Ann Brown was born in Swansea, Massachusetts to James Brown and Margaret Denison. James Brown was the son of James Brown and Lydia Howland. Lydia Howland was the daughter of Elizabeth Tilley and John Howland. Both Elizabeth and John were on the Mayflower with their families. John Howland was in the same 22d of May, 1627 cow and goat division as Francis Sprague Lot 6, Howlands were Lot 4. Ann Brown’s parentage was unknown in 1900 and is now documented in a couple reliable sources. Both Ann and her sister Mary are listed in their parents’s will. Ann Brown married Samuel Hill, Mary Brown married James Angell.
- Item I Give unto my Daughter Mary Angell In addition to what I have Already Given her Three Pounds.
- Item I Give & Bequeath unto my Daughter Ann Hill In Addition To what I have Already Given her Three Pounds.
Ann is also listed in Mayflower Births and Deaths: Margaret Dennison (dau of Capt. George) b c1656, d. 5 May 1741, 85th yr Attleboro Children of James Brown3 and Margaret Denison: Ann Brown4 b ( ) d. 3 Dec 1747 Rehoboth … descending from Lydia Howland2 John1. Mayflower Births and Deaths is a $ source on Ancestry: Roser, Susan E. Mayflower Births and Deaths, Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publishing Company, Inc., 1992
Ann Brown (1684 – 1747)
James Hill (1726 – 1802)
Cynthia Hill (1763 – 1830)
Dexter Angell (1794 – 1854)
Delia Viola Angell (1839 – 1916)
Matilda Elizabeth Flood (1858 – 1940)
Philippa Flood Mockford (1891 – 1979)
Elizabeth Speedy (1917 – 2005) m. Stanley Roose (1915 – 2004)