St. Mary's City
Men's Career Files
MSA SC 5094

Bretton, William ( ? - 1672 )

Wife: 1. Mary, daughter of Thomas Nabbs; 2. Temperance, daughter of - Jay of Virginia. Children (wife #1): William (b. 1633), Mary (b. after 1637, m. William Thompson). Local Offices: justice of peace, 1658-1668; coroner, 1669-1670. Provincial Offices: clerk, Assembly, 1638-1650; clerk, Council, 1638-1647; Assembly, special writ, 1642; juror, Provincial Court, 1643; clerk, Secretary's Office and Provincial Court, 1647-1652, 1658-1660; Burgess, 1649; clerk, Lower House, 1650-1651, 1661-1666.

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