Edward Brown 1730 – 1797

Following the direct Brown name back through generations & time, Edward Brown appears as our primary ancestor. He was born c. 1730 and died c. 1797 in Jones County, North Carolina.  His Will mentions sons: Aaron, Hardy, Moses, John, Edward & Daniel.

The Edward Brown Family
….. 1 Edward Brown b: Abt. 1730, d: Abt. 1797 in Jones, North Carolina
……….. 2 Sarah Brown b: Abt. 1762
……….. 2 Jane Brown b: Abt. 1765
……….. 2 John Brown b: 1767
……….. 2 Aaron Brown b: 18 May 1769
……….. 2 Hardy Brown b: Abt. 1771
……….. 2 Edward Brown b: 1775
……….. 2 Moses Brown b: 07 February 1777, d: 27 February 1838 in Marion,MS
……….. + Sarah Robertson d: 1810 in Liberty, Georgia
……….. + Nancy Perkins b: 01 Feb 1787, m: 07 Aug 1812 MS, d: 08 Feb 1870
……….. 2 Daniel Brown b: 1779

Select Sources:

  • Tax Record 1769 Craven Co, NC
  • Tax Record 1770 Craven Co, NC
  • Tax Record 1786 Jones Co, NC
  • 1790 US Census for Jones County, North Carolina, page 144.
  • Gwynn, Zae Hargett. Abstracts of The records of Jones County North Carolina 1779 – 1868. I. Memphis, TN: Zae Hargett Gwynn and Henry Norburne Gwynn.
  • Last Will & Testament for Edward Brown, 10 Aug 1795, Jones County, NC
  • Interviews with family members, family trees, groups sheets and other information from family members.

Read more about Edward:

4 Responses to Edward Brown 1730 – 1797

  1. This site is so cool!

  2. Nancy, thanks for visiting & checking out the family information. I am still working on adding people, places, sources & photos. Be sure to check back.

  3. Phillis Brown Minge

    Just discovered your wonderful blog and family research. I am an Edward , Edward Brown family member in TN.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>