Eunice Brown

1779–1825 (Age 46)

The Life of Eunice

Eunice Brown was born in 1779. She married Samuel Metcalf on 21 November 1798, in Corinth, Orange, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in 1825, at the age of 46.

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Eunice Brown
Samuel Metcalf
Marriage: 21 November 1798
Polly Metcalf
Eunice Metcalf
Esther Metcalf
Abigail M Metcalf
Samuel Metcalf
John Metcalf
Charlotte Metcalf
Charles G Metcalf
Joseph Metcalf
Lavina Metcalf

Spouse & Children

21 November 1798
Corinth, Orange, Vermont, United States


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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 English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a 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. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Eunice Benon in entry for Lorina Metcalf, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Eunice Brown in entry for Charles Metcalf, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Eunice Brown in entry for Ester Metcalf, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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