DESCENDANTS OF BENJAMIN BROWN
This is a partial chart of the BROWN FAMILY of CAMDEN COUNTY, N.C.
Benjamin Brown, b. abt. 1760; d.? marr.? Sons:
1. James Brown, b. abt 1790 Camden County, N.C.
2. Joseph Brown, b. March 19, 1793 Camden County, N.C.
1. James Brown, b. abt 1790, marr. Nancy ? lived in the Lakeside Area of Lambs Rd. Camden Co. d. ? Children:
i. William, b. 1814/15 marr. Nancy Jones
3. ii. Jerimiah M. (Jerry),b. abt 1817 marr. Susan Spencer
iii. Patsy B., b.? marr. James Sawyer
4.iv.Tully B., b. 1826, marr. Margaret Owens
2.Joseph Brown, b. March 19, 1793, d. Oct. 20, 1948. Marr. Elizabeth (Betsy) Cartwright, dau of Robert and Keziah Cartwright. She was born August 9, 1785/95? . She died Nov. 20, 1847. Lakeside Area, Camden, N.C. Children:
i. Lathan ? Laban ? ,b. Dec.6, 1817
ii. Mary , b. Sept. 3, 1819
iii. Chloe, b. June. 12, 1822
5. iv. Melissa C., b. Sept. 29,1825
v. Elizabeth Cartwright, b. Nov. 11, 1828. Marr. 1st Zero Hamilton , lawyer from New York, on July 7, 1849. Marr. 2nd Zebedee Williams on April 4, 1871.
3. Jerimiah (Jerry) Brown (James, Benjamin) b.? d.? marr. Susan Spence. She was born 1817 and d. 1902. Camden, N.C.. She marr.2nd David Starboard. Children:
i. Henry Brown, b. 1837,mar. Lavina Bright.?.
ii. Polly Brown, b. 1840,marr.1st ? Cartwright;2nd John Starboard.
iii. James Brown, b. 1842
iv. John T. Brown, b. 1844
v. Jerimiah Brown, b 1848 d. 1896
4. Tully (Tullie)Brown (James, Benjamin);b.1826,died 1881. marr. Margaret Owens. She was b. 1828,in Currituck, N.C. and d. 1881 Camden. Both are buried in the Old Brown Cemetery, Lakeside. Children:
i. Mary Etta Brown. b. 1847 d. 1899, marr. James Bray .
ii. Henry B. 1847, d. 1883
iii. James Wilson Brown ,b. Mar. 1,1849; d. 1915,marr. Sarah Jane Sawyer, dau of Lemuel and Lucinda Morgan Sawyer. She was b. Aug. 25, 1849,d.1938
iv. Benjamin F. b.1852,d.1893
v. Joseph T. b. 1856,d. 1922
vi. Tully Brown Jr. b. 1861
vii. Jordan Brown b. 1863
viii. William E. (Willie) b.1868
ix. H.L. b. 1871, died 1903
5.Melissa C. Brown (Joseph, Benjamin). Sept 29, 1825, d. May 30, 1853. marr. 1st Coston Sawyer ? abt 1845. marr.2nd Mark Roberts Gregory on May 13, 1847. She died May 28, 1853. Buried in the Old Brown Family Cemetery, Lakeside.
Child 1st marr.- Mary E. Sawyer b. 1846,d.1865
Children 2nd Marr.
i. Sarepta Ann Gregory, b. Nov. 19, 1848,Belcross, Camden, N.C. d. April 17, 1893, Elizabeth City, N.C. marr. Nov. 19, 1872 George Dana Boardman Prichard, son of Isaac Lamb & Elizabeth Berry Prichard.
ii. Celus Lester Gregory, b. Oct 10, 1850, d. Jun 22, 1870
iii. Melissa Brown Gregory, b. May 16, 1853. d. May 29, 1853.
Contributed by D. G. Owens