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In memory of Anne Winthrop, my Maternal 12th Great-Grandmother on the DECKER branch.


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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

Anne Winthrop

Sister of Gov. John Winthrop

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1544 Jan 13

Edwardstone, Suffolk, England



Groton, Suffolk, England




Groton, Suffolk, England

Groton, Suffolk, England (probably)

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Anne Browne was born January 13, 1544, at Edwardstone, Suffolk, England, a daughter of yeoman Henry Browne of Edwardstone and his wife Agnes. Anne married Adam Winthrop on February 20, 1579, at Groton, and they had at least four children. She died in Groton on April 19, 1629.


Anne Winthrop's brother was Gov. John Winthrop of the Winthrop Fleet, the third Governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.


Anne Winthrop & Thomas Fones II were the parents of my ancestor,

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