John Brown, of Hawkedon & Watertown

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John Browne, Sr.

Birthplace: Hawkedon, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Browne, of Hawkedon; John Browne; Margaret Browne and Margaret Browne
Husband of Dorothy Browne and Dorothy Browne
Father of John Browne; John Browne "the Scotchman" and Hannah Mead
Brother of Elizabeth Walker and Mary Browne
Half brother of Edmund Browne; May Browne and Peter Browne

Managed by: John Ryan Horan
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About John Browne, Sr.


John Brown, baptized at Hawkedon, October 11, 1601, son of John, elder brother of Richard Browne, arrived in the "Lion," September 16, 1632; settled in Watertown; was admitted freeman September 3, 1634, and was buried June 20, 1636, age 36.

By wife Dorothy, he had

  1. John, Birth 11 Oct 1631, Hawkedon,Suffolk,England. Married Hester Makepeace. [2]
  2. Hannah, born September 8, 1634.
  3. Mary, born March 24, 1635-6.[1]


FROM NEW ENGLAND FAMILIES by William Richard Cutter John Brown born Oct 11, 1601 in Hakendon, England, son of John Brown arrived in New England in the ship LION 16 Sept 1632 and settled in Watertown, Mass where he was admitted a freeman Sept. 3, 1634. He was buried there 20 June, 1636. His wife was named Dorothy and most of their children were born in England.


  1. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, by Henry Bond, 1855, Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts. Index BROWNE (Brown) - 118 727
  2. Bond THE HISTORY OF WATERTOWN "Brown, John, 1362 arrived 16 Sept at Boston from London on the LION. He was freeman 3 Sept 1667 and died 20 June 1967"


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John Brown, of Hawkedon & Watertown's Timeline

October 11, 1601
Hawkedon, Suffolk, England
October 11, 1601
Hawkedon, Suffolk, England
August 28, 1631
Age 29
Hawkedon, Suffolk, England
Age 30
September 8, 1634
Age 32
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
June 20, 1636
Age 34
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
June 20, 1636
Age 34