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Obediah Bruen

Also Known As: "Obadiah Bruen"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Tarvin, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Bruen and Anne Bruen
Husband of Sarah Bruen
Father of Mary Baldwin; Hannah Baldwin (Bruen) and John Bruen, IV
Brother of Nathaniel Bruen; Samuel Bruen; Katherine Bruen; Abigail Bruen; Jonathan Bruen and 1 other
Half brother of Gylbert Bruen; John Bruen; Anne Bruen; James Bruen; Henry Bruen and 7 others

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About Obediah Bruen

Bruen, Obadiah, 1606-1680 Obadiah Bruen was born in Bruen Stapleford, England, and immigrated to New England with his wife Sarah in 1640. He settled first at Plymouth Colony, and then at Gloucester, Massachusetts (1642), where he was town selectman (1643) and a representative to the Connecticut General Court (1643-1651). He was one of the early settlers at Pequot (later New London), Connecticut, and served as the town clerk (1651-1666) and as a representative from New London in the Connecticut General Court (1652-1666). His name is the only name from New London to appear on the royal charter for the colony of Connecticut. In 1666, he joined an association to found a colony on the Passaic River called Milford (later Newark, New Jersey). He was one of the signers of the deed to purchase land from the Indians along the Passaic River (July 11, 1667). William Starr Myers, Prominent Families of New Jersey (Baltimore, Md: Clearfield, 2000),1160; Frances Manwaring Caulkins, History of New London, Connecticut: From the First Survey of the Coast in 1612 to 1852 (2nd ed., New London: [s. n.], 1860),155-6; New England Historical and Genealogical Register, ([Boston: Samuel G. Drake, 1847-1869]), vol. 19 (1865), 108. Born: 1606 Died: After 1680 http://yipp.yale.edu/bio/bibliography/bruen-obadiah-1606-1680

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See "Ancestry of Obadiah and Mary Bruen," by Donald Lines Jacobus, in The American Genealogist (1949), Vol 26, pp 12 - 25. Plantagenet lines

Co-founder of Newark, NJ


Obadiah Bruen, one of the founders of Newark, New Jersey, is generally accepted as a "gateway" ancestor by many organizations.


The genealogy of Obadiah Bruen is heavily documented in the published lineage of Emperor Charlemagne which can be traced back to Pepin the Old, 560-639, "Pepin of Lauden."

The funeral certificate of "John Bruen of Bruen Stableford, in the countyof Chester, Esquier, departed this mortall life the 18 January 1625 [-6],at his hall of Bruen Stableford, and was buried in Tarvin Church, in thecounty aforsayd" states he married 3 wives. The sayd defunct married tohis 2 wife, Anne, daughter to William Fox of Rodes, in the county ofLancaster, and hath yssue Samuell, Obadiah, and Kathrine Bruen, allunmarried [The Record Society of London, Volume VI, pages 50,51].

Obadiah became a draper at Shrewsbury, County Salop, England. "30th dayof September, in the 9th year of the reign of King Charles of England..... Obadiah Bruen of the Vill of Salop draper, son of John Bruen ofStapleford in the county palatine of Chester is admitted a free burgessof the Vill of Salop aforesaid ..... with full assent and consent to haveenjoy and use all liberties and privileges of the same Vill, who saysupon his oath that he has no issue before this session lawfully begottenand thereupon he is sworn in the manner of a burgess and pays for fine Vli together with the due and accustomed fee ....." [Roll of Freeman ofShrewsbury, Shropshire, England, translated from the Latin, Town Recordsof Shrewsbury, 1633].

Obadiah emigrated to New England in 1639. He enlisted as a freeman of Plymouth Colony and settled in Marshfield, Massachusetts, 1640. He moved to Gloucester, Massachusetts, where he was made a freeman on 19 May 1642.He was clerk of the writs, and commissioner to end small causes in 1643.He was selectman in 1642 and several following years, and representativeat the General Court, 1647 to 1651.

The Reverend Mr. Benjamin Blinman removed from Gloucester, Massachusetts,to New London, Connecticut, then called Pequot Harbor, in 1650. "Heseems to have been accompanied on his first visit by Obadiah Bruen, a manof unusual intelligence and education, and sound mind and judgment."[History of New London, Connecticut, Frances Manwaring Caulkins, New London, 1895, page iv.]

In 1651, Obadiah went to New London, Connecticut, and lived there sixteen years. For fifteen years, he was Town Clerk of New London, Connecticut.

Obadiah Bruen held the following offices by colonial authority in Connecticut and New Haven Colonies; Patentee, Royal Charter, 1662; Deputy Judge (New London town), April 1660, May 1660; Judge (New London town),May 1662, May 1663, October 1663, May 1664, May 1665; Deputy (New London)to Connecticut Legislature, October 1665.

On 24 June 1667, Obadiah Bruen signed the Fundamental Agreement of 30October 1666, an agreement at Branford, Connecticut, to move to Newark,New Jersey.

On 11 July 1667, Obadiah and four others signed the purchase agreement on behalf of the settlers for the land in New Jersey, now the City of Newark, acquired from the Hackensack Indians.

He moved there as one of the founders. His "Home Lott" and residence inNew Jersey was on Market Street, not far from the present Pennsylvania Railroad depot in Newark. The second common Gate next to the GreatRiver, was disposed of to make and maintain as his division of fences toMr. Bruen.


http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p360.htm#i10793

Obadiah Bruen was christened on 25 December 1606 at Tarvin, Cheshire, England.2,3 He married Sarah Seeley on 7 May 1633 at St. Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; They had 1 son (John) and 4 daughters (Mary, wife of John Baldwin; Sarah; Rebecca, wife of Thomas Post; & Hannah, wife of John Baldwin, Jr.).2,3 Obadiah Bruen immigrated in 1640; To New England with entire family. He died between 1680 and 1690 at Newark, N.J.

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=geolarson2&id=I146033

Marriage 1 Sarah Seely b: 1609

Children

   Has Children Mary Bruen b: 14 JUN 1622 in Shrewsbury, England
   Has Children Hannah Bruen b: 1644
   Has Children John Bruen b: 1646

http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=geolarson2&id=I067438

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Obadiah Bruen, son of John Bruen Esq and Anne Fox, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Bruen-Stapleford, Tarwin, Cheshire, England, 25 December 1606.1,2,3,4,5 He died at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey, about 1681.6

Obadiah married Sarah Seeley, daughter of William Seeley, at St. Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, 7 May 1633.7,8,6,9 Family Sarah Seeley b. bef. 22 Oct 1609, d. aft. 1697 Children

   Mary Bruen6 b. 12 Jun 1634
   Sarah Bruen6 b. 1 May 1636
   Rebecca Bruen6 b. say 1638, d. 15 Apr 1721
   Hannah Bruen6 b. 9 Jan 1644
   John Bruen+6 b. 2 Jun 1645, d. 1695

Citations

   [S98] Donald Lines Jacobus, "Ancestry of Obadiah and Mary Bruen," The American Genealogist 26 (Jan 1950): 12-25. Hereafter cited as Jacobus, "Obadiah and Mary Bruen."
   [S1947] Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families, Five vols. (Salt Lake City, Utah: s.p., 2013), 1:584-586 at 586 (Bruen 18). Hereafter cited as Richardson, Royal Ancestry.
   [S182] Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry: A Study in Colonial and Medieval Families (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 2004), 163. Hereafter cited as Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry.
   [S97] Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard Jr., The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215 and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years, 4th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1991), 97-17. Hereafter cited as Weis and Sheppard, Magna Charta Sureties.
   [S89] Frederick Lewis Weis, Walter Lee Sheppard Jr. and David Faris, Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America before 1700: The Lineage of Alfred the Great, Charlemagne, Malcolm of Scotland, Robert the Strong, and Some of Their Descendants, 7th ed. (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1992), 33-41. Hereafter cited as Weis, Sheppard, and Faris, Ancestral Roots, 7th ed.
   [S27] C. H. Cory, Lineal Ancestors of Susan (Kitchell) Mulford, Mother of Mrs Susan (Mulford) Cory, Vol IV, Pt 1 vols. ([New Jersey]: s.p., 1937), 120-142. Hereafter cited as Cory, Ancestry of Susan Kitchell.
   [S1947] Richardson, Royal Ancestry, 1:586 (Bruen 18).
   [S1948] John A. Sass, Bruen Family of NJ in "Bruen Family", message to Ancestry Message Boards, 8 Mar 2000. Accessed 26 April 2013, citing "Transcripts of the First Register Books of the Parish of Saint Martin, Birmingham, County of Warwickshire, England, 1554-1653," by J. Hill and W.B. Buckley (FHL microfilm #0097316). Hereinafter cited as Bruen Family.
   [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 229. Hereafter cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).

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Obadiah Bruen was born the son of John Bruen, Esq. and Anne Fox.[1][2][3] He was christened on 25 December 1606 at Tarvin, Cheshire, England.[1][4][5]

He married Sarah Seeley on 7 May 1633 at St. Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. They had 1 son & 4 daughters:[1][4][5]

   John
   Mary, wife of John Baldwin
   Sarah
   Rebecca, wife of Thomas Post
   Hannah, wife of John Baldwin, Jr. 

Obadiah Bruen immigrated in 1640 to New England with entire family.

In Gloucester, Massaachusetts from 1642-1650, he was the first Town clerk.[6]

He died between 1680 and 1690 at Newark, N.J. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England

   OBADIAH, Gloucester, came, 1640, prob. with Rev. Richard Blinman, had first set down at Marshfield [North of Plymouth, MA], and ask. for adm. as freem. of Plymouth jurisdict. Mar. 1641, but speedily went to the opposite side of the Bay. He was freem. 19 May 1642; selectman in 1642, and sev. foll. yrs. and rep. 1647, 8, 9, and 51, in wh. last yr. with his spiritual guide he rem. again to New London [CT}, there was town clk. 15 yrs. often rep. and is nam. in the royal chart. 1662; but hav. purch. 11 June 1667, with assoc. the ld. in N.J. now the city of Newark, he rem. thither, where the fam. has always flour. 
   He was youngest s. of John B. Esq. of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, bapt. 25 Dec 1606, at Tarves, near Chester, bec. a draper at Shrewsbury in the adjoin. Co. Salop, had w. Sarah and ch. Mary, bef. com. over, and here Rebecca; Hannah, b. 9 Jan. 1644; and John, 2 June 1646. The time of his d. in unkn. but he was alive 1680. In spel. the name a slight variety occurs. A let. of 11 Oct. 1679 to his d. and her h. at New london, from Newark, to tell of the d. of their min. the first Pierson, is sign. Ob. Brewen, but by the w. Sarah Bruen. 
   First Town Clerk, Gloucester Mass 1642-1650, documented in latest 2002 History detailed by Mary Ray and Archives Committee. (7) Outstanding rich source of Gloucester History. 
   His d. Mary m. 1653, John Baldwin of Milford, as his sec. w.; Hannah m. 1663, John Baldwin of Milford, s. of the h. of her sis. but perhaps d. soon, as he is said to have d. on a voyage unm. but it may be that her h. was ano. of the frequent Johns; Rebecca m. 1663, Thomas Post of Norwich, as his sec. w. Rev. Matthias, b. at Newark, 11 Apr. 1793, Columb. Coll. 1812, d. 11 Nov. 1829, was a descend. of high reput.[7] 

Sources

   ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 163.
   ↑ Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 344-345.
   ↑ Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 585-586.
   ↑ 4.0 4.1 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 345.
   ↑ 5.0 5.1 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 586.
   ↑ Gloucester Mass Historic Timeline 1000-1999, Mary Ray & Gloucester Archives Comm. 2002. p15; source references Babson, John, J., History, pp65,591; Pringle, James R., History pp.40-41
   ↑ From "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969: at Nichols Library, Naperville, IL) Vol 1, page 280 (Bruen)

See Also:

   "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich Vol 1 p 127
   Tarvin, St. Andrew (C of E). An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Ashton, Bruen Stapleford, Burton (near Tarvin), Clotton Hoofield, Duddon, Foulk Stapleford, Hockenhull, Horton cum Peel, Kelsall, Mouldsworth and Tarvin. Extended in 1964 to include Prior's Heys. Registers of Baptisms 1563–1926, Marriages 1563–1999 and Burials 1563–1993 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Bishop's transcripts for Tarvin, 1584-1903 Cheshire, Church of England baptismal and marriage records are available online at FamilySearch Historical Records.
   Interesting Familys of New Jersey - Bruen
   Douglas Richardson, New Magna Carta Descent for Obadiah Bruen
   Bruen Family Genealogy
   Find A Grave Memorial# 111054658, Created by: JASNJ, Record added: May 23, 2013
   Marlyn Lewis 

http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Bruen-24

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See "Ancestry of Obadiah and Mary Bruen" by Donald Lines Jacobus, in TAG, Vol. 26 (1950), pp. 13-25. He argues that the Mary in question is Obadiah's daughter, not half-sister, and gives what seems to me convincing evidence. As far as I know, this article has not been supplanted by newer scholarship.

As for Obadiah's status as a gateway ancestor, Jacobus's own membership in the Royal Bastards was based on the descent of Obadiah from Henry II's base-born son William Longespee. So I think this gateway is pretty solid. Obadiah's father, John Bruen, by the way, was a fascinating character, perhaps the most distinguished Puritan of his day not to take holy orders. http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/GEN-MEDIEVAL/2000-02/0950016625

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Obadiah was born in 1606 to parents, John Bruen and Anne Fox. He was baptized on Christmas Day, 1606 at St. Andrews Church, Tarvin, County Chester. The Bruen family name first appears in the annals of British records in 1230 and the records do allow one to trace Obadiah’s ancestry back to Robert Le Brun, of Stapleford (1215). The birthplace (Bruen, Stapleford, Cheshire, England) is six miles to the east of Britain’s border with Wales, and fifteen miles southeast of Liverpool.

John Bruen (father of Obadiah) was born in 1560 and married Elizabeth Hardware of Chester, England. They had five sons and two daughters before Elizabeth passed away. John then married Anne Foxe and Obadiah and three other sons were born. Anne died and John married again and more babies were born. John fathered nineteen children in all. Rumors that he was trying to create a soccer team that could compete with Manchester United to the north or the Liverpool Football Club were unfounded.

Obadiah came to America in 1639 at age 33, with his wife Sarah Seeley. He was identified as a draper, of Shrewsbury, England. A draper was neither a tailor nor a person who made drapes. A draper was a member of a corporation invested in land patents. He was a shareholder in land speculation. He had purchased a share in the Piscataqua patent on May 4, 1640, from Richard Percyvall of Shrewsbury. When he arrived in the New World he made his way toward his land in Portsmouth (New Hampshire). The Piscataqua River separates present day Maine and New Hampshire.

He didn’t stay put for very long and moved to Plymouth, Massachusetts. He is identified as a “Freeman” in the Plymouth Colony on March 1, 1640. It was important to be a freeman in the feudal society that imperialist countries were establishing in the New World. Slaves were the lowest caste. Indentured servants were one rung above slaves, owing years of service to the person paying their expenses. Freemen came to the continent on their own volition and were able to pay for their transport on the ship. They at least came here without owing time and money to someone else. It soon became important to distinguish a struggling freeman from the wealthy and very wealthy. The concept of the Burgess evolved. It took the approval of the Board governing Plymouth for Obadiah to gain his status. He didn’t sit still and moved his family to Gloucester, circa. May 19, 1642. One month later he was able to unload the Piscataqua property.

He didn’t stay put. He and his companions moved and were founders of the New London, Connecticut community in 1646. He was always active in his communities and assumed the roles of town officer, deputy, surveyor of the arms. There are numerous articles and even books based on the lives of the Bruen family. There is no one whose public service record is more detailed and as busy as Obadiah. He was the poster child for the Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year award.

The importance of Obadiah in the history of America can’t be understated. He was involved in one of the key moments in the evolution of our colonies. He was one of 19 citizens including John Wintrop, the Clarkes, Wolcotts and other colonial leaders to petition King Charles II for the Charter of Connecticut. The King granted the charter. Obadiah could benefit financially as one of those the King would provide a patent. He could acquire more land. But Obadiah made history when he put principle above profit.

Obadiah was clearly a man of principle. He had pushed for the King’s Charter and he was now in a position to profit in a large way from his patent. He was quickly disappointed with the way events played out after the charter was granted. The fact that the King was forcing two colonies (Connecticut and New Haven) to merge under the terms of the Charter grieved Bruen. He did not see that coming. Nor did he anticipate how the 18 other petitioners would proceed. Democracy was not working as it should, in his opinion. The civil rights of the minority were being trampled, including and most importantly to him, religious freedom. The two colonies held disparate views on the matter of church and state relationships. For more insight see g-grandfather Abraham Pierson.

Obadiah, in the late stages of his life, uprooted his family and with the colonists from New Haven and several other communities, vacated Connecticut and moved lock, stock and barrel to New Jersey. I know what you are thinking: He started off in the magnificent Maine/New Hampshire seacoast and ended in New Jersey. Keep in mind, the Jersey Girls and the Sopranos were not around at the time. Jersey was still a pristine place on Earth.

I find it interesting that Obadiah Bruen was buying up the land that is present day Newark, NJ, in 1666-67 from the local tribe at a time when the Stilles and van Couwenhovens of my ancestors were in the neighborhood contributing to the growth of Manhattan, Long Island and the Jersey shore. Obadiah continued his role as leader and he was surrounded by a nucleus of church members, civic leaders, family members who formed a tight knit support group. More will be written about the Piersons, Kitchells, Sheafes: all leaders in the Connecticut/New Jersey colonial struggle for religious freedom and civil rights in general. All of them are great grandparents in the Whittington/Slaymaker family tree.

To understand how Obadiah fits into the Whittington/Sullivan please click on these links. Each link will take you to 6 generations beginning in the present day. descendants to present day: (1) Whittington (2014) to Carey (b.1814). (2) Emily Carey (b.1814) to Sarah Bruen (b.1617) and (3) Sarah Bruen (b.1617) to Obadian Bruen (b.1606) .http://smithtree.info/gateway/ _____________

Obadiah Bruen was born the son of John Bruen, Esq. and Anne Fox.[1][2][3] He was christened on 25 December 1606 at Tarvin, Cheshire, England.[1][4][5]

He married Sarah Seeley on 7 May 1633 at St. Martin's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England. They had 1 son & 4 daughters:[1][4][5]

   John
   Mary, wife of John Baldwin
   Sarah
   Rebecca, wife of Thomas Post
   Hannah, wife of John Baldwin, Jr. 

Obadiah Bruen immigrated in 1640 to New England with entire family.

In Gloucester, Massaachusetts from 1642-1650, he was the first Town clerk.[6]

He died between 1680 and 1690 at Newark, N.J. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England

   OBADIAH, Gloucester, came, 1640, prob. with Rev. Richard Blinman, had first set down at Marshfield [North of Plymouth, MA], and ask. for adm. as freem. of Plymouth jurisdict. Mar. 1641, but speedily went to the opposite side of the Bay. He was freem. 19 May 1642; selectman in 1642, and sev. foll. yrs. and rep. 1647, 8, 9, and 51, in wh. last yr. with his spiritual guide he rem. again to New London [CT}, there was town clk. 15 yrs. often rep. and is nam. in the royal chart. 1662; but hav. purch. 11 June 1667, with assoc. the ld. in N.J. now the city of Newark, he rem. thither, where the fam. has always flour. 
   He was youngest s. of John B. Esq. of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, bapt. 25 Dec 1606, at Tarves, near Chester, bec. a draper at Shrewsbury in the adjoin. Co. Salop, had w. Sarah and ch. Mary, bef. com. over, and here Rebecca; Hannah, b. 9 Jan. 1644; and John, 2 June 1646. The time of his d. in unkn. but he was alive 1680. In spel. the name a slight variety occurs. A let. of 11 Oct. 1679 to his d. and her h. at New london, from Newark, to tell of the d. of their min. the first Pierson, is sign. Ob. Brewen, but by the w. Sarah Bruen. 
   First Town Clerk, Gloucester Mass 1642-1650, documented in latest 2002 History detailed by Mary Ray and Archives Committee. (7) Outstanding rich source of Gloucester History. 
   His d. Mary m. 1653, John Baldwin of Milford, as his sec. w.; Hannah m. 1663, John Baldwin of Milford, s. of the h. of her sis. but perhaps d. soon, as he is said to have d. on a voyage unm. but it may be that her h. was ano. of the frequent Johns; Rebecca m. 1663, Thomas Post of Norwich, as his sec. w. Rev. Matthias, b. at Newark, 11 Apr. 1793, Columb. Coll. 1812, d. 11 Nov. 1829, was a descend. of high reput.[7] 

Sources

   ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 163.
   ↑ Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 344-345.
A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
   OBADIAH, Gloucester, came, 1640, prob. with Rev. Richard Blinman, had first set down at Marshfield [North of Plymouth, MA], and ask. for adm. as freem. of Plymouth jurisdict. Mar. 1641, but speedily went to the opposite side of the Bay. He was freem. 19 May 1642; selectman in 1642, and sev. foll. yrs. and rep. 1647, 8, 9, and 51, in wh. last yr. with his spiritual guide he rem. again to New London [CT}, there was town clk. 15 yrs. often rep. and is nam. in the royal chart. 1662; but hav. purch. 11 June 1667, with assoc. the ld. in N.J. now the city of Newark, he rem. thither, where the fam. has always flour. 
   He was youngest s. of John B. Esq. of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, bapt. 25 Dec 1606, at Tarves, near Chester, bec. a draper at Shrewsbury in the adjoin. Co. Salop, had w. Sarah and ch. Mary, bef. com. over, and here Rebecca; Hannah, b. 9 Jan. 1644; and John, 2 June 1646. The time of his d. in unkn. but he was alive 1680. In spel. the name a slight variety occurs. A let. of 11 Oct. 1679 to his d. and her h. at New london, from Newark, to tell of the d. of their min. the first Pierson, is sign. Ob. Brewen, but by the w. Sarah Bruen. 
   First Town Clerk, Gloucester Mass 1642-1650, documented in latest 2002 History detailed by Mary Ray and Archives Committee. (7) Outstanding rich source of Gloucester History. 
   His d. Mary m. 1653, John Baldwin of Milford, as his sec. w.; Hannah m. 1663, John Baldwin of Milford, s. of the h. of her sis. but perhaps d. soon, as he is said to have d. on a voyage unm. but it may be that her h. was ano. of the frequent Johns; Rebecca m. 1663, Thomas Post of Norwich, as his sec. w. Rev. Matthias, b. at Newark, 11 Apr. 1793, Columb. Coll. 1812, d. 11 Nov. 1829, was a descend. of high reput.[5] 

Sources

   ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Douglas Richardson, Plantagenet Ancestry, p. 163.
   ↑ 2.0 2.1 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 344-345.
   ↑ 3.0 3.1 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 585-586.
   ↑ Gloucester Mass Historic Timeline 1000-1999, Mary Ray & Gloucester Archives Comm. 2002. p15; source references Babson, John, J., History, pp65,591; Pringle, James R., History pp.40-41
   ↑ From "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969: at Nichols Library, Naperville, IL) Vol 1, page 280 (Bruen)

See Also:

   "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich Vol 1 p 127
   Tarvin, St. Andrew (C of E). An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Ashton, Bruen Stapleford, Burton (near Tarvin), Clotton Hoofield, Duddon, Foulk Stapleford, Hockenhull, Horton cum Peel, Kelsall, Mouldsworth and Tarvin. Extended in 1964 to include Prior's Heys. Registers of Baptisms 1563–1926, Marriages 1563–1999 and Burials 1563–1993 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Bishop's transcripts for Tarvin, 1584-1903 Cheshire, Church of England baptismal and marriage records are available online at FamilySearch Historical Records.
   Interesting Familys of New Jersey - Bruen
   Douglas Richardson, New Magna Carta Descent for Obadiah Bruen
   Bruen Family Genealogy
   Find A Grave Memorial# 111054658, Created by: JASNJ, Record added: May 23, 2013
   Marlyn Lewis
   Visitation of Cheshire 1613, Record Soc 58 (1909), page 47, Bruen of Stapleford. 
   ↑ Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 585-586.
   ↑ 4.0 4.1 Douglas Richardson, Magna Carta Ancestry, 2nd Edition, Vol. I, p. 345.
   ↑ 5.0 5.1 Douglas Richardson, Royal Ancestry, Vol. I, p. 586.
   ↑ Gloucester Mass Historic Timeline 1000-1999, Mary Ray & Gloucester Archives Comm. 2002. p15; source references Babson, John, J., History, pp65,591; Pringle, James R., History pp.40-41
   ↑ From "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England" by James Savage (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969: at Nichols Library, Naperville, IL) Vol 1, page 280 (Bruen)

See Also:

   "Pedigrees of Some of the Emperor Charlemagne's Descendants" Marcellus Donald Alexander R. von Redlich Vol 1 p 127
   Tarvin, St. Andrew (C of E). An ancient parish church, originally serving the townships of Ashton, Bruen Stapleford, Burton (near Tarvin), Clotton Hoofield, Duddon, Foulk Stapleford, Hockenhull, Horton cum Peel, Kelsall, Mouldsworth and Tarvin. Extended in 1964 to include Prior's Heys. Registers of Baptisms 1563–1926, Marriages 1563–1999 and Burials 1563–1993 have been deposited at the Cheshire Record Office. Bishop's transcripts for Tarvin, 1584-1903 Cheshire, Church of England baptismal and marriage records are available online at FamilySearch Historical Records.
   Interesting Familys of New Jersey - Bruen
   Douglas Richardson, New Magna Carta Descent for Obadiah Bruen
   Bruen Family Genealogy
   Find A Grave Memorial# 111054658, Created by: JASNJ, Record added: May 23, 2013
   Marlyn Lewis 

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BRUEN, Stapleford, Cheshire, England
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Bruen, Stapleford, Cheshire, England
December 25, 1606
Bruen, Stapleford, Cheshire, England
1634
June 12, 1634
Age 27
Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom