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John Browning (son of Nicholas Browning and Sarah Washburn)73, 74 was born in Culpepper County, Va74, and died 1818 in Giles County, Tn74. He married Dorothy Davenport on Abt. 1770 in Burke County, NC74.

 Includes NotesNotes for John Browning:
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John Browning was a farmer. In 1778 he was granted 300 acres of land
from the Stte of North Carolina, near Wilson's Creek on John River,
Burke County. He paid 50 shillings for every 100 acres. On December
6, 1779 he was granted 50 acres land on Brush Creek on Towe River,
joining his former survey.

John moved from NC to Giles Co TN ca 1815. On July 31, 1817, he
bought 260 acres of land near Little Shoal Creek in Giles Co. from
Joseph Brown for $585.00. In 1817 he sold 30 acres of land on Buck
Creek to his son, John Jr, Also in 1817, he sold 56 acres to his son
Nicholas.

In September 1818, he sold 124 acres on Buck Creek, Giles Co Tn to his
sons, Martin and Charles for $500.00. This l;and was located about 13
miles from Pulaski, TN.

Census records indicate John also had three daughters, whose names are
unknown.

More About John Browning and Dorothy Davenport:
Marriage: Abt. 1770, Burke County, NC.74

 Includes NotesMarriage Notes for John Browning and Dorothy Davenport:
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27. JOHN15 BROWNING (NICHOLAS14, FRANCIS13, JOHN12, JOHN11, WILLIAM10, CAPTAIN JOHN9, JOHN8, JOHN7, JOHN6, RICHARD5, JOHN4, WILLIAM3, JOHN2, JOHN1) (Source: Edward Franklin Browning, Genealogy of the Brownings in America, 448 Volume 1.) was born Abt. 1748 in Culpepper Co. VA (Source: Edward Franklin Browning, Genealogy of the Brownings in America, 448 volume 1.), and died Aft. 1817 in Giles Co. Tenn. He married DOROTHY DAVENPORT.

Children of JOHN BROWNING and DOROTHY DAVENPORT are:

68.i. JOHN16 BROWNING, JR, b. Abt. 1770; d. 12 Aug 1844, Cross Timbers, Grayson Co. Tennessee.

69.ii. DAVID C. BROWNING, b. 28 Feb 1782, Burke, NC; d. 04 Oct 1861, Verona, Lawrence, MO.

70.iii. NICHOLAS BROWNING, b. Abt. 1787, NC; d. Abt. 1855, Limestone Co. Alabama.

71.iv. MARY ANN BROWNING, b. 03 May 1821, Giles Co. Tn; d. 03 May 1899, Missouri.

Children of John Browning and Dorothy Davenport are:
  1. +John Browning, b. Abt. 1780, Burke County, NC74, d. Aug 12, 1844, Cross Timbers, Grayson County, Tx74.
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