Jacob E. Browning

Brief Life History of Jacob E.

When Jacob E. Browning was born on 18 June 1823, in Bedford, Tennessee, United States, his father, Bediah Frances Browning, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Hartsfield, was 28. He lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1860. He died in 1863, in Vicksburg, Warren, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 40.

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Family Time Line

Bediah Frances Browning
1783–1844
Elizabeth Hartsfield
1795–1840
Edmund Andrew Hartsfield Browning
1813–1857
Sarah Edna Browning
1815–1887
Nicey M. Browning
1817–1851
Mary Ruth Kincaid Browning
1818–1856
Delaney Browning
1819–1880
Joshua E. Browning
1821–1852
Jacob E. Browning
1823–1863
Ghaskey Heska Browning
1825–
Thomas J. Browning
1827–
Elizabeth Jane Browning
1830–1901
Celia Ann Sexton Browning
1833–
William Isaiah Browning
1836–1911

Sources (1)

  • Jacob Browning, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

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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