2. Isaac BROWN (8) was born in 1783 in Tazewell Co., Virginia. (9) He died in 1828. Isaac is the eldest son of Low Brown, was born 1783 in Montgomery Co. Va probably in that portion now known as Wyth or Tazewell County Although the exact date of his marriage to Polly Thompson is indecipherable from the record, it is listed among several other marriages within the year 1805. Going throught the records of southwest Virginia we can get some idea of the life of Isaac. We can surmise that he was well-respected by his peers. September 16, 1802 court ordered Samuel Walker and Henley Chapman to examine his ability to see if he was a capable surveyor. The following day he was found qualified to fill the office of Deputy Surveyor. June 25, 1807 he was appointed 1st Lieut. IN Capt. George Davidsons Company of Infantry. September 26, 1809 he was recommended as Capt. of the Cavalry of 112th Regiment. April 26, 1809 he was recommended as Justice of the Peace and was subsequently appointed to the position November 28 of that same year. We find where he served on several grand juries and even posted bond for several friends. Isaac owned land in Tazewell Co. adjacent to his uncle William Brown. The land tax list of 1814 list Isaac as a resident of that county owning 190 acres and 50 acres in Wrights Valley on the Bluestone 15 miles northeast of the courthouse. William owned two plots of 177 acres and 200 acres 16 miles northeast of the courthouse. We find John Hartwell charged with stealing corn out of the house of William Brown, the property of Isaac Brown about January 15. Isaac's wife and some of his heirs were living in Smyth County in 18489.
He was married to Mary Polly THOMPSON (daughter of
William THOMPSON and Lydia WARD).
Isaac BROWN and Mary Polly THOMPSON had the following children:
+15 i. William T. BROWN.
+16 ii. Hezekiah H. BROWN.
+17 iii. Cosby T. BROWN.
+18 iv. Lydia Annis BROWN.
+19 v. Andrew Low BROWN.
+20 vi. Jane A. BROWN.
+21 vii. Isaac BROWN.
+22 viii. Thomas Jefferson BROWN.
+23 ix. Larissa BROWN.
+24 x. Mary Polly BROWN.
25 xi. James BROWN. Not living in Virginia in 1848.
+26 xii. Julia BROWN.
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