John Brown[1]

Male 1795 - 1860  (65 years)


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  • Name John Brown 
    Born 18 Feb 1795 
    Gender Male 
    Died May 1860 
    Notes 
    • 1820 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 304
      John Brown
      (18-26) 1M

      1830 -- Census, Moore County, NC Page 456
      John Brown
      (30-40) 1M
      (20-30) 1F
      (5-10) 1M 1F
      (0-5) 2M

      1840 -- Census, Randolph County, NC Page 78
      John Brown
      (40-50) 1M
      (30-40) 1F
      (15-20) 1F
      (10-15) 1M
      (5-10) 2M
      (0-5) 1M

      1850 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 146-B
      John Brown 55 M, Farmer, $100 Real Estate, Born in NC
      Sarah Brown 47 F, Born in NC
      Nancy Brown 26 F, Born in NC
      William Brown 18 M, Laborer, Born in NC
      Pinckney S. Brown 15 M, Laborer, Born in NC
      Thomas Y. Brown 11 M, Born in NC

      1860 -- Census, Montgomery County, NC Page 76
      John Brown, age 65, listed as dying in May 1860 in Mortality Schedule
    Person ID I10350  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2011 

    Father Jesse Brown, Sr.,   b. Abt 1763,   d. Bef 16 May 1831  (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Melton,   b. c1765 
    Married 1785  Moore County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Documents
    Map of Jesse Brown's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Cabin and Bear Creeks
    Map of Jesse Brown's Neighborhood in Moore County, NC on Cabin and Bear Creeks
    Highlighted tracts include lands grants to Jesse Brown Sr. [PURPLE] and sons Thomas, Isaiah, Jesse Jr. [GREEN].
    Histories
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    1785-1787 Marriage Register, Moore County, NC.pdf
    Located on Page 382 of Will Book A, Moore County, NC
    Family ID F3734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Tucker,   b. 1804  [3
    Children 
    +1. Nathaniel Brown,   b. 25 Dec 1821, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1900, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Nancy Brown,   b. 02 Aug 1823
     3. Jesse Brown,   b. 20 Oct 1825
     4. Robin H. Brown,   b. 30 Jul 1828,   d. Aft 1900  (Age > 73 years)
    +5. William Brown,   b. 1832,   d. 13 Dec 1919  (Age 87 years)
     6. Pinckney Spinks Brown,   b. 1835,   d. 11 Jul 1918, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +7. Thomas Young Brown,   b. 26 Jul 1838, Montgomery County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1898, Randolph County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2010 
    Family ID F2251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1881 Orders and Decrees Book 2 Page 108/109, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown et al v. Nathaniel Brown et al
    1881 Orders and Decrees Book 2 Page 108/109, Moore County, NC - Thomas Brown et al v. Nathaniel Brown et al
    Court case involving heirs of Jesse Brown Sr., dec'd. While the following court case doesn't expressly mention Jesse Brown and occurs roughly 50 years after his death - it appears to list a large number if not all of his living descendants.

    1881, Aug/Sep -- Order & Decrees, Moore County, NC Book 2, Page 108-109

    Probate Court, Moore County, NC
    Thomas Brown & others vs. Nathaniel Brown & others

    This cause coming on to be heard upon the Petition of Plaintiff and affidavits filed and the same being heard by one the Court doth declare that the Petitioners and Defendants in the Petition in this case are tenants in common of nine hundred acres of land in said county on the waters of Bear & Cabin Creek specified in said Petition.

    That is to say Thomas Brown and Aaron Brown 1/18 part thereof

    E.S.Brown, Anabeth Kennedy, Deborah Maness and Edmond Brown 1/72 part each

    S.E. Mainess, L.A. Brown, Margaret Brown and Jane Brown (heirs Bailey) 1/288 each

    Heirs Noah Brown viz Missouri Brown & Enoch Brown 1/144 each

    Heirs of Henry Brown viz J.A. Brown, Martha A. Brown, B.C. Brown, W.R. Brown, L.O. Brown, Julia C. Brown, Dorcus M. Brown, Alexander Brown, M.C. Brown and Thomas Brown 1/720 each

    Heirs of John Brown viz Nancy Brown, Robert Brown, William Brown, Jesse Brown, P.S. Brown, Thomas Brown Jr. & Nathaniel Brown 1/63 each

    Heirs of Isah [Brown] [viz] Wm. Brown, Martha Brown, Telitha Brown, Malvina Gordon, Franey Burns, Angy Brown, Mary Brown, Anna Brown 1/72 each

    Heirs at law of Jesse Brown viz Temperance Smith, Dolly Smith, Nancy Graham, Isaac Brown, Elizabeth Britt 1/54 each

    Heirs of Mary Williamson viz Jesse Williamson, Kelly Williamson, Hiram Williamson, 1/270 each

    Heirs of Isaac Williamson viz Isabella Craven, M. Williamson, Calvin Williamson 1/810

    Heirs of Margaret Williams viz John Williams & Wright Williams 1/540 each

    Heir of Nancy Owen viz Mary Smith 1/9 part of said land

    The Court doth further declare that actual partition of said land cannot possibly be made without inquiry to the parties interested. It is therefore ordered adjudged and decreed that the clerk of court A.H. McNeill after thirty days advertisement in the Moore Index a newspaper published in the Town of Carthage and at three public place in said county and at the Court House door in the Town of Carthage proceed to sell said land to the highest bidder in the Town of Carthage at public auction on the following terms viz one half cash and the balance on a credit of six months both bond and approved security and report to this court without delay.

    A.H. McNeill, CoC & Judge of Probate
    [no date given but case before and after were dated August 27, 1881 and September 7, 1881]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1066] Joe Thompson [joemthompson@bellsouth.net].

    2. [S1113] Old Moore County, NC Vital Statistics 1784-1890, James Vann Comer, (1999, James Vann Comer, PO Box 2681, Sanford, NC 27331 ).

    3. [S1066] Joe Thompson [joemthompson@bellsouth.net], 05 Mar 2010.
      John Brown's Bible
      (Transcribed by Joseph M Thompson 2/27/2010)

      According to writing in the Bible, John Brown purchased this Bible on December 28, 1815 at a cost of 10 shillings. Following is a list of all the writing that is found in this Bible.

      FIRST PAGE (FRONT SIDE OF FRONT COVER PAGE)

      Inside the front cover on the front side of the first page is hand written

      Jesse Brown was born the
      20th day of October, 1825

      SECOND PAGE (BACKSIDE OF FRONT COVER PAGE)

      On the back side of the first page there is a box entitled "Property of". Hand written inside this box is written

      John Brown

      THIRD PAGE (OPPOSITE "PROPERTY OF" PAGE
      On the third page opposite the "Property of" box at the top of the page is a handwritten name which is not clear but could be Josiah Brown or Isaiah Brown.

      NEW TESTAMENT TITLE PAGE
      On the New Testament title page at the top is written,

      Nancy Brown was
      Born the 2 d of
      August, 1823 the
      Daughter of John Brown
      and Sary his wife

      BACK SIDE OF NEW TESTAMENT TITLE PAGE
      On the back side of the New Testament title page several names and dates are written. Beginning at the top-

      John Brown Son of Jesse Brown
      And Mary his wife was Born
      February 18, 1795

      John Brown's Book Price
      Ten Shillings December the
      28th 1815

      Mary Brown the Daughter
      of Jesse Brown and Marget
      his wife was born the 13
      day of 1815

      Nathaniel Brown was
      born the 25th Day of
      December 1821 the sun
      of John Brown and
      Sary his wife

      Isaiah Brown

      SECOND FROM LAST PAGE BACK SIDE
      On the second from last page on the back side is written John Brown's greatest wish

      John Brown
      his Holy Bible
      and in this booke
      we may find the
      commandments of God
      and I wish above all
      things we may keep it
      September the 14th Day
      1824

      BACK SIDE OF BACK COVER OPPOSITE JOHN BROWN?S GREATEST WISH

      Robin Brown was
      Born the 30th day of July
      1828

      BOTTOM OF SECOND FROM LAST PAGE BACK SIDE

      On the bottom of this page upside down is written, possibly a baptism date

      On the 8th of November
      John Brown .. (something not legible)
      Robert Kenalery

      BACK SIDE OF BACK COVER

      On the back side of the back cover is written

      Robin Brown was
      Born the 3rd Day of July
      1828

      BACK COVER BOTTOM

      appears to be four initials

      ahks or ahcs or ahfs

      Rip (rest in peace)