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James Brown (1785 - 1858)

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James Brown
Born in Waterford, Rutland, Vermont, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
[spouse(s) unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Madison County, New York, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Profile last modified | Created 7 Feb 2015
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James was born 13 May 1785 in Rutland Township, Vermont.[1][2]

Last Will and Testament

Will was written in 1856 and probated in 1858 and names widow Jane F. Brown, and children: Charles L Brown, Polly E. Cleveland, Chancy C. Brown, Cinda J. Wheelock, Herman (Harmon?) K. Brown, Mercy Matthewson, Thomas C. Brown, Grandchildren : Jane Munson (?), Roswell R. Brown, James E. Brown, Ellen E. Brown, and Julia M. Taylor. Executors: Charles L. Brown and Nathaniel Foote.


  1. "Vermont Births and Christenings, 1765-1908," database, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2014), James Brown, 13 May 1785; citing RUTLAND TWP,RUTLAND,VERMONT, reference ; FHL microfilm unknown.
  2. "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 5 November 2017), James Brown, 13 May 1785, Birth; State Capitol Building, Montpelier; FHL microfilm 27,490.

See also:

  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 04 February 2018), memorial page for James Brown (14 May 1785–8 May 1858), Find A Grave: Memorial #25640267, citing Stockbridge Cemetery, Munnsville, Madison County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Andrew L. (contributor 46818829) .
  • "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), James Brown, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States; citing family 41, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • "New York State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 7 September 2016), James Brown in household of Charles L Brown, Stockbridge, Madison, New York, United States; citing p. , line #28, family #77, county clerk offices, New York; FHL microfilm 408,492.

Profile History

This profile was generated by a GEDCOM import.Brown-35168 was created by Jonathan Monfort through the import of MonfortWardSHORT.ged on Feb 3, 2015

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