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Jacob Brown
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Birth: Jan. 4, 1755
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1831
Henry County
Indiana, USA

NC Militia
REVOLUTIONARY WAR VETERAN

Jacob and Mary had 11 children. Those not listed below were: Jacob, Mary Mendenhall nee Brown, Rachel Adams nee Brown, and Jonathan A. Brown.

whitegw02 originally submitted the following to the White Family Tree in Ancestry.com on 20 Nov 2008. The information appears to have info taken from Quaker records.

Jacob was born in North Carolina, his birth recorded in the New Garden Monthly Meeting of Guilford County, North Carolina. Mary was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. They were married November 11, 1776. On the 30th of November 1776 he was disowned by Quakers for marrying out of unity.

Regarding Jacob's actions during the Revolutionalry War, at the New Garden Monthly Meeting 30 Nov 1776, there were complaints of Jacob Brown taking up Arms in a warlike manner. On 26 Jan 1782 Jacob appeared at the Monthly Meeting and offered a paper condemning his outgoings and also for taking up arms in a war like manner, which was accepted.

In 1785 Mary and her children Jane, Moses, Thomas and William joined at the Cane Creek Monthly Meeting. Jacob was listed in Surry County in 1786 and 1790 and as one of the original member of the Deep Creek Monthly Meeting in 1793. In 1796 he bought 200 acres of land on the waters of North Deep Creek and 120 acres on Forbrush Creek in 1801. In 1802 he sold the land on Forbush Creek and in 1803 bought 50 acres of land on the waters of North Fork of Deep Creek and on 6 Dec 1808 sold Moses Brown nine acres of this land. In 1812 he sold all of his land on North Fork of Deep Creek.

On 4 February 1815 Jacob and wife Mary and children Mary, Isaac, Margaret and Jonathan were received at Elk Creek MM, Preble County, Ohio from Deep Creek MM North Carolina. On 21 June 1819 Jacob bought land in Sec. 8 Twp 6 Range 2 in Somers Township, Preble County, Ohio. On 26 Feb 1820 he deeded this land to Jacob Jr. and Isaac Brown.

In 1826 he moved in with his son Solomon in Ohio and in 1827 Received a certificate from Westfield MM (set-off) from Elk MM in 1821, Preble County, Ohio to Springfield MM, Wayne Co., Indiana. He was residing in Henry County, Indiana. In 1827/8 Mary died of consumption and in 1830 he was living in Henry County Indiana with his son Solomon. Jacob died 9 June 1831 from a kick from a horse.

Ray Vick, 31 Oct 2013 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Brown (1728 - 1796)
  Margaret Moon (1731 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Armfield Brown (1759 - 1827)*
 
 Children:
  Jane Brown Carter*
  Thomas Brown*
  Moses Brown (1779 - 1843)*
  Nancy Ann Brown Hoppes (1788 - 1847)*
  Solomon Brown (1794 - 1834)*
  Isaac Brown (1797 - 1877)*
  Margaret Brown Denny (1799 - 1851)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Flat Rock Friends Cemetery
Henry County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Ray Vick
Originally Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 19, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11781478
Jacob Brown
Added by: ROB HUGHES
 
Jacob Brown
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Added by: ROB HUGHES
 
 
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- SONJA CASTJOHN ( NELSON )
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
To my first Brown Ancestor in Indiana, may you rest in peace knowing your family extends many generations You would be proud of the many accomplishments since your arrival in the early 1830s in an unsettled land.
- Becky Brown Prince
 Added: Oct. 22, 2012

- Colleen Sanders Brown
 Added: Jul. 26, 2012
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