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Alexander Brown (abt. 1788 - 1856)

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Alexander Brown
Born about in Bunkle, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 22 May 1812 in Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotlandmap
Profile last modified 12 Sep 2019 | Created 9 Sep 2019 | Last significant change: 12 Sep 2019
20:32: Brian Martin edited the Biography for Alexander Brown (abt.1788-1856). [Thank Brian for this]
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(Unable to find Birth registration to date). Estimated to have been born approx. 1788 to Parents George Brown, Agricultural Labourer and Jane (Millar) Brown. 1812 was the year of Marriage to Helen Reid registered in the Parish of Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. They had five children. The last four were all born in the Parish of Coldingham but it is believed that first daughter Agnes was born in the Bunkle and Preston area of Berwickshire. In the 1841 Census Alexander is at Primrosehill, Bunkle and Preston. In the 1851 Census his "Birth" is stated as Bunkle, Berwickshire, Scotland and he is living at Springfield, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. He remained here till his death in 1856 at the age of 68 years. His profession was registered as Farmer.


  • ==Sources==

<reference/> Brown, Alexander.="Old Parish Registers Marriages" 22/05/1812. ref no 732/ 60 page 366 of 394. Brown, Alexander.=" 1841 Census" ref no 728/ 1. Page 17 of 23. Primrosehill, Bunkle and Preston, Berwickshire, Scotland. Brown, A.exander.=" 1851 Census" ref no 732/ 9. Page 10 of 20. Springfield, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. Brown, Alexander.=" Statutory registers Deaths" 1856 ref no 732/ 28. Springfield, Coldingham, Berwickshire, Scotland. [1] [1]

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