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Elizabeth Brown (Minor)

Birthplace: Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
Death: Died in Stonington, New London , Connecticut Colony
Place of Burial: Old Taugwonk Cemetery, Stonington, New London Co., CT, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Lt. Ephraim Minor and Hannah Minor
Wife of John Brown
Mother of Elizabeth Miner; John Brown; Mary Button; Jonathan Brown; Hepsibeth Brown and 8 others
Sister of Hannah Minor; Capt. Ephraim Minor; Thomas Minor; Hannah Frink; Rebecca Grant and 9 others

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About Elizabeth Brown

THE GROTON AVERY CLAN, Vol. I, by Elroy McKendree Avery and Catherine Hitchcock (Tilden) Avery, Cleveland, 1912. p. 80


Elizabeth was one of 13 children of Ephraim and Hannah Avery Brown. One brother and two sisters died at birth, so Elizabeth was raised with nine brothers and sisters: Samuel, John, Ephraim, Thomas, Hannah, Rebecca, Deborah, James and Grace, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut. She married John Browne in October of 1692 in Stonington. She gave birth to 11 children, five sons and six daughters, including John Brown.


1674c: Elizabeth Miner was born.

"New England Marriages Prior to 1700" compiled by Clarence Almon Torrey; p. 106; The Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1985 (974.0 NEa/Marriage SCGS)

1720, November 17: John Brown, Esquire and his wife, Elizabeth were admitted to membership in the Preston Congregational Church.

"The Bi-centennial Celebration, First Congregational church of Preston, Connecticut, 1698-1898" p. 132; Preston, Connecticut; 1900. (974.602 P92C ACPL) (974.6 CT/New London/Preston/Church SCGS)

Additional Resources:

1) "History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut" by Richard Anson Wheeler; Press of The Day Publishing Company; New London, Connecticut; 1900 (974.62 S87Wl LAPL)


Birth: Apr. 30, 1674


New London County

Connecticut, USA

Death: Jan. 19, 1736


New London County

Connecticut, USA

Elizabeth Minor.

Born: 30 Apr 1674 in Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

Died: 19 Jan 1736 at Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

Father: Ephraim Minor.

Mother: Hannah Avery.

Spouse: John Brown.

Married: Oct 1692 at Stonington, New London, Connecticut.

Family links:

 Ephraim Minor (1642 - 1724)
 Hannah Avery Minor (1644 - 1721)

 John Brown (1701 - 1764)*

 John Brown (1664 - 1733)

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Old Taugwonk Cemetery


New London County

Connecticut, USA

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Elizabeth Brown's Timeline

April 30, 1674
Taugwonk, Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony
November 15, 1674
November 15, 1674
Stonington, , MA
October 16, 1692
Age 18
Stonington, New London County, Connecticut
July 1693
Age 19
March 15, 1695
Age 20
Stonington, New London, CT
March 16, 1697
Age 22
Stonington, New London Co., CT, USA
September 1699
Age 25
December 1701
Age 27
Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States
March 12, 1704
Age 29
Stonington, New London, CT