Julia Brown

about 1804–
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The Life of Julia

Julia Brown was born about 1804, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She married Angus John LaFountain before 1836, in Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Orwell, Addison, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Mantorville, Dodge, Minnesota, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Angus John LaFountain
1801–
Julia Brown
1804–
Marriage: 1836
Angelina LaFountain
1823–1887
Lewis LaFountain
1839–
Julius LaFountain
1847–
Edmond La Fountain
1834–1927
Kellog La Fountain
1842–1886
Anthony La Fountain
1844–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1836
Canada
children

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1804

Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1834 · Vermont Anti-Slavery Society is Formed

Age 30

The Anti-Slavery Society of Vermont was established in 1834. 100 people from different towns were at the first meeting, with the intent to abolish slavery. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 32

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • Julie Lafountain in household of Kellic Bertrand, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Julia La Fountain in household of John La Fountain, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Not Known in entry for Edmond Le Fountain, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

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