Andersons of Colonial N. Carolina

meant what they said, said what they meant

a William Browne study ca 1659-1718

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I’ve been gathering my thoughts about this guy… I’ve found it helps a great deal to do this graphically.

See what you think… there is a lot going on here…


I have been corresponding with a commenter concerning who the William Brown was that had property adjoining Anthony Lewis in isle of Wight. I submit that this removes any doubt… not only is this the adjoining property… it is property that Anthony Lewis “acquired”! Here is the page isolated.

I did not show on this map the larger chunk of property because it is well… “missing” as per my notes.

Here is my data sheet of the patent that is extant at the Library of Virginia (a search must be made using the term “browns” otherwise it will not show up):

Written by anderson1951

August 8, 2021 at 8:14 am

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  1. I might be related to him as well, on the Battle line, via Sarah Browne who married William Battle. .



    August 8, 2021 at 9:02 am

    • My thought is that the Browns who married into the Battle clan were from the Dr Samuel Brown group… I have some scanty notes somewhere… a search might turn up some tidbits. I do not think the Dr Brown folks were related to the Brownes of Chowan/Roanoke.



      August 8, 2021 at 10:03 am

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