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Families covered: Brown of Broomhill, Brown of East Chevington, Brown of Knockmarloch
[We doubt that there was any connection between the following families which share the page for our convenience.]

Edward Brown of East Chevington (bur 26.08.1720)
m. Mary (a 1720)
1. Nicholas Brown of East Chevington (bur 08.02.1757)
  m. (18.05.1708) Isabella Brown of Hawkhill
A. Edward Brown of Broomhill (bpt 10.02.1708/9, bur 26.07.1748)
  m. Jane (b 1713-4, d 27.04.1800)
  i. Edward Brown of Broomhill (bpt 02.12.1742, d 23.09.1783)
  m. (30.06.1767) Frances Widdrington (bur 21.06.1770, dau of Robert Widdrington of Hauxley)
  a. Edward Brown (bpt 23.10.1770, bur 06.09.1781)
  b. Sarah Brown, later Widdrington of Newton Hall (bpt 06.06.1768, d 11.01.1840)
  m. (05.08.1786) Joseph Cook (vicar of Shilbottle)
  Some of their children assumed the name Widdrington.
  ii. Alice Brown (bpt 21.08.1740, dsp)
  m1. William Richardson of North Seaton
  m2. Edward Bennet of Morpeth
  m3. John Wilson of Morpeth
  iii. Isabella Brown (bpt 02.12.1742)
  m. (10.02.1776) Thomas Davies of Morpeth
  iv. Jane Brown (b 1745-6, dsp 13.06.1831)
  m. Thomas Clark of Woodhorn, later of Broomhill (a 11.1801, cousin)
  i. Mary Brown (d infant)
  B.+ other issue - William of Ellington (bpt 10.06.1714, a 1748), John (bpt 03.06.1716), Thomas (bpt 17.02.1717/8), Nicohlas (bpt 15.03.1719/20), Jane (bpt 11.04.1710), Anne (bpt 10.10.1712)
2. Richard Brown of East Chevingon either Richard or his brother John was father of ...
  A. Edward Brown of East Chevingon (b c1719, bur 26.01.1785)
  m. Eleanor (b c1718, d 06.03.1804)
  i. Margaret Brown (bpt 30.11.1751, d 05.1801)
  m. Henry Johnson of Hesket Newmarket (vicar of Bywell St. Andrew & Bywell St. Peter)
  ii. Eleanor Brown (b c1753, dsp 18.11.1832)
  m. (10.01.1791) John RIchardson of Morpeth & Newcastle
  iii.+ other issue - Henry (bpt 08.04.1760, bur 05.02.1764), daughter (bpt 23.04.1747), Sarah (bpt 30.06.1748, bur 17.12.1759), Elizabeth (bpt 19.04.1750, bur 01.02.1750/1), Isabella (bpt 20..06.1755), Jane (bpt 05.08.1757, bur 02.12.1781), Ann (bur 28.01.1764). child (bur 1759), child (bur 1759)
3. William Brown possibly the William of West Chevington who was father of ...
  A. Edward Brown in Warkworth
4. Mary Brown
  m. _ Wake
5. Jane Brown (bpt 09.12.1692)
  m. (07.07.1717) John Gregson of Sunnilaw
6. Margaret Brown (bpt 22.03.1697/8)
  m. (23.06.1723) Thomas Appleby
7.+ other issue - Henry, John (dvp, possibly father of Edward above), Edward (bpt 18.06.18695, bur 11.05.1696), Anne (bpt 27.02.1697/8)



Robert Brown of Knockmarloch
1. Robert Brown of Knockmarloch (a 1567, minister at Cothquirn)
  m. _ Hay (dau of Andrew Hay of Craignethan, brother of John of Hayston) mother of Janet, probably also of ...
  A. Andrew Brown of Knockmarloch (d before 1739)
  i. George Brown of Knockmarloch (burgess of Ayr) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Shedden (dau of Robert Shedden of Roughwood)
  ii. Elizabeth Brown
  B. Janet Brown probably of this generation
  m. Robert Hodgert or Hodzart



John Browne of Witham, Essex (d before 19.04.1563, brother of Thomas)
1. Henry Browne of Edwardston (Suffolk), later of Milton in Prittlewell (Essex) (b c1519, d before 27.01.1596)
  m1. Agnes (d 17.12.1590
  A. Anne Browne
  m. (20.02.1579) Adam Winthrop of Groton
  B. Joan Browne (d before 20.12.1597)
  m. William Hilles of Holton (d before 20.09.1597)
  C. Anne Browne
  m. John Snelling of Boxford (clothier, cousin of William Ames ("the Puritan Divine"))
  i. Anne Snelling (a 1629)
  m. (11.11.1596) John Duke of Colchester (d before 27.06.1629)
  a. Mary Duke
  m. (before 1629) Laurence Wright
  b. Elizabeth Duke
  m. Thomas Cooke of Pebmarsh (d before 04.11.1682, m2. Judith, dau of Oliver St. John of Keyshoe)
  (1) Elizabeth Cooke (d before 04.02.1681)
  m. Anthony Parsons of Oxfordshire (m1. ??)
  (A)+ issue (a 1680) - Duke, John, Antonia
  (2)+ other issue - John (dvp), Grace, 8 other children
  c. Anne Duke (d 1629?)
  d. Judeth Duke (d 1652)
  m. Robert Paynell of Belaugh
  D. Margerie Browne (d by 1608)
  m1. ?? Speade
  i. Anne Speade
  m. (08.04.1607) Thomas Polley
  ii.+ other issue - John, Benjamin
  m2. (sp) Roger Weston (d 02.12.1608, Vicar of Wormingford)
  m2. Margaret (a 1596)
2. Thomas Browne had issue
  m. Elizabeth
3. Elizabeth Browne (a 1596)
  m. John Raven (a 152)
  A. Jeremy Raven (minister)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 04.05.19) : 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 5, John Crawford Hodgson, 1899, 'Brown of East Chevington', p105)
(2) For middle section (uploaded 10.06.20) : 'History of the County of Ayr' (James Paterson, vol 2, 1852, p412)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 12.09.20) : 'Evidences of the Winthrops of Groton' (Robert C. Winthrop Jr., 1897, 'Browne & Duke of Colchester', p82)
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