Join author George Michelsen Foy as he discusses his newest book, Run the Storm: A Savage Hurricane, a Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro, a true account of the mysterious disappearance of the SS El Faro, a gigantic American cargo ship that sank in the Bermuda Triangle in 2015, taking with it thirty-three lives.
OWEN BROWN born February 16, 1771 in West Simsbury (now Canton Center) Connecticut (Simsbury Vital Records, TM4, p. 277); died May 8, 1856 in Hudson, Summit County, Ohio and is buried in the Old Hudson Township Burying Ground;
married (1) Ruth Mills in February 1793; she was born January 26, 1772, the daughter of Gideon Mills Jr. & Ruth Humphrey Mills; she died December 10, 1808 in Hudson, Ohio and is buried in the Old Hudson Township Burying Ground;
he married (2) Sarah (Sally) Root on November 8, 1809 in Hudson, Ohio; she was born February 1, 1789 and died Aug. 11, 1840 in Hudson, Ohio, buried in the Old Hudson Township Burying Ground;
he married (3) Lucy Drake Hinsdale, widow of Hermon Hinsdale, in April of 1841; she was born April 18, 1796 in Torrington, Connecticut and died Sept. 17, 1876 in Hudson. She is buried in Markillie Cemetery, Hudson.
Children of Owen & Ruth:
Children of Owen & Sally:
In addition, Owen Brown adopted Levi Blakeslee, born 1796 in Hartland, Connecticut; he died Nov. 27, 1864 in Wadsworth, Medina County, Ohio; he married (1) Abigail Patchen and (2) Julia A. Ostrander.