Saturday, June 8, 2019

Surname Saturday -- BREWSTER (England to Holland to colonial New England)

It's Surname Saturday, and I'm "counting down" my Ancestral Name List each week.

I am working in the 9th great-grandmothers by Ahnentafel number, and I am up to Ancestor #2303 who is Patience BREWSTER (1595-1634). [Note: the more recent ancestral families have been covered in earlier posts.]

My ancestral line back through two generations in this BREWSTER family line is:

1. Randall J. Seaver

2. Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983)
3. Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002)

4. Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942)
5. Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962)

8. Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922)
9. Hattie Louise Hildreth (1857-1920)

16. Isaac Seaver (1823-1901)
17. Lucretia Townsend Smith (1827-1884)

34.  Alpheus B. Smith (1802-1840)
35.  Elizabeth Horton Dill (1791-1869)

70.  Thomas Dill (1755-1839)
71.  Hannah Horton (1761-1797)

142.  Nathaniel Horton (1720-1771)
143.  Eunice Snow (1722-1816)

286.  Jabez Snow (1697-1760)
287.  Elizabeth Paine (1702-1772)


574.  John Paine (1661-1731)
575. Bennett Freeman (1671-1716)


1150.  John Freeman (1627-1719)
1151.  Mercy Prence (1631-1711)


2302.  Thomas Prence, born 1600 in Lechlade, Gloucestershire, England; died 29 March 1673 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 4604. Thomas Prence and 4605. Elizabeth LNU.  He married  05 August 1624 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.
2303.  Patience Brewster, born about 1595 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, England; died before 12 December 1634 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.  

Children of Thomas Prence and Patience Brewster are:
*  Thomas Prence (1627-1672).
*  Rebecca Prence (1627-1651), married 1646 Edmund Freeman (1620-1673).
*  Hannah Prence (1629-1698), married (1) 1650 Nathaniel Mayo (1627-1662), (2) 1671 Jonathan Sparrow (1634-1707).
*  Mercy Prence (1631-1711), married 1650 John Freeman (1627-1719).

4606.  William Brewster, born about 1566 in Probably Doncaster, Yorkshire, England; died 10 April 1644 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.  He was the son of 9212. William Brewster and 9213. Mary Smythe.  He married before 1592 in England.
4607.  Mary LNU, born about 1569 in England; died 17 April 1627 in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

Children of William Brewster and Mary LNU are:
*  Jonathan Brewster (1593-1659), married 1624 Lucretia Oldham (1600-1679).
Patience Brewster (1595-1634), married 1624 Thomas Prence (1600-1673)
*  Fear Brewster (1606-1634), married 1627 Isaac Allerton (1586-1659).
*  child Brewster (1609-1609).
*  Love Brewster (1611-1651), married 1634 Sarah Collier (1616-1691).
*  Wrestling Brewster (1614-1644).

Information about the Brewster family was obtained from:

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Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins, Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633 (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), Volume I, A-E, William Brewster sketch, pages 227-230.

I have done no original research for this Brewster family.

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