In memory of Thomas Brownell, my Maternal 13th Great-Grandfather on the DECKER branch.


  • Hazard Family of Rhode Island 1635-1894, by Caroline E. Robinson and Daniel B. Updike, 1895.

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Thomas Brownell

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1608 or earlier

Yorkshire, England


1639 or earlier




1664 Sep 24

Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island




Thomas Brownell was born before June 5, 1608, in Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Robert Gilberthorpe Brownell and Mary Wilson of Rotherham. Thomas married Anne Bourne. He died on September 24, 1664, at Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island.


Thomas Brownell & Anne Bourne were the parents of my ancestor,

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