Andrew Jackson Brown

Brief Life History of Andrew Jackson

When Andrew Jackson Brown was born on 30 January 1850, in Polk City, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, James Brown, was 37 and his mother, Nancy Linn, was 43. He married Nioma Francis Wilson on 10 January 1881, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Jefferson Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1910 and West Fork Township, Franklin, Iowa, United States in 1930. He died on 29 December 1934, in Hampton, Franklin, Iowa, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Polk City Cemetery, Polk City, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Brown
1850–1934
Sarah Jane Hall
1865–1935
Marriage: 21 September 1895
Girtie Brown
1891–
Walter James Brown
1896–1960
Nancy Harminda Jane Brown
1897–1981
Stella Edna Brown
1900–1975
Andrew Leroy Brown
1903–1962
Harry Raymond Brown
1905–1990
Elma Irene Brown
1908–1992

Sources (32)

  • And* Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Andrew Jackson Brown - Published information: birth-name: Andrew Jackson Brown
  • Andrew J. Brown, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

World Events (8)

1856

Historical Boundaries: 1856: Franklin, Iowa, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1872 · The First National Park

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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 French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient 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 (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).

Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .

Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

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