Margaret <I>Brown</I> Wear

Margaret Brown Wear

Birth
Rockbridge County, Virginia, USA
Death 23 Sep 1848 (aged 62–63)
Tennessee, USA
Burial Loudon County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 108372702 · View Source
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Margaret Brown was the daughter of Rev. George Brown and the former Miss Margaret Brady. Born in Rockbridge County, Virginia; Margaret married John Wilkinson, a veteran of the Revolution who served in the Virginia Militia, on November 17th 1801.

Margaret and John Wilkinson moved to Tennessee around 1807; where he was a pioneer lawyer and surveyor. Later becoming a member of the Tennessee Assembly and State Attorney General. They had the following known children:
Amanda Lavinia {m. R. Cates}(1800-1867)
Dr. John (1806-1886)
Joseph Brady (1813-1888)
Edward Scott (1821-1895)

After John died in 1829, Margaret married Capt. Robert Wear, a widower, on the 14th of April 1831. There were no known children born to this union. Robert Wear was a veteran of the War of 1812 and had settled in the area around Loudon County, Tennessee.


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  • Created by: GMG
  • Added: 12 Apr 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 108372702
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Brown Wear (1785–23 Sep 1848), Find A Grave Memorial no. 108372702, citing Wear Cemetery, Loudon County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by GMG (contributor 47391530) .