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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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Profile last modified | Created 23 Mar 2014 | Last significant change: 4 Feb 2018
02:41: Michael O'Dell edited the Biography for Daniel Brown. [Thank Michael for this]
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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.

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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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