Keziah Gambill Brown -3rd Great Grandmother

     Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill, daughter of John Gambill and Sarah Kimbro, was born 12 March 1806 in Rutherford County, TN.2,3,4,5,6,7

     Based on a source of information that may not be reliable, it is possible that Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill was born in 1808 in TN.8 9

     Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill, Frances Permelia Gambill, Charlotte Gambill, Elizabeth Gambrill and Martha J. "Polly" Gambill was probably a free white female under 10 years of age, in John Gambrell’s household on the 1810 Census in Rutherford County, TN.9

     Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill and Frances Permelia Gambill was probably a free white female, age ten to 16 years, in John Gambill’s household, on the 1820 Census of Rutherford County, TN.10 
     A date for the marriage of Wiley S. Brown and Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill was recorded in Rutherford County, TN, on 12 October 1824. This date is incorrect.4

     Kissiah Gambrel married Willie Brown, son of Nathaniel Brown and Mary Clark, on 12 October 1829 in Rutherford County, TN. Jesse Brown was surety.11

     Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill was probably a free white female, age 20 and under 30, in Wiley S. Brown’s household, on the 1830 Census in Williamson County, TN.12 
     Kezzie and Wiley became the parents of John Clark Brown on 10 December 1831 in Williamson County, TN.13,4,14,6,8,15

     Kezzie and Wiley became the parents of Susannah "Susie" Brown before 1835 in Williamson County, TN.4,8,16

     Kezzie  and Wiley became the parents of Sarah Catherine Brown in October 1835 in TN.17

     Kezzie and Wiley became the parents of William Tilford Brown on 8 March 1837.4,8

     Article I, section 2, of the U.S. Constitution requires that a decennial population census, a nationwide enumeration or count of the population, be taken every 10 years. The 1840 census included a special inquiry regarding pensioners for Revolutionary or military service. This section named persons who were either family heads or members and specified the pensioner’s age, not just a range of ages. Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill was probably a free white female, age 30 and under 40, in Wiley S. Brown’s household, on the 1840 Census in Williamson County, TN.18 18

     When John Gambill wrote his will on 16 May 1843 in Rutherford County, TN,, Kiziah Brown was named as an heir.1

     John Gambill, father of Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill died between 16 May 1843 and 6 July 1843 in Rutherford County, TN.4

     The 1850 Federal Population census was the first to record each person’s name, their specific age, and the occupation of those over age 15. It gave their place of birth, and value of any real estate they owned. Enumeration began on 01 Jun 1850. Wilie Brown (age 42) was listed as the head of the household on the 1850 Census on 5 October 1850 in the Gambill District of Rutherford County, TN. Residing in the same household was Kezzy Brown (age 42), Jno. c. Brown (age 18), Susanah Brown (age 14), Wm. Brown (age 12).8 
     Wiley and Keziah’s son, William Tilford Brown, died on 15 October 1851.4

     On 18 June 1860, K. Brown (age 52) was listed as a household member living with W. Brown (age 52) in the 1860 census in the 3rd Civil District of Rutherford County, TN. The official date for this census was 01 June 1860. 5 5

     Kizzie Brown (age 62), Lucy Brown, Rose Brown, Anderson Brown and Phillis Brown was listed on 1 August 1870 as a household member living with Wiley Brown (age 62) on the 1870 census in the 3rd Civil District of Rutherford County, TN. The official date for this census was 01 June 1870. 7 
     Kezzie Brown died 21 November 1874 in Rutherford County, TN.4,6

     Kezzie Brown was buried in Rutherford County, TN.4,6

Children of Keziah "Kezzie" Gambill and Wiley S. Brown
  • John Clark Brown
  • Susannah "Susie" Brown
  • Sarah Catherine Brown
  • William Tilford Brown
Citations
  1. John Gambill will , Will Book 12, Page 381. Official copy held by Rutherford County, TN, County Court Record Books 11-13 1840-1847, Roll 261, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN, Family History Library Film 380489. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as John Gambill, Will: GAMBILL (1), #1627.
  2. John Gambrell household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 10. 1810 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M252, Roll No. 063], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Estimated date(s) of birth: has her born between 1800 and 1810.. Hereinafter cited as 1810 Rutherford Co., TN-John Gambrell: #2792.
  3. John Gambril household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 104. 1820 Federal Population Census, Giles, Maury, Rutherford, Shelby, Stewart, and Sumner Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M33, Roll No. 124], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Estimated date(s) of birth: has her born between 1804 and 1810. Hereinafter cited as 1820 Rutherford Co., TN-John Gambril: #2793.
  4. Ruth Gillespie, Bennett-Manier, Family Group Sheets . Photocopy is currently owned by Teresa Ghee Elliott. Hereinafter cited as Bennett-Manier Family Sheets: BENNETT-MANIER SHEET, #1428.
  5. W. Brown household, Rutherford County, Tn, Page 15, Dwelling 283, Family 273, Civil District 3. 1860 Federal Population Census, Rutherford, Scott, & Sequatchie Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M653, Roll No. 1271], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Original roll in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Rutherford Co., TN-W. Brown: #1644.
  6. Jill K. Garrett and Iris H. McClain, Some Rutherford County, Tennessee Cemetery Records .  Hereinafter cited as Garrett McClain, Cemetery Records: BROWN (1), #1649.
  7. Wiley Brown household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 243, Dwelling 33, Family 33. 1870 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County (part), TN, [National Archives Microfilm M593, Roll No. 1558], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1870 Rutherford Co., TN-Wiley Brown: #1852.
  8. Wilie Brown household, Rutherford County, TN, Dwelling 540 Page 375. 1850 Federal Population Census, Robertson & Rutherford Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M432, Roll No. 894], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1850 Rutherford Co., TN-Wilie Brown: #1797.
  9. John Gambrell household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 10. 1810 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M252, Roll No. 063], National Archives, Washington, D. C.. Hereinafter cited as 1810 Rutherford Co., TN-John Gambrell: #2792.
  10. John Gambril household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 104. 1820 Federal Population Census, Giles, Maury, Rutherford, Shelby, Stewart, and Sumner Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M33, Roll No. 124], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Hereinafter cited as 1820 Rutherford Co., TN-John Gambril: #2793.
  11. Kissiah Gambrel to Willie Brown, Marriage, 12 Oct 1829, Vol 1804-1837, Page 21. Original copy can be found in Rutherford County, TN, Marriage Records 1804-1881, Roll 243, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN, Family History Library Film 379649. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as Marriage, Brown-Gambrel: GAMBILL (1), #1628.
  12. Wiley Brown household, Williamson County, TN, p. 184. 1830 Federal Population Census, White, Wilson, Williamson, Wayne, & Weakley Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M19, Roll No. 132], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1830 Williamson Co., TN-Wiley Brown: #1795.
  13. John Brown household, Rutherford County, TN, p. 269. 1870 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County (part), TN, [National Archives Microfilm M593, Roll No. 1557], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1870 Rutherford Co., TN-John Brown: #58.
  14. J. C. Brown household, Rutherford County, TN, Page 15, Dwelling 282, Family 272, Civil District 3. 1860 Federal Population Census, Rutherford, Scott, & Sequatchie Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M653, Roll No. 1271], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1860 Rutherford Co., TN-J. C. Brown: #1645.
  15. John Bennett household, Rutherford County, TN, Supervisor’s District 3, Enumeration District 192, Sheet 1. 1880 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County, TN, [National Archives Microfilm T9, Roll No. 1276], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1880 Rutherford Co., TN-John Bennett: #82.
  16. Willey Brown household, Rutherford County, TN, Supervisor’s District 3, Enumeration District 141, page 28. 1880 Federal Population Census, Rutherford County, TN, [National Archives Microfilm T9, Roll No. 1276], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1880 Rutherford Co., TN-Wiley Brown: #83.
  17. Will T. Bennett, Hinny Owen Steven Bennett household, Rutherford County, TN, Supervisor’s District No. 254, Enumeration District No. 107, Sheet 11 A, Dwellings 189-191, Families 193-195, Lines 6-18;. 1900 Federal Population Census, Robertson & Rutherford Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm T623, Roll No. 1594], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1900 Rutherford Co., TN-Steven, Will T. and Hinny Bennett: #540.
  18. Wiley Brown household, Williamson County, TN, Family 169. 1840 Federal Population Census, Williamson, Wilson, & Warren Counties, TN, [National Archives Microfilm M704, Roll No. 537], National Archives, Washington, D. C. Photocopy in possession of author. Hereinafter cited as 1840 Williamson Co., TN-Wiley Brown: #1796.

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