Name: FRANCIS JR SR BROWNING
Birth: ABT 1686 in 1700 ST ANNE'S PARRISH,CAROLINE COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Note: John W Browning, Pheonix, Ariz
Birth: 1696 in 1700 ST ANNE'S PARISH,ESSEX CO. VA or caroline county, virginia
Note: some say 1886
Death: 21 JAN 1775 in ST. MARKS PARISH,CULPEPPER,CO.,VIRGINIA
Burial: CULPEPPER COUNTY, VIRGINIA
Event: Source.Family records from Ed Riley (JEDWRILEY@aol.com) & Jeanne Mohundro (MohundroPA@aol.com)
Event: JESSEE GENEALOGY BIRTH/DEATH
Education: ST. ANNE'S PARRISH FOR CHRISTENING, ESSEX CO. VA
Ancestral File #: AFN-C1PL-3L
Reference Number: UID:C105434E327ED5118AA4002078040918D82A
Note: *Colonial Dames approved
*Source; The genealogy of the Brownings in America from 1621 to
Recorded in Spottsylvania Co.,Va. 1724, Francis Browning Sr,
deeded 250 acres of land on June 19,1735, a patent of 40 acres
in St. Marks Parish,County of Orange,Dominion of Virginia was
granted by George II of Great Britian,France and Ireland to
FrancisBrowning and John Ashley, in consideration of 40
shillings.The conditions on which this tract was granted are as
follows:Yielding and paying unto us, our heirs and successors,
for every fifty acres of land and so proportionable for a lesser
or greater quanity than fifty acres, the fee rent of one
shilling yearly, to be paid upon the feast of St. Michael, he
archangle, and also cultivating and inproving three acre part of
every 50 of the tract above mentioned within three years after
date of these patents.In 1740 he deeded land to his son Francis
and in 1741 to his brother John. in 1748 more land was deeded to
his sons, Francis and Nicholas and to his daughters,Mrs.Turner
and Mrs.Duncan. In 1747, he granted two tracts of 100 acres on
North Little Fork. In 1753 he bought 100 acres on Middle Run.
These lands above were known as the Browning District(Genealogy
of Brownings in America,by E.F.Browning)
*In Dr. Slaughter's History of St Mark's Parish, Culpepper
Ciunty, Virginia, he indicates that Francis Browning settled
near Gaines Cross Roads, which in now Rappahannock, Virginia.
Thomas Browning had come with him but hereturned to Caroline Co.
**Francis Browning Sr. recieved a grant of land in Caroline
County in June of 1735(some sources say he was born 1686
St.Annes Parish,Essex Co. Va) Others say he was born about 1690.
It is known that he married Elizabeth Lloyd, but records of
Essex Co. also show a wife named Rachel.Evidently married twice.
**In 1833, a part of Culpepper County became Rappahannock
County, Virginia. The lands patented as above, stated,
afterwards were known as the Browning district. They were
located at the headwaters of Battle Run, and the northside of
Gourdvine Creek, branches of the Rappanhannock River.
**Some say that Mr Francis Browning Sr. was born in the year
Note: *He had at least 7 sons. Source:Bob Bailey firstname.lastname@example.org
1686 and that his father was married in 1685 instead of 1675.
Mr. Francis Sr. deeded land in 1740 to his son Francis Jr, and
in 1741 to his brother John, in 1748 to his sons Francis Jr, and
Nicholas and to his daughters Mrs. Turner and Mrs, Duncan. In
1747 he was granted two tracts of 100 acres and 430 acres,
respectively, in North Little Fork, and in 1753 he bought 100
acres on the Middle Run, Culpepper County, Va.
*Property Deed 1724 deeded 240 acres in Spotsylvania County,
Note: *Property, Jun 1735 Caroline County, Virginia.
*Residence: 1735 Gaines Crossroads, Virginia (now Rappahannock
*Residence from 1686 to May 5 1724 St Anne's Parish, Essex Co.
Note: *Residence from 20 Oct 1724 to 1776 Essex Co. Va
Note: Francis had 3 wives...Rachel, Mary and
*1711 Deed, Essex Co. Va, VG signed by his wife RACHELwho stated
she was releasing her dower. Essex Co was changed to
Spotsylvania Co. then to Orane Co, and find land records that
verify the fact that Francis Browning lived in the same
locality, and his deeds and records changed as the county name
changed. *Deed Jul 16 1715 page 366 of Essex Co.
VG. Francis Browning to daughter Ann a "gift of land"
*Deed Essex Co, May 5 1724, Francis Browning to Edward Rouzee.
Acknowledged 2 Jun 1724. Francis is living in St Anne's Parish
and makes a sale of land in Spotsylvania County. This deed is
signed by his wife MARY who acknowledges all her dower rights
*Mortgage 1738, Orange County. from Francis Browning to H
Willis, and Francis Browning is listed a planter of St. Mark's
Parish in Orange County.
*Will 1760 Francis, Jr. and he is living in Culpepper County
that was made from part of Orange County. Show another
birthplace of Caroline County Va.A7E23 p 445 "Browning in
America" Va C1p15 Show another birth place of Essex County, Va.
*The Browning Line by Dee Neville states that he settled nears
Gains Crossroads, now Rappahanock, Va. in 1735, also states he
went by the name of "Frank"
*Some sources state that he married Elizabeth Carter Lloyd, the
daughter of Sampson Lloyd and Elizabeth Goog, in 1713 in
Culpepper Co. Virginia
Father: JOHN III (JR) BROWNING b: ABT 1666 in & 1676 JAMESTOWN,JAMES CO. VIRGINIA 1676??
Mother: JOHN MRS BROWNING b: 1685
ELIZABETH (Carter) LLOYD b: 8 JAN 1686 in CULPEPPER, VIRGINIA or MARYLAND
in JAMESTOWN, CULPEPPER, VIRGINIA
- Note: AFN;C1PL-3L
- JOHN RWS BROWNING b: 1728 in 1718/1728 CULPEPPER COUNTY, VIRGINIA
- JACOB REV. BROWNING b: 1730 in CULPEPPER CO VIRGINIA
- NICHOLAS BROWNING b: 1726 in JAMESTOWN, CULPEPPER, VIRGINIA
- AMANDA BROWNING b: ABT 1724 in JAMESTOWN, ESSEX COUNTY,VIRGINIA
- EDMUND BROWNING b: 1732 in JAMESTOWN,CULPPER CO., VIRGINIA
- RUTH BROWNING b: ABT 1736 in JAMESTOWN,CULLPEPPER CO. VA.
- MARY MARIE (LLOYD) BROWNING b: ABT 1738 in CULPEPPER CO VIRGINIA
- FRANCES BROWNING b: 1740 in CULPEPPER CO VIRGINIA
- FRANCIS JR BROWNING b: ABT 1722 in 1724 ESSEX or CULPEPPER CO , VIRGINIA
- MARGARET BROWNING b: ABT 1724 in JAMESTOWN JAMES CITY VIRGINIA
- CALEB BROWNING b: 1744 in JAMESTOWN JAMES CITY VIRGINIA CULPEPPER COUNTY
- MARTHA BROWNING b: ABT 1728 in JAMESTOWN JAMES CITY VIRGINIA
- JANE BROWNING b: ABT 1732 in JAMESTOWN JAMES CITY VIRGINIA
- JOSHUA BROWNING
JOHN MRS RACHEL BROWNING
in ESSEX CO, VIRGINIA