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The Browns of Bedford County, Virginia, 1748-1840. A Collection of Brown Surname Records Extracted from Primary and Secondary Sources

By: Barbara Brown Eakley

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1998)

Seller ID: E0922

ISBN: 0788409220

Condition: 192 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1998), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 192 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Who was John Brown? Who were the ancestors of John Brown? Every Brown researcher can empathize with the dilemmas inherent in tracing that name. It would seem that most villages in early Virginia had a John Brown in every generation. The author's John Brown was said by family tradition to have "come from" Bedford County. Was that true? Bedford County in Virginia was on the path of the great Wagon Road which led from Philadelphia to Harper's Ferry to Tennessee. Uncounted scores of immigrants moved westward along that road, settling in a county for a few years before moving farther west. ... View more info