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DESCENDANTS OF JAMES BROWN OF SCOTLAND

The first 5 generations, Scotland, Ireland and America


FIRST GENERATION

1. JAMES BROWN was born between 1650 and 1670 in Scotland.

    He died on July 12, 1690 killed at the Battle of Boyne, Ireland. His RELATION is 7th G Grandfather of William M Worth.
    His Wife is unknown to me
    JAMES BROWN had the following children:
    +2 i. JAMES BROWN 2nd born between 1675 and 1695


 

SECOND GENERATION

2. JAMES BROWN 2nd was born between 1675 and 1695 in Scotland. He died in Ireland.

    His RELATION is 6th G Grandfather of William M Worth.
    He had two wives but both are unknown to me
    He was married to UNKNOWN 1ST WIFE in Scotland. UNKNOWN 1ST WIFE was born about 1695 in Scotland.
    Her RELATION is 6th G Grandmother of William M Worth.
    JAMES BROWN 2nd and UNKNOWN 1ST WIFE had the following children:

    +3 i. JOHN BROWN SR. born about 1700
    He was married to unknown 2ND WIFE in Ireland. Unknown 2ND WIFE was born about 1695
    JAMES BROWN 2nd and unknown 2ND WIFE had the following children:

    +4 i. James BROWN 3rd ESQ. Born about 1722


 

THIRD GENERATION

3 JOHN BROWN SR was born about 1700 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died in Ireland.
    His RELATION is 5th G Grandfather of William M Worth.
    He was married to UNKNOWN JOHNSON in Ireland. UNKNOWN JOHNSON was born about 1700.
    HER RELATION is 5th G Grandmother of William M Worth.
    JOHN BROWN SR and UNKNOWN JOHNSON had the following children:
    +5 i. JOHN BROWN born about 1729

4. James BROWN 3rd ESQ was born about 1722 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He was married to Grazilla KENNEDY about 1740 in Ireland. Grazilla KENNEDY was born about 1720 in Ireland.
    James BROWN 3rd ESQ and Grazilla KENNEDY had the following children:
    +6 i. Capt. James BROWN SR Amer. Rev War born on February 2, 1742


 

FOURTH GENERATION

4. JOHN BROWN was born about 1729 in County Cavan, Ireland. He died in County Cavan, Ireland.

    His RELATION is 4th G Grandfather of William M Worth.
    John Brown was 14 years old when his Uncle James Brown the son of Grazilla Kennedy was born. These two were Grandfathers of James E Brown who was the 5th of the name in a direct line John Brown JR, Lived in Co Cavan Ireland And were people of wealth. They kept 20 cows and never sold a Qt of Milk or a pound of butter. They kept open house hunted and had a good time.

    The early BROWN records were secured by one of the descendants in 1892. They were found in Dublin in one of the public buildings where records were kept. A British shilling stamp had to be surrendered before James E Brown of Sewickley PA could make a search. "Quoted from Graff History"

    He was married to MARGARET EATON 1st wife, Ireland.
    MARGARET EATON was born about 1748 in Ireland. She died in 1793 in Ireland.
    Her RELATION is 4th G Grandmother of William M Worth.
    JOHN BROWN and MARGARET EATON had the following children:

7 i. James BROWN was born about 1768 in County Cavan, Ireland. He died on December 2, 1776 in Ireland

+8 ii. JOSEPH BROWN SR born in 1770

+9 iii. John BROWN born in 1773

+10 iv. Robert BROWN SR ESQ born in 1775

+11 v. Jane [Jenny] BROWN born in 1767

12 vi. George BROWN was born about 1777 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died after 1840 in Kittanning PA

+13 vii. Betty BROWN born about 1779

14 viii. Anne BROWN 21 was born about 1782 in County Cavan, Ireland

+15 ix. Nancy BROWN born about 1785

+16 x. William BROWN born in 1790

+17 xi. David M. BROWN born in 1790

    He was married to Maria Susan IRWIN 2nd wife about 1796 in Ireland. Maria Susan IRWIN 2nd wife was born about 1765 in Ireland

JOHN BROWN and Maria Susan IRWIN 2nd wife had the following children:

18 i. Thomas BROWN was born in 1798 in County Cavan, Ireland

    He died in Armstrong Co. PA. ? USA

19 ii. Frank BROWN was born about 1800 in County Cavan, Ireland

+20 iii. Irwin BROWN born about 1801

21 iv. Margaret BROWN was born about 1802 in County Cavan, Ireland

22 v. MARY BROWN was born about 1804 in County Cavan, Ireland

 

6. Capt. James BROWN SR Amer. Rev War was born on February 2, 1742 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died on November 6, 1830 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA. 88 yrs 9mo 4d. old. He was buried in 1830 the old cemetery at Kittanning, PA. His RELATION is 1st Cousin 6 times removed of William M Worth.. James Brown[1742-1830] came to America and settled first at Carlisle PA and then to Kittanning PA Capt. Continual line Amer. Rev War inscribed on his tombstone 1775--1883
    Enlisted, 1776, in the 12th PA regiment under Col. William Cooke; commissioned Captain 1778, of a Reg. of Foot in Col. William Will's Reg. He was at Valley Forge with Washington
    Official records from Vol. 5 page 334 Kittanning, Armstrong, PA court house "departed this morning 6 Nov 1830 James Brown of this Boro 88 yrs 9 mo. 4 days Native of Ireland, served in the Amer. Rev War 3yrs 6 mo. He was a member of the Methodist Church"
    DAR records #64885 and #60577

Kittie Smullin Ensign

Born in LaSalle ILL descendant of Capt. James Brown and SGT Andrew Boggs

Daughter of John Wesley Smullin [1821-1897] and Margery Harris Boggs [1828-1908] married in 1844

Grand Daughter of Thomas Smullin and Grizilla Brown, his wife and John Harris Boggs [1804-1891 and Catherine Hoover [1803-1883 his wife married 1826

GG Granddaughter of Sgt. Andrew Boggs and Margery Harris his wife born in Swissvale, PA and recent from Capt. James Brown through Grizilla Brown.

James Brown [1742-1830] enlisted in the 12th PA Reg. under Col. William Cooke commissioned Capt. in 1777 in the 13th Reg.

Also #60577 Andrew Boggs who served as Sgt. in Capt. Daniel McClellands Co. 7th BTL Cumberland County PA Militia under Col. James Purdy. He died in PA

DAR records of Elsie Belle Ensign #82483

Daughter of above Kittie Smullin Ensign

Descendant of Gidion Deming, William Ensign, Capt. James Brown and SGT Andrew Boggs Daughter of Herbert Dwight Ensign and Kittie Belle Smullin [his 2nd wife]

Granddaughter of Caleb W Ensign and Orpha Deming his wife and John Wesley Smullin and Margery Harris Boggs his wife

G Granddaughter of Gideon Deming and Deborah Kellogg his wife, William Ensign and Mary Wadham his wife, Thomas Smullin and Grizilla Brown his wife and John Harris Boggs and Catherine Hover his Wife

GG Granddaughter of Andrew Boggs and Margery Harris his wife and Gideon Deming

DAR records of Lousia Elizabeth Dodd Smith # 49247

Capt. James Brown -- Mary Meach

Their Daughter Nancy Brown [1792-1850] married John Dunlap [1794--1835]

Their daughter Mary Elvalina Dunlap [1822-1896] married John Dodd [1819--1902]

Their Daughter Lousia Elizabeth Dodd Born 1861 Married William August Smith born 1863

He was married to Mary MEACH in May 1774 in Carlisle PA. Mary MEACH was born in 1752 in Carlisle, PA. She died on August 23, 1826 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA. 74 yrs.

She was buried in OLD cemetery Kittanning PA

Capt. James BROWN SR Amer. Rev War and Mary MEACH had the following children:

+23 i. Rebecca Jane BROWN born on October 5, 1777

+24 ii. Grizilla BROWN born about 1779

+25 iii. Nancy BROWN born in 1792

+26 iv. Robert BROWN born on March 3, 1797

+27 v. James BROWN JR born in 1780

+28 vi. John M. BROWN born in 1804


 

FIFTH GENERATION

8. JOSEPH BROWN SR was born in 1770 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died on March 29, 1846 in Franklin TWP Armstrong, CO. PA He was buried in OLD cemetery Kittanning, PA
    His RELATION is 3rd G Grandfather of William M Worth.
    The 1820 census shows him in Buffalo Twp Armstrong Co PA. He also lived in Butler, Armstrong, PA in 1837
    He was married to NANCY LEARD (daughter of John LEARD and Nancy Agnes MCWHINNEY) in 1801 in Indiana CO. PA 51 NANCY LEARD was born about 1779 in Donegal, Ireland. She died on November 19, 1869 at 90 yrs Franklin TWP. Armstrong CO. PA She was buried in Kittanning, PA. OLD cemetery.
    Her RELATION is 3rd G Grandmother of William M Worth.
    The name LEARD [Scottish spelling] also LAIRD [Irish spelling] means LORD. They originally came from Scotland to Ireland sometime around 1600 to build a bridge over the Shannon at Carrwick-on-Shannon. The LEARD who came to Ireland was Glover Leard. He was a building engineer. The family settled in Drumshanbo, County Leitrim in Ireland and the family farm is still there operated by the LAIRD'S. In fact it is a bed and breakfast and you can stay there. Family members started coming to America about 1790.
    The name Leard is pronounced LARD so in looking for genealogy make sure you check for LARD on the census sheets. The spelling of Leard and Laird is intermixed. Brothers and sisters living next to each other with all 3 spellings.
    JOSEPH BROWN SR. and NANCY LEARD had the following children:

29 i. Joseph Eaton BROWN was born about 1801 in Indiana CO. PA. He died YOUNG.

+30 ii. John Eaton BROWN born on February 25, 1803

+31 iii. Betty Jane BROWN born in 1804

32 iv. Samuel BROWN was born in 1806 in Kittanning, Armstrong CO. PA

33 v. Esther Caldwell BROWN was born in 1808 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA

    She died in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA She was buried in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA. Cemetery.

+34 vi. Robert L [Tiger Bob] BROWN born in 1809

+35 vii. MARGARET [PEGGY] BROWN born in 1810

+36 viii. Joseph D BROWN born in 1814

+37 ix. Mary Anne BROWN born in 1816

38 x. Nancy BROWN was born on May 4, 1818 in Kittanning, Armstrong CO. PA.

    She died in 1909 in Swissvale, Miss. Unmarried. She was buried in 1909 in Kittanning, PA. Cemetery. She was the last surviving child of this family.

39 xi. Phoebe BROWN was born about 1820 in Kittanning, Armstrong CO. PA

40 xii. Rebecca BROWN was born about 1823 in Kittanning, Armstrong CO. PA

+41 xiii. LEARD BROWN born in 1825

9. John BROWN was born in 1773 in County Cavan Ireland.

    He died on September 18, 1835 in Suger Creek Armstrong, PA John was born in County Cavan, Ireland of pure Scotch ancestry, the family having come to northern Ireland to escape religious persecution. He came to America in 1792, settling near New Alexandria, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania where he married Catharine. He traveled with a group of other men to Sugar Creek Township and on February 7, 1804 purchased for 19 shillings an acre, 250 acres of land that a patent had been previously granted to Charles Campbell and Elisha Wick. John began construction of a cabin but returned to Westmoreland County for the winter. John, his pregnant wife and their three small girls returned to near the new cabin in March of 1805, stopping at a little schoolhouse where James, the oldest son was born. The farm, located on the Kittanning and East Brady road near the Midway Presbyterian Church, through the years was known as the "Brown family" farm. The farm was sold in 1988 by the remaining Brown heirs - Brown, Chesebro' and Harrold families. John was a Presbyterian Church elder and Justice of the Peace Commissioned by Governor McKean "for district No. 2, called Buffalo District" January1, 1807, taking his oath of office February 9. With the power to arrest, John enforced the Blue Laws to the letter. Any one passing his house on secular business on Sabbath was arrested and kept there until Monday morning when they were released and warned not to offend again. September 7, 1826 resurveyed of land boundary between "John Brown, Esq. and Elisha and Jeremiah Weeks" is first document we have of the "Brown Homestead". Other adjacent land owners were Reuben Burket (sp?) and Alexander Forster (should be Foster) - John Brown file Documented agreement between John Brown and John Crawford dated April 16, 1831 details how the two "set hands" in agreement for John to purchase 40 acres of land in Sugar Creek Township, Armstrong Co, PA adjoining the John Brown and Mary Fulton lands by paying $40 after survey and $20 seven months later to John Crawford. John's will dated September 22, 1835 and as recorded in the Kittanning Court House.

    In the name of God, Amen.

    I, John Brown of Sugar Creek Township, knowing that it is appointed unto all men once to die, and being sick and low in body, but sound in mind and memory, for which I desire to bless God, an my body to the earth whenever it shall please God to separate my soul and body, and my body to have a decent and Christian burial, in hope of a joyful Resurrection. As to my earthly estate with which it has pleased God to bless me, I give and dispose of it in the following manner: Ruthie Brown, for her support during her natural life time, the under mentioned property 12 bushels wheat and 12 bushels buckwheat, 100 pounds pork, 30 pounds beef, 16 pounds of coffee, three bushels potatoes and six pounds wool in the rolls: likewise the mare and the milk cow, to be kept with the other cattle belonging to the estate. Likewise the back room of the kitchen, with firewood cut and hauled. The above property to be considered her dowry arising from the profits of my estate, the increase of the cattle to be for the use of the house. 2nd. I do bequeath to my son James that piece of land he lives upon, purchased from Thomas Hindiman, the balance due to be paid out of my estate, according to an article made on the same, $120 to be paid in the space of four years, to be considered James Brown's part of my estate. 3rd. I do hereby leave and bequeath to my son John the land whereon he liveth, lying on the turnpike road, near Kittanning, with the roan colt to be kept till he is three years old, for his use. The said John Brown to pay my daughters, Jinny Hindman, Susie McClatchy, and Pollie Millen each $10, to be paid in five years. To my son Matthew I bequeath the part of the home farm on which he liveth. To my son Robert I bequeath the part of the estate on which he liveth, with all personal property and buildings, after the settlement of the estate.

    John Brown.

    Witnesses l James Adams l Samuel Wallace

    He was married to Catherine FOSTER (daughter of James FOSTER and Mrs. Catherine FOSTER) in 1798. Catherine FOSTER was born in 1779 in County Donegal, Ireland. She died on February 25, 1813 in Suger creek Armstrong, PA She was buried in Cowansville, Armstrong, PA Presbyterian Cemetery. Catherine's death of fever was the result of catching the fever from a soldier who, with many of his comrades, was given shelter at the Brown home when returning from the Revolutionary War. She came from Ireland to Wilmington Delaware

    John BROWN and Catherine FOSTER had the following children:

+42 i. Jane "Jinnie" BROWN born on January 24, 1799

+43 ii. Susan [Susie] BROWN born on November 3, 1800

+44 iii. Mary [Polly] BROWN born on May 16, 1803

+45 iv. James Shields BROWN born on March 24, 1805

+46 v. John BROWN 11 born on July 23, 1807

+47 vi. Mathew BROWN born on April 3, 1810

+48 vii. Robert BROWN born on May 2, 1812

10. Robert BROWN SR ESQ was born in 1775 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died on April 4, 1858 in Armstrong, CO. PA 83 yrs. He was buried in OLD cemetery Kittanning PA. He Emigrated from Ireland 1795 to Philadelphia, PA.
    He was married to Rebecca Jane BROWN (daughter of Capt. James BROWN SR Amer. Rev War and Mary MEACH) on February 23, 1796 in 1st Presbyterian Church Carlisle, PA 2nd cousinÕs 1st wife.
    Rebecca Jane BROWN was born on October 5, 1777 in Carlisle PA She died on April 18, 1815 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA. She was buried in Kittanning PA Cemetery. Her tombstone reads

    "She died respected and beloved by all and lamented by all her acquaintances

    My flesh shall slumber in the ground

    Till the last trumpets joyful sound

    Then burst the chain in sweet suprise

    And in my SAVIORS image rise

    In memory of Mrs. Rebecca Brown

    Died 18 Apr 1815 Age 38 yrs "

    Robert BROWN SR ESQ and Rebecca Jane BROWN had the following children:

49 i. James BROWN was born on December 2, 1796. He died on December 8, 1796

+50 ii. James Elwyn BROWN born on May 5, 1799

+51 iii. John Parks BROWN born on May 8, 1801

+52 iv. Margaret Matilda Eaton BROWN born on April 29, 1803

53 v. Joseph BROWN was born on May 26, 1805 in Kittanning, PA.

    He died on February 9, 1814 in Kittanning, PA.

+54 vi. Mary Maria BROWN born on April 29, 1807

+55 vii. Robert Eaton BROWN born on October 23, 1809

56 viii. Rebecca Jane BROWN was born on December 19, 1811 in Kittanning, PA.

    She died on February 18, 1813 in Kittanning, PA
    He was married to Phebe BRATTON (daughter of James BRATTON Amer. Rev War and Isabel BRATTON) on March 4, 1816 in Kittanning, PA 2nd wife. Phebe BRATTON was born on March 13, 1783. She died on July 22, 1851 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA She was buried in Kittanning, PA. Cemetery.

    Robert BROWN SR ESQ. and Phebe BRATTON had the following children:

+57 i. Rebecca Jane BROWN born on October 2, 1817

11. Jane [Jenny] BROWN was born in 1767 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She died in 1850 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA.
    She was buried in 1850 in Kittanning, PA. Cemetery. She came to America in 1804 with Children John, Adams, Jane and Joseph after the death of her husband in Ireland. She bought a large track of land in Kittanning, PA
    She was married to Andrew MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] on December 17, 1784 in Kilskerry, County Tyrone, Ireland. Andrew MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] was born about 1767 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He died in 1804 in Ireland. He was buried in Ireland. Jane [Jenny] BROWN and Andrew MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] had the following children:

+58 i. John MOSGROVE [MUSGRAVE] born in 1785

59 ii. Adams MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] was born in 1789 in Ireland.

    He died 1810 unmarried in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA

60 iii. Margaret MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] was born in 1792 in Ireland.

She died before 1804 in Ireland.

61 iv. Elizabeth MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] was born in 1795 in Ireland.

    She died before 1804 in Ireland.

62 v. Jane MUSGRAVE [MOSGROVE] was born in 1797 in Ireland.

    She died between 1850 and 1855 in Kittanning, Armstrong PA.

+63 vi. Joseph MOSGROVE born on October 4, 1800

    She was married to Unknown HUGHES 2nd Hus in Kittanning, Armstrong Co PA. Unknown HUGHES 2nd hus was born about 1770.
    Jane [Jenny] BROWN and Unknown HUGHES 2nd Hus. had the following children:

64 i. Elizabeth HUGHES was born in 1809 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA.

    She died 1863 unmarried in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA

13. Betty BROWN was born about 1779 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She was married to Unknown Thompson
    Unknown THOMPSON was born about 1775.

15. Nancy BROWN was born about 1785 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She was married to Unknown MONTGOMERY.
    Unknown MONTGOMERY was born about 1785.

16. William BROWN was born in 1790 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He died after 1850 in Armstrong Co PA.
    He was married to MRS Jane BROWN about 1833. MRS Jane BROWN was born in 1805. William BROWN and Mrs. Jane BROWN had the following children:

65 i. Sarah Ann BROWN was born in 1833

+66 ii. William BROWN born in 1837

+67 iii. John BROWN born in 1840

68 iv. George BROWN was born in 1843

69 v. Mathew BROWN was born in 1845

70 vi. Martha B BROWN was born in 1848

71 vii. Joseph BROWN was born in 1850

17. David M BROWN was born in 1790 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He was married to Elizabeth TRUBY (daughter of John TRUBY) on May 11, 1820 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA.
    Elizabeth TRUBY was born on April 22, 1798 in Greensburg, Westmoreland, PA. She died after 1886.
    Volume 11 Kittanning, Saturday May 13 1820 No 62
    Marriage, on Thursday last by the Rev Mr. Mohler, Mr. David M Brown of this place, to Miss Elizabeth Truby, daughter of Mr. John Truby SR of Buffalo TWP Armstrong county
    Mrs. Betsey Brown was living in Gilpin TWP when she died

20. Irwin BROWN was born about 1801 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America. He died in 1891 in Armstrong CO. PA. USA Irwin Brown brought his wife and family of seven children to America in 1851, locating in Armstrong county, PA. For four years he worked in the rolling mills at Kittanning, and then moved to Kiskiminetas township, where he bought 200 acres of land. On this he lived the remainder of his life, and since his death in 1891, his children have made their home there, the property never having been divided. His wife passed away in 1889. They had twelve children, eight of whom are living, viz.: Thomas, Elizabeth, Isabel, John, Mary, Alexander, Frank and Margaret.

    The Brown family is singularly blessed, for these brothers and sisters live together in perfect unity and happiness. They are exceptionally intelligent, and capable of bearing their part in the development of their neighborhood. They all belong to the Episcopal Church, the elder ones having been baptized in the Church of England prior to the family migration. The men of the family are Republicans, steadfast in their support of the party. The Brown home is one of the most hospitable in Armstrong county, and guests are cordially welcomed. The homestead owned by them in common is one of the finest in the county, and includes an orchard of apple trees that in 1911 bore a banner crop. There are other fruits, and all kinds of vegetables and grains are raised. It is a matter of pride with the members of this family to live up to the high moral standard set by their parents, and they are highly esteemed wherever known.

    Source: Page 799, Armstrong County, PA, Her People, Past and Present, J H Beers & Co. 1914

    Transcribed October 1998 by James R Hindman for the Armstrong County Beers Project Published 1998 by the Armstrong County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project Published 1998 by the Armstrong County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

    He was married to Margaret JOHNSON. Margaret JOHNSON 115,116 was born about 1801 in Ireland. She emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America. She died in 1889 in Armstrong CO PA. HER nephew became Governor of PA 1848-1852

    Irwin BROWN and Margaret JOHNSON had the following children:

72 i. Thomas BROWN was born on July 1, 1830 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He emigrated in 1851 from Ireland to America.
    http://www.pa-roots.com/~armstrong/beersproject/history.html

    Thomas Brown
    Source: Page 799, Armstrong County, PA "Her People, Past and Present," J H Beers & Co 1914 Transcribed October 1998 by James R Hindman for the Armstrong County Beers Project
    Published 1998 by the Armstrong County Pennsylvania Genealogy Project

73 ii. Elizabeth BROWN was born about 1833 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

74 iii. Isabella BROWN was born about 1833 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

75 iv. John BROWN was born about 1837 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He emigrated from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

76 v. Mary BROWN was born about 1839 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    She emigrated from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

77 vi. Alexander BROWN was born about 1842 in County Cavan, Ireland.

    He emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

78 vii. Frank BROWN was born about 1845 in County Cavan, Ireland.

He emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

79 viii. Margaret BROWN was born about 1847 in County Cavan, Ireland.

She emigrated in 1851 from County Cavan, Ireland to America.

23. Rebecca Jane BROWN was born on October 5, 1777 in Carlisle PA.

    She died on April 18, 1815 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA She was buried in Kittanning PA Cemetery. Her tombstone reads

    "She died respected and beloved by all and lamented by all her acquaintances

    My flesh shall slumber in the ground

    Till the last trumpets joyful sound

    Then burst the chain in sweet suprise

    And in my SAVIORS image rise

    In memory of Mrs. Rebecca Brown

    Died 18 Apr 1815 Age 38 yrs "

    She was married to Robert BROWN SR ESQ (son of JOHN BROWN and MARGARET EATON) on February 23, 1796 in 1st Presbyterian Church Carlisle, PA. 2nd cousins 1st wife. Robert BROWN SR ESQ was born in 1775 in County Cavin, Ireland. He died on April 4, 1858 in Armstrong, CO. PA. 83 yrs. He was buried in OLD cemetery Kittanning PA. Immigration from Ireland 1795 to Philadelphia, PA. Rebecca Jane BROWN and Robert BROWN SR ESQ had the following children:

49 i. James BROWN born on December 2, 1796

+50 ii. James Elwyn BROWN born on May 5, 1799

+51 iii. John Parks BROWN born on May 8, 1801

+52 iv. Margaret Matilda Eaton BROWN born on April 29, 1803

53 v. Joseph BROWN born on May 26, 1805

+54 vi. Mary Maria BROWN born on April 29, 1807

+55 vii. Robert Eaton BROWN born on October 23, 1809

56 viii. Rebecca Jane BROWN born on December 19, 1811

24. Grizilla BROWN was born about 1779 She died in 1831.

She was married to Thomas SMULLIN about 1800.

Thomas SMULLIN was born about 1777.

Grizilla BROWN and Thomas SMULLIN had the following children:

+80 i. John Wesley SMULLIN born in 1821

25. Nancy BROWN was born in 1792 in Carlisle, PA.

    She died in 1850.
    She was married to John DUNLAP
    John DUNLAP was born in 1794. He died in 1835
    Nancy BROWN and John DUNLAP had the following children:

+81 i. Mary Elvina DUNLAP born in 1822

26. Robert BROWN was born on March 3, 1797 in Carlisle, PA.

    He died on February 16, 1879 in Allegheny, Allegheny, PA
    He was married to Ester WILSON on April 13, 1820 in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA. Ester WILSON was born on January 27, 1802 in Cherry Run, Clarion, PA. She died on June 5, 1890 in Allegheny, Allegheny, PA

27. James BROWN JR was born in 1780 in Carlisle PA.

    He died on February 15, 1829 in Armstrong. CO PA He was buried in 1829 in Kittanning, Armstrong old cemetery. They had 6 children He was a carpenter. His WifeÕs name is not known
    Cemetery Records show of a son of J and G Brown who died in 1827.
    He died on Sunday the 15th 1829 in Kittanning PA at 50 yrs after a lingering pulmonary disease
    He left a wife and 6 children
    He was married to MRS G BROWN. MRS G BROWN was born about 1785
    James BROWN JR and MRS G BROWN had the following children:

82 i. Robert BROWN was born in 1823

    He died on August 21, 1827 at 5 years old. He was buried in Kittanning PA Cemetery.

28. John M BROWN was born in 1804 in Carlisle, PA

    He died on February 15, 1829 in Kittanning, PA at 25 yrs 6mo
    He was buried in 1829 in Kittanning Armstrong, PA Cemetery.
    His wife is not known
    John M BROWN had the following children:

83 i. John M. BROWN was born in 1820 in Kittanning PA

    He died on November 6, 1845 in Kittanning PA He was buried in 1845 Kittanning cemetery


 

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William M. Worth by email at: bmworth28@mail.cdelightband.net

 

SOURCES

1. The history of the Brown Family of Kittanning, Armstrong, CO PA

Kittanning Public Library and Historical Society.

2. E-mail rebcav@cnnw.net

Neale Scott Brown
19855 E. Summertime Drive
Sandy, Oregon 97055.

3- Mother of John Brown SR

4- Mother of James Brown the Third

5- Samuel Leard from Kittanning PA at email srleard@hotmail.com

Samuel R and Anna G Leard
Robert D Leard
111 Cedar Drive Apt 1A
Kittanning PA 16201.

6- 1840 census

7- 1820 Census Armstrong Co PA. Brown George 1820 Plum Creek TWP.

Rec # 262.

8- 1830 Census Armstrong Co. PA. Brown George 1830 Wayne Twp.

Rec # 207.

9- 1860 census Rural Village Armstrong CO PA

10- 1820 Census Armstrong Co PA. Brown Thomas 1820 Redbank TWP

Rec # 273.

11- 1830 Census Armstrong Co PA. Brown Thomas 1830 Clarion TWP

Rec # 228.

12- Cemetery Records in my files.

13- L.D.S. film 1698029

Early deaths and Marriages in Armstrong County, PA

This book of deaths and marriages is compiled from newspapers housed

in the Public Library in Kittanning, Armstrong, PA

The Volumes Include

Kittanning Gazette 17 Aug.1825--30 Aug. 1828, 6 Sep 1828--25 Dec 1830, 1 Jan. 1831--30 Oct 1837,

The Armstrong Democrat 12 Apr 1837--6 May1841, 20 May 1841--4 May 1848 incomplete

The Mentor-J Alexander, 9 Dec.1862-28 Jul 1864.

Compiled by Constance Louise [Leinweber] Mateer
RD 5 Box 252M
Kittanning, PA 16201-8003 in 1994.

14- 1820 Census Armstrong Co PA. Brown James SR 1820 Kittanning Town Rec # 307.

15- GEDCOM file imported on 5 May 1999 from Neale S Brown rebcav@cnnw.net.

16- Kittanning PA courthouse records. 3 Aug 1826 Mrs. Mary Brown Consort of James Brown SR. Died at 74 years old.

17- The early Brown Records were Secured by one of the Descendants in 1893 They were found in Dublin one of the Public Buildings Where Records were kept, A British Shilling Stamp had to be surrendered before a search could be made by James E Brown of Sewickley PA

" Quoted from Graff History

18- Letters of the family history from my Grandmother [his Joseph Brown great Granddaughter] Elizabeth Lee Finley Copes in my file

They built a hotel and ran it on the West Side of the Alleg river abt

1802-3 in Kittanning, Armstrong, Pa. It is now [1995] Applewood subdivision.

19- Cemetery Records My Grandmothers Notes in my files.

20- Copy of his will in my files Wife and 11 surveying children listed

ST Paul's ESP. Church Records Cemetery Records Armstrong CO Vital Stats Copes in my files.

21- Listed in daughters Mary Ann, Marriage notice as of Buffalo, Twp 1837.

22- courthouse records official Kittanning Pa.

In 1837 He lived in Buttler, Armstrong, PA.

23- Copy of his Will in my files Registered 12 may 1858 Kittanning PA. Courthouse Vol. 2 pages 46-47

Robert Brown Sr. Wife Phebe daughter Rebecca Jane
Sons James, John and Robert Executors
To Rebecca Jane Mansion House, out house and 13 acres of land adjoining.

24- Attorney at Law Jane COOPER
1550 The Alamada Suite 330
San Jose, CA 95126
e mail at JCooper153@aol.com. For Truby family Records

25- By Mary Truby Graff. Families. 108 Arch Street Kittanning, PA

26 Glenda James Mosgrove 1979. 1066 to 1979 with allied families. Page 149-162.

27- 1830 Census Armstrong CO PA.
Brown William 1830 Kittanning TWP
Rec # 198.

102. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

103. Maiden name not known.

104. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

105. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

106. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

107. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

108. 1850 Census Armstrong CO PA.

109. Twin to William Brown

110. The history of the Brown Family of Kittanning, Armstrong, CO PA


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