Francis Brown, of Rawcliffe, Yorkshire County, England, born in England about 1610, and married about 1636 in England to Mary. Francis died 1668, his will dated 13 April of 1668, New Haven, Ct. His wife Mary died 7 December 1693 at New Haven, Ct. She had married 2nd, William Payne. Francis was of the company that spent the winter of 1637/8 in a hut which they had erected on the east corner of what is now College and George Streets. He was one of the subscribers to the Colony Compact, or Constitution, in 1639.
Children: all born New Haven, Ct.
LYDIA m. Henry Bristol
John bp 7 Apr 1640, m. 1 Jan 1660 Mary Walker, d. of John and Grace Walker.
She div. him 1674 and m. 2nd John Clark.
Ch: Mary, John, Hannah, Grace.
Eleazer bp 16 Oct 1642, d. 23 Oct 1714 Fairfield, m. Sarah Bulkeley,
d. of Thomas and Sarah (Jones) Bulkeley of Fairfield.
Ch: Eleazer, Gershom, Daniel, Elizabeth, Sarah, Hannah, Rebecca.
Samuel bp 7 Aug 1645, d. 4 Nov 1691 aged 45 Wallingford, Ct., m. Mercy Tuttle, d. of William and Elizabeth Tuttle.
Ch: Abigail, Sarah, Rachel, Frances, Gideon.
Ebenezer bp 21 June 1646/7, of Wallingford,
m. 28 Mar 1667 New Haven to Hannah Vincent, d. of John and Rebecca.
Ch: Daughter, Hannah, Samuel, Ebenezer, Rebecca, Mary, Elizabeth, Eunice, James.