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William Brown

Male Abt 1795 - 1864  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name William Brown 
    Born Abt 1795  Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    1840 Census Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Served 1814  Captain Joseph Hale's Company Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1850 Census 18 Nov 1850  9th Division E. District, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    1860 Census 13 Aug 1860  District 11, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    HIST 1830 Greene Co., TN
    allotted to James A. Coffin, pg. 214
    [line 24] Leonard STARNES 00010001 00111001
    [line 25] William BROWN 221001 000001 [1M 30-39 (b. 1791-1800) William,1F 30-39 (b. 1791-1800) Elizabeth, 1M 10-14 (b. 1816-1820) William L., 2M5-9 (b. 1821-1825) David? & George?, 2M 0-4 (b. 1826-1830) Elijah? &John] ages don't fit and no daughter Nancy - is this the right family?


    1840 Greene Co., TN
    Northern Division, Districts 4, 6-8, 11, 12, 14-17, allotted to Wm?Hankins, pg. 40
    [line 1] Jotham BROWN 00101 12101 [1M 20-29 (b. 1811-1820), 1F 20-29 (b.1811-1820), 1M 10-14 (b. 1826-1830), 1F 10-14 (b. 1826-1830), 2F 5-9 (b.1831-1835), 1F 0-4 (b. 1836-1840)]
    [line 8] Moses BROWN 2112101 1001001 [1M 40-4, 1F 40-49...]
    [line 26] David BROWN 000011001 000010001 [1M 60-69 (b. 1771-1780), 1F60-69 (b. 1771-1780), 1M 30-39, 1F 20-29, 1M 20-29]
    [line 30] William BROWN 1121201 1100001 [1M 40-49 (b. 1791-1800) William,1F 40-49 (b. 1791-1800) Elizabeth, 2M 20-29 (b. 1811-1820), 1M 15-19 (b.1821-1825) Elijah, 2M 10-14 (b. 1826-1830) John & James, 1M 5-9 (b.1831-1835) Richard, 1F 5-9 (b. 1831-1835) Mary, 1F 0-4 (b. 1836-1840)Margaret, 1M 0-4 (b. 1836-1840) Martin]

    1850 Greene Co., TN Census
    Page 238A, transcription, noted 11 August 2004
    9th division E. District pg 238 part A:
    19 1472 1472 William Brown 55 M Farmer 1200 Virg,
    Elizabeth 51 F Ten,
    Elijah A. 26 M Farmer Ten,
    James C. 20 M do Ten,
    Richard W. 18 M do Ten,
    Mary V. 15 F Ten,
    Margaret 13 F Ten,
    Martin V. 11 M Ten,
    Elizabeth 9 F Ten,
    Lunnah? 7 F Ten.
    William owned property valued at $1200. Neither William, Elizabeth nor James C. could read or write [neighbor "Elias Brown" is actually "Elias Carter"]

    Civil Dis No 11th, Page No. 95/296A
    13 August 1860 by D.H. Baxter
    P.O. Romeo
    line 21, 715/696 William BROWN 65 M Far 5000/2500 Virginia cannot r/w
    Lucinda " 40 F Doms Tennessee cannot r/w
    Martin Van " 21 M Far " [Tennessee] attended school
    Elizabeth " 18 F Doms " [Tennessee]
    Sarah " 16 F S [Doms] " [Tennessee]
    George BABB 8 M " [Tennessee] 
    Died 3 Feb 1864  Probably Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried Price's Chapel, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I4343  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2011 

    Father David Brown,   b. BET. 1771 - 1780, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1845, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Mother Anne Craig,   d. Bef 1799 
    Married 4 Aug 1795  Montgomery County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F2004  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Elizabeth "Betsey" Hankins,   b. Abt 1799, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1850 - 1854, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1816  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Children 
     1. William Lewis Brown,   b. 11 Jun 1817, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1880, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
     2. David Alvah Brown,   b. 3 Oct 1818, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. George E. Brown,   b. 1 Nov 1819, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Nancy King Brown,   b. 2 Sep 1820, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Elijah Alexander Brown,   b. 23 May 1824, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1904, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     6. John Henry Brown,   b. 11 Sep 1826, probably Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1864, Andersonville Prison, Georgia, Florence Stockade Prison, South Carolina or in transit between the two Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     7. James Craig "Craig" Brown,   b. 16 Jun 1830, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Richard Wood Brown,   b. 21 Aug 1832, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1875, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years)
     9. Mary V. "Polly" Brown,   b. 25 Apr 1835, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, probably Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     10. Margaret M. Brown,   b. 26 Dec 1837, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1914, probably Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
     11. Martin Van Buren Brown,   b. 25 Apr 1839, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1893, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     12. Elizabeth "Betsy" Brown,   b. 6 Aug 1841, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1900  (Age < 58 years)
     13. Sarah Brown,   b. 2 Nov 1843, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F1999  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lucinda Babb,   b. Abt 1820, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Nov 1854  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Notes 
    • familysearch.org
      noted 4 June 2011
      record title: Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950
      groom's name: William Brown
      bride's name: Lucinda Babb
      marriage date: 12 Nov 1854
      marriage place: Greene,Tennessee
      indexing project (batch) number: M51924-1
      system origin: Tennessee-ODM
      source film number: 944386
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F2003  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • http://www.tngenweb.org/greene/families/brown-david.pdf
      noted 5 June 2011
      WILL OF WILLIAM BROWN RECORDED #565, OCTOBER 3, 1864, MINTS. 247 PAGE 18
      (Spelling and punctuation unchanged.) “State of Tennefsee Greene County,
      Being in perfect mind and memory First I give my sole to God who gave it. Amen. Secondly I give my body to its mother dust, after all my funeral expenses are paid & Item the first I want all my just debts pade. Item the second I give and bequeath unto my beloved wife Lucinda Brown one ball mare and my carriage and harnefs (harness) and one choice cow and calf and one heifer and six hogs and one sow and pigs and all poultry and all house hole furniture she brought with her when I married her and what she has made since she come here and I bind her to give Sally of house hole furniture eqauel with the other girls. I give unto my beloved wife Lucinda Brown one trunk, six chairs, one stove and cooking utentils one pair of dog irons, all the household furniture that was here when she come here is to be equil divide between the girls. I give unto my beloved wife the use of the dwelling house and kichen smoke house, well and well house, corn crib and garden yard and dry house and half the room of the barn and of the fruit what she wants to dry and use and she is to have the fourth of all that is raised on the farm and half the sheepe and the wool now on hands for the use of her and family, all that I give my wife the use of is to remain hern as long as she remains my widow but at her death or marriage it falls to Marton V. Brown. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Marton V. Brown the old farm that I now live on and Saylers tract 50 rows (??), one wagon, and yoke of oxen and all farming utentials. I bind him to keep up the farm and take care of his step mother and sister Sally while they together. I further bind him to hole all the production of the farm in and crib Lucinda part. Item 3rd I give and bequeath unto my beloved son James C Brown a life estate in the mountain farm where he now lives to a conditional line made through the meadow field to each mountain and at his death his lawful heirs. Item 4. I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Eliga A Brown the remainder of my mountain farm from the conditional line this way where he now lives. Item 5th I give and bequeath unto my beloved son Richard W Brown the Smith farm that he now lives on, on the Waters of Plum Creek some eighty nine acres mo or lefs. 6th I give and bequeath unto my beloved son John H Brown the old track of land where he now lives and one bay mare and colt, the coalt I give unto his son William. I give and bequeath unto my beloved daughter Polly Marshall three hundred dollars in Notes and Judgments and property. I give unto my beloved daughter Margarett Graham three hundred dollars in notes and Judgments and property, I give unto my beloved daughter Elizabeth Fields three hundred dollars in notes & Judgments and property, I give unto my beloved daughter Sarah Brown three hundred and thirty five dollars from the fact she has no saddle and the other girls has and I give her one cow and calf as the other girls received. And after all just debts and expences are paid the remainder of notes & Judgments and property is to be eaquilly divided between William L Brown and Eliga A Brown and James C Brown and I nominate and appoint my son William L Brown my Executor and if said Executor and said heirs cannot agree in the divide of said property I give my Executor the power to choose two disinterested men and said committy shal vally and divide said property between said heirs and said heirs and they and they shal comply with said division.
      This the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty two July the 18th 1862.
      Attest S S Babb/Abraham Carter/Robert Brown”
      William Brown, “X” his mark SEAL

      “Amenment (sic) to the above Will
      I the said William Brown have ten shares in the Virginia and East Tenn rail road and I give and bequeath unto my ten children each one share apeace and I also make an amendment as its respect the divide of the remainder of my Judgments notes and property after the girls receive there three hundred dollars each then the remainder is to be equel divided between W. L. Brown, E.A. Brown and J.C. Brown this the 7th day of August 1862.
      Attest S. S. Babb”
      William Brown, “Symbol” his mark SEAL

  • Sources 
    1. [S101] notes taken at Brown family reunion near Pineville, MO, 1999, say born 6 August 1797.

    2. [S2125] 1850 Greene Co., TN Census.

    3. [S1874] 1840 Greene Co., TN Census, Northern Division, Districts 4, 6-8, 11, 12, 14-17, allotted to Wm? Hankins, pg. 40, [line 1] Jotham BROWN 00101 12101 [1M 20-29 (b. 1811-1820), 1F 20-29 (b. 1811-1820)...], [line 8] Moses BROWN 2112101 1001001 [1M 40-4, 1F 40-49...], [line 26] David BROWN 000011001 000010001 [1M 60-69 (b. 1771-1780), 1F 60-69 (b. 1771-1780), 1M 30-39, 1F 20-29, 1M 20-2.

    4. [S410] Stevie Hughes, David Brown and his son, William, served in the War of 1812 in Captain Joseph Hale's Company.

    5. [S2125] 1850 Greene Co., TN Census, Page 238A, transcription, noted 11 August 2004, 9th division E. District pg 238 part A:, 19 1472 1472 William Brown 55 M Farmer 1200 Virg,, Elizabeth 51 F Ten,, Elijah A. 26 M Farmer Ten,.

    6. [S1733] 1860 Greene Co., TN Census, Civil Dis No 11th, Page No. 95/296A, 13 August 1860 by D.H. Baxter, P.O. Romeo, line 21, 715/696 William BROWN 65 M Far 5000/2500 Virginia cannot r/w, Lucinda " 40 F Doms Tennessee cannot r/w, Martin Van " 21 M Far " [Tennessee] attended school, Elizabeth " 18 F Doms " [Tennessee].

    7. [S101] notes taken at Brown family reunion near Pineville, MO, 1999.

    8. [S2507] www.familysearch.org.

    9. [S101] notes taken at Brown family reunion near Pineville, MO, 1999, say 11 June 1816..

    10. [S1973] Greene Co., TN Marriages, 1780-1947, batch #M519242, Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk, William Brown m. Betsey Haukins 11 Jul 1816 Greene, Tennessee.

    11. [S3008] Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950.


 
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