Saturday, May 13, 2017

Henry Brown 1839-1886

Dan's Paternal Great Great Grandfather

Henry Brown 
Son Of Daniel & Sarah (Miller) Brown
Birth: 24 Sep 1839
Death: 7 Jun 1886 
Married 1st
Abby Krumm
daughter of John & Anna Maria (Brobst) Krum
Born: 1836
Died June 14 1869 (childbirth)
married 2nd
Lydia Zettlemoyer 
Born: abt 1844 
Died: 1896

Children With Abby:
Lydia Brown  – 1869 
Sarah Catherine Brown 1859 –1909  m. Jacob Hendricks
Aby Elizabeth Brown 1866 – m. Samuel Hunter
Daniel Brown 1869 – 1869 Died at 12 days
Henry Franklin Brown 1869-1870

Children with Lydia:
Franklin Brown 1870-
Ida M. Brown 1873 – 1885 - Died age 3 months
Harvey Jacob Brown 1875 – 1953 m. Minnie Luberta Hein

Time Line:

1836 - Birth of Abby
if she was 33 when she died in 1869, then she was born about 1836

1839 -Birth of Henry

1844 - Birth of Lydia Zettlemoyer

1850 - Residence

1850 Census
Name: Daniel Brown
Age: 36
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
Birth Place: Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Home in 1850 (City,County,State): Maine twp, Columbia Co, Pennsylvania
Family Number: 98
Household Members:Name Age
Daniel Brown 36
Sarah Brown 31
Henry Brown 10
Ezrer Brown 5
Lydia Brown 3

1854 Charles Nuss Appointed Guardian
 4 Dec
Age: 14
Main Twp, Columbia County Pa 
Henry's father Daniel died in 1854

Orphans Court Appointment of Guardian
4 December 1854 Main Twp, Columbia County Pa
Daniel Brown
Orphans Court Appointment of Guardian
Charles Nuss, Uncle of Henry Brown, Ezra Brown, Lidia & George Brown minors of Daniel
Ezra, Lidia, and George under 14 years
Jacob Yohe, guardian

1850 United States Federal Census about Abby Krum
Name: Abby Krum
Age: 14
Birth Year: abt 1836
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1850: Cooper, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Female
Family Number: 15
Household Members:
Name Age
John Krum 56
Maria Krum 48
Jonas Krum 23
Charles Krum 21
Elease Krum 19
Noah Krum 16
Abby Krum 14
Lydia Krum 17
Wm Krum 9
Nathan Krum 7

1859 - Daughter Sarah Catherine Brown is born

She married a Hendricks, according to her death certificate.

1860 - Residence
age 21
Cooper, Montour, Pennsylvania
Henry's father Daniel died in 1854

1860 - Residence
Name: Henry Brown
Age in 1860: 21
Birth Year: abt 1839
Home in 1860: Cooper, Montour, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Danville
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Brown 21
Abbe Brown 23
Sarah Brown 9/12
Nathan Oatstine 16
George Brown 10 (Brother Of Henry)

1866 - Aby Elizabeth Brown is Born
Name: Abbie E. Brown
Gender: Female
Age: 20
Birth Date: abt 1865
Marriage Date: 17 Nov 1885
Marriage Place: Northumberland, Pennsylvania, USA
Father: Henry Brown
Mother: Brown
Spouse: Samuel W. Hunter

Film Number: 000961091

1869 - Abby Brown Died, complications from childbirth

In the records of: Center Lutheran Church Cemetery  Montour County Pennsylvania, USA

We find
Abbe Brown, Wife of Henry, died June 14 1869, age 33
Daniel Brown, born just 12 days before his mothers death, died 3 months later, on September 6 1869
Lydia died 2 months after her baby brother, on Nov 8 1869
Four deaths in 1869

Also in the cemetery are Martin, age 7 months died in 1874, listed as the son of Henry & Abby, but Abby died in 1869?
and Charles, also age 7 months, died in 1875, also as the son of Henry & Abby
Were these children of Henry & Lydia?  

Surname: Abbie Brown
Year: 1870
County: Northumberland C
State: PA
Age: 34
Gender: F (Female)
Month of Death: Jun
State of Birth: PA
ID#: 197_37889
Occupation: HOUSEWIFE

Cause of Death: CHILDBIRTH

1866 - Daughter Abby Elizabeth Brown is born

1869 - Marriage to Lydia Zettlemoyer
Son Franklin is in the 1870 census, shown as 1/12, born in August of 1870.  9 months prior to August 1870 would be December 1869.  

1870 - Son Henry F. Brown Died

1870 - Residence
Age: 28

Name: Henry Brown

Age in 1870: 30
Birth Year: abt 1840
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1870: Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Gender: Male
Post Office: Milton
Value of real estate: View image
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Brown 30
Lydia Brown 27
Sarah Brown 10
George Brown 6
Aby E Brown 4 (in 1880 she is "Lizzie")
Franklin Brown 1/12

1873 - Daughter Ida M. Brown is born
She died just 12 years later in 1875

1875 - Son Harvey Jacob Brown is born
born in June of 1875
He married Minnie Luberta Hein, he was Dan's great grandfather.  You can read more about him here:

1877 - Infant Daughter Brown Died
September 1 1877

1879 - Infant Son Brown Died

1880 - Residence
Age: 38
Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States

1880 United States Federal Census about Henry Brown
Name: Henry Brown
Age: 38
Birth Year: abt 1842
Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Home in 1880: Chillisquaque, Northumberland, Pennsylvania
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Lydia Brown
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Farmer
Household Members:
Name Age
Henry Brown 38
Lydia Brown 36
George M. Brown 16 
Lizzie A. Brown 14
Ida M. Brown 7
Harvey J. Brown 3

1886 - Death
7 Jun
Age: 44

U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current about Henry Brown
Name: Henry Brown
Birth Date: 24 Sep 1839
Death Date: 7 Jun 1886
Cemetery: Center Lutheran Church Cemetery
Burial or Cremation Place: Montour County, Pennsylvania, United States of America

1896 - Lydia Died

Find A Grave Listing:  Lydias tombstone is there, but I could not find Henrys.


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