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Daniel Brown (1703 - aft. 1758)

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Daniel Brown
Born in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Baymap
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Husband of — married in Watertown, MAmap
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Profile last modified | Created 23 Mar 2014
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Categories: Lexington, Massachusetts.


Daniel Brown was born 21 Dec 1703 in Watertown, MA, son of Joseph Brown and Ruhamah (Wellington) Brown.[1][2][3]

Daniel married first Eliot Poulter[3] about 1728, and had two children with her:

  • John (bap. 1729) [4]
  • Ruhamah (b. 1731).[4]

Daniel's first wife Eliot died July 1735[2] or 11 Mar 1734.[3]

He married second Ann(e) Bright, of Watertown, 16 July 1736.[5] Daniel and Ann had eleven children, all born in Lexington:

  • Nathaniel Bowman (b. 1737)
  • Abisha (bap. 1738),[6]
  • Ann (b. 1739)
  • Daniel (b. 1741)
  • Esther (b. 1744)
  • Jerushah (b. 1746)
  • Martha (b. 1749)
  • John (b. 1751)
  • Hannah (bap. 1754),[7]
  • Hannah (b. 1756)[4]
  • Mary (b. 1758).[4]


  1. Watertown Records, Volume 2, Births, Marriages and Deaths, Second Book, page 29.
  2. 2.0 2.1 History of the Town of Lexington, Genealogical Register, page 27.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 History of the Town of Lexington (revised), Volume II, page 64.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Lexington Record of Births, page 11.
  5. Lexington Record of Marriages, page 102.
  6. Abisha is listed in History of the Town of Lexington (Genealogical Register, page 27) and History of the Town of Lexington (revised) (Volume II, page 64), but there is no record of the birth in the Lexington Record of Births.
  7. The first Hannah is listed in History of the Town of Lexington (revised) (Volume II, page 64), but there is no record of the birth in the Lexington Record of Births.
  • Findagrave. Daniel Brown, born 21Dec1703 in Watertown MA. Died 26Feb1796 in Plymouth VT. Son of Joseph Brown and Ruhamah Wellington. Husband of Eliot Poulter. Father of Ruhamah Brown Reed, Nathaniel Bowman Brown, Esther Brown Tottingham an John Brown, all linked. Note: Eliot Poulter died in 1733 at age 23 and was mother to Ruhamah.

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On 29 Mar 2018 at 18:15 GMT Steve Selbrede wrote:

I added Nathaniel as a son, as per Find a Grave and Ancestry.

On 27 Jul 2016 at 22:48 GMT Vic Watt wrote:


I added Martha as a child of Daniel Brown and Ann(e) Bright. The Hudson History of the Town of Lexington shows that Daniel and Anne had 11 children, not nine, including Abisha, bp 1738, and a 2nd Hannah, bp. 1754. Vic

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