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Jane Jones

Female 1762 - 1841  (79 years)


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  • Name Jane Jones 
    Born 2 Apr 1762  , Laurens, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 May 1841  , Shelby, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Little Blue River Friends Cemetery, Manilla, Rush, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I3691  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 26 Feb 2015 

    Family Mathew Brown,   b. 1752, , Wexford, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1839, Union Township, Shelby, Indiana, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Abt 1777  of, Laurens, South Carolina, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F1571  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. Censuses:
      1790 US: Laurens Co., South Carolina, p. 11, dated 1791, brothers Roger and Matthew are next door neighbors. Nine doors away is Aaron Harlen whose son Samuel marries Matthew Brown's daughter Nancy. Also within a dozen neighbors are John and William Brown who are most likely brothers of Roger and Mathew Brown:
      Matthew Brown, 1-2-4-0-0
      Rodger Brown, 1-2-7-0-0
      John Brown, 1-2-5-0-0
      William Brown, 1-0-1-0-0

      2. 27 Feb 2005 website http://indianasocietysar.org/browmatt.html. The site notes: information provided by Paul Revere DAR Chapter, Muncie, Indiana. Most of the information was given to me on June 3, 2004 by Mary Ann Bumgarner ; partial transription (see Mathew Brown's for full quote):
      a. . Union Co. In. Selected Deeds p. 75 Jan. 1817 Matthew Brown and wife Jane of Hamilton Co. Ohio to Wm. Ewing of Franklin Co. IN. in Franklin Co. fraction. part Sect. 29 Twp. 11 Range 2 Indiana Territory. He lived before 1776 at 96 Dist., Laurens Co, SC.; pension reads: "I was born in Co. Wexford, Ireland in 1752. Came to America when 12 yrs. old,(1764) fought in the War for 8 years, part of the time under General Kilgore. Acted as a spy, dressing as an Indian.....etc. Came to Cininnati, Ohio in the year 1803. Then to Shelby Co., Ind. in 1826. " He emigrated after 1820 from Shelby Co., Indiana; followed son Robert. He was deed the East half of the South West quarter of section seven in township thirteen north of range eight east in the District of Brookville & State of Indiana Containing fifty four acres & twenty hundreths of an acre on 20 Oct 1824 at Brookville, Indiana. He Applied for Pension # S32135 on 5 Sep 1832 at Shelby Co, Indiana Source: B.A. Edward H. Chadwick, Chadwick's History of Shelby County, Indiana (Indianapolis, Indiana: B.F.Bowen & Co. Publishers, 1909).
      b. DAR Applicant no 386902; Married: Janes JONES, born in Ireland. Children: Nancy: Born Nov 27, 1778, married Samuel HARLAN David: Born Oct 10, 1780 - has a son John W Brown Elizabeth: Born 1781, married Isaac PHARES Catherine: Born July 10, 1783, Married (1st) George HARLAN, married (2nd) John HARLAN Robert: Born Feb 6, 1785 Samuel John Sarah c. Family Record of Desc of Matthew Brown 1753-1839 - 86 years. The information below was copied from a record made in 1921 by Landy (Hurst) Brown, from a record by John H.(Herron) Brown in 1905- in his 76th year. Done this year by A.B. Brown. Matthew Brown, the elder, with nine brothers and his parents, came to South Carolina from England in 1763, he being at that time 10 yrs. of age. He was of Scotch-Irish descent. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He was married to Jane Jones, of Welsh descent. He brought his family to Crosby Twp., Hamilton Co, OH, in 1803. His family consisted of four sons and four daughters. The sons were named (1) David, (2) Robert, (3) Samuel and (4) John. The daughters were (1) Catherine, (2) Nancy, (3) Elizabeth and (4) Sarah. Matthew Brown died Dec. 24, 1839- aged 86 years. Jane, his wife, died May 26, 1841- aged 89 years.
      e. Version 1: Matthew Brown born 1752 at County Wexford, Ireland; married Jane Jones circa 1777 at Laurens Co., SC died 24 Dec 1839 at Union Twp., Shelby Co., IN; buried after 24 Dec 1839 at Little Blue River Cemetery, Shelby Co., IN; Mathew does not have Rev. Marker, but both have tombstones. Note: Richard H. Weightman at dedication of new grave marker abt 1990. He a native of Ireland, was born in the year 1753, but emigrated to Ohio from South Carolina, and settled, in 1803, on the farm now owned by John Baughman, in Harrison. He was a farmer by occupation, a Democrat in politics. His wife was Jane Jones, a native of South Carolina. She had eight children: Nancy, married to Samuel Harlen, and living in Indiana; David, married to Susan Glidewell, and also in Indiana; Katie, the wife of George Harlen and living in Iowa; Robert, married to Katie Cotton, also in Indiana; Samuel, married to Betsey Atherton, and living in Indiana; Sarah, the wife of Thomas Goulding, of Indiana; Betsoy(sp), married to Isaac Ferris and residing in Hamilton county; and John, married to Sarah Herm, of the same county after 1753. He was came to America when age twelve years old with widowed mother and brothers and sisters. Version 2: Copied from a record made in 1921 by Landy (Hurst) Brown, from a record by John H.(Herron) Brown in 1905- his 76th year. Done this (?) year by A.B.Brown: Matthew Brown, the elder, with nine brothers and his parents, came to South Carolina from England in 1763, he being at that time 10 yrs. of age. He was of Scotch-Irish descent. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He was married to Jane Jones, of Welsh descent. He brought his family to Crosley Twp., Hamilton Co, Ohio in 1803. His family consisted of four sons and four daughters. The sons were named (1) David (2) Robert (3) Samuel and (4) John. The daughters were (1) Catherine (2) Nancy (3) Elizabeth and (4) Sarah. Ver. 3 From "Memorial Sketch of the Isaac Phares Family of Shelby County, Indiana," transcribed by Richard Weightman: "Mathew Brown, Sr., was born in Ireland, and came to South Carolina with his parents and nine brothers in 1764. He was a soldier in the Revolution Army of the United States. Died in 1839. 86 years. His wife's maiden name was Jane. She was of Welch descent. She died in 1841 aged 89 years. They were buried in Little Blue River Grave Yard of the Little Blue River Baptist Church of Shelby Co., Indiana. They were parents of 8 children, 4 boys and 4 girls. They came to Ohio in 1803. Settled in Crosby Township, Hamilton County. The sons names are David, Robert, Samuel and John. The daughters Catherine, Nancy, Elisabeth and Sarah. Mathew Brown was a pioneer settler in Union Township of Shelby Co., Indiana. He owned a gristmill, ground corn and wheat for bread. He was a use- ful man in time of need, sold corn 25 cents per Bu. regardless of price. If the man did not have money but honest, he would get the corn." He immigrated before 1 Sep 1767; "The following Browns left Newry, County Down, Northern Ireland, arrived onboard the Brittania in Charlestown, SC and petitioned for land on Sept.1, 1767 under the Bounty Act of 1761: Robert, Sr. petitioned for 300 acres, equivalent for himself, a wife and three children age fifteen or under. Ann age 42. Mathew age 12. William age 8. Elizabeth age 2. Robert, Sarah, Mary, Roger, John and Rebekah petitioned for 100 acres each, meaning they were all single and sixteen years of age or older. Children of Matthew Brown and Jane Jones were as follows: 35 i. Nancy Brown, born 27 Nov 1778 at Laurens Co, SC; married Samuel Harlan. 36 ii. David Brown, born 15 Oct 1780 at Laurens Co, SC; married Catherine Smith; married Susan Glidewell. 37 iii. Elizabeth (Betsey) Brown, born 10 Jul 1781 at Laurens Co, SC; married Isaac Phares. 38 iv. Catherine (Katie) Brown, born 10 Jul 1783 at Laurens Co, SC; married George Harlan; married John Harlan. 39 v. Robert Brown, born 6 Feb 1785 at Laurens Co., SC; married Catherine (Katie) Cotton. 40 vi. Sarah Brown, born circa 1789 at Laurens Co., SC; married Thomas Golding Sr. 41 vii. Samuel Brown; born circa 1793 at Laurens Co, SC; 100, 101 married Elizabeth (Betsey) Atherton circa 1815; 102 died circa 1842 at Shelby Co, IN. 103, 104 42 viii. John Brown, born 4 Apr 1803 at Laurens Co, SC; married Sarah Herrin. Source: Clyde's "History of Mathew Brown's Descendants." He was a son of David E. Brown and Mary M. Fisher. Clyde was born 20 Sep 1904 at Shelby Co, IN; married 20 Jun 1928 to Helen E. Wissing. David E. Brown was a son of William Wesley Brown and Nancy Linville. William Wesley was a son of Robert Brown and Catherine Cotton. Robert Brown was a son of Mathew and Jane Jones Brown. f.. Matthew Brown, a native of Ireland, was born in the year 1753, but emigrated to Ohio from South Carolina, and settled, in 1803, on the farm now owned by John Baughman, in Harrison. He was a farmer by occupation, a Democrat in politics. His wife was Jane Jones, a native of South Carolina. She had eight children: Nancy, married to Samuel Harlan, and living in Indiana; David, married to Susan Glidwell [should be Glidewell-RW], and also in Indiana; Katie, the wife of George Harlan, and living in Iowa; Robert, married to Katie Cotton, also in Indiana; Samuel, married to Betsy Atherton, and living in Indiana; Sarah, the wife of Thomas Goulding [should be Golding], of Indiana; Betsy, married to Isaac Ferris [should be Phares-RW], and residing in Hamilton County; and John, married to Sarah Herm [should be Herrin-RW], of the same county. History of Hamilton County, Ohio, by Ford, in 1881, p 315. Submitted by Richard Weightman. Mathew Brown, father of Isaac Phares' first wife, was born in Ireland and emigrated to South Carolina with his parents, when he was ten years old, and had nine brothers. He became a soldier in the Revolutionary war, and died in 1839, aged eighty-six years. His wife, Jane Jones, of Welsh descent, died in 1841, aged eighty-nine years. Eight of the children: David, Robert, Samuel, John, Catherine, Nancy, Elizabeth and Sarah, came to Ohio in 1803, and settled in Hamilton County. History of Shelby County, Indiana, Edward Chadwick, 1909, Bowen & Bowen Co, Indianapolis, IN, p 400 Directions: Little Blue River Cemetery. Little Blue River Cemetery in Shelby Co., Indiana (Mathew/Jane Brown) is between 360N and 400N on the north side of the road. Take I-74 to SR 44, north to Rays Crossing, turn left, at T turn left and go about 5 miles. Little Blue River Baptist Church on left, cemetery on right on north side of the road, just a mile past Bennett's Cemetery.