Posted By:James Patrick
Subject:Eli and Mary Benson Brown 1839 IN>IL>IA>MO>NE>CA
Post Date:July 18, 2005 at 06:38:48
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Forum:Douglas County, NE Genealogy Forum
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We would like to correspond with interested researchers or descendants of Eli Carroll Brown, (b.1839 IN) and Mary Ann Benson Brown (b. 1849 IL). Eli and immediate family also lived in Sullivan Co Missouri.
Eli and Mary's children are:
Henry Morgan Brown       b: 22 Jan 1866
William Franklin Brown       b: 21 Jan 1868 in Carroll Co MO
Albert Terry Brown              b: 19 Jan 1870
Virginia Mae Brown              b: 17 Nov 1872

Further descendants lived in Fulton Co Illinois, Taylor Co Iowa, Page Co Iowa; Douglas Co Nebraska; Contra Costa Co California and San Joaquin Co California.

Some surnames collateral to this line are: Benson, Langley, Worrell, Pulliam, Cunning, Pace, Hargis, Preeo, Wheat, Irwin, Goodwill, Macklin, Casteel, Lewis, Lucky, Harn, Herron, Sly, Tompkins, Boone, Hull, Trobaugh, Lingenfelter.

For a more comprehensive look at this line of Eli's descendants, please take a look at the Brown Family Forum at Genforum, message # 35877.

Please email me directly. We eagerly accept additions or corrections to our database, and we're very happy to share information with other researchers.

Jim Patrick,
Researching 4 distinct lines:

1. Hall & House (MD>PA>KY>IN), Presley (MD?,PA?, KY?), Banta (NJ>KY>IN>IL?), Britton (Eng>OH>IN), Brighton (Jay, Grant Co IN), Wetzel (Ger>OH>IN), Danner (GER>PA>VA>OH>IN), Pherigo (KY>IN), Fallis, and Demarest (FR>Eng>NJ>KY)

2. Patrick (PA>NC>IN), Abel/Abell/Able (MD?>KY>IN), Beatty (VA>OH>IN), Shumway (NY>IN), Downs (OH>IN), Brown (MA>VT?>NY>OH>IN), Rockwell, (NS>CT>NY), Barney (MA>NY), Shidler, Holman, Jacobs (PA>NC>IN>OH), Dowden, Cheyney, Gaither

3. Groutage (Eng>CO>IL), Fletcher (Eng>IL), Raybould (Eng), Salisbury, Baker, Bucy, Freeman (NY>IL), Mendenhall, Clark, Plate, Gustine (NY>OH>IL)

4. Brown (VA>TN>IN>IL), Spears (KY?>NC?>TN), Tackett (NC?>KY?>TN), Casteel (Native American? PA?>NC>TN), Sherrill (NC>TN>IL), Payne, Trobaugh (VA>TN>IN>IL), Hull (PA>VA>TN), Shields, Lingenfelter (PA), Isom, Byrum.