James Brown (c.1773 - 1852)

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Birthplace: PA, USA
Death: Died in Georgetown, Vermilion, IL, USA
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About James Brown

James BROWN

BORN: ABT 1773 in PA

DIED: 28 Sep 1852 in Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL

OCCUPATION: Farmer

BURIAL: Georgetown, Vermilion Co., IL

NUMBER OF MARRIAGES: 1

MARRIED TO: Elizabeth YOHO 26 Mar 1801 in OH

NUMBER OF CHILDREN: 6

1: Nancy Brown Hendershot ABT 1802 in OH

2: Mary "Molly" Brown Henthorn b. ABT 1804 in OH m. 3 Nov 1820 Nathan G. Henthorn

3: MATHEW BROWN b. ABT 1807 in OH m. 4 Aug 1831 in Vermilion Co, IL Mary Brazelton d. ABT 1882 in TX

4: Catherine Brown

5: Elizabeth Brown

6: Sarah Brown

NOTES:

1: Son Matthew returned from TX. to help settle his father's estate.

2: Daughter Nancy was already deceased at the time of father's death.

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U.S. Census Reconstructed Records, 1660-1820 about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Gender: M (Male)

State: Ohio

Locality: Territory North West of Ohio River

Residence Year: 1800

Household Remarks: Petition, 1 Feb 1798, to Congress from inhabitants of the Scioto seeking a grant of land on the Scioto River beginning at the mouth of Paint Creek.

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Family Data Collection - Marriages about Elizabeth Yoho

Name: Elizabeth Yoho

Spouse: James Brown

Marriage Date (Day, Month, Year): 26 Mar 1801

City: Jefferson

State: OH

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Ohio Census, 1790-1890 about James Brown

Name: James Brown

State: OH

County: Jefferson County

Township: Shortcreek Township

Year: 1807

Record Type: Tax list

Page: 021

Database: OH Early Census Index

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War of 1812 Service Records about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Company: ADAMS' REG'T (1812), OHIO MILITIA.

Rank - Induction: 1 SERGEANT

Rank - Discharge: 1 SERGEANT

Roll Box: 27

Roll Exct: 602

http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/military/1812-a.html

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U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907

about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Issue Date: 16 Sep 1831

State of Record: Illinois

Acres: 80

Accession Number: IL0380__.232

Metes and Bounds: No

Land Office: Palestine

Canceled: No

US Reservations: No

Mineral Reservations: No

Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)

Document Number: 2722

Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties

36 18-N 11-W 2nd PM Vermilion

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U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907

about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Issue Date: 10 Oct 1833

State of Record: Illinois

Acres: 80

Accession Number: IL0620__.020

Metes and Bounds: No

Land Office: Danville

Canceled: No

US Reservations: No

Mineral Reservations: No

Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)

Document Number: 20

Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties

36 18-N 11-W 2nd PM Vermilion

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U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907

about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Issue Date: 10 Oct 1833

State of Record: Illinois

Acres: 80

Accession Number: IL0620__.021

Metes and Bounds: No

Land Office: Danville

Canceled: No

US Reservations: No

Mineral Reservations: No

Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)

Document Number: 21

Legal Land Description: Section Twp Range Meridian Counties

25 18-N 11-W 2nd PM Vermilion

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1840 United States Federal Census about James Brown

Name: James Brown (On same page as son Mathew Brown)

County: Vermilion

State: Illinois

Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1

Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1

Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 1

Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1

Total - All Persons (Free White, Free Colored, Slaves): 4

Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1

No. White Persons over 20 Who Cannot Read and Write: 1

Free White Persons - Under 20: 2

Total Free White Persons: 4

Total All Persons - Free White, Free Colored, Slaves: 4

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1850 United States Federal Census about James Brown

Name: James Brown

Age: 78

Estimated birth year: abt 1772

Birth Place: Pennsylvania

Gender: Male

Home in 1850 (City,County,State): District 21, Vermilion, Illinois

Family Number: 316

Household Members: Name Age

James Brown 78

Elizth Brown 66

Susanna Henthorn 18 (Granddaughter)

Cathne Brown 9

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James Brown's Timeline

1773
1773
PA, USA
1801
March 26, 1801
Age 28
Jefferson, OH, USA
1852
September 28, 1852
Age 79
Georgetown, Vermilion, IL, USA