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American Revolutionary War Soldier flag  George  BROWNELL

  (b. 9 December 1746Dartmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay   d. aft. 1789Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA )  

George BROWNELL was born 9 December 1746 in Dartmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay . George BROWNELL was the child of Thomas BROWNELL and Hannah POTTER and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Thomas BROWNELL and Esther (Hester) TABER (maternal)  Stokes POTTER and Elizabeth SHERMAN

He married  Rhoda MILK 12 July 1770 in Dartmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Rhoda MILK  was born 1750 in Westport, Massachusetts, USA (North Westport) .  She was the daughter of David MILK and Rebecca LAWTON.

George BROWNELL died aft. 1789 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA .
The name 'Massachusetts' originates with native Americans in the Massachusetts Bay area (from the language of the Algonquian nation). The name translates roughly as 'at or about the great hill.' (

1620 - 1627 - Plymouth Colony, New England
1628 - 1686 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1689 - 1692 - Massachusetts Bay Colony
1692 - 1775 - Province of Massachusetts Bay
1776 - 1788 - Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay
February 6, 1788 - Massachusetts becomes 6th U.S. state

Did You Know?America - Did you know? In 1620, the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts was established by Pilgrims from England. Before disembarking from their ship, the Mayflower, 41 male passengers signed the Mayflower Compact, an agreement that formed the basis of the colony's government.

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George BROWNELL married flag Rhoda MILK-- Date: 12 July 1770 Place: Dartmouth, Province of Massachusetts Bay
Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Database:, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2001-2007). 

Rhoda MILK was the daughter of David MILK and Rebecca LAWTON

1770 BROWNELL George of D., s. Thomas [int. s. Hannah, wid.], and Rhoda Milk of D., July 12, 1770. Marriage Dartmouth

flag Polly BROWNELL (b.4 October 1781, Westport, Crown Colony of Massachusetts Bay   d. , )

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1746 Birth
1746 BROWNELL George, s. Thomas and Hannah, Dec. 9, 1746. Birth Dartmouth

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Invention 1753 - The lightning rod is invented (Benjamin Franklin, United States)
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USA 1764 - British Government issues the Sugar Act
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USA 1765 - November - The British government issues the Stamp Act.
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1770 Marriage / Partner
George BROWNELL and Rhoda MILK 12 July 1770, Dartmouth, Massachusetts, USA (Bliss Corner) (Smith Mills)
USA 1770 - March 5 - Boston Massacre

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USA 1773 - December 16 - Boston Tea Party

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USA 1774 - March - The Coercive Acts (called Intolerable Acts by Americans)
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USA 1774 - September 5 - First Continental Congress formed in Philadelphia
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USA 1775 - April 19 - First shots of Revolutionary War fired in Lexington and Concord.

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USA 1775 - May 10 - American Revolution began; Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys, along with Benedict Arnold took Fort Ticonderoga.
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USA 1775 - June 17 - Battle of Bunker Hill
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USA 1775 - December 31 - The Battle of Québec was fought on December 31 between the American Continental Army and British defenders of Québec City. It was the first major defeat for the Americans in the Revolutionary War.

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USA 1776 - March 17 - British, Get Out!
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USA 1776 - May 2: The American revolution gains support from King Louis XVI of France

USA 1776 - July 4 - American Declaration of Independence

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USA 1776 - September 9 - Congress renames the nation “United States of America”
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1781 Birth of Child
Polly BROWNELL was born 4 October 1781, Westport, Massachusetts, USA (North Westport)
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