Alice B. Browning, Appalachia, Boone County, Buryle S. Browning, Christian, Ezera H. Browning, Francis S. Browning, genealogy, Grayson White, Guyandotte River, Haley W. Browning, Henry H. Hardesty, history, Isaac E. Browning, Jane Browning, justice of the peace, Lena T. Browning, Logan County, Minnie C. Browning, R.A. Brock, Rebecca J. White, Sarah A. Browning, Van D. Browning, Virginia and Virginians, West Virginia
From “Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888,” published by H.H. Hardesty, we find this entry for Isaac E. Browning, who resided at Christian, West Virginia:
Was born in Logan county, W.Va., Sept. 2, 1849; married there to Mary A. White on 2d of November, 1869; his wife was born in the same county, March 23, 1848. The annals of their children are: Van D., born Aug. 30, 1870; Sarah A., born March 29, 1872, died Sept. 20, 1875; Buryle S., born Oct. 18, 1874; Alice B., born March 6, 1876; Lena T., born July 6, 1878; Minnie C., born June 2, 1882; Haley W., born April 4, 1886; Ezera H., born March 14, 1889; all reside with their parents. The subject of this record is one of the most highly respected citizens in Logan county having been elected justice of the peace in 1884, he held the office honorably and satisfactorily for two years. His home is beautifully situated on Guyandotte River, and he also owns extensive mineral and timber land. His address is Christian, Logan county, W.Va. His father, Francis S. Browning, was born in Logan county, W.Va., about the year 1825, and still resides in Boone county, same State; his mother, Jane (Spratt) Browning, was born in Logan county in 1823. Mrs. Isaac Browning’s father, Grayson White, was born in Logan county in 1828, and died there in 1851; her mother, whose maiden name was Rebecca J. Christian, was born in same county in 1830 and died there in 1886. The Browning family came from England in an early day. They were among the first settlers in Logan county, and are people of high standing and have held high positions in the State and county where they reside.
Source: Dr. R.A. Brock, Virginia and Virginians, 1606-1888 (Richmond, VA: H.H. Hardesty, Publisher, 1888), 818-819.