Ezekial Brown

13 July 1720–29 April 1804 (Age 83)
Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Ezekial

When Ezekial Brown was born on 13 July 1720, in Clinton, Kennebec, Maine, United States, his father, Eleazar Brown Jr, was 44 and his mother, Abigail Chandler, was 39. He married Abigail Davis on 14 May 1741, in Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 April 1804, in his hometown, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Ezekial Brown
1720–1804
Abigail Davis
1721–1815
Marriage: 14 May 1741
Eunice Brown
1742–1829
Ezekiel Brown
1743–1824
Joshua Brown
1746–1749
Hephzibah Brown
1749–1790
Hannah Brown
1750–1808
Abigail Brown
1753–1832

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 May 1741
Concord, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

    Female1742–1829Female

    Male1743–1824Male

    Joshua Brown

    Male1746–1749Male

    Female1749–1790Female

    Hannah Brown

    Female1750–1808Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (4)

1775

Age 55

Historical Boundaries - 1775: Lincoln, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States; 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States
1776

Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 66

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ezekiel Brown, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Esekiel Brown, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ezekiel Brown, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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