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Anne Cozzens (Brown)

Birthplace: Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Death: Died in Old North Ground, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of George Brown and Esther
Wife of Benjamin Cozzens
Mother of John Cozzens; Joseph Cozzens; Ann Cozzens; Margaret Cozzens; Joseph Cozzens and 9 others
Sister of Ester Brown; George Brown and Mary Brown

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About Anne Cozzens

She was the daughter of George Brown, and it is almost certain that either her father or grandfather, both named George, and both lawyers, were members of the group that attacked the British Ship “Gaspee” as she was disabled, aground off Warwick, in 1772. It is also likely, that her father was the G. Brown who attended, and witnessed Leonard Cozzens’ second marriage to Sarah Wheatly, in 1758. Benjamin and Anne had fourteen children, eight of whom died either in infancy or at an early age.

[Clippings from COLONIAL COZZENS by David Livingston, 2011]

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Anne Cozzens's Timeline

Newport, Rhode Island, USA
September 28, 1747
Age 20
October 25, 1748
Age 21
Newport, Rhode Island, USA
October 12, 1749
Age 22
August 16, 1752
Age 25
Providence, Providence , Rhode Island, USA
October 4, 1752
Age 25
Providence, Providence , Rhode Island, USA
September 17, 1753
Age 26
Rhode Island, USA
August 21, 1754
Age 27
November 28, 1755
Age 28
Providence, Rhode Island, USA