Frances Brett

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Frances Brett, daughter of John Brett and Isabel Brooke, was born probably shortly before her baptism at Broomfield, Essex, England, 29 July 1570.1 She died after 1615, when she was named in the will of her brother, Thomas.1

Frances married John Pynchon, son of John Pynchon and Jane Empson.2


John Pynchon d. 4 Sep 1610
  • Peter Pynchon3
  • Annis Pynchon3
  • Frances Pynchon3
  • Jane Pynchon3
  • Alice Pynchon3
  • Isabel Pynchon3
  • Susan Pynchon3
  • William Pynchon+2 b. abt. 27 Dec 1590, d. 29 Oct 1662
This person was last edited on10 Sep 2019


  1. [S2220] Leslie Mahler, "The Family Origin of Frances Brett, Mother of William Pynchon of Roxbury and Apringfield, Massachusetts," The American Genealogist 76 (July 2001): 211-216, at 216, further cited as Mahler, "Frances Brett, Mother of William Pynchon."
  2. [S119] Donald Lines Jacobus and Edgar Francis Waterman, Hale, House and Related Families, Mainly of the Connecticut River Valley(1952; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing, 1978), 723, further cited as Jacobus and Waterman, Hale/House Families.
  3. [S119] Jacobus and Waterman, Hale/House Families, 724.