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ID: I6549
Given Name: John
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
The cited information was sourced from Website / URL published on February 7th, 2011 <> The author/originator was Darlene Berchtold.
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