Last name: Brown
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Quite interesting, but clearly not a narrow-down of my family of origin. "Brown" could seemingly be from anywhere. Mine was supposedly from Scotland, but sadly no one's left to confirm this. The personalities in my heritage certainly were rather British, Scottish and Irish, however.
Hi I am researching Browns that came to Australia before 1805. My ancestor James Brown dob 1805 to 1868 married Hannah surname unknown children Harriet married James Thomas.....anyone links to Browns to Australia pre 1800's???
sounds similiar, I'll check the history dad did, maybe a link
um hi everyone if you wanna look up my really cool ansestor than her name is issabell worothhog. i know it is weird but she was soooooooooooooooooooo awsome. her husband who was my great times 10 grandfather was epic to he was called herbet sherbet. so weird agian but o well please can you look them up pleaseeeeeeeee. when they got married they both were issabell sherbet and herbet sherbet k thanks.
check this book out http://www.roddymartine.com/scotclan.html has everything you need to know about the Scottish Browns (Broun) in the book, also check out the 13th baronet Brown of Coulson the current clan chief although Brown is a lowland family
My mothers maiden name is Brown and she tells me her fathers father was from Scottland so she will be super interested in this book/link. Most of my grandfathers deceased family members are buried at a tiny cemetery in a old gold mining town in central Victoria, Australia called Rheola.
My grandfathers name was Clifford John Brown.
I beleive my ggrandmother was Irish Francis Elisha Brown born around:1864? She was 10yrs older than my ggrandfather Thomas Joseph Leeming born: 1874
Hi My gran was Ann Hannah Brown, born around 1873 in the durham city area (UK). when she got married her married name was Atkinson. My mam was born 1910 and was also Ann Hannah, but Atkinson. Does anyone know the browns or atkinsons from Pittington, Durham in the uk.
hi im 10 11 this year what about you and my mum is called louise brown if you wanna look her up and how old are you? Were do you live and if you reply i will tell you were i live k thanks. p.s. wanna be friends if your about my age plz and plz means please k read this plz or please
i keep on seeing brown come up in the irish names , i have found that we are scotirish, still looking for answeres
does the surname brown descend from romany gypsy people ?
HI DENNIS, YES BROWN IS A ROMANY NAME. FOR MORE INFO CONTACT, ROBERT DAWSON, WWW.ROBERTDAWSON.CO.UK. OR 188,ALFRETON RD,BLACKWELL,ALFRETON,DERBYSHIRE.DE55 5JH. HE IS A MINE OF INFO ON ,ROMANY HISTORY AND MUCH MORE. HOPE THIS WILL BE HELPFUL TO YOU IN YOUR QUEST. GOOD LUCK ,LYN
My Grandma is Jean Ellen Brown from Nottingham, England
carol wheeldin warren
To Adelia Collins, Would like to communicate w/you re: BROWN surname in KY. My ggrandmother was CHARATA BROWN, mulatto, listed as born 1833 NC, altho I suspect KY or TN. Sincerely, carol wheeldin warren. firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Adella (Brown) Collins and my father is a "Brown" hence my maiden last name, but his dad's name is Bob "Bobby" Brown and his dad was William Brown of Kentucky, William later maried a lady named "Evie Gertrude "Gertie" Welchel" also from Kentucky. they have native american descent in them from both the choctaw and cherokee tribes but I don't know anymore more than that...PLEASE HELP ME! if you know of whom I'm talking about please message me, I want to know!!! please and Thank you. William was born in 1888 and died in 1966 in Fresno, CA and Great-Grandma Gertie was born in 1891 and died in 1942.
carol wheeldin warren
Hope to hear from you.
hi adella i hope you have luck finding your people i was just on here lookin and just decided to respond and my last name happens to be brown too lol . good luck again!!
carol wheeldin warren
Hi Adella, My BROWNS are of Black/Indian descent and from SC,NC,VA,KY,TN----cannot make ANY CONNECTIONS, BUT keep on HOPING and PRAYING I do. Curious abt your WELCHEL surname here--------contact me if of interest. carol.
Hello Carol, my farther last name is Brown and his family is from Charleston Carolina
Hey my family are the browns and I am trying to find what Native American tribe we are descendents of.
i have traced the lineage back to Sir John Browne 1180-1240. Coy and Denver are my grandfathers brothers and are from KY. you can check my lineage data on ancestry.com or contact me via email Vera Mae Brown, Ruby Jewel Brown, Hazel Irene Brown, Denver Brown Coy Brown from KY.
Anyone heard of a North country Englishman name of Brown who married a female (she came to the marriage with issue) name of Brodie in India circa: 1800s - who subsequently emigrated to Australia?
Alex D Brown
Our Kinsmen/ came from Aberdeenshire & Ayrshire of the Lamont & MacMillan Clans...
Hi Alex mine also David Brown who was a soldier in america and also sent to Australia as a prisoner. Is he related to you
I am surprised that no mention is made of Scottish Browns or Brauns associated with the MacMillan or Lamont clans. It is the second most common name in Scotland!
I am looking for Michael Brown born 1942 and lived in Tucson, Arizona in the 80s.
Annabel summer Brown
she is sitting next to me
I am looking for the family of Frances Elisa Brown from Nottingham, England?