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Elisha Brown
Birth: 1731
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 1813
Franklin County
Massachusetts, USA

Elisha was the son of Nathaniel Brown and Anna Haynes. He married Content Leeds on 28 Nov 1754 in Groton. In his will he says, "it is my wish that the burying yard where my wife is buried be well --- and kept for a burying place for all my family and my children and their families and all our friends."

Elisha served his country during the Revolutionary War.

Connecticut Revolutionary War Military Lists, 1775-83 about Elisha Brown
Name: Elisha Brown
Location: Colchester
Page #: 58
Regiment: Third
Regiment Command: Wyllys, Samuel Col.
Company: Champion's
Company Command: Champion, Henry Capt.
Remarks: The Conn.Historical Society contains a collection of some two hundred interesting documents relating to this regiment; including lists of clothes issues to each soldier. The men signed receipts for each article of clothing received, therefore, the autograph of almost every man in the regiment appears on record.

Family links: 
  Content Leeds Brown (1733 - ____)*
  Content Leeds Brown Champlin (1758 - 1842)*
  Thomas Brown (1769 - 1830)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: this is most likely where Elisha is buried. It is on Old Warren Rd and was there when he died.--Info: Abstract of Graves of Revolutionary Patriots --Name: Elisha Brown -- Cemetery: Cem on Old Warren Rd -- Location: Swansea MA
Luther-Riley Cemetery
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Jun 17, 2011
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