John BROWN
Charity GARRISON


Husband:  John BROWN
Birth:  1785/90 North Carolina
Death:  1836, Alabama
Burial:
Father:
Mother:

Marriage:       Abt 1808, Buncombe Co., North Carolina 

Wife:  Charity GARRISON
Birth:  1790, Buncombe Co., North Carolina
Death:  Aft 1870, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
Burial:
Father:  Thomas GARRISON 
Mother:   Comfort ROBERTS 

Children:  
1. John BROWN, b: Abt 1810, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
2. Daughter #1 BROWN, b: Abt 1813, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
3. Son #2 BROWN, b: Abt 1815, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
5. Syrena E. BROWN, b: 15 Apr 1817, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
4. Son #3 BROWN, b: Abt 1820, Buncombe Co., North Carolina  
6. Susan BROWN, b: 1828, Sugar Hill, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
7. Eliza Adeline BROWN, b: 1831, Sugar Hill, Gwinnett Co., Georgia
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Notes:    
From A Short Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina:
Charity Garrison, the eighth of Thomas and Comfort Garrison's children, married Mr. John Brown of Tennessee. Mr. Brown was a freighter of farm products to the South and dry goods and groceries back for the merchants of Tennessee.  Mr. Brown emigrated to the state of Alabama about the year 1834 and was living there in 1836. They had seven children, four sons and three daughters,

1820 Federal Census Data (M33_0008, Page 258), Not Stated, Gwinnett Co., Georgia

 NAME

Males

Males

Males

Males

Males

Males

Females

Females

Females

Females

Females

 

<10

10-15

16-18

16-25

26-44

45+

<10

10-15

16-25

26-44

45+

 BROWN, John

2

1

0

0

2

0

2

0

0

1

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

 2 Males

< 10

1810 1820

  =  Son #2          (b: 1815)
  =  Son #3          (b: 1820) 

 

 1 Male

10 15

1805 1810

  =  John              (b: 1810)

 

 1 Male

26 44

1776 1794

  =  John              (b: 1780/90)   

 

 2 Females

< 10

1810 1820

  =  Daughter #1  (b: 1813)
  =  Syrena          (b: 1817)

 

 1 Female

26 44

1776 1794

  =  Charity           (b: 1790)   

 

1840 Federal Census Data (M704_0042, Page 69), Not Stated, Gwinnett Co., Georgia

 NAME

 

< 5

5-9

10-14

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-89

90-99

 BROWN, Charity

Males

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

 

Females

1

3

3

2

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

Indicates:

 

 

 

 

Number/ Sex

Age

Therefore Born

Inferred

 

 1 Female

< 5

1835 1840

  =  Unknown

 

 3 Females

5 9

1831 1835

  =  Eliza               (b: 1831)
  =  2 Unknowns

 

 3 Females

10 14

1826 1830

  =  Susan            (b: 1828)
  = 
2 Unknowns      

 

 2 Females

15 19

1821 1825

  =  Esther             (b: 1822)  ??
  =  Charity            (b: 1824)  ??

 

 1 Female

50 59

1781 1790

  =  Charity           (b: 1790)

 

The spouses and children of the two remaining sons can be found in Gwinnett County from 1850 forward but not the sons themselves.  Further investigation needs to follow to identify each son.

1850 Federal Census Data (M432_0071, Page 192), Sugar Hill Dist., Gwinnett Co., Georgia,      
                                                                                                             Enumeration Date: 23-Sep-1850, Family #919, 921

 NAME

Age

Sex

 Occupation
or Trade

Real Estate

POB

In Sch.

Marr.
W/I Yr.

D, D, B, I,  I, P, or C

 BROWN, Charity

55

F

 

$20

NC

 

 

 

                Susan

22

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                Eliza A

19

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

 BROWN, Charity

26

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                Esther

28

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                Mary

12

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                Harriet Melissa

8

F

 

 

GA

X

 

 

                Caroline

7

F

 

 

GA

X

 

 

              / William M

6

M

 

 

GA

X

 

 

              \ Kiziah J

6

F

 

 

GA

X

 

 

                Isaac F

5

M

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                Thomas

4

M

 

 

GA

 

 

 

              / Eveline

2

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

              \ Martha

2

F

 

 

GA

 

 

 

                John H

1m

M

 

 

GA

 

 

 

By 1860, Charity was living with her daughter Eliza and her family.  By 1870, she was living with her granddaughter Martha and her family.
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Sources:    

1) Biography:  Record and Autobiography of the Garrison Family of North Carolina and Their Descendants, by Thomas Garrison Stansberry