Categories: Signers of the New Haven Fundamental Agreement.
"PETER, New Haven 1639, had Mercy, bapt. 6 Apr. 1645; and Elizabeth 1 Aug. 1647; rem. to Stamford, where his w. Elizabeth d. 21 Sept. 1657; and he m. 27 July 1658, Unity, wid. of Clement Buxton, and d. 22 of the mo. foll. His s. Ebenezer had d. the day preced. but he may have also had Thomas, and Hackaliah, by the first w. both of wh rem. to Rye. His wid. m. 9 Mar. foll. Nicholas Knapp."
Confirmation of Savage
5 Feb 1639, Peter Browne was licenced to bake and to sell, "so long as he gives no offence in itt justly."
He signed New Haven Fundamental Agreement about 1639 and in 1644 took the Oath of Fidelity.
Before the recorded baptism of his daughter Mercy in 1645, approximately 1640, he was on the rates list as 3 persons, £30 estate; 33 ¾ acres of land.
1 June 1647 Peter Browne sold 2 acres 32 rod of meadow, all the portion of meadow in the West Meadow to George Smith, and 5 acres of Upland in the first devision of the suburbs quarter. He also sold sold all his land in the Neck to Mr. Malbon.
After his removal to Stamford Elizabeth Browne, wife of Peter, died 21 Sept 1657.
Subsequently, Peter remarried the widow of Clement Buxton, Unica or Unity Buxton, 5th month 22, 1658, in Stamford. (22 July 1658)
Within a month Peter's son died 21 Aug. 1658, and the following day, 22 Aug. 1658, in Stamford.
Peter's widow, Unica, remarried Nicholas Knapp, 9 March 1659.
Unable to confirm or deny, Thomas and Hachaliah as children.
From RootsWeb (5)
He came from Sussex, England to Concord, MA., in 1632, then to Cambridge, then New Haven, CT. in 1638, and then to Stamford in 1647. His death is listed in Stamford, CT. Vital Records.
Peter Brown Was one of the Governor Theophilus Eaton, and Rev. John Daverport Company that made a settlement at New Haven in the spring of 1638. This company was partly from the City of London, where Rev. John Davenport had been a Celebrated minister, and Partly from the counties of York, Hertford, Kent, Surry, Sussex, and sailed from London, England, in the ship Hector, which arrived at Boston on the twenty-six day of june, 1637. Peter Brown signed the compact appertaining to the government of the New Haven Colony in 1639. He sold out in 1647, and removed to Stamford, Connecticut, where his wife Elizabeth died September 21, 1657, and his son Ebenezer, August 19, 1658. He married again at Stamford, May 25, 1658, Unity Buxton. (taken from records of New Haven Colony)
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On 19 Oct 2016 at 03:30 GMT Sherry Wells wrote:
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