Brown Family History


David A. Cowie [Parents] was born on 3 Aug 1828 in New Monkland, Lanark, Scotland. He married Jean Brown on 1 Mar 1867 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Jean Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] "Jane" was born on 9 May 1844 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. She was christened on 2 Jun 1844 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 18 May 1891 in Owen Sound, Ontario, Canada. She was buried on 18 May 1891 in Owen Sound at the Greenwood Cemetery. She married David A. Cowie on 1 Mar 1867 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i David Cowie Brown was born on 20 May 1865 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
  F ii Jane Menzies Cowie [scrapbook] was born on 26 Nov 1867 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 28 Mar 1958 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. She was buried on 31 Mar 1958 in Owen Sound at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  F iii Agnes Barrie Cowie [scrapbook] was born on 22 Jan 1870 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 27 Jan 1913 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. She was buried on 29 Jan 1913 in Owen Sound at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  F iv Jemima Walker Cowie
  F v Margaret G. Cowie [scrapbook] was born on 3 Mar 1874 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 18 Oct 1920 in Owen Sound, Grey North, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Heart Failure. She was buried on 20 Oct 1920 in Owen Sound at the Greenwood Cemetery.
  F vi Elizabeth Brown Cowie was born on 20 Mar 1876 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 7 Jun 1876 in Owen Sound, Grey, Ontario, Canada.

John Hogg [Parents] was born in Jan 1851 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He was christened on 3 Feb 1851 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He died in 1891. He married Agnes Brown on 25 Nov 1872 in Kincardine By Doune, Perth, Scotland.

Agnes Brown [Parents] was born on 23 Apr 1846 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. She was christened on 24 May 1846 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 31 Jan 1932 in Grangemouth, Stirling, Scotland. The cause of death was Cerebral Hemorrhage. She married John Hogg on 25 Nov 1872 in Kincardine By Doune, Perth, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i John Hogg was born on 27 Nov 1872 in Larbert, Stirling, Scotland.
  F ii Jane Menzies Hogg
  F iii Margaret McKinlay Hogg
  M iv Alexander Peter Hogg

Peter Brown [Parents] was born on 22 Jul 1850 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. He was christened on 8 Sep 1850 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He died on 20 Jul 1918 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Pneumonia. He married Annie Kerr on 17 Mar 1876 in Coatbridge, Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland.

Annie Kerr [Parents] was born on 6 Feb 1857 in New Monkland, Lanark, Scotland. She married Peter Brown on 17 Mar 1876 in Coatbridge, Old Monkland, Lanark, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i William Brown was born calculated 1879 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M ii James Brown was born calculated 1881 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M iii John Brown was born calculated 1883 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F iv Jane Menzies Brown was born on 31 Oct 1885 in Stenhousemuir, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M v Peter Brown was born calculated 1888 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F vi Annie Brown was born calculated 1890 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F vii Elizabeth Brown was born calculated 1894 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M viii Thomas Brown was born calculated 1896 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M ix LIVING.

James Scott was born calculated 1857 in Kincardine, Perthshire, Scotland. He married Elisabeth Brown on 31 Dec 1877 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

Elisabeth Brown [Parents] was born on 15 Feb 1852 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. She was christened on 28 Mar 1852 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 26 Dec 1939 in Larbert, Stirling, Scotland. She married James Scott on 31 Dec 1877 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i John Scott was born calculated 1878 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F ii Jane Menzies Scott was born on 18 Feb 1880 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland. She died in 1884 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M iii William B. Scott was born calculated 1885 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F iv Elizabeth J. Scott was born calculated 1888 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F v Agnes C. Scott was born calculated 1890 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F vi Christina C. Scott was born calculated 1892 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  F vii Daisy M. Scott was born calculated 1895 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.
  M viii James R. Scott was born calculated 1897 in Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland.

William Brown [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 17 Jun 1848 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. He was christened on 30 Jun 1848 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. He died on 2 Dec 1922 in Lockerby, Elderslie, Ontario, Canada. He was buried on 4 Dec 1922 in Paisley, Ontario, at the Paisley Cemetery. He married Agnes Bryce on 18 Jun 1873 in Dunblane, Saugeen Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

William Brown left Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland for Canada in 1867 when he was 18 years old. Having learned the milling business before coming to Canada, he started working for James Stark of Paisley, Ontario whose mills were situated in Dunblane. A few years later he purchased the mills in Massie, Grey County, Ontario and engaged in both flour and saw milling. In 1883 he purchased the flour mill in Lockerby, Elderslie Township, Bruce County, Ontario and upgraded it from the old stone type to the most up to date roller mill in this part of the country. Here he enjoyed a most extensive trade and became widely and favorably known. William Sr. handed over the operation of the Lockerby mill to his sons William and Russell in 1912 in order to manage a mill at Balmy Beach, near Owen Sound, Ontario. The family continued to operate the Lockerby mill until 1923 when William Jr. sold it to James Beattie.

Agnes Bryce [Parents] [scrapbook] was born on 5 Oct 1851 in Stonehouse, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She died on 2 Dec 1917 in Lot 3, Concession 7, Elderslie, Ontario, Canada. The cause of death was Cerebral Hemmorhage. She was buried in 1917 in Paisley, Ontario, at the Paisley Cemetery. She married William Brown on 18 Jun 1873 in Dunblane, Saugeen Twp., Bruce, Ontario, Canada.

In September 1852, Agnes, not a year old, and her family left Scotland for Canada, spending 6 weeks on the Atlantic Ocean. Upon arrival at Walkerton, Ontario, they built a raft and sailed down the Saugeen River until they reached their future home in the Saugeen Township. Her father, Thomas traded a single barreled muzzleloader shotgun for the property to a squatter who lived in a little sod home near the riverbank.

Her mother's brother, Thomas Wilson joined the Brown family around 1901 and stayed with them until his death in December 1902. He had been living with his sister Margaret and the Bryce family since emigrating from Scotland over 30 years ago.

They had the following children:

  F i Margaret Wilson Brown
  F ii Jean Menzies Brown
  M iii John Wright Brown
  M iv Thomas Wilson Brown
  M v William George Brown
  F vi Alice Agnes Brown [scrapbook] was born on 21 Dec 1881 in Chatsworth, Holland, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She died on 20 Nov 1979 in Durham, Grey, Ontario, Canada. She was buried in 1979 in Paisley, Bruce, Ontario, at the Paisley Cemetery.
  M vii Dr. James Bryce Brown
  F viii Jemima Walker Brown
  M ix Edmund Russell Brown

John Wright was born about 1820. He was not married to Jean Menzies.

Jean Menzies [Parents] "Jane" was born on 24 Jan 1819 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 1 Jun 1862 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Uterine Cancer. She was not married to John Wright.

Other marriages:
Brown, Peter

They had the following children:

  M i John Wright

William Menzies was born calculated 1777 in Baldernock, Stirlingshire, Scotland. He married Thomson.

Thomson was born about 1780. She died before 1841. She married William Menzies.

They had the following children:

  F i Jean Menzies
  F ii Agnes Menzies was born about 1827 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Peter Brown [Parents] was born on 19 Jan 1819 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died on 27 Feb 1873 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Pleurisy. He married Jean Menzies on 5 Jan 1844 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Jean Menzies [Parents] "Jane" was born on 24 Jan 1819 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 1 Jun 1862 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Uterine Cancer. She married Peter Brown on 5 Jan 1844 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.

Other marriages:
Wright, John

They had the following children:

  F i Jean Brown
  F ii Agnes Brown
  M iii William Brown
  M iv Peter Brown
  F v Elisabeth Brown
  F vi Martha Nelson Brown was born on 1 Jun 1854 in Cumbernauld, Dunbarton, Scotland. She was christened on 9 Jul 1854 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. She died on 17 Oct 1864 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland. The cause of death was Erysipelas.
  M vii Brown was born about 21 Oct 1856 in Cumbernauld, Dunbartonshire, Scotland.
  M viii James Russel Brown

William Brown was born in 1791 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland. He died in Scotland. He married Agnes Wright in 1818 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Agnes Wright was born in 1799 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland. She died in Scotland. She married William Brown in 1818 in Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland.

They had the following children:

  M i Peter Brown

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