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John Brown (Browne) - Old Preston, Connecticut cemetery. Located near the intersection of Rte 164 and Rte 165. Many of the
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Old Preston, Connecticut cemetery. Located near the intersection of Rte 164 and Rte 165. Many of the stones are so old that erosion has reduced them to ordinary rocks (without any visible signs of writing on them).
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John Brown (Browne) - Grave
John Brown (Browne)


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America/USA  John  Brown (Browne)

  (b. 19 July 1706Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 15 March 1776Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  
Age: 70

John Brown (Browne) was born 19 July 1706 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut. John Brown (Browne) was the child of John Brown and Elizabeth Safford and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Nathaniel Brown (Browne) and Judith Perkins (maternal)  Joseph Safford and Mary Baker

He married  Amie (Ame) Fellows 16 December 1731 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Amie (Ame) Fellows  was born 1710 in Plainfield, Connecticut, USA .  She died 31 May 1786 in Preston, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of John Fellows and Rachel Varney.

John Brown (Browne) died 15 March 1776 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut.

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John Brown (Browne) married America/USA Amie (Ame) Fellows-- Date: 16 December 1731 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Amie (Ame) Fellows was the daughter of John Fellows and Rachel Varney

Title History of the town of Stonington, county of New London, Connecticut: from its first settlement in 1649 to 1900
Author Richard Anson Wheeler
Publisher Press of the Day publishing company, 1900
Original from the University of Virginia
Digitized Aug 22, 2007
Length 754 pages
Updated: 2/28/2014 1:36:21 PM

America/USA Amie Brown (Browne) (b.4 October 1732, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 8 March 1796, Shaftsbury, Vermont, USA)

America/USA Judith Brown (b.19 August 1734, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 5 August 1821, Preston, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA John Brown (b.16 November 1737, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

America/USA Elizabeth Brown (b.4 November 1738, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 1773, )

America/USA Rachel Brown (b.10 February 1740/1741, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 12 November 1816, Griswold, Connecticut, USA )

America/USA Hannah Brown (b.15 March 1743, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA Elias Brown (b.24 February 1745, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 15 September 1806, Preston, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA Esther Brown (b.15 July 1747, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. , )

America/USA Eunice Brown (b.abt. 1749, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 20 September 1836, , Ohio, USA)

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1706 Birth
Name: John Brown
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Title History of the town of Stonington, county of New London, Connecticut: from its first settlement in 1649 to...Read MORE...

1731 Marriage / Partner
John Brown (Browne) and Amie (Ame) Fellows 16 December 1731, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1732 Birth of Child
Amie Brown (Browne) was born 4 October 1732, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1734 Birth of Child
Judith Brown was born 19 August 1734, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1737 Birth of Child
John Brown was born 16 November 1737, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1738 Birth of Child
Elizabeth Brown was born 4 November 1738, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1743 Birth of Child
Hannah Brown was born 15 March 1743, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1745 Birth of Child
Elias Brown was born 24 February 1745, Preston, Connecticut, USA

1747 Birth of Child
Esther Brown was born 15 July 1747, Preston, Connecticut, USA

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
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World History 1754 - Beginning of the French and Indian War between Great Britain and France for control of the North American colonies. It is part of the Seven Years War.

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USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
The Sugar Act raised revenues higher than ever before by a new series of taxes on the colonists.
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

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15 March 1776
Preston, Connecticut, USA

name: John Brown
gender: Male
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death date: 15 Mar 1776
death place: Griswold, Connecticut
age: 69
birth date: 1707
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indexing project (batch) number: B03225-0
system origin: Connecticut-EASy
gs film number: 3096
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"Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 07 Mar 2013), John Brown, 15 Mar 1776; citing reference , FHL microfilm 3096.

Buried at:
Pachaug Cemetery
Route 138

Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

Grave Inscription: BROWN: Capt. John, d. March 15, 1776-aged 70 yr.

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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