Gincey Brown

1811–1848 (Age 36)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Gincey

When Gincey Brown was born on 12 June 1811, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Richard Brown, was 20 and her mother, Nancy Palmer, was 21. She married Absalom Wells Robbins about 1823, in Henry, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 10 May 1848, in Massac, Illinois, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Massac, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gincey Brown
1811–1848
Absalom Wells Robbins
1802–1848
Marriage: about 1823
Joseph Robbins
1824–
Sarah Robbins
1832–
Mary Robbins
1833–
Nancy Robbins
1830–1899
Mary C Robbins
1833–1861
James Richard Robbins
1837–
Williamson Robbins
1840–
William Gray Robbins
1842–
Elijah Robbins
1845–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
about 1823
Henry, Tennessee, United States
children

(9)

  • Joseph Robbins

    Male1824–Male

  • Female1830–1899Female

  • Sarah Robbins

    Female1832–Female

  • Mary C Robbins

    Female1833–1861Female

  • Mary Robbins

    Female1833–Female

+4 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(18)

+13 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 1

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 7

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 14

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, 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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