Newell Browne was born 1825. He attended the United States Military Academy for at least one year (1841). He graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School in 1860, moved to Mexico and became a well-regarded physician there. He married Maria Antonio Perez and had four or five children. The niece, Edmonia, who lived with the Browne siblings in Beechland was his daughter. He died in Mexico in 1896 and is buried there.
He m. Marie Antonia Perez. Children: (1) Edmonia Brown
(1878-1943), m. (1st) Alexander, (2nd) Jimeno; (2) James
Harvey Brown; (3) Susan B. Brown; (4) Dora E. Brown.