BROWNING, William
(Abt 1558-1635)
VERNON, Dorothy
(Abt 1561-)
BROWNING, Malachi
(1600-1653)

 

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COLLIER, Mary

BROWNING, Malachi 1

  • Born: 1600, Maldon, Essex, England 1
  • Marriage: COLLIER, Mary on 22 May 1628 in St. Helen, London, England
  • Died: 27 Nov 1653, Boston, Suffolk, MA at age 53 1
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bullet  General Notes:

Named in his father's will, 23 April 1635

April 1645: appraised an estate in MA

No doubt moved to the Vineyard in 1646

8 May 1653: given a share in a planting field (Edgartown Records, I, 172

Died in Boston at "the house of Robert Scott (Boston Town Records)Vol, 1, p 48

Had a "mansion seat" a little distance south of Burying Hill fronting the harbor which passed into the possession of Thomas Trapp.

Banks, Hist.Martha's Vineyard, Vol.1, p96: "This early settler at the Vineyard is found at Watertown in 1640 and until 1642 , when his homestead lot is mentioned, but nothing appears of record before that date to show whether he was an earlier resident in New England..... In 1647 he calls himself 'late of Watertown,' as he had then become a resident of the Vineyard." 1


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Malachi married Mary COLLIER, daughter of Unknown and Unknown, on 22 May 1628 in St. Helen, London, England. (Mary COLLIER was born in 1604 in London, England 1 and died on 7 Sep 1672 in Watertown, Middlesex Co., MA 1.)


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Sources


1 Banks, Charles Edward (1854-1931), The history of Martha's Vineyard, Dukes County, Massachusetts (Edgartown, MA, Dukes Co. Hist. Society, 1966) in 3 Volumes: Contents: v. 1. General history -- v. 2. Town annals -- v. 3. Family genealogies [1641 - ca. 1800].)


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