Friday, March 8, 2013

Florence (Richmond) Brownell

A descendant of Florence Brownell's contacted me with the following information:

The Descendant (living)
Her Father
Her Grandfather was Harold Wray Brownell, b. 1900
Her Great-grandfather was Wray Brownell, b. 1877
Her Great-great-grandfather was Reuben Brownell who married FLORENCE RICHMOND

Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925
name:  Reuben C. Brownell
birth year:  1846
birthplace:  Michigan
spouse's name: Florence C. Richmond
spouse's birth year:  1851
spouse's birthplace:  Michigan
event date:  04 Apr 1870
event place:  Manchester, Washtenaw, Michigan
[George Richmond and Antoinette Richmond were the witnesses]

Florence's Father was OTIS RICHMOND, b. 1812
Florence's Grandfather was ICHABOD LINCOLN RICHMOND, b. 1787
Florence's Great-Grandfather was JOHN RICHMOND

I believe that this is the Richmond lineage for Florence (8):  (Otis Richmond 7, Lincoln 6, John 5, John 4, John 3, John 2, John 1).  

United States Census, 1860
residence:  , Washtenaw, Michigan
ward:  Manchester
Otis Richmond, 58, farmer, b. NY 
Harriet Richmond, 45, b. NY
Truman, 21, b. MI
Francis, f, 14, b. MI
Charles, 11, b. MI
Herbert, 9, b. MI
Florence, 7, b. MI
Alice, 4, b. MI
Hannah, 72, b. Mass.
Thomas Jones, b. England

United States Census, 1870
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Arnald Groves M 40y  New York
Jane Groves F 28y  Michigan
Mattie Groves F 5y  Michigan
Charlie Groves M 2y  Michigan
Florance Brownell F 17y  Michigan
Ruben Brownell M 23y  Michigan

United States Census, 1880
event place: Manchester, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
self Reuben Brownill M 33 Michigan, United States
wife Florence Brownill F 28 Michigan, United States
daughter Flora Brownill F 9 Michigan, United States
daughter Adora Brownill F 7 Michigan, United States
daughter Edna Brownill F 5 Michigan, United States
son Ray Brownill M 2 Michigan, United States

Reuben Brownell as a child, living with his parents:

United States Census, 1850

 Bridgewater, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Reuben Brownell M 42 Michigan
Hannah Brownell F 39 New York
Nancy Brownell F 17 New York
John Brownell M 14 New York
Reuben C Brownell M 3 Michigan
Emma Ann Brownell F 3 Michigan

Reuben Brownell living with his daughter:

United States Census, 1900
 ED 93 Dexter township, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
head Frederick G Valentine M 26  Michigan
wife Edna M Valentine F 25  Michigan
daughter Ehel F Valentine F 2  Michigan
father-in-law  Ruben C Brownell M 52  Michigan

Florence shares the first four Richmond ancestors (John, John, John, and John) with this family.

1 comment:

Kelley said...

Amazing!! Again I am speechless and thrilled to see it all listed like this. Thank you.