John Moses Browning

23 January 1855–26 November 1926 (Age 71)
Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of John Moses

When John Moses Browning was born on 23 January 1855, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, his father, Jonathan Browning, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Caroline Clark, was 37. He married Rachel Teresa Child on 10 April 1879, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 26 November 1926, in Liège, Liège, Belgium, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Moses Browning
1855–1926
Rachel Teresa Child
1860–1934
Marriage: 10 April 1879
John M. Browning Jr
1880–1964
Wilson Browning
1900–
Austin Leroy Browning
1882–1883
Hugh Harrison Browning
1883–1884
Louie Browning
1885–1973
Carrie Browning
1887–1985
Elsie Browning
1890–1983
Monida Browning
1892–1994
Val Allen Browning
1895–1994
Kenneth Sandifer Browning
1898–1931
Elizabeth Caroline Browning
1903–2000

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1879Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 5
    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.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 20
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Brown
    Brunning
    Brining

    Story Highlight

    John Moses Browning (compiled from a DUP history of him)

    John Moses Browning Native pioneer John Moses Browning was born January 23, 1855, in Ogden, Weber, Utah. He was the son of Jonathan Browning, a pioneer of 1852 who arrived with the Henry W. Miller Co …

    Sources (65)

    • John Moses Browning, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • John M Browning in entry for Val A Browning and Anne Chaffin, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1939"
    • John M. Browning in entry for Rachael Child Browning, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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