Malinda Brown

1820–1843 (Age 22)
Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malinda

When Malinda Brown was born on 20 August 1820, in Scottsville, Allen, Kentucky, United States, her father, Willis Burton Brown, was 28 and her mother, Mary Jane Kelsay, was 22. She married James Harvey Reed on 22 December 1842. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 14 August 1843, in Morgan, Missouri, United States, at the age of 22.

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Malinda Brown
James Harvey Reed
Marriage: 22 December 1842
Allen B Reed
Baby Reed

Spouse & Children

  • Female1820–1843Female

  • James Harvey Reed


22 December 1842


  • Allen B Reed


  • Baby Reed


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World Events (6)


Age 1

Missouri is the 24th state
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 9

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Malinda Brown - Published information: death: 1844; Morgan, Missouri, United States

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