Family Chart for Owen Brown Owen Brown, the 3rd child of John and Dianthe Brown, was born in Hudson, Ohio, on November 4, 1824. Owen never married. Owen moved to Kansas and fought to get Kansas statehood as a slave free state beside his brothers and father. He alone of Dianthe’s children participated in the Read More
Family Chart for Jason Brown Jason Brown, the 2nd child of John and Dianthe Brown, was born in Hudson, Ohio, on January 19, 1823. He married Ellen Sherbondy on July 11, 1847 in Hudson, Ohio. Jason, Ellen and three and a half year old son Austin left Ohio to help make Kansas a slave free Read More
Family Chart for John Brown Jr. John Brown Jr, the first child of John and Dianthe Brown, was born on the 25th of July, 1821 in Hudson, Ohio. He married Wealthy Hotchkiss in 1847. John Brown Jr, Wealthy and son Johnnie moved to Kansas in the mid 1850s along with others who were fighting to Read More
Family Chart for John Brown’s Immediate Family I realized while reviewing old posts that I have never shared the Brown family chart with you, my readers. So today I start with John Brown’s immediate family. I will follow up over the next few weeks with family sheets for each of his children.
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Happy Veterans Day to My Favorite Veteran My Dad, Paul Keesey, fought in the Philippines sector of the Pacific Theater during WWII. He served in the 21st Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division , which was responsible for occupation duties in Japan after the surrender of the Empire of Japan. Read More
I spent the week of July 17, 2017 digging with archeology students from SUNY Potsdam College at the John Brown Farm in North Elba, NY. a State Historic Site, located 2 miles from downtown Lake Placid, NY in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. My Great-Great-Great Grandfather’s family lived in North Elba from 1855 to 1863, when Mary Read More
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What Does the Future Hold for Genealogy Bloggers? The buzz around the Genealogy Blogging World lately has been discussion about the future of Genealogy Blogging – is it going to survive in a world that wants everything condensed into 140 Twitter characters and quick updates on Facebook? Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers recently announced that Read More
Dennis Frye, Harpers Ferry Historian, and I were interviewed for the Voice of America story, Debate Still Rages Over Controversial American Abolitionist John Brown, for Black History Month. I hope you enjoy the article.
A little over a year ago, I was interviewed by a couple of young ladies in New Jersey who were creating a documentary about John Brown for the National History Day Competition. The young ladies reached out to many of my friends and amazing colleagues: Evan Carton, Tony Horowitz, Anne Kretsinger-Harries, Dennis Frye, Louis DeCaro, Read More