Descendants of William Browne

 

Generation 1

 

1.      WILLIAM1 BROWNE was born about 1505 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England. He died on 25 Jan 1566 in St Michael Bassishaw, London, England. He married Joan Brown before 1530 in England. She was born about 1510 in England. She died on 07 Apr 1573 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, England. William is my 12th Great Grandfather.

 

William Browne and Joan Brown had the following children:

 

i.        JAMES2 BROWNE was born in 1530 in England.

 

ii.       WILLIAM BROWNE was born in 1531 in England.

 

iii.      ANNIS BROWNE was born in 1533 in England.

 

3.               iv. THOMAS BROWNE was born in 1535 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England. He died on 23 Dec 1590 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. He married Elizabeth Lettlye Chapman, daughter of Thomas Chapman and Alice Chapell on 02 Aug 1561 in Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England. She was born in 1540 in Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England. She died in 1630 in Buckinghamshire, England.

 

4.               v. EDMUND BROWNE was born about 1547 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Eng. He died on 21 Jan 1639 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Eng. He married Mary Cramphorne, daughter of William Cramphorne and Jone Plowe on 23 Jul 1584 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. She was born in 1562 in England. She died after 1607 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

Generation 2

 

2.      THOMAS2 BROWNE (William1) was born in 1535 in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England. He died on 23 Dec 1590 in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. He married Elizabeth Lettlye Chapman, daughter of Thomas Chapman and Alice Chapell on 02 Aug 1561 in Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England. She was born in 1540 in Dunchurch, Warwickshire, England. She died in 1630 in Buckinghamshire, England.

 

Thomas Browne and Elizabeth Lettlye Chapman had the following child:

 

i.        ARTHUR3 BROWN was born in 1574 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England. He died in 1604 in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England.

 

3.      EDMUND2 BROWNE (William1) was born about 1547 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Eng. He died on 21 Jan 1639 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, Eng. He married Mary Cramphorne, daughter of William Cramphorne and Jone Plowe on 23 Jul 1584 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. She was born in 1562 in England. She died after 1607 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

Edmund Browne and Mary Cramphorne had the following children:

 

i.        ELIZABETH3 BROWNE was born on 14 Feb 1584 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

ii.       GEORGE BROWNE was born on 02 Feb 1586 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died in 1633 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

iii.      RICHARD BROWNE was born on 02 Feb 1586 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

5.               iv. ABRAHAM BROWNE was born on 22 Oct 1588 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died before Dec 1648 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He married (1) JOAN SHELTON on 21 Sep 1619 in South Weald, Essex, England. She was born about 1599. She died in 1628 in South Weald, Essex, England. He married (2) LYDIA UNDERWOOD about 1629 in England. She was born about 1609 in England. She died in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

v.       SARAH BROWNE was born on 21 Sep 1591 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

vi.      JOHN BROWNE was born on 11 Jan 1596 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died in 1598 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

vii.     JOHN BROWNE was born on 23 Apr 1598 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died on 20 Jun 1636 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

viii.    EDMUND BROWNE was born on 04 May 1600 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died in 1665.

 

ix.      MARY BROWNE was born on 09 May 1602. She died in 1647.

 

x.       HANNAH BROWNE was born on 13 Jan 1604 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. She died in 1655 in Suffolk Co, MA. She married Matthew Irons in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He was born in 1615 in Norfolk, England. He died in Suffolk Co, MA.

 

xi.      DANIEL BROWNE was born on 08 Feb 1606 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died on 29 Mar 1625 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England.

 

Generation 3

 

4.      ABRAHAM3 BROWNE (Edmund2, William1) was born on 22 Oct 1588 in Sawbridgeworth, Hertford, England. He died before Dec 1648 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. He married (1) JOAN SHELTON on 21 Sep 1619 in South Weald, Essex, England. She was born about 1599. She died in 1628 in South Weald, Essex, England. He married (2) LYDIA UNDERWOOD about 1629 in England. She was born about 1609 in England. She died in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Notes for Abraham Browne: Immigrated to the US 1630.

 

The Winthrop Fleet consisted of eleven ships sailing from Yarmouth, Isle of Wright to Salem. Some sailed April 8, arriving June 13, 1630 and the followng days, the others to sail in May, arriving in July. The total count of passengers is believed to be about seven hundred, and presumed to have included the following people. Financing was by the Mass. Bay Company.

The ships were the Arbella flagship with Capt Peter Milburne, the Ambrose, the Charles, the Mayflower, the Jewel, the Hopewell, The Success, the Trial, the Whale, the Talbot and the William and Francis.

 

Sailed April 8 1630: Ambrose, Arbella, Hopewell, Talbot,

Sailed May 1630: Charles, Jewel, Mayflower, Success, Trial, Whale, William and Francis Winthrop wrote to his wife just before they set sail that there were seven hundred passengers. Six months after their arrival, Thomas Dudley wrote to Bridget Fiennes, Countess of Lincoln and mother of Lady Arbella and Charles Fiennes, that over two hundred passengers had died between their landing April 30 and the following December, 1630. That letter traveled via the Lyon April 1, 1631 and reached England four week later.

 

Abraham Browne was aboard the Ship Talbot. Sailing with him are his second wife, Lydia, brother, John, & sister Hannah/Anne & her husband Matthew Irons.

 

Abraham Browne and Joan Shelton had the following child:

 

5.               i. SARAH4 BROWNE was born about 1626 in England. She died about 1649 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married George Parkhurst, son of George Parkhurst and Phebe Leete on 16 Dec 1643 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He was born on 05 Jun 1621 in Ipswich, Co. Suffolk, England. He died on 16 Mar 1699 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Abraham Browne and Lydia Underwood had the following children:

 

ii.       LYDIA BROWNE was born after Jun 1630 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died between 1693-1707 in Groton, Middlesex Co, MA. She married William Lakin, son of William Lakin and Mary Unknown about 1649 in Reading, Middlesex Co, MA. He was born in Jun 1623 in England. He died on 22 Feb 1700/01 in Groton, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iii.      ABRAHAM BROWNE was born on 06 Mar 1639/40 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He married MARY DIX. She was born on 02 May 1639. She died on 18 Jun 1678.

 

Generation 4

 

5.      SARAH4 BROWNE (Abraham3, Edmund2, William1) was born about 1626 in England. She died about 1649 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married George Parkhurst, son of George Parkhurst and Phebe Leete on 16 Dec 1643 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He was born on 05 Jun 1621 in Ipswich, Co. Suffolk, England. He died on 16 Mar 1699 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Notes for George Parkhurst:

 

George Jr was the oldest surviving son of George Parkhurst and Phebe Leete. He came as a boy to Watertown with his father and siblings and remained in Watertown the rest of his life, even when his father returned to England. He settled on the old Parkhurst farm in a part of Watertown that later became part of Waltham. His farm was located on the east side of Beaver Brook and on the north side of the old country road. The house stood a few rods east of the cottage of Thomas Page.

 

George Parkhurst and Sarah Browne had the following children:

 

6.               i. JOHN5 PARKHURST was born on 10 Jun 1644 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 12 Sep 1725 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He married Abigail Garfield, daughter of Edward Garfield and Rebecca Johnson in 1670 in Watertown, Middlesex, Mass. She was born on 29 Jun 1646 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 18 Oct 1726 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

ii.       SARAH PARKHURST was born on 14 Sep 1649 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died before 1659 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.