Charles Brown

13 Jan 1804 - 6 Aug 1839
Charles Brown (abt. 1805-1839) was born about 1805. He was the son of James Brown and Sally Knight. He married Mary Arey on 20 Jul. 1825 in Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, and they were the parents of Sarah Elinor Brown, who was sealed to Wilford Woodruff. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 1 Jan. 1838 on the South Fox Island, Hancock Co., Maine. He died 6 Aug. 1839 in Rochester, Sangamon Co., Illinois.

Charles Brown (LCTN-F7B), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). Charles Brown, Wilford Woodruff Papers (, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). 1830 U.S. Census, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 89, Charles Brown; FamilySearch (, accessed 25 Oct. 2022). "Richard Arey and Some of His Descendants," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society,1932), vol. 86, p. 9-10; digital images, American Ancestors (, accessed 24 Oct. 2022). "Town and vital records, 1785-1892," database with images, FamilySearch (, accessed 24 Oct. 2022); Charles Brown and Mary Arey, marriage, 20 Jul, 1826, Vinalhaven, Hancock Co., Maine, p. 303; citing Vinalhaven, Knox Co., Maine, Town Clerk, image 171/837; DGS 7596929. Note: Examination of surrounding records and pages of the marriage record of Charles Brown and Mary Arey indicated that the Vinalhaven Town Clerk mistakenly wrote 1826 when the marriage actually occurred in 1825 four weeks after the recorded marriage intention.