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William BROWN
Elizabeth MURFORD
Husband:  William BROWNE / BROWN
Birth:  24 Dec 1622, presumably in England
Death:  24 Aug 1706, Salisbury, Essex Co., MA
Occupation:  weaver, farmer
Father:  Henry BROWN of Salisbury
Marriage:  25 Jun 1645, Salisbury, Essex Co., MA
Wife:  Elizabeth MURFORD
Birth:  1636, Salisbury, Essex Co., MA
Death:  1692, Salisbury, Essex Co., MA
Occupation:  homemaker
Children born in Salisbury, Essex Co., MA:
1.  Mary BROWN, b. 17 Jun 1647; m. ca. 1667, Thomas HOYT of Amesbury, Essex Co., MA
2.  William BROWN, b. 24 Feb 1648/9; d. Nov. 11, 1669
3.  Ephraim BROWN, b. 24 Jun 1650
4.  Martha BROWN, b. 5 Jul 1654; d. 10 Mar 1717/8 as wife of John CARTER; m. bef. 1699 [prob. much before], John CARTER
5.  Elizabeth BROWN, b. 6 Aug 1656; m. 3 Aug 1679, Samuel CLOUGH, Sr., of Amesbury, Essex Co., MA
6.  Sarah BROWN, b. 12 Apr 1659; d. ca. 1730; m. bef. 1707, Benjamin BROWN of Hampton, Rockingham Co., NH

This Martha cannot be the Martha BROWN (b. 1767) who married John TAPPAN; among other things, that Martha had children with John TAPPAN as late as 1702, and the above Martha was too old to be having children in 1702 (at the age of 48). 

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Sources:

1.  Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850:  Salisbury Marriages (online at AmericanAncestors.org):
Vol. 1, p. 438 MURFORD, Elizabeth, and William Browne, ____ [1645?]. CT.R.

2.  Anon.  1908.  "Descendants of Henry Brown of Salisbury."  The Essex Antiquarian XII(3): 97-107 (online at www.americanancestors.org and books.google.com):
p. 97
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WILLIAM BROWN2 was a weaver and planter, and lived in Salisbury.  He married Elizabeth Murford June 25, 1645; and she was his wife in 1692, having been insane for thirty years.  He died in Salisbury Aug. 24, 1706
  13I.   MARY3, b. 17: 4: 1647; m. Thomas Hoyt of Amesbury about 1667.
  14II.   WILLIAM3, b. 24: 12: 1648; d. Nov. 11, 1669.*
  15III.   EPHRAIM3, b. 24: 4: 1650.  See below (15).
  16IV.   MARTHA3, b. 5: 5: 1654; m. John Carter of Salisbury, husbandman, before 1699; and she d., his wife, March 10, 1717-8.
  17V.   ELIZABETH3, b. 6: 6: 1656; m. Samuel Clough, sr., of Amesbury, blacksmith, Aug. 3, 1679; and she was his wife in 1709.
  18VI.   SARAH3, b. 12: 2 mo: 1658; m. Benjamin Brown of Hampton, N.H., husbandman, before 1707; and d. about 1730.
*This date is given by David W. Hoyt.
Note that there is no mention of Martha marrying John TAPPAN, but there is mention of Martha BROWN, daughter of James BROWN of Newbury, marrying John TAPPAN (see next source).

3.  Anon.  1909.  "Descendants of James Brown of Newbury." The Essex Antiquarian XIII(1): 164-166 (online at www.americanancestors.org and books.google.com; boldface added):
p. 164
DESCENDANTS OF JAMES BROWN OF NEWBURY.
     JAMES BROWN,1 born about 1604; glazier; lived in Newbury as early as 1652.  He married Miss Sarah Cutting of Newbury before 1652....
     Children, born in Newbury...
  6V.   MARTHA,2 b. Dec. 22, 1667; probably m. John Tappan Sept. 3, 1688, in Andover.
See parents for full entry.

4 .  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

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