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John Brown
(ca. 1765-Bef 1859)
Helen Simpson
John Forsyth **
Agnes Isobel Laird **
William Brown **
Elizabeth Forsyth **
John Brown


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1. Jane Hamilton

John Brown

  • Born: 20 Jun 1821, Shotts, Lanark, Scotland
  • Christened: 17 Jul 1821, Shotts, Lanark, Scotland
  • Marriage (1): Jane Hamilton on 12 Aug 1843 in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland
  • Died: 19 Mar 1870, Sheephousehill, Whitburn, West Lothian, Scotland at age 48

bullet   Cause of his death was Bronchitis/Bronchoysemal (?) dilitation (?) of heart, dropsy.


bullet  General Notes:

On his marriage record he was recorded as "of the Parish of Whitburn" and his wife Jane "of this Parish" i.e. West Calder.

He was the Informant on his father's death certificate in April 1859, and erected their headstone in Whitburn Churchyard.

On his death certificate his father is incorrectly named as John Brown, but the mother correctly as Elizabeth Brown MS Forsyth. The informant was son-in-law, John Forrest of Sheephousehill, his daughter Janet's husband.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

He worked as an Iron Miner at the time of the Census in 1841 in Lanark, Scotland.

He worked as an Ironstone miner.

He worked as an iron miner at the time of his death on 19 Mar 1870 in Whitburn, Linlithgow, West Lothian, Scotland.

He resided at the time of his fathers death on 17 Apr 1859 in Crofthead, Midlothian, Scotland.


John married Jane Hamilton on 12 Aug 1843 in West Calder, Midlothian, Scotland. (Jane Hamilton died after 19 Mar 1870.)

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