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From: Gary Vanderostyne <>
Subject: [BROWN-L] Roll Call BROWN William, ElihuVA>NC>SC>Ind>Ill>MO>KS>OK
Date: Sun, 5 Sep 1999 18:36:30 -0500

I am researching Elihu Brown b. 1798 NC or Tn or Sc M April 1822 Knox Co. Tenn Jane Brockus daughter of William Brockus of Grainger Co. Tenn. moved to Putname Co. Ind prior to 1830.d. April, 1862 Thorntown, Boone Co., Ind. Married 2nd in Montgomery Co., Ind Elinor Hamilton
Children by 1st marriage
1. Mary Jane Brown b. Tenn 1823 married about 1849 ___Largent, married 2nd Jacob Brown of Montgomery Co.,Ind son of Thomas Brown and Mary Hutchins. After 1868 Moved to Cass Co. Missouri. died after 1882.
2. Unknown son born about 1825
3. Catherine Brown married about 1847 Joseph W. Pickering, lived Boone and Warren Co., Ind, moved 1869 possible Stone Co. Missouri then by 1875 at Cherokee Co., Ks
4. Joseph Allen Brown b. 1833 Married 1854 Anna E. Cox, Montgomery Co., Ind. Moved somewhere in Ia, after that, back to Boone Co by 1860, He and Anna E. Cox had following children.
a. William E. Brown b. 1856 Iowa d. 1928 Garfield, Ok
b. Joseph Alexander Brown c. 1860 Ind d. about 1934 Chico, California
c. Henry Cyrus Brown c. 1862 Ind d. c 1936 in El Reno, Oklahoma
d. Lincoln Oliver Brown c. 1865 Ind.last heard of in California
Anna Cox Brown with parents William and Amy Cox moved to Kansas in 1870

After spring of year, he never returned to Ind, but married a widow with three children,Catherine Potts Cundiff in Sangamon Co., Ill in 1865
Children by this marriage
e. Henry Allen Brown b. 1866 Petersburg, Ill (Menard Co?) d. Canton, Ill in 1934
f. Preston Brown b. 1868 d.c 1910 in Train accident Ark.
Married 3rd time in Mason Co. Ill
Laura Lane. Children by that marriage.
g Rachel Brown b. 1875 died young
h. Alice May Brown b. 1876 married1. Banyon 2. ___lived Ks, Ok died in Oregon
I. Joseph W. Brown b. 1878 nothing further is known.
Laura died about 1880 in Sumner Co., KS,
Joseph Allen married 4th time Harriet Munn, a widow, marriage ended with divorce.
unnamed male child in divorce papers, Harriet Munn asking to return to her former name. Assume the child was raised with the Munn last name.
Joseph Allen Brown marries 5 th time Mary Jordan, widow with no children,Cowley Co., Ks c 1885Children

j. Inez Brown b. about 1886 Grenola Ks, died Independence Ks after 1970 married McKain.

Resuming children of Elihu and 2nd wife Eleanor Hamilton

5. Hannah Brown b. Boone Co Ind 1838 married Atkinson lived Parke Co., Ind
6. James Brown b. 1840 Thorntown, married Abigail McNabb 1865 lived Ks and died Okla 1904
7. John Brown b. 1842 no information
8. Henry E. Brown b. 1844 no information
9. Claiborne C. Brown b. 1845 CW died 1911 in Madison or Anderson Co, Ind
10.Lavisa Brown b.1846 died after 1880 married John Parsons
11. Robert Brown b. 1849 no futher information.

Believe Elihu Brown to be related to the following Brown family due to Guyan Brown signing marriage bond, with a Wm Brown signature on the back as though was witness to marriage.

1. William Brown b. c 1720-1730
wife Martha (some report Martha) still living in 1820 Knox Co. Tenn

(Children as listed in will written in 1803 Knox Co. Tenn)

a. Thomas Brown (believed to be the Thomas Brown b. 1753 Augusta Co VA, lived Rowan Co., Nc and SC, around the Lancaster Co area in the Waxhaw region. Moved to Sullivan Co., Tenn about 1782, Hawkins Co., Tenn and Smith and Warren Co., Tenn died in Warren Co. Tenn 1849. Rev War)
b. Alexander Brown b. ca 1755 in Va or Rowan Co., Nc. Lived in Hawkins Co 1790-1800m, perhaps longer. May have moved to Green, Dade, Poke Co, Missouri with Leeper Family about 1838.(If he is the brother of Thomas then he also served in the Rev War according to Thomas above statements)
c. Robert Brown b. 1758 Rowan Co, Nc lived with brother Thomas and father William in the Waxhaw region until overrun by the British in 1780, then moved to Mechlenberg Co., NC, May have married a LYON family member lived Hawkins, Knox, Roane, Smith and Warren Co.Tn died 1849 Warren Co Tenn. Known brother of Thomas. Also served in the Rev War.
d. William Brown b.c 1760, SC/NC May have been living anywhere. Perhaps living adjacent to Robert in Hawkins Co. May have lived in what became Grainger Co., Tenn, May have moved with a son Francis b. about 1780 to Putnam Co. Ind. May have son named Isaac b.Va May have son Elihu b. NC
no evidence of ever filling for Rev War pension. died after 1830 Putnam Co., Ind, but if he is the brother of Thomas Brown, then he was also one of the four brothers name by Thomas to be in the Rev War.
e. Rebecca Brown b. c 1762 SC married James D. Harrelson, lived in Knox Co.,Tenn until about 1820, may have moved with her son to Green Co. Tenn where she died 1849
f, Felix Brown b. c 1765, living in Hawkins Co., Tenn in 1786, married Jane Leeper c 1786, moved to Knox Co and bought 200 acres from father William Brown on Lyon Creek, in Knox Co, but on the line with Jefferson Co adj to Strawberry Plains.
g. Agnes (Ann) Brown b. 1767 married Thomas? Fulton, may have moved to Roane Co., Tenn.
h. Mary Brown b.c 1769 married Hugh Fulton d.c 1830 buried at Strawberry Plains.
i. John Brown b. after 1770, but listed on tax roles of Knox Co in 1803 with father William and brother Felix.

Any information about these Browns or Fulton, Lyon,Leeper, Clark, Brockus would be appreciated

c. Robert Brown b. 1758 Rowan Co.

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