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Nicholas Brown

Nicholas Brown

Male 1729 - 1791  (61 years)

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  • Name Nicholas Brown 
    Birth 28 Jul 1729  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death 29 May 1791 
    Burial North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11032  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father James Brown, Captain,   b. 22 Mar 1698, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Apr 1739, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 41 years) 
    Mother Hope Power,   b. 4 Jan 1701/1702   d. 8 Jun 1792 (Age 90 years) 
    Marriage 21 Dec 1722  Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F6444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Rhoda Jenckes,   b. 13 Nov 1741   d. 16 Dec 1783 (Age 42 years) 
    Marriage 2 May 1762 
    Children 
     1. Hope Brown,   b. 1 Aug 1763   d. 30 Jul 1767 (Age 3 years)
     2. Joanna Brown,   b. 13 Jan 1766   d. 8 Jan 1785 (Age 18 years)
     3. Hope Brown,   b. 1767   d. 29 Jul 1768 (Age 1 year)
    +4. Nicholas Brown, Jr.,   b. 4 Apr 1769, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 27 Sep 1841, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 72 years)
     5. Chad Brown,   b. 27 May 1771   d. 7 Oct 1778 (Age 7 years)
    +6. Hope Brown,   b. 22 Feb 1773   d. 21 Aug 1855 (Age 82 years)
     7. Moses Brown,   b. 3 Feb 1775   d. 28 Feb 1791 (Age 16 years)
     8. Rhoda Brown,   b. 20 Mar 1777   d. 8 Apr 1787 (Age 10 years)
     9. Jenckes Brown,   b. 7 Nov 1778   d. 22 Apr 1783 (Age 4 years)
     10. Nancy Brown,   b. 9 Jul 1783   d. 3 Aug 1783 (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F6442  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Avis Binney   d. Aft 29 May 1791 
    Marriage 9 Sep 1785 
    Children 
     1. John Brown,   b. 26 Dec 1786   d. 10 Jan 1787 (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F6443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 28 Jul 1729 - Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Brenda Bova (email hidden) to Weldon Whipple dated 6 Oct 1997.

      !SOURCE: John Osborne Austin, Ancestry of Thirty-Three Rhode Islanders (Born in the Eighteenth Century) (Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889), p. 13.

      !SOURCE: "John Brown of Providence, RI: He Opposed the British Flag and Was Captured in 1774. (Some Extracts from the Memoirs of Elkanah Watson)," Brown Family Genealogical Society, Vol. 25, Issue 2 (December 1996), p. 17-18.

      !SOURCE: Gaspee Virtual Archives, http://www.gaspee.org/JosephBrown.htm, 6 Aug 2002.

      !SOURCE: Abby Isabel Brown Bulkley, The Chad Browne Memorial, Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne (Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888), p. 16, 31.

      !IDENTITY: One of the famous "four brothers"' merchants in Providence and founders and patrons of Brown University. --Gaspee Virtual Archives.


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