Edward Brown

about 1694–
Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales

The Life of Edward

Edward Brown was born about 1694, in Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the son of Mr. Brown and Mrs. Brown. He married Ann Roberts on 2 January 1719, in Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Edward Brown
1694–
Ann Roberts
1699–
Marriage: 2 January 1719
James Brown
1720–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1719
Gwaenysgor, Flintshire, Wales
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Mr. Brown

    MaleMale

    Mrs. Brown

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Edvardus Brown, "Wales, Flintshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"
  • Edward Brown in entry for James Brown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Edward Brown in entry for James Brown, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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