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James Brown

Male Bef 1744 - Aft 1768  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name James Brown 
    Born Bef 1744 
    Gender Male 
    Died Aft 18 May 1768  Lancaster, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I159414  My Genealogy

    Family Jane,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
     1. Hugh Brown, Sr.,   b. Probably Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1812 and 1815, Bullitt County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Brown,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. John Brown,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Patrick Brown,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Brown,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Catherine Brown,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F9479  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • " From: Lshutch@aol.com
      Date: 06/22/05 17:57:29
      To: gsjuhl@mcleodusa.net
      Cc: Lshutch@aol.com
      Subject: Re: Brown GEDCOM
      Page 938 of "The History of Lancaster County (PA), by Ellis and Evans:
      James Brown had 134 acres surveyed by warrant of January 13,1744-1745, in Colerain and Little Britain, to which he added jointlywith his son, Hugh Brown, a warrant for two pieces adjoining one inLittle Britain and one in Colerain, estimated at 80 acres. JamesBrown sold one-half his interest to Hugh Brown, May 4, 1762, andconfirmed it by will dated May 18, 1768, where by the other half wasdevised to John and Mary Briggs, who sold parts to David Baird andMary Cooper, and the remainder to Samuel Reynolds, September 14,1797."
      Information from Larry Schutch: Sources:
      Lancaster Co., PA Will of James Brown, dated May 18, 1768.
      Marriage Records, Bullitt Co., KY
      Bullitt County Will Books A & B--several pages
      Clevidence Family Site
      Obituaries
      Death Certificates
      Census Records
      Sale Bill
      Note: Please contact Larry Shutch for further help with sources andinformation on them.

      [Transcribed by, sljuhl, 23 Jun 2005]