Person:Pamelia Brown (1)

m. 20 MAR 1777
  1. Jane Brown1784 - 1853
  2. Pemela Brown1795 - 1841
Facts and Events
Name[3] Pemela Brown
Married Name[3] Mrs. Pemela Burnside
Alt Name[1] Pamelia Brown
Alt Name[2] Pamela Brown
Gender Female
Birth[2] 15 Sep 1795 South Carolina, United States
Marriage 14 Jul 1814 Liberty, Delaware, Indiana, United Statesto Judge Edghill Burnside
Death? 19 May 1841 Liberty, Union, Indiana, United Statesage 45 -
Burial[2][3] Drook Cemetery, Liberty, Delaware, Indiana, United States

Research Notes

  • re: the spelling of her first name. It varies all over the literature. Pemela's husband Edghill was a literate man who chose to spell his wife's name on her headstone as "PEMELA" ; therefore, I have put that spelling as the preferred one. --Cos1776 23:05, 18 September 2013 (EDT)
  1. Burnside, in Biographical and genealogical history of Wayne, Fayette, Union and Franklin Counties, Indiana. (Chicago, Illinois: Chicago : Lewis, 1899)

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    ... Judge Burnside was twice married. He first wedded Pamelia Brown, ... The children of the first marriage were Henry M., who followed farming at Laurel, Franklin County, and afterward resided in Indianapolis, but died in Shelby County, Indiana, at the age of fifty-eight years; Benjamin F., a mechanic, who under contract furnished horses and mules to the Army of Tennessee during the Civil War, and died in Indianapolis at the age of fifty-five; and General Burnside, the famous general in command of the northern forces during the great struggle between the north and the south. The second son was a Democrat in politics, but the others were all stalwart advocates of Republican principles. ...

  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Burnside, in

    [last accessed 20130918]
    ... Edghill was a large, heavy framed man with a strong intellect and the stubborn nature of his Scottish heritage. On 14 July 1814 he married Pemela Brown, daughter of John and Sarah (Weeks) Brown. Pemela was born 15 September 1795 and had fair skin, brown hair and hazel eyes. ...Pamela Burnside died at age 45 on May 19, 1841. She was laid to rest not far from her home in East or Drook Cemetery. Edghill married again ...
    [no sources given - posted pending verification]

  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Pemela Burnside, in Find A Grave.

    [includes headstone photo. Inscription: In memory of PEMELA, wife of Edghill BURNSIDE... [illegible] ]