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Captain Abraham BROWN


  • Born: 21 Jun 1673
  • Married: 21 Jun 1693, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: 29 Nov 1723, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Buried: Cemetery, Waltham, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

   Ancestral File Number: 1ZTC-L7.

   General Notes:

"Pious in Life, [illegible] at Death".

Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry BondMD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855, p119:
"5.7 (II.) Jonathan Browne m 11 Feb 1661/1662 Mary Shattuck [Shattuck, 3.] She d 23 Oct 1732 aged 87 and was buried in the Waltham graveyard. His Will was dated 19 Feb 1690-1691 and proved Apr 7 and Inventory dated 1 Apr 1691. Wife and son Abraham Exec'rs. Real estate 6 lots of land amounting to 211 acres appraised at L247. [Prob Records Vol VII 134-137.]
N.B.-His sons dropt the final e.
[Figure: Signature of Jonathan Browne]... 18.12.5. Abraham b 26 Aug 1671, d 27 Nov 1729..."
p120: "12.18.(III.) Capt Abraham Brown m Mary Hyde b 21 Jun 1673, dau of John and Elizabeth (Fuller) Hyde. She d 29 Nov 1723 and was buried in the Waltham graveyard. Her epitaph, 'Pious in Life, [illegible] at Death.' He d 27 Nov 1729 and was buried by her side. He was treasurer of Watertown in 1695-1700, Assessor in 1705, 6 and 8, Selectman in 1712 and 26, Town Clerk in 1712, Innholder 1709-1712. Upon the final settlemet ofthe estate of his grandfather, Abraham Browne in Jan 1694 (his father being then dec'd) all the real estate, including the homestead of his grandfather, was assigned to him, by consent of the other heirs, he paying them for their portions. HisWill dated 20 Jul 1728, proved 8 Dec 1729...10 Nov 1707 Ephraim Williams of Newton afterwards a pioneer in the settlement of Stockbridge and father of the founder of Williams College, chose Capt. A. Brown for his guardian [see Jones, 28 and 102; also Biscoe, 7.]"

Ancestral FileVer 4.13 BJRM-J6 Abraham BROWN Born 26 Aug 1671 Watertown Middlesex MA, Mar 21 Jun 1693 Mary HYDE (AFN:1ZTC-L7) Watertown Middlesex Mass.

   Marriage Information:

Mary married Captain Abraham BROWN, son of Jonathan BROWNE and Mary SHATTUCK, on 21 Jun 1693 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. (Captain Abraham BROWN was born on 26 Aug 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA, died on 27 Nov 1729 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and was buried in Cemetery, Waltham, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)

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