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American Revolutionary War Soldier America/USA  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.


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

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Elias Brown married America/USA Sabra Billings-- Date: 22 November 1769 Place: Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut
Sabra Billings was the daughter of Roger Billings and Abigail Denison




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Children:
America/USA John Brown (b.18 June 1770, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. September 1804, Atlantic Ocean )

America/USA Zuriah Brown (b.17 August 1772, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1772, )

America/USA Roger Brown (b.28 July 1774, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1774, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut)

America/USA Joseph (Josiah) Brown (b.19 March 1777, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 30 March 1842, )

America/USA Betsey Brown (b.25 April 1779, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. 17 April 1802, )

America/USA Sabra Brown (b.18 December 1782, Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut  d. abt. 1782, )

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

America/USA William Henry Brown (b.17 March 1789, Preston, Connecticut, USA  d. abt. 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA)

America/USA Billings Brown (b.17 September 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA  d. , )



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24 February 1745
Preston, Connecticut, USA

Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
Those of our Readers in this and the neighboring Provinces, who may have had an Opportunity of observing, during the present Summer, and of the Effects of Lightning on Houses, Ships, Trees, &c. are...Read MORE...


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.


World History (1756 - 1763) Seven Years War - France, Great Britain clashed in Europe and North America; France, Russia, Austria, Saxony, Sweden and Spain sided against Britain, Prussia and Hanover

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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.
First direct British tax on American colonists. Instituted in November, 1765. Every newspaper, pamphlet, and other public and legal document had to have a Stamp, or British seal, on it. The Stamp, of ...Read MORE...


1769 Marriage / Partner
Elias Brown and Sabra Billings 22 November 1769, Preston, Connecticut, USA

USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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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

USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

The Boston Tea Party
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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
The Intolerable Acts was the American Patriots' name for a series of punitive laws passed by the British Parliament in 1774 after the Boston Tea party. They were meant to punish the Massachusetts...Read MORE...


USA 1774 - June 1 - Boston Port Bill: British government orders Port of Boston closed

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1774 Birth of Child
Roger Brown was born 28 July 1774, Preston, Connecticut, USA

USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
The First Continental Congress was a meeting of delegates from twelve of the thirteen colonies that met on September 5 to October 26, 1774 at Carpenters' Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, early in...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - April 18 - Paul Revere's famous ride

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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - April 20 - British begin siege of Boston

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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.
In the darkness of the night of May 9, 1775, Ethan Allen, along with Benedict Arnold, led a portion of his militia across the half-mile width of Lake Champlain to the base of the fort. As the sun...Read MORE...


USA May 1775 - Second Continental Congress - Philadelphia - plans to form an army.
When the Second Continental Congress came together on May 10, 1775 it was, in effect, a reconvening of the First Continental Congress. Many of the same 56 delegates who attended the first meeting...Read MORE...


USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
On June 17, 1775, early in the Revolutionary War (1775-83), the British defeated the Americans at the Battle of Bunker Hill in Massachusetts. Despite their loss, the inexperienced colonial forces...Read MORE...


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.

December 31, 1775

USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
Colonial troops force British to evacuate Boston.

USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France


USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

America the Story of Us: Declaration of Independence
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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress formally declares the name of the new nation to be the “United States” of America. This replaced the term “United Colonies,” which had been in general...Read MORE...


USA 1776 - December 26 - Washington crosses the Delaware
Famous American victory that began with "Washington Crossing the Delaware." Actually, the whole army crossed the Delaware River, which was frozen in places, on Christmas night, 1776, from...Read MORE...


1777 Birth of Child
Joseph (Josiah) Brown was born 19 March 1777, Preston, Connecticut, USA

USA 1777 - July 5 - St. Clair surrenders Fort Ticonderoga to the British


USA 1777 - September 26 - British General William Howe occupies Philadelphia during American Revolution

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USA 1777 - October 17 - British General John Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga NY

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USA 1777 - November 15 - The Articles of Confederation Were Adopted
On November 15, 1777, the second Continental Congress adopted the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union. Then they needed approval from the states.

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USA December 1777 - June 1778 - The winter at Valley Forge
This Pennsylvania encampment was occupied by the American army from December 1777 to June 1778. The winter was particularly harsh, and the army was short on food, clothing, and supplies. But they...Read MORE...


World History February 6, 1778 - France signed the Treaty of Alliance with the United States.


1779 Birth of Child
Betsey Brown was born 25 April 1779, Preston, Connecticut, USA

World History June 1779 - Spain entered Revolutionary War in favor of Americans.


USA 1780 - September 25 - Benedict Arnold's plans to cede West Point to the British discovered.

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USA 1781 - October 19 - The British Surrender at Yorktown
America declared its independence in 1776, but it took another five years to win freedom from the British. That day came on October 19, 1781, when the British General Charles Cornwallis surrendered...Read MORE...


1782 Birth of Child
Sabra Brown was born 18 December 1782, Preston, Connecticut, USA

Invention 1784 - The bifocal lens is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
"While living in Paris, Franklin hated having to change constantly from reading glasses to distance glasses. He directed an optician to cut two pairs of lenses horizontally in half and mount them in...Read MORE...


Invention 1784 - The oil lamp is invented (Aimé Argand, Switzerland)
"Argand burner, first scientifically constructed oil lamp, patented in 1784 in England by a Swiss, Aimé Argand. The first basic change in lamps in thousands of years, it applied a principle that was...Read MORE...


USA 1784 - January 14 - The Continental Congress Ratified the Treaty of Paris Ending the Revolutionary War
On September 3, 1783, more than a year after the last shots were fired, a peace treaty was drawn up in Paris. Under the terms of the treaty, the United States was granted territory as far west as the ...Read MORE...


1786 Birth of Child
Elias Brown was born 28 January 1786, Preston, Connecticut, USA

USA 1787 - September 17 - U.S. Constitution ratified
The Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia met between May and September of 1787 to address the problems of the weak central government that existed under the Articles of Confederation. The United ...Read MORE...


1789 Birth of Child
William Henry Brown was born 17 March 1789, Preston, Connecticut, USA

U.S. Presidents 1789 - April 30 - George Washington (1732–1799) became 1st President of the United States
On April 30, 1789, in a deep, low voice, George Washington gave his first speech as president of the United States. This speech is now known as the first presidential inaugural address. He spoke to a ...Read MORE...


USA 1789 - September 29 - Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military
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USA 1790 - July 16 - Washington, D. C. becomes capital of United States
On July 16, 1790, Congress declared the city of Washington in the District of Columbia, the permanent capital of the United States.

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USA 1791 - December 15 - The Bill of Rights takes effect

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USA 1792 - New York Stock Exchange founded

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Invention 1793 - The cotton gin is invented (Eli Whitney, United States)
"In 1793, Eli Whitney invented a simple machine that influenced the history of the United States. He invented a cotton gin that was popular in the South. The South became the cotton producing part...Read MORE...


1793 Birth of Child
Billings Brown was born 17 September 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA

World History 1796 - Napoleon Bonaparte assumes command of the Army of Italy


U.S. Presidents 1797 - March 4 - John Adams (1735-1826) becomes 2nd President of the United States
The presidential election was the first contested election in the United States. When the final tabulation of votes arrived at the senate, ironically it was Adams who opened the envelope as he was...Read MORE...


World History 1799 - Rosetta Stone discovered


Invention 1800 - Electric storage battery is invented (Alessandro Volta, Italy)
...Probably the most important developments in the science of electricity started with the invention of the first battery in 1800 by Alessandro Volta. This battery gave the world its first...Read MORE...


World History 1801 - Act of Union between Great Britain and Ireland creates the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland


U.S. Presidents 1801 - March 4 - Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) becomes 3rd President of the United States
On February 17, 1801, Thomas Jefferson was elected president of the United States, but there was more to it than beating his opponent. When Thomas Jefferson ran for president, he beat his opponent,...Read MORE...


USA 1803 - October 20 - Louisiana Purchase - The United States doubled its size by purchasing this territory from Spain.
Senate Ratified the Louisiana Purchase Treaty

In the 1800s, in the United States, pioneers and homesteaders eagerly moved west to start a new life in the plains, hills and mountains west of the...Read MORE...


USA 1804 - May 14 - Lewis & Clark set out from St Louis for Pacific Coast

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1804 Death of Child
John Brown died September 1804, Atlantic Ocean (at sea)

World History 1805 - Treaty of Pressburg formally dissolves the Holy Roman Empire


USA 1805 - November 15 - Lewis and Clark reach Pacific

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Death
15 September 1806
Preston, Connecticut, USA


name: Elias Brown
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burial place: Griswold, Connecticut, United States
death date: 15 Sep 1806
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indexing project (batch) number: B03224-8
system origin: Connecticut-EASy
gs film number: 3096
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"Connecticut, Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/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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