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John Brown Francis, Governor

John Brown Francis, Governor

Male 1791 - 1864  (73 years)

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  • Name John Brown Francis 
    Suffix Governor 
    Born 31 May 1791  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Aug 1864  Spring Green, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I11040  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father John Francis,   b. 30 May 1763, of, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Oct 1796  (Age 33 years) 
    Mother Abigail "Abby" Brown,   b. 20 Nov 1766,   d. 5 Mar 1821  (Age 54 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1788 
    Family ID F6312  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Carter or Anne Carter Brown,   b. 11 Oct 1794, , , Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 May 1828, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 18 Jun 1822 
    Children 
     1. Abby Francis,   b. 8 Sep 1823,   d. 19 Oct 1841, Spring Green, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 18 years)
     2. John Francis,   b. 17 Mar 1825,   d. 22 Jan 1826  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Anne Brown Francis,   b. 23 Apr 1828,   d. 24 Aug 1896  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F6308  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Francis,   b. 27 Jan 1796, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jun 1866, Spring Green, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 22 May 1832 
    Children 
     1. Elizabeth Francis,   b. 12 Mar 1833,   d. 2 May 1901  (Age 68 years)
     2. Sally Francis,   b. 31 Mar 1834,   d. 1 Jun 1904, Spring Green, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     3. Sophia Harrison Francis,   b. 23 May 1836,   d. 23 Sep 1860  (Age 24 years)
     4. John Brown Francis,   b. 11 Feb 1838,   d. 24 Feb 1870, Rome, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 
    Family ID F6311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 May 1791 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Aug 1864 - Spring Green, Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - North Burial Ground, North Main Street, Providence, Providence, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: Email from Brenda Bova (undisclosed at example dot net) to Weldon Whipple dated 6 Oct 1997.

      !SOURCE: Email from N. Combs to the Whipple Website, 27 Mar 2002. Cites Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636-1850; Rhode Island Cemeteries Database Index.

      !SOURCE: Abby Isabel Brown Bulkley, The Chad Browne Memorial, Consisting of Genealogical Memoirs of a Portion of the Descendants of Chad and Elizabeth Browne (Brooklyn, N.Y., 1888), p. 51, 82-83. Gives birth in Philadelphia (previously entered as Rhode Island.); gives death at Spring Green, Warwick (previously entered as Providence, R.I.).

      !OFFICES: Numerous government positions, including Governor of Rhode Island, 1833-38. --A.I.B. Bulkley


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