Person:Esek Brown (1)

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  1. Esek Brown1679 - 1772
  • HEsek Brown1679 - 1772
  • WMercy Carr1683 - 1776
m. 29 Nov 1705
  1. Mary Brown1707 -
  2. Elizabeth Brown1708 -
  3. Deborah Brown1711 -
  4. Esek Brown1712 - Aft 1784
  5. Roba Brown1715 - 1812
  6. Deborah Brown1716 -
  7. Marcy Brown1717/18 -
  8. James Brown1719 - Aft 1785
  9. Benjamin Brown1721 -
  10. Jeremiah Brown1723 - 1793
  11. Daniel Brown1723 - 1800
Facts and Events
Name[1] Esek Brown
Gender Male
Birth[1] 8 Mar 1679 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Marriage 29 Nov 1705 Jamestown, Newport, Rhode Island, United Statesto Mercy Carr
Residence[1] Bef 1715 Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Residence[1] Aft 1715 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Death[2] 4 Dec 1772 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 25. Mercy Carr, in White, Dorothy Higson, and Kay Kirlin Moore. Descendants of Roger Williams. (East Greenwich, Rhode Island: Roger Williams Family Association, c1991- (Baltimore : Gateway Press)), Book III; p. 25.

    25. Mercy4 Carr (Deborah3 Sayles, Mary2 Williams, Roger), third child of Caleb and Deborah (Sayles) Carr, was born at Jamestown 7 October 1683; died at Swansea, Bristol Co., MA in December 1776.

    Mercy married at Jamestown 29 November 1705 Esek Brown, born at Newport 8 March 1679; died 10 December 1772; son of James and Elizabeth (Carr) Brown; grandson of Chad Brown, the immigrant ancestor who arrived at Boston in 1638.

    Esek and Mercy moved in 1715 from Newport to Swansea, MA, and lived on Gardner's Neck.

  2. Foster, Bertha Victoria Brown. Brown memorial : family of Benjamin Brown, M.D., 1891. (Washington [District of Columbia]: L.C. Photoduplication Service, 1985), p. 8.

    "Swanzey, December 10th, 1772. Last Friday [10 Dec 1772 is Thursday (here), so last Friday is 4 Dec, but text says later that he died 6 Dec??] departed this life, in the 95th year of his age [aged 94, so born about 1678], Esek Brown, Esq., of this town. ... He died on the 6th, and was interred on the 10th day of December, 1772."

  3.   "Providence Gazette-Deaths", in Arnold, James N. Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1636–1850: First series, births, marriages and deaths. A family register for the people. (Narragansett Hist. Publ. Co., 1891), Vol. 13, p. 213.

    BROWN, Esek, Esq., in 94th year, at Swanzey. He left a wife with whom he had lived 69 years; was father of 11 children, had 112 grand an 127 great grandchildren, 201 of whom are now living. Had held many town offices. The coffin in which he was buried was made of black cherry treeboards of a tree brought in his own hands from Rhode Island; Dec. 4, 1772.