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NW 1/2 NE 1/4 Sec. 6-13-4 . In Northwest corner of Warren Township. Transcribed by Penni Lynch.

William Brown d. 182? Age 86y

Elizabeth Brown d. 1852 Age 85y

There is evidence of 1 additional grave


William Brown entered W 1/2 NE 1/3 Sec. 6-13-4 Nov. 29, 1828, and therefore he died either late in 1828 or in 1829. (William Brown was a soldier in the Revolution)

A direct descendant of William and Elizabeth Brown moved these two graves on April 1970 to The Putnamville Cemetery and placing a Goverment Marker on his grave.

F. E. B. 1970 William Brown - Revolutionary War Born 1743 probably Maryland: Died 1829 Putnam County, Indiana. 2nd Lieutenant in Captain Joseph Lane's Company of Militia, Westmoreland County, Virgini. He took the oath in 1777.

William Brown and his wife Elizabeth were buried on the Brown Homestead, 2 1/2 miles west of Putnamville, Putnam County, Indiana on Land now owned by the Penn-Central Railroad. A great, great, great grandson, Stanley F. Sears and his wife, followed all legal proceedures for moving graves: and on April 17, 1970 William Brown And his wife Elizabeth were re-interred in the Putnamville Cemetery. A Goverment Marker was erected for William Brown and his wife Elizabeth's original tombstone was re-erected.

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