Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   
Flag TN.
Click on Thumbnail for larger Map
Flag TN.
Sarratt/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)©
Rev. Jacob L. BROWNING, 1779-1841


Seventh Generation!
Rev. Jacob L. BROWNING, [SFA-FG 1863] [SFA# 1.2.1.2.01]
(s/o...Jacob,1 & Elizabeth (BYATERS) BROWNING b. Culpeeper Co., VA. or Caswell Co., NC.
(1Gs/o Francis & Ranchel (LNU) BROWNING of Caroline Co,VA 
(2Gs/o John,3 & Rachel (MARRIOT) BROWNING) of Jamestown,VA 
(3Gs/o John,2 & Wife Unknown BROWNING b. London,England; of Jamestown,VA
(4Gs/o William,1 & Wife Unknown BROWNING b. London,England; of Jamestown,VA
(5Gs/o John,1 & Elizabeth (DEMARON) BROWNING b. London,England d. York County,VA 
b. 11 Feb. 1779, North Carolina [REF: #90pg151]
d. 11 Aug. 1841, at the age of 62 years, in Henry Co., Tenn.; 
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
At a 26 yrs he married 2nd on 02 May 1805, Caswell Co., NC.
21 year old Miss ELIZABETH SARRETT;
(1st d/o John,3 & Mary (McMurry) Sarrett)
(1Gd/o JOSEPH,3 & Mary (Unknown) SARRATT of Person Co., NC.
(2Gd/o Samuel,1 & Anna (Unknown) SARRATT) of Prince George's Co., MD.
(3Gd/o Joseph,1 & Katherine (Unknown) SARRAT)The American Progenitor
b. 19 March 1784 in Caswell County, NC.; [REF:#1]
d. after c1857, age 72yrs, Benton Co., TN. [REF:#4]
She was 35 years old (1819) when her parents removed to Humphreys Co, [REF:#6]
(Later reformed to Benton Co.,Tenn.); She was mentioned in and received 
father's Pension, issued on 19 Sep. ; 
She also was mentioned in and received "Half-Pay" Pension
on 13 Jun. 1847; [REF: #1]
They had at least Eight Children born to this Union: [REF: #90pg152]
   1.1 1st Dau: Julianne,  c1805-1875 a70y m. c1837 Merdith S. CORBITT,   7Ch.
   1.2 1st Son: Hosea D.,  c1806-1876 a70y m. c1837 Elizabeth LNU.,      11Ch.
   1.3 2nd Son: Jacob A.,  c1807-1863 a56y m. *1849 Panina BOSWELL,       2Ch.
   1.4 3rd Son: John M.,   c1815-1887 a72y m. *1846 Temperance LASHLEY,   4Ch.
                                           m. *1858 2nd Caroline DURDIN,  4Ch.
                                           m. c1869 3rd Mary (ROGERS) COLLIER, 2Ch.
   1.5 2nd Dau: Elizab.,   c1816-1839 a23y m. c1838 William BOMAR,        1Ch.
   1.6 4th Son: Bennett S. c1818-1874 a56y m. *1845 Emiline SYKES,        8Ch.
   1.7 3rd Dau: Anna J.,   c1828-          m. *1851 David QUILLEN         3Ch.
   1.8 4th Dau: Martha A., c1829-1862 a33y m. c1850 J.J. DURDEN,          5Ch.
            

The Rev. JACOB BROWNING was a
Presbyterian, but he became a Baptist and a Reverend. Did his wife
influence him?; Note [REF: 018.002] has Rev. Jacob BROWNING being born
in "England" no reference to support this, he indicated as being b. in
NC. in Census info.  ..prs

Based on Goodspeed, History of Tennessee, [REF:#18]
he stated that the "Baptist"
church was one of the pioneer churches in "Henry County"
Among the pioneer Baptist ministers were Rev. TRAINER (after whom
Trainer Creek was named), then
   LEWIS BALDWIN,
   SAMUEL McGOWAN,
   Rev. JACOB BROWNING, <--Our Subject!
   JAMES CONYERS,
   JAMES HAYNES and
   LEWIS M. EDGAR.
   [REF: #18 pg 830]

Rev. Jacob BROWNING, can be found in the 1830 Census for
Humphreys Co., TN. [Pg. 315] and the 1832 Tax Roll.

Father-In-Law John3 SARRETT and family, living Pg 311

At the Sep. Term of the Circuit Court of 1832, in Humphreys County,
Tennessee, on 19 Sep. 1832, JOHN, 03. SARRETT, stated in his testimony
regarding "Pension Application" of the American Revolutionary
War that he had been a neighbor of
   JACOB BROWNING,  <--Our Subject!
   JEFF ATCHLEY and
   MIITCHEL CHILBERGS?
   for many years and they can testify to his character.
   [REF: #10 ]

Rev. JACOB BROWNING prepared a "Sworn" statement on this day
of 19 Sep. 1832 as a character witness for (father-in-law) JOHN, 03.
SARRETT, and stated that he was "a Clergyman, resident in the
County of Humphreys County, Tennessee. [REF: #10]

About 1835, when Benton County was formed, the "Schism" in
the Baptist Church began to manifest itself in Benton County, and
it is believed that the first division occurred at the "Rumble
Creek Church", the larger part of the congregation adopting the
"Missionary" faith. "Rushing Creek Church" was converted
at about the same time, and other churches rapidly followed. Among
the earlier ministers of this denomination were JACOB BROWNING and
his son BENJAMIN BROWNING. [REF: #18 pg 846]

On 11 Apr. 1836, the "First" term of the Circuit Court of
Benton County was held at the home of SAMUEL H. BURTON, the Judge
was J. W. COOK,, of the 9th. Judicial Circuit presiding. DORSEY P.
HUDSON, qualified as "Clerk", gave the following person as
"Sureties":
   DENNIS and ROBERT ABLE,
   WILLIS RUSHING,
   LEWIS BREWER,
   G. W. L. HUDSON,
   EPHRAIM PERKINS,
   ROBERT HOLMES, and
   HOSEA D. BROWNING. <--s/o Rev. Jacob & Eliza. (SARRETT) BROWNING
   [REF: #18 pg 834]

Rev. Jacob BROWNING with family can be found in the
1840 Census for the now Benton Co., TN. [Pg. 007]

Father-In-Law John3, SARRETT and family living Pg

Rev. Jacob BROWNING with family can be found in the
1850 Census for Dist. 9, Benton Co., TN. [Pg. 366]


Eight Generation!
Children of Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning

1.1 JULIANE BROWNING; (a.k.a. "Julena")
(1st Dau Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1926]
b. c1805, Caswell Co., NC.
d. c1875, age 70yrs
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: bdr 1837, Benton Co., TN.
Rev. Merdith Smith CORBITT; (a.k.a. "M.S.")
b. 1814, Unknown Co., NC.
d. Unknown
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 7 Children born to this Union: [1850 Census]
  1.1.1 1st Son: Jacob    CORBITT, b. c1837 TN.
  1.1.2 2nd Son: Thomas   CORBITT, b. c1839 TN.
  1.1.3 1st Dau: Louisa   CORBITT, b. c1841 TN.
  1.1.4 2nd Dau: Nancy A. CORBITT, b. c1842 TN. (Twin)
  1.1,5 2nd Som: John     CORBITT, b. c1842 TN. (Twin)
  1.1.6 3rd Son: Henry    CORBITT, b. c1845 TN.
  1.1.7 4th Son: William  CORBITT, b. c1848 TN.

1.2 HOSEA D. BROWNING; 
(1st Son Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1925]
b. 06 Mar 1806 Caswell Co., NC.
d. c1876, age 69yrs, Panola Co., TX.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: (bfr 18327) Henry Co., TN. to
Miss Elizabeth J. LNU;
(d/o M/M LNU Parents) [REF:#002]
b. c1816, Unknown Co., SC. [per 1850 Census]
b. c1815, Unknown Co., TN. [per 1860 Census]
d. Unknown, Panola Co., TX.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 11 Children born to this Union:
   1.2.1  1st Son: John R.,       b. c1832- m. c1851 Gelina Unk., 3Ch
   1.2.2  2nd Son: Joseph S.,     b. c1834
   1.2.3  1st Dau: Nancy,         b. c1835
   1.2.4  3rd Son: Jacob,         b. c1837 m. c1869 TX. Louisa Unk.
   1.2.5  2nd Dau: MaryAnn,       b. c1839
   1.2.6  2nd Dau: Elizabeth, Jr. b. c1841
   1.2.7  4th Son: James,         b. c1844- School Teacher
   1.2.8  5th Son: Felix,         b. c1847
   1.2.9  6th Son: William.       b. c1848-1860 a12y Not in 1860 Census!
   1.2.10 7th Son: Hosea D. Jr.,  b. c1850- m. 16 May 1867 Malissa DAVIDSON,
   1.2.11 3rd Dau: Susan,         b. c1856-1870 a14y Panola Co., TX.

1.3 JACOB ALVA BROWNING; 
(2nd Son Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG ]
b. c1807, Caswell Co., NC.
d. c1863, age 56yrs, Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: on 20 Sep 1849 Benton Co., TN. [REF:#002]
Miss Panina BOSWELL; (a.k.a. "Tenina)
(d/o M/M BOSWELL Parents) [REF:#002]
b. c1829, Unknown Co., NC. [per 1850 & 60 Census]
d. Unknown
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 2 Children born to this Union:
   1.3.1 1st Dau: Josephine, b. c1852
   1.3.2 1st Son: John,      b. c1953

1.4 JOHN MOSES BROWNING;  (a.k.a. "J.M.")
(3rd Son Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1927, 3669, 70]
b. c1815, Benton Co., TN..
d. 27 Jul 1887, age 72yrs Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
He married [his 1st Cousin] on 13 Jan 1846, Benton Co., TN.
21 year old Miss Temperance LASHLEY;
(1st d/o Burwell LASHLEE, Sr. & 2nd Wife: Mary "Polly" SARRETT)
(Gd/o John,3 & Mary W. (McMURRY) SARRETT)
b. c1826, Unknown Co., TN. [per 1850 Census]
d. bfr 1856, age 30yrs, Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had 4 Children born to this 1st Union: [REF:#002]
m. 2nd on 01 Apr 1858, Benton Co., TN. to [REF:#002]
Miss Caroline DURDIN;
(d/o M/M DURDIN Parents)
b. c1833, Benton Co., TN.
d. c1869, age 35yrs Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had 2 Children born to this 2nd Union: [per 1860 Census]
   FIRST MARRIAGE: 1st *1846, Miss Temperance LASHLEY, 2Ch.
   1.4.1  1st Son: Hosa,     b. c1847
   1.4.2  2nd Son: Wm., (1)  b. c1848-1854, a06y bd Benton Co., TN.
   1.4.3  3rd Son: Wm., (2)  b. c1854
   1.4.4  1st Dau: Sarah E.  b. c1856
   SECOND MARRIAGE: 2nd *1858, Miss Caroline DURDIN, 4Ch.
   1.4.5  1st Dau: Mary E.   b. c1859
   1.4.6  1st Son: Albert R. b. c1861
   1.4.7  2nd Dau: Joella E. b. c1862
   1.4.8  2nd Son: Jacob L.  b. c1868
   THIRD MARRIAGE: 3rd c1869, Mrs. Mary (ROGERS) COLLIER, 2Ch.
   1.4.9  1st Son: John N.,  b. c1869
   1.4.10 2nd Son: James L., b. c1873

1.5 ELIZABETH, Jr. BROWNING; 
(2nd Dau Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1928]
b. c1808, Benton Co., TN.
d. c1839, age 31yrs Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: Benton Co., TN.
William BOMAR;
They had at least 4 Children born to this Union: [Carroll Co. Pg 173]
  1.5.1 1st Son: Hozie, 
  1.5.2 2nd Son: John W., 
  1.5.3 1st Dau: Mary, 
  1.5.4 2nd Dau: Nancy 


1.6 BENJAMIN SARRETT BROWNING; [REF: 18 pg 846]
1.6 Rev. BENNETT  SARRETT BROWNING; [REF:#002] [SFA-FG 1929]
(4th Son Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning)
b. c1818,9, Humphreys Co., Tn.; 
d. c1874, a56y, Benton Co., TN;
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married about 1840, (Based on 1860 Census) Benton County, TN. to
EMILINE SYKES,
(d/o M/M SYKES Parents)
b. about 1822, in Tennessee; 
d. Unknown;
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Like his father he also was a Baptist Clergyman, the 
1860 Census list his Real Estate value of $700
and personal value of $524; 
Based on the 1860 Census for Benton County,
They had 6 children born to this union: [REF: #19]
They had 8 children born to this union: [per Census Rec.]
   1.6.1 1st. Dau: JOSEPHINE,1 b. c1846
   1.6.2 2nd. Dau: MARY P.,    b. c1847
   1.6.3 3rd. Dau: ELIZABETH,  b. c1852
   1.6.4 1st. Son: JACOB,2     b. c1853
   1.6.5 3th. Dau: JANE,       b. c1855
   1.6.6 2nd. Son: LOUIS,      b. c1858
   1.6.7 4th. Dau: LAURA B.,   b. c1864
   1.6.8 3rd. Son: H.S.,       b. c1866 

1.7 ANGERINE J. BROWNING; (a.k.a. "Ann")
(3rd Dau Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1930]
b. c1828, Benton Co., TN. [per 1850 Census]
d. Unknown,
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: as 2nd Wife on 07 Feb 1851 Benton Co., TN.
Rev. David QUILLEN, 
b. 1813, Unknown Co., KY.
d. Unknown,
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least Children born to this 2nd Marriage: [per 1860 Census]
   FIRST MARRIAGE: c1843 1st Wife Unknown
   1.7.1 1st Dau: Mary     QUILLIN, b. 1843
   1.7.2 1st Son: Elijah   QUILLIN, b. 1846
   1.7.3 2nd Dau: Clorina  QUILLIN, b. 1849
   SECOND MARRIAGE: *1851 Angerine J. BROWNING,
   1.7.4 1st Son: Jesse    QUILLIN, b. 1853
   1.7.5 2nd Son: Zorister QUILLIN, b. 1854
   1.7.6 3rd Son: Jacob    QUILLIN, b. 1856

1.8 MARTHA Ann BROWNING; 
(4th Dau Elizabeth (Sarrett) & Rev. Jacob Browning) [SFA-FG 1931]
b. c1829, Benton Co., TN. [per 1850 Census]
d. c1862, age 33yrs Benton Co., TN.
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
Married: Benton Co., TN.
J.J. DURDEN;
(s/o Jonathan DURDIN & Sarah Unknown of NC)
b. 1819, Unknown Co., NC.
d. Unknown,
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 5 Children born to this 1st Union: 
He Married: 2nd bfr 1864, Benton Co., TN.
Miss Margaretta Unknown,
b. c1840, Unknown Co., TN.
d. Unknown,
Buried: Cemetery Location Unknown (to me)
They had at least 4 Children born to this 2nd Union: 
  FIRST MARRIAGE: c1851 Miss Martha Ann BROWNING, 5Ch.
  1.8.1 1st Son: John       DURDIN, c1850 d. bfr 1860 age 10yrs
  1.8.2 2nd Son: James      DURDIN, c1852
  1.8.3 1st Dau: Martha A.  DURDIN, c1854
  1.8.4 2nd Dau: Nancy      DURDIN, c1859
  1.8.5 3rd Son: Albert     DURDIN, c1862
  SECOND MARRIAGE: c1864 Miss Margaretta Unknown, 4Ch.
  1.8.6 1st Dau: Leody?     DURDIN, c1864
  1.8.7 2nd Dau: Luanoy?    DURDIN, c1865
  1.8.8 1st Son: Marshall   DURDIN, c1867
  1.8.9 3rd Dau: Jenetty?   DURDIN, c1862

  Source and Reference:
 [REF:#001]   Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.   prsjr@aol.com
Sarrett/Sarrett/Surratt Families of America (SFA)
 [REF:#002]   Ron Humphrey   Date: 29 Apr 1998 19:03:10 EDT
File: JOHNSA~1.FTW (497664 bytes) DL Time (26400 bps): < 5 minutes
From: ronh@frye.networkalpha.com
Ron Humphrey 702 Pecan St., Bastrop, [Bastrop Co.] TX 78602
Decendent & Researcher of Samuel Wesley SARRETT
s/o Washington L. F. SARRETT
1g/s of Wilson Madison SARRATT
2g/s of John3 & Mary (McMuary) SARRETT
 [REF:#003]     

Back
Benton - Index
Back
Families - Index
Home
SFA - Index
NEXT
Source & Ref.
Query
Benton - Queries

These records are part of the "Genealogy Computer Package" *** PC-PROFILE *** Volume - VI. SARRETT Related Family© Compiled and self Published in Oct. 31, 1989 by co-author Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. with the assistance of my mother M. Lucille (WILSON) SARRETT, (1916-1987)

For any additions, corrections, etc on these families, please E-Mail me!

E-Mail: Paul R. Sarrett, Jr., Auburn CA.

Text - Copyright 1996-2002 Paul R. Sarrett, Jr.
Created: Dec. 01, 1996; Aug 25, 2002  Aug 05, 2005