Abraham Brown

Rowan County, North Carolina, USA
Death 20 Jul 1842 (aged 85–86)
Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Burial Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 62559695 · View Source
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Son of Johan Jacob "Wagonmaker" (Braun) Brown and Elizabeth Goettgen, they are buried at Brown Family Farm, Washington County, Tennessee.

Abraham Brown, father of 3 children, Joseph, Rosanna and Jacob Brown. At this time I do not know his first wife's name.

October 18, 1784, Rowan County, North Carolina, married Catherine Bonaker, they were the parents of 8 children, plus his 3, having 11 children.

Abraham's parents moved from Rowan County, North Carolina to Washington County, Tennessee, and Abraham moved his family to Washington County, Tennessee and bought 150 acres of land. He stayed in Tennessee for several years, then sold his land to their son Stephen. Abraham, Catherine and some of their children moved to Illinois. The Smith and Brown Family's were early settlers of Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois.

Below are the names of the other 4 children of Abraham and Catharine, where they are buried is not known at this time.

Abraham's oldest daughter Rosanna Brown, 1781-1860, married Jesse Starnes on 2-19-1807. They both died in Washington County, Tennessee.

Joseph Brown 5-28-1796 - 1860, died in Green County, Tennessee, married Betsy Alexander, she died in Washington County, Tennessee.

Hester "Hetty" Brown, born 1802, Washington County, Tennessee, UNK. when she died. married John Sliger, 2-3-1830.

Nellie Ellenor Brown, born 1804, married John Smith on December 9, 1830, Washington County, Tennessee, don't know the dates they died.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Abraham Brown (1756–20 Jul 1842), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62559695, citing McKendree Cemetery, Georgetown, Vermilion County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Double L (contributor 47307083) .