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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  Elias  BROWN

  (b. 24 February 1745Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 15 September 1806Preston, Connecticut, USA )  

Elias BROWN was born 24 February 1745 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Elias BROWN was the child of John BROWN (BROWNE) and Amie (Ame) FELLOWS and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John BROWN and Elizabeth SAFFORD (maternal)  John FELLOWS and Rachel VARNEY

He married  Sabra BILLINGS 22 November 1769 in Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut .  The couple had (at least) 9 children. Sabra BILLINGS  was born 21 January 1747 in Preston, Connecticut, USA .  She died 22 November 1820 in Preston, Connecticut, USA .  She was the daughter of Roger BILLINGS and Abigail DENISON.

Elias BROWN died 15 September 1806 in Preston, Connecticut, USA.
The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? January 1, 1863 - Homestead Act becomes law, allowing settlers to claim land (160 acres) after they have lived on it for five years.

NOTE: He was the grandfather of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Henry Billings Brown.

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Elias BROWN - Grave

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Preston, Connecticut, USA - The Loomarwick, New Preston, Conn.

The Loomarwick on Lake Waramaug New Preston, Conn A Quinlan Resort in Nearby Connecticut American Plan Accommodates 125 Thomas F. Quinlan, Owner-manager
Preston, Connecticut, USA
The Loomarwick, New Preston, Conn.

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Preston, Connecticut, USA
Post Office, New Preston, Conn.

Marriage / Partner(s) and Child(ren)

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Elias BROWN married flag Sabra BILLINGS-- Date: 22 November 1769 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Sabra BILLINGS was the daughter of Roger BILLINGS and Abigail DENISON

flag John BROWN (b.18 June 1770, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. September 1804, Atlantic Ocean )

flag Zuriah BROWN (b.17 August 1772, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1772, )

flag Roger BROWN (b.28 July 1774, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1774, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

flag Joseph (Josiah) BROWN (b.19 March 1777, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 30 March 1842, )

flag Betsey BROWN (b.25 April 1779, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 17 April 1802, )

flag Sabra BROWN (b.18 December 1782, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1782, )

flag Elias BROWN (b.28 January 1786, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 8 May 1861, Brooklyn, New York, USA )

flag William Henry BROWN (b.17 March 1789, Preston, Connecticut, USA  d. abt. 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA)

flag Billings BROWN (b.17 September 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA  d. , )

Events During the Lifetime of Elias BROWN

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1769 Marriage / Partner
Elias BROWN and Sabra BILLINGS 22 November 1769, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1770 Birth of Child
John BROWN was born 18 June 1770, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1772 Birth of Child
Zuriah BROWN was born 17 August 1772, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1774 Birth of Child
Roger BROWN was born 28 July 1774, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1777 Birth of Child
Joseph (Josiah) BROWN was born 19 March 1777, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1779 Birth of Child
Betsey BROWN was born 25 April 1779, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1782 Birth of Child
Sabra BROWN was born 18 December 1782, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1786 Birth of Child
Elias BROWN was born 28 January 1786, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1789 Birth of Child
William Henry BROWN was born 17 March 1789, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1793 Birth of Child
Billings BROWN was born 17 September 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA
1804 Death of Child
John BROWN died September 1804, Atlantic Ocean (at sea)

name: Elias Brown
gender: Male
burial date:
burial place: Griswold, Connecticut, United States
death date: 15 Sep 1806
death place:
age: 62
birth date: 1744
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indexing project (batch) number: B03224-8
system origin: Connecticut-EASy
gs film number: 3096
reference id:

"Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," index, FamilySearch (https:/ / pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F7CL-N2R : accessed 07 Mar 2013), Elias Brown, 15 Sep 1806; citing reference , FHL microfilm 3096.

Buried at:
Pachaug Cemetery
Route 138

Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)

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

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