Jonathan Browning

22 October 1805–21 June 1879 (Age 73)
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jonathan

When Jonathan Browning was born on 22 October 1805, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, his father, Edmund Browning, was 43 and his mother, Sarah Barbara Allen, was 42. He married Elizabeth Stalcup on 7 November 1826, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in La Prairie, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1834 and Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1843. In 1852, at the age of 47, his occupation is listed as owner of a gun repair shop, blacksmith, real estate investor, owned various businesses: tannery, brick in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. He died on 21 June 1879, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Browning
Elizabeth Stalcup
Marriage: 7 November 1826
David Elias Browning
Barbara Jane Browning
John Wesley Browning
James Allen Browning
Asenath Elizabeth Browning
Martha Clarissa Browning
Mary Malvina Browning
Nancy Lavina Browning
Emma Eliza Browning
Jonathan Alma Browning
Melinda Vesta Browning
Olive Ann Browning

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  • Marriage
    7 November 1826Sumner, Tennessee, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 14
    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Edwards, Illinois, United States 1819: Wayne, Illinois, United States
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    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 (southern): from the Middle English personal name Brouning (Old English Brūning), a derivative of the byname Brūn (see Brown ).History: This name was brought independently to North America from England by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. William Browning was one of the free planters who assented to the ‘Fundamental Agreement’ of the New Haven Colony on June 4, 1639.

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

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    Stephen Abiel Browning Autobiography

    Collected by Genealogical Society of Utah Genealogical Surveys of LDS Members LDS 2889.3 G 286g vol 4 Br-By pg 170-174 pg 170 Your given name in full: Stephen Abiel Browning Complete date of birth : 2 …

    Sources (128)

    • Jonathan Browning, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jonathan Browning, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
    • Jonathan Browning in entry for Martha C. Brown Middleton, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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