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Robert Brown (1735 - 1794)

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Col. Robert Brown
Born in Newport, Rhode Islandmap
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Brother of
Husband of — married in Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Apr 2016 | Last significant change: 3 Feb 2018
11:52: Eric Weddington edited the Biography for Robert Brown. [Thank Eric for this]
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Categories: Patriots, American Revolution | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors | NSDAR Patriot Ancestors | 1774 Census of Rhode Island, South Kingstown.

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Robert Brown is an NSSAR Patriot Ancestor.
NSSAR Ancestor #: P-123000
Rank: Colonel



Robert appears as head of household in the 1774 Census of Rhode Island[1]. His household distribution and inferred attributions are

  • one man over 16: Robert
  • six boys under 16: sons Robert, John, Silas, Peleg, James, and unknown
  • two women over 16: Elizabeth and unknown
  • one girl under 16: daughter Elizabeth
  • seven Blacks: unknown


  1. 1774 Census
  • Daughters of the American Revolution, DAR Genealogical Research Databases, database online, (, "Record of Robert Brown", Ancestor # A015822.

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