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John Brown is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor. NSSAR Ancestor #: P330755 Rank: Private
John Brown served in the Revolutionary War in the Virginia Militia as a Private in Capt. Robert Pollard's Co. of Col. James Slaughter's Va. Regiment. and of Capt. George Johnson's Co. of Slaughter's Va. Regiment & of Capt. Benjamin Lillard's & Long's Co.'s of Col. Slaughter's Va. Regiment.
John Brown was with General Edward Stevens, Culpeper County, who took an active part and had principal share in the Revolution.
Birth: Oct. 15, 1759
Rapidan, Culpeper County, Virginia
Death: Dec. 31, 1834
Culpeper County, Virginia
He died December 31, 1834, in Culpeper County, Virginia and was buried in Mt. Poney Cemetery in Culpeper. A visitor to Culpeper in search of his grave reports it was in a field that was plowed under.
Obituary of John Brown - Culpeper, VA. 31 Dec 18343.:
"Mr. John Brown of this county, another Revolutionary soldier, has gone to the realities of another world. The last day of December 1834, witness by the close of earthly career, after having lived to the age of 76. He discharged the various relations of life with such fidelity as to acquire for him the respect and friendship of all those who know him. Though he lived and opposes of the Christian religion yet at that period which, "Tries men's souls." With that honesty so characteristic of the patriots of 76, he informed the writer of the brief notice, that he never was satisfied with his course of life, but he often had convictions on account of sin. He seemed to occupy his last few weeks almost entirely in Prayer and making ready for that awful change which he felt was now at hand. He was heard to regret with deep the manner in which he had spent his past life. He left a large circle of friends and connections to lament his loss, but they have some comfortable assurance that he entered upon the unmortal with the bright prospect of eternal glory."
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Obit 31 DEC 1834 (Culpeper) VA
Oreon Bruce copied this following from the original newspaper clipping - original source unknown.
Doggetts and other cousins
Devoted to the study of the family history of the Rev. Benjamin Doggett of Lancaster County, Virginia, and his descendants, Antecedents, and kindred
↑Wiki: Edward Stevens
(VA) Colonial VA Militia in 1775. Colonial 10th VA 12th, November 1776, resigned January 31, 1778.
Copy of the record received from U.S. War Department, Washington D.C., June 27, 1934.
Maternal relationship is confirmed with an AncestryDNA test match between Philip Capobres GEDmatch A880062, Janice Hobson GEDmatch A663300 , and Thomas Anderson GEDmatch A486051 sharing a 32.2 cM on chromosome 19 from 40,627,844 to 58,272,963
Maternal relationship is suggested with an AncestryDNA test match between Evenripe Welch and Thomas Anderson, eighth cousins. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 5th to 8th cousins based on sharing 16 centimorgans shared across 1 DNA segment; Confidence: Good
Maternal relationship is suggested with an AncestrDNA test match between John Altermann and Judy Anderson, 7th cousins once removed. Predicted relationship reported by AncestryDNA: 8th cousins based on 8.2 centimorgans shared across 1 DNA segment; Confidence: Moderate
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with John by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
Y-chromosome DNA test-takers in his direct paternal line on WikiTree: