Ephraim Browning

20 September 1746–4 March 1826 (Age 79)
Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Ephraim

When Ephraim Browning was born on 20 September 1746, in Kingston, South Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, John Browning, was 58 and his mother, Ann Hazard, was 45. He married Susannah Davis on 25 February 1769, in Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He died on 4 March 1826, in Montville, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Waterford, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Ephraim Browning
Susannah Davis
Marriage: 25 February 1769
Hazard M Browning
Betsey Elizabeth Browning
Susan Browning
Mary Polly Browning
Nancy Browning
Mary Browning
Wealthy Browning
Wealthy Browning
Hon. Welcome A. Browning
Rouse Browning
Frances "Fanny" Browning

Spouse and Children

25 February 1769
Rhode Island, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 30

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 35

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 41

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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 (3)

  • Eph Browning in entry for Susan Cole, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Ephraim Browning, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Ephrain Browning in entry for Susannah Browning, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"

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