Saturday, February 21, 2015

Surname Saturday : Broughton

The BROUGHTON surname is in my maternal line.  The origins of the surname are English.

Ahnentafel # 3339 : Mary Broughton (1654-1689).  Mary was born February 18, 1654 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  She married James Bennett (1652-1675). James was born February 14, 1652 in Tenterden, Kent, England.  They had one daughter.  James died May 19, 1676 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts during King Phillip's War.  Mary married secondly to Benoni Stebbins (1655-1704).  Benoni was born January 23, 1655.  They had six children.  Benoni died February 29, 1704 in Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts during the Indian raid.  Mary died August 2, 1689 at Deerfield, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Ahnentafel # 6678 : John Broughton (1615-1662).  John was born in 1615 in Chester, Buckinghamshire, England.  He married Hannah Bascom (1638-1681) on November 15, 1650 in Windsor, Hartford County, Connecticut.  Hannah was born in 1638 in Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.  They had five children. Hannah died March 1681 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.  John died March 16, 1662 in Northampton, Hampshire County, Massachusetts.

Ahnentafel # 13356 : Thomas Broughton (   -1689).  Thomas died June 19, 1689.  He married Mary Briscoe.  Nothing further known.

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