Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906

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Born at Glenwood, Nelson County, Va., Alexander Brown was deafened while serving in the Confederate Army in the explosion of a powder-boat near Fort Fisher, N.C. He married Caroline Augusta Cabell and after her death, Sarah Randolph Cabell. He was the author of The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin and other works.

From the description of Papers, 1748-1900. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 21062305

Alexander Brown was a Confederate soldier, farmer, and historian, a native of Nelson County, Va. where he lived all his life. He was the author of The Genesis if the United States (1890) and several other works on the early history and genealogy of Virginia.

From the description of Letters of Alexander Brown, 1876-1900. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122545772

American historian.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Norwood, Nelson County, Va., to Paul L. Ford, 1889 June 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270902946

Born at Glenwood, Nelson County, Va., Alexander Brown was deafened while serving in the Confederate Army in the explosion of a powder-boat near Fort Fisher, N. C. He married Caroline Augusta Cabell and after her death, Sarah Randolph Cabell. He was the author of The Genesis of the United States, The First Republic in America, The Cabells and Their Kin and other works.

From the description of Papers, 1815-1910. (College of William & Mary). WorldCat record id: 21062290

Author and farmer.

From the description of Alexander Brown papers, 1882-1885. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452234

Historian.

Author of The Genesis of the United States, a collection of documents relating to the British settlement of North America, and other works that reinterpreted the early history of Virginia.

From the description of Letter : Norwood, Nelson County, Va., to Ed[ward] E. Ayer, 1891 Jan. 5. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 36368045

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creatorOf Rives family. Papers of the Rives family compiled by Elizabeth Langhorne, 1839-1990. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Bakenell, T. H. Papers of Southern writers [manuscript], 1862-1938. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Genealogical notes, ca. 1880-1881. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Wood family. Genealogical notes, ca. 1661-1922. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914. Storming of Stony Point, July 15, 1779. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Genealogical papers, 1881. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence and records, 1832-1944. Houghton Library
creatorOf Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914. The Taliaferro Family. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Letter to W. D. Cabell. Virginia. 1892 Mar. 29. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Genealogical notes, ca. 1880-1881. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Letter : Norwood, Nelson County, Va., to Ed[ward] E. Ayer, 1891 Jan. 5. Newberry Library
creatorOf Cocke family. Genealogical notes, ca. 1574-1875. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Barnes, James, 1866-1936,. Papers of the Cocke Family 1776-1963 (1810-1929). University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Cabell, William, fl. 1885-1890. Letters, 1885-1890. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Letters of Alexander Brown, 1876-1900. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Tutwiler, Carrington C. Cabell family genealogical notes, ca. 1938-1950. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Alexander Brown papers, 1882-1885. Library of Congress
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. The Cabells and Their Kin [manuscript], 1895. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. The English Ancestry of General Robert E. Lee of Virginia. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Papers, 1748-1900. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Genealogical notes, ca. 1880-1881. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914. Genealogical papers, ca. 1708-1981. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. The Corbin Family of Virginia, 1881. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Harrison, Elizabeth Stuart Letcher, d. 1914. List of books presented by Southern writers to the Poe Alcove, 1900 June 1. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Letter to Charles E. Banks [manuscript] 1898 April 25. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Dugdale, Elizabeth Cabell,. Cabell family genealogical notes, 1959-1960. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. The Innes family of Virginia and Kentucky. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Autograph letter signed : Norwood, Nelson County, Va., to Paul L. Ford, 1889 June 24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. List of books owned by Alexander Brown, Wingina, Nelson County, Virginia [manuscript], 1906. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Quaker Family Genealogies, c.1900. Lynchburg Public Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Miscellaneous Papers on Microfilm, 1865-1928. Lynchburg Public Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Genealogical notes, ca. 1881-1882. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, American period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library
referencedIn Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897. George Frederick Holmes letter, 1886 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
creatorOf Hay, John, 1838-1905. Correspondence, 1854-1914, "Breckinridge" to "Burt." Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906,. Papers of the Rives, Sears and Rhinelander families [manuscript], 1829-1923. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Alderman, Edwin Anderson, 1861-1931,. Papers of the Harrison, Smith and Tucker families:, 1790-1936. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. Papers, 1815-1910. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Brown, Alexander, 1843-1906. List of books owned by Alexander Brown, Wingina, Nelson County, Virginia, 1906. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922. Thomas Nelson Page Papers [manuscript], 1886-1922. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Lee, Richard,. Correspondence of the Lee family [manuscript] 1773-1861. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Towles family. Towles family papers, 1806-1954. The Filson Historical Society
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associatedWith Brock, R. A. (Robert Alonzo), 1839-1914. person
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associatedWith Cabell family. family
associatedWith Cabell, Mayo. person
associatedWith Cabell, W. D., person
associatedWith Cabell, William, fl. 1885-1890. person
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associatedWith Cary, Wilson Miles, 1838-1914. person
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associatedWith Cocke, William, d. 1828. person
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associatedWith Curry, J. L. M. (Jabez Lamar Monroe), 1825-1903. person
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associatedWith Drinkwater, John, 1882-1937. person
associatedWith Dugdale, Elizabeth Cabell, person
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associatedWith Herris, William 1543?-1608. person
associatedWith Holmes, George Frederick, 1820-1897. person
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associatedWith Massie, Sarah Cocke. person
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associatedWith Page, Thomas Nelson, 1853-1922. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
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Virginia--Nelson County
Virginia
Virginia
Nelson County (Va.)
United States
Lynchburg (Va.)
United States
Virginia--Wingina
Spain
Virginia
Virginia--Norwood
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Education--History
Merchants--History--19th century
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Merchants--Lynchburg
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Manuscripts, American
Women--Education
Private libraries
Genealogists--Correspondence
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Birth 1843

Death 1906

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