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Abigail BROWNE
Husband:  John BROWNE
Birth:  5 Feb 1653/4, Rowley, Essex Co., MA
Father:  Charles BROWNE
Mother:  Mary ACIE / ACEY
Marriage:  31 Aug 1685, Rowley, Essex Co., MA
Wife:  Abigail BROWNE
Birth:  1665
Children born in Rowley, Essex Co., MA:
  1.  Samuel BROWNE, b. 20 Jul 1686; d. 21 Sep 1692
  2.  Abigail BROWNE, b. 5 Jun 1688
  3.  Mary BROWNE, bap. 13 Jul 1690
  4.  Martha BROWNE, b. 29 Jul 1692; d. 27 Sep 1692
  5.  Samuel BROWNE, b. 11 Feb 1693/4; m. 17 May 1716, Salisbury, Essex Co., MA, Elizabeth WHEELER of Salisbury
  6.  John BROWNE, b. 9 Mar 1695/6
  7.  Joseph BROWNE, b. 5 May 1698; m. 13 Sep 1722, Johanna __?__ of Boston, Middlesex Co., MA
  8.  Hannah BROWNE, b. 22 Aug 1700
  9.  James BROWNE, b. 10 Mary 1702/3
10.  Abraham BROWNE, b. 27 Jun 1705; d. 27 Apr 1776; m. Mary __?__
11.  Benjamin BROWNE, b. 24 Sep 1708
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1.  Clarence Almon Torry.  1985.  New England Marriages Prior to 1700.  New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, MA (reprinted 1997, Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD; online at AmericanAncestors.org [NEHGS]):
p. 107 BROWN, John (1653-) & Abigail BROWN (1665-); 31 Aug 1685; Rowley

.  Anon.  1928.  Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849: Rowley Births.  Essex Inst., Salem, MA (online at the Massachusetts Vital Records Project, ma-vitalrecords.org, courtesy of Bruce Brown; also online at AmericanAncestors.org [NEHGS]):  On pp. 36-37:
BROWN (Browne)...
John (Browne), s. Charles and Mary, 1: 12m: 1653...
Before 1751, "Old Style" dates were in use where the beginning of the year was March 1st, not January 1st.  This means the 12th month is February, not December, which also mean his "New Style" birthyear is 1654, not 1653.

.  Anon.  1928.  Vital Records of Rowley, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849: Rowley Deaths.  Essex Inst., Salem, MA (online at the Massachusetts Vital Records Project, ma-vitalrecords.org, courtesy of Bruce Brown; also online at AmericanAncestors.org [NEHGS]):  On p. 448:
BROWN (Browne)...
Martha (Browne), d. John and Abigall, Sept. 27, 1692...
Samuell (Browne), s. John and Abigall, Sept. 21, 1692...
They lost a son and daughter within a week of each other.

.  Cyrus Henry Brown.  1915.  "Many of the Descendants of Charles Browne of Rowley, Mass., 1647-1915."  Pages 396-559 in Brown Genealogy. Vol. II.  Everett Press, Boston (online at archive.org and other sources; boldface added):
p. 405 Children [of Charles Browne & Mary Acey]:
  5.   John, b. Dec. 5, 1653; m. Abigail Browne (I-XI).
John Browne (5), son of Charles (1) and Mary (Acey) Browne, b. Dec. 5, 1653; m., Aug. 31, 1685, Abigail Browne.  His death is not of record in Rowley.  He was executor of the will of his grandfather, William Acey, in 1690.  William Acey made his willl Apr. 22, 1689, "being very aged;" it was approved Sept. 30, 1690.  [See Hist. Coll., Vol. V, p. 43.]
p. 406 Samuel Browne, of Rowley, bought all the right his sister Hannah Browne, of Rowley, had in the real estate of their father, John Browne(5), late of Rowley, deceased, July 6, 1722.  [Essex Deeds, 41:63.]  Samuel also bought the right of his brother Joseph Browne, of Boston, "joiners," in the real estate of their father, John Browne, deceased, Sept. 15, 1722.  Johanna, wife of Joseph, signs the deed.  [Essex Deeds, 41:64.]  John Browne and wife, Abigail, and their eleven children are of record in Essex Co., Mass.  Their names and dates of birth are given here, but their records are not extended further.
I.   Samuel Browne, b. July 20, 1686; d. Sept. 21 1692
  II.   Abigail, b. June 5, 1688.
  III.   Mary, bapt. Jul 13, 1690.
  IV.   Martha, b. July 29, 1692; d. Sept. 27, 1692.
  V.   Samuel, b. Feb. 11, 1693-94; m., at Salisbury, Mass., May 17, 1716, Elizabeth Wheeler, of Salisbury.
  VI.   John, b. Mar. 9, 1695-96.
  VII.   Joseph, b. May 5, 1698; m., Sept. 15, 1722, Johanna _____, of Boston, Mass.
  VIII.   Hannah, b. Aug. 22, 1700.
  IX.   James, b. Mar 10, 1702-03.
  X.   Abraham, b. June 27, 1705; d. Apr. 27, 1766, aged seventy-one years. [Byfield Town Rec.]  His will, dated Nov. 15, 1759, proved June 4, 1776, mentions himself as "of Rowley;" wife Mary; dau. Mary Pettengill; dau. Hanna Browne, who is "weak of body;" dau. Elizabeth, a minor; children of dau. Abigail Pearson, deceased; sons Benjamin Browne and Joseph Browne, who are executors. [Essex Probate, 52:9 and 173.]
  XI.   Benjamin, b. Sept. 24, 1708.

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