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BROWN Johan Michael

Male 1732 - 1807


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  • Name  BROWN Johan Michael 
    Born  19 Oct 1732  Ruschburg, Kusel, Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    _UID  CFAE030B7465D51198874445535461706A69 
    Died  1 Dec 1807  Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I289  Ancestors of Catherine Yvonne King | The Ancestors and Descendants of Johan Jakob Brown/Braun the "Waggonmaker".
    Last Modified  27 Oct 2004 

    Father  BROWN Johan Stephan Christian, BRAUN,   b. 2 Feb 1703, Neidermohr, Rein-Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1763, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  HAMEN Maria Eva,   b. 28 Apr 1710, Ruschberg, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750 
    Married  13 Mar 1729/1730  Ruschburg, Kusel, Pfalz, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F109  Group Sheet

    Family 1  SHAMBACK Margareta Caterina,   b. 20 May 1734, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1771, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. BROWN James
    >2. BROWN Margaret,   d. 1845
    >3. BROWN Michael, Jr.,   d. 1808
    >4. BROWN Christina
     5. BROWN Unknown
     6. BROWN John " Continental ",   b. 1754
    >7. BROWN Peter,   b. 1756, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812
    >8. BROWN David,   b. 1766, Granite Quarry, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1811, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    >9. BROWN Jeremiah,   b. 1771, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1814
    Family ID  F123  Group Sheet

    Family 2  FISCHER Rosanna 
    Married  1772  Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. BROWN Moses,   b. 24 Feb 1773, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1109  Group Sheet

    Family 3  REEVES Eleanora WAKEFIELD,   d. 8 Oct 1842 
    Married  22 Mar 1804  Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. BROWN Susan Clementine,   b. 20 Nov 1807, Rowan County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F1107  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Child#2;
      JOHAN MICHAEL
      Came to America with this parents on the 9 September 1738 on the ship Glasgow. Babtised
      February 1731. Five brothers and sisters born in PA region. Religion-Lutheran. Moved to Rowan
      County ( at least 1759 ) and then to Washington County, Tennessee. where he died the 29
      July 1760. Got a land grant from Lord Granville's Agents.
      Naturalized- 24 March 1763, Rowan County, NC

      Note: Washington County , Tennessee was a part of Rowan Co., NC: boundary changes were.

      Notes for Johann Michael Braun:
      Build the Old Stone House in Granite Quarry, NC. House was built in 1766, now owned by the Rowan
      Museum, Inc.. The house is listed on the National Register of Historical Places. A picture and history
      of the Old Stone House can be found on the internet at www.GoRowan.com/BFA as well as the Lower Stone Church.

      In addition a book was written by the Reverend Roscoe Brown Fisher titled " Michael Braun ( Brown ) of
      the Old Stone House " in 1975 according to the Michael Brown Family Historical Committee...copies are
      available in North Carolina.

      There is a Michael Braun family cemetery at the " Old Stone House "....the cemetery has records on microfiche at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salt Lake City # to order is 1760536

      Family might be from Hesse Darmstadt of the " Palantinate " of Germany.

      Name appears first in Rowan County in 1758 as a jury member. On July 18, 1760 he purchased 274 acres and ended up owning over 3000 acres, owned all land consdered the Granite Quarry. His land
      reached from Salisbury City Limits to Rockwell. Michael was appointed Constable in 1761 and was
      re-appointed on 1/12/1764,

      Michael owned 15 slaves according to the 1790 Census.

      Was married to three women, 2 of whom died while married to him. Married his third wife when he
      was 83 and she was 30. Was married to Eleanor by the Reverend Carl Augustus Storch, a Lutheran
      Minister.

  • Sources 
    1. [S59] The Rowan Tree-Rowan County North Carolina, (www.dantana.com/braun.html).