Richard BROWNELL

Male 1715 - 1780  (64 years)


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  • Name Richard BROWNELL  [2, 3
    • They lived on the Long Highway near Quicksand Pond and near the end at the south of the highway, later the Frederick Brownell place. there is a cemetery there but his stone has not been located. His estate wad administered by his son James Brownell 5 Dec. 1780 in Little Compton.

      The will of Mary Brownell, widow of Richard Brownell, made 14 Sept. 1812 and porved April 8, 1817: "Mary Brownell...being infirm in body ...to Hannah Brownell, widow of my son James, deceased, my brass kettle and round table. to grandson Wilbor Brownell, son of my son James, 1 silver spoon. to granddaughter Deborah Brownell, daughter of James, 1 suite of little white curtains and six pewter plates. To grandson Elias Brownell, son of James, the rest and residue." [1]
    Born 10 Dec 1715  Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died Nov 1780  [1, 2
    Person ID I70908  Main Tree
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2013 

    Father Thomas BROWNELL,   b. 16 Feb 1679, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1752, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Mary CRANDALL,   b. 17 May 1689, Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1732, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years) 
    Married 15 Dec 1714  Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F28947  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary WILBOR,   b. 7 Sep 1719, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1817, Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Married 24 Feb 1741  Little Compton, Rhode Island Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2013 
    Family ID F28680  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Dec 1715 - Little Compton, Newport County, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Feb 1741 - Little Compton, Rhode Island Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5366] "Little Compton Families" Vol. I, Little Compton, Rhode Island, Benjamin Franklin Wilbour.

    2. [S03490] "The Wildbores In America" A Family Tree Vol. No. 1, John Reid Wilbor, Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, ( 1933).

    3. [S5365] "Genealogical Record of the Descendants of Thomas Brownell, 1619 to 1910", George Grant Brownell, (Richardson Reprints).