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  • ID: I8603
  • Name: Jonathan Brewster
  • Given Name: Jonathan
  • Surname: Brewster
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 12 Aug 1593 in Scrooby, Nottinghamshire, ENG
  • Death: 7 Aug 1659 in , , Connecticut
  • Burial: Brewster Cem., Preston, New London, CT
  • Note:
      Arrived on the ship "Fortune" in 1621. Moved from Plymouth to Duxbury, MA
    about 1630; served as Deputy to General Court 1639, 1641, 1643-44; served as
    a militgary commissioner in the Pequot War of 1637; practiced as an attorney
    and was the master and owner of a coasting vessel plying as far south as
    Virginig; had trading post in CT in 1635; "Sometime before Sept 1649 he moved
    to Connecticut, being appointed town clerk of Pequot (New London) and obtained
    a grant of land from the Mohegan Sachem, Uncas, in that town. By Nov. 30, 1652
    a large tract, still known as Brewster's Neck, from the Mohegan tribe was
    confirmed to him from which he operated a trading post with the Indians."
    (Brewster Book, byu Milton Terry,1985)
      Had lived in Leyden Holland, where he had accepted citizenship, before coming
    to Plymouth.
      Filed marriage intentions on Apr. 27, 1618 (England? or Holland?).
  • _UID: AC4C2EB4FDBB45D7B830AE1B8A6D42BC545C

    Father: William Brewster
    Mother: Mary Brewster

    Marriage 1 Lucretia Oldham b: 4 Jan 1600 in All Saints Par., Darby, Derbyshire, ENG c: 10 Apr 1624 in All Saints Par., Derby, Derbyshire, ENG
    • Married: 10 Apr 1624
    • Change Date: 23 Jun 2012
    1. Has No Children Mary Brewster
    2. Has No Children Jonathan Brewster
    3. Has No Children Ruth Brewster
    4. Has Children Benjamin Brewster b: 17 Mar 1633 in Duxbury, , Massachusetts
    5. Has No Children Elizabeth Brewster
    6. Has No Children Grace Brewster
    7. Has No Children Hannah Brewster
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