Francis Brown

Francis Brown

County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Death 30 Mar 1881 (aged 72)
Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan, USA
Burial Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 25559112 · View Source
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The son of John Brown and Elizabeth Swain, Francis was born in Templepatrick, Ireland in 1808. He married Susannah Corkin (1806-1891), the daughter of Philip Corkin and Lacy MacBride, also born in County Antrim. They emigrated with their seven children, arriving into Ellis Island on April 7, 1847, sailing about the ship, "Monterrey". They farmed for a time in North Bergen, New Jersey, where two of their children were born, before settling finally in Bengal Township, Michigan, in Clinton County, where they farmed. Their children included:
John Brown (1834-1899)
Joshua Brown (1837-1889)
Francis Brown, Jr. (1839-1921)
Lucy B. Brown (1841-1910)
Edward Brown (1844-)
Joseph Brown (1846-1924)
Prudence Brown (1849-)
George R. Brown (1852-)
Rachel Brown (1859-)

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  • Maintained by: Susan D
  • Originally Created by: James M. Trendel
  • Added: 26 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25559112
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Brown (Oct 1808–30 Mar 1881), Find a Grave Memorial no. 25559112, citing Bray Cemetery, Saint Johns, Clinton County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Susan D (contributor 50308322) .