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PVT Ezekiel A Brown
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1837
Jefferson County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 1911
Johnson County
Nebraska, USA

Private EZEKIEL A. BROWN, Co. I, 86th Illinois

Ezekial Brown was born on July 15, 1837 in Jefferson County, Ohio, the son of Henry Allen Brown and Jane (Maple) Brown. Henry Allen Brown was born on ____________ __, 1793 in either Maryland or Pennsylvania, the 1850 census says Maryland, while Jane Maple was born c. 1804/05 in Ohio. Henry and Jane were married on December 16, 1821 in Jefferson County, Ohio.
At the time of the 1850 census, the Browns are found in Brush Creek, Jefferson County, Ohio;
Henry Brown M 56 Maryland
Jane Brown F 45 Ohio
George Brown M 18 Ohio
Margaret Brown F 17 Ohio
Isabel Brown F 16 Ohio
Ezekiel Brown M 14 Ohio
Catharine Brown F 9 Ohio
Sarah Brown F 6 Ohio
Alice Brown F 5 Ohio

Henry Allen Brown died on January 6, 1854 in Guernsey County, Ohio and his mortal remains were laid in the Worthing Cemetery in Guernsey County, Ohio. See his Find A Grave Memorial# 68117365.
Jane (Maple) Brown was married 2nd on June 29, 1857 to William Bradford in Guernsey County, Ohio. William and Jane moved to Indiana where Jane died about 1870 in Richmond County Indiana. Her burial has not been located.

Now to continue with the biography of Ezekiel Brown;
Ezekiel Brown was married to Ruth Fuller on June 26, 1856 in Guernsey County, Ohio. Ruth Fuller was born on January 21, 1830 in Guernsey County, Ohio. She is believed to be the daughter of Thomas R. Fuller (1798 - 1877) and Mary (Johnston) Fuller (1796 - 1872).

At the time of the 1860 census, Thomas Fuller and his family are found in Wheeling Tp, Guernsey County, Ohio;
Thomas R Fuller M 60 Pennsylvania
Mary Fuller F 65 Pennsylvania
Jemima Fuller F 22 Ohio
Ionis Fuller (Jonas?) M 15 Ohio
Samuel Fuller M 12 Ohio
Anne Fuller F 9 Ohio .

Ruth Fuller apparently was the mother of two son's out of wedlock, before she married Ezekiel Brown in 1856. They were Jonas J. Fuller, born 2 Jan 1846 & Samuel A. Fuller, born about 1848.

According to Ruth's will, it appears that Ruth had two illegitimate children when she was in her teens before her marriage to Ezekiel Brown. According to her Will, Jonas Fuller & Samuel Fuller are her two son's named "Fuller" before she married Ezekiel Brown. Sarah & Jonas followed the Brown's to Nebraska, but as passed down thru the family, Ezekiel Brown never allowed Jonas to be in his house. Ruth's will excluded Jonas & Samuel and their children from receiving any of the Ezekiel Brown's estate.

1. Mary Jane Brown Lytle (1857 - 1945)

2. Henry Brown, born July 29, 1859 in Guernsey County, Ohio. Henry died on July 3, 1861 in Guernsey County, Ohio and his mortal remains were laid in the Worthing Cemetery in Guernsey County, Ohio next to those of his grandfather, Henry Allen Brown. See Henry Brown's Find A Grave Memorial# 68117634.

3. Margaret Brown (1862 - 1950)*

4. Sarah Alice "Sallie" Brown Stover (1865 - 1951)

5. Grant William Brown (1867 - 1953)

6. George Thomas Brown (1869 - 1948)

7. Amy Catherine Brown Fuller (1872 - 1962)






ILLINOIS STATE ARCHIVES
Illinois Civil War Detail Report

Name BROWN, EZEKIEL A Rank PVT
Company I Unit 86 IL US INF

Personal Characteristics
Residence LANCASTER, PEORIA CO, IL
Age 25 Height 6' 1 1/2 Hair LIGHT
Eyes BLUE Complexion LIGHT
Marital Status MARRIED Occupation FARMER
Nativity JEFFERSON CO, OH

Service Record
Joined When AUG 7, 1862
Joined Where LANCASTER, IL
Joined By Whom A L FAHNESTOCK
Period 3 YRS Muster In AUG 27, 1862
Muster In Where PEORIA, IL
Muster In By Whom
Muster Out
Muster Out Where
Muster Out By Whom
Remarks DISCHARGED JAN 22, 1865 AT MOUND CITY ILL FOR WOUNDS PVTD IN ACTION AT KENESAW MOUNTAIN GA

At the time of the 1880 census, Ezekiel and his family are found in Todd Creek, Johnson County, Nebraska, where he is farming;
Ezekial A Brown Self M 44 Ohio
Ruth Brown Wife F 47 Ohio
Margaret Brown Daughter F 17 Illinois
Sallie Brown Daughter F 15 Illinois
Grant Brown Son M 12 Illinois
George Brown Son M 10 Illinois
Amy Brown Daughter F 8 Nebraska

At the time of the 1900 census, Ezekiel and Ruth are found in Todd Creek Precinct, Elk Creek village, Johnson County, Nebraska. Ruth is listed as being the mother of 7 children total, six of whom are living. If she had two children before she was married, she is not claiming them or is not being allowed to claim them;
Ezekiel A Brown Head M Jul 1837 63 Ohio
Ruth Brown Wife F Jan 1830 70 Ohio

Private Ezekiel A. Brown died on December 1, 1911 in ___________, Nebraska and his mortal remains were laid in the Grand View Cemetery in Johnson County, Nebraska. Ruth (Fuller) Brown died on November 1, 1916 in Johnson County
Nebraska.

by Baxter B. Fite III and Bob Fuller

 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Allen Brown (1793 - 1854)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth Fuller Brown (1830 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Mary Jane Brown Lytle (1857 - 1945)*
  Henry Brown (1859 - 1861)*
  Margaret Brown (1862 - 1950)*
  Sarah Alice Brown Stover (1865 - 1951)*
  Grant William Brown (1867 - 1953)*
  George Thomas Brown (1869 - 1948)*
  Amy Catherine Brown Fuller (1872 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nancy A. Brown Ewing (1821 - 1910)*
  Rose Ann Brown Ingram (1824 - 1860)*
  George Washington Brown (1831 - 1912)*
  Ezekiel A Brown (1837 - 1911)
  Catherine Lucetta Brown Shryock (1840 - 1926)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Grandview Cemetery
Elk Creek
Johnson County
Nebraska, USA
 
Maintained by: Baxter B. Fite III
Originally Created by: TLC
Record added: Jul 27, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55518136
PVT Ezekiel A Brown
Added by: LoNe Searcher
 
PVT Ezekiel A Brown
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 Added: May. 5, 2011
 
 
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