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John Harrison Brown

Male about 1821 - 1861  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name John Harrison Brown 
    Born about 1821  Carlisle, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 November 1861  Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • From Whence We Came, by Cheryl Harley Robertson, 2006, page 126-127.
      John Harrison Brown was born ca. 1820 in Carlisle, PA and died 21-Nov-1861 in Mansfield, OH. He married Martha C. Hardin on 5-Sep-1845 in Hollidaysburg, PA.
      Little is known about John’s early life –not even his parents names. The first documentable event we have for him is his marriage to Martha.
      The couple married 5-Sep-1845 in Hollidaysburg, PA. In October 1846, their eldest child was born. The 1850 Census has a John Brown with wife Martha living in Blair County, PA. He was a laborer living in Catherine Township; however, his and Martha’s ages differ quite a bit from subsequent census and genealogy data bases.
      Two more children were born to John and Martha in 1851 and 1855, both in Hollidaysburg. Their fourth child was bor 26-Sep-1857 in Lowdinville, Ashland County, OH, followed by another in 1859 in Vermillion, Ashland Co., OH.
      By 1860, the family was living in Troy, Richland Co., OH. John was a laborer age 39, born in PA with a personal estate of $400.00. His 3 oldest children attended school within the year.
      John died 21-Nov-1861 in Mansfied, Richland Co., OH. His place of burial is not yet known.
      John and Martha’s children are:
      i. Emily J. Brown was born 28-Oct-1845/46 in Hollidaysburg, OH and died 20-May-1933. She may have been married to Daniel Eshelman, but this had not been verified
      ii. Harriet S. Brown was born 26-Aug-1851 Hollidaysburg, PA; her date of death is unknown. It is not known if she married.
      iii. Elmina Hardin Brown see entry #19 Elmina Hardin Brown
      iv. John Harrison Brown was born 26-Sep-1857 in Dowdinville, OH; his date of death is unknown. It is not known if he married.
      v. Martha Cordelia Brown was born 6-Oct-1859 IN Vermillion, OH; her date of death is unknown. She married George H. Webber 22-Jun-1892 in Medina, OH. Two of their children are Alfred F. Webber (b. ca 1894) and Amor E. Webber (b. ca. 1896). From the Medina County Gazette 6-30-1892: "Married by Rev. G.H. Damon at the residence of John Brown, Medina June 22, 1892 Mr. George H. Webber with Miss Mattie C. Brown, both of Medina."
      vi. Samuel Lewis Brown was born 6-May-1862 in Medina, OH and died 15-Feb-1936 in Detroit, MI. He married Mary Arvilla Stevens on 8-Jun-1884 in Holly, MI. Their children are not yet known.

      1850 Federal Census. Catharine, Blair County, Pennsylvania
      Roll 755, page 125B
      Dated 6 Aug 1850
      John Brown, 38, laborer
      Martha C. Brown, 21
      Emma J. Brown, 2
      Matthew Brown, 1
      All were born in Pennsylvania

      1860 Federal Census. Troy Township, Richland County, Ohio
      Roll 1029, page 276
      Dated 12 Jul 1860
      John Brown, 39, laborer, $400 personal estate, b. PA
      Martha Brown, 34, b. PA
      Emily Brown, 14, b. PA
      Harriet Brown, 10, b. PA
      Elmina Brown, 7, b. PA
      John Brown, 3, b. OH
      Martha Brown, 9 months, b. OH
    Person ID I54402  Schirado
    Last Modified 16 June 2014 

    Family/Spouse Martha Cordelia Harden,   b. about 1826, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 November 1869, Richland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 43 years) 
    Married 8 September 1845  Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Emily Jane Brown,   b. 28 October 1846, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1933, Mansfield, Richland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Matthew Brown,   b. about 1848, Catharine, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Harriet A. Brown,   b. 26 August 1849, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 September 1928, Medina, Medina County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +4. Elmina Hardin Brown,   b. 25 December 1855, Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 September 1928, Medina, Medina County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     5. John Harrison Brown,   b. 26 August 1857, Loudonville, Ashland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location
    +6. Martha Cordelia Brown,   b. 6 October 1859, Vermillion, Ashland County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 April 1926, Medina, Medina County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    +7. Samuel Lewis Brown,   b. 6 May 1862, Medina, Medina County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 February 1936, Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F37128  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart


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