"Elder" William Brett, of Bridgewater

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William Brett, Sr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: of, Hastings, East Sussex, England
Death: Died in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Son of John Brett and Elizabeth Brett
Husband of Margaret Brett
Father of <private> Brett; William Brett; Elihu Brett; Alice Hayward; Lydia "Hannah" Cary and 6 others

Occupation: Ruling Elder in the church, House of Representatives Massachusettes 1661-1664
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About "Elder" William Brett, of Bridgewater

Elder William Brett a leading man in the town of Bridgewater and also in colonial affairs Elder Brett was Representative to the Old Colony Court from 1658 to 1661 and preached when the regular minister was sick or otherwise prevented.

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From Mitchell, Nahum. History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, in Plymouth County, Massachusetts: including an extensive family register. (Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States: Printed for the author by Kidder & Wright, 1840 (reprinted 1897)), 120.

BRETT.—William Brett (probably from Kent, in Eng.), was at Duxbury 1645, and one of the original proprietors and settlers in W. B.: an Elder of the Church; a leading man both in the Church and in the Town: was often a Representative to the Old Colony Court; often preached when Mr. Keith was sick, or otherwise prevented. He d. 1681: his w. Margaret: his children were William, Elihu, Nathaniel, Lydia, Alice and Hannah. —Alice m. Joseph Hayward.—Hannah m. Francis Cary.


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"Elder" William Brett, of Bridgewater's Timeline

1618
1618
Hastings, East Sussex, England
1648
1648
Age 30
Probably Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
1650
1650
Age 32
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1652
1652
Age 34
Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1653
1653
Age 35
Probably Bridgewater, (Present Plymouth County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts)
1655
1655
Age 37
Bridgewater, MA, USA
1655
Age 37
Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
1659
1659
Age 41
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1663
1663
Age 45
Of Bridgewater,Plymouth,Massachusetts
1667
1667
Age 49
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony