Winnifred Rountree

5 August 1807–6 November 1869 (Age 62)
Pitt, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Winnifred

When Winnifred Rountree was born on 5 August 1807, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jesse Rountree II, was 42 and her mother, Winnifred Jenkins, was 42. She married Benjamin Brown on 2 January 1823, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died on 6 November 1869, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Brown
1798–1862
Winnifred Rountree
1807–1869
Marriage: 2 January 1823
Rountree Brown
1823–1824
Jesse John Brown
1825–1837
Lavenia Newbern Brown
1827–1829
Kitty Elizabeth Brown
1828–1829
Martha Jane Brown
1830–1869
William Calmeas Brown
1831–1905
Ben Eddie Brown
1837–1857
Winnie Roundtree Brown
1839–1905
Sarah Penelope Brown
1843–1914

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1823
Pitt, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Rountree Brown

    Male1823–1824Male

    Jesse John Brown

    Male1825–1837Male

    Lavenia Newbern Brown

    Female1827–1829Female

    Kitty Elizabeth Brown

    Female1828–1829Female

    Martha Jane Brown

    Female1830–1869Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 1

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 5

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 18

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a rowan or mountain ash, from Middle English rown (Old Norse rogn) + tree (Old English trēow).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • W R Brown in household of Benj Brown, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Winifred Brown in household of Benjamin Brown, "United States Census, 1850"

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