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John Brown

John Brown
b. about 1796, near Lenoir, Burke County, North Carolina, to William and Elizabeth (Rippetoe?) Brown
d. about 1876, Fayette County, Illinois

m/1. North Carolina
Oliva Lawaler
d. between 1846-1849, Fayette County, Illinois

m/2. 14 August 1838, Owen County, Indiana
Mary B. Freeman
b. about 1824, Burke County, North Carolina

Children with Oliva Lawaler:

  • David Lindsay

Children with Mary B. Freeman:

  • John Alfred
  • Orren Hartsel

John came to Indiana in 1835 from Smokey Creek, near Lenoir, Burk County, North Carolina. He lived for some years in Owen County, Indiana, but left the state before 1840.

Submitted by:
Win Wood
Vona CO

James Madison Brown

James Madison Brown
b. 1816, near Lenoir, Burke County, North Carolina, to William and Elizabeth (Rippetoe?) Brown
d. 27 August 1869, Keithsburg, Mercer County, Illinois

m. 24 March 1838, Monroe County, Indiana
Nancy Agnes Christy
b. 20 December 1820, Indiana
d. 17 December 1893, Freedom Township, Republic County, Kansas

Children with Nancy Agnes Christy:

  • Abigail
  • John Christy
  • William Jasper
  • Mary Elizabeth
  • Lucinda Nancy
  • Maria Jane
  • David Washington
  • James Newton
  • Rose Anna
  • Arminda
  • Ishmael

Rev. Brown came to Indiana around 1835. He lived in Whitehall, Owen County, and Beechcreek Township, Greene County, until leaving the state around 1857.

Submitted by:
Win Wood
Vona CO