Ancestor Research for Weaver Family Branches
Aaron Brownell of Little Compton, Rhode Island






A lifelong resident of Little Compton, Rhode Island, Aaron Brownell was born on August 11, 1722. He was a son of Jeremiah Brownell and Deborah Burgess Brownell. In March 1745, Aaron married Alice Southworth. Although he lived only a short time past his thirty-second birthday, he was the father of seven children. Aaron died on September 17, 1754. [Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, comp., Little Compton Families (Little Compton, R. I.: Little Compton Historical Society, 1967; with corrections and additions, 1974; soft cover edition, 1985), 91, 96-97.]

Children of Aaron Brownell and Alice Southworth Brownell

[The information below is supported by a combination of sources, primarily the following: Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, citing Canaan Vital Records, A:23; State of Vermont, General Index to Vital Records, as filmed by the Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Office of the Secretary of State, Montpelier, Vermont; Frederic W. Bailey, ed., Early Connecticut Marriages as Found on Ancient Church Records Prior to 1800 (New Haven, Conn.: Bureau of American Ancestry for Family Researches, 1896-1906; reprint, Baltimore, Md.: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1968), 21 (Fifth Book), 72 (Seventh Book); George Grant Brownell, comp., Genealogical Record of the Descendants of Thomas Brownell, 1619 to 1910 (Jamestown, N. Y.: 1910), 73, 129-32; J. Archer Brownell, comp., Brownell Genealogy from Thomas of Rawmarsh, England (Fall River, N. S.: J. Archer Brownell), 31, 33; and Benjamin Franklin Wilbour, comp., Little Compton Families (Little Compton, R. I.: Little Compton Historical Society, 1967; with corrections and additions, 1974; soft cover edition, 1985), 96-97.]

  • Edward Brownell: b. January 10, 1746, Little Compton, Rhode Island (then Massachusetts); m. January 26 or 27, 1774, in Canaan (section which later became North Canaan), Connecticut, Susanna (or Susannah) Wells; d. 1824, Williston, Vermont

  • Elizabeth Brownell: b. March 26, 1747, Little Compton, Rhode Island

  • Jeremiah Brownell: b. April 21, 1749, Little Compton, Rhode Island; m. Anna Copp; d. April 11, 1835, Jolicure, New Brunswick, Canada

  • Ichabod Brownell: b. August 30, 1750, Little Compton, Rhode Island; m. September 1773, in Canaan, Connecticut, Elizabeth Stanley; d. January 04, 1814, Colchester, Vermont

  • Lucy Brownell: b. March 16, 1752, Little Compton, Rhode Island; m. March 16, 1769, at Horton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Sylvanus Miner (or Minor)

  • Comfort (or Cynthia) Brownell: b. September 22, 1753, Little Compton, Rhode Island

  • Aaron Brownell: b. February 02, 1755, Little Compton, Rhode Island; m. Aseneth and later Polly; d. March 07, 1806, Colchester, Vermont







Brownell Family of New England


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