|Birth: ||May 16, 1830|
|Death: ||Apr. 9, 1885|
Residence Orange County VA; a 30 year-old Farmer.
Enlisted on 5/4/1861 as a Captain, he mustered into "I" Co. VA 6th
Organized the "Orange Rangers" Cavalry division.
Injured 10/5/1861 Culpeper Court House, VA: ankle broken in fall from
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)
Robert Dabney Browning (1869 - 1957)*
Created by: PL
Record added: Nov 11, 2002
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