Henry Brownback

21 January 1791–6 September 1827 (Age 36)
Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Brownback was born on 21 January 1791, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Brownback, was 29 and his mother, Margaretha Defrehn, was 27. He married Catharine Schuler about 1815. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 6 September 1827, at the age of 36, and was buried in East Coventry Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Brownback
Catharine Schuler
Marriage: about 1815
Lydia S Brownback
Margaret Brownback
Sophia Shuler Brownback
William Brownback

Spouse and Children

about 1815


Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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.

Age 12

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of the German surname Braunbach, a topographic name from Middle High German braun ‘brown’ + bach ‘stream’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Brownback in entry for Catharine Brownback, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Henry Brownback, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"
  • Henry Brownback, "Pennsylvania Cemetery Records, ca. 1700-ca. 1950"

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