A "Haire" Situation: A Tale of 2 Isaac H. Brown's **UPDATED**

This is the tale of two Isaac H. Brown's, although there are hundreds of them, this will focus on the confusion of two individuals.
1) My line is Isaac H. Brown, born ca 1806 in Tennessee (although a legend ties him to Scotland but more on that later) who married a "Mary" born ca. 1810 in Tennessee.  They removed to settle in Phelps and then Texas counties in Missouri by  about the 1840-1855 period.  The couple had many children of unique, classical, historical and mythological origins revealing they were more than passingly well-read. The couple dies within years of each other in Texas County, Missouri, probably buried on a private family burial ground. His Find-A-grave page is here.
2) The other line was an Isaac H. Brown, a man of business in Pennsylvania whose dates and wife's name were eerily similar.  This man's middle name was "Haire" and he and his wife had two daughters and were buried in Milton, Northumberland Co., Pennsylvania. His Find-a-Grave page is here.
A "Haire" Situation Emerges
In the early 1990's a "researcher" assigned that middle name to the Missouri man and it stuck.  No evidence was offered to prove that the Missouri man's name was indeed that.  It was repeated until it became set in stone.  Many of the online trees deleted many notes and questions regarding the research on this line leaving only the filled in spaces and opened the way for a persistent repetition of the information.  I know, because my original GEDcom file contained all those notes but on seeing my information online the notes I included with sources and questions are not there.

UPDATE:  The descendants of one of the Missouri Isaac Haire Brown have verified that his middle name was indeed Haire and they have Bible records proving it.  There were, for some reason, a lot of men named Isaac Brown spread through several states in the early years of the 19th century.  The fact that two men named Isaac Haire Brown were born in the same general time period and married women named Mary is a coincidence bearing closer scrutiny.  It may, in fact, point to an earlier familial relationship.

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