Thomas Augustus Brown

Brief Life History of Thomas Augustus

When Thomas Augustus Brown was born on 5 September 1849, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, his father, John Milton Brown, was 41 and his mother, Mary Jane Winslow, was 19. He married Zillah Allan on 30 November 1873, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and United States in 1914. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 23 September 1914, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Augustus Brown
Zillah Allan
Marriage: 30 November 1873
Thomas Winslow Brown
John Milton Brown
Charles Warner Brown
Zella Jane Brown
Martha Ann Brown
Mary Emma Brown
Flora Brown
Bessie Brown

Sources (37)

  • Thomas Brown in household of Abraham Noe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Thomas Augustus Brown - Government record: birth-name: Thomas Brown
  • Thomas A. Brown, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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 French, Middle English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname (Middle English personal name Brun, Broun, ancient Germanic Bruno, Old English Brūn, or possibly Old Norse Brúnn or Brúni). Brun- was also an ancient 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 (see below). Brown (including in the senses below) is the fourth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below).

Irish and Scottish: adopted for Ó Duinn (see Dunn ) or for any of the many Irish and Scottish Gaelic names containing the element donn ‘brown-haired’ (also meaning ‘chieftain’), for example Donahue .

Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

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