Thomas BROWN, Sr
(1552-Aft 1610)
Abraham BROWNE, Sr
(Abt 1582-1650)
Abraham BROWNE, Jr


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Mary DIX

Abraham BROWNE, Jr

  • Born: 6 Mar 1639-1641, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Married: 5 Feb 1662/63, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Died: 29 Jun 1666-1667, Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
  • Buried: Waltham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

   Ancestral File Number: BKWZ-VR.

   General Notes:

A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, John Farmer, Genealogical Publishing Co, Lancaster MA 1829, p44: ABRAHAM BROWN Watertown, freeman 1632, had sons Jonathan and Abraham, born in 1635 and 1639. His wife was Lydia. The name of Brown is frequently written in ancient records with the addition of the e, and several families, as those in Salem, have ever retained this orthography.

Genealogies, Families, and Descendants of Early Settlers of Watertown MA, Vol I, Genealogies, Henry Bond MD, Boston, Little Brown & Co, 1855
p119 "...His wid. Lydia m 27 Nov 1659 Andrew Hodges of Ipswich [proprietor of Ipswich in 1639, where his wife Ann d 15 Nov 1658]. He died Dec 1665 and his wid returned to Watertown where she d 27 Sep 1686. By wife Lydia he (AB) had 6 chil. of whom at least one, and probably two were b in England. the earliest record of a birth in Watertown was that of his dau Lydia...
6.6. Abraham b 6 Mar 1639/1640, d 1667, Inventory dated 28 Sep 1667. He purchased land in Groton, where he proposed to settle near his sister Lydia. But, Mary Dix, to whomhe was engaged to be married, was unwilling to go to Groton, and she 'desired Thomas Parks to go to Ipswich to treat with Mrs Hodges to see what she would do for her son Abraham Browne upon his marriage.' He went, and 'Mrs Hodges gave him (herson A) full power to settle upon her land in Watertown,' etc. He m 5 Feb 1662/1663 Mary Dix..."

Ancestral File Ver 4.13 BKWZ-VR Abraham BROWNE JR Born 6 Mar 1640 Watertown Middlesex England Mar 5 Feb 1662/1663 Mary DIX (AFN:2294-CK) Watertown Middlesex Massachusetts Died 1666/1667, P3NC-J8 Born Abt 1641 Waltham MA Son of ?Abraham BROWNE Jr and Mary DIX Died/Bur 29 Jun 1703 Waltham MA, SV6V-RR Abram BROWNE [Jr.] Mar Mary DIX.

   Marriage Information:

Abraham married Mary DIX on 5 Feb 1662/63 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA. (Mary DIX was born on 2 May 1639 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA and died on 18 Jun 1678 in Marlboro, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.)

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