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William Brown
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Birth: 1725
East Dunbartonshire, Scotland
Death: Nov. 10, 1800
Venetia
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA

My 6 x Great-Grandfather William Brown "Billy Brown the Scotsman," was born in Luss, Dunbarton, Scotland.
He married Christiana Thompson(1729-1805) in 1749 in Scotland. They, along with their 5 children came to America, landing in Philadelphia in 1772. Their children were, George, William, Christiana D., Margaret and Anna.

Following the route of Braddock's Army they reached their destination in Western Pennsylvania and settled in a Scottish Settlement in what is now Washington County, Pa. The home of William Brown the first was on Peter's Creek. He is buried at Peter's Creek Presbyterian Churchyard, Venetia, Washington Co, Pennsylvania. He died in Brownsville, Pa. in 1800 at his cabin along Peter's Creek.

His wife, Christiana then went to live with their daughter, Margaret and son-in-law Samuel Barber in Turtle Creek, Pa.

Four of their children came to Middlesex Township, Butler County, Pa. before 1800. Six generations or more of William Brown's family have made Middlesex their home.

He was buried at Peter's Creek Presbyterian Churchyard in Venetia, Washington County, Pennsylvania. Now known as Brush Run Cemetery

bio by Jill
Ancestor

ref: "Wiliiam Brown Family" by Taylor & Hayslett

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Christiana Thompson Brown (1729 - 1805)
 
 Children:
  William Brown (____ - 1817)*
  George Brown (1750 - 1840)*
  Christianah D Brown McCaslin (1758 - 1830)*
  Margaret Brown Barber (1760 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Buried in Peter's Creek UP Churchyard
 
Burial:
Brush Run Cemetery
McMurray
Washington County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Jill
Record added: Apr 23, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19069541
William Brown
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Added by: Cherie Atkinson Clark
 
 
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 Added: Jul. 18, 2009
"So long as we live, they too shall live, for they are now a part of us, as We Remember them."
- Jill
 Added: Apr. 23, 2007
 
 
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