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HELP! Grave has been located American Revolutionary War Soldier flag male ancestor  Elias  BROWN

  (b. 24 February 1744 Preston, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 15 September 1806 Preston, Connecticut, USA )  

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Elias BROWN was born 24 February 1744 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

Elias had an active role in U.S. Revolutionary War.

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

Elias BROWN died 15 September 1806 in Preston, Connecticut, USA .

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

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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

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Elias BROWN


Elias BROWN married Grave has been locatedflag female ancestor Sabra BILLINGS-- Date: 22 November 1769 Place: Griswold, Crown Colony of Connecticut (Mormon Genealogy Records)

Sabra BILLINGS was the child of Roger BILLINGS and Abigail DENISON

Name: Elias Brown
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Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Nov 1769
Event Place: Griswold, New London, Connecticut, United States
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
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Spouse's Name: Sabra Billings
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Reference ID: p 263
GS Film Number: 000004374
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Digital Folder Number: 007592458
Image Number: 00094

"Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997", database, FamilySearch ( ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F7PB-1ZV : 11 February 2018), Elias Brown and Sabra Billings, 1769.

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birth1744 Birth
24 February 1744
Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
marriage1769 Marriage / Partner
Elias BROWN and Sabra BILLINGS 22 November 1769, Griswold, Connecticut, USA (Jewett City)
1770 Birth of Child
John BROWN was born 18 June 1770, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1772 Birth of Child
Zuriah BROWN was born 17 August 1772, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1774 Birth of Child
Roger BROWN was born 28 July 1774, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
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Revolutionary War
Ancestor #: A015400

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Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
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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1777 Birth of Child
Joseph Warren (Josiah) BROWN was born 19 March 1777, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1779 Birth of Child
Betsey BROWN was born 25 April 1779, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1782 Birth of Child
Sabra Billings BROWN was born 18 December 1782, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1786 Birth of Child
Elias BROWN was born 28 January 1786, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1789 Birth of Child
William Henry BROWN was born 17 March 1789, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1793 Birth of Child
Billings BROWN was born 17 September 1793, Preston, Connecticut, USA (Poquetanuck)
1802 Death of Child
Betsey BROWN died 17 April 1802, New London, Connecticut, USA
1804 Death of Child
John BROWN died September 1804, Atlantic Ocean / Pacific Ocean (at sea)*
name: Elias Brown
gender: Male
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burial place: Griswold, Connecticut, United States
death date: 15 Sep 1806
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age: 62
birth date: 1744
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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 ( pal:/ MM9.1.1/ F7CL-N2R : accessed 07 Mar 2013), Elias Brown, 15 Sep 1806; citing reference , FHL microfilm 3096. (Mormon Genealogy Records)
Elias BROWN - Grave
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Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM - Updated: 2/4/2022 2:46:41 PM
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