Heather Brown

Heather Brown

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Heather M. Brown
Born 1970s.
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Daughter of [private father (1940s - unknown)] and [private mother (1950s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
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Profile last modified | Created 20 Jul 2011 | Last significant change: 22 Nov 2018
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The Lost Family Photograph

Please visit my personal project: The Lost Family Photograph on Flickr.

Please message me if you have information about the people in the photographs, have photographs to post to the project, or would like to participate in the project.


Heather was born in Portland, OR in 1977. She is the daughter of Thomas Brown and Helen Morgan. She graduated from North Medford High School in 1995.

She has lived all over the state of Oregon, including Portland, Medford, Tualatin, and Corvallis.

Other than genealogy, Heather's interests include dollhouses and miniatures, Sims3, fictional mapmaking and worldbuilding, storytelling, and various other crafts.

Heather's favorite history subjects include the French Huguenots, Plymouth Colony, the Salem Witch Trials, The Oregon Trail, and the History of the Pacific Northwest, including the Native American tribes that lived in Oregon and Washington prior to American Settlement, as well as the founding families of Portland, OR, and Seattle, WA.

She dated Chris Emery from 2001 until 2015.

She currently lives in Pullman, Washington.

Heather graduated from Seattle Central College in June 2016, with an Associate's Degree in Science. She currently attends Washington State University, majoring in Zoology (Pre-Vet), and minoring in Wildlife Ecology. She hopes to eventually become a veterinarian.

Famous Ancestors (direct descendant):

  • King John "Lackland" Plantagenet, King of England, my 29th great-grandfather.
  • King Edward "Longshanks" Plantagenet, King of England, my 27th great-grandfather.
  • William Brewster, Religious leader on the Mayflower, my 10th great-grandfather. (Edit: I'm related to him twice! Once on my mother's side, via his son Jonathan, and once on my father's side, via his daughter Patience).
  • Richard Warren, passenger on the Mayflower and signer of the Mayflower Compact.
  • Frederick Sylvester Mayberry II, Revolutionary War Soldier who founded Mayberry Township in Hamilton County, Illinois (6th great-grandfather)

Famous Relatives (non-direct relation):

  • Elvis Presley, American pop icon (5th cousin, twice removed)
  • Lady Diana (Spencer) Windsor, Princes of Wales, late wife of Prince Charles (9th cousins)
  • Mary Lacye Garner, tried for witchcraft and drown in 1635.
  • Katharn Garner (sister-in-law of Mary Lacye), tried for witchcraft and drowned in 1636.
  • Levi Ankeny, United States Senator, Oregon Trail Pioneer, member of the Ankeny Family, one of the founding families of Portland, OR (OK...not exactly "related", but his son Robert was married to my 2nd cousin, Helen Brents)


  • Heather Brown, firsthand knowledge.


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On 22 Nov 2018 at 07:53 GMT Julie (Irwin) Tolvanen wrote:

Love your Lost Family Photograph project.

On 26 Oct 2017 at 14:52 GMT Janet (Langridge) Wild wrote:

Hi Heather,

Hope you are well. Just dropped by to say thank you for your contributions to the community's shared tree. Every contribution is appreciated you are doing a wonderful job of support others. You obviously love what you do Thank you

Janet Member of the Wikitree Appreciation Team

On 3 Jul 2017 at 02:27 GMT Jacqueline (Minor) Lane wrote:

Happy to meet you. I live in Houston, Tx. Grew up in Seagraves, Tx.

On 21 Jun 2017 at 18:18 GMT S B wrote:

DNA GedMatch M811138 SBeard match. See SBeard/Glass connection possible. Please verify & add to your collections.

On 3 Jun 2017 at 06:39 GMT G (Woolard) ' Albrecht ' wrote:

Running Wells tree...

Eighth 2x removed it appears

On 30 Jan 2017 at 00:44 GMT Casey (Dennis) Stimmel wrote:

Thank you so much Cousin Heather Brown it will be nice to work with you on our family tree. Thank you for adding me to the trusted lists.

On 23 Oct 2016 at 07:20 GMT Byrt Martinez wrote:

Hi Heather,

I'm doing research on my wife's adopted grandmother and noticed that you added some biography information on Leila Violet Caldwell Pilgrim (Caldwell-3143) stating that she had 2 children. What was your source? I have been unable to find any data indicating that Leila had any children. Thanks!

n/m, I think I found it. It's mentioned in her obituary. Got it.

On 4 Aug 2016 at 19:01 GMT Steve Lake wrote:

I would like to join The Lost Family Photograph Project. Please give me the project badge. I have a number of unidentified photographs that I could use some help with. I am willing to review the other photos submitted to the project and help with tasks.

On 3 Aug 2016 at 17:56 GMT Dennis Shannon wrote:

Thank you very much for the info Heather.

On 3 Aug 2016 at 14:38 GMT Dennis Shannon wrote:

Hello Heather, how do I post a photo on lost family photos?

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Queen Victoria Heather is 18 degrees from George Bush, 20 degrees from Rick San Soucie and 20 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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