Abia William Brown Jr

5 May 1840–27 March 1924 (Age 83)
Harrisville, Harrison, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Abia William

When Abia William Brown Jr was born on 5 May 1840, in Harrisville, Harrison, Ohio, United States, his father, Abia William Brown, was 40 and his mother, Abigail Cadwallader, was 43. He married Emma Susan Sibley on 29 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to World in 1869 and lived in York, York, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Marble Canyon, Coconino, Arizona, United States in 1900. He died on 27 March 1924, in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fredonia, Coconino, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abia William Brown Jr
1840–1924
Emma Susan Sibley
1851–1945
Marriage: 29 November 1869
Frank Scott Brown
1870–1937
Eva Ann Brown
1872–1963
Abia William Lee Brown
1874–1962
Abby Emma Brown
1876–1876
Mary Cadwalader Brown
1877–1923
Thomas Reese Brown
1880–1894
Rex Rolland Brown
1882–1972
Lilly Lenore Brown
1884–1917
Dora Araminta Brown
1886–1963
Vernon Orr Brown
1889–1965
Elice Brown
1891–1968
Jessiel Brown
1896–1974

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 November 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 20
    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 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Dunn
    Brunson
    Browning
    Browne
    Burnett
    Erjavec
    Borron
    Broun

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    Sources (31)

    • A. W. Brown in entry for Abbie Butler, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Abia W Brown, "United States Census, 1920"
    • A.w. Brown in entry for Mary Cadwaller Shortt, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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