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Hannah Mead (Browne)

Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Death: Died in Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Tomac Burying Ground Greenwich Fairfield County Connecticut, USA Plot: Local historian states our records show no headstone for Hannah and no plot number, but she is listed in that cemetery.
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Brown, of Hawkedon & Watertown and Dorothy Browne
Wife of Mr. Potter and John Mead, Sr.
Mother of Ebenezer Mead, Sr.; Jonathan Mead; Benjamin Daniel Mead; David Mead; Nathaniel Mead and 4 others
Sister of John Browne "the Scotchman"; Major James Brown; William Browne and Mary Browne

Managed by: Linda Sue
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About Hannah Mead

Alternate spelling of last name: Browne

The above site claims the children of John Browne Sr. and Dorothy Beauchamp to be (1) John, born in England; (2) Hannah; (3) Mary.

Notes from Kevin Avery at FindAGrave

Some sources incorrectly attribute to this [other] couple a daughter Hannah (Browne) Mead, wife of John Mead. But this is based on a supposed, and unproven, remarriage of Dorothy to a William Potter. William Potter acquired the share of the property of a John Brown (of Watertown,MA) who died in 1636, not the John Browne Sr who died in 1662 who was the husband of this Dorothy.

Therefore, Hannah Brown Mead is the daughter of a different John Brown, one that was of Watertown,MA and who also had a wife named Dorothy

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Hannah Mead's Timeline

September 8, 1634
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

Hannah Browne
in the Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
Name: Hannah Browne
Event Type: Birth
Birth Date: 9 Sep 1634
Birth Place: Watertown, Massachusetts
Father Name: John Browne
Mother Name: Dority Browne
Source Information Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2011.
Original data: Town and City Clerks of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Vital and Town Records. Provo, UT: Holbrook Research Institute (Jay and Delene Holbrook).
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February 11, 1662
Age 27
Greenwich, New Haven Colony
January 5, 1665
Age 30
Greenwich, Connecticut Colony
May 7, 1667
Age 32
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
January 5, 1670
Age 35
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
March 6, 1676
Age 41
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
June 8, 1678
Age 43
Stamford, Fairield County, Connecticut Colony
April 12, 1681
Age 46
Greenwich, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony