John Bruen

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John Bruen, son of Obadiah Bruen and Sarah Seeley, was born at Gloucester, Essex Co., Massachusetts, 2 June 1645.1 He died at Newark, Essex Co., New Jersey, in 1695.1

John married Esther Lawrence, daughter of Deacon Richard Lawrence, at Newark 1667.2,1,3


Esther Lawrence b. 1 Jun 1651, d. aft. 1697
  • Eleazer Bruen1 b. 1675, d. 1711
  • Joseph Bruen1 b. 1677, d. 1 Feb 1753
  • Sarah Bruen+1 b. abt. 1679, d. 30 Apr 1745
  • Esther Bruen1 b. 1684, d. 20 Sep 1776
  • John Bruen1 b. 1690, d. 8 Sep 1767
This person was last edited on3 Oct 2014


  1. [S27] C. H. Cory, Lineal Ancestors of Susan (Kitchell) Mulford, Mother of Mrs Susan (Mulford) Cory, Vol IV, Pt 1 ([New Jersey]: s.p., 1937), 143-146, further cited as Cory, Ancestry of Susan Kitchell.
  2. [S51] C. H. Cory Lineal Ancestors of Susan (Kitchell) Mulford, Mother of Mrs Susan (Mulford) Cory, Vol IV, Pt 2 ([United States]: [C.H. Cory], 1937), 214 - 222, further cited as Ancestors of Susan Cory.
  3. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 229, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011). Torey indicates John had two wives, Hannah Lawrence and Esther Smith, citing Hall-Baldwin: 44.