Brown Family Buried in Maple Grove Cemetery

Brown Family Plot – Maple Grove Cemetery, Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

George I. Brown was born in Virginia in 1784.  He bought property in Jessamine County, Kentucky – quite a lot since his real estate was valued at $54,000 in 1850.  George married Sarah Perry, November 17, 1809, in Woodford County, Kentucky.  They had two sons, George and Moreau Brown.

Sarah, wife of G. I. Brown, born September 30, 1789, died May 6, 1832.

Sarah Brown died in 1832, and the next year George married Catharine W. McKinney, June 6, 1833, in Woodford County.  Since both wives came from this county perhaps there were family members living there.

In the 1850 census of Jessamine County George, 65, is listed as a farmer, born in Virginia.  Wife Catherine is 46.  Their three children are Mary Hannah, 15; William, 12; and Sally, 9.

George I. Brown, born December 11, 1784, died March 14, 1856.

Catherine lived another nine years before dying in 1867.

Catherine W., wife of G. I. Brown, born October 25, 1802, died October 2, 1867.

From this angle you can see son Moreau Brown’s gravestone on the right – with the statue at the top – and son George Brown’s would be on the left, next to the beautiful gravestone of his wife, Anne Hemphill.  A better view is in the first photo of this article.

 

 

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  1. Phyliss.. I wonder if these people are related to the Brown’s that Henry E Moran married? He married. Nancy Brown bringing some Brown’s with them when they came to Missouri. Also, did you receive the email I sent about Charles Moran who was 22, I think, when he Was shot st the Battle of Franklin, TN ? He died several days after the battle. He was taken prisoner by the North and I believe he died on the way to a pow camp. I want to find out where he died and where he is buried. He is the brother to our William Moran who is the father to Henry Louis who is the father to my grandmother. I would love any help you can find. Hope to see you this fall. Your Missouri cousin Joy

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