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Francis Browne
Born 1610? Ratcliffe, Yorkshire, England
Died Jan 29, 1668
Emigrated Jun 26, 1637 Boston MA
SPOUSE CHILDREN
Mary Edwards

m. 1636
England
b. 1612?
London England
d. Dec 7, 1693
New Haven CT
Lydia

b. 1637?
New Haven CT
d. 1719
New Haven CT
John

b. 1640
New Haven CT

Eleazor

b. Oct 10, 1642
New Haven CT
d. Oct 23, 1714
Fairfield CT
Samuel

b. Apr 7, 1645
New Haven CT
d. Nov 4, 1691
Wallingford CT
Ebenezer

b. 1646
New Haven CT
d. young
New Haven CT
Ebenezer

b. Jul 4, 1647
New Haven CT

Francis and Mary were married in England and emigrated to Boston on Jun 26, 1637 on the ship Hector. Francis spent the winter in Quinnipac (New Haven) with six other men from the Davenport party preparing the new settlement. In 1638/9 they returned with their families.
Francis was a tailor and also ran a ferry boat service across the East River in New Haven.
Sources:
Barnes, H.S.L., Humphreville, wth Collateral Lines, Phila., 1903.
Dtrs Amer Colonists, Lineage 4572.
Jacobus, D.L., "Brown Family", in Ancient Families of New Haven, 1924.