Rev. War Veteran
Caldwell Co., Ky.
For more information on Arthur Brown
Contact: Teri Carter Ellis email
b. 1761 Pitt Co NC, d. 23 Apr 1849 Carroll Co., TN
buried McLemoresville, TN Cemetery with a Rev War Marker.
Arthur Brown enlisted April 15, 1781 in Pitt Co NC in the Continental Army under Captain Thomas
Armstrong He marched to Salisbury, under the command of
Major Redding Blount, Capt. Anthony
Sharp's Co. He was under General Green at the
High Hills of Santee and during the battle of Eutaw
Springs he was run through the chest by a British Bayonet just missing his heart.
He was discharged April 15, 1782.
In his Rev War Pension papers he applied for a pension in Caldwell Co., KY 1818 in Eddyville, KY.
We believe he moved his family from Pitt Co. NC to the Caldwell Co area bet 1810-1818.
From land record research I have done in Salt Lake City I believe he probably traveled with Roger's,
and possibly Warren, and Brown families to KY.
His application says his family consists of 2 daughters and 1 son-13 years old. He also had 2 other
daughters, and a son.
His daughter Anna Brown married John Rodger's in Caldwell Co.
KY and lived her life there near Princeton.
In 1826 Arthur Brown filed an application for pension transfer to Carroll Co TN.
I am trying to locate information on other families that probably moved
with him to KY from NC.
I have found strong evidence in NC land records- references to names I recognize in Caldwell Co., KY and
Carroll Co.,TN records that
some of the above named families that they were connected in NC before coming
We believe his wife to be "Mandy" from a letter in the McKenzie, TN library Brown family file.
She may have died in Caldwell Co KY.
I have most of his pension record. When the National Archives sent me a
copy, they omitted a couple of
Other information I have on him
is from a family history written by his grandson Samuel Arthur Brown
1900- my Ggrandfather. His family is of English descent.