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  • Browne (1655 - 1708)
    Note: As John Browne Jr was born in 1655, this means he was 11 yrs old when his beautiful handwriting signed the founding document of Newark, NJ, which was compared to his later handwriting, establishi...
  • Abigail Browne (c.1659 - 1726)
    Marriage 1 Samuel WHEAT Married: 7 APR 1703 in Concord,Middlesex Co.,MA Marriage 2 Boaz BROWNE b: 14 FEB 1641 in Concord,Middlesex Co.,MA Married: 10 SEP 1716 in Concord,Middlesex Co.,MA
  • Abigail Brown (1617 - 1702)
    wikitree: (Last modified 19 May 2017 | Last edit 19 May 2017) 'Abigail (Browne) Brown (1617 - 1702) Abigail Brown formerly Browne aka Unknown Born 1617 in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA D...
  • Abigail Browne (1655 - 1690)
  • Abigail Roberts (1696 - 1776)

About the Browne surname


Browne is a surname of English and Scottish origin. It is a spelling variant of the surname Brown, derived from a nickname concerning the complexion of an individual, or the color of their hair. The nickname is derived from the Old English brun, Middle English brun or broun,or Old French brun.The root word is also sometimes found in Old Norse Brunn.

Brown can also be derived from the Gaelic Donn,which means brown.

Variations: Braun, Broun, Brown, Dunn, Le Brun



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