John Andrew Jackson Brown

Brown, John A. J. (John Andrew Jackson Brown) - Pvt. 10/15/1861. Wounded in left leg at Gaines Mill, Va. 6/27/1862. On wounded furlough 10/31/1862. Pension records show he was transferred to the 25th Regiment Ga. Inf. in 1864. (Born in Elbert County, Ga. in 1843.)

In 1860, the US Census shows him as a farmhand, single, living with parents, Roland Jefferson & E. A. Brown, along with four siblings. Brother of Lt. Benager T. Brown of Co. F. His father owned real estate valued at $1,500 and personal property valued at $7,560. His father owned 11 slaves.

He filed an application for a CSA pension in Hart Co. in 1895. Stated occupation as farming after the war. Singleton Hunt of Co. F. signed an affidavit in the application attesting to his service. He stated he has a wife and nine children and that he was suffering from wounds and his eyes were badly burned by gun powder during battles, making him unable to earn a living. Died in 1913 at Hart Co. Ga, buried at Bethesda Methodist Church in Hart County, Georgia.


Elberton Star Newspaper
Tuesday November 25, 1913

Mr. J. A. J. Brown, 71 years old, died last Sunday night and was buried at Bethesda Church Monday. He had been in failing health for a year or two, but had been confined to his bed but a short time before his death. He was one of the best citizens of Hart County, living hear the line of Elbert. He leaves a large family of children, all grown. He was a half-brother of Messrs Lon and Cran Brown of Elberton

1860 US Census for Elbert County, GA, Roll: M653_120; Page: 854; family # 785.

1860 U.S. Federal Census - Slave Schedule, Elbert County, GA.

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