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Did John Brown really have a daughter? If so, how many children did he have? Boys? Girls? A mixture?

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Sarah McCoy Yes, Hattie, all of the names and references to John Brown's children are authentic in THE MAPMAKER'S CHILDREN. He fathered quite a large progeny, born of two women. Many died in childhood. Great question. I'm posting the genealogy list below. I hope you enjoy reading the book! I can't wait to share it with all Goodreaders on May 5, 2015.

Yours truly,

Here's the full list of John Brown's children:

Marriage to DIANTHE LUSK:

John Brown Jr., born 1821, died 1895.

Jason Brown, born 1823, died 1912.

Owen Brown, born 1824, died 1889.

Frederick Brown, born 1827, died 1831.

Ruth Brown, born 1829, died 1904.

Frederick Brown, born 1830, died 1856.

Unnamed son, born and died August 1832--Dianthe died with him.

Marriage to MARY ANN DAY:

Annie Brown, born 1832, died 1926.

Sarah Brown, born 1834, died 1843.

Watson Brown, born 1835, died 1859 at Harpers Ferry.

Salmon Brown, born 1836, died 1919.

Charles Brown, born 1837, died 1843.

Oliver Brown, born 1839, died 1859 at Harpers Ferry.

Peter Brown, born 1840, died 1843.

Austin Brown, born 1842, died 1843.

Amelia (called Kitty) Brown, born 1845, died 1846.

☆ Sarah Brown, born 1846, died 1916.

Ellen Brown, born 1848, died 1849.

Unnamed son, born 1852, died May 1852

Ellen Brown, born 1854, died 1916.
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