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Thomas Brown

Male 1838 - 1879  (40 years)


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  • Name Thomas Brown  [1
    Born 25 Sep 1838  Nottingham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 10 Jun 1879  Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Nottingham Baptism index: Thomas Brown son of Joseph ( shoemaker ) and Ann, of Cross Street,
      bapt 17th October 1837, St Mary, Nottingham.

      Volume 3, page 114 of Jefferson Co., Wisconsin
      Marriage Records

      1. Full Name of Husband: Thomas Brown
      2. Name of Father of Husband: Joseph Brown
      3. Name of Mother of Husband: Ann Brown
      4. Occupation of Husband: Farmer
      5. Residence of Husband: Ft Atkinson
      6. Birth place of Husband: England
      7. Full Name of Wife Previously to Marriagge: Arminda
      D. Benson
      8. Name of Father of Said Wife: George Benson
      9. Name of Mother of Said Wife: Melinda Benson
      10. The Time When The Marriage Was Consumated
      December 30th, A.D. 1868
      11. The Place, Town or Township Where The Marriage Was Consumated: Waterloo 12. The Color: White 13. By What Ceremony Consumated: Religious 14. Name of Person Pronucing Marriage: Chas Caverno 15. Residence of Person Last Named: Lake Mills 16. Name of Person Signing the Certificate: Chas
      Caverno
      17. Date of Certificate: December 30th, A.D. 1868
      18. Date of Registration: January 19th A.D. 1869

      Now the following additional info is what I found on the original
      paper that Chas Caverno wrote and signed, but was not recorded in the large
      Vol.3

      It stated that Joseph and Ann Brown were "of West Bend, Wisconsin."
      That Thomas Brown was " a Tinner by occupation"
      That Thomas was "born in Nottingham, England"
      That Arminda D. Benson "of Ft Atkinson, was born in Ellisburg,
      Jefferson Co., New York"
      That George & Melinda Benson were "of Waterloo
      Wisconsin"
    Person ID I1262  vanhees
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 

    Father Joseph Brown,   b. 12 Jun 1800, Leicester, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1875, Weston, Clark County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Ann Black,   b. 10 Jan 1805, Denton, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1882, Weston, Clark County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married 03 Aug 1828  Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F58  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Calista Rumrill,   b. 28 May 1837, Vermont, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1866  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 06 Mar 1862  Hartford, Washington, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Calista Brown,   b. 07 Feb 1866, Chicago, Cook, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F448  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Arminda Delight Benton,   b. 02 Feb 1840, Ellisburg, Jefferson County, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1894, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 30 Dec 1868  Waterloo, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Children 
    +1. Warner Benton Brown,   b. 10 Jan 1870, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920, Marquette Michigan? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 49 years)
     2. Stella S. Brown,   b. 12 Apr 1872, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1911, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     3. Frank L. Brown,   b. 19 Jul 1874, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1906, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 31 years)
     4. Grace Darling Brown,   b. 14 Aug 1877, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1882, Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    Last Modified 30 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F447  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Sep 1838 - Nottingham, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 06 Mar 1862 - Hartford, Washington, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jun 1879 - Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Fort Atkinson, Jefferson, Wisconsin, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Thomas Brown obituary 1879
    Thomas Brown obituary 1879

    Headstones
    Thomas Brown
    Thomas Brown

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] 1850 Census Addison, WI.

    2. [S234] Marriage certificate of Thomas and Delight Brown.

    3. [S1] 1841 UK Census.

    4. [S286] Probate Record of Thomas Brown.

    5. [S375] Parish of St. Mary-Le-Bone (County of Middlesex, England), "Marriages 1828", Page 104, item 400 (Reliability: 4).
      Joseph Brown, Bachelor, of this Parish and Ann Black, Spinster, of this Parish were Married in this Church by Banns this third day of August in the year One thousand eight hundred and twenty-eight, By me George M. Musgrave, Curate. This Marriage was solemnized between us: Joseph Brown and Ann Black. In the Presence of: John Dickinson and Sarah Dickinson.

    6. [S328] Marriage Record of Thomas Brown and Calista Rumrill, Washington County, WI, Marriage #847., Marriage number 847.

    7. [S234] Marriage certificate of Thomas and Delight Brown, Vol 3, page 114.
      Jefferson County, Wisconsin marriage records.