Brown - Scraps of Family History




Elder John Brown was are early resident of Salem Mass., became a freeman in 1637 was the ruling elder of the Church and prominent in many ways .He was a mariner and trading merchant to the Southern parts. He was shipwrecked in 1660. His son Captain John Brown was also resident of Salem and was a master mariner and married first Hannah Hobart daughter of Rev.Peter Hobart. He was taken Prisoner by the Dutch.

Their son John born in Salem was also a mariner and married Rachel Gardner and their daughter, Abail married Sylvanus Hussey.


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