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Sarah Brown
1720 - 1758
Sarah Brown was born about 1720 in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina and died about 1758 in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. She lived to be about 38 years old.

Her father was Thomas Brown. She had two children with husband Owen: Owen Jr. (1737) and Hugh (1740) born in Bertie Co. NC
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32 1752 Great Britain adopts the Gregorian calendar on 9/14/1752.
29 1749 Laws in GA prohibiting the importation of slaves are rescinded. Georgia planters were hiring SC slaves for life and even openly purchasing slaves at the dock in Savannah.
10 1730 Map of US Colonies
12 1732 James Oglethorpe establishes the Georgia Colony in the new world. The new settlers form friendships with the Creek Indian Nation towns in this area. Georgia is the thirteen English colony to be settled.
27 1747 The New York Bar Association is founded in New York City
30 1750 Charleston, SC, has become the most affluent and largest city in the South. It is the leading port and trading center for the southern colonies. The population in the Carolinas has exceeded 100,000 with many French Protestant Huguenots. The wealth plantation owners bring private tutors from Ireland and Scotland. Public education does not exist.
18 1738 System of forced labor to build roads in France is devised by Jean Orry
23 1743 King George's War against North America and Caribbean begins
28 1748 King George's War against North America and Caribbean ends
36 1756 Seven Year's War begins

Owen McCravey / Cravey
Born about 1691 and died about 1760.
They were married 12/27/1735.

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Owen Brown Cravey Jr.
Born in Bertie Co., North Carolina about 1740 and died in Edgecombe Co., North Carolina about 1760. He was about 20 years old.

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