Brown/Browne

Name origin: A name derived from complexion, color of hair or garments. Among the English ancestors are Gamel fil Brun and and John Broune of Stamford, Eng., 1377.

Anthony Brown

b.abt.1340 of Bechworth Castle, Surrey, England; s/o parents ukn
m.abt.1370; ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Brown b.abt.1371
  2. Stephen Brown b.abt.1373

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Robert Brown

b.abt.1371 of Bechworth, Surrey, England; s/o Anthony Brown
m.abt.1401; ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Browne b.abt.1402

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Thomas Browne

b.abt.1402 of Bechworth, Surrey, England; s/o Robert Brown
d.July 20, 1460
m.abt.1432; Eleanor Fitzalan [de Arundel]
b.abt.1428 of Bechworth, Surrey, England; d/o Thomas FitzAlan [de Arundel] and Joane Moyns

CHILDREN included:

  1. Robert Browne b.abt.1433
  2. Katherine Brown b.abt.1435 Bechworth, Surrey, England m.Humphrey Sackville
  3. Thomas Brown b.abt.1437
  4. George Brown b.abt.1439 d.abt.1469 [beheaded by Richard III]
  5. William Brown b.abt.1441 d.bef.Nov. 19, 1506
  6. Anthony Browne [Brown] b.abt.1443
  7. Jane Brown b.abt.1445

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John Brown

b.1504 Witham, Essex, England, parents ukn
d.1562/63 Edwardstone, Suffolk, England
m.Elizabeth ______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Thomas Browne b.abt.1510
  2. Elizabeth Browne b.abt.1512
  3. Henry Browne b.1520/1521 Edwardstone, Suffolk, England d.Jan. 27, 1596 Edwardstone, Suffolk, England

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Henry Brown

b.1520/21 Edwardstone, Suffolk, England; s/o John and Elizabeth Brown
d.Jan. 27, 1596 Edwardstone, Suffolk England
m.bef.1553 Suffolk, England, Agnes ______
b.1530
d.Dec. 17, 1590 Suffolk, England

CHILDREN included:

  1. Margaret Browne b.abt.1540
  2. Anne Browne b.abt.1542
  3. Jeane Browne b.abt.1553 Holton, England
  4. Joane/Johane Browne b.abt.1555 Holton, England d.Sept. 8, 1597
  5. Margerie Browne b.abt.1557
  6. Anne Browne b.1558 Edwardstone, London, England d. April 19, 1629 Groton, Suffolk, England m.Feb. 20, 1579 Suffolk, England Adam Winthrop

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Edmunde Brown

b.parents ukn
m.Elleyne _______

CHILDREN included:

  1. Susanna Brown b.Oct. 25, 1579 Filby, Norfolk, England d.bef.Aug. 23, 1627 m.June 1603 Filby, Norfolk, England Francis Warde

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Michael Brown

b.abt.1590/1595 Holberton, Devon, England; parents ukn
m.ca.1616 ukn

CHILDREN included (all bapt. at Holberton, Devon, England):

  1. John Brown
  2. Andrew Brown bapt.1619 in Holberton
  3. Charles Brown bapt.April 25, 1623
  4. Mary [Marie] Brown bapt.Feb. 26, 1625
  5. Louis [Lewis][Lewys] Brown bapt.Apr. 27, 1628

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Andrew Brown

b.March 1618/1619 Holberton, Devon, England; s/o Michael Brown
d.Jan. 10, 1710 Boston, MA
m.ukn

CHILDREN included:

  1. Joseph b.ca.1654-60
  2. Charles b.ca.1656 d.ca.1708
  3. Andrew b. 1658 d.July 4, 1723 Arundel, ME m.(1)Ann Allison m.(2)Sarah Hill
  4. John b.ca.1652 d.ca.1695 m.Rebecca Boaden d/o Ambrose Boaden of Scarborough
  5. Joshua b.1662 d.bef.1722 m.Rebecca Libby d/o John Libby of Scarborough
  6. William b.ca.1660 d.1710 m.prob.Mary _____
  7. Samuel b.abt.1662-1671
  8. Allison
  9. Elizabeth Brown b.1666 d.1743 Scarborough, Cumberland, ME m.Matthew Libby s/o John Libby of Scarborough

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families, 1620-1700 by Holmes: BROWN Andrew, resident of Scarborough, Maine, 1658.

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