Brown

generation no. 1

John Brown was born 1601 in England. He married Dorothy Bef. 1631.

Child of John and Dorothy is:

  1. John Brown, b. 1631 in England;d. 1696 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA.

John Brown came to America in 1632 on the ship, Lion, which embarked, in June of that year from England. He came to settle in Watertown, Massachusetts.

generation no. 2

John Brown (John) was born 1631 in England, and died 1696 in Watertown, Middlesex, Mass. He married Ester (Hester) Makepeace February 24, 1664/65 in boston, Suffolk, MA., daughter of Thomas Makepeace and Elizabeth Hawkredd. She was born Abt. 1638.

Children of John and Ester are:

  1. Joseph Brown, b. February 8, 1654/55 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA; d. September 4, 1671 in MA.

  2. Elizabeth Brown, b. March 26, 1657 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA; d. Aft. 1720.

  3. Mary Brown, b. December 19, 1662 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA. m. Thomas Darby.

  4. John Brown, b. Novembr 27, 1664 in Marlboro, MA.

  5. Ester Brown, b. 1667 in Marlboro, MA.

  6. Thomas Brown, b. March 27, 1664 in Marlboro, MA.

  7. Daniel Brown, b. 1671 in Marlboro, MA.

  8. Deborah Brown, b. April 2, 1673, Marlboro, MA. m. Jeremiah Meacham.

  9. Abigal Brown, b. March 19, 1674/75 in Marlboro, MA. m. John Hartshorn.

  10. Sarah Brown, b. July 18, 1677 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA. m. John Adams; b. Salem Essex, MA.

  11. Deacon Joseph Brown, b. 1677 in Marlboro, MA; d. January 11, 1746 in Lexington, MA. m. Ruhamah Wellington November 15, 1699; b. in Watertown, MA; d. July 1, 1772 in Lexington, MA.

John Brown first settled in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the town as Menotomy, now Arlington. He then removed to Marlboro, and later again to Bass River, a part of Salem. He later removed to Falmouth, Maine. He remained in Falmouth until the Indians destroyed it. He then removed to Watertown, where he remained until his death.

generation no. 3

Elizabeth Brown (John, John) was born March 26, 1657 in Cambridge, Middlesex, MA, and died Aft. 1720. She Married John Gustin (Augustine Le Rossignol Jean)January 10, 1676/77 in Salem, Essex, MA. He was born January 9, 1647 in Le Tacq, St. Ouens Parish, Isle of Jersey, Channel Islands, England and died Aft. July 3, 1719 in Falmouth, Cumberland (Portland), ME.

Children of Elizabeth and John are: (see Gustin).

Makepeace

generation no. 1

Thomas Makepeace was born Abt. 1592 in England, and died Abt. January 1666/67 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. He married Elizabeth Hawkredd July 25, 1641 in Dorchester, Suffolk, MA. She was born 1605 in Boston, England, and died Aft. 1670 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth are:

  1. Thomas Makepeace.

  2. Hannah Makepeace, b. Abt. 1633. m. Stephen Hopkins.

  3. Mary Makepeace, b. Abt. 1637. m. Larence Willis July 5, 1656 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

  4. Ester (Hester), b. Abt. 1638.

  5. William Makepeace, b. July 25, 1641 in Boston, Suffolk, MA, d. august 19, 1681. m. Mary Ann Johnson May 23, 1661 in Boston, Suffolk, MA.

  6. Waitawhile Makepeace, b. Abt. 1643. m. Josiah Cooper September 13, 1661 in Boston, suffolk, MA.

  7. Joseph Makepeace, b. September 20, 1646.

Thomas Makepeace came from either London or Bristol about 1635. He lived in Dorchester and in Boston. None of the early records show from what part of England Thomas Makepeace came, except since he was part of the Dover Patent, it is assumed that he came from Bristol.

In, 1637, soon after his arrival in Boston from England, Thomas Makepeace was granted "... a house plot and garden place." with location given as "... bounded with Jeremy Houtchin, Southeast; William Wilson, South; the street, Westerly; and the lane, Northerly." It was ..." in Hanover Street, near Court Street, and probably not as far from where Concert Hall now (1857) is..." It was near the "Market Stead" where the first "Meeting House" was built and where the Brazier Building stood in 1896. He was an original member of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company and was "... a person of some consequence and of considerable wealth". He acquired property in 1638 at Muddy River (Brookline), "in the Islands", and in 1641, 200 acres in Dorchester.
The History of Dorchester, says that Thomas Makepeace was of a liberal view as regards to religion for in 1638 he was involved in a squabble and his detractors wrote, "we are were weary of him unless he reformed". In 1641, with other owners, he contributed"... the whole of rents and profits of Thompson's Island to the town of Dorchester for the support of a free school."

His will dated Boston, 30 June, 1666, is on record in the Probate Office in Boston. Extracts of his will:
To Thomas, "mine eldest sonne (beyond the seas) and to his heirs forever, the debt of fifty pounds, which he oweth mee (for which end I have torne off the seals of his bill) and no more, because I have given him his portion foremally, viz ye house and land in England (he being the heyre to it) wich he hath long possessed. ! NOTE: It is possible that Thomas is the son of his first wife)
To Hannah "Unto Hannah, mine eldest daughter, the wife of Stephen Hopkins, of Thomas's Island and to her heyres forever, five pounds, to be payed her, or her order, within one year after my death." also, "unto my grandchildren, Delieurance, John, Stephen, Hannah, Sarah, Thomas, Opportunity, Joseph, and Benjamin Hopkis (they being the nine children of my daughter Hannah, wife of Stephen Hopkin, above sayed) to each ten pounds, which sayed legacies the males shall receive as they come to the age of twenty- one,the females at eighteen or the day of marriage, which shall happen first, with this exception relating to Stephen only, that if my executors shall, when he comes to twenty-one years of age, find him to persist on in his wild and wastful courses, then they shall pay him (of his legacy of ten pounds) only ten shillings per annum till he be well reformed, and then, and not before, they shall pay him the residue he hath not received of the stated tenne pounds."
To Mary "Unto my daughter Mary, wife of Lawrence Willis of Boston, that house in Boston, wherein she with her said husband now dwells, during her life only, and at her death, her brother, William, shall have ye same. Also unto my daughter Mary, and to her heyres forever one debt owing to me from Jim Willis of Bridgewater, senior, and also one debt due to me from his sonne, Jim Willis, of ye same towne aforesaid, Junior."
To Esther " unto my daughter, Hester, ye wife of John Brown, of Marlborough, and to her heyres forever, five pounds, to be paid in one year after my decease, also to her heyres, ye debt her said husband owes me." ... also "unto my grandchildren, vis, to Elizabeth, Joseph, Sarah, Mary and John Brown, they being the five children of my daughter Hester, ye wife of John Browne, unto each ten pounds, males at twenty-one, females at eighteen or day of marriage."
To William "Unto my sonne, William, my house in Boston, wherein my sonne in law, Lawrence Willis, now dwelleth with piece of land as I have now stacked out to it, I say, I give the same to him, my second sonne, William, and to his heyres forever, hee to enter upon the same at the death of my daughter, Mary Willis, and not before; besides this, I freely give unto my said sonne, William, a debt to me from Thomas of Blocke Island, being three pound of odd money."
To Waitawhile " unto my daughter Waytawhildel, the wife of Josiah Cooper of Boston, five pounds (to be paid as before)." ha also willed pleased God to take away Thomas Cooper, one of ye children above named, my will is yet if she be with child, that child to enjoy ye ten pounds."

generation no.2

Ester (Hester) Makepeace (Thomas) was born Abt. 1638. She married John Brown February 24, 1664/65 in Boston, Suffolk, MA. He was born in England and died 1699 in Watertown, Middlesex, MA.

Children of Ester and John are: (see above)

Shawe

generation no. 1

Thomas Shawe was born Abt. 1538 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, and died March 1574/75 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England. He married Sybil Mason October 4, 1562 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, daughter of Thomas Mason and Jenet. She was born February 1539/40 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

Child of Thomas and Sybil is:

  1. Thomas Shawe, b. January 1562/53 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England; d. May 15, 1600 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England.

generation no. 2

Thomas Shawe (Thomas) was born January 1562/53 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England, and died May 15, 1600 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England. He married Elizabeth Longbathome December 16, 1588 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England, daughter of Brian Longbathome and Alice Mawd. She was born October 13, 1560 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorshire, England, and died 1616 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England.

Children of Thomas and Elizabeth are:

  1. Abraham Shawe, b. November 14, 1585 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England; d. October 10, 1638 in Dedham, Norfolk, MA.

  2. Sarah Shawe, b. April 2, 1592 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England; d. April 17, 1616 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England.

  3. Susone Shawe, b. Abt. 1594 in Yorkshire, England.

  4. Martha Shawe, b. Abt. 1596 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England; d. April 17, 1616.

  5. Jonas Shawe, b. Abt. 1598 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England; D. April 17, 1616.

generation no. 3

Abraham Shawe (Thomas, Thomas) was born November 14, 1585 in Northowram, Halifax Parish, Yorkshire, England, and died October 10, 1638 in Dedham, Norfolk, MA. He married Bridget Best June 24, 1616 in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, daughter of Henry Best and Grace Boithes. She was born April 9, 1592 in Holdsworth, Ovenden, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, and died in Dedham, Norfolk, MA.

Children of Abraham and Bridge are:

  1. Susanna Shaw, b. March 24, 1615/16 Halifax, Yorkshire, England; d. Aft. September 7, 1698 Bridgewater, Plymouth, MA.

  2. Grace Shaw, Bapt. August 15, 1621, Halifax, Yorkshire, England; d. 1682 Weymouth, Norfolk, MA.

  3. Thomas Shaw, b.1622, Halifax, Yorkshire, England; d. July 17, 1707 in Stonington, New London, CT.

  4. Martha Shaw, Bapt. December 1, 1623 Halifax, Yorkshire, England; d. March 31, 1625 Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

  5. John Shaw, b. Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

  6. Mary Shaw, b. Halifax, Yorkshire, England.

Abraham Shaw was at first a proprietor of a mill in Watertown, he lost his house and goods, there by a fire, in Oct 1636, and probably soon after settled in Dedham having been one of the subscribers of the Dedham Covenant earlier that year. He became a freeman of the Massachusetts Bay Colony the 9th of March 1636/37. At a town meeting in Dedham, November 23, 1638, the sale of land by Abraham Shaw to
Ferdinando Adam, and by Joseph Shaw to Henry Brocke, was confirmed by note under hand,since neither of the Shaws was present. The father died before the following 25th of March (the first day of the new year 1639) since his inventory is dated 1638. His will is not dated and it seems to have been a mere Memo rand and is so headed. His wife is not named in it and the date of her death is not on record.
Specific bequests were made to John and Martha, being infants, and also to Maria. "My lott of Dedham" was to go to Joseph and John. "All my children" are referred to but only the above four are individually named. Witnesses were Joseph Shaw and Nicholas Biram, and they were ordered by the court to make an inventory by help and advice of Mr. Edward Allen.

generation no. 4

Thomas Shaw (Abraham, Thomas, Thomas) was born 1622 in Halifax, yorkshire, England, and died July 17,1707 in Stonington, New London, CT. He married Mary???. Sha was born Abt. 1626 in Charleston, Middlesex, MA.

Children of Thomas and Mary are:

  1. John Shaw, b. March 4, 1647 Stonington, New london, CT

  2. Mehitabel Shaw, b. 1650 Stonington, New London, CT; d. 1714 Stonington,New London, CT.

  3. Hannah Shaw, b. Abt. 1652 Stonington, New London, CT.

  4. Daniel Shaw, b. 1650 Stonington, New London, Ct.

generation no. 5

Daniel Shaw (Thomas, Abraham, Thomas, Thomas) was born 1650 in Stonington, New London, CT. He married Ruth Williams September 17, 1678 in Stonington, New London, CT. She was born 1654 in Stonington, New London, CT. Both were Bapt. July 16, 1682 at the First Congressional church of Stonington.

Children of Daniel and Ruth are:

  1. Daniel Shaw, b. January 15, 1680/81 Stonington, New London, CT.

  2. Rebecca Shaw, b. 1683 Stonington,New london, CT.

  3. Thomas Shaw, b. 1686 Stonington, New London, CT.

  4. Richard Shaw, b. Stonington, New London, CT.

  5. Benjamin Shaw, b. Stonington, New London, CT.

  6. Richard Shaw, b. 1692 Stonington, New London, CT.

  7. Mary Shaw, b. Stonington, New London, CT.

  8. Ruth Shaw, b. Stonington, New London, CT.

  9. Abigal Shaw, b. 1695 Stonington, New London, CT; d. Stonington, New London, CT. Bapt. June 2, 1695 Stonington, First Congressional Church.

  10. Anna Shaw, b. Stonington, New London, CT. Bapt. June 2, 1695 First Congressional Chuch, Stonington.

generatin no. 6

Abigal Shaw ( Daniel, Thomas, Abraham, Thomas, Thomas) was born 1695 in Stonington, New London, CT and died in Stonington, New London, CT. She married Samuel Gustin June 26, 1712 in Stonington, New London, Ct; He was born 1681 in Falmouth, Columbia, ME and died in Lyme, New london, CT.

Children of Abigal and Samuel are: (see Gustin)

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