John Jefferson Brown

8 March 1851–27 September 1909 (Age 58)
Western District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of John Jefferson

When John Jefferson Brown was born on 8 March 1851, his father, Isaac E. Brown, was 27 and his mother, Lucinda McMullen, was 22. He married Alice C. Barringer on 15 October 1872, in Adair, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Stuart, Guthrie, Iowa, United States in 1880 and Guthrie, Iowa, United States for about 5 years. He died on 27 September 1909, in Guthrie Center, Guthrie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Stuart, Guthrie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Jefferson Brown
1851–1909
Alice C. Barringer
1856–1943
Marriage: 15 October 1872
Alta Irene Brown
1873–1911
William Brown
1875–
Ina Maureen “Dolly” Brown
1876–1942
Nellie Brown
1880–
Mabel Brown
1894–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1872
Adair, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

    Alta Irene Brown

    Female1873–1911Female

    William Brown

    Male1875–Male

    Ina Maureen “Dolly” Brown

    Female1876–1942Female

    Nellie Brown

    Female1880–Female

    Mabel Brown

    Female1894–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 6

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 16

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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)

  • John J Brown, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • John J Brown, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John J Brown, "United States Census, 1900"

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