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Mary Browne (unknown)

Also Known As: "Gillet"
Birthplace: England
Death: after 1633
of, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Wife of Peter Browne and Peter Browne, "Mayflower" Passenger
Mother of Rebecca Snow and Child unnamed Brown

Managed by: Erica Howton
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Immediate Family

About Mary Browne

Children of Peter and Mary Browne:

  1. Rebecca Browne was born about 1631 and died after March 9, 1698/9. She married William Snow by about 1654.
  2. A child born by 1633, who died by 1647.

Following Browne’s death, his widow Mary was made administrator of his estate on November 11, 1633. She was ordered by the court to pay 15 pounds to John Doane to assume custody of Browne’s daughter Mary and the same amount to William Gilson for the custody of Browne’s daughter Priscilla with the court placing Mary with Doane for nine years and Priscilla with Gilson for twelve years until both were age seventeen. Mary retained custody of her two children by her first husband and was allowed the rest of Browne’s estate for her own third for raising her own two children.


Sources A genealogical profile of Peter Browne, (a collaboration of Plimoth Plantation and New England Historic Genealogical Society accessed 2013)

Pilgrim Peter Brown married (2) by 1631, Mary _____, who survived her husband by at least one year, but was probably dead by 1647 when one of her daughters sold land without referring to the widow's dower rights. He had 2 children with his 2nd wife: Rebecca (Brown) Snow & a child that died young.

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Mary Browne's Timeline

Age 28
Plymouth, Massachusetts
Age 30
Plymouth, Plymouth, MA
Age 30
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts