Gideon Brownell

1741–27 September 1818 (Age 77)
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Gideon

When Gideon Brownell was born in 1741, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Pearce Brownell, was 26 and his mother, Ruth Thurston, was 19. He married Phebe Brown on 24 March 1776, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 27 September 1818, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gideon Brownell
1741–1818
Phebe Brown
1754–1844
Marriage: 24 March 1776
Henry Brownell
1777–1857
Edward Brownell
1778–1855
Artemus Brownell
1780–1822
Phebe Brownell
1781–
Wanton Case Brownell
1790–1825
Artemar Brownell
1880–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 March 1776
Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(6)

    Henry Brownell

    Male1777–1857Male

    Edward Brownell

    Male1778–1855Male

    Artemus Brownell

    Male1780–1822Male

    Phebe Brownell

    Female1781–Female

    Wanton Case Brownell

    Male1790–1825Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 35

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 35

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1783 · A Free America

Age 42

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Brownell, for example in Yorkshire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English brūn ‘brown’ + hyll ‘hill’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Gideon Brownell, "United States Census, 1790"
  • Gideon Brownell, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"
  • Gideon Brownell, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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