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Henry Brown

Birthplace: Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Death: Died in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Place of Burial: Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of George Thomas Brown, Jr and Christiana Brown
Husband of Abigail Brown
Father of Sarah Connor; Nathaniel Browne; Abigail French; Jonathon Browne; Phillip Browne and 3 others
Brother of Lt. George Browne; William Browne and Abraham Brown

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

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.


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

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

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Henry Brown's Timeline

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
Age 19
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
June 30, 1642
Age 27
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
February 23, 1644
Age 29
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts
November 25, 1646
Age 31
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
December 1, 1648
Age 33
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
January 1, 1649
Age 34
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, U S A
December 6, 1654
Age 39
Salisbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, Colonial America
February 8, 1659
Age 44
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States