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James Green BROWNING was born on 22 May 1808 in Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee. He was baptized into the LDS church on 15 Dec 1842. He was buried in Nov 1878 in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah. He died on 20 Nov 1878 in Ogden, Weber, Utah. He has reference number 1LS1-G9. He was christened in Sumner County, Tennessee. BRIEF LIFE HISTORY OF JAMES GREEN BROWNING James Green Browning was born on 22 May 1808 at Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee. He was the son of Edmund Browning and Sarah Allen. As far as I know he spent his early years in Sumner County. He was a Blacksmith, farmer, and Cooper by trade. He met Mary Ann Neel (Neal) who was also known as Polly Ann, and they were married on 20 November 1827 in Sumner County, Tennessee. James and Mary Ann lived in Dry Fork, Sumner County, Tennessee, where two children were born to them: Clifton Smith, born 15 September 1828 and Sarah Ann, born 10 October 1830. From there they moved to Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, where a third child, Edmund Thomas, was born 30 November 1833. Soon afterward they moved to Adams County, Illinois, and four more children were born to them: David Henry, born 16 March 1835; Jane Neal, born 4 August 1837; Isaac Austin, born 25 December 1840; and Eliza Elizabeth (also known as Mary Ann America), born 4 August 1843. It was while they lived in Adams County that they heard about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. At this time part of the family was baptized, Clifton being the first on 15 January 1842. Mary Ann, the mother, was next in May 1842 and James Green followed on 15 December 1842. By the year 1856 all the other children were baptized into the church. The family moved to Nauvoo, Illinois and, along with the other saints, were cruelly persecuted. They were closely associated with the Prophet Joseph Smith. It was in the year 1846 that they started the exodus with the pioneers to Council Bluffs, Iowa, where Delilah Charilla was born on 4 August 18... Marriage: November 20, 1827, age 19, Marriage to James Green Browning, Sumner, Tennessee, United States Death: 20 Nov 1878 in Ogden, Weber, Utah Family members Wife: Mary Ann Browning (born Neel) Daughter: Sarah Ann Bunker (born Browning)


Son of Edmund Lloyd Browning and Sarah Allen. Husband to Olive Hills, Mary A Neel, Harriet L Chase and Ann Wood. Came to Utah in 1850. Was second Bishop of Weber. City Councilman.

  • Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy: Mar 29 2016, 5:10:31 UTC
  • Residence: Wayne, Illinois, United States - 1833
  • Residence: Weber, Utah Territory - 1850
  • Residence: Utah, United States - 1870
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James Green Browning's Timeline

1808
May 22, 1808
Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
1828
September 15, 1828
Age 20
Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
September 15, 1828
Age 20
Far West, Caldwell County, Missouri, United States
1830
October 10, 1830
Age 22
Near Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
October 10, 1830
Age 22
Sumner County, Tennessee, United States
1833
November 30, 1833
Age 25
Fairfield, Wayne, Illinois
November 30, 1833
Age 25
Fairfield, Wayne County, Illinois, United States
1835
March 16, 1835
Age 26
Adams County, Illinois, United States