John Moore Browne

27 December 1824–23 January 1891 (Age 66)
Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John Moore

When John Moore Browne was born on 27 December 1824, in Ramsey, Huntingdonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Brown, was 27 and his mother, Esther Moore, was 24. He married Selina Tipple in 1851. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Maughold, Isle of Man in 1841. He died on 23 January 1891, in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.

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John Moore Browne
Selina Tipple
Marriage: 1851
Esther Brown
Elizabeth Brown
Rosa Marianna Brown
Laura Brown
Mona Brown
Arthur Brown
Regnor Brown

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 1
    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.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 9
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 22
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Brown .Probably also an Americanized form (translation into English) of German Braune or Braun .Irish: phonetic Anglicization of Mac an Bhreitheamhnaigh; see Breheny .

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

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    Sources (18)

    • John Brown in household of Esther Brown, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Fockler in entry for George Brown and Rachel Fockler, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
    • John F Browne, "United States Census, 1880"

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