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Some Descendants of Nicholas BROWN

Second Generation


4. Jane BROWN (Nicholas ) was born about 1645 in Malford, Worcestershire, England. She died 1717 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

THE BABCOCK GENEALOGY, by Stephen Babcock, page 7.
    Jane dau of Nicholas Brown.
BABCOCK AND ALLIED FAMILIES, by L. E. de Forest, page 36.
    The inventory of her husband's extate was taken January 10, 1699, and amounted to 97 pounds 8d. By an agreement between the widow and the children, Jane recieved four steers, a calf, theiry sheep, ten barrels of cider, etc.
    On August 7, 1699, she was convicted of selling drink by retail, contrary to order, and was fined forty shillings for it, but the fine was remitted on her petition.
    Jane's will was made April 30, 1718 and proved February 4, 1719.
Austin, GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY OF RHODE ISLAND, pages 8 & 28.

Researching this line is Nancyann Norman at nancn@exis.net

  Source: Potter-Richardson Memorial; AF.
  Memorial: Jane Brown, daughter of Nicholas.
  AF: Jane Browne, married James Babcock.

Jane married James BABCOCK Jr., son of James BABCOCK Sr. and Sarah BROWN. James was born 1641 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island. He died 1698 in Westerly, Kings Co., Rhode Island.

The Babcock Genealogy, by Stephen Babcock, page 7.
    James was a blacksmith and a farmer in that part of Westerly which is now Woodville, Hopkinton, RI where he manufactured iron from bog ore and from black sand gathered upon the seashore.
    James and his wife Jane were in 1692 members of the S. D. B. Church of Newport and Westerly RI.
    May 18, 1669, he and his brothers John and Job were made freemen by the Legislature; the same date he received title to a town lot in Westerly, No. 35. The same year he received another town lot, No. 48. (Westerly Records.)

Researching this line is Nancyann Norman at nancn@exis.net

  Sources: Potter-Richardson Memorial; C. Merton Babcock; Immigrants to
America Before 1750; Ancestral Lines Revised.
  Ancestral Lines: James Babcock, born about 1641, died 1698 in Westerly;
married Jane Brown.
  Memorial: James Babcock, 1641-1698; married Jane Brown, daughter of Nicholas
Brown. [This would be the Rhode Island Nicholas Brown, not the Lynn, MA,
Nicholas Browne.
  C.M. Babcock: Same as above.
  Immigrants: James Babcock, born 1641, died 1698 in Westerly, RI. He was a
blacksmith and farmer; manufactured iron from bog ore and black sand from the
seashore. Had one son and five daughters. More info on page 111.

They had the following children:

+ 6 M i James BABCOCK.
+ 7 F ii Sarah BABCOCK died 1740.
+ 8 F iii Jane BABCOCK.
+ 9 F iv Mary BABCOCK died about 1734.
+ 10 F v Hannah BABCOCK.
+ 11 F vi Elizabeth BABCOCK died 1716.

5. William BROWN (Nicholas ) died before 27 Dec 1694 in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

William married Miss. Miss died in Portsmouth, Newport Co., Rhode Island.

They had the following children:

  12 F i
Martha BROWN.
  13 F ii
Jane BROWN was born 1677.
  14 M iii
Tobias BROWN died 1734 in Little Compton, Newport Co., Rhode Island.
       
Tobias married Alice BURRINGTON, daughter of William BURRINGTON and Jane, on 1704.

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