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Mary (Brown) Smith (abt. 1630 - 1691)

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Mary Smith formerly Brown aka Browne Cutler
Born about in Hawkedon, Suffolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusettsmap
Brown-380 created 14 Apr 2010 | Last modified
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Mary Brown was born in England about 1629. She was the daughter of Abraham and Lydia Brown. She came to New England with her parents in 1631. They settled in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts. On April 10, 1650, in Malden, Middlesex, she married John Lewis of Malden as his second wife. He had six children. As was the custom in those days for men with families who needed another wife, she was much younger than him. She was about 21 and he was about 37. Mary and John had six children of their own, born in Malden: Abraham, Jonathan, Mary Penfield, Hannah Melvin, Isaac, & Trial. John died in Malden, probably in September of 1657. Mary soon married John Cutler of Woburn, Middlesex. Mary and her new husband had one daughter, named Mary, born in 1663. John Cutler died in Woburn about 1678. Mary then married her daughter Mary's father-in-law, Matthew Smith Sr. Matthew lived until after 1694. There is a record of a Mary Smith, wife of John Smith, who died of smallpox in Charlestown on May 22, 1691. [1]


  1. Anderson's Great Migration Study Project


  • WikiTree profile Brown-9944 created through the import of Putnam2-1_2010-01-02_2011-02-16_2011-10-11.ged on Oct 12, 2011 by John Putnam


1630, Hawkedon, Suffolk, England[2]


Husband: John Cutler
Wife: Mary Browne
Date: BEF 1667
Place: Prob. Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts[3]

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On 30 Nov 2015 at 20:38 GMT Rick Pierpont wrote:

Browne-458 and Brown-380 appear to represent the same person because: Same husband.

Mary is 13 degrees from Kevin Bacon, 20 degrees from Robynne Lozier, 13 degrees from Pocahontas Rolfe and 16 degrees from Queen Elizabeth II Windsor on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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