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David Brown

Male 1695 - Bef 1756  (< 61 years)


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  • Name David Brown  [1
    Born 17 Mar 1695  Southold, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Bef 12 Oct 1756  Southold, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I6529  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2014 

    Father William Brown,   b. 23 Jun 1659, Southold, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1733, Southold, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship Natural 
    Mother Catherine ?,   d. 20 Sep 1739, Southold, Suffolk, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Natural 
    Married Abt 1683  , Suffolk, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2061  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Damaris ? 
    Married Abt 1716 
    Children 
     1. Mary Brown,   b. Abt 1718
     2. Walter Brown,   b. Abt 1727
     3. Isabel Brown,   b. Abt 1721
     4. David Brown,   b. Abt 1725
     5. Nathan Brown,   b. Abt 1723,   d. Bef 15 Sep 1756  (Age ~ 33 years)
    Family ID F2059  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Elizabeth Simmons 
    Married 10 Dec 1730  [1
    Children 
     1. Obediah Brown,   b. 1731
     2. Peter Brown,   b. 1733,   d. Bef 15 Sep 1756  (Age < 23 years)
     3. Reuben Brown,   b. 1734
    Family ID F2060  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • REF: Genealogies of Long Island Familes From The New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, Volume 1, Albertson - Polhemius, Henry B. Hoff, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, 1987
      p 171
      7. DAVID3 BROWN (William 2, Lieut. Richard1), of Southold, b. 17 March, 1695, m., perhaps, Damaris ____, who d. 9 June, 1730, and Elizabeth Simmons, on 10 Dec., 1730. The will of David, dated 15 Sept., 1756, sworn to 12 Oct., the same year, was proved 3 Jan., 1757. (Liberr 20, p. 179, N.Y. City Wills). It names his "Wife Elizabeth; brother Thomas Brown; eldest da. Mary Luce; other da., Isabel Bishop; his deceased son, Nathaniel, whose child was under age; sons David, Walter, Obadiah, and 4th son Reuben Brown, and Mary, widow of his deceased son, Peter."

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      Will dated 15 Sep 1756, sworn to 12 Oct 1756, proved 3 Jan 1757 (Liber 20, p. 179, NY City Wills). Page 177.
      In the name of God, Amen, September 15, 1756. I, DAVID BROWN, of Southold, in Suffolk County, yeoman, being sick. I leave to my wife Elizabeth the use of 1/3 of all my lands and meadows, and my best room, during her life, Also 1 cow, 15 bushels of wheat, 10 bushels of corn, 4 bushels of Rye, 20 pounds of Flax, my best bed, 1/4 of my household stuff, and her choice of my fatting hogs. My executors may sell lands, subject to my wife's right. I leave to my eldest daughter Mary Luce ?10. To my daughter, Isabel Bishop, ?10. I leave to my fourth son, Reuben, ?10. To the son of my deceased son Nathan ?6, in case he lives to be 21. All the rest I leave to my sons, David, Walter, Obadiah, and Reuben. "If my son Peter's widow have a child in proper time after my said son's decease, it shall have ?10 if it lives to be of age." All the rest of my estate to my sons. I make my brother, Thomas Brown, and my son Reuben, executors.
      Witnesses, Elijah Brown, Daniel Hall, James Reeve. Proved, October 12, 1756.

  • Sources 
    1. [S246] Hoff, Henry B., Genealogies of Long Island Families, Accessed 24 Mar 2013; p 171.
      7. DAVID3 BROWN (William 2, Lieut. Richard1), of Southold, b. 17 March, 1695, m., perhaps, Damaris ____, who d. 9 June, 1730, and Elizabeth Simmons, on 10 Dec., 1730. The will of David, dated 15 Sept., 1756, sworn to 12 Oct., the same year, was proved 3 Jan., 1757. (Liberr 20, p. 179, N.Y. City Wills). It names his "Wife Elizabeth; brother Thomas Brown; eldest da. Mary Luce; other da., Isabel Bishop; his deceassed son, Nathaniel, whose child was under age; sons David, Walter, Obadiah, and 4th son Reuben Brown, and Mary, widow of his deceased son, Peter."

    2. [S246] Hoff, Henry B., Genealogies of Long Island Families, Accessed 24 Mar 2013; p 168.
      John, b. 23 Jan., 1686-7, prob. d. 20 Nov., 1705.