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Nathan BROWN
Lucretia Ann HARDY
Please Note:  a male BROWN who is a patrilineal line descendant of our subject is being Y-DNA tested (28 Feb 2015).  Results should return by mid-May.  Stay tuned...
Husband:  Nathan BROWN
Birth:  1827/8, NY
Death apparently:  1860-70, Barry Co., MI
Occupation:  cooper
Father:  Willard BROWN
Mother:  Mary E. "Polly" RASEY
Marriage:  20 Sep 1849, Barry Co., MI
Wife:  Lucretia Ann HARDY
Birth:  20 Jun 1831, NY 
Death:  28 May 1910, Barry Co., MI 
Disposition:  buried Lakeview Cemetery, Castleton Twp., Barry Co., MI 
Occupation:  homemaker
Other Spouse:  m2. 1860-70, William KEELE
Other Spouse:  m3. 26 Jun 1882, Randolph Co., IL, Samuel A. MILLER
Other Spouse:  m4. 1 Jan 1889, Nashville, Barry Co., MI, Jonah Bruce RASEY Nathan BROWN's uncle
Father:  Thomas HARDY
Children born in Barry Co., MI:
1.  Franklin Pierce "Frank" BROWN, b. 1852/3 
2.  Harvey Hill BROWN, b. 15 Apr 1855
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Michigan, New York


1a.  Jordan R. Dodd.  Marriage Index:  Michigan and Wisconsin, 1830-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-251):  not found, but there are no Barry County records on the CD.

1b.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Nathan BROWN
Spouse: Lucretia Ann HARDY
Marriage: 20 Sep 1849, Castleton Twp, Barry, Michigan
Source: patron submission

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #4 of 4):  Township of Castleton, Barry Co., MI, p. 125B/248, 920/939, enumerated 19 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
Nathan Brown 22 M   Cooper   N York
Lucretia " 18 F       "
Listed next to Nathan's uncle, JonahRASEY, who is next to Nathan's maternal grandparents, Joseph RASEY III & Catherine BRUCE

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #23 of 36):  Hastings P.O., Hastings Twp., Barry Co., MI, Roll M653_536, p. 767, PN 144, 1151/1074, enumerated 10 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤/NR
Nathan Brown 32 M   Cooper   100 NY
Lucretia 28 F         Mich
Frank  7 M         do
Harry  5 F         do
Listed next to Nathan's parents, Willard & Mary (RASEY) BROWN

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #34 of 39):  Shipman P.O.; Township 8, Range 9 [T8N.R9W]; Macoupin Co., IL; Roll M593_250, p. 364B, PN 34, 254/253; enumerated 19 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤()/NR
Keal William 54 M W Machinist   150 Tennessee
____ Lucretia 38 F W Keeping House     N York
____ William 20 M W Farmer     Illinois
____ Richard 18 M W Farmer     Illinois
Brown Frank 19 M W Farmer     Michigan
_____ Harvey 15 M W Help on Farm     Michigan

5.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Lucretia is living with her third husband, Samuel MILLER (q.v.).

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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