- 3rd Generation — Grandfather of John Brown
- Ahnentafel No:
- John Brown Jr.
- Mary Eggleston
- Birth Date:
- 4 Nov 1728
- Birth Location:
- Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut
- Christening Date:
- Christening Location:
- Death Date:
- 3 Sep 1776
- Death Location:
- New York
- Burial Date:
- Burial Location:
- Spouse Name:
- Hannah Owen
- Marriage Date:
- 2 Mar 1758
- Marriage Location:
- Owen Brown
John Brown died from illness while serving in the army during the American Revolution. He was reportedly buried near where he died a few miles north of New York City. A marble monument in the Canton Center Cemetery in Canton, Connecticut, was erected in his honor at his wife's grave.
Some published sources appear to skip a generation and give John Brown's parents as John Brown and Elizabeth Loomis. They are his grandparents and not his parents.
John Brown III
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Sources for John Brown III
- 1 Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, Simsbury, p. 20, Birth record for son Owen Brown, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
- 2 Connecticut: Vital Records (The Barbour Collection), 1630-1870, Windsor, p. 41, Birth record for John Brown, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
- 3 Daughters of the American Revolution Genealogical Research System, Ancestor #A015553.
- 4 The American Genealogist, New Haven, Connecticut: D. L. Jacobus (issues newer than 5 years not online), 1959, Vol. 35, p. 19, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
- 5 Johnson, Mary Coffin, The Higleys and their Ancestry: An Old Colonial Family, New York: D. Appleton and Company (1896), 378, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
- 6 Loomis, Elisha S., Descendants of Joseph Loomis in America: And His Antecedents in the Old World, Berea, Ohio: unknown (1909), 129, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
- 7 Roberts, Gary Boyd, "#58 Royal Descents, Notable Kin, and Printed Sources: Elizabeth Boyd Roberts: A Genealogical Tribute with 50 New . . .", (accessed 07/08/2017).
- 8 Wikipedia, "Owen Brown (college founder)", (accessed 04/01/2015).