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Francis BRAYTON 1612 Eng-1692 RI
Posted by: Cheri Date: October 09, 1998 at 09:48:26
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I'm looking for information on Francis Brayton's ancestry and what his wife's last name might be. This is the information I have at present:
1 Francis BRAYTON I
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Birth: 1612, England
Death: bef 5 Sep 1692, Portsmouth, Rhode Island

Originally spelled Breton [French origin].

Savage states: "Brayton, Francis, Portsmouth, R.I. 1643, when he was admitted to dwell, by wife Mary had Francis, Stephen, and four daughters Martha Pierce, the eldest, Elizabeth Bourne, and Sarah, wife of Thomas Gatchell, as by his will of Oct 17, 1690, pro. Sept 5, 1692, we gain their names, and that of his widow Mary; we learn also, that he had daughter Mary, which died before 1671. In a depon. made Jan 30, 1674, he is said to be 62 years old."

Sources: Brayton Family History, Gen. Dict of RI

Spouse: Mary ?
Death: aft 5 Sep 1692

Children: Francis (-1717)
Elizabeth (->1718)
Stephen (-1610-~1680)
Mother: Frances ?

Children: William (~1684-1690-~1728)
Francis (~1693-1758)
Elizabeth (~1694-1792)
Martha

1.3 Stephen BRAYTON
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Death: bef Apr 1692

Savage states:
Bourne, Stephen, Portsmouth, RI, younger brother of Francis, m. 3-8-1679, Ann, daughter of Peter Tolman (Tallman) of Newport, had Mary, b. 2-12-1680; Elizabeth 12-8-1681; Ann 7-6-1683; Preserved, 3-8-1679; and Stephen, 8-2-1686.

Spouse: Ann TALLMAN
Birth: abt 1658
Father: Peter TALLMAN II (<1623-1708)
Mother: Ann HILL (~1628-<1665)
Marr: 5 Mar 1679

1.4 Martha BRAYTON
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Spouse: John PEARCE
Death: aft 1715

1.5 Sarah BRAYTON
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Spouse: Thomas GATCHELL

1.6 Mary BRAYTON
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Death: bef 1671

Spouse: Joseph DAVOL
Death: 1716


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