John Brown

Male - Bef 1776


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  • Name John Brown 
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef Feb 1776  Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • 1755, May 8 -- Land Grant #337, Orange County, NC
      John Brown received 210 acres located on Little River.

      1758, Mar -- County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC
      John Brown deeded Andrew McBrown 210 acres

      1758, Sep -- County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC
      John Brown received 210 acres from the Earl of Granville

      1759, Jun -- County Court Minutes, Orange County, NC
      James Clarke deeded John Brown 100 acres

      1761, Oct 14 -- Land Grant #368, Orange County, NC
      John Brown recieved 698 acres located on Flatt River adjoining James Watson and Thomas Gibson.

      1767, Feb 10 -- Deed, Orange County, NC
      Nathan Milton deeded John Brown 300 acres proven by John Gunter

      1770, July 25 -- Deed, Orange County, NC
      Samuel Allen deeded John Brown 217 acres located on the west side of the Eno River

      1775, Nov 16 -- Will, Chatham County, NC
      Will of John Brown, Dec'd. Heirs: children John Brown [manner plantation of 100 acres], Abner Brown [125 acres adjoining adjoining brother John], William Brown [125 acres adjoining his brother Abner], Ambrose Brown [125 acres adjoining brothers William and Jesse], Jesse Brown [125 acres adjoining brother William] and Mary Ashcroft, wife of John Ashcroft. Executors: Isaiah Hogan and James Bell. Witnesses: Joseph Stewart and William Riddle. Proven Feb 1776.

      1776, Feb -- County Court Minutes, Chatham County, NC
      Will of John Brown proven by Joseph Stewart and Isaiah Hogan appointed Executor

      1778, Aug 10 -- County Court Minutes, Chatham County, NC
      Accounts for Estate of John Brown were returned by Isaiah Hogan

      1778, Nov 11 -- County Court Minutes, Chatham County, NC
      Administration of the Estate of John Brown given to Thomas Brown
    Person ID i20937  Moore County Wallaces
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2020 

    DNA Tests  4 DNA tests are associated with John Brown 

    Family John Brown,   d. Bef Feb 1776, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
       1. Male John Brown
       2. Female Mary Brown
       3. Male William Brown,   b. Abt 1760
    +  4. Male Jesse Brown, Sr.,   b. Abt 1763,   d. Bef 16 May 1831  (Age ~ 68 years)
    Mary Melton  m. 1785
       5. Male Ambrose Brown,   b. Abt 1767
    +  6. Male Abner Brown,   b. Bef 1775,   d. 1797, Chatham County, NC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 22 years)
    Mary
    Family ID F6355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Documents
    1779 Land Grant #450, Chatham County, NC - Ancel Melton on behalf of Orphans of John Brown
    1779 Land Grant #450, Chatham County, NC - Ancel Melton on behalf of Orphans of John Brown
    1779 Land Grant #460, Chatham County, NC - Ancel Melton on behalf of Orphans of John Brown
    1779 Land Grant #460, Chatham County, NC - Ancel Melton on behalf of Orphans of John Brown
    1775 Will, Chatham County, NC - Will of John Brown
    1775 Will, Chatham County, NC - Will of John Brown
    1776, Feb (probated) -- Will of John Brown, Chatham County, NC
    1775, Nov 16 (written)
    Children: John Brown, Abner Brown, William Brown, Ambrose Brown, Jesse Brown, Mary Ashcroft, wife of John Ashcroft
    Executors: Isaiah Hogan, James Bell
    Witness: William Riddle