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Brown Family from Scotland>Michigan

Laurie (View posts)
Posted: 978704922000
Looking for information on this family. They moved to Michigan in 1854 from Scotland. Settled in Burnside, Michigan which later changed it name to Brown City, Michigan (which it is today) for this family.

1st Generation:
William Brown Sr. b. est. 1786 Scotland d. June 21, 1883 Brown City, Michigan
m. Margaret (Murray) Brown b. Scotland d. November 18, 1865 Burnside, (Brown City), Michigan both are buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Brown City, Michigan (my ggggrandparents)

6 Children:
1. John M. Brown b. 1829 (my gggrandfather) m. 1859 to Mary Bryce (see children below)
2. Robert G. Brown m. Margaret Bryce in 1861 Children: Martha, Mary J., Rebecca
3. William Brown d. in Civil War
4. Martha Brown m. John Shearsmith in 1859
5. daughter Brown

Second Generation:
John M. Brown b. 1826 Scotland m. 1859 to Mary Bryce b. in Ontario Speaker twp.

8 Children:
1. William C. Brown m. Ellen Jane (Ella) Hellems (my great grandparents)
2. James B. Brown
3. Walter M. Brown
4. Robert G. Brown
5. John H. Brown
6. Margaret E. Brown
7. George E. Brown m. Lula Reddington Children: Walter, Lowell, Clara, Harry, Goldie, Elva
8. Mary J. Brown

Third Generation:
William C. Brown (no data, b. est. 1860 d. est. 1935 California) m. Ellen Jane (Ella) Hellems b. December 3, 1871 Oakland, Brant Co., Ontario d. March 30, 1953 Los Angeles, Ca
7+ Children:
1. George Brown b. est. 1887
2. Fred Brown m. Mable b. Scotland
3. William Brown
4. Willford C. Brown b. February 3, 1898 Sanilac, Michigan d. March 1, 1957 San Francisco, Ca m. Marie
5. Letha Violet Brown b. December 9, 1903 Michigan d. March 1978 Washington m. Matthew Jackson b. July 4, 1889 Scotland (my grandparents)
6. Bertha May Brown b. May 3, 1906 Michigan d. February 25, 1996 Orange, Ca m. Richard Houston
7. Thelma Florence Brown b. January 6, 1914 Michigan d. March 30, 1993 Palmdale, Ca m. Carl Nesmith

Brown's NY TO MI

Sandy (View posts)
Posted: 978761635000
Looking for Kingmon Brown born 1795 in Otsrgo Co. NY. Can't find parents or birth
records. Son eas James Kingmon born 1818. There were also 8 daughters.

Re: Brown Family from Scotland>Michigan

Posted: 1315676160000
Classification: Query
Hi Laurie,
It looks like we share some ancestors, though I don't have any information past what you have on William Brown Sr. My husband's great grandfather was George E Brown.

Please let me know if you have found anything more and I will do the same!
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