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Family: Reverend James (136) Brown / Honor/Honour Clayton (F518494629)  [1, 2

m. 8 Aug 1679


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  • Father | Male
    Reverend James (136) Brown

    Born  27 Mar 1656   
    Died  1716  Nottingham, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Married  8 Aug 1679  [3]  Burlington, NJ  [3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Richard Brown | F2205 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Norton | F2205 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Honor/Honour Clayton

    Born  18 Mar 1662  North Chichester, Sussex England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  Yes, date unknown   
    Buried     
    Father  William Clayton | F102631 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Prudence Lansford | F102631 Group Sheet 

    Child 1 | Male
    + William s/o Honor Clayton (1362) Brown

    Born  13-1 mo-1682  Nottingham, PA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  13-8 mo-1716  Principio, Cecil Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Hester Baker Hardiman | F9136 
    Married  4 8mo-1704  Bucks County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Jeremiah BrownChild 2 | Male
    + Jeremiah Brown

    Born  1687  Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  6 Mar 1767  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    Brick Meeting House Cemetery, Calvert, Cecil County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Royale/Royall | F7618 
    Married  abt. 1710/1711  probably Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Winter | F9138 
    Married  20 Jul 1749  Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 3 | Female
    Margery (1365) Brown

    Born  Abt 1689  Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania  Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  24-12-mo-1737  Cecil County, Colonial Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  John Piggott | F9151 
    Married  8 1-mo-1713  Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Married:
    • Children shown for Honour Clayton are James Brown b. 17 1mo 1681 at Marcus Hook who was a non-quaker and
      William Brown who married Esther (Hester) Baker of Bucks Co., PA. She was b. 28 6mo 1680 W. Darbye Lancaster Co. England d/o Henry and Margaret Herdman.

      Jeremiah: Brother of James Brown; WIlliam Brown; Clayton Browne; Ann McKay; Margery Piggott; Daniel Browne; Mary Butterworth and Joshua Brown

  • Sources 
    1. [S230] Memoir, The Browns of Nottingham, Pennsylvania.
      Memoir of Henry Armitt Brown, 1880
      "James Browne came over in the 'Kent' and laid out the town of Brulington, New Jersey toward the latter part of 8th mo. 1677"
      "in 1679, from the same source "James Browne married Honour Clayton in the primitive meeting house made of a sail taken from the "Kent", it being the first marriage recorded in the state of NJ. He removed from Burlington into the wilderness dying at Nottingham PA in 1716.

    2. [S40] Will, https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/8741:4895?tid=&pid=&queryId=e72cacd1a02a3540a0d1059e82c5097a&_phsrc=KEL2&_phstart=successSource.
      Remarks: James Brown of Nottingham. 11/15/1715. 1/1/1715/6. A. 30. To sons William Brown, Jeremiah Brown and daughter Margary Pigot, to grandchild James, son of William, Patience and Jeremiah, children of Jeremiah, and Margary Pigot daughter of Margary and John Pigot 5 each when 21. To son Daniel the lott of land between Dorsons and Robert Williams containing 500 acres. To daughter Mary Brown 20 at 20. To wife Honor and son James all my estate paying the above legacies also executors. Nothing to be done or disposed of without the consent of Mercer Brown and son Jeremiah Brown. Witnesses: James Wright, Wm. Howell and John Bruss.
      Will of James Brown
      Names children

    3. [S230] Memoir, The Browns of Nottingham.
      James Browne (minister) b 27 3mo 1656 Boarsworth near Wellingsborough, Northamptonshire, England
      d. 2 6mo 1715, E. Nottingham, PA
      Came on the "Kent in 1677 to Burlington, NJ
      Pat. Land 20 12mo 1683
      Married Honour Clayton 8 6mo 1679
      b. 18 1mo 1662; d/o William and Prudence Michael of Chichester, Sussex England at Burlington NJ MM Wm Clayton & family emigrated on the "Kent" in 1677

      Marcus Hook, PA
      Moved 1701 to Nottingham PA
      NOTE: Wife of James Brown shown as Prudence Michael not Prudence Landsford