John Brown

Johannes Brown (1756 - 1838)

Privacy Level: Open (White)
Johannes (John) Brown
Born in Berks County, now Schuylkill County, Pennsylvaniamap
Son of and [mother unknown]
Husband of — married 1780 in Berks County, Pennsylvaniamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Union County, Pennsylvaniamap
Profile manager: Kathy Lamm private message [send private message]
Profile last modified 6 Sep 2019 | Created 4 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 6 Sep 2019
18:15: Kathy (Brown) Lamm edited the Biography for Johannes Brown (1756-1838). [Thank Kathy for this]
This page has been accessed 430 times.
John Brown participated in the American Revolution


John was the son of Johannes and Catherine Braun.

He married Maria Barbara Crowl about 1780 in Berks County, Pennsylvania.

They were the parents of:

  • John Jacob Brown[1]
  • Christiana Brown[2]
  • Peter George Brown[3]
  • Elizabeth Brown[4]
  • Abraham Brown[5]
  • John William Brown[6]
  • Christian Brown[7]
  • Michael Brown[8]
  • Jacob Henry Brown[9]

He served in Captain Conrad Shimer's company in the 6th battalion of Berks Militia. He served from August 10, 1778 to Sept 1780. He was in the battle of Brandywine near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania during Howe's campaign to take Philadelphia.

This John was the one who migrated to Union Co. Pennsylvania in 1804.



More Genealogy Tools

Sponsored Search

Sponsored Search by

DNA Connections
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. 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 John:

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Images: 7
John Brown's will page 2
John Brown's will page 2

John Brown headstone
John Brown headstone

John Brown headstone
John Brown headstone

John Brown
John Brown

John Brown Image 4
John Brown Image 4

view all


John is 22 degrees from Tanya Lowry, 18 degrees from Charles Tiffany and 18 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

B  >  Brown  >  Johannes Brown

Categories: American Revolution