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Anna Crane Brown
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1815
Marion
Wayne County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 4, 1858
DuPage County
Illinois, USA

Daughter of Zebina Crane Sr.
and his wife Anna Gould.
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Hannah was the first wife of
James Brown Jr. whom she married
on Jan. 10, 1833.
He was the son of James Brown Sr.
and his wife Orinda Gary.
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They came to Illinois in 1834.
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James Jr. was a farmer and
a veterinary surgeon.
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Some say that James and Hannah
donated part of their farm for the
Big Woods Church and cemetery.
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Hannah and James Brown Jr.
had 11 children:
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1. Dewitt C. Brown.
b. May 10, 1834.
m. Louisa Beam, on Oct. 18, 1857.
d. Nov. 18, 1890.
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2. Ann Eliza Brown.
b. Feb. 28, 1836.
m. B. H. Miles Dean (her cousin).
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3. Frances Elizabeth Brown.
b. April of 1838.
m. Francis M. Church.
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4. Charles Rollings Brown.
b. June 14, 1840.
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5. Mary Ellen Brown.
b. May 18, 1842.
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6. William A. Brown.
b. March 31, 1843.
m. Minerva Rash.
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7. Louisa Amelia Brown.
b. June 13, 1844.
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8. Sarah Matilda Brown.
b. Oct. 25, 1846, at Big Woods, in
Winfield twp. DuPage County Illinois.
m. Jesse Childs Wheaton Jr.
on Dec. 30, 1866, at Big Woods,
DuPage County Illinois.
Jesse Jr. was born in 1842, the
son of Jesse Childs Wheaton Sr.
(born in 1813), for whom Wheaton,
Illinois is named after.
They owned 275 acres.
Children: Edith May, Henry Ward,
and Sadie Brown Wheaton.
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9. James Henry Brown.
b. Dec. 6, 1848.
m. Maria Bruce.
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10. David Gould Brown.
b. Dec. 29, 1849.
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11. Myron Cary Brown.
b. June 26, 1855.
m. Viola Musgrove.
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SORCES:
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"Historical Encyclopedia
of Illinois" by Norman Bateman,
Volume 2, pages 1072 and 1073.
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"Genealogy of the Crane Family"
by Ellory Bicknell Crane.
Pages 371 and 372.
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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Zebina Crane (1772 - 1823)
  Anna Gould Crane (1774 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  James Brown (1810 - 1879)
 
 Children:
  Louisa Brown (1844 - 1857)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jacob Gould Crane (1795 - 1870)*
  Hannah Crane Dean (1804 - 1884)*
  David Crane (1806 - 1849)*
  Obediah Crane (1808 - 1874)*
  Sarah Ann Crane Ketchum (1810 - ____)*
  Rachel Crane Kent (1814 - 1892)*
  Anna Crane Brown (1815 - 1858)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Big Woods Cemetery
Eola
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Nancy Heib
Originally Created by: Timothy Ory
Record added: Jun 20, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38570435
Anna <i>Crane</i> Brown
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Anna <i>Crane</i> Brown
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