JAMES BROWN AND JOHN BROWN
This source described James Brown as "a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and a judge for the Chickamauga district within that nation." "The Chickamauga district encompassed a portion of north Georgia and up through Ooltewah." See the 1828 Cherokee census (Chickamauga District) where a grist mill and two sawmills were listed.
|Moccasin Bend Taken From Lookout Mountain, TN, Near Brown's Tavern|
An earlier property owned by John Brown was Brown's tavern located "in the shadow of Lookout Mountain;" its present-day address is 703 Brown's Ferry Road, Chattanooga, Tennessee (near Moccasin Bend). It's listed along the "Trail of Tears" route.