The Brownson Family History

This is a site where you can find information about the history of the Brownson family.

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The Brownson Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Brownson
1841 Census7
1851 Census78
1861 Census135
1871 Census201
1881 Census216
1891 Census482
1901 Census343
1911 Census374

Most Frequent Forenames for the Brownson Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
Mary Brownson 0 7 15 14 12 34 18 25
George Brownson 0 3 7 10 15 22 20 23
John Brownson 0 4 8 8 12 23 16 13
Thomas Brownson 0 5 12 9 12 17 16 14
William Brownson 0 6 7 10 11 21 16 9
Elizabeth Brownson 0 6 7 8 10 13 17 15
James Brownson 0 3 7 11 10 15 11 13
Sarah Brownson 0 2 10 10 12 13 15 8
Ellen Brownson 0 2 3 3 6 13 10 3
Charles Brownson 0 2 2 5 6 10 6 6
Alice Brownson 0 0 0 4 5 11 7 9
Henry Brownson 0 2 2 7 5 8 3 3
Frank Brownson 0 1 1 5 4 5 5 8
Annie Brownson 0 0 1 3 5 5 8 6
Margaret Brownson 1 2 0 3 4 9 8 4
Eliza Brownson 0 2 3 7 2 6 4 3
Frederick Brownson 0 0 0 1 2 8 4 5
Harry Brownson 0 0 0 2 4 5 6 6
Jane Brownson 0 0 3 4 2 5 2 2
Arthur Brownson 0 0 2 2 2 7 6 3

Your Family History Search

You can use the forms below to do automatic searches for the Brownson family online amongst birth, marriage and death records from 1837, plus census transcripts for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901 and many more...


Etymology and History of the Surname: Brownson

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Naval Service
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Fleet Registers
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