Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Browns in:
 • Old Town Cemetery
 • Paintsville
 • Johnson County
 • Kentucky
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Edith "Edy" Preston Brown
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Aug. 10, 1786
Bedford County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jul., 1879
Lawrence County
Kentucky, USA

Wife of Francis Asbury Brown.

Mother of Thomas, Mary, Daniel, William, Wallace, Julia, Jefferson, Lawrence, Isabel, and Nathan Brown.

Daughter of Nathaniel Preston and Elizabeth Vaughn.

Per The Early Families of Eastern and Southeastern Kentucky, p. 98:

From a deposition taken from Elizabeth Preston Burgess, Edy's father's sister, on 9-2-1839 in Nathan's Revolutionary War Record, states Nathan and Elizabeth raised several children, the oldest, Nancy is now about 58. The second child was Eddy (Edy, Eda or Edith) Preston who is about 53. Edy married Frances Asbury Brown. 
Family links: 
  Nathaniel Preston (1750 - 1832)
  Elizabeth Vaughn Preston (1755 - 1846)
  Francis Asbury Brown (1786 - 1869)
  Mary Oneida Brown Van Hoose (1809 - 1852)*
  Wallace Washington Brown (1816 - 1900)*
  Julia Ann Brown Borders (1820 - 1903)*
  Isabel Brown Borders (1823 - 1885)*
  Nathan Asbury Brown (1828 - 1882)*
  Nancy Preston Hylton (1781 - 1871)*
  Edith Preston Brown (1786 - 1879)
  Mary Polly Preston Damron (1789 - 1834)*
  Matilda Preston Lewis (1803 - 1883)*
*Calculated relationship
Old Town Cemetery
Johnson County
Kentucky, USA
Maintained by: Glenn
Originally Created by: Debbie Rowe Clarkston
Record added: Jul 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39219980
Edith Edy <i>Preston</i> Brown
Added by: Glenn
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- Lee Stanton
 Added: Jun. 22, 2016

- Dana Meeks
 Added: Mar. 23, 2014

- Judy Williams Walker
 Added: Apr. 14, 2013
There are 2 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service