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Maj Jacob Brown, Sr

Maj Jacob Brown, Sr

Birth
South Carolina, USA
Death 28 Jun 1785 (aged 48)
Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Washington County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 15112375 · View Source
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Jacob is a son of Gabriel and Mary (Keen) Brown. He married Ruth Gordon about 1760, they have four children: Jacob Jr, Thomas, Benjamin and John Gordon.

Jacob is the founder of Brown's Settlement.

He was a Captain at Kings Mountain in the Revolutionary War.

There is a plaque in his honor on the Washington County Court House in Jonesborough, Tennessee (photograph at right).

Jacob Brown appears in four different places in a book titled: "America's First Western Frontier: East Tennessee" by Brenda C. Calloway.


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FOUNDER OF BROWN'S SETTLEMENT


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  • Created by: SMG
  • Added: 1 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15112375
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Maj Jacob Brown, Sr (11 Dec 1736–28 Jun 1785), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15112375, citing Jacob Brown Cemetery, Washington County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by SMG (contributor 46828829) .