Nathaniel Brown

5 November 1767–24 April 1852 (Age 84)
Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Brown was born on 5 November 1767, in Leicester, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Pvt. Parley "Pearly" Brown, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilson, was 23. He married Anna Perry about 1787, in Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He died on 24 April 1852, in Manlius, Manlius, Onondaga, New York, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Evans Center, Evans, Erie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Brown
1767–1852
Anna Perry
1770–1826
Marriage: about 1787
Sally Brown
1788–1805
Reverand Phillip Perry Brown
1790–1876
Nathaniel Thomas Brown
1794–1848
Polly Brown
1797–1875
Sophia Brown
1800–1804
William Brown
1803–1841
Parley Brown
1806–1826
Rufus Brown
1808–1885

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1787
Bennington, Bennington, Vermont, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 9

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 9

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 24

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

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)

  • 1850 United States Federal Census
  • U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872
  • U.S. Pensioners, 1818-1872

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