Jonathan Browning

Brief Life History 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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Jonathan Browning
Elizabeth Stalcup
Marriage: 7 November 1826
Sarah Ann Browning
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

Sources (138)

  • Jonth Browning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ancestry: Family Data Collection - Births
  • Jonathan Browning, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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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 …

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