William Browne1

#4320, (say 1598 - )
Relationship8th great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*____ Browne1
Mother*____ _____1

Family

Lydia Ward b. 1596, d. b 1626
Child 1. Elizabeth Browne+4 (1621 - 1683)
Marriage*He married Lydia Ward, daughter of Edward Ward and Judith _____, at EnglandB; not supported, see citation.2 
Birth*say 1598He was born say 1598 at Suffolk (prob.), EnglandB.1 
22 March 1626He was mentioned in the will of Susan Ward on 22 March 1626 at Ipswich, Suffolk, EnglandB, as brother-in-law, father of Elizabeth Browne; (prob. 1627, new style, if burial date is accurate; Lydia and Nathaniel not mentioned.)3 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis

Citations

  1. [S755] Henry F. Waters, Genealogical Gleanings in England (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969), p. 584: "Susan Browne of Ipswich, widow, 22 March 1626, proved 24 April 1627.... To Elizabeth Browne daughter of my brother in law William Browne. My sister in law Mary Browne.". Hereinafter cited as Genealogical Gleanings in England.
  2. [S938] Alicia Crane Williams, Early New England Families 1641–1700 (Boston, Mass.: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015), entry for Thomas Dibble 1–5 "Claims that the second wife of Thomas (Sr.) was Elizabeth Browne, a relative of Nathaniel Ward and daughter of William and Lydia (Ward) Browne, are not supported by the recent reseach of Leslie Mahler showing that Lydia Ward, daughter of Edward Ward, married William Marken/Markham, not William Browne as has been inferred by the fact that her sister Susan (Ward) Browne, widow of Robert Browne, made a bequest to 'Elizabeth Browne, daughter of brother-in-law William Browne." We would expect the bequest to have different wording if Susan was referring to a daughter of her own sister and there is no evidence that the maiden name of John Hawkes' wife Elizabeth was Browne." [ref. Hartford Probate, I:441]
  3. [S755] Henry F. Waters, Genealogical Gleanings in England, p. 584: "Susan Browne of Ipswich, widow, 22 March 1626, proved 24 April 1627. To Mr Samuel Warde, Preacher of the Tower parish in Ipswich the sum of five pounds &c in two years, in full discharge and satisfaction of whatsoever money is now due unto him and unpaid from or by Robert Browne, my late husband, deceased. To Elizabeth Browne daughter of my brother in law William Browne. My sister in law Mary Browne. My sister Mary Cutting. My mother Judith Warde. My sister Rebecca Warde. My brother Edward Warde to be executor and residuary legatee." Citing Consistory C Norwich Book Travers. [Unclear if "Mary Browne" is (prob.) a sister of Robert and William Browne or (poss.) the wife of William Browne (VWH)]
  4. [S497] Ancestry.com Samuel Peyton, talshouse, owner, online \Ancestry.com\. Hereinafter cited as Samuel Peyton.