PA Family Group Sheet for the William R. BROWN Family

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Submitted by: Harvey W.HENRY
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   Husband: William R. BROWN
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 Birthdate: 10 MAR 1782          in London, England
Death date: 03 MAR 1856          in Rockville, Parke Co IN
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
 Occupation miller then a farmer
    Father:
    Mother:
Last Will and Testament of Willaim R. Brown obtained from Record of Wills at
the Parke Co Court House, Rockville, IN.  The names of 10 children are listed.
Listed as 69 years old in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN Dates are from
gravestone.
Died at 73 yr 11mo 23 d. William and Isabella moved to Parke Co In when son
William was 15. Source: Portrait and Biographical Record of Parke Co IN page
690. Middle name came from land purchase record.  Rockville, IN library.
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      Wife: Isabella ROBINSON
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   Married: 23 FEB 1808          in Philadelphia, PA
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 Birthdate: 15 MAR 1793          in PA
Death date: 24 AUG 1864          in Rockville, Parke Co IN
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
    Father:
    Mother:
Listed as 58 years old in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN.  Died at 74 yr 5mo
3d.   Birth date calculated using Internet site:
http://www.searchforancestors.com/utility/birthday.html   Death date and age
from Parke Co cem records at Rockville, IN library.  Also found on the
gravestone.
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 M Child 1: EDWARD BROWN
 Birthdate:
Death date:
    Spouse: MARGARET PORTER
   Married: 01 JAN 1858          in
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 M Child 2: JOHN BROWN
 Birthdate: 1815                 in OH
Death date:
 Occupation Blacksmith
    Spouse: PHEBE J. (BROWN)
   Married:
Listed as 34 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN Dist 85 House 167. He lived on
the farm adjacent to that of his sister Elizabeth Sparks.
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 F Child 3: ELIZABETH BROWN
 Birthdate: 1815                 in OH
Death date: 1894                 in
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
    Spouse: WILLIAM SPARKS  b. 1820  d. 1898
   Married: 10 FEB 1843          in Parke Co IN
Listed as 34 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN Dist 85 House 166 Dates from
Parke Co cemetery record at Rockville, IN library.
Marriage record from Marriage Records 1833-1844, Parke Co, Sanders.
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 F Child 4: MARY BROWN
 Birthdate: 26 FEB 1818          in OH
Death date: 19 NOV 1893          in Rockville, Parke Co IN
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
    Spouse: JACOB FISHER  b. 20 APR 1808  d. 18 MAY 1878
   Married: 04 JAN 1849          in Rockville, Parke Co IN
Listed as 32 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN, p 175, Dist 85, House 247.
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 M Child 5: ROBINSON BROWN
 Birthdate: 30 JAN 1821          in Butler Co. Ohio
Death date: 22 DEC 1909          in Indianola, E. Lincoln Twp Warren Co. IA
    Buried:                      in Lot 42 IOOF Cem Indianola, IA
 Occupation Farmer
    Spouse: ALMYRA SILCOTT  b. 27 MAY 1831  d. 10 MAY 1898
   Married: 12 SEP 1850          in Parke Co. IN by Rev Georg W. Warner
Robinson's marriage record: C/213 Parke Co Court House, Rockville, IN Probate
record in Court House, Indianola, IA, Wilbur N. Brown, Administrator Heirs: E.
B. Brown, E. W. Brown, Emma L. Hardin, Wilbur N. Brown He was listed as 28 in
the 1850 Cen
sus for Parke Co IN.  Census date 2 Sep 1850.  Lot 42 is 9 rows East of the
2nd grass road in the IOOF Section. Death date came from the Brown Family
Bible at the home of Merrill W. Henry. Birth and death dates are on the
gravestone.
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 M Child 6: FRANCIS J. BROWN
 Birthdate: 23 FEB 1823          in OH
Death date: 14 MAY 1856          in Parke Co IN
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
    Spouse: JANE ANN CATLIN  b. 22 NOV 1824  d. 02 AUG 1893
   Married: 29 FEB 1844          in Parke Co IN
27 in 1850 Parke Co IN Census, Dist 85, House 402.  Marriage record from
Marriage Records 1833-1844, Parke Co, Sanders.
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 M Child 7: WILLIAM BROWN
 Birthdate: 10 JAN 1826          in Butler Co OH
Death date: 27 NOV 1892          in Parke Co IN
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
 Occupation farmer
    Spouse: MALONA ADAMS  b. 14 FEB 1831  d. 02 SEP 1867
   Married: 06 APR 1854          in Parke Co IN
    Spouse: SARAH A. HOPPER  b. 13 SEP 1840  d. 26 JAN 1920
   Married:                      in Parke Co IN
Listed as 24 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN, Dist 85, house 401, page 291
Dates are from tombstone.  William owned 250 acres of farm land along the
Raccoon River in Florida Twp Parke Co IN.  His father settled on a part of
this land, then a
wilderness and improved it.  Dates are from gravestone.
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 M Child 8: SAMUEL BROWN
 Birthdate: 1828                 in Ohio
Death date: 1862                 in Shot by sniper during Civil War
    Buried:                      in Mt Olivet Cem Florida Twp Parke Co IN
 Occupation farmer
Listed as 22 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN, page 291 His mother sent a
white shirt to him.  He tried it on and was spotted by a sniper who shot and
killed Samuel.
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 F Child 9: MARTHA BROWN
 Birthdate: 1831                 in Ohio
Death date:
    Spouse: GEORGE F. OVERPECK
   Married: 02 MAR 1854          in
Listed as 19 in the 1850 Census for Parke Co IN, page 291
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F Child 10: ISABELLA BROWN
 Birthdate: 1833                 in Ohio
Death date:
    Spouse: JAMES GIBBONS
   Married:
 The Gibbons family lived on a farm near Barney, Iowa. Listed as 17 in the
1850 Census for Parke Co IN, page 29, Dist 85, House 401.
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