James Orne Brown1

b. 14 February 1800
Father*William Brown1
Birth*14 February 1800James Orne Brown was born on 14 February 1800 in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1
Research Notes*1830It is very posible that the James O. Brown we have identified in the 1830 census in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, as "our" James Ormond Brown is instead James Orne Brown, son of William and Lucina Brown of Wrentham.2

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S16] 1830 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James O. Brown, Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; Page: 48; NARA Series: M19; Roll Number: 60; FHL Film: 0337918. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Federal Census.

Lemuel Brown1

b. circa 1746, d. 14 September 1818
Birth*circa 1746Lemuel Brown was born circa 1746, as calculated from his recorded age at death.2
Marriage Intention24 August 1770An intention of marriage for Catherine Walton of Reading and Lemuel Brown of Malden was recorded on 24 August 1770 in both Malden and Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Marriage*16 October 1770He married Catherine Walton on 16 October 1770 in the Congregational Church, Wakefield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). They were married by the Reverend C. Prentice, and their marriage was also recorded in Reading and Malden.4,5,6,7
(Husband) Death19 June 1774Lemuel became a widower when Catherine (Walton) Brown died on 19 June 1774.4,8
Marriage*11 April 1775He married second Sarah Draper on 11 April 1775 in Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,4
(Husband) Death7 April 1794Lemuel became a widower for the second time when Sarah (Draper) Brown died on 7 April 1794.9,4
Marriage*9 May 1797He married third Susey Fairbanks, daughter of Joseph Fairbanks and Ithamar Farrington, on 9 May 1797 in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.10,11
(Husband) Death11 July 1813Lemuel became a widower for the third time when Susey Fairbanks died on 11 July 1813.4,12
Death*14 September 1818He died on 14 September 1818 in Wrentham at age 72.13,14

Family 1

Catherine Walton b. c 1748, d. 19 Jun 1774
Children1.Lemuel Brown15 b. 17 Aug 1771, d. 3 Feb 1826
2.William Brown4 b. 18 Oct 1773, d. 2 Mar 1807

Family 2

Sarah Draper b. c 1752, d. 7 Apr 1794
Children1.Sally Brown16 b. 23 Sep 1776, d. 23 Mar 1835
2.Herbert Brown16 b. 28 Dec 1778, d. 28 Jun 1779
3.Herbert Brown16 b. 15 Jun 1780, d. 25 Jan 1781
4.Roxa Brown16 b. 27 Aug 1781, d. 20 Feb 1806
5.Catherine Brown16 b. 6 Jun 1784
6.Nancy Brown16 b. 10 May 1786
7.Polly Brown16 b. 10 May 1786
8.Enoch Brown+1,16 b. 17 Apr 1789
9.Hermon Brown16 b. 17 Jun 1792, d. 21 Sep 1800

Family 3

Susey Fairbanks b. 26 Nov 1751, d. 11 Jul 1813

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 261. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 413.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Marriage Intentions, pages 115 and 191.
  4. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."
  5. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Marriages, pages 208 and 318.
  6. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Reading Marriages, page 470.
  7. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wakefield Marriages, page 165, citing a church record from the Congregational Church.
  8. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 418.
  9. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 413, noting an alternative year of 1798.
  10. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Child Bible Records", noting date as 11 May.
  11. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Marriages, Volume 2, page 288, her name recorded as "Susanna."
  12. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, page 418.
  13. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 413, noting an alternative date of 11 Sep.
  14. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Child Bible Records", noting date as 15 Sep.
  15. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Births, page 9.
  16. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.

Lemuel Brown1

b. 17 August 1771, d. 3 February 1826
Father*Lemuel Brown1 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Catherine Walton1 b. c 1748, d. 19 Jun 1774
Birth*17 August 1771Lemuel Brown was born on 17 August 1771 in Malden, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*3 February 1826He died of cancer on 3 February 1826 in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, at age 54.2,3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Malden Births, page 9. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 418.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935): noting his date of death as 31 (sic) Feb. Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."

Lewis Brown1,2

b. 1877
Birth*1877Lewis Brown was born about 1877 in Illinois.2
Name VariationHis name was spelled in records both as Lewis and as Louis.2,1
Marriage*1 November 1902He married Elsie Todd on 1 November 1902 in Pike County, Illinois.3,1
Census US 1910*29 April 1910Elsie and Lewis Brown were enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 29 April 1910 in Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois. Lewis was 35 years of age and worked doing odd jobs for wages, and Elsie was 26 years of age. They rented their house, had been married for eight years, and Elsie had given birth to four children, three of whom were reported to be living, although only two were enumerated with their parents in 1910. Estella was 9 years old and had attended school within the census year, and Edna was 5 years old and not yet attending school.4

Family

Elsie Todd b. 1884
Children1.Stella M. Brown+1 b. 1901
2.Edna Brown4 b. 1905

Citations

  1. [S1701] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Henry Newton Clark and Stella Brown on 9 November 1920 in Scott, Illinois, USA, referencing FHL Film# 002132366. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  2. [S73] 1920 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Lewis and Elsie Brown, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois; Roll: T625_401; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 158. Hereinafter cited as 1920 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1701] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Elsie Todd and Lewis Brown on 1 November 1902 in Pike, Illinois, USA, referencing FHL Film# 001315808.
  4. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Lewis and Elsie Brown, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois; Roll: T624_318; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1374331. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.

Lucien Brown1

b. circa 1858
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Bolton
5th great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*George Washington Brown1 b. 1828, d. 3 Jan 1865
Mother*Eleanor Kenyon1 b. bt 1833 - 1834
Birth*circa 1858Lucien Brown was born circa 1858 in Illinois.1
(Son) Census US 18607 June 1860Lucien Brown appeared on the 1860 census taken on 7 June 1860 in the household of his parents, George W. Brown and Eleanor (Kenyon) Brown, in Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois. George and Eleanor had four young sons living with them in the household. Cassius was 7, Harold 5, Frank 4, and Lucien 2. Also living with the family and helping with the farm labor was Clarence Shove, George's 22-year-old half-brother. The next family enumerated on the census was the household of James Brown, George's older brother, and members of Eleanor's Kenyon family also lived nearby.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of G.W. Brown, Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois; Roll: M653_204; Page: 14; Image: 15. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.

Lucy Brown1

b. circa 1856
RelationshipsGreat-granddaughter of John Bolton
5th great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*James Ormond Brown1 b. 1824
Mother*Amelia Louisa ______1 b. c 1823
Birth*circa 1856Lucy Brown was born circa 1856 in Illinois.1
(Daughter) Census US 18607 June 1860Lucy Brown appeared on the 1860 census taken on 7 June 1860 in the household of her parents, James Brown and Louisa Brown, in Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois. James and Louisa had four young children living with them in the household. Son, Ormond, was 9, and daughters Alice, Lucy and Amy were 6, 4 and 2, respectively. The previous family enumerated on the census was the household of George W. Brown, James's younger brother, whose household included another brother, Clarence Shove. The next family enumerated on the census was that of Obediah Arnold and his wife, Rosina (or Rosanna) Kenyon, likely a close relation of George Brown's wife, Eleanor Kenyon. It is believed all of these families knew each other in the east, likely Rhode Island or Massachusetts, before migrating to Illinois. Members of the extended Kenyon family also lived on nearby farms.1

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Brown, Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois; Roll: M653_204; Page: 14; Image: 15. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.

Mable Brown1

b. circa 1863
RelationshipsGreat-granddaughter of John Bolton
5th great-granddaughter of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*George Washington Brown1 b. 1828, d. 3 Jan 1865
Mother*Eleanor Kenyon1 b. bt 1833 - 1834
Birth*circa 1863Mable Brown was born circa 1863 in Illinois.1
(Daughter) Census US 187013 July 1870Mable Brown appeared on the 1870 census taken on 13 July 1870 in the household of her mother and step-father, Edward J. Riley and Eleanor Riley, in Sharon, Fayette County, Illinois. The couple's young daughter, Anna, was one year old. Three of Eleanor's children from her marriage to George Brown also resided in the household. Frank B. was 14, Mabel was 8 and Harry was 5.2
(Niece) Census US 1880June 1880Mable Brown appeared on the 1880 census taken on June 1880 in the household of her aunt and uncle, James O. and Amelia L. Brown, in Fowler, Benton County, Indiana. She was 17. Her cousin, Everett, age 18, also resided in the household of his parents and was working as a clerk.3

Citations

  1. [S23] 1880 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of J.O. and "Emelia" L. Brown, Fowler, Bemton County, Indiana; Roll: T9_266; Family History Film: 1254266; Page: 3141.1000; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 0410. Hereinafter cited as 1880 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Edwd J and Ellinor Riley, Sharon Fayette County, Illinois; Roll: M593_220; Page 756; Image: 359. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  3. [S23] 1880 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of J.O. and "Emelia" L. Brown, Fowler, Benton County, Indiana; Roll: T9_266; Family History Film: 1254266; Page: 3141.1000; Enumeration District: 4; Image: 0410.

Mary Brown1

b. 29 April 1706
Birth*29 April 1706Mary Brown was born on 29 April 1706.1
Marriage*23 January 1724She married William Reynolds on 23 January 1724. The date of their marriage was recorded in the old style as 23 November 1723.1,2

Family

William Reynolds b. 7 Jul 1701
Child1.Jeremiah Reynolds+1 b. 23 Jan 1727

Citations

  1. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Men's Minutes, 1783-1800. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  2. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester County, Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1704-1765.

Mary Tyler Brown1

b. 28 April 1813
Father*Enoch Brown2 b. 17 Apr 1789
Mother*Mary Wells Tyler2
Birth*28 April 1813Mary Tyler Brown was born on 28 April 1813 in Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.

Messer Brown1

Marriage*He married Jane Richards.1

Family

Jane Richards
Child1.Ann Brown+1 b. 28 May 1711

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 8. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

Nancy Brown1

b. 10 May 1786
Father*Lemuel Brown2 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Sarah Draper2 b. c 1752, d. 7 Apr 1794
Birth*10 May 1786Nancy Brown was born on 10 May 1786 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2,3
Relationship Note*Nancy and Polly Brown were twins.1,3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."

Oliver Selwyn Brown1

b. 27 September 1835
Father*Enoch Brown1 b. 17 Apr 1789
Mother*Mary Wells Tyler1
Birth*27 September 1835Oliver Selwyn Brown was born on 27 September 1835 in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Ormond J. Brown1

b. 7 September 1850
RelationshipsGreat-grandson of John Bolton
5th great-grandson of Nicholas Boulton
ChartsDescendants of Nicholas Boulton, The Immigrant
Descendants of John Bolton and Zilpah Peirce
Father*James Ormond Brown2 b. 1824
Mother*Amelia Louisa ______2 b. c 1823
Birth*7 September 1850Ormond James Brown was born in 7 September 1850 most likely in Dover, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.2
(Son) Census US 185021 September 1850One-month-old Ormond J. Brown appeared on the 1850 census taken on 21 September 1850 in the household of his parents, James Brown and Amelia Brown, in Ward 11, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.3
(Son) Census US 18607 June 1860Ormond J. Brown appeared on the 1860 census taken on 7 June 1860 in the household of his parents, James Brown and Louisa Brown, in Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois. James and Louisa had four young children living with them in the household. Son, Ormond, was 9, and daughters Alice, Lucy and Amy were 6, 4 and 2, respectively. The previous family enumerated on the census was the household of George W. Brown, James's younger brother, whose household included another brother, Clarence Shove. The next family enumerated on the census was that of Obediah Arnold and his wife, Rosina (or Rosanna) Kenyon, likely a close relation of George Brown's wife, Eleanor Kenyon. It is believed all of these families knew each other in the east, likely Rhode Island or Massachusetts, before migrating to Illinois. Members of the extended Kenyon family also lived on nearby farms.1
(Son) Census US 187024 August 1870Ormond J. Brown appeared on the 1870 census taken on 24 August 1870 in the household of his parents James O. and Amelia L. Brown in Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois. Ormond was 19 and worked as a clerk in a store, and his younger brother, Everett P., was 9.4

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James Brown, Mount Hope, McLean County, Illinois; Roll: M653_204; Page: 14; Image: 15. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S979] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, online at www.ancestry.com, birth record of Ormond James Brown, born 7 Sep 1850 in Dover, son of James O. and Amelia Louisa Brown, residence in Dover. Father a teacher, born in Boston; mother born in New Hampshire. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988.
  3. [S17] 1850 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of James "R" Brown, Boston Ward 11, Suffolk County, Massachusetts; Roll: M432_338; Page: 226; Image: 453. Hereinafter cited as 1850 US Federal Census.
  4. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jas O. Brown, Kewanee, Henry County, Illinois; Roll: M593_230; Page: 26; Image: 54. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Polly Brown1

b. 10 May 1786
Father*Lemuel Brown2 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Sarah Draper2 b. c 1752, d. 7 Apr 1794
Birth*10 May 1786Polly Brown was born on 10 May 1786 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).2,3
Relationship Note*Polly and Nancy Brown were twins.1,3
Marriage*9 February 1809She married Oliver L. Child on 9 February 1809.3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."

Rachel Brown1

Marriage*2 March 1782She married Joseph Thornburg, son of Joseph Thornburg and Ann Armfield, at a Cane Creek Meeting of Friends, Alamance County, North Carolina, shortly before 2 March 1782 the date their marriage was reported to have been orderly accomplished in the customary way.1,2

Family

Joseph Thornburg b. 1 Mar 1759

Citations

  1. [S1512] Randolph County Historical Society, Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. (Paducah, Kentucky: Turner Publishing Company, c1991), Thornburg, page 656. Hereinafter cited as Randolph County, Indiana, 1818-1990.
  2. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, Cane Creek Monthly Meeting, Alamance County, North Carolina, Minutes, 1751-1796, Volume I, page 108. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.

Roxa Brown1

b. 27 August 1781, d. 20 February 1806
Father*Lemuel Brown2 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Sarah Draper2 b. c 1752, d. 7 Apr 1794
Birth*27 August 1781Roxa Brown was born on 27 August 1781 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress),1,3
Death*20 February 1806 and died of consumption on 20 February 1806 in Wrentham at age 24.4,3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."
  4. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, Volume 2, page 413.

Sally Brown1

b. 23 September 1776, d. 23 March 1835
Father*Lemuel Brown2 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Sarah Draper2 b. c 1752, d. 7 Apr 1794
Birth*23 September 1776Sally Brown was born on 23 September 1776 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress),1,3
Death*23 March 1835 and died on 23 March 1835 at age 58.3

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38, her name recorded as "Salley". Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37.
  3. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."

Stella M. Brown1

b. 1901
Father*Lewis Brown1 b. 1877
Mother*Elsie Todd1 b. 1884
Birth*1901Stella M. Brown was born about 1901 in Illinois.2,1
Name VariationHer full given name was Estella.2
(Daughter) Census US 191029 April 1910Estella was enumerated on the 1910 census taken on 29 April 1910 in the household of her parents in Griggsville, Pike County, Illinois. She was 9 years old and had attended school with in the census year.2
Marriage*9 November 1920She married first, as his second wife, Henry N. Clark, son of Oscar Clark and Sarah Overstreet, on 9 November 1920 in Scott County, Illinois.1

Family

Henry N. Clark b. 1892, d. 27 Aug 1977
Child1.Betty Jane Clark3 b. 14 Sep 1923

Citations

  1. [S1701] Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Henry Newton Clark and Stella Brown on 9 November 1920 in Scott, Illinois, USA, referencing FHL Film# 002132366. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1800-1940.
  2. [S40] 1910 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Lewis and Elsie Brown, Griggsville, Pike, Illinois; Roll: T624_318; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 0129; FHL microfilm: 1374331. Hereinafter cited as 1910 US Federal Census.
  3. [S1456] Social Security (U.S.) Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007, online at www.ancestry.com, Social Security information for Betty Clark "Harr", born on 14 September 1923 in Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, daughter of Henry N Clark and Stella M Brown, died on 16 August 1998, agency notes: Jan 1942: Name listed as BETTY CLARK "HARR"; 13 Feb 1992: Name listed as BETTY JANE MYRICK; 22 Aug 1998: Name listed as BETTY J MYRICK. Hereinafter cited as Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007.

Susan Brown1

b. 1800, d. 1874
Birth*1800Susan Brown was born about 1800 in New Jersey.2,3
Marriage*15 February 1821She married Benjamin Beesley on 15 February 1821 in United Methodist Church, Salem, Salem County, New Jersey.4,1,5
Census US 1860*30 August 1860Susan and Benjamin Beesley were enumerated on the 1860 census taken on 30 August 1860 in Bath, Mason County, Illinois. Benjamin was 60 years of age, and his occupation was recorded as "trader". His real estate was valued at $18,500 and his personal estate at $650. Susan was also 60 years of age. Their 22-year-old son Benjamin resided with his parents in 1860. He had real estate valued at $800 and a personal estate valued at $5,000. His occupation was "trader", like his father. Cinderella Moore, who was 16 years old and born in Ohio, also resided in the Beesley household in 1860. No occupation or relationship to the family was recorded, and John M. Beesley, Benjamin's son and young Benjamin's elder brother, was enumerated with his wife and daughters a few entries below theirs on the same census page.6
Census US 1870*30 June 1870Susan and Benjamin Beesley were enumerated on the 1870 census taken on 30 June 1870 in Bath, Mason County, Illinois. Benjamin was 71 years of age and a grocer with real estate valued at $2,000 and a personal estate valued at $400. Susan was 70 years of age and keeping house.7
Death*1874She died in 1874 in Illinois at about age 741
Burial* and was buried in Diamond Grove Cemetery, Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois.1

Family

Benjamin Beesley b. 26 Jul 1799, d. 30 Mar 1885
Children1.John M. Beesley+8,9 b. 1829
2.Benjamin Franklin Beesley+1,9 b. 1838, d. 14 Jul 1892

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Brown) Beesley, Memorial# 13206980. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah (Brown) Beesley, Memorial# 13206980, noting her place of birth as Pennsylvania.
  3. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Susan and Benjamin "Beasley", Bath, Mason, Illinois; Roll: M653_210; Page: 534; Family History Library Film: 803210, reporting the place of Susan's birth as New Jersey. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  4. [S1733] New Jersey, U.S., United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970, online at www.ancestry.com, Benjamin Beesley and Susan Brown, Salem, Salem County, 15 February 1821. Hereinafter cited as New Jersey, U.S., United Methodist Church Records, 1800-1970.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Benjamin Beesley, Memorial# 13206952.
  6. [S18] 1860 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Benjamin and Susan "Beasley", Bath, Mason, Illinois; Roll: M653_210; Page: 534; Family History Library Film: 803210.
  7. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of "Benjn" and Susan Beesley, Bath, Mason, Illinois; Roll: M593_255; Page: 19A; Family History Library Film: 545754. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.
  8. [S18] 1860 US Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of John M. and Mary M. Beesley, Bath, Mason, Illinois; Roll: M653_210; Page: 534; Family History Library Film: 803210.
  9. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Benjamin Franklin Beesley, Memorial# 13207116.

Susannah G. Brown1,2

b. 12 August 1790, d. 1824
Birth*12 August 1790Susannah G. Brown was born on 12 August 1790 in South Carolina.1,2
Marriage*She married, as his first wife, Ryderus Clark Gillham Sr., son of John Gillham and Sarah Clark.1,2,3
Death*1824She died in 1824 at about age 341,2
Burial* and was buried in Wanda Cemetery, South Roxana, Madison County.2

Family

Ryderus Clark Gillham Sr. b. 13 Jun 1783, d. 29 Nov 1846
Children1.Lydia Gillham4,2 b. 1808
2.Samuel Parker Gillham+1,2 b. 21 Dec 1809, d. 6 Sep 1878

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Samuel Parker Gillham, Memorial# 7170430. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susannah G. (Brown) Gillham, Memorial# 91413343.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ryderus Clark Gillham, Sr., Memorial# 5085681.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lydia (Gillham) Gillham, Memorial# 195386980.

Thomas Brown1

b. 31 August 1691, d. before 8 May 1750
Birth*31 August 1691Thomas Brown was born in Scotland, probably about 31 August 1691.1
Marriage*between September 1723 and October 1723He married Ruth Large between September 1723 and October 1723 at a Buckingham Meeting of Friends, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Death*before 8 May 1750He died in Berkeley County, West Virginia, before 8 May 1750, the date his will was probated1
Burial* and was buried in the Hopewell Friends Burial Ground, Clear Brook, Frederick County, Virginia.1

Family

Ruth Large b. 1702/3, d. 22 May 1763
Children1.William Brown1,3 b. 10 Jan 1726, d. Feb 1800
2.Thomas Brown IV4,1,2 b. 1728, d. Oct 1796

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Brown, Memorial# 100478564; created by Darrell Brown. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ruth (Large) Brown, Memorial# 18582516; maintained by Darrell Brown.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Brown, Memorial# 100483046; created by Darrell Brown.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Brown IV, Memorial# 116467578.

Thomas Brown IV1

b. 1728, d. October 1796
Father*Thomas Brown1,2,3 b. 31 Aug 1691, d. b 8 May 1750
Mother*Ruth Large1,3,2 b. 1702/3, d. 22 May 1763
Birth*1728Thomas Brown IV was born in 1728 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*10 June 1748He married Margaret Moon, daughter of Simon Moon and Lauretha Humphrey, on 10 June 1748 at a Hopewell Meeting of Friends, Frederick County, Virginia.4,5,6,7,1,8
(Brother) Relationship NoteBrothers William Brown and Thomas Brown IV married sisters Hannah and Margaret Moon.6,5
Death*October 1796He died in October 1796 in Guilford County, North Carolina.1

Family

Margaret Moon b. 1731

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Brown IV, Memorial# 116467578. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Brown, Memorial# 100478564; created by Darrell Brown.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ruth (Large) Brown, Memorial# 18582516; maintained by Darrell Brown.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Moon) Brown, Memorial# 100486286; created by Darrell Brown.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Moon, Memorial# 130069620; created by Darrell Brown and containing an impressive amount of useful and documented genealogical information.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lauretha "Lowry" (Humphrey) Moon, Memorial# 130072145; created by Darrell Brown.
  7. [S1424] U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, online at www.ancestry.com, New London Monthly Meeting, Guilford County, North Carolina, Quaker Marriage Records. Hereinafter cited as U.S. Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935.
  8. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Margaret (Moon) Brown, Memorial# 116468095.

William Brown1,2

Family

Child1.James Orne Brown3 b. 14 Feb 1800

Citations

  1. [S16] 1830 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com. Hereinafter cited as 1830 US Federal Census.
  2. [S278] Multiple editors and compilers, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Descendants of the Pilgrims Who Landed at Plymouth, Massachusetts, December 1620, volumes 1-23 (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1975), Volume 23, Part 2, page 101. Hereinafter cited as Mayflower Families through Five Generations.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 37. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

William Brown1

b. 18 October 1773, d. 2 March 1807
Father*Lemuel Brown1 b. c 1746, d. 14 Sep 1818
Mother*Catherine Walton1 b. c 1748, d. 19 Jun 1774
Birth*18 October 1773William Brown was born on 18 October 1773 in Wrentham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,2
Death*2 March 1807 and died on 2 March 1807 in Wrentham at age 33.3

Citations

  1. [S1002] Records copied by Mrs. L.A. Child from a Bible printed by Kimber and Sharpless of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and, in 1935, in the possession of Miss Ella E. Emerson of Stoneham, Massachusetts. "Notes: Child Bible Records", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Volume 89, pages 386-387 (1935). Hereinafter cited as "Child Bible Records."
  2. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.
  3. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Deaths, page 418.

William Brown1

b. 10 January 1726, d. February 1800
Father*Thomas Brown2,3 b. 31 Aug 1691, d. b 8 May 1750
Mother*Ruth Large4 b. 1702/3, d. 22 May 1763
Birth*10 January 1726William Brown was born on 10 January 1726 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.3
Marriage*4 February 1748He married Hannah Moon, daughter of Simon Moon and Lauretha Humphrey, on 4 February 1748 at a Hopewell Meeting of Friends, Frederick County, Virginia.1,3
(Brother) Relationship NoteBrothers William Brown and Thomas Brown IV married sisters Hannah and Margaret Moon.5,6
Death*February 1800He died in February 1800 in Alamance County, North Carolina, at age 74.3

Family

Hannah Moon b. 1729, d. 1799

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Moon) Brown, Memorial# 100486286; created by Darrell Brown. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Brown, Memorial# 100478564; created by Darrell Brown.
  3. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, William Brown, Memorial# 100483046; created by Darrell Brown.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Ruth (Large) Brown, Memorial# 18582516; maintained by Darrell Brown.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Lauretha "Lowry" (Humphrey) Moon, Memorial# 130072145; created by Darrell Brown.
  6. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Simon Moon, Memorial# 130069620; created by Darrell Brown and containing an impressive amount of useful and documented genealogical information.

William Henry Brown1

b. 20 November 1825
Father*Enoch Brown1 b. 17 Apr 1789
Mother*Mary Wells Tyler1
Birth*20 November 1825William Henry Brown was born on 20 November 1825 in Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.1

Citations

  1. [S451] Massachusetts Vital Records to the Year 1850 - NEHGS, online at www.newenglandancestors.org, Wrentham Births, Volume 1, page 38. Hereinafter cited as Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 - NEHGS.

Edmund Browne1

Marriage*He married Anne Woder.1

Family

Anne Woder
Child1.Reverend Edmund Browne1 b. 28 Oct 1606, d. 22 Jun 1678

Citations

  1. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 3: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife, Volume 167, pages 149-156. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."

Reverend Edmund Browne1

b. 28 October 1606, d. 22 June 1678
Father*Edmund Browne2
Mother*Anne Woder2
Baptism*28 October 1606He was baptized on 28 October 1606 in Lavenham, Suffolk County, England.2
Marriage*19 June 1639He married, as her second husband, Anne Whiting, daughter of Anthony Whiting and Anne Sherman, on 19 June 1639.1
Occupation*1640When a church was formed in Sudbury, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England), in 1640, Edmund was selected to be their first pastor.2,3
Death*22 June 1678He died on 22 June 1678 in Sudbury, Middlesex County, at age 71.2

Family

Anne Whiting b. c 1608, d. b 20 Jan 1689/90

Citations

  1. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex, and their Wives", New England Historical & Genealogical Register. Note: This article, in 6 Parts, spans six issues of the Register. It is thoroughly researched and fully sourced, and includes a wealth of knowledge on the Shermans and their extended families. Only a very small amount of the information available in Mr. Wood's article is included in this researcher's website project. Volumes 166 - 168 (October 2012 - January 2014): Part 2: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife, Volume 167, pages 35-54. Hereinafter cited as "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex."
  2. [S1327] Michael Johnson Wood, "The Earliest Shermans of Dedham, Essex", Part 3: Henry Sherman the Younger and His Wife, Volume 167, pages 149-156.
  3. [S1328] Alfred Sereno Hudson, History of Sudbury, Massachusetts, 1638-1889, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Sudbury, Massachusetts: The Town of Sudbury, 1889), page 98. Hereinafter cited as History of Sudbury, Massachusetts.

Elizabeth Browne1

b. 1826, d. 7 June 1897
Father*Henry Browne Esq.2
Birth*1826Elizabeth Browne was born about 1826.1
Marriage*20 July 1844She married Philip Dignan Esq. of Enfield, son of Philip Dignan and Mary Bodkin, about 20 July 1844 in the Roman Catholic Church of Ballintubber and Ballymoe, Ballymoe, County Roscommon.1,2
(Wife) Death5 September 1879Elizabeth became a widow when Philip Dignan died on 5 September 1879 in the 59th year of his age.3,4,5
Death*7 June 1897She died on 7 June 1897 in South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at age 711
Burial* and was buried in Plot 8C-116 of South Brisbane Cemetery, Brisbane City, Queensland.1

Family

Philip Dignan b. 1820, d. 5 Sep 1879
Children1.Son Dignan6 b. 8 Nov 1847
2.Edward Ffrench Dignan7 b. 23 Nov 1862, d. 16 Aug 1943
3.Frederick Arthur Dignan8 b. 26 Nov 1864, d. 27 May 1905
4.Margaretta Wilhelmina Dignan9 b. 23 Mar 1868, d. 14 Sep 1870

Citations

  1. [S2022] Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current, online at www.ancestry.com, Elizabeth (Browne) Dignan, Memorial# 48739330. Hereinafter cited as Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current.
  2. [S1621] Irish Newspapers, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Roscommon and Leitrim Gazette, Boyle, Saturday, 20 July 1844, page 3 of 4, column 5. Hereinafter cited as Irish Newspapers.
  3. [S2021] Trove - Australia Newspapers and Gazettes, online at https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/; Trove is a collaboration between the National Library of Australia and hundreds of Partner organizations around Australia, The Brisbane Courier, (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), Saturday, 6 September 1879, page 4, DIGNAN.—On the 5th September, at River View, Old Ipswich-road, in the 59th year of his age, Philip Dignan, of H. M. Customs, Brisbane, and formerly of Enfield-house, County Roscommon, Ireland. Hereinafter cited as Trove - Australia Newspapers and Gazettes.
  4. [S2022] Australia and New Zealand, Find A Grave Index, 1800s-Current, online at www.ancestry.com, Philip Dignan, Memorial# 48723687.
  5. [S1621] Irish Newspapers, online at www.findmypast.com, The Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser, Dublin, Tuesday, 25 November 1879, page 1 of 8, column 1.
  6. [S1621] Irish Newspapers, online at www.findmypast.com, The Pilot, Dublin, Monday, 8 November 1847, page 4 of 4, column 6.
  7. [S2023] Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Edward Ffrench Dignan on 23 November 1862 in Queensland to Philip Dignan and Elizabeth Browne, registered in 1862 in Queensland, Australia, referencing page 3810 and registration number B001436. Hereinafter cited as Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922.
  8. [S2023] Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Frederick Arthur Dignan on 26 November 1864 in Queensland to Philip Dignan and Elizabeth Browne, registered in 1865 in Queensland, Australia, referencing page 3810 and registration number B003481.
  9. [S2023] Australia, Birth Index, 1788-1922, online at www.ancestry.com, birth of Margaretta Wilhelmina Dignan on 23 March 1868 in Queensland to Philip Dignan and Elizabeth Browne, registered in 1868 in Queensland, Australia, referencing page 3810 and registration number B008400.

Henry Browne Esq.1

Family

Child1.Elizabeth Browne+1 b. 1826, d. 7 Jun 1897

Citations

  1. [S1621] Irish Newspapers, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Roscommon and Leitrim Gazette, Boyle, Saturday, 20 July 1844, page 3 of 4, column 5. Hereinafter cited as Irish Newspapers.