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Hitson Brown
Birth: 1791, France
Death: Aug. 15, 1872
Upshur County
Texas, USA

Hitson BROWN information from: Encyclopedia of the New West

Father of Hitson Brown was born in France in 1772. He was a military engineer and was killed in the battle of Marengo fighting with Napoleon. At the age of 21, Hitson came to Savannah, Georgia and married Winford Ray. In 1823 they moved to Bibb County, Alabama.
They migrated to Upshur County in East Texas, arriving there Christmas, 1850.
1st patent Hitson Brown in Bibb County, Alabama dated 12/25/1829.
1st deed to Hitson Brown in Upshur County, Texas dated 9/6/1851. Deed out of "heirs of Hitson Brown" to J.M. Mings dated 12/8/1882@ Vol. 6, page 64.
Tax rolls of Upshur County, Texas show Hitson Brown from 1852 to 1876. Shows H. Brown estate in 1881 and Mrs N.C.(Nancy Cox Brown), daughter-in-law, on a farm north of Gladewater, Texas.
NOTE; Article says Hitson born in France but every census shows he was born in Georgia. Allison article failed to mention France. Article by Thomas J. Allison, grandson of Hitson Brown, appeared in Longview Morning Journal beginning 17 Nov.1985.

Residence: 1830-1850 Bibb, Ala, 1860-1870 Upshur County, Texas.

Children of Hitson BROWN and Winford RAY are:

Harriet BROWN, d. date unknown.
Thomas R. BROWN, b. 1820, d. date unknown.
Mary Ann BROWN, b. 1823, Alabama, d. date unknown.
Elizabeth BROWN, b. 1824, d. date unknown.
William H. BROWN, b. 1826, Bibb, Alabama, d. date unknown.
John Briton BROWN, b. 1828, d. date unknown.
Berry G. BROWN, b.1831,Bibb Al. Killed in Civil War,
Nashville, Tn.
+Bluford Washington BROWN, b. January 31, 1831, Bibb, Alabama, d. February 09, 1897, Gregg County, Longview, Texas.
Horatio M. BROWN, b. 1834, Alabama, d. date unknown.
Adalina BROWN, b. 1836, Alabama, d. date unknown.
Julia Ann BROWN, b. 1838, d. date unknown.
Frances M. BROWN, b. 1840, d. date unknown.
Queen Victoria BROWN, b. 1842, d. 1865.
Doctor H. BROWN, b. 1844, d. date unknown.
Patrick Monroe BROWN, b. October 11, 1846, Bibb, Alabama, d.
Aug. 12, 1937 Austin, Tx.
Family links: 
  Winford Ray Brown (1801 - 1882)
  Bluford Washington Brown (1831 - 1897)*
  Queen Victoria Brown (1842 - 1865)*
*Calculated relationship
Non-Cemetery Burial
Created by: N.J "Joanna" Patterson
Record added: Feb 09, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104876588

- Karan Callaway
 Added: May. 12, 2014
Greetings, Miss Kaye, I am another descendant through Queen Victoria Brown Shepperd. If you ever find any more info on our ancestor, get in touch.
- N.J "Joanna" Patterson
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
RIP I'm your 3rd Greatgrandaughter. FromLady Blanche Code Jamison who was daughter of James Fletcher Code who was son of William Code son of Adaline F. Brown your daughter,she was married to Phillip Code, Ireland 1st then to Johnnie Jordon of Miss.Feel fr...(Read more)
- Reva Kaye Jamison Lane Wood
 Added: Oct. 23, 2013
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