Jonathan Brown is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor. NSSAR Ancestor #: P-122779 Rank: Private
"Sergt. Jonathan Brown, (sergeant of Minute-men of Brimfield, Mass.) who with his men, marched to the "Lexinton Ale - on April 19, 1775, where, "the shot was fired that was heard around the world." - HRN 20 June 1946.
Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (http://www.dar.org/ : accessed January 25, 2015), "Record of Jonathan Brown", Ancestor # A015665.
Son Johnathan Birth: "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FCQT-QJZ : 4 December 2014), Jonathan Brown in entry for Jonathan Brown, 16 Mar 1744; citing BRIMFIELD,HAMPDEN,MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 1,395,951.
Howard Ross Nelson (HRN)
Moved from Salem to Brimfield about 1739 - HRN
House-wright and joiner by trade. - HRN
Leader in town councils and patriotic sentiment preceding the revolution and a Minute-man, and a valiant soldier: his house is still standing, on Tower Hill. (1924) - HRN
American Local History
The Minuement who lived in Brimfield, Part 4. by Mary Anna Tarbell, 1924 - HRN
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Jonathan by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Jonathan: