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  • ID: I0039
  • Name: Jacob BROWN 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 23 DEC 1741 in Killingly, Windham, CT
  • Death: 13 APR 1810 in Cherry Valley, Otsego, NY
  • Reference Number: 39
  • Note:
    Note:
    1. Jacob and his family removed from Connecticut to Columbia County, New York in 1780. He then removed to the area of Cherry Valley, Tryon (now Otsego) County where he purchased 200 acres of land.

    2. From a clipping cut from the Otsego Republican, published at Cooperstown, New York September 4, 1879 and pasted in a book owned by Mrs. Mason Tripp, a descendant of Nathaniel Brown:

    "The Brown Family Reunion"

    "In the winter (February) of 1797, less than a quarter of a century after the declaration of independence had proclaimed to the world
    the birth of a new republic, a man by the name of Jacob Brown settled in what is now the town of Decatur. On Thursday Aug. 21
    his descendants numbering one hundred sixty five assembled on the same spot in a family reunion."

    "The venerable Barzillai R. Brown, whose hair is silvered by the frost of several winters, was chosen president and occupied
    the same chair that had so often tenanted his ancestor in the days of old Lang's syne. Jacob Brown was chosen Secretary."

    "After congratulations and handshaking the gathering adjourned to dinner where at least five hundred people sat down to well
    arranged and bountifully laden tables. After satisfying the inner man the multitude repaired to the stand where the following
    program was rendered."


    PIONEERS OF DECATUR
    OTSEGO COUNTY, NEW YORK


    Image and text from Otsego county New York Geographical and Historical
    by Edwin F Bacon, Ph B. 1902 Oneonta NY
    Decatur was set off from Worcester in 1808.


    Boorn, Gardner Boorn, Nathan Brown, Jacob** Champion, John
    Davis, Chelsea David, Lorenzo Dow Fletcher, Lemuel Kinney, Jacob
    Sloan, Andrew Stewart, James Thompson, Nahum Treat, Charles
    Treat, John Tripp, David Waterman, Elisha Waterman, John
    Waterman, Samuel




    Father: Nathaniel BROWN b: 7 JUN 1719 in Killingly , Windham, CT
    Mother: Alice wife of Nathaniel BROWN b: 1726 in of Killigly, Windham, CT

    Marriage 1 Lucy RUSSELL b: 9 APR 1744 in Gloucester, Providence, Rhode Island
    • Married: JAN 1763 in Killingly, Windham, Ct
    Children
    1. Has No Children Nathaniel BROWN b: 26 OCT 1763 in Killigly, Windham, CT
    2. Has Children Barzalai BROWN b: 1766 in Killigly, Windham, CT
    3. Has Children Polly BROWN b: 16 JUL 1773 in Cherry Valley, Ostego, New York
    4. Has Children Hannah BROWN b: 1776 in Killingly Windham CT
    5. Has Children Lucy BROWN b: ABT. 1778
    6. Has Children Betsy BROWN b: ABT. 1779 in Killigly, Windham, CT
    7. Has Children Anna BROWN b: ABT. 1781 in Columbia Co. NY
    8. Has Children Jacob Brown JR b: 1785 in Cherry Valley, Otsego, New York

    Sources:
    1. Title: Family Search International Genealogical Index Record
      Author: Family Search Internaional Geanealogical Index Record
      Publication: LDS
      Note: Batch 51371
      Note: Good
      Repository:
      Note: On-Line
      Media: Church Record
    2. LDS Source Cakk No 1395747 Film Batch 848607 Sheet 77
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