|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.]
[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.]
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