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Brown Family


Tallow Light, Vol 23, pg 185


Massachusetts natives, John Brown with his half brother, Captain Benjamin Brown, and their families came to Northwest Territory landing in Marietta in 1797. Shortly thereafter John settled on Cat's Creek, Adams Township, Washington Co., where he died in 1821. John, born Leicester. MA, December, 1733 (son of Capt. John Brown and Lydia Newhall) married in Jan 1757 to Rebecca Baldwin, married second in Adams [Twp], OH in 1802 to Mrs.Elizabeth (Devol) Jennings. Both wives buried with John at Dodge Cemetery near Equity Station, Adams, OH. John was disabled at Bunker Hill.


1. Samuel Brown

2. Lydia Brown

3. Phoebe Brown

4. Rebecca Brown

5. Ruth Brown

6. John Brown

7. Azuba Brwon


Generation 2


Samuel Brown s/o John, b. 1858, married Lydia Thayer in 1781 Massachusetts. They resided in Washington County, Ohio

Children of Samuel and Lydia Thayer Brown:

1. Polly Brown

2. Samuel Brown

3. William Brown

4. Lydia Brown m. Jabez Fox Palmer, resided in Palmer

5. Betsey Brown

6. Phebe Brown

7. Harriet Brown m. Richard Greene, resided in Newport

8. John Brown


Azuba Brown d/o John, married James Owens (his first wife was Mary Gardner) and resided in Washington Co.

Children of Azuba Brown and John Owen:

1. James Owen

2. Gardner Owens

3. Lydia Owens


All descendants available from Carol Brown, 32 Evertr Drive, Rochester NY 14624 - (716) 247-5689