John Brown, Jr.

John Brown, Jr.

Male 1757 - 1837  (79 years)

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  • Name John Brown  [1
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 12 Sep 1757  Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Aug 1837  Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I509  mytree
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 

    Father John Brown,   b. 1728, Londonderry, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1803, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Margaret Preston,   b. 1728, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1802, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married Between 1745 and 1776  [2, 3
    Notes 
    • Rev. John Brown, a graduate of Princeton College, was extensively known in Virginia and Kentucky as a Presbyterian minister of piety and talent. He was pastor of New Providence Church.
    Family ID F339  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Margaretta Mason,   b. Abt 1772, New York, New York, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1838, Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Married 21 Feb 1799  Queens, Queens, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Mason Brown,   b. 10 Nov 1799, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1867, Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
    +2. Orlando Brown,   b. Sep 1803,   d. 26 Jul 1867  (Age ~ 63 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F347  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Sep 1757 - Staunton, Augusta, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Feb 1799 - Queens, Queens, New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Aug 1837 - Frankfort, Franklin, Kentucky, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • He was a student at Princeton College when that institution was broken up by the British. He afterward completed his studies at William and Mary College, and for several years practiced law. He was a member of the Virginia Legislature from the District of Kentucky. After Kentucky became a state, he was three times elected a Senator in Congress and continued as a member of the Senate until 1805.

      He was a warm personal friend of Thomas Jefferson.

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Louis Salesse, Page 12.

    2. [S86] Louis Salesse, Page 10.

    3. [S107] Preston Family Genealogy, Page 134.


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