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Rachel Peden Brown
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Birth: 1808
Centerville (Washington County)
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: 1867
Eugene
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA

Rachel Peden, daughter of Alexander Peden b. 1762 and Abigail Walton b. abt. 1771. The Peden family were devout Quakers. Rachel attended Westland Monthly Meeting with her family but in 1825 she and her sisters Lydia and Margaret were accepted to the Short Creek Meeting (Jefferson Co. Ohio) on 20th of Sept. 1825. Joseph and minor brother Alexander got a certificate from Westland Monthly Meetinn to Middleton, Dec. 22nd, 1825. After her parents died, Rachel went to Sistersville, Tyler Co. WV, near where her uncle Obediah Peden had lived as she had many cousins there. She met and later married John Brown b. 1801 there on July 9th, 1827. Their first child Alexander Peden Brown was born at Sistersville, WV. on Nov. 25th, 1828.

They later moved to Hamilton Co. Ohio and then to Eugene, Vermillion Co.IN. The family was blessed with 11 children, Alexander, Israel,Benjamin F., William O, susan E, Jane, Eliza E., Andrew, Esther, Ann and Margaret, all living to adulthood, except Esther.

After Rachel died in 1867, John Brown moved to Fontana, KS. to live with his son oldest son, Alexander and family. John Brown died Jan. 30th, 1877, at age 75. 
 
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 Parents:
  Alexander Peden (1762 - 1825)
  Abigail Walton Peden (1771 - 1825)
 
 Spouse:
  John Brown (1801 - 1877)
 
 Children:
  Alexander Peden Brown (1828 - 1892)*
  Israel Brown (1831 - ____)*
  Benjamin F. Brown (1834 - 1909)*
  William O. Brown (1834 - 1862)*
  Susan E. Brown (1840 - ____)*
  Jane Brown (1842 - ____)*
  Eliza E. Brown Butler (1843 - 1937)*
  Andrew Brown (1846 - 1924)*
  Esther A. Brown (1848 - ____)*
  Ann Brown (1850 - ____)*
  Margaret Brown (1853 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Peden (1792 - 1868)**
  Lydia Peden (1797 - 1843)*
  Ann Peden (1798 - ____)*
  Jesse Peden (1800 - 1878)*
  Darius Peden (1802 - 1863)*
  Joseph Peden (1804 - 1901)*
  Rachel Peden Brown (1808 - 1867)
  Alexander Peden (1810 - 1843)*
  Margaret Peden (1812 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Eugene Cemetery
Eugene
Vermillion County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Waunita M Herron
Record added: Nov 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79874100
Rachel <i>Peden</i> Brown
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My G Grandmother, Rachel, your son Andrew is my Grandfather.
- Waunita M Herron
 Added: Nov. 12, 2011
 
 
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