Family: Adam Winthrop/Anne Browne (F26444)  [1

m. 20 Feb 1579


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  • Father | Male
    Adam Winthrop, III

    Born  10 Aug 1548  Bishopsgate, City of London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  28 Mar 1623  Groton Manor, Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Bartholomew's Churchyard, Groton, Babergh District, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  20 Feb 1579   
    Other Spouse  Alice Still | F180 
    Married  16 Dec 1574   
    Father  Adam Winthrop, II | F26448 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Agnes Sharpe | F26448 Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Anne Browne

    Born  13 Jan 1544  Edwardstone, Babergh District, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  19 Apr 1629  Groton, Babergh District, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried    St. Bartholomew's Churchyard, Groton, Babergh District, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Henry Browne | F26447 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Agnes | F26447 Group Sheet 

    John WINTHROP, Sr.Child 1 | Male
    > John WINTHROP, Sr.

    Born  12 Jan 1587  Edwardston, Suffolk Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  26 Mar 1649  Boston, Suffolk Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  03 Apr 1649  Kings Chapel Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk Co, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Mary Forth | F18640 
    Married  16 Apr 1605  Great Stambridge, County Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location

    Child 2 | Female
    > Anne Winthrop

    Born  16 Jan 1585  London, Greater London, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  16 May 1618  Groton, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried     
    Spouse  Thomas Fones, III | F181 
    Married  25 Feb 1604   

  • Documents
    Winthrop Early Generations
    Winthrop Early Generations
    "The Frost Genealogy", 1918, pp.346-349

    Headstones
    Adam Winthrop II & Anne Browne
    Adam Winthrop II & Anne Browne
    Tomb at St. Bartholomew's Churchyard
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  • Notes 
    • Anne Browne was Adam III's second wife, after Alice Still of Grantham, County Lincolnshire, England, daughter of William Still. Alice died in childbirth in 1577.
    • "John, the only sonne of Adam Winthrop and Anne his wife, was borne in Edwardston abovesaid on Thursday about 5 of the clocke in the morning the 12 daie of January anno 1587 in the 30 yere of the reigne of Qu: Eliza:"

      So, exactly, reads his birth-record, - a smiling one, plainly,?as his father set it down in his private diary a little more than three hundred years ago. The date is expressed after the rule of the Old Style; now it would be Jan. 22, 1588. Win the year preceding the fated Queen of Scots had laid her fair head upon the block. The last night of the July following saw the signal-fires flaming all up the coast that announced the arrival of the Armada in the Channel. The child was born away from home, under the roof, probably, of his maternal grandparents. Adam Winthrop lived at Groton, contiguous to Edwardston, in the lower part of Suffolk, sixty miles northeast of London; was lord of Groton Manor, an estate granted to his father - also named Adam, as was his father before him - by Henry VIII, at the dissolution of the monasteries.

  • Sources 
    1. [S18803] John Winthrop First Governor of the Massachusetts Colony, 12.
      "John, the only sonne of Adam Winthrop and Anne his wife, was borne in Edwardston abovesaid on Thursday about 5 of the clocke in the morning the 12 daie of January anno 1587 in the 30 yere of the reigne of Qu: Eliza:"

      So, exactly, reads his birth-record, - a smiling one, plainly,?as his father set it down in his private diary a little more than three hundred years ago. The date is expressed after the rule of the Old Style; now it would be Jan. 22, 1588. Win the year preceding the fated Queen of Scots had laid her fair head upon the block. The last night of the July following saw the signal-fires flaming all up the coast that announced the arrival of the Armada in the Channel. The child was born away from home, under the roof, probably, of his maternal grandparents. Adam Winthrop lived at Groton, contiguous to Edwardston, in the lower part of Suffolk, sixty miles northeast of London; was lord of Groton Manor, an estate granted to his father - also named Adam, as was his father before him - by Henry VIII, at the dissolution of the monasteries.


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