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Edith "Edy" Preston Brown
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1786
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul., 1879
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA

Wife of Francis Asbury Brown.

Mother of Thomas, Mary, Daniel, William, Wallace, Julia, Jefferson, Lawrence, Isabel, and Nathan Brown.

Daughter of Nathaniel Preston and Elizabeth Vaughn.

Per The Early Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky, p. 98:

From a deposition taken from Elizabeth Preston Burgess, Edy's father's sister, on 9-2-1839 in Nathan's Revolutionary War Record, states Nathan and Elizabeth raised several children, the oldest, Nancy is now about 58. The second child was Eddy (Edy, Eda or Edith) Preston who is about 53. Edy married Frances Asbury Brown. 
 
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 Parents:
  Nathaniel Preston (1750 - 1832)
  Elizabeth Vaughn Preston (1755 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  Francis Asbury Brown (1786 - 1869)
 
 Children:
  Mary Oneida Brown Van Hoose (1809 - 1852)*
  Wallace Washington Brown (1816 - 1900)*
  Julia Ann Brown Borders (1820 - 1903)*
  Isabel Brown Borders (1823 - 1885)*
  Nathan Asbury Brown (1828 - 1882)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy Preston Hylton (1781 - 1871)*
  Edith Preston Brown (1786 - 1879)
  Mary Polly Preston Damron (1789 - 1834)*
  Matilda Preston Lewis (1803 - 1883)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Old Town Cemetery
Paintsville
Johnson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Debbie Rowe Clarkston
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39219980
Edith Edy <i>Preston</i> Brown
Added by: Glenn
 
 
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