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Deacon Henry Brown

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: August 6, 1701
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Brown, Jr (of Salisbury) and Christiana Brown
Husband of Abigail Brown
Father of Sarah Brown; Capt. Dea Nathaniel Browne; Abigail French; Jonathon Browne; Phillip Browne and 3 others
Brother of Lt. George Browne; William Brown and Abraham Brown

Occupation: Shoemaker, commoner
Managed by: Private User
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About Deacon Henry Brown

Henry came to New England on the ship WILLIAM & GEORGE.

Henry Browne was born in 1615 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.

It is unknown when he immigrated, but it was prior to the 1640.

He was a shoemaker by trade and had opened up shop in Salisbury, Massachusetts.

He was recorded as receiving land in 1640, 1641, and 1642.

He was a deacon in the local church.

He took the oath of a freeman in 1649.

Between 1642 and 1670 he served almost continually on the

Grand and Trial juries of the Norfolk county courts.

He held the rank of Constable in 1665-1665, 1671-1673.


Henry BROWNE

1615 - 1701

Birth 1615 Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Gender Male

Died 6 Aug 1701 Salisbury, Essex, MA

Buried Salisbury, Essex, MA

Father George BROWN, b. 19 May 1592, Of, Salisbury, Wilts, England ,

d. 1633, Salisbury, Wilts., Eng.

Mother Christian HIBBERT, b. Est 1590, Of, Salisbury, Wilts, England ,

d. 28 Dec 1641, Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts

Married 30 Sep 1611 St. Edmunds, Salisbury, Wilts, England


Family 1 Abigail

Married 1638 , , Wilts, England


Family 2 Abigail BROWNE

Married 1640 (Unknown)

Family 3 Abigail BROWN

Married Salisbury, , MA


wikitree: (Last modified 19 May 2017 | Last edit: 19 May 2017)

'Henry Brown (1615 - 1701)


Deacon Henry Brown

Born 1615 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

ANCESTORS

Son of George Brown and Christiana (Hibbert) Brown

Brother of Abigail Brown, William Brown, George Browne and Abraham Brown

Husband of Abigail (Browne) Brown —

married [date unknown] [location unknown]

DESCENDANTS

Father of Nathaniel Brown, Abigail (Brown) French, Jonathan Brown,

Philip Brown, Henry Brown, Abraham Brown, Sarah (Brown) Greely and Henry Brown

Died 6 Aug 1701 in Salisbury, Essex, Province of Massachusetts Bay

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Brown-4220 created 27 Mar 2011 | Last modified 19 May 2017 |

Last edit: 19 May 2017

08:24: Michael Stills edited the Biography for Henry Brown. [Thank Michael for this]

Categories: Puritan Great Migration.

Henry Brown migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).

Biography

Father: George II Brown b: May 19, 1592 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Mother: Christian Hibbert b: abt 1590 in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England

Henry Brown was born in Salisbury, Wiltshire, England.[1]

Henry was a shoemaker, cordwinder and planter (probably a cordwainer)

by trade and received land in Salisbury, MA, in 1640, 1641, and 1642.

He was made a "freeman" in 1649 and became

a member of the Salisbury, MA church where he was a deacon.

He was constable of Salisbury Essex Co MA 1664, 1665 & 1673;

deputy constable in 1671; commisioner to end small causes (?) 1672 and 1676.

Henry married Abigail (unknown) in 1642 [2]

Henry and his wife, Abigail Brown, had seven children,

all born in Salisbury, Massachusetts. [3]

  • Nathaniel, b. 30 Jan. 1642; m. Hannah Fellows.
  • Abigail, b. 23 Feb. 1643/4; m. Samuel French.
  • Jonathan, b. 25 Nov. 1646; probably died young.
  • Philip, b. Dec. 1648; m. Mary Buswell.
  • Abraham, b. 1 Jan. 1649/50; m. Elizabeth Shepherd.
  • Sarah, b. 6 Dec. 1654; m. Andrew Greeley.
  • Henry, b. 8 Feb. 1658/9; m. Hannah Putnam

Henry died 6 Aug 1701 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay.[4][5]

Sources

↑ Perley, Sidney, 1858-1928. The Essex Antiquarian: an Illustrated ... Magazine Devoted to the Biography, Genealogy, History And Antiquities of Essex County, Massachusetts. Salem, Mass.: Essex Antiquarian, 18971909, Vol XII, No. 3, July 1908. Descendants of Henry Brown of Salsbury, p.97 ↑ Torrey’s New England Marriages Prior to 1700. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.) Originally published as: New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015. ↑ "First Settlers of Salisbury Massachusetts and Their Children" David W Hoyt, 25 Jan 2008 ↑ Author: Edited by Ezra S Stearns Title: Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire Abbreviation: Genealogical and Family History of the State of New Hampshire Publication: Lewis Publishing Company, New York/Chicago, 1908 ↑ Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2016). See also:

"Massachusetts & Maine Families in the Ancestry of William Goodwin Davis, Vol. 1." The old families of Salisbury and Amesbury, Massachusetts ; with some related families of Newbury, Haverhill, Ipswich and Hampton, Hoyt, David Webster, 1897, p. 72-3


Henry came to New England on the ship WILLIAM & GEORGE.

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Deacon Henry Brown's Timeline

1615
May 19, 1615
Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
1640
1640
Age 24
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1642
June 30, 1642
Age 27
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
1644
February 23, 1644
Age 28
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1646
November 25, 1646
Age 31
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
1648
December 1, 1648
Age 33
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
1649
November 1, 1649
Age 34
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
1654
December 6, 1654
Age 39
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
1659
February 8, 1659
Age 43
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States