Ohheck!As usualforgotto answerpart of youranswer!!Do itall the time.
Going to backoff genealogyfora timeand regroupmythoughts,so NO thank yu for generous offer
Mustsay thatI actuallythinkI have located my Brown folksthroughone of those NPEsthat occuredin 1840s
Seems one of the folkswho tested(different surname) just before I didcontacted me and their family does NOT the other family members in their project , BUT DO match me exactly.Old family "tradition"mentioneda BROWNfamilydown the roadas havinga role in themismatch....
Unfortunately those BROWNshave never responded to me although theyhave traced their Brownsbackto North Ireland where all indications are that MYBrownscame from...Probablypreferto"letsleepingdogs lie"SoI ambacking off fora time