James was born about 1805 in Whitburn, Linlithgowshire, Scotland, the son of William Brown and Janet Christian Webster.
His wife was Jane Brown. They were married, but the date and place have not been found. Their four known children were Matthew (c1841-?), Jane (c1849-?), Robert (c1854-?) and George (c1857-?).
|Christening||10 NOV 1805||
!Note: Took care of sister Helen Huskie [Hotchkiss] Brown's children around 1861.
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ OPR Births & Baptisms
!Source: http://www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/ 1861 Census Whitburn
James Brown, Head, married 55, Ironstone miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Jane Brown, Wife, married, 49, Ironstoness?, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Matthew Brown, Son, unm,20,Ironstone Miner, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Jane Brown, Daugher, unm,11,Scholar, Linlithgow, Whitburn
Robert Brown, Son, -,7,Scholar, Linlithgow, Whitburn
George Brown, Son, -, 4, Linlithgow, Whitburn
*John Huskey, Nephew, Unm,19, Gas Coal Miner, Larbert, Stirlingshire
*James Huskey, Nephew, Unm, 14,Ironstone Miner, Larbert, Stirlingshire
*Helen Huskey, Niece, Unm, 11, - , Larbert, Stirlingshire