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The Brown Family

Much of the information on these pages was contributed by Michelle Taunton - direct descendent of Elizabeth Cotton, daughter of John Cotton II and Susannah Smith)

Family of Samuel Brown and ? Johnson

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NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
Samuel Brown Abt. 1743   April 1813 Nelson County, Kentucky Abt. 1768   1)? Johnson

2) Elizabeth ?

John L. Brown 17 October 1769   11 December 1836 Nelson County, Kentucky 30 April 1789 Nelson County, Kentucky Jemima Cotton
Johnson (aka Johnston) Brown 2 October 1771 Virginia 10 October 1869 buried Farm Grave, Milton Towhship, Jefferson County, Indiana 1) 24 January 1792

2) 6 January 1795

3) 18 August 1824

1) Nelson County, Kentucky

2) Nelson County, Kentucky

3) Ripley County, Indiana

1) Annie Zanes

2)Mary Jane (Molly) Cotton

3) Kessiah Risk McClelland

James Brown Abt. 1775       22 December 1796 Nelson County, Kentucky Margaret Coleman
Richard Brown Abt. 1778       22 August 1803 Nelson county, Kentucky Nancy Hughes
Elizabeth Brown         2 October 1811 Nelson County, Kentucky Willis S. Mills
Nathaniel Brown              
Nancy Brown             Peter Dewit
Sary Brown              
Isabella Brown              

Family of Johnson Brown and Mary Jane Cotton (marriage 2)

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE
Johnson (aka Johnston) Brown 2 October 1771 or 30 September 1772 Nelson County, Kentucky 10 October 1869 buried Family Grave, Milton Towhship, Jefferson County, Indiana 1) 24 January 1792

2) 6 March 1795

3) 1824

1) Nelson County, Kentucky

2) Nelson County, Kentucky

3) Ripley County, Indiana

1) Annie Zanes

2)Mary Jane (Molly) Cotton

3) Kessiah Risk McClelland

Samuel Brown Abt. 1796 Nelson County, Kentucky 25 March 1885 Jefferson County, Indiana 2 May 1825 Switzerland County, Indiana Melinda Hafford
Nancy Brown Abt. 1800 Nelson County, Kentucky Before November 1831 Switzerland County, Indiana 10 January 1826 Switzerland County, Indiana Jonathan Adams Gerrard
Joseph C. Brown 29 August 1802 Nelson County, Kentucky 16 October 1891 VeVay Cemetery, VeVay, Switzerland County, Indiana 16 February 1825 Switzerland County, Indiana Ellen Hawkins
Ralph Brown 29 September 1803 Nelson County, Kentucky 14 February 1899 VeVay Cemetery, VeVay, Switzerland County, Indiana 5 November 1832 Switzerland County, Indiana Sarah McClelland
Sarah (Sally) Jane Brown 17 January 1807 Nelson County, Kentucky 30 October 1891 Switzerland County, Indiana 3 November 1831 Switzerland County, Indiana Jonathan Adams Gerrard
Isabella Brown 15 February 1813 Indiana Territory (became Switzerland County, Indiana) 1903 Jefferson County, Indiana 14 January 1832 Switzerland County, Indiana Jacob Miller
Elizabeth Brown 1817 Switzerland County, Indiana Abt. 1870 Switzerland County, Indiana 30 April 1838 Switzerland County, Indiana Christian Wiseman

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