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About The Brownell Family

The following is a list of source materials with information about the Brownell Family. It is not a complete list and other references will be added as time goes on.

Town Records, Portsmouth, Rhode Island, (Office of Portsmouth Town Clerk).

Rhode Island Court Records, Vol I, Records of the Court of Trials of the Colony of Providence Plantation, 1647 - 1662, [Providence, Rhode Island Historical Society, 1920], 14-9, 22-5, 54-9, 74-5, 78-9.

Rhode Island Court Records, Vol. II, Records of the Court of Trials of the Colony of Providence Plantation, 1662 - 1670, [Providence, Rhode Island Historical Society, 1922] 47-8.

John O. Austin, Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island, [Baltimore, Genealogical Publishing Company, 1969], 29.

The Early Records of the Town of Portsmouth, [Providence, Rhode Island Historical Society, 1901], 37-8, 59-60, 67-8, 91, 103-4, 113, 124-5, 177-8, 344, 349-50, 354-5, 421-2.

Waldo Chamberlain Sprague, "Thomas Brownell of Portsmouth, R.I.," The American Genealogist, 36 [April 1960]: 126-7.

"Genealogical Gleaning in England," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 46 [October, 1892];, 454-5.

Benjamin Franklin Wilbour; Carlton C. Brownell, Ed., Notes on Little Compton, [The Little Compton Historical Society, 1970], 237-8.

The Registers of St. Benet's and St. Peter, Paul's Wharf, Vol. II, [London, 1910], 22.

The Parish Register of Rotherham, Yorkshire, England, Boston Evening Transcript, 14 November 1917, Note 1840.

Note-Book Kept ByThomas Lechford, Esq., Cambridge, MA: John Wilson and Son, University Press, 1885, pp. 252-253.

William Aspinwall's Notarial Record, Boston Evening Transcript, 25 May 1932.

Charles E. Banks, Topographical Dictionary of 2885 English Emigrants to New England, 1620-1650, [Baltimore, MD, 1981], 109.

Geroge Grant Brownell, Genealogical Record of the Descendants of Thomas Brownell, [Jamestown, NY, 1910.]

The Brownell Collection, compiled by E.E. Brownell, on microfilm at Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT. Films numbered 0333562 through 0333598.

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