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Reverend James (136) Brown[1]

Male 1656 - 1716  (59 years)


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  • Name James (136) Brown 
    Title Reverend 
    Born 27 Mar 1656 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1716  Nottingham, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I547449410  My Reynolds Line | Descendants of Henry Reynolds
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2023 

    Father Richard Brown,   b. 1 Mar 1717, Chester Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 May 1725, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years) 
    Mother Mary Norton,   b. Est 1712, Armagh, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F2205  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Honor/Honour Clayton,   b. 18 Mar 1662, North Chichester, Sussex England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 8 Aug 1679  Burlington, NJ Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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
    Children 
    +1. William s/o Honor Clayton (1362) Brown,   b. 13-1 mo-1682, Nottingham, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13-8 mo-1716, Principio, Cecil Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +2. Jeremiah Brown,   b. 1687, Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Mar 1767, Chester County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     3. Margery (1365) Brown,   b. Abt 1689, Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24-12-mo-1737, Cecil County, Colonial Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    Last Modified 20 Mar 2023 
    Family ID F518494629  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S230] Memoir, Browns of Nottingham Pennsylvania.

    2. [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.

    3. [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

    4. [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