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George Washington Brown

Birthplace: Newbury, Cayahoga, OH, United States
Death: December 19, 1906 (79)
Charleston, Wasatch, UT, United States
Place of Burial: Charleston, Wstch, UT
Immediate Family:

Son of Nathaniel Brown and Avis Brown
Husband of Elizabeth Amy Brown; Amy Elizabeth Brown and Emma Lorena Brown
Father of Isaac Nathaniel Brown; Sidney Hancock Brown; Brigham John Brown; George Washington Brown and Ethan Leonard Brown
Brother of Nathaniel Brown; Isaac Hill Brown; Nathaniel Brown; Sydney William Brown; James Andrew Brown and 4 others

Managed by: Clair Webster Gudmundson
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About George Washington Brown

"...Brown, George Washington – (2nd Ten) Born Jan. 25, 1827, at Newbury, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, to Nathaniel and Avis Hill Brown. As a child, he accompanied his father, a frontiers-man, into the West. After the death of his father in 1837, his mother returned east and settled in Chautauqua Co., N.Y., where she joined the Church. Brown was baptized in Sugar Creek, Iowa, and became a bodyguard of Joseph Smith. After making the journey to the Salt Lake Valley, he returned to Council Bluffs. In 1848 he went to Missouri and farmed for two years. In 1850, he returned to the Valley bringing his mother, brother, and sister with him. He married Elizabeth Amy Hancock in 1852. She died in 1862. He then married Emma Barrows. He lived in many locations in Wallsburg and Charleston, Wasatch Co., Utah where he farmed for the rest of his life. He was ordained a high priest in 1877. He died at age 79 on Dec. 19, 1890, in Charleston..."


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George Washington Brown's Timeline

January 25, 1827
Newbury, Cayahoga, OH, United States
September 1846
Age 19
June 12, 1859
April 11, 1860
Age 33
December 19, 1906
Age 79
Charleston, Wasatch, UT, United States