Person:Samuel Brown (20)

m. 15 Jan 1668/69
  1. Deacon Joseph Brown1669 - 1732
  2. Joshua Brown1671 - 1742
  3. Tristram Brown1672 -
  4. Sarah Brown1676 -
  5. Ruth Brown1678 -
  6. Elizabeth Brown1682 - Bef 1771
  7. Rev. Samuel Brown1687 - 1749
m. 24 Oct 1712
  1. Woodbridge Brown1714 - 1783
  2. Dorothy Brown1716 -
  3. Samuel Brown1717 -
  • HRev. Samuel Brown1687 - 1749
  • WMary Pratt1699 - Bef 1774
m. 11 Feb 1718/19
Facts and Events
Name Rev. Samuel Brown
Gender Male
Birth[1][3] 4 Sep 1687 Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 24 Oct 1712 Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesto Dorothy Woodbridge
Marriage 11 Feb 1718/19 Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mary Pratt
Death[2] 12 Sep 1749 Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

From NEHGR, p. 3:374, "Rev. Samuel Brown, of Abington".

A Memoranda of the remarkables of my life.

I Samuel Brown — Borne at Newbury Sept 5th Anno 1687.

I went first to the Grammar School in October 1701.

I Samuel Brown was admited into Harvard College, at Cambridge on the third day of July, in the year 1705 in the eighteenth year of my age,

And took my first degree on the second day of July Anno 1709, and made entrance upon the ministry preaching my first sermon at Haverhill, on the 22ond of July Anno 1710.

Item. I came to Abington, with a unanimous call from ye people there, in order to settle on the 8th of December Anno 1711.

Item. I was married to Miss Dorothy Woodbridge on the 24th October Anno 1712, and I brought her home to Abington on the 14th December following.

My son Woodbridge Brown was borne Sept 28th Anno Domini 1714.

I was ordained Pastor of the Church of Christ in Abington Nov 17th 1714.

My daughter Dorothy was borne on the Lords day night on the 2d day of September Anno 1716, and she died September 26th living but three weeks and three days.

My son Samuel was borne July 17th 1717, and deceased 29 days after same month.

My dearly beloved and dutiful wife Dorothy deceased, on the fifth day of April Anno 1718, The Will of the Lord is done — Amen —! But oh ! —

I was married unto Miss Mary Pratt Feb 10th 1718-19.

My daughter Sarah was borne Novr 17th 1719.

My son Matthew Brown was borne July 21st 1722, baptised Aug 5th 1722, and deceased Aug 29th 1722.

My son Matthew the second of that name was borne December 16th 1723, and was baptised on the 22ond day of the same month.

My son Matthew second deceased Jan 3d 1724-25.

My daughter Sarah aforesaid deceased, Nov 23d 1733, living fourteen years 6 days and about 6 hours.

My daughter Mary was borne Nov 8th 1734.

My said daughter Mary departed this life April 25th 1745 aged ten years five months and 17 days.

  1. Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Mass.: The Essex Institute, 1911)

    Browne, Samuell, s. Joshua and Sarah, [born] Sept. 4, 1687.

  2. Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records to the Year 1850. (Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1912)

    Brown, Samuell, Rev., [died] Sept. 19, 1749. [Rev. Samuel, "A.B. at Harvard Colledge An'o 1709", a. 62 y. 7 d., GR1]
    [Birth calculates to about 12 Sep 1687.]

  3. "Descendants of Richard Brown of Newbury", in Perley, Sidney, ed. Essex Antiquarian. (Salem, Mass.: Essex Antiquarian)

    Samuel Brown, s/o Joshua Brown and Sarah Sawyer, b. 4 Sep 1687, preached at Haverhill 1710, then Abington starting 1711, m. 24 Oct 1712 Dorothy Woodbridge.