Contributed by Malinda West

When Thomas "tommie" Brown was born on June 28, 1773, in Fincastle, Virginia, his father, James, was 42 and his mother, Sarah, was 36. He married Nancy Jane Litton Brown and they had ten children together. He also had four sons and three daughters from another relationship. He then married Elizabeth Billingsley and they had two children together. He died in October 1862 having lived a long life of 89 years.