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Brown Family



Generation One



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1. John1 Browne resided at Bedfordshire, England. He resided at Northamptonshire, England.
Known children of John1 Browne include:

Generation Two



2. Rev. Richard2 Browne (John1) married Mary; he died 9mo 1662; he was buried at Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.
He resided at Sywell, Northamptonshire, England. He resided at Boarsworth, Northamptonshire, England.
Known children of Rev. Richard2 Browne and Mary were as follows:

Generation Three



3. James3 Browne (Richard2, John1) was born 3mo 27 1656 at Boarsworth, Northamptonshire, England; he married Honour Clayton, daughter of William Clayton and Prudence Langkford, 6mo 8 1679 at Burlington Monthly Meeting, Burlington, NJ; he died in 1716 at East Nottingham, Chester Co., PA.
He was a weaver. He was a farmer. He immigrated on 16 Aug 1677 to Burlington Co., NJ; on ship 'Kent.' He resided in 1678 at Chichester or Marcus Hook, Chester Co., PA. He resided in 1705 at Nottingham, Chester Co., PA.
Honour Clayton was born on 18 Jan 1662/63 at England. She immigrated on 16 Aug 1677 to America; on ship 'Kent.'
Known children of James3 Browne and Honour Clayton were as follows:

4. William3 Brown (Richard2 Browne, John1) was born 1mo 29 1658 at Puddington, Northamptonshire, England; he married Dorothy Presland at England; 1st wife; he married Anne Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer, 10mo 1 1684; 2nd wife; he married Catherine Williams 2mo 10 1699; 3rd wife; he married Mary Matthews 8mo 29 1711; 4th wife; he died 6mo 23 1746 at W. Nottingham, Chester Co., PA.
He and Dorothy Presland had 1 child. He and Anne Mercer had 6 children. He and Catherine Williams had 3 children. He immigrated either 1682 or 1683 to Marcus Hook, PA. He resided in 1702 at Nottingham, Chester Co., PA.
Dorothy Presland died either 1682 or 1683; at sea. She resided at Spaulding, England.
Anne Mercer was buried in 1696.
Known children of William3 Brown and Anne Mercer were:
Catherine Williams resided at Philadelphia, PA.

Generation Four



5. William4 Brown (James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 1mo 13 1682; he married Hester Baker, daughter of Henry Baker and Margaret Hardman, 8mo 4 1704 at Falls Meeting, Bucks Co., PA; 2nd husband; he died 1716 at Principio, Cecil Co., MD.
He was a weaver. He resided at Chichester, PA. He left a will; proved 8mo 13 1716.
Hester Baker was born 6mo 28 1680 at West Darby, Lancashire, England. She married Thomas Yardley, son of William Yardley and Jane Heath, 9mo 6 1700 at Falls Meeting, Bucks Co., PA; 1st husband. She married Richard Hough, son of Richard Hough, on 5 Feb 1711/12 at Falls Meeting, Bucks Co., PA; 3rd husband. She resided at Bucks Co., PA. She immigrated 7mo 17 1684 to Philadelphia, PA; on ship 'Vine.'
Known children of William4 Brown and Hester Baker were as follows:

6. Daniel4 Brown (James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) married Elizabeth Kirk, daughter of Alphonsus Kirk and Abigail Sharpley, 1717.
Known children of Daniel4 Brown and Elizabeth Kirk were:

Generation Five



7. James5 Brown (William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born circa 1712; he married Miriam Churchman, daughter of Rev. John Churchman and Hannah Cerie, 1734 at Nottingham Meeting, Chester Co., PA; 1st wife; he married Elizabeth Elgar, daughter of Joseph Elgar and Mary, 14 Mar 1753; 2nd wife; he died Apr 1772 at Wilmington, DE.
He and Miriam Churchman resided at East Nottingham, Chester Co., PA.
Miriam Churchman was born 8mo 25 1710. She died 9mo 19 1750.
Known children of James5 Brown and Miriam Churchman were as follows:
Elizabeth Elgar was born 10 mo 5 1730/31.
Known children of James5 Brown and Elizabeth Elgar were as follows:

Generation Six



8. Elijah6 Brown (James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 3mo 12 1740, prob. at East Nottingham, Chester Co., PA; he married Mary Armitt, daughter of Joseph Armitt and Elizabeth Lisle, 9 Jul 1761 at Arch Street Meeting, Philadelphia, PA; he died 27 Aug 1810 at Philadelphia, PA; he was buried at Arch Street Friends Burying Ground, Philadelphia, PA.
He was a merchant. He was exiled to Virginia for the failure to take Oath of Allegiance in 1777, because he was a Quaker. He resided in 1757 at Philadelphia, PA.
Mary Armitt was born circa 1739. She died in Jul 1825 at Philadelphia, PA.
Known children of Elijah6 Brown and Mary Armitt were as follows:

Generation Seven



9. Armitt7 Brown (Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 1768 at Philadelphia, PA; he married Catherine Christina Zerban, daughter of Wendel Zerban and Catharine Becker, 8 Sep 1792 at German Reformed Church, Philadelphia, PA; he died 19 May 1815.
He resided at Philadelphia, PA.
Catherine Christina Zerban was born in Nov 1769. She was baptized at First Reformed Church, Philadelphia, PA. She died in Sep 1858 at age 88. She was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
Known children of Armitt7 Brown and Catherine Christina Zerban were as follows:

Generation Eight



10. Frederick8 Brown (Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 12 Mar 1796 at Philadelphia, PA; he married Charlotte Augusta Hoppin, daughter of George Washington Hoppin and Mary Kennedy Philbrook, 27 May 1833; he died 27 Feb 1864 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 67.
He was a druggist & a chemist. He and Charlotte Augusta Hoppin resided at Philadelphia, PA. He left a will on 1 Feb 1864 at Philadelphia, PA; proved 7 Mar 1864.
Charlotte Augusta Hoppin was born on 27 Mar 1814 at Providence, RI. She died on 11 Apr 1881 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 67.
Known children of Frederick8 Brown and Charlotte Augusta Hoppin were as follows:

Generation Nine



11. Henry Armitt9 Brown (Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 1 Dec 1844 at Philadelphia, PA; he was baptized at St. Andrews PE Church, Philadelphia, PA; he married Josephine Lea Baker, daughter of John Remeagus Baker and Anna Robeson Lea, 7 Dec 1871 at Philadelphia, PA; 1st husband; he died 21 Aug 1878 at Philadelphia, PA, at age 33; he was buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
He was educated at Yale University. He was a lawyer.
Josephine Lea Baker was born on 1 Nov 1850 at Philadelphia, PA. She was baptized on 30 May 1851 at Evangelical Lutheran Church of St. John, Philadelphia, PA. She married Thomas Leaming, son of Robert Waln Leaming and Julia Scott, on 18 Jun 1888 at Philadelphia, PA; 2nd husband, no issue. She died circa 1931. She and Thomas Leaming resided at Philadelphia, PA. She resided in 1880 at Philadelphia, PA.
Known children of Henry Armitt9 Brown and Josephine Lea Baker both born at Philadelphia, PA, were as follows:

Generation Ten



12. Anna Robeson10 Brown (Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 26 May 1873 at Philadelphia, PA; she married Charles Henry Burr Jr., son of Charles Henry Burr and Henrietta Thomas, 1899 at Philadelphia, PA.
She resided at Philadelphia, PA.
Charles Henry Burr Jr was born on 28 Sep 1869 at Philadelphia, PA.
Known children of Anna Robeson10 Brown and Charles Henry Burr Jr. were as follows:

13. Henrietta Armitt10 Brown (Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 30 Aug 1878 at Philadelphia, PA; she married Stevens Heckscher, son of John Gustave Richard Heckscher and Lucretia Ledyard Stevens, 15 Jul 1902 at St. Mary's Epicopal Church, Wayne, PA; 1st wife; she and Stevens Heckscher resided at 'Greenwood Farm', Strafford, Chester Co., PA; she died 11 Jun 1912 at Strafford, PA, at age 33; she was buried 14 Jun 1912 at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.
Stevens Heckscher was born on 22 Jun 1875 at 'Greenwood Farm', Strafford, Chester Co., PA. He was baptized on 30 May 1876 at St. Mark's Church, Philadelphia, PA. He married Gwladys Crosby on 9 Apr 1917; 2nd wife, 2nd husband. He died on 8 May 1931 at Strafford, Chester Co., PA, at age 55. He was buried on 11 May 1931 at Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA. He and Gwladys Crosby resided at Villanova, PA. He resided at Philadelphia, PA. He was graduated in 1896 at Harvard College, Cambridge, MA. He was graduated in 1899 at University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA. He left a will on 8 Jan 1931.

Generation Eleven



14. Dorothy11 Burr (Anna10 Brown, Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) was born 19 Jul 1900 at Delhi, Delaware Co., NY; she married Homer A. Thompson 1934; she died 10 May 2001 at Hightstown, NJ, at age 100.
She was an archaeologist at Athens, Greece. She was graduated in 1931 at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA; Ph. D.
Homer A. Thompson was born on 7 Sep 1906. He died on 7 May 2000 at Hightstown, NJ, at age 93. He was an archaeologist at Athens, Greece.
Dorothy11 Burr and Homer A. Thompson had 3 children.

15. Lucretia Stevens11 Heckscher (Henrietta10 Brown, Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) married Joseph Harrison Jr.

Additional Generations



18. Henrietta Armitt12 Harrison (Lucretia11 Heckscher, Henrietta10 Brown, Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) married Julian McIlvaine Marshall.
28. John Randolph13 Marshall (Henrietta12 Harrison, Lucretia11 Heckscher, Henrietta10 Brown, Henry9, Frederick8, Armitt7, Elijah6, James5, William4, James3 Browne, Richard2, John1) married Deborah Lynn Reilly.

Pedigrees:
Pedigree Base - Marshall
13 - Henrietta Armitt Brown
  8 - Elijah Brown
  2 - Richard Browne

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