Markus Reiner Braun

28 June 1771–21 June 1857 (Age 86)
Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States

The Life of Markus Reiner

When Markus Reiner Braun was born on 28 June 1771, in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States, his father, Johann Conrad Freymeyer Braun, was 34 and his mother, Magdalena Rickert, was 27. He had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Gertrude Livingston. He died on 21 June 1857, in Sharon, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 85.

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Markus Reiner Braun
Gertrude Livingston
John Livingston Brown
Peter Royce Brown
Maria Elsa Brown
William Markus Brown

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    John Livingston Brown


    Peter Royce Brown


    Maria Elsa Brown


    William Markus Brown


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World Events (7)


Age 5

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

Age 5

New York is the 11th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 23

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German braun ‘brown’ (Middle High German brūn), referring to the color of the hair, complexion, or clothing, or from the personal name Bruno, which was borne by the Dukes of Saxony, among others, from the 10th century or before. It was also the name of several medieval German and Italian saints, including St. Bruno, the founder of the Carthusian order ( 1030–1101 ), who was born in Cologne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Marcus Brown, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Marcus Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Markus Braun, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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