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Nicholas Brown

Male Abt 1617 - 1694  (~ 77 years)

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  1. 1.  Nicholas Brown was born about 1617; died between 16 Nov 1694 and 27 Dec 1694 in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 1694, Monmouth County, New Jersey


    Admitted an inhabitant of Aquidneck in 1638. One of the twenty-eight founders of Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

    "1639, Apr. 30. He and twenty-eight others signed the following compact: 'We, whose names are underwritten, do acknowledge ourselves the legal subjects of his majesty, King Charles, and in his name do hereby bind ourselves into a civil body politicke, unto his laws, according to matters of justice." [The Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, citation details below.]

    The identity of his children's mother is unknown. He married, second, between 1657 and 1659, Frances, widow of George Parker.

    William S. Hornor's statement (citation details below) that he died in Monmouth County, New Jersey is probably due to confusion of this Nicholas Brown with his son Nicholas Brown. This Nicholas Brown's will was made and proved at Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

    Family/Spouse: Unknown. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    1. Jane Brown died between 30 Apr 1718 and 4 Feb 1719 in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island.
    2. Nicholas Brown was born before 1644; died before 26 Apr 1714 in Shark River, Monmouth, New Jersey.

Generation: 2