William Browning

M, (1651 - 1730)
Father-Biological*Nathaniel Browning1
Mother-Biological*Sarah Freeborn1
Family Lines
Whelpley Line
Last Edited=24 Apr 2023
     William Browning was born in 1651 at Portsmouth, Rhode Island.1 He was the son of Nathaniel Browning and Sarah Freeborn.1 William was a farmer at Kingston, Rhode Island.1 He was admitted as a freeman in 1684 at Kingston, Rhode Island.1

William Browning married Rebecca Wilbur, daughter of Samuel Wilbur and Hannah Porter, in 1687 at Portsmouth, Rhode Island.2,1

William Browning married Sarah ______.1 William wrote his will on 12 January 1730 at Kingston, Rhode Island.1 He died in 1730 at Kingston, Rhode Island.2,1 His will was proved on 8 February 1730.1

Children of William Browning and Rebecca Wilbur


  1. Browning, Edward Franklin. Genealogy of the Brownings in America from 1621 to 1908. Newburgh, New York: Journal Print, 1908.
  2. Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1985.