John Drowning Bear Brown

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John Drowning Bear Brown

Birthdate: (71)
Birthplace: Cherokee Nation East
Death: April 1826 (62-75)
North Carolina, United States
Managed by: Carol Roark Valora
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About John Drowning Bear Brown

Not a known son of Tai Ya Gansi Ni "Dragging Canoe", Principal Chief

John Drowning Bear Brown; born 1755-60, lived at Creek Path. He was not a chief, and not connected to the chief named John Brown (nor was his son John) that was a later man.

  • Wife #1 name unknown, two unknown children who died young
  • Wife #2 named Sarah, children John (died 1822), David , and Catherine (died 1824). The family is well documented since Catherine was a famous convert whose diary was published by the missionaries shortly after her death.
  • Wife #3 (concurrent with Sarah) named Betsy, children Polly, Alexander, Edmund, and Susan.
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John Drowning Bear Brown's Timeline

Cherokee Nation East
April 1826
Age 71
North Carolina, United States