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Robert Brown (1735 - 1794)

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Col. Robert Brown
Born in Newport, Rhode Islandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Brother of
Husband of — married in Trinity Church, Newport, Rhode Islandmap
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 16 Apr 2016
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Categories: Patriotic Service, American Revolution | NSSAR Patriot Ancestors | NSDAR Patriot Ancestors | 1774 Census of Rhode Island, South Kingstown.

Col. Robert Brown performed Patriotic Service in the American Revolution
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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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert 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 Robert:

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Robert is 20 degrees from Walter Morrison, 26 degrees from Alison Wilkins and 15 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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