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Patience Brewster Prence
Birth: unknown
Scrooby
Nottinghamshire, England
Death: 1634
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Patience Brewster was born most likely in Scrooby, England, to Elder William Brewster and Mary (maiden name varies by source). Her birthdate ranges from 1595 to 1603.

She arrived in Plymouth aboard the "Anne" in 1623 along with her sister, Fear. Her parents and brothers, Love and Wrestling, arrived during 1620 on the Mayflower. Her other brother, Jonathan, arrived with her future husband, Thomas Prence, on the ship Fortune.
On August 5, 1624, she married Thomas Prence who would, on January 1, 1634, become the 4th Governor of the Colony. Together, they had four children, Rebecca, Thomas, Hannah and Mercy.

She died in 1634 of "a pestilent feaver", and is buried on Burial Hill, Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Some SOURCES:
1. BOOK: Mayflower Families in Progress, WILLIAM BREWSTER of the Mayflower and his Descendant for Four Generations, revised edition, 2000 (MFIP Brewster #20).

2. A History of the Town of Duxbury, Massachusetts, With Genealogical Registers, by Justin Winsor, published online by Ancestry.com, The Generations Network, Inc., Provo, UT, 2007. Originally published Boston, 1849, reprinted for Clearfield Company, Inc. by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, Maryland, 1995.

3. The History of Cape Cod: The Annals of The Thirteen Towns of Barnstable County, Volume II], by Frederick Freeman, Published Boston 1862, published online by Google Books 2009, original publisher Geo. C. Band & Avery & Cornhill, Boston, Mass. 1858

4. Eugene Aubrey Stratton, Plymouth Colony: Its History and People, 1620-1691, (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Publishing, 1986), pp. 340, 341
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Brewster (1566 - 1644)
  Mary Brewster (1570 - 1627)
 
 Spouse:
  Thomas Prence (1600 - 1673)*
 
 Children:
  Mercy Prence Freeman (____ - 1711)*
  Hannah Prence Mayo Sparrow (1629 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Patience Brewster Prence (____ - 1634)
  Jonathan Brewster (1593 - 1659)*
  Love Brewster (1611 - 1651)*
  Wrestling Brewster (1614 - ____)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Coles Hill Burial Ground
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
 
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Record added: May 24, 2003
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