was passed in the House of Commons 23 Dec 1799 and in the Senate 20 Dec 1799.5 Michael Brown mentioned Dr Peter 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 1807.6 He died on 31 October 1812 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 56; First settled about 2-3 miles east of Salisbury, but moved into town. He purchased the building on the west corner of Main and Ennis Streets, where he conducted a store for many years. The Place was afterward occupied by his son until about 1860.1,3

Family

Susanna Bruner b. 1760, d. 11 Nov 1816
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com.
  3. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Dr Peter Brown.
  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Evans/ Beckett Family Tree.
  5. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  6. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.

John Brown1

M, b. 1754, d. 1813
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     John Brown was also known as Continental John Brown.2 He was born in 1754 at Pennsylvania.3 He "John served inthe 1st NC Continental Battalion, enlisting in Sept 1775, and fought in the Battle of Kings Mountain. He was also in engagements at Stono Ferry and Charleston, SC. From this service he got his nickname "Continental."2 He Michael Brown(1975), p. 157 - 'While John Brown was in miliatry service, he and Catherine Miller, dau of the Wendell Millers, were married July 11, 1776, by Rev. J. G. Arndt (from Arndt's Diary in Lenoir Rhyne College Library, Hickory, NC German Settlement and Lutheran Church in C, by Bernheim, p. 242' on 11 July 1776 at Rowan County, North Carolina.3 He married Catherina Miller, daughter of Johann Wendell Müller and Elizabeth ?, on 11 July 1776 at Rowan County, North Carolina.2 John was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census at Rowan County, North Carolina. 1790 Rowan County census - There is only one John Brown (entry #1730)
1 free white male 16 or older
3 free white males under 16
3 free white females
0 other free persons
0 slaves.2 Johann Wendell Müller mentioned John Brown in a will on 17 November 1804 at Rowan County, North Carolina; "Wendel's will (given in full below) included these provisions:
1. To his wife Christina -- the Negro girl named Polly, one bed and furniture, one spinning wheel, one iron pot, one pewter dish, six plates and six spoons, the choice of one horse, saddle, and bridle, the choice of one cow, and one room in the house for her own use When his youngest son, David, comes of age Wendel's sons George and Henry are directed to give Christina yearly 3 bushels of wheat 5 bushels of corn 50 pounds of beef, and 25 pounds of pork.
2. To son Peter - 360 Spanish Milled Dollars
3. To son David - 360 Spanish Milled dollars
4. To sons Georgeand Henry, the plantation, divided equally the lower part to George, the upper to Henry
5. To daughters Catharine, Ana Maria, Susana, Philippina, Elizabeth, Sarah, Rachel, and Christina -- 100 Spanish Milled Dollars. Catharina's husband John Brown had received 60 dollars from Wendel, so Catharina was to get only 40.
6. To son Frederick -- 25 Spanish Milled Dollars
7. To son John -- 20 Spanish Milled Dollars
8. To the second Creek Congregation -- 50 dollars.
9. The Negro woman, Patt, is to be hired out yarly for the benefit of the estate.
10. When son, David, becomes of age, all Wendell's property is to be sold, the above named sums are to be paid, wife Christina is to receive 100 dollars, and the rest to be divided equally among his children, step-daughter Elizabeth excepted.
Executors are George Henry Berger, wife Christina, and son Philip. They are empowered to make deeds for the land willed to George and Henry.
Signed in the presence of Charles Stork and Daniel Berger, 17 Nov 1804.
--
WENDEL MILLER'S WILL

In the name of God, Amen.
I, Wendle Miller, of Rowan County and State of N. Carolina, being in sound mind and memory, but weak in body, and knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, have thought proper to dispose of my worldly property, with which it has pleased God to bless me, in the following manner, Viz:
1. I give and bequeath to my dearly beloved wife, Christina, one negro girl named Polly, to be her own property as long as my wife shall remain widow, further I give to my wife, Christina, one bed and furniture, one spinning wheel, one iron pot, one pewter dish, six plates and six spoons, the choice of one horse, saddle and bridle, the choice of one cow. It is also my will that my wife shall have and one room in the house wherein I now live, for her own use. The above mentioned articles are to be delivered to my wife whenever my youngest son, David, becomes of age. It is further my will that from the time when my son David comes of age, my son George and Henry shall give unto my wife, Christina, yearly each of them, three bushels of wheat, five bushels of corn, fifty pounds of beef, and twenty five pounds of pork.
2. I give and bequeath to my son Peter, three hundred and sixty Spanish Milled Dollars.
3. I give and bequeath to my son David, the sum of three hundred and fifty Spanish Milled Dollars.
4. I give and bequeath to my sons George and Henry, my plantation whereon I now live, to be divided amongst them in equal shares, so as my son George shall have the lower part, and my son Henry the upper part with the improvements.
5. I give and bequeath to my daughters Catharina, Anna Maria, Susana, Philippina, Elizabeth, Sarah, Rachel, and Christina, to each and every one of them, the sum of one hundred Spanish Milled Dollars. But as my son-in-law, John Brown, has received from me sixty dollars, for which I have a receipt from under his hand, it is my will that these sixty dollars shall be deducted from the above mentioned sum willed to his wife, Catharina and she is only to get forty dollars more.
6. I give and bequeath to my son, Frederick, the sum of twenty five Spanish Milled Dollars.
7. I give and bequeath to my son, John, twenty Spanish Milled Dollars.
8. I give and bequeath to the Second Creek Congregation the sum of fifty dollars. It is further my will, that the negro woman, Patt, shall be hired out yearly for the benefit of my estate; and it is also my will that there shall be no vendue made until my son, David, becomes of age, all my property shall be sold, and the money arising from that sale shall be divided into equal shares amongst all my children, my step-daughter Elizabeth excepted, provided that before this distribution takes place the above mentioned sums are paid and also one hundred dollars to my wife, Christina.
It is my will also, that my wife Christina, shall have the power to furnish out of my estate those of my children which are yet unmarried at the time of their marriage with the same articles with which my married children have been furnished; and if at the time when the above distributions take place any of my children are single yet, they shall be provided for and furnished in the same manner.
It is further my will that if any building or repairs of buildings is necessary it shall be paid out of my estate.
I make, ordain and constitute my friend George Henry Berger, my wife, Christina, and son Philip, Executors of this will, and I empower them to make deeds to my sons George and Henry for the land herein willed. Then I declare this to be my last will and testament and pronounce all others null and void.
In witness whereof I have set my hand and seal this 17th day of November, 1804.
Wendle Miller (Seal)
Signed in the presence of:
Charles Stork
Daniel Berger.2 He died in 1813 at Rowan County, North Carolina; "Death 1813.
Burial: Braun Family Cemetery, Old Stone House, Granite Quarry, NC"
"John and Catherina lived on a farm adjoining John's father near Granite Quarry. All of their descendants stem from Michael. Sophia did not marry. Anna and Elizabeth died young, and Polly married but was childless. Their grandson Michael Alexander Brown, movd to Texas in Dec 1881." Page-Frick.2 He was trader.3

Family

Catherina Miller b. 1758, d. bt 1806 - 1848
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1015] Page-Dunn-Frick-Eagle, online www4.ncsu.edu~lbpage/page-frick/index.html.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Margaret Brown1

F, b. 1758, d. 6 April 1845
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     Margaret Brown was born in 1758 at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina.2 She was 10 ch.3 As of 10 May 1779,her married name was Miller.4 She married Frederick Miller Sr at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 10 May 1779.4 They resided at Jefferson County, Kentucky, in 1806. "In 1806 they moved to Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, KY and were members of Christ Lutheran Church there.".2 Margaret Brown died on 6 April 1845 at Jeffersontown, Jefferson County, Kentucky; "She died in Jefferson County Kentucky April 6 1845. . .Michael and his sister Anna Bowman survived their mother" Letter from Pension Department on Fold3
"Death 6 Apr 1845 Jeffersontown, KY (at the home of son Rev. Michael Miller) - Page-Frick.5,2

Family

Frederick Miller Sr b. 11 Nov 1756, d. 1 Feb 1840
Children

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S1015] Page-Dunn-Frick-Eagle, online www4.ncsu.edu~lbpage/page-frick/index.html.
  3. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  4. [S124] Fold3, online www.fold3.com, All Titles Publication: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files Revolutionary War Pensions North Carolina M Miller Fredrick Miller Page 22.
  5. [S124] Fold3, online www.fold3.com, All Titles Publication: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files Revolutionary War Pensions North Carolina M Miller Fredrick Miller Page 23.
  6. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Bruner - Collins Family Tree.

Michael Brown Jr1

M, b. circa 1765, d. 1808
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     Michael Brown Jr was born circa 1765 at Pennsylvania.2 He was born say 1770 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married wife ? say 1793 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Michael Brown Jr died in 1808 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1

Family

wife ? b. s 1775, d. bt 1809 - 1865
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.

Christina Brown1

F, b. say 1760, d. between 1828 and 1850
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     Christina Brown was 6 ch.2 She was born say 1760 at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina; "The writer's knowledge of the life of Christina Brown, daughter of Michael and Margaret Brown, is rather limited. She married John Echols probably in the 1770's but no record of this marriage has been found. The earliest estimated date of birth of any of her children is about 1778. She was probably born in the late 1750's or early 1760's. If the children listed by the first letters of their names on the Old Stone House are in order, she came between Michael and David, and was not quite grown up when her mother died in 1771" "The Daughters of Michael Braun," by Lucy Lee Lancaster, Michael Brown of the Old Stone House, p. 195.3,4 She was born say 1762 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She lived; of Giles County, VA in 1810.2 She married John Echols at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1777.3 As of say 1782,her married name was Echols.1 Christina Brown married John Echols say 1782 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Christina Brown died between 1794 and 1852 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 "On the 22nd day of September 1810m John Echols (court record is written "Echolds") gave his power of attorney to his son Peter, both of Giles County,Virginia, to act for him "to collect and receipt for any monies that may be due and owing me as my wife Christina Echolds part of the estate of her father Michael Brown, deceased, late of the county of Rowan and state of North Carolina" (Giles County Will Book A, p. 57) - p. 195.4 She 1827 dower rights to Christina acc to Michael Braun (1975), p. 196.2 She died between 1828 and 1850 at Giles County, Virginia; John Echols died in 1826, it is believed, for the sale bill of his property is recorded as of August 121826, and the dower rights to his property were alloted to his widow Christina Echols on August 10, 1827. The year she died is unknown." Michael Brown, pl 195-196.4

Family 1

John Echols b. s 1760, d. bt 1794 - 1850
Children

Family 2

John Echols b. 1752, d. c 1826

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, Ancestry World Tree.
  4. [S386] Roscoe Brown Fisher, Michael Brown descendants.

Jeremiah Brown1

M, b. 14 February 1771, d. 1814
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherMargareta Catherina Shamback1 b. 20 May 1734, d. 20 Jul 1771
     Jeremiah Brown was born on 14 February 1771 at North Carolina.2 He married Barbara Smith say 1805 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Michael Brown mentioned Jeremiah 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 died in 1814 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Elizabeth Holshouser, daughter of Henry Holshouser and Barbara "Barbary" Lingle, on 1 April 1825 at North Carolina.4 Jeremiah Brown no proof that the Jeremiah Brown who m Elizabeth Holshouser is the Jeremiah Brown son of Michael Brown.5

Family 1

Barbara Smith b. 1766, d. 1843
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Holshouser b. c 1803, d. s 1843

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, citing The Fairbanks Family and their relatives, which in turn cites Heritage of Rowan Cty, p 241-242, Brown.
  3. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.
  4. [S596] Linda Lamonte Knopke, July 2004; uploaded May 2004, sources available upon email request e-mail address.
  5. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.

Moses Brown1

M, b. 24 February 1773, d. 11 December 1841
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherRosanna ?1 b. s 1740, d. s 1803
     Moses Brown was born on 24 February 1773 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 He was Rowan Roots, Dec 1994, p. 12.3 He married Catherine Swink at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 10 June 1797.1,2 Michael Brown mentioned Moses 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 He died on 11 December 1841 at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 68.2 He was buried at Rowan County, North Carolina; Moses Brown Graveyard nr Faith-Salisbury Rd.3

Family

Catherine Swink b. 10 Dec 1773, d. 10 Jan 1850
Children

Citations

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

Susan Clementine Brown1

F, b. 20 November 1807, d. 11 November 1848
FatherJohann Michael Braun1 b. 19 Oct 1732, d. 1 Dec 1807
MotherEleanor Wakefield1 b. s 1774, d. 8 Oct 1842
     Susan Clementine Brown was also known as Clementine Brown.2 Michael Brown mentioned Susan Clementine 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 She was born on 20 November 1807 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 She married Charles Verble on 13 December 1821 at Rowan County, North Carolina.4 Susan Clementine Brown lived; N.C.4 As of say 1823,her married name was Verble.1 She married Charles Verble at Rowan County, North Carolina, say 1823.1 Susan Clementine Brown died on 11 November 1848 at Rowan County, North Carolina, at age 40.1,5

Family

Charles Verble b. 1801, d. bt 1829 - 1882
Children

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. [S30] Rev. Richard L Brown, Brown Michael 1921 History, p.19.
  4. [S1] Rolph and McMillin Ancestors [old Reunion file], 3/11/2002.
  5. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Cypert Family Tree.
  6. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree Taylor-Slator http://awt.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi

Conrad Fite1

M, b. 1765, d. 21 December 1832
FatherJohann Pieter "the Immigrant" Fite2 b. 1725, d. 1800
MotherMargaret Eve ?3 b. 1745, d. s Jan 1806
     Conrad Fite was born in 1765 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,3 He married Elizabeth Brown at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 14 February 1788.2,3 Conrad Fite died on 21 December 1832 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,3

Family

Elizabeth Brown b. 1767, d. 6 Nov 1853

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, Conant, Brindley, Zook.

Rebecca Baker1

F, d. say 1796
     Rebecca Baker was born say 1770 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1,2 As of 1 March 1790,her married name was Brown.1 She married Philip Brown, son of Johann Jakob Braun Sr and Elizabeth Goettgen, on 1 March 1790 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 Rebecca died say 1796 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Family

Philip Brown b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 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.

Catherine Slyger1

F, b. circa 1780, d. circa 1870
FatherJohn Slyger2 b. Mar 1740, d. 18 Apr 1817
MotherCatrina Tyler2 b. 1742, d. 8 Apr 1817
     Catherine Slyger was also known as Catherine Sliger.3 She was born circa 1780 at Pennsylvania.1 As of 20 December 1796,her married name was Brown.1 She married Philip Brown at Washington County, Tennessee, on 30 December 1796.1,3 Mary, Catherine and Adam was listed as a household member living with Henry Brown on the 1850 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio; 146 146 Henry Brown 30 male farmer 500 OH attended school within the yr [!]; Mary Brown 25 female OH attended school within the yr; Catherine Brown 65 female PA; Adam Brown 33 male OH.4 Catherine Slyger died circa 1870 at Darke County, Ohio.1

Family

Philip Brown b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
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. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Catharine Brown
    Name:
    Catharine Brown

    Age:
    65

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1785

    Birth Place:
    Pennsylvania

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Neave, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Adam Brown
    33


    Catharine Brown
    65


    Henry Brown
    30


    Mary Brown
    25.

David Brown1

M, b. 1792, d. 1892
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherRebecca Baker1 d. s 1796
     David Brown was born in 1792 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He married Lydia Fairchild circa 1840 at Ohio.2 David was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Van Buren Township, Darke County, Ohio. If this is indeed 'our' David Brown; 1181 1199 David Brown 67 male farmer 0 100 NC cannot read write; Lydia 54 female TN cannot read write; Elizabeth 17 female OH; Eliza 16 female OH; Caleb 14 male OH.3 He died in 1892 at Darke County, Ohio.1,4,5

Family

Lydia Fairchild b. 1806, d. bt 1861 - 1896

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census
    about David Brown
    Name:
    David Brown

    Age in 1860:
    67

    Birth Year:
    abt 1793

    Birthplace:
    North Carolina

    Home in 1860:
    Van Buren, Darke, Ohio

    Gender:
    Male

    Post Office:
    Delisle

    Value of real estate:
    View Image

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    David Brown
    67


    Lydia Brown
    54


    Elizabeth Brown
    17


    Eliza Brown
    16


    Caleb Brown
    14.
  3. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, 1860 United States Federal Census
    about David Brown
    Name:
    David Brown

    Age in 1860:
    67

    Birth Year:
    abt 1793

    Birthplace:
    North Carolina

    Home in 1860:
    Van Buren, Darke, Ohio

    Gender:
    Male

    Post Office:
    Delisle

    Value of real estate:
    View Image

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    David Brown
    67


    Lydia Brown
    54


    Elizabeth Brown
    17


    Eliza Brown
    16


    Caleb Brown
    14.

  4. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  5. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, David Brown.

Thomas Brown1

M, b. between 1793 and 1795, d. between 1796 and 1883
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherRebecca Baker1 d. s 1796
     Thomas Brown was born between 1793 and 1795 at Rowan County, North Carolina.1 He was born circa 1794 at Tennessee.2 He died between 1796 and 1883 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

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 World Tree.

Julius Brown1

M, b. 1797, d. 17 February 1872
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Julius Brown was born in 1797 at Washington County, Tennessee.2 He married Elizabeth Eliza Markwith on 24 December 1822 at Darke County, Ohio.2 Julius was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio. 1 male under 5; 1 male 20-30 (Julius); 1 female under 5; 1 female 20-30 (Elizabeth).3 Julius was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio. 1 male 20-30; 2 females under 5; 1 female 20-30.4 Julius was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio. 108 103 Julius Brown 51 male farmer 600 TN; Eliza Brown 43 female NJ; James Brown 18 male OH attending school; John Brown 15 OH attending school; William Brown 12 OH attending school; Hezekiah Brown 10 male OH attending school; Elizabeth Brown 7 female OH attending school.5 Julius and Elizabeth was listed as a household member living with an unknown person in the 1860 Census at Van Buren Township, Darke County, Ohio; 1215 1232 John Brown 26 male farm hand OH cannot read/ write; Julius Brown 63 male farmer 900 400 TN; Eliza Brown 54 female New Jersey; Wm Brown 23 male farm hand OH; Hezekiah Brown 20 male farm hand OH attended school w/in year; Elizabeth Michael 18 female OH married within the year; Oliver Michael 21 male farming 0 100 married within the year; Susannah Brown 9 female OH attending school.6 Julius was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Wayne Township, Darke County, Ohio. 274 274 Brown Julius 72 male white farmer 2500 370 PA; Eliza 64 female white keeps house NJ.7 He died on 17 February 1872 at Versailles, Darke County, Ohio.2

Family

Elizabeth Eliza Markwith b. 1807, d. bt 1881 - 1900

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, One World Tree,.
  3. [S67] 1830 census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Brown, Julius Township: Neave County: Darke State: Ohio.
  4. [S75] 1840 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Julius Brown Township: Neave County: Darke State: Ohio.
  5. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Julius Brown Age: 51 Estimated birth year: abt 1799 Birth place: Tennessee Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Neave, Darke, Ohio.
  6. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Name:
    Julius Brown

    Age in 1860:
    63

    Birthplace:
    Tennessee

    Home in 1860:
    Van Buren, Darke, Ohio

    Gender:
    Male

    Head of Household:
    John Brown.

  7. [S69] 1870 US Census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Julius Brown Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798 Age in 1870: 72 Birthplace: Pennsylvania Home in 1870: Wayne, Darke, Ohio Family and neighbors: View Results Race: White Gender: Male Value of real estate: View Image Post Office: Versailles.

Betsy Brown1

F, b. say 1799, d. between 1800 and 1889
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Betsy Brown was born say 1799 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1800 and 1889 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Infant Son Brown1

M, b. say 1800, d. say 1801
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Infant Son Brown was born say 1800 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 He died say 1801 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Benjamin Brown1

M, b. 1802, d. 1891
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Benjamin Brown was born in 1802 at Washington County, Tennessee.1,2 He married Catherine Miller on 9 April 1829 at Union County, Indiana.3 Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Berlin District no 10, Marquette County, Wisconsin. 1112 1112 Benjamin Brown 40 male farmer 1000 Virginia; Catherine 30 female Virginia; [next page] Malachi Brown 16 male farmer OH ; David 14 male IN attending school; Esther 12 female IN attending school; Henry 9 male IN attending school; Mary 5 female IN attending school; Benjamin F 1 male WI -- a portion of Marquette County became Green Lake County in 1856.4 Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin. 879 762 Benjamin Brown 57 male farmer 3000 700 TN; Catherine 54 female TN; Malachi 26 male Ohio; Esther 22 female OH; Henry 19 male IN attending school; Mary 17 female IN attending school; Benj F 11 male WI attending school.5 Benjamin was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Enumeration District 65, Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin. 183 186 Brown Benjamin white male 78 farmer TN NC PA; Catherine white female 71 wife keeping house TN TN PA; Mary white female 34 daughter at home IN TN TN; Benjamin F son white male 30 farmer WI TN TN; Marshall, Mary C. white female 13 granddaughter at school attending school MN NY IN; Benjamin S. white male 11 grandson at school attending school MN NY IN.6 He died in 1891 at Brooklyn, Green Lake County, Wisconsin.7,2

Family

Catherine Miller b. 1809, d. 1888

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Benjamin Brown.
  3. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry World Tree, citing
    Title: Family Records of Charlotte Powell.
    Author: Charlotte Powell
    Publication: Forest Grove, OR
    Page: "Other Miller" notebook.
  4. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Malachi Brown Age: 16 Estimated birth year: abt 1834 Birth place: Ohio Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Berlin, Marquette, Wisconsin.
  5. [S66] 1860 census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Benjamin Brown Age in 1860: 57 Birthplace: Tennessee Home in 1860: Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin Gender: Male Head of Household: Benjamin Brown Household Post Office: Dartford Value of real estate: View image.
  6. [S56] 1880 US census, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Benjamin Brown Age: 78 Estimated birth year: <1802> Birthplace: Tennessee Occupation: Farmer Relationship to head-of-household: Self Home in 1880: Brooklyn, Green Lake, Wisconsin Marital status: Married Race: White Gender: Male Spouse's name: Catharine Brown Father's birthplace: NC Mother's birthplace: PA.
  7. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, Ancestry One World Tree.

Caleb Brown1

M, b. 1 October 1806, d. 21 October 1876
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Caleb Brown was born on 1 October 1806 at Washington County, Tennessee.1,2 He married Mary Catherine Miller circa 1830 at Ohio.3 Caleb was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio. 99 99 Caleb Brown 44 male farmer 1200 TN; Mary Brown 37 female IN; Jacob Brown 17 male Ohio attending school; Mary Jane Brown 14 female OH attending school; William Brown 11 male OH attending school.3 He died on 21 October 1876 at Darke County, Ohio, at age 70.1,2

Family

Mary Catherine Miller b. 10 Sep 1812, d. 17 Oct 1892

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Caleb Brown.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Julius Brown Age: 51 Estimated birth year: abt 1799 Birth place: Tennessee Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Neave, Darke, Ohio.

Jacob S Brown1

M, b. 1808, d. 27 August 1887
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Jacob S Brown was born in 1808 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 He married Elizabeth Robeson say 1836 at Ohio.2 He witnessed Elizabeth Robeson's death at Darke County, Ohio, on 18 August 1842.2 He married Sarah Cable at Darke County, Ohio, on 29 November 1844.3,4 Jacob was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Butler Township, Darke County, Ohio. 9 10 Jacob Brown 42 male Farmer 2000 TN; [next page] Sarah Brown 37 female OH cannot read/ write; Mary Ann Brown 14 female OH attending school; Hiram Brown 12 male OH attending school; William Brown 10 male OH attending school; John C Brown 4 male OH; Elizabeth Brown 1 female OH.3 He died on 27 August 1887 at Pettis County, Missouri.1,5,2

Family 1

Elizabeth Robeson b. 1814, d. 18 Aug 1842

Family 2

Sarah Cable b. 1813, d. bt 1881 - 1900

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Mary Catherine Miller Brown.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Jacob Brown Age: 42 Estimated birth year: abt 1808 Birth place: Tennessee Gender: Male Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Butler, Darke, Ohio.
  4. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Sarah Cable Brown.
  5. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.

Eliza Brown1

F, b. say 1810, d. between 1811 and 1900
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Eliza Brown was born say 1810 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1811 and 1900 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Malinda Brown1

F, b. say 1812, d. between 1813 and 1902
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Malinda Brown was born say 1812 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1813 and 1902 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Mahala Brown1

F, b. say 1816, d. between 1817 and 1906
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Mahala Brown was born say 1816 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1817 and 1906 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Adam Brown1

M, b. 1817, d. between 1851 and 1907
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Adam Brown was born in 1817 at Ohio; 33 OH 1850 census.2 Mary, Catherine and Adam was listed as a household member living with Henry Brown on the 1850 Census at Neave Township, Darke County, Ohio; 146 146 Henry Brown 30 male farmer 500 OH attended school within the yr [!]; Mary Brown 25 female OH attended school within the yr; Catherine Brown 65 female PA; Adam Brown 33 male OH.3 Adam Brown died between 1851 and 1907 at Darke County, Ohio.1

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Catharine Brown
    Name:
    Catharine Brown

    Age:
    65

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1785

    Birth Place:
    Pennsylvania

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Neave, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Adam Brown
    33


    Catharine Brown
    65


    Henry Brown
    30


    Mary Brown
    25.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Catharine Brown
    Name:
    Catharine Brown

    Age:
    65

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1785

    Birth Place:
    Pennsylvania

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Neave, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Adam Brown
    33


    Catharine Brown
    65


    Henry Brown
    30


    Mary Brown
    25.

Rebecca Brown1

F, b. 1818, d. between 1819 and 1908
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Rebecca Brown was born in 1818 at Washington County, Tennessee.1 She died between 1819 and 1908 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Citations

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

Barbara Brown1

F, b. 26 December 1821, d. 24 December 1897
FatherPhilip Brown1 b. c 1760, d. 7 Apr 1848
MotherCatherine Slyger1 b. c 1780, d. c 1870
     Barbara Brown was born on 26 December 1821 at Washington County, Tennessee.1,2 As of circa 1838,her married name was Markwith.3 She married James Jones Markwith at Darke County, Ohio, on 24 October 1847.3,4 Barbara Brown died on 24 December 1897 at Abbottsville, Darke County, Ohio, at age 75.1,2

Family

James Jones Markwith b. 3 Oct 1818, d. 28 Dec 1889

Citations

  1. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  2. [S123] Findagrave.com, online www.findagrave.com, Barbara A Brown Markwith.
  3. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, 1850 United States Federal Census
    about Barbary Markwith
    Name:
    Barbary Markwith

    Age:
    29

    Estimated Birth Year:
    abt 1821

    Birth Place:
    Ohio

    Gender:
    Female

    Home in 1850(City,County,State):
    Van Buren, Darke, Ohio

    Household Members:
    Name
    Age


    Barbary Markwith
    29


    Easter Ann Markwith
    3


    James J Markwith
    30


    John A Markwith
    1


    Morrison Markwith
    11.

  4. [S47] Ancestry.com, online www.ancestry.com, James J Markwith in the Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900.

Elizabeth Artmire1

F, b. 15 November 1752, d. circa 1814
     Elizabeth Artmire was also known as Elizabeth Erdmayer.2 She was born on 15 November 1752 at East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania; baptized Mud Creek Lutheran Church, East Cocalico, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.2,3 She married Jacob Brown II at Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina, on 27 August 1774.3 She married Jacob Brown II at Rowan County, North Carolina, on 29 August 1774.1 As of 29 August 1774,her married name was Brown.1 Elizabeth died circa 1814 at Limestone Cove, Unicoi County, Tennessee. 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.2,3 She died circa 1816 at Washington County, Tennessee.1

Family

Jacob Brown II b. 1752, d. 10 May 1841
Children

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 One World Tree.
  3. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.

Mary "Polly" ?1

F, b. circa 1794, d. between 1851 and 1860
     Mary "Polly" ? was also known as Mary "Polly" Saltz.2 Mary "Polly" ? was also known as Mary "Polly" Salts.2 She was born circa 1794 at North Carolina.2,1 She married husband Salts at Washington County, Tennessee, say 1814.1 As of circa 1814,her married name was Salts.3 She witnessed husband Salts's death at Washington County, North Carolina, say 1815.1 She married an unknown person at Washington County, Tennessee, on 23 January 1816.1 As of 23 January 1816,her married name was Brown.2 Mary "Polly" ? married Jacob Brown II, son of Johann Jakob Braun Sr and Elizabeth Goettgen, on 23 January 1816 at Washington County, Tennessee.2 Mary "Polly" ? 'In the 1850 census Richard and family are living in the same household as the elderly Mary Brown.' , p. 20.4,5 Mary was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at the 4th Subdivision East District, Washington County, Tennessee. 745 772 Mary Brown 56 female 700 NC cannot read/ write; Richard Brown 24 female [sic] farmer TN; Julia F Brown 25 female TN cannot read; John B Brown 2 male TN.6 She died between 1851 and 1860 at Washington County, Tennessee; in 1850 census.1

Family 1

husband Salts b. s 1790, d. s 1815
Child

Family 2

Jacob Brown II b. 1752, d. 10 May 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com.
  2. [S31] Braun Jacob Rowan Roots, online www.gorowan.com/rowanroots/family_files/braun.html.
  3. [S1179] Matthews / Conner / Covey / Salts Family History, online www.saltsfamilyhistory.com, citing Salts Brown, Mary “Polly” ?, Rae, Loraine Bennett, compiled by, Washington County Tennessee Tombstone Inscriptions: Plus genealogical notes, Vol. II, page 275, Charles M. Bennett and the WATAUGA association of Genealogists.
  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.
  6. [S41] 1850 census on Ancestry, online www.ancestry.com, Name: Richard Brown Age: 24 Estimated birth year: abt 1826 Birth place: Tennessee Gender: Female Home in 1850
    (City,County,State): Subdivision 4, Washington, Tennessee.