Ancestors of Captain Arthur Fenner

Arthur Fenner and Sarah Browne

 

Arthur Fenner, son of Thomas and Mary Fenner, was born in 1575 and died ca. 1646. Arthur m Sarah Browne [bpt 22 Oct. 1592; d after 1633/4] on 9 January 1613/4. Sarah was the daughter of Rev. Joseph Browne [bur 15 Oct. 1633] and Margery or Mary Patching [bur 15 Dec. 1603]. Rev. Joseph m 2nd Elizabeth Stone [bur 15 Sept. 1616] on 12 Feb. 1606.

1. Sarah [b 26 Nov. 1615; d 25 May 1676]; married twice.
2. Thomas [b 2 July 1617; bpt 20 July 1617; d 15 May 1647 in Branford, CT]. He lived and/or worked in Wethersfield, CT; he was a merchant and Indian trader. In his will, he left a boat, Dutch money, beaver skins, and trading goods.
3. Captain Arthur [b 17 Oct. 1619; bpt 1622; d 10 Oct. 1703].
4. Samuel [bpt 22 Sept. 1622 at Ifield, Sussex, England].
5. William [bpt 11 Sept. 1625; d 30 Aug.–6 Sept. 1680 in Newport, RI]; no children.
6. Joseph [b 11 June 1628; bpt 22 June 1628].
7. Captain John [bpt 13 Feb. 1630/1; d 1709 at Saybrook, CT]; m Sarah Clarke.
8. Phoebe [bpt 5 Jan. 1633/4]; was 2nd wife of William Ward; they were married on 26 Mar. 1660.


Sources:
a. Rick Buckingham, The Book of Begats. Line 2: 2.
b. Martha Benns, Notes on the Fenner Family of R.I. (1941), 2.
c. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 12 Dec. 2007.
d. Richard Lee Fenner, [Unpublished Fenner history]; 5. Richard shows Joseph’s birthdate as 22 June 1628.
e. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 14 Aug. 2003.
f. Email from Richard Arthur Fenner to Chris Fenner, 27 Sept. 2003.