Spouse: Margaret Rebecca WILSON Browning
Father: Francis C. Browning
Mother: Nancy JOHNSON Browning
From The History of Holt and Atchison Counties (1882), Page 150:
"Napoleon Browning, farmer, section 19, is a native of Clark County, Kentucky, having been born December 22, 1835. His father, Francis C. Browning was born in Clark County, Kentucky, June 11, 1798, and was married in the same county to Miss Nancy Johnson, who was born in Clark County, Kentucky. The moved to Missouri in the year of 1846, settling in Platte County, and in the spring of 1848 they came to Holt County, where Francis C. Browning died, in March, 1853. They had a family of nine children, seven of whom are now living, Eda, Susan E., Almeda, William, Alwilda, Napoleon, and James. Mrs. Browning now lives with James Browning, her youngest son, and owns a farm of 160 acres.
Napoleon is a member of the Mound City Lodge No. 294, A.F. & A.M. He was married April 15, 1858 to Miss Margaret R. Wilson, a daughter of Joseph Wilson. She was born in Hardy County, Virginia, December 23, 1842. They have six children: Lucy A., born June 10, 1863, Annie V.L., born March 22, 1865, Elizabeth J., born October 14, 1869, Frazer, born July 21, 1870, Mary M., born January 6, 1875, Effie B., born April 21, 1878. Mr. and Mrs. B. are members of the Christian Church. He is an elder and trustee in that church."
Margaret Rebecca Wilson Browning
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