George Louis Brown1,2

(12 May 1820 - 20 January 1896)
Appears on the following charts:
McCormick/Hamlin Ancestry
     George Louis Brown was born on 12 May 1820 in Holstein, Grey County, Ontario, Canada.3,4,5 He married Barsheba Ann Dumprope, daughter of John D. Dumprope and Barsheba DeLong, say 1840 in Canada.5 George owned land in Eaton Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin at least between 1872 and 1878, according to plat maps of the county in both years.6,7 He was a farmer in 1880 in Eaton, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.5 He provided an affidavit describing his son-in-law William Sweet's illness for daughter Cordelia's pension application on 5 Oct 1886 in Webster, Dodge County, Nebraska.8 He lived in Webster, Dodge County, Nebraska, in 1888 when they provided an affidavit for their daughter Cordelia's pension application.9 George Louis died in North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska, on 20 Jan 1896 at 75.2,4 He was buried circa 22 Jan 1896 in Summit Grove Cemetery (aka Cruickshank), North Bend, Dodge County, Nebraska.4

Last Edited=January 13, 2008

Children of George Louis Brown and Barsheba Ann Dumprope

Citations

  1. Bunny Spillman, Bunny Spillman to DeAnna Spillman (n.p.: n.pub., 1985).
  2. Family Group Sheet: George Louis Brown and Barsheba Ann Dumprop(r)e, 11 Feb 1978, by Martha Jayne Young Schnurr, 921 Big Horn, Alliance NE 69301, received in correspondence from Bob Bixby.
  3. William Sweet household, 1870 United States Census, Wisconsin, Manitowoc County, Eaton Twp., p. 2, dw/fam 13. NARA. Unknown volume.
  4. Mary LeBlanc, SUMMIT GROVE CEMETERY (aka Cruickshank) (http://www.rootsweb.com/~nedodge/cemetery/summitgrove.txt: NEGenWeb project). Hereinafter cited as Summit Grove Cemetery. Per the compiler, "This cemetery is located in the NE 1/4 NW 1/4 of Section 31 Township 19 Range 6 Dodge County Nebraska. It is located 8 miles north 1/2 east of North Bend, Nebraska. In poor shape. Many of the markers are down and in need of care. ... Recorded on October 12, 1975 by Clarabelle Mares and husband, Emil Mares of Fremont, Nebraska."
  5. G Brown household, 1880 United States Census, Wisconsin, Manitowoc County, Eaton, SD 4, ED 63, p. 31 (stamped p. 75), dw/fam 221. NARA. T9.
  6. 1872 Plat Map of Eaton Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, lower half, online http://www.2manitowoc.com/platmaps.html, shows land owned in SE 1/4 Section 29, and possibly in NE 1/4 Section 30 adjoining William A. Sweet's plot. This latter plot is owned by either "C.L." or "G.L." Brown..
  7. 1878 Plat Map of Eaton Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, lower half, online http://www.2manitowoc.com/platmaps.html, shows land owned in the NE quarter of Section 30, adjoining son-in-law William A. Sweet's plot. The land in Section 29 is assigned to a K(?) Hack on this map..
  8. William A. Sweet pension application file, #352045, cert. 267,182; Federal Pension and Bounty Land Warrant applications, Civil War and Later; Box 36648 (NARA: Washington, D.C.), Affidavit of George L. Brown.
  9. William A. Sweet pension application file, affidavit of Beorge L. Brown, Barsheba Ann Brown, and Alice (Brown) Westphalen, dated 1888.
  10. Pre-1907 Wisconsin Marriage Records Manitowoc County, vol. 1, p. 41, William L.[sic] Sweet and Cordelia A. Brown. (Certificate #00897.) Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State St., Madison, WI, 53706. Certificate abstracts available online at http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/