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Lieutenant James Brown

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Swansea, Barrington, Bristol, Rhode Island
Place of Burial: RI, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of John Browne, of Rehoboth and Dorothy Browne
Husband of Lydia Brown
Father of Lieut. James Brown; Nathaniel Brown; Dorothy Kent; Jabez Browne; Joseph Brown and 2 others
Brother of Mary Willett and Ens. John Browne

Occupation: Lieutenant
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About Lieutenant James Brown

James came to Plymouth before 1636.

James & Lydia settled in Swanzey.

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James Brown was a freeman of Plymouth 1636, Taunton 1643, Rehoboth 1650, and Swansea in 1670. He was a friend of the Rev. John Myles, who with Brown, was fined five pounds for setting up a Baptist meeting in Rehoboth. He was associated with Myles in organizing the Baptist Church in Swansea, being the first Baptist Church in Massachusetts.

He was deputy from Swansea 1666, 1669, 1671, 1683 and was governors assistant 1665, 1666, and from 1673-1683 when he declined to serve any longer. He went twice to King Phillip during th Indian War, but found Phillip "a very high not p'swadable to peace."

James and Lydia Brown are buried in Little Neck Cemetary in Riverside, RI.

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Lieutenant James Brown's Timeline

1623
1623
Massachusetts
1623
MA
1623
Massachusetts
1623
MA
1632
1632
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
1632
1645
1645
Age 13
Plymouth, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
1655
May 4, 1655
Age 23
Rehoboth, Bristol, MA, USA
1659
1659
Age 27
MA, USA
1666
August 29, 1666
Age 34
Swansea, Plymouth Colony