Robert Browning I

about 1783–December 1834 (Age 51)
Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Robert

When Robert Browning I was born about 1783, in Union, South Carolina, United States, his father, Thompson Browning, was 19 and his mother, Mary Littlefield, was 19. He married Mary Goodwin about 1808, in Union, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died in December 1834, in his hometown, at the age of 51.

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Robert Browning I
Mary Goodwin
Marriage: about 1808
Nancy Palmer Browning
John T Browning
Lucy R Browning
Sampson Browning

Spouse and Children

about 1808
Union, South Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 0

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 5

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 17

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English and Old English personal name Brūning, originally a patronymic from the byname Brūn ( see Brown ).

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

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Sources (2)

  • 1830 United States Federal Census
  • 1820 United States Federal Census

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