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Capt Gustavus Judson Browning
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Birth: May 16, 1830
Rappahannock County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 9, 1885
Orange
Orange County
Virginia, USA

Residence Orange County VA; a 30 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 5/4/1861 as a Captain, he mustered into "I" Co. VA 6th
Cavalry.
Organized the "Orange Rangers" Cavalry division.
Injured 10/5/1861 Culpeper Court House, VA: ankle broken in fall from
horse.
Absent, sick 12/31/1861, recovering at home from injury.

Postwar served in the Virginia House of Delegates 1866-67; married Sally
Thomas in 1867, daughter of Dr. Robert Thomas, a local physician and
farmer who owned the property called "Oakley," a few miles west of the
town of Orange, Va. After Dr. Thomas's death in 1872, the Brownings
inherited "Oakley," which remained in the Browning family until 1914.
Judson and Sally Thomas Browning had four sons, all of whom remained in
the community: Robert Dabney carried on the family farming operations; G.
Judson, Jr., became a prominent merchant in the town of Orange; Alexander
Thomas was Judge of the 9th Judicial Circuit Court; and John William
served as Deputy Clerk, and later Clerk, of the Circuit Court of Orange
County. (Orange County Historical Society Newsletter, Spring, 2004.)
 (bio by: BigFrench) 
 
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 Children:
  Robert Dabney Browning (1869 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graham Cemetery
Orange
Orange County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: PL
Record added: Nov 11, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6920190
Capt Gustavus Judson Browning
Added by: BigFrench
 
Capt Gustavus Judson Browning
Added by: BigFrench
 
Capt Gustavus Judson Browning
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 Added: Apr. 11, 2006
 
 
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