Hugh Brown,b.1760 in either Northern Ireland or Scotland. He & family members had received landgrants from the King of England.Hugh left Ireland in 1801 r/t Catholic persecutions.Came to America(Maryland), then moved his family to Phelps/Phelpstown,NYafter 1803. His wife's name was Martha,(maiden name unknown) also from Ireland.In Phelps Ny, area, Hugh purchased 1400 acres of forest land which he later traded for land in Warren Co.,Pa. Hugh & Martha had a total of 9 children.1).Francis(born in Ireland,1797),married Martha Worden 2).Joseph,b.1803 in Maryland,d.05/08/1879 in Iowa. married Lorinda Silsbee in Geneva NY.3).Hugh Brown Jr.b.1818, who settled in Yipsilanti,MI.4).Jane Brown,married Asher Morgan.5).Martha Brown 6).Susan Brown who married a McNitt.7).Fannie Brown,married a Brown.8).Mary Brown,married Ellis Morrison.9).Benjamin Brown.
Hugh & his wife Martha lived most of their lives in Warren co,Pa, around Russell City.They were both buried in"The Marsh" or Marshtown Cemetery,abt. 2 miles from Russell. On their headstones reads the following:
Hugh Brown...1760-1845 Martha Brown...1775-1854
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