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Thomas BROWN
Lucretia Hamsley MILTON
Husband:  Thomas BROWN
Birth:  12 Dec 1800, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Death:  1 Jun 1867, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Disposition:  buried 5 Jun 1867, Old Hill Burying Ground, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Occupation:  seaman/mariner; agent
Father:  Eliphalet BROWN
Mother:  Mary "Polly" DAVIS

Many secondary sources give Thomas middle name, James, but I have yet to see a primary document giving him a middle name.

Marriage:  7 Mar 1835, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Wife:  Lucretia Hamsley MILTON
Birth:  28 Oct 1810, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Death:  4 Jan 1872, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
Disposition:  buried 5 Jan 1872, Methodist Union Cemetery [Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA?]
Re-interment(?):  Old Hill Burying Ground, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Father:  Rev. Charles William MILTON (1767-1837) of London, England, and Newburyport, MA
Mother:  Anna __?__ (1771/2-1846) of England and Newburyport, MA
Children born in Newburyport, Essex Co., MA:
1.  Thomas Allston BROWN, b. 16 Jan 1836
2.  George Edwin BROWN, b. 6 Jan 1838
3.  John Brickett BROWN, b. 19 Jul 1841; d. 6 Feb 1846, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
4.  William Henry BROWN, b. 17 Oct 1842
5.  Anna Salina BROWN, b. 1 Nov 1844
6.  John Alexander BROWN, b. 25 Mar 1848
7.  Charlotte Maria BROWN, b. 13 Jan 1850; d. 13 Aug 1850, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania


1.  Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910 (online at familysearch.org):
Name Thomas Brown
Spouse's Name Lucretia H. Milton
Event Date 07 Mar 1835
Event Place Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts
GS Film # 767313 890256
Reference ID p29 p87

2a.  Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name Anna Salina Brown John Alexander Brown Charlotte Maria Brown
Birth Date 01 Nov 1844 25 Mar 1848 13 Jan 1850
Birth Place Newbury,Massachusetts Newburyport, Essex, MA Newburyport, Essex, MA
Father's Name Thomas Brown Thomas Brown Thomas Brown
Mother's Name Sucretia (sic) H. Lucretia Brown Lucretia Brown
GS Film # 1420726 1420728 1420832
Reference ID 134 p 149 196

2b.  Vital Records of Newburyport, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849.  Essex Institute, Salem, MA (index online at Ancestry.com):
Given Name Thomas Allstone John Alexander
Surname Brown Brown
Son/Daughter s s
Father's Name, Occupation Thomas Thomas
Mother's Name Lucretia Lucretia
Birth/Baptism Date 16 Jan 1836 25 Mar 1848

3.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #29-30 of 90; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 MA Essex Co. Newburyport Roll 181 pp. 15B-16A Ln. 16 Thomas Brown 200 100 100 - 000 001 001 0000100
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = George Edwin (b. 1837/8)
= Thomas Allston (b. 1836)
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = Thomas (b. 1800)
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Lucretia (b. 1810)
1 female 60-69 1770-1780 = mother? mother-in-law?
1 person employed in navagation of the ocean
Thomas is old enough to have a teenage son.  Did he have a prior marriage?

4.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 229):  Hotel, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA, Roll M432_313, p. 257B, 166/199, enumerated 3 Oct 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Thomas Brown 49 M   innholder   Mass
Lucretia H Brown 39 F       Mass
Thomas A Brown 14 M       Mass
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George E Brown 12 M       Mass
William H Brown  7 M       Mass
A Selina Brown  5 F       Mass
John A Brown  2 M       Mass
Charlotte M Brown 4/12 F       Mass
"Innholder" means innkeeper. Plus nine guests not extracted.

5.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #165 of 501):  Philadelphia (Ward 3, East Div.), Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll M653_1153, p. 165, PN 165, 1071/1301, enumerated 21 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Thos Brown 48 M   M Mariner   500 Mass
Lucretia " 48 F         "
Thomas   " 24 M   Reporter     "
George   " 22 M   watch maker     "
Wm       " 17 M         "
Selina   " 15 F         "
John     " 12 M         "

6.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #57 of 158):  Philadelphia P.O., Philadelphia (Ward 26, Dist. 85), Philadelphia Co., PA, Roll M593_1413, p. 291A, PN 57, 403/438, enumerated 11 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Brown Lucretia H 60 F W Keeping house $2500 $500 Massachusetts
_____ George E 32 M W Watch maker     Massachusetts
_____ Selina An 25 F W At Home     Massachusetts
_____ John A 23 M W Machinest     Massachusetts
Smith Edmund W 24 M W Bookeeper     Pennsylvania

7.  Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915 (online at FamilySearch.org):
Name John Brickett Brown Charlotte Maria Brown
Death Date 06 Feb 1846 05 Feb 1846 13 Aug 1850
Death Place Newburyport, Essex, Massachusetts Newburyport, MA
Gender | Age Male | 4 __ | 4 Female | 0
Marital Status Single __ Single
Birthplace Newburyport __ Newburyport
Father's Name Thomas Brown Thomas Brown Thomas Brown
Mother's Name Lucretia K. Brown Lucretia H. Lucretia H. Brown
GS Film # 959808 761362 959813
Reference ID v 20 p 108 pg 25 rn 11 v 48 p 134

8.  Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915.  Philadelphia City Archives (index online at Ancestry.com):
Name Thomas Brown Lucretia H Brown
Birth Date abt 1801 abt 1811
Birth Place Nebuport, Mass Newberryport, Mass
Death Date 1 Jun 1867 4 Jan 1872
Death Place Philadelphia Philadelphia
Age | Gender | Race 66 | Male | White 61 | Female | Whie
Occupation Agent  
Street address 313 Cath Street 1524 Ellsworth St
Residence Philadelphia  
Cemetery   Methodist Union
Burial Date 5 Jun 1867  
Burial Place Newbury Port, Mass  
Marital Status Married Widowed
FHL Film # 1993488 2021081

9.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Name Thomas Brown Lucretia Hamsly Milton Brown William Henry Brown
Birth Dec. 12, 1800
Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Oct. 28, 1810
Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Oct. 17, 1842
Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Death Jun. 1, 1867
Philadelphia, Phil. Co., MA
Jan. 6, 1872
Manhattan, New York Co., NY
Burial Old Hill Burying Ground, Newburyport, Essex Co., MA
Inscription THOMAS BROWN
[remainder unreadble]
[remainder unreadble]
Father   Charles William Milton (1767-1837) Thomas Brown
Mother   Anna Milton (___-1846) Lucretia Hamsly Milton Brown
Spouse Lucretia Hamsly Milton Brown Thomas Brown (1800-1867)  
Children William Henry Brown (1842-    )  
Memorial # 89756241 89754954 89756591
Based on her death certificate, Lucretia died in Philadelphia and may have, at least initially, been buried there.

10.  LDS.  Family Search:  Family Trees (online at familysearch.org).

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

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