Martin Brown

Antrim, Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America

The Life of Martin

When Martin Brown was born in 1725, in Antrim, Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Brown, was 25 and his mother, Mrs. Brown, was 25. He married Sarah about 1749, in Antrim, Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Martin Brown
Marriage: about 1749
James Brown

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about 1749
Antrim, Fairfax, Virginia, British Colonial America


    James Brown


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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 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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