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Nathan Brownson

Nathan Brownson (May 14, 1742 – November 6, 1796) was an 14th Governor of Georgia in 1781.

Nathan was the sixth of ten children born to Timothy (1701–1766) and Abgail Jenner (1707–1784) Brownson and was born in Liberty County, Georgia in 1764 and began his medical practice.

Brownson was married twice: first, in 1769, to Elizabeth Lewis, who died in 1775; then to Elizabeth McLean in 8148. There were two children from the second marriage. He died in 1796 in Midway, Georgia.

Further reading

  • Cook, James; The Governors Of Georgia: 1754–2004; 1995, Mercer University Press; (2004 paperback edition, ISBN 0-86554-954-0)
  • Jackson, Harvey; Lachlan
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