BROWNING, Joshua Sr. 1a

Birth Name BROWNING, Joshua Sr.
Gender male
Age at Death 67 years, 11 months, 13 days


Joshua & Margaret's List of children correct according to Joshua's will.
Joshua & Nancy's list of children is not absolute. I find 10 children.

Date of death listed as bet Jan 10 & May 1807 by National Daughters of American Colonists, pg 1164.

Green Co Estate Book A-B, pg 18 Last Will and Testament dated Jan 10,1807,probated May 4,1807 Green Co. To son Joshua 100 acre tract on north side of Barber's Creek. Bequests to son John Browning and daughters, Anne Crow, Nancy Browning, Margaret Parker,and Mary McClissie.executors:sons Joshua & John and wife Margaret. Witness:Daniel Croft,Joseph East, Munson Glass

Joshua married Anne Scott of Wright County, Virginia abt 1765, they had nine children of whom the BROWNS are descendents of the second son THOMAS.

Joshua was a farmer and sold many farms belonging to the old Browning Estate in Virginia, and moved with his family to Bourbon County, where he resided until his death. His wife died in Virginia.

1787 Tax Culpepper Co. Va, Joshua Browning and 1 w/m 16-21,2 horses, 6 cattle.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 1746-12-19 Culpeper Co., VA.    
Death 1814-12-00 Bourbon Co., KY.    

Age: 68y 0m

Christening 207BC01BBC3143B39E36A5E90A6468F485D5 16 Sep 2009    


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Browning, John17281803-11-18
Mother DEMAREST, Elizabeth17251803
         BROWNING, Joshua Sr. 1746-12-19 1814-12-00
    Brother     BROWNING, Francis Asberry Sr. 1753-11-25 1855-07-18
    Brother     BROWNING, John Jr. 1767-05-17 1844-05-03
    Sister     BROWNING, Anna 1769
    Brother     BROWNING, William F. 1770-03-15 1832-01-25
    Sister     BROWNING, Phebe 93A6B8452E2B47699786225BC035204C3A13
    Sister     BROWNING, Cincy 9F5F3FF484764630A4E5BE71F725E05AAF76
    Sister     BROWNING, Clara 7A400CAC8D87478381D2866C3DBD52CDAE30
    Sister     BROWNING, Millicent 84202074F50B467295394E024EB1202F5C46


Family of BROWNING, Joshua Sr. and SCOTT, Nancy Anne

Married Wife SCOTT, Nancy Anne ( * about 1747 + before 1795 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1765 Culpeper Co., VA. Religious Marriage  
Name Birth Date Death Date
, Hannah1765
BROWNING, Thomas1767-12-171834-06-04
BROWNING, James17691823
BROWNING, Anna “Annie”about 17711840
BROWNING, Edmund Woodville17731838
BROWNING, Jacob1775
BROWNING, Johnabout 17761800
BROWNING, Mary Malinda1780
BROWNING, Jane “Jennie”1782

Family of BROWNING, Joshua Sr. and RANKIN, Margaret

Married Wife RANKIN, Margaret ( * 1760 + ... )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1775 Caswell Co., N. C. Religious Marriage  
Name Birth Date Death Date
BROWNING, Joshua R. Jr.1780-03-04about 1844
BROWNING, Anne17821835
BROWNING, Mary17841836-05-00
BROWNING, Margaret1787-06-301871-08-01
BROWNING, Nancy1793-04-14
BROWNING, John1795-08-201824-03-25

Source References

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        ID: I6549
        Name: John BROWNING
        Given Name: John
        Surname: BROWNING
        Suffix: Sr.
        Sex: M
        Birth: 1728 in Culpeper Co., VA.
        Death: 18 Nov 1803 in Greene Co., GA.
        _UID: 84F00DEAB67F4E0E87F27CECC01619EFBB2C
        Change Date: 12 Mar 2010 at 21:21
        Listing of children is correct as shown in John's will of 1803.

        Have also seen his death date as Dec. 12, 1803 & Nov. 12, 1803

        Served as a Private in the Culpeper Militia in 1756 and as a Private in 1775 in the Infantry in the Revolutionary War.

        American Revolution Military Service 1775-1781
        John Browning was one of the nineteen men enrolled in the Infantry of Culpepper County as a foot soldier, in March, 1756. He was a soldier in the Revolutionary War. By occupation he was a farmer. His wife was a French Huguenot.

        1803 WILL: Greene Co, GA, WB D, dtd 7 Oct, recorded: 29 Jan 1804.

        In the name of God Amen - I John Browning of the county of Greene & state of Georgia - Being sick and weak in body but of sound and perfect memory & calling to mind the transitory things of this life do make, constitute, and ordain this to be my last will and testament, revoking all other wills heretofore made by me -

        First - I give and bequeath (after paying all my just debts) unto my beloved wife Susannah Browning both real and personal during the life of her widowhood and after her decease or marriage it is my will that the plantation whereon I now live containing one hundred & Eighty seven and a half acres with all its improvements shall belong to my son William Browning - it is also my will that all the balance of my property including all my Negroes, horses, cattle, hogs and stock of ever kinds, also money, , notes or debts with all my household furniture, working tools, with all & everything that may belong to me at my decease should be equally divided between my children as hereafter named, to wit, Francis Browning, John Browning, William Browning, Anna Bird, Phebe Boring, Sincy Fuller, Clara Harrelson & Milicent Wright, except a negro man named Jack and a bay mare called bony and one feather Bed & furniture which I give unto beloved wife Susannah Browning to keep during her life & to be at her disposal at her death - I also give unto my son Joshua Browning one Dollar and desire my Executors to pay him that sum &c - witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 7th day of Oct 1803.

        /s/ John Browning (seal)
        Test: Davis Gresham
        Phil Clements
        Saml. Baldwin
        Greene Court of Ordinary Jany. Term 1804
        The within Will & testament of John Browning decd. Proven in open Court, by the oaths of Phillip Clements & Sami. Baldwin who was subscribing witness's to the same.
        Recorded the 29 Jany. 1804.
        /s/ Tho. Carleton C.C.V.

        Children named in will: Francis, John, William, Anna, Phebe, Sincy, Clara, Millicent & Joshua. The listing of children in the will does not agree with other listings.

        Notes are filed in Norman Notebook under Courtney Norman.

        Father: Francis**** BROWNING b: Abt 1700 in St. Anne's Parish, Essex Co., VA.
        Mother: Elizabeth Carter **** LLOYD b: 1704 in Maryland

        Marriage 1 Elizabeth DEMAREST b: 1725 in New Castle Co., DE.
        Married: 1744 in Virginia
        Change Date: 16 Sep 2008
        Has No Children Phebe BROWNING
        Has No Children Cincy BROWNING
        Has No Children Clara BROWNING
        Has No Children Millicent BROWNING
        Has Children Joshua BROWNING b: 19 Dec 1746 in Culpeper Co., VA.
        Has Children Francis Asberry BROWNING b: 25 Nov 1753 in Elizabeth City, Culpeper Co., VA.
        Has Children John BROWNING b: 17 May 1767 in Culpeper Co., VA.
        Has No Children Anna BROWNING b: 1769
        Has Children William F. BROWNING b: 15 Mar 1770

        Marriage 2 Susannah TEAGUE b: 3 Jan 1729 in Cecil Co., MD.
        Married: 1777
        Change Date: 11 Sep 2009

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