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Brownscombe genealogy from Ontario Canada

Updated October 17, 2002

Margaret Gaven
margaret.gaven@alumni.yorku.ca

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Brownscombe Genealogy



Brownscombes of Ontario, Canada
Three Brownscombe brothers, sons of Henry Brownscombe & Grace King left Ilfracombe, Devon, England around 1843. William born Oct 31 1793 & John born June 1 1790 went to Pennsylvania. The third brother James B. born April 22 1789 came to Canada & settled in Bruce County, Ontario.



James B. Brownscombe had 6 children.
John born Sept 13 1814, Mary Ann born Jan 8 1817, James born April 21 1819, Henry, born Jan 27 1822, Elizabeth born Aug 29 1825 & William born July 16 1828.



John Brownscombe had 9 children.
John R. born Feb. 28 1840 Annie Michael born Dec. 23 1842 William George born April 22 1844 Mary Jane born March 10 1846 Martha E. born April 5 1850 James R. born Sept. 22 1853 Samuel born March 11 1855 Henry Norman born Jan. 6 1857 Amanda born Feb. 10 1859



Henry Norman Brownscombe had 8 children.
Edgar Norman born March 27 1886 Emma Elmina born June 28 1887 Phylis Jane born Aug. 20 1888 George Wellington born Sept. 12 1889 James Wesley born April 6 1891 Thomas John born Oct. 1 1892 Annie May born May 15 1894 William Henry born Dec. 27 1897



Thomas John had 2 children.
The 2 children currently reside in Canada & they have 5 children in total & 7 grandchildren. I am one of Thomas John's 5 grandchildren.

I would be happy to share information with others who are tracing their Brownscombe roots. I have additional information on the Brownscombe ancestors in England & the descendants of the 3 brothers who left England. I welcome your contact.


Margaret Gaven

margaret.gaven@alumni.yorku.ca



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