James Browne, of Gowerhass, was baptised on 1 December 1878 and this was recorded in the Parish Registers of St Senan's Roman Catholic Church Kilrush, Diocese of Killaloe, Count Clare. His sponser was Jane McInerny.
Patrick and Catherine had eight children before Catherine died on 23 November 1897 at Gowerhass, County Clare, Ireland.
In the 1901 Irish Census Patrick Brown, widower, aged 46, is living in the Townland of Gowerhass with his eight children: James, Susan, Michael, Patrick, Catherine, Janie, Austin and Sarah.
The Brown(e) household does not appear in the 1911 Census in Gowerhass.