William Browne (1658 - 1746) MP

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Birthplace: Podington, Wellingborough, Berkshire (Present Northamptonshire), England
Death: Died in Rising Sun, Cecil County, Province of Maryland
Managed by: Jocelynn Elaine Oakes
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About William Browne

The Browne's dropped the e from their name when they came to the colonies. William may be the last one to have the e in his name.

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From "Martha's Extended Family" family tree page on William Browne:

http://martisgenes.info/p86.htm#i1023

William Brown[1],[2],[3],[4]

  • M, b. 29 January 1658, d. 1746
  • Father* Richard Browne b. s 1625, d. 9 Aug 1662
  • Mother* Mary (?) b. 1632
  • Birth* William was born on 29 January 1658 in Poddington, Northampton, England.[5] He was the son of Richard Browne and Mary (?).
  • Marriage* He married Dorothy (?) say 1681.
  • Marriage* He married Ann Mercer in 1684 in Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.[6]
  • Marriage* He married Catherine Williams on 2 October 1699 in Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.[7],[6]
  • Marriage* He married Mary Mathews in 1711.[1],[6]
  • Death* William died in 1746.[6]

Family 1

  • Dorothy (?) d. 1682
  • Marriage* He married Dorothy (?) say 1681.
  • Child
    • 1. Joseph Brown b. 12 Apr 1682, d. 1716

Family 2

  • Ann Mercer
  • Marriage* He married Ann Mercer in 1684 in Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.[6]
  • Children
    • 1. Mercer Brown+ b. 27 Feb 1686, d. c 1733
    • 2. Ann Brown b. 1 Oct 1687
    • 3. William Brown+ b. 21 Sep 1689, d. a 1724
    • 4. John Brown b. 3 May 1691, d. 1715
    • 5. Richard Brown+ b. 31 Mar 1693, d. 10 Apr 1745
    • 6. Thomas Brown b. 17 Nov 1694

Family 3

  • Catherine Williams
  • Marriage* He married Catherine Williams on 2 October 1699 in Concord, Chester County, Pennsylvania.[7],[6]
  • Children
    • 1. Samuel Brown+ b. 12 Aug 1700, d. 20 Mar 1748
    • 2. Hannah Brown+ b. 31 Dec 1701, d. 12 Feb 1732
    • 3. Mary Brown+ b. 29 Jun 1706, d. 1 Sep 1738

Family 4

  • Mary Mathews
  • Marriage* He married Mary Mathews in 1711.[1],[6]

Citations:

1. [S185] James E. Bellarts, The Quaker Yeoman, A Quarterly Newsletter of Quaker and Related Genealogy.

2. [S184] James E. Bellarts, The Quaker Yeoman, A Genealogy of Clayton,m Reynolds, Beals, Brown and Descended and Related Lines, 9, 42.

3. [S180] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, p. 473, 686.

4. [S187] Warren E Pickett, John Piggott Sr. (1680 ?- 1738) of Susquehannah Hundred in Cecil County MD. Together with some account of the Browne and Clayton families from whom his wife Margarey Brown Piggott descended, p. 17.

5. [S187] Warren E Pickett, John Piggott Sr. (1680 ?- 1738) of Susquehannah Hundred in Cecil County MD. Together with some account of the Browne and Clayton families from whom his wife Margarey Brown Piggott descended, p. 15.

6. [S187] Warren E Pickett, John Piggott Sr. (1680 ?- 1738) of Susquehannah Hundred in Cecil County MD. Together with some account of the Browne and Clayton families from whom his wife Margarey Brown Piggott descended.

7. [S180] William Wade Hinshaw, Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy. -------------------- The Brownes dropped the "E" when they arrived in the colonies. - Quaker??

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William Browne's Timeline

1658
March 29, 1658
Podington, Wellingborough, Berkshire (Present Northamptonshire), England
1682
1682
Age 23
England
1684
December 1, 1684
Age 26
Concord, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
1686
February 27, 1686
Age 27
Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania, (Present USA)
1687
1687
Age 28
<Staten Island, Richmond, New York>
1687
Age 28
Calvert, Cecil County, Province of Maryland, (Present USA)
1689
September 21, 1689
Age 31
Calvert, Cecil County, Province of Maryland
1691
May 3, 1691
Age 33
Nottingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1693
March 31, 1693
Age 35
New Garden, Chester County, Province of Pennsylvania
1699
May 26, 1699
Age 41
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania