Birthabt 1809, North Carolina
Marriage17 May 1833, Lawrence Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1807, Kentucky
Birthabt 1835, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birth8 Feb 1838, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Death8 Mar 1915, Walker Co., Alabama
Birthabt 1841, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1843, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Birth9 Oct 1848, Morgan Co., Kentucky
Death14 Feb 1918, Carter Co., Kentucky
Notes for Thomas Brown
This Thomas is probably a close relative of James Brown, my 5G grandfather, so I am entering data on all of his descendants that I know of, even though the relationship is unknown.
I don’t think he could be a son, even though the ages would work, because his oldest son John Fisher Brown married Matilda Brown, the youngest daughter of James Brown and Emily Cloe. It was pretty common to marry first cousins, but not a half-aunt.
My tentative guess is that he is a brother to the Elizabeth whose death certificate listed her parents as John and Catherine Brown, and that Elizabeth’s father John had died before 1850, and was a brother to my James Brown. (Based on naming patterns, their father may have been named William.) If that guess is correct, then Thomas would be my James’ nephew, Thomas and Matilda would be first cousins, and John Fisher Brown and Matilda would be first cousins once removed.
Notes for Thomas & Nancy (Family)
They probably had other children born before John who were already married by 1850.
1850 census of Morgan Co., Ky, lists as family #257 (next door to John T. Brown (age 55) & Catherine Crose at #258 and James Brown (age 67) & Emily Cloe at #259):
Brown, Thomas, 41, N.C.; Nancy, 43, Ky; John, 14, Ky; Margaret, 11, Ky; Davis, 9, Ky; Martha, 7, Ky; Harvy (or Harry), 1, Ky; Cofer, Elizabeth, 30, Ky; Mary E., 6 mo., Ky.
1860 census of Rowan Co., Ky, enumerated 11 June, lists on p. 13 as family #92/93:
Thomas Brown, 50, b. Ky; Nancy, 53, b. N.C.; Harvy, 12, b. Ky.
The next household is that of John F. Brown, 25, and Matilda, 20.
1870 census of Greenup Co., Ky, precinct 3, Lynn P.O., enumerated 29 June, lists on p. 2 as family #12/11:
Brown, Thomas, 60, b. Ky, farmer; Nancy, 63, b. N.C.
Their son Harvey is also listed in Greenup Co.