PIONEER BROWN FAMILY


 
1.  EBENEZER BROWN (son of JOSIAH & KEZIAH (---) BROWN was born
April 7, 1752 in Killingly, Conn.  He served as a private in the Revolutionary
War, enlisting in Conn in 1776 in Capt. Stillwell's Co., Col Jedediah Huntinton's
20th Conn Regiment, and was in the Battle of White Plains.  He again enlisted
July 8, 1781 as a private in Capt. Benton's 7th Co., Col. Isaac Sherman's 5th
Conn. Regiment and was in skirmishes at Morrisiana and other places and was
discharged Dec 21, 1783 at West Point.  
He moved from Killingly, Conn. to Granville, Washington Co., NY by 1788, to
Adams, NY in 1800/1, and finally to Lorraine in 1806.  Ebenezer died 
January 3, 1833 ae. 82 yrs. (g.s.) in Lorraine and is buried at Rural Cem., 
Lorraine.

Note:  Additional information about Ebenezer Brown is available in the 
Fonda list of Jefferson County Revolutionary Veterans.  For access to those
files, click on the underlined words in this note.


He married on March 26, 1775 at the Putnam Congregational Church, Killingly,
Conn.


MOLLY REDWAY on March 26, 1775 at the Putnam Congregational Church,
Killingly, Conn.; she is daughter of JAMES & MEHITABLE (BLISS) REDWAY
and was born Aug. 7, 1750 in Rehoboth, Mass.  She died December 28, 1832 
ae. 82 yrs. (g.s.) in town of Lorraine, N.Y. and is buried in the Rural 
Cemetery, Lorraine, next to Ebenezer. 

Children: 1st 3 born in Killingly, Conn., rest all born in Granville, NY,
BROWN:

     2     i   JOEL BROWN married (1) NANCY ALLEN; (2) ABIGAIL (---)

     3    ii   EBENEZER R. BROWN married (1) SUSANNAH POTTER; 
                                         (2) OLIVE CASON BAILEY

+    4   iii   AARON BROWN married BETSY BURPEE

+    5    iv   PARLEY BROWN married SUBMIT FARWELL

     6     v   CHARLOTTE BROWN married AMOS CLAFLIN 

     7    vi   POLLY BROWN married RICHARD ALLEN  

     8   vii   LYDIA BROWN married BENJAMIN GATES 

     9  viii   ELIZABETH BROWN married GEORGE G. BUELL 

+   10    ix   WALTER R. BROWN married ABIGAIL RISLEY 

4.  AARON BROWN (son of EBENEZER & MOLLY (REDWAY) BROWN)
was born August 19, 1784 in Killingly, Conn.  He moved with his parents to
Granville, NY.  He later moved to Sandy Creek, Oswego Co. NY.  In 1800 he
came to the town of Adams and in 1805 settled in Lorraine where at one time he
owned an estimated 2,000 acres of land.  At various times he operated a grist
mill, a sawmill, had a distilling and a store in Lorraine.  In 1830 he was NYS
assemblyman.  He also served as town clerk, commissioner of highways, and
justice of the peace.  He was a principle in helping to form the Lorraine Baptist
Church.  Aaron died May 9, 1870 in Lorraine and is buried at Rural Cemetery,
Lorraine.

He married on Feb. 1, 1810 in Lorraine, NY

BETSEY BURPEE, the daughter of EBENEZER & ELIZABETH (WESTON)
BURPEE.  Betsey was born Feb. 18, 1791 in Jaffrey, New Hampshire and died
Nov 17, 1878 in Lorraine, NY.


Children: all born in Lorraine, NY

    11     i   ALLENA BROWN married Rev. JONH FLETCHER BISHOP

    12    ii   MOSES BROWN married SABINA FARWELL 

    13   iii   PERMELIA BROWN  

    14    iv   AARON BROWN  

    15     v   LEVI H. BROWN married DELIA M. COLE   

    16    iv   HENRY MARTIN BROWN married ELLA FRANCIS CAULKINS


5.  PARLEY BROWN (son of EBENEZER & MOLLY (REDWAY) BROWN)
was born  Dec. 4, 1788 in Granville, NY.  He came to Lorraine in 1805 with his
parents.  He served in the War of 1812 in Capt. Elisha Allen's Co., Col. Clark
Allen's 55th Regiment NYV Militia.  He graduated from Madison University
(now Colgate College) in 1823.  He became a Baptist minister and farmer.  He
removed to Philadelphia NY where he was an Abolitionist and active supporter
of the Underground Railroad.  Parley died Mar 17, 1870 in Philadelphia NY. and
is buried in Sandy Hollow Cemetery, Philadelphia New York.

He married on 29 Sep 1824 in Denmark, Lewis Co., NY

SUBMIT FARWELL, the daughter of SOLOMON & SABINA (BURLINGAME)
FARWELL.  SUBMIT was born May 24, 1800 in Mt. Holly,

Children, 1st 3 born in Lorraine, NY, rest born in Philadelphia, NY, BROWN:

    17     i   ELON GALUSHA BROWN married LUCRETIA ROUSE 

    18    ii   PHILINDA SABINA BROWN married  JOHN SESSIONS EVANS

    19   iii   BENNETT FARWELL BROWN married WELTHA ROUSE

    20    iv   LOREN GUITTEAU BROWN married MARTHA JANE SUMNER

    21     v   PARLEY MONROE BROWN married HARRIET ROUSE

    22    vi   FIDELIA SUBMIT BROWN married IRA GARDNER  

    23   vii   KENDRICK WADE BROWN married (1) LYDIA GATES; 
                                           (2) MAGGIE MITCHELL  

    24  viii   ORVILLE BRADLEY BROWN  


10.  WALTER R. BROWN, (son of EBENEZER & MOLLY (REDWAY)
BROWN) was born in 1792 in Granville, NY and came with his family to
Lorraine in 1805.  

He married

ABIGAIL RISLEY, daughter of JEREMIAH & LUCY (ARNOLD) ) Risley. She
was born Feb. 2, 1796 and died Dec. 18, 1862 in Lorraine.

Children: all born in Lorraine

    25     i   WALTER R. BROWN married NANCY LANFEAR  

    26    ii   PARLEY BROWN married MARIA (---) 

    27   iii   SOPHRONIA BROWN married ERWIN WATERMAN  

    28    iv   ALLEN R. BROWN married (1) HANNAH MANN; 
                                      (2) SAMANTHA PARSONS  

    29     v   FRANCIS V. BROWN married ALMINA (---)

    30    vi   PHILENDA M. BROWN married HENRY GREEN
  
    31   vii   ARUNAH BROWN 

    32  viii   HARRIET BROWN d.y. 

    33    ix   ADELIA D. BROWN  d.y. 

    34     x   ELIZABETH BROWN married WILLIAM D. ABBEY  


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