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VOL. I. 



Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1860, by 

In the Clerk s Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts. 

Allen and Farnham, Printers 


SOME explanatory introduction to so copious a work, as the 
following, will naturally be required ; but it may be short. 

In 1829 was published, by John Farmer, a Genealogical 
Register oi the first settlers of New England. Beside the five 
classes of persons prominent, as Governors, Deputy-Governors, 
Assistants, ministers in all the Colonies, and representatives in 
that of Massachusetts, down to 1692, it embraced graduates of 
Harvard College to 1662, tnembers of the Ancient and Honor 
able Artillery Company, as also freemen admitted in Massa 
chusetts, alone, to this latter date, with many early inhabitants 
of other parts of New England and Long Island from 1620 to 
1675. Extensive as was the plan of that volume, the author 
had in contemplation, as explained in his preface, calling it " an 
introduction to a biographical and genealogical dictionary," a 
more ambitious work, that should comprehend sketches of indi 
viduals known in the annals of New England, and " a con 
tinuation of eminent persons to the present time." Much too 
vast a project that appeared to me ; and the fixing of an abso 
lute limit, like 1692 (the era of arrival of the new charter), for 
admission of any family stocks, seemed more judicious. I sup 
pose nineteen twentieths of the people of these New England 
colonies in 1775 were descendants of those found here in 1692, 
and probably seven eighths of them were offspring of the settlers 
before 1642. 

My scope is wider than that of Farmer, of course, as it 
includes every settler, without regard to his rank, or wealth, 
since we often find, in the second or third generation, descend 
ants of the most humble (thank God we are all equal before the 


law) filling honorable stations and performing important ser 
vices. But far more narrow is my plan than his projected 
dictionary, because, in a grandson of the first settler, it excludes 
every other incident after his birth. Space for another than is 
here given, would have demanded six volumes, while ten 
volumes would have been needed for a fifth generation ; and 
since we now count eight, nine, or even ten generations of off 
spring from not a few of the earlier planters on our shores, fifty 
volumes, each as ponderous as the present, might be filled with 
details, whereof one tenth would seem ridiculous, one quarter 
worthless, and one half wholly uninteresting. 

That New England was first occupied by a civilized people 
in so short a period before the great civil war broke out in our 
mother country, though half a century and more after its ele 
mentary principles began to ferment, especially in Parliament, 
and almost in every parish of the kingdom, was a very fortunate 
event, if it may not be thought a providential arrangement for 
the happiness of mankind. Even if our views be restricted to 
the lineal origin of those people here, when the long protracted 
impolicy of Great Britain drove our fathers into open hostility 
and forced them to become a nation in 1776, in that century 
and a half from its colonization, a purer Anglo Saxon race 
would be seen on this side of the ocean than on the other. 
Within forty years a vast influx of Irish, with not a few thou 
sand Scotch and Germans has spread over this new country, 
but certainly more than four fifths of our people still count their 
progenitors among the ante-revolutionary colonists. From long 
and careful research I have judged the proportion of the whole 
number living here in 1775, that deduce their origin from the 
kingdom of England, i. e. the Southern part of Great Britain, 
excluding also the principality of Wales, to exceed ninety-eight 
in a hundred. Every county, from Northumberland to Corn 
wall, Kent to Cumberland, sent its contribution of emigrants, 
and the sparse population of the narrow shire of Rutland had 
more than one offshoot in New England. But, during that 
interval, great was the diversity of circumstances between the 
old and the new country so far as the increase of their respective 
numbers by incoming of strangers was affected. In 1660 the 
restoration of Charles II. in 1685 the expulsion of the two 


hundred thousand Protestants from France, the desired invasion 
of William and Mary in 1689, and the settlement of the House 
of Hanover in 1714, each brought from the continent an in 
fusion upon the original stock, the aggregate of which may not 
have been less than five or six per cent, of that into which it 
was ingrafted. Yet hardly more than three in a thousand, for 
instance, of Scottish ancestry, almost wholly the migration of 
the heroic defenders of Londonderry, that came, as one hundred 
and twenty families, in 1718 and 19, could be found in 1775 
among dwellers on our soil ; a smaller number of the glorious 
Huguenot exiles above thirty years longer had been resident 
here, and may have been happy enough by natural increase 
(though I doubt it) to equal the later band. If these be also 
counted three in a thousand, much fewer, though earlier still, 
must be the Dutch that crept in from New York, chiefly to 
Connecticut, so that none can believe they reach two in a thou 
sand, while something less must be the ratio of Irish. Ger 
many, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Africa, and all the rest of the 
world, together, did not outnumber the Scotch, or the French 
singly. A more homogeneous stock cannot be seen, I think, in 
any so extensive a region, at any time, since that when the ark 
of Noah discharged its passengers on Mount Ararat, except in 
the few centuries elapsing before the confusion of Babel. 
What honorable ancestry the body of New England population 
may assert, has often been proclaimed in glowing language ; 
but the words of William Stoughton, in his Election sermon, 
1668, express the sentiment with no less happiness than brevity : 


By an instinct of our nature, we all love to learn the places 
of our birth, and the chief circumstances in the lives of our 
progenitors. More liberal than that is the sentiment by which 
our curious spirit desires knowledge of the same concomitants 
in the case of great benefactors of mankind; and the hope of 
ascertaining to a reasonable extent the early history of John 
Harvard was certainly one of the chief inducements of my visit 
to England early in 1842. I would have gladly given five 
hundred dollars to get five lines about him in any relation, pri 
vate or public. Favored as I was, in this wish, by the counte- 


nance and aid of His Excellency, E. Everett, then our minister 
at London, no trace could be found, except in his signature to 
the rules on taking his degrees at the University, when he is titled 
of Middlesex. Perhaps out of such research sprang my resolu 
tion to prosecute the genealogical pursuits of John Farmer. 

In fulfilment of this great undertaking more than fifteen years 
are already bestowed, and near two years longer may be neces 
sary. Yet the rule imposed, of admitting upon these pages 
only the dates of birth and marriage, and names of children, of 
a child born on our side of the ocean to a settler whose tent 
was pitched here before May 1692, is severely adhered to, with 
the exception only of so distinguished a man as Cotton Mather ; 
and even this variety may seem forced upon me by Farmer, 
who had received him to the copious honors of marriage and 
family. Yet, in many cases, will be named great grandchildren 
of first comers, and even in a very few, another generation, 
making a fifth. Explanation of this apparent deviation from 
my own law is easy. When Gov. Bradford and Gov. Winthrop 
came here, each brought a son, or sons, and the same is seen of 
Gov. Dudley and numberless others. Now each child must be 
rated as an emigrant no less than its father, so that John Brad 
ford, John and Adam Winthrop, and Samuel Dudley are 
equally entitled as their parents to have their grandchildren 
entered in these pages ; but William and Joseph Bradford, and 
Joseph Dudley, sons of the Govs. born on our side of the 
water, shall not have grandchildren in their respective lines. 

My apparatus for this work will sometimes be found incom 
plete, yet to a great extent, the public records of Colonies, 
Counties, and towns, where accessible, have been examined by 
myself or friends. Of the first ten folio volumes of our Suffolk 
registry of deeds I had an abstract always lying near me, and 
these embraced near one third of all the names of New Eng 
land and more than half those in Massachusetts Colony ; in 
deed for very many years, after the emigration from Europe 
ceased, only two other counties, Essex and Middlesex had been 
constituted. It will be recollected, that large parts of Ply 
mouth, New Hampshire, and Maine were occupied by those 
who removed from Massachusetts, as was almost the whole of 
Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New Haven colonies. But 


modern labors of distinguished antiquaries furnish us almost in 
full their early records ; and more than nine tenths of the names 
in these separate communities, I think, must have been acquired 
for this work. But even in my native city of Boston three or 
four in a thousand may have escaped me, yet probably in the 
second or third ages from its foundation. 

For the time of births, marriages, or deaths in each family I 
have labored assiduously to be correct, in hundreds of cases 
finding wrong dates given, and commonly without hesitation 
supplying the true. Where baptism is fixed, by a decent record, 
weeks, and even months before the date of birth, no fear of 
injuring the town clerk s credit can restrain belief in his mistake. 
But the copious source of vexatidh is the variety growing out of 
the Old and New Styles. In many thousand instances, I have 
turned to the perpetual almanac, to be sure that the day of 
baptism was truly, or not, recorded for Sunday, since the rite 
could, in the first century of New England, be performed only 
on that day. By this many printed errors may be corrected. 
As children are often seen to be baptized in January or Febru 
ary of the same year, by the ancient legal reckoning, that gives 
the parents marriage in April or May, several weeks before, in 
our modern reckoning of the months, instead of so many months 
after, it is easy enough to put that right by calling those winter 
months not the eleventh and twelfth of the old year, as the stat 
ute absurdity required. Uniformly my chronology begins the 
year with 1 January ; but to produce harmony between dates 
for the month of March is sometimes very difficult. A few 
town officers began to change the numerals for the year with 
the opening of the month, daring to ask, why the first month 
of 1679 should allow 24 of its 31 days to be drilled under 
old 1678, while the perverse will of the rulers in fatherland 
postponed the new-year s day until the 25th ; and some records 
may be found, where the year ended in December ; but this 
monstrous innovation did not begin before 1700, and the start 
ling truth made irregular progress up to 1752, when Lord 
Macclesfield enlightened the legislature, and Chesterfield charmed 
it into consistency. 

No apology would be necessary for filling room with enumer 
ation of contributions from many friends other than such as are 


open to all in printed volumes ; but much of what is now 
within every one s reach had been furnished in MS. to me, and 
still more is from the same hands, in many cases, given first to 
the light on my pages. Our town histories are crowding for 
ward, and sometimes in less compact space than might be 
wished. Windsor, though its History is large, has not equalled 
ancient Woodbury in bulk, yet seems to contain all, with three 
fold of the interest, that might have contented us in the other. 
The point of research may occupy long time, and be expressed 
at last in brief phrase, so that no comparison can be made 
between the result in different parts of the same field of battle 
from taking only the numbers engaged in each. One initial 
letter in this dictionary requrfed a year and a quarter for its 
complete preparation, more than three months were given to 
each of several names, like Hall or Williams, and the progress 
of a page has often demanded a week. It seemed my duty to 
expose every error in our genealogy that has got imbedded in 
any reputable book ; and the suspicion of any such may lead 
to a long train of inquiries before the refutation can be reached. 
If my success has been less than my ambition, it has not been 
owing to lack of industry, or to hurried operation. Printing of 
the first volume began in Dec. 1858, and was prosecuted with 
out interruption of a day to this time ; while for the next 
volume the careful amanuensis has ready for the compositor 
two hundred pages, a part of which will be given to the press 
toi-morrow. For the access of new information that reaches us 
almost every month, a constant watch is kept ; and life and 
health being continued, my contract with the community may 
be decently discharged in the autumn of 1861. 

A very extensive catalogue of gentlemen, that might be 
graced by one of more than half a dozen ladies, could here be 
supplied, were it useful to mention the smaller as well as the 
greater contributors to these sheets. To Goodwin, Bond, Harris, 
father and son, Kingsley, Abbot, Day, Shattuck, Lunt, and 
Kilbourne, of the respectable file who have passed out of 
active service, it would not be easy to state the respective pro 
portions of indebtedness ; nor could I specify the ratio of 
benefit derived in my pages from benevolence of the living 
Babson, Boltwood, Brayton, Budington, Clapp, Day, Edwards, 


Felt, Field, Herrick, Hoadley, Jackson, Judd, Kelly, King, Kel 
logg, Lincoln, Locke, Otis, Paige, Patterson, Riker, Sargent, 
Sewall, ShurtlefT, R. D. Smith of Guilford, Staples, Vinton, 
Wentworth, Whitmore, Willard, Wyman, and twice as many 
more. Not one of the living or dead could complain of my dec 
laration, that from the distinguished antiquary of Northampton 
the acquisition exceeds that of any other ten contributors. 
Early in 1846 I had solicited the benefit of uniting his name 
with mine in producing these volumes ; but while he shrank 
from the responsibility of such unbroken labor, I can offer 
several hundred pages of letters to vouch for his sympathy, and 
encourage my perseverance. 

19 APRIL, 1860. 


BY the number of more or less imperfect words, that can be not much less than 
three hundred thousand in these volumes, very great saving of space was expected. 
Caution was given me, in the Genealog. Reg. XII. 362, against the woful disfiguring 
that would follow, if the specimen, offered by the publishers to attract subscribers, 
were to be taken for a sample. As most of these curtailments were common however 
in similar works, I dared to adhere to the plan, which has not, perhaps, repelled a 
dozen patrons ; and even enlarged my list by addition of one that would occur about 
two thousand times. The word freeman, or freemen, may be seen, in its new shape, 
frecm. without offence, I hope, to the taste of ariy subscriber. Familiar to all readers 
must be the short form given to our names of the months, nine in twelve, only May, 
June, and July having their whole beauty ; and yet of these nine words the recurrence 
would probably show the mutilations on my pages to be fifteen or twenty thousand. 
Titles are always permitted even in other books to appear in brief, as Gov. or Esq. 
and when rep. may stand for representative, most who turn over a dictionary of this 
sort will approve the economy. It may happen that, by the accident of the printer s 
type, or my own carelessness, some word may be abbreviated that had better been 
printed in full, yet I submit, that the page will be seldom disfigured by such liberty, 
and probably the reader would not change more than once in five hundred examples. 
Confusion will not be caused so often as that, I hope ; but if a pause be necessary, we 
all feel the same thing in turning to an English dictionary for definition of words 
only. Nobody reads continuously from page to page, even in the affluent vocabulary 
of Johnson ; and when a sincere desire to verify a genealogy, or ascertain a special 
relationship, is felt, the time will not be grudgingly reckoned, if a sentence be not 
printed out in every word, but with one third or more of those words curtailed. In 
the following list every word thus abbrev. may not be found, because the shortening 
may by a judicious reader be referred to a class comprising many, as the adverbial 
terminations, ly, Uy, wanting after easi. and honora. ; or the perfect tense or parti 
ciples of verbs, ed ; or in substantives, er and ent. ; or in either part of speech, ensu, 
mak. preced. and tak. Avithout ing or en. For many having different meanings, as ch. 
for child, or children, or church ; d. for death, died, or daughter ; gr. for grand, great, 
grant, or graduate ; mo. for mother or month, the one intended may be trusted to the 
student s sagacity. 

But occasions of error in names of men or women I have scrupulously avoided,, so 
that only one surname can be seen in my pages to be abbrev. and but a single name 
of bapt. Eliz. can hardly be mistaken, nor will the lamentation be loud, when a man s 
name so distinguished as that of the first Gov. of Mass, is spelled Winth. Geographi 
cal designations are forever meeting our eyes in briefer form than the legal one ; and 
he has poor supply of current letters that requires to be told what shires in Eng. arc 
meant by Bucks, Herts, or Notts. 

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for about. 


for easily. 


" abbrevia/ion or ted. 


" educa/j on or ted. 


" according to. 


" England. 


" account. 


" enough. 


" accurate. 


" ensign. 


" adjoining. 


" ensuing. 


" admission or admitted. 


" estate. 


" administration or tor. 


" establishment 


" after. 


" except, s 


" allegiance. 


11 father." 


" another. 


" femily. 


" approximately. 


,* fidelity. 

ar. co. 

" artillery company. 


" following or ed. 

as cert. 

" ascertain or ained. 


" freeman or en. 


" born or birth. 


" giv r en or giving. 


" baptized or sm. 


" grand, great, grant or gradu 


" because or became. 



" before. 


" grandfather. 


" bought or bottom. 

" grandmother. 


" brother. 


" grandson. 


" buried. 


" herself. 


" captain, captured, or ivity. 

H. C. 

" Harvard College. 


" catalogue. 


" himself. 


" for child, children, or church. 


" History. 


" clerk. 


" historian. 


" County. 


" honorable. 


" Colony or Colonel. 


" honorary. 


" College or Collections. 


" honorably. 


" company. 


" ignorant. 


" conferred. 


" Indians. 


" conjecture. 


" infant or informed. 


st continued. 


" inhabitant. 


" contract. 


" inquiry. 


" corporal. 


" insert. 


" counsellor. 


" inventory. 


" cousin. 


" judicial or judicious. 


" covenant. 


" killed or king. 


" court. 


" known. 


" died, death, or daughter. 


" land. 


" Dartmouth College. 


" lieutenant. 


" deacon. 


" lived or ing. 


" decision. 


" married or age. 


" degree. 


" major. 


" devised. 


" making. 


" discipline. 


" mentioned. 


" division or divided. 


" military. 


" document. 


" minister. 


" deaths or daughters. 


" mother or month. 




for named. 


for scatter/?)^ or ed. 

N. E. 

" New England. 


" second. 


" noted. 


" sergeant. 


" oath. 


" settlers or settler. 

0. E. 

" Old England. 


" service or servant. 


" official. 


" several. 


" often. 


" share or ship. 


" ordained. 


" sister. 


" origin. 


" spelling or ed. 


" people. 


" surgeon. 


" petition. 


" swear or swore. 


" preceding. 


" syllable. 


" probate or proved. 


" taken. 


" probab/e or ly. 


" though. 


" property. 


" thought. 


" propounded. 


" through. 


" proprietors or proprietor. 


" transcribed. 


" provision. 


" vmiting or ed. 


" public. 


" unmarried. 


" rated. 


" various or variation. 


" record. 


" wife. 


" report or representative. 


" who or which. 


" repudiated. 


" weeks. 


" respectively. 


" widow. 


" son or sons. 

7 r - 

" year. 

with a few dozen others, that need not to be particularly mentioned, as the reader, 
without a compliment, may be presumed to supply meaning for himself to marks of 
frequent use, like points of the compass. 

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ABBEE. See Abby. 

ABBOT, ARTHUR, Marblehead, perhaps rem. to Ipswich, join. "\Vinth. 
1634, in the settlem. of that town, was liv. in 1G71, and prob. d. bef. 
1679? We kn. of issue, only Philip, whose descend, lyive tradit. that he 
came from Totness in Co. Devon, where he left good est. of wh. for sev. 
yrs. after migrat. the income was enjoy, by him. ARTHUR, Ipswich, per 
haps s. of the preced. in 1671 made freem. then call. jr. and, in 1674, 
35 yrs. old; by w. Eliz. wh. d. 17 Feb. 1738, aged 90, had Eliz. b. 
6 June 1686, and prob. other ch. of wh. only Moses (f. of Rev. Hull of 
Charlestown), and Arthur of Ipswich, and Susanna, are nam. with prob. 
evidence. He d. bef. his w. BENJAMIN, Andover, s. of the first George 
of the same, m. 22 Apr. 1685, Sarah, eldest d. of Ralph Farnum of the 
same, had Benjamin, b. 11 July 1686; Jonathan, Sept. 1687; David, 
29 Jan. 1689; and Samuel, 19 May 1694; and d. 30 Mar. 1703. 
DANIEL, Cambridge, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. 1630, req. 
adm. as freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. and was rec. 18 May foil, at the same 
Ct. was fin. 5 sh. for refus. to watch &c. rem. a. 1639 to Providence, 
there d. a. 1650. DANIEL, Providence, perhaps s. of the preced. took o. 
of alleg. 1668 to the k. did not rem. during Philip s war, and may have 
been the town elk. there 1680. DANIEL, Branford, s. of Robert of the 
same, had Joseph, and prob. Stephen, and Hannah. EBENEZER, Ando 
ver, youngest s. of the first Thomas of the same, m. Eliz. Tucker, had 
Sarah, b. 7 June 1717 ; Eliz. 6 May 1719 ; Ebenezer, 6 Sept. 1721 ; 

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John, 28 Feb. 1723; Philip, 11 Sept. 1725; Thomas, 28 May 1728, 
d. young; Sarah, again, 15 July 1730; Thomas, again, 22 Feb. 1733 ; 
Samuel, 16 June 1736; and Benjamin, 26 Jan. 1738. His w. d. Apr. 
1743, and he m. Mary Ingalls. EDWARD, Taunton, 1643. Baylies, 
II. 267. GEORGE, Rowley, brot. from Eng. s. George, Nehemiah, and 
Thomas, and d. 1647. GEORGE, Windsor 1640, fin. for sell, to an Ind. 
a pistol, and powder ; prob. was after atNorwalk among early sett. 1655, 
had there two ws. of wh. the latter was Joanna, and he outliv. her 8 
yrs. but the ch. ment. in his will of 2 May 1689, pro. 11 Mar. foil, were 
by the former. They were Dorothy, w. of a Root ; Priscilla, w. of a 
Clason; George, b. a. 1669 ; Daniel, a. 1672, liv. 1709, yet not kn. to 
have issue ; Mary, m. after d. of her f. a Jackson ; John ; and Jonathan. 
GEORGE, Andover, 1643, had been some yrs. at Roxbury, m. 12 Dec. 
1646, a maiden said, in reasonab. tradit. to have come in the same sh. 
with him, Hannah (call. Mary on town rec. of R.), d. of William Chan 
dler of R. had John, b. 2 Mar. 1648 ; Joseph, 11 Mar. 1649, d. next yr. 
24 June, the first d. on rec.. of A. (where he is call. s. of Henry by mist.) ; 
Hannah, 9 June 1650 ; Joseph, again, 30 Mar. 1652, wh. was k. by the 
Ind. 8 Apr. 1676, the earliest victim of the war in that town ; George, 
7 June 1655; William, 18 Nov. 1657; Sarah, 14 Nov. 1659; Benja 
min, 20 Dec. 1661; Timothy, 17 Nov. 1663; Thomas, 6 May 1666; 
Edward, d. young; Nathaniel, 4 July 1671; and Eliz. 9 Feb. 1673. 
He d. 24 Dec. 1681 ; and his wid. m. Rev. Francis Dane, as his third 
w. outliv. him, and d. 11 June 1711, aged 82. Hannah, m. 20 Dec. 
1676, John Chandler; Sarah, m. 11 Oct. 1680, Ephraim Stevens; 
and Eliz. m. 24 Nov. 1692, Nathan Stevens. His s. Benjamin was 
afflict, by Eliz. Johnson, a witch, as she confess, in 1692 ; and she impli- 
cat. goody Currier in the diabolic, work. Yet the nature or degree of 
the afflict, is nowhere shown. Currier was execut. on acco. of other 
charges. The confess, of the nonsense, wh. prob. was the cause of John 
son s impun. is seen in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 124. Of this first George 
of Andover, said to have come from Yorksh. descend, are very num. of 
wh. forty-four with the fam. name, beside forty-nine others thro. fern. 
Abbots, had been gr. at some coll. in 1844. Seven s. and three ds. m. 
and resid. at A. while of 73 five sett, at Concord, N. H. four went 
to Conn, and two liv. at Billerica. Of seven farms, on wh. his s. liv. 
four were occup. by descend, in our day. GEORGE, Andover, s. of 
George of Rowley, b. in Eng. m. 26 Apr. 1658, Sarah Farnum, perhaps 
sis. of Ralph of A. had George, b. 28 Jan. foil. Sarah, 6 Sept, 1660 ; 
John, 26 Aug. 1662; Mary, 29 Mar. 1664; Nehemiah, 20 July 1667 ; 
Hannah, 20 Sept. 1668; Mehitable, 17 Feb. 1671, d. young; Lydia, 29 
Sept. 1675 ; Samuel, 30 May 1678 ; and Mehitable, again, 4 Apr. 1680. 


He d. 22 Mar. 1689 ; and his wid. m. 1 Aug. foil. Henry Ingalls, outliv. 
him, and d. 1728, aged 90. Sarah m. 19 Oct. 1682, John Faulkner; 
Mary m. 13 May 1687, Stephen Barker; Hannah m. 16 Apr. 1695, 
James Ingalls ; and Lydia, m. 28 Nov. 1695, Henry Chandler. GEORGE, 
Andover, s. of George the first of the same, m. 17 Apr. 1668, Dorcas, 
eldest d. of Mark Graves of the same, had Sarah, b. 1679, d. soon; 
Joseph, 7 Oct. 1680, d. young ; ano. ch. Nathan, or Martha, 12 Feb. 
1683, d. young; Hannah, 26 Feb. 1685; Daniel, 10 Jan. 1688; Eliz. 
25 July 1690; George, 22 Dec. 1692; Henry, 12 June 1696; and 
Isaac, 4 Apr. 1699. GEORGE, Andover, eldest s. of George the sec. of 
the same, and gr.s. of George of Rowley, m. 1689, Eliz. Ballard, had 
George, b. 17 July 1691 ; Uriah, 26 Nov. 1692 ; Jacob, 19 Mar. 1694; 
Eliz. 6 Nov. 1695 ; Sarah; and Hannah. His w. d. May 1706; and 
he had sec. w. Hannah Easty. GEORGE, Norwalk, s. of George of the 
same, by w. Hannah, it is said, had George, Samuel, Ebenezer, Benja 
min, Israel, Hannah, and Eliz. Success did not attend the diligent inq. 
of Hall in find, dates for the ch. or whether the f. had not rem. from N. 
JOHN, Hadley 1668, rem. early in the n$xt yr. but no more is kn. 
JOHN, Andover, eldest s. of George the first of the same, m. 17 Nov. 
1673, Sarah, eldest d. of Richard Barker of the same, had John, b. 2 
Nov. 1674; Joseph, 29 Dec. 1676; Stephen, 16 Mar. 1678; Sarah, 
7 Dec. 1680; Ephraim, 15 Aug. 1682; Joshua, 16 June 1685; Mary, 
2 Jan. 1687; Ebenezer, 27 Sept. 1689; and Priscilla, 7 July 1691; 
was selectman, deac. and d. 19 Mar. 1721. His wid. d. 10 Feb. 1729. 
JOHN, aged 16, and Mary, 16, came in the Hopewell, Capt. Bundocke, 
from London, 1635 ; but whose ch. they were, is unkn. and prob. 
not of any resid. in our country. JOHN, Saco, adm. an inhab. of 
that town 12 June 1680, and ens. then chos. town elk. bef. wh. time the 
planta. had been so much disturb, by Ind. war, that Folsom, in his valu. 
Hist. 177, says, the rec. are lost. JOHN, Norwalk 1687, wheelwright, 
s. of George of the same, by w. Ruth, it is said, had John, Esther, and 
Mary. JOHN, Sudbury, s. of George the sec. of Andover, by w. Jemima 
had Jemima, b. 10 Oct. 1699 ; John, 3 Oct. 1701 ; Sarah, 10 Sept. 1704; 
Mary ; and Hannah ; rem. to Watertown, there was a millwright, and d. 
24 Mar. 1718. His wid. m. John Beeks. JOIIN^ Andover, s. of the first 
Thomas of the same, m. Apr. 1710, Hannah Chubb, perhaps d. of Pas- 
coe of the same, had Hannah ; Sarah, b. Mar. 1712, d. young; Mary, 
1716, d. young; John, Feb. 1718; Sarah, 16 Aug. 1722; Mary, again, 
23 Nov. 1727 ; and his w. d. 3 June 1733. He m. 1734, sec. w. Hep- 
zibah Frye. JONATHAN, Norwalk, s. of George of the same, m. 5 June 
1696, Sarah, d. of John Olmstead, had Jonathan, b. 6 Apr. 1697; Sa 
rah, 16 June 1699 ; Eunice, 23 Jan. 1702; Mary, 8 July 1704; Debo- 


rah, 3 Dec. 1707; Keziah, 17 Apr. 1711; Lemuel, 21 Mar. 1714; 
Jane, 5 Oct. 1716; and Mindwell, 21 Dec. 1718. JOSEPH, New Haven 
1683, s. prob. of Robert. .JTosEPH^ Marblebead, s. of the first Thomas 
of Andover, by w. Sarah had Susanna, bapt. Aug. 1701 ; Joseph; Sa 
rah ; Ann ; and Hannah. ^NATHANIEL, Andover, youngest s. of George 
the first of the same, m. 22 Oct. 1695, Dorcas Hibbert, prob. d. of Rob 
ert of Beverly, had Nathaniel, b. 1696; Mary, 8 Feb. 1698 ; a s. b. 20 
June 1700, d. same day ; Joseph, 2 Feb. 1705 ; Tabitha, a. 1707 ; Jere 
miah, 4 Nov. 1709 ; Joshua, 1711 ; Sarah ; Hannah; Eliz. and Rebecca, 
1717. His w. d. 7 Feb. 1743, and he d. 1 Dec. 1749. NATHANIEL, 
perhaps of Ashford, s. of the first Thomas of Andover, m. 1710 Mercy 
Hutchinson of Ashford, had Nathaniel, b. 1714 ; and no more is told of 
him. NEHEMIAH, Jpswich, s. of George of Rowley, was brot. by his 
f. from Eng. freem. in Mass. 1669, deac. at Topsfield 1686, d. Mar. 
1707, leav. only s. Nehemiah. NEHEMIAH, Topsfield, s. of the preced. 
m. 21 Jan. 1690, Remember, d. of John Fiske of Wenham, had John, b. 
9 Apr. 1691 ; Nehemiah, 19 Oct. 1692; Sarah; Mary; and Mehitable, 
17 Oct. 1700.* His w. d. 12 July 1703, and he d. 1736. *NEHEMIAH, 
Andover, s. of George the sec. of the same, m. 1691 Abigail Lovejoy, 
prob. youngest d. of John the first of the same, had Nehemiah, b. 1 9 Jan. 
1692; Abiel, 10 Aug. 1693; Zebadiah, 6 Apr. 1695; John, 31 Oct. 
1697; Abigail, 30 Sept. 1699; Mary, 24 Mar. 1701; and Joseph, wh. 
alone of the seven d. young. PETER, Fairfield, s. of Robert, k. his w. 
Eliz. d. of John Evarts, and attempt, to k. Hannah, his only ch. for 
wh. 16 Oct. 1667 he was execut. tho. it may hardly be doubt, that 
he was insane, as he had been sev. yrs. bef. as at Branford, in 1658, 
whither he went to help his f. and was taken the first day with insan. 
See New Haven Col. Rec. II. 300. PHILIP, Ipswich, s. of Arthur 
of the same, by w. Mary had Arthur, b. 3 Feb. 1694; Frances, 18 
May 1696; Susanna; and Mary, 26 July 1701. His wicl. d. 11 Jan. 
1730, but the date of his d. is not seen. RICHARD, Kittery 1663, 
was keep, of the prison in New Hampsh. 1684, as in Farmer s Ed. 
of Belkn. I. 485, appears. ROBERT, Watertown, freem. 3 Sept. 1 634, 
when Col. Rec. gives the name Abbitt, was of TVethersfield 1640, and 
New Haven 1642, where John, his s. b. many mos. bef. was bapt. 7 Oct. 
1649 ; Abigail, b. 2 Oct. 1649, and Robert, brot. from Branford, where 
the f. liv. bapt, 1 June 1651 ; Joseph, b. 20 Apr. 1652 ; Benjamin, 10 
Jan. 1654, d. soon; Daniel, 12 Feb. 1655, and Mary, 13 May 1657; 
beside other ch. bef. 1649, as Peter, bef. ment. Sarah, wh. m. Matthew 
Jlowej and Deborah. He d. Sept. 1658 ; and his wid. Mary m. 4 Nov. 
1659, John Robins; and Deborah m. 1661, Nathan Andrews. His land 
was in that part, call. E. Haven; and a. 1649 he rem. to Branford. 


His est. was distrib. 1660, in small portions to ch. Peter, Deborah, John, 
Daniel, Abigail, and Mary. His s. Robert had d. 30 Sept. 1658, it is 
said ; but Joseph was alive, and perhaps provid. for otherwise, as by sev 
yrs. of liv. with his mo. Matthew Rowe had the part of his w. tho. this 
fact may not certain, show that his w. was d. An Eliz. A. wh. m. at 
Gruilford 3 Mar. 1654, Gabriel Harris of New London is, by the author 
of the Hist, of that city, in her p. 86, thot. to have been ano. of the ds. 
But the suggest, is embarrass, with obstinate difficult, and contradict, 
whelm the tradit. in self-destruct. SAMUEL, Sudbury, youngest s. of 
George the sec. of Andover, gr.s. of George of Rowley, by w. Joyce had 
Joyce, b. 18 Aug. 1706 ; Martha, 10 Mar. 1712 ; Samuel, 21 Aug. 
1716; and George. THOMAS, Rowley, presum. to be youngest s. of 
George of the same, b. in Eng. is said to have m. but d. without 
issue 7 Sept. 1659. THOMAS, Andover, whose f. is not kn. may 
have come later from Eng. than others of the name, or been b. here, m. 
15 Dec. 1664, Sarah Steward, whose f. is not nam. had Joseph, b. 16 
Mar. 1666, d. next yr. Thomas, 1668; Sarah, 8 Jan. 1671; Joseph, 
again, 16 Aug. 1674 ; Dorothy, 2 Jan. 1676, d. at 2 yrs.; Nathaniel, 9 
Jan. 1678; John, Oct. 1681; Dorothy, again; Mary, 22 July 1686; 
and Ebcnezer, 23 Nov. 1690. He was a capt. and d. 6 May 1695 ; and 
his wid. d. Feb. 1716. Sarah m. 26 Nov. 1691, Joseph Chandler ; and 
Dorothy m. 1710, one with so strange a name, as Braviter Gray. 
THOMAS, Kittery, perhaps s. of Richard of the same, was ens. 1688. 
THOMAS, Andover, s. of George the first of the same, m. 7 Dec. 1697, 
Hannah Gray, prob. not d. of Robert of the same, had Hannah, b. 10 
Sept. 1700; Edward, 9 June 1702; Deborah, 1 Dec. 1704; George, 
7 Nov. 1706 ; Zebadiah, 25 Jan. 1709 ; Benjamin, and Catharine, tw. 
31 Mar. 1711 ; Aaron, 8 Aug. 1714; and Isaac, 24 Feb. 1717 ; and d. 
28 Apr. 1728. His wid. d. 1763, aged 89. THOMAS, Andover, s. of 
Thomas the first of the same, m. Jan. 1707, Eliz. French, had only 
Thomas, wh. d. 9 Mar. 1729 ; and of the f. no more is told. TIMOTHY, An 
dover, s. of George the first of the same, taken by the Ind. when 12 yrs. old, 
and held sev. mos. 1676, m. 27 Dec. 1689, Hannah, d. of Mark Graves 
of A. had Timothy, b. 1 July 1693 ; Hannah, 19 Oct. 1695 ; and Dor 
cas, 6 May 1698. His w. d. 5 Nov. 1726, and he d. 9 Sept. 1730. 
WALTER, Exeter 1640, a vintner, d. Jan. 1667, leav. w. Sarah, wh. m. 
Henry Sherburne, and ch. Peter, William, Walter, John, Eliz. and ano. 
d. wh. m. a Wills, and Thomas, Joseph, and Sarah Wills. Possib. 
John of Saco, the ens. 1 680, and Thomas of Kittery, the ens. 1 680, were 
s. and gr.s. of this man. WILLIAM, Andover, s. of George the first of 
A. m. 19 June 1682, Eliz. d. of Nathaniel Geary of Roxbury, had Eliz. 
b. 29 Apr. 1683 ; William, 17 Mar. 1685 ; George, 19 Mar. 1687, d. at 



2 yrs. Ezra, 7 July 1689; George, again, 22 Dec. 1691, d. soon; Na 
than, 10 Dec. 1692; James, 12 Feb. 1695; Paul, 28 Mar. 1697; 
Philip, 3 Apr. 1699; Hannah, 5 Apr. 1701; Caleb, 1704; and Zeba- 
diah, 1706. His. w. d. Dec. 1712, and he d. 24 Oct. foil. From the 
Abbots Geneal. Reg. pub. 1847, great assist, has been obt. and in it very 
few errors been detect. 

ABBY, ABBEY, or ABBEE, JOHN, Salem 1637, when gr. of Id. was 
made to him, of Reading later, and freem. 1685, then call. sen. so that 
perhaps he had s. of the same name, and very prob. is it, that he had 
others. JOHN, Wenham, an early sett. d. late in life, 1700, leav. wid. 
Hannah, and ch. Richard, b. 9 Feb. 1683 ; prob. others. OBADIAH, 
Enfield, 1 682, m. Sarah, wid. of Joseph Warriner, to wh. she was sec. w. 
had no ch. to be nam. in his will, 1752, the yr. he d. SAMUEL, Wen- 
ham, perhaps br. of John of the same, d. 1698. leav. wid. Mary, and ch. 
Mary, aged 25 ; Samuel, 23 ; Thomas, 20; Eleazer, 18 ; Ebenezer, 16; 
Mercy, 14 ; Sarah, 13 ; Hepzibah, 10 ; Abigail, 8 ; John, 7 ; Benjamin, 
6 ; and Jonathan, 2. His wid. m. Abraham Mitchell. He was of Salem 
vill. now Danvers, when adm. freem. 1690. Only the youngest ch. was 
b. at W. and some discrepance from the pro. rec. as to the ages of most 
of the ch. is furnish, me (by Mr. Felt) in the rec. of b. as that Ebenezer 
was b. 31 July 1683 ; Mary, 1 Mar. 1685 ; Sarah, 6 July 1686 ; Hep 
zibah, 14 Feb. 1689 ; Abigail, 19 Nov. 1690 ; John, 4 June 1692; and 
Benjamin, 4 June 1694. THOMAS, Enfield, perhaps br. of Obadiah, had 
Sarah, b. 31 Mar. 1684; Thomas, 1686; Mary, 3 Feb. 1689, wh.d.bef. 
her f. and John 1692 ; beside Tabitha. He d. 1728, leav. w. Sarah, and 
in his will of Dec. 1720, she and the two s. are nam. as also two ds. 
call. Sarah Geer and Abigail Warner. His s. Thomas had s. Obadiah, 
and Thomas ; and John had John, Thomas, Daniel, and Richard ; but 
prob. no ought here to be ins. 

ABDY, MATTHEW, Boston, came in the Abigail, 1635, from London, 
was a fisherman ; by w. Tabitha, d. of Robert Reynolds of B. wh. d. 
1661, had Mary, b. 24 May 1648 ; and Tabitha, 24 Nov. 1652 ; beside 
Matthew, nam. in the will of his gr.f. R. He next m. 24 May 1662, 
Alice Cox, perhaps d. of Moses of Hampton. His s. foil, the same trade, 
was so poor, that the petty bequests in his will are hardly to be thot. un 
fairly caricatur. in the humorous poem by Rev. John Seccombe, with the 
title of Father Abby s will, of wh. in the admirab. Cyclopedia of Amer. 
Literature, by Duyckincks, Vol. I. 126, is extract. 

ABELL, BENJAMIN, Norwich, 1670. CALEB, Dedham, 1665, may 
have been s. of the preced. rem. 1668, to Norwich, there m. July 1669, 
Margaret, prob. d. of John Post of Saybrook, had a d. b. 1671, d. soon ; 
Samuel, Oct. 1672 ; Experience, Dec. 1674 ; Caleb, Apr. 1677 ; John, 


Dec. 1678; Theophilus, Nov. 1680; Joanna, Nov. 1683; Abigail, Mar. 
1689 ; and Hahnah, Oct. 1692. His w. d. Nov. 1700, and he m. 1701, 
Mary, wid. of Stephen Loonier of New London, wh. surv. him. He d. 
17 Aug. 1731. JOSHUA, Norwich, perhaps br. of the preced. m. 1 Nov. 
1677, Experience, d. of Nehemiah Smith of New London, and perhaps 
had sec. w. d. of John Gager. PRESERVED, Rehoboth, 1668, had Doro 
thy, b. 16 Nov. 1677 ; Joanna, 11 Jan. 1682 ; was lieut. of the comp. 
under Samuel Gallop in the romantic expedit. of Sir William Phips, 
1690, against Quebec. ROBERT, Weymouth, came, prob. in the fleet 
with Winthrop, desir. adm. 19 Oct. 1630, and was made freem. 18 May 
foil, had Abraham, bur. 14 Nov. 1639 ; Mary, b. 11 Apr. 1642 ; rem. 
next yr. to Rehoboth, there d. Aug. 1663, leav. wid. and four more ch. 
beside Mary. 

ABERNETHY, WILLIAM, Wallingford, m. 1673 or 4, Sarah, d. of Wil 
liam Doolittle, had William, and Samuel, and d. 1718, when his two s. 
admin, on his est. Early this name was writ. Ebenetha, or Abbenatha, 
ace. Ilinman ; but in mod. days the descend, use the spell, here giv. 

ABINGTON, WILLIAM, Maine, 1642. Coffin. 

ABORNE. See Eborne. 

ACKERLY, ACCORLEY, or ACRELY, HENRY, New Haven 1640, Stam 
ford 1641 to 53, Greenwich 1656, d. at S. 17 June 1658, wh. is the 
date of his will. His wid. Ann, was 75 yrs. old in 1662. Haz. II. 246. 
ROBERT, Brookhaven, L. I. 1655, adm. freem. of Conn, jurisdict. 1664. 
See Trumbull, Col. Rec. I. 341, 428. SAMUEL, Brookhaven, 1655, per 
haps br. of the preced. 

ACKLEY, or ACLY, JAMES, Haddam, s. of Nicholas, by w. Eliz. had 
James, b. 17 July 1707 ; Nicholas, 16 Dec. 1708 ; and Nathaniel, 7 Nov. 
1712. NICHOLAS, Hartford, 1655, rem. to Haddam, as early sett, and 
d. 29 Apr. 1695, leav. wid. and ch. John ; Thomas ; Nathaniel, wh. d. 
27 Feb. 1710; James; Hannah; Eliz. Mary; Sarah, wh. m. William 
Spencer ; and Lydia. Field, 64, Hinman, 182. SAMUEL, Haddam, per 
haps s. of the preced. by w. Bethia had Samuel, b. 8 Dec. 1703 ; Jeru- 
sha, 29 Mar. 1707; and Deborah, 11 July 1709. A THOMAS, Haddam, s. 
of Nicholas, d. 16 Jan. 1704, leav. wid. Hannah, and ch. Hannah, b. 24 
Oct. 1696 ; Ann, 17 Sept. 1698 ; Thomas, 28 Jan. 1701 ; and Job, 14 
Mar. 1703. 

ACREMAN, or AKERMAN, STEPHEN, Newbury, m. 17 Dec. 1684, Sa 
rah, prob. wid. of Amos Stickney. 

ACRES, often ACKERS, HENRY, Newbury, m. 13 Mar. 1674, Hannah, 
d. of Thomas Silver, had Catharine, b. 17 Mar. 1675 ; John, 2 Oct. 
1678; Mary, 8 Oct. 1680; and John, again, 20 Jan. 1694; perhaps 
others. JOHN, Boston 1656, liv. at that part call. Muddy riv. now Brook- 


line, m. prob. bef. 1664, Desiretruth, d. of William Thornc of Boston, 
had bapt. at Roxbury, where his w. join, the ch. 8 July 1666, Eliz. and 
Desiretruth, perhaps not tw. on 15 July 1666, of wh. one, at least, d. 
soon; Eliz. 22 Nov. 1668; Deborah, 26 Feb. 1671; John, 10 Aug. 
1673 ; William, 29 June 1679 ; and Mary, 20 May 1683 ; but this last 
was b. after he had rem. to Dunstable, so that she may have been older, 
when bapt. than the others. At D. he had also Joanna. 

ACTON, JOHN, North Yarmouth, a. 1685. Sullivan, 185. 

ACT, or ACIE, JOHN, Rowley 1663-77, was perhaps s. of William. 
THOMAS, Hadley 1678, rem. soon. WILLIAM, Rowley 1643, after at 
Boston, where he had Joseph, bapt. at first ch. 28 June 1657, went 
again to R. there was liv. 1677. 

ADAMS, ABRAHAM, Boston, cooper, perhaps s. of Nathaniel of Wey- 
mouth, had liv. at Falmouth, where bef. 1667 he m. Sarah, d. of Arthur 
Macworth, and from his wid. had gift of an isl. in Casco Bay. Willis, I. 
75. Later in life he was an innholder, and one of that band of volun 
teers wh. took, Oct. 1689, a piratic, vessel, in the Vineyard Sound, after 
some resist, and brot. her into B. His w. was Abigail, d. of Nicholas 
Wilmot, wh. in his will of 27 Sept. 1684, provides for her sh. of his est. 
From the will of Adams, made 6, pro. 18 Apr. 1700, we learn, that he 
had by a former w. i. e. Macworth s d. two ds. Sarah Grant and Jane 
Snelling, and by w. Abigail, made extrix. had Zechariah, Samuel, Abra 
ham, Mary, Abigail, and Eliz. ABRAHAM, Newbury, eldest s. of Rob 
ert, m. 16 Nov. 1670, Mary, d. of Richard Pettingell of the same, had 
Mary, b. 16 Jan. 1672 ; Robert, 12 May 1674 ; Abraham, 6 May 1676 ; 
Isaac, 26 Feb. 1679 ; Sarah, 13 Apr. 1681 ; John, 7 Mar. 1684; Mat 
thew, 25 May 1686; Israel, 25 Dec. 1688; Dorothy, 25 Oct. 1691; 
and Richard, 22 Nov. 1693. His w. d. 19 Sept. 1705 ; and he d. 12 
Dec. 1714. || ALEXANDER, Boston, a shipwright, freem. 1648, ar. co. 
1652, m. as is said, Mary Coffin, sis. of Tristram the first, had Mary, b. 
19, bapt. 25 Jan. 1646; rem. to Dorchester, there had Susanna, 14 May 
1648 ; John, 26 Feb. 1653 ; and Samuel, 7 May 1656. ANDREW, 
Hartford 1643, then employ, as Hinman, 12, tells, in place of sch.master. 
CHARLES, Dover 1648, liv. in 1669 in that part, call. Oyster riv. was of 
the gr. jury 1688; had w. Temperance, s. Charles, and perhaps John; 
and was k. by the Ind. 1694. Evidence is rec. 1712, to prove, that he 
possess. Ids. there "above sixty yrs." CHARLES, Dover, s. of the pre- 
ced. had Charles, b. 1668 ; Sarah, 1671. CHRISTOPHER, Braintree, a 
petition, with many others, in 1645, for a planta. on the land of Pum- 
ham. He rem. E. and had fine est. at Kittery, where in his will in Suff. 
Reg. X. 105 of 13 June 1686, pro. 21 Sept. 1687, more than eight mos. 
after his d. by Gov. Andros, he names w. Margaret, and four ch. John, 


Mark, Ann, and Mary, beside cous. Isaac Goodwright, to wh. are giv. 
two cows. DANIEL, Simsbury, 1G83, m. prob. in 1G87, Mary, d. of 
Samuel Pinney of the same, had Mary, bapt. 1C Jan. 1698 ; Thankful, 10 
Apr. foil, and other ch. perhaps bef. and after, certain. Ephraim, 25 May 
1791. EDWARD, New Haven 1640, Milford 1G46, and Fairfield 1650, 
by his will of 7 Aug. 1671, gave est. to w. Margaret, ch. Samuel; Abra 
ham ; Mary Merwin, wh. was b. a. 1 647 ; Nathaniel ; John ; and Na 
than. John and Nathaniel d. without issue. *EDWARD, Medfield, s. of 
Henry the first, b. in Eng. freem. 1654, by w. Lydia had Lydia, b. 12 
July 1653; Jonathan, 4 Apr. 1655; John, 18 Feb. 1657; Eliashib, 18 
Feb. 1659 ; Sarah, 29 May 1660 ; James, 4 Jan. 1662 ; Henry, 29 Oct. 
1663; Mehitable, 20 Mar. 1665; Elisha, 25 Aug. 1666, d. next mo.; 
Edward, 28 June 1668 ; Bethia, 12 Apr. 1671, d. in few ds. ; Bethia, 
again, 18 Aug. 1672, d. in few ds. ; Abigail, 25 Jan. 1675 ; and Miriam 
26 Feb. 1676; both d. soon. He was much employ, in public duties, 
ens. selectman for many yrs. rep. in the two first Gen. Cts. 1689, after 
overthrow of Andros, and d. 12 Nov. 1716. His w. had d. 3 Mar. 
1676; but he had sec. w. whose name is not seen. His will of 19 May 
1715, pro. 3 Dec. 1716, in our reg. XIX. 225, taking notice that his w. 
was provid. for bef. their m. and that his s. Jonathan, and John were, 
formerly, supplied by him with Ids. and Edward with movab. and money, 
directs now, that his prop, be div. in nine equal parts, whereof the childr. 
of his s. Eliashib dec. to have two, James, and Henry, ea. two, and his 
ds. Lydia Daniel, Sarah Turner, and Mehitable Faxon, ea. one. ED 
WARD, Windsor, m. 25 May 1660, Eliz. d. of Thomas Buckland, and d. 
15 Aug. 1683, leav. only ch. Mary, b. 28 Aug. 1671. ELEAZER, Med 
field, eldest s. of the first Henry of the same, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 
1672 ; and Eleazer, 1673. FERDINANDO, Dedham, 1637, a shoemaker 
from London, freem. 13 May 1640, by w. Ann had Abigail, b. 15 Sept. 
1638 ; Bethia, 10 June 1640 ; and Nathaniel, 16 ]\Iar. 1643. In Aug. 
1641 he had leave to go home on business ; but if he went, he came back 
next yr. Worthington, 103. GEORGE, Branford, m. 5 Sept. 1657, the 
wid. of Lesley Bradfield, I presume, as sec. w. and d. prob. 1675. His 
will of 1670 names w. and s. John only, but this s. was by former w. it 
may be suppos. for he made his will 10 Oct. 1677, and d. that yr. giv. 
his prop, to Noah Rogers and others, hav. no near relat. GEORGE, 
Watcrtown, by w. Frances had John, b. 6 Aug. 1645 ; George, 1647; 
Daniel; Joseph, 6 Mar. 1657; and Mary; rem. to Cambridge farms, 
now Lexington, and d. 10 Oct. 1696. GEORGE, Cambridge, that part 
now Lexington, s. of the preced. m. 20 Jan. 1684, Martha, d. of John 
Fiske of Watertown, had George, b. 28 Apr. 1685 ; Martha, 10 Jan. 
1687; John, 2 Sept. 1688; of wh. three the Watertown ch. rec. at 

10 ADAMS. 

various times, show the bapt. Nathaniel; Sarah; both bapt. 12 June 
1698 at W. ; Benjamin, b. 20 Dec. 1701 ; and Bond thinks there may 
have, also, been Abigail, and Ann. J^E^Y^ Braintree, came early to 
our country, and tradit. says from Braintree, in Co. Essex in 1632, but 
widely diverse is the origin by ano. tradit. had gr. in Feb. 1641, of* 40 
acres by vote of Boston, of wh. Braintree was part, i. e. the proportion 
for ten heads. Perhaps he was the first elk. of the town, after separat. 
from Boston, tho. more likely is it that his s. of the same name had the 
honor; and he d. or was bur. 8 Oct. 1646, leav. by tradit. eight s. yet 
only five are nam. in his will, 1646, pro. 8 June 1647, where appear 
Peter, John, Joseph, Edward, Samuel, and d. Ursula. Of this d. as tradit. 
took no notice, it may be that the number eight applied to s. means in 
truth ch. seven s. and one d. but names eno. for the s. may be seen, and 
certainly one is good, if not two beyond the devisees in the will, as 
Henry, Thomas, Jonathan, in some reports call. William. The in- 
script. on the monu. erect, by his descend. John Adams, sec. Presid. of 
the U. S. exhibits the popular story with characterist. strength: "In 
mem. of Henry Adams, wh. took his flight from the Dragon perse 
cution, in Devonsh. Eng. and alighted with eight s. near Mt. Wollaston. 
One of the s. ret. to Eng. and, after tak. some time to explore the coun 
try, four rem. to Medfield, and the neighb. towns, two to Chelmsford. 
One only, Joseph, wh. lies here at his left hand, remain, here ; wh. was 
an orig. propr. in the townsh. of Braintree incorpo. 1639." * || HENRY, 
Braintree, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. a. 1604, as is thot. may, rather 
than his f. be regard, as the town elk. of 1640, m. 17 Nov. 1643, Eliz. d. 
of Moses Paine, had Eleazer, b. 5 Aug. 1644; Jasper, 23 June 1647; 
rem. to that part of Dedham, wh. bee. Medfield, of wh. also he was first 
town elk. there had Eliz. 11 Nov. 1649 ; John, and Henry, tw. 14 July 
1652 ; Moses, 26 Oct. 1654; Henry, again, 19 Nov. 1657; and Samuel, 
10 Dec. 1661, wh. d. young. He was of ar. co. 1652, rep. 1659, 65, 74 
and 5, the lieut. k. by the Ind. 21 Feb. 1676, at his own door, as ment. 
by Increase Mather in hist, of Philip s war. His w. was mort. wound, 
the same night, at the ho. of Rev. Mr. Wilson, tho. she liv. a week. 
HENRY, Boston, m. 10 May 1660, Mary, d. of William Pitty of Wey- 
mouth. HENRY, Medfield, prob. s. of Edward of the same, m. 10 Dec. 
1691, Patience Ellis, d. of Thomas. *JACOB, Newbury > s. of Robert of 
the same, m. 7 Apr. 1677, Ann Allen, or Ellen, had Dorothy, b. 26 
June 1679 ; Rebecca, 26 Aug. 1680 ; rem. to Suffield, there had sev. ch. 
in his will, beside the two, b. at N. nam. Jacob ; Daniel ; Abraham, 10 
Nov. 1687; John; Ann; Eliz. 16 Aug. 1692; and Sarah. Some of 
them, however, had perhaps been b. in a neighb. town. He was rep. for 
S. 1711, 14, and 17, in Nov. of wh. last he d. at the Ct. in Boston. 

ADAMS. 11 

JAMES, Plymouth, s. of John of the same, wh. was of the first comers, 
went, 1G43, to Marshfield, soon after to Scituate, there m. 1C July 1646, 
Frances, d. of William Vassall, had William, b. 16 May 1647 ; Ann, 18 
Apr. 1649 ; Richard, 19 Apr. 1651, d. soon ; Mary, 27 Jan. 1653 ; and 
Margaret, 1654 ; all bapt. at the sec. ch. of S. Deane says, beside Mar 
tha, wh. m. 1678, Benjamin Pierce. On board the James of Plymouth 
one James, not prob. this man, d. 19 Jan. 1653, of wh. Kenelm Winslow 
was made admr. JAMES, Concord, 1672. JEREMY, Braintree, perhaps 
1632, rein, soon to Cambridge, then call. Newtown, freem. 6 May 1635, 
rem. next yr. to Hartford, had three ws. of wh. the first is unkn. by 
name, by her he had Samuel, b. it is said 1643, bapt. certain. 23 Nov. 
1645 ; and perhaps more. His sec. w. Rebecca, wid. of Samuel Green- 
hill, d. 1678, and by her he had other ch. prob. Ann, wh. m. Robert San- 
ford ; Elinor, wh. m. Nathaniel Willet ; and John, unless one or two were 
by former w. Rebecca, wid. of the sec. Andrew Warner, and d. of John 
Fletcher, was his third w. He long kept the ordinary, and d. 11 Aug. 
1683, in his will, made seven days bef, he div. his est. half to childr. of s. 
John, and half to those of d. Willet His wid. was 77 yrs. old at her d. 
25 June 1715, and, no doubt, had pro vis. from the est. JOHN, Plymouth, 
one of the first comers, arr. in the Fortune, 9 Nov. 1621, m. Ellen or 
Elinor Newton, as the sagacity of Judge Davis presum. for she came in 
the Ann, 1623, and was prob. the only fern. N. of Chesapeak Bay with 
such bapt name. He d. 1633, leav. w. and ch. James, John, and Su 
sanna ; and the rec. 24 Oct. of that yr. shows decent est for that day. 
The wid. m. June foil. Kenelm Winslow. JOHN, Cambridge, brot from 
Eng. w. Ann, and d. Rebecca, bapt bef. says Mitchell s Reg. when he 
adds five of the other ch. bapt in his ch. in right of the mo. for the f. did 
not join bef. 13 May 1666, viz. Mary, b. 25 Oct. 1652 ; John, 1 May 
1655; and Joseph; but the "matchless" registrar does not ment the 
day or days of bapt. tho. our thanks are hearty for his care to name 
Hannah, b. 8 Aug. 1657, bapt 17 June 1660 ; and Daniel, 14 Sept 1662. 
But Hannah d. early in 1661, 25 Jan. ace. Mitchell, 25 Feb. by Harris 
Epit 169 ; and Daniel, d. 14 May 1685. Ano. Daniel had preced. him, 
but liv. not, I presume, long eno. to be bapt He was a millwright, and 
Dr. Bond conject that he was s. of George of Watertown, and when that 
was seen to be impossib. he suppos. he was br. So numberless are the 
shoots of this name, that I dare not foil, even so judicious a leader in this 
expedit That he was s. of Henry the first, as amiable credulity would 
assume, is highly improb. since he came twenty yrs. or little less after that 
great N. E. progenitor, and so long outliv. him dying betw. June and Oct. 
1706, and his w. still liv. Rebecca m. 24 Nov. 1669, Nathaniel Patten, 
and d. 18 Dec. 1677 ; Mary m. John Earnes of Watertown, and d. 1681. 

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Inconsistencies appear in the fam. geneal. as to b. of her and her br. John. 
JOHN, Chelmsford 1654, had been of Concord 1650, has been sometimes 
thot. s. of the first Heniy ; but the conject. is uncert. JOHN, Marshfield, 
s. perhaps, of John of Plymouth, m. 27 Dec. 1654, Jane James, and 
had Joseph, Martha, and perhaps other ch. JOHN, Hartford, s. prob. 
eldest, of Jeremy of the same, had Rebecca, b. Aug. 1658 ; Abigail, Feb. 
1660; Sarah, Mar. 1662 ; Jeremy, Aug. 1664; John, Sept. 1666 ; Jon 
athan, 6 Nov. 1668; and d. 1670, leav. wid. in expecta, of ano. ch. Of 
the s. Jeremy went to Huntington ; and John to Great Egg harb. both 
on L. I. JOHN, Dover, 1662, was, perhaps, s. of Charles the first of the 
same. JOHN, Branford, s. of George of the same, by first w. d. 1677. 
JOHN, Windsor, m. 1677, Abigail, d. of Humphrey Pinney, had Mary; 
Abigail, b. 1681 ; and John, early in 1683 ; all nam. in the will of their Pinney, wh. d. 18 Aug. 1684, as if the mo. were d. He was, 
prob. br. of Daniel, and rem. to Simsbury. JOHN, Salem, by w. Sarah 
had Eliz. b. 20 Oct. 1682 ; Sarah, 13 Oct. 1684; Mary, 15 Feb. 1688 ; 
John, 16 Mar. 1690 ; Margaret, 11 Feb. 1693, d. next yr. ; and Marga 
ret, again, 8 Mar. 1696. JOHN, Sudbury, m. Hannah, d. of John Bent 
the sec. had John, b. 12 Mar. 1684; Daniel, 1685 ; and Hannah, 1688. 
JOHN, Medfield, s. of Henry the sec. had Samuel, b. 1684 ; Mary, 1687 ; 
Patience, 1690; Ruth, 1691 ; Josiah, 1693; John, 1695; Isaac, 1697; 
Richard, 1699; Joshua, 1701; Abigail, 1702; Bethia, 1705; and Mi 
chael, 1707. JOHN, Medfield, s. of Edward of the same, by first w. Deb 
orah had Edward, b. 1682; John, 1684; Daniel, 1686; Eleazer, 1687; 
beside Obadiah, and Jonathan, whose dates are not giv. and by sec. w. 
Susanna had Thomas, 1695; Susanna, 1697; Jeremiah, 1699; Abra 
ham, 1701 ; Bethia, 1702; Phineas, 1705; Hannah, 1707; and Esther. 
JOHN, Boston, merch. third s. of Joseph the first, by w. Hannah, d. of 
Christopher Webb, had Hannah, b. 24 Jan. 1685 ; John, 27 Sept. 1687 ; 
both at Braintree; Samuel, 6 May 1689 (wh. by w. Mary was f. of 
Samuel, b. 16 Sept. 1722, H. C. 1740, one of the chief promoters of the 
Amer. Revo. 1765-85, and Gov. of Mass. wh. d. 2 Oct. 1802) ; and by 
sec. w. Hannah, d. of Anthony Checkley, Esq. m. 19 Oct. 1694, had Jo 
seph, and Mary, tw. 20 Dec. 1695 ; Thomas, 29 Mar. 1701 ; and Abi- 
jah, 11 May 1702. He d. bef. 20 Jan. 1712. JONATHAN, Medfield, 
call. sen. when his inv. of 15 Feb. 1692, was produc. at Prob. Ct. had 
been thot. s. of the first Henry, tho. no other circumstance is to be dis 
cern, in support of such assumpt.. than that Edward of M. wh. was a s. 
of Henry gave to his eldest s. this name of Jonathan. Scrutiny has been 
applied, and Vinton, 296, could find two ws. Eliz. and Mary, but ment. 
no ch. JONATHAN, Boston, blockmaker, of wh. I learn from his will, 
made 1 Apr. 1707, pro. 8 May next, that his w. was Rebecca, and that 

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he had Samuel, eldest s. beside Jonathan, Nathaniel, and James, and 
four ds. Rebecca, Dorcas, Mary, and Lydia. His w. was d. of James 
Andrews of Falmouth, driv. up by the war. JONATHAN, Medfield, 
eldest s. of Edward of the same, m. 20 Mar. 1678, Mary Ellis, d. prob. 
of Thomas of the same; but my acquisit. reach no further. JOSEPH, 
Braintree, perhaps youngest s. of the first Henry, b. in Eng. a. 1626, was 
a maltster, freem. 1653 or 5, his name appearing on both years, as the 
wonderful carelessness of Seer. Rawson admits thirty, if not thirty-one 
(if we include D wight), out of thirty- two of the earlier yr. to be rein 
sert, two yrs. later with the sole addit. of one name at the top and one 
at the foot of the list, m. 26 or 29 Nov. 1650, Abigail (not Mary, as 
Alden has it), d. of Gregory Baxter (not, as is giv. by Thayer, of John, 
wh. was her br.), had Hannah, b. 13 Nov. 1652 ; Joseph, 24 Dec. 1654; 
John, 13 Jan. 1657, or 11 Feb. it being uncert. wh. date is prefer, on the 
rec. (but as he d. in few ds. the earlier may denote b. and the latter, d.) 
Abigail, 27 Feb. 1659; John, and Bethia, tw. 3 Dec. 1661; Mary, 

9 Oct. 1663, d. soon; Samuel, 6 Sept. 1665; Mary, again, 25 Feb. 
1668; Peter, 7 Feb. 1670; Jonathan, 31 Jan. 1672; and Mehitable, 
bapt. 24 Nov. 1678, not as sometimes read 23 Nov. wh. was Saturday. 
His w. d. 27 Aug. 1692 ; and he d. 6 Dec. 1694. Thayer s Fam. Memo, 
in eleven pages furnish, large enumera. of descend. His eldest d. m. 

10 Apr. 1672, Samuel Savil; Abigail m. John Bass jun. ; Bethia m. 
1680, John Webb; Mary m. 16 Dec. 1686, Samuel Webb ; and Mehit 
able m. 21 July 1697, Thomas White. His will, of 18 July 1694, gives 
no ment. of s. Samuel or Jonathan, but provides for the others and the 
five ds. using the name of hs. for all but the last. JOSEPH, Braintree, 
eldest s. of the preced. m. 20 Feb. 1682, Mary Chapin, perhaps d. of 
Josiah, had Mary, b. 6 Feb. foil, and Abigail, 17 Feb. 1684. This w. d. 
14 June 1687, and he next m. Hannah, d. of John Bass, by wh. he had 
Joseph, 1 Jan. 1690, H. C. 1710, min. of Newington from 16 Nov. 
1715 to his d. 26 May 1783 ; John, 8 Feb. 1692, the deac. wh. d. 25 
May 1761, and was (by Susanna, d. of Peter Boylston) f. of John, sec. 
Presid. of the U. S. b. 19 Oct. 1735, wh. d. 4 July 1826, and was f. of 
John Quincy, sixth Presid. of the U. S. ; Samuel, 28 Jan. 1694 ; Josiah, 
8 Feb. 1696; Hannah, 21 Feb. 1698; Ruth, 21 Mar. 1700; Bethia, 
13 June, 1702 ; and Ebenezer, 30 Dec. 1704. This w. d. 24 Oct. 1705, 
and he d. at the mature age of 81, on 12 Feb. 1736 ; and his wid. Eliz. 
(by wh. he had Caleb, 26 May 1710, that d. in few days ;) d. 14 Feb. 
1739, aged 71. JOSEPH, Cambridge, s. of John of the same, m. 21 Feb. 
1688, Margaret, d. of Thomas Eames, of Sudbury, had Joseph, b. 1689,., 
wh. liv. to the age of 85 ; Daniel, 1690 ; Cherry, if such be a possib. 
name in that day, bapt. 31 Jan. 1697 ; John, 18 Apr. 1697 ; and Abi- 

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gail. MOSES, Sherborn, s. of Henry the sec. m. 15 Apr. 1681, Lydia, 
d. of Jonathan Whitney of the same, had Benoni, b. 3 Nov. foil. ; Lydia, 
2 Feb. 1684; Eliz. 18 Sept. 1686, d. young; Hannah, 8 Feb. 1688; 
Eliz. again, 25 Oct. 1689 ; Moses, 26 Nov. 1691 ; James, 7 July 1693 ; 
Isaac, 4 Mar. 1695; and Abigail, 7 Sept. 1697; was selectman 1701, 
and d. 1724. NATHANIEL, Newport 1639, may be that one of Wey- 
mouth 1642, wh. had Abraham, b. 16 Jan. 1643. NATHANIEL, Boston, 
turner, m. 24 Nov. 1652, Eliz. d. of Philemon Portmort, but whether 
she d. soon, and he had ano. w. Sarah is wholly uncert. for one Nathan 
iel of B. d. Oct. 1675, and his w. Sarah d. May 1685. Ano. NATHANIEL, 
Boston, blockmaker, if the modern copy of supposed rec. contempo. may 
be confided in, as in about nine tenths of its contents it may be, by w. 
Mary alone had Nathaniel, b. 10 Sept. 1653 ; Mary, 20 May 1655 ; 
Sarah, 9 Aug. 1657; David, 30 June 1659; Joseph, 19 June 1661 ; 
Eliz. 2 Mar. 1662, d. soon ; Benjamin, 10 Dec. 1665 ; Eliz. again, 2 Oct. 
1667 ; Benjamin, again, 27 May 1671 ; Isaac, 7 Nov. 1673, and Mary, 
again, 23 Sept. 1677. No small part of this may have confirmat. in his 
will of 22 Mar. 1690, pro. 8 May next, in wh. his w. Mary, and s. Jo 
seph and Isaac are well provid. for, as also d. Mary, wid. of Joseph Hip- 
dich ; Sarah, w. of Richard Hunnewell, and Eliz. w. of Ebenezer Cliaf- 
fin, but all subject to the discret. of their mo. and he takes notice that his 
s. Nathaniel had not only rec. his share of prop, and more, but owed him 

or money lent, and refus. to acknowl. the debt, so that out of his fatherly 
regard he can give him but one shil. See rec. in Vol. XL 136. Lie d. 
30 Mar. Perhaps his eldest s. NATHANIEL was- a soldier in Philip s war, 
of Turner s comp. tho. rather is it more prob. that he was s. of N. of Wey- 
mouth, and liv. at Charlestown, m. Hannah, d. of Nicholas Wilmot, wh. 
remembers her in his will of 27 Sept. 1684. Of ano. NATHANIEL of 
Charlestown, blacksmith, possib. but not prob. s. of Samuel the first, who 
m. Ann d. of Nathaniel Coolidge of Watertown, I see so little reason to 
believe his claim to adm. on my page with his ch. that he must be left in 
his position with Bond. PETER, Medfield, s. of Henry the first, b. in 
Eng. freem. 1650, by w. Rachel had Peter, b. 20 July 1653, wh. was a 
physician at Medway, of wh. I kn. no more; Hannah, 1658; Mary; 
Jonathan, 1663, d. soon ; Jonathan, again, 15 May 1664 ; Ruth ; and 
prob. three others. A Peter d. in New Hampsh. 1671. PETER, Brain- 
tree, s. of Joseph the first, m. 32 Feb. 1695, Mary, d. of Christopher 
Webb, had Mary, b. 27 Jan. foil. ; Abigail, 13 Aug. 1698; Peter, 13 
Aug. 1700 ; Hannah, 12 Oct. 1702 ; Esther, 11 Aug. 1707 ; Mehitable, 
25 Nov. 1708 ; Jedediah, 21 Jan. 1711, H. C. 1733, min. of Stoughton; 
and Bethia, 3 July 1713, wh. d. young. PHILIP, York, was of the gr. 

ury 1666, freem. 1680. *RICHARD, Weymouth, freem. 2 Sept. 1635, 

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rep. in Nov. 1637, and Mar. 1638, had Samuel, b. 6 June 1639 ; beside 
ds. Sarah, 3 July 1637; and Ruth, 3 June 1642. RICHARD, Salem, 
came in the Abigail 1635, aged 29, was a bricklayer from Northampton, 
with Susan, 26, prob. his wife. Perhaps he liv. at Charlestown 1674, 
and may be the same wh. d. 6 Oct. of that yr. at Maiden, whose w. 
Eliz. d. Nov. 1656. His will ment. w. prob. not mo. of any of the ds. 
Mary Clough, Sarah, w. of Edward Counts, both of Charlestown, Ruth 
Glover, and Hannah, b. Jan. 1663, unm. and made Excor. Lazarus 
Glover, perhaps h. of Ruth. RICHARD, Sudbury, had been a soldier in 
Moseley s comp. wound, in the gr. swamp fight, 19 Dec. 1675 ; by w. 
Rebecca had Richard, b. 11 Apr. 1680 ; Rebecca, 1682 ; Sarah, 1683 ; 
and John, 26 Oct. 1686. ROBERT, Salem 1638, a tailor, by one tradit. 
brot. from Devonsh. by ano. prob. of equal value, from the far distant 
Holderness in Co. York, had first liv. two or three yrs. at Ipswich, says 
Coffin, and had bef. com. over two ch. John and Joanna, and at Salem 
had Abraham, b. 1639, rem. to Newbury 1640, and had Isaac, a. 1648 ; 
Jacob, 23 Apr. 1649, wh. d. soon; and Hannah, 25 June 1650 ; Jacob, 
again, 13 Sept. 1651 ; beside, Rtia^&8y, and youngest Archelaus, of 
wh. some were b. bef. 1648. .His w. Elinor d. 12 June 1677; and he 
m. 6 Feb. 1678, Sarah, wid. of Henry Short, wh. surv. to 24 Oct. 1697, 
he d. 12 Oct. 1682, aged 80. Joanna m. 4 Jan. 1654, Launcelot Gran 
ger; Eliz. m. Edward Phelps, of Andover ; Mary m. 15 Nov. 1660, 
Jeremiah Goodrich; and Hannah m. 10 Feb. 1682, William Warham. 
His will of 7 Mar. 1681, with confirmat. of 27 June 1682, pro. 28 Nov. 
next, calls John eldest, but declares Abraham Excor. and names other 
ch. Isaac, Jacob, Hannah, Joanna, Eliz. and Mary, the three last being 
m. beside the viz. three s. of Abraham, and his d. Mary. He left 
good est. See Geneal. Reg. IX. 126. ROGER, Roxbury, by. w. Mary, 
d. of Thomas Baker, wh. d. 28 June 1710, had Thomas, b. 19 Oct. 1675, 
d. soon ; Joseph, 13 Oct. 1676 ; Maria, 22 May 1678 ; Sarah, 15 Mar. 
1680; Roger, 3 July 1681; Abigail, 10 Apr. 1683; Daniel, 6 Nov. 
1684 ; and Hannah, 7 Apr. 1688, d. young. Copy of his will, of 14 Dec. 
1713, is seen in Vol. XVIII. 129, as pro. 10 Mar. foil. It provides for 
eldest s. Joseph ; d. Mary, her ch. and childr. d. Sarah Smith, and her 
childr. d. Abigail, s. Daniel, and s. in law, John Robbins. But wh. was 
f. of this Roger is not found. SAMUEL, Charlestown, s. of Henry the 
first, b. in Eng. freem. 10 May 1643, m. Rebecca, d. of Thomas Graves, 
had Samuel, b. 3 July 1647 ; Rebecca; Thomas, a. 1652 ; John; and 
Catharine, 29 Oct. 1657 ; both d. young ; Catharine, again, 4 Jan. 1659 ; 
rem. to Chelmsford, there was town elk. 1679. His w. d. 8 Oct. 1664, 
and he m. 7 May 1668, Esther Sparhawk, d. of Nathaniel the first of 
Cambridge, and had four more ch. of wh. Nathaniel, Joseph, and Esther 

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are kn. from will of their elder br. Thomas. He was a Capt. and d. 24 
Jan. 1689, aged 72. His d. Rebecca m. John Waldo. SAMUEL, Fair- 
field, s. of Edward of the same, d. a. 1690, leav. w. and ch. * || THOMAS, 
Braintree, s. of Henry the first, freem. 10 May 1643, ar. co. 1644, by 
w. Mary had Mary, b. 24 July 1643, d. soon; rem. to Concord, there 
had Jonathan, and Pelatiah, tw. 6 Mar. 1646; Timothy, 2 Apr. 1648; 
George, 29 May 1650; Samuel; and Thomas; rem. to Chelmsford, 
there had Rebecca, 18 Sept, 1657; Eliz. 21 Oct. 1659; and Mary, 
again, 29 Oct. 1664; was town elk. selectman, rep. at sec. sess. 1673, 
and d. 20 July 1688, aged 76. His eldest four s. liv. at Ch. 1692. 
THOMAS, Charlestown, m. 2 Dec. 1654, Alice Roper, d. of John the sec. 
of Dedham, had Edith, b. 21 Feb. 1656 ; Susanna, bapt. 3 Feb. 1661 ; 
Sarah, b. 12 Mar. 1667; Samuel, Apr. 1669; and Abigail, 12 Sept. 
1671 ; and he d. 14 Oct. 1697. THOMAS, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 
7 Apr. 1657, m. 27 Nov. 1667, Rebecca, d. of William Potter, had only 
ch. Abigail, b. 29 Sept. foil. A ridicul. story of his being mistak. for 
King Charles II. at N. H. in 1652 may be read on p. 60 of the sec. 
Vol. of the rec. of that col. recently pub. and some slight connex. may be 
found in the affidavit of Capt. Bredan, made in 1661, showing that the 
governm. of N. E. " apprehended a gent, not many yrs. ago (suppos. him 
to be the K.) resolv. to send him for Eng. had not Sir Henry Moody 
and others better kn. His Ma.tie." We may read in Hutch. I. 215 that 
Capt. B. gave informat. of having seen the regicides at Boston. Sir H. 
Moody was of L. I. See N. Y. Col. Docum. Vol. III. 39. To the 
benevolence of C. J. Hoadley of Hartford I am indebt. for this curious, 
but unimport. matter. Charles II. knew well, that any place on the 
Europ. contin. would be better refuge for him. THOMAS, York, freem. 
1680. THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of Samuel of the same, was a mariner, 
i. e. shipmaster, d. at Barbados. By his will of 28 Feb. 1684, made at 
age of 32, at C. pro. 3 June 1686, by Presdt. Dudley, he gave w. Mary 
his dvvel. ho. and other est. names no ch. but fully indicat. his relations, 
father Samuel of Chelmsford, to wh. he gives 20, in ready money, a 
negro girl to his mo. Esther for life, and next to Rebecca Waldo, and at 
her decease to Susanna W., but with condition " she shall not serve above 
20 yrs. from this time ; " speaks of his uncle Thomas Graves, and calls 
Nathaniel, Joseph, and Benjamin A. his brothers, and Esther his sis. 
wh. should have resid. of his prop, after his w s d. It may be seen in 
Vol. XL 2. WALTER, Charlestown, m. 15 Dec. 1657, Hannah, d. of 
Robert Moulton, the sec. of Salem, had John, b. 11 Oct. 1664; William, 
1669; Jacob, 24 Dec. 1670; Hannah, 22 Aug. 1673; and perhaps 
others, earlier, or later, or both ; in 1678, liv. on Maiden side. WILLIAM, 
Cambridge 1635, or earlier, freem. 22 May 1639, rem. prob. bef. 1642, 


to Ipswich, but at C. had William, Nathaniel, and Samuel, prob. b. in 
Eng. and he d. 1661. WILLIAM, Ipswich, prob. s. of the preced. and 
perhaps that passeng. in the Elizabeth and Ann from London, 1635, 
aged 15, had John ; and William, b. 27 May 1650, H. C. 1671 ; and d. 
Jan. 1650. WILLIAM, Dedham, s. of the preced. the earliest gr. of this 
copious name, bee. the sec. min. at D. ord. 3 Dec. 1673, m. 21 Oct. 

1674, Mary, d. of William Manning of Cambridge, had Mary, b. 12 Nov. 

1675, d. soon; Eliphalet, 26 Mar. 1677, H. C. 1694, a disting. man, 
min. of New London ; William, 17 Jan. 1679. His w. d. 24 June 1679, 
and he m. 29 Mar. foil. Alice, d. of William Bradford the sec. had Eliz. 
b. 23 Feb. 1681; Alice, 3 Apr. 1682; William, 17 Dec. 1683; and 
posthum. d. Abiel, 15 Dec. 1685. He had preach, at Boston the Gen. 
Elect, sermon 27 May preced. and d. 17 Aug. next. Judge Sewall 
informs us, that he attend, the funeral, and that prayers were public, 
offer, then for the first time in N. E. on such an occasion. His wid. bee. 
sec. w. of Major James Fitch of Norwich, and had eight more ch. Of 
the m. of his ds. and later details of the fam. eno. may be seen in Worth- 
ington s Hist, of Dedham, Lamson s Centen. Disc., Allen in Geneal. 
Reg. IX. 127, and in the large Mem. of Eliphalet, by Miss Caulkins, 
4 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 1. WILLIAM, Hartford 1650, perhaps bot. land 
1653 at Farmington, and there d. 18 July 1655. His wid. Eliz. d. 3 
Aug. foil. WILLIAM, Sudbury, by w. Eliz. had James, b. 31 Mar. 1674; 
John, 8 Mar. 1676 ; and Richard, 22 Aug. 1678. In the Defence from 
London, 1635, came one Dorothy A. aged 24, but whose w. or d. she 
was, is unkn. to me. Farmer remarks, in 1836, that of this name fifty- 
two had been gr. at Harv. twenty-three at Yale, and at all the other 
N. E. coll. forty-two ; of wh. vast number, were min. eighteen of Harv. 
six of Yale, and four of the other coll. 

ADDINGTON, || ISAAC, Boston, 1640, freem. 1650, by w. Ann d. of Elder 
Thomas Leverett, wh. outliv. him, had Isaac, b. 22, bapt. 26 Jan. 1645 ; 
Ann, 10, bapt. 14 Mar. 1647; Rebecca, bapt. 11 Mar. 1649, as "four 
days old ;" Sarah, 12, bapt, 20 Apr. 1651, d. 2 Aug. of next yr. and 
Sarah, again, 11, bapt. 13 Feb. 1653 ; was chos. 1652 into the art. co. 
when Whitman erron. calls him Israel ; and he d. next yr. Ann m. Capt. 
Samuel Maudesley; Rebecca m. Eleazer Davenport; and Sarah m. 
Penn Townsend. j* ISAAC, Boston, only s. of the preced. m. 1669, Eliz. 
d. of Griffith Bowen of London, but formerly of Boston, had Eliz. b. 21 
Sept. 1671, wh. d. bef. her f. He was bred for a surgeon, but was 
almost wholly unkn. in later yrs. for that skill, bee. a rep. 1685, and 
was forthwith chos. speaker, and next yr. Assist. By the new chart, 
the k. under dictat. of Increase Mather, made himjof the counc. andjthe 
Secretary, in wh. offices he many yrs. was contin. unlike sev. of Math- 



er s nominees ; and was appoint, after Judge of the highest ct. 1702, and 
its chief, next yr. His w. d. 2 Mar. 1713, and he m. 19 Nov. foil. Eliz. 
wid. of Hon. John Wainwright, and d. 19 Mar. 1715, leav. no ch. 
Sewall says his funer. was attend, on 23d by 20 counsellors. His wid. 
d. 22 Nov. 1742, aged 87. 

ADDIS, WILLIAM, Gloucester 1642, one of the chief inhab. perhaps 
went home for a short time, but in 1658-62 liv. at New London, as a 
brewer. He had two ds. Milicent, wh. m. 28 Nov. 1642, William South- 
mayd, next William Ash, and, last, Thomas Beebe, wh. were all of New 
London; and Ann, wh. m. 24 June 1653, at Boston, Ambrose Dart. 

ADEY, WILLIAM, Plymouth, of wh. I learn only, that he was fin. in 
1636, for work on Sunday. 

ADGATE, THOMAS, Saybrook, had Eliz. b. 10 Oct. 1651; and Han 
nah, 6 Oct. 1653 ; and by sec. w. Mary, wid. of Richard Bushnell, d. of 
Matthew Marvin, with wh. a. 1660, he rem. to Norwich, had Abigail, 
Aug. 1661 ; Sarah, Jan. 1663 ; Rebecca, June 1666 ; and Thomas, Mar. 
1670. He was after at Saybrook, deac. and d. 1707. All the ds. were 
m. Eliz. to Richard Bushnell, 7 Dec. 1672; Hannah, to Samuel Loth- 
rop, but perhaps as sec. w. ; Abigail, to Daniel Tracy, 1 682 ; Sarah, to 
Christopher Huntington the sec. and Rebecca, to Joseph Huntington. 
THOMAS, Norwich, s. of the preced. m. 15 June 1692, Ruth, d. of Ben 
jamin Brewster of the same, had Thomas, and Matthew, was deac. and 
reach, to very old age. 

ADGER, THOMAS, at Pemaquid, took o. of fidel. July 1674. 

ADKINS, BENJAMIN, Middletown, s. of Josiah of the same, m. 8 June 
1709, Jane Stevens of New Haven, had Sarah, b. 27 Mar. foil. ; Han 
nah, 12 Oct. 1712; and his w. d. 16 Nov. next. He m. 9 May 1716, 
Eliz. Barnes, and had Eliz. b. 1717 ; Benjamin, 2 Nov. 1718; Daniel , 
25 Mar. 1721 ; Rachel, 1723 ; Joel, 24 Apr. 1725 ; Ruth, 1728 ; Jemi 
ma, 9 Nov. 1731 ; David, 20 June 1734, d. in few wks. ; David, again, 
16 July 1736; and Elisha, 12 Aug. 1738, d. young; and this w. d. 20 
May 1752. EPHRAIM, Middletown, youngest s. of Josiah of the same, 
m. 16 June 1709, Eliz. Whitmore, or Wetmore, perhaps d. of Thomas of 
the same, had Thomas, b. 5 Apr. foil. ; Ephraim, 18 July 1712, d. next 
yr. ; Eliz. 6 Dec. 1714 ; Ephraim, again, 22 Mar. 1717, d. at 18 yrs. ; 
Naomi, 6 June 1719; Ebenezer, 1 Oct. 1721; James, 9 Apr. 1724; 
and George, 26 Dec. 1726 ; and his w. d. 20 May 1752, says indefatigab. 
Hinman, in his new Edit, of 1852. But as he gives the same day for d. 
of the w. of Benjamin, the elder br. and the bapt. name of ea. was the 
same, without daring to guess wh. of the two is correct, I venture to 
doubt, that he fell into a very natural error, not observ. the repetit. 
Ephraim d. he says 26 Dec. 1760 ; and note is not found as to Benjamin. 


jTosiAH, Middletown, d. 12 Sept. 1G90, leav. seven ch. minors, Sarah, aged 
16; Abigail, 14; Solomon, 12; Josiah, 10; Benjamin, 8 ; Epliraim, 6 5 
and Eliz. 3 ; but by a former w. thot. to be an Andrews, others had rec. 
their portions, nam. Thomas, Samuel, and Eliz. Oilman, wh. perhaps 
was dec. bef. the m. 8 Oct. 1673, with Eliz. Whitmore, mo. of the young 
ones, for wh. and her ch. he made provis. in his will a few days bef. his 
d. JOSIAH, Middletown, s. of the preced. m. 16 Dec. 1708, Mary 
Wheeler, perhaps d. of John of Stratford, had Joseph, b. Sept. 1709 ; 
Mary, 14 Oct. 1710; Eliz. Feb. 1712; Abigail, 14 Nov. 1713; Josiah, 
11 Oct. 1715; John, 14 Oct. 1717; and d. 1 Nov. 1724. SOLOMON, 
Middletown, eldest br. of the preced. m. 18 May 1709, Phebe Edwards 
of Northampton, had Abigail, b. 11 Apr. 1711 ; Samuel, 21 Sept. 1713 ; 
Hannah, 26 May 1715 ; Solomon, 10 Feb. 1717, d. next yr. ; Phebe, 30 
May 1719, d. soon; Solomon, again, 11 Aug. 1720; Phebe, again, and 
Esther, tw. 4 Aug. 1725 ; Jabez, 23 Apr. 1728, d. next yr. ; Abigail, 
again, 6 Apr. 1729 ; Rebecca, 21 Nov. 1730 ; Jabez, again, 21 Nov. 
1731, d. at 20 yrs. was a deac. and d. 1748, aged 70. THOMAS, Hart 
ford, perhaps br. of the first Josiah, d. 23 Oct. 1694, leav. ch. Mary, aged 
22; Thomas, 21; William, 19; Jane, 16; Sarah, 12; Josiah, 9 ; and 
Benoni, 4. Hinman says, he request, his br. Gabriel, of wli. we kn. no 
more, to bring up the youngest boy ; and that, in 1709, admin, on est. of 
the sec. Thomas was giv. to his br. Josiah. But he tells no more of the 
fam. Most of the descend, of the fams. of this name, not all of them, 
have chang. the spel. to Atkins. 

ADVERD, or ADFORD, HENRY, Scituate 1640, m. 6 Oct. 1643, Thom- 
asine Manson, had s. Experience ; ds. Mary, Eliz. and Sarah ; and d. at 
Rehoboth 1653. Mary m. 13 Mar. 1671, Abraham Jaquith of Woburn. 

18 May 1631. I dare not attempt to indicate how close is the reality of 
relationship with those who spell Auger and Hagar. 

AGLIN, WILLIAM, Boston 1676, is not heard of more. 

AGNEW, NINIAN, Kittery 1676, was held in esteem suffic. to be made 
apprais. with Capt. John Wincoll, on estates of Roger Plaisted as well as 
of Richard Tozer, that yr. 

AINSWORTH, ANCHOR, Boston, had short resid. if any, for, under power 
of alienat. of 8 Sept. 1645, his lot of Id. was sold 30 Mar. 1647 by his 
attorn. DANIEL, Roxbury 1648, was later of Dedham, d. 13 Nov. 1680; 
and Alice, his wid. d. 9 Jan. 1685. EDWARD, Roxbury, perhaps s. of 
the preced. m. 11 Jan. 1688, Joanna Hemenway, prob. d. of Joshua of 
the same, had Joshua, b. 22 Jan. 1689, d. next day; Hannah, 21 Jan. 
1690; Edward, 18 Aug. 1693; Eliz. 18 Nov. 1695; Daniel, 7 Oct. 
1697 ; Joanna, 31 Dec. 1&99, or by other rep. 5 Oct. 1700, both dates 


appear, on the rec. and Judah, 25 Jan. 1703. Possib. the name has de- 
generat. to Ensworth. 

AKERS, THOMAS, Charlestown, had Thomas, Sarah, and Rachel, d. 
prob. 1651, leav. wid. Priscilla, wh. m. "old William Knapp," and out- 
liv. him. Thomas, the s. had been gone many yrs. to the wars in Ire 
land, as his sis. Rachel testif. 22 Aug. 1659, and had not been heard of 
for more than ten yrs. 

ALBEE, or ALBY, BENJAMIN, Braintree 1641, freem. 18 May 1642, 
had, unless the rec. be wrong, Hannah, b. 16 Aug. 1641 ; ^Ljdiaj 14 Apr. 
1642 ; rem. to Medfield 1649, therahad Benjamin 1653 ; and may have 
been of Mendon or Swanzey 1669 ; most prob. the former. See Col. 
Rec. Vol. IV. pt. II. 434. Hannah m. 25 Mar. 1663, Samuel Wight of 
M. In his hist. disc. a. Braintree, Whitney prints this name Alber. 
JOHN, Salem 1637, freem. 10 May 1643, d. 1690. He may have the sec. 
let. of his name pervert, and possib. was f. of Samuel Abby, or Abbee. 
JOHN, Braintree, lost a serv. Francis Brown by d. 1640, and may have 
been the freem. of 1 670, if Paige s reading of the last name in the MS. 
of Vol. IV. 651 be more correct than the governm. print, copy of that 
Vol. pt. II. p. 584. JOHN, Rehoboth, had Hannah, b. 10 Oct. 1673. 

ALBESON, or ALLBERSON, JOHN, Yarmouth, perhaps s. of Nicholas, 
m. 16 Mar. 1697, Eliz. Folland, had Jeconia, b. 2 Jan. 1698, d. next 
mo. and David, 1 Nov. 1699. NICHOLAS, Scituate 1636, disting. as 
" the Swede," had ch. as tradit. goes, wh. he hims. bapt. but Deane found 
on rec. nothing relat. to the man, exc. that, in Philip s war, the Ind. 
burned his house, 20 May 1676, and the town voted a contrib. towards 
rebuild, it. 

RIE, I JOHN, Portsmouth, R. I. 1655, was an Assist, 1671, and one of the 
counc. appoint, by K. James II. for his Gov. Andros, 1687, as Hutch. I. 
354 gives the list. Gladly would we learn more of so promin. a man, 
ancest. of the Rev. John A. Albro, D. D. of Cambridge, and speak with 
confid. if rec. would permit. Very reasona. may be the conject. that he 
came, as a youth of 14 yrs. under charge of William Freeborne, in the 
Francis from Ipswich, 1634, to Boston. Freeborne was, we kn. of Bos 
ton, until the sad dissens. a. Mrs. Hutchinson, 1637, when he withdrew 
in comp. of so many others with Gov. Coddington to purchase R. I. 
What presumption may be drawn, from the mural tablet to Alborough in 
the ch. of Stratford on Avon, whither the admir. of Shakespear annual, 
resort, that this R. I. fam. came from Warwicksh. will be various, deter- 
min. by differ, jurors. Alborow s d. Susanna m. 3 Jan. 1694, John An 
thony of Portsmouth, as his sec. w. His w. Dorothy, wh. was a wid. 
Potter, and may therefore be thot. a sec. w. d. 19 Feb. 1696 in her 79th 


yr. and the rec. show, me, that he d. 14 Dec. 1712, aged 95 yrs. wh. is 
a closer agreem. with custom ho. rec. so many yrs. bef. than is often 

ALCOCK, FRANCIS, Newbury, came in the Bevis 1638, aged 2G, in 
the employm. of Richard Dummer, as the Eng. custom ho. rec. tells ; 
but that is the sole authority for call, him of Newbury, nor is any more 
kn. of him. * GEORGE, Roxbury, came in the fleet with Gov. Winth. 
1G30, with his w. a sis. of Rev. Thomas Hooker, but leav. only s. at 
home, desir. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. and was rec. 18 May foil. 
Bef. the gather, of ch. at R. he was deac. at Dorchester, and his w. d. 
the first seas. He was a physician, rep. at the first ct. 14 May 1G34, 
and after, as well as deac. for Roxbury ch. He went home to bring his 
s. John, and at the same or foil, visit got sec. w. Eliz. by wh. he had 
Samuel, b. ] 6 Apr. 1637, H. C. 1659 ; and at his d. a. 30 Dec. 1640, 
the ch. rec. says he " left a good savor behind him, the poor of the ch. 
much bewailing his loss." Of his will, made ten days bef. an abstr. may 
be read in Geneal. Reg. II. 104. His wid. in Apr. foil. m. Henry Ding- 
ham, or Dengham, or Dengayne, a surgeon of Watertown. J JOB, York 
1666, s. of John of the same, made a lieut. 1677, and a magistr. under 
authority of Mass. 1678, and capt. 1681 ; by creation of William and 
Mary, in the new Chart, under adv. of Increase Mather, 1691 made a 
counsellor, but was next yr. left out, on the popul. revulsion against his 
patron. Hutch. II. 15, says only, that he was of Maine, yet strange is it, 
that both he, and Douglas, I. 486 should falsely spell his name, Alcot, and 
stranger still, that Mather should have put that error into his charter, 
prob. for the sake of euphony. JOHN, Kittery, adm. freem. of Mass. 
1652, prob. rem. to York, had to div. his est. 1675, two s. Joseph, and 
Job, five ds. viz. Mary Twisden, w. of Samuel, perhaps, or of John the 
sec. Eliz. Banks w. prob. of Richard ; Hannah Snell, w. perhaps, of 
George ; Sarah Gittings, whose h. is a stranger to me ; and Lydia Dum 
mer, perhaps a maiden, sole ch. of ano. d. Yet conject. may be wearied 
in finding the connect. Joseph, adm. at the same time, was prob. his s. 
but Samuel may not have been. JOHN, Roxbury, s. of George of the 
same, b. in Eng. early in 1627, H. C. 1646, was a physician, but after 
leav. coll. went to Hartford, prob. on call of his uncle Hooker, to teach a 
sch. some time. He m. Sarah, d. of Richard Palsgrave of Charles- 
town, had Joanna, wh. d. soon after b. 5 Aug. or Sept. 1649 ; Ann, and 
Sarah, tw. bapt. 26 May 1650 ; Mary, 15 Aug. 1652 ; George, 25 Mar. 
1655, II. C. 1673 ; John, b. 5, bapt. 15 Mar. 1657 ; prob. d. 5 May 1690, 
unm. ; Eliz. bapt. 27 Mar. 1659 ; Joanna, again, 6 May 1660 ; and Pals 
grave, 20 July 1662, wh. d. 24 Nov. 1710. His w. d. 29 Nov. 1665, 
aged 44 ; and he d. 27, was bur. 29 Mar. 1667. His will, of 10 May pre- 


ced. names the eight ch. Sev. of the later ones were b. in Boston, where 
his profession fix. him, but they w r ere car. to R. for bapt. He own. est. on 
Block isl. distrib. to heirs in 1677, but how acquir. I see not. Of his ch. 
Ann m. 1670, John Williams of Boston ; Sarah m. 1670, Rev. Zechariah 
Whitman ; Mary m. Joshua Lamb of Roxbury ; and George, the scholar, 
mean. prob. to follow his f s profess, d. in London, where he made his 
will 27 Feb. 1677, pro. 9 Mar. after at Doctors Commons, the Prerog. 
Ct. of the archbp. of Canterbury. In it he divides to the five sis. the 
est. that came to him from f. and mo. after provid. a liberal mem. for the 
Roxbury sch. JOHN, Boston, s. of Thomas of the same, but b. at Ded- 
ham, m. Constance, d. of Humphrey Mylam, had Mary, b. 3 May 1678 ; 
Mylam, 8 Aug. 1680; Hannah, 5 Nov. 1682; Sarah, 18 Jan. 1685; 
Rebecca, 14 Aug. 1687; Eliz. 3 Apr. 1694; Constant, 17 Jan. 1697; 
and Sarah, again, 11 Jan. 1699. JOSEPH, York, eldest s. of John of 
that place, was adm. freem. of Mass. 1652, but d. bef. July 1678, when 
John Twisden was his admor. and he left a wid. PALSGRAVE, Roxbury, 
youngest s. of John of the same, had w. Esther, but no ch. as from his 
will, of 24 Nov. 1710, pro. 14 Dec. foil, in wh. he gave all his prop, to 
w. for life, is reasonab. conject. PHILIP, New Haven, perhaps s. of 
Thomas, m. 5 Dec. 1672, Eliz. d. of the w. of Thomas Mitchell, had 
John, b. 14 July 1675; Thomas, 1677; Eliz. 6 Feb. 1679; Philip, 19 
Nov. 1681 ; and perhaps more; had come thither from Wethersfield, it 
is said, was a propr. 1685, and m. sec. w. 4 Apr. 1699, Sarah, wid. of 
Nathaniel Butler, and d. 1715. SAMUEL, Kittery 1652, then made 
freem. of Mass, was of York 1659. SAMUEL, Boston, youngest s. of 
George of Roxbury, was a physician, m. 24 Mar. 1668, Sarah, d. of 
John Stedman, and wid. of John Brackett of Cambridge, had four ch. 
ea. of wh. d. at few weeks old, and lie bur. near him. He was freem. 
1676, and d. 1677, on 16 Mar. as says the gr. stone, or 17, by Ham 
mond s Diary; but the rec. has 18. His wid. had third h. Dr. Thomas 
Graves of Charlestown, and fourth Hon. John Phillips of the same, and 
outliv. him. THOMAS, Boston, br. of George, came, no doubt, in the 
fleet with Winth. for his number in the list of ch. mem. is 46, by w. 
Margery had Mary, bapt. 3 Nov. 1635, d. young; Eliz. 10 Dec. 1637, 
d. soon ; rem. to Dedham, there had Eliz. again, b. 4 Oct. 1638 ; Sarah, 
28 Dec. 1639; Hannah, 25 May 1642; Mary, again, 4 Oct. 1644; Re 
becca, 1646 ; and ret. to Boston had John, 2, bapt. 6 July 1651 ; perhaps 
Philip, intermed. He was freem. 6 May 1635, and d. 14 Sept. 1657. 
His wid. m. 16 Nov. 1660, ace. the rec. wh. I think should be 1659, 
John Benham; and of the ds. Eliz. m. 6 May 1656 Joseph Soper, and 
Mary m. 27 Sept. 1664, James Robinson of Dorchester. THOMAS, 
Hartford. See Olcott. 

ALD 23 

ALDBURG, JOHN, a youth of 14, came in the Francis, 1634, under 
William Freebome. See Alborow. 

ALDEN, * DAVID, Duxbury, s. of John of the Mayflower, was rep. 1G89 
and 90, after the overthrow of Andros ; but Farmer was, I doubt, under 
mistake in making him Assist. 1690 ; and Winsor follow, him. His 
w. was Mary, d. of Constant Southworth, by wh. he had Benjamin, Sam 
uel, and Alice, j * JOHN, Plymouth, passeng. in the first ship 1 620, 
had not been assoc. at Leyden with the pilgrims, but was hired at South 
ampton as a cooper, with right of staying on this side or return, m. 1623, 
Priscilla, d. of William Mullins, wh. as well as his w. d. the first Feb. 
after land. We kn. only eight ch. by their names, John, b. perhaps 
1623; Joseph, David, Jonathan, Eliz., Sarah, Ruth, and Mary; but 
in Bradford we find h. and w. liv. in 1650, "and have eleven ch. and 
their eldest d. hath five ch." Of these in May 1627, at the div. of cat 
tle, only John and Eliz. are named, so that the other nine were b. later, 
but their dates of b. are not heard. He liv. most of his days at Dux- 
bury, was rep. 1641, yet had been chos. an Assist, for the Col. 1633, to 
Gov. Winslow, and serv. 42 yrs. in that office, to every Gov. after Car 
ver. Idly would tradit. attempt to magnify his merit, as the first to jump 
upon the rock at Plymouth land, when he was not of the party in the 
shallop that discov. the harbor, but contin. on board ship at Cape Cod. 
He was the last male surv. of the signers of the compact in that harbor, 
Nov. 1620, and d. 12 Sept. 1687, aged 84, or, by other acco. 88. Of the 
ds. Eliz. m. 18 Dec. 1644, William Peabody and d. 3 May 1717, aged 
94, says her gr. stone ; Sarah m. Alexander Standish; Ruth m. 12 May 
(Winsor has it 3 Feb.) 1657, John Bass of Braintree; and Mary m. 
Thomas Delano. JOHN, Duxbury, eldest s. of the preced. rem. to Bos 
ton, where the rec. says, perhaps erroneous, by w. Eliz. he had Mary, b. 
17 Dec. 1659, for that date may be of d. of his w. since 1 Apr. foil, 
he m. (I suppose as sec. w.) Eliz. d. of William Phillips, and wid. of 
Abiel Everill, had John, b. 20 Nov. foil. d. soon; Eliz. 9 May 1662, d. 
at 2 mos.; John, again, 12 Mar. 1663 ; William, 16 Mar. 1664, d. soon; 
Eliz. again, 9 Mar. 1665 ; William, again, 5 Mar. 1666, d. soon; Zecha- 
riah, 8 Mar. 1667, d. soon; William, again, 10 Sept. 1669; Nathaniel, 
1670; Zechariah, again, 18 Feb. 1673, II. C. 1692; Nathan, 17 Oct. 
1677; and Sarah, 27 Sept. 1681. In the witchcraft madness of 1692, 
he suffer, many weeks imprisonm. as Calef and Hutch. II. 48, relate, yet 
recover, from the popul. persecut. and d. 14 Mar. 1702. His d. Eliz. m. 
John Walley, possib. gr.s. of Rev. Thomas ; and next 30 Apr. 1702, 
Simon Willard, but this union is not clear to me. As his s. John had w. 
Eliz. it is diffic. from the Boston rec. to tell wh. John and Eliz. had the 
latest b. It might as easily be infer, that the witchcraft belong, to the 

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s. as the f., and indeed Thayer in his Geneal. makes the younger the suf 
fer, in wh. he is foil, by Winsor, contrary to the general import of Calef 
and Hutchinson. With them I concur, for the s. was only 29 yrs. old, 
and more venerable age is usually found liable to assaults by the great 
adversary for such cases. JONATHAN, Duxbury, br. of the preced. m. 
10 Dec. 1672, Abigail, d. of Andrew Hallet, had Andrew, Jonathan, 
John and Benjamin ; but no dates are found for either. The two former, 
it is said, went to Lebanon. He was bur. 17 Feb. 1698, aged 70, says 
fam. tradit. and his wid. d. 17 Aug. 1725, aged 81. JOSEPH, Duxbury, 
br. prob. elder, of the preced. m. Mary, d. of Moses Simmons, rem. 
early to Bridge water, had Isaac; Joseph, b. 1668 ; John, and, perhaps Eliz. 
and Mary; and d. 8 Feb. 1697. The ds. were m. one bef. and one 
after. From the passeng. in the Mayflower are fill, with details of de 
scend. 28 pages of Thayer s Geneal. and in Collect, of Epitaphs, by Rev. 
Timothy Alden, compris. in 5 vols. is seen large proof of filial gratitude. 
Of this name eight had been gr. at Harv. in 1834, and two at Yale. 

ALDERMAN, JOHN, Dorchester 1634, Salem 1636, when Jane, prob. 
his w. was mem. of the ch. had gr. of Id. at S. 1637, freem. 22 May 
1639, d. 1657. See Winth. I. 144 ; and Felt, Ann. I. 171. WILLIAM, 
Windsor, 1672, soon after at Simsbury, m. 1679, Mary, d. of John Case 
of S. had Mary, b. 22 Sept. 1680 ; Thomas, 11 Jan. 1683 ; William, 20 
Oct. 1686; Sarah, 1692-; John, 1695; and Joseph, 1697; and d. at 
Farmington, 1697. His wid. m. 30 Mar. 1699, James Hillyer. 

ALDIS, DANIEL, Dedham, s. of deac. John of the same, m. 23 Nov. 1685, 
Sarah Paine, perhaps d. of the sec. Moses of Braintree, had Sarah, b. 
16 Oct. 1686 ; Daniel, 2 Dec. 1687, d. at 3 mos. ; Ann, 21 Aug. 1692 ; 
Sarah, 27 Aug. 1695. His w. d. 17 Apr. 1711 ; and he d. 21 Jan. 1717 ; 
and this marks the last appear, of the fam. name on the town rec. His will 
made two days bef. names w. Sarah, s. in law William Bacon, d. Ann 
w. of Jonathan Onion, and gr.s. William Bacon ; and may be seen in 
Vol. XX. 166. JOHN, Dedham, s. of Nathan, b. in Eng. m. 27 Sept. 
1650, Sarah, d. of Philip Eliot of Roxbury, were both adm. of the ch. 
29 Dec. foil, had Sarah, b. 9 June 1652, yet not bapt. bef. 12 June 1653 ; 
John, 12, bapt. 18 Feb. 1655; Mary, 29 Nov. 1657; Nathaniel, 1 Aug. 
1659, d. at 2 yrs. ; Daniel, 3 Aug. 1661 ; Nathaniel, again, 6 Mar. 1664, 
d. at 19 yrs. and Hannah, 4 July 1666. He was deac. and his w. d. 12 
Nov. 1686 ; and he d. 21 Dec. 1700. Sarah m. 26 Apr. 1675, Gershom 
Hubbard; and Mary m. 21 Feb. 1679, Nathaniel Richards. JOHN, Ded 
ham, s. of the preced. by w. Mary had Ruth, b. 14 Aug. 1695 ; and no 
more is heard of h. w. or ch. in D. but he had liv. at Wrentham, in. 
23 May 1682, Mary Winchester, had Sarah, b. 26 Feb. foil.; Ethan, 11 
May 1685; and Hannah, 19 Feb. 1688. NATHAN, Dedham, with w. 


join, the ch. early in 1640 and 1G41, respectiv. They had brot. from 
Eng. certain. Mary, \vh. m. 15 Mar. 1643, Joshua Fisher, and perhaps 
other ch. beside John, bef. ment. He was made freem. 13 May 1640, 
was chos. one of the first two deac. and d. 15 Mar. 1676. The wid. named 
Mary, d. 1 Jan. foil, but she and s. John had admin. 

ALDRIDGE, or ALDRICH, GEORGE, Dorchester, freem. 7 Dec. 1636, 
by w. Catharine had, beside Miriam, bur. 27 Jan. 1640; and Experi- 
hce, wh. d. 2 Feb. 1642; and at Braintree, John, b. 2 Apr. 1644; 
Sarah, 16 Jan. 1646 ; Peter, 14 Apr. 1648 ; Mercy, 17 June 1650 ; Mi 
riam, again, wh. d. 1 Dec. 1651, or 10 Mar. 1652, as the rec. reads; 
Jacob, 28 Feb. 1653; and Mattithiah, 10 July 1656. He was one of 
the first sett, at Mcndon, 1663. GEORGE, Svvanzey, 1669. HENRY, 
Dedham, had Mary, b. 19 Mar. 1643, d. soon ; Samuel, 10 Mar. 1645 ; 
and perhaps bef. sett, at D. Thomas; was freem. 1645, and d. 23 Feb. 
1646. His w. Mary, perhaps mo. of all these ch. m. Samuel Judson, 
wh. 7 June 1657 provid. by his will for her two s. and she next m. John 
Hay ward, and outliv. him. JOHN, Braintree, s. of George, m. 31 Oct. 
1678, Sarah, d. of Giles Leach of Bridgewater, if there be no error of 
date, for by w. Sarah he had Joseph, b. 25 Sept. 1676; and Jacob, 27 
Dec. 1677 ; but that w. d. 25 Feb. foil, as is said. Perhaps there were 
two ws. JOSEPH, Braintree, perhaps br. of the preced. m. 26 Feb. 1662, 
Patience Osborne of Weymouth, perhaps d. of John, had Joseph, b. 14 
July 1663; and Sarah, 27 Oct. 1677. ROBERT, Braintree, perhaps m. 
25 Dec. 1656. THOMAS, Dedham, s. perhaps of Henry, m. 4 May 1675, 
Eliz. d. of the brave Capt. Thomas Prentice, wh. d. 5 Feb. foil, and he 
m. 16 Jan. 1678, Hannah, d. of Nathaniel Colburn, had Hannah, 17 
Dec. 1679; John, 8 May 1681 ; Mary, 5 Aug. 1683; and Thomas, 17 
Apr. 1685 ; was freem. 1677, and d. 23 Oct. 1694. With spell, of Aid- 
rich four had been in 1829, gr. at Brown Univ. and none at Harv. or 
Yale. Perhaps this name bee. Eldridge sometimes. 

ALEWORTH, FRANCIS, Dorchester, freem. 18 May 1631, went home 
the foil. yr. tho. he had been by the Court of Assist, in July, chos. lieut. 
of the comp. Ano. man with this surname, at the Court in Mar. 1631, 
was order, to go, " as unmeet, to inhab. here." 

ALEXANDER, DANIEL, Windsor, s. of George, wound, in Philip s war, 
liv. after at Northampton, and d. unm. 1686, at Suffield. DAVID, North 
ampton, br. of Robert, bee. 3d h. of Eliz. wid. of Samuel Langton, d. of 
wid. Eliz. Copley. GEORGE, Windsor, m. 18 Mar. 1644, Susanna Sage, 
as by Parsons, in Geneal. Reg. V. 63, the surname is giv. (whose correct 
ness is doubt, by scrupul. readers of the orig. rec. when the bapt. name 
is Susanna alone, not as print. " Su Sage ; ? and beside the date of the 
m. is not clear on that rec.) had (he says) John, b. 25 July 1645; (yet high 

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authority advises me, that the oldest ch. was prob. Abigail) ; a ch. wh. d. 
1647, prob. very young; Mary, 20 Oct. 1648; Daniel, 12 Jan. 1651; 
Nathaniel, 29 Dec. 1652 ; and Sarah, 8 Dec. 1654; rem. to Northamp 
ton, and d. 5 May 1703. Abigail, m. 16 June 1663, Thomas Webster; 
Mary, m. 23 Sept. 1670, Micah Mudge ; and Sarah, m. 6 July 1678, 
Samuel Curtis. JAMES, Boston, serv. of Theodore Atkinson, d. 19 Aug. 
1644. JOHN, Northampton, s. of George, m. 28 Nov. 1671, Sarah Gay- 
lord, perhaps d. of Samuel of the same, had John, b. 24 Jan. 1673*; 
Nathaniel, Mar. 1676; Samuel, 6 Nov. 1678; Joseph, 16 Oct. 1681; 
Ebenezer, 17 Oct. 1684; Sarah, 7 Feb. 1688 ; Thankful, 29 Mar. 1691 ; 
and Eliz. His w. d. 3 Nov. 1732, and he d. 31 Dec. 1733. One of the 
s. Ebenezer, a deac. of Northfield, was gr.f. of Caleb, Y. C. 1777, min. 
of Mendon, translat. of Virgil, formerly well kn. to idle school boys. 
JOHN, Newton, by w. Beatrice had Martha, b. 16 July 1668; Deliver 
ance, 7 Jan. 1672 ; and Eliz. 16 Sept. 1674 ; was active in promot. sep- 
arat. of the new town from old Cambridge, 1678, and d. 1696. JOHN, 
New Hampsh* 1686, may have liv. at Groton, 1691. NATHANIEL, 
Northampton, s. of George, m. 20 Jan. 1680, Hannah, d. of Samuel Allen, 
had Hannah, d. 27 Oct. foil, few days old ; Hannah, again, 26 Sept. 1681; 
Ruth, 22 Feb. 1691; Thankful, 9 Jan. 1694; Thomas, 9 Apr. 1696, wh. 
was drown, unm. ; Daniel, 14 Jan. 1699, d. young; beside Mindwell, 
Sarah, and Abigail, whose dates are not ascert. perhaps b. after Hannah, 
and bef. Ruth, but not rec. He d. 29 Oct. 1742, at Hadley, whither he 
rem. late in life to live with a d. having no s. liv. ROBERT, Deerfield, 
d. 1689, leav. "aged parents," unkn. to us, and giv. his prop, to brs. and 
sis. John, David, Dorothy, w. of John Stebbins, Mary, w. of Benjamin 
Barret, Martha, Deliverance, and Eliz. ROBERT, Boston, 1684, a Scotch 
man, may be the same as the preced. but not prob. and certain, is not 
seen among the taxab. inhabs. of 1695. THOMAS, one of the comp. of 
Capt. Lathrop, call. " the flower of Essex," k. in the fight at " Bloody 
brook," 18 Sept, 1675. Of this name, in 1828, Farmer notes the gr. at 
Yale were two, none at other N. E. coll. but elqven at N. J. and Union 
Coll. Yet he might have found one at Dart. 

ALFORD, || BENJAMIN, Boston, merch. prob. s. of William, ar. co. 1671, 
by w. Mary, d. of James Richards, Esquire, of Hartford, had Mary, b. 
15 Sept. bapt. 14 Oct. 1683 ; John, bapt. (at third, or O. S. ch.) 5 July 
1685 ; Benjamin, b. 5, bapt. 10 Oct. 1686; Judith, bapt. 16 Sept. 1688 ; 
James, 19, bapt. 26 July 1691 ; Sarah, 17, bapt. 18 Mar. 1694; and 
Thomas, whose date is not found. He had been a prisoner in Barbary, 
and after ret. was a man of importance in B. His will of 19 Feb. 1697, 
pro. thirteen yrs. after, provid. for all the ch. and w. wh. with his br. in 
law, Benjamin Davis, he made Excors. The eldest s. John, wh. had good 

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est. was of Charlestown, m. 12 Nov. 1713, Margaret, d. of Col. Thomas 
Savage, third of that name, and d. 30 Sept. 1761, disting. as founder of 
the Alford Prof, of Nat. Theol. &c. at Harv. and for giv. large sum to 
the Soc. for Prop. Gosp. among the Ind. &c. in N. A. His w. outliv. 
him; but he had no issue. JOHN, Salem, 1G68. REMAIN, New Lon 
don, wh. d. 12 Aug. 1709, aged G3, by Miss Caulkins is styled Col. yet 
of unkn. desc. WILLIAM, Salem, 1635, came the yr. bef. from Lon 
don, a mem. of the Skinners comp. there, a merch. here ; and his w. 
Mary in 1636 join, to the ch. had Nathaniel, bapt. 19 Mar. 1637 ; Sam 
uel, 17 Feb. 1639; Bethia, 26 June 1642; beside Elisha, Mary, and 
Eliz. See a valu. letter of 13 Apr. 1634 brot, by him from Francis 
Kirbey to his fr. John Winthrop, s. of the Gov. print, in 3 Mass. Hist. 
Coll. IX. 267. He had favor, the party of Wheelwright, and under the 
name of Mr. Alfoot on the rec. in 1 637, was disarm, by the Gen. Ct. and 
thereupon rem. for a season to New Haven, and there had, prob. two or 
more of his ch. b. bef. 1654. See Haz. II. 247. Yet he came back to 
Mass, but liv. at Boston ; and by ano. w. Ann had John, b. 29 Nov. 1658, 
wh. d. at 2 mos. He d. Jan. 1677, was bur. 13th of that mo. being Satur 
day. The will of 1-3 Apr. with codic. 9 July 1676, names no s. as then 
liv. but he gives 50 to ch. of his s. Nathaniel, if now alive, and 10 to 
wid. of s. Elisha, and made Extrix. his d. Mary, that had been w. of Peter 
Butler, and next of Hezekiah Usher, and had four ch. and ment. ds. Be 
thia, and Eliz. wh. had m. 1 Dec. 1659, Nathaniel Hudson. The whole 
of the debt of Hudson Leverett, and half of those of other poor debtors 
are remit, by it ; and the codic. was made, because his d. Mary had bee. 
w. of Hezekiah Usher, wh. was then d. She took third h. Samuel 
Nowell, outliv. him, and d. 14 Aug. 1693. 

ALGER, ANDREW, Scarborough, 1651, had w. Agnes, and ch. John; 
Andrew ; and Matthew ; Eliz. wh. m. John Palmer ; Joanna, wh. m. 
Elias Oakman, and, next, John Mills, both of Boston ; beside a third d. 
wh. m. John Ashton, or Austin. He had call, his planta. Dunster, from 
the town near Minehead, in the N. W. part of Co. Somerset, where he 
was b. was constable 1661, and lieut. k. by the Ind. with his br. Arthur, 
Oct. 1675. The fam. fled to Boston, his will was pro. in Essex 24 June 
foil, and his wid. m. Samuel Walker. See Folsom, 156 ; and Willis, I. 
139, wh. obs. that, in our days, the est. of the Southgate fam. includes 
part of the Alger domain. , ANDREW, Falmouth, s. of the preced. was k. 
by the Ind. when they destroy, the town 1690, leav. only ch. the wife, it 
is said, of Matthew Collins. *ARTHUR, Scarborough, br. of the first 
Andrew, perhaps elder, perhaps was f. of that Arthur, jr. wh. own. alleg. 
to Mass. 1658 ; was constable 1658, rep. to Boston, 1671, when the Sec 
retary makes his name Angurs, and 1672, when he cuts off the final 



letter, was k. by the IndA1675, with his br. leav. wid. Ann, and childr. 
but their names are not told. See Hubbard s Hist, of N. E. 600, and 
Willis, as above. ISRAEL, Bridgewater, s. of Thomas, m. Patience, d. of 
Nathaniel Hay ward of the same, had Israel, b. 1689; Joseph, 1691; 
Thomas, 1697 ; Nathaniel, 1700 ; and John, 1704. JOHN, Scarborough, 
8. of Andrew the first, had sev. ds. of wh. Eliz. m. John Millikin. Willis. 
MATTHEW, Scarborough, br. of the preced. and the last male of the fam. 
d. 1690 of fever from the service in the sad expedit. of 1690 by Sir Wil 
liam Phips against Quebec, in wh. he command, a vessel, and got safe 
back. Ib. SAMPSON, York, 1649, then of the gr. jury, freem. 1652, 
constable, 1655. He may have been relat. of the foregoing fam. but the 
name is variously writ, the sec. letter often being u, agreeing with the 
sound, and when it is K, looking doubtful, whether Anger, or Angier, as 
by the scrupulous Paige in Geneal. Reg. III. 193, or Angur, as by the 
same hand on the next page, or Augur, as the same MS. is read by the 
Editor of Mass. Col. Rec. IV. pt. I. page 358. THOMAS, Taunton, 1665, 
m. 14 Nov. of that yr. Eliz. d. of Samuel Packard, had Israel, and De 
liverance, perhaps others, bef. or after rem. to Bridgewater. Mitchell 
shows, in his Hist, that most of this name in that vicin. call him their 
anc. TRISTRAM, Scarborough. 

ALISET, or ALLISET, JOHN, Boston 1689, chos. an overseer of cord 
wood, as also in 1691, yet not found among taxab. inhab. of 1695. 

ALLARD, HUGH, New Hampsh. 1674. One Eliz. A. m. 10 Dec. 
1634, Robert Seaver at Roxbury; and this may w r ell be thot. mistake 
for Ballard, as the ch. rec. has it ; yet no Ballard is kn. in R. so early by 
many yrs. and a Mrs. Allard d. there 11 Aug. 1717, but she may have 
been a Huguenot of later importa. 

ALL ARE, Louis, Boston, a Huguenot, adm. inhab. 1 Feb. 1692, but 
in 1695 not seen. 

ALLEN, ABRAHAM, Marblehead 1674. ALEXANDER, Windsor 1689, 

a\ ^t*> 4 J&p 

a Scotchman, m- 169*1 MajT Grant, had Alexander, b.^1695 ; John, 

i. w. Eliz. m. 170^, d. of John Allyn, 
the famous Seer. oTCETe Col. had Fitz Johr^ jle d . 19 Aug. 1708, by 
his will made three days bef. dispos. of large prop, to ch. something to 
brs. William and Robert at home, and 5. to the Scot s box in Boston. 
His wid. m. John Gardiner, Esqr. of Gardiner s isl. ^ANDREW, Lynn 
1642, m. Faith, d. of Edmund Ingalls, rem. to Andover, there d. 24 
Oct. 1 690. He left Andrew and John, both d. the next mo. after. AN 
DREW, Andover, s. of the preced. m. 1 Jan. 1682, Eliz. Richardson, had 
Thomas, wh. d. 18 Dec. 1690, of smallpox, as had the f. 26 Nov. preced. 
ARNOLD, Casco 1645, had w. Mary. BENJAMIN, Groton 1674, may have 
been a soldier next yr. in Moseley s comp. for the Dec. campaign. BEN- 

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JAMIN, Salisbury, s. of William the first of same, m. 3 Sept. 1686, Ra 
chel, wid. of Henry Wheeler, had Eliz. b. 6 Sept. 1687 ; Benjamin, 
20 May 1689 ; Squire (so reads the rec.), 26 Mar. 1691 ; Jeremiah, 25 
Mar. 1693 ; and no more is told. * || BOZOAN, BOZOUN, or BEZOONE, 
Hingliam 1638, came from Lynn, Co. Norfolk, arr. with w. and two serv. 
in the Diligent from Ipswich, was freeman 2 June 1641, rep. 1643, and 
7 yrs. more, but not in seq. last in 1652 ; of ar. co. 1650, rem. to Boston, 
made his will 9 Sept. 1652, and d. 5 days after. In the Hist, of Winth. 
II. 221-236 his political promin. appears. His wid. Ann bore him^pos^ 
thum. Bozoan, 13 Feb. 1653; and m. 13 May /oil. Joseph Jeweit oL* 

&S&$\*m ^(Zf^lfaUl AfaiMUWH. H^-UMjCl 

Rowley, and d. 4 Feb. 1661. His ulyMartha m. Ebenezer Savageof 
Boston. * BOZOAN, Boston, s. of the preced. b. after his d. m. 1673, 
Rachel, d. of Jeremiah Houchin, wh. he succeed, in his gr. business, as a 
tanner, had ano. w. Lydia in 1679, was constable 1680, freeman 1682, 
one of the selectmen 1692, and rep. 1700. CALEB, Sandwich, eldest s. 
of George the sec. m. 8 Apr. 1670, Eliz. Sisson, had Richard, b. 8 Oct. 
1673; Mary, 29 Feb. 1676; George, 19 May 1678; Hannah, 5 Nov. 
1680 ; Caleb, 20 Mar. 1683 ; Eliz. 3 Dec. 1685 ; and James, 17 June 
1689. * DANIEL, Boston, physician, by w. Mariana had John, b. 19 
June 1680; Mary, 30 June 1681 ; Catharine, 15 Dec. 1682 ; Daniel, 6 
Dec. 1683, d. young; Benjamin, 26 Apr. 1687 ; and Daniel, again, 27 
July 1688; was chos. rep. Sept. 1693, and d. 7 Nov. foil. His will of 
17 Nov. preced. with codic. of 22d of the same, provides for w. and ch. 
as they attain full age. DANIEL, Charlestown, s. of Walter of the same, 
perhaps b. in Eng. but not prob. by w. Mary, d. of Rev. John Sherman 
by his first w. had David, b. 1 July 1659 ; Rebecca, 15 Jan. 1661, d. in 
10 days ; rem. to Watertown, and had Mary, 1662 ; rem. to Lancaster, 
there had Samuel, 17 Apr. 1664; and Elnathan, 11 Feb. 1666; again 
rem. to W. and had Abigail ; Thomas, 1670, wh. d. next yr. ; Ebenezer, 
26 Dec. 1674 ; Eliz. and Lydia. He may be that gent. nam. in an order 
of President Dudley s Counc. 8 Dec. 1686, relat. to Secretary s rec. 
See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 162. He d. 7 Mar. 1694, and his neighb. 
Lawrence Hammond, highly extols his charact. in the Diary. Bond, wh. 
must be in error, as to his d. at Sudbury 1706, says, his s. David serv. 
in the expedit. to Canada, and d. 17 Oct. 1711 ; that Abigail m. Moses 
Palmer of Stonington ; and Eliz. m. Joseph Fletcher. One David, not 
his s. d. at Portsmouth, R. I. 10 Feb. 1685, aged 17. DANIEL, Swan- 
zey, by w. Mary had Eliz. b. 28 Sept. 1673; and Christian, 26 Jan. 
1675. DANIEL, Sandwich, sixth s. of George of the same, m. Bashua, 
d. of Ludowic Haxie, had Gideon, b. 17 May 1686; Hannah, 7 June 
1688 ; Cornelius ; Daniel ; and Lydia. EDWARD, Ipswich, ace. a very 
doubtful tradit. came from Scotland, 1636, m. a Kimball, and had, as runs 


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the same story, fifteen s. and three ds. That acco. was giv. by Hon. 
Samuel C. Allen to Farmer. In the Hist, of Hubbard, \vh. was his 
neighb. the burn, of his barn, 1670, is ment. With \v. Sarah, wh. d. 12 
June 1696, he rem. to Sufneld, having had nine ch. and there had one, b. 
1683 ; and ano. 1685. Of seven s. the names are told, but without dates, 
exc. John, wh. is said to have been b. a. 1660, and was k. by the Ind. 
11 May 1704 at Deerfield, where he had liv. from 1685; Edward, wh. 
also liv. at D. there d. 1740, leav. a fam. William, wh. d. at Suffield, 
1702 ; Benjamin, the anc. of Hon. Samuel C. had Joseph, wh. sett, at 
Deerfield ; David, and Samuel, both, it is said, went to N. J. and Caleb, 
b. 31 Mar. 1685, prob. the youngest. Four ds. too are nam. Sarah, wh. 
m. 21 Apr. 1685, Edward Smith; Martha, wh. m. Samuel Kent, jr.; 
Abigail, m. Timothy Palmer ; and Mary, of wh. nothing is told. ED 
WARD, Dedham, perhaps nephew of Edward Alleyn of the same, may 
have been that Edward of Boston, a tailor, wh. m. 7 May 1652, Martha 
Way, had Sarah, b. 22 Aug. 1653 ; and John, 8 June 1657. EDWARD, 
Dover 1675, was s. of Hope of Boston, as such, sold 13 Nov. 1678, large 
est. at Falmouth, now Portland, devis. to him from his f. After dilig. 
inquiry I can learn no more of him. ELEAZER, emb. 27 May 1679 in 
the Prudence and Mary, to come to Boston from Eng. but his visit may 
have been only a trans, one, or he may have gone beyond the bounds of 
N. E. at least we never again find his name. FRANCIS, Sandwich 1643, 
m. 20 July 1662, Mary Barlow had Rachel, b. 3 July 1663 ; Abigail, 2 
Aug. 1665; Abia, 10 Dec. 1666; Rebecca, 2 Aug. 1668; and Hannah, 
25 Aug. 1672. * GEORGE, Lynn 1636, rem. next yr. to Sandwich, was 
rep. 1641 and 2 at Plymouth. He was bur. 2 May 1648 ; and his will, 
witness, by Rev. William Leveridge, and others, ment. s. Matthew, Hen 
ry, Samuel, and William, beside " five least ch." not nam. and made w. 
Catharine Extrix. His ho. built, 1646, it is said, is in good repair, and 
still occup. GEORGE, Sandwich 1643, perhaps s. of the preced. b. in 
Eng. then in the list of those able to bear arms ; may have been of New 
port 1639, and at S. had (by w. Hannah) Caleb, b. 24 June 1646, or by 
ano. acco. 1648; Judah, 14 or by ano. rec. 30 Jan. 1651 ; Ephraim, 14 
Jan. 1653; Eliz. 20 Jan. 1655 ; James, and John, tw. 5 Aug. 1657, or 
1658; Lydia, May 1660; Daniel, 23 May 1663; Hannah, 15 May 
1666; and George, 20 June 1672. GEORGE, Weymouth 1641, rem. to 
Boston, and by w. Susanna had Hannah, b. 10 Mar. 1645 ; Naomi, 26 
Dec. 1646; Rachel, or Ruth, 3 Oct. 1648; Susanna, 11 May 1652 ; and 
Elnathan, 26 Dec. 1653 ; but of his identity some doubt may be felt, for 
in the list of freem. 1645 is a George, who prob. was not of Boston. 
GIDEON, Swanzey 1669, rem. to Boston during Philip s war, and after it 
to Milford, there was a promin. man, and d. early in 1693. At Swan- 

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zey, by w. Sarah he had John, b. 24 Oct. 1673, wh. d. bef. his f. He, 
left wid. and five ch. Gideon ; Sarah, and George, tw. 18 yrs. old ; Han 
nah, 7, and Abigail, 4. His sec. w. was Ann, d. of Nathaniel Burr of 
Fairfield. * HENRY, Boston, a joiner, was of the ch. May 1644, freem. 
1648, was prob. the deac. wh. by w. Judith had Judith, b. 26 Nov. 
1673; Samuel, 12 Jan. 1675; Ebenezer, 30 Jan. 1676; Ephraim, 4 
Jan. 1677 ; Joseph, 15 Sept. 1678 ; Henry, 8 July 1680 ; Benjamin, 4 
Apr. 1682; and John, 17 Sept. 1683. He was rep. for Rowley 1674, 
and d. 6 Jan. 1696, leav. good est. but no will. HENRY, Milford 1660, 
by w. Sarah had Mary, b. 1663 ; Sarah, 1666; Miriam, 1669; Mercy, 
1671; Henry, 1674; Frances, 1676; and George, 1678. His w. d. 
1680; and he d. at Stratford, 1690. Both the s. were proprs. at M. 
1713. By Lambert he is placed at M. 1645, and call. anc. of Col. Ethan 
Allen ; but in ea. statem. he is erron. HOPE, Boston 1651, a currier, by 
w. Rachel had Jacob, b. 22 Feb-^Qg^Jos^nhj 4 Oct. 1 655 ; Leah, 16 
May 1657, d. in few mos. Mar}^; andBenjamin j^e last two, with the 
first two, and ano. Leah, yet call. Rachel, were bapt. 16 Sept. 1666. An 
elder s. Edward liv. at Dover, to wh. we learn from Willis invalua. Hist, 
of Portland I. 73, 159 he had devis. large part of an est. by him purchas. 
of George Cleves, wh. is the most beautif. quarter of the present city. 
When he d. is not kn. but it must have been bef. Nov. 1678, when 
George Bramhall purch. of the devisee. He left wid. Hannah, wh. m. 
Richard Knight bef. 1683. ISAAC, Rehoboth, m. 30 May 1673, Mary 
Bowen, perhaps d. of Henry, had Isaac, b. 3 Jan. 1675 ; Catharine, 18 
Jan. of uncert. yr. the rec. being partially worn away. JAMES, Ded- 
ham 1639, freem. 1647, in Medfield 1652, by w. Ann had John, b. 4 
Dec. 1639 ; Mary and Martha, tw. 11 Dec. 1641 ; Sarah, 4 May 1644; 
Joseph, 24 June 1652 ; besides James, Nathaniel, W T illiam, and Benja 
min, prob. bef. and after the last ment. He d. 27 Sept. 1673. Some 
reason is perceiv. for holding this man to be br. of Rev. John Allin of 
Dedham. JAMES, Boston, one of the eject, min. was s. of a min. in 
Hampsh. and b. 24 June 1632, as is told, ent. of Magdalen Hall, 16 
Mar. 1649, and of New Coll. Oxford, proceed. A. M. and was one of the 
fellows ; arr. at Boston, 10 June 1662, m. 18 Aug. 1663, Hannah, d. of 
Richard Dummer, wh. d. 26 Feb. 1668, aged 21, prob. without ch. Soon 
he in. sec. w. Eliz. wid. of the sec. John Endicott, d. of Jeremiah Hou- 
chin, had Hannah, b. 22 July 1669 ; James, 24 Aug. 1670, II. C. 1689 ; 
John, 29 Feb. 1672 ; and Jeremiah, 27 Mar. 1673, wh. in 1715 was 
Treasr. of the Prov. His w. d-5 Apr. after, and he m. 11 Sept. 1673, 
third w. Sarah, wid. of Robert Breck, d. of Capt. Thomas Hawkins (the 
names of both her f. and of her former h. being strangely pervert, in 
Drake s Hist, of Boston, 339), had Thomas, 20 May 1675, d. in few wks. 

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and Sarah, 11 Sept. 1679, wh. d. at 3 yrs. After some yrs. preach, there, 
he was sett, in the midst of gr. disquiet, at the first ch. on the same day, 
with Davenport (9 Dec. 1668), in vindicat. of whose charact. he was long 
a strenuous oppon. of the third, or O. S. ch. that sprang out of the unhappy 
circumst. by wh. he was brot. from New Haven. His last w. d. 25 Nov. 
1705, and he d. 22 Sept. 1710. Dunton says, his s. James was a min. in 
Eng. and d. at Northampton, but perhaps he is wrong, for he was young, 
and our Coll. Catal. never gave him the Italics, tho. it marks him as Socius. 
See 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. II. 101 and 3 M. H. C. VIII. 250. Both of the 
Biogr. Diet. Eliot, briefly, and Allen, more at large, explain the difficult. 
of his course. JAMES, Sandwich, perhaps s. of George the first, had 
Amey, b. 22 Dec. 1665; and Abigail, 28 Sept. 1667, and prob. sev. oth 
ers, yet it may be that some were b. after rem. to Tisbury, had w. Eliz. 
and d. 25 July 1714, aged 77, leav. many descend. JEDEDIAH, Sand 
wich, m. Experience, d. of James Swift, had Experience, b. 30 Aug. 
1670, d. soon ; Experience, again, 30 Dec. 1671 ; Eliashib, 17 Oct. 1672 ; 
Judah, 17 Oct. 1675 ; and Esther, 26 Mar. 1677. JEREMIAH, Salisbury, 
s. of William the first of the same, took o. of alleg. 2 Dec. 1677, m. 
1686, Ann, prob. d. of Thomas Bradbury. JOHN, Plymouth 1633, was 
perhaps of Scituate, 1646, there d. 1662, prob. Sept. as his inv. bears 
date 25 of that mo. leav. wid. Ann and s. John ; but his nuncup. will, 
made two days bef. his d. in wh. one ho. is giv. to Josiah Litchfield (then 
a youth) in wh. the testator liv. and ano. to his w. was not pro. until 2 
June of next yr. and that would now-a-days seem a dangerous delay. 
See Geneal. Reg. VI. 94. JOHN, Dorchester 1632, kept an inn, and 
was punish, for drunkenness of those to wh. that yr. he sold. * j| JOHN, 
Charlestown, came, perhaps, in the Abigail, 1635, aged 30, with w. Ann, 
30, from some part of Kent, join, the ch. 22 May 1641, and was adm. 
freem. 2 June next ; by w. Sarah had John, b. 16 Oct. 1640, bapt. 30 
May foil. ; Sarah, b. 11 Au^.1 642, d. at 4 mos. ; Mary, 6 Feb. 1644 ; 
and perhaps others, certain^Rebecca bef. Samuel, 29 Nov. 1656; and 
Sarah, again, 11 May 1659, d. at 2 mos. He was of ar. co. 1639, and, 
in 1657, the richest man jn^lie town, a capt. and rep. 1668, and d. 27 
Mar. 1675. His d. Mary m.$rt\mmr Rainsford, and next Joshua Ho- 
bart# See Budington, 249. By Sewall he is call. br. of Rev. Thomas, 
if such be the mean, of the interleav. Almanac, giv. in Geneal. Reg. 
VII. 206. JOHN, Springfield 1639, then tax. there, rem. soon, perhaps 
to Rehoboth 1643, and to Newport 1651, thence to Swanzey 1669. Cer 
tain, one John at Newport m. 10, or 14? Oct. 1650, Eliz. Bacon, perhaps 
sis. of Nathaniel of Barnstable, there had Eli/, b. July 1651 ; Mary, 4 
Feb. 1653; John, Nov. 1654; Mercy, Dec. 1656; Priscilla, Dec. 1659; 
and Samuel, Apr. 1661. JOHN, Newbury, had John, b. 28 Aug. 1656 ; 

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Samuel, 8 Apr. 1G58; Joseph, 18 Mar. 1G60; and Benjamin, 30 Jan. 
1G62. JOHN, New Haven, youngest e, of the firet iSmnnol ijf tho came) 
had Eliz. b. 11 Sept. 1653; Lydia, 26 Dec. 1G56; both bapt. 23 May 
1658; Hannah, 26 July, bapt. 27 Nov. 1659; Mary, 25 Feb. 1G62, 
bapt. 30 Mar. foil.; John, 13 Dec. 1663, bapt. 13 Feb. foil.; and Sarah, 
19 Nov. 1666, tho. the rec. of her b. is 25 Nov. unless in Geneal. Reg. 
IX. 357, a mark is transpos. as much I suspect, or the ch. rec. is care 
less, as very frequent, we kn. it is. But the true name is Ailing (not 
Allen), in thefirstgenerat. as in later ones. See Ailing. JOHN, North 
ampton^ m) oDecV 1669, Mary, d. of William Hannum, rem. to Deer- 
field, there was k. by the Ind. 18 Sept. 1675, the day of Bloody brook, 
leav. three ch. John, b. 1 Oct. 1670; Samuel, 1673; and Hannah, 1675. 
JOHN, Medfield, in his will of 2 July 1696, calls hims. aged and sickly, 
and gave all his prop, to br. Nathaniel, and his heirs. JOHN, Hartford. 
See Allyn. JOHN, Barnstable, m. Mary Howland, had John, b. 2 Apr. 
1674 ; Mary, 5 Aug. 1675, d. at 2 yrs.; Matthej.6 Au^T 677, <L a 
yrs. and Isaac, 8 Nov. 1679. JOHN, Malden^d. Nov.l6?Jlkl Sfc 
and his wid. MM.J d. Jan. next. JOHN, Salisbury, eldest s. of the first 
William of the same, m. 24 Aug. 1674, Mary, wid. of Jedediah Andros, 
had Hopestill, b. 11 Nov. foil, if the rec. be true, wh. d. young; Sarah, 
9 Feb. 1677 ; Hopestill, again, 1 Jan. 1681, d. at 3 mos. ; Mary, 27 Dec. 
1681; Hannah, 22 Oct. 1686; and Ann, 4 Nov. 1689, d. soon; was a 
lieut. and his w. d. 28 Apr. 1695. He d. 27 Feb. 1697. In the sec. 
syllab. this name has i, instead of e, by town rec. JOHN, Marblehead 
1668, may have been of Salem twenty yrs. later. JOHN, Sudbury 1681, 
s. of Walter. JOHN, Suffield, m. 22 Feb. 1682, Eliz. Prichard, had 
John, b. 21 Dec. foil. d. soon; John, again, 19 Jan. 1684; Richard, 19 
Sept. 1685, d. young; rem. to Deerfield, there had Eliz. 1686; Sarah, 
1688; Joseph, 1691; Benjamin, 1693; and Ebenezer, 1696. He and 
his w. were k. by the Ind. 11 May 1704. JONAH, Taunton, had Mary, 
b. 12 May 1663; Sarah, 4 Nov. 1665 ; Jonah, 17 Aug. 1667. His w. 
Constant d. 10 days after, I suppose, tho. by rec. it seems 27 Apr. He 
m. 14 Dec. foil. Frances Hill of Milton ; but I fear the name should be 
Austin. Ano. Jonah of Taunton, on Col. rec. call. junr. had Esther, b. 
3 Jan. 1663, unless there be confus. of names or dates. JOSEPH, Med 
field 1649. JOSEPH, Newport, by w. Sarah, m. July 1662, had Abigail, 
b. 1 Apr. 1663; Rose, 1 Oct. 1665; Joseph, 4 Mar. 1668; John, 15 
July 16G9; Philip, 3 July 1671; William, 10 Aug. 1673; and perhaps 
he had own. Id. at Salem 1661. * JOSEPH, Gloucester 1674, blacksmith, 
had Joseph, and d. 1724r\ JOSEPH, Watertown, s. of Walter, m. 11 Oct. 
1667, Ann Brazier, whoseXf. is not nam. by Bond, but may have been 
Edward, had Abigail, b. Dec. 1668, d. soon; Rebecca, 8 Apr. 1670, d. 

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at 4 yrs. ; Ann, 22 Aug. 1674, d. at 23 yrs.; Joseph, 10 June 1677; 
Sarah; Deborah; Rachel; Nathaniel, 8 Dec. 1687 ; and Patience. His 
w. d. Dec. 1720, and he d. 9 Sept. foil. His will of 15 Jan. 1713, names 
w. Ann, two. s. and three youngest ds. and appoints Nathaniel Excor. 
* JOSEPH, Braintree, youngest s. of the first Samuel, m. 30 Jan. 1671, 
Ruth Leeds, had Joseph, b. 3 Jan. 1672 ; where the erron. rec. calls his 
mo. Rebecca; Abigail, 28 Feb. 1674; Samuel, 5 Feb. 1676; and Ben 
jamin, 31 Oct. 1679. By sec. w. Rebecca, wh. d. 23 Apr. 1702, he had 
Rebecca, 9 Dec. 1681 ; John, 8 July 1686 ; and Mary, Mar. 1688. He 
m. 27 Jan. 1705, Lydia Holbrook, wid. of Samuel; w r as town Treasr., 
Selectman, deac. and at last rep. 1715, and d. 20 Mar. 1727. His wid. 
made her will 2 Apr. 1745, pro. 11 June foil. JOSEPH, Rehoboth, m. 
10 Nov. 1673, Hannah Sabin. JOSEPH, Gloucester, s. of Joseph of the 
same, m. 29 July 1680, Rachel Griggs, had Joseph, b. 2 June foil. Jo- 
SIAH, Boston, merch. k. by casual dischge. of a gun, 5 Apr. 1678. 
JOSHUA, Yarmouth, had John, b. 20 Sept. 1672; but no more is kn. of 
the f. LEWIS, Watertown, m. 1664, Sarah, d. of Miles Ives, wh. d. 15 
July 1703, had one ch. b. Nov. 1665, d. soon; Lewis, Dec. 1666, d. 
soon ; Sarah, 3 Jan. 1668 ; Abel, 15 Sept. 1669 ; Mary, 14 Apr. 1670 ; 
and Ebenezer. For sec. w. he took a sis. of the first, and d. 24 Jan. 1708. 
MATTHEW, Cambridge. See Allyn. MATTHEW, Sandwich 1643, s. of 
George the first of the same, liv. later at Dartmouth, there (as I learn 
from the Quaker rec.) by w. Sarah (whose surname was Iet?$), m. 
June 1657, had Dorothy, b. 8 Apr. 1659 ; Miriam, June 1661 ; Deborah, 
May 1663; Samuel, Feb. 1666; Mary, Nov. 1668; Ahazadiah, not s. 
27 Apr. 1671; and Matthew, 10 June 1677. NATHANIEL, Dedham 
1646. NEHEMIAH, Swanzey 1669, was bur. 24 June 1675, I suppose, a 
victim of the first day of Philip s war. NEHEMIAH, Northampton, s. of 
Samuel of Windsor, m. 21 Sept. 1664, Sarah, d. of Thomas "Woodford, 
had Samuel, b. 3 Jan. 1666; Nehemiah, 18 Oct. 1667, d. soon ; Nehe- 
miah, again, 6 Nov. 1669; Sarah, 22 Aug. 1672; Thomas, 17 Jan. 
1675, d. next yr. ; Hannah, bapt. 6 May 1677 ; Ruth, perhaps, 5 Jan. 
tho. I think it must have been 4th, 1680 ; a ch. without name, 12 Aug. 
1683, d. soon ; and Silence, Aug. 1684, His wid. m. 1 Sept. 1687, Rich 
ard Burke ; and the eldest s. had six ch. b. at Northampton, rem. to 
Deerfield and had three more, of wh. Joseph, b. 1708, was f. of Ethan, 
wh. gain, celebr. NICHOLAS, Dorchester, m. 3 July 1663, Mary, wid. of 
the sec. Robert Pond, whose fam. name was Ball, and tradit. says, that 
she was of Bury St. Edmunds. By her he had one or two ch. and after 
his d. she m. Daniel Henshaw, and bore the third h. one ch. In some 
rec. this man s name is giv. Ellen. PETER, Roxbury, by w. Mary had 
James, b. 6 June 1692 ; Eliz. 20 Dec. 1694, d. at 14 yrs. ; Mary, 17 

ALLEN. 35 


Aug. 1G97 ; and Sarah, 22 Apr. 1701, wh. d. at 8 yrs. PHILIP, perhaps 

of Rehoboth or that vicin. was a soldier of Gallop s co. 1G90, in the ill- 
starred expedit. against Quebec. RALPH, Newport 1639, Rehoboth 
1643, perhaps s. of George the first, and coming this last yr. from Sand 
wich, had Josiah, b. 3 Jan. 1647 ; Experience, 14 Mar. 1652 ; Ephraim, 
20 Mar. 1657; beside Mary, bur. 18 Apr. 1675. He was one of the 
many Quakers imprison. 1659, at Boston, liberat. by order of Charles IT. 
so much to the regret of John Hull and the larger Bgrt of pu: 
RICHARD, Salisbury, had Richard, wh. d. 8 June 1678^\E>BERT^ t ISli eep"- 
scot 1641^went home in 1658, and gave evidence 21 Feb. 1659, atJBris- 
tol, Eng. that he had kn. 17 yrs. in N. E. John Brown, a mason, wh. he 
left there (perhaps at New Haven, where was his home 1 July 1644), 
in June preced. in good health. He had resid. 1643, at New Haven, and 
next yr. took the o. of fidel. ROGER, New Haven. See Ailing. SAM 
UEL, Braintree, perhaps as early as 1632, freem. 6 May 1635, by w. 
Ann, wh. d. 29 Sept. 1641, had Samuel, b. a. 1633 ; Mary ; Sarah, 30 
Mar. 1639 ; and, by w. Margaret, whose f. is unkn. but wh. had been 
wid. of Edward Lamb, had James; Abigail; Joseph, 15 May 1650; 
and perhaps one or two preced. His will of 2 Aug. 1669 was pro. 16 
Sept. foil. Mary, m. 24 Jan. 1656, Nathaniel Greenwood; Sarah, m. 
Josiah Standish of Duxbury, as his sec. w. and Abigail, m. 1670, the sec. 
John Gary of the same. SAMUEL, Newport 1639. SAMUEL, Windsor 
1636, was not, prob. br. of that Matthew, wh. wrote his name Allyn, as 
sometimes suppos. tho. he spell, the same way, had Samuel, Nehemiah, 
John, and Rebecca, beside two others. He was bur. 28 Apr. 1648, and 
his wid. m. William Hulbert, and with her ch. rem. to Northampton. 
SAMUEL, Northampton 1657, s. of the preced. m. 29 Nov. 1659, Han 
nah, d. of Thomas Woodford, had Hannah, b. 4 Feb. 1661; Thankful, 
15 July 1663 ; Sarah, 28 July 1668 ; Joseph, 20 Nov. 1672 ; Samuel, 6 
July 1675 ; Ebenezer, 21 July 1678; Thomas, Feb. 1681 ; and Mind- 
well, 4 Feb. 1683, beside two of unkn. names; was freem. 1683, and d. 
18 Oct. 1719, more than 80 yrs. old. His s. deac. Samuel, wh. in. 1699, 
Sarah Rust, was gr.f. of Rev. Thomas, II. C. 1762, one of whose s. is 
Rev. Dr. William, of Northampton, H. C. 1802, late Presid. of Bowdoin 
Coll. and a laborious author of the Amer. Biograph. Diet. Ed. 3, publ. 
1857. * SAMUEL, Bridgewater, s. of Samuel the first, m. a. 1658, Sarah, 
d. of George Partridge, had Samuel, b. 1660; Asahel, perhaps meant 
by the strange rec.Essiel, 1663 ; Mehitable, 1665 ; Sarah, 1667; Bethia, 
1669 ; Nathaniel, 1672 ; Ebenezer, 1674 ; Josiah, 1677 ; Elisha, 1679 ; 
and Nehemiah, 1681 ; and d. 1703, when his age is made 71. He was 
careful town elk. prais. by Mitchell, and rep. 1693. Descend, are very 
many. SAMUEL, Manchester, had, prob. s. of the same name, for in the 

36 ALLEN. 

petition from that town, as the head of a Comtee. in Geneal. Reg. X. 
322, appears Samuel with suffix of senr. SAMUEL, Barnstable. See 
Allyn. SAMUEL, Sudbury, m. Eliz. d. of John Grout, had five ch. pro- 
vid. for in the will of their gr.f. as f. had d. and his wid. m. lieut. John 
Livermore, by that will call. s. in law. SAMUEL, Portsmouth, the royal 
Gov. of N. H. was a merch. of London, late in coming to our country, 
may for his progeny claim no place in this work. However he had w. 
Eliz. s. Thomas, and d. Eliz. wh. m. lieut. Gov. John Usher, and three 
other ds. d. 5 May 1705, only two days after the rep. of N. H. had offer, 
him proposals that necessarily implied the spuriousness of the gr. Indian 
deed to Wheelwright of 1629. See Farmer s Ed. of Belkn. I. 162, 3. 
THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of John, b. at Norwich, Co. Norfolk, 1608, 
bred at Gonville and Caius Coll. in the Univ. of Cambridge, where he 
took his degr. A. B. 1627-8 and A. M. 1631, came in 1638, and join the 
ch. of Boston 27 Jan. 1639, then call, "a studyent." was invit. June foil, 
to Charlestown, there some time bef. had m. Ann, d. of the Rev. Mr. 
Sadler of Patcham in Co. Sussex, presum. by me to have been wid. of 
blessed John Harvard, his predecess. as collea. with Rev. Zechariah 
Symmes. In his Ecclesiast. Ann. I. 379, Mr. Felt makes her accomp. 
Allen, as his w. but this seems highly improb. as the w. would naturally 
have unit, with our ch. soon after her h. if not at the same time, whereas 
no fern. mem. of the name of Allen was rec. into the Boston ch. for a 
long time after he had been sett, at C. exc. a maiden Eliz. 24 Mar. 1639 
wh. two yrs. after m. Rev. Samuel Stone of Hartford. Bef. the coming 
of Allen, we kn. from the Hist, of the first ch. at Charlestown, by Bud- 
ington, p. 247, where begins the invalu. catalogue, that " John Harvard 
and Ann Harvard his w." join, that ch. 6 Nov. 1637. . From the Hist, 
of Harv. Coll. it is kn. that Allen was admor. on est. of Harvard, and 
paid the moneys bequeath, so that it can hardly be doubt, that the judg 
ment of Felt was at fault, especially as, a few pages earlier, the diligent 
author had noted, that Harvard s wid. was " supposed tohave m. Rev. 
Thomas Allen." His ch. were Mary, b. 31 Jan. bapt. ^K I<eb. 1640 ; 
Sarah, 8 Aug. 1641, d. in Apr. foil. ; Eliz. 17 Sept. 1643, d. in few days ; 
and Mercy, 13 Aug. 1646, d. in few days. The rec. of bapt. for many 
yrs. after 1640, is lost. In 1651 he went home, and serv. at the same 
altar of St. Edmunds, in his native city, where he had officiat. bef. 
com. hither, when worried out of his diocese, 1636, by Bp. Wren ; and 
again he suffer, in the gen. ejectm. of 1662 ; yet was with much affection 
sustain, by the worshipp. at a dissent, chapel, as long as such was tolerat. 
For a sec. w. he had Joanna, wid. of maj.-gen. Robert Sedgwick, wh. 
had been drawn to Eng. by partiality of Oliver Cromwell for men from 
this cjuarter. She had been of his flock at Charlestown, and prob. bore 

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him no ch. and we hear of no s. but Thomas, wh. was of Lincoln s Inn 
some time, but resid. at Norwich 1692. The f. d. 21 Sept. 1G73. See 
Frothingham, Budington, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 317, and Berry s 
Geneal. sub voce Sadler. THOMAS, Middletown. SeeAllyn. THOMAS, 
Scituate 1G43. THOMAS, Barnstable. See Allyn. TIMOTHY, Marble- 
head 1G48, may have liv. 1G70, at Norwich. WALTER, Newbury 1640, 
there had Abigail, b. 1 Oct. 1641 ; and Benjamin, 15 Apr. 1647 ; and no 
more is to be seen in Coffin. Certain, he rem. to Watertown, and by w. 
Rebecca had others, as John, and Daniel (prob. s. of the first w.), wh. liv. 
at Sudbury, beside Joseph, perhaps all bef. 1657 ; and after d. of his w. he 
went to Charlestown, there m. 29 Nov. 1678, Abigail Rogers, and d. 8 
July 1681. WILLIAM, Salem 1G2G, comp. of Conant, req. adm. 19 Oct. 
1630, and was made freem. 18 May foil, had Samuel, b. 8 Jan. 1632; 
Deborah, bapt. 23 Apr. 1G37 ; Bethia, 19 Jan. 1640; Onesiphorus, b. 6 
June 16-12 ; William, bapt. 31 May 1646; and Jonathan, 29 July 1649 ; 
but of these only the first came by the first w. as she d. Mar. 1632 ; and 
tho. the name of Eliz. is giv. by Felt among the earliest ch. mem. he could 
not mark, whether she were w. of -William, much less, whether first or sec 
By a depon. he gave 1664, it is judg. that he was b. a. 1602^ WiLLiAM,j(,7f 
Newbury, nam. by Coffin as of Salem 1638, but no support can b 
for any other, so early, than him who had then occup. there for twelve,^ i * 
yrs. and prob. he is more correct in placing him at Salisbury from 1639 
to 50 ; m. Ann, d. of Richard Goodale, had Ann, b. 4 Jan. 1640 ; Han 
nah, 17 June 1642 ; Mary, 29 July 1644; Martha, 1646; John, 9 Oct. 
1648 ; William, 2 Oct. 1650 ; Benjamin, 1652 ; Joseph, 13 Oct. 1653 ; 
Richard, 8 Nov. 1655; Ruth, 19 Feb. 1658; and Jeremiah, 17 Feb. 
1659. In Salisbury he is commonly nam. with prefix of respect, as Mr. 
and he d. 18 June 1686. His will, of 16 Sept. 1674, with codic. 7 Nov. 
167C, names w. Ann, wh. d. end of May 1678, s. John, William, Benja 
min, Richard, and Jeremiah ; ds. Abigail Wheeler, Hannah Ayer, Mary 
Hewes, and Martha Hubbard. His wid. Alice d. 1 Apr. 1687. Hanna^u^ 
m. 8 Oct. 1659, Peter Ayer. WILLIAM, Concord, d. Oct. 1659/J WLL- 4 
LIAM, Sandwich, s. prob. of George the first, m. 21 Mar. 1650, Priscilla 
Browne. WILLIAM, Boston, made his will. 15 Dec. 1674, and d. soon. -^ 
In it he gives all his prop, in hands of Jonathan Tyng, or elsewhere, to 
Lydia, w. of John Benjamin of Watertown, from wh. Bond seems to be 
justly authoriz. to infer, that Lydia was his d. but it may be doubted, for 
on 26 of next mo. John Benjamin renounc. the benefit of the will. She 
may have been his sis. for the will does not call her d. nor can I find any 
ch. on Boston rec. of b. but sis. or d. prob. the value of his goods was 
very small. WILLIAM, Salisbury, s. of William of the same, m. 5 July 
1674, Mary, d. of John Harris of Rowley, had William, b. 30 June 

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1675, d. young; Stitson, 29 Jan. 1G77 ; Ann, 3 May 1678; William, 
again, 14 June 1680; Abigail, 2 July 1683 ; Judith, 17 Jan. 1687, d. at 
16 yrs. ; Dorothy, 12 Aug. 1688 ; and Mary, 1 Dec. 1692, d. at 10 yrs. 
He d. 10 May 1700. How often the names of Allin, Allyn, Ailing, or 
Alleyne, with sev. variat. may be found with the same letters as the 
foregoing, is beyond enumerat. With this spell, are found 27 gr. at 
Harv., 10 at Yale, and 8 at Dartm., beside 37 at other coll. of N. E. as 
Farmer saw. 

ALLERTON, ISAAC, one of the pilgr. in the Mayflower, at Plymouth, 
1620, at one time the richest of the Co. was an Assist. 1621, the sole offi 
cer for three yrs. under the Gov. He brot. w. Mary, three ch. Bartholo 
mew, Remember, and Mary. His w. d. 25 Feb. after land, and he m. 
1626, Fear, d. of Elder William Brewster, by wh. he had Isaac, H. C. 
1650; and prob. no more. This w. d. 1633, and when he liv. at New 
Haven, 1646, he had third w. Joanna, wh. is honor, after d. of her h. as 
having giv. shelter to the regicides, GoiFe and Whalley, tho. with the usual 
felicity of tradit. the merit was ascrib. to her gr.d. (then a small ch.) and 
liv. to 1684. As agent for the Co. he went to Eng. three or four times, 
but gave not satisfact. in the latter visit ; and on his private business was 
oblig. to go, more than once, of all wh. large statem. is seen in the Hist, 
of Bradford. In 1643, the Dutch, with wh. he had passed some yrs. hav 
ing lost the confid. of his early friends bef. 1631, would employ him, with 
Underhill, to raise from the Eng. a force for their protect, against the 
Ind. but soon after he was sett, at New Haven, and there d. 1659, insolv. 
Largely he had speculat. at the Eastward and soon after dismiss, from the 
Plymouth agency, had a trading-house at Machias, destroy. 1633 by the 
French, met various disasters by shipwrecks of his fishing vessels, in 
prosecution of wh. business he sometime was engaged at Marblehead, and 
join. Salem ch. 1647; but seems almost always unlucky. His eldest s. 
Bartholomew m. and liv. in Eng. as Bradford first taught us ; Remem 
ber m. Moses Maverick of Salem ; and Mary m. Elder Thomas Cush- 
man, and d. 1699, the last surv. of the blessed band of the first ship, for 
wh. we may feel suffic. esteem without accept, the report of her being 
" over 90 yrs. old." Sarah was the name often ascrib. to Maverick s w. 
and Young s Chronicles of the Pilgrims, Russell s Guide to Plymouth, the 
accos. of Judge Davis, in his Ed. of Morton s Memor. of Dr. Bacon in 3 
Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 243, and of Cushman in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 265- 
70, are all subject to no little correction since the contempo. Hist, of 
Bradford has been brot, to light. ISAAC, New Haven, s. of the preced. 
and the only ch. nam. in the will of his f. tho. as the testator had not a 
shilling to give, the omiss. of other ch. need not be regret. For his f s 
wid. Isaac purchas. the portion of the domicil that the law would not 

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give, and bestow, it on her for life, remaind. to his eldest d. Eliz. b. 27 
Sept. 1G53. His only other ch. was Isaac, b. 11 June 1G55, wh. d. prob. 
bef. his f. and without issue. The f. is thot. td have rem. shortly after 
1660, and Hutch, in his Hist. II. 461 speaks, as if there were male off 
spring in Maryland, at his day. The w s name is not heard of, but the 
d. m. 23 Dec. 1675, Benjamin Starr, and next 22 July 1679, Simon 
Eyre the third. JOHN, Plymouth 1620, a sailor of the Mayflower, had 
made up his mind to partake the lot of the pilgr. as he sign, the compact 
in Cape Cod harb. but he d. bef. the ship sail, on her home voyage. 

ALLEY, GILES, Lynn, of wh. we kn. no more but that, in Sept. 1668, 
he was call. 42 yrs. of age. HUGH, Lynn, wh. may have been elder br. 
of the preced. came in the Abigail, 1635, from London, aged 27, had 
Mary, b. 6 Jan. 1642; John, 30 Nov. 1646; Martha, 31 July 1649; 
Sarah, 15 Apr. 1651 ; Hugh, 15 Oct. 1653 ; Solomon, 2 Aug. 1656, one 
of the k. at Bloody brook, 18 Sept. 1675, in the comp. of Lothrop, call. 
" the flower of Essex ; " Hannah, 1 June 1661 ; and Jacob, 5 Sept. 1663 ; 
d. 25 Jan. 1674. Mary m. 6 June 1667, John Lindsay; Sarah m. Aug. 
1668, Eleazer Lindsay; and Martha m. 1 Apr. 1671, James Mills. 
HUGH, Lynn, s. of the preced. m. 9 Dec. 1681, Rebecca Hood, had Sol 
omon, b. 11 Oct. 1682; Jacob, 28 Jan. 1684; Eleazer, 1 Nov. 1686; 
Hannah, 16 Aug. 1689 ; Richard, 31 July 1691 ; Joseph, 22 June 1693 ; 
and Benjamin, 24 Feb. 1696. JOHN, Lynn, eldest br. of the preced. m. 
15 Aug. 1670, Joanna Furnell, had Sarah, b. 15 Apr. 1671 ; Mary, 25 
Apr. 1673; John, Jan. 1676; Hannah, 22 Jan. 1680; Rebecca, 28 May 
1683; Hugh, 15 Feb. 1686; and William, 14 July 1688; beside two 
ds. more, wh. prob. d. young. PHILIP, Boston, d. 1 655 perhaps, for 7 
Dec. of that yr. his wid. Susanna, wh. took admin, the next week, had m. 
William Pitts. See Ally. Strangely is this name convert, to Aealy by 
that vol. usual, suppos. to be a rec. in our City Register s office, correct, 
transcr. for Geneal. Reg. XI. 201, the first two letters being a diphthong. 
What sanctity should be attrib. to the official exemplar may easily be kn. 
by the flagr. case of falsehood on the very next page of the same Vol. 
XI. where it is also correct copy, assert, that a m. was solemniz. by John 
Winth. Gov. 5 Nov. 1657, when that magistr. had been near nine yrs. 

ALLETNE, * EDWARD, Dedham 1636, one of the founders of the ch. 
8 Nov. 1638, freem. 13 Mar. foil, with prefix of respect, at the same time 
with his pastor, Rev. John Allin, spelt with e in the last syl. to wh. he 
may have had near relation. He was rep. four yrs. 1639-42, and on 8 
Sept. of this last yr. d. at Boston on attend, in the Gen. Ct. so sudden, 
that his will was nuncup. Prob. he had no w. or ch. for his est. was giv. 
by him to kinsmen John Newton, and Edward Allen. EDWARD, Boston 

40 ALL 

1677, of wh. I am not able to say, whether he was the devisee in the will 
of the preced. 

ALLIN, JOHN, Dedham, the first min. (formerly by me thot. erron. to be 
s. of Robert of Horley in Co. Oxford, matric. at Magdalen Coll. 27 June 
1623, in his 18th yr. whereas it seems much more likely that he was of 
Cambridge Univ.) came over in 1637, was freem. 13 Mar. 1639, ord. 24 
Apr. foil. From the date of his b. 1596, and of -the entrance of Bp. 
"VVren upon his diocese 1635, Brook, in Lives of the Pur. III. 456, con 
cludes, that he had been a preach, at Ipswich in Suff. and some reason 
for conject. that he was of Surlingham in Norf. is found by Dr. Lamson, 
his successor at D. in our day. His actual serv. however, had been at 
Wrentham, Co. Suff. a. 30 miles N. E. from Ipswich. When I exam, 
the Reg. of the Univ. of Oxford, it did not occur to me, that the age giv. 
him at matric. must have been too small by 10 yrs. and it is very clear 
that the Oxford schol. was not our John, but of a differ, fam. and fate 
also. Margaret, his w. d. Apr. 1653; and by her we kn. of no ch. exc. 
John, b. at Wrentham 13 Oct. 1623, II. C. 1643, of course he was not, as 
Farmer surmis. " sent hither from Eng. to obt. an educat." but brot. by 
his f. For sec. w. he took 8 Nov. 1653, Catharine, wid. of Gov. Thomas 
Dudley, dec. 31 July preced. and she had first been wid. of Samuel 
Hackburne, had Daniel, b. 5 Aug. 1656, H. C. 1675; Benjamin; and 
Eleazer. He was of high esteem for learn, and d. 26 Aug. 1671, in his 
will, made three days bef. pro. five days after, ment. his s. John, as 
" educat. in learn." and " now of Eng." Of the youngest two s. nothing 
is heard; and not much of Daniel, wh. was librarian short time in 1677, 
took his A. M. 1678, liv. at Charlestown, mortgag. his Dedham est. to 
John Richards, and d. 1692. See Worthington, 47-9 ; and Lamson s 
Centu. Discourses. JTonN ; Dedham, s. of the preced. b. . jn Eng. went 
home, was_yicar of Rye in Co. Sussex, whence being eject. 1662, for non- 
conform. he went to London, there practis. med. with much success dur 
ing the great plague of 1665, and was suppos. by William Winthrop in 
his MS. catal. to have d. but we have plenary evid. in his own letters to 
friends at Rye, (in one of wh. is ment. of the d. of his f. in N. E.) coming 
down to Mar. 1674, that he contin. in the serv. of humanity at London. 
LEWIS, Billerica. See Allen. WILLIAM, adm. freem. 18 May 1642, is 
of no certain resid. and the name spell, with single I and final e. 

ALLING, FRANCIS, Roxbury, d. 1 Dec. 1692, of wh. no more is kn. to 
me, but that the town rec. of his bur. on the same day, spells Allen. 
JAMES, Salisbury, s. of Roger, was the third min. there, coming as suc 
cess, to Wheelwright, m. 1688, Eliz. d. of Rev. Seaborn Cotton of Hamp 
ton, had Joanna, b. 5 Mar. 1690; Mary, 10 Apr. 1692; and Eliz. 2 
Sept. 1694; and he d. 3 Mar. 1695. His wid. m. 14 Mar. 1699, Rev. 

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Caleb Gushing, his success, in the same pulpit. JOHN, New Haven, ra. 
14 Oct. 1652, Ellen Bradley, had, beside the six ch. giv. him under the 
name of Allen (bee. his proof of tak. o. of fidel. in Apr. 1654 follows 
that spell, wh. in the earlier list of July 1644 made no distinct, between 
Allen and Ailing, using only the first name), Samuel, b. 24 Mar. 1670; 
and Martha, June 1623, wh. d. young; and he d. 1691, early, as the inv. 
is of 26 Mar. His will of 6 May 1689, names the two s. John, and 
Samuel, and ds. Eliz. wh. had m. John Hopson of Guilford, as his third 
w., Lydia, wh. had m. a Wilcocks, and was d. so that her ch. his 
Hannah Scranton, and Mary Guttridgc should hav.e her sh. and Sarah, 
then unm. but wh . m. 1691, Samuel Atwater. He is call. sen. in the list 
of proprs. 1685. JOHN, New Haven, not s. of the preced. tho. call. jun. but 
s. of Roger of the same, m. Susanna, d. of Robert Coe of Stratford, had 
Abigail, b. 23 Nov. 1673; Susanna, 16 Mar. 1676, d. young; Hannah, 
23 May 1678; Mary, 14 Sept. 1680; Jonathan, 13 Oct. 1683; and 
others, as is said. ROGER, New Haven, at the very begin, of the settlem. 
1639, sign, the compact, m. Mary, d. prob. eldest ch. of Thomas Nash of 
the same; had Mary, bapt. 26 Nov. 1643 ; Samuel, perhaps b. not bapt. 
(as the Nash fam. p. 19, has it) 4 Nov. 1645 ; John (not bapt. as the 
little vol. tells, but perhaps b.), 2 Oct. 1647; Sarah, perhaps bapt. 11 
(certainly not 12, wh. was Monday, as giv. in the book) ; Eliz. and Su 
sanna, said to be not rec. (perhaps both d. soon), leav. us to suppose that 
those preced. had rec. evidence of bapt. to wh. wrong dates are append, 
and James said to be b. 24 June 1657, and this may be correct. H. C. 
1679 ; was serg. and deac. and treas. of the Col. 1661 and some yrs. after, 
d. 27 Sept. 1674. In his will, wh. was nuncup. he names only five ch. 
and directs, that James be brot. up to learning. His wid. Mary, wh. in 
her will names the same five ch. d. 16 Aug. 1683. At New Haven the 
fam. long remain. SAMUEL, New Haven, often spelt Allen, wh. see. 
SAMUEL, New Haven, s. of Roger, m. 24 Oct. 1667, Eliz. d. of John 
Winston, had Samuel, b. 16 Oct. 1668 ; John, 27 Mar. 1671 ; James, 29 
July 1673; Roger, 9 Dec. 1675, d. young; Roger, again, July 1677; 
Theophilus, 17 Feb. 1680 ; and Daniel; and his w. d. 8 Dec. 1682. By 
sec. w. Sarah, d. of John Chedsey, m. 26 Oct. 1683, had Caleb, Sarah, 
Eliz. and Esther. He was a propr. 1685, d. 28 Aug. 1707 ; and the ten 
ch. were liv. 1709. 

ALLIS, JOHN, Hatfield, s. of William, m. 14 Dec. 1669, Mary, wid. of 
Nathaniel Clark, d. of Thomas Meakins, had Joseph, b. 1670; Abigail, 
25 Feb. 1672 ; Hannah, 9 Oct. 1673 ; Ichabod, 10 July 1675 ; Eleazer, 
23 July 1677 ; Eliz. 4 Apr. 1679 ; Lydia, 15 Aug. 1680, d. 1691 ; John, 
10 May 1682; Rebecca, 16 Apr. 1683; William, 16 May 1684; Mary, 
25 Aug. 1687, d. within 8 mos. and Nathaniel; but the oldest and the 


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youngest are not on rec. Ten of these were liv. 1705. lie was a capt. and 
carpenter, employ, in build, many chhs. d. Jan. 1691. His wid. m. Sam 
uel Belden, sen. JOSEPH, Hadley, signer of the petitn. against imposts 
16G8, was not s. of William. RICHARD, 22 June 1632, took o. of alleg. 
in London bef. embarc. in the Lion, wh. arr. at Boston 16 Sept. foil, but 
where he ever liv. in our country is unkn. Perhaps he went first to 
Roxbury, as did sev. of his fell, passeng. and if the discovery be ever 
made, I shall feel no surprise at find, that he is the same as R. Ellis of 
Dedham. SAMUEL, Hadley 1668, s. of William, by w. Alice, had Me- 
hitable, b. 2 July 1677 ; Samuel, 20 Feb. 1679 ; William, 19 Oct. 1680 ; 
Mary, 6 July 1682; Thomas, 1684; Rebecca, 1687; and Sarah; and 
he d. 1691. All the seven ch. were liv. 1704. Their mo. the wid. of 
A. m. John Hawks, and was (with most of her h s fam.) k. at the destruct. 
by the French and Ind. of Deerfield, 29 Feb. 1704. WiLLiAMjBrain- 
tree, had gr. from Boston of twelve acres for three heads, was freem. 13 
May 1640, by w. Mary had John, b. 5 Mar. 1642 ; Samuel, 24 Feb. 
1647; Josiah, wh. d. 15 Oct. 1651; Josiah, again, 20 Oct. 1651 ; Wil 
liam, 10 Jan. 1653, wh. d. at 9 mos. ; William, again, 10 Jan. 1656 ; be 
side two ds. Hannah, wh. m. 1670, William Scott_; and Mary, wh. d. unm. 
1690; rem. to Hadley 1661, on the W. side of the riv. now Hatfield ; 
was selectman 1662, lieut. of the cavalry, a deac. and his w. d. 1677. He 
m. 25 June 1678, wid. Mary Graves, made his will 2 Sept. at Hartford, 
4 days bef. his d. 1678. His wid. Mary, d. of John Brownson, whose 
sec. h. John Graves, was k. so shortly bef. as 19 Sept. 1677, had in 
1668 been wid. of John Wyatt, and was happy to gain for fourth h. Sam 
uel Gay lord, m. 1682. His s. William was k. in the Falls fight, 19 May 
1676. Sometimes his name appears Allice. 

ALLISET, or ALLESET, JOHN, Boston, by w. Grace had Eliz. b. 19 Jan. 
1684 ; Grace, 24 May 1686 ; Eliz. again, 5 July 1688 ; and Deliverance, 
12 Oct. 1695. 

ALLISON, JAMES, Boston 1644, by w. Christian had James, b. 20 Oct. 
1650 ; and John, wh. d. 2 Apr. 1653. RALPH, Scarborough 1673, was 
a gr. landholder. RICHARD, Braintree. See Ellison, wh. may be a dis 
tortion of this ; but in New Hampsh. contin. the name Allison. 

ALLOTT, ADAM, Newbury, a tailor, came in the Bevis, 1638, from 

^^Southampton, aged 19 in the serv. of Richard Dummer; but no more is 
told of him. 

ALLT, or AULT, JOHN, Portsmouth, 1631, sent out by John Mason, 
the Patentee of N. Hampsh. liv. at Dover most of his days after 1640, 
in 1679 was 73 yrs. old. His w. was Remembrance ; ch. John ; Remem 
brance, wh. m. John Rand ; and a d. wh. m. Thomas Edgerly. Some 
times the name is Olt. 

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ALLY, THOMAS, Newbury, m. 9 Feb. 1G72, Sarah, d. of - Thomas Sil 
ver ; was tax. at Rowley 1691. Tho. no connex. is seen, the name may 
be of the same fam. as Alley, wh. see. 

ALLYN, j JOHN, Hartford, s. of Matthew, b. in Eng. m. 19 Nov. 1651, 
Ann, d. of Henry Smith of Springfield, gr.d. of William Pynchon, had 
Ann, b. 18 Aug. 1654; Mary, 3 Apr. 1G57; Margaret, 29 July 1GGO; 
Rebecca, 2 Mar. 1GG5, d. young; Martha, 27 July 1GG7 ; and Eliz. 1 
Dec. 1GG9. By sec. w. Hannah, d. of George Lamberton, wid. of Sam 
uel Welles of Wethersfield, I suppose, he had no ch. He was many 
yrs. Seer, of the Col. after 1G57, when he was lieut. rose to be col. an 
Assist, in 16G2, and many yrs. foil, and of the Counc. under Sir Edmund 
Andros in 1687, and d. G Nov. 1G9G, leav. large est. to the five ds. Ann 
m. 1676, as his sec. w. Joseph Whiting of Hartford; Mary m. 6 Oct. 
1686, Col. William Whiting; Margaret m. a. 1684, William Southmayd 
of Middletown, as his sec. w. Martha m. Aaron Cooke the third ; and 
Eliz. m. 21 Dec. 1704, as his sec. w. Alexander Allen of Windsor; and 
next John Gardiner of Gardiner s isl. Increase Mather includes, in his 
Relat. of Ind. Wars, the Account of the troubles preced. and during that 
with the Pequots, writ, by Allyn, filling 19 of his pages. JOHN, New 
London, only s. of Robert, m. 24 Dec. 1668, Eliz. d. of John Gager, had 
Eliz. b. 24 Dec. 1669; and Robert, a. mid. of Sept. 1671. He had 
helped in the settlem. of Norwich, but after d. of his f. went to N. L. 
there d. 1709. JOHN, Barnstable, s. of Thomas, in. Mary Howland, had 
John, b. 3 Apr. 1671 ; Mary, 5 Aug. 1675, d. young; Matthew, 6 Aug. 
1677, d. young ; Isaac, 8 Nov. 1679 ; and he rem. with his fam. ^MAT 
THEW, Cambridge 1632, was perhaps s. of Samuel of Chelmsford, Co. 
Essex, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rep. at March Gen. Ct. 1636, rem. prob. next 
yr. to Hartford, thence in few yrs. to Windsor, for wh. he was rep. 1648 
to 57, Assist. 1658 to 67, and chos. Commissr. for Unit. Col. 1660 and 4, 
d. 1671. His ch. were all prob. b. in Eng. John, Thomas, and Mary, 
wh. m. 11 June 1646, Benjamin Nevvberry, and his will of 30 Jan. 1671 
names these and the Mary, d. of Newberry. Common, in his 
autogr. the name has y, but high authority assures me, that it is not 
always so ; and in the rec. and print, books, it is nearly as often seen with 
e as without. OBADIAH, Middletown, propound, for freem. Oct. 1672, 
adm. next yr. m. 28 Oct. 16G9, Eliz. d. of Thomas Sanford of Milford, 
had Obadiah, b. 20 Sept. 1670; Thomas, 20 Sept. 1672, d. in few wks. 
Thomas, again, 27 Sept. 1673; Mary, 15 Sept. 1675; Ann, 12 Sept. 
1677; Thankful, 8 Sept. 1679; Samuel, 15 Mar. 1684; and John, 27 
Sept. 1686; was deac. and d. 7 Apr. 1712. Prob. he was neph. of the 
first Thomas, and the descend, have generally chang. the spell, to Allen. 
ROBERT, Salem, 1637, adm. of the ch. 15 May 1642, had John, and 

44 ALLYN. 

Sarah there bapt. Sunday foil, and Mary, 19 Nov. 1G48; in 1651 rem. 
to New London, and to the then adjoin, town of Norwich at its first set- 
tlem. 1659 ; but, high as is her authority on such a point, I hesitate to 
adopt Miss Caulkins s opin. that, intermed. betw. Salem and New London, 
he was of Saybrook. Tho. honor, with the office of constable at Norwich 
1669, he went back to N. L. and there d. 1683, where part of his farm 
preserves in the harbor the name of Allyn s point. Other ch. beside 
those at Salem he had, as Hannah and Deborah, both prob. at N. L. 
Sarah m. 17 Feb. 1659, George Geer ; Hannah m. Thomas Rose; and 
Deborah was unm. at d. of f. * SAMUEL, Barnstable, s. of Thomas of 
the same, m. 10 May 1664, Hannah, d. of Rev. Thomas Walley, had 
Thomas, b. 22 Mar. 1665 ; Samuel, 19 Jan. 1667 ; Joseph, 7 Apr. 1671 ; 
Hannah, 4 Mar. 1673; and Eliz. 26 Nov. 1681, wh. d. at 17 yrs. was 
rep. three yrs. 1682-4. His w. d. 23 Oct. 1711, and he d. 25 Nov. 1726. 
* THOMAS, Wethersfield 1636, not migrat. from Watertown, for Bond 
has not nam. him, was br. of Matthew, with wh. he had extraord. con- 
trovers, in the law, as is fairly infer, from Trumbull s Col. Rec. I. 211, 
was made freem. 1652, rep. 1656; and soon after d. as might be con- 
clud. from not seeing his name as rep. in any yr. subseq. nor in the list 
of freem. for that town 1669; yet he may have rem. to Middletown, as 
no list of that sort is found from that place in Trumbull, and one of the 
name there was deac. wh. d. 16 Oct. 1688, having had no ch. but leav. 
wid. Martha, perhaps, wh. had been wid. of Roger Jepson, and d. 1690. 
She calls, in her will, Obadiah A. of M. cousin. Y. not e is seen in his 
last syl. tho. in his bapt. rec. Apr. 1604 (if he were s. of Samuel of 
Chelmsford Co. Essex), the spell, is the other way. THOMAS, Barnsta 
ble, had Samuel, b. 10, bapt. 18 Feb. 1644; John, bapt. 27 Sept. 1646; 
and Mehitable, bapt. 26 Nov. 1648; and he d. Nov. 1680, at gr. age. 
Mehitable m. 1 June 1667, Samuel Amiable of the same. His first w. was 
nam. Winifred ; the sec. was a wid. but surnames are not found. THOMAS, 
Windsor, s. of Matthew of the same, perhaps b. in Eng. m. Oct. 1658, Abi 
gail, d. of Rev. John Warham, had John, b. 17 Aug. 1659, wh. d. young ; 
Matthew, 5 Jan. 1661; Thomas, 11 Mar. 1663; John, again, 1665; 
Samuel, 3 Nov. 1667; Jane, 22 July 1670; Abigail, 17 Oct. 1672; Sa 
rah, 13 July 1674 ; Esther, 29 Jan. 1676 ; and Benjamin, 1680. He was 
made freem. 1659, and esteem, in the milit. serv. in wh. he rose to be 
capt. and d. 14 Feb. 1696. THOMAS, Windsor, s. of the preced. m. 1686, 
Martha, sec. d. of Simon Wolcott, wh. d. 7 Sept. of next yr. and in any 
other particul. nothing is kn. WILLIAM, Stonington, had John, George, 
Jane, and Eliz. to wh. on his d. 7 Sept. 1671, he left his prop, speak, of his 
w. as if she liv. near Barnstaple in Devonsh. For the deficiencies of 
this article, and the difficulty of determin. betw. Allyn, and Allen, and 


Allyne, or Alleyne, I must confess, that, after long research, satisfact. is 
unattain. in sev. cases, so many individ. have, perhaps capricious, at va 
rious times, writ, their fam. names in differ, ways. 

ALMY, or ALMOND, JCHRISTOPHER, Portsmouth, R. I. s. of William, 
b. in Eng. was an Assist. 1 GOO. JOB, Portsmouth, R. I. br. of the preced. 
by w. Mary, d. of Christopher Unthank of Warwick, had William and 
Christopher, tw. Susanna, Audrey^ Deborah, Catharine, and Mary, all 
perhaps minors, when he d. 1684. JOHN, Plymouth 1643, perhaps br. 
of the preced. m. Mary, d. of James Cole, rem. to Portsmouth, R. I. was 
a capt. in Philip s war, 1G75, as named in Church s Mem. 53, and d. 
167G. WILLIAM, Lynn, perhaps as early as 1G31, went home, and came 
again, 1G35, in the Abigail, aged 34, with w. Audrey, 32, and ch. Annis, 
8 ; and Christopher, 3 ; rem. lG37, prob. to Sandwich, and certainly was 
freem. of Portsmouth, R. I. 1G55. His will names ch. Christopher, 
John, Job, Ann, w. of John Green, and Catharine, w. of a West, whose 
bapt. name is not seen. 

ALSOP, or ALSUP, DANIEL, New Haven, youngest s. of Joseph the 
first d. 11 Jan. 1G89, prob. unm. GEORGE, Milford 1GG7, d. a. 1680 ; 
but was not constant resid. there, and notice of w. or ch. is not found, so 
that prob. he never m. Perhaps Eliz. A. mem. of the ch. at M. in Feb. 
1643, was his sis. for Sylvanus Baldwin, her s. b. some yrs. after her 
m. that yr. with Richard B. calls hims. " near kinsman " of George A. 
JOSEPH, New Haven, had come, at the age of 14, to Boston in the Eliz 
abeth and Ann, 1635, from London, went to New Haven early, took o. 
of fidel. in 1644, bef. 1647 m.JEliz. the eldest d. of William Preston, had 
Joseph; Eliz. b. 22 June 1650; Sarah, 8 Sept. 1652, but by ch. rec. 
worthy of very little regard, 15 Sept. 1651 ; Mary, 3 Oct. 1654; Abigail, 
4 Sept. not as ch. rec. says 4 Nov. 1656 ; all bapt. 26 Apr. 1657 ; Han 
nah, b. 2 Dec. 1659 ; John, 3 Jan. 1GG2 ; Lydia, 26 July 1665 ; Daniel, 
13 Aug. 1667; and Jemima, 10 Feb. 1670. He d. 8 Nov. 1698; and 
of the ch. this report is giv. Sarah, d. prob. unm. 24 Jan. 1699 ; Mary 
m. 2 Nov. 1680, as his sec. w. John Miles; Abigail m. 14 July 1680, 
John Rowe; Lydia m. 8 Nov. 1688, James Trowbridge ; one m. Thomas 
Talmadge ; and one, perhaps the same, m. John Paine. Hannah was a 
busy money making maiden, wh. was Adm x of est. of her br. Daniel, 
and yrs. after bot. up the shares of her sis. in the est. of her f. manag. by 
her with much discret. Haz. II. 247. JOSEPH, New Haven, eldest s. of 
the preced. m. 25 Nov. 1672, Abigail, d. of John Thompson the first of 
the same, and d. 12 Jan. 1691. His will, of 1687, pro. 1 6 Feb. 1691, gave 
to his w. (wh. prob. had no ch.) and his brs. John and Daniel, all his est. 
a. 490. KEY, Boston 1668, merch. had w. Mary, who soon after his 
d. m. Capt. William Turner, whose victory at the Falls fight, 1676, gave 


his name to the spot. RICHARD, Newtown, L. I. 1686, by w. Hannah 
had Thomas, b. 7 Sept. 1687; Richard; John; Hannah; Deborah; 
Amy ; and Eliz. d. Oct. 1718, aged 58 ; but his wid. wh. d. 23 Aug. 1757, 
was 90. He is suppos. to have been brot. in youth by his uncle Thomas 
"Wardell of Newtown, wh. had no ch. and gave A. large est. See Hiker s 
Ann. of Newtown, 335. THOMAS, Stratford, wh. came in the Elizabeth 
and Ann from London, 1635, aged 20, I think must have been br. of Jo 
seph of New Haven, as they came together, and the younger, in 1651, 
inform, the Court, that his br. without nam. him, had d. at S. leav. some 
prop, and no more is kn. It may be, that the f. of these youths was that 
John, rated for a subsidy in 1598, to the same parish and at the same 
time with William Shakespear, nor would it be very extrav. to presume, 
that he, too, went up to London from Stratford on Avon. See my notes 
on Edward Jackson. TIMOTHY, New Haven 1646, mariner. 

ALSOB, THOMAS, Salem vill. was a soldier, k. by the Ind. 16 July 
(unless 1 6 May be nearer the day of fight, and the other only date of rec.) 
1690, with others at Casco. See Felt Ann. II. 509. Yet Willis I. 205, 
refer, to the same rec. spells the sufferer s name, as seems, at least, equal, 
likely to be correct, Alsop. But I would gladly see his origin. 

ALVORD, ALEXANDER, Windsor, m. 29 Oct. 1646, Mary, d. of Richard 
Vore, or Voar, had Abigail, b. 6 Oct. 1647 ; John, 12 Aug. 1649 ; Mary, 
6 July, 1651 ; Thomas, 27 Oct. 1653 ; Eliz. 12 Nov. 1655 ; Benjamin, 
11 Feb. 1658 ; and Sarah, 24 June, 1660 ; rem. next yr. to Northampton, 
there had Jeremiah, 9 May 1663 ; Ebenezer, 23 Dec. 1665 ; and Jona 
than, 6 Apr. 1669. His w. d. bef. 1683, and he d. 3 Oct. 1687. His sis. 
Joan m. 6 May 1646, Ambrose Fowler. Of his ds. Abigail m. 1666, 
Thomas Root; Mary m. 24 Mar. 1670, John Weller; Eliz. m. 1684, 
Henry Burt; and Sarah m. 10 July 1689, as his sec. w. James Warriner. 
BENEDICT, Windsor 1637, br. prob. elder, of the preced. was a soldier 
in the Pequot war that yr. m. 26 Nov. 1640, Joan Newton, had Jonathan, 
b. 1 June 1645; Benjamin, 11 July 1647; Josias, 6 July 1649; Eliz. 
21 Sept. 1651 ; and Jeremy, 24 Dec. 1655 ; and d. 23 Apr. 1683. His 
only d. m. 20 Mar. 1672, Job Drake, and is nam. with only three brs. in 
the will of her f. one of the s. having d. bef. him. BENJAMIN, New Lon 
don, s. of the preced. d. 12 Aug. 1709, as in Geneal. Reg. XI. 27, Miss 
Caulkins gives the inscript. on his gr. stone ; but, she adds, no descend, 
are found, and he is not nam. in her copious Hist. BENJAMIN, North 
ampton, s. of Alexander, m. a. 1690, Deborah, d. of John Stebbins of the 
same, had Abigail, b. 1691 ; Eliz. Sept. 1693 ; Benjamin, 1695 ; Debo 
rah, May 1698; Experience, 5 Oct. 1700 ; Jonah, 13 Apr. 1704; Sarah, 
28 May 1707 ; and he d. 1715. His wid. m. 4 Apr. 1716, Henry Burt 
of Springfield. EBENEZER, Northampton, br. of the preced. m. a. 1692> 


Ruth, d. of Joseph Baker, had Ebenezer, b. 24 Aug. 1693, d. young; 
Joseph, 1G97 ; Mary, 24 June 1G99 ; and Noah, 27 June 1701. His w. 
d. 4 Mar. 1706, and he m. Eliz. wh. perhaps was a wid. Bird, and had 
Ruth, 24 Aug. 1710; James, 22 July 1712, d. soon; Eliz. 7 Sept. 1713, 
Rebecca, 25 Oct. 1716, d. soon ; Rebecca, again, 10 Feb. 1718 ; Ebene 
zer, again, 17 Dec. 1720; Sarah, 1723, d. soon; and Thomas, a. 1725 ; 
and d. 29 Nov. 1738. JEREMIAH, Windsor, youngest s. of Benedict, had 
Benedict, b. 1688; Newton, 1690; Jeremiah, 1692; Jonathan, 1696, d. 
young; Jane, 1699 ; Joanna, 1702 ; and Eliz. 1703, d. next yr. and per 
haps more. JEREMIAH, Hatfield, s. of Alexander, m. at Deerfield, where 
he first rem. from his native town, 1691, Mehitable, wid. of Hezekiah 
Root, d. of Sampson Frary of D. had Jeremiah, b. 17 Feb. 1692, d. in 
few days ; Jeremiah, again, 31 Mar. 1694, wh. was drown, at 24 yrs. and 
Mary, 20 Aug. 1696. His w. d. 7 Nov. foil, and in few yrs. he rem. to 
H. there m. Mary, d. of William Gull, had Eliz. 1703, d. young; Eliz. 
again, 1705 ; Hannah, 1707 ; and Ebenezer, 1710, wh. d. unm. JOHN, 
Northampton 1668, eldest s. of Alexander, m. Abigail, d. of Nathaniel 
Phelps, had no ch. and the date of his d. is not giv. But his w. b. 5 Apr. 
1655, d. 26 Aug. 1756, reckon, by the vulgar on the rec. with the com 
mon fondness for exagger. in her 103d yr. She was the oldest person 
that ever d. in N. but exact truth, after the correct, of old style, makes 
her age 101 yrs. 4 mos. and 11 days. JONATHAN, Westfield, eldest s. of 
Benedict, m. 1681, Hannah Brown, had no ch. JONATHAN, Northamp 
ton, youngest s. of Alexander, m. 12 Jan. 1693, Thankful Miller, had 
Jonathan, b. 9 Apr. 1694, d. at 9 yrs.; John, 28 June 1696 ; Patience, 
22 June 1701; Zebediah, 30 Oct. 1705, d. young; Mary, 21 July 1707; 
Thankful, 10 Aug. 1709 ; and Jonathan, again, 16 Nov. 1711 ; and d. 
1729. JOSIAH, Windsor, s. of Benedict, rem. to Simsbury, there had w. 
and fam. but partic. are unk. THOMAS, Northampton 1678, s. of Alex 
ander, m. 22 Mar. 1681, Joanna, d. of John Taylor of the same, had John, 
b. 10 Aug. 1682, d. in few days; Thomas, 28 Aug. 1683; John, again, 
19 Oct. 1685 ; and Josiah, 7 Feb. 1688, d. young; and the f. d. 22 July 
1688. His wid. m. 1690, Samuel King; and, next, 1702, Deliverance 
Bridgeman. Farmer notes gr. of this name two at Yale, one at Dart, 
and three at other N. E. coll. none at Harv. in 1828. 

AMADOWN, ROGER, Salem 1637, Weymouth 1640, where by w. Sarah 
he had Sarah, b. 10 Aug. of that yr. and, at Boston, Lydia, 27 Apr. 1643 ; 
rem. 1648 to Rehoboth, prob. had sev. s. and d. 13 Nov. 1673. 

AMAZEEN, JOHN, New Hampsh. 1683, call. John the Greek. Belkn. 
I. 479. There are descend. 

AMBECK, AMBEEK, or AMBEECK, JOSEPHUS, Hartford, m. Mary, d. of 
Caspar Varleet, had Judith, b. 5 Dec. 1654, and liv. not many yrs. for 


the wid. m. 30 Dec. 1658, Paulus Schrick. All the parties were Dutch, 
and prob. confin. in the very narrow space to wh. the Eng. limit, the ear 
liest sett, their predecess. 

AMBLER, *ABRAHAM, Stamford, s. of Richard, m. 25 Dec. 1G62, Mary, 
d. of Robert Bates, had Mary, b. 1 Jan. 1664; Abraham, 5 Jan. 1666; 
John, 18 Feb. 1668; Joshua, 8 Sept. 1670; Sarah, 1672; and others; 
but in his will, of 1699, ment. only s. John, d. Mehitable, and three ch. 
of his dec. d. Brown with his sec. w. Hannah ; requir. John to provide 
for his gr.f. dur. life. He was freem., a propr. not only at S. but at 
Bedford a planta. to the N. now within the state of N. Y. and in 1686 
was chief town officer there, rep. for S. in 1674. RICHARD, Watertown 
1637, Weymouth (perhaps for short time) 1640, and Boston 1643, by w. 
Sarah had Sarah, b. 4 Dec. 1 639 ; Abraham, 27 Sept. 1641, d. very soon ; 
and Abraham, again, 22 Sept. 1642, all by Bond, giv. as at W. bef. 1650 
rem. to Stamford, there was freem. 1669, and liv. at gr. age 1699. 

AMBROSE, HENRY, Hampton 1641, or earlier, had Samuel, bapt. 25 
July 1641; Ebenezer, 1643; Henry, b. June 1649; was adm. freem. 
18 May 1642, liv. at Boston 1654, Charlestown 1656, had Abigail, b. 28 
Dec. 1654, was a carpenter, and prob. work, at his trade in sev. places, 
certain, in 1 650, at Salisbury, there not allow, as a commoner, yet d. there 
1658, and his prop, was considera. His wid. bee. sec. w. of John Sever 
ance. Abigail m. Oct. 1672 William Osgood. HENRY, Salisbury, s. of 
the preced. m. Oct. 1672, Susanna, wid. of Timothy Worcester, had Dor 
othy, b. 21 Sept. 1673; Nathaniel, 26 Mar. 1675; d. soon; and Na 
thaniel, again, 26 Feb. 1677. JOSHUA, of wh. we gladly would kn. the 
f. and date of b. was gr. at H. C. 1653, went home, and was sett, as min. 
at Darley in Co. Lancaster, where he conform, to the ch. of Eng. at the 
time of ejectm. had the honor of A. M. at Oxford, and is not mark, in 
Mather s Catal. 1697, as d. See Calamy, II. 419. NATHANIEL, of 
unkn. parentage, like the preced. to wh. perhaps he was br. being gr. of 
H. C. 1653, was sometime connect, with the coll. prob. as tutor, went 
home and was sett, as min. at Kirkby in Co. Lancaster, whence in 1662, 
as non-conform. he was eject. Calamy, II. 417. SAMUEL, Salisbury, 
prob. eldest s. of the first Henry, by w. Hope had Abigail, b. 1 Apr. 1665 ; 
and Margaret, 12 Aug. 1668 ; but no more is heard of him. * 

AMBRY, or AMBER Y, ROBERT, New Haven 1643, where often it ap 
pears EMRY, or EMERY, took o. of fidel. 1 July 1644, by w. Mary had 
Joseph, b. 14 Mar. 1650; and Mary, and John, prob. earlier; rem. to 
Stamford, there had Moses, b. 1652; and d. 21 July 1656. The wid. 
next yr. m. George Baldwin, or Boldin of Westchester. 

anna, d. of James Treworgye, but what little is told of him may be seen 

AMES. 49 

in Geneal. Reg. V. 345-8. He was constable 1G71, liv. 1G85, and she, 
prob. \vid. July 1G88. 

AMES, HUGH, Boston 1GG7. JOHN, Duxbury, s. of Richard of Bru- 
ton, Co. Somerset, where, ace. fam. doc. he was b. 10 Dec. 1610, m. 20 
Oct. 1645, Eliz. Hay ward, rem. to Bridge water 1656, d. 1698, leav. no 
issue, but gave the yr. preced. large est. to his neph. John, and his ch. 
See Mitchell s Hist, of B. JOHN, Bridgewater, only s. of William of 
Braintree (not, as was once thot. of the famous Franequer Profess. Wil 
liam), m. Sarah, d. of John Willis, had John, b. 14 Apr. 1672; William, 
6 Nov. 1673; Nathaniel, 9 Oct. 1677; Eliz. 6 Sept. 1680; Thomas, 21 
Feb. 1682 ; Sarah, 12 Oct. 1685; David, 30 Aug. 1688; and Hannah. 
Of the s. the oldest and the youngest, perhaps sett, at New London, and 
Miss Caulkins in her Hist. 264, lends countenance to the tradit. tho. of 
John only does she speak of perman. resid. 374 ; while of Nathaniel we 
kn. that he d. 1736, and was f. of that Nathaniel, celebr. for. success of 
his Almanacs many yrs. and more for the suoer. eloq. of his s. Fisher, H. 
C. 1774, the first rep. from Boston in the Fed. Congr. 1789. WILLIAM, 
Braintree, br. of John the first, elder by fam. tradit. b. 6 Oct. 1605, came 
a. 1638, by w. Hannah had Hannah, b. 12 May 1641; Rebecca, Oct. 
1642; Lydia, 2 June 1645 ; John, 24 May 1647; Sarah, 1 Mar. 1651 ; 
and Deliverance, 6 Feb. 1654; and he d. one mo. and 5 days after. 
Hannah m. 1660, John Hayden ; and Sarah m. Thomas Hay ward of 
Bridgewater. WILLIAM, Cambridge, came in the Mary Ann of Great Yar 
mouth 1637, with his mo. Joane, wid. of Rev. William, D. D. (wh. had 
proceed. A. B. 1607, at Christ s Coll. Cambridge, and widely disting. as 
Profess, in theolo. in Holland, where he d. 1633, in his 57th yr.) br. John, 
and sis. Ruth, wh. is call. 18 yrs. old. See 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 100. 
They liv. first at Salem, but the mo. d. at Cambridge, whither she rem. 
to encourage her s. at his studies in the coll. and there she was bur. 23 
Dec. 1644. He was gr. in the foil. yr. made freem. 1647, soon after 
went home, and in 1648 was sett, as collea. at Wrentham in Co. Sufi , 
with his uncle, John Phillips, wh. had m. a sis. of his f. and was then a 
mem. of the Westminster Assemb. near the close of their anxious labors 
of more than five and a half years. Bef. the Mayor and Aldermen of 
London, 5 Nov. 1651, he preach, the annivers. sermon on the gunpowder 
plot, at St. Pauls, and was eject. 1662, d. 21 July 1689, in his 66th yr. 
By his first w. Susanna, he had only Eliz. wh. m. Robert Smith, a min. 
in the same ch. wh. d. in Aug. 1705 ; and that w. was bur. 6 Jan. 1652. 
For sec. w. he took, 26 Jan. 1653, Eliz. Wales, had Ruth, and Philip, 
both d. young; and this w. d. 19 Feb. 1683. These details are gather, 
from a Hist, of the Congregat. ch. at Wrentham in Old Eng. by John 
Brown, 1854; and from Hunter in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 169. Prob. 

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his br. John, wh. if we judge by order of names in the rec. of Wrentham, 
was the younger, went home with our scholar. Of this name nine had, 
in 1834, been gr. at Harv. none at Yale, one at Dart, and three at other 
N. E. coll. as Farmer found. 

AMEY, or AMEE, JOHN, Woburn 1649, by w. Martha, d. of Edward 
Johnson, the historian, had Mary, b. 27 Feb. 1650 ; rem. to Boston 1653, 
had John, 4 or 12 Mar. 1654; Martha, 10 Nov. 1655 ; and William, 24 
Mar. 1657. He was a ship carpenter. WILLIAM, Lynn, in 1637, with 
others, had liberty to rem. to begin settlem. of Sandwich. 

AMORT, SIMON, Boston, freeman 1672, had w. Mary, and d. early in 
1677. WILLIAM, said to have found a miner, hill above Deerfield, 1685. 

AMOS, HUGH, Boston, freem. 1666, was of the 2d ch. had John, bapt. 
there that yr. perhaps rem. to Norwich, where he had Mary, b. Jan. 1671 ; 
and Samuel, Jan. 1673. These three ch. with ano. d. Ann div. his est. 
in 1707. He liv. on the E. side of the riv. now Preston, and his name 
designates one of the beautif. ponds of that town. 

AMSBURY. See Armsbee. 

AMSDEN, ISAAC, Cambridge, m. 8 June 1654, Frances Perriman, whose 
f. is unkn. had Isaac, b. 1656; and Jacob, 17 Nov. 1657; both bapt. 3 
Nov. 1661, the mo. being adm. of the ch. few days bef. and he d. 7 Apr. 
1659, if we take Harris s Epit. 169, for conclusive; but we might judge 
from Pro. rec. where ment. of admin, giv. 25 June 1661, to his wid. that 
he had d. only 19 days bef. The wid. ra. 14 Feb. 1663, Richard Cutter. 
ISAAC, Cambridge, s. of the preced. m. 17 May 1677, Jane Rutter, per 
haps d. of John of Sudbury, had Eliz. b. 3 Feb. foil, and I kn. no more. 
JACOB, Cambridge, s. of Isaac the first, d. 11 June 1701, as we learn from 
Harris, 29, and any thing else is learn, from nobody. JOHN, Hatfield, 
perhaps s. of the first Isaac by a w. bef. Frances, or even bef. he sett, at 
Cambridge, or came from Eng. there this man liv. ten yrs. but at H. d. 
1696, leav. John and Isaac, of wh. the latter d. young, and the former 
resid. at Deerfield, where he was drown. 1742, and two of his s. were.k. 
by the Ind. 1746. Descend, may be found there. Matchless Mitchell 
spells the name Embsden. 

ANCHOR, THOMAS, Boston 1646. 

ANDERSON, ARCHIBALD, Lynn, employ, at the iron works, came from 
Scotland, and d. 13_Aug^l661. DAVID, New Haven 1639, whip, for 
drunk, and not much better in 1641, as in Col. Rec. I. 28 and 59 appears. 
DAVID, Charlestown 1675, prob. s. of John of Boston, by w. Catharine 
had John, wh. d. that yr. at 3 mos. David, bapt. 23 Sept. 1677, perhaps 
a posthum. ch. for his f. d. in May preced. on his way, as master of the 
ship Blessing, home from London. GAWEN, Roxbury, freem. 13 May 


1640, of wh. no more is heard. JOHN, Boston 1647, shipwright, permit, 
in 16f)2 to build a wharf, m. 3 Jan. 1655, I suppose for sec. w. Mary 
Hodges of Charlestown (a former w. Jane hav. d. 4- May preced. and his 
s. Samuel, prob. inf. d. 10 July foil.), by her had Joanna, b. 25 Dec. foil, 
and Ann, 5 May 1657; and he d. 28 Sept. 1677. We learn from his 
will of 3 days preced. pro. 31 Oct. foil, that he had elder ch. as Emma, 
wh. m. 17 July 1655, John Brackenbury, afterwards m. Joseph Lynde, 
and d. 2 Sept. 1703; Catharine, wh. m. 19 July 1655, John Phillips, and 
d. 24 Feb. 1699; Mary, wh. as wid. Lynde, m. 27 July 1682, Rev. 
Thomas Shepard, and, next, Hon. Samuel Hayman, and was bur. 20 Aug. 
1717 ; and Joanna Newman ; but much uncertain, hangs over these two 
last ds. i. e. what Lynde was h. of the former, what Newman of the latter, 
tho. much inquiry has been bestow. He had also Henry, who d. in Eng. 
and left his prop, to the f. _JOHN, Ipswich 1665, whose inv. was render. 
3 May 1701, had been a soldier in the Province serv. Possib. but not 
prob. he may have been one of the unhappy prisoners of the battle at 
Worcester, 3 Sept. 1651 (that "crowning mercy" to Oliver Cromwell), 
of wh. 272 were ship, in Nov. after, in the John and Sarah, from London, 
to be sold here, arr. in May foil, at Boston. Beside this John, Alister, 
David, and William A. were victims of the same cruel policy in the same 
ship. Part of the prisoners of Dunbar, import, in the former yr. had been 
well receiv. as Cotton wrote to Cromwell, and sold for 6, 7, or 8 yrs. ser 
vitude. Most of these unfortunate young men d. of scurvy, or of broken 
hearts ; and some of the exiles ran away, perhaps with good-will of their 
purchasers, so that not one in fifty of these soldiers that foil. Charles II. 
in the fatal fields of Dunbar and Worcester, and were sold in Boston, prob. 
five hundred in num. liv. to have fams. in our country. JOHN, Salem 
1673, a shipmaster, had been, perhaps, of Boston, 1655, and adm. with 
w. Mary, of the sec. ch. 1672. RICHARD, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 
7 Apr. 1657. ROBERT, in Mass. 6 June 1637 fin. for contempt 50, 
wh. was soon remit, may have been only a transient visitor. See Col. 
Rec. I. 198, 245. WILLIAM, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 7 Apr. 1657, 
but neither of him. nor of Richard, who may have been his br. is any more 
seen. WILLIAM, Watertown, of wh. Dr. Bond found only, that he sat on 
a coroner s jury 26 July 1669. Gr. of this name up to 1828 Farmer 
found two at Harv. two at Dart, one at Yale, and eleven at the other coll. 
in N. E. and N. J. chiefly, I presume from the latter. 

ANDREW, JOHN, Wickford 1674. NICHOLAS, Marblehead 1683, 
freem. that yr. SAMUEL, Cambridge, s. of William of the same, b. prob. 
in Eng. m. 27 Sept. 1652 (when prefix of respect is giv. on the rec.), 
Eliz. White, whose f. is not kn. and wh. d. 24 Jan. 1687, aged 57, had 
Samuel, b. 29 Jan. 1656, H. C. 1675; William, June 1658; both bapt. 


bef. Mitchell s Reg. begins; John, 2, bapt. 10 Mar. 1GG1, wh. d. at 32 
yrs.; Eliz. bapt. 12 Apr. 1663 ; Thomas, 21 May 1665, d. soon ; Mary, 
6 Jan. 1667, d. July foil. Thomas, again, 29 Mar. 1668 ; beside Jonathan, 
wh. d. 8 May 1700, aged a. 30 ; and Mary, again, wh. d. 29 Feb. 1672. 
He was often elk. treasr. and selectman, and d. 21 June 1701, aged a. 80. 
See the invalu. " Cambridge Ch. gathering," by Newell with appx. of 
Mitchell, and Harris s Epit. A person, " well skill, in mathemat." of this 
name, as is ment. in Haz. I. 591, and Belkn. I. 57, is suppos. to be this 
Cambridge man. See Col. Rec. III. 329 and 361. SAMUEL, eldest s. of 
the preced. was min. of Milford, ord. 15 Nov. 1685, m. Abigail, d. of Gov. 
Robert Treat, had Samuel, and prob. others, and d. 24 Jan. 1738. The 
name has a final s. in the Conn. rec. but the Rev. owner reject, the addit. ; 
the ch. and town rec. of Cambridge admit the letter, tho. the indisput. 
authority of the Coll. catal. deny, and discrimin. yet in his Hecatompolis 
(ch. 7 of the Magn. I.) Mather sanctifies the intrusion. WILLIAM, Cam 
bridge, mariner, the freem. of 4 Mar. 1634, by w. Mary, wh. d. 19 Jan. 
1640, had Samuel and perhaps other ch. and d. bef. 1655. WILLIAM, 
Ipswich, was sch.master there, and in sev. other towns, may not have been 
br. of Rev. Samuel, and d. 19 July 1683. But in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 19, 
the extr. from the interleav. Almanac of Sewall, noticing this event is 
remark, diverse in the name from the careful writer on the Ipswich gr. 
sch. in G. R. VI. 69, wh. makes Thomas Andrews succeed famous Chee- 
ver in the sch. 1 Aug. 1660, and teach. 23 yrs. and d. 10 July 1683. 
Vehemently do I suspect, that one or the other is mistaken, that only one 
man is intend, and the date of d. 10 or 19, easily reconcil. Of this name, 
without s. in 1834, as Farmer mark, three had been gr. at Harv. three 
at Yale, and one at some other N. E. coll. 

ANDREWS, ANDROWS (or ANDROS, sometimes), ABRAHAM, Farming- 
ton, s. perhaps of Francis, rem. to Waterbury, had eight ch. Rebecca, b. 
1672; Mary, 1674; Hannah, 1678; Abraham, 1680; Sarah, bapt. 9 
Mar. 1684; Rachel, 1686; John, 1688 ; and Thomas, 1699. ABRAHAM, 
Waterbury, s. of John of Farmington, m. Sarah, d. of Robert Porter x>f 
Farmington, had John, bapt. 9 Mar. 1684; Abraham, 17, certain, not, 
as said somewhere, 27 July 1687; at Farmington ch. both; beside 
Mary, Benjamin, and Robert. He d. 3 May 1693, leav. as appears 
by Pro. rec. these five ch. and a wid. Between that Pro. rec. at 
Hartford, and the town rec. of F. as well as of W. disagreem. may 
be found ; at least it was hard to guess, with confidence, after large in 
quiry, which Abraham was s. of Francis, wh. of John ; and Hinman, wh. 
rather darkens the confus. saves hims. from anxiety by acknowledg. only 
one Abraham, while he informs us, that sometimes the name is giv. An- 
dros, or Andrus. His report of Francis gives him no Abraham, and tho. 


he allows one to John, the report is incomplete. BENJAMIN? Farming- 
ton 3 s. of John 3 by \v. Mary, had Benjamin, b. 1G83 ; John, 1G85 ; both, 
with their mo. bapt. 10 Jan. 1G87, prob. d. young ; Mary, 26 Aug. 1G88 ; 
Benjamin, and John, again, tw. 19 May 1G89; and Thomas, 1690; be 
side Daniel, bapt. 10 Sept. 1G93 ; Samuel, 24 Nov. 1695 ; perhaps more. 
*DANIEL, Salem, sch.master, in 1672, was, Dr. Bond thinks, s. of Thomas 
of Watertown, liv. in the pt. call, the vill. now Danvers, for wh. in the 
June Sess. 1689, the first yr. of liberty recov. from Andros, he was rep. 
and in 1692 was charg. with the preposter. crime of witchcraft, perhaps 
bee. he kn. more than some of his neighb. but was releas. early in the yr. 
foil, when reason prevail, over the influence of Cotton Mather. DANIEL, 
Farmingtoiij s. of John, had Daniel, b. 9 Mar. bapt. 20 July 1673 ; Mary, 
9, bapt. 13 Dec. 1674; Joseph, b. 10 Aug. 1676; Thomas, 1678; John, 
T6~ June 1680; Martha, 17, bapt. 23 July 1682; Hannah, bapt. 18 Jan. 
1685; Paul, 3 Jan. 1687; Stephen, 1 Dec. 1689, prob. d. soon; and 
Stephen, again, 28 Sept. 1690. EDAVARD, .Newport 1639, perhaps 
rem. to Saco, at least one of the name was freem. there 1653, ace. 
Folsom, 123, of the planta. I suppose he means, for he does not appear in 
the Col. list, d. 1668. EDWARD, Hartford 1655, sw. freem. 1657, had 
Edward, wh. d. unm. and Solomon ; beside ds. Mary, and Sarah, of wh. 
the last m. Henry Treat of H. and next David Forbes. EDWARD, War 
wick, among freem. there 1655, but no w. or ch. is heard of; may possib. 
be he who was early of Newport. FRANCIS, Hartford 1639, had John, 
bapt. 27 Sept. 1646 ; and Thomas, 2 Jan. 1648 ; rem. to Fairfield, there 
d. 1662, or 3, his will being of 6 June of the former, pro. 5 Mar. of the 
latter yr. In it he provides for four s. and five ds. viz. in addit. to the 
two bef. ment. were Jeremiah, and Abraham, ds. Eliz. Mary ; Esther ; 
Rebecca, wh. bee. sec. w. 7 July 1678, of Samuel Benedict of Norwalk; 
and Ruth ; beside Hannah, wh. had m. John Crampton, after of Norwalk. 
Quite uncert. is it, whether his s. Abraham were the man, wh. d. 1693, or 
he wh. had ch. 1699. * HENRY, Taunton, an orig. purchas. rep. 1639 
and four next yrs. d. 1652, is chiefly kn. from his will of 13 Mar. in that 
yr. pro. 10 Feb. foil, in wh. are nam. his w. Mary ; and ch. Henry ; Mary, 
w. of William Hodges ; Sarah ; Abigail ; and gr.s. John Hodges. The 
wid. in her will of 14 Feb. 1654, calls hers. 43 yrs. old, and speaks of Sa 
rah as little. Baylies, II. 282. In Emery, I. 48 he is shown to have 
built the first meeting-ho. but this author inadvert. finds him permis. to 
erect a saw-mill in 1659, wh. must be refej^. to his s. HENRY, Taunton, 
wh. was k. by the Ind. in Philip s war ; and tho. descend, are said to be 
num. I regret that no acco. of m. or name of w. or ch. is kn. JAMES, 
Saco, s. of Samuel of the same, rem. with his mo. on her sec. m. to Fal- 
iaouth, m. Sarah, d. of Michael Mitton, had Elisha, wh. was a lieut. so 



early as 1689, under Church in his campaign against the E. Ind. and 
prob. James and Joshua that both d. bef. the f. He abandon. Falmouth 
in the war, and d. at Boston 1704, leav. wid. Margaret, whose surname is 
not seen, the s. Elisha, and three ds. Rebecca, w. of Jonathan Adams, of 
Boston ; Dorcas, w. of Ebenezer Davenport, of Dorchester; and Jane, w. 
of Robert Davis, but perhaps she had former h. JEDEDIAH, Dover 1657, 
rem. to Salisbury, there had Joseph, b. 10 Mar. 1670 ; and in 1674 ad 
min, on his est. was commit, to his wid. Mary, wh. m. 24 Aug. in that yr. 
John Allen, as under his name may be seen. JEREMIAH, Bedford 1697, 
was s. prob. of Francis of Fail-field. JOHN, Kittery or Saco 1640. JOHN, 
Lynn 1650, may be he wh. was a baker, and d. at Ipswich 13 Mar. 1662, 
and his w. Sarah d. 29 Apr. 1666. JOHN, Farmington, one of the first 
sett, freem. 1658, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 1643; John, 1645; Han 
nah, 1647, all bapt. 16 May 1658; Abraham, 1648; Daniel, 1650; Jo 
seph, 1652; these three bapt. 2 Apr. 1654; Rachel, bapt. 9 Apr. 1654; 
but why all were not bapt. at once, may be left to plausible conject. Ste 
phen, b. 1656; and Benjamin, 1659; and d. 1682. Of the ch. my 
knowl. is less complete ; John, eldest s. was prob. of Hartford, and had 
John, Joseph, Stephen, and others, yet m. or b. dates are blank ; Mary 
m. a Barnes ; Hannah m. Richards, prob. Obadiah ; and Rachel m. a 
Buck. JOHN, Ipswich 1642, had w. Jane, was oppress, imprison, by An- 
dros admin, liv. in 1701. He was then 80 yrs. old, and his w. if alive, 
was one yr. younger. JOHN, Boston, a cooper, by w. Lucy, wh. d. 1 Sept. 
1653, had no ch. kn. to me, but by w. Hannah had John, b. 21 Nov. 1656, 
prob. d. young ; Hannah, Mary, and Martha, these three, bapt. 2 June 
1661 ; James, 1, bapt. 4 Dec. 1664; and James, again, bapt. 24 Mar. 
1667. JOHN, Kittery, wh. d. 1671, left s. John, and a wid. Joan, wh. 
prob. bee. w. of Benjamin Atwell. JOHN, Hartford, s. of William of the 
same, had, by w. Mary, at the time of his d. 8 June 1690, only two liv. 
ch. Samuel, 20 yrs. old; and Mary, 8. JOHN, Fairfield 1670, s. of 
Francis of the same, d. 1683, leav. two ch. JOHN, Ipswich, by w. Judith 
had Eliz. b. 7 Mar. 1685, was 36 yrs. old in 1684. JOHN, Hingham, wh. 
m. Patience Nichols in Sept. 1685, as in Geneal. Reg. II. 253, correct, 
by Errata in the introduct. is there call. s. of Capt. Thomas, but when it 
is said, that he was b. 1658, I fear it is only drawing a bow at a venture, 
for if b. that yr. it might seem as if he should be count, br. not s. of the 
Capt. since the other count, makes him gr.-gr.s. of the first Thomas of the 
same. * JOSEPH, Hingham 1 635, s. of Thomas the first, b. in Eng. freem. 
3 Mar. 1636, was the first town elk. constable, rep. 1636-8, had rem. to 
Duxbury soon after, but Joseph, Ephraim, and Thomas may have been b. 
bef. such rem. as only ch. at D. nam. is Abigail, 1647, wh. m. July 1667, 
John Wadsworth; at D. he was a town officer 1654, and constable 1664, 


d. 1 Jan. 1680, aged 83. Lincoln s Hist, of II. 42, 163. JOSEPH, Weth- 
ersficld, s. of John of Farmington, d. 1706, leav. six or more ch. of wh. I 
kn. neither the mos. nor their dates. NATHAN, New Haven, youngest s. 
of William the first of the same, took o. of fidel. 1 May 1660, m. Oct. 
1661, Deborah, d. of Robert Abbot, wh. d. 1672, had Nathan, b. 18 Oct. 
1662; Abigail, 20 Mar. 1667; and Daniel, 13 May 1669 ; and for sec. 
w. m. 6 Jan. 1676, Phebe Gibbard, d. of William, wh. d. 19 Dec. 1720, 
had Sarah, 27 Oct. 1676 ; Jedediah, 14 May 1678 ; Gideon, 9 Mar. 1680 ; 
and perhaps others. He was a man of large prop, at Wallingford 1670, 
and New Haven 1685. NICHOLAS, Marblehead, m. Eliz. d. of Edmund 
Nicholson of the same, bef. 1672. RALPH, Gloucester 1681, m. 12 Dec. 
1682, Abigail, d. of Thomas Very. ROBERT, Ipswich, freem. 6 May 
1635, kept an inn, and in Col. Rcc. I. the name is spell. Andros as well 
as Andrews; had w. Eliz. nam. in his will, pro. 26 Mar. 1644, in wh. 
also eldest s. John and younger Thomas are ment. but not d. Rebecca, w. 
of Daniel Hovey, tho. her s. Daniel is ; and d. Alice is, wh. m. William 
Franklin of Boston, as also her d. Eliz.. Ano. ROBERT was of Topsfield 
1661, and in 1675, a soldier of brave Capt. Gardner s comp. k. in the 
storming, 19 Dec. of the Narraganset fort. SAMUEL, Saco, came in the 
Increase, from London, 1635, aged 37, with w. Jane, 30 ; and ch. Jane, 3 ; 
Eliz. 2 ; and a serv. sent by a goldsmith of London ; had here James, bef. 
ment. and d. bef. 1038. His wid. m. Arthur Mackworth of Falmouth, 
and bore him sev. ch. Folsom, 33, 123. Willis, I. 33. 3 Mass. Hist. 
Coll. VIII. 259. SAMUEL, Charlestown, d. prob. Oct. 1659, his inv. being 
of the last day of that mo. SAMUEL, Maryborough 1667, made the sur 
vey of that town, but was, perhaps, that Cambridge man, whose name is 
common, giv. without s final. SAMUEL, New Haven, elder br. of Na 
than, b. in Eng. took o. of fidel. 1654, m. in 1661, Eliz. only d. of deac. 
William Peck of the same, had Samuel, b. 1 Feb. 1662, d. in one mo. 
Samuel, again, 30 Aug. 1663 ; William, 9 Feb. 1665 ; John, 4 July 1667, 
d. young ; Nathaniel, 2 Aug. 1670 ; rem. to Wallingford 1672, had tw. 
30 May 1673, wh. d. the same day; Eliz. 17 July 1674 ; Mary, 27 Mar. 
1677 ; Joseph, 1679; Margery, 15 Jan. 1681; and Dinah, 25 July 1684. 
He d. 6 Oct. 1704, aged 69, in his will nam. w. Eliz. four s. and four ds. 
The date of wid. d. is not seen. SAMUEL, Hartford, s. of William of the 
same, freem. 1669, m. Eliz. d. of Thwait Strickland, d. Jan. 1712, his will 
being made 1, and his inv. dat. 29 of the same. He names in it s. Thomas, 
Nathaniel, John, and Samuel, ds. Abigail Stedman, and Eliz. A. wh. m. 
Joseph Day. Samuel, his s. was k. by the Ind. the same yr. above Deer- 
field. SOLOMON, Hartford, s. of Edward of the same, d. 1712, leav. only 
Mary. THOMAS, Dorchester" 1635, had Thomas, bapt. 16 June 1639; 
and Susanna, wh. m. William Hopkins ; and d. 20 Aug. 1667. His will 


of two wks. bef. ment. w. Ann, wh. d. 13 Jan. 1G84; the s. and d. Su 
sanna, with her cliildr. THOMAS, Hingham, brot. fam. or was brot. by 
his s. and d. 21 Aug. 1643, at gr. age. THOMAS, Cambridge, was first 
of Watertown, as Dr. Bond remarks, there hav. by w. Rebecca, Thomas, 
b. 15 Oct. 1641; Daniel; Rebecca, 18 Apr. 1646; and d. bef. 1649. 
His wid. m. 1648, Nicholas Wyeth, and d. Rebecca m. John Frost. 
THOMAS, Hartford, freem. 1667, was perhaps s. of Francis of the same. 
THOMAS, Ipswich, perhaps s. of Robert of the same, was that sch. master, 
wh. succeed, famous Ezekiel Cheever, 1 Aug. 1660, and cont. in that 
office to his d. 10 July 1683, never m. but his nephs. John A. of Salem, 
and Daniel Ilovey jr. of I. had admin, on his est. THOMAS, Dorchester, 
prob. s. of Thomas of the same, m. 31 Dec. 1667, Phebe, d. of Richard 
Goard, had Thomas, b. 31 Dec. 1668; Joseph, 25 Dec. 1675; Thankful, 
1 May 1680; and John, July 1686; and d. 6 Aug. 1704. THOMAS, 
Milford, s. of Francis, liv. there 1675-1700, m. Eliz. d. of Robert Porter 
of Farmington, had Hannah, and Mary, bapt. 31 May 1685; and a fam. 
perhaps, of other ch. THOMAS, Middletown, s. of William of Hartford, 
m. Hannah, d. of John Kirby of M. d. early in 1691, leav. seven ch. 
Thomas, John, Samuel, Hannah, Eliz. Sarah, and Abigail. His wid. m. 
Alexander Rollo. Early at Rowley, or Boxford, was one Thomas, and 
one at Dorchester 1641, unless this be rather thot. the veteran of Hingham. 
THOMAS, Hingham, s. of Joseph of the same, was a capt. in the extravag. 
expedit. of Sir William Phips, 1690, against Quebec, in wh. he perish. 
by smallpox, late in Nov. 1690, hav. made his will 26 of that mo. had 
Jedediah, b. 7 July 1674, II. C. 1695, wh. bee. a min. at Philadelphia. 
Lincoln, 116. Perhaps he had others. WILLIAM, Lynn 1634, may be 
one of the early freem. of this name, 4 Mar. 1634, or 4 Mar. 1635, or 
13 May 1640 ; of wh. the last William s surname is giv. with 0, instead of 
e in the last syl. but he of 1635 hav. the prefix of respect may seem 
rather to belong to Charlestown or Cambridge by proximity of other 
names in that day s list. From Lewis in Hist, of L. no light is deriv. 
here. WILLIAM, New Haven, a promin. man, sign, the compact 1639, 
prob. accomp. Gov. Eaton, and no doubt was first at Boston or Charles- 
town ; at N. H. was active in milit. serv. and kept the ordinary, one of 
the founders of the ch. and hard, could get leave to give up his ordinary, 
had William, and Samuel, perhaps b. in Eng. but Nathan, bapt. at N. H. 
17 Nov. 1639 ; and d. 3 Jan. 1664. WILLIAM, Hartford, one of the early 
st tt. came to 11. from Cambridge, first sch.master, and soon town elk. had 
w.Mary wh. d. at C. 19 Jan. 1640, and sec. w. Abigail, wh. m. Nathaniel 
Barding; and he d. betw. 1655 and 1663, leav. ch. John; Eliz. wh. m. 
3 May 1655, Edward Grannis; Thomas; and Samuel, the youngest, 
one acco. says b. 20, but ano. acco. makes him bapt. 19 Oct. 1645. WIL- 


LIAM, New Haven, s. of William of the same, b. in Eng. m. 31 Jan. 1G40, 
Mary Chandler, had ch. b. 1651 and 1G53, wh. d. soon. He desert, his 
w. went to Kinsale, and there, as was said, m. ano. In Oct. 1GG1, after 
his abs. of eight yrs. his w. obtain, divorce. But that may be story of ano. 
man, for this William m. Ann, wid. of William Gibbard, d. of William 
Tapp, and d. 4 Mar. 1G7G, as by the highest authority I am instruct. His 
fam. was early extinct. WILLIAM, Ipswich, had William, b. 23 Oct. 
1674; John, 2 Feb. 1G7G; Ezekiel, June 1G80; Eliz. 15 Jan. 1685, d. 
under 1 yr. His w. was Margaret, at this time, but she may not have 
been mo. of the former childr. Ano. WILLIAM of Ipswich had Solomon, 
b. 8 Aug. 1G99. Perhaps one of these many Williams was a carpenter, 
wh. came in the James from Southampton, 1635. Confusion very easily 
arises between names of so common occur, with so slight variations of res 
idence, and other circumst. Of this name, 1834, Farmer found fifteen gr. 
at Harv. eight at Yale, and six at other N. E. coll. 

ANDROS, EDMUND, Boston, appoint, by James II. gen. Gov. of N. E. 
arr. at Boston, 20 Dec. 1686, had been a dozen or more yrs. Gov. of 
N. Y. bef. his promot. Here he exercis. rule without law above two yrs. 
His w. d. at B. Feb. 1688. On the first report of the land, in Eng. of 
William of Orange, the gr. body of the people, eager to throw off the 
yoke, seized on the Gov. and his adherents and imprison, them, 18 Apr. 
1689. Five mos. he was held close prisoner, tho. once he escap. to R. I. 
but was arrest, there and sent back ; and the k. gave order 30 July for 
his being brought to Eng. Hutch. II. 208, says, he d. in London, Feb. 
1714, at ad vane, age, having tasted once more the sweets of power, as 
Gov. of Virg. soon after his going home. JEDEDIAH, Salisbury, by w. 
Mary, had Joseph, b. 10 Mar. 1670. His wid. m. 24 Aug. 1674, lieut. 
John Allen. 

ANGELL, JAMES, Providence, s. of Thomas, m. Abigail, only d. of 
Gregory Dexter. JOHN, Providence, br. of the preced. m. 7 Jan. 1670, 
Ruth Field, but of neither h. nor w. has any acco. reach, me. THOMAS, 
Providence, one of the earliest sett, with Roger Williams, one of the freem. 
1655, and constable, had James and John, wh. there dwelt 1676, and did 
not rem. in Philip s war, beside ds. Amphyllis, Mary, Deborah, Alice, and 
Margery, whose descend, are num. He d. 1694, as is thot. for his will 
was pro. 18 Sept. of that yr. He came from London, as serv. or apprent. 
of Roger Williams, as one tradit. has it, but ano! tradit. says7of~Rich"ar3 " 
Waterman. John took o. of alleg. June 1668, and so may have been 
elder, for James is thus mark. May 1682. Alice m. 26 Jan. 1670, Elea- 
zer Whipple of P. and Mary m. Richard Arnold. 

ANGIER, EDMUND, ^Cambridge 1636, youngest s. of John of Dedham, 
Co. Essex, where he was b. a. 1612, and br. of John, min. of some dis- 


tinct. at Denton, near Manchester, had liv. with John Cotton at Boston in 
Lincolnsh. and intend, to embark with him for N. E. in 1633, but was for 
that time prevent, freem. 13 May 1640, m. Ruth, d. of famous William 
Ames, the profess, at Franequer, had John, b. 21 Aug. 1645, wh. was 
bur. 2 Jan. 1648 ; Ruth, 28 Sept. 1647 ; John, again, 22 Apr. 1649, d. 
young ; Ephraim, aged 27 at his d. 16 Jan. 1679 ; Samuel, 17 Mar. 1655, 
H. C. 1673 ; and John, again, 21 June 1656, d. young. His w. d. 3 July 
1656, and he m. 12 June 1657, Ann, d. of Christopher Batt (but in 
Mitchell s Bridgewater, 105, the name is erron. giv. Pratt), had Edmund, 
20 Sept. 1659; Hannah, 1660; Mary, 1663; John, May 1664, d, at 2 
mos. Nathaniel, May 1665 ; and Eliz. 1667 ; beside Sarah, not seen on 
rec. Ruth m. 28 June 1671, Rev. Samuel Cheever, of Marblehead ; 
Eliz. m. 29 Oct. 1691, Rev. Jonathan Pierpont, of Reading; Sarah m. 
13 Dec. 1698, Rev. Christopher Tappan of Newbury ; Edmund, and Na 
thaniel d. very early. His sec. w. d. 3 Oct. 1688, aged 58, and he d. 4 
Mar. 1693. JOHN, Boston, m. 1651, Hannah, d. of William Aspinwall, 
had John, b. 16 Sept. 1652, wh. is call, by John Cotton s will cous. 
JOHN, Mass, of wh. we kn. only (strange as it appears), that he was gr. 
of Harv. 1653, and d. 1657. JONATHAN, Salem, 1668. JOSEPH, Med- 
ford 1684, rem. to Dorchester, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 8 Dec. 1694; 
Margaret, 21 Mar. 1697; Joseph, 20 June 1702; Benjamin, 22 June 
1704; rem. to Framingham, there had Mary, 31 Aug. 1.709 ; and he d. 
of cancer, 30 Nov. 1718. His wid. d. 24 Jan. 1732. SAMUEL, Reho- 
both, s. of Edmund of Cambridge, ord. at R. 15 Oct. 1679, m. 2 Sept. 
1680, Hannah, only d. of Presid. Oakes (wh. d. 5 Dec. 1714, aged 54), 
had Ames, b. 29 June 1681, H. C. 1701 ; Hannah, 10 Aug. 1682, d. 
unm. at 32 yrs. ; Ruth, 1684, wh. did not, as Mitchell supposed, m. Rev. 
John Shaw of Bridgewater ; Samuel, Sept. 1687; Oakes; Ephraim; 
Uriah ; Eunice; and John, 1701, H. C. 1720, the min. of Bridgewater, 
wh. d. 14 Apr. 1787. He rem. to the W. pt. of Watertown, now Wal- 
tham, and was install. 25 May 1697, d. 24 Jan. 1719. SAMPSON, York 
1653, then allow, to sw. alleg. to Mass. See Col. Rec. IV. pt. i. 129. 
Of this name Farmer found twelve had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. and 
four at all other N. E. coll. 

ANNABLE, ANNIBLE, or ANNIBALL, * ANTHONY, Plymouth, came in 
the Ann 1623, with w. Jane, and ds. Sarah, and Hannah, was one of the 
first sett, at Scituate 1630, and found, of the ch. there, 8 Jan. 1635, had 
a ch. without name, bur. 8 Apr. of that yr. Deborah, there bapt. 7 May 
1637 ; rep. 1639 ; rem. with his min. Rev. John Lothrop to Barnstable, 
of wh. he was rep. 1646, and often after. There he had, perhaps, Su 
sanna, and his first w. d. Dec. 1643 ; and he m. 3 Mar. 1645, Ann Clark, 
or, in Geneal. Reg. IX. 315, Ann Alcock, by wh. he had Samuel, b. 2 


Jan. bapt. 8 Feb. 1646 ; and Ezekiel, bapt. 29 Apr. 1649. The sec. w. 
was bur. 16 May 1651, and he m. soon third w. Ann Barker, by wh. he 
had Desire, 16 Oct. 1653, and the w. was bur. a. 16 Mar. 1658. Deane, 
213, to reconcile these ms. with his notions of propriety, suppos. an An 
thony jr. but it is clearly to be seen by the rec. that such invention is un- 
necess. Of the ds. Sarah ra. 23 Nov. 1638, Henry Ewell; Hannah m. 
3 Mar. 1645 (wh. is the same time with her f. taking sec. w.), Thomas 
Boreman ; Susanna m. 13 May 1652, William Hatch; and Desire m. 18 
Jan. 1677, John Barker. JOHN, Ipswich 1642, d. 8 Oct. 1664, of wh. 
we can see nothing more, but that he is call, a tailor in 1651, in Coffin s 
gatherings, where also I find MATTHEW call. 18 yrs. old in 1672. SAM 
UEL, Barnstable, s. prob. eldest, of Anthony, m. 1 June 1667, Mehitable, 
d. of Thomas Allyn of the same, had Samuel, b. 14 July 1669 ; Hannah, 
1 6 Mar. 1 672, d. in Aug. foil. ; John, 19 July 1 673 ; and Ann, 4 Mar. 1675. 

ANNIS, ABRAHAM, Newbury, prob. s. of Charles, by w. Hannah had 
Charles, b. 10 Feb. 1694; Hannah, 19 Nov. 1698; John, 1 May 1700; 
Stephen, 1 Feb. 1702; and Sarah, 9 Sept. 1705. CHARLES, in Geneal. 
Reg. VII. 349 print. Carmac, Newbury, b. 1638, at Enniskillen, Ireland, 
m. 15 May 1666, Sarah, d. of Aquila Chase, had Charles; Priscilla, b. 8 
Nov. 1677 ; Hannah, 15 Nov. 1679 ; Ann, 28 Dec. 1681 ; and prob. more, 
wh. are not in rec. JOSEPH, Newbury, prob. s. of Charles, by w. Dor 
othy had Dorothy, b. 1 Nov. 1692 ; Sarah, 14 Mar. 1694; Aquila, 14 
June 1695; Seaborn, 1 Jan. 1697; Hannah, 19 Nov. 1698; Abigail, 
25 Sept. 1700; and Joseph, 14 Jan. 1703 ; but the Hannah may belong 
to Abraham. 

ANTHONY, ABRAHAM, Portsmouth, R.I.s. prob. of first John of the same, 
m. 26 Dec. 1671, Alice, dTof William Waddell, had John, b. 17 Nov. 
1672 ; Susanna, and Mary, tw. 29 Aug. 1674, both d. soon ; William, 31 
Oct. 1675; Susanna, again, 14 Oct. 1677; Mary, again, 2 Jan. 1680; 
Abraham, 21 Apr. 1682; Thomas, 30 June 1684, d. at 21 yrs.; Alice, 
and James, tw. 22 Jan. 1686, of wh. the latter d. at 18 yrs. ; Ammi, 30 
June 1688 ; Isaac, 10 Apr. 1690 ; and Jacob, 15 Nov. 1693 ; and his w. 
d. at the age of 84 in the ho. of s. William, 1734. JOHN, Portsmouth, R. I. 
one of the freem. 1655, and may have rem. to Providence; but tho. to 
denote the earliest resid. at first I built on conject. too slight to be ment. 
yet for his coming we have perfect kn. that he took o. of alleg. and su- 
prem. 24 Mar. 1634, with intent to emb. in the Mary and John, but was 
delay, for passage in the Hercules a few days after. He had liv. in the 
__beautif. village of Hempstead, near London, and d. 28 July 1675, aged 
68. In his will, made 5 days bef. he names his ch. John, Joseph, Abra 
ham, Susanna, w. of John Tripp, and Eliz. w. of James Greene. His 
wid. Frances d. 12 Oct. 1692. JOHN, Portsmouth, R. I. s. prob. eldest, 


of the preced. m. 23 Nov. 1GG9, Frances, youngest d. of William Wad- 
dell, had John, b. 28 June 1671 ; Joseph, 28 Oct. 1673; William, 18 
July 1676; Susanna, 1 Jan. 1G79, d. at 19 yrs.; Mary, 16 June 1681, d. 
young; Sarah, 1 Oct. 1683, d. next yr.; Eliz. 14 Sept. 1686; Alice, 26 
Apr. 1689 ; and Samuel, 8 Oct. 1691. As he took sec. w. 3 Jan. 1694, 
Susanna, d. of John Alborow, it may be that his former w. was misrepr. 
as wid. of his f. By this w. he had Albro, 25 Sept. 1694 ; Sarah, 1 Aug. 
1697 ; and John 16 Feb. 1699; and d. 20 Oct. 1715. JOSEPH, Ports 
mouth, R. I. br. of the preced. m. 5 Apr. 1676, Mary, d. of Thomas Wait, 
had John, b. 10 Sept. 1678; Joseph, 19 May 1682; Susanna, 24 Oct. 
1684 ; and Thomas, wh. d. young. 

AKTRAM^BADIAH, Salem, s. of Thomas of the same, left good est. to 
w. Martha, of wh. no ch. is ment. when he was lost at sea on voyage to 
Nevis or other W. I. isl. THOMAS, Salem, came in the James from 
Southampton, 1635, arr. at Boston, 3 June, is called a weaver of Salis 
bury, Co. .Wilts, in the ship s clearance ; had gr. of Id. 1637, was of the 
ch. 1639,freem. 18 May 1642, d. 1663 ; had bapt. Obadiah, 7 June 1640 ; 
Mary, 16 July 1643 ; and John, 29 Mar. 1646. 

APPLEBY, THOMAS, Rye, 1662-72, perhaps d. 1690 at Woodbury. 

APPLEGATE, JOHN, Qravesend, L. I. 1650, with Eliz. perhaps his mo. 
it may be wid. of Thomas, and prob. his s. John, was of Oyster bay 1 685. 
He bot. ho. and Id. 1662, at Fail-field, and there was liv. in 1G70, as the 
Conn, jurisdict. could not be preserv. at L. I. One of the name was at 
F. 1697; and a John A. made his will 1704 nam. no ch. but giv. est. 
to his w. Avis, and br. Thomas A. and his ch. A John was complain, 
of at Milford for sell, liquor, and Bartholomew A. at the same time. 
THOMAS, Weymouth 1635, was licens. to keep ferry to Braintree, but 
next yr. turned out ; had w. Eliz. whose tongue was sentenc. by the ct. 
to be confin. by cleft stick. 

APPLETON, ISAAC, Ipswich, s. of the sec. Samuel of the same (by his 
sec. w.), m. Priscilla, d. of Thomas Baker of Topsfield, and gr.d. of dep. 
gov. Symonds, had Priscilla, b. 1697; Mary, 1701 ; Isaac, 1704; Eliz. 
Martha; Rebecca, and Joanna; and he d. 1747. Of this only s. Isaac, 
wh. had many s. descend, the venerable Jesse, Dart. Coll. 1792, Presid. 
of Bowdoin, and he was gr.f. of the brs. Samuel, Nathan, and Ebenezer, 
as also of their cous. William, all disting. merch. of Boston, wh. are of the 
thirteenth generat. from John of Great Waldingfield in Co. Suffolk, wh. 
d. 1414, the remotest kn. ancest. of the fam. * JOHN, Ipswich, eldest s. of 
Samuel, the progenit. was b. 1622 at Little Waldingfield in Co, Suff. and 
brot. at the age of thirteen yrs. by his f. m. Oct. 1651, Priscilla, d. of the 
Rev. Jose Glover, wh. d. 1638, on his passage to our country to estab. the 
first print, press, had John, b, 17 Oct. 1652; Samuel; Priscilla, 1657, 


wh. ra. Rev. Joseph Capen of Topsfield ; Jose, 1660, wh. was a merch. of 
Boston, and d. unm. 18 Nov. 1721 ; Eliz. wh. m. 12 Nov. 1673, the sec. 
Richard Dummer ; Sarah, wh. m. Daniel Rogers, not Samuel, as the 
beautif. Memorial of the fam. has it; and Mary, 1673, wh. m. Nathaniel 
Thomas of Marshfield. He was lieut. capt. and major, rep. 1656 many 
yrs. up to 1679, yet not freem. bef. 1682, if we follow the official lists; 
but as a strenuous asserter of liberty against the governm. after the nul- 
lificat. of the old charfr. one of the most disting. he had the honor of 
being imprison, at Boston, fin. 50, and bound in 1000 for a yr. on acco. 
of resistance to the arbitra. taxation. See Revo, in N. E. justif. His will 
of 16 Feb. 1698, was pro. 27 Mar. 1700, but he d. 4 Nov. 1699. }* JOHN, 
Ipswich, eldest s. of the preced. m. 23 Nov. 1681, Eliz. eldest d. of Presid. 
Rogers, had Eliz. Nathaniel, b. 9 Dec. 1693, II. C. 1712, the min. of 
Cambridge; Margaret; Daniel, b. 1695; and Priscilla, 1697. He was 
freem. 1682, largely employ, in pub. offices, town elk. 1687, rep. 1697, 
and next yr. a council, in wh. place he serv. many yrs. beside being judge 
of pro. d. 11 Sept. 1739. JOHN, Ipswich, s. of Samuel the sec. eldest by 
his sec. w. rem. perhaps to Salem, m. there 1689, Rebecca, d. of John 
Ruck, had John, b. 1695 ; and Benjamin. He had for sec. w. m. 1700, a 
wid. Dutch, but wh. was her bapt. name, or wh. was her former h. or f. 
or when she d. are all untold ; but he d. 1724. OLIVER, Ipswich, youngest 
br. of Isaac of the same, by w. Sarah had Joseph ; John, b. 1707 ; Oliver, 
1712 ; Samuel, 1713; Daniel; Nathaniel, 1721 ; beside Joanna, and two 
more ds. but I regret to mark the deficiency of dates, and sometimes of 
names. He was well provid. for in the will of his f. and d. 1759. * SAM 
UEL, Ipswich, s. of Thomas of Little Waldingfield Co. Suffk. b. 1586, 
came 1635, with fam. hav. project, earlier settlem. as is well infer, from 
the expressn. in a letter of his neighb. our first Gov. Winth. 14 Aug. 
1 630, soon after arr. here, to his s. John in Eng. that Mr. A. can have no 
cows, because more than half of their stock d. on the passage. He was 
sw. freem. 25 May 1636, and chos. rep. next yr. He serv. in that capacity 
no other yr. and d. at Rowley 1670. The w. brot. by him from Eng. 
was Mary Everard, and their five ch. all b. bef. his coming over, were John, 
bef. ment. b. 1622; Samuel, 1624; Sarah, 1627, wh. m. prob. 1652 
or 3, Rev. Samuel Phillips of Rowley, in whose ho. the f. d. ; Judith, wh. 
m. 12 Dec. 1657, Samuel Rogers of I. and d. 1659 ; and Martha, wh. m. 
Richard Jacob of I. J * SAMUEL, Ipswich, s. of the preced. bapt, 1 624 
at Little Wallingfield, brot, in 1635 by his f. m. Hannah, d. of William 
Paine of I. had Hannah, wh. m. William Downes of Boston ; Judith, wh. 
m. 1678, Samuel Wolcott of Wethersfield ; and Samuel, b. 1654; and by 
sec. w. m. 8 Dec. 1656, Mary, d. of John Oliver of Newbury, had John, 
b. 1660; Isaac, 1664; Joanna, wh. m. Nathaniel Whipple; and Oliver, 
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1676. He was a man of the highest repute in civ. and milit. serv. rep. 
1668 and often after to 1681, when he was made Assist, and by ann. 
elect, cont. in that rank to the time of overthrow of the chart, governm. 
1686. In 1675 he had com. of all the Mass, forces on Conn. riv. and late 
in the season, when succeed, by Major Savage in that quarter, was trans 
fer, to the expedit. against Narraganset for the bloody and decisive action 
of 19 Dec. Resolute in support of the liberty of the people against the 
unlawf. taxation in 1687, he was imprison, by Andros, and hardly releas. 
See Hutch. I. 365. In the new Chart, of William and Mary, 1691, he 
was made one of the council, tho. by the pop. vote left out at the foil, 
elect, d. 15 May 1696; and his will of 17 Apr. 1695 was pro. 25 May 
of next yr. SAMUEL, Ipswich, s. of John the first, d. 1693, leav. wid. and 
four ch. Jose, Samuel, Thomas, and John ; but the fam. Memo, supplies 
no larger acco. j SAMUEL, Ipswich, eldest s. of Samuel the sec. m. Eliz. 
d. of William Whittingham, had Samuel, Whittingham, Hannah, Martha, 
and Eliz. He was much in pub. serv. of the counc. 1703, was head of 
one of the regim. 1707 against Port Royal, and d. 30 Oct. 1725. His 
wid. m. 1726 Rev. Edward Payson of Rowley. Of this name, in 1834, 
gr. were twelve at Harv. three at Dart, and seven at other N. E. coll. 
of wh. none at Yale. 

APPLIN, JOHN, Watertown, m. 23 Nov. 1671, Bethshua, d. of Thomas 
Bartlett, had John, b. 15 Oct. 1672, d. at 18 yrs.; Bethshua, 1 May 1673 ; 
ace. Bond 9 ; Mary, 11 Oct. 1677 ; Hannah, 25 Mar. 1680 ; Thomas, and 
I^dward, tw. 15 Mar. 1682 ; of wh. the latter d. in a few days ; Abiel, 12 
May 1684 ; Mehitable, 7 Apr. 1688 ; and John, again, 3 May 1692. His 
w. d. 8 Oct. 1692; Bethshua m. 3 Jan. 1698, John Stratton ; Mary m. 
30 July 1716, John Anderson, as his sec. w. ; Hannah m. 11 May 1703, 
John Earr; and Mehitable m. 27 Sept. 1711, Benjamin Headley. He 
was ask. in Apr. 1703, to keep a sch. at Groton, and was short time at Lit 
tleton ; may have been not b. in N. E. and was liv. 1725. 

ARBUCKLE, WILLIAM, Boston 1684. 

ARCHER, or ARCHARD, BENJAMIN, York 1680, was perhaps s. of John 
of Salem. HENRY, Roxbury, m. 4 Dec. 1639, Eliz. d. of John Stow of 
the same, had Rachel, John, Isaac, and Theophilus, nam. in the will of 
Rachell Bigg of Dorchester, made 17 Nov. 1646, and perhaps others, after 
rem. to Ipswich or bef. as there is reason for conject. that all were b. at I. 
He was freem. 2 June 1641 ; and his w. d. there 11 Apr. 1669. JOHN, 
Portsmouth, R. I. freem. 1655, was prob. the man ment. in Hubbard s 
Ind. Wars, whose s. was k. 25 June 1675, the first day of hostil. JOHN, 
Stamford 1660. JOHN, Salem 1668, cooper, had gr. of Id. 1676, and ad 
min, on his est. was giv. 26 Feb. 1694, to his s. Benjamin, and Thomas. 
SAMUEL, Salem, 1630, req. adm. as a freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. but I see 


not, that he was ever sw. in, yet marshal in 1G50, and 1, call. 50 yrs. old 
in 1GG5, had w. Susanna, s. Samuel, prob. others ; was a carpenter, and 
d. Dec. 1GG7. The wid. Susanna m. Richard Ilutchinson. SAMUEL, 
Andover, freem. 1G68, had m. 21 May 1G60, Hannah, d. of John Osgood ; 
but was perhaps of Salem, and s. of the preced. 

ARDELL, WILLIAM, Boston 1G87, merch. rem. to Portsmouth, and was 
made, 1699, Sheriff of the Prov. of N. H. Belkn. I. 155. 

AREY, RICHARD, Edgartown 1G52, d. 19 Nov. 1669, leav. John, wh. 
d. 12 Oct. 1G75. 

ARIN, WILLIAM, Dover, was k. says Mr. Quint, in Geneal. Reg. V. 
449, by the Ind. 28 June 1689. 

ARMiTAGE,or ARMATAGE, ELEAZER, Lynn^m f _L8..Qt. 1669, Hannah 
Needham, perhaps d. of Edmund. GODFREY, Lynn 1630, a tailor, rem. 
to Boston, freem. 14 Mar. 1639, by w. Sarah, perhaps d. of William 
Webb, had Samuel, b. 7, bapt. 12 Oct. 1645, prob. d. young; Rebecca; 
and Samuel, again, b. 14 Apr. 1651. This last has mo. in the rec. nam. 
Mary. By the will of Rebecca Webb, wid. of William, all her est. was 
giv. to her Rebecca A. HENRY, Boston, came in the ship Society 
from Barbadoes, where he emb. 11 Mar. 1679, may have been only a 
transient visit, return, home, and taking this Col. in his way ; at least no 
more is kn. of him. JOSEPH, Lynn 1630, perhaps br. of Godfrey, freem. 
9 Mar. 1637, by w. Jane, wh. d. 3 Mar. 1677, had John, and Rebecca, 
wh. m. 14 Nov. 1665, Samuel Tarbox, kept the first inn of that town, tho. 
he was a tailor, and d. 27 June 1680, aged 80, says Lewis. MANASSEH, 
a s. of H. C. 1660, wh. glad, would I find some, the minutest, story of, 
as date of b. or wh. was his f. or any thing else more than in the Mag- 
nalia, IV. 137, where he is mark, by a star, as evid. that he was d. 1698. 
SAMUEL, Boston, perhaps s. of Godfrey, a serj. had 10 a yr. in 1674 and 
5, for carry, the halbert. THOMAS, Lynn, came in the James from Bris- 
tol, 1635, with Rev. Richard Mather and others, rem. 1637, to Sandwich. 
Lewis. He had gr. of Id. 1641 at Stamford, where he may have been on 
a visit; at least, he did not settle there. TIMOTHY, Boston 1677, mar 
iner, m. a d. of Richard Richardson. 

ARMS, WILLIAM, Hatfield, a soldier in Philip s war, 1676, serv. under 
Capt. William Turner, m. 1677, Joanna Hawks, had eight ch. there, rem. 
to Sunderland, thence to Deerfield, where he d. 1731 ; and there liv. his 
s. John, Daniel, and William; and six of the name had, in 1828, been 
gr. at N. E. coll. 

ARSMBEE, or ARMESBEY, sometimes, as in Baylies, AMSBURY, THOMAS, 
Taunton 1668, had Thomas, b. 23 Feb. 1669 ; Mary, 3 Oct. 1671 ; Re 
becca, 26 May 1G72, (if we believe the rec.) ; and Judith 8 Jan. 1674. 

ARMSTRONG, BENJAMIN, Norwich, by w. Rachel had Benjamin, b. 20 


Nov. 1674; John, 5 Dec. 1678; Joseph, 10 Dec. 1684; and Stephen, 
31 Mar. 1686 ; made his will 5 Nov. 1717, and d. 10 Jan. foil. In that 
doc. Stephen is not ment. and prob. was d. Benjamin jr. sett, at Wind- 
ham. GREGORY, Plymouth, d. 5 Nov. 1650. See 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. 
III. 184. JONATHAN, Westerly, or Pawcatuck, in that debatab. part of 
the Narraganset territ. call, in the native speech, Misquamicuck, by the 
Eng. Squamicuck, claim, by Conn, jurisdict. as belong, to their planta. of 
Stonington, 1 670, rem. to Norwich 1 678, perhaps, for then Id. was gr. to him. 
He prob. rem. after to Roxbury, where his d. Mercy d. 2. Oct. 1694, and 
Martha d. 15 Dec. 1709. MATTHEW, Boston 1664, mariner, perhaps 
had come from Maryland, for I find his wid. in 1672, sold est. in Somer 
set Co. of that Prov. 

ARNOLD, J BENEDICT, Providence 1636, eldest s. of William the first, 
b. in Eng. 21 Dec. 1615, perhaps in Co. Nottingham, m. Damaries, d. of 
Stukely Wescott, had Godsgift; Josiah; Benedict, b. as tradit. tells, 
in 1641; Freelove; Oliver; and Caleb; beside other ds. Damaris, 
Priscilla, and perhaps Penelope ; was the richest man in the Col. and by 
thoro. acquaint, with the manners as well as lang. of the aborig. bee. the 
most effect, auxil. in all negotiat. with them. In 1653 he rem. to New 
port, was chos. Assist, next yr. and in 1663 made by the royal chart. 
Presid. and by ann. elect, so cont. for eight yrs. and d. 1678. His will 
of 24 Dec. 1677, with codic. of 10 June foil, was pro. 1 July. Both 
Godsgift, and Freelove, are by differ, auth. made to m. Edward Pelham, 
and, possib. he had the two ; Penelope is said to have m. Roger Goulding ; 
and Damaris m. John Bliss. See R. I. Hist. Coll. II. 51, and III. 294; 
Callender ; Winth. and Knowles. J * BENEDICT, Newport, s. of the pre- 
ced. had been an Assist. 1690 to 95, and was rep. 1699 ; m. 9 Mar. 1671, 
Mary, perhaps nam. Turner, had Godsgift, b. 19 May 1672; Sion, 12 
Sept. 1674; Mary, 1678; Content, 26 Feb. 1681; Benedict, 28 Aug. 
1683 ; and Caleb. By sec. w. Sarah Mumford, whose f. I do not kn. he 
had Comfort, 21 May 1695; Ann, 14 July 1696; and Sarah, 3 Nov. 
1698 ; and he d. 4 July 1727 in his 86th yr. His wid. d. 14 Oct. 1746, 
aged 78. CALEB, Portsmouth, R. I. s. perhaps youngest, of Benedict the 
first, by w. unkn. to me, but by Potter thot. d. of Capt. Samuel Wilbor, 
had William, Samuel, Oliver, Josiah, Sarah, and Penelope, and d. 1719. 
DANIEL, Hartford, s. of John of the same, often spell. ARNALL, or ARNOLL, 
had w. and childr. whose names are unkn. was freem. 1665, and d. 10 
May 1691. EDWARD, Boston 1640, by w. Martha had Barachiah, b. 
22 Feb. 1654; Mary, 16 Sept. 1655; and Eliz. 7 May 1657; and d. 8 
Aug. 1657. ELEAZER, Providence, s. of the first Thomas, sw. alleg. 
May 1671, and d. 29 Aug. 1722. ELISHA, Providence, s. of Stephen 
the first, took o. of alleg. May 1682, m. the same yr. Susanna Carpenter, 


d. of William sec. of the same, had Ephraim, Elisha, and a d. of whose 
name rec. is not found, nor of date of b. of either of the ch. His will 
was pro. 2 Apr. 1711. EPIIRAIM, Braintree, s. of Joseph, by w. Mary 
had Samuel, b. 1 Jan. 1G89 ; Mary, 1 Oct. 1690 ; and Ephraim, 21 July 
1695. HENRY, Hartford 1G83 to 90, and after, yet no more is kn. tho. 
he had w. and childr. ISRAEL, Providence, eldest s. of Stephen the first 
of the same, svv. alleg. May 1G71 ; in. 16 Apr. 1677, wid. Mary Smith, 
d. of James Barber, had Israel, b. 18 June 1678; and nine more ch. of 
not one of wh. is rec. of b. kn. nor other means of find, even their names, 
exc. in the will that gives all the ten. They were William, Elisha, Ste 
phen, James, Joseph, Josiah, Mary, Sarah, and Barbara. He d. 1717. 
JASPER, came in the Abigail, 1635, aged 40, from London, with Ann, 
perhaps his w. 39, but no more is heard of either. JOHN, Cambridge, 
freem. 6 May 1635, went as an orig. propr. to Hartford, there d. 1664, 
very aged, leav. Josiah, Joseph, and Daniel, ment. in his will of 20 Aug. 
pro. Dec. foil, in that yr. as also Mary Buck, but wh. was her f. or 
mo. is not discern. His w. was Susanna. || JOHN, Boston 1642, a plasterer, 
freem. 10 May 1643, ar. co. 1644, prob. a single man, at least was so on 
join, the ch. 22 Apr. 1643. His admor. Samuel A. of Marshfield, enter, 
claim. 29 Oct. 1661, to certain Ids. in Boston, as the right of his intest. 
JOHN, Weymouth, s. of Joseph of Braintree, a soldier on Conn. riv. 1675, 
may be that one of Moseley s comp. Dec. 1675, whose name in Geneal. 
Reg. VIII. 242 is made Arvell ; by w. Mary had William, b. 22 Nov. 
1678; Mary, 12 Sept. 1681; Margaret, 14 Oct. 1683; and James. 
JOHN, Providence, s. of Thomas the first of the same, took o. of alleg. 
May 1671, and d. 5 Jan. 1722. JOHN, Norwich 1680, rem. to Boston 
in few yrs. and may indeed have first liv. there, was that prison-keeper, 
wh. had custody of many of the respectab. inhab. of Salem, charg. with 
witchcraft, especial, of one woman of whose safety he was the happy 
means, under a forged order for discharge, as the curious myth is told in 
a letter that Hutch, had partly copied, II. 61 ; and the letter writer as 
sures us, that he saw the return of the officer on the docum. and was told 
by the jailer, that for that discharge he was turned out of his office. In 
1700 he went to New London, there was an anchorsmith, m. 6 Dec. 1703, 
Mercy, wid. of Samuel Fosdick, had Ruhamah, b. 7 Sept. 1704; and Lu- 
cretia, 26 Aug. 1706; and d. 26 Aug. 1725, says the gr.stone, "aged a. 
73 yrs." JOSEPH, Braintree, m. 8 June 1648, Rebecca Curtis, wh. d. 14 
Aug. 1693, had William, b. 16 Mar. 1649 ; John, 2 Apr. 1650; Joseph, 
18 Oct. 1652 ; Samuel, 7 Aug. 1658; and Ephraim, 4 Jan. 1664; many 
of whose descend, may be seen in Thayer s Geneal. JOSEPH, Haddam, 
s. of John of Hartford, was one of the first sett, and d. 22 Oct. 1691, leav. 
John, aged 29; Joseph, 26; Samuel, 23; Josiah, 21; Susanna, 16; 



Jonathan, 12; and Eliz. 9. He was adm. freem. at Hartford 1G58. 
Hinman, 111, of the first Ed. slightly erron. as in his Ed. 2d p. 58, was cor 
rected. JOSIAH, Hartford, br. of the preced. freem. 1657, was liv. 1683. 
JOSIAII, Providence, s. of Benedict the first, was a capt. m. Mary, eldest 
d. of Thomas Ward of Newport, had Josiah, Edward, and William, wh. 
all d. bef. he made his will, pro. 1724, as did also ano. w. Sarah, as prob. 
sev. ds. besides Abigail, Mary, Content, Catharine, Comfort, without hs. 
But six others, call, eldest ds. Eliz. Odlin, Ann Tibbal, Frances Allen, 
Sarah Sanford, Penelope, and Freelove are ment. In addit. to this num. 
flock, Benedict, his eldest s. and Josiah, the youngest, with gr.s. Jonathan 
Law, are ment. He calls hims. of Jamestown, wh. is the isle of Conani- 
cut, on wh. he had good est. OLIVER, Jamestown, br. of the preced. in 
his will pro. 1697 names w. Phebe and five ch. By her he had Damaris, 
b. 1680; Phebe, 1682, d. young; Patience, 1684; Mary, 1687; Sarah, 
1689 ; and Oliver, 1694. J RICHARD, s. of Thomas the first of Provi 
dence by sec. w. sw. alleg. 1670, was an Assist. 1681, and nam. in the 
royal commiss. of counc. to Sir Edmund Andros, 1687. He m. Mary, d. 
of Thomas Angel, had Mary, Richard, Thomas, and John, and d. 22 Apr. 
1710. RICHARD, Providence, call. jun. when he took o. of alleg. 1682, 
was s. of the preced. * SAMUEL, Sandwich 1643, br. of John of Boston, 
liv. after at Yarmouth, of wh. he was rep. 1654 and 6, and there by w. 
Eliz. m. at Yarmouth, had Samuel, b. 9 May 1649 ; Seth ; and Eliz. wh. 
m. Abraham Holmes of Rochester. He was third min. of Marshfield, at 
wh. place he was ord. 1658, and d. 1 Sept. 1693, aged 71. SAMUEL, 
Rochester, first min. of that town, ord. 1684, was s. of the preced. and d. 
bef. 1717. 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. IV. 259-62. SETH, Duxbury, br. of the 
preced. had Edward, b. 24 Mar. 1680 ; Penelope, 21 Apr. 1682 ; Desire ; 
Benjamin ; James ; and perhaps Eliz. wh. m. a Winsor. j STEPHEN, 
Providence 1636, br. of Gov. Benedict, b. in Eng. m. 24 Nov. 1646, Sa 
rah, d. of Edward Smith of Rehoboth, had Esther, b. 22 Sept. 1647; 
Israel, 30 Oct. 1649 ; Stephen, 27 Nov. 1654 ; Eliz. 2 Nov. 1659 ; Elisha, 
18 Feb. 1662; Sarah, 26 June 1665 ; and Phebe, 9 Nov. 1676; was an 
Assist. 1667. In his will he ment. all these, and James Dexter, 
and Esther Hawkins. When he d. is not kn. but his wid. Sarah d. 15 
Apr. 1713. THOMAS, Watertown, arr. from Virginia, whither he came 
from London, May 1635, in the Plain Joan, bring, ch. perhaps Thomas, 
said to have been b. 2 May 1625 ; Nicholas; and Susanna (of wh. the 
former two d. young), was made freem. of Mass. 13 May 1640, m. I sup 
pose for sec. w. Phebe, d. of the first George Parkhurst, had Ichabod, b. 
1 Mar. 1641 ; Richard, 22 Mar. 1643 ; John, 19 Feb. 1648; Ebenezer, 
17 June 1651 ; after being fined once for neglect, the law of bapt. and 
twice for neglect of pub. worship, with increas. weight, and his d. Susanna 


hav. m. 7 Apr. 1G54 John Farnum of Boston, wh. favor, the Bapt. views 
of ordinances, he was driv. to Providence, liv. in that pt. now Smithfield, 
sw. alleg. 1666, and d. Sept. 1674. He had been bapt. 18 Apr. 1599. 
THOMAS, Providence, call. jun. when he took o. of alleg. June 1668, was 
s. of the preced. by sec. w. and d. 3 Dec. 1726. Confus. in parts of the 
rec. of this fam. in R. I. is found, but it may be avoid, by caution, as the 
fam. trad it. makes sec. w. of the first Thomas to be Park, instead of Park- 
hurst, and where it tells, that a d. m. a Vernon, it may be easy blunder 
for Farnum. WILLIAM, Hingham 1635, br. of the first Thomas, b. as is 
said, 1589, had Benedict, Thomas, Stephen, beside one d. Joanna, wh. m. 
Zechary Rhodes, and ano. Eliz. wh. m. Thomas Hopkins, all b. as is thot. 
in Eng. rem. 1636, with Roger Williams to Providence, and was one of 
the found, of the first Bapt. ch. on our side of the ocean, had gr. of Id. at 
Newport 1638, but I presume resid. at P. was among freem. 1655. 
Backus notes, that he was anc. of the infamously unhappy Benedict of 
West Point. Of the ch. of one Arnold of Reading recov. from sickness near 
to d. we may read the story in Mather s Life of Brock, Magn. IV. 142, 
that is lamenta. extravag. and seems more ridicul. than extravag. Arnold is 
the name of a parish in Eng. a. 6 miles N. from the borough of Notting 
ham. Three of this name had in 1834 been gr. at Yale, two at Dart, and 
five at other N. E. coll. of wh. none at Harv. 

ARROWSMITH, EDMUND, Pemaquid 1655. Sullivan, 287. 

ARTHUR, JOHN, perhaps of Salem, had m. Priscilla, d. of John Gard 
ner of the same, and had childr. but after his d. she with the ch. went to 
her f. then liv. at Nantucket, yet it is not my happiness to find any other 
of this surname on our side of the ocean. 

ARTSEL, JOHN, Springfield, sw. fidel. 31 Dec. 1678, or the next day, 
as the name is giv. by Boltwood, but other spell, may have sometimes 
been used. 

ASH, GEORGE, Hartford 1682. JOHN, Dover 1659, m. at Salisbury, 
14 Aug. 1667, Mary, perhaps Bartlett. WILLIAM, Gloucester 1647, m. 
Milicent, d. of William Addis, wid. of William Southmayd, was a mari 
ner, rem. a. 1650 to New London, where his wid. for third h. m. Thomas 
^ ASIIBURN, or ASHBORN, JOSEPH, Milford 1675-1713. 

ASHBY, ANTHONY, Salem 1665, m. Abigail, d. of Richard Hutchinson, 
had Gershom, and Abigail, both bapt. 12 June 1670; and perhaps Ben 
jamin, and Eliz. June 1684; had license to sell beer and cider, 1670, 
Felt, I. 418. 2 Mass.Hist. Coll. VIII. 106. The name is there kept up, 
and Edward Ashber, Beverly, freem. 1683, may be descend. ANTHONY, 
New London 1688, prob. s. of the preced. tho. Caulkins, 351, considers 
him the same, had Anthony, and two ds. Mary, and Hannah, old eno. to 

68 ASH 

join the ch. Feb. 1694. There, too, descend, were seen. BENJAMIN, Salem 
1674, s. perhaps of Anthony the first, by w. Hannah had John, bapt. June 
1693 ; Jonathan, 23 Sept. 1694; and prob. others. He was a shipbuild. 
EDWARD, Beverly, freem. 1683, perhaps s. of the first Anthony. Felt. 
THOMAS, New Haven, whose goods were order, to be apprais. 3 Apr. 
1640, as he was lately drown, in co. with Thomas Johnson. Sometimes, 
perhaps, the first Anthony may be print. Ashley. 

ASHCRAFT, JOHN, Stonington 1662, m. 12 Sept. 1670, Hannah Os- 
borne, had John, b. 1671; Hannah, 1675; Ephraim, 1677 ; and Mary, 
1680. Prob. descend, are there; and one Thomas A. mariner from 
Boston, d. Sept. 1724, at Bay of Honduras, leav. will made here 13 
Jan. 1723. 

ASHDOWN, JOHN, Weymouth, a soldier in Philip s war, at the Falls 
fight. No descend, were kn. 1736, when Id. was gr. to rep. of all in that 
stout band. 

ASHFIELD, WILLIAM, Maiden, by w. Jane had Mary, b. 20 Dec. 1691. 

ASHLEY, sometimes ASHLY, DAVID, Springfield, eldest s. of Robert of 
the same. m. 24 Nov. 1663, Hannah, d. of Henry Glover of New Haven, 
had Samuel, b. 26 Oct. 1664 ; David, 10 Mar. 1667 ; John, 27 June 1669 ; 
Joseph, 31 July 1671 ; Sarah, 19 Sept. 1673; rem. bef. Philip s war to 
Westfield, there had Mary, and Hannah, tw. 14 Dec. 1675, of wh. 
Mary d. soon; Jonathan, 21 June 1678; Abigail, 27 Apr. 1681 ; Mary, 
again 3 Mar. 1683 ; and Rebecca, 30 May 1685. Some of these ch. 
are on rec. in both towns. He d. 8 Dec. 1718. See Davis, Hist, of W. 
Jonathan, the min. of Deerfield, wh. used to pray for k. George, after the 
war of our revo. began, and Joseph, min. of Winchester, and after of 
Sundcrland, both Y. C. 1730, and cousins, were his gr.s. One of the 
lines to seventh generat. is shown by Davis in Geneal. Reg. II. 394. 
EDMUND, Boston 1670, had liv. at Ipswich. EDWARD, Maine 1630, 
was prob. from Bristol, Eng. and may be he, who had a lot, a. 1 650, at 
Gloucester, but it is not prob. EDWARD, Boston, freem. 1677, by w. 
Mary had William, b. 24 June 1674 ; Mary, 28 Apr. 1676; and Dorothy, 
11 July 1687. The name in Prince s Ann. Winth. I. 29. Folsom, 46, 
and Baylies, I. 153 hardly can be refer, to the mem. of the first ch. at 
B. JONATHAN, Springfield, s. of Robert, m. 10 Nov. 1669, Sarah, d. 
of William Wadsworth of Hartford, whither he rem. 1682, and d. there 
1705, leav. Jonathan, Joseph, Samuel, Sarah, and Rebecca. JOSEPH, 
Springfield, br. of the preced. m. 1685, Mary, d. of Joseph Parsons of 
Northampton, had Joseph, Ebenezer, Mary, Abigail, and Benjamin, rem. 
to Wethersfield, and d. 18 May 1698. His wid. m. 2 Mar. foil. Joseph 
Williston. ROBERT, Springfield 1639, perhaps had been of Roxbury a 
short time, as most of the early S. people were drawn from R. by 


Pynchon, had David, b. 8 June 1G42 ; Mary, C Apr. 1G44; Jonathan, 
25 Feb. 1646 ; Sarah, 23 Aug. 1648 ; Joseph, 6 July 1652 ; and perhaps 
more. He d. 20 Nov. 1682, and his w. Mary, d. 19 Sept. foil. Mary, 
his d. m. 18 Oct. 1664, the sec. John Root of Farmington, after of West- 
field. THOMAS, Maine 1654, may have rem. to Boston 1658, where 
w. Joanna d. 27 Dec. 1661, and he m. the last of next mo. wid. Hannah 
Brooine. THOMAS, Boston, by w. Mary had Mary; b. 1 Sept. 1681; 
Thomas, 3 Dec. 1682; and Ann, 17 Sept. 1684. WILLIAM, Wells, ap 
point, constable there 4 July 1659. Eight of this name had in 1767 
been gr. at Yale, and since that date one at Harv. and one at Dart. 

ASHTON, HENRY, Boston 1673, from Cp^ LancasterjJEng. was, I sup 
pose, of Providence 1676, one of the men entitled, for staying out the 
war, to rec. an Ind. for a slave. JAMES, Providence 1639, freem. 1655, 
sw. alleg. to Charles II. May 1666, and perhaps rem. to New Jersey. 
JOHN, Scarborough, m. for his sec. w. Susanna, d. of Richard Foxwell 
of the same, but the date is uncert. yet prob. betw. 1670 and 80, 
and in the great Ind. war 16756, was of Marblehead. Southgate, 
p. 82 makes him have for first w. a d. of Andrew Alger, but after rem. 
says, he m. Mary, d. of Nicholas Edgcomb, wid. of George Page. Yet 
the same w. is ascrib. to John Austin, and all that we can be sure of, is 
that nothing is sure a. the matter. THOMAS, Providence 1639, perhaps 
br. of James. Both are call, proprs. and that no more can be told of 
either, is rather remarka. 

ASHWOOD, JAMES, Boston. See Astwood. 

ASLETT, or ARSLEBY, JOHN, Newbury, m. 8 Oct. 1648, Rebecca Ayer 
of Haverhill, rem. to Andover, there had Hannah, wh. m. a Brown ; Re 
becca, b. 6 May 1652, m. 15 Dec. 1674, Timothy Johnson ; Mary, 24 Apr. 
1654, m. 20 Nov. 1671, Samuel Frye; John, 16 Feb. 1657; Sarah, 14 Jan. 
1659, d. soon; Ruth, 8 Aug. 1660; Sarah, again, 14 Aug. 1662, m. a 
Cole ; Eliz. d. 15 Mar. 1667 ; Samuel, d. 20 Dec. 1669 ; both, prob. inf.; 
and d. 6 June 1671. JOHN, Andover, s. of the preced. m. 8 July 1680, 
Mary Osgood, d. of Capt. John, d. 1728. Sometimes the name is Aslebe. 
See Abbot, Hist. 13, 26, and 201. 

ASPINWALL, or ASPENALL, ELEAZER, Meriden, s. of Peter, had per 
haps been sent by his f. to sett, at Woodstock, or New Roxbury, as it 
was first call, took charge, 1720, of a great farm belong, to Gov. Belcher, 
lying betw. Hartford and New Haven, had w. Mary, and ch. Aaron, 
Mary, Ann, and sev. others ; and Hinman says, he d. 1742, the inv. of 
good est. being of 2 July. JOSEPH, Cambridge, tw. br. of the preced. 
in early life was a mariner, trad, to very diverse regions, France, Jamaica, 
South America, at New York was a lieu t. m. a niece of Lord Bellomont, 
and for sec. w. had the wid. of Samuel Smith, and died near his birth- 


place a. 1743. The fam. of this name at New York are deriv. from 
him. NATHANIEL, Woodstock, br. of the preced. had gone with his 
younger br. Thomas under their neighb. Capt. Andrew Gardner, in that 
disastrous expedit. of Sir William Phips, 1C90, against Canada, in wh. 
young Aspinwall and his commander perish. After ret. m. a Bowen, as 
fam. tradit. tells, had Nathaniel, and Peter ; but no more is kn. exc. from 
his will of 15 Feb. 1712, at W. pro. at Boston (as W. was call, of 
Co. Suffk.) 4 June 1713, in wh. the name of his w. Abigail is seen, but 
neither names nor number of ch. PETER, Dorchester, came from Tox- 
teth Park, adj. Liverpool, Co. Lancaster, but was early of Boston, in 
that part call. Muddy riv. now Brookline, where he purch. with Robert 
Sharp the large gr. of William Colbron, tho. he join, with the ch. of D. 
Fam. tradit. makes his first w. a Merrill, and in sixteen yrs. she d. with 
out ch. but more exact is my inform, of his m. with Alice Sharp, " one 
of our br. Mr. William Tyng s maid serv." as the rec. of Cotton s ch. 
has notice of her adm. 9 Oct. 1642, because the same rec. tells of her 
hav. " now the w. of one Peter Aspinwall of D." letters of recommend. 30 
Mar. 1645. I suppose she was sis. of Robert, but brot. no ch. to her h. 
On ^Feb. 1662 he m. Remember, d. of Peter Palfrey of Reading, and 
had by her ten ch. Samuel, b. Nov. 4 or by Boston rec. 10, bapt. 16 foil. ; 
Peter, 4 or by Boston "rec. 14 June 1664; Nathaniel, 5 June 1666; 
Thomas, 21 Jan. 1668; Mehitable, bapt. 19 Dec. 1669, who d. unm. 
long past mid. life ; Eliz. b. 24, bapt. 26 Nov. 1671 ; Eleazer and Joseph 
tw. b. 9 Nov. 1673 ; Mary, 4 Aug. 1677 ; and Timothy, 1682, d. at Bos 
ton, dur. apprent. of smallpox; but of the time of his d. or his wife s I 
have no acco. Eliz. m. first a Stevens of Salem, next Daniel Draper of 
Dedham ; and Mary m. a Baker of Northampton. His will of 29 Nov. 
1687 pro. 28 Jan. 1692, in Vol. VIII. 67, names w. and the half score of 
ch. all alive. PETER, Woodstock, s. of the preced. one of the early sett, 
sent by his f. to help on the plant, of New Roxbury, as it was first call, 
m. a wid. Leavens, prob. from Roxbury, had one d. only kn. without 
name. SAMUEL, Brookline, eldest s. of Peter the first, m. Sarah Stevens 
of Roxbury, had Thomas; Samuel, II. C. 1714; Mehitable; Eliz. and 
Sarah; was a lieut. at the capt. of Port Royal 1690, and capt. at the 
time of his d. wh. occurr. by drown, in Charles riv. 6 Sept. 1727. His 
s. Thomas was f. of William, H. C. 1764, a disting. physician of the 
early part of this cent, and f. of lieut. Col. Thomas, H. C. 1804, late con 
sul of the U. S. at London, so well kn. for his studies in our early hist, 
wh. still enjoys a valu. part of the orig. homestead of Peter the first. 
* |j WILLIAM, Charlestown 1630, prob. came in the fleet with Winthrop, 
serv. on the first jury of inquest in the Col. 28 Sept. of that yr. was one 
of the first mem. of the ch. being No. 10, and chos. one of the two deac. 


at organiz. of ch. soon rem. to Boston, freem. 3 Apr. 1G32, rep. chos. in 
place of Henry Vane, wh. went home Aug. 1637 ; but as a supporter of 
Wheelwright, and follow, of the teach, of Mrs. Hutchinson, was dismiss, 
disarm, disfranch. and banish. First he went to 11. I. with so many 
other of his fellow saints, and was Seer, of that Col. but short time he 
liv. at New Haven 1641 and 2, yet came again, by favor of Court, to 
Boston, was elk. of the writs, or recorder, and ar. co. 1G43; certain, a 
propr. at Watertown, tho. never resid. there, went home, and in 1G53 
publish, a queer book as prognostic of the millennium to open in 20 yrs. 
No mortificat. was felt prob. by him for non-arriv. of this fifth monarchy, 
as I suppose he did not even live to see the success of the rival dynasty. 
Cromwell alone was powerful eno. to retard such event, and the whole 
body of the people of Eng. witli unanim. that was never bef. or since 
equal, in that kingd. by calls for the restor. of the ho. of Stuart postpon. 
the success of such enthusiasm. Of his fain, my report will be less 
exact than should be expect, yet that is not for failure of diligent inquiry. 
By w. Eliz. (somehow sis. of Christopher Stanley, more prob. of his w. 
Susanna, wh. bee. w. of Lieut. William Phillips) he had Edward, b. 26 
Sept. 1G30, d. soon; Hannah, 25 Dec. 1G31 ; and of neither is the rec. 
of bapt. preserv. Eliz. of whose b. the town rec. is defic. was bapt. 22 
Sept. 1633 ; Samuel, equal, unkn. by town rec. was bapt. 20th Sept. 1G35 ; 
Ethlannah, b. 1, bapt. 12 Mar. 1637; and Dorcas, b. in his banishm. 14 
Feb. 1G40, and perhaps Mary. Hannah m. 1G51, John Angier. 

ASTWOOD, JAMES, Roxbury, came (with w. Sarah and a ch. wh. soon 
d.) in May 1G38, had James, b. 29 Nov. 1G38 ; John, 20 Sept. 1G40, d. 
at 6 mos. John, again, whose b. is wrong on rec. of town, as he was 
bapt. 6 Mar. 1G42; Joseph, 19 Nov. 1643, d. soon; Joseph, again, 10 
Nov. 1G44; both these dates being giv. as rec. of b. that may well be 
doubt, as both were the days of bapt. Sarah, bapt. 14 June 1G4G ; and 
Mary, 26 Dec. 1647 ; of whose dates of b. it may be slightly lament, 
that we are ign. He was freem. 22 May 1639, rem. to Boston to bee. 
one of the found, of the sec. ch. where the name is writ. prob. as sound. 
Ashwood. The d. Mary, d. 21 Jan. 1652 ; and he d. the yr. after. His 
will of Sept, 1653, pro. 13 Oct. foil, is abbrev. in Geneal. Reg. VII. 337 ; 
and his wid. refus. execut. of that instrum. by wh. the est. was div. into 
seven parts, excus. hers, as going to Eng. In Vol. VIII. 62 of the same 
periodic, where the name appears Astod, as if the alphabet were short, as 
p. 275 proves were the assets, not above Vc m the , we see adequate 
apology, j * JOHN, Roxbury, came by the Hopewell, Capt. Bundocke, 
in the spring of 1 G&Vagcd 26, a husbandman from Stanstcad Abbey, Co. 
_JIerts, at R. had a w. Martha, wh. may have come in the same ship, was 
freem. 3 Mar. 1G3G, rem. to Milford 1639, there m. next yr. Sarah, wid. 


of Sylvester Baldwin, was chos. rep. 1 643 and 4, afterwards an Assist, of 
the Col. and a Commissionr. of the Unit. Cols, in 1653, went home, as 
agent, the next yr. and d. at London soon. His wid. d. Nov. 1669. 

ATCHINSON, or ATCHISON, JOHN, Hatfield 1672, k. by the Ind. 19 
Sept. 1677, leav. Eliz. Mary, John, and Benoni, of wh. the last d. 1704 
at Springfield, and John d. 1738 at Brimfield. 

ATHEARN, * SIMON, Martha s Vineyard, had come from New Hampsh. 
> it is said, and m. Mary Butler, was rep. 1692, first under the new chart, 
by wh. that isl. was tak. from New York, and giv. to Mass. d. 26 Feb. 
1714, aged 71. His ch. Solomon, Jethro, and Zerviah were bapt. at 
Barnstable, 14 July 1700, in right of his w. Descend, are num. at the 

ATHERSTON, JOHN, Boston, came from London,, 1634, in the Susan 
_ and Ellen, aged 24 ; but we see not any acco. of his resid. ret. or d. 

ATHERTON, CONSIDER, Dorchester, s. of Humphrey of the same, m. 
19 Dec. 1661 Ann Annable, as Mr. Clapp, the histor. of D. assures me, 
and I wish he could say, whose d. she was, had Humphrey, whose pious 
duty in repair, the sepulchre of his gr.f. the town reward, by gr. of 
9 acres of meadow. HOPE, Hatfield, s. of Humphrey, after leav. 
coll. taught for some time the gr. sch. at Dorchester, began in 1669 
to preach, was ord. 1671, freem. 1672, m. 1674, Sarah, d. of John Hoi- 
lister of Wethersfield, had Hope, and Joseph, tw. b. 7 Jan. 1675, of wh. 
Hope prob. d. soon; and Sarah, 26 Oct. 1676. He serv. as chaplain, in 
Philip s war, to those forces employ, in the neighb. and at the battle of the 
Falls in Montague was present, 18 May 1676, under Capt. Turner, whose 
name has been since giv. to the cataract. During the retreat he was 
thrown from his horse, and lost in the woods ; and tradit. tells (Hoyt s 
Antiq. Research. 133, 4), that the Ind. to wh. he in his destitut. offer, to 
surrender, so reverenc. or fear, his madness or sanctity, as to refuse to rec. 
him. He reach, home uninjur. exc. in the mind, hav. strange hallucinat. 
prob. from exhaust, or sleeplessn. or hunger, and d. 8 June 1677. The 
wid. m. Timothy Baker. j * || HUMPHREY, Dorchester 1636, came, per 
haps, from Preston in Lancash. where the name contin. so late as 1780;, 
was freem. 2 May 1638, ar. co. the same yr. and its capt. 1650, often se 
lectman, and rep. nine yrs. fr. 1638, but not in success, yrs. and an Assist. 
chos. ann. 1654 to his d. and in 1656, succeed. Sedgwick, as Major-Gen. 
He d. 16 Sept. 1661, says the inscript. print, in Alden s Epit. and as that 
was Monday, and prob. refers to the cause of his d. thrown from his horse, 
on return from milit. rev. on Boston common by rid. over a cow, I prefer 
to say 17 Sept. (a. one o clock, A. M. ace. the MS. of John Hull s Diary). 
Capt. Johnson, in Wonderwork. Provid. of Zion s Saviour, gives him good 
character ; and Hubbard excites our fears, that everybody did not value 


him so highly, when he remarks, that by some " the manner of his d. was 
noted as a judgrat." Of what sin this judgmt. was thus noted, we may 
hardly venture to guess, tho. when mortals direct the bolts of eternal jus 
tice, their aim is commonly unanimous. Strange, it seems to me, is the 
indefiniteness of our knowl. of so promin. a man ; for even the name of 
his w. is not seen. Yet ten or eleven ch. are kn. at least by name, and 
one or more there may have been of unkn. names ; one or more b. in 
Eng. one or more of unkn. sex, if we are compel, to guess by their 
names ; and one or more d. bef. the f. Of s. the oldest was Jonathan ; 
of ds. Catharine (sometimes call. Eliz.), but wh. of the two, both b. in Eng. 
was elder, is uncert. Other ch. were Rest, bapt. 26 May 1639 ; Increase, 
2 Jan. 1G42; Thankful, 28 Apr. 1G44; Hope, 30 Aug. 1646,11. C. 1665, 
bef. ment. ; Mary, wh. must not be the same as Margaret, whose dates of 
b. or bapt. are equally undiscov.; Watching, bapt. 24 Aug. 1651 ; Pa 
tience, 2 Apr. 1654; and Consider. Great persev. was need, to learn, 
that Catharine m. 1650, Timothy Mather; Margaret m. 30 Dec. 1659, 
James Trowbridge, and d. 17 June 1672; Rest m. 15 Mar. 1661, Oba- 
diah Swift; Thankful m. 2 Apr. 1665, Thomas Bird jr. ; Mary m. 9 Apr. 
1667, Joseph Weeks; and Patience m. Isaac Humphrey. JAMES, Dor 
chester, perhaps br. of the preced. rem. to Lancaster, where he had James, 
b. 13 May 1654; and Joshua, 13 May 1656; and soon after ret. to D. 
and liv. 1678 at Milton, but at last rem. to Sherburn, and d. 1707, aged 
86, unless deduct, be made for a common dispos. to exagger. If conject. 
be indulg. that he was s. of Humphrey (wh. seems to me improb.) very 
large subtract, will be need. JONATHAN, Dorchester, eldest s. of Humph 
rey, a mariner, had admin, of est. of the f. and trouble eno. with the in 
terest by his f. with Gookin, Hudson, and others taken in the Narra- 
ganset Ids. and there he had to plant, I believe, a s. Increase, unless this 
were his br. But wh. was his w. or what fain, he had, is unkn. JOSHUA, 
Lancaster, s. of James, m. Mary Gulliver of Milton, had sev. ch. of wh. 
I kn. only, that the sixth and youngest s. Peter was f. of Joshua, II. C. 
1762, wh. was f. of Hon. Charles II. of Amherst, N. H. gr. at II. C. 1794. 
WATCHING, Dorchester, s. of Humphrey, m. 23 Jan. 1678, Eliz. d. of 
Samuel Rigby, had two ch. whose names are not told. WILLIAM, Bos 
ton, came from Barbados, in the ship Nathaniel, emb. 4 Oct. 1671. Of 
this name, in 1834, five had been gr. at Ilarv. and two at Dart. 

ATKINS, || ABRAHAM, may have been of Boston, or some neighb. town, 
as he is of ar. co. 1642. HENRY, Yarmouth 1641, rem. to Plymouth, by 
w. Eliz. m. 9 July 1647, had Mary, b. 13 Mar. 1649, wh. d. at 2 yrs. 
Samuel, 24 Feb. 1652, wh. d. young; Isaac, 15 June 1654, d. young; 
rem. to Eastham, there had Isaac, again, 14 June 1657 ; and his w. d. 14 
Mar. 1662. He m. 25 Mar. 1664, Bethia Linnell, had Desire, 7 May 

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1GG5; John, 15 Dec. 1666, d. young; Nathaniel, 25 Dec. 1GG7; Joseph, 
4 Mar. 1GG9 ; Thomas, 19 June 1671 ; John, again, 6 Aug. 1G74; Mercy, 
24 Nov. 1G7G; and Samuel, again, 25 June 1G79. JAMES, Roxbury, 
had been of Braintree, was a soldier in the Narraganset bloody cam 
paign, of Dec. 1G75, by w. Margaret had James, b. Feb. 1683, d. at 1 
yr. ; James, again, 31 Mar. 1684 ; and no more is heard of him. JOSEPH, 
Eastham, s. of Henry, by w. Martha had Joseph, b. 9 Dec. 1701 ; Mar 
tha, 9 Nov. 1711 ; Ann, 12 Dec. 1713 ; Paul, 11 Aug. 1716; James, 25 
Dec. 1718; John, 18 Jan. 1721; Uriah, 7 Sept. 1722; and Hannah, 4 
Apr. 1725. MATTHEW, Boston, freem. 1673, in Col. Rec. call, of sec. ch. 
at the date of Oct. tho. the ch. list gives him not until Dec. NATHANIEL, 
Eastham, s. of Henry, had Nathaniel, b. 21 Nov. 1694; Henry, 2 Aug. 
1696 ; Bethia, 4 May 1698 ; Joshua, Apr. 1702 ; Isaiah, 24 Feb. 1704 ; 
and Eliz. 4 Jan. 1709. THOMAS, Boston, carpenter, by w. Mary had 
Eliz. b. 30 Dec. 1672; Thomas, 26 Feb. 1674; and by w. Abigail had 
Abigail, 3 June 1688; and Richard, 12 Oct. 1689. In 1676 he was 
made capt. of the first fire engine introd. into the town. THOMAS, Hart 
ford. See Adkins. TOBIAS, Boston, by w. Ann had Ann, b. 2 July 
1684 ; and Eliphal, 4 Dec. 1688. By m. of a d. Catharine, of Gov. Jo 
seph Dudley with Joseph Atkins, the name of Dudley A. has long been 
perpet. as at Harv. Coll. 1748, 1784, and 1816, the sec. in the list, wh. 
took in addit. the name of Tyng from an earlier ancest. was a disting. gen 
tleman at Newburyport and Boston. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. II. 280. 
ATKINSON, ADKINSON, or ATKESON, JOHN, Newbury, s. of the first 
Theodore, was a hatter, m. 27 Apr. 1664, Sarah Mirick, had Sarah, b. 
27 Nov. 1665; John; Thomas, 27 Dec. 1669, wh. may be well rec. 
as H. C. 1691, whose d. is not mark, in the catal. but Coffin foil. 
Mather, makes it bef. 1699 ; Theodore, 23 Jan. 1672, drown, at 13 yrs. ; 
Abigail, 8 Nov. 1673; Samuel, 16 Jan. 1676; Nathaniel, 29 Nov. 1677 ; 
Eliz. 20 June 1680; and Joseph, 1 May 1682. JOSEPH, Exeter, in 
Geneal. Reg. VIII. 77, said to have been adm. freem. 14 July 1657, at 
that place ; upon wh. arises the quest, by what authority was he adm. 
and no more can, I think, be told. LUKE, New Haven, of the earliest 
sett. sign, the compact 1639, bef. 1643 is count, with fam. of four, m. 1 
May 1651, prob. as sec. w. Mary, d. of Richard Platt pf Milford. had 
Mary, b. 1652 ; Hannah, 1653 ; and Sarah, 1655 ; rem. next yr. whither 
is unkn. perhaps to Middletown, for there his wid. m. 3 Jan. 1667, Thomas 
Whitmore, or Wetmore, and bore him two ch. nam. in his will by their gr.f. 
Platt in 1 683. MARMADUKE, Scituate, m. 1 670, Mary, d. of Edward Jen 
kins, and in 1674 she obt. divorce for his desert. Deane. THEODORE, Bos 
ton, 1634, feltmaker, came, in the employm. of John Newgate, from Bury 
* Lancaster, join, the ch. 11 Jan. 1635, freem. 18 May 1642, by 


first w. Abigail had John, bef. ment. whose day of b. or bapt. is not found 
(but we may doubt, that Geneal. Reg. VII. 349 mak. him 44 yrs. old in 
1G78 is too liberal by seven or eight yrs.); Theodore, b. 19, bapt. 28 
Apr. 1644 ; Nathaniel, 28, bapt. 30 Nov. 1G45, H. C. 1667, d. by Mather s 
Catal. ; Abigail, 24 Aug. 1647, d. young; Thomas, 1654; Abigail, again, 
9 Dec. 1657 ; and by sec. w. m. Oct. 1667, Mary, d. of Rev. John Wheel 
wright, wid. of Edward Lyde, had John, again, 13 June 1672 ; and d. 
Aug. 1701, aged 89. Abigail, m. Abraham Spencer. THEODORE, Bos 
ton, s. of the preced. m. Eliz. d. of Edward Mitchelson, had Eliz. b. 25 
June 1668 ; Theodore, 3 Oct. 1669 ; Edward, 8 Sept. 1671 ; and Abigail, 
13 Dec. 1672. He was k. by the Ind. in the gr. fight of 19 Dec. 1675, 
serv. as serj. in Davenport s comp. at Narraganset; and his wid. m. 15 
Nov. foil. Henry Deering. Theodore the third was a counsel, of New 
Hampsh. 1716, and d. 1719, leav. Theodore, b. at Newcastle 20 Dec. 
1697, H. C. 1718, wh. bee. seer, counsel and ch. judge of that Prov. and 
d. 22 Sept. 1729 ; the fifth Theodore, his s. H. C. 1757, hav. d. without 
issue, in the same rank of counsel. 28 Oct. 1769. THOMAS, Concord, 
freem. 7 Dec. 1636, by w. Susanna had Susanna, b. 28 Apr. 1641 ; and 
Hannah, 5 Mar. 1644 ; and he d. Nov. 1646. Both of the ds. m. Caleb 
Brooks, the elder on 10 Apr. 1660, and d. 19 Jan. 1669. THOMAS, 
Plymouth 1638. Eight of this name had been gr. in 1838, at Harv. and 
two at Dart. 

ATWATER, DAVID, New Haven 1638, came from London, sign, the 
planta. coven. 4 June 1639, had Mercy, b. 29 Feb. bapt. 5 Mar. 1648 ; 
Damaris, b. 2 Nov. but the ch. rcc. has bapt. 21 Oct. 1649, and usually 
the town rec. is far more to be relied on than that of the ch. at New Ha 
ven, tho. the contrary is true in most towns, yet here the day assign, for 
bapt. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 357 may be true, tho. in a wonderful propor 
tion, almost one half of the instances, it can be prov. to be wrong ; Da 
vid, 13 July, bapt. I judge, 3 Aug. tho. Mr. White gives it 13 Aug. 1651, 
wh. we kn. is mistake ; Joshua, 11 Jan. bapt. prob. 6 Feb. 1653, ch. rec. 
as Mr. White gives it, being 11, wh. was Friday, when John Davenport 
would rather have anathematiz. than bapt. any ch. ; John, 1 Nov. 1654, 
bapt. I presume, 5 of the same, tho. ch. rec. has 1, wh. was Wednesday ; 
Jonathan, b. 12 July 1656; Abigail, 3 Mar. 1660, bapt. 1 Apr. foil.; 
Mary, 31 Mar. 1662, bapt. 20 Apr. foil, as I judge, tho. the ch. rec. as 
Mr. White prints it, be 22; Samuel, b. 17 Sept. 1664; and Ebenezer, 
13 Jan. 1667 ; all of wh. are nam. as liv. May 1676, by the will of his br. 
Joshua. He d. 1692, and in his will the yr. bef. names all the s. exc. 
Joshua, wh. had liv. at Wallingford, had a w. but no ch. prob. and there 
d. 1681. Of the ds. I kn. the m. of four, Mercy to John Austin, and Dama 
ris to John Punderson, both on 5 Nov. 1667; Abigail to Nathaniel Jones, 


7 Oct. 1684; and Mary to Ichabod Stow of Middletown, 1G88. JOHN, 
Salem, s. of Joshua, had rem. with his mo. from Boston on her m. with 
Higginson, by w. Mehitable, d. of Francis Wainwright of Ipswich, had 
John b. 20 Dec. 1G87 ; Francis, 2 Oct. 1690 ; and perhaps Rebecca; but 
certain, his w. d. soon, and he in. Mary, youngest d. of Seaborn Cotton, 
and hims. d. bef. mid. age, drown, as I have heard, 2 Feb. 1692. His 
young wid. m. 1695, Samuel Partridge of Hatfield. JONATHAN, New 
Haven, s. prob. of David of the same, m. 1 June 1681, Ruth, eldest d. of 
Rev. Jeremiah Peck, first min. of Greenwich, had Joshua, b. 21 Feb. 
1682; David, 5 Aug. 1683 ; Jeremiah, 31 Jan. 1685; Mary, 31 Dec. 
1686; Ruth, 31 Dec. 1688; Jonathan,! Nov. 1690; Lydia, 18 Apr. 
1693; Joseph, 9 Dec. 1694; Stephen, 4 Dec. 1*696; and Damaris, 9 Oct. 
1698. I * JOSHUA, New Haven 1638, br. of David, a merch. from Lon- 
don^sign. the coven. 1639, m. 6 May 1651, Mary, d. of Rev. Adam 
Blackmail of Stratford, had Ann ; Samuel, b. 20 June 1 654, prob. d. young ; 
Joshua, 10 Apr. bapt, 21 Nov. 1658; and Mary, 1659 ; was rep. 1652, 
rem. 1655 to Milford, there had the last named two ch. was Assist, and 
Treasr. of the Col. but rem. in 1659 to Boston, there had Mary, b. 15 
Jan. 1660 ; John, 14 Aug. 1662, bef. ment. ; Abigail, 23 Jan. 1664 ; Jane, 
with an alias Grace, on our rec. 9 Sept. 1666 ; Elinor, 23 Apr. 1669 ; and 
Benjamin, 16 May 1673 ; was a busy trader, d. 16, bur. 18 May 1676, 
leav. wid. wh. in few mos. m. Rev. John Higginson of Salem, and d. 9 
Mar. 1709. Ann m. 1672, Jeremiah Dummer, the goldsmith of Boston, 
and was mo. of the famous Jeremy ; and Mary m. John Clark, wh. d. in 
Barbary of smallpox, and she next m. 8 Nov. 1694 John Coney, outliv. 
him, and d. 12 Apr. 1726. Both these ds. and Rebecca, a gr.d. but no s. 
are nam. in the will of Higginson s wid. JOSHUA, Boston, s. of the preced. 
by w. Rebecca had Rebecca, b. 25 Feb. 1687 ; and by w. Mary, as the rec. 
(perhaps untrustworthy in this name) says, ha d Samuel, b. 3 Mar. 1688. 
Easy eno. may be the conject. as to error, that the writer in the clerk s 
office took Mary as w. of Joshua, bee. he saw such connex. of parents 
with ch. few yrs. bef. but equal, easy is the other suppos. that Rebecca 
was not the true name of the w. but carelessly giv. bee. the ch. had that 
name. To this latter suggest, is perhaps to be add. that it is somewhere 
writ, that Joshua m. Mary, wid. of Samuel Smith, and d. of Samuel Mav 
erick. After long research, I am not enlight. eno. to speak with decis. 
SAMUEL, New Haven, prob. br. of Jonathan of the same, m. 1691, Sarah, 
d. of the first John Ailing. In the New Haven fam. the name is perpet. 
and gr. at Yale in 1834 were count, fifteen, two at other N. E. coll. none 
at Harv. 

ATWELL, BENJAMIN, New London, by w. Mary had Thomas, b. 1670 ; 
Mary, 1672 ; William, 1674 ; John, 1675 ; Joseph, 1678 ; Richard, 1679; 


Samuel, 1GS1; and Benjamin, 1G83. BENJAMIN, Scarborough 1GG3, s. 
of a wid. b. bef. Sept. 1640, when his mo. was a wid. but bee. w. of 
Richard Martin, was after of Falmouth, there k. by the Ind. 11 Aug. 
1G76, leav. Joseph only 5 yrs. old. Willis, I. 37, 134, 140 and 3. One 
Joan A. wh. testif. 1688, that she was GO yrs. old, had been, I think, wid. 
of John Andrews, and was then wid. of Benjamin Atwell. JOHN, Lynn 
1650. JOSEPH, Kittery, s. of Benjamin, was, it is said, brot. up by Wil 
liam Scriven, but no more is heard. 

ATWOOD, ALEXANDER, Northampton, freem. 1684. ELDAD,*Eastham, 
prob. s. of Stephen, m. 14 Feb. 1684, Ann Snow, perhaps d. of Mark, 
had Mary, b. Nov. 1684; John, 10 Aug. 1686; Ann, Jan. 1688; Debo 
rah, Mar. 1690; Sarah, Apr. 1692; Eldad, 9 July 1695; Ebenezer, 
Mar. 1698; and Benjamin, June 1701. || HERMAN, Boston 1642, s. of 
John, came from Sanderstead, Co. Surrey, a. 15 miles from London, in 
employm. of Thomas Buttolph, adm. of the ch. 24 Feb. 1644, ar. co. 1644, 
freem. 1645, m. 11 Aug. 1646, Ann, d. of William Cop, had John, b. 5 
Oct. 1647; and Sarah, bapt. 26 May 1650; and he d. 1651. His wid. 
m. 10 Mar. 1652, Thomas Saxton, and d. 23 June 1661. J JOHN, Plym 
outh 1636, came from London, was an Assist. 1638, treasr. of the Col. 
1641 to his d. 1644, had good est. leav. wid. Ann, but no issue, unless 
that Mary Wood, very often used for Atwood, wh. m. 11 Dec. 1661, John 
Holmes, wh. bee. min. of Duxbury, were his d. wh. is very unlikely, for 
in his will of 20 Oct. 1643, as Winsor, 180, tells, he names no ch. but 
gives most of his prop, to w. wh. d. 1 June 1654, and in her will, of 27 
Apr. 1 650, she divides her est. betw. br. and sis. Robert and Mary Lee, 
and her neph. William Crowe. Her he had nam. br. Lee and his w. and 
their ch. Ann and Mary, beside his little kinsman, William Crowe. 
J| JOHN, Boston, s. of Herman, ar. co. 1673, was its lieut. 1695, and deac. 
of the sec. ch. by first w. Sarah had John, b. 23 May 1671, d. young; 
James, 3 June 1673 ; Samuel, 18 May 1687 ; and Sarah, 11 Nov. 1688 ; 
and by sec. w. Mary, d. of Francis Smith, m. 27 Oct. 1690, had Mary, 
bapt. 6 Sept. 1691; John, again, b. 16, bapt, 18 Feb. 1694; Samuel, 
bapt. 29 Mar. 1696 ; Ann, b. 19, bapt. 20 June 1697 ; Eliz. bapt, 21 Aug. 
1698; Abigail, 19 Nov. 1699 ; and Joshua, b. 10, bapt. 13 Apr. 1701. 
He d. 26 Aug. 1714, and his wid. d. 18 Mar. 1729. JONATHAN, Wood- 
bury, s. of Thomas of Wethersfield, m. 5 Nov. 1701, Sarah, d. of Roger 
Terrill, had Nathan, b. 6 Sept. 1702 ; Mary, 22 Oct. 1703, d. soon ; Mary, 
again, 20 Apr. 1705 ; Jonathan, 9 Sept. 1710 ; and Oliver, 11 Mar. 1717; 
was a physician, and d. 1 Jan. 1733, as Cothren, 490, says, but 11 Feb. 
of that yr. ace. Hinman. JOSEPH, Taunton, m. 1 Jan. 1680, Esther, d, 
of James Walker, had Joseph, b. 4 Aug. 1681 ; John, 28 Feb. 1683; 
Ephraim; and perhaps Joanna. His w. d. 8 Apr. 1696, aged 46, and he 




d. 12 Feb. foil, aged 47. JOSIAII, Wethersfield, br. of Jonathan, m. 16 
Feb. 1710, Bathsheba, d. of Bezaleel Lattimore, bad Abigail, b. G Dec. 
foil.; Oliver, 1 Mar. 171G; Jedediab, 28 June 1719; Josiab, and Heze- 
kiah, tw. 13 Apr. 1727; and Asber, 27 Dec. 1729. MEDAD, Eastham, 
s. of Stephen, by w. Esther had Mercy, b. 2G June 1G86 ; Abigail, 15 June 
1G89 ; David, 20 Oct. 1G91 ; Samuel, 20 Mar. 1695 ; Esther, 15 Mar. 
1G99 ; Phebe, 9 June 1702 ; and .Nathan, 27 June 1705. OLIVER, Mai 
den, youngest s. of Philip the first ra. in 1700 Ann Betts. PHILIP, Mai 
den 1653} came from London in the Susan and Ellen, 1635, aged 13, or 
in the Planter, aged 12, for, I suppose, by the doub. entry only one boy 
is meant, had Rachel, b. Aug. 1G53; Mary, Jan. 1656; Philip, Sept. 
1658; Abigail, Dec. 1662; Eliz. Aug. 1669; and Oliver, Apr. 1671; 
all prob. by w. Rachel, d. I judge, of William Bachiler of Charlestown, 
wh. d. 5 Feb. or 7 Nov. 1674, the same rec. in Geneal. Reg. X. 241, 
coming from a most scrupulous hand, giv. both dates. lie m. 7 Apr. 
1675, Eliz. Grover, wid. of Thomas, and she d. 3 Apr. 1688. His d. 
Eliz. m. 26 Nov. foil. Philip Fowle. Perhaps he liv. some yrs. at Brad 
ford. PHILIP, Lynn, s. prob. of the preced. m. at Bradford, 23 July 
1684, Sarah Tenny of B. had at Maiden, Susanna, b. 1 Feb. 1687 ; Sa 
rah, 13 Apr. 1689 ; Rachel, 15 Nov. 1691 ; but perhaps others bef. or 
after rern. STEPHEN, Eastham, m. 6 Nov. 1644, Abigail, d. of John 
Dunham, had John, d. soon ; Hannah, b. 14 Oct. 1669; prob. Eldad ; 
and Medad, 16 Jan. 1659 ; and d. Feb. 1694. THOMAS, Hartford 1664, 
by idle tradit. call, a capt. under Cronnyell, was really a physician, and, 
1668, of Wethersfield, by w. Abigail had Abigail, b. 30 Sept. of that yr.; 
Andrew, 1 Sept. 1671 ; Jonathan, 8 June 1675 ; and Josiah, 4 Oct. 1678; 
all liv. at his d. 1682. THOMAS, Ipswich, d. 3 Apr. 1694 ; and his wid. 
Eliz. by wh. I kn. not that he had issue, m. 9 Sept. 1697, John West of 
the same, and d. 20 Aug. 1720. WILLIAM, Charlestown, freem. 1652. 
Of this name four have been gr. at Yale, all descend, of Herman, of wh. 
John M. of tlie\ class of 1814, and Charles, 1821, are brs. of Harriet 
Newell, the celebr. missionary in the E. Ind. 

AUBREY, || WILLIAM, Boston, merch. came in virtue of a contr. made 
1650, from London, factor for the iron works_jit_Lynn, and was adm. 
1C..") 2 of ar. co. in. 18 Jan. 1 C.5:>, Rachel, d. of Seer. Edward Rawson. 

AUDLEY, EDMUND, Lynn, 1641. Lewis. JOHN, Boston 1632, thus 
spell, on the ch. rec. where his name stands No. 139 ; but common, it is 
Odlin or Odlyn, wh. see. 

AUGER, AGAR, or AUGUR, ANDREW, Saco, or Scarborough, perhaps 
better entit. See Alger. BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of William of the same, 
a shipwright, m. Ann, d. of Thomas Cromwell, had Benjamin, and Thomas, 
perhaps others, and d. Nov. 1671. His wid. m. 26 June 1672, David 


Phippcn. JOHN, Boston, by w. Hannah had John, b. 1G Sept. 1652. 
JONATHAN, Salem, br. of Benjamin, had perhaps Jonathan, wh. d. young ; 
and Mary, ment. in a deed of 1709 ; but we. kn. not his w. nor of him 
any thing more, exc. that in testif. 19 Oct. 1710, he call. hims. 77 yrs. old. 
NICHOLAS, New Haven 1643, a physician and trader, sw. alleg. 5 Aug. 
1644, had brs. John and Robert (unless the latter were neph.) to wh. with 
sis. Esther Coster he gave most of his est. that was a good one, by will of 
20 Sept. 1669, being "bound on a voyage to Boston." Yet he got back 
safe, and liv. sev. yrs. He was the sufferer, I judge, in 1676 and 7, on 
the voyage from Boston to N. II. cast away on a desolate isl. in the little 
vessel with Ephraim How, near Cape Sable, relation of wh. in Mather s 
best manner, may be read in Magn. VI. appropr. call. Thaurnaturgus, c. 1. 
Of his inv. of 1638 the date is 26 Feb. 1678. The larger part his sis. 
had, to br. John (prob. then in Eng.) the beq. was only 20, and John s 
s. Nicholas had 100, and ano. s. had 40, and Robert, 150. After 
Mrs. Coster d. 5 Apr. 1691, Robert, the next of kin, resist, pro. of her 
will, cont. some beq. for " support of religion and learning ;" but he met 
with no success. ROBERT, New Haven, prob. neph. tlio. Dodd calls him 
br. of the preced. m. 20 Nov. 1673, Mary, d. of dep. gov. Matthew Gil 
bert, had Esther, b. 19 Oct. 1677 ; John, 26 Nov. 1678, d. young; Ann, 
14 Nov. 1682; Mary, again, 1683, d. soon; and John, again, 16 Nov. 
1686; but the last was by sec. w. THOMAS, Watertown 1663, of wh. 
Bond, writing his name Agar, found not w. or ch. but prob. he rem. to 
Taunton, for the rec. of that town tells, that he m. Nov. 1 665, Eliz. Packer. 
But I think she may have been d. of Samuel Packard of Bridgewater, 
and her h. liv. in that town, perhaps, but they had then j?o magistr. au- 
thoriz. to solemn, m. WILLIAM, Salem 1636, perhaps earlier, for he was 
adm. freem. of Mass. 18 May 1631, when the Seer, gave the name Agar; 
by w. Alice had Benjamin, bapt. 12 Feb. 1637; and Jonathan, 10 Nov. 
1639 ; beside elder ch. Joseph, and Abigail, wh. bee. w. of Joseph Kib- 
ben, or Kibby ; and he d. 1654. His will of 31 May, pro. Nov. in that 
yr. names the w. and four ch. but notes, that Joseph was abroad. WIL 
LIAM, Maiden, m. 7 Dec, 1659, Ruth, d. of Abraham Hill, had William, b. 
20 Apr. 1661, d. soon ; William, again, 30 Nov. 1662 ; ano. perhaps John, 
Oct. 1667. 

AUGUSTIN^, JOHN, Reading 1677, had come from the Isle of Jersey, 
and had serv. in the comp. of Turner in the latter part of Philip s war, 
! and in that yr. by deed on our rec. sold to John Brock of the same place 
all the goods and chat. ho. and Ids. left to him by f. and mo. He m. 10 
Jan. 1678, Eliz. d. of John Brown of Watertown, as Bond, 145, tells ; and 
in 1680 took a gr. of Id. at Falmouth from Presid. Danforth, and bot. 
more; but on destr. by the Ind. and French, 1690, he rem. to Lynn, but 


went back to F. 1719. He left wid. Eliz. andch. Samuel, John, Ebene- 
zer, Thomas, David, Sarah, and Abigail, of wh. descend, are found in the 
vicin. to this day. Gradual change occurs in his name to Gustan, or 
Gustin, and is justif. by his own writ, but the wild perversity of a scrive 
ner had pleasure in turning him into Augustine John. See Suff. Deeds, 
X. 131, and Willis, I. 161, 210. 

AULT, sometime writ. OLT, JOHN, Portsmouth 1631, sent out by Mason, 
the royal propr. liv. at Dover 1648 to 1657, in wh. yr. he was 73 yrs. old, 
and was liv. 1679. By w. Remembrance he had John; Remembrance, 
wh. m. John Rand ; and ano. d. wh. m. Thomas Edgerly. 

AUSTIN, ANTHONY, Rowley, freem. 1669, had Richard, b. 16G6 ; An 
thony, 1668; John, 1672; rem. to Suffielcl, there had Nathaniel, 1678; 
Eliz. 1681, d. young; Eliz. again; 1684; Esther, 1686; and d. 1708, his 
w. hav. d. ten yrs. bef. Descend, are num. DAVID, New Haven, s. 
of John, by w. Abigail had Abigail, b. 5 Apr. 1699; David, 25 Oct. 1703 ; 
Stephen, 1 Jan. 1705 ; Jonathan, 27 Apr. 1708 ; Mercy, 1710; and Lydia. 
EBENEZER, Charlestown, s. of the sec. Richard, m. 8 July 1685, wid. 
Thankful Benjamin, had Sarah, b. 24 Oct. foil, if no error be in the rec. 
Eliz. 26 Apr. 1687; and his w. d. 4 Mar. 1691. He m. 27 Jan. 1692, 
Rebecca, d. of Samuel Sprague of Maiden, had Benjamin, 24 Feb. 1697 ; 
Rebecca, 8 Feb. 1700 ; both prob. d. young; Ebenezer. 21 Jan. 1704; 
John, 15 May 1706; Nathaniel, 3 Feb. 1708; Timothy, 16 Dec. 1710, 
prob. d. young ; Rebecca, again, 21 Aug. 1715 ; Benjamin, again, 9 Mar. 
1717 ; Timothy, again ; and Samuel, 6 May 1721 ; and d. 16 Jan. 1723. 
From this last Benjamin, wh. m. 9 Dec. 1742 Eliz. Waldo, came Hon. 
Jonathan L. b. 22 Dec. 1747, H. C. 1766, wh. was f. of Hon. James T. 
late Atty. Gen. of Mass. H. C. 1702 ; and Hon. Benjamin, b. 18 Nov. 
1752, long a promin. politician. FRANCIS, Dedham, whence he rem. to 
Hampton 1640, there had, by w. Isabella, both Jemima, and Sophia, bapt. 
24 Jan. 1641 ; but I kn. no more. JOHN, New London 1647, rem. after 
1651, to Greenwich, next in few yrs. to Stamford, there d. 25 Aug. 1657, 
leav. wid. Catharine, s. Samuel wh. d. soon after his f. d. Eliz. wh. m. a. 
1670, Joseph Finch ; and perhaps John, wh. was a landholder 1687-1701 
both in G. and S. JOHN, New Haven, m. 5 Nov. 1667, Mercy, d. of the 
first Joshua Atwater, had John, b. 23 Apr. 1 669, d. at six yrs. ; David, 
23 Feb. 1671, bef. ment. ; Joshua, 3 Sept. 1673; Mary; John, and Han 
nah, tw. 14 Oct. 1677 ; Mercy, 17 Apr. 1680, d. young ; a s. 5 Apr. 1683, 
d. soon ; and his w. d. nine days after. He m. 21 Jan. 1685, Eliz. Brack- 
ett, and had Sarah, 23 Jan. 1686; and Eliz. 1687. In 1675, a wid. 
Joan Jones, perhaps near relat. gave him very good est. and he d. 1690 ; 
and his wid. was d. 1695. JOHN, Scarborough, wh. m. a d. of Andrew 
Alger, is more common, call. Ashton, wh. see, also Southgate, 82. A 


JOHN of Hartford ra. Mary, wid. of Nathaniel Hooker, may be one gene- 
rat, later than the s. of him of New Haven. JONAH, Hingham 1635, 
came in the Hercules, with w. Constance, from Sandwich, Co. Kent. He 
was of Tenterden ; and the mayor of that borough, John Austin, per 
haps his f. or near relat. certif. a. tak. the o. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 
274. Perhaps he first sat down at Cambridge, then call. Newtown, and 
was not many yrs. at II. being found at Taunton 1G43, and he d. there 
30 July 1G83. JONAH, Taunton, prob. s. of the preced. m. perhaps 
Frances, d. of John Hill of Dorchester, tho. Col. Rec. makes her h. to be 
Jonah Allen senr. He d. 10 May 1G76, some yrs. bef. his f. and of ch. I 
hear only of John, b. 1 July 1G71. See Baylies II. 270. JOSEPH, 
Hampton 1642, Dover 1G48, was of the gr. jury 1651, and d. 1663. His 
will of 6 June 1662, directs equal div. of his prop. betw. all his ch. but the 
name only of Thomas has reach, us. In 1659 he took sec. w. Sarah, 
wid. of William Story, d. of Elder Edward Starbuck ; and she had third 
h. Humphrey Varney. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of Richard the sec. m. 
10 Nov. 16D2, Eliz. Pitts; and I kn. no more. LEONARD, New Haven, 
br. of John, a weaver, d. 1678 unm. MATTHEW, York 1659, was k. by 
the Ind. a. 1704. RICHARD, Charlestown, came in the Bevis, from 
Southampton, 1638, with w. and two ch. He was then aged 40, and had 
been a tailor at J3ishopstoke in Co. Hants. RICHARD, Charlestown, prob. 
s. of the preced. brot. by him from Eng. m. 11 Nov. 1659, Abigail, d. 
of William Batchelder, had Samuel, b. 1660 ; Ebenezer, 27 Aug. 1662 ; 
Abigail, 24 Apr. 1664; Richard, 30 Nov. 1665; Joseph, 24 Feb. 1667; 
Benjamin, 24 Jan. 1669; William, 6 Aug. 1671; Eliz. 6 May 1673; 
Rachel, 7 May 1676; James, 17 June 1679; and John, 10 Dec. 1681. 
His w. d. 1 Feb. 1694, aged 56 ; and he d. 15 Aug. 1703, aged 71. Abi 
gail m. 11 Sept. 1688, John Kettle jr. Eliz. in. Jonathan Loring of Bos 
ton ; and of sev. of the ch. no acco. is seen, so that, perhaps, some d. young. 
RICHARD, Charlestown, s. of the preced. m. 27 Nov. 1691,Mehitable, d. 
of William Welsteed, and d. 6 Sept. 1694. * SAMUEL, Dover 1649*3^,8 
oL Wells, and constable 1655, and rep. 1682. SAMUEL, Charlestown, s. 
of Richard the sec. by w. Sarah had Abigail, Sarah, Mary, Mehitable, 
Ann, and Samuel, and d. 23 June 1716. THOMAS, Greenwich 1675, 
perhaps s. of John the first, rem. to the adj. town of Bedford, there liv. 
1686-97. THOMAS, Dover, s. of Joseph of the same, by w. Ann had 
Rose, b. 1678; Sarah, 1682; Nathaniel, 1687 ; Thomas, 1689; Joseph, 
1692 ; Nicholas, and Ann, tw. 1695 ; Samuel, 1698; and Benjamin, 1704. 
WILLIAM, Charlestown, s. of Richard the sec. m. 30 June 1696, Hannah 
Trarice, d. prob. of John of the same ; but I find no more of him. One 
of this surname, whose bapt. name is not seen, would have gone home in 
1638, from New Haven, with large prop, but was taken by the Turks, 

82 AVE 

and sold at Algiers with w. and fam. as is relat. in Winth. Hist. IT. 
12, 13 ; so that prob. no descend, remain. Gr. in 1838 at Harv. were 
ten, Yale eight, and Dart. one. 

AVERILL, WILLIAM, Ipswich 1638, d. 1653, leav. w. Abigail, and seven 
ch. not nam. but in his will describ. It was made 3 June 1652, and pro. 

29 Mar. foil. WILLIAM, Topsfield 1664, was prob. s. of the preced. 
Easily this name in old MS. is mistak. for Avery, sometimes for Averitt, 
and may even be used for Everitt, wh. see. 

AVERT, CHRISTOPHER, Gloucester, a weaver, came, I conject. from 
Salisbury in Co. Hants, as one of the same name liv. in the age preced. 
at that city ; was selectman 1646, and sev. yrs. more, in 1653 his w. was 
in Eng. in 1658 he rem. to Boston, and in 1666 to New London. He 
had brot. from Eng. s. James, perhaps other ch. and was old eno. in 1667 
to claim release from watch, and train, prob. d. in few yrs. Descend, 
have been num. and respectab. * JAMES, Gloucester, s. of the preced. b. 
in Eng. a. 1620, m. 10 Nov. 1643, Jane Greenslade of Boston, had Han 
nah, b. 12 Oct. 1644; James 16 Dec. 1646; and Mary, 19 Feb. 1648; 
rem. that yr. to New London, there had Thomas, 6 May 1651; John, 10 
Feb. 1654; Rebecca, 6 Oct. 1656; Jonathan, 5 Jan. 1659; Christopher, 

30 Apr. 1661 ; both d. young ; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1664 ; and Joanna, 1669. 
He was held in high esteem, lieut. capt. rep. 1659, often after to 1669, 
serv. in Philip s war, when he command, the Pequot allied force, and was 
liv. in Feb. 1694. JAMES, New London, s. of the preced. m. Deborah, 
d. prob. eldest of Edward Stallion, and well perpet. the fam. name. tho. 
in Caulkins I see not names and dates of ch. JOHN, Dorchester 1642, 
rem. to Boston, d. 31 July 1654. JOHN, of New Hampsh. was one of 
those wh. solicit, the protect, of Mass, in 1689. JONATHAN, Dedham, s. 
of William, m. 22 July 1679, Sybil, d. of the sec. Nathaniel Sparhawk of 
Cambridge, had Margaret, b. 9 Nov. 1681, d. young; Sybil, 11 Aug. 
1683 ; Margaret, again, 20 Aug. 1686 ; and Dorothy, 4 July 1688 ; and 
he d. 16 Sept. 1694. His wid. m. Rev. Michael Wigglesworth. JOSEPH, 
(not John, as Mather, in his ambitious cap. 2 of Magn. III. 77, mislead 
all succeed, writers, until the recent publicat. of our contemp. Col. Rec. 
I. 154) ; would have been call, of Marblehead, as he was going to that 
settlem. from Ipswich, when he was lost 15 Aug. 1635, by shipwreck of 
the little bark in wh. with his fam. of eleven, as his cous. and fellow pas- 
seng. Thomas Thacher tells in his Narrative. By that, one of the most 
affecting and effective stories of disasters of this sort, Dr. Young enrich, 
his Chronicles of Mass. From Winth. I. 165, we hear of the w. and six 
small ch. that perish with him, but the resid. no doubt, were serv. He 
had been a min. in his native Co. prob. of Wiltsh. and I judge had come 
in the James from Southampton that brot. his kinsman Thacher, but 

AVIS. 83 

nobody informs us, at \vh. of the Univ. he was bred, or of wh. parish he 
had taught. Hubbard, 200, may not be taken for authority as to his 
coining in the Angel Gabriel (if so he meant to be understood), for he was 
arr. at Boston the day bef. the Angel Gabriel weighed her anchor below 
Bristol. Thacher, as in the rec. bef. cited, was by our Gen. Ct. made 
admor. and in his inv. as well as the appoint, the dec. is named Joseph. 
One wh. reads with appreciative skill the authentic Narrative will disre 
gard the acco. in the Magnalia, nor wonder, why the most heedless of au 
thors call, him John. ROBERT, Dedham, perhaps s. of William of the 
same, was the freem. of 1G90, I think, spelt Awry in the invalua. list of 
Mr. Paige, Geneal. Reg. III. m. 13 Apr. 1G76, Eliz. d. of Job Lane, had 
Eliz. b. 21 Dec. 1G77; Rachel, 1 Sept. 1G79; Robert, 28 Nov. 1681; 
John, 26 Feb. 1685 or 4 Feb. 1686; II. C. 1706; Jonathan, 20 Jan. 
1695 ; and Abigail, 8 May 1699 ; and he d. 4 Oct. 1722. SAMUEL, New 
London, youngest s. of James the first, liv. on that side made Groton, of 
wh. town he was first officer, 1705. THOMAS, Salem, came in the John 
and Mary, was a blacksmith, and freem. 28 Dec. 1643. THOMAS, New 
London, s. of James the first, m. Ann, d. of Benjamin Shapley. * || WIL 
LIAM, Dedham, a physician, or apothecary, prob. both, ar. co. 1654, had 
William, b. a. 1646 ; Mary ; Robert, a. 1649 ; Jonathan, 26 May 1653 ; 
Rachel; Hannah, 27 Sept. 16GO; and Ebenezer, 24 Nov. 1663, wh. 
prob. d. young, as he is not nam. in the will of his f. 15 Oct. 1683. He 
was a lieut. 1673, of the town s comp. and freem. 1677 ; possib. the book 
seller, ment. by Thomas, in his Hist. II. 411, certain, the rep. for Spring 
field 1669, and he d. at Boston 18 Mar. 1687, aged a. 65. His w. Mar 
garet had d. 28 Sept. 1678. Of the ds. Mary m. 5 Nov. 1666, James 
Tisdale; Rachel m. 22 May 1676, William Sumner ; and Hannah m. the 
same day, Benjamin Dyer. WILLIAM, Dedham, s. of the preced. had, by 
w. Mary, d. of Job Lane of Maiden, Mary, b. 21 Aug. 1674; Sarah, 
9 Oct. 1675; William, 21 Mar. 1678; and Hannah, 7 Jan. 1680; and 
his w. d. 11 Oct. 1681, aged 29. He m. 29 Aug. 1682, Eliz. White, had 
Samuel, 15 May 1683; Eliz. 16 May 1684; John, 26 Dec. 1685 ; Jo 
seph, 9 Apr. 1687,11. C. 1706; and Deborah, 5 May 1689. This w. d. 
3 Oct. 1690, and he m. 25 Aug. 1698, wid. Mehitable Worden, relict of 
Samuel, a d. of Gov. Thomas Hinckley, and d. 15 Dec. 1708. In the 
Coll. Catal. it may be seen, that the first two of this name are not rank, 
by seniority, or by date % of ordin. (both being min. John of Truro, the 
first there, ord. Nov. 1711, and Joseph, also the first of Norton, ord. 26 
Oct. 1714), or by alphabet, priority, wh. may, no doubt, be explain, by 
regard to the rules that of old regulat. the assignment of places. 

Avis, JOHN, Boston 1679, banish, from the Col. that yr. with sev. others, 
on suspicion of hav. set the terrible fire of that yr. He had serv. per- 


haps on Conn. riv. in Philip s war. WILLIAM, Boston, perhaps br. of the 
preced. had John, b. 1664. 

AVISTON, or AVESSON, JOHN, Reading, freem. 1685. 

AWARDS, RICHARD, Newport 1G38, had been of Boston. 

AWKLEY, MILES, Boston, by w. Mary had Eliz. b. 1G35 ; and Miles, 
1 Apr. 1638. 

AXEY, * JAMES, Lynn 1630, rep. 1654, d. 7 June 1667 ; and his wid. 
Frances, d. 13 Oct. 1670. 

AXTELL, HENRY, Sudbury, perhaps s. of Thomas, rem. 1660 to Marl- 
borough, there m. 14 June 1665, Hannah, whose fam. name I do not see; 
was k. by the Ind. Apr. 1676; and the wid. m. 16 July 1677, William 
Taylor, perhaps of Concord. NATHANIEL, New Haven 1639, intend, to 
go home, made his will 27 Jan. 1640, and d. in few wks. bef. embark, at 
Boston. THOMAS, Sudbury, wh. was bur. 8 Mar. 1646, had w. Mary and 
sev. ch. the youngest perhaps, Mary, b. June 1 644 ; the inv. sw. to 6 
May 1646. The wid. m. 19 Sept. 1656, John Goodenough. 

AYERS, or AYER, HENRY, whose name is spel. Eares often, was among 
freem. 1655, at Portsmouth, R. I. JAMES, Dover 1658. JOHN, Salis 
bury 1640, had Hannah, b. 21 Dec. 1644, rem. to Ipswich 1646, Haver- 
hill 1647, there d. 31 Mar. 1657. His will of 12 Mar. pro. 6 Oct. foil, 
names w. Hannah, ch. John; Nathaniel; Hannah, wh. m. 24 Mar. 1663, 
Stephen Webster; Rebecca; Mary; Obadiah ; Robert; Thomas; and 
Peter. JOHN, Haverhill, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 5 May 1646, 
Sarah, d. of John Williams of the same, and next, after 1659, Susanna, 
d. of Mark Symonds of Ipswich, and rem. to Brookfield as one of its first 
sett, there k. by the Ind. when they destroy, the town, 3 Aug. 1675. He 
kept the inn, and his ch. were (beside Sarah) Samuel, John, Thomas, Jo 
seph, Mark, Nathaniel, and Edward ; of wh. some liv. at B. after its 
renova. Ano. JOHN, perhaps s. perhaps neph. of the preced. was of Ips 
wich, lately from Haverhill, in 1679, and had w. Mary. OBADIAH, New- 
bury, by w. Hannah had John, b. 2 Mar. 1663. * PETER, Haverhill 
1646, youngest s. prob. of the first John, m. 8 Oct. 1659, Hannah, d. 
of the first William Allen, was freem. 1666, rep. 1683, 5, *), and 90, 
(J. at Boston 3 Jan. 1699, aged a. 66, by his gr. st. ROBERT, Haver 
hill, br. of the preced. freem. 1666, m. 1659, Eliz. d. of Henry Palmer 
of the same, had Samuel. SAMUEL, perhaps of Lynn, perhaps of Ips 
wich, a youth, serv. to John Baker, as in docum. in the Rec. Commrs. 
hands of London, copied for me, came from Norwich in May 1637, in 
the Mary Ann of Yarmouth, aged 15, as he call. hims. tho. his master, em 
bark, a mo. earlier and design, to take this appr. yet had reason to direct 
him to have passage in a later ship, made him 14; yet tho. liv. in 1668, 
whether he had fam. is unkn. to me. SAMUEL, Haverhill, s. of Robert, 


freem. 1683, m. Eliz. d. of Simon Tuttle the first, had Obadiah, H. C. 
1710 ; John ; and James ; was the chief selectman, and k. by the French 
and Ind. when they surpris. the town 29 Aug. 1708. SAMUEL, Newbury, 
by w. Abigail had Stephen, b. 23 Mar. 1689 ; by w. Sarah had Jabez, 
27 Dec. 1690 ; but Coffin seems to intend two h s as well as two ws. in wh. 
he may be correct, tho. it appears strange, that no other ch. is nam. no 
date of m. of either ment. nor d. of either h. or w. THOMAS, Ilaverhill 
1646, prob. s. of John the first, may have rem. to Newbury, there had 
John, b. 12 May 1657, and was freem. 1666. THOMAS, Newbury, by w. 
Hannah had Abraham, b. 18 June 1688 ; Sarah, 29 Aug. 1690 ; and Me- 
hitable, 5 Apr. 1693. WILLIAM, Hartford 1651-9, whose name is often 
giv. Ayres or Eyres, is, in all other respects, unkn. ZECHAKIAII, Ando- 
ver, m. 27 June 1678, Eliz. d. of the first Aquila Chase of Newbury. 

AYLET, JOHN, Boston, merch. m. 21 Nov. 1654, Mary, d. of Capt. 
Thomas Hawkins, had Mary, b. 8 Oct. 1 655, and he sold, the same yr. to 
William Hudson that est. wh. had been prop, of his f.-in-law, call. " by 
the name or sign of Noah s ark." His w. prob. d. early, and he, I think, 
must have gone home. 

AYRAULT, or AYROULD, NICHOLAS, Wethersfield, a physician, driv. by 
the revocat. of the edict of Nantz to fly his native Id. wh. prob. was Ro- 
chelle, a. 1686, or earlier, m. at Providence Marian Breton, had Peter, 
Nicholas, and other ch. and d. 1706. Of Nicholas jr. and Peter, see acco. 
in Hinman. SAMUEL, R. I. a physician, by Hinman, Ed. 2, p. 90, presum. 
to be br. or f. of the preced. but nothing definite as to fam. of these Hugue 
nots is easily accessib. No doubt he came betw. 1 85 and 9 ; but it would 
not surprise me to have it ascertain, that Hinman s Samuel was the same 
as STEPHEN, Newport 1685, one of the blessed army of French protestant 
exiles. His s. Daniel m. 9 May 1703, Mary Robineau of New York. 

AYRES, EDWARD, Kittery 1 685. MARK, and NATHANIEL, N. H. 1 689 
req. protect, of Mass. 

AZELL, HUMPHREY, Kittery 1 682,was one of the found, of Bapt. ch. there. 

BAALAM, CHARLES, is the name of a passeng. last on the list, coming 
to Boston from London 1656, aged 18, in the Speedwell, the same voyage 
on wh. came the earliest Quakers ; and tho. it is not charg. against him, 
that he was of that sect, yet is it almost certain that he soon left this Id. 

BABB, JONATHAN, Springfield, took o. of alleg. with Samuel, perhaps 
his br. 31 Dec. 1678, or the next day, but no more is kn. of either. 
PHILIP, Kittery 1652, and next yr. was assoc. under commiss. from Mass. 
with Maj. Bryan Pendleton, Nicholas Shapleigh, and others, in the gov- 
ernm. of Isle of Shoals, and a few yrs. later liv. there, in 1666 was em- 
pow. to take depons. The name is perpet. in N. H. 


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freem. 16G5, by w. Agnes had Ruth, b. 20 Mar. bapt. 8 May 1664; and 
John, 15 Apr. 1G66 ; and his w. d. 17 Nov. 1667. He m. 5 Oct. 1674, 
wid. Hannah Carlton, perhaps relict of John of Haverhill, had Hannah? 
15 July 1675, and Mary, 7 Mar. 1677. 

BABBIT. See Bobbit. 

BABCOCK, DAVID, Dorchester 1640. GEORGE, Boston, wh. d. 2 Sept. 
1695, perhaps was he that Gov. Eaton brot. over 1638 to New Haven, 
conditio. to serve six yrs. call. Badcock. JAMES, Westerly 1661, whither 
he rem. from Newport, had by first w. (whose name is not heard) James, 
b. a. 1641 ; John, 1644; Job; and Mary. By tradit. it is said, that he 
came from Co. JEsse_x,_and on giv. evid. with his two elder s. 1670, call, 
them 29 and 26 yrs. respectiv. he sw. that he was 58, and spells with d. 
at the end of his first syllab. From the idle and discord, tradit. that he 
brot. from Eng. childr. b. from 1612 to 1620 (when the f. would have 
been betw. 1 and 8 yrs. old), this testim. relieves the geneal. A sec. w. 
Eliz. and three ch. by her, one nam. Joseph, the oldest only 9 yrs. old, 
are provid. for in his nuncup. will, 12 June 1679, of wh. s. John and Job 
were witness, as also to Job were giv. his smith s tools, beside gifts to Mary 
Champlin, his d. thot. to be w. of William, and to s. Joseph, when he comes 
to 21 yrs. JAMES, Westerly, eldest s. of the preced. d. 1685, leav. wid. 
Mary, and eldest s. James, as the rec. of W. it is said, proves ; but names 
of other ch. are not giv. They were Sarah, Jane, Mary, Hannah, Eliz. 
William, and Job. Part of the acco. of this James may be easily confus. 
with that of his br. John. JOB, Westerly, a miller, prob. br. of the pre 
ced. d. a. 1718, and in his will calls eldest s. Job, other ch. John, Benja 
min, Jane Brarnan, Sarah Hall, Mary Tanner, Eliz. Brand, Hannah, and 
Mary. JOHN, Stonington 1 670, s. of the first James, wh. had prob. own. 
Id. on both sides of the riv. within disput. bounds of Conn, and R. I. He 
had. w. Mary, ch. James, Ann, Mary, John, Job, George, Elihu, Robert, 
Joseph, and Oliver. Fam. tradit. makes his w. to be a Lawton, perhaps 
sis. of George the first ; and it may be nearer the truth, when it tells of 
his runaway match with the d. of his master, their kind recept. by the Ind. 
in the wilderness, discov. of his d. and her h. some four yrs. after by the 
bride s f. and forgiveness, liberality &c. than as it relates his d. 19 July 
1719, "aged over one hundred yrs." For ano. John, perhaps his s. that 
protraction of days, tho. unlikely, might be correct, yet the f. d. from 
twenty to forty yrs. too early, and his wid. m. bef. 1700 Erasmus Babbit. 
Indeed his d. is marked 1685, and his wid. nam. Mary, and eldest s. James, 
but these three items concur, with those of his br. James, lead us to ap 
prehend that the geneal. may be confus. between them. RETURN, Dart 
mouth bef. 1686, and liv. to be nam. Nov. 1694 in deed of confirmat. of 
the town. Strange is the combinat. of errors, in Hinman, 111, a. one 


James B. wh. went to Leyden in Holland 1620, join, the friends of Rob 
inson, and came in the Ann, 1 623, to Plymouth, the narrat. enlarg. a. the 
resid. of the fam. there. Now we kn. that no passeng. of this name came 
in that ship ; and I have very strong reason, after much inquiry, to doubt 
that any such man liv. in the Col. for its earliest forty yrs. Of this name, 
in 1834, both forms of spell, inclus. seven had been gr. at Yale, and five 
at Harv. as Farmer found. 

BASER, WILLIAM, Boston 1648, had John. 

BABSON, EBENEZER, Gloucester, youngest s. of James, wonderf. be 
wilder, by diabol. agency, as told by Rev. John Emerson, his spiritu. 
guide, to C. Mather, and in its appropr. place, Magn. VII. 82-84, may be 
read. Niles, in his tale, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VI. 231, seems more cautious, 
or less inclin. to honor Satan. JAMES, Gloucester, came, no doubt in 
comp. with his mo. Isabel (a wid. wh. had Ids. there, 1644, and after 
until her d. 6 or 8 Apr. 1661, aged 81, or more, as also gr. in 1637 at 
Salem), m. 16 Nov. 1647, Elinor Hill, sis. of Zebulon, had James, b. 29 
Sept. 1648; Elinor, 15 June 1651; Philip, 15 Oct. 1654; Sarah, 15 
Feb. 1657, d. at 20 yrs ; Thomas, 21 May 1658 ; John, 27 Nov. 1660 ; 
Richard, 1 June 1663 ; Eliz. 8 Oct. 1665 ; and Ebenezer, 8 Feb. 1668, 
the bef. ment. playmate with the devil. He was freem. 1666, and d. 
1683. His s. Thomas serv. long in Philip s war. 

BATCHELDER, ALEXANDER, Portsmouth 1652, of wh. I kn. no more, but 
that he was the ferryman. DAVID, Reading, s. of John the first, of the 
same, is no otherwise kn. to me. HENRY, Ipswich, a brewer, from Dover, 
Co. Kent, came in 1636, with w. Martha, and four serv. as set forth in 
3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 276, bee. the founder of a num. line, as was 
thot. in former days from so many spring, at Ipswich ; prob. ch. of two 
brs. of Henry ; but any kn. of his childr. is not gain, and we kn. only that 
he d. 2 Feb. 1679, and his wid. d. 4 Apr. 1686. Yet inv. of his est. was 
not ret. bef. many yrs. Its date is 15 May 1696. Of his br. John are 
nam. three ch. John, Josiah, and Hannah ; and of his br. Joshua are nam. 
three, John, Eliz. and Hannah Warner, w. I presume of John Warner, 
unless her d. Hannah be meant, if these names are found in order of dis- 
trib. of the est. as is most prob. HENRY, Reading, prob. s. of Rev. Ste 
phen, may be he, wh. was persecut. 1660, as a Quaker. JOHN, Dedham, 
had been of Watertown, freem. 6 May 1635, not, as Bond states, 13 May 
1640, that being the day of ano. hav. the same name, was selectman of W. 
1636, and at D. had Samuel, b. 8 (Bond says 11) Jan. 1640; Jonathan, 
and David, b. 14, bapt. 24 Dec. 1643, describ. in the homely phrase of 
ch. rec. " being the childr. of one burthen to our br. J. B. and his w. our 
sis." when it would have been agreeable to see her name. He rem. Mr. 


Haven, 13, says, to Hampton. JOHN, Salem 1638, perhaps earlier, had 
gr. of Id. 1639, was the freem. of 13 May 1640, is by tradit. said to be 
from Dorsetsh. but more prob. was that tailor from Canterbury, Co. Kent, 
wh. came in 1636, perhaps br. of Henry, bef. ment. by w. Mary had at 
S. John, bapt. Jan. 1639, d. at 7 yrs. ; Mary, Sept. 1640; Abigail, 12 
Feb. 1643; Hannah, 23 June 1644, d. soon; Hannah, again, 25 May 
1645; John, again, 23 June 1650; and Joseph, 8 May 1653 ; and d. 13 
Nov. 1675, his w. Eliz. hav. d. three days bef. unless some confus. of 
name exist in the report. JOPIN, Reading, freem. 1666, had Jonathan, 
wh. d. 4 Dec. 1653 ; David; and John, but the order of b. is not seen, 
beside Samuel, wh. d. 25 Mar. 1662, the mo. Rebecca hav. d. sixteen 
days bef. and he d. May 1676. Of ano. JOHN, freem. 1670, it is not kn. 
where he liv. but it may well seem, that he was s. of the preced. bee. he 
d. at Reading, 1705. JOHN, Salem, prob. s. of the first John, m. 14 Aug. 
1673, Mary Herrick, perhaps d. of Zechary, had John b. 26 Apr. 1675 ; 
and Jonathan, 29 Mar. 1678 ; was one of the jurors in the sad witchcraft 
trials, and recant, magnanimous, from their damnable verdicts. John P. 
late Presid. of the Berksh. Med. Inst. and other descend, of this stock give 
uniform, spell, of their name Batchelder. * JOSEPH, Salem, a tailor, perhaps 
elder br. of John the first, came, 1636, from Canterbury, Co. Kent, with 
w. Eliz. one ch. and three serv. ace. the certif. of the Mayor of Sand 
wich, where they emb. was freem. Mar. 1638 ; rern. to Wenham, of wh. 
he was rep. 1644. What was the name of the ch. he brot. or whether he 
had more on our side of the water, or when he d. are unkn. JOSHUA, 
Ipswich, br. of Henry, of the same, came from Kent, but no more can be 
heard of him, exc. that he had at least three ch. John, Eliz. and Hannah 
Warner, w. of Daniel of the same, entit. to sh. in the est. of his br. Henry. 
MARK, Wenham, freem. 1663, may have been s. of the preced. or not, 
was a soldier in the comp. of Gardner, and in the great battle of 19 Dec. 
1675 was k. with his capt. NATHANIEL, Hampton, eldest s. of the Rev. 
Stephen, b. a. 1611, m. 1656 Deborah, d. of John Smith, and had, it is 
said, seventeen childr. (only nine by her), many of whose names it might 
be not easy to find, but one was Nathaniel. At Woburn he took sec. w. 
31 Oct. 1676, Mary Wyman, wid. of John, and d. of Rev. Thomas Car 
ter, had eight ch. and from Coffin s gatherings in Geneal. Reg. VI. 207 
we learn that he had third w. Eliz. STEPHEN, Lynn, the first min. there, 
b. a. 1561, came to Boston in the William and Francis, 5 June 1632, 
from London, preach, at L. next yr. was freem. 6 May 1635, and nextyr. 
was at Ipswich, perhaps at Yarmouth 1637, but in 1638 went to Newbury, 
in 1639 to Hampton, whence in 1641 he was dism. and some time after 
may be heard of at Saco. Willis, I. 37. Finally in 1653 or 4 he went 
home, leav. third w. Mary here, wh. pray, for div. in 1656, bee. he was 

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gone to Eng. and had tak. new w. Her suit may hardly have prosper, 
for, in his Hist, of Lynn, Lewis copies from York rec. sentence against 
her, in 1651, for adultery, and that she and her paramour were whip, for 
it. Prob. he had good reason for leav. her, and in few yrs. after, he d. 
1GGO, at Hackney, near London. Some acco. tho. imperf. we have of four 
s. and three ds. One had m. in Eng. John Sanborn, wh. was d. bef. the 
fam. cross, the ocean ; ano. call. Theodata, had, in Eng. prob. m. Christo 
pher Hussey, after of Lynn, rem. to Hampton, and she d. 1G49 ; and Deb 
orah m. John Wing of L. wh. rem. to Sandwich. Names of s. were 
Henry, Nathaniel, bef. ment. Francis, and Stephen, wh. both were of 
London, and the last is said to have been liv. 1685, but the dates of b. 
are all unkn. Descend, are very num. ee Winth. I. and II. in many 
places ; Prince s Ann. sub. 1632 ; and Lewis, most copiously, Ed. 2d pp. 
78, and 92-97. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1634, freem. 1644, by w. Jane 
had Seaborn, bapt. 11 Jan. 1635, prob. d. young; Abigail, 2 July 1637 ; 
and by w. Rachel had Joseph, b. 20 Aug. 1 644 ; and he d. says the gr. 
st. 20 Feb. 1670, aged a. 72. His will made nine days bef. gives us 
knowl. of other ch. beside Joseph and Abigail, wh. are nam. in it. She 
had m. 1 ! Nov. 1659, Richard Austin. The w. Rachel was made Ex trix, 
and provis. in the will follows for her d. of the same name, w. of Philip 
Atwood, as I judge ; for Susanna, his d. of Susanna his d. wh. had 
m. 2 Nov. 1664, John Lawrence, and was d. and for sev. other 
named Cromwell, of whose f. or mo. I have inq. assidu. but in vain. 
Correct spell, of various fam. with name of so nearly sim. sound, must be 
unattain. and after trying differ, heads, I felt compel, to use only one. 
Under its many shapes, in 1829, Farmer found eleven had been gr. at N. 
E. coll. 

BACKUS, FRANCIS, Saco, one of the selectmen 1688. STEPHEN, Nor 
wich 1660, s. of William, by w. Sarah, d. of Lyon Gardiner, had Sarah, 
b. Apr. 1668 ; Stephen, Oct. 1670; Mary, Nov. 1672; Ruth, 19 Dec. 
1674; Lydia, Nov. 1677; and Timothy, 7 Oct. 1682. WILLIAM, Say- 
brook 1638, had there William and Stephen, rem. to Norwich a. 1660, was 
freem. 1663, and d. June 1664, leav. sec. w. Ann, wh. d. May 1670. 
WILLIAM, Norwich, s. of the preced. m. Eliz. (prob. the eldest d. of Wil 
liam Pratt of Saybrook), wh. d. 1730, aged 87, had William, b. 1660 ; 
John, 1661 ; perhaps Sarah, 1663 ; Samuel, 1665 ; Joseph, 6 Sept. 1667; 
and Nathaniel, 1669 ; and d. a. 1720. Of this name twelve had, in 1828, 
been gr. at Yale and Dart. Coll. Rev. Isaac, disting. min. of Middle- 
borough, d. 1806, aged 82. 

BACON, * ANDREW, Hartford 1639, one of the orig. proprs. b. prob. in 
Riitlandsh. Eng. had perhaps been of Cambridge, was rep. 1642 to 56, 
soon after rem. to Hadley, and d. 1669. His w. was Eliz. wh. had been 


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wid. of Timothy Standley, brot. from Eng. as his w. but he had no ch. 
DANIEL, Charlestown, s. prob. of one Michael, br. of ano. brot. from Ire 
land as tradit. goes, freem. 26 May 1647 was an orig. project, of settlem. 
at Woburn 1640, there had Thomas, b. 13 Apr. 1645; John, 8 Sept. 
1647; Isaac, 4 Apr. 1650; Rachel, 4 June 1652; Jacob, 2 June 1654; 
Lydia, 6 Mar. 1656 ; Daniel ; and John ; rem. a. 1669 to Cambridge vill. 
now Newton, says Jackson, wh. tells of his w. Mary Read of Bridgewater, 
and that he d. 7 Sept. 1691. His wid. d. within 4 wks. DANIEL, Boston 
1660, s. of the preced. rem. perhaps to Salem, there m. 1 Aug. 1664, Su 
sanna, d. of Michael Spencer, had Daniel, b. 1665 ; Daniel, again, 1669 ; 
both d. early ; Susanna, and Mary, tw. 1670 ; and Daniel, again, 1673. 
DANIEL, Dedham, s. of John of the same, m. 21 Apr. 1685, Eliz. Martin, 
perhaps d. of Richard, had Daniel, Isaac, and Timothy. FRANCIS, Bos 
ton, of wh. I see no more, exc. that he was freem. 1665. GEORGE, 
Hingham, a mason, came in the Increase, from London 1635, aged 43, 
with ch. Samuel, 12; Susan, 10; and John, 8; and d. 1642. Lincoln s 
Hist. 43. ISAAC, Newton, s. of Daniel of the same, d. 1684, leav. w. 
Abigail, wh. d. 10 July 1715, but no ch. JACOB, Newton, br. of the pre 
ced. by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 26 Mar. 1677, d. next yr. ; Jacob, 9 Mar. 
1680 ; John, 27 Feb. 1683 ; Eliz. again, 12 May 1684, d. young ; Ru- 
hami, 8 Apr. 1686, d. young; Mary, 1689; Eliz. again, 6 May 1692; 
and Isaac, 28 June 1698 ; and by sec. w. Dorothy, d. of Ralph Bradhurst 
of Roxbury, had Ruhami, again, 18 Dec. 1700; Abigail, 16 Feb. 1702 ; 
John, and Dorothy, tw. b. at Roxbury, 30 July 1704 ; and Ralph, Nov. 
1706. JAMES, Roxbury 1673, freem. 1674. JEREMIAH, Barnstable, s. of 
Nathaniel the first, m. 10 Dec. 1686, Eliz. Howes, perhaps d. of Joseph of 
Yarmouth, had Sarah, b. 16 Oct. 1687 ; Ann, 16 Nov. 1688 ; Mercy, 30 
Jan. 1690 ; Samuel, 15, bapt. 17 Apr. 1692 ; Joseph, 15, bapt. 23 June 
1.695 ; Ebenezer, 11 Mar. bapt. 19 June 1698 ; Eliz. bapt. 17 Sept, 1699, 
d. soon; Nathaniel, 11, bapt. 15 Sept. 1700; Job. b. 23 Mar. 1703 ; and 
Eliz. again, 6 Aug. 1705. JOHN, Dedham, s. of Michael the first, of the 
same, b. in Ireland, as tradit. gives it, freem. 1647, (the name spell, with k) 
by w. Rebecca had John, b. 17 July 1656; Rebecca, 1658, wh. m. 13 
Feb. 1679, John Gay; Daniel, 10 Mar. 1661, bef. ment.; Samuel, 8 Oct. 
1665; and Thomas, 23 Aug. 1667; beside Mary, wh. m. Nathaniel 
Kingsbury ; and Susanna, wh. m. Jonathan Dewing; and he d. 17 June 
1683. His wid. d. 27 Oct. 1694. Of this first John descend, still enjoy 
part of their ancestral prop, and from this stock is the Rev. Leonard of 
New Haven, the perspicacious stud, of early N. E. manners. JOHN, 
Charlestown, perhaps s. of Daniel the first, for all the knowl. of wh. we 
are indebt. to Hammond s Diary, relat. that his ch. (as if he had but one) 
d. 18 Mar. his w. on 20th, and hims. on 7 Apr. 1678, all of smallpox. 

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JOHN, Declham, eldest s. of the first John of the same, m. 15 J)ec. 1G83, 
Lydia Dewing, perhaps d. of Andrew of the same, had Lydia, Rebecca, 
John, and Michael, perhaps others, and d. 27 Oct. 1732. JOHN, Barnstable, 
s. of Nathaniel the first, m. 17 June 1G86, Mary Howes, perhaps d. of Joseph 
of Yarmouth, had Hannah, b. 7 June 1687 ; Desire, 15 Mar. 1G89 ; Nathan 
iel, 16 Jan. 1692 ; Patience, 15 June 1G94 ; John, 24 Mar. 1697 ; all bapt. 
2 Oct. 1698 ; Isaac, b. 29 Mar. 1699 ; Solomon, 3 Apr. 1701 ; and Jude, 
9 Dec. 1703. JOHN, Watertown, and Newton, perhaps youngest br. of 
Jacob, freem. 1690, by w. Abigail, wh. d. 10 July 1715, had Mary, bapt. 
I suppose, at W. as Bond furnishes the fact, 25 Dec. 1687 ; and John, b. 
28 Mar. 1689. JOSEPH, Farmington 1686, had w. wh. join, the ch. Jan. 
1687. MICHAEL, or MIGHILL, Dedham 1640, brot. it is said, from Ire 
land, w. and four ch. Michael, Daniel, John and Sarah, nam. in his will, 
of 14 Apr. 1648, pro. in the foil, spring. His w. had d. 1617. MICHAEL, 
"VYoburn, eldest s. of the preced. prob. liv. some time at Charlestown, but 
at W. by w. Mary had prob. Michael, unless he were b. at C. ; Eliz. b. 4 
Jan. 1642 ; and Sarah, 24 Aug. 1644, perhaps others. His w. d. 26 Aug. 
1655, and he m. 26 Oct. foil. Mary Noyes, wh. d. 19 May 1670 ; rem. to 
Billerica a. 1678, had no more ch. and d. 4 July 1688. MICHAEL, Wo- 
burn, eldest s. of the preced. m. 22 Mar. 1660, Sarah, d. of Thomas 
Richardson of the same, had Mary, b. 1 Mar. 1661; Sarah, 24 Aug. 
1663 ; Abigail, 5 Mar. 1666 ; and he d. I think, bef. his f. J * NATHAN 
IEL, Barnstable, m. 4 Dec. 1642, Hannah, d. of Rev. John Mayo, had 
Hannah, b. 4 Sept. 1643, bapt. 8 Dec. 1644; Nathaniel, b. 5, bapt. 15 
Feb. 1646; Mary, 12, bapt. 20 Aug. 1648; Samuel, 25 Feb. bapt. 9 
Mar. 1651 ; Eliz. b. 28 Jan. 1654; Jeremiah, 8 May 1657 ; Mercy, 8 
Feb. 1660; and John. He was propos. as freem. 1645, chos. rep. 1655, 
and made an Assist, of Plymouth Col. 1667. Mercy, m. 18 July 1683, 
John Otis, third of that name. NATHANIEL, Middletown 1653, is call. s. 
of William of the parish of Stretton, Co. Rutland, by w. Ann, d. of 
Thomas Miller of the same, had Nathaniel, wh. d. 8 Apr. 1655; Han 
nah, b. 14 Apr. 1655 ; Andrew, 4 Feb. 1657, d. at 5 yrs.; Nathaniel, 20 
July 1659, whose name was chang. for Thomas; John, 14 Mar. 1661 ; 
Mary, 7 Apr. 1664; Andrew, again, 10 June 1666; Abigail, 13 July 
1670 ; Lydia, 18 Feb. 1673 ; perhaps ano. Nathaniel, whose date may be 
lost. His w. d. 6 July 1680, and he m. 17 Apr. 1682, Eliz. Pierpont, 
prob. wid. of one whose name is not seen, had Beriah, 17 Aug. of the 
same yr. unless we suppose an error in the rec. of m. or of b. He was 
neph. of Andrew, had part of his uncle s est. and d. 27 Jan. 1706, hav. 
made his will 1698, pro. twelve days after his d. in wh. are nam. s. Thomas, 
John, Andrew, Nathaniel, and Beriah, with ds. Hannah, Mary, Abigail, 
and Lydia. Evidence, giv. in 1661, by deac. John Fletcher of Milford 

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(wh. d. the foil, yr.) relative to the ancestry of this Nathaniel, at wh. was 
present a party advers. interest, might, without violence, be constr. to refer 
equally to the Barnstable fam. tho. it is less prob. NATHANIEL, Barn- 
stable, s. of the first Nathaniel, m. 27 Mar. 1673, Sarah, d. of Gov. Hinck- 
ley, had Nathaniel, b. 9 Sept. 1674; Mary, 9 Oct. 1677; Eliz. 11 Apr. 
1680 ; and Samuel, 20 Jan. 1682. His w. d. 16 Feb. 1687 ; and he d. 
Dec. 1691. RICHARD, may be that passeng. in 1635 on board the James 
from Bristol, call. Becon by Richard Mather, when he relates the loss of 
his right hand in the gr. Aug. storm, for wh. see Young s Chron. of Mass. 
475. Certain, no more is kn. of him. SAMUEL, Barnstable, m. 9 May 
1659, Martha Foxwell, had Samuel, b. 9 Mar. 1660 ; and Martha, 6 Jan. 
1662. SAMUEL, Barnstable, s. of Nathaniel the first, m. 17 Dec. 1675, 
Mary, d. of John Jacob of Hingham, whither he rem. had Hannah, b. 12 
Oct. 1676, d. at 2 mos. ; Hannah, again, 10 Feb. 1678; and Mary, 7 
Feb. 1680; and he d. 18 Feb. 1681. THOMAS, Roxbury 1665, had Jo 
seph, b. 1 Jan. 1666 ; and George, 12 Sept. 1671, wh. d. at 2 yrs. and 
the f. d. 25 Oct. 1701. WILLIAM, Salem 1640, had Isaac, bapt. 12 Sept. 
1641 ; and d. 1653, leav. wid. Rebecca, d. it is said, of Thomas Potter of 
Coventry, wh. had been mayor of that borough. They had liv. in Dublin, 
and, on the outbreak of the Irish rebellion, she was sent over here, says 
tradit. and her h. foil, soon ; but her br. Humphrey P. and other relat. 
perish, in the massacre. Some community of origin may be, perhaps, 
traced to this tradit. and to that of Michael ; yet the flight from the re 
bellion would seem more natural in that early day to be direct, to Eng. 
Felt says, William was freem. after 1643 ; but the evidence is not seen. 
In 1834 Farmer found the gr. of this name to be seven at Yale, four at 
Harv. and four at other N. E. coll. the earliest of wh. Jacob, H. C. 1731, 
min. of Plymouth, was of the first Michael. 

BADCOCK, EBENEZER, Sherburn, s. of Robert, by w. Hannah had Abi 
gail, b. 5 Mar. 1687; Hannah, 28 Sept. 1690, prob. d. young; Hannah, 
again, 25 Mar. 1694; and Ebenezer, 4 Sept. 1697; was selectman 1711, 
and d. 15 Dec. 1717. GEORGE, New Haven 1640, serv. of Gov. Eaton, 
under indent, for six yrs. may have rem. to Dorchester, liv. in that pt. 
now Milton, perhaps br. of Robert of the same, had George, b. 26 Feb. 
1658; possib. other ch. GEORGE, Milton, s. perhaps of the preced. or of 
Robert, had, as Morse supposes, Dorothy, wh. m. Ebenezer Wood, and, it 
may be, more ; yet this seems very loose, without dates. JAMES, Ports 
mouth, R. I. among freem. in 1655, rem. to the other side of Narraganset 
Bay. See Babcock, and observe, that the strange delusion of Hinman a. 
the glorious comp. of Leyden pilgr. by the Ann, 1623, is adopt, by Morse, 
as if such a brat were better rear, than stifled. ROBERT, Dorchester 1 648, 
next of Milton, had Nathaniel, b. 14 Mar. 1658 ; Ebenezer, bapt. at D. 5 


July 1G63 ; Eliz. 24 Oct. 1666 ; beside other ch. of wh. one I think, was 
George. Harv. Coll. Catal. has the spell, unchang. 

BADGER, GILES, Newbury 1635, m. Eliz. d. of Edmund Greenleaf, 
had John, b. 30 June 1643 ; and d. 10 July 1647. His will, of 29 June, 
was pro. in Sept. and his wid. m. 16 Feb. foil. Richard Brown. JOHN, 
Newbury, s. of the preced. by w. Eliz. wh. d. 8 Apr. 1669, had John, b. 
4 Apr. 1664, d. soon ; John, again, 26 Apr. 1665 ; Sarah, 25 Jan. 1667 ; 
and James, 19 Mar. 1669. For sec. w. he. m. 23 Feb. 1671, Hannah, 
d. of Stephen Swett, had Stephen, 13 Dec. foil.; Hannah, 3 Dec. 1673; 
Nathaniel, 16 Jan. 1676; Mary, 2 May 1678; Eliz. 30 Apr. 1680; 
Ruth, 10 Feb. 1683 ; a s. 9 Mar. 1685, d. soon ; Abigail, 29 June 1687 ; 
and Lydia, 30 Apr. 1690. He d. 31 Mar. 1691, and his w. at near the 
same date, both of smallpox. NATHANIEL, Newbury 1635, br. of Giles, 
perhaps elder, had w. Hannah, but I can hear no more of him, nor of ano. 
br. RICHARD. THOMAS, New Haven 1639, of wh. no good is told. In 
1834 four gr. of this name had come from Yale, two from Harv. and two 
from other N. E. coll. 

BADLAM, WILLIAM, Boston, by w. Joan had John, b. 8 Feb. 1687 ; 
may be the same man that had, at Weymouth, by w. Mary, William, 20 
Dec. 1693; and Mary, 14 July 1699. 

B ADM AN, JOHN, Boston, by w. Sarah had Lydia, b. 26 Apr. 1656. 
No more is kn. 

BAGG, JOHN, Springfield, m. 1659, Hannah, d. of Henry Burt of the 
same, had ten ch. of wh. few are report, as Daniel at Westfield ; John, at 
Springfield, d. 5 Sept. 1683 ; and Hannah, wh. m. 3 Feb. 1681, Nathan 
iel Sikes, and liv. to 13 May 1740. 

BAGLEY, JOHN, wh. had, I suppose, been one of Lyon Gardiner s men 
at Saybrook in 1 637, should be found at Watertown 1643, but Bond in his 
all embracing vol. has not appoint, him a place there. ORLANDO, Salis 
bury, m. 6 Mar. 1654, Sarah, d. of Anthony Colby, had prob. Orlando, 
and perhaps other ch. ORLANDO, Amesbury, s. prob. of the preced. took 
o. of fidel. 20 Dec. 1677, freem. 1690, m. 22 Dec. 1681, Sarah Sargent, 
perhaps d. of William of the same, had Sarah, b. 27 Feb. 1683 ; John, 
21 Jan. 1685 ; Jacob, 13 Dec. 1687, and Orlando, next day ; and Judith, 
13 Nov. 1690. SAMUEL, Weymouth, by w. Mary had Samuel, b. 7 Sept. 
1658; and perhaps more. SAMUEL, Weymouth, s. of the preced. m. 
Mary, d. of Shadrach Thayer, of Braintree, had James, bapt. 8 July 
1688; Sarah, 17 May 169 6; Abigail,! Oct. 1699 ; and Mary, 5 July 1702. 

BAGNALL, WALTER, Scarborough 1628, at Richmond s Isle, had gr. 
deal, with the Ind. of the neighb. wh. for some imprud. or perhaps worse 
treat, after some yrsrk. him. See Winth. I. 62; Willis, I. 15 and 21, 
and Southgate 10. 


BAILEY, ELIAS, Newtown, L. I. 1656. HENRY, Falmouth, liv. bef. 
1690, in that pt. now Cape Elizabeth. Willis, I. 216. HILKIAH, Scar 
borough 1645. JAMES, Rowley 1663, then aged 51. JAMES, Newbury, 
s. of John the sec. of the same, m. 17 Sept. 1672, Mary, d. of George 
Carr, of Salisbury, had Mary, b. 6 July 1673 ; Isaac, 22 Oct. 1681, H. 
C. 1701 ; and perhaps more. Commonly the first syl. of his name is 
with y instead of i, and his f. and brs. may better appear under the later 
place. JOHN, Hartford, was constable in 1656, but prob. bef. 1669 rem. 
to Haddam. JOHN, Watertown, a min. b. at Blackburn, in Lancash. 24 
Feb. 1644, came in 1683, preach, some time as assist, to Rev. Samuel 
Willard, at third, or O. S. ch. in Boston, but was sett, as success, to famous 
John Sherman, at W. 6 Oct. 1686. His w. Lydia, by wh. he had no ch. d. 
12 Apr. 1690 ; and in 1692 he rem. to Boston again, bee. assist, min. at 
first ch. 17 July 1693, and d. 12 Dec. 1697. John Dunton highly com 
mends his serm. and Mather has giv. one of the best ch. of the Magn. to 
his honor. He left wid. Susanna, wh. m. Rev. Peter Thacher. To a 
br. Henry, of Manchester in Eng. he wrote in 1688, of his love to mo. 
and sis. Lydia in his native Id. of his own infirm health here, and in a 
querulous temper. The Magnalia, III. 232 finds, in his early serv. in 
Ireland the wounds to his constitut. " wh. could never be recover." All 
that need be kn. of him is wall told by Francis, in Hist, of W. 52, 8, 
and 141. JOHN, Scituate, m. 25 Jan. 1673, Sarah White, had John, b. 
5 Nov. 1673 ; Sarah, Oct. 1675 ; Mary, Dec. 1677 ; Joseph, Oct. 1679 ; 
Benjamin, Apr. 1682; William, Feb. 1685; Hannah, Jan. 1688; and 
Samuel, Aug. 1690. For sec. w. 9 Dec. 1699 he took Ruth Clothier, if 
the name be right, and d. 1718. I presume he was b. on this side of the 
water, but wh. was his f. is not seen. The two elder s. perpet. the line at 
S. Mary, m. 1 Jan. 1701, James Perry, and Hannah m. 24 Dec. 1716, 
James Briggs. JOHN, Marshfield, m. 9 May 1677, Ann Bourne, prob. 
d. of John. JOSEPH, Bradford, s. of Richard, of Salem, by w. Abigail 
had Abigail ; Richard, b. 30 Sept. 1 675 ; and perhaps others, was a deac. 
PALMER, a miller, came in the Planter, 1635, aged 21, from Kingston, 
near London, but no more is heard of him. RICHARD, Lynn, came in the 
Bevis from Southampton, 1638, in the serv. of Richard Dummer, aged, 
prob. 15 yrs. br. of James of Rowley, m. Edna Lambert, prob. d. of Francis 
of Rowley, had Joseph, but no other ch. is ment. in his will of 1648. His 
wid. m. Ezekiel Northendof R. bef. 15 Nov. 1649. RICHARD, Newport, 
1670, was an import, man, elk. of the Council of the Col. and nam. in the 
will of John Clark to be one of the Trust, of his charity. SAMUEL, New 
Haven 1643. SAMUEL, Weymouth, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 30 Apr. 1661; 
James, 21 Feb. 1664; John, 12 Dec. 1668; and Joseph, 18 Dec. 1672. 
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first, and d. 1694. THOMAS, Weymouth, freem. 13 May 1640, by w. 
Ruth had Christian, b. 26 Feb. 1662; Samuel, 21 Feb. 1666; Mary, 10 
Feb. 1670 ; and Sarah, 29 Sept. 1674. THOMAS, Milford, was a propr. 
1646, says Lambert. THOMAS, Watertown, a min., younger br. of Rev. 
John, by w. Rebecca had Thomas, bapt. 19 Aug. 1688 ; but he had bef. 
his b. made a will 26 Nov. 1686, in wh. Bond says, he names s. John, 
his w. brs. John and Henry; and he d. 21 Jan. 1689, aged only 35. 
His wid. m. 26 Apr. 1694, William Brown the sec. of Salem. Of this 
name, includ. Bayley, that is perpet. interfer. with this, as does this with 
that, the gr. in 1834 at Harv. are eleven, at Dart, five, Yale two, and 
the other N. E. coll. count nine, beside seven, spelled Baylies, of wh. 
four are at Harv. 

BAKER, ALEXANDER, Boston, ropemaker, came in the Elizabeth and 
Ann, 1 635, aged 28, from London, with w. Eliz. 23 ; and ch. Eliz. 3 ; 
andf Christian, 1; had Alexander, b. 15 Jan. 1636; Samuel, 16 Jan. 
1638 ; John, 20 June 1640; Joshua, 30 Apr. 1642; Hannah, 29 Sept 
1644 ; all bapt. 5 Oct. 1645, as he and his w. were adm. of the ch. the 
preced. day, was freem. 1646 ; had, also, William, 15 May 1647 ; Ben 
jamin, 16 Mar. 1653; Josiah, 26 Feb. 1655 ; and Josiah, again, 26 Feb. 
1658, if we accept the rec. Not one of the four last were bapt. in first 
ch. wh. may provoke inq. for the reason. At Gloucester he had sat 
down on first coming ; and in the gr. to Rev. Richard Blinman, 1 642, the 
same Id. is giv. that had bef. been offer, to Alexander B. His d. Chris 
tina m. 18 July 1654 Simon Roberts. CORNELIUS, Salem, m. 26 Apr. 
1658, Hannah, d. of John Woodbury, had Hannah, b. 14 Oct. 1660, d. 
at 2 yrs. Hannah, again, 28 Nov. 1662 ; liv. on Beverly side 1671-86. 
DANIEL, Yarmouth, s. of Francis, m. 27 May 1674, Eliz. d. of William 
Chase the sec. had Daniel, b. 1675 ; Samuel, 1676 ; Eliz. Hannah, 1696 ; 
Thankful, 1698; and Tabitha, 1700. EBENEZER, Salem, a soldier in 
Gardner s comp. wound. 19 Dec. 1675, in the gr. Narraganset battle. 
EDWARD, Lynn 1630, freem. 14 Mar. 1638, had w. Jane, certain, five s. 
perhaps other ch. beside d. Mary, wh. m. 7 Nov. 1662, George Sumner 
of Dorchester, hav. foil, her to Northampton where B. liv. many yrs. 
Leav. s. Joseph and Timothy at N. whose names are misprint. Batter in 
Geneal. Reg. IX. 88 ; he went back to L. there d. Mar. 1687, giv. est. 
to s. John of Dedham, Edward, and Thomas, of Lynn. EDWARD, 
Lynn, s. of the preced. m. 7 Apr. 1685, Mary, d. of Capt. John Mar 
shall, was ens. of the milit. and freem. 1691. FRANCIS, Boston, came 
in the Planter, 1635, aged 24, m. 1641, Isabel Twining, perhaps d. of 
William, had Nathaniel, b. 27 Mar. 1642; rem. to Yarmouth, and there 
had John; Samuel, 1 May 1648; Daniel, 2 Sept. 1650; William ; 
Thomas ; Eliz. wh. m. John Chase ; and Hannah, wh. m. a Pierce, and 

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he d. 1696, in 85th yr. In his will of 4 Mar. 1693, as all these ch. but 
Samuel are nam. it may be thot. that he was d. His wid. d. 16 May 
1706. JAMES, Dorchester, kn. to us solely by the gr.stone, wh. tells, 
that he d. 30 Mar. 1721, aged 69 ; but we may guess, that he was f. of 
that James, whose gr.stone says, that he " d. 24 Aug. 1734, aged 60 yrs. 
20 days." JEFFREY, Windsor, m. 25 Nov. 1642, Joan, d. of William 
Rockwell, had Samuel, b. 30 Mar. 1644; Hepzibah, 10 May 1646; 
Mary, 15 July 1649 ; Abiel, a d. 23 Dec. 1652, d. young; and Joseph, 
18 June 1655 ; in wh. yr. the f. d. His wid. m. 1668, Richard Ingram. 
JOHN, Ipswich, 1634, freem. 14 May of that yr. perhaps, is in later yrs. 
ment. in the town rec. with prefix of respect ; yet so frequent is the con 
cur, of this name of bapt. with the surname, as to justify doubt, whether 
that day s freem. were not JOHN, ment. by Frothingham, 80, as com. to 
Charlestown 1630, and rem. 1637, or that JOHN, of wh. Winth. II. 29, 
tells, how he rem. from Boston to Newbury, grew rich too fast, went 
thence to York, and back with contrition to B. Assignm. of resid. be 
comes especial, diffic. in such cases, as in the freem. of 2 June 1641, 
where twice John Baker is count, and after minute comparis. of the incicl. 
belong, to the names above and below each John, a confid. conject. may be 
offer, that one was of Ipswich, perhaps he wh. was b. at Norwich, Co. Norf. 
a grocer, that came 1637, aged 39, to Boston, in the Rose of Yarmouth, 
with Eliz. his w. 31, three ch. Eliz. John, and Thomas, four serv. Mercy, 
and Ann Alexarson, aged 24, and 20, respectiv. Bridget Bull, 32 ; and 
Samuel Ay res or Acres, 14, as certif. copy of rec. from her Majesty s 
Remembrancer Office instr. me. For the other, Charlestown is entitl. 
unless better claim, appear, for he had, by w. Rebecca, there bapt. Sarah 
13 Sept. 1640, may be the *JOHN, wh. rem. 1642 to Dover, and was rep. 
1650. JOHN, Boston, that early mem. of the ch. wh. by w. Charity had 
Charity, bapt. 12 Apr. 1635, may be the freem. of 18 May 1642. JOHN 
of Wells, wh. may be the man, that had ho. in 1675 on w. side of Kenne- 
beck riv. near Arowsick isl. when the war broke out, was, we kn. sw. 
freem. 1653; but tolerab. sure am I, that JOHN of Woburn was not, 
since he was sentenc. to be whip, and to m. Susanna Martin (the inflict, 
of the latter pt. of the punish, being on 28 May 1654) ; by her he had 
John, b. 25 Mar. preced. Mary, 22 Feb. 1656 ; Joseph, 15 June 1657, 
d. soon ; Joseph, again, 1 Feb. 1660; Susanna, 15 Mar. 1652, d. soon ; 
Susanna, again, 12 Apr. 1663 ; as. whose name is not seen on the rec. 
8 Mar. 1664, d. next week; Samuel, 21 Apr. 1665 ; Benjamin, 24 May 
1667 ; James, 10 June 1670 ; Jonathan, 2 Apr. 1674; and William, 18 
Aug. 1679. || JOHN, Boston, blacksmith, ar. co. 1644, had m. Joan, eldest 
d. of Thomas Swift, of Dorchester, sev. yrs. (prob. ten) bef. 5 Nov. 
1657, wh. date from the MS. vol. in the Boston office of reg. usual, ac- 

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cept. as a rec. "while it is only a copy, is truly print, from the false certif. 
of Gov. John Winth. wh. d. 26 Mar. 1649, as the error may be read 
in Geneal. Reg. XL 202. By her he had John, wh. d. young, 25 June 
164; Thomas, b. 12 Feb. 1654; Samuel, 16 Apr. 1655, d. in 3 mos. ; 
Nathaniel, 4 Apr. 1656, d. soon ; of wh. four ch. the false certif. on rec. 
would make all b. bef. the m. Also he had John, again, 17 July 1658, 
d. in few mos. and Eliz. 26 June 1660; and d. I think in July 1666, 
leav. good est. but in his will of 26 Mar. preced. names only the s. 
Thomas, and d. Eliz. JOHN, Dorchester, s. perhaps of Richard, freem. 
1673, m. 11 July 1667, Preserved, d. of Thomas Trott, had Sarah, b. 12 
July 1668; Mary, 10 Nov. 1670, d. at 2 mos. John, 25 Nov. 1671 ; 
James, 4 Aug. 1674 ; Mary, again, 24 Aug. 1676 ; Thankful, 13 Apr. 1679 ; 
Hannah, 22 July 1682, d. at 1 yr. ; Eliz. 18 July 1684; Hannah, again, 
11 July, 1687 d. at 3 yrs. and Abijah, posthum. 25 Feb. 1691. He d. 
26 Aug. 1690, and his wid. d. 25 Nov. 1711. JOHN, Roxbury, had only 
Thomas, b. there 20 May 1676. JOHN, Boston, m. 8 Jan. 1664, Thank 
ful, eldest d. of sec. Hopestill Foster, had John, b. 26 Feb. 1665 ; Silence, 
wh. d. 28 July 1666. His w. d. 27 Jan. 1698, and he d. 7 Nov. 1732, 
aged 87. JOHN, Ipswich, m. 13 May 1667, Catharine, d. of Rev. 
William Perkins, had Eliz. b. 1670 ; John; and perhaps others. JOHN, 
Yarmouth, s. of Francis, by w. Alice had John, b. May 1672; Bethia, 
Nov. 1673; Sarah, Sept. 1677; Jonathan; Isaac; Mary; and Eliz. 
JOHN, Hull, freem. 1677. JOHN, Hartford, was there as early as 1665, 
m. Lydia, d. of John Baysey, had John, Baysey, and Joseph, all s. and 
perhaps other ch. JOHN, Dorchester, freem. 1677. JOHN, New London 
1678, perhaps s. of William. JOHN, Dedham, s. of Edward, was liv. 
there 1678, may have been f. of that Daniel, b. 18 Apr. 1686, H. C. 1706, 
wh. was min. of Sherborn, ord. 1713. JOHN, Woburn, perhaps s. of 
John of the same, m. 18 Oct. 1682, Hannah, d. of George Policy, had 
Hannah, b. 5 Dec. 1683, d. soon; Hannah, again, 3 Aug. 1685; and 
John, 27 June 1687, perhaps more. JOSEPH, Northampton, s. of Ed 
ward, m. 5 Feb. 1663, Ruth, d. of William Holton, was k. by the Ind. 29< 
Oct. 1675, with his s. Joseph, b. 20 Jan. 1665 ; leav. Ruth, b. 6 May 
1668; Mary, 5 Sept. 1670; and Samuel, 11 Sept. 1672. Joseph was 
the name giv. to his posthum. s. b. 25, bapt. 30 Jan. foil. JOSEPH, 
Boston 1675, a tailor. JOSEPH, Windsor, s. of Jeffrey of the same, m. 
30 Jan. 1677, Hannah, wid. of Thomas Buckland the younger, d. of 
Nathaniel Cook, had Joseph, b. 13 Apr. 1678; Lydia, 5 July 1681; 
and Samuel, wh. d. 16 Oct. 1685. The f. d. 11 Dec. 1691 ; and his 
wid. m. John Loomis. JOSEPH, Woburn, prob. s. of John the first, of 
the same, m. 4 Oct. 1686, Hannah Bauk, if rightly this name be writ 
JOSHUA, New London, s. of Alexander, m. 13 Sept 1674,. Hannah, wid. 
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of Tristram Minter, had Eliz. b. 9 May 167G; Alexander, 10 Dec. 
1G77; Joshua, 5 Jan. 1679; John, 24 Dec. 1681; Hannah, and Sarah, 
tw. 18 Jan. 1684; Mercy; Benjamin; and Patience; and he d. 27 Dec. 
1717, his w. surv. His d. Eliz. m. Richard Atw ell. LANCELOT, Boston, 
by w. Judith had Eliz. b. 13 Dec. 1644; rem. to New Haven, and had 
John, 1651. MARK, Hampton 1678. NATHANIEL, Hingham 1635, by 
w. (wh. is ment. but not nam. in the will of her f. William Lane of 
Dorchester), had Mary, wh. m. 16 Dec. 1657, John Loring, perhaps 
his only ch. and d. 3 June 1682. In his will of 11 May preced. after 
provis. for his wid. and two Ind. slaves, he gave most of his prop, to gr.- 
childr. yet with a reasona. mem. to six ch. of his late br. Nicholas, of 
Scituate. See Lincoln, Cent. Addr. 39. Farmer mistook him for s. of 
Nicholas. NATHANIEL, Yarmouth, eldest s. of Francis, had three s. 
Samuel, b. 29 Oct. 1670; Nathaniel, 27 Jan. 1672; and prob. the other 
was nam. Silas, says Mr. Otis. Both he and his w. d. Dec. 1691, as Mr. 
O. assures me. * NICHOLAS, Hingham 1635, br. of the first Nathaniel, 
freem. 3 Mar. 1636, rep. 1636 and 8, rem. to Scituate, there was ord. 
1660, third min. of the first ch. and was of such good temper as to recon 
cile the two chhs. wh. had quarrel, for thirty yrs. Mather, with his 
habitual carelessness, says, in the Magn. III. 219, " he had but a private 
educat." taking occasion to utter one of his brilliant clauses ; yet I found 
at St. John s CoU. Cambr. that he had his A. B. 1631-2, and A. M. 1635. 
A short time he stopped at Roxbury. His w. that prob. was mo. of all 
his ch. d. 1661, and he next yr. took ano. of wh. the bapt. name Grace 
only is kn. and d. 22 Aug. 1678, aged 67. Her he made Extrix. of his 
will, in wh. he names six ch. Samuel, Nicholas, Eliz. Sarah, Deborah, 
and Mary. All the ds. were m. Mary, 26 Feb. 1662, to Stephen Vinal ; 
Eliz. m. 1664 to John Vinal; Sarah m. 1671, Josiah Litchfield ; and 
Deborah m. 1678, Israel Chittenden. Deane, 181-3. NICHOLAS, Marble- 
head, wh. Willis, I. 135, says m. Eliz. d. of George Bartlett of Scar 
borough, may have been s. of the preced. but we want the illumin. of 
a date. Of one Nicholas, late of Boston, mariner, wh. may have been a 
gr.s. of Rev. Nicholas, admin, was gr. 8 Oct. 1695, to his mo. in law, 
Jane Colyer of Hull. || RICHARD, Dorchester, 1639, freem. 18 May 
1642, ar. co. 1658, by w. Faith, d. of Henry Withington, wh. d. 3 Feb. 
1689, had Mary, b. 27 Apr. 1643, beside five other ds. perhaps, and 
certain, two s. only one having date, and one even without a giv. name, 
as by his will of 7 Oct. 1689 is shown, viz. John ; James ; Thankful, w. 
of William Griggs ; Eliz. w. of a Pratt ; Hannah, b. 9 Jan. 1663, wh. 
had ra. 5 May 1685, John Wiswall; Sarah, then dec. wh. had been w. of 
James; and one, the w. of Samuel Robinson. He had been selectman 
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teaches. ROBERT, Salem, wh. had gr. of Id. 1637, was k. by casualty 
1640. See Winth. II. 24. ROBERT, Roxbury, by w. Mary had 
Robert, b. 29 Oct. 1673, wh. d. at 11 yrs.; Mary, 11 Oct. 1675 ; Sarah, 
24 Dec. 1676 ; Matthew, 5 Sept. 1678, wh. d. at 17 yrs. ; Joseph, 4 Nov. 
1680 ; Benjamin, 15 Aug. 1682 ; and Ann, 8 June 1685 ; and he d. 25 
Oct. 1720. Ment. on the rec. of d. is seen of two ch. viz. Eliz. 11 Sept. 
and Jonathan, 24 Sept. 1694, of neither of wh. can the b. be found. 
SAMUEL, Lynn, came in the Elizabeth and Ann 1635, aged 30, from 
London; but he was of Co. Kent, says tradit. and d. 16 Dec. 1666. 
SAMUEL, Marshfield, not s. of Nicholas, as was once thot. m. 29 Dec. 
1656, Elinor, d. of Kenelm Wirislow, had Kenelm, b. 23 Mar. 1658; 
Lydia, 18 Feb. 1660 ; Eliz. 18 Mar. 1662 ; Alice, 19 May 1663 ; and 
Elinor, 1665 ; beside others in 1667, 9, and 71, of whose names, in the 
mutilat. state of the rec. no certainty can be attain. His w. d. or was 
bur. 27 Aug. 1676, and he m. 21 Feb. foil. Patience, wid. perhaps of the 
first Moses Simmons of Duxbury, had Samuel. SAMUEL, Windsor 
1669, m. 30 June 1670, Sarah, eldest d. of Nathaniel Cooke of the same. 
SAMUEL, Hull, s. of Rev. Nicholas, freem. 1677, m. Fear, d. of Isaac 
Robinson, rem. to Barnstable, there had adm. with his w. 1687, to that 
ch. on dism. from II. j THOMAS, Milford 1639, Easthampton, L. I. 
1650, was, perhaps, that Assist, of Conn, from 1658 to 63. THOMAS, 
Roxbury, s. of John the first of Ipswich, freem. 1649, by w. Eliz. had 
Eliz. b. 2 Oct. 1641 ; John ; Joseph, 24, bapt. 27 Feb. 1648 ; Sarah, 24, 
bapt. 28 Apr. 1650; Mary, bapt. 6 June 1652, d. in 5 weeks; Mary, 
again, 11 Sept. 1653 ; and for sec. w. took 27 Mar. or May 1663, Mary, 
d. of Robert Gamlin, had Thomas, b. 7 Jan. 1664 ; and Mary, 27 July 
1667 ; and he d. 28 Jan. 1684, "old, blind, godly," in the express, rec. 
of ch. His s. Thomas was k. by the Ind. at Sudbury fight, Apr. 1676, 
surely a very young soldier, under Wadsworth, but he had serv. in the 
Narraganset campaign as one of Johnson s comp. in Dec. bef. i. e. less 
than twelve yrs. old. No iucid. of those days more striking, gives proof 
of the extens. reach of the perils. Sarah m. 19 Apr. 1671, Sebas Jack 
son ; and Mary m. Roger Adams. THOMAS, Lynn, s. of the first Ed 
ward of the same, m. 10 July 1689, Mary Lewis, perhaps d. of John. 
In June 1730, he testif. that he was 77 yrs. old, and that Andrew Towns- 
end of L. wh. he had well kn. 55 yrs. was wound, in the gr. Narraganset 
fight, 19 Dec. 1675, under Capt. Gardner. * THOMAS, Topsfield, freem. 
1665, m. a. 1673, Priscilla, d. of Dept. Gov. Samuel Symonds, had Pris- 
cilla, and prob. more ch. was a milit. officer, and rep. 1686, 9, and 90. 
THOMAS, a min. 1678 at Newport, I hear nothing more of. THOMAS, 
New London 1686, may have been s. of William, and certain, left ch. 
but names and dates of them are unkn. One THOMAS, of Boston, was 

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head of a fam. 1691; and ano. THOMAS at Lynn was freem. 1691. 
THOMAS, Yarmouth, youngest s. of Francis, by w. Bathsheba had Mary, 
b. 7 Apr. 1701 ; and Thomas, 4 Mar. 1703. TIMOTHY, Northampton, 
s. of Edward, freem. 1676, m. 16 Jan. 1672, Grace, d. of John Marsh of 
Hadley, had Grace, b. 1673, d. soon; Timothy, 1675 ; and his w. d. 31 
May 1676. For sec. w. he took Sarah, wid. of Rev. Hope Atherton, d. 
of John Hollister, and had John, b. 3 Feb. 1680 : Thomas, 14 May 1682 ; 
Edward, 12 Nov. 1685 ; Prudence, 14 May 1687 ; and Deliverance, 13 
Nov. 1689. His w. d. 8 Dec. 1691 ; and he d. 30 Aug. 1729. His 
third s. was the youth, wh. m. Christina, d. of Richard Otis, that was 
taken by the Ind. at 3 mos. old, from Dover, with her mo. when they k. 
her f. 1689, and car. to Canada, there after a priestly educat. made a 
Catholic by bapt. and m. a Frenchman, wh. had by her two ch. bef. his 
d. Baker had been made a pris. by the Ind. prob. tak. to Canada in 
1704, and in differ, capacity in 1714, accomp. Col. Stoddard to bring 
home the prisoners from Quebec. Many descend, in N. E. and remote 
parts spring from this m. among others Hon. John Wentvvorth, late M. 
C. from Chicago, and present mayor of that prosper, city. WALTER, 
Scituate, was suspect, in 1651, of murder of John Winter; but no sup 
port was found for that surmise. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1633, freem. 
3 Sept. 1634, hav. join, the ch. in Aug. 1633, was one of the petitnrs. 
in favor of Wheelwright, but seasona. chang. his mind, and contin. in 
good stand. ; by w. Joan had Sarah, bapt. 20 May 1 638 ; Stephen, 20 
Feb. 1642 ; and Martha, 21 Apr. 1644 ; was a selectman 1646, and d. 8 
Nov. 1658. His wid. d. 26 Sept. 1669. Frothingham, 82, 5. WILLIAM, 
Plymouth 1643, may, I think, have been first of R. I. as early as 1638, 
and prob. went thither again, being count, among the freem. 1655, at 
Portsmouth. WILLIAM, Boston, pump-maker, m. 23 Sept. 1651, Mary, 
d. of Edmund Eddington, had Mary, b. 16 May 1652, d. at 3 mos.; 
John, 14 Dec. 1653; and William, 19 Oct. 1655. His w. d. 12 Dec. 
foil, and he m. 22 Apr. next, Pilgrim, eldest d. of John Eddy of Water- 
town. But gr. uncert. or confus. appears after this, for Bond, 203, and 
755, makes a doubt, whether she were w. of P. Stedrnan bef. or after 
Baker. Yet she was young, when B. m. her, and he rein. prob. to 
Concord, and there he or ano. William d. leav. wid. Mary and s. William. 
His inv. is of 17 June 1679. WILLIAM, New London 1652-60, was per 
haps f. of Thomas. WILLIAM, Yarmouth, s. of Francis, by w. Mercy had 
Mercy, b. 6 Jan. 1692; William, 8 Jan. 1694; Dorcas, 15 Nov. 1696; 
Experience, 8 Jan. 1698; Judah, 2 Mar. 1701; Eliz. 11 Feb. 1703; 
Josiah, 16 Dec. 1704; Joanna, 8 Feb. 1707; and Patience, 27 Feb. 
1709; and d. 1727. His wid. d. 1753. Of this name, 1834, Farmer 
counts nine gr. at Harv. seven at Yale, four at Dart, and seven at the 

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other coll. in N. E. Prob. as the name is so very common, some fams. 
are omit. 

BALCH, BENJAMIN, Beverly, eldest s. of the first John of the same, m. 
Sarah, cl. of the first Thomas Gardner, had Samuel, b. 1651 ; John, 1654 ; 
Joseph, a soldier of " the flower of Essex " under Capt. Lathrop, k. by the 
Ind. 18 Sept. 1675, at Bloody brook ; and Freeborn, 9 Aug. 1660; and 
he d. a. 1706, many yrs. after his w. as we infer from her not being ment. 
in his will of 18 Jan. 1689. Being call. 77 yrs. old, it has been hastily 
assum. that he was the first b. of Mass, as the late Dr. Bentley stoutly 
assert, the same honor for John Massey, and brot. forward, as his best 
evid. the cradle, in wh. he was rocked. But Felt seems to prove, that 
Roger, s. of Roger Conant, was b. at Salem bef. Massey or Balch. FREE- 
BORN, Salem, youngest s. of the first John, disappears a. 1658, prob. going 
for Eng. that yr. and not heard of after. JOHN, Salem, one of the earliest 
sett, of Mass, from the vicin. of Bridgewater, Co. Somerset, came, it is 
said with suffic. probabil. in 16^3, with Robert Gorges, to make estab- 
lishm. at Cape Ann, or Nantasket, and on encouragem. from White the 
min. of Dorchester, a most earnest promoter of the colony, rem. with 
Roger Conant to plant at Salem, on Beverly side, then call. Bass riv. 
He req. adin. as freern. 19 Oct. 1630, and took the o. 18 May foil. By 
his w. Margaret, one of the earliest mem. of the ch. of Higginson, was b. 
Benjamin, a. 1629, John, and Freeborn; but he had sec. w. Agnes, or 
Annis, nam. with those s. in his will of 15 May, pro. 28 June 1648. 
JOHN, Beverly, s. of the preced. in. Mary, d. of Roger Conant, had Mary, 
wh. d. young ; and it is riot seen, that he had other issue. He was drown. 
16 June 1662, and his wid. m. William Dodge. Good memoir of this 
fam. is print, in Geneal. Reg. IX. 233. Farmer notes, that in 1829 five 
of this name had been gr. at Harv. and one at Dart. 

BALCOM, or BOLKCOM, ALEXANDER, Providence, call. junr. when 
he sw. alleg. May 1682, tho. of an earlier Alexander there, perhaps his 
f. I find nothing. He rem. to that pt. of Rehoboth, since call. Attle- 
borough, m. Sarah, d. of John Woodcock, had William, b. 3 Sept. 1692 ; 
Catharine, 7 Feb. 1694; Alexander, 4 Apr. 1696 ; John, 29 Apr. 1699 ; 
Baruch, 12 June 1702 ; Sarah, 8 Feb. 1704 ;^ and Joseph, 23 Feb. 1706 ; 
and d. 31 Jan. 1728. See the valua. Hist, of Attleborough, by Daggett. 
HENRY, Charlestown 1674, m. Eliz. d. of John Haines. 

BALDWIN, BENJAMIN, Milford, sec. s. of Joseph the first of the same, 
long bef. the will of his f. rem. prob. with the gr. migrat. to N. J. a. 1668 ; 
or at least no more of him is kn. DANIEL, Milford, s. of Nathaniel of the 
same, m. 27 June 1667, Eliz. d. of Henry Botsford, had Daniel, b. 1668 ; 
Eliz. 1670; both d. young; Samuel, 29 Dec. 1673; Daniel, again, 1678; 
John, 1679 ; and Eliz. again, 1680. DANIEL, Woburn, s. of Henry the first, 



m. 6 Jan. 1685, Hannah, d. prob. of Joseph Richardson of the same, had 
Hannah, b. 21 Aug. 1686 ; Phebe, 13 May 1690 ; Henry, and Joseph, 
tw. 15 Mar. 1693; Susanna, 31 Mar. 1694; Daniel, 16 Dec. 1695; 
Dorcas, 18 Oct. 1697; Joseph, again, 17 Mar. 1699; Dorcas, again, 11 
Aug. 1701 ; John, 28 Aug. 1703 ; Rebecca, 19 Dec. 1705 ; Benjamin, 
30 Mar. 1707; and Phebe, again, 28 Dec. 1708. DAVID, Milford, 
youngest br. of Benjamin, m. 11 Nov. 1674, Mary, d. of John Stream of 
the same, had three s. whose names are not kn. to me, and d. 1689. 
GEORGE, Boston, by w. Ann had John, b. 25 Oct. 1639, wh. d. under 4 
yrs. perhaps rem. to Warwick, there was among the freem. in 1655. 
In 1672 one of this name was at Huntington, L. I. but we may not infer, 
that he was the same, as this fam. name was very abund. especial, in 
Conn, whose peop. spread much upon L. I. HENRY, Portsmouth 1631, 
sent by Mason, the patentee. See Adams, Ann. 18. HENRY, Woburn, 
freem. 1652, was, as is said, from Devonsh. m. 1 Nov. 1649, Phebe, eld 
est d. of Ezekiel Richardson, of the same, had Susanna, b. 30 Aug. 1650, 
d. soon; Susanna, again, 25 July 1652 ; Phebe, 7 Sept. 1654; John, 28 
Oct. 1656 ; Daniel, 15 Mar. 1659 ; Timothy, 27 May 1661 ; Mary, 19 
July 1663, d. within 6 mos. ; Henry, 15 Nov. 1664; Abigail, 20 Aug. 
1667; Ruth, 21 July 1670; and Benjamin, 20 Feb. 1673; was deac. 
and d. 14 Feb. 1698. HENRY, Woburn, s. of the preced. m. 4 May 1692, 
Abigail, d. of David Fiske the sec. had Henry, b. 12 Jan. 1693 ; David, 
9 Apr. 1696; Isaac, 20 Feb. 1700; Abigail, 13 Feb. 1702, d. soon; 
James, 11 July 1705, d. at 4 yrs. ; Abigail, again, 19 Nov. 1707 ; James, 
again, 19 Oct. 1710; and Samuel, 31 Aug. 1717. David, his s. was f. 
of William, H. C. 1748 ; and of Samuel, H. C. 1752 ; and James, his s. 
was f. of Loammi, A.A.S. the friend and corresp. of Count Rumford, and 
project, the Middlesex canal, the earliest undertak. of that kind in N. E. 
Loammi, H. C. 1800, a gr. civil engineer, was s. of that Loammi. JOHN, 
Dedham, one of the first sett, by w. Joanna had John, b. 24 June 1635, 
perhaps more. JOHN, Milford 1639 (s. of that Sylvester, wh. coming 
from Eng. in the Martin, 1638, to Boston, with this s. d. on the voyage, 
leav. good est.), by first w. Mary had John, b. 1640 (wh. d. unm. a. 1677, 
on a voyage) ; Josiah, 1642 ; Samuel, 1645 ; Nathaniel, 1648 ; Eliz. 
1649 ; and Joseph, 1651 ; and he m. 1653, Mary, d. of Obadiah Bruen, 
had Mary, b. 7 Sept. 1654; Sarah, 25 Dec. 1655 ; Abigail, Nov. 1658, 
bapt. at New Haven, 27 Mar. foil. ; Obadiah, Oct. 1660 ; George, 1662 ; 
Hannah, 1664; and Richard, 1666; rem. a yr. or two after to Newark, 
N. J. but came back to M. He made his will 24 May 1681, and d. bef. 
5 July next ; in that instr. he names all the ch. exc. Samuel, Mary, and 
Sarah, wh. as well as his w. were prob. d. and we learn from it, that Eliz. 
.had m. a Porter; that Abigail had m. a Baldwin ; and Hannah m. 17 


Jan. of next yr. Dr. John Fiske. JOHN, Guilford, m. 12 Apr. 1G53, 
Hannah Birchard, prob. d. of Thomas, had John, b. 5 Dec. 1654; Han 
nah, G Oct. 165G ; and Thomas, 1GG2 ; but he had rem. 1662 to Norwich. 
JOHN, Stonington 1671, rem. to New London, there m. 24 July 1672, sec. 
w. Rebecca, wid. of Elisha Cheesebrough, had Rebecca, b. 20 May 1673 ; 
Mary, 24 Feb. 1675; Sylvester, 4 Mar. 1677; Sarah, 1680; and Jane, 
bapt. Oct. 1681 ; and d. 19 Aug. 1683. From giv. a ch. the name Syl 
vester, Miss Caulkins infers, that the f. was s. of the s. of him of the same 
name wh. d. 1638 on his voyage to our shore. JOHN, the passeng. in the 
Speedwell to Boston from London, 1656, aged 21, with Mary, 20 (per 
haps his sis. more prob. his w.), may not be certain, determin. among so 
many of this name. JOHN, Salem, m. Sept. 1664, Arabella, d. of John 
Norman, had Hannah, b. 15 Oct. 1667 ; and John, 26 Nov. 1668. JOHN, 
Billerica, may have been petitrir. in 1653 for gr. of Chelmsford, m. 15 
May 1655, Mary Richardson, prob. eldest d. of Thomas of Woburn, had 
sev. ch. of wh. the first, Mary, b. 28 July 1659, d. four days after, was 
freem. 1670, and d. 25 Dec. 1687, leav. s. John, Jonathan, and Thomas ; 
ds. Susanna, Phebe, and Mary, whose descend, are very num. in all that 
region. JOHN, Iladley 1671. JOHN, Milford, eldest s. of Nathaniel of 
the same, m. 19 Nov. 1663, Hannah, d. of Richard Osborn, had one s. b. 
1665, and perhaps soon rem. to Newark. JOHN, Milford, eldest s. of 
John the first, of the same, m. 30 Oct. 1663, Hannah, d. of Obadiah 
Bruen, sis. of the sec. w. of his f. had one s. b. 1665 ; ano. nam. Richard, 
1666; rem. to Newark, where, it is said, are descend. JOHN, Guilford, 
s. of John of the same, m. 1680, Experience Abell, rem. to Lebanon, 
there d. 1705, leav. wid. one s. John, and four ds. JONATHAN, North 
ampton 1668, prob. s. of Joseph, was of Milford 1674. JOSEPH, Milford 
1639, by w. Hannah had Joseph, b. 1640 ; Benjamin, 1642; Hannah, 
1644 ; Mary, 1645 ; all bapt. at once ; Eliz. 1646 ; Martha, 1647 ; Jona 
than, 1649 ; David, 1651 ; and Sarah, 1653 ; rem. a. 1663, to Hadley, 
there was freem. 1666; m. for sec. w. Isabel Northam, wid. of James, 
wh. had come with her s. John, as wid. Catlin, from Newark, N. J. For 
third w. he took Eliz. wid. of William Warriner of Springfield, and d. 2 
Nov. 1684. His wid. d. 25 Apr. 1696; by a will in 1680 he dispos. of 
est. judiciously, thus, Id. in Iladley to childr. of his eldest s. Joseph, then 
d. Id. in Milford to Benjamin, Jonathan, and David ; personal prop, to his 
eldest d. Hannah, w. of Jeremiah Hull of New Haven, to Mary, w. of John 
Catlin of Arthur Kill, N. J. to Eliz. w. of James Warriner of Springfield, 
to John, and Hannah Hawkes, ch. of John of Hatfield, in right of their 
mo. Martha, dec. and to Sarah, w. of Samuel Bartlett of Northampton, 
wh. was ano. ch. perhaps youngest, of the testator. JOSEPH, Hadley, s. 
of the preced. made freem. 1670, had first w. Eliz. and next m. Sarah, 


d. of Benjamin Cooley, and d. in mid. life, 21 Nov. 1681, leav. Joseph, 
James, Samuel, Mary, and Hannah ; but whether these ch. were all by the 
sec. w. or whether she m. sec. h. is not told to me. Of the s. Joseph soon 
rem. to Maiden ; James to Milford ; and in short time this name had van 
ish, from H. JOSIAH, Milford, s. of John the first, m. 25 June 16G7, 
Mary Camp, d. prob. of Edward of New Haven, and d. 1 683, leav. young 
w. and seven ch. whose names I see not. NATHANIEL, Milford 1639, 
had John, bef. ment. b. bef. 1640 ; Daniel, 1644 ; Nathaniel, 1645 ; Abi 
gail, 1648, all by w. Abigail, wh. d. 22 Mar. 1648. He next m. Joanna 
Westcoat, wid. it is said, of Richard of Fairfield (but of him I kn. nothing), 
liv. at F. 1654, had Sarah, Deborah, and Samuel; d. 1658, and his wid. 
m. Thomas Skidmore. His ch. went back to M. NATHANIEL, Milford, 
not s. of the preced. was k. in the gr. swamp light, 19 Dec. 1675. Other 
Nathaniels there were at M. nearly at the same time, as in 1677 one is 
nam. senr. and ano. junr. in a div. of town Ids. but ten yrs. later one call, 
weaver, the other, cooper. NATHANIEL, Milford, s. of Nathaniel the first, 
m. 1671, Henry Botsford s d. Hannah, had Eliz. b. 1672; Hannah. 1674; 
Nathaniel, 1676; possib. Esther, 1683; and Samuel, 1684. One Na 
thaniel cl. at M. 1692 ; and that Nathaniel, wh. fell in Philip s war may 
have been a stranger to this blood. That s. of the first John wh. bore 
this name would have been among the later inhab. of M. PETER, Salem, 
m. 27 May 1672, wid. Rachel Dell. Felt. RICHARD, Braintree 1637, 
had d. Jane, and from Winth. II. 348 is seen all that is kn. * RICHARD, 
Milford 1640, came not with f. and mo. prob. (of wh. he was eldest s.) in 
tlie Martin to Boston 1638, but foil, soon; m. 1642, Eliz. Alsop, sis. of 
Joseph Alsop the first, of New Haven, had Mary, bapt. 1 643 ; Eliz. 
1644; Sylvanus, b. 1646; (Sarah, bapt. 1649; Temperance, 1651 ; Mary, 
again, 1653; John; Theophilus, bapt. at New Haven, 19 Sept. 1658; 
Zechariah, b. 22 Sept. 1660; Martha, 1 Apr. 1663; and Barnabas, 
posthum. bapt. 1666. In some rec. will be seen Theophilus, b. 26 Apr. 
1659 ; but perhaps it is an error of the yr. He was town elk. 1648, and 
rep. 1660 to his d. 23 July 1665. Perhaps he was one of the first sett. 
at Derby, as ment. by Trumbull, Col. Rec. I. 274, 322. He left good 
est. to his ch. and wid. wh. m. William Fowler. Of the ch. a suffic. story 
is obtain. Eliz. m. 1663, Zechariah Burwell; Sarah m. 1667, Samuel 
Riggs; Temperance m. 14 Jan. 1674, Nathan Burwell; Mary m. but I 
find not her h. ; Martha m. 1681, Samuel Nettleton ; Zechariah, and 
Barnabas liv. at M. in 1713 ; and the rest are herein account, for exc. 
John, wh. had gone to Eng. as in 1702 was said, twenty-five yrs. bef. and 
was tliot. to be d. SAMUEL, Milford 1664, s. of John the first, was drown. 
1674, leav. wid. Rebecca, wh. m. it is said, a Prince of Boston, wh. is 
unkn. to me. SYLVANUS, Milford, eldest s. of Richard of the same, m. 

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20 Sept. 1670, Mildred, d. of Rev. Peter Prudden of the same, of wh. I 
regret to be able to tell only that he was liv. 1713. SYLVESTER, the 
passeng. wh. d. 1638, on the voyage of the Martin from Eng. to Boston, 
was s. of Richard of St. Leonards in the parish of Aston Clinton, near 
Wendover in Co. Bucks, where his f. by will of 18 Feb. 1632, had given 
him a cottage and close, wh. his wid. (wh. had m. John Astwood, and was 
then his wid.) gave 1 Oct. 1666 to Edward Baldwin of Guilford, Co. Sur 
rey, call, him " kinsman." He brot. w. Sarah, and perhaps all his ch. 
(exc. Richard), ds. Sarah, Mary, Martha, Ruth, and s. John. "On the main 
ocean, bound for N. E." his nuncup. will was rriade 21 June, and pro. 13 
July of that yr. bef. Dept. Gov. Dudley by oaths of Chad Brown, Francis 
Bolt, James Weedon, and John Baldwin, presumed to be his s. The est. 
was good, and provision liberal for the six ch. as well as the wid. to wh. 
with s. Richard our Gen. Ct. 4 Sept. foil, commit, the admin. After some 
time liv. at New Haven, and Milford, she m. 1640, Capt. John Astwood 
of M. when her prop, was valu. at 800, beside sev. parcels of Id. She 
long outliv. him, and in her will of 9, pro. 20 Nov. 1669, she provides for 
s. John, and John his s. for Sylvanus, s. of her s. Richard, dec. and three 
of her ds. (one prob. hav. d.) of wh. two were m. Sarah, first w. of Ben 
jamin Fenn, and Mary, wid. of Robert Plum, beside six gr.ds. THEOPHI- 
LUS, Milford, s. of Richard of the same, m. 8 Feb. 1683, Eliz. Campfield, 
perhaps d. of Thomas, and d. 1698, leav. four ch. THOMAS, Norwich, 
s. of John of Guilford, m. 1684, Sarah, d. of John Caulkins, wh. d. next 
yr. and he m. 1692, Abigail Lay, prob. d. of John of Lyme, by her had 
four s. and four ds. Of this Norwich stock descend, it is thot. the late 
Rev. Dr. B. of Boston, Hon. Simeon, and Gov. Roger S. Baldwin, gent, 
of high repute in Conn. TIMOTHY, Milford 1639, had right in New 
Haven 1640 to lot of Id. had first w. Mary, wh. d. 21 July 1647, and he 
m. 1649, wid. Mary Mepham, relict of John, of Guilford; by the first he 
had Mary, bapt. 1643, wh. m. 21 Oct. 1660, Benjamin Smith; Hannah, 

1644, wh. m. 12 Dec. 1667, as his sec. w. Elnathan Botsford ; Sarah, 

1645, wh. m. 14 Dec. 1663, Samuel Buckingham. He had by the sec. w. 
Abigail, b. 1650,d. at 10 yrs. ; Ann, 1655, d. soon; and Timothy, 1658; 
and d. 17 Jan. 1665. His wid. took third h. Thomas Tapping. The 
only s. liv. at M. TIMOTHY, Woburn, s. of Henry the first of the same, by 
w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 29 May 1688 ; Timothy, 20 Nov. 1689 ; Ralph, 28 
June 1691 ; Hannah, wh. d. 6 Sept. 1692; and he rem. to Stoneham, 
there was liv. 1726. Of this name Yale counts her gr. up to 1834, thirty- 
four, while at Harv. and Dart, only three ea. and seven only at all the 
other N. E. coll. if Farmer be corroct, as usual. 

BALL, ALLEN, ALLIN, or ALLING| New Haven 1643, by w. Dorothy 

106 BALL. 

had John, b. 15 Apr. 1G49; Eliphalet, 11 Feb. 1G51; and Ailing, 27 
June 1656 ; beside Mary, or Mercy, wh. m. 10 Feb. 1G76 George Pardee 
sec. of the same, and perhaps others bef. or after, or both. He was a 
capt. and his w. d. 22 Feb. 1690. ALLING, New Haven, s. of the preced. 
m. 24 Nov. 1678, Sarah, d. of John Thompson the first of the same, had 
Sarah, b. 26 Aug. 1679 ; Lydia, 30 Jan. 1681 ; Ailing, wh. d. young; 
Mercy; Mabel; and Ailing, again. He was a capt. and d. 1710. ED 
WARD, Branford 1667, rem. that yr. to Newark N. J. had Caleb, Abigail, 
Joseph, Lydia, Moses, and Thomas ; of wh. the last was progenit. of a 
great multitude. ELIPHALET, New Haven, s. of Ailing the first, m. 13 
Feb. 1673, Hannah Nash, d. of John of the same, and" d. 11 July foil. 
His wid. m. 2 Apr. 1689 Thomas Trowbridge sen. FRANCIS, Dorches 
ter, rem. to Springfield, there m. 1644, Abigail, d. of Henry Burt, had 
Jonathan, b. 1645 ; and Samuel; was drown, in the riv. Oct. 1648. His 
wid. m. next yr. Benjamin Mun, and next, 14 Dec. 1676, lieut. Thomas 
Stebbins. FRANCIS, Dorchester, m. 27 Jan. 1664, Abigail Salter, had 
John, b. 15 Apr. 1665, d. next yr. ; Abigail, 14 Aug. 1667; Francis, 21 
Feb. 1670; and Benjamin, 30 Aug. 1675. JOHN, Isle of Shoals 1649, 
of wh. J learn, only from our Suff k Prob. rec. that he was one of the 
debtors to est. of Isaac Grosse, of Boston, wh. prob. suppl. him with outfits 
for his fishing. JOHN, Concord, freem. 1650, had brot. from Wiltsh. as 
is said, s. Nathaniel, and John, was bur. 1 Oct. 1 655. JOHN, Watertown, 
s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. Eliz. d. of John Pierce of the same, had 
John,b.l644; Mary; Esther; Sarah,1655; and Abigail, 20 Apr. 1658, 
wh. d. soon ; was much troubled by insan. of his w. wh. made separat. 
needful. After her d. he m. 3 Oct. 1665, Eliz. d. prob. of Thomas Fox, 
had Joseph, b. 12 Mar. 1670; rem. to Lancaster, where he had short 
resid. 1643, there was k. by the Ind. 10 Sept. 1675. JOHN, Watertown, 
s. of the preced. m. 17 Oct. 1665, Sarah, d. of George Bullard of the same, 
had Sarah, b. 11 July 1666; John, 29 June 1668; James, 7 Mar. 1670; 
Joseph, 1 May 1674; Jonathan, 29 Mar. 1680; Daniel, 2 Aug. 1683; 
and Abigail, 5 Oct. 1686 ; and he d. 8 May 1722. JOHN, New Haven, 
s. of Ailing the first, m. 1678, Sarah, d. of Henry Glover, had Eliphalet, 
b. 29 May 1680; John, 30 Sept. 1685 ; Sarah, 26 Sept. 1687; Hannah, 
12 Jan. 1090 ; Mercy, Apr. 1692 ; Mary, 21 Oct. 1694; and Caleb, 6 
June 1697. lie and Hannah, wid. of his br. Eliphalet were among 
proprs. 1685. JONATHAN, Springfield, eldest s. of Francis of the same, 
m. a. 1 685, Susanna, wid. of Nicholas Worthington (wh. had been his sec. 
w. and bore him two ch.), and had twelve ch. of wh. half d. young, and 
the others were Samuel, Sarah, Francis, Benjamin, Jonathan, and Joseph, 
whose respective dates are not kn. He was a capt. and liv. to 95 yrs. d. 


21 May 1741 ; but his w. d. 9 Mar. 1727. MATTHEW, Dorchester 1652, 
was liv. in 1664 to sign a petn. to the Gen. Ct. but no more can be heard 
of him. NATHANIEL, Concord, s. perhaps elder, of the first John, in the 
will of Ralph Mousall call, cousin, i. e. neph. by w. Mary had John, wh. d. 
27 July 1649; Nathaniel, b. 28 Sept. 1649, d. at 2 mos. ; Ebenezer; 
Eleazer; John, again, 15 Aug. 1660; and perhaps others; liv. in that 
pt. of C. which is now Bedford. RICHARD, Salisbury 1651, rein, to Do 
ver 1668, yet perhaps only for short time. SAMUEL, Northampton, s. of 
Francis of Springfield, was freem. 1681, and d. 1689, leav. Francis, Mary, 
Eliz. and Abigail. His wid. Mary rn. 11 Apr. 1690, Benjamin Stebbins. 
WILLIAM, New Haven 1643, d. Apr. 1648. Of this name in 1834 
Farmer found gr. at Harv. Yale and Dart, two at each, and five at the 
other N. E. coll. 

BALLANTINE, || JOHN, Boston, s. of William of the same, was a capt. 
twice of ar. co. into wh. he was chos. 1682, col. of regim. by w. Lydia, 
d. prob. of William Barrett of Cambridge, had John, b. 15 Mar. bapt. 4 
Apr. 1675, II. C. 1694; Lydia, b. 2 June 1676, d. young; William, 23 
Aug. 1679; and Lydia, again, 24 Oct. 1682. He had sec. w. Mary 
Saxton, wid. of unkn. h. whose maiden name was Woodward, whose f. by 
no research lias been ascert. and d. 27 Apr. 1734, in his 81st yr. and she 
d. 10 Nov. 1740 in her 86th. *||JonN, Boston, s. of the preced. m. 9 
Mar. 1703, Mary, d. of Hon. Adam Winthrop, had John, II. C. 1735, 
(that min. of Westfield, wh. d. 12 Feb. 1776) ; beside Mary, and Wil 
liam ; was of ar. co. 1694, was in high esteem, and perhaps the rep. of 
1726, tho. in Geneal. Reg. VI. 371 this honor is ascrib. to his f. wh. 
was then rather advanc. in life, and whose d. was only short time bef. 
that of this s. 2 Jan. foil. WILLIAM, Boston, cooper, m. 23 July 1652, 
Hannah, d. of Angel Hollard (not Holland, as too often giv.) had John, 
b. 29 Sept. 1653, bef. ment. ; William, 22 Sept, 1655 ; David, 24 Aug. 
1656 ; the two latter d. young; William, again, 20 Dec. 1657, d. young; 
David, again, 5 Feb. 1659 ; Eliz. 8 Mar. 1660 ; Benjamin, 22 July 1661 ; 
Hannah, 15 Nov. 1662 ; Sarah, 18 Sept. 1664 ; William, again, 26 Nov. 
1665 ; Susanna, 2 Feb. 1667 ; and Jonathan, 19 Sept. 1669. His will 
of 6 Dec. 1669, but few days bef. he d. names w. Hannah and only seven 
ch. so that it may be conclud. that Benjamin and Sarah, not ment. had 
d. young. Of the inv. of any cooper in the early yrs. I have common, 
found a good result, and such was his ; yet more import, are the ques 
tions of his b. and of his coming. Differing in opin. from a disting. 
descend. (Hinman in Geneal. Reg. VII. 376,) because he calls him "a 
Scotch gent, from Ayr. as early as 1653," I ought to offer reasons. H. 
contrary to the common error, that is of assum. too early a yr. for the 
arr. of an ancest. on our shore, takes a date that would afford currency 


to a suspicion of Lis being one of the melancholy exiles from the triumph 
of the civ. war. Surely he was here pretty early in 1651, prob. a yr. 
or two bef. as otherwise he would hardly have gain. Hollard s d. so early. 
A Scot we may easily believe he was, one of the founders, we kn. of the 
Charit. Soc. of that nation, wh. with the ever active spirit of nationality 
begun in Boston 1657, then compos, of twenty-seven mem. of whose names 
his is tenth. No sufferer in the cause of Charles Stuart can be supposed 
so early to have acquir. social position and property to contribute to " the 
box." See Drake s Boston, 455. A cooper was more likely, two hundred 
yrs. ago, to have been bred at Glasgow than its neighboring little vill. of 
Ayr; and one of those tradesmen, whose motto was " let Glasgow flourish," 
would hardly be call. gent, of A. Often the name appears Bellantine, 
sometimes Ballentyre. 

BALLARD, JARVIS, Boston 1670, merchant, perhaps not perman. 
resid. JOHN, Lynn, s. of William the sec. of the same, b. prob. in 
Eng. had William, b. 1 Oct. 1667 ; Sarah, early in July 1669 ; Rebecca, 
1 Apr. 1671 ; Jane, 1 Dec, 1674 ; John ; Priscilla, 20 Dec. 1680 ; rem. 
to Andover, there m. sec. w. 16 Nov. 1681, Rebecca Hooper, perhaps d. 
of William of Reading, had William, 8 Nov. 1683, d. soon ; and Dorothy, 
30 Jan. 1685. He d. 1715, aged 62, but this, tho. the rec. says it, seems 
to me twenty yrs. short of the truth. JOSEPH, Andover, br. of the 
preced. m. 28 Feb. 1666, Eliz. Phelps, d. perhaps of Edward the first, 
had Joseph, and two ds. of wh. one, Tabitha, d. 30 Mar. 1687 ; and the 
other d. 24 Feb. 1691. His w. d. 27 July 1692, and he m. 15 Nov. foil, 
wid. Rebecca Home, but of wh. she was relict I see not, and d. 1722. 
NATHANIEL, Lynn, wh. may have been br. of the preced. m. 16 Dec. 
1662, Rebecca Hudson, perhaps d. of Thomas, had Mary, b. 13 June 
1666; Nathaniel, 4 Dec. 1670, d. at less than 2 yrs. ; Susanna, 12 June, 
1673 ; Eliz. 2 Nov. 1675 ; Esther, 14 Feb. 1678 ; Sarah, 13 May 1681 ; 
Jemima, 20 Jan. 1684; and William 23 Apr. 1686. He d. 12 Jan. 
1722 ; and his wid. d. 16 May 1724. Mary m. Moses Haven of 
Framingham. ROBERT, Portsmouth R. I. is among the freem. of 1655. 
SAMUEL, Charlestown, freem. 1680, by w. Lydia had Lydia, b. 27 Oct. 
1670 ; John, wh. d. at 30 yrs. ; and Eliz. 24 Feb. 1673 ; and his w. d. 1 
May 1678. On 1 Sept. foil, he m. Hannah Belcher, perhaps eldest d. 
of Andrew the first ; was a lieut, and d. 12 Nov. 1708, aged 70. WIL 
LIAM, Lynn 1630, as claim, for him, tho. of that date I feel less confident 
than of that of 1634, when he came in the Mary and John, Capt. Sayres, 
from London, tak. the oath to qualify him for embarc. 26 Mar. had w. 
and childr. and d. in few yrs. mak. a day or two bef. his nuncup. will, as 
may be seen in Geneal. Reg. II. 183, giv. one half to w. one half to be 
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James from London, 1635, aged 32, with w. Eliz. 26 ; and ch. Esther, 2; 
and John, 1 ; freem. 2 May 1638, ar. co. 1638, liv. I think, at Newbury, 
for short time, but fix. at Andover, there may have had sev. ch. and d. 10 
July 1689. One of his ch. Sarah m. 24 Feb. 1670, Henry Holt; and 
his wid. Grace d. 27 Apr. 1694. WILLIAM, Andover, perhaps s. of the 
preced. m. 20 Apr. 1682, Hannah Hooper, prob. d. of William of Read 
ing, perhaps as sec. w. for by former one must have been b. Rebecca, 2 
Oct. 1668 ; unless some confus. can be refer, to rec. Barry labor, much 
on this fam. in his Hist, of Framingham, 172, yet not to his thorough 
satisfact. Where he saw evid. of William s tak. o. of freem. 18 May 
1631, that no other eyes discern, must be noted as one of the few errors 
in that valua. vol. 

BALLOU, MATURIN, Providence 1639, ought to have his descend, noted, 
were it in my power. One of the same name, Bapt. min. of Richmond, 
N. II. 1770, was f. of a race of preach, of distinct. 

BALSTONE, or BAULSTON, JAMES, Boston, m. Sarah, d. of Ralph Root 
of the same, had Sarah, b. 26 Aug. 1653 ; John, 3 Dec. 1654 ; and James, 
22 June 1657. JOHN, Boston, had w. Lydia, wh. join, the first ch. 22 
Aug. 1647. Whether he were br. of Jonathan, or William, does not ap 
pear ; yet it seems likely eno. that he was of one or both. JOHN, Boston, 
came from London, where he, with others, had made a contr. 31 May 
1687, with Judith, wid. of Stephen Winthrop, they being then a. to emb. 
for N. E. He d. here 6 June 1706, aged 86, so that possib. he is the 
same as the preced. tho. not very prob. JONATHAN, Boston, by w. Mary 
had John, b. Oct. 1645 ; Mary; Jonathan, 2 Mar. 1652; Prudence, 28 
May 1655 ; Lydia, 9 Oct. 1656, d. at 3 mos. ; James, 1657, yet I fear 
this may be repetit. of the s. of James; Robert, 1662 ; and Benjamin, 
1663. Mary m. a. 1668, Isaac Vergoose. t WILLIAM, Boston, came, no 
doubt, with Winthrop s fleet, desir. adm. as freem. of the comp. 19 Oct. 
1630, and took the o. 18 May foil, by w. Eliz. wh. d. early, had d. Pity, 
bapt. Oct. 1630, being the third ch. so favor, in rec. of our first ch. 
Other ch. here bapt. were William, 14 Apr. 1633 ; Mary, 14 Sept. 1634 ; 
Mehitable, 24 Jan. 1636 ; and Meribah, 9 Apr. 1637 ; I presume, all by 
sec. w. Eliz. and all these d. bef. him ; beside ano. d. Eliz. after his banishm. 
He was in steady employm. for town affairs, trusted among the worthiest,, 
chos. a selectman 1637, yet in the latter part of the same yr. was disarm, 
with the majority of his fellow worship, as being under the fascinat. of 
Mrs. Hutchinson, and sev. favorers of Wheelwright, went, 1638, to Ports 
mouth R. I. wh. his assoc. purch. that season, was held there in high 
regard, made an Assist. 1639, 41, and 56, named in the royal chart. 1663, 
and d. 14 Mar. 1679, aged 78. His wid. d. 14 Apr. 1683, aged 86. See 
Haz. II. 612 ; 2 Mass. Hist, Coll. VII. 98 and any of the Histories of 

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110 BAM BAN 

Winthrop, Hutchinson, Barry, or Arnold. His d. Eliz. m. the sec. John 
Coggeshall, a. 1647, bore him two s. and one or more ds. but by mut. consent 
they separat. after wh. he having gain, liberty from the governm. to m. 
again in June 1655, she next mo. obtain, the same license, and thereupon 
m. Thomas Gould of Wickford. 

bridge 1634, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, was bur. 10 Apr. 1645 ; and his wid. 
Justice long surv. 

BAMPSTER, EDWARD, New Haven. See Banister. 

BANCROFT, EPHRAIM, Windsor, s. of John of the same, m. 1 May 1 681, 
Sarah, d. of John Stiles sec. had^Ephraim, b. 8 Feb.1683 ; John, 1685, 
d. soon; Sarah,^1687 ; John, |jl 690; Benjamin, k!6?4, d. young ; Na 
thaniel, 1698 ; Daniel, July 1701 ; and ThomasJ*mf3, d. young. JOHN, 
Lynn, perhaps with w. Jane, came in the James, from London, Apr. 1632, 
arr. 12 June in 8 wks. passage, d. a. 1637, leav. wid. and s. John and 
Thomas. The name is spell, with r instead of n in the offieial vol. at 
Westminster, that tells how John and his w. were qualif. to pass to N. E. 
and in Eng. both forms are common eno. But in our country we had 
not for one century, if not two, such a surname as Barcroft ; tho. in our 
print. Col. Rec. I. 108, we read that John Barcrofte ent. into recognis. in 
40, with Samuel Maverick surety in 20, conditio. that Jane, w. of said 
John should be of good behavior, yet in the Index the n is giv. for r. JOHN, 
Lynn, s. perhaps of the preced. unless it be more likely, that he was gr.s. 
to wh. the judgm. inclines, when we see, that he m. 24 Sept. 1678, Eliz. 
Eaton, prob. d. of the first John of Reading, then few days more than six 
teen yrs. old. JOHN, Windsor, m. 3 Dec. 1650, Hannah Dnpper (if such 
be the true spell.), had John, b. Dec. 1651; Nathaniel, 19 Nov. 1653 ; 
Ephraim, 15 June 1656; Hannah, 6 Apr. 1659; and Sarah, 26 Dec. 
1661. He d.^G62$ and his wid. m. John Lunden. NATHANIEL, West- 
field, m. 1675, Hannah Gardner, prob. d. of Samuel of Hadley, and d. 10 
Feb. 1724. Ch. were John; Nathaniel ; Benjamin, b. 6 June 1684, d. 
in few days ; Eliz. 31 Oct. 1685 ; Edward, 30 May 1688, d. at 19 yrs. 
of a wound by Ind. a few weeks bef. in July 1707 ; and their wid. mo. d. 
15 Mar. 1728. NATHANIEL, Windsor, s. of John of the same, m. 26 Dec. 
1677, Hannah, d. of John Williams of the same, had John, b. 28 Jan. 
1679 ; and Nathaniel, 25 Sept. 1680. ROGER, Cambridge 1636, freem. 
18 May 1642, d. 28 Nov. 1653. His will of two days preced. gave all to 
w. Eliz. exc. small sums to Rev. Mr. Mitchell and Elder Frost. His 
wid. m. 23 May 1654, Martin Saunders, of Boston, and next. deac. John 
Bridge of C. and thot. hers, bound to take fourth h. Edward Taylor. 
THOMAS, Reading, s. of John the first, b. in Eng. m. at Dedham, 15 Sept. 
1648, Eliz. d. of Michael Mctcalf, had Thomas, bapt. 28 Dec. 1651, d. 


soon ; Eliz. b. 7 Dec. 1653; Thomas, again; Sarah, 14 Mar. 1G58, d. 
young ; Ralph, 20 Aug. 1660, d. within 12 mos. ; Ruhama, 27 June 1662 ; 
John ; Ebenezer (or Eleazer, as in ano. rec. he is call.), 26 Apr. 1 667 ; and 
Mary, 16 May 1670; was freem. 1678, and d. 12 Mar. 1705. His wid. 
d. 1 May 1711 ; and d. Eliz. ra. 26 May 1674, Joseph Brown. Of THOMAS, 
s. of the preced. wh. m. Sarah, d. prob. of Jonathan Poole, was deac. and 
d. 12 June 1718, is relat. in the Magn. IV. ch. 1, to establ. a favorite 
theory of the writer s f. the wonderful story of restoration from the small 
pox. With his usual reverence for that f. Mather, in Life of Brock, 
unites his own opin. In 1828 Farmer found of this name four gr. at 
Harv. one at Dart, one at Brown, none at any other N. E. coll. Rev. 
Aaron, D. D. a miri. of highest charact. ord. at Worcester 1 Feb. 1786; 
there d. 1830, was s. of Samuel from the Reading stock, and f. of Hon. 
George, H. C. 1817, the eloquent historian of the U. S. 

BAND, ROBERT, Southampton, L. I. 1644, wh. is all I hear of him. 

BANFIKLD, THOMAS, Charlestown, d. 21 June 1676. 

BANGS, * EDWARD, Plymouth, b. perhaps 1592, at Chichester, Co. 
Sussex, came in the Ann, 1623, and m. after 1627, as is presum. Lydia, 
d. of Robert Hicks, had Rebecca; John; Sarah; Jonathan, b. 1640; 
Lydia; Hannah; Joshua; Bethia, 28 May 1650; Mercy, and Apphia, 
tvv. 15 Oct. 1651. He had rem. with Gov. Prence, 1644, to Eastham, 
was a shipwright, and direct, the labor, says a reasona. tradit. on the first 
vessel built in the Col. tho. earlier ones had been launch, in Mass, was 
rep. 1647, and sev. other yrs. d. 1677, in his will of that yr. 19 Oct. pro. 
5 Mar. 1678, furnish, evid. to us, that all his ch. were then liv. exc. Re 
becca, wh. had m. 26 Oct. 1654 Jonathan Sparrow, and left childr. Sa 
rah m. 1656, Thomas Howes; Lydia m. 24 Dec. 1661, Benjamin Hig- 
gins; Hannah m. 30 Apr. 1662, John Doane ; Bethia m. Gershom Hall 
of Harwich; Mercy m. 28 Dec. 1670, Stephen Herrick; and Apphia m. 
the same day, prob. John Knowles, and next Joseph Atwood. No cer 
tainty is attaina. as to order of births of most of these ch. JOHN, East- 
ham, s. prob. eldest of the preced. m. 23 Jan. 1661, Hannah, d. of John 
Smalley ; was a lieut. perhaps ; but very loose is the tradit. as to him, 
prob. confus. his youngest br. with him. *JONATIIAN, br. of the preced. 
m. at Eastham, 16 July 1664, Mary, d. of Samuel Mayo of Barnstable, 
had Edward, b. 30 Sept. 1665; Rebecca, 1 Feb. 1668; Jonathan, 30 
Apr. 1670, d. in few days ; Mary, 14 Apr. 1671 ; Jonathan, again, 4 May 
1673 ; Hannah, 14 Mar. 1676 ; Tamosin, May 1678 ; Samuel, 12 July 
1680; Mercy, 7 Jan. 1682; Eliz. 15 May 1685; Sarah, Aug. 1687 ; 
and Lydia, 2 Oct. 1689. He was a capt. rep. to- Plymouth 1674, and 
five other yrs. in 1692 to Boston under the new chart, had sec. w. Sarah, 
wh. d. 11 June 1719, aged 78 ; and next yr. he m. Ruth, prob. 

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wid. of John Young the sec. and d. of Daniel Cole, wh. led him to Har 
wich, and there he d. 9 Nov. 1728. Of his eldest s. Edward, wh. d. 22 
May 174G, by w. Ruth, wh. d. 22 June 1738, was b. Edward, whose s. 
Benjamin was f. of Hon. Edward, H. C. 1779, wh. was f. of the late Ed 
ward D., the dilig. and faithful Seer, of Mass. JOSHUA, Eastham, youngest 
s. of Edward the first, m. 1 Dec. 1669, Hannah, d. of John Scudder, had 
Joshua, wh. d. young ; was lieut. and d. 14 Jan. 1710. In his will of 13 
Feb. 1707, nam. not nor refer, to any issue, he ment. w. Hannah, wh. 
next m. Moses Hatch. 

BANKS, GEORGE, New Haven 1 646. *Jonx, Windsor, one of the first 
sett. m. a d. of Charles Taintor of Wethersfield, as tradit, tells, had one 
ch. b. there, where he was town elk. 1 643, rem. soon after to Fairfield, of 
wh. he was rep. sev. yrs. betw. 1651 and 66, rem. to Rye, and was rep. 
from that town 1670-3 ; had good est. made his will 12 Dec. 1684, and 
d. next mo. He ment. in it w. Mary (not, prob. his first), s. John, Sam 
uel, Obadiah, and Benjamin ; ds. Susanna Sturges, Hannah, w. of Daniel 
Burr, and Mary Taylor. His s. Joseph had d. Oct. 1682, perhaps unm. 
as he gave est. to four brs. and sis. Mary Taylor ; of Samuel nothing is kn. 
but Obadiah d. we are told, in Fairfield Feb. 1691, and Benjamin next 
yr. and both at F. and Greenwich, adjac. to Rye, the name contin. 1713. 
JOHN, Greenwich, s. of the preced. had w. Abigail, and d. 14 July 1699. 
JOSEPH, wh. embark. 12 Mar. 1679 for N. E. by the William and Susan, 
was only trans, visit, as is presum. from never being heard of on this side 
of the water. RICHARD, Kittery, 1649, was liv. at York 1673, had m. 
Eliz. d. of John Alcock, for she had sh. of his est. He took o. of alleg. 
to the k. 22 Mar. 1681. RICHARD, Boston, one of the found, of the first 
society for Episcop. worship 1686. Four of this name by Farmer are 
found gr. at Yale 1834. 

BANISTER, or BANNISTER, CHRISTOPHER, Marlborough 1657, m. Jane, 
d. of Thomas Goodenow, had Mary, b. 1672; and he d. 30 Mar. 1678. 
EDWARD, New Haven 1639, had w. Ellen, and a d. made his will 8 May 
1649. See N. II. Col. Rec. I. 479. JOHN, Marlborough, m. 1695, Ruth 
Eager, whose deriv. I kn. not, having not met the name so early in N. E. 
had John, b. 1696; Ruth, 1699, d. soon ; Mary, 1700 ; Ruth, again, 1702 ; 
Jane, 1705 ; Huldah, 1707 ; Martha, 1710 ; and Sarah, 1713 ; was a lieut. 
and d. 19 July 1730, aged 59. THOMAS, Boston 1685, by w. Sarah had 
Samuel, b. 11 July 1686; Hannah, 30 Sept. 1688, d. soon; Mary, 10 
July 1690; and Hannah, again, 19 Mar. 1692; and d. 1709. He had 
come to B. with fam. and good sh. of prop, as from his will of 25 Jan. 
with codic. of 13 July, pro. 20 Aug. foil, in that yr. is appar. It provides 
for w. Sarah, d. Mary, s. Thomas, H. C. 1700, Samuel, and John, and 
gives to his Thomas, eldest s. of his s. Thomas, 500, besides an- 

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nuity for his mo. and equal sums to his br. John, sis. Ann Carter, and 
Mary Alline, wh. all were of Banbury in Oxfordsh. 

BANSIIOTT, THOMAS, embark, at Southampton, 1638, aged 14, in the 
Bevis for Boston ; but where he di.spos. of hims. after arr. at Boston, is 
beyond my kn. 

BANT, GILBERT, Boston, by w. Mercy had Mary, b. 28 Apr. 1G89 ; 
Gilbert, 30 Oct. 1G94 ; William, 4 Feb. 1G98 ; and Eliz. 11 July 1701, 
was a capt. 

BARBER, EDWARD, Dedham, d. July 1G44. EDWARD, Dorchester, 
perhaps s. perhaps f. of the preced. d. 9 June 1677, in his 80th yr. 
* || GEORGE, Dedham 1643, ar. co. 1G4G, freem. 1G47, m. 24 Nov. 1642, 
Eliz. Clark, had Mary, b. 27 Aug. 1643, d. in 3 mos. ; Mary, again, 31 
Jan. 1645, d. soon; Samuel, 6 Jan. 1647; John, 13 Mar. 1649; and 
Eliz. 11 Apr. 1651 ; rem. to Medfield, there had Hannah, 16 Apr. 1654 ; 
Zechariah, 29 Sept. 1656; and Abigail, 29 Oct. 165%; was rep. 1668 
and 9, and the chief milit. officer. JAMES, Dorchester, a tailor, m. 1683, 
had Eliz. bapt, 18 May 1684; James, 29 May 1687; Patience, 20 Oct. 
1689 ; and Ebenezer, 1 Nov. 1702 (but he may have been b. some yrs.); 
and d. 13 Oct. 1732, aged a. 80. His wid. Eliz. d. 4 Dec. 1739, aged 
81. JOHN, Salem 1637, carpenter, adm. of the ch. 3 Apr. 1642. JOHN, 
Dover 1659. JOHN, Windsor, s. of Thomas of the same, m. Sept. 1663, 
Bathsheba Coggin, or Cogens, had Joanna, b. 8 Apr. 1667; John, 14 
July 1669; rem. to Springfield, there had Return, 1672, d. soon; and 
Mary, 1678 ; was deac. and d. 27 Jan. 1712. Ano. JOHN of Springfield 
there was, not s. of the preced. as ea. on 31 Dec. 1678 or the foil, day sw. 
alleg. but wh. was senior, it may not be easy to prove. *JoiiN, Medfield, 
s. of George, freem. 1671, was rep. 1677 ; by w. Abigail had John, b. 24 
Apr. 1676 ; Abigail, 26 Apr. 1679 ; Eliz. 28 Nov. 1681 ;< George, 5 Dec. 
1684 ; and Abiah, 12 Sept. 1689. JOSIAH, Simsbury, m. 22 Nov. 1677, 
Abigail, d. of Nathaniel Loomis, had Abigail, b. 12 Mar. 1679. RICHARD, 
Dedham, freem. 13 May 1640; d. 18 June 1644, leav. prob. neither w. 
nor ch. for by his will the est. wh. was small, was giv. to the poor. SAMUEL, 
Medfield 1678, eldest s. of George, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 20 Feb. 
1675; Samuel,? Jan. 1677 ; James, 25 Dec. 1680; Hannah, 25 Sept. 1683; 
Thomas, 4 July 1686; and Mary, again, 28 May 1693. SAMUEL, 
Windsor, s. of Thomas, by first w. Mary had Thomas, b. 7 Oct. 1671 ; 
Samuel, 26 Jan. 1674; and by sec. w. a d. of John Drake, prob. Han 
nah, had John, 25 Jan. 1677; and Hannah, 4 Oct. 1681. THOMAS, 
Windsor, came in the Christian, 1635, aged 21, resid. prob. at Dorchester 
first, was engag. in the Pequot war, I suppose, under Stoughton, m. 7 Oct. 
1640, Joan, had John, bapt. 24 July 1642 ; Thomas, 14 July 1644 ; Sa 
rah, 19 July 1646; Samuel, 1 Oct 1648; Mary, 12 Oct. 1651 ; and Jo- 


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siah, 5 Feb. 1654 ; and d. 1662, as did his w. His d. Mary m. 8 July 
1669 John Gillett. Josiah had fam. in W. but I have not particul. acco. 
THOMAS, Windsor, s. of the preced. m. Dec. 1665, Mary, d. of the first 
William Phelps, had Mary, b. 11 Jan. 1666; Sarah, 2 July 1667 ; rem. 
to Simsbury. THOMAS, Gloucester 1662, rem. perhaps 1669 to Newbury, 
m. 27 Apr. 1671, Ann, d. of Aquila Chase, had Thomas, b. 16 Feb. 1672 ; 
and prob. Eliz. bef. he rem. to Suffield, there had Joseph, and Benjamin, 
tw. b. 1677 ; Aquila, 1679 ; Ann, 1681 ; John, 1684 ; and Moses, 1687 ; 
and d. 25 July 1689. WILLIAM, Salem 1639, of Marblehead 1648, may 
be the man wh. had gr. of Id. in Dorchester 1638. WILLIAM, Salem, 
perhaps s. of the preced. m. 4 Mar. 1673, Eliz. Reick, or (if Lewis did 
not mistake, as I fear), Kirk, had Eliz. b. 1 Nov. 1673, d. at 3 mos. and 
William 8 Jan. 1675. Perhaps he was of Lynn. WILLIAM, Killing- 
worth 1667. ZECHARIAH, Medfield, youngest s. of George of the same, 
m. 30 Aug. 1683, Abial Ellis, had Benoni, b. 9 Sept. 1684; Zechariah, 
19 Oct. 1685 ; Joseph, 4 Oct. 1687 ; Abiel, 4 Oct. 1691 ; John, 12 Oct. 
1693 ; Ruth, 5 Mar. 1695 ; Thomas, 2 May 1698 ; Eliz. 6 July 1700 ; 
and Mary, 26 May 1703. 

BARCROFT. See Bancroft. 

BARD, JOHN, Lynn, had John, b. 29 Jan. 1678. Sometimes this spell, 
is substit. for Beard, and perhaps opposite mistake may even the balance. 

BARDEN, THOMAS, R. I. an inhab. of that Col. 1675. WILLIAM, Marsh- 
field 1643, rem. to Barnstable, m. Feb. 1661, Deborah Barker, d. of John 
of M. had Mercy, b. 1 Nov. 1662 ; Deborah, 28 June, 1665 ; John, 17 
Mar. 1668; Stephen, 15 Apr. 1669 ; Abraham, 14 May 1674; Joseph, 
Sept. 1675 ; and Ann, 26 Aug. 1677. 

BARDIXG, NATHANIEL, Hartford 1636, yet not an orig. propr. had 
only ch. Sarah, "by first w. and by se.c. w. Abigail, wid. of William An 
drews, the sch.master had none, and d. 1674. His d. in. 11 Sept. 1645, 
Thomas Spencer, wh. call, a s. Nathaniel Barding to perpet. the name. 
His will speaks of these ch. of William Andrews, viz. Samuel, John, and 
Thomas, and of Samuel s w. Eliz. 

BARD WELL, ROBERT, Hatfield, a soldier in Philip s war, 1676, a par- 
tak. in the Falls fight under Capt. Turner; m. 29 Nov. 1676, Mary, d. 
of William Gull, had Ebenezer, Samuel, John, Thomas, Mary, Sarah, 
Esther, Thankful, and Abigail, and d. 1726. Samuel and Thomas went 
to Deerfield, but of them I kn. no more. 

BAREFOOTE,.f j WALTER, of Great Island (Newcastle) N. H. 1660, 
was a counsel, of the Col. 1682, and Dept. Gov. 1685,d. a. 1688, and his 
will may be read in our Suffk. Reg. His conduct in office is much 
spoken against, and something prejudicial to his charact. is seen in a 
depon. of William Davis, of Mar. 1677, as to facts more than fourteen yrs. 

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bef. for wh. see Geneal. Reg. V. 358. Chalmers, in Pol. Ann. 509, gives 
a letter of his, 29 Mar. 1G83, wherein he remarks, that his experience of 
more than 25 yrs. in the country enables him to speak, as very shrewdly 
he does, of the clerical influence prevalent here. 

BARGE, * GILES, Scarborough, m. Eleanor, wid. of Jonas Bayley of the 
same, was selectman 16G9, and rep. in 1682 ; and South-gate says, he rem. 
to Dorchester. 

BARGER, PHILIP, Boston, a Huguenot exile a. 1G85, came first to 
Casco, with Pierre Baudouin, as in Willis is told I. 185. He d. 1703, 
leav. wid. Margaret, and prob. s. Philip, wh. d. 1720. The b. of Mary 
is found on our town rec. but it is not clear whether ch. of the elder or 
the younger Philip. 

BARKER, BARZILLAI, Rowley, eldest s. of James the first, of wh. I can 
tell no more. BENJAMIN, Andover, s. prob. youngest, of Richard first of 
the same, m. 2 Jan. 1689, Hannah Marston, d. perhaps of John, and d. 
1750, aged 83. EBENEZER, Andover, br. of the preced. m. 25 May 1686, 
Abigail Wheeler, perhaps d. of David, d. 1747, aged 95. EDWARD, 
Boston 1650, by w. Jane had Eliz. b. 17 July of that yr. ; Mary, 15 Feb. 
1653; John, 15 Jan. 1654; Sarah, 9 Mar. 1655 ; and Thomas, 1657. 
He may, or may not, be the same as EDWARD of Branford 1667, wh. was 
a man of distinct, there. FRANCIS, Concord, d. 1655. FRANCIS, Dux- 
bury, s. of Robert the first, m. 5 Jan. 1 675, Mary, d. of Thomas Lincoln 
the husbandman, of Hingham, had Joshua, b. 16 Nov. 1676; Eliz. 31 
Oct. 1677; Josiah, 21 Sept. 1679; Francis, 18 Oct. 1681 ; and Ruth, 
31 Jan. 1683. ISAAC, Duxbury, br. of the preced. m. 28 Dec. 1665, 
Judith, d. of Gov. Thomas Prence, had Rebecca, Lydia, Judith, Martha, 
and ano. d. without a name; beside Francis ; Samuel, b. 1693; Isaac; 
Jabez ; and Robert. JAMES, Rowley, freem. 7 Oct. 1640, d. 1678, leav. 
w. Mary, and ch. Barzillai, James, Nathaniel, Eunice, w. of John Watson, 
and Grace. He was not, like most of the Rowley early sett, from Yorksh. 
but came from Ragwell in Co. Suffolk. 1 1 JAMES, Newport 1651, a friend 
of John Clark, nam. in the royal chart. 1663, when he was an Assist, was 
chos. Dept. Gov. in 1678. His w. was Sarah, d. of William Jeffrey ; but I 
think his first w. was a d. of Hon. Jeremiah Clark. See Haz. II. 612, 
Knowles, 312. Perhaps he had s. JAMES, wh. m. a d. of Amos Wescott. 
JAMES, Dover 1653. JAMES, Sufneld 1679, Springfield 1686, had childr. at 
both, as I hear, but kn. no more than that he d. 1723. JOHN, Duxbury, m. 
1 632, Ann, d. of John Williams of Scituate, rem. to Marshfield 1 638, and was 
drown. 1652. He had d. Deborah, wh. m. William Barden ; and s. John b. 
a. 1650. His wid. m. Abraham Blish, or Blush. JOHN, Scituate, s. of the 
preced. a promin. man, m. 18 Jan. 1677, Desire, youngest d. of Anthony An- 
nable, had John, b. 4 May 1678 ; Desire, 22 Sept. 1680; Ann, 26 Aug. 

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1 682, d. soon; Ann, again, 1 Nov. 1683. His w. d. 24 July 1706; and hem. 
the same yr. Hannah, wid. of Rev. Jeremiah Gushing, wh. d. 30 May 
1710; and he d. 1 Dec.- 1729 leav. wid. Sarah, wh. d. 7 Sept. 1730, aged 
70. JOHN, Andover, s. of Richard, perhaps eldest, m. G July 1670, 
-Mary Stevens, had Ephraim, wh. d. 21 Feb. 1695; was a lieut. and d. 
1722. JOHN, Lyme 1676, or few yrs. later. JOSEPH, Weymouth, had 
bef. June 1652, m. Ruth, by Dorothy King, in her will of that date, call, 
d. and he was by her made Excor. Yet evid. it is, that the Excor s w. 
was b. to a former h. of the testator, not nam. King. NATHANIEL, Row 
ley, freem. 1677, was s. of James, and gladly would I find more of him. 
NICHOLAS, Boston 1655, carpenter, had d. Esther, wh. m. 10 Feb. 1652, 
Ambrose Dew, but as no more can be found of him, I must conclude, that 
her f. had brought her from Eng. RICHARD, Andover 1645, was one of 
the found, of the ch. there, by w. Joanna had John, William, Richard, 
Ebenezer, Stephen, and Benjamin, wh. all sett, in A. beside ds. Sarah, 
wh. m. 17 Nov. 1673, John Abbot; Esther, wh. m. 10 Aug. 1676, John 
Stevens; and Hannah, wh. m. 27 May 1680, Christopher Osgood ; and 
he d. 18 Mar. 1693. RICHARD, Andover, s. of the preced. m. 21 Apr. 
1682, Hannah Kimball, had Richard, wh. d. 22 Dec. 1698; and nothing 
more is kn. to me. ROBERT, Duxbury 1648, br. of the first John, had 
Robert ; and from his will of 18 Feb. 1689, we kn. that other ch. were 
Francis, Isaac, Rebecca, w. of William Snow, and Abigail Rogers, but wh. 
was h. of this last is not seen. ROBERT, Duxbury, s. perhaps eldest, of the 
preced. had two ws. Alice, and Hannah, and ch. Abigail, b. 24 Aug. 1682 ; 
James, 1 Jan. 1684 ; Caleb, 24 May 1685 ; Deborah, 7 Dec. 1686 ; Susan 
na, 20 Dec. 1689 ; Robert, 5 July 1693 ; Alice, 3 June 1695 ; Lydia, 5 
Sept. 1697 ; all these by Alice ; and by the next w. Isaac, 15 Mar. 1699 ; 
Mary, 13 May 1701 ; and Margaret, 18 Apr. 1704. STEPHEN, Andover, 
s. of the first Richard, m. 13 May 1687, Mary, d. of George Abbot the 
sec. of the same, but I hear nothing of issue. || THOMAS, Rowley, per 
haps br. of James of the same, freem. 13 May 1640, ar. co. 1641, d. 1650. 
His wid. Mary, m. 16 July 1651, Rev. Ezekiel Rogers, as his third w. 
but whether she bore ch. to either h. is not kn. THOMAS, Boston, by w. 
Jane had Thomas, b. 23 Aug. 1657 ; was freem. 1678. WILLIAM, An 
dover, s. of the first Richard, m. 20 Feb. 1677, Mary Dix, but whose d. 
she was, is undiscov. had John, wh. d. 13 Apr. 1689, and no more is in 
my power to tell, save that the f. d. 1718, aged 71. WILLIAM, Salem, 
freem. 1 678, may be the same as the preced. 

BARLOW, *AARON, Rochester, by w. Beulah had Eliz. b. 22 Aug. 
1684 ; Mary, 30 Mar. 1688 ; Shubael, 13 May 1691 ; and* Nathan, 1 July 
1697. He was rep. 1690, says Samuel Davis in 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. IV. 
260. BARTHOLOMEW, Boston, cooper 1648-57, in wh. last yr. he d. 


26 Sept. by mincup. will giv. to his s. Thomas what little he had, refusing 
any thing to serv. EDWARD, Maiden, m. Mary, d. of James Pemberton, 
bef. 1G60, as in her f. s will is read, and had childr. as the same docum. 
proves, but no names can be heard. GEORGE, Exeter 1639, Saco 1652, 
was a preach, at both, and elsewhere, but, in 1653, was forbid, by the Gen. 
Ct. to preach or prophesy on penalty of 10 for every offence. He had 
been that very yr. sworn freem. of Mass. 5 July at Wells, but rem. to 
Plymouth a. 1660, and there essay, to be a lawyer. Greenleaf in Eccl. 
Sk. 52 ; Bishop s N. E. Judged, 389 ; and Sewell s Hist. I. 571. GEORGE, 
Milford, had bef. 1690, m. a d. of Vincent Stetson, as in the will of S. ap 
pears. JAMES, Suffield 1680, m. 10 Jan. 1688, Sarah, d. of Thomas 
Huxley of the same, d. 16 Mar. 1690. leav. James, b. 27 Jan. 1689. 
JOHN, Fairfield 1668, d. 1674, in his will of 28 Mar. of that yr. ment. w. 
Ann, s. John, and ds. Eliz. Frost, Martha, w. of James Beers, Deborah, 
w. of John Sturges, Ruth, w. of Israel Bradlee, and Isabella Clapham. 
JOHN, Fairfield, perhaps s. of the preced. m. Abigail, d. of Robert Lock- 
wood. MOSES, Rochester, perhaps br. of Aaron of the same, had rem. 
thither from Sandwich bef. 1684. THOMAS, Fairfield 1653, had been a 
juror in 1645, by w. Rose ace. Hinman, in Ed. sec. p. 131, had Phebe, 
Deborah, and Mary, and made his will 8 Sept. 1658. THOMAS, Boston, 
by w. Eliz. (whose ch. by two later h. s in choos. their guardian, Joseph 
Royall, call him uncle) had Eliz. b. 13 Nov. 1657 ; and Sarah, 18 July 
1659 ; and d. 23 Oct. 1661. His wid. m. 24 Feb. next John Coombs of 
Boston, and in 1669, m. John Warren. Barlow s prop, had been so much 
reduc. by C. that after his d. the Court gave most of his resid. to B. s only 
ch. Sarah. Sometimes this name appears in early rec. Barley. Joel, kn. 
as the author of the Columbiad, an heroic poem, and of Hasty Pudding, 
an agreeable one, was by Hinman, in his first Ed. p. 14, call, a descend, of 
that Thomas of Fairfield, tho. on later inq. he found him s. of Samuel, b. 
at Reading, Conn. 24 Mar. 1754, Y. C. 1778. He transfer, his alleg. 
from the muses to worldly politics, and d. 24 Dec. 1812, min. plenipo. of 
the U. S. represent, their honor and independ. foil, in the train of Na 
poleon the first (like the vassal kings, wh. felt none of this American s 
audacious enthusiasm), in the madman s march to Moscow, at a wretched 
ho. on the desolate plains of Poland. 

Hide, blushing glory, hide Pultova s day. 

BARNABY, JAMES, Plymouth, m. 8 June 1647, Lydia, d. of Robert 
Bartlett, had, perhaps, James, and Stephen. His wid. m. John Nelson 
of Middleborough. JAMES, Plymouth, s. prob. of the preced. by w. 
Joanna had James, b. 1698, and Ambrose, 1706. STEPHEN, Plymouth, 
perhaps br. of the preced. m. 1696, Ruth Morton (whose f. is not kn. to 


me), had Lydia, Ruth, Eliz. Timothy, and Hannah ; and by sec. w. Ju 
dith, wid. of Joseph Church, had Joseph, b. 1712. 

BARNARD, BARTHOLOMEW, Boston 1651, carpenter, had perhaps been 
and a doz. yrs. bef. at York, and brought from Eng. a fam. Matthew, 
perhaps others, of \vh. I see no rec. BARTHOLOMEW, Hartford, per 
haps, s. of the preced. m. Oct. 1647, Sarah, d. of Thomas Birchard, d. 
1698, leav. John, Joseph, and four ds. Eliz. Wadsworth, Sarah Steele, 
wh. was b. 3 Dec. 1648; Mary Bemis, and Hannah, unm. at the date of 
his will, 1692. BENJAMIN, Watertown, youngest s. of John first of the 
same, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 1692 ; and Benjamin, 24 Aug. 1693 ; 
and d. 12 Sept. 1694. His wid. m. 12 Jan. 1699, Samuel Winch of Fra- 
mingham. CHARLES, Hartford 1681. FRANCIS, Hartford 1644, rem. 
1659, or soon after, to Hadley, freem. 1666 ; in 1683, petitn. the gov- 
ernm. to pay him their debt, and d. 3 Feb. 1698, aged 81. He had m. 
15 Aug. 1644, Hannah, sis. of Matthew and Renold Marvin, had Thomas, 
H. C. 1679 ; Samuel ; Joseph ; Hannah ; John ; and Sarah, wh. d. 1676. 
Hannah m. 1667, Dr. John Westcar of Hadley, and next, 1680, Simon 
Beaman of Hadley and Deerfield. He is ancest. of all the divines of this 
name from Harv. exc. John, H. C. 1700, and Jeremiah, H. C. 1773. 
By sec. w. Frances, wid. of John Dickinson, d. of Nathaniel Foote (per 
contr. 21 Aug. 1677), he had no ch. See the adrairab. Foote genealogy 
of Goodwin. JAMES, Sudbury, s. of John of Watertown, m. 8 Oct. 1666, 
Abigail, youngest d. of Rev. George Phillips, perhaps youngest ch. wh. 
d. Sept. 1672, had no ch. and he d. 1720, leav. wid. Sarah. JAMES, 
Watertown, youngest s. of John the sec. of the same, m. 16 Dec. 1692, 
Judith, eldest d. of Samuel Jennison of the same, had James, b. 3 Aug. 
1696 ; Samuel, 19 July 1699 ; Isaac, 13 Mar. 1702 ; and Hannah, 1 June 
1705; and d. 23 Jan. 1726; and his wid. m. in May foil. John Bemis. 
JOHN, Cambridge, came, prob. in the Francis from Ipswich, 1634, aged 
36, with w. Mary, 38, was perhaps the freem. of 4 Mar. 1635, rem. 1636, 
to Hartford, thence to Hadley 1659, or soon after, and d. 1664, leav. no 
ch. He left good est. made his kinsman Francis B. Excor. giv. much to 
Morgan and Thomas Bedient, ch. of his sis. Mary, then liv. in O. E. wh. 
came over to enjoy it. His wid. Mary d. next yr. and she gave much of 
her est. to Daniel and William Stacy, of Barnham, near Maiden in Co. 
Essex, her brs. and 10, to bring up Thomas, s. of Francis Bedient to 
sch. This legacy was well bestow, for the f. was poor, and the s. worthy. 
JOHN, Watertown, came 1634, aged 30, with w. Phebe, 27, s. John, 2, 
and Samuel, 1, in the Elizabeth, from Ipswich; perhaps was freem. 3 
Sept. 1634 ; had here Hannah ; James, bef. ment. ; Mary, b. 7 Nov. 1639 ; 
Joseph, 12 Nov. 1642; Benjamin, bef. ment. and Eliz. was a selectman 
1644, and was bur. 4 June 1646. His wid. d. 1 Aug. 1685. Hannah 


m. 25 June 1655, Samuel GofFe ; Mary m. 1G June 1G62, William Bar 
rett, both of Cambridge; and Eliz. m. 7 Jan. 1671, John Dix of W. 
JOHN, Watertown, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 15 Nov. 1654, Sarah, 
d. of John Fleming of the same, had John, b. 24 Aug. 1656, d. soon; 
John, again, 30 Oct. 1657; Sarah, 19 Sept. 1659, d. at 4 mos. ; Samuel, 
25 Mar. 1664 ; Sarah, again, Feb. 1666, d. next mo.; James, 14 Jan. 
1667; Ann, Sept. 1670; Phebe, 8 Aug. 1673 ; and Jane, 17 May 1678. 
He was freem. 1671 ; and his d. Ann m. 16 Dec. 1692, Nathaniel Bow 
man, and Jane m. 15 Jan. 1713, John Smith, and liv. over 85 yrs. JOHN, 
Nantucket, only s. of Robert of the same, m. 25 Feb. 1669, Bethia, d. of 
Peter Folger, and they were drown. 6 June foil. JOHN, Hadley, s. of 
Francis, with wh. he rem. from Hartford, d. without issue, perhaps unm. 
being k. at Bloody brook, with Capt. Lathrop, 18 Sept. 1675. || JOHN, 
Boston, s. of Matthew of the same, ar. co. 1677, freem. 1678, by w. Esther, 
wh. d. 1689, had John, b. 6 Nov. 1681, II. C. 1700 (a min. of much dis 
tinct, ord. 18 July 1716, d. 24 Jan. 1770, for whose very interest, auto- 
biogr. the curious reader will turn to 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. V. 178) ; and by 
sec. w. had William, 30 Aug. 1691 ; Jonathan, 15 Jan. 1693 ; and Mat 
thew, 17 June 1694 ; and d. Dec. 1732. His wid. liv. to 94th yr. 31 Jan. 
1758. JOHN, Watertown, s. of the sec. John of the same, m. 5 Mar. 1683, 
Sarah, d. of Richard Cutting, had only Eliz. b. 29 Oct. 1684, by her ; and 
he in. 17 Nov. 1692, Eliz. d. of John Stone of the same, had Sarah, b. 25 
Jan. 1694 ; and this w. d. 6 May foil, arid 23 July next he m. Mary, d. 
of Joseph Morse the sec. of the same, had John, 27 June 1695 ; Mary, 1 
Apr. 1697; Fleming, 19 Apr. 1699; Joseph, 21 May 1700; Jonathan, 
20 May 1703; Lydia, 2 May 1705; and Grace, 31 Mar. 1707. His 
will of 12 Aug. 1727, was pro. 27 Mar. 1732, as Bond tells. JOSEPH, 
Northampton, s. of Francis, niv 13 July 1675, unless more prob. date be 
19 Dec. or 13 Jan. after (as ea. of the three is giv.), Sarah, d. of Elder 
John Strong, rem. to Deerfield, had John, Joseph, Thomas, Samuel, Ebe- 
nezer, Sarah, Rebecca, Hannah, Abigail, and Thankful, but no dates are 
kn. of their b. He was mort. wound, by the Ind. 18 Aug. and d. 6 Sept. 
1695. JOSEPH, Springfield, s. of Richard of the same, a shopkeep. d. 3 Dec. 
1728 leav. ch. Eliz. Mary, Sarah, and Joseph. MASSACHIEL, Weymouth, 
had Mary, b. 27 Sept. 1637 ; and Sarah, 5 Apr. 1639 ; but of him I hear 
no more. || MATTHEW, Boston, carpenter, s. of Bartholomew, b. in Eng. 
ar. co. 1660, freem. 1673, was. a lieut. and d. 9 May 1679, aged 54; by 
first w. Sarah, wh. d. 31 Aug. 1659, had John, b. 29 Sept. 1654 ; Thomas, 
14 Apr. 1657 ; and by sec. w. Alice, wh. d. 1663, had Benjamin 6 Jan. 
1663. Ano. w. he had, prob. nam. Martha, by Nicholas Davis of York 
call, cousin, in his will of 27 Apr. 1667. NATHANIEL, Boston, m. 11 
Feb. 1659, Mary, d. of John Lugg, perhaps rem. to Nantucket, there 


had Mary,b. 24 Feb. 16G7 ; Hannah, 19 July 1669 ; John, 24 Feb. 1671 ; 
Nathaniel, 24 No v.l 672; Stephen, 16 Feb. 1675 ; Sarah, 23 Mar. 1677; 
and Elinor, 18 June 1679. But high Nantucket authority claims that 
the f-of those seven ch. came in 1650, with his uncle, Robert Barnard, 
from Eng. whose d. he m. and there d. 3 May 1718, as also that his w. 
d. 17 Mar. preced. Of the right Nathaniel, I suppose, Thomas of Salis 
bury was the f. and he (whether h. of the d. of Lugg or not) is call, pro- 
genit. of all the inhabs. of the isl. of this name. RICHARD, Springfield, 
d. 19 Nov. 1683, had six ch. of wh. Joseph alone, bef. ment. is kn. to me. 
Sometimes he is call. Barnet. || RICHARD, Boston, br. of Matthew, m. 2 
Mar. .1659, Eliz. d. of Benjamin Negus, was of ar. co. 1662, and d. Dec. 
1706. ROBERT, Salisbury, had only s. John, b. 2 Mar. 1642, and a. 
1663 rem. to Nantucket, there d. 1682 ; and his wid. Joanna d. 31 Mar. 
1705. ROBERT, Andover, one of the found, of the ch. 1645, had Ste 
phen, John, and Hannah, wh. m. 13 June 1662, John Stevens. Of this 
stock was Jeremiah, H. C. 1773, min. of Amherst, N. H. SAMUEL, 
Watertown, s. of John the first, and brot. by him from Eng. took o. of 
alleg. 1652, but prob. d. unm. SAMUEL, Boston 1671. SAMUEL, Had- 
ley, s. of Francis, d. 1728, leav. Samuel, and two ds. SAMUEL, Water- 
town, s. of John the sec. of the same, housewright, m. 4 Apr. 1700, Mercy, 
youngest d. of Rev. John Sherman, had Esther, b. (if Bond s rec. be right) 
9 Sept. 1700 ; Eliz. bapt. 18 Jan. 1702 ; Grace, b. 14, bapt. by name of 
Mercy 20 Aug. 1704 ; and Samuel, bapt. 14 Apr. 1706, as Bond tells; 
but he adds, that he soon after rem. prob. to Cambridge ; and there he 
may have had more ch. STEPHEN, Andover, s. of Robert, m. 1 May 
1671, Rebecca How, but of him I hear no more. THOMAS, Salisbury, by 
w. Helen had Thomas, b. 10 May 1641 ; Nathaniel, 15 Jan. 1643; Mar 
tha, and Mary, tw. 22 Sept. 1645 ; Sarah, 28 Sept, 1647; Hannah, 24 
Nov. 1649 ; Ruth, 16 Oct. 1651 ; John, 12 Jan. 1655 ; and a d. 20 Jan. 
1657; and he was k. by the Ind. Sarah m. 31 Jan. 1667, William 
Racket; and Hannah m. 28 Oct. 1673, Benjamin Stevens. THOMAS, 
Salisbury, eldest s. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Thomas, b. 22 Jan. 
1664; took o. of alleg. Dec. 1677. THOMAS, Boston 1678, a carpenter, 
was, prob. s. of Matthew, but no more is found of him. THOMAS, Ando 
ver, s. of Francis, ord. as collea. with Dane 1682, d. 13 Oct. 1718, in 61st 
yr. He had m. 14 Dec. 1686, Eliz. d. of Theodore Price, wh. d. 10 Oct. 
1693 ; and next m. 28 Apr. 1696 Abigail Bull, wh. d. 1702 ; and next 
m. 1704 Lydia Goff. Of his ch. the dates are not all giv. nor is any d. 
nam. the s. were Thomas, b. 1688, wh. d. without issue, bef. his f. 
John, 26 Feb. 1690, H. C. 1709, wh. succeed, his f. in the pulpit at A. 
ord. 8 Apr. 1719, and d. 14 June 1758, leav. Thomas, H. C. 1732, min. 
at Newbury and Salem, and Edward, H. C. 1736, min. of Haverhill. 

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IOBIAS, of the first class at H. C. 1642, went soon to Eng. as Johnson, 
in Wonderwork. Provid. 1G5, tells ; but of him no more is heard. In his 
enum. of gr. 1834, Farmer would have count, at Harv. 13 up to 1774, 
and 2 more since, and Yale 3. Prince I. 151, nam. one of this name at 
Weymouth as a min. yield. I fear, too much to tradit. as letters from the 
oldest people there give no confirmat. Perhaps for the early yrs. of the 
planta. a lay br. officiat. in part of the serv. 

BARNES, BENJAMIN, Farmington, s. of Thomas of Hartford, rem. to 
Waterbury, had w. Sarah, and ch. Joseph; Thomas, bapt. 8 June 1690, 
at F. ; Ebenezer; and perhaps others. CHARLES, Easthampton, L. I. 
1663, a sch.master, was s. of William of East Winch, near Lynn, Co. 
Norf k. Esqr. as is told. DANIEL, New Haven 1644, perhaps was propr. 
1685. JAMES, Boston, had w. Hopestill, wh. d. 19 Aug. 1676; and he 
was freem. 1681. JoiiN r Plymouth 1632, prob. of Yarmouth 1639, m. 
Mary Plummer (whose f. is not kn.), had John b. that yr. wh. d. 25 Dec. 
1648; Jonathan, 3 June 1643; Lydia, 24 Apr. 1647; beside Hannah, 
and an elder d. Mary, wh. m. 1659, at Plymouth, Robert Marshall. His 
w. d. 2 June 1651, and he had sec. w. Jane, at P. whither soon after d. 
of his first w. he rem. and there d. 1671 by violence of one of his cattle. 
See Haz. 1.326. JOHN, Concord 1661, m. 1664, Eliz. d. of William 
Hunt, was prob. f. of deac. John of Marlborough, (wh. d. in 86th yr. 5 
Apr. 1752) ; and was k. by the Ind. at Sudbury fight, Apr. 1676. JOHN, 
Boston 1669, s. of Thomas of Hingham, a cooper, m. Eliz. Heaton, 
d. of Nathaniel ; but I kn. nothing more of him. JOHN, New Haven, 
prob. s. of Thomas of the same, was a propr. 1685. JONATHAN, Plym 
outh, s. of John, m. 4 Jan. 1666, Eliz. d. of William Hedge of Yarmouth, 
had Mary, b. 14 Aug. 1667 ; John, 5 Mar. 1669 ; William, 14 Feb. 1670 ; 
Hannah, 11 Nov. 1672; Lydia, 4 July 1674 ; Eliz. 16 Aug. 1677 ; Sa 
rah, 28 Feb. 1680 ; Esther, 18 Feb. 1682 ; and Jonathan, 27 Aug. 1684 ; 
beside two more ds. of names unkn. JOSEPH, Farmington, s. of Thomas 
of the same, had Jacob, b. 18 Sept. 1687, bapt. soon after; Abigail, bapt. 
23 Feb. 1690 ; Eliz. 9 Oct. 1692 ; Mary, 17 Feb. 1695. JOSHUA, Yar 
mouth, came in 1632, and was bound for 5 yrs. from land, to Mr. Paine,, 
in 1642 was fin. for scoff, at relig. or disturb, worship ; perhaps was of 
Easthampton, L. I. in 1650. MATTHEW, Braintree 1640, a miller, had 
Sarah, b. 29 Aug. 1641, rem. to Boston 1652, there by w. Rebecca had 
Alice, 22 Dec. 1652; and Hannah, 14 Mar. 1655. His w. d. 19 Sept. 
1657, and he m. 4 Nov. foil. Eliz. wid. of Thomas Hunt of Boston, and 
d. perhaps, at Maiden, June 1667. His d. Sarah m. 26 Dec. 1660, John 
Tomline. Of ano. MATTHEW of Boston, I find, that by w. Sarah he- had 
John, b. 29 Sept. 1654. MAYBEE, Middletown, s. of Thomas, of New 
Haven, m. 1691, Eliz. d. of Rev. Samuel Stow^of M. but I hear of him no 

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more. NATHANIEL, Boston 1 675, a merch. of wh. I hear no more, but 
that in 1679 he was chos. elk. of the writs, i. e. town elk. OBADIAH, 
New Haven 1640. PETER, Hingham, youngest s. of Thomas the first, 
m. July 1679, Ann Canterbury, d. of Cornelius, had Cornelius, b. 24 
Aug. 1684, d. young; and John, 10 Dec. 1685. RICHARD, Marlbo- 
rough, had come in the Jonathan, 1639, with his mo. Agnes (wh. was 
then w. of Thomas Blanchard), and her mo. Agnes Bent, and the 
the mo. and a younger ch. d. on the voyage, so that he was some yrs. 
under care of his uncle John Bent, and was put apprent. to said Blanch 
ard, when Barnes was only ten yrs. old, wh. also bee. his guardian. Af 
ter d. of Blanchard, May 1654, John Grout of Sudbury was made 
guardian ; and for part of this early hist, see Geneal. Reg. IX. 371. He 
m. 16 Dec. 1667, perhaps as sec. w. wid. Deborah Dix, but all inq. 
wh. was her first h. is baffled, neither the diligence of Bond, nor the skill 
of Dr. Harris being adequate to solve it. Yet the list of ch. accepted, 
from Barry by Bond, seems hardly to consist with the prior list of ch. she 
had b. Leonard, John, and William. See Bond, 753. However some 
maybe adm. as Sarah, b. 1669 ; Richard, 1673; and Abigail, 1683, wh. 
m. 1705, Peter Bent. He d. 22 Jan. 1708. RICHARD, Marlborough, s. 
prob. of the preced. m. Ann, youngest d. of the first Jonathan Hide of 
Cambridge, but I learn no more. THOMAS, Hingham 1637, freem. 1645, 
came with w. Ann from Hingham, O. E. had Thomas, and John, both 
bapt. 21 May 1643, of wh. the first d. young ; Eliz. 8 Dec. 1644; Ann ; 
Hannah, June 1647, d. young; James, 8 Apr. 1649 ; and Peter, 6 June 
1652. Ann m. a Brimsden of Boston. THOMAS, Salem, by w. Mary 
had Benjamin, b. 1 Oct. 1655; Thomas, 1657, d. soon; Mary, 12 Oct. 
1658, d. at 2 yrs. ; and Mary, again, 19 Mar. 1662 ; and was drown. Dec. 
1663. THOMAS, Hartford 1639, rem. to Farmington, had Benjamin, 
bapt. 24 July 1653 ; Joseph, 1655, and prob. Thomas, wh. m. Mary, d. of 
Richard Jones. THOMAS, New Haven 1643, br. of Daniel of the same, 
rem. to Middletown, and d. 1693. He had serv. in the Pequot war, 1637, 
and left s. John ; Thomas, b. 26 Aug. 1653 ; Daniel, 29 Aug. 1659, bapt. 
1661, on the same day with Abigail, his sis. b. 16 Mar. 1657, but the day 
on the rec. of ch. is a false one, 27 June, which was a Thursday ; and 
Maybee, b. 25 June 1663, as the careful town rec. tells, bapt. not, as the 
careless ch. rec. tells, 20 July of that yr. wh. was on Monday ; beside three 
other ds. of wh. Eliz. perhaps eldest, was b. 28 May 1650. His w. Mary 
d. 1676. THOMAS, Swanzey 1669, was a promin. man in the Bapt. ch. 
there, had Eliz. b. 14 Feb. 1675, and prob. others. THOMAS, Marlbo 
rough, the freem. 1673, wh. pray, for a gr. of Ind. Id. bee. his ho. and goods 
had been burn, by the enemy in Philip s war, may be he wh. came from 
J^ondon 1656, aged 20, in the Speedwell. THOMAS, New Haven, s. of 

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Thomas of the same, had Mary, b. 1 682 ; Thomas, 24 July 1 684, d. young ; 
Thomas, again, 26 July 1687 ; Sarah, 1689 ; Rebecca, 12 Mar. 1691 ; 
Abigail, 10 June 1693 ; Eliz. 10 Nov. 1695; Deborah, 1 Feb. 1698; 
Hannah, 31 May 1702 ; Samuel, 11 Apr. 1705 ; Nathaniel, 11 Jan. 1707 ; 
and Abraham, 1711. THOMAS, Farmington, prob. s. of Thomas of the 
same, had Ruth, bapt. 23 Oct. 1692; and Eliz. 21 July 1G95. One 
THOMAS, of N. Hampsh. 1690, was of those wh. pray, for protect, of Mass. 
jurisdict. WILLIAM, Salisbury 1640, freem. 2 June 1641, by w. Rachel 
had Mary, wh. m. 23 June 1659, sec. John Hoyt; William, wh. d. 11 
June 1648 ; Hannah, b. 25 Jan. 1644 ; Deborah, 1 Apr. 1646 ; Jonathan, 
1 Apr. 1648; Rachel, 30 Apr. 1649, wh. m. 2 Mar. 1668 or 9 (both 
dates being giv.), Thomas Sargent; Sarah, wh. m. 8 Sept. 1670, Thomas 
Rowell, and next, 26 Oct. 1676, John, or more prob. Thomas Harvey, as 
the Amesbury rec. gives the name ; and Rebecca, wh. m. Moses Morrill. 
Deborah m. 19 Dec. 1663, Samuel Davis. He was one of the first sett, 
of Amesbury a. 1654. It has been thot. that he is the man in the list of 
passengers by the Globe from London for Virginia, 1635, and the names 
of William Brown, and Richard Wells in the same list are seen, both, 
also, found at Salisbury. But those surnames are so frequent on both 
sides of the ocean, that the argument must not be pressed too far. Some 
persons might, at that time, think it easy to go from one part of America 
to another; but most of those for Virginia were not puritans, and all wh. 
would come to New Eng. especially from London, easily gained direct, 
instead of circuitous passage. Of this name, includ. those spelt without e, 
Farmer, in 1834, count, seven gr. at Yale, five at Harv. and five at other 
N. E. coll. 

seem to be only perverse spell, for Barnard, wh. see. But THOMAS, New 
London, wh. preach, there 1686 and 7, must be print, with this form of 
the name, out of regard to that Eccl. Hist, of N. E. call, the Magnalia, 
III. 4, where this man is insert, in the third classis, tho. with studied 
carelessness, Mather omits his bapt. name. Caulkins could find no more 
than this useful designat. for this side of the water ; while in vain I search 
Palmer s Non. Conf. Mem. III. 150 and 1 for ment. of any but Andrew of 
Trin. Col. Qambr. and Joshua, s. of Humphrey of Shropsh. wh. were re 
spectable *among the cler. confessors. 

BARNEY, * JACOB, Salem, freem. 14 May 1634, had John, bapt. 15 
Dec. 1639, was rep. 1635, 8, 47, 53, and d. 1673, aged 72. JACOB, Sa 
lem, s. of the preced. perhaps b. in Eng. m. 18 Aug. 1657, Hannah 
Johnson, wh. d. 5 June 1659 ; and next he m. 26 May 1660, Ann Witt, 
d. of Jonathan of Lynn or Salem, had Hannah, b. 2 Mar- 1661, prob. d. 
young ; Sarah, 12 Sept. 1662 ; Abijah, 31 Oct. 1663 ; John, 1 Aug. 1665 ; 

124 BAR 

Jacob, 21 May 1667 ; Ruth, 27 Sept. 1669 ; Dorcas, 22 Apr. 1671 ; Jo 
seph, 9 Mar. 1673; Israel, 17 June 1675; Jonathan, 29 Mar. 1677; 
Samuel, 10 Feb. 1679 ; and Hannah, again, 6 Feb. 1681, wh. m. John 
Cromwell. JACOB, Boston 1668, was one of the found, of the first Bapt. 
soc. in the town ; yet no more is told of him, even in the valu. Hist, of 
Boston by Mr. Drake. 

BARNUM, or BARNAM, RICHARD, may perhaps be thot. of Boston, as 
he was a corpo. in Moseley s comp. k. in the bloody assault, on Sunday, 
19 Dec. 1675, upon the Narraganset fort. THOMAS, Norwalk 1662, was 
bef. that at Fairfield, and after at Danbury, had Thomas, b. 9 July 1663 ; 
John, 24 Feb. 1678; Hannah, 14 Oct. 1680; and Ebenezer, 19 May 
1682 ; but six more ch. he had, two s. four ds. yet at N. are no more rec. 
nor can I find the names of these six, or either of them, or of either of two 
ws. one of wh. outliv. him, wh. d. 1695. 

BARRELL, GEORGE, Boston 1638, a cooper, freem. 10 May 1643, d. 2 
Sept. foil. In Geneal. Reg. II. 383 is an abstr. of his will, made 28 May, 
pro. 30 Oct. of that yr. giv. ho. and Ids. to w. Ann for life, provid. for ch. 
John, James, and Ann, and two when they shall be 21 yrs. old ; 
but the names of these two seem strangely spelt. " The tools of his trade " 
lead the diligent compiler, in a note, to explain, that he seems " to have 
been a mason;" but I follow the ch. rec. at his adm. into that body, 5 
Sept. 1641, as prob. the correct designat. and Mr. Drake from town rec. 
shows it. His d. Ann had m. William Semond. JAMES, Boston, s. of the 
preced. prob. b. in Eng. was liv. in 1677 ; but the rec. has no acco. of a 
fam. || JOHN, Boston, cooper, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. ar. co. 1643, 
and 1656 was ens. of that disting. co. by w. Mary, d. of Elder William 
Colbron, had John b. 6 Aug. says the town rec. but the more trustworthy 
ch. rec. says, bapt. 3 Aug. 1645, d. young; Mary, b. 16 Mar. 1647; 
Hannah, 23 Apr. 1651 ; John, again, 15 Mar. 1653, d. young; William, 
28 July 1654; and John, again, 1656 ; and d. 29 Aug. 1658. His. wid. 
m. Daniel Turell. But in the will of gr.f. Colbron, ano. s. James, is re- 
memb. JOHN, Watertown, by w. Eliz. had Abigail, b. 20 Apr. 1658; 
but the wide-seeing eye of Dr. Bond did not discern this inhab. and there 
fore I am compel, to trust the Middlesex rec. of b. JOHN, Boston, s. 
prob. of John of the same, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 4 Apr. 1677. THOMAS, 
the Mass, freem. of 1645, was of Braintree ; but of him I can see no more, 
and can feel no doubt that what appears Barrill in print, should be Bar 
rett. WILLIAM, Boston, br. of George of the same, d. 20 Aug. .1639. 
WILLIAM, Scituate, perhaps s. of John of Boston, tho. Deane calls him s. 
of William, m. 1680, Lydia, d. of John Turner, wid. of John James, had 
William, b. 1683; Lydia, 1684; Mary, 1686; and James, 1687. 

BARRETT, BENJAMIN, Hatfield, a soldier under Capt. Turner, 1676, 


wh. may have been s. of Humphrey, but more prob. of John of Maiden, 
m. 1677, Sarah Graves, perhaps d. of John of Hadley, and sec. w. Mary, 
sis. of Robert Alexander, rem. to Deerfield, and d. 1690, leav. ch. Ben 
jamin, John, Jonathan, Sarah, and Rebecca. CHARLES, Newport, by w. 
Catharine, wh. he took at Barbados, had Rosamond, b. May 1665, as the 
Friends rec. proves to me, but it certif. no more. HUMPHREY, Concord 
1640, freem. 1657, wh. d. Nov. 1662, aged 70, had Thomas, wh. was 
drown, in the riv. 1660; Humphrey; and John, by Shattuck said to 
have sett, at Marlborough. His wid. Mary, in her will, of 15 June, pro. 
20 Oct. 1663, names s. John and Humphrey, and Mary B. as also 
her br. Oliver, wh. d. Sept. 1671. * HUMPHREY, Concord, s. of the pre- 
ced. freem. 1682, had, I suppose, m. a d. of Robert Hawes of Roxbury, 
wh. in his will calls him s. had Joseph, and Benjamin, was rep. Oct. 1691. 
JAMES, Charlestown, m. Hannah, d. of Stephen Fosdick, had James, b. 6 
Apr. 1644; Hannah, 21 Mar. 1648; Mary; Sarah ; John, 6 May 1655 ; 
and Stephen, special, nam. in the will of gr.f. Fosdick. He d. 16 Aug. 
1672; and his wid. d. 1681. Hannah m. John Scolley. JAMES, Mai 
den, s. of the preced. m. 11 Jan. 1672, Dorcas, d. of Thomas Green of 
the same (that Thomas, wh. d. 1682), had James, b. 1672 ; John, 1675 ; 
and Jonathan, 1678 ; and d. 1694. JOHN, Taunton 1643. *JoiiN, Mai 
den 1653, had Benjamin, b. 18 Dec. of that yr. rem. to Wells, there was 
made constable 1657, ens. 1660, rep. 1681. Perhaps he was br. of James ; 
and his w. Mary was d. of Edmund Littlefield of W. wh. in his will of 
Dec. 1661, pro. 17 Apr. foil, names her and s. John, prob. mean, the h. 
JOHN, Marlborough, s. of Humphrey the first, m. 19 Sept. 1656, Mary 
Pond of Sudbury, and d. July 1711, leav. s. John. JOHN, Chelmsford, 
by w. Sarah had Lydia, b. 22 Sept. 1659 ; and (unless we suppose error 
in the rec.) Samuel, 16 June 1660. JOHN, Charlestown, m. 6 June 1664, 
Eliz. Cousins, rem. to Chelmsford, there in 1679, call. sen. so that ano. of 
the same name was liv. there. JOHN, Stratford 1671. JOHN, Charles- 
town, s. of James of the same, was prob. never m. but of slender 
health, made his will, 1 678, in wh. he opens with say. he was 23 yrs. old, not 
likely to live long, and directs, that mo. brs. and sis. should have his prop. 
It was pro. 1682. JOSEPH, Chelmsford, freem. 1676, was perhaps s. of 
the sec. Humphrey. ROBERT, Charlestown 1674, d. 1675, and his wid. 
Hannah d. 5 Jan. 1691. STEPHEN, wh. serv. as commissary for Conn, 
in Philip s war, 1 675. I have been unable to discov. any thing more a. 
his resid. or fam. STEPHEN, Charlestown, s. of James the first, m. 14 
May 1 680, Eliz. (of an undecyph. or hieroglif. name, whereof the initial 
is M.) and he d. 1689. THOMAS, Braintree, may prob. be he, wh. came 
at 16 yrs. in the Increase, 1635, was made freem. 1645, tho. the print, 
list has Barrill, and was of the number of petitnrs. for gr. of Id. at Warwick 


126 BARRON. 

that our Gen. Ct. had confiscat. and to part of wh. they gave 10,000 acres 
forfeit, by the misbeliev. friends of Gorton; m. 14 Sept. 1655, Frances 
Woolderson, had Martha, b. 17 Sept. 1656; Mary, 17 Apr. 1658 ; and 
perhaps others, and d. at Chelmsford 1668, in his will of 1 July 1662, 
pro. 6 Aug. foil, names w. Margaret, eldest s. John ; Thomas ; and Jo 
seph, the youngest. THOMAS, Cambridge, had w. Lydia, and rem. to 
Marlborough, there d. Jan. 1673, in his will of 16 Jan. pro. 1 Apr. foil, 
provid. for w. and three ch. WILLIAM, Cambridge, br. of the preced. by 
w. Sarah, d. of Richard Champney of the same, m. 19 Aug. 1656, had 
Lydia, b. 17 Sept. 1657 ; and John, 1660. His w. d. 21 Aug. 1661, and 
he m. 16 June 1662, Mary, d. of John Barnard, had William, b. 3 May 
1665 ; Edward, 8 Jan. 1667 ; Samuel, 7 Feb. 1669 ; and Bartholomew, 
1 Apr. 1672, wh. d. next mo. She d. 28 Mar. 1673, and he took for third 
w. 8 Oct. foil. Mary Sparhawk, d. of Nathaniel of the same, and d. 1 6 
Mar. 1689, aged a. 60. By John Pool of Reading, in his will, Barrett is 
call. s. in law, wh. seems to prove, that P. had m. the mo. of B. s first w. 
Of this name the gr. at Harv. in 1832 were 7, at Dart. 3, and at other N. 
E. coll. 4. 

BARRON, DANIEL, Woburn 1653, was perhaps s. of Ellis the first. 
ELLIS, or ELLIZ, Watertown, freem. 2 June 1641, brot. from Eng. prob. 
three or four ch. for Bond names the issue in this order, Ellis ; Mary, wh. 
m. 10 Dec. 1650, Daniel Warren; Susanna, wh. m. 14 Dec. 1653, Ste 
phen Randall; Hannah, wh. m. a. 1659, Simon Coolidge ; John ; Sarah, 
b. 4 July 1640; Moses, 1 Mar. 1643 ; and Peter, a soldier in Moseley s 
comp. k. by the Ind. Sept. 1675. He had two ws. Grace (thot. to be mo. 
of all those ch.), and Hannah, wid. of Timothy Hawkins, m. 4 Dec. 1653 ; 
was constable 1658, selectman 1668, and d. 30 Oct. 1676. His will made 
four days bef. pro. 19 Dec. foil, provides for w. for the seven ch. remain, 
after loss of Peter, and for Eliz. Barren. ELLIS, Watertown, s. of 
the preced. m. Hannah, d. of Timothy Hawkins, and Bond gives the date 
wh. I have taken for m. of her mo. with the f. of this h. tho. he may be 
right, and possib. mo. and d. f. and s. were m. on one day, yet it seems 
less prob. He had Ellis, b. 22 Apr. 1655 ; Hannah, 6 Mar. 1658 ; Eliz. 
14 Apr. 1660, d. soon; Sarah, 4 Nov. 1662 ; and perhaps Eliz. again ; 
rem. to Groton, there had Grace, 29 July 1665; Mehitable, 22 June 
1668 ; Timothy, 18 Apr. 1673 ; Dorothy, 6 Mar. 1675, perhaps d. young ; 
and Abigail, 14 Nov. 1676. At Lancaster he made his will 31 Dec. 
1711, pro. 7 Oct. foil. wh. teaches us the names of hs. for six of his ds. 
Abigail Houghton, Mehitable Parker, Hannah Cady, w. of James, Eliz. 
-Philbrick, w. of Ephraim, Sarah Taylor, and Grace Stevens. He had 
prefer. L. to G. after the equal destruction of both. From Groton he was 
driv. in Philip s war, and reappears at W. with w. Lydia. ELLIS, Lan- 

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caster, s. of the preced. m. 27 May 1G79, Mary, d. of Rev. John Sher 
man, and how venerable rec. may distort a name is shown here, where 
the elk. must certif. that Eliz. Barren jr. m. Mary Sherman ; and he had 
sec. w. Lydia, unless Bond have confus. him with his f. as he suspect. 
JOHN, Groton, s. of Ellis the first, had John, b. 4 Apr.. 1665 ; Moses, 26 
Mar. 1669 ; Ellis, 4 June 1672 ; and Eliz. 28 Sept. 1677 ; but the name 
of his w. or date of his d. is not seen. MOSES, br. of the preced. may 
have liv. at Woburn, at least he m. Mary, eldest d. of Isaac Learned of 
that place, but prob. d. early. TIMOTHY, Watertown, a weaver, s. of Ellis 
the sec. m. 10 Mar. 1698, Rachel, d. of Samuel Jennison of the same, had 
Joseph, bapt. 30 Oct. foil. ; Timothy, 1 July 1700 ; Peter, b. 26 July 
1702 ; Samuel, Oct. 1704, d. next mo.; and Hannah, 6 Aug. 1709 ; and 
his wid. Rachel m. John King. Of Oliver, H. C. 1788, it is said by 
William Winthrop, in his interlcav. catal. that he d. 1809, a physician in 
the Isle of Man. 

BARROWS, or BARROW, JAMES, Dover, was tax. 1670, says Mr. Quint, 
but he tells no more. JOHN, Plymouth, had w. Deborah, s. Robert, Bena- 
jah, Joshua, and Ebenezer, beside two ds. when he d. 12 Jan. 1692. 
ROBERT, Plymouth, perhaps br. of the preced. m. 28 Nov. 1666, Ruth, 
d. of George Bonum, had Eliezur, b. 15 Sept. 1669, wh. d. soon ; and no 
more is kn. of the f. ROBERT, Plymouth, s. of John, m. Lydia Dunham, 
had Robert, b. 1689; Thankful, 1692; Elisha, 1695; Thomas, 1697; 
and Lydia, 1699. 

BARRY, JOHN, New London 1659, may have been only transient, as 
he is seen only as a witness to deed of Id. 

BARSHAM, JOHN, Portsmouth, or as Bond thinks, of Exeter, eldest s. 
of William, by w. Mehitable had Annabel, b. 31 May 1670; Mary, 26 
Feb. 1672 ; Dorothy, 2 Feb. 1674 ; Sarah, 11 Aug. prob. 1675 ; and 
William, 25 Apr. 1678. JOSHUA, Watertown, br. of the preced. outliv. 
his f. but in Bond s opin. was never m. NATHANIEL, Watertown, br. of 
the preced. m. 13 Mar. 1679, Eliz. eldest d. of the first William Bond, 
was town elk. selectman sev. yrs. and a lieut. in the wretched expedit. of 
Phips against Quebec, 1690, after a capt. had no ch. and d. 2 Aug. 1716. 
His wid. d. 23 Dec. 1729. PHILIP, Deerfield, k. by the Ind. at Bloody 
brook, with Capt. Lathrop, 18 Sept. 1675, left w. and perhaps ch. WIL 
LIAM, Watertown, came, it is thot. 1630, freem. 9 Mar. 1637, by w. Am- 
miel, or Annabel, had John, b. 8 Dec. 1 635, H. C. 1 658 ; Hannah, 7 Jan. 
1638; William; Joshua, 15 Mar. 1641 ; Susanna, 28 Jan. 1642; Na 
thaniel, 1644; Sarah ; Mary, 24 June 1648 ; Rebecca, 12 Dec. 1657; 
and Eliz. 29 July 1659. He d. 13 July 1684, in his will of 23 Aug. 
preced. with codic. of 15 Apr. foil, not nam. w. leads us to infer, that she 
was d. No doubt he was a man of good public spirit, selectman 1653, 


and fill, other office of import. Hannah m. 19 Dec. 1656, John Spring 
jr. ; Susanna, and Sarah m. and had ch. but their hs. are not mark. ; 
Mary m. 7 May 1675, deac. John Bright, and next, 12 Dec. 1700, 
Hananiah Parker of Reading ; Rebecca m. 14 May 1683, Edward Win- 
ship of Cambridge ; and Eliz. m. 5 July 1694, Adam Eve of Boston ; 
yet to so odd a name Bond puts a quere for place, while my suspicion 
attaches more to the person s spell. 

BARSTOW, BAIRSTO, or BERESTO, || GEORGE, Boston, came from Lon 
don, in the Truelove, 1635, aged 21, was in 1636, favor, with gr. of Id. 
at Dedham, but prob. went not thither bef. 1642, ar. co. 1644, no w. or 
ch. at D. is ment. bef. he rem. to Scituate, there beside some childr. wh. 
d. early, had Margaret, bapt. 24 Feb. 1650; and George, b. Mar. 1652, 
bapt. 12 June 1653, after d. of his f. at Cambridge, on 18 Mar. of that yr. 
His wid. Susanna, d. of Thomas Marrett, or Marryott, of Cambridge, d. 
17 Apr. 1654. GEORGE, Roxbury, prob. s. of the preced. by w. Mary had 
Susanna, b. 2 Nov. 1684 ; and George, Aug. 1687. Perhaps he rem. to 
Rehoboth, there had Samuel, 1 May 1705 ; and d. 6 Apr. 1726. JERE 
MIAH, Scituate, s. of John of Cambridge, by w. Lydia had John, and 
Jeremiah ; the last was tak. by the Ind. a few weeks after d. of his f. (wh. 
fell in the Rehoboth fight 26 Mar. 1676), and soon k. by them. His wid. 
m. 1677, Richard Standlake. JOHN, Cambridge, usually writ. Baistoe, 
was youngest br. of George the first, by w. Hannah had Michael, b. 1653 ; 
John ; and Jeremiah ; was drown. 13 Feb. 1658, aged 33, by fall. thro, 
ice of Charles riv. travel, from Dedham in the night. JOHN, Scituate, 
br. of Jeremiah of the same, m. 1 678 Lydia, d. of William Hatch sec. of 
the same, had Job, b. 8 Mar. 1679 ; Jeremiah, 28 Aug. 1682 ; John, 15 
Feb. 1684; Jerusha, 21 Nov. 1687, d. soon; Susanna, 5 May 1689; 
Abigail, 8 Mar. 1692 ; and Lydia, 26 Mar. 1696. JOSEPH, Scituate, s. 
of William the first, m. 16 May 1666, Susanna, d. of Thomas Lincoln, the 
husbandman, of Hingham (wh. d. very aged, 31 Jan. 1730), had Susanna, 
b. 3 June 1667 ; Joseph, 22 Jan. 1675 ; Benjamin, 1 Mar. 1679 ; Deb 
orah, 26 Dec. 1681 ; and Samuel, 1 Jan. 1683; and d. 17 Apr. 1712. 
His ho. was a garrison 1675. MICHAEL, or MILES, Charlestown, eldest 
br. of George the first, with w. Marcia join, the ch. 5 Dec. 1635, and was 
made freem. 3 Mar. foil. rem. bef. 1642 to Watertown. He was from 
Shelf, near Halifax, Co. York, W. Riding, s. of Matthew, says Bond, bapt. 
17 Nov. 1600, m. 16 Feb. 1625 Grace Halstead, wh. Bond, 677, notes as 
the same with Marcia. He brot. prob. his w. s sis. Susanna, wh. d. unm. 
As he had no ch. his will of 23 June 1674 proves his est. good, as was 
the spirit in which he div. it (see Geneal. Reg. VIII. 169) ; and his w. 
hav. d. 20 July 1671, many relat. partook, beside the benefac. to his spirit, 
guide, Rev. John Sherman, the farm of 100 acres. He d. 1676, not, as 


sometimes said, the day of date of his will. He wrote his name Bairstow. 
MICHAEL, Watertown, eldest s. of John of Cambridge, freem. 1G90, m. 
12 Jan. 1677, Rebecca, d. of John Train of W. had only ch. Hannah, b. 
20 Jan. 1G79. WILLIAM, Dedham, next br. of Michael the first, came 
with his younger br. George, in the Truelove, 1635, aged 23, from Lon 
don, where their names at the custom ho. were writ. Beresto, by w. Ann 
had Joseph, b. 6 June 1639, bapt. 25 Apr. 1641, his mo. join, the ch. 
that mo.; Mary, 28 Dec. 1641, bapt. next Sunday; Patience, 3 Dec. 
1643, bapt. 9 June foil. He rem. to Scituate, there had, prob. Sarah; 
and ano. d. whose name is not seen ; certain. Deborah, Aug. 1 650 ; Wil 
liam, Sept. 1652; and Martha, 1655 ; and he d. 1 Jan. 1669. His wid. 
m. John Prince of Hull. Patience m. Moses Simmons, 1662, as Bond, 
678, tells; Mary m. 14 May 1656, William Ingram of Boston ; Sarah 
m. a. 1665, Nathaniel Church; Deborah m. 9 Nov. 1670, Philip Shat- 
tuck ; and Martha m. 9 Dec. 1674, Samuel Prince, s. of the h. of her mo. 
Worthington calls him Wilkin, wh. is more strange than his spell. Bear- 
stowe. WILLIAM, Scituate, s. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Rebecca, 
b. 12 Mar. 1676; Martha, 1678; a s. bapt. 7 Nov. 1680, says Barry, 
prob. d. young, but his name is not told by B. ; Ann, 26 June 1681; 
William, 23 Nov. 1684; Mary, 21 Feb. 1687 ; Benjamin, 22 July 1690 ; 
and Susanna, 8 Mar. 1693. Descend, of two of the four brs. are much 
distrib. in .Fairhaven, Rochester, Hanover, and perhaps Salem; and six 
of the name, if one without r may be incl. are seen among Farmer s gr. at 
N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BARTHOLOMEW, * HENRY, Salem 1635, said by tradit. to have arr. 7 
Nov. of that yr. was freem. 17 May 1637, then aged 36, by w. Eliz. had 
Eliz. bapt. there 3 Oct. 1641 ; Hannah, 12 Feb. 1643 ; John, 10 Nov. 
1644; Abraham, 8 Nov. 1646; Eleazer, 29 July 1649; Abigail, 6 Oct. 
1650; William, 3 Oct. 1652; Eliz. again, 2 July 1654; and Henry, 10 
May 1657 ; was rep. 1645, and 17 yrs. more, but not as Felt makes him, in 
his list for 1635, prob. then mistak. him for William, as he did also in citing 
testimon. against Mrs. Hutchinson. A. 1679 he rem. to Boston, and his 
w. d. 1 Sept. 1682; and he d. 22 Nov. 1692. His d. Abigail m. 2 Jan. 
1672, Nehemiah Willoughby. HENRY, Salem, s. of the preced. had w. 
Catharine, but no ch. and d. 1698, leav. in his will of 25 Sept. 1694, no 
subj. of remark. JOSEPH, Boston 1667, mariner, may have been- s. of 
William. || RICHARD, Salem, 1638, br. of Henry the first, freem. 2 June 
1641, ar. co. 1643, d. 1646. *WILLIAM J Ipswich, came from London 
_1634, in the sh. with Rev. John Lothrop, Zechary Symmes, and Mrs. 
Ann Hutchinson, arr. Sept. Against the scheme of that lady s revela 
tions he was a ready witness, as Hutch, in Hist. II. 510 exhibits him. 
Made freem. 4 Mar. 1635 he was a rep. 1635, and 7 yrs. more ; rem. as 


a merch. to Boston, a. 1 6GO, perhaps at Marblehead 1 C74, and d. at Charles- 
town 18 Jan. 1681. His d. Mary m. 24 Dec. 1657, Matthew Whipple 
of Ipswich. WILLIAM, Roxbury, perhaps s. of the preced. a carpenter, m. 
17 Dec. 1663, Mary Johnson, prob. d. of Isaac of the same, had Isaac, b. 
1 Nov. 1664 ; William, 16 Oct. 1666 ; Mary, 26 Oct. 1668 ; and Eliz. 
15 Mar. 1674; rem. soon after, and may have been of Branford 1685. 

BARTLETT, ABRAHAM, Middletown, youngest s. of George of Guilford, 
m. 11 June 1693, Mary Warner, d. of the first Andrew of the same, had 
Mary, b. 18 May 1694 ; Abraham, 4 Mar. 1697 ; Joseph, 24 Oct. 1699 ; 
Timothy, 25 Mar. 1702 ; and Ebenezer, 6 Nov. 1705 ; and d. 20 Feb. 
1731. His wid. d. 28 May 1738, aged 74. * BENJAMIN, Duxbury, s. 
of Robert of Plymouth, m. 1656, Sarah, d. of Love Brewster, had Ben 
jamin, Samuel, Ichabod, Ebenezer, and Rebecca, prob. all by that w. but 
he had in 1678 a sec. w. Cicely. He- was rep. 1685, as in Baylies, IV. 
19. BENJAMIN, Windsor, s. of John of the same, m. July 1665, Deborah 
Barnard, had Deborah, b. 3 Apr. 1666; Benjamin, 21 June 1668, d. 
young; Isaiah, 9 Dec. 1670, d. soon; Isaiah, again, 26 July 1672; 
Ephraim, 17 Jan. 1674 ; Jehoida, 2 Nov. 1675; and Benjamin, again, 5 
Dec. 1677. CHRISTOPHER, Newbury 1635, m. 16 Apr. 1645, first .w. 
Mary; had Mary,b. 15 Oct. 1647, d. young; Ann, 28 Sept. 1650; Mar 
tha, Mar. 1653 ; Christopher, 11 June 1655 ; and Jonathan, 5 July 1657, 
d. at 2 yrs. ; and his w. d. 24 Dec. 1661. He m. 19 Dec. 1663, Mary 
Hoyt, perhaps d. of John, had John, 13 Sept. 1665, wh. d. at 3 mos. and 
the f. d. 15 Mar. 1670, aged 47. CHRISTOPHER, Newbury, s. of the pre 
ced. m. 29 Nov. 1677, Deborah Weed, d. of John of Salisbury, had 
Christopher, b. 26 Feb. 1679 ; Deborah, 23 June 1680 ; Mary, 17 Apr. 
1682; Ann, 29 Mar. 1684; Lydia, 19 Apr. 1688 ; Hannah, 2 Nov. 1689; 
Sarah, 23 Oct. 1691 ; Abigail, 7 Nov. 1695; Samuel, 16 May 1698 ; and 
Mehitable, 18 Oct. 1701 ; and he d. 14 Apr. 1711. DANIEL, Guilford, 
br. of Abraham, m. 11 Jan. 1686, Sarah, d. of deac. John Meigs, wh. d. 
8 Apr. 1688, leav. only ch. Daniel, b. 31 Mar. bef. Next he m. 11 Feb. 
1691, Concurrence, d. of Henry Crane, of Killingworth, had John, 21 
Jan. 1692; Nathaniel, 10 Feb. 1694, d. at 10 mos.; Deborah, 4 Nov. 
1695 ; George, 7 Feb. 1698 ; Nathaniel, again, 1 July 1700 ; and Ebene 
zer, 12 Feb. 1702. His w. d. 9 Oct. 1703 ; and he next m. 8 Oct. 1707, 
Susanna Lord of Saybrook, had Collins, 7 Mar. 1709, d. young ; Lucy, 
23 June 1713 ; Jared, 1 Mar. 1715, d. at 6 mos. ; and Sarah, 22 July 
1717. He d. 14 Nov. 1747, and his wid. d. 2 Feb. 1758. * GEORGE, 
Guilford 1641, of Branford 1649, m. 14 Sept. 1650, Mary, d. of Abraham 
Cruttenden, had Eliz. b. Mar. 1652; Mary, 1 Feb. 1654; John, 9 Nov. 
1656, wh. d. under 3 yrs. ; Hannah, 5 Nov. 1658 ; Daniel, 14 Dec. 1665 ; 
Abraham, 19 Feb. 1667 ; and Deborah, 1668. He was lieut. rep. 1665, 


deac. and d. 3 Aug. 1GG9 ; and his wid. d. next mo. Eliz. m. 29 Aug. 
1677, Abraham Fowler; Mary m. 10 July 1673, Nathaniel Stone; and 
Deborah m. 16 Mar. 1687, John Spinning. GEORGE, Scarborough 1663, 
wh. d. 1674, had d. Eliz. wh. m. Nicholas Baker of Marblehead, as teaches 
Willis, I. 135. HENRY, Braintree, was one of the comp. of brave Capt. 
Johnson, in the gr. Narraganset fight. ISAIAH, Windsor, s. of John of the 
same, m. 3 Dec. 1663, Abia Gillet, had John, b. 12 Sept. 1664. JEHOIADA, 
Hartford, s. of John of Windsor, had Martha, b. 28 July 1674. JOHN, 
Newport 1 639. JOHN, Newbury 1 635, came, 1 634, in the Mary and John 
from London, was of Co. Kent, freem. 17 May 1 637, had John, but other ch. 
is not kn. and d. 13 Apr. 1678, and his wid. Joan d. 5 Feb. foil. JOHN, 
Windsor 1640, br. of George of Guilford, had Isaiah, b. 13 June 1641 ; 
Benjamin, bapt. 26 Mar. 1643; Hepzibah, b. 14 July 1646; Jehoiada, 
bapt. 23 Dec. 1649 ; and Mehitable, 11 May 1651 ; was liv. 1 669. JOHN, 
Newbury, s. of John of the same, m. 5 Mar. 1660, Sarah, d. of John 
Knight, had Gideon, b. 18 Dec. foil. ; and Mary ; was freem. 1669. JOHN, 
Weymouth, by w. Sarah had John, b. 11 Feb. 1666. JOHN, Marblehead 
1674. JOHN, Newbury, s. of Richard the sec. of the same, call, (to dis- 
ting. him as one of four contempo. Johns there), the tanner, m. 29 Oct. 
1680, Mary Rust, had Mary, b. 17 Oct. 1681, wh. d. at 5 mos. ; John, 24 
Jan. 1683; Mary, again, 27 Apr. 1684; Nathaniel, 18 Apr. 1685; Dor 
othy, 22 Aug. 1686; Sarah, 27 Nov. 1687; Hannah, 13 Mar. 1689; 
Nathan, 23 Dec. 1691; Abigail, 12 Aug. 1693; and Alice, 18 Mar. 
1695 ; and d. 24 May 1736. JOSEPH, Plymouth, s. of Robert of the 
same, had Robert, Joseph, Benjamin, Elnathan, Mary, Hannah, and Lydia. 
JOSEPH, Cambridge vill. or Newton, m. 27 Oct. 1668, Mary Waite, had 
Mary, b. 17 Feb. 1672; Joseph, and Mary, tw. 5 Mar. 1673; Eliz. 5 
Feb. 1677; John; and Sarah; and d. 26 Dec. 1702. His wid. d..21 
Dec. 1721. Eliz. m. 8 Mar. 1709, James Prentiss, says Jackson; but 
he makes him, in a later part of his Hist. m. that same day, Eliz. d. of 
Henry of Marlborough ; and Sarah m. 1708, Jonathan Willard. JOSEPH, 
Newton, s. of the preced. by w. Hannah had Thomas, b. 25 July 1697 ; 
Benjamin, 24 May 1699 ; Eliz. 23 Sept. 1701, d. next yr. ; Joseph, 8 
Apr. 1703 ; and perhaps Ebenezer. His w. d. Dec. 1730, and he m. 
1732, Mercy Hyde, wh. d. 2 yrs. after, and he d. June 1750. JOSEPH, 
Newbury, fifth s. of Richard the third of the same, was a soldier, taken 
at the assault on Haverhill, 29 Aug. 1708, when his capt. Wainwright 
was k. by the Ind. and held in captiv. four yrs. of wh. he left a narrat. 
and d. 1754. See the excel. Hist, of Coffin, 331. NATHANIEL, New 
bury, whose f. is not heard of by me, had James, and Mary, Dec. 1679. 
Coffin. NICHOLAS, Kennebunk 1651, was liv. at Salem 1700, as Willis 
shows, I. 67. RICHARD, Newbury 1637, shoemaker, br. of the first 


Christopher, had brot. two s. and one d. and others he had here, tho. we 
are igno. of the dates of any but the youngest, and approx. the eldest. 
Their names were Richard, b. 1621, prob. the first b. John, Christopher, 
Joanna, and Samuel, wh. was b. 20 Feb. 1646; and the f. d. 25 May 
1647. RICHARD, Newbury, s. prob. eldest of the preced. b. in Eng. by 
w. Abigail had Richard, b. 21 Feb. 1649 ; Thomas, 7 Sept, 1650 ; Abi 
gail, Mar. 1653; John, 22 June 1655; Hannah, 18 Dec. 1657; and 
Rebecca, 23 May 1661. His w. d. 1 Mar. 1687, and he d. 1698, aged 
76.* RICHARD, Newbury, eldest s. of the preced. m. 18 Nov. 1673, 
Hannah, d. of John Emery, had Hannah, b. 8 Nov. 1674 ; Richard, 20 
Oct. 1676; John, 23 Sept, 1678; Samuel, 8 July 1680, d. at 5 yrs. ; 
Daniel, 8 Aug. 1682 ; Joseph, 18 Nov. 1686; Samuel, again, 2 May 
1689 ; Stephen, 21 Apr. 1691 ; Thomas, 14 July 1695 ; and Mary, 15 
Nov. 1697. His eldest s. was gr.f. of Richard of Pembroke, N. H. whose 
gr.s. Richard was late Seer, of the State ; and Stephen, his seventh s. was 
f. of Gov. Josiah, b. at Amesbury, Nov. 1729, one of the signers of the 
declara. of Indep. ROBERT, Plymouth, came in the Ann, July 1623, m. 
1628, Mary, d. of Richard Warren, had Benjamin; Joseph, b. 1638; 
beside six ds. ; Rebecca, m. 20 Dec. 1 649 William Harlow ; Mary, m. 
10 Sept. 1651, Richard Foster, and next, 8 July 1659, Jonathan Morey ; 
Sarah, m. 23 Dec. 1656, Samuel Rider of Yarmouth; Eliz. m. 20 Dec. 
1661, Anthony Sprague, of Hingham ; Lydia, b. 8 June 1647, m. James 
Barnaby, and next John Nelson, of Middleborough ; and Mercy, b. 10 
Mar. 1651, m. 25 Dec. 1668, John Ivey of Boston. He was of the first 
purch. of Dartmouth, and d. 1676, aged 73; and his wid. m. 24 Oct. 
1692, or 1699, Thomas Delano. Unhap. both yrs. are giv. in Winsor s 
Hist. ROBERT, Hartford, an orig. propr. had been of Cambridge 1632, 
if, as is prob. he came in the Lion, arr. 16 Sept. of that yr. had Samuel ; 
Nathaniel, wh. d. unm. ; Abigail; and Deborah, bapt. 8 Mar. 1646; 
rem. to Northampton, a. 1655, there was k. by the Ind. 14 Mar. 1676. 
Abigail, m. 17 Dec. 1657, John Stebjmis of N. as his sec. w. and Deborah 
m. John Cowles jr. of Hatfield. ROBERT, New London 1658, br. of 
William, and heir to his est. had w. Sarah, wh. d. first, and he d. 1673. 
He had no ch. nor is any relationsh. ascertain, betw. these brs. and either 
of the scores with the same patronym. By nuncup. will he gave to the 
town all his prop, for support of a sch. in grateful remembr. of wh. is 
nam. the N. L. Bartlett Gram. Sch. and as he was a merch. of mark, 
Bartlett s reef in the sound preserves his mem. ROBERT, Marblehead 
1674, may have been br. of John of the same, was freem. 1683, and m. 
Mary, youngest ch. of Rev. William Walton of the same. SAMUEL, 
Newbury, s. of Richard the first, freem. 1672, m. 23 May 1671, Eliz. d. 
of William Titcomb, had Eliz. b. 13 May 1672 ; Abigail, 14 Apr. 1674 ; 

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Samuel, 28 May 1G76; Sarah, 7 July 1C78; Richard, 13 Feb. 1680 ; 
Thomas, 13 Aug. 1681 ; Tirzah, 20 Jan. 1684 ; and Lydia, 5 Nov. 1687. 
His w. d. 26 Aug. 1690, and he d. 15 May 1732. SAMUEL, Northampton, 
eldest s. of Robert of the same, m. 1672, Mary, d. of James Bridgeman, 
wh. d. 1674, in so unnatur. manner, that her h. f. and others less expos, 
to mak. wrong judgm. ascrib. this to witchcraft, and upon that capit. 
charge was Mary, w. of Joseph Parsons, sent down to Boston for trial. 
In May 1675, she was acquit. By sec. w. Sarah, d. of the first Joseph 
Baldwin, he had Samuel, b. 1677; Sarah, 1679; Mindwell, 1681 ; Jo 
seph, 1683; Ebenezer, 1685; Eliz. 1687; Preserved, 1689 ; William, 
1693; David, 1695; and Benjamin, 1696; all these liv. to m. and 
the f. d. 1712. THOMAS, Watertown 1631, came in the employm. of 
William Pelham, I think, the yr. bef. and is call, by Bond, an orig. propr. 
and freem. 4 Mar. 1635, not 6, as he had print, p. 18, was made ens. 
1639, and by w. Hannah had Hannah, bur. 26 Aug. 1639 ; Mehitable,b. 
15 July 1640; Hannah, again, 6 Aug. 1642 ; Bathshua, 17 Apr. 1647; 
and Abial, 28 May 1651; was often selectman, and d. 26 Apr. 1654, 
aged a. 60. In his will the w. and four ch. are provid. for, and she d. 11 
July 1676. Mehitable m. 7 Jan. 1658, Henry Spring; Hannah m. 19 
Jan. 1668, John Kendall; Bathshua m. 23 Nov. 1671, John Applin ; 
and Abial m. 24 Oct. 1669, Jonathan Saunderson. THOMAS, Newbury, 
s. of Richard the sec. m. 1685, Tirzah Titcomb, and d. 6 Apr. 1689. His 
wid. m. James Ordway. WILLIAM, New London 1647, d. in a. ten yrs. 
leav. wid. Susanna, but no ch. Of this name Farmer found, in 1834, 
sixteen gr. at Harv. eight at Yale, and thirty-one at the sev. other coll. 
of N. E. 

BARTOLL, JOHN, Marblehead, by w. Parnel had Mary, b. 1 Feb. 1643. 
His wid. sold, 1665, to John Hooper, parcel of Id. at M. next to Robert 
Hooper. WILLIAM, Lynn, m. Susanna Woodbury, d. prob. of Humphrey 
of Salem, as sec. w. had Susanna, b. 25 Jan. 1666, wh. I presume, d. 
young, for at Salem he brot. to be bapt. 25 July 1669, William, John, 
Robert, Thomas, Samuel, Mary, and Alice ; beside Andrew, 22 Aug.. 
1680. Rev. Cyrus A. min. of Boston, Bowd. Coll. 1832, is of later stock 
than this work regards. 

BARTON, J BENJAMIN, Warwick, s. of Rufus of Providence, m. 8 June 
1669, Susanna, d. of the celebr. Samuel Gorton, was freem. 25 Mar. in 
the same yr. chos. an Assist. 1674, and d. 1720. In his will of 22 Oct. 
of that yr. are nam. ch. Rufus, Andrew, Phebe, Naomi, and Susanna- 
Ano. d. wh. had m. 16 May 1697, Jabez Green of Providence, was then 
prob. dec. EDWARD, perhaps of Exeter 1657, was of Cape Porpus to d. 
June 1671, leav. a wid. to admin, on his prop. EDWARD, Pemaquid, 
perhaps s. of the preced. was adm. freem. of Mass. 1674. JAMES, New- 

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ton 1688, had been of Boston, where he had good est. and was a rope- 
maker, by w. Margaret had Margaret; John, b. 5 Sept. 1686; and others, 
for wh. the rec. of b. furnishes no light. He d. 1729, aged 86, leav. wid. 
wh. d. 1731, aged 87. Jackson, in his will of 1729, finds two ds. if not 
three, as Margaret Simpkins, and Ruth Cook, gr.s. Thomas Stariton, to 
gether with gr.s. James, John, Samuel, and Michael, all rememb. The 
four last may be thot. s. of John. His d. Margaret had m. 23 Dec. 1699, 
Robert Calef. JOHN, Salem, s. prob. of the preced. a physician, m. 20 
Apr. 1676, Lydia Roberts, perhaps d. of Thomas of Boston, had John, b. 
2 Feb. 1677, d. in 5 days ; John, again, 30 Jan. 1678, d. young ; Thomas, 
17 July 1680 ; Zaccheus, 1 Apr. 1683 ; Eliz. Oct. 1685 ; and Samuel, 30 
Aug. 1688. He was a capt. went home more than once, and d. on a 
voyage to Bermuda. Thomas and Samuel were men of good repute in 
Salem, the former a physician, many yrs. town elk. col. of the reg. m. 10 
May 1710, Mary, gr.d. of Dept. Gov. Willoughby, had John, II. C. 1730 ; 
and d. 28 Apr. 1751 ; the latter had two ws. Mary Butler, and Eliz. 
Marston, and d. 13 Mar. 1772. MARMADUKE, of some part of Mass, 
was in 1643, condemn, to slavery, and to be brand, but in the Col. Rec. 
II. 16, the offence is not set out. MATTHEW, Salem, by w. Sarah had 
Matthew, b. 1682. RUFUS, Providence, had fled from persecut. by the 
Dutch at Manhattan, and sat down 1640, at Portsmouth, R. I. In "Winth. 
II. 323 is a let. from him to the Gov. in 1648, and a few mos. after he d. 
in such a manner, as caus. one to be charg. with his murder, but without 
convict. By the town council of P. as Judge Brayton assures me, a sort 
of distrib. as testamenta. of his est. was made 20 Mar. 1666 to the ch. 
Eliz. Benjamin, wh. was then under 21 yrs. of age and Phebe, with wid. 
Margaret, wh. m. Walter Todd. Phebe m. 23 May 1671, Richard Cod- 
ner of Swanzey.. * STEPHEN, Bristol, perhaps s. of the preced. or of 
Thomas, was rep. 1690, at Plymouth, Ct. and under the new chart. 1692, 
at Boston. THOMAS, Mass. 1646, may have been br. of Rufus. 

BARTRAM, JOHN, Stratford, had Hannah, b. 1668, perhaps other ch. 
and d. 1675. WILLIAM, Lynn, by w. Sarah had Rebecca, and Esther, 
tw. b. 3 Apr. 1658 ; and Ellen, 17 Oct. 1660 ; perhaps rem. to Swanzey 
1669. Baylies, III. 241. Yet I doubt the Swanzey man may have been 
ano. Esther m. 18 June 1677, John Newhall of L. 

BASCOM, THOMAS, Dorchester 1634, came perhaps in July 1633 with 
the comp. that sat down at D. then, tho. Dr. Harris wish, to number him 
as of 1630, rein, to Windsor, there had Abigail, b. 27 June 1640 ; Thomas, 
20 Feb. 1642; Hepzibah, 14 Apr. 1644; rem. to Northampton, a. 1661, 
and there d. 9 May 1682. An elder d. Hannah m. John Broughton, and, 
next, William Janes; Abigail m. 2 Dec. 1656, John Ingersol; and Hep 
zibah m. 1662, Robert Lyman. His wid. Avis d. 1676. THOMAS, 

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Northampton, s. of the preced. m. 1667, Mary, d. of Thomas Newell of 
Farmington, had Thomas, b. 1668 ; John, 1672, wh. went to Lebanon; 
and Mary, wh. d. young; and he d. 11 Sept. 1689. Of this f. and s. the 
names are misprint. BOSTOUN, in Geneal. Reg. IX. 89, as are sev. others 
in the same list various, distort. As the copy was procur. from the Mass, 
archives for that publicat. by a careful hand, we can be sure, that 
the orig. signatures were not very plain. Farmer, in 1836, count, gr. 
of this name in the N. E. coll. ten, of wh. two ea. for Harv. Yale, and 

BASS, JOHN, Braintree, s. of Samuel the first, m. 3 or 13 by rec. Feb. 
1658, or (as differ, reading of the same numerals for mos. and days would 
express), 12 May 1657, Ruth, third d. of John Alden, the Mayflower 
passeng. had John, b. 26 Nov. 1658 ; Samuel, 25 Mar. 1660 ; Ruth, 28 
Jan. 1662; Joseph, 5 Dec. 1665; Hannah, 22 June 1667; Mary, 11 
Feb. 1669, or 70; and Sarah, 29 May 1672. His w. d. 12 Oct. 1674; 
and he d. 12 Sept. 1716, aged 83. JOSEPH, Braintree, younger br. of 
the preced. had w. Mary, wh. d. without ch. 15 Mar. 1678 ; and he, by 
w. Deborah, had Deborah, bapt. 23 Dec. 1700; and d. a. 16 Jan. 1714. 
PETER, York 1680. * SAMUEL, Roxbury 1632, freem. 14 May 1634; 
rem. in 1640 to Braintree, was the first deac. there 50 yrs. rep. 1641, and 
oft. later ; by w. Ann had Samuel, Mary, and Hannah, b. prob. in Eng. 
and John, Thomas, Joseph, and Sarah, b. here. His w. d. 5 Sept. 1663, 
and he d. 30 Dec. 1694, aged 93, hav. seen 162 descend. His d. Mary 
m. 20 Sept. 1647, Elder John Capen of Dorchester, as his sec. w. ; Han 
nah m. 15 Nov. 1651, Stephen Paine; and Sarah m. deac. John Stone 
of Watertown, a. 1662, bore him ten ch. next m. 10 May 1693, Joseph 
Penniman, and was liv. Sept. 1739. SAMUEL, Braintree, s. of the preced. 
b. in Eng. freem. 1648, m. Mary, d. of Robert Howard, had Mary, b. 26 
Apr. 1643; and he d. early in 1653. His wid. m. 7 Apr. 1659, Isaac 
Jones. Samuel, the soldier in Dec. 1675 of the brave Capt. Johnson s 
comp. must have been that s. of John, wh. was less than sixteen yrs. old 
in that terrible campaign. THOMAS, Braintree, s. of Samuel the first, m. 
at Medfield, 4 Oct. 1660, Sarah, d. of Nicholas Wood of M. had Abigail, 
b. 2 Jan. 1668 ; Samuel, 20 Dec. 1669 ; Mary, 20 Apr. 1672 ; John, 26 
Mar. 1675 ; and Mehitable, 18 Sept. 1678, wh. d. in Jan. foil, as had the 
mo. in Dec. He m. 1680, Susanna, prob. the wid. of Nathaniel Blanch- 
ard of Weymouth. He was deac. at B. Very large acco. of this fam. in 
later times may be seen in Thayer s Geneal. but of gr. at N. E. coll. in 
1834 Farmer could have seen few, if any, exc. seven at Harv. three first 
of wh. were min. 

BASSAKER, BUSSAKER, or BUSICOT, PETER, Boston, whipt for drunk 
en. Sept. 1636, rem. bef. 1643, to Hartford, was after at Warwick most 

136 BAS 

of his days, had d. Mary, wh. m. 15 Dec. 1670, Peter Spicer of Norwich ; 
Abigail, wh. m. Hugh Stone ; and Peter, perhaps only s. wh. accident, 
shot. hims. 

BASSETT, ELISHA, Lynn, s. of William of the same, had w. Eliz. but 
I kn. no more. HENRY, Newport, was freem. 1655. JOHN, New Haven 
1647, d. Feb. 1653, leav. Robert, and perhaps other ch. JOHN, New 
Haven, prob. s. of William, m. as is thot. Mercy, d. of Christopher Todd, 
and was a propr. 1685. JOSEPH, Hingham, m. Oct. 1677, Martha Ho- 
bart. NATHANIEL, Yarmouth 1672, s. of William the first comer, m. a 
d. of John Joyce. PETER, Boston, perhaps in 1678, a physician, maybe 
the same wh. took o. of alleg. at York 1680. ROBERT, New Haven 1643, 
s. of John the first, b. in Eng. was a shoemaker, and town drummer. 
SAMUEL, New Haven, perhaps s. of John the first of the same, m. Mary, 
d. of Abraham Dickerman, was a propr. 1685. THOMAS, Windsor 1641, 
had come in the Christian 1635, aged 37, and prob. first sat down at Dor 
chester, tho. not ment. there, and bef. 1653 rem. to Fairfield, d. 1668, 
leav. w. and ch. but their names are not heard. * WILLIAM, Plymouth, 
came in the Fortune 1621, with w. Eliz. had Sarah, William, and Eliz. 
count, in the div. of cattle 1627, but neither of the three is reckon, in the 
div. of Id. 1623, so that we may believe they were b. in the interval, liv. 
at Duxbury in 1637, and was rep. 1640, and four yrs. more ; in 1652, 
with Gov. Bradford and others join, in purch. of Dartmouth, rem. to 
Bridge water, and d. 1667. His d. Sarah m. 1648, Peregrine White ; and 
Eliz. m. 8 Nov^of the same yr. Thomas Burgess. WILLIAM, Lynn 1640, 
:a farmer, had William ; John, b. Nov. 1653 ; Miriam, Sept. 1655 ; Mary, 
Mar. 1657 ; Hannah, 25 Feb. 1660 ; Samuel, 18 Mar. 1664; and Rachel, 
13 Mar. 1666. WILLIAM, New Haven, s. perhaps of John the first, b. 
in Eng. m. 1648, the wid. of William Ives, had Hannah, b. 13, bapt. 15 
Sept. 1650 ; John, b. 1652 ; Samuel, 1655 ; Abiah, bapt, 7 Feb. 1658 ; 
and perhaps more, and d. 1684. Hannah m. 8 Nov. 1670, John Parker. 
A good-wife B. was execut. for a witch, it is thot. at Stratford. Kingsley, 
101. WILLIAM, Salem, s. perhaps of William of Lynn, m. 25 Oct. 1675, 
Sarah Hood, d. of Richard, had Sarah, b. 6 Dec. 1676; William, 2 Oct. 
1678; Mary, 13 June 1680; and John, 8 Sept. 1682. Descend, are 
\vide. dispers. Rev. Nathan, H. C. 1719 of Charleston, S. C. was of 
the stock of the first comer William. 

BASSOM, or BASSUM, THOMAS, Windsor, had Abigail, b. 7 June 1640 ; 
Thomas, 20 Feb. 1642 ; and Hepzibah, 14 July 1644. WILLIAM, Wa- 
tertown 1636, as Dr. Francis, 131, gives the name; but Bond is silent, 
and 1 conject. that it was abbrev. for Bassumthwaite, wh. d. early, and his 
wid. had share of Ids. with other Watertown sett, at Sudbury 1639. See 
Barry, Hist, of Framingham, 134. Yet one William Bassom there was 
a propr. at Wethersfield, perhaps br. of Thomas of Windsor. 

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BASTARD, JOSEPH, Fail-field, m. 1G85, Hannah, wid. of Esbon 
Wake man, and d. 1G97, leav. good est. If research should show, that 
he came from Boston, it might be presum. that he was s. of Joseph 

BASTARR, JOSEPH, Cambridge, a tailor, had w. Mary, and d. Mary, 
b. 13 May 1643; rem. to Boston 1G47, had Joseph, 25 or 29 Sept. of 
that yr. ; Benjamin, 4 Apr. 1G52; Susanna, 1 Sept. 1G54 ; and John, 
25 Mar. 1657. 


BATEMAN, EDWARD, Maine, was one of the purch. from the Ind. 
Sachem, Robin Hood, of the region a. Woolwich, 1G54. Drake s Book 
of the Ind. III. 97. ELEAZER, Woburn, m. 2 Nov. 1G8G, Eliz. d. of Jo 
seph Wright, had Eliz. b. 11 July 1G88 ; Mary, 16 June 1G96; Joseph, 
7 Sept. 1699 ; Martha, 16 Feb. 1702 ; Thomas, 20 May 1704 ; and Ruth, 
25 July 1707. JOHN, Boston, by w. Hannah had John, b. Dec. 1644; 
Hannah, 10 Mar. 1646; Eliz. 30 Sept. 1647; all bapt. 14 May 1648 ; 
Sarah, bapt. 7 Oct. 1649, tho. town rec. makes her b. 6 May 1651 ; Ra 
chel, b. 28 May, bapt. 1 June 1651 ; Mary, 16, bapt, 23 Jan. 1653, d. 
young; William, 8, bapt. 11 Mar. 1655 ; Joseph, b. 28 Aug. 1658; and 
Mary, again, bapt. 9 Sept. 1660. Perhaps he rem. to Woburn, for there 
Hannah m. 12 June 1667, Zechariah Green; and Sarah m. 3 July 1671, 
John Green, both of W. JOHN, Woburn, s. perhaps of the preced. m. 30 
June 1680, Abigail Richardson, prob. d. of Theophilus, had Abigail, b. 
18 Oct. 1682, d. soon ; Abigail, again, 1 Jan. 1685 ; John, 13 Aug. 1687 ; 
William, 29 Sept. 1690, d. young; William, again, 3 May 1693; and 
Peter, 3 Nov. 1695. Perhaps he rem. JOSEPH, Boston, s. of John of 
the same, was of Turner s comp. in Philip s war, 1676. NATHANIEL, 
Watertown 1640, is not ment. by Bond. THOMAS, Concord, freem. 18 
May 1642, d. 6 Feb. 1669, aged 54, leav. by w. Martha, s. Thomas, 
Peter, wh. d. at Woburn 13 Feb. 1676, John, and Ebenezer; beside ds. 
Martha, Eliz. wh. was b. 6 Mar. 1660, and Sarah. Eight days bef. he d. 
all these are nam. in his will. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1638, had long 
bef. been in the Col. as he was adm. freem. 18 May 1631, so that he prob. 
came in the fleet with Winth. perhaps rem. to Chelmsford, tho. as two 
of the name were in Mass, it is uncert. for WILLIAM of Concord, br. of 
Thomas, was prob. the freem. of 2 June 1641 (since his name in the list is 
next to that of William Hunt of C.), yet he rem. to Fail-field 1650, or earlier 
there d. 1658, in his will of 24 Mar. 1656, giv. 5 to Joseph Mid- 
dlebrook, and one half of his est. to s. Thomas, " now of Concord," the 
other half to s.-in-law Henry Lyon. 

BATES, BENJAMIN, Ilingham, youngest s. of Clement that he brot. from 
Eng. was freem. 1672, and d. of smallpox 28 Nov. 1678. He was a lieut. 


138 BATES. 

had w. Jane, nam. in his will, made two weeks bef. his d. giv. est. to her 
and the ch. of his br. hav. as we are therefore led to infer, no ch. of his 
own. BENJAMIN, Hingham, s. of James of the same, prob. rem. after d. 
of his f. to Huntington, L. I., but many yrs. bef. was a soldier in Dec. 1G75 
of Johnson s comp. CLEMENT, Hingham, a tailor, said to be from Co. 
Herts, but more prob. from Kent, came in the Elizabeth, 1 635, aged 40, 
with w. Ann, 40, and ch. James, 14; Clement, 12 ; Rachel, 8 ; Joseph, 
5 ; Benjamin, 2 ; and two serv. and here had Samuel, and perhaps other 
ch. was freem. 3 Mar. 1636, and d. 17 Sept, 1671. CLEMENT, Hingham, 
s. of the preced. brot. from Eng. by his f. d. bef. 1669, leav. wid. Ruth, 
wh. in a petitn. to the governm. of the Col. Apr. 1676, set forth, that she 
had two s. Clement and Solomon, serv. with Capt. Lothrop when " the 
flower of Essex" was slain, that Clement was k. by the Ind. soon after at 
Westfield, wherefore she pray, that Solomon might be disch. *EDWARD, 
Boston 1633, came with Thomas Leverett, as his apprent. in the Griffin, 
freem. 9 Mar. 1637, was disarm, as a favorer of Wheelwright, had John, 
bapt. 23 Jan. 1642. * ED WARD, Weymouth, freem. 13 Mar. 1639, had 
Prudence, b. 1 1 June that yr. and Increase, 28 Dec. 1 641, was rep. 1 639-41 
and 60, as well as ch. Elder."^ EDWARD, Weymouth, perhaps s. of the pre 
ced. by w.Eliz. had Susanna, b. 6 Feb. 1680 ; Edward, 3 Feb. 1683; John, 
16 Jan. 1686; and Mary, 11 Dec. 1697. FRANCIS, Topsfield 1661, m. 
Ann Oldham, d. of Sarah O. and gr.d. of Richard North, had Ebenezer, 
b. 20 Jan. 1662 ; but my dilig. inquir. has not learn, what Oldham m. 
Richard North s d. GEORGE, Boston, a thatcher, freem. 25 May 1636, 
liv. at Muddy riv. now Brookline, went to Exeter, but came back. Belkn. 
I. 20. INCREASE, Weymouth, s. of Edward the first, by w. Mary had 
Edward, b. 31 Jan. 1682 ; Ebenezer, 1 Mar. 1686; and Ann, 23 Aug. 
1695. * JAMES, Dorchester, husbandman, came in the Elizabeth, 1635, 
aged 53 ; with w. Alice, 52 ; and ch. Lydia, 20 ; Mary, 17 ; Margaret, 
12 ; and James, 9; freem. 7 Dec. 1636, selectman next yr. and after; 
rep. for Hingham, 1641. He was perhaps br. of Clement, and d. 1655. 
His wid. d. 14 Aug. 1657. Lydia m. Roger Williams of D. ; Mary m. 
Hopestill Foster ; and Margaret m. Christopher Gibson. He had a s. 
Richard, wh. liv. at a hamlet, call, the town of Lid in Co. Kent, whence, 
prob. the fam. came. JAMJES, Hingham, eldest s. prob. of Clement of the 
same, m. 19 Apr. 1642, or 3, Ruth Lyford, that may be conject. as d. of 
Rev. John, left by him when he went to Virg. had John, b. 1 649 at Scit- 
uate, where he liv. some yrs. but ret. to H. had Benjamin, bapt. 15 July 
1 655, perhaps others; and d. 5 July 1689. He petitn. the Gov. and 
Assist, for relief on acco. of two s. prest into the serv. against the Ind. 
Has wid. d. 9 Mar. foil. Deane thot. him s. of James of Dorchester, 
but so do not I. His d. Rachel m. 8 May 1684, Caleb Lincoln. 

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* JAMES, Iladdam 1667, prob. s. of James of Dorchester, where he 
m. Ann, d. of the first Henry Withington, and soon after went home, 
and came again soon, perhaps went again to Eng. and came back 
soon, may have first been at Huntington, L. I. d. bef. 1692, when of his 
ch. at Iladdam were Samuel, bapt. at Dorchester, 18 June 1648; James; 
John; Hannah; Margaret, bapt. at D. 19 June 1664; Mary, bapt 11 
Mar. 1666 ; and Eliz. He was rep. for II . 1670, and often after. Mary 
m. 16 Aug. 1685, William Hough of Saybrook. The late Hon. Isaac C. 
Bates, U. S. senator, was prob. a descend, by one of these s. who rem. to 
Durham, whose s. rem. to Granville, Mass. JOHN, Weymouth, by w. 
Susan had Edward, b. 10 Dec. 1655; was perhaps of Chelmsford 1666, 
freem. 1682. See Allen, Hist, of C. 169. JOHN, Haddam, perhaps br. 
of James of the same, was of Stamford 1669, had John, b. 1678; and 
Solomon 1680. JOHN, New London 1677, had bapt. there John, 4 May 
1679; Solomon, 1 Aug. 1680; and Sarah, 27 Aug. 1682 ; but, no more 
being ment. of him, I think he may be the same as the preced. easily rem. 
from town to town. * JOSEPH, Hingliam, s. of Clement, b. in Eng. m. Jan. 
1659, Esther Hilliard, perhaps d. of Anthony of the same, had Joseph, 
Caleb, Hannah, Joshua, Bathsheba, Clement, Eleazer, and perhaps others. 
He was freem. 1672. JOSEPH, Hingham, s. of the preced. m. 3 Jan. 
1684, Mary, d. of the first Samuel Lincoln. ROBERT, Wethersfield 1 640, 
rem. to Stamford, there d. 11 June 1675, leav. s. John ; d. Mary Ambler, 
w. of Abraham, and s.-in-law John Cross, ment. in his will of that date. 
He was one of the first purch. of S. 30 Oct. 1640. ROBERT, Lynn, had 
John, wh. d. 5 Mar. 1672 ; Rebecca, b. 29 Aug. 1673; and Sarah, 16 
July 1676. SAMUEL, Hingham, youngest s. of Clement the first, in. 1666, 
Lydia, d. of Thomas Lapharn of Scituate, was freem. 1672. SAMUEL, 
Saybrook, m. 2 May 1676, Mary, d. of Robert Chapman of the same, had 
Samuel, b. 15 Apr. foil. d. at 8 mos. ; Ann, 19 Sept. 1678 ; Silence, 27 
July 1680 ; Samuel, again, 8 Nov. 1682 ; James, 16 Dec. 1683 ; Robert, 
22 Dec. 1686 ; Stephen, 1 June 1689 ; Ephraim, 29 May 1692 ; Daniel, 
18 Aug. 1697 ; and d. 28 Dec. 1699. 

BATSON, *JoiiN, Kennebunk, perhaps s. of Stephen, m. 1660, Eliz. 
Saunders, perhaps d. of John of Wells, was rep. at the Gen. Assemb. at 
York 1682 and 4. ROBERT, Marshfield, m. 13 July 1676, Ann Winter, 
perhaps d. of Christopher. STEPHEN, Saco 1636, then had w. Mary, 
and d. Margery, rem. to Cape Porpus, or Kennebunk 1653, was made 
freem. that yr. Folsom, 33, 124. From his will of 8 Mar. 1674, it is 
learn, that he had s. John ; and d. Eliz. Ashley, perhaps w. of William ; 
d. Margery Young, perhaps w. of Rowland ; and d. Mary Brookhouse, of 
whose h. I search in vain for indicat. beside John Trott, perhaps s. 
of Simon. 

140 BAT 

JBATT, * CHRISTOPHER, Newbury, tanner, came from the city of Salis 
bury, Co. Wilts, in the Bevis, emb. at Southampton, 1638, aged 37, with 
w. Ann, 32; sis. Dorothy, 20 ; and five ch. under 10 yrs. freem. 13 Mar. 
1639, rem. to Salisbury, of wh. he was rep. 1640, 1, 3, and 50, rem. to 
Boston, and there was casu. k. 10 Aug. 1661 by a s. firing at a mark in 
the orchard. His wid. made her will 14 Mar. 1679, call. hers. 76. We 
kn. not the names of those ch. he brot. from Eng. but one was prob. 
Thomas, for he carr. on the business of his f. at B. Eight or more were 
b. in this country, for Coffin ment. thirteen, yet gives dates of only three, 
John, b. at S. 4 Mar. 1641; Paul, and Barnabas, tw. 18 Feb. 1643. 
Others (part b. in Eng.) were Christopher, Ann, Samuel, Jane, Sarah, 
Abigail, Timothy, Ebenezer, and Eliz. This last d. 6 July 1652, perhaps 
young; Ann m. 12 June 1657, Edmund Angier ; Jane m. 3 Apr. 1661, 
Dr. Peter Toppan, and may therefore be supposed to have been b. on our 
side of the water, while the other side must be thot. birthplace of Ann, 
as she was sec. w. of Angier. Christopher was of Dover in 1662 ; Paul 
was a glazier, and Timothy a tailor, both freem. 1 673, at Boston, and both 
prob. certain one of them interest, in the tannery ; and of Samuel it is 
said that he was a min. in Eng. and infer, that he never came back to 
this Id. if he was, as is prob. b. here. NICHOLAS, Newbury, perhaps br. 
of the preced. came in the James from Southampton, with w. Lucy, arr. 
at Boston 3 June 1635, is call, in the ship s clearance, "of the Devizes, 
linen weaver," had Sarah, b. 12 June 1640, and two more ds. He d. 6 
Dec. 1677 ; and his wid. Lucy d. 26 Jan. 1679. 

BATTELLE, or BATTLE, JOHN, Dedham, eldest s. of Thomas, m, 18 
Nov. 1678, Hannah Holbrook, had Hannah, b. 26 July 1680 ; Mary, 12 
Mar. 1684 ; John, 17 Apr. 1689 ; Ebenezer, 2 Jan. 1692 ; and d. 30 Sept. 
1713. JONATHAN, Dedham, br. of the preced. m. 15 Apr. 1690, Mary 
Onion, perhaps d. of Robert, had Martha, b. 13 Mar. foil. ; Jonathan, 3 
Jan. 1693 ; Sarah, 20 Oct. 1698 ; and Abigail, 11 Dec. 1699. ROBERT, 
Boston, d. 23 Dec. 1658, perhaps was only trans, visit, and if not, I can 
tell no more, but that in Dearborn s book, call. Boston Notions, p. 44, he 
is call, freem. 1657, when no such name appears, nor even any bapt. name 
of Robert in that yr. THOMAS, Dedham 1642, m. 5 Sept. 1648, Mary, 
d. of Joshua Fisher, had Mary, b. 6 bapt. 12 May 1650 ; John, 1, bapt. 
3 July 1653 ; Sarah, b. 1654; Jonathan, 24 July 1658 ; and Martha, 19 
Aug. bapt. 9 Sept. 1660, d. at 14 yrs. He was freem. 1654, in 1664 liv. 
at Sudbury, but of D. again in 1674. His w. d. 7 Aug. 1691, and he d. 8 
Feb. 1706, call. " the aged." In the will of their gr.f. Fisher, of wh. Battle 
was an overseer, most of the ch. are ment. Mary m. 20 Mar. 1677, John 
Bryant ; and Sarah m. 23 Oct. 1679, Silas Titus. Very improb. seems to 
me the recent tradit. that he came to N. E. from France ; and Cothren 

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enlarges the extrav. of it by transfer of the circumst. imagin. to his s. 
John. In the will of John Luson, a neighb. of Battelle, John and Mary 
B. were kind, rememb. but he gave the larger part of his prop, (having 
no near relative this side of Eng.) to their f. spelt by the testator, Battely. 

BATTEN, BENJAMIN, Boston, merch. m. Oct. 1671, Eliz. d. of John 
Cullick, Esqr. HUGH, Dorchester 1658, ra. Ursula, d. of John Green- 
way, and d. 8 June 1689. JOHN, Lynn, had John, b. 1 Sept. 1671. 

BATTER, * EDMUND, Salem, a maltster from Salisbury, Co. Wilts, came 
in the James from Southampton, Apr. 1635, arr. 3 June, with w. Sarah, 
freem. 3 Mar. foil. rep. 1637, and 16 yrs. more. His w. d. 20 Nov. 1669, 
and he m. 8 June foil. Mary, d. of maj.-gen. Daniel Gookin, had Edmund, 
b. 8 Jan. 1674; and d. 1685, aged 76. Other ch. were Daniel, Mary, 
and Eliz. but prob. most of these, if not all, were by former w. EDMUND, 
Salem, s. of the preccd. m. Martha, d. of Benjamin Pickman the first. 
JOSEPH, and TIMOTHY of Northampton 1668, as print, in Geneal. Reg. 
IX. 88, are fictitious people, the real names being of s. of Edward Baker. 
NICHOLAS, Lynn, freem. 14 Dec. 1638, had gr. of 60 acres. Lewis, 103, 
tells no more of him. 

BATTING, or BATTENS, William, Saco, a. 1659, Scarborough 1663. 

BAXTER, DANIEL, Salem 1639, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. Sept. 1644 ; 
Susanna, Sept. 1646; Rebecca; and Priscilla, June 1652. Susanna m. 
12 July 1665, Isaac Hyde. GEORGE, Providence, in 1650 was constitu. 
umpire betw. the Dutch Col. of New Netherlands and New Haven Col. 
for settl. the boundary. Hutch. I. 159 ; but in Appendix, 515, his signat. 
is erron. print. Theo. Baxter. See Haz. II. 1 69, 1 73. Bancroft, II. 306. 
Knowles, 319. He carr. the royal chart. 1663, from Boston to Newport. 
GREGORY, Roxbury 1630, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. freem. 6 
Mar. 1632, by w. Margaret Paddy, wh. d. 13 Feb. 1662, had Bethulia, 
or Bethia, b. June 1632; Abigail, Sept. 1634; and John, 1 Dec. 1639; 
rem. next yr. to Braintree, and d. 21 June 1659. His will of 2, with 
codic. of 1 9 of that mo. names the w. ch. Bethia, and Abigail, only, as ws. 
of their h s. and s. John. See Geneal. Reg. IX. 136. Bethia in. Samuel 
Deering; and Abigail m. 29 Nov. 1650, Joseph Adams. JAMES, Mar- 
blehead 1668. JOHN, Braintree, s. of Gregory, m. 24 June 1660, Han 
nah, d. of Thomas White of Weymouth, had (beside sev. other ch. of wh. 
Hannah, w. of Joseph Dyer of Weymouth was one) Joseph, b. 4 June 
1676, II. C. 1693, min. of Medfield, ord. 21 Apr. 1697. He was a lieut. 
and d. 29 Apr. 1719. JOHN, Charlestown, m. 2 Mar. 1659, Hannah 
Trumbull, d. of John of the same, and d. 15 May 1687, aged a. 60; and 
his wid. d. 27 Apr. 1703. JOHN, Salem, m. 25 Nov. 1667, Abigail 
Whitney (but, of so common a surname, it is diffic. to find the f.) had John, 
b. 14 Dec. 1668 ; Abigail, 15 Dec. 1670 ; Eliz. 25 May 1673 ; and Mary, 

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26 Dec. 1G74, wli. d. within 9 mos. NICHOLAS, Boston 1G39, mariner, 
by w. Ann had Mary, b. Feb. 1640, bapt. 1 Sept. 1644, wh. m. 1658, 
John Bull. But the rec. says, also, that by the same maid, name she m. 
1660, Thomas Buttolph; and this is true, and the other rec. no doubt a 
mistake. NICHOLAS, Boston, prob. s. of the preced. was gunner at the 
castle 1674-6, perhaps later, and d. 10 Jan. 1692. RICHARD, Hingham, 
came 1638, in the Diligent from old Hingham, employ, by Francis James, 
says Lincoln in Centen. Addr. 44. THOMAS, Fairfield 1654, had w. 
Bridget, wh. for his desertion of her, obt. divorce in 1662. See Haz. II. 
285. WILLIAM, Marblehead 1674. Six of this name had, in 1815, been 
gr. at Harv. 

BAY, or BATES, MATTHEW, Ipswich 1659. THOMAS, Dedham,by w. 
Ann had Ruth, b. 2, bapt, 16 July 1643 ; and Thomas, 1, bapt. 22 Mar. 
1646; rem. to Boston. 

BAYLEY, BENJAMIN, Boston 1673. GUIDO, Salem, by w. Eliz. had 
Eliz. b. 27 July 1642 ; and Joseph, 6 Nov. 1644. HENRY, Salem 1638, 
liv. on Beverly side 1671. HENRY, Salisbury, s. perhaps of John the 
first, by w. Rebecca had Henry ; and Rebecca, b. a. 1640. ISAAC, New- 
bury, s. of John the sec. of same, m. 13 June 1683, Sarah, d. of John 
Emery of the same, had Isaac, b. 30 Dec. 1683 ; Joshua, 30 Oct. 1685 ; 
David, 12 Dec. 1687; Judith, 11 Feb. 1690; and Sarah, 11 Feb. 1692. 
His w. d. 1 Apr. 1694; and he m. sec. w. 5 Sept. 1700, Rebecca Bart- 
lett, but prob. had no more ch. at least Coffin names none. JAMES, Row 
ley 1641, by w. Lydia had John, b. 1642 ; James, 1650 ; Thomas, 1653 ; 
and Samuel, 1 658 ; beside Damaris, w. of Thomas Leaver ; and Lydia, 

w. of Platt, but whether of Abel, or James, or John, or Jonas, 

or Jonathan, or Samuel, my inquiries do not ascertain. JAMES, Salisbury, 
s. of John the sec. was freem. 1673, m. 17 Sept. 1672, Mary, d. of George 
Carr of the same, had Mary, b. 5 July 1673, and Isaac, 22 Oct. 1681 ; 
rem. to Salem vill. now Danvers, there was a preach, but neither Bent- 
ley s Hist, nor Felt s Ann. of Salem (the best places to seek for such in- 
format.) tells us whether he was ever ord. yet it is safely infer, that he 
was not, for the latter writer instr. us, that in Apr. 1680, a commit, was 
chos. to obtain ano. preach, instead of him ; see II. 589. We kn. also, 
that he was succeed, by the unfortun. George Burrows. By Sprague, 
Ann. of the Amer. Pulpit, 1. 186, Bailey s d. is mark, for 1707, and Coffin, 
351, more precise, 17 Jan. at Roxbury. I venture a conject. that he is 
the one ord. at Weymouth, 26 Sept. 1703, as told in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. 
IX. 195 ; yet the rec. of d. at Roxbury of James Bailey calls him Esqr. 
JOHN, Salisbury, a weaver from Chippenham, Co. Wilts, came, in the 
Angel Gabriel, from Bristol, Apr. 1635, and was cast away at Pemaquid, 
in the great storm of 15 Aug. He rem. 1650 to Newbury (where prob. 

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he had been resid. bef. settlem. of S.), and d. 2 Nov. of next jr. His w. 
never came over the ocean, and he was afraid to go back for her and his 
other childr. Robert and two or more ds. But in his will he tried to tempt 
them hither by parts of his est. JOHN, Salisbury, s. of the preced. came 
with his f. m. Eleanor Emery, perhaps d. of John of Newbury, had Re 
becca, b. 24 Nov. 1G41 ; and John, 18 May 1G43, d. at 20 yrs. rem. to 
Newbury, and there had Sarah, 17 Aug. 1644; Joshua, d. young; Jo 
seph, 4 Apr. 1648 ; James, 12 Sept. 1650, H. C. 1669 ; Joshua, again, 
17 Feb. 1653; Isaac, 22 July 1654; Rachel, 19 Oct. 1662; Judith, 3 
Aug. 1665, d. at 3 yrs. He wasfreem. 1669, and d. Mar. 1691, aged 78. 
JOHN, Rowley, eldest s. of James of the same, freem. 1669, m. Mary, d. of 
Thomas Mighill of the same, had Nathaniel, b. 1675; Thomas, 1677; 
and James, 1680, beside two ds. JOHN, Weymouth, freem. 1673, and 
ano. JOHN of Weymouth, freem. 1681, prob. belong to fams. brief acco. 
of wh. appears under Bailey. JONAS, Scarborough 1650-63, sw. alleg. to 
Mass. 1658, m. Eliz. wid. of George Bearing, for a first w. and next Elinor, 
wid. of John Jackson, wh. surv. him, and he d. 1 663. His will of 1 1 Nov. of 
that yr. pro. 9 Feb. foil, direct, his body to be bur. next his w. Eliz. in the 
orchard, gave most of his est. to w. Elinor, legacies to six s. of Robert 
Jordan, to Francis Neale sen. and his s. and two ds. to John Jackson, per 
haps s. of his w. to his br. Nicholas Baley, as he spel. the name, to Eliz. 
and John Bryers and others, but he had no cli. JOSEPH, Huntington, L. 
I. was adm. as freem. of Conn. 1664. JOSEPH, Newbury, s. of John the 
sec. by w. Priscilla had Rebecca, b. 25 Oct. 1675; Priscilla, 31 Oct. 1676; 
John, 16 Sept. 1678; Joseph, 28 Jan. 1681; Hannah, 9 Sept. 1683; 
Daniel, 10 June 1686; Judith, 11 Feb. 1690; Lydia, 25 Nov. 1695; 
and Sarah, 14 Feb. 1698. He rem. to Kennebunk, there was k. by the 
Ind. Oct. 1723. NICHOLAS, Saco 1663, br. of Jonas, had perhaps been 
of New Haven 1644, and may have been br. of Samuel at New Haven 
in the same yr. See Bailey. ROBERT, came from London in the Hope- 
well, Capt. Babb, in the autumn of 1635, aged 23 ; and ano. ROBERT, came 
in the Confidence from Southampton, 1638, aged 23; but nothing more 
is to be heard of either of them. SAMUEL, Boston 1685. THOMAS, New 
London 1652, m. 10 Jan. 1656, Lydia, d. of William Redfyn,or Redfield, 
had Mary, b. 14 Feb. 1657 ; Thomas, 5 Mar. 1659 ; John, Apr. 1661 ; 
William, 17 Apr. 1664; James, 26 Sept. 1666; Joseph; and Lydia, 
bapt. 3 Aug. 1673, wh. m. Andrew Lester ; was a soldier under Lothrop 
and fell at Bloody brook, 18 Sept. 1675. His wid. m. 1676, William 
Thome ; the s. Thomas, John, and William left descend.; Mary m. An 
drew Davis. 

BAYNLY, THOMAS, Concord, d. 18 May 1643, leav. prob. no w. nor ch. 
See his nuncup. will in Geneal. Reg. II. 185, and in Oct. preced. he was 

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BAYSEY, JOHN, Hartford, weaver, an orig. propr. by w. Eliz. had 
Lydia, wh. m. John Baker ; Mary, wh. m. Samuel Burr ; and Eliz. bapt. 
24 Aug. 1G45, wh. m. Paul Peck ; and d. 1671. His wid. d. 1G73. In 
the will made the last yr. of his life, he gave Id. to d. Eliz. and her s. 
Paul Peck. A s. of Baker, and a gr.s. of Burr had ea. the name Baysey 
giv. for perpetuat. 

BAZICOTT, PETER, Warwick, one of the freem. 1655 ; and without kn. 
whether this were a Dutch, French, or English name, we may be sure 
it was variously spelt. See Bassaker. 

BEACH, or BEECH^BENJAMIN, Stratford 1659, was s. of Richard of 
New Haven, I judge, and m. 1 Feb. 1678, Sarah, d. of John Welles of 
the same, had Sarah, b. 4 May 1679 ; and Hannah, Sept. 1681 ; and he 
d. 10 Apr. 1715. His wid. m. Ambrose Thompson. ISAAC, Newton 
1678, then part of Cambridge, had w. Mary, wh. d. 1724, and he d. 1735, 
aged 90, without ch. In Hist, of N. it is said, that he gave his prop. 
1727, to the first Isaac Jackson, to wh. he had taught the carpenter s trade. 
JOHN, Stratford 1660, s. of Richard, of New Haven, if he were not br. 
as seems prob. m. a d. of Thomas Staples, of Fail-field, was one of the 
early sett, at Wallingford 1670. RICHARD, Cambridge 1635, soon after 
at Watertown, had (by w. Mary) John, b. 6 Aug. 1639 ; and Mary, 11 
Dec. 1641 ; and by sec. w. Martha had Isaac, 5 July 1646 ; Martha, 10 
Mar. 1650 ; Abigail, 4 June 1653 ; Joseph, 15 Dec. 1655 ; and Richard, 
28 Oct. 1657; and d. 24 Oct. 1674. Martha m. 24 Jan. foil. Joseph 
Whitney. RICHARD, New Haven 1639, one of the signers of the orig. 
compact, m. a. 1 640, the wid. of Andrew Hull, and had, in her right, there 
bapt. in 1642, Mary, b. in June of that yr. ; Benjamin, b. Oct. 1644; 
Azariah, July 1646; and Mercy 1648; all three bapt. 21 May of that 
yr. rem. to New London 1667. THOMAS, Milford 1658, br. of Richard, 
had liv. at New Haven, and there, by w. Sarah, d. of deac. Richard Platt of 
M.had Sarah, b. 1 Mar. 1654 ; but at M. had John, 19 Oct. 1655 ; Mary, 
1657 ; Samuel, 1660 ; and Zopher, 1662 ; and he d. in thatyr. His wid. 
m. Miles Merwin, and d. 1670. Thirteen of this name are seen in the 
last list of gr. at Yale. 

BEACHAM. See Beauchamp. 

BEACHEN, ROBERT, Fairfield 1669. 

BEADLE, JOSEPH, Marshfield 1652, d. 1 Sept. 1672. NATHANIEL, 
Salem, m. 20 Apr. 1671, Mary Hicks, perhaps d. of Richard of Boston, 
had Thomas, b. 21 Jan. 1672; Mary, 20 Nov. 1673 ; Nathaniel, 17 Dec. 
1675 ; John, 29 Apr. 1678, d. soon ; Eliz. 25 Oct. 1679 ; and John, again, 
12 Aug. 1683. SAMUEL, Charlestown 1658, rem. to Salem, by w. Su 
sanna had Abigail, b. 24 Sept. 1661, d. next mo. and his w. d. 13 Feb. 
foil, and he d. 10 Mar. 1664. SAMUEL, Salem, perhaps s. of the preced. 

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m. 10 June 1 668, Hannah Lemon, d. of Robert of the same, had Nathaniel, 
b. 29 Mar. 1669; Samuel, 11 Oct. 1672; Thomas, 28 Nov. 1673, d. 
under 3 yrs. and Susanna, 20 Apr. 1676. Bef. this date he was wound, 
in Philip s war, and as an invalid, in 1683, was permit, to keep an inn. 
THOMAS, Salem, mariner, perhaps br. of Nathaniel of the same, m. 18 
Sept. 1679, Eliz. d. of Abraham Drake of Hampton, had Eliz. b. 9 July 
1681 ; Mary, 5 Apr. 1683 ; Thomas, 16 Mar. 1685, d. young ; Benjamin, 
7 Sept. 1687 ; Thomas, again, 10 Feb. 1690; and John, 14 Feb. 1692. 
He was eapt. 1686, trad, to Barbadoes, and d. 23 May 1700 at Gloucester. 

BEAL, or BEALS, ABRAHAM, Charlestown, by w. Catharine had Abra 
ham, wh. d. 16 Jan. 1657 ; Abraham, again, 17 Nov. foil, and Isaac, 10 
Oct. 1662. ARTHUR, York 1680. BENJAMIN, Dorchester 1674, rem. to 
Boston 1676. CALEB, Hingham, s. of John, b. in Eng. m. 30 Dec. 1664, 
Eliz. Huet, perhaps d. of Thomas of the same, had a d. b. 30 Mar. 1666, 
d. soon; Caleb, 17 Mar. 1670; Joseph, 7 Jan. 1672; Solomon, bapt. 
June 1673, d. soon; Eliz. 18 Nov. 1674; Josiah, 31 May 1676, d. soon; 
Josiah, again, 24 Oct. 1677; .Joshua, 6 Nov. 1678, d. soon ; Joshua, 
again, 6 Sept. 1680; Ruth, 25 Mar. 1683; and Benjamin, 2 June 1687, 
d. soon; was freem. 1672, and d. 18 June 1716, aged 79. His wid. 
d. 31 Dec. 1721. Ruth m. 1703, Peter Lincoln. JACOB, Hingham, 
youngest s. of John, freem. 1672, d. unm. 7 Jan. 1718. * JEREMIAH, 
Hingham, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 18 Nov. 1652, Sarah, d. of 
William Ripley of the same, had Jeremiah, bapt. 13 May 1655 ; Sarah, 
3 July 1659, wh. m. 21 Jan. 1680, John Lane ; Lazarus, b. 7 Sept. 1661 ; 
Phebe, 2 Mar. 1664, d. next yr. Mary, 6 May 1666; and Eliz. 16 
May 1669, wh. m. 1708, Ephraim Lane; was freem. 1657, rep. 1692 
and 1705, and d. 10 Aug. 1716, aged 85. * JOHN, Hingham, a shoe 
maker from old Hingham, Co. Norf. came with w. five s. three ds. and 
two serv. in the Diligent, 1638, from London, adm. freem. 13 Mar. 
1639, had Jacob, bapt. 2 Oct. 1642, and no other ch. perhaps here, exc. 
Rebecca, wh. d. unm. after Oct. 1657. He was rep. 1649, and his 
w. Nazareth d. 23 Sept. 1658; but he took sec. w. 10 Mar. 1659, Mary, 
wid. of Nicholas .Jacob, d. 1688 (as Sewall in his Diary, sub. 1 Apr. 
ment.), in his 100th yr. tho. perhaps the report may not have been exact. 
Of his ds. Martha m. 16 May 1640, it is said, William Falloway, of 
Plymouth, and next 29 June 1649, Samuel Dunham ; Mary m. 30 Dec. 
1647, James Whiton ; and Sarah m. 22 Mar. 1649, Thomas Marsh, and 
next 1 Sept. 1662, Edmund Sheffield of Braintree. His will of 27 Sept. 
1687, pro. 18 June foil, names the six s. and ds. Sarah, Mary, and 
Martha. JOHN, Hingham, s. of Edmund (wh. never came over), being 
a. to go home, made his will 26 Oct. 1657, pro. 28 July foil, as print, in 
Geneal. Reg. IX. 38, by wh. we are taught that the ch. of John the first 

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were his cous. and infer, that he had no w. or ch. JOHN, Hingham, s. 
prob. eldest, of the first John of the same, freem. 1G72, m. 6 Jan. 1659 
the w. Eliz. wh. brot. him Eliz. b. 19 Nov. foil, and d. next yr. and he m. 
14 Nov. 1660, Mary Gill, d. of Thomas, had Mary, 7 Sept. 1GG1, wh. m. 
3 Sept. 1683, John Stowell ; John, 26 Mar. 1665, d. soon; John, again, 
17 Sept. 1667, d. next yr. ; John, again, 19 Dec. 1669 ; Thomas, 15 Mar. 
1672; and Hannah, 13 Mar. 1676, wh. m. Nathaniel Hobart; and d. 12 
Sept. 1694. JOSEPH, Portsmouth, sent over by Mason the patentee in 
1631. Adams, 18. JOSHUA, Hingham, s. of John the first, by w. Eliz. wh. 
d. 12 Jan. 1689, had Eliz. b. May 1663, d. soon ; a s. 25 Jan. 1665, wh. 
d. in few wks. Sarah, 7 Oct. 1667, prob. d. young ; Abigail, 24 Apr. 1671, 
wh. m. Stephen French; and Josiah, 4 June 1676, d. in few days. He 
m. 10 Apr. 1 689, Mary, wid. of Samuel Stowell, but prob. had no other 
ch. for in his will he ment. only his ch. Stephen and Abigail French, and Samuel, David, Jonathan, Daniel, Eliz. Mary and Hannah French, 
their ch. and he d. bef. 7 Apr. 1718. * NATHANIEL, Hingham, br. of the 
preced. b. in Eng. was perhaps at Marshfield 1643, but for short time, 
freem. 1650, rep. 1677, 83, 91 and 3, d. 20 Dec. 1708. His will pro. 29 
Dec. foil, names s. Nathaniel, eldest s. bapt. Oct. 1648 ; Martha, bapt. 
Aug. 1646, wh. had m. 1668, John Chubbuck, w. of Samuel Stodder; 
d. Mary Lee of Boston ; gr.d. Sarah (d. of Sarah Greenleaf, dec.), gr.s. 
Thomas Baker (s. of d. Christiana, wh. was perhaps bapt. 19 Nov. 1654, 
m. 1 Nov. 1674, Thomas B. and d. 20 Sept. 1677) ; gr.s. Solomon Beal 
(s. of Nathaniel); d. Hannah, wh. m. 15 Dec. 1676, John Fearing; and 
gr.s. Thomas Chubbuck ; but he had, also, not ment. in that docum. John, 
bapt. 25 Aug. 1650, d. at 5 yrs. ; John, again, 8 Mar. 1657, d. soon ; John, 
again, b. 7 Dec. 1659, d. under 9 yrs.; and Susanna, wh. m. 14 Dec. 
1686, Benjamin Jones, wh. prob. d. bef. her f. NATHANIEL, Hingham, 
s. of the preced. serv. in brave Capt. Johnson s comp. Dec. 1675, d. bef. 
his f. as I judge, leav. s. Solomon.1 ROGER, Saco 1658, perhaps a 
Quaker, at least was charg. with disturb, pub. worship. SAMUEL, Charles- 
town, by w. Susanna had Dorothy, b. 8 Mar. 1659, and of him no more is 
kn. SAMUEL, Salem, m. 28 Mar. 1682, Sarah Lovell (but Lewis, 134, 
calls him of Lynn, and s. of Thomas, and names the w. Patience L.), had 
Samuel, b. 3 July 1 685 ; and Ebenezer, 30 Jan. 1 688 ; was prob. an early 
sett, at Dunstable. THOMAS, Cambridge 1634, freem. 8 Dec. 1636, d. 
7 Sept. 1661. Matchless Mitchell, in the reg. of his ch. names his w. 
Sarah, but ment. no ch. nor does his will (wherein he calls hims. a. 63 
yrs. old), made 24 Aug. preced. THOMAS, Lynn, had Samuel, and Wil 
liam, as Lewis says, and we wish he had said more. WILLIAM, Plym 
outh, came in the Fortune, 1621, has sh. in the div. of Id. early in 1624, 
but in 1627, at the div. of cattle is not ment. so must be count, d. or 

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rem. WILLIAM, Marblehcad 1679, then in his 49th yr. had m. in 1655, 
Martha, d. of Humphrey Bradstreet. WILLIAM, Dunstable 1684, br. of 
Samuel of the same, m. at Salem, 7 Apr. 1685 (tho. Lewis says, with 
higher prob. 5 Mar. 1684), Mary Hart, had William, b. 12 Mar. 1685 ; 
and Eliz. 16 Nov. 1686, if Fox is correct. He was, in 1692, one of the 
wretch, witness, against Philip English, charg. with witchcraft, as is well 
shown on p. 497, of Drake s Hist, of Boston. 

BEAMAN, GAMALIEL, Dorchester, came in the, Elizabeth and Ann, 
1635, aged only 12 yrs. spel. at the London custom ho. Bement, by w. 
Sarah had Thomas, b. 1649; Joseph, 1651; Gamaliel, 1653; Mary, 
1656 ; all bapt. 14 June 1657 ; Sarah, b. 19 Jan. 1658 ; rem. to Lan 
caster, there had Noah, 3 Apr. 1661; Thankful, 18 Apr. 1663; and 
perhaps John; and d. 23 Mar. 1678. JOHN, Lancaster, perhaps s. of 
the preced. had Sarah, b. 25 Jan. 1681; rem. to Taunton, and had 
Gamaliel, 29 Feb. 1684; prob. rem. again to Lancaster, and d. at Ster 
ling, 1745. See Worcester Mag. II. 39. THOMAS, Marlborough, per 
haps eldest s. of Gamaliel, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 1679 ; Eleazer, 1683 ; 
Sarah, 1685 ; and Abraham, 1692. WILLIAM, Salem 1637, spel. the first 
syllab. without , and at the London custom ho. Beamond, when he emb. 
in the Elizabeth, 1635, aged 27, as in the next article. 

BEAMOND, or BEAMON, DANIEL, Springfield, s. of Simon of the same, 
took o. of allcg. 31 Dec.*1678, or next day. JOHN, wh. came in the 
Elizabeth from London, 1635, aged 23, may have liv. at Salem 1640, 
and at Scituate 1643. SIMON, Springfield, m. 1655, Alice Young, had 
John, b. 1657; Daniel, 1659; Thomas, 1660; Josiah, 1663; Benjamin, 
1671 ; beside three ds. and d. 1676. WILLIAM, Saybrook, perhaps br. 
of John, came in the same ship, at the same time, aged 27, m. 9 Dec. 
1643, Lydia, d. of Nicholas Danforth, had Lydia, b. 9 Mar. 1645; 
Mary, 12 Nov. 1647; Eliz. 2 Mar. 1650; Deborah, 29 Nov. (prob.) 
1652; Abigail, 20 Feb. 1655; Samuel, 28 Feb. 1657; and Rebecca, 7 
Sept. 1659. Lydia, m. 3 Feb. 1668, Samuel Boyes, and next, 15 Apr. 
1684, Alexander Pygan; Mary m. 3 Jan. 1672, John Tully ; Eliz. m. 
26 Mar. 1677, Capt. John Chapman ; and Deborah m. 27 Sept. 1681, 
Thomas Gilbert, and d. 17 June 1683. He was freem. of Conn. 1652, 
and his w. d. 16 May 1686 ; and he d. 4 Feb. 1699. His w. was the 
only fern. nam. among eight grantees of S. in the will of Joshua, s. of 
Uncas, the Ind. sachem. 

BEAMSLEY, || WILLIAM, Boston 1632, freem. 25 May 1636, ar. co. 1656, 
by w. Ann had Ann, b. 13 Feb. 1633 ; Grace, 10, bapt. 20 Sept. 1635 ; 
Mercy, 9, bapt. 10 Dec. 1637 ; Samuel, and Habakuk, tw. 24 Jan. bapt. 
7 Feb. 1641, both d. Apr. foil. Hannah, bapt. 17 Dec. 1643, " a. 4 days 
old ; " beside Eliz. and Mary, both, perhaps, b. bef. com. from Eng. and 

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by w. Martha, wh. had been, I presume, wid. Bushnell, had Abigail, b. 
8 Feb. 1646, wh. prob. d. young. In his will, made 14 Sept. pro. 28 
Oct. 1 658, provis. is made for wid. and for Ann, w. of Ezekiel Woodward ; 
Grace, w. of Samuel Graves of Ipswich; ]\Iercy, wh. m. 17 Oct. 1656, 
Michael Wilborne, and next Andrew Peters, of Ipswich ; Hannah, w. of 
Bushnell, wh. after m. 16 Oct. 1661, Abraham Perkins; Eliz. w. of 
Edward Page ; Mary, w. of Robison, wh. after m. Thomas Dennis ; and 
for Edward Bushnell, perhaps s. of his w. by her former h. The ch. 
made sale of the est. in Nov. 1668, when perhaps his wid. was dec. 

BEAN, BEANE, or BEANES, JOHN, Exeter 1677. MICHAEL, Kittery 
1653. PHILIP, Salem, had gr. of Id. 1637. WILLIAM, Salem 1668; 
but in Ed. 2 of his Ann. Mr. Felt makes the name Beere ; and it has 
been read Beebe. 

BEARD, AARON, Pemaquid, or neighb. 1 674, sw. fidel. to Mass. JAMES, 
Milford 1642, came with his mo. Martha, tw. brs. and three sis. his f. 
dying on the voyage, as the fam. tradit. tells, wh. adds, that he was eldest 
ch. and that it adds no more should not discourage large inq. JEREMY, 
Milford, br. of the preced. is altogether barren of any informat. in fam. 
tradit. but of JOHN, Milford, the other br. of the preced. that source of 
intellig. is more bountif. He was a man of import., had two ws. but wh. 
was first may need investigat. One, perhaps the earlier, had been by 
name of Hannah Hawley m. to John Ufford, ot Offit, and at her desire 
divorc. By her he had sev. ch. and by Abigail, d. of Richard Holling- 
worth, perhaps the sec. had prob. no ch. was capt. in one of the expedit. 
against the Ind. 1675. The list of proprs. 1713 at M. has sev. of this 
name wh. were descend, of him or his brs. JOSEPH, Dover, s. of Wil 
liam, suffer, loss of his garris. ho. 1694, and left a wid. Esther bef. 1705. 
THOMAS, Salem 1629, shoemaker, came that yr. in the Mayflower, was 
freem. 10 May 1643, bot. next yr. the bo. and Id. of Nicholas Shapleigh 
at Portsmouth, then call. Strawberry Bank, perhaps was f. of that 
THOMAS of Scarborough, perhaps of Dover, wh. d. 1679, that by w. 
Mary had William, b. 12 May 1664, d. at 2 weeks ; and Hannah, 24 
Oct. 166 6. Yet it may be that this Thomas was s. of William. THOMAS, 
Ipswich, freem., perhaps, of Boston, 1675, a mariner. WILLIAM, Dover 
1640, had Joseph, b. 1655, was "the good old man" k. by the Ind. at 
Durham 1675. See Hubbard s Ind. Wars, and Young s Chron. 186. 

BEARDING. See Barding. 

BEARDSLET, sometimes BEADSLEY, THOMAS, Milford 1647. * WIL 
LIAM, Stratford, a mason, came in the Planter 1635, aged 30, with w. 
Mary, 26 ; and ch. Mary, 4 ; John, 2 ; and Joseph, 6 mos. He was 
freem. of Mass. 7 Dec. 1636, yet in what ch. he was mem. is unkn. and 
resort, to conject. I find some reason in favor of Concord. He was in 

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Conn. rep. 1G45, but in Ilinman, 113, little is told of him. At Yale in 
1828 seven gr. of this name are seen. 

came in the Confidence 1638, aged 20, from Southampton, and join. 
Lothrop s ch. in Apr. 1643, had Mary, b. 1640; Martha, 1642; both 
bapt. 7 May 1643; Priscilla, 10 Mar. 1644; Sarah, 29 Mar. 1646; 
Abigail, 19 Dec. 1647; Hannah, 18 Nov. 1649 ; Joseph, 25 Jan. 1652; 
Esther, 2 Oct. 1653; Lydia, late in Sept. 1655; Rebecca, 26 Sept. 
1657 ; and James, late in July 1660. Of this sec. s. as no more is heard, 
it is suppos. that he d. young ; but for the nine ds. we know only three 
that m., Sarah, in Aug. 1667 to John Ilamlin; Abigail, 12 Apr. 1670 
to Allen Nichols; and Rebecca, 17 Feb. 1671 to William Hunter. 
JOSEPH, Barnstable, s. of the preced. m. 3 Dec. 1675, Martha, d. of 
Richard Taylor, wh. d. 27 Jan. 1728, aged 76, had Mary, b. 16 Aug. 
1677; Joseph, 21 Feb. 1680; Benjamin, 21 June 1682; Priscilla, 31 
Dec. 1683, d. at 3 mos. ; Ebenezer, 20 Jan. 1685 ; John, 8 May 1687 ; 
these four s. were bapt. 16 Dec. 1688; Josiah, 10 Mar. 1690, bapt. 10 
Apr. 1691 ; and James, b. 3 Oct. 1692. 

DANIEL, Stratford 1675, s. of William of the same. JOHN, Stratford 

1668, br. of the preced. JOSEPH, Stratford, br. of the preced. freem. 

1669, had Joseph, b. 1666 ; John, 1 Nov. 1668; Hannah, 1671; and 
perhaps others. SAMUEL, Stratford, br. of the preced. freem. 1669, had 
Abigail, b. Aug. 1664; Samuel, 1 Sept. 1666; William, 2 Mar. 1669; 
Daniel, 3 Apr. 1671; John, 1673; Benjamin, Dec. 1677; and Mary, 
1680. THOMAS, Fail-field, perhaps br. of William, d. 1656. THOMAS, 
Stratford, may have been s, of the preced. or of William, and d. 1676. 
* WILLIAM, Stratford 1644, was rep. 1645, and often after, and d. 
1661. His will of 28 Sept 1660, names w. and four s., Daniel, John, 
Joseph, and Samuel ; gives to ds. m. 10 ea. and a large sum to be dis- 
trib. by the w. to other ch. prob. younger, and unm. of wh. were certain. 
William, and Thomas. Of the grs. at Yale, in 1828, were seven 

BEAUCHAMP, EDWARD, Salem 1637, join, with the ch. 29 Dec. 1639, 
and his w. Mary join, the foil, yr., was freem. 28 Feb. 1643, had Samuel, 
bapt. 31 Oct. 1641, wh. d. 20 Nov. 1662 ; Mary, 10 Sept. 1643, d. young; 
Mary, again, 27 June 1647, d. Mar. 1668 ; and Eliz. 23 July 1648. His 
w. had d. in the same week with her d. Mary ; and he m. 8 Nov. 1 670, 
wid. Eliz. Metcalf. JOHN, Boston, leather-dresser, a Huguenot, brot 
prob. most of his ch. to N. E. but it is not kn. when or where he land, 
first. By w. Marguerite, we see in rec. of B. that he had here Catha 
rine, b. 10 June 1687; and Peter, 17 Apr. 1702, perhaps youngest of 


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the stock, if not even the sole of N. E. b. Had the rec. of that French 
ch. been preserv. we should less often be driv. to conject. In the print, 
list of taxab. inhab. of B. 1695, publ. by Dearborn in his Boston Notions, 
the French names are frequent, spel. strangely ; yet among them may 
our Huguenot leather-dress, be misrepresent, as John Bashoon. He bot. 
of Daille, their first min. his ho. in what is now Washington str. and left 
by his will 10 to the ch. He rem. after 1711 to Hartford, there d. at 
the age of 88, 14 Nov. 1740, leav. large est. Two s. John, and Adam 
had d. bef. him in S. Carolina ; and ds. nam. in the will, were Mary, 
Catharine, Mary Ann, Margaret, and Susanna. Mary was w. of 
Rauchon, and had d. Mary Sigourney ; Catharine had m. Latoille, and 
had s. Isaac ; Mary Ann m. a Lawrence, and her s. John bee. Treasr. of 
Conn. Margaret m. a Chenevard, and her descend, were long at H. 
and at the time of the d. of her f. Susanna was unm. ROBERT, Ipswich, 
writ. Beacham, as always pronounc. in Eng. in 1651 had w. Isabel, rem. 
1654, prob. to Norwalk, and 1664 to Fairfield, there was liv. 1670, with 
w. Eliz. wh. had perhaps got back to I. where wid. Eliz. B. was bur. 18 
Jan. 1687. 

BEAUMONT, or BEMENT, THOMAS, New Haven 1639, m. the wid. of 
Eleazer Stent, mo. of Eleazer and Eliz. S. but had no ch. by her, and d. 

BECK, ALEXANDER, Boston, freem. 3 Sept. 1634, by w. Mary, wh. d. 
2 May 1639, had prob. no ch. but he soon m. Eliz. Hinds of Roxbury, 
had Ephraim, and Deliverance, tw. b. 1, bapt. 7 June 1640; Strange, 
bapt. 5 June 1642, a. 5 days old; tho. the unworthy copy of town rec. 
of births has the monstrous assert, of these three, as b. at once ; and 
Manasseh,-b. 8, bapt. 12 Oct. 1645. HENRY, Dover, came in the Bless 
ing, 1635, aged 18, emb. at London late in July, as I saw in the rec. of 
London custom ho. for that yr. so far more prob. than the tradit. giv. by 
Coffin in Geneal. Reg. XL 256, of his com. the same yr. in the Angel 
Gabriel, wreck, at Pemaquid the mid. of Aug. The Blessing did not 
reach Boston bef. Oct. Part of the same story is, that he was from 
Hertfordsh. wh. is so near to London, whence sixteen ships brought pas- 
seng. to Boston, that we can never believe he would have gone to the 
other side of the kingdom, for the voyage of the Angel Gabriel, begin, 
at Bristol, 22 June. He m. Ann Frost, had Joshua ; Thomas, b. a. 
1657 ; Caleb ; and Henry ; beside d. Mary, wh. m. a White. Coffin adds, 
that he liv. to be 110 ; and how gr. this would appear to be exag. we 
may better judge, when the time of his d. is ascertain. MANASSEH, 
Boston, s. of Alexander, was freem. 1672, and this is all I kn. of him. 
THOMAS, Dover, prob. s. of Henry, in Coffin s rep., m. Mary Frost, had 
eight ch. of wh. he names Thomas, Joshua, Abigail, Henry, Mary, 

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Samuel, and Hannah ; and he d. 7 Nov. 1734, aged 77. His wid. Mary 
d. 25 Feb. 1753, aged 94 

BECKET, JOHN, Salem, shipwright, ment. first in 1655, d. 26 Nov. 
1683, aged a. 57, leav. wid. Margaret, then 56 yrs. old, ch. William, 
Mary, Sarah, John, and Hannah the youngest. His wid. m. Philip 
Cromwell, and d. at ninety yrs. Mary m. 20 July 1675, Daniel Webb. 
JOHN, Salem, s. of the preced. m. 26 Sept. 1711, Susanna Mason, had 
Mary, b. 25 July 1712. STEPHEN, Roxbury, came from Ipswich in the 
Francis, 1634, aged 11 yrs. only, and under the charge of Richard Pep 
per, wh. after a few yrs. at R. rem. to Conn. prob. for that Col. was resid. 
of his apprent. in 1649. See Beckwith. WILLIAM, Salem, s. of John 
the first, by w. Hannah had John, b. 10 Aug. 1684; Hannah, 17 July 
1685 ; and Margaret, 14 May 1688. 

BECKFORD, or BICKFORD (more common in early days), GEORGE, 
had, in 1666, w. Christian, and serv. Hugh Hancock, as Coffin tells in 
Geneal. Reg. VI. 243 ; but of what settlem. he was, we must trust to 
conject. for Dover. JOHN, Dover 1647, in 1669 was of that part call. 
Oyster riv. now Durham, freem. of Mass. 1671, had s. John, and Joseph. 
JOHN, Dover, s. of the preced. by w. Temperance, d. of William Furber 
of the same, had Thomas, b. 1660; Hannah, 5 Nov. 1665; and Benja 
min, 20 Oct. 1672. He or s. John m. Eliz. d. of Jeremy Tibbets of the 
same, but confus. easily aris. betw. fam. connex. of sec. and third John. 
SAMUEL, Salisbury, m. a d. of Edward Cottle, and rem. to Nantucket, 
where he purchas. 12 Nov. 1678, a half sh., had Eliz. b. 16 Feb. 1672 ; 
and Deborah, 5 Feb. 1674. THOMAS, Dover, or Durham, br. of the sec. 
John, m. Bridget, d. of William Furber. He was in gr. danger at the 
assault by the Ind. 18 July 1694, saved by skill and courage, as may be 
read in the Magn. VII. appx. art. 20 ; or Farmer s Belkn. I. 140. 

BECKLEY, RICHARD, New Haven 1639, rem. to Wethersfield bef. 
1668, had prob. two ws. of wh. the latter was a d. of John Deming, ch. 
Sarah, perhaps b. in Eng. m. 21 Oct. 1657, John Church of Hartford; 
John, b. 6 Mar. 1642; Mary, bapt, 12 Sept. 1647; Benjamin, 27 Jan. 
bapt. 10 Mar. 1650; Nathaniel, b. 13 Oct. 1652, bapt. 15 Oct. 1653; 
and Hannah, 14 Oct. 1656 ; and d. 5 Aug. 1690 at W. 

BECKWITH, JOSEPH, Lyme, s. of Matthew, by w. Susanna had Sarah, 
b. 14 Apr. 1677 ; and Joseph, 15 Apr. 1679. MATTHEW, New London 
1652, Hartford 1658, then a freem., and had first liv. there 1639, rem. to 
Branford, there in 1668 was one of the founders of ch., thence to Lyme, 
there d. 21 Oct. 1680, aged a. 70, by fall in a dark night down a ledge 
of rocks. See Rev. Mr. I^pdstreet s journal in Geneal. Reg. IX. 50. 
He had two ds. beside s. Matthew, John, and Joseph. His wid. m. Sam 
uel Buckland ; and of the ds. one m. Benjamin Grant ; the other, Robert 

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Gerard ; but the name of either is not seen. MATTHEW, Lyme, s. of 
the preced. by w. Eliz. had Matthew, John, and James, the last b. 1 
June 1G71, and all were bapt. 10 Sept. foil. Jonah, b. 27 Dec. 1673; 
Prudence, 22 Aug. 1G76 ; Eliz. 4 Feb. 1679 ; Ruth, 14 Mar. 1681 ; and 
Sarah, 15 Dec. 1684. A sec. w. Eliz. wid. of Peter Pratt, wh. she m. 
after divorce from John Rogers, was d. of Matthew Griswold. Her he 
m. 1691, had a d. Griswold; and he d. 4 June 1727, in his will nam. 
all the ch. exc. Sarah, perhaps dec. and his wid. d. next mo. NATHAN 
IEL, Lyme, s. perhaps of Matthew the first, there in 1675, had Nathaniel, 
b. 28 May 1679, and was liv. 1690. Of descend, some are still at New 
London, Miss Caulkins says, and often call. Becket ; while at Branford 
it appears Bickatt. STEPHEN, Norwalk 1654, rem. soon, but came back 
after 1671. Perhaps he was that passeng. in the Francis, ment. under 
Becket. THOMAS, Roxbury 1650, rem. perhaps to Fairfield, and left 
his w. wh. obtain, divorce 1 655. 

BEDELL, BEDLE, or BEEDLE, ROBERT, New London 1648, had, per 
haps, been at Wethersfield, where Hinman, 164, ranks him among first 
sett, there prob. had Robert, b. 1642 ; and he rem. 1650, to Newbury, I 
presume. ROBERT, Salisbury, s. prob. of the preced. by w. Martha had 
Mary, b. 31 July 1666; rem. to Newbury, and had Thomas, 30 Apr. 
1668 ; Eliz. 22 Nov. 1669 ; Judith, 29 Mar. 1671, d. at 2 yrs. Robert. 
5 Jan. 1675 ; Judith, again, 8 Mar. 1676, d. next yr.; and John, 23 Apr. 
1678. Coffin, in his Hist, says Hannah, perhaps his w. d. 15 Nov. 1678. 

BEDFORD, NATHAN, Scarborough, was constable 1665, kept the inn 
1675, and d. 1681 by drown. In Southgate s Hist, the strange wildness 
of a story, how he was murder, by the venerab. Joshua Scottow, may be 
read. He left wid. Ann. 

BEDIENT, MORGAN, Hadley, came with his mo. Mary from Staines, 
near London, to rec. the est. devis. by her br. John Barnard, and d. bef. 
reach, his majority. THOMAS, Hadley, younger br. of the preced. b. 
1654, a co-devisee, came with his mo., rem. to Fairfield, and d. a. 1698. 

BEDURTHA, BEDORTHA, or BODURTHA, JOHN, Springfield, s. of Rice, 
was drown. 18 Mar. 1683, with his f. and Lydia, w. of his br. Joseph, 
and Mercy, d. of his br. Samuel. JOSEPH, Springfield, br. of the preced. 
had three ws. and eleven ch. but details are not kn. to me, tho. in Geneal. 
Reg. XII. 176, we almost discov. one of the ws. Sice, Reice, Reise, or 
ROISE (as if the surname were not suffic. various in spel.), Springfield, m. 
1646, Blanch Lewis, had Joseph, b. 1649 ; Samuel, 1651 ; John, 1654; 
beside two younger ch. and he was drown, with s. John. SAMUEL, 
Springfield, s. of the preced. had two ws. < wh. one was Mary, wid. of 
Abel Leonard, wh. he m. July 1691, and he had fourteen ch. but I kn. 
nothing of them, only that he d. 1728. 

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BED WELL, SAMUEL, Boston, m. 2 Feb. 1654, Mary Hodgkinson, per 
haps had that SAMUEL, of Middletown, wh. d. 5 Apr. 1715, or may be 
the same. 

BEEBE, or BEEBY, JAMES, Hadley, m. 24 Oct. 16G7, Mary, d. of Rob 
ert Boltwood, had Mary, b. 18 Aug. 1GG8, d. young; James, 9 Dec. 
1669, d. young; Rebecca, 8 Dec. 1670 ; Samuel, 26 June 1672 ; and 
Mary, again, 1675. Perhaps, as this fam. soon rem. it may, in some 
branches, be found Bibby. JAMES, Stratford, m. 19 Dec. 1679, Sarah, 
d. of the first Thomas Benedict, had Sarah, b. 13 Nov. 1680 ; and James ; 
rem. to Norwalk, thence to Danbury, and may be the same as the fore 
going. JOHN, New London 1651, m. Abigail, d. of James York of 
Stonington, had John, Benjamin, and Rebecca ; was twenty yrs. serj. 
and in 1690 lieut., liv. to gr. age, d. a. 1708. His wid. d. 9 Mar. 1725, 
aged 86. Rebecca m. Richard Shaw of Easthampton, L. I. NA 
THANIEL, New London, youngest br. of the preced. rem. 1670, or earlier, 
to Stonington, had prob. no ch. and d. 17 Dec. 1724, aged 93. SAMUEL, 
New London, br. of the preced. m. Agnes, d. of William Keeny, had 
also sec. w. Mary. His ch. were Samuel, William, Nathaniel, Thomas, 
Jonathan, Agnes, Ann, Susanna, and Mary ; but I am unable to div. 
them betw. the ws. yet doubt not, that nearly all were by the first. He 
own. the chief part of Plumb Isl. and rem. to it, d. 1712, aged 91, leav. 
wid. Of the ds., Agnes m. John Daniels ; Ann m. Thomas Crocker ; 
Susanna m. Aaron Fountain ; and Mary m. Richard Tozer. THOMAS, 
New London 1651, br. of the preced. m. Milicent, wid. first of William 
Southmayd, and next of William Ash, d. of William Addis, had only s. 
Thomas, and ds. Hannah, wh. m. 1697, John Hawke ; Milicent, wh. m. 
Nicholas Darrow ; and Rebecca, wh. m. Nathaniel Holt ; and he d. 1699. 
His s. wh. never m. d. 1727. 

BEECHER, or BEACHER, ISAAC, New Haven, had Isaac, b. 1650; 
Samuel, 1652 ; and Eleazer, 1655. Perhaps he had other ch. His mo. 
Hannah, a wid. in her will, 1657, ment. two ch., this Isaac, and William 
Potter, s. of her former h. in Eng. In 1685 Isaac sen. Isaac jun. and 
Eleazer were proprs. * THOMAS, Charlestown 1630, freem. 6 Nov. 1632, 
had been engag. as capt. of the Talbot, 1629, in bring, passeng. to our 
country, and next yr. with Winthrop s fleet, when his w. Christian, wh. 
had been w. of Thomas Copper of Wapping, near London (wh. left her 
a freehold est. at Harwich), came with him, and was of the first ten 
mem. of the ch. He was one of the earliest selectmen of the town, 
and at the first gen. ct. 14 May 1634, when repr. came, he was one (all 
former gen. cts. being inclus. of every freem. of the Col.), and serv. sev. 
foil, sessions, made capt. of the castle 1635, and d. 1637. His inv. 29 
July of this yr. made by Ralph Sprague, Abram Palmer, and Thomas 

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Ewer, shows 405. 16s. His wid. became sec. w. of Nicholas Easton, 
and d. 20 Feb. 1665. No ch. of B. is seen on any rec. tho. Frothing- 
ham, 80, thinks Dr. Lyman Beecher, Y. C. 1797, a descend, prob. on 
recent suggest. But the progenit. of this disting. fam. was Isaac. 

BEEDER, perhaps BEEDE, THOMAS, Newport 1639. 

BEEFORD, RICHARD, Gloucester 1643, by w. Mary had John, b. 26 
Oct. Mary, 26 June, Hannah, 25 Jan. but in either case the rec. gives 
not yr. yet allows us to assume that they were all bapt. 1647, and the roll 
goes on, Ruth, b. 23 Mar. 1648 ; Nathaniel, 30 Apr. 1650 ; and Richard, 
the last week of Apr. 1653. 

BEERS, or BEERE, ANTHONY, Watertown 1646, by w. Eliz. had 
Samuel, b. 9 May 1647, d. soon ; Ephraim, 5 July 1648 ; John, 20 Jan. 
1652 ; Esther, 16 Oct. 1654 ; and Samuel, 2 May 1657, d. at four mos. 
beside three earlier ds. as Bond thinks, Eliz. wh. m. 7 Apr. 1663, Henry 
Gooddin; Bethia, wh. m. 25 or 27 Mar. 1664, David, or Daniel Mettup, 
Medup, Medap, or Meddup, dates as well as names various in Bond ; 
and Mary, wh. m. 1, or-19 Apr. 1665, John Smith; and was freem. 
1657 ; rem. to Roxbury, and had Barnabas, 6 Sept. bapt. 17 Oct. 1658 ; 
rem. again to Fairfield, there was drown, bef. 1676. BARNABAS, Strat 
ford, s. of Anthony, had a fam. but partic. are unkn. ELIEZUR, Water- 
town, s. (Bond thinks eldest) of Capt. Richard, m. late in life, 21 Apr. 

1690, Susanna, d. of Robert Harrington, wid. of John Cutting, and d. 
without issue, 5 Dec. 1701. His wid. m. 2, or 21 Jan. 1705 (Bond 
gives both dates), Peter Cloyes. ELNATHAN, Watertown, br. of the 
preced. m. a. 1681, Sarah, d. of Joseph Tainter, had Mary, b. Mar. 
1682, d. soon; Richard, Feb. 1683, d. soon; Simon, 19 July 1684; 
Mary, again, 11 Feb. 1688 ; and Richard, again, 17 Feb. 1691. HENRY, 
Newport, perhaps br. of John of the same, m. 20 Sept. 1668, Patience, 
d. of Richard Scott, had Henry, b. 7 Sept. 1673; Catharine, 22 Oct. 
1675 ; John, 29 Dec. 1678 ; Catharine, again, 25 Feb. 1681 ; Charles, 4 
Sept. 1683 ; and Mary, 15 Sept. 1684. JAMES, Fairfield 1659, was not, 
in my opin. s. of Capt. Richard, as Cothren thinks (tho. he may have 
been br.), had good est. and d. Nov. 1694, leav. by his will, w. Martha ; 
ds. Martha, w. of Joseph Bulkley ; Deborah, w. of Samuel Hull ; Eliz. 
w. of John Darling ; s. Joseph ; and childr. of s. James, then dec. and 
his wid. Martha d. Feb. 1698. JAMES, Fairfield, s. of the preced. d. 

1691, leav. ch. James, David, Sarah, and Mary. JQHN, Newport, 
was s. of Edward in Co. Dorset, m. 4 Sept, 1664, Patience, d. of 
Thomas Clifton, had Mary, b. 6 Aug. 1666; Edward, 1 Aug. 1669; 
and Patience, 6 Sept. 1671 ; and he d. that yr. at sea. JOHN, Glou 
cester, m. 20 Jan. 1673 Mary Fowler, had Joseph, b. 7 Dec. 1675. 
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of Narragansett, 19 Dec. 1675, for wh. in 1677 he had gr. of relief; 
recov. so far as to have w. Mary, by her Samuel, b. 9 Nov. 1679, made 
his will 9 Feb. 1683, d. soon after. By that his prop, was giv. to w. and 
eh. but if Samuel d. young, part of it should go to br. Barnabas, he to 
pay portion to sis. Eliz. Peck, and to sis. Johnson of Salem. JOSEPH, 
Fairfield, s. of the elder James, by w. Abigail had Joseph, b. 13 Mar. 
1688 ; and d. early in 1697, leav. good est. and other ch. Abigail and 
James. PHILIP, Salem 1637. RICHARD, Marshfield 1636, bore arms 
1643, was liv. in 1661, witness of will of John Rogers. * RICHARD, 
Watertown, freem. 9 Mar. 1637, serv. in the Pequot war, was rep. 
1663-75, had Sarah, bur. 10 Oct. 1639 ; Sarah, again, wh. m. 24 June 
1660, Isaac Stearns, and next, 23 July 1677, Thomas Wheeler ; Mary, 
b. 10 Mar. 1643, wh. m. Joseph Rice of Sudbury, as Bond thinks; 
Eliezur, wh. was made admin, joint, with his mo. of the will of f. Judith, 
b. 26 Mar. 1646, wh. m. an Allen ; Elnathan, bef. ment. ; Jabez, 4 Aug. 
1661 ; Eliz. wh. m. 25 May 1710, Samuel Ward, as his sec. w. Richard, 
22 Oct. 1659 ; and Abigail, Apr. 1662, d. very soon. He was capt. and 
k. in Philip s war at Squakeag, now Northfield, 4 Sept. 1675, prob. hav. 
time only to make nuncup. will, after being wound. ROBERT, Rehoboth, 
m. 25 June 1673, Eliz. Bullock, perhaps d. of Richard, had Benjamin, b. 
6 June foil, and was k. by the Ind. 29 Mar. 1676. See Bliss in his 
valua. Hist, of Rehoboth, 96. THOMAS, New Haven 1654. Some 
times the name is Beares. 

BEETFIELD, or BITFIELD, SAMUEL, Boston, constable 1652, d. 1 
Sept. 1660, left wid. Eliz. 

BEHONEY, PETER, Watertown, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 12 Aug. 
1688; and Peter, 13 Mar. 1690. Sarah m. 4 Aug. 1703 (bef. 15 yrs. 
old) George Robinson. PETER, Framingham, s. of the preced. m. 26 
Jan. 1713, Bridget Beal, was liv. there 1747. 

BEIGHTON, SAMUEL, Boston, cooper, by w. Ann had John, b. 19 Sept. 
1684; Samuel, 6 Apr. 1686; Ann, 29 Jan. 1688; James, 28 Mar. 
1690; and Ebenezer, 30 Sept. 1692, perhaps posthum. for admin, on 
est. of his f. was giv. to his mo. 21 Oct. foil. 

BELCHER, || ANDREW, Sudbury 1639, ar. co. 1642, m. 1 Oct. 1639, 
Eliz. d. of Nicholas Danforth of Cambridge, and B. rem. thither, was a 
taverner, had Eliz. b. 17 Aug. 1640; Jemima, 5 Apr. 1642; Martha, 
26 July 1644; Mary; Andrew, 1 Jan. 1647; and Ann, 1 Jan. 1649; 
and he d. 26 June 1680, his w. surv. Eliz. m. 31 Mar. 1668, Pyam 
Blowers ; Jemima m. 5 Dec. 1660, Capt. Joseph Sill ; Mary m. 23 June 
1662, Joseph Russell ; and Martha m. 13 July 1664, Jonathan Reming 
ton, arid d. 16 July 1711. But the m. of Samuel Ballard, 1 May 1678, 
with Hannah Belcher, as his sec. w. is found on rec. and who she was, 

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unless the youngest d. is difficult to find. Ann and Hannah are often, 
confound. J ANDREW, Cambridge, s. of the preced. had traffic at Hart 
ford, there m. 1 July 1G70, Sarah, d. of Jonathan Gilbert, had An 
drew, b. 12 Mar. 1672, at H. but most of his other ch. as Deborah, 
wh. d. young, shortly bef. her mo. and ano. Deborah wh. d. few 
weeks after her mo. wh. d. 26 Jan. 1689 ; Mary, b. 7 Mar. 1680 ; Ann, 
30 Mar. 1684; and Martha, 29 Mar. 1686, were all b. at Charlestown; 
but Eliz. 12 Jan. 1678 ; and Jonathan, 8 Jan. 1682, at Cambridge, H. C. 
1699. He was freem. 1677, one of the import. Comtee. of Safety 
at the insurrect. against Andross, rem. to Boston a. 1702, when he 
was chos. a Counsel, to his d. 31 Oct. 1717. Ano. d. was Sarah Foye 
at Charlestown, and she outliv. her f. Mary m. George Vaughan of 
Portsmouth, and d. 3 Feb. 1700. He was a prosper, merch. and the ds. 
m. other great connex. Eliz. to Daniel Oliver ; Martha to Stoddard ; and 
Ann to Oliver Noyes. Jonathan, his s. was made the royal Gov. of his 
native prov. 1730 to 41, and d. in the chair of Gov. of N. J. 31 Aug. 
1757, his wid. long surv. and his s. Andrew, H. C. 1724, and Jonathan, 
H. C. 1728, enjoy, reputa. old age. See Eliot s Biog. Diet. EDWARD, 
Boston 1630, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. was made freem. 
with prefix of respect, 18 May 1631, and in his latter days prob. for sec. 
w. m. wid. Wormwood. His No. on the list of ch. mem. is 60, but there 
his name is in the old copy Edmund. EDWARD, Boston, s. of the preced. 
m. 8 Jan. 1656, Mary Wormwood, d.-in-law (says the rec.) of Mr. Ed 
ward B. sen. had Satisfaction, b. 23 Feb. 1657; and John, 1658. 
GREGORY, Braintree, came to Boston 1634, was freem. 13 May 1640, 
bef. wh. he had assist, in found, of the ch. at Br. had Samuel, b. 24 Aug. 
1637; Mary, 8 July 1639; Joseph, 25 Dec. 1641; Gregory, and two 
other s. earlier or later, and d. 21 June 1659. His wid. Catharine, in her 
will of 1680, names three s. Josiah, Moses, John, and d. Eliz. Gilbert, 
whose h. I cannot guess, if she were m. nor her f. if not ; beside Mary 
Marsh, prob. w. of Alexander, m. 19 Dec. 1655. GREGORY, Braintree, 
mariner, s. of the preced. had Joseph. JEREMY, Ipswich, came in the 
Susan and Ellen, 1635, aged 22, freem. 13 Mar. 1639, by first w. had 
Samuel, II. C. 1659 ; Jeremy; and John; perhaps more, if she liv. to 
1652. But on 30 Sept. of this yr. he made contr. of m. with Mary 
Lockwood, wh. perhaps was d. of Edmund, by her had Judith, b. 19 
Aug. 1658 ; Mary, 12 July 1660 ; David, 1662 ; and Richard, 10 Sept. 
1665 ; and d. Mar. 1693. A wid. B. prob. his, d. Oct. 1700. JEREMY, 
Boston, 1672, perhaps s. of the preced. d. 6 Jan. or Feb. 1722, aged 
81 and J yrs. JOHN, Braintree, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 27 June 
1656; and John, 11 Mar. 1659. Perhaps he was s. of Gregory the 
first. JOSEPH, Milton, prob. s. of the first Gregory, by w. Rebecca had 

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John, b. 1 Apr. 1667 ; Joseph, 14 May 1668, H. C. 1690, min. of Ded- 
ham, wh. d. 27 Apr. 1723 ; and perhaps eldest s. was deac. Gregory, \vh. 
d. at Braintree 4 Nov. 1727, aged 63. JOSIAH, Boston, s. of Gregory 
the first, m. 3 Mar. 1655, Ranis, d. of Edward Rainsford, had Josiah, 
b. 23 Dec. 1655 ; John, 9 Oct. 1657, d. soon ; John, again, 23 Dec. 1659, 
d. soon; John, again, 1 Sept. 1661; Eliz. 10 July 1663; Joseph, 14 
Oct. 1665; Rebecca, 21 Dec. 1667; Edward, 14 Feb. 1670 ; Dorothy, 
28 Oct. 1673 ; Abigail, 10 Mar. 1675 ; Ruth, 21 Dec. 1678 ; and Benja 
min, 20 Mar. 1681. He was one of the found, of third, or O. S. ch. 
and d. 3 Apr. 1683, aged 52. MOSES, Braintree, freem. 1671, was 
prob. br. of the preced. RICHARD, Ipswich, youngest s. of the first 
Jeremy, m. 20 Mar. 1689, Mary Simpson, prob. d. of Thomas of Salis 
bury, had Jane, b. 26 Mar. 1690 ; David, 19 Dec. 1691 ; Ruth, 22 Dec. 
1693; and Thomas, 29 May 1696. SAMUEL, Braintree, eldest s. of 
Gregory the first, m. at Dorchester, 15 Dec. 1663, Mary, d. of Roger 
Billings, had Moses. SAMUEL, Newbury, s. of the first Jeremy, as is 
thot, preach, some yrs. at Isle of Shoals, was ord. 10 Nov. 1698 at N. 
but" went to his native Ipswich, there d. 10 Mar. 1715 in 76th yr. and 
his wid. d. 14 Nov. 1723. Readily is it confess, that of the two Samuels 
much doubt has exist, wh. m. the d. of Billings, or wh. was the min. 
Of this name seven had been gr. at Harv. in its first ninety yrs. and 
only one in its last hundred and thirty. 

BELOONGER, JOHN, Newbury, m. 12 Apr. 1666, Sarah Kelly, d. of 
John, had Mary, b. 7 Dec. 1666. 

BELDEN, or BELDING, DANIEL, Hatfield, s. of William, m. 10 Nov. 
1670, Eliz. d. of the sec. Nathaniel Foote, had William, b. 1671 ; Rich 
ard, 1672 ; Eliz. 8 Oct. 1673 ; Nathaniel, 26 June 1675 ; Mary, 17 Nov. 
1677; Daniel, 1 Sept. 1680; Sarah, 15 Mar. 1682; Esther, 29 Sept. 
1683 ; Abigail, 1686, d. soon ; Samuel, 10 Apr. 1687 ; rem. to Deerfield, 
and had John, 24 June 1689, d. soon ; Abigail, again, 18 Aug. 1690 ; 
John, again, 28 Feb. 1693 ; and Thankful, 21 Dec. 1695. His w. with 
s. Daniel, and the youngest two ch. were k. by the Ind. 16 Sept. 1696, 
when Samuel, and Abigail, two others of the ch. were wound, and hims. 
with two more, Eliz. and Esther, were taken off to Canada, whence he 
came back 1698, and m. 17 Feb. 1699, Hepzibah, wid. of Thomas Welles, 
of Hatfield, whose three ds. had been, 6 June 1693, knock, on the head by 
the Ind. of wh. one recov. This w. d. of William Buell, at the onslaught 
upon Deerfield, 29 Feb. 1704, was taken by the Ind. and carr. a short 
distance on the way to Canada, when her strength fail, and she was k. 
For third w. he took Sarah, wid. of Philip Mattoon, d. of John Hawkes of 
Hadley, and d. 14 Aug. 1732. His wid. d. 17 Dec. 1751, near 75 yrs. 
from her first m. and in her 95 yr. HENRY, Woburn 1641. JOHN,. 

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Wethersfield 1657, s. of Richard, had John, b. 1G58; Jonathan, 1661 ; 
-Joseph, 1663; Samuel, 1666; Sarah, 1668; Daniel, 1670; rcm. 1672 
to Norwalk, there had Ebenezer 1673; Lydia, 1675; and Margaret, 
1677 ; and he d. that yr. aged 46. RICHARD, Wethersfield 1640, had 
Samuel, and prob. John, both b. in Eng. SAMUEL, Wethersfield, s. of 
the preced. b. in Eng. by w. Mary had Mary, b. 1655 ; Samuel, 1657 ; 
Stephen, 1658; adm. freem. of Conn. 1657, rem. to Hatfield, and had 
Sarah, 1661 ; Ann, 1665 ; Ebenezer, 1667 ; and John, 1669. Perhaps . 
he was of Norwalk 1672. His w. was k. by the Ind. 19 Sept. 1677 ; 
and he m. 25 June 1678, Mary, wid. of Thomas Wells of Hadley, wh. 
d. 1690. Next he m. 1691, Mary, wid. of John Allis ; and for fourth w. 
in 1705, had Sarah, wid. of John Wells, and d. 1713. SAMUEL, Hatfield, 
s. of the preced. m. Mary, wid. of Dr. Thomas Hastings, for sec. or third 
w. WILLIAM, Wethersfield 1 646, by w. Thomasine, had Samuel, b. 1 647 ; 
Daniel, 20 Nov. 1648; John, 1650; Susanna, 1651; Mary, 1652; and 
Nathaniel, 1654. Gr. of this. name were not seen by Farmer at any 
N. E. coll. in 1828, exc. Yale, where they count, sixteen. 

BELKNAP, ABRAHAM, Lynn 1637, rem. to Salem, where Mr. Felt 
notes his d. 1643. It was early in Sept. of that yr. Lewis, 89, gives 
him s. Abraham, and Jeremy. But good reason may easily be found for 
giv. him other ch. certain. Joseph, and Samuel, besides, prob. Hannah, 
wh. m. the sec. Christopher Osgood. ABRAHAM, Haverhill, s. of the 
preced. took o. of alleg. 28 Nov. 1677 ; but no more is heard of him ; 
nor any thing of his supposed br. Jeremy. || JOSEPH, Salem, a youth, 
s. of Abraham the first, b. prob. in Eng. rem. to Boston, ar. co. 1658, 
freem. 1665, was one of the found, of the third or Old South ch. 1668, 
whence he took dism. to Hatfield, there liv. in good esteem from 1682 to 
96, then came back to Boston, and d. 14 Nov. 1712, aged 82. By w. 
Ruth he had Joseph, b. 26 Jan. 1659 ; Mary, 25 Sept. 1660; Nathaniel, 
13 Aug. 1663 ; Eliz. 1 July 1665 ; and by sec. w. had a d. wh. d. soon ; 
and by third w. Hannah, d. of Thomas Meakins, of Hatfield, wh. d. 26 
Dec. 1688, had Thomas, 29 June 1670; John, 1 June 1672; Hannah; 
Ruth; Abigail; and Abraham, 26 Apr. 1682. Mary m. a Grafton ; 
Eliz. m. a Patterson, and liv. in Eng. and Ruth in. her cous. John 
Meakins. JOSEPH, Boston, eldest s. of the preced. leather breeches 
maker, m. Deborah, d. of Jeremiah Fitch of the same, wh. d. 20 Apr. 
1687, had Mary, b. 24 Nov. 1684, d. soon ; Joseph, 18 Nov. 1685 ; and 
Jeremy, 1 Jan. 1687. He next m. 1 Apr. 1690, Abigail, d. of Thomas 
Buttolph the sec. and had Thomas, 24 Jan. 1691, d. young ; Abigail, 29 
Feb. 1692 ; Mary, 15 Oct. 1694; Nicholas, 15 Oct. 1695 ; Buttolph, 29 
Dec. 1697 ; Nathaniel, 18 Dec. 1699 ; Ruth, 2 Mar. 1702, d. soon ; Eliz. 
13 Apr. 1708; Lydia, 17 Jan. 1710; and Abraham; and d. 30 Mar. 

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1710. His wid. d. 9 June 1734 Jeremy, wh. foil, the trade of his f. 
had Joseph, whose s. Jeremy, b. 4 June 1744, H. C. 1762, was the 
amiab. and learn, histo. of New Hampsh. author of the Foresters, and 
of thehigh. valua. vols. of Amer. Biogr. SAMUEL, Salem, joiner, s. of 
Abraham the first, b. in Eng. by w. Sarah had Mary, b. 17 Aug. 1653, 
d. young ; Mary, again, 14 Oct. 1656 ; Abraham, 4 June 1660; and Sam 
uel, 1 May 1662; was of Maiden 1671, but rem. to Haverhill, there took 
o. of fidel. 28 Nov. 1677, had Joseph, 25 Mar. 1672 ; and Patience, 17 
Sept. 1675 ; and perhaps Ebenezer. His w. d. 18 Apr. 1689. THOMAS, 
Woburn, glover, s. of Joseph the first, m. 6 Mar. 1694, Jane Cheney, per 
haps d. of Thomas of Roxbury, had Thomas; Jane, b. 4 Nov. 1699; 
Benjamin, 3 May 1702; Hannah, 18 May 1704; ano. d. 1709; and 
perhaps Joseph, beside. Samuel, b. 24 May 1707 ; but dates of b. are not 
kn. for all. He d. 15 Oct. 1755. Perhaps Abraham B., Esqr. of John 
ston, R. I. wh. d. 1820, in his 92d yr. was a descend, of the first of the 
name here. 

BELL, ABRAHAM, New Haven 1639, rem. a. 1647 to Charlestown, d. 
early in 1663. Admin, of his est. 154. 1. 1. was giv. to his w. Catha 
rine, wh. d. 29 Aug. 1692, aged 68. I see no ch. but Isaac, bapt. at C. 
12 Oct. 1662. FRANCIS, Stamford, then call. Rippo warns, 1641, had 
been early at Wethersfield, was a lieut. 1666, but not freem. of Conn. 
Col. bef. 1676, tho. he was adm. of that of N. H. 1641. His w. Rebecca 
d. 1684, and he d. 8 Jan. 1690. From his will of 24 May preced. we 
gain something as to his fam. Jonathan is the only s. nam. d. Mary 
Hoyt, and four s. of his d. Rebecca, w. of Jonathan Tuttle, the mo. 
hav. d. 2 May 1676. JAMES, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 1644 ; per 
haps was br. of Abraham, and may have rem. to Taunton, where one of 
this name had Jane, b. 4 Apr. 1658 ; John, 15 Aug. 1660; James, 10 
July 1663; Nathaniel, 7 Jan. 1665 ; Sarah, 15 Sept. 1666; Eliz. 15 
Nov. 1668 ; Mary, 7 July 1669, if the rec. be trustworthy ; Joseph, 27 
June 1670; and Esther, 15 Aug. 1672. JOHN, Sandwich 1643, Yar 
mouth 1657, d. prob. bef. 1676, tho. his est. was not sett, until 27 Sept. 
1 700. He left Eliz. wh. m. Samuel Berry ; and Mary, wh. m. a Nicker- 
son. * JONATHAN, Stamford, only s. of Francis, m. Mary Crane, per 
haps d. of Jasper, had Jonathan, b. 1663; Hannah, 1665; Rebecca, 
1667 ; and his w. d. 26 Oct. 1671. Next yr. he m. Susanna, d. of Rev. 
Abraham Pierson of Newark, N. J. and had Abigail, 1673, d. young; 
Abraham, 1675; Mercy, 1678; John, 1681 ; a d. 1683, whose name is 
hard to be decyph. -James, 1684; Susanna, 1686; and Mary, 1689. 
He was a rep. 1670, and d. 11 Mar. 1699, in his will of 24 Nov. preced. 
nam. the w. Susanna, and seven of his ch., omit. Rebecca, Abigail, the 
illegib. d. and James v prob. all dec. PHILIP, Boston 1668. ROBERT, 


Hartford, a tailor, had John, G yrs. old ; Robert, 4 ; and Mary, 1 and f 
at his d. 29 July 1684. SHADRACH, Portsmouth, prob. or other New 
Hampsh. settl. by w. Rachel had Shadraeh, b. 3 July 1685 ; Eliz. 19 
Mar. 1687; Mesheck, 29 Jan. 1690; Benjamin, 5 Aug. 1695; and 
Thomas, 12 May 1699. THOMAS, Roxbury, freem. 25 May 1636, had 
Sarah, b. 4 Oct. 1640; John, bapt. 9 Apr. 1643, d. in few wks. and 
Mary, 28 Sept. 1645 ; went home bef. 1654 with his fam. and d. 1672. 
By his will of 29 Jan. in that yr. he gave good est. to the gr. sch. at R. 
and his name is held in high esteem for his benevo. || THOMAS, Boston 
1637, was of ar. co. 1643, by w. Ann had John, b. 24 Aug. 1638, d. 
soon ; John, again, 4 Mar. 1640, d. soon ; Tabitha, 24 Mar. bapt. 4 Apr. 
1641, d. at 13 yrs. ; Thomas, 3, bapt. 7 Aug. 1642 ; Hopestill, bapt. 21 
July, but the careless copy of town rec. says b. 2 Aug. 1644; More- 
mercy, 14, bapt. 17 Jan. 1647; Deborah, 29 Nov. bapt. 1 Dec. 1650 ; 
and Joseph, bapt. $ Oct. wh. town rec. says b. 1 Nov. 1653, d. soon; but 
the last two were in right of his w. DeSerah. He was the pub. execu 
tioner in 1649, and d. 7 June 1655. His wid. m. 7 May foil. William 
Mullins. THOMAS, Stonington 1667-79, perhaps earlier. One THOMAS 
B. in the 50th yr. of his age gave testimo. a. the Lynn iron works, in 
1681. Of this name Dart, counts eight as her gr. of wh. the first, 
Samuel, of Chester, the gov. was gr.s. of John, early an inhab. of Lon 
donderry, and so may well be thought of that noble col. of Scotch-Irish, 
wh. hardly more than half so many as the sad gleanings of the fields of 
Dunbar and Worcester, transplant, hither seventy years earlier, prob. 
outnumber by fifty-fold, if not a hundred, the political exiles progeny. 

BELLAMY, JOHN, New Haven 1644, merch. from London, had w. but 
no ch. here bef. his embarka. Jan. 1646, with Capt. Lamberton, on that 
sad voyage to London, from N. H. wherein so many of the flower of the 
Col. were lost. Against that tradit. nothing can be alleg. unless it be dis 
credit, so far as B. is implicat. in it, by non-appear. of his name on any 
rec. at N. H. MATTHEW, New Haven, was sch.master at Stamford 
1658, but Cothren thinks he was first at Fairfield, bot. and sold Id. at S. 
up to 1670, but m. at N. H. 1671, Bethia, d. of Timothy Ford, had 
Matthew, b. a. 1672 ; Bethia, 3 Aug. 1673, d. soon; Eliz. Nov. 1674, d. 
soon; and Mary, 1675, wh. m. 28 Jan. 1703, Elijah How; exercis. his 
skill at Guilford and Killingworth, and in 1675 had gr. of Id. at Say brook, 
bot. ho. there next yr. wh. he sold in 1677. His w. d. in 1687, and per 
haps he, too, was d. or absent in parts unkn. for he had not been ment. 
several yrs. bef. 1689 when his childr. were put under guardiansh. 
MATTHEW, Wallingford, s. prob. of the preced. tho. by tradit. declar. to 
be s. and posthum. of a suppositit. John, and had two ws. and ten or 
eleven ch. Part of this may be true, as that his first w. was Sarah, sis. 

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of Richard Wood of W. and her fifth ch. was 1 Joseph, b. 20 Feb. 1719, 
of Y. C. 1735, a very disting. theolog. among the systemat. rulers of 

BELLEW, or BELLOU, WILLIAM, Dover 1644. 

BELLFLOWER, BENJAMIN, Reading, a quaker, wh. after sent, of ban 
ish, for his opin. renounc. it, as in Hutch. I. 201, 2, is told. He had m. 
3 Feb. 1659, w. Abigail, and d. 24 Feb. 1661, or as ano. rep. is, 1670, 
at Salem. HENRY, Reading, 1656, had Hannah, b. 17 Jan. 1657 ; and 
Deliverance, 2 May 1662. 

BELLINGHAM, f j * RICHARD, Boston, had been recorder of old 
Boston from 1625 to 1633, when he partook largely of the desire to 
migr. and with w. and s. Samuel came, tho. in what ship is not found, in 
1634, and was chos. a selectman in Aug. after join, the ch. with his w. on 
3 of that mo. and bef. long a rep. made in 1635, dept. gov. and twelve 
times after, some yrs. was treasr. of the Col. and gov. in 1641, and sev. 
times after, in all ten yrs. of wh. from 1665 to 72 inclus. beside being 
always an Assist, maj. gen. in 1664, and d. 7 Dec. 1672, the last surv. 
of the patentees in the Chart, aged above 80 yrs. says the Cambridge 
Almanac of next yr. He rem. to Ipswich, and after to Rowley, hav. est. 
and near friends at each place ; but liv. not long at either. For sec. w. 
he m. 1641, Penelope, the young sis. of Herbert Pelham, Esq. wh. had 
embark. 15 May 1635, aged 16, in the Susan and Ellen. Beside the im- 
propr. of this match, in point of age, it was unduly solemniz. as in Winth. 
Hist, is told. By her he had Hannah, bapt. 14 Aug. 1642 ; John, H. C. 
1661, wh. next yr. was agent for his f. at Rowley in care of Id. that had 
been his uncle William s; James, b. 3, bapt. 10 May 1646 ; and Grace, 
wh. d. 3 Sept. 1654 ; and these are all of wh. we find notice. His vvid. liv. 
near 30 yrs. d. 28 May 1702. For her and s. Samuel he provid. in his 
will, that was however so perversely drawn, as to be set aside by the 
Gen. Ct. Of his weakness as ch. magistr. other strange instances are 
relat. by the early hist, of N. E. but the most to be regrett. was his 
enmity, at a later day, to the foundat. of the O. S. or 3d ch. of Boston, 
that ceas. only with his life. Gov. Coddington of R. I. wh. had been, in 
their day of small things, much assoc. with B. in both Bostons, almost 
exults at his completion of the measure of his iniquity in distraction, 
closing his " Demonstration of True Love " in this emphatic style : " The 
hand of the Lord cuts him off, not giving him repentance to life, that other 
sons of Belial of his persecuting spirit might be warned, not to put the 
evil day far from them." Without sympathy in the triumph of Gov. 
C. it is grateful to me to remark, that the unbrok. reign of dismal bigotry 
from 1649 to 1672 inclus. under Dudley, Endicot, and Bellingham, hard, 
harder, hardest, betw. the mild wisdom of Winth. and the tolerant dignity 


162 BEL 

of Leverett, came .to its end with that last of the triumvirs of Mass. 
SAMUEL, Boston, s. of the preced. was of the earliest class of H. C. 1642, 
and at Rowley next yr. but soon went to Europe, stud, at Leyden, and 
there took his degr. of M. D. liv. most of his days in or near London ; 
had only ch. Eliz. and her by first w. In Apr. 1695 he m. at L. wid. 
Eliz. Savage, wh. is unkn. to me ; and he sent her over to manage his 
affairs in this country. In Boston she made her will, Nov. 1697 in wh. 
she bestow, munificently to the coll. to ministers, and friends here, but 
gave back chief est. to her h. She sail, for Eng. 8 Nov. and was lost by 
shipwreck on the coast of Ireland 3 Feb. foil. The orig. indentures to 
convey est. that he had sett, on his w. made at London Sept. 1698, 
and others of July 1700, in wh. he and his d. unite to convey to Ch. 
Just. Sewall, as purchaser, the beautiful Boston est. were long in my 
possess, and were giv. to a better custodian. WILLIAM, Rowley, br. of 
Richard, freem. 12 Oct. 1640, d. 1650, left prob. no fam. for his will, 
pro. 24 Sept. in that yr. gave his est. to neph. Samuel. 

BELLOWS, BENJAMIN, Lancaster, youngest ch. of John, b. prob. 1678 
or 9 at Marlborough, after the ret. of the exiles from a safer residence at 
Concord, m. 1704, Dorcas, wid. of Henry Willard of Lancaster, had 
Mary, b. 1707; Judith, 1708; Joanna, 1710; and Benjamin, 26 May 
1712. The name of his youngest s. is perpet. in the Bellows Falls 
of Conn. riv. where he found, the beautif. town of Walpole. JOHN, 
Concord 1 645, had come in the Hopewell, Capt. Bundock, from London, 
Apr. 1635, aged 12, m. 9 May 1655, Mary Wood of Marlborough, per 
haps d. of his fellow-passeng. John W. had Mary, b. 22 Apr. 1656; 
Samuel, 22 Jan. 1658, d. young; Abigail, 6 May 1661; Daniel; and 
Benjamin. He rem. to M. Such was the statement in Farmer, as orig. 
print, with slight addit. from rec. by me ; and in F. s interleav. copy no 
correction or enlargement is found. Yet the variance of acco. in Ward 
and Barry is so material, that tho. the two may be only one authority, it 
must be giv. They say, the ch. were Isaac, b. 13 Sept. 1663, wh. d. a. 
1746; John, 13 May 1666; Thomas, 7 Sept. 1668; Eliezur, 13 Apr. 
1671 ; Daniel, 15 Mar. 1673, d. young; and Nathaniel, 3 Apr. 1676, b. 
at Concord, no doubt caused by the exposure of M. in Philip s war. 
The f. d. 10 Jan. 1684, as erron. is said, for his will was pro. bef. that 
date, and Ward tells, that his wid. Mary d. 1707. Barry adds, that 
Eliezur by w. Esther had Thomas, b. 30 Sept. 1693 ; and that the de 
scend, of John have been num. in Marlborough and Southborough. 
John s will, made 19 June 1683, pro. 2 Oct. foil, names w. five s. and 
two ds. omit, the s. Benjamin, wh. had been adopt, by a rich man ; so 
that we may be sure the enumerat. of Farmer was defect. Abigail m. 
19 Apr. 1682, Isaac Lawrence. MATURIN, Providence 1645. ROBERT, 
Boston 1654. 

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BELVILLE, CHRISTIAN, Charlestown, a Frenchman, m. 9 June 1G56, 
by Gov. Endicott, " to the Lady Frances Hopkins." Who this lady was, 
I would gladly kn. but the rec. tells no more. The h. in 1658 was 
taxab. for small est. 

BEMIS, EPHRAIM, Water-town, s. of Joseph, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. and 
Sarah, by ch. rec. shown to be bapt. 1687 ; by town rec. Rebecca, b. 16 
Jan. 1685 ; and Abigail, 10 Jan. 1687 ; but Bond thinks he may have had 
others, and possib. rem. to Windham ; but was liv. Nov. 171 2 to take share 
of est. of his f. JAMES, New London 1647, had gr. of Id. 1649 was con 
stable 1664, and d. next yr. leav. wid. Sarah, and d. Rebecca. The wid. 
m. 1673, Edward Griswold of Killingworth. Rebecca m. 1 Apr. 1672, 
Tobias Minter of Newfoundland; and 17 June 1674 m. John Dymond 
of Fairfield; and 2 Aug. 1682 m. Benedict Satterlee of K. JOHN, 
Watertown, br. of Ephrairn, m. Mary, d. of Robert Harrington, had 
Beriah, b. 23 June 1681; Susanna, 24 Dec. 1682; Joseph, 17 Nov. 
1684 ; John, 6 Oct. 1686 ; Mary, 24 Sept. 1688 ; Samuel, 1690 ; Lydia ; 
Hannah, 9 Oct. 1694; Isaac, 1696; Jonathan, 30 Apr. 1699, prob. d. 
soon; Jonathan, again, 17 Nov. 1701; Abraham, 26 Nov. 1703; Su 
sanna, and Hannah, tw. 3 Dec. 1705 ; and his w. d. 8 Sept. 1716. He 
m. 1 Jan. foil, as Bond says in two places, tho. in later passages he twice 
says 27 Feb. Sarah, wid. of Jonathan Phillips, d. of Nathaniel Holland; 
and next m. 30 May 1726, Judith, wid. of James Barnard, eldest d. of 
Samuel Jennison, as the same indefatig. author instructs us ; but by 
neither had ch. His resid. was in that part, wh. bee. Waltham. JOSEPH, 
Watertown 1640, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 15 Jan. 1643 ; Mary, 16 
Sept. 1644 ; Joseph; Ephraim, 1647, both d. young ; Martha, 24 Mar. 
1649 ; Joseph, again, 12 Dec. 1651 ; Rebecca, 17 Apr. 1654; Ephraim, 
again, 25 Aug. 1656; and John, Aug. 1659. He was often selectman, 
and d. 7 Aug. 1684, wh. is the date of his will. His wid. liv. prob. to 
1712. Sarah m. 2 Oct. 1694, John Bigelow, as his sec. w. but d. prob. 
bef. div. of her f. s est. in 1712 ; Mary m. 16 Feb. 1684, Samuel Whit 
ney; and Rebecca m. 11 Apr. 1684, John White, wh. was k. in few 
w r eeks by a bull, and she next m. 1 Apr. 1686, Thomas Harrington. Of 
this name six had in 1835 been gr. at Ilarv. and one at Dart. Rev. 
Stephen, wh. d. Nov. 1828 at Harvard, Mass. 

BENDALL, || EDWARD, Boston 1630, came prob. in the fleet with 
Winth. freem. 14 May 1634, ar. co. 1638, by w. Ann, wh. d. 25 Dec. 
1637, had Freegrace, bapt. 5 July 1635; and by w. Mary, from Rox- 
bury, had Reform, b. 18 Oct. bapt. 24 Nov. 1639 ; Hopedfor, 29, bapt. 
31 Oct. 1641 ; Moremercy, bapt. 25 Sept. 1642, a. two days old ; Mary, 
b. May 1644, prob. d. soon; and Restore, 13, bapt. 30 Dec. 1649. He 
was one of uncom. enterprise, project, and used a diving bell to rem. 

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from the chan. the wreck of a ship bef. the dock, call. Bendall s, being 
the chief place of trade. He d. 1682. || Freegrace, Boston, eldest s. of 
the preced. ar. co. 1667, was elk. of the Sup. Ct. 1670, in. Mary, d. of 
Francis Lyell. and with her was drowned, 6 June 1676, returning from 
Noddle s Island to town, by the overset, of his boat in a sudden squall. 
I nave not learn, the names of any of the eight ch. that he left, of wh. 
the town rec. says, five were " too small to shift for themselves." 

BENDISH, || THOMAS, Mass, perhaps only trans, visitor, yet of ar. co. 

BENEDICT, DANIEL, Norwalk, s. perhaps youngest, of Thomas, was a 
soldier in Philip s war, m. Mary Marvin, perhaps d. of Matthew of the 
same, had Mary, Daniel, Mercy, and Hannah ; and he rem. a. 1690, to 
Danbury. JAMES, Norwalk, br. of the preced. m. 10 May 1676, Sarah, 
d. of the first John Gregory, had Sarah, b. 16 June 1677; Rebecca; 
Phebe ; James ; John ; Thomas ; and Eliz. He prob. rem. to Danbury. 
JOHN, Norwalk, br. of the preced. m. 11 Nov. 1670, Phebe, d. of the 
first John Gregory, had Sarah; Phebe, b. 21 Sept. 1673; John, 3 Mar. 
1676; Jonathan; Benjamin; Joseph; James, 15 Jan. 1686; Mary, or 
Mercy ; and Thomas. He succeed, his f. as deac. SAMUEL, Norwalk, 
br. of the preced. m. 7 July 1678, Rebecca, prob. d. of Francis Andrews 
of Fairfield, had Thomas, b. 27 Mar. 1679; and Abraham, 21 June 
1681 ; but by former w. whose name is not seen, had Joanna, b. 22 Oct. 
1673; and Samuel, 5 Mar. 1675; beside Rebecca, Esther, and Na 
thaniel, prob. all by the sec. w. With others he purch. a. 1685, that 
planta. wh. bee. Danbury. * THOMAS, Southold, L. L bef. 1650, had 
come a. 1639 to Mass, at the age of 22, and soon after m. Mary Bridg- 
ham, a fellow-passeng. He was the only s. it is said, of William of 
Nottinghamsh. had Thomas, John, Samuel, James, Daniel, Betty, Mary, 
Sarah, and Rebecca, all b. at S. and after liv. short time at Huntington, 
and Jamaica, he rem. a. 1665 to Norwalk, there was deac. selectman, 
town elk. and rep. in 1670. Date of his d. is not seen in Hall. Betty 
m. John Slawson of Stamford ; Mary m. 11 Nov. 1670, John Olmstead of 
N. ; Sarah m. 19 Dec. 1679, James Beebe of Stratford ; and Rebecca 
m. Dr. Samuel Wood. THOMAS, Norwalk, eldest s. of the preced. m. at 
Jamaica, L. I. Mary Messenger, had Mary, b. 4 Dec. 1666 ; Thomas, 5 
Dec. 1670 ; Hannah, 8 Jan. 1676; Esther, 5 Oct. 1679 ; Abigail, 1682; 
and Eliz. whose date Hall does not tell. He was deac. and d. 1 690. 
See Hazard, Hist. Coll. II. 151. Very extended lines of descend, have 
spread from Conn. Of this name the gr. at Yale in 1849 were fourteen. 

BENGILLEY, JOHN, Ipswich, freem. 1678, if the spell, in Col. Rec. 
V. 539, as print, by the careful reading of Mr. Pulsifer, be not a mistake, 
as I think it is, for Pengilley, wh. see, as giv. by Paige, in Geneal. Reg. 
III. 245. 

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BENHAM, JOHN, Dorchester, prob. came in the Mary and John, 1630, 
freem. 18 May 1631, had req. that privilege 19 Oct. bef. by first w. had 
Joseph, and John; rem. 1640 to New Haven, and m. at Boston, as sec. 
w. 16 Nov. 1659, or, as the rec. says, 1660 (perhaps erron.), Margery, 
wid. of Thomas Alcock of Dedham, wh. d. in few weeks after reach. New 
Haven, and he d. 1661. JOHN, New Haven, s. prob. elder of the 
prececl. b. perhaps in Eng. as he was adm. to take the o. of fidel. 1654, 
m. 1669, Mercy, d. of George Smith of the same, had John, perhaps, as 
both John, and John jr. were proprs. at New Haven 1685, yet the latter 
(unless s. of the sec. John by an earlier w.) may have been s. of his br. 
Joseph. JOSEPH, New Haven, prob. s. of the first John, sw. fidel. 1654, 
m. at Boston, 15 Jan. 1657, Winifred King, whose f. is not kn. was one 
of the first sett, at Wallingford 1670. 

BENJAMIN, ABEL, Charlestown, youngest ch. of the first John, m. 6 
Nov. 1671, Amity Myrick, perhaps d. of John, had John, Mary, and 
Abigail, this last b. 26 Aug. 1680. All these are ment. in his will of 5 
July 1710, and gr.s. John; beside his br. Joshua. ABEL, Watertown, 
s. of the sec. John of the same, by w. Abigail had Abel, b. 1695, d. 
young; Jonathan, 18 Feb. 1697; Abigail, 7 Sept. 1699 ; Caleb, 28 Jan. 
1702; Ann, 21 Jan. 1704; Abel, again, 31 Mar. 1706; Rebecca, 11 
Jan. 1708; Eliz. Jan. 1711, d. soon; Eliz. again, 3 July 1712, and 
Mary, 8 Aug. 1714 ; and he d. 4 Mar. 1720. CALEB, Wethersfield or 
Hartford, br. of the first Abel, d. 8 May 1684; leav. Mary, Abraham, 
Sarah, John, Martha, Caleb, and ano. by one report, perhaps from the 
pro. office ; but from earlier rec. we find, that his ch. were seven, 
Mary, b. 15 Sept. 1671 ; Abigail, 27 Apr. 1673; Sarah, 17 Feb. 1675 ; 
John, 5 Nov. 1677; Samuel, 14 Feb. 1680 ; Martha, 19 Jan. 1681 ; and 
Caleb, 1683. His w. to wh. admin, was giv. 4 Sept. 1684, was Mary, d. 
of Samuel Hale of Wethersfield, and she, I presume, was mo. of these 
ch. DANIEL, Watertown, s. of the sec. John of the same sw. fidel. Dec. 
1677, m. 25 Mar. 1687, Eliz. d. of Jonathan Brown of W. had Daniel, b. 
15 Jan. 1688, d. soon; Daniel, again, 27 Dec. foil.; John, bapt. 23 Nov. 
1690, d. young ; Jonathan ; Samuel, 30 Jan. 1696 ; Eliz. 22 Mar. 1698 ; 
Lydia, 8 Sept. 1699 ; Patience, 17 Oct. 1701 ; Mary, 21 Sept. 1705; 
and John, again, 4 Aug. 1709 ; and d. 13 Sept. 1719. His wid. d. 8 
Aug. 1740. JOHN, Watertown, came in the Lion, 16 Sept. 1632, to 
Boston, and was made freem. 6 Nov. foil, and 20 May next yr. was 
appoint, constable by the Gen. Ct. a propr. in Cambridge, rem. a. 1637, 
to W. and d. advanced in yrs. (or at least old eno. to be excus. from milit. 
train, eleven yrs. bef.) 14 June 1645, leav. wid. Abigail, and ch. of wh. 
most were b. in Eng. and the exact order may be uncert. but John was 
eldest s. b. a. 1620 ; Abigail, eldest d. while the next ch. Samuel was b. 

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1628; Mary, the next, d. 10 Apr. 1646, had made a will, certain, after 
m. of her sis. Abigail, prob. few days bef. her d. yet it was set aside, as 
of one under age ; prob. b. on our side of the water were Joseph ; 
Joshua, a. 1642 ; Caleb ; and Abel. His will is abstr. in Geneal. Reg. 
III. 177, and the wid. d. 20 May 1687, aged 87. Abigail m. a. 1641, 
Joshua Stubbs of TV. JOHN, TVatertown, eldest s. of the preced. prob. 
came with his f. by w. Lydia, d. of William Allen, as Bond thinks, had 
John, b. 10 Sept. 1651 ; Lydia, 3 Apr. 1653; Abigail, 14 July 1655 ; 
Mary, 2 Aug. 1658 ; Daniel, 12 Sept. 1660 ; Ann, 4 Aug. 1662 ; Sarah, 
1663 ; and Abel, 20 May 1668. He was freem. 1668, and d. 22 Dec. 
1706, aged 86 ; and his wid. d. 1709. Lydia m. Thomas Batt of Boston ; 
and Sarah m. 30 Mar. 1687, William Hagar. JOHN, TVatertown, eldest 
s. of the preced. by w. Mehitable had John, b. 15 Apr. 1699 ; and, per 
haps bef. him, Lydia, for she was bapt. 10 Sept. of that same yr. as Bond, 
p. 27, tells ; but I see reason to think he was of Boston and had by the 
same w. John, b. 4 Sept. 1679 ; and Sarah, 8 May 1686 ; and prob. 
rem. to W. and he d. 18 Nov. 1708. JOSEPH, Barnstable, s. of the first 
John, m. 10 June 1661, Jemima, d. of Thomas Lambert, or Lombard, 
sold est. at Cambridge 30 Oct. 1686, that came to him, his deed says, 
from f. John dec. and by this means we kn. of his descent. He liv. some 
yrs. at Yarmouth, where from the imperfect rec. we find sev. ch. but not 
all, nor in all cases the dates of those nam. Abigail ; Joseph ; Hannah, 
Feb. 1668; Mary, Apr. 1670 ; Mercy, 12 Mar. 1674; and Eliz. 14 
Jan. 1680. He rem. to New London, d. 1704, leav. wid. Sarah, and ch. 
Joseph, aged 30 ; John, 22 ; " Abigail, Jemima, Sarah, Kezia, Mary, and 
Mercy, all a. 20," says the admirab. accurate and precise pro. docum. 
JOSHUA, Charlestown, br. of the preced. d. 6 May 1684, aged 42, leav. 
wid. Thankful, but no issue. RICHARD, TVatertown, perhaps br. of the 
first John, as he came so early as 1632, in the same ship, by w. Ann had 
Ann, b. 1 Sept. 1643, rem. to Southold, L. I. 1663, or earlier, and was 
adm. freem. of Conn. 1664. SAMUEL, TVatertown, s. of the first John, 
b. in Eng. by w. Mary had Mary, b. 12 May 1660, beside Samuel, John, 
and Abigail, all earlier, but next yr. rem. to Hartford, made his will 18 
Sept. 1669, "a little bef. he d." Some imperf. accos. of Samuel, and 
John, his s. are furnished by Hinman. 

BENMORE, CHARLES, Boston, by w. Eliz. had Lydia, b. 27 Feb. 1677 ; 
Stephen, 25 May 1678 ; and Martha, 4 Aug. 1686. PHILIP, Dover, m. 
28 Sept. 1669, Rebecca, wid. of Thomas Nock, to wh. in his will of 20 
May 1676, pro. 27 June foil, he had giv. all his est. 

BENNETT, AMBROSE, Boston, m. 15 Apr. 1653, Mary Simons, had 
John, b. 19 Feb. 1654; Ambrose, 21 Mar. 1656 ; and perhaps he rem. 
ANTHONY, Gloucester, rem. to Beverly, next to Rowley, by w. Abigail 

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had Anthony, b. 12 Nov. 1679. ARTHUR, Dover 1665, m. a d. of John 
Goddard; but no more is heard. DAVID, Rowley 1678, a physician, by 
first w. Mary had David, and Sarah ; by sec. w. Rebecca, \vh. d. 26 Mar. 
1712, d. of Capt. Roger Spencer, and sis. of Sir William Phips, had 
Spencer, b. 6 June, bapt. 9 Aug. 1685 ; and youngest s. William ; and 
d. 4 Feb. 1719, it is said, in 103d yr. of his age, prob. very much 
exagger. This Spencer B. adopt, by his uncle (the famous adventurer, 
and wealthy Gov. of Mass.) took the name of Phips, the uncle hav. no ch. 
was gr. at Harv. 1703, rais. to be of the counc. lieut. gov. 1733, and d. at 
Cambridge, 4 Apr. 1757. He was f. of David, H. C. 1741, wh. at the revo. 
grateful, adher. to the crown, and d. in Eng. 7 July 1811, aged 87. ED 
MUND, or EDWARD, Weymouth, freem. 25 May 1636, rem. to Rehoboth 
1643, perhaps was that Edward of Providence 1676, wh. resid. there 
thro. Philip s war. ELISHA, Boston 1675, mariner, s. of Samuel. FRAN 
CIS, Boston 1650, by w. Alice had Mary, b. 15 Sept. of that yr. wh. 
prob. d. young ; James, 14 Feb. 1652; and Eliz. 20 Dec. 1654, d. in 
few weeks ; and he was drown, at Noddle s isl. 4 Dec. of next yr. His 
wid. m. 8 Aug. 1656, Ralph Hutchinson, wh. took James and Eliz. with 
their mo. to Northampton. GEORGE, Boston, drown. 27 Mar. 1652, by 
w. Audry had one ch. in his lifetime, and prob. a posthum. one. GEORGE, 
Lancaster, was k. by the Ind. as Harrington tells, 22 Aug. 1675. HENRY, 
Salem, 1630, on the Marblehead side, was of Ipswich, 1665, as in 2 
Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 107, appears. HENRY, Lyme, m. 27 Jan. 1673, 
Sarah Champion, eldest d. of Henry, had Caleb, b. 11 Oct. 1675; Rose, 
15 Nov. 1677 ; John, 26 Dec. 1680 ; Love, 19 Mar. 1685; Dorothy, 19 
May 1688; and Henry, 29 July 1691 ; and d. 1726. JAMES, Concord, 
freem. 13 Mar. 1639, by w. Hannah, eldest d. of the first Thomas 
Wheeler of C. had Hannah, b. 1 June 1640; Thomas, 16 Oct. 1642; 
rem. with his f.-in-law to Fairfield, 1644, there had two more ch. and 
perhaps others, for in 1670 were three fams. of this name in that town. 
JAMES, Northampton, s. of Francis, m. 1675, Mary Broughton, d. prob. 
of the first John, had Mary that yr. and the 19 May next he was k. by 
the Ind. in the Falls fight. His wid. m. the same yr. Benoni Stebbins ; 
and Mary m. John Field, and d. 1697. JOHN, Marblehead or Salem 
1633, may have been short time at Windsor, 1647, but seems perman. 
resid. at S. 1648, yet in 1660 at New London. JOHN, Charlestown, d. 
prob. May 1674, at least his inv. is of 23d of that mo. JOHN, Stoning- 
ton, had John, b. 24 Feb. 1659, d. in four yrs. William, 1660; John, 
again, 1666; Joseph, 1681; and others not kn. and d. 22 Sept. 1691. 
JOHN, Beverly, s. of Peter of Bristol, Eng. came hither from Virginia 
IfiGj^m. 1671, Deborah Grover, d. I think, youngest of Edmund, rem. 
to Middleborough 1692, was one of the found, of the first ch. there, 

168 BEN 

26 Dec. 1694, and its deac. He d. 21 Mar. 1718, in his 76th yr. and 
his w. d. the next day in her 70th yr. Of ch. no name is found, but of 
John, wh. it is said, left issue. JOHN, a soldier of that comp. under 
Lbthrop, call, the flower of Essex, k. at Bloody Brook, 18 Sept. 1675, 
by the Ind. JOHN, Boston 1675, mariner, s. of Samuel, but when he 
was b. or d. or where his f. resid. is unkn. JOHN, Stonington, s. of John 
of the same, m. 1687, Eliz. Parke, had John, and Samuel. JOSEPH, 
Newport, by w. Margaret had Joseph, b. 1 Oct. 1674, and no more could 
I learn of him at N. Perhaps he was s. of Robert of the same. PETER, 
Boston, s. of Richard of the same, had w. Mary, d. of Edward Porter, 
had posthum. d. Susanna, wh. m. John Love ; but both Peter and w. 
were d. while his f. was liv. RICHARD, Salem 1636, prob. rem. soon to 
Boston, where in Jan. 1642, he was rec. by w. Sybil, wh. d. 13 Sept. 
1653, had Peter, b. 18 Jan. 1649 ; Susanna, 2 Feb. 1651, wh. m. Jonas 
Clark, and Richard, 3 Sept. 1653, wh. d. bef. six mos. was surveyor of 
roads that yr. was the same constable, 1665, beaten by Sir Robert Carr, 
one of the royal commissnrs. as pleasant, is told in Hutch. I. 254, and 
Snow s Hist, of Boston, 137, 147, with fuller details in Drake, 373-5. 
His will has codic. of 6 July 1677, and was pro. 8 Sept. foil, so we have 
near, the date of his d. His sec. w. Margery, m. 11 July 1655, as wid. 
Gurgefield, or Goochfield, either an unusual name. ROBERT, Newport, 
among the freem. in 1655, by w. Rebecca had Robert, b. Mar. 1650 ; and 
perhaps others. SAMUEL, Lynn, a carpenter, came in the James, from 
London, 1635, aged 24, ar. co. 1639, at Rumney marsh, now Chelsea, 
own. large farm, had, as Lewis, 63, tells, Samuel, Elisha, and John ; and 
I almost venture to add a d. Lydia, wh. d. at L. 2 Sept. 1661. SAMUEL, 
Providence, bef. and after 1645, sw. alleg. to the k. May 1666. THOMAS, 
Fairfield 1664. WILLIAM, Plymouth 1631-3, was of Salem 1637, and 
d. 1683 in the 80th yr. of his age. WILLIAM, Stonington, s. of John, 
m. 1678, Susanna Bright, had William, and Henry. Of this name, 
including those with single t, Farmer makes the gr. in 1834, six at 
Yale, and three at Harv. 

BENNING, RALPH, Boston, by w. Ann had Ralph, b. 24 June 1661 ; 
d. 14 Nov. 1663, and his wid. m. 8 June foil. Henry Dering. 

BENSON, JOHN, Hingham, came from Southampton, 1638, in the 
Confidence, aged 30, with w. Mary, and ch. John, and Mary, under four 
yrs. old, had grant of Id. at H. that yr. says Lincoln, 47. He was of 
Caversham in Oxfqrdsh. but both the names of place and person were 
strangely misspelt in Geneal. Reg. II. 109. JOHN, Rochester, by w. 
Eliz. had Mary, b. 10 Mar. 1689 ; Sarah, 15 July 1690; Ebenezer, 16 
Mar. 1693 ; John, 10 June 1696, d. soon ; Joseph, and Benjamin, tw. 16 
Mar. 1697; Bennett, 10 Sept. 1698; Martha, 5 Mar. 1703; Joshua, 

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and Caleb, tw. 29 Jan. 1705; and Samuel, 22 Mar. 1707. JOSEPH, 
Hull, perhaps s. of the preced. freera. 1678, had, in Dec. 1675, been a 
soldier of Johnson s comp. for the bloody Narragansett fight. 

BENT, JOHN, Sudbury, came in the Confidence, 1638, aged 35, from 
Southampton, a husbandman of Penton in the same co. with w. Martha, 
and ch. Robert, William, Peter, John, and Ann, all, by custom ho. rec. 
under 12 yrs. old; went home the same yr. to bring more of his fam. 
and came again next yr. in the Jonathan, had gr. of Id. 1639, was freem. 
13 May 1640, had Joseph, b. 16 May 1641; Martha; and perhaps 
others. His mo. Agnes, sis. Agnes Blanchard, and her inf. ch. d. on 
the voyage in the Jonathan. He was one of the proprs. of Marlborough ; 
but d. at S. 27 Sept. 1672. His wid. d. 15 May 1679. His d. Ann (I 
think call. Agnes at a later day) m. Edward Rice ; and Martha m. 1663, 
Samuel Howe. His will, made a few days bef. he d. made w. Martha, 
and eldest s. Peter excors. and gives to other s. Joseph, and John, d. 
Agnes Rice, and her s. John, d. Martha, and her h. Samuel, his s. John 
Howe, beside two Peter, s. of Peter B. and Hannah, d. of John 
B. JOHN, Marlborough, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 1 July 1658, 
Hannah, d. of John Stone, had Hannah, b. 6 May 1661 ; and prob. by 
sec. w. Martha, d. of Matthew Rice, had John, 29 Nov. 1689; and 
David; and d. Sept. 1717. His est. was in Framingham. JOSEPH, 
Marlborough, youngest br. of the preced. by w. Eliz. had Experience ; 
Eliz. b. 1673; and Joseph, 1675 ; and was k. that yr. by accid. shot of 
pistol in the hd. of his eldest br. Peter. JOSIAH, Marshfield, m. 30 June 
1666, Eliz. Bourne, perhaps d. of John of the same. PETER, Sudbury,. 
eldest s. of the first John liv. at d. of his f. by w. Eliz. had Peter, b. 15> 
Oct. 1653 ; Eliz. Patience; Agnes, 1661; Martha; John, 1663; Hope- 
still, 1672; and Zaccheus; beside John, again, 1676, b. at Cambridge, 
whither the fam. prob. rem. for safety from the Ind. But Barry, 182, 
presumes this John to be s. of Peter s s. Peter. Cambridge rec. shows 
John, s. of Peter and Eliz. d. 20 Apr. 1676. The f. d. says Barry, 
prob. in Eng. a. 1678. ROBERT, Newbury, d. 30 Jan. 1648. 

BENTLEY, JOHN, Charlestown, perhaps s. of William, d. 20 Nov. 
1690. RICHARD, Charlestown, in 1690 had w. Margaret. WILLIAM,. 
a passeng. tp_Bpston, 1635, aged 47, in the Truelove, with John, 17, and 
Alice, 15, perhaps his ch. but where he pitch, his tent, is unkn. to me, 
as also is any thing a. Mary, a passeng. the same yr. in the Defence, 
aged 20. Bentley is a parish in the deanery of Doncaster, and s, part 
of Yorksh. 

BENTON, ANDREW, Milford, 1639, rem. a. 1660 to Hartford, d. 1683, 
tho. Lambert says 1681, leav. by first w. these ch. Andrew, Samuel, 
Joseph, Mary, and Dorothy; and by sec. w. Ann, wh. d. 1686, these,. 

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Ebenezer, Lydia, and Hannah, wh. m. Edward Scofield of Haddam. 
DANIEL, Guilford 1669. EDWARD, Guilford 1650, was of Hartford 
1659, and again of G. 1669. EDWARD, Wethersfield a. 1660, perhaps 
s. of the preced. d. 19 Feb. 1698, aged 60, by w. Mary left Samuel, 
Edward, Rebecca, Mary, Ellen, and Dorothy, all of full age, exc. Ed 
ward ; but his youngest ch. Daniel, b. Mar. 1682, d. at four mos. JOSEPH, 
Milford, s. of Andrew, m. 10 Feb. 1698, Sarah, d. of Bevil Waters of 
Hartford. This surname is found in New Hampsh. 

BERESFORD, HENRY, is the name of a soldier under Capt. Turner, in 
Philip s war 1676. 

BERKLEY, RICHARD, New Haven, 1651, may be easy mistake for 

BERNARD. See the copious name of Barnard. 

BERNON, GABRIEL, Newport, a Huguenot, s. of Andre, b. at Rochelle, 
in France, 6 Apr. 1 644, escap. soon after, or, as one rep. has it, shortly 
bef. the revocat. of the Edict of Nantes, tho. for his relig. he suffer, two 
yrs. irnprisonm. if tradit. be correct, and came to Boston, resid. some yrs. 
here, and after 1691 ; but in 1718 was one of the chief support, of the 
Ch. of Eng. at Kingstown ; and in his 92d yr. at Providence d. 1 
Feb. 1736. By first w. Esther, d. of Francois Leroy of Rochelle, had 
ten ch. (of wh. he brot. eight), and by sec. w. wh. was Mary Harris, four 
more. See Knowles, 431. His only s. d. in early life; but the progeny 
of sev. ds. are kn. in our day ; and one of them, Mary, m. Gabriel Tour- 
tellot, a fellow-passeng. from France. 

BERRY, AMBROSE, Saco 1636, d. and was bur. 3 May 1661, leav. wid. 
Ann ; m. 1653, as Ann Bully. ANTHONY, Yarmouth 1643, was after of 
Gloucester, there, I think, m. Eliz. d. prob. of Henry Travers, for, in 1665, 
after d. of Richard Window, wh. had m. the wid. of Travers, she claim, 
as his d.-in-law. CHRISTOPHER, Salem 1640, and Felt knows no more 
of him. EDMUND, Sandwich 1643. EDWARD, Salem, a weaver, had 
Edward, b. in Eng. and m. a. 1668, Eliz. wid. of Roger Haskell, was of 
Marblehead 1679. EDWARD, Salem, s. of the preced. brot. by his f. 
whose trade he foil, from Devonsh. JOHN, Boston 1644, may have liv. 
at Portsmouth 1665. JOHN, Ipswich, m. 17 Jan. 1671, Hannah Hodges, 
perhaps d. of Andrew. She d. 29 May 1676, and he m. 24 Jan. foil. 
Mary Chapman, d. of Edward. JOHN, Yarmouth, s. of Richard, had 
Judah, Ebenezer, Eliz. Experience, and Mary. RICHARD, Barnstable, 
or Yarmouth, 1643, may have rem. to Boston, there in 1647, liv. with 
Thomas Hawkins, but went back to Y. and had John, b. 29 Mar. 1652 ; 
one, 11 July 1654 ; Eliz. 5 Mar. 1656 ; one, 12 May 1659 ; one, 25 Aug. 
1662 ; one, 16 Oct. 1663 ; one, 5 Oct. 1668 ; one, 1 June 1670 ; one, 31 
Oct. 1673; and one, 16 Dec. 1677. Of the eight, whose names are not 

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seen, Joseph, wh. d. 7 Sept. 1681, and Nathaniel, wh. d. 7 Feb. 1694, were 
two, but their dates of b. are not ascertain, by the rec. Eliz. m. 28 Nov. 
1677, Josiah Jones. SAMUEL, Yarmouth, br. of John, of the same, m. 
Eliz. d. of John Bell, had one d. b. 19 Jan. 1683; Eliz. 21 Dec. 1685, 
perhaps, as the last fig. is lost; Patience, 22 June 1687; John, 9 July 
1689 ; Samuel, Nov. 1691 ; and Desire, 29 June 1694. THOMAS, Boston 
1668-73, a mariner, by w. Grace, wh. d. 17 May 1695, aged a. 58 
yrs. says her gr.stone, had Thomas, b. 1663. THOMAS, Boston, the gr. 
of H. C. 1685, wh. was d. bef. 1698 by Mather s catal. and in the suc 
ceeding one hundred and sixty yrs. remains with no nearer approx. 
to exact date, may have been s. of the preced. He had m. 28 Dec. 
1686, Margaret, d. of John Rogers, Presid. of II. C. had rem. to Ips 
wich, there had Eliz. b. 20 Sept. 1693 ; and Thomas, 1695, H. C. 1712. 
His wid. m. 25 Nov. 1697, Presid. Leverett. WILLIAM, Portsmouth 
1631, one of the peop. sent by Mason, for his planta. but in 1635 had 
rem. to Newbury, there was adm. freem. 18 May 1642, and d. 1654. 
His d. Eliz. m. a. 1652, John Locke, and his wid. Jane, m. Nathaniel 
Drake. WILLIAM, Newcastle, perhaps s. perhaps gr.s. of the preced. by 
w. Judah, had Eliz. b. 15 Oct. 1686 ; Nathaniel, 13 Feb. 1689 ; Stephen, 
18 Jan. 1691 ; William, 18 Nov. 1693; Jeremiah, 8 Mar. 1695 ; Fred 
eric, 15 Jan. 1699 ; Abigail, 15 Mar. 1700; and Jane, 26 Jan. 1702. 

presum. to be s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. came prob. with him, had Hope- 
still, b. 1645 ; John, 1647 ; Mary, 1648 ; Elisha, 1654 ; Hannah, 1656 ; 
all bapt. at sec. ch. in S. and Deane also gives him Martha, wh. m. 1677, 
Jonathan Turner. He rem. to Duxbury, and d. 12 Nov. 1695. Mary 
m. 15 Jan. 1678, Jacob Beals ; and Hannah m. 1687, Thomas Brooks. 
His s. Elisha, ace. Winsor, d. 1715 ; but no more is told of him. HOPE- 
STILL, Scituate, eldest s. of Elisha, had w. Sarah, wh. after his d. m. 27 
Feb. 1696, Joseph Lincoln of Hingham; but whether he had ch. or no, 
I see not. JOHN, Duxbury, br. of Hopestill, m. 13 Sept. 1687, Joanna, 
d. of William Brooks, had Martha, b. 13 Oct. 1688; John, 15 Sept. 
1690; Elijah, 29 Jan. 1692; Mary, 28 Mar. 1693; Moses, 20 Oct. 
1695; and Elisha. * THOMAS, Scituate, came in the Hercules 1635, 
with six ch. and three serv. emb. at Sandwich, Co. Kent, was deac. of 
the first ch. of S. that he join. 30 Apr. 1637, but rem. to Duxbury, prob. 
for the relig. quarrels at S. was rep. for D. 1643. He was, by Deane, 
suppos. to d. early, but he had rem. again, and d. at Sudbury, 9 Mar. 
1674. His will, of 25 Nov. 1672, pro. 7 Apr. 1674, is copious in 
geneal. inform, tho. begin, with order, for bur. his body at E. end of the 
ch. gives gr.s. Thomas, eldest s. of d. Mary, w. of William Brown of 
Sudbury, all the ho. and Ids. in the parishes of Hedcorn, and Frittendcn, 

172 BES BET 

Co. Kent, in 0. E. names gr.-gr.childr. Mary, Thankful, and Patience, 
ds. of said Thomas Brown, also other ch. of his d. Mary, seven in num. 
viz. William, Edmund, Hopestill, Susanna, Eliz. Sarah, beside the eldest 
Mary, w. of Benjamin Rice of S. and her s. Ebenezer, his also 
d. Alice, w. of John Bourne of Marshfield, m. 18 July 1645, and her s. 
Thomas, the oldest ch. and Sarah, the youngest, and the other sis. without 
more exact designat. also Experience, s. of Joseph and Eliz. Bent; 
made William and Edmund, s. of his d. Mary, excors. and Capt. Hope- 
still Foster of Dorchester, overseer. His d. Alice d. May 1 686. In 
rec. of 0. E. this name is very common. Besbeech, but in N. E. is 
become Bisby or Bisbee. 

BESSET, ANTHONY, Lynn, came in the James 1635, from London, 
.aged 26, rem. 1637 to Sandwich, was many yrs. active in holy serv. to 
the Ind. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. IV. 184. His will of 10 Feb. 1657, 
names w. Jane, ch. Ann, Mary, Eliz. Nehemiah, and David ; this last 
was b. 23 May 1649. The inv. of his est. was taken 21 May 1657. 

BEST, JOHN, Salem, a tailor, came in the Hercules 1635, from Sand 
wich, was of the parish of St. George, city of Canterbury. JOHN, Salem, 
a currier, prob. s. of the preced. m. 10 Oct. 1670, Susanna Duren, had 
John, b. 5 Sept. 1671 ; and Susanna, 28 Jan. 1674. ROBERT, Sudbury, 
whose name is writ. Beast, by Barry, 184; in his will names not w. or 
ch. but only cous. William Hunt, and his five ch. Samuel, Nehemiah, 
Isaac, Eliz. and Hannah. 

BES WICK, GEORGE, Wethersfield, d. 1672. 

BETSCOMBE, or BETSHAM, RICHARD, Hingham 1635, freem. 9 Mar. 

BETTS, JOHN, Cambridge 1640, prob. came 1634, aged 40, in the 
Francis from Ipswich, when the custom ho. officer spell, his name 
Beetes. See Boston News Letter of 1826, I. 266. In 1642 he had sh. 
in "the farms," now Lexington, and d. 21 Feb. 1663, leav. I presume, 
no ch. Of his est. only 67. 4. 8. by inv. the wid. Eliz. had admin, and 
she d. 2 Jan. 1664, in her will of 10 Dec. preced. giv. ho. to John Bridge, 
and legacies to more than 50. Bridge, wh. d. above a yr. later, in his 
will speaks of his sis. Betts. This man seems to me the same as he wh. 
made propos. to our Gov. and Comp. in London, July, 1629, of divers 
things for the good and advancement of the planta. and the benefit of the 
comp. See Col. Rec. I. 48, or Young s Chron. of Mass. 84. JOHN, 
Wethersfield, bef. 1648 had John, wh. d. at Huntington, L. I. 1697, a d. 
Abigail, and perhaps others, by w. Abigail, from wh. he obtain, a divorce 
in 1672. Prob. he was s. of a wid. Mary at Hartford 1640, and sev. 
yrs. after. JOHN, Charlestown 1678, had w. Mary, wh. d. 5 Feb. 1679 ; 
and sec. w. Eliz. and he d. 22 May 1684. His wid. m. John Fosdick. 

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RICHARD, Ipswich 1648, said to have come from Hemel Hempstead, Co. 
Herts, rem. to Newtown, L. I. 1656, there was in high esteem many yrs. 
and d. 18 Nov. 1713, at the age of 100, to render wh. great number 
of yrs. doubtful, the stupidity of tradit. adds, that he dug his own gr. 
By w. Joanna, Riker says, he had Richard ; Thomas ; Joanna, wh. m. 
John Scudder ; Mary, wh. m. Joseph Swazey ; Martha, wh. m. Philip 
Ketchum ; Eliz. wh. was first w. of Joseph Sackett ; and Sarah, wh. m. 
Edward Hunt. RICHARD, Newtown, L. I. s. of the preced. d. 4 Nov. 
1711, leav. Richard, Robert, Thomas, Sarah, Eliz. Joanna, Abigail, 
and Mary, beside wid. Sarah, wh. may have been mo. of all these ch. 
ROBERT, Watertown 1636, but Bond can tell no more. ROGER, Mil- 
ford, 1658, had then gr. of Id. but had been of New Haven 1644, where 
he took o. of fidel. and of Branford 1646, and d. 31 Aug. 1658. By w. 
Ann, he had Samuel, Peter, and Mercy all carr. from Branford to New 
Haven for bapt. 1 June 1651, of wh. Peter d. in tw. yrs. beside Hannah, 
prob. eldest of all ; Roger, b. 20 Feb. 1652 ; and Mary. The wid. m. 
John Cabell of Fairfield, and d. 1683, giv. all her prop, to s. Samuel, 
with order to pay legacies to the other ch. without nam. them. ROGER, 
New Haven 1680, s. of the preced. SAMUEL, Branford, br. of the 
preced. was a propr. 1679. SAMUEL, Norwalk, s. of Thomas of the 
same, m. 16 Dec. 1692, Judith, d. of John Reynolds, had Mary, b. 10 
Sept. 1693; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1695; Stephen, 1 Aug. 1698; Nathan, 
5 Nov. 1700 ; Hepzibah, 29 Oct. 1703 ; and Judith, 25 Aug. 1714. 
THOMAS, Guilford 1650, Milford 1658, Norwalk 1664, in Hall s valua. 
Hist, of N. p. 62, is favor, with larger num. of ch. in 1672, than any 
other person, of wh. eight were b. bef. he rem. to N. viz. Thomas ; John, 
b. 30 June 1650; Hannah, 12 Nov. 1652; Stephen, 10 May 1655, d. 
young; David, 4 Oct. 1657; these at G. Samuel, 4 Apr. 1660, at M. 
and James, Mary, and Sarah, b. at N. He d. 1688, aged 72, in his will 
of 10 May in that yr. nam. the five s. wh. in 1694 were all proprs. As 
no ment. of Hannah is seen, tho. she had m. 13 Nov. 1672, she may 
have d. Mary is call. w. of John Raymond ; and Sarah was unm. 
THOMAS, Newtown, L. I. s. of Richard the first, m. a. 1683, Mercy, d. 
of Daniel Whitehead, d. 1709, and his wid. m. 1711 Joseph Sackett, as 
third w. He left Richard ; Thomas, b. 14 Aug. 1689 ; Daniel ; Mercy ; 
Abigail ; Joanna ; Mary ; Eliz. and Deborah. WILLIAM, Dorchester, 
turner, had, I think, been at Barnstable, but first at Scituate, there had 
join, the ch. of Lothrop, 25 Oct. 1635, and m. Feb. 1639, Alice, a 
maiden of the Bay, and rem. with his min. to B. there had Hannah, bapt. 
26 Jan. 1640 ; Samuel, 12 Feb. 1643 ; and s. Hope, 16 Mar. 1645. In 
the list of those able to bear arms 1643, Geneal. Reg. IV. 258, it ap 
pears Beetes. 


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BETTY, JAMES, Salem, by w. Sarah had Mary, b. 9 Nov. 1661. 

BEVANS, or BEVENS, ARTHUR, Glastonbury, d. 15 Dec. 1697, leav. 
wid. Mary, and twelve ch. b. 1676-1696, of wh. no particul. are designat. 
BENJAMIN, Farmington, had Benjamin, and John, there bapt. 1 Dec. 
1689. ROWLAND, Boston, bef. 1660, sold his est. to Daniel Stone. 

BEWETT, BUET, or BUITT, GEORGE, Sandwich 1643. HUGH, banish, 
from Mass, for heresy, 1640, under pain of d. and to be hanged, if he 
come back. See Col. Rec. I. 312, and Winth. II. 19. This was in Dec. 
and he went forthwith to Providence, where he fill, many yrs. offices of 
import, by frequent elections. Staples in his Ann. of P. is the evidence 
of all his good desert ; but the name disappears with him, and no w. or 
ch. is told of. See Arnold s Hist, of R. I. Vol. I. 

BIBBLE, JOHN, Boston 1637, Maiden 1644, d. July 1653. His wid. 
Sibell m. Jan. 1659, Miles Nutt, and next, 30 Oct. 1674, John Doolittle. 
Ann, prob. his d. was a favorer, 1651, of Matthews, and, I think, bee. w. 
of Robert Jones of Hull, where the f. d. See Geneal. Reg. IX. 306. 

BICKNELL, * JOHN, Weymouth, by w. Mary had Naomi, b. 21 June 
1657 ; Ruth, 26 Oct. 1660 ; Joanna, 2 Mar. 1663 ; Experience, 20 Oct. 
1665; Zachary, 7 Feb. 1668; Thomas, 27 Aug. 1670 ; Eliz. 29 Apr. 
1673; and Mary, 15 Mar. 1678 ; beside one, 10 Apr. 1682, whose name 
appears not on the rec. was rep. 1677. JOHN, Weymouth, perhaps s. of 
the preced. by w. Sarah had John, b. 24 Nov. 1688 ; Zechariah, 28 Oct. 
1691 ; Benjamin, 8 June 1694 ; Joseph, 28 Feb. 1699 ; and prob. other 
ch. RICHARD, Pemaquid, freeni. 1674, but in the list he is call. Buck- 
nell. ZACHARY, Weymouth, prob. br. of the first John, unless it be 
likely that he was f. and d. bef. Mar. 1637, when William Read bot. his 
ho. ZECHARIAH, Weymouth, s. of John the first, by w. Hannah had 
Zechariah, b. 9 Jan. 1695. 

BICKNOR, or BICKNER, JOHN, Charlestown, perhaps s. of William, d. 
4 Jan. 1679, aged a. 30 yrs. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of Thomas, serv. 
in Capt. William Turner s comp. in Philip s war. SAMUEL, Charles- 
town 1678, perhaps br. of the preced. THOMAS, Charlestown, perhaps 
br. of William, had Joseph, b. 8 Dec. 1655. WILLIAM, Charlestown 
1658, d. 16 Aug. 1659, leav. wid. Martha, by wh. he had Benjamin, b. 
14 Sept. 1656; and Martha, 28 Dec. 1658. Often this name is seen 
Bicknell, or Bignall, or even, I think, Buckner. 

BIDDLE, JOHN, Hartford 1639, d. 1687, leav. John, Joseph, Samuel, 
and Daniel, beside ds. Sarah House, Hannah Waddams, and Mary 
Meekins, prob. w. of John of H. JOHN, Hartford, s. of the preced. m. 
7 Nov. 1678, Sarah, d. of Thomas Wells, perhaps sec. w. d. 3 July 1692, 
leav. John, b. 1 Sept. 1679; Hannah, 31 Aug. 1680; Sarah, 19 Aug. 
1681 ; Thomas, 27 Dec. 1682; Jonathan, 5 Mar. 1684; David, 1687 ; 

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and James, 1691. JOSEPH, Marshfield, m. 28 Oct. 1636, wid. Rachel 
Deane (wh. had come over the yr. bef. in the Planter, aged 31), and d. 
1672, leav. no ch. but giv. est. to his w. to her d. Martha (wh. m. 28 Dec. 
1674, James Clement, and next James Powell), and to his serv. Jacob 
Bumpus, beside Rev. Mr. Arnold, as in his will of 17 Apr. 1671. 
SAMUEL, Hartford, s. of the first John, m. Eliz. d. of Thomas Stow, wh. 
d. early, and for sec. w. took, I think, Sarah, d. of Daniel Harris. This 
name, sometimes spel. Biddell, or Beadle, may be the same as Bedell, 
and easi. become Bidwell, so that Hon. Barnabas Bidwell, M. C. from 
Mass. s. of Rev. Adonijah, was thot. to be of this fam. 

BIDFIELD, BEDFIELD, or BETFIELD, SAMUEL, Boston, cooper, freem. 
2 June 1641, and my conject. is, since his name is not found in our list of 
ch. mem. that he was liv. then at Braintree, but was a constable of Bos 
ton 1652, had two ds. and d. 1660. By his will, of 12 May 1659, he 
provid. for w. Eliz. s. Samuel Plummer, wh. had, I suppose, m. his d. 
Mary, and John and Samuel Stevens, ch. of his d. Eliz. and William S. 
of Newbury dec. and at N. I suppose he d. His inv. of 13 Sept. 1660, 
shows good est. See Drake s Hist, of Boston, 250 and 331, with Geneal. 
Reg. X. 83. 

BIDGOOD, or BETGOOD, Boston, merch. from Romsey in Hants, came 
in the Confidence from Southampton, 1638, was of Ipswich 1642. 

BIGELOW, BAGULEY, or BIGLOW, DANIEL, Sudbury, of that pt. wh. 
bee. Framingham, s. of the first John, m. Abial, d. of Thomas Pratt of 
Watertown, had Abigail, b. 28 Oct. 1689 ; Daniel, 24 Nov. 1691 ; Abiel, 
20 Jan. 1693; Susanna, 4 May 1696; Ephraim, 12 May 1698; and 
Lydia, 2 Jan. 1702. JAMES, Watertown, youngest br. of the preced. m. 
25 Mar. 1687, Patience, d. of Jonathan Brown, had James, bapt. 6 May 
1688. His w. d. soon ; and he m. 3 July 1693, Eliz. Child, youngest d. 
of John of the same, had John, 15 Nov. 1694; Patience, 30 Sept. 1695; 
and Abraham, 12 Nov. 1699. This sec. w. d. 20 Apr. 1697, and he m. 
next 15 June 1708, Joanna Erickson of Boston, and d. 20 Jan. 1728. 
His wid. m. within a yr. Adam Smith. JOHN, Watertown 1636, black 
smith, found by Mr. Somerby to be s. of Randle of Wrentham in Co. 
Suffk. and bapt. 16 Feb. 1617, of course by the hand of Rev. John 
Philip, the rector, who came to our country two yrs. after B. and liv. 
some time at Dedham, but on the overthrow of the Bishops domination 
in Eng. went back to his old living. He m. 30 Oct. 1642, Mary, d. of 
John Warren, wh., Bond says, was the earliest m. on town rec. had John, 
b. 27 Oct. foil.; Jonathan, 11 Dec. 1646; Mary, 14 or 18 Mar. 1649 ; 
Daniel, 1 Dec. 1650; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1653; Joshua, 5 Nov. 1655; 
Eliz. 15 or 18 June 1657; Sarah, 29 Sept. 1659; James; Martha,! 
Apr. 1662 ; Abigail, 4 Feb. 1664 ; Hannah, Mar. 1666, d. very soon, as 

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did, also, a s. without name in Dec. 1667. His w. d. 19 Oct. 1691, and 
he m. 2 Oct. 1694, Sarah, d. of Joseph Bemis of W. and d. 14 July 
1703. His will of 4 Jan. of that yr. was pro. 28 July foil. His inv. 
shows good est. JOHN, Hartford 1668, s. of the preced. m. Rebecca, d. 
- as Bond says, of Jonathan Butler, but ano. friend had taught me, that it 
was George Butler, and d. without issue, 1722 ; giv. his est. to Jonathan, 
s. of Samuel Butler. By one rept. his w. was Mary. JONATHAN, 
Hartford, br. of the preced. m. a. 1671, Rebecca, d. of serj. John Shep- 
ard, by her had Jonathan, b. 1673; Rebecca; John; Mary, wh. by 
Goodwin was erron. call. d. of the sec. w. Sarah ; and Violet ; whose 
dates are not kn. but all these liv. to m. For sec. w. he took Mary, d. 
of Samuel Olcott, and by her had Samuel, bapt. 13 Mar. 1687, d. soon; 
Abigail, 2 Nov. 1690; Daniel, 26 Mar. 1693 ; and Samuel, again, 31 
Mar. 1695 ; beside an inf. bur. 5 Mar. 1697, two days bef. its mo. He 
m. third w. Mary Benton, but had no ch. by her, wh. after his d. m. 19 
Mar. 1713, deac. John Shepard, and d. 23 Dec. 1752. JOSHUA, Water- 
town, youngest s. of John the first, m. 20 Oct. 1676, Eliz. d. of Thomas 
Flagg, had Joshua, b. 25 Nov. 1677 ; Jonathan, 22 Mar. 1680 ; John, 20 
Dec. 1681 ; Benjamin, 20 Jan. 1684 ; Mercy, 1686 ; Eliz. 3 Aug. 1687 ; 
David, 30 Apr. 1694; Joseph, 29 Dec. 1695; Daniel, bapt. 29 Aug. 
1697 ; Ebenezer, b. 4 Sept. 1698 ; Gershom, Sept. 1701 ; and Eliezer, 
14 Mar. 1705. His w. d. 1729. In Philip s war he was wound, but 
liv. to be near 90, d. 21 Feb. 1745 at Westminster, whither, with his 
youngest s. he rem. only three yrs. bef. The late Hon. Timothy, II. C. 
1786, was gr.s. of Daniel, s. of this Joshua, so that the error of Bond, 
841, is plain, tho. not uncommon, in suppress, a generat. SAMUEL, 
Watertown, br. of the preced. m. 3 June 1674, Mary, d. of Thomas 
Flagg (of wh. ch. two others m. other ch. of the first John Bigelow), had 
John, b. 9 May 1675; Mary, 12 Sept. 1677; Samuel, 18 Sept. 1679; 
Sarah, 1 Oct. 1681; Thomas, 24 Oct. 1683; Martha, 4 Apr. 1686; 
Abigail, 7 May 1687; Isaac, 19 Mar. 1690; and Deliverance, 22 Sept. 
1695. He was adm. freem. 1690; his w. d. 1720; and he d. a. 1731. 
The Rev. Jacob, H. C. 1766, was s. of Jacob, gr.s. of Thomas, and gr.- 
gr.s. of this Samuel. Many variat. in spell, of this fam. name will be 
found in early rec. but the gr. at Harv. in 1834, either with two or three 
syllab. amount to eighteen, two at Yale, one at Dart, and five at other 
N. E. coll. 

BIGGS, or BIGG, || JOHN, Boston 1630, came prob. with Winth. and is 
among the first hundred mem. of our ch. freem. 4 Mar. 1634; rem. next 
yr. to Ipswich, yet came back soon, and was one of the favorers of 
Wheelwright, disarm. Nov. 1637. His first w. Mary d. 10 Jan. 1650. 
Prob. he was some yrs. of Dorchester, next at Exeter, but was of ar. co. 

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1641. For sec. w. he had Mary, d. of John Dassett, wh. outliv. him, and 
ano. h. Capt. John Minot, wh. d. Aug. 1669, and she d. a. 1676. One 
Rachell B. a wid. came in the Elizabeth, 1635, from London, liv. at Dor 
chester, wh. in her will of 17 Nov. 1646, calls her s. aged, names Hope- 
still Foster her neph. and he, I judge, was a fellow passeng. and to him 
she gives her prop. In the rec. at the custom ho. a curious error may be 
seen, as print, by me in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 261, careful, tak. at her 
Majesty s Remembrancer Office, formerly in Westminster Hall, since 
rem. to Carlton Ride, giv. her age 6. THOMAS, Exeter 1652-7, may 
have been s. of the preced. TIMOTHY, Boston 1665. WILLIAM, Mid- 
dletown, d. 1681, leav. six ch., William, aged 15 ; Mary, 14; Thomas, 
9 ; Eliz. 8 ; Sarah, 6 ; and John, 4. He had been, on acco. of his age, 
in Oct. 1676, excus. from poll tax. 

BILL, JAMES, Boston, came prob. with his mo. 1638, by w. Mehitable 
had James, b. 23 Nov. 1651; Jonathan; Joseph; and Joshua. He 
was freem. 1683. JOHN, Boston, came in the Hopewell, Capt. Bundocke, 
1635, aged 13, emb. at London early in Apr. and may be the same wh. 
d. Dec. 1638. Among passeng. at London, the same week, by the 
Planter, in the custom ho. rec. is nam. Mary Bill, aged 11. JONATHAN, 
Boston, s. prob. of James, d. 1729, aged 77. JOSEPH, Boston, br. of the 
preced. was freem. 1690. PHILIP, New London, on Stonington side, 
came a. 1665, from Ipswich in Mass, bring., perhaps, Philip, Samuel, 
John, and Eliz. had there Jonathan, bapt. 5 Nov. 1671 ; and Joshua, 29 
Dec. 1675 ; and d. 8 July 1689, leav. wid. Hannah, wh. m. Samuel Buck- 
land. PHILIP, New London, s. of the preced. was constab. 1689, on 
Groton side, had Margaret, wh. d. the same day with her gr.f. This 
fam. is still in Conn. SAMUEL, New London, br., I presume, of the 
preced. m. bef. 1670 prob. Mercy, d. of Richard Haughton, and no 
more is kn. to me. SAMUEL, Boston, s. of Thomas of the same, had w. 
Eliz. and ch. Richard, and Samuel, wh. was old eno. to be m. 1702 to 
Sarah Shapley; and he d. 18 Aug. 1705. || THOMAS, Boston, ar. co. 
1657, m. 14 Jan. 1653, wid. Eliz. Nichols, and d. of William Sargent, 
brot. by him from London to Maiden, had Samuel ; Sargent, b. 26 Feb. 
1658 ; and his w. d. next week. By sec. w. Abigail, d. of Michael 
Willis, he had Sarah, Sept. 1659; Mary, 15 Aug. 1661 ; Thomas, 24 
Dec. 1664; Susanna, 18 Mar. 1666; Michael, 27 Dec. 1667; and 
James, 31 Oct. 1669; was freem. 1671, and d. 29 Oct. 1696. Some 
presumpt. that he was br. of James is encourag. bee. both were memb. 
of the sec. ch. 

BILLINGS, or BILLING, EBENEZER, Dorchester, s. of Roger the first, 
m. Hannah, d. of John Wales, had Richard, b. 21 Sept. 1675, H. C. 
]C98, min. of Little Compton ; Ebenezer, 13 July 1677; Zipporah, 20 


Mar. 1679; Jonathan, 24 Apr. 1681, bapt. 17 July foil, at Roxbury; 
Eliz. 8 Mar. 1683; Hepzibah, 11 May 1685; Mary, 22 June 1687; 
Benjamin, 31 May 1689 ; Samuel, 30 Apr. 1691 ; Beriah, and Bezaleel, 
tw. 24 Dec. 1692 ; Hannah, 3 Jan. 1697 ; and Elkanah, 1698. He was 
freem. 1690; and his wid. Hannah, d. 19 Oct. 1732. EBENEZER, 
Stonington, s. prob. of the first William of the same, by w. Ann had 
Ann, b. 7 Oct. 1681 ; Ebenezer, 1 Jan. 1684; William, 4 Apr. 1686 ; 
James, 4 Oct. 1688; Zipporah, 16 May 1691; Margaret, 11 Sept. 1693; 
Jemima, bapt. 26 May 1695 ; Increase, b. 15 May 1697 ; and Thankful, 
5 July 1698. JOHN, Portsmouth 1640, was one of the ch. inhab. freem. 
1660. Belkn. I. 28. JOHN, Concord, s. of Nathaniel, m. 11 Nov. 1661, 
Eliz. Hastings, and d. 1704. JOSEPH, Braintree, gr.s. perhaps, of the 
first Roger, as in his will appears, by w. Hannah had Eliz. b. 13 July 
1691; Hannah, 23 Mar. 1693; and Joseph, 17 May 1695. NATHAN 
IEL, Concord, freem. 2 June 1641, had Nathaniel, and John, wrote his 
name Billin, and d. 24 Aug. 1673. NATHANIEL, Concord, the freem. of 
1673, was prob. s. of the preced. RICHARD, Hartford 1650, wh. as 
Hinman, 115, says, was in the Col. bef. 1640, rem. 1661, to Hadley, the 
W. side of the riv. that bee. Hatfield, there d. 13 Mar. 1679 ; and his w. 
Margery, by wh. he had only ch. Samuel, d. 5 Dec. foil. ROGER, Dor 
chester 1640, freem. 10 May 1643, by w. Mary had only Mary, b. 10 
July 1643, wh. d. in few mos. and the w. liv. not long. By sec. w. 
Hannah, he had Mary, again ; Hannah ; Joseph ; Ebenezer ; Roger, 18 
Nov. 1657; Eliz. 27 Oct. 1659 ; and Zipporah, 21 May 1662, d. at 14 
yrs. This w. d. 25 May 1662 ; and by third w. Eliz. d. of John Pratt, 
wh. outliv. him, had Jonathan, wh. d. young ; and the f. d. 15 Nov. 1683, 
by his will provid. for w. Joseph, s. of dec. s. Joseph ; his own Ebenezer 
and Roger; s.-in-law, John Penniman, wh. had m. 24 Feb. 1665, his d. 
Hannah; and d. Mary with her s. Moses. She had m. 15 Dec. 1663, 
Samuel Belcher of Braintree. Seven pages in Thayer s Genealog. Reg. 
are fill, by his descend. ROGER, Dorchester, s. of the preced. m. 22 
Jan. 1678, Sarah, d. of the first Stephen Paine of Braintree, had Hannah, 
b. 21 Jan. 1679; Joseph, 27 May 1681 ; John, 10 Mar. 1683 ; Roger, 9 
Jan. 1685 ; William, 27 July 1686 ; Sarah, 27 Feb. 1689 ; Stephen, 27 
Aug. 1691; Moses, 20 Nov. 1696; Ann, 4 Aug. 1698; Abigail, 15 
Feb. 1700; Eliz. 11 Jan. 1702; and Isaac, 9 July 1703. All these ch. 
were liv. at the d. of their mo. 19 Sept. 1742. But the newspaper that 
relates the dec. of the wid. does not inform us when the f. d. yet it 
magnifies the wonder by mak. as many ds. as s. fourteen in all, and all 
alive. SAMUEL, Newport, m. 5 Jan. 1658, Seaborn, d. of Richard Tew, 
had Amie, b. 20 Oct. foil.; Mary, 5 Apr. 1662; and perhaps more on 
Friends rec. at R. I. SAMUEL, Hadley, s. of Richard of the same, m. 

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1661, Sarah, d. of Richard Fellows, had Sarah, wh. d. 15 July 1674; 
Samuel, b. 8 Jan. 16G5 ; Ebenezer, 29 Oct. 1669 ; Richard, 7 Apr. 1672 ; 
John, 11 Oct. 1674; and Sarah, again, 1676; and he d. 1 Feb. 1678. 
His s. John was k. by the Ind. 15 July 1698. Descend, are very num. 
in that region. WILLIAM, fWchester, or perhaps Braintree, a propr. 
1654, of Lancaster, m. at D. 12 Feb. 1658, Mary, whose surname is not 
seen in the rec. Perhaps he rem. to New London, where Miss Caulkins 
shows a William, in 1667, fined for neglect of train, and very soon after 
to Stonington, there had William, Joseph, Mary, and Lydia, bapt. 1 Sept. 
1672. Of these Mary d. young, and Joseph, prob. bef. his f. Ano. Mary 
he brot. to bapt. 14 Mar. 1675. He d. 16 Mar. 1713, in his will ment. as 
his ch. William, Ebenezer, and six ds. but their names are not read. 
Perhaps this last period may refer to WILLIAM, Stonington, s. prob. of the 
preced. \vh. by w. Hannah had Abigail, and Dorothy, perhaps not tw. but 
bapt, 1 July 1677; Eliz. 28 Sept. 1679; Patience, 4 Mar. 1683; Jo 
seph, and Mary, 29 May 1692 ; and Prudence, 9 Dec. 1694. Gr. in 1829, 
Farmer found eight at Yale, four at Harv. and three at other N. E. coll. 

BILLINGTON, FRANCIS, Plymouth, younger s. of John, b. in Eng. m. 
1634, Christian, wid. of Francis Eaton, rem. bef. 1648, to Yarmouth, 
and Gov. Bradford, in 1650, tells, that he had eight ch. Of them I can 
hardly name, half, and the order is imperf. ascertain. One was, I pre 
sume, Rebecca, b. 8 June 1647 ; but older must have been Martha, wh. 
m. 10 Jan. 1661, Samuel Eaton ; older than her, perhaps, was Isaac, one of 
the found, of the first ch. at Middleborough, wh. d. 11 Dec. 1709, aged 
66; ano. whose name appears not on the rec. was b. 25 Feb. 1652; 
and Mary, wh. m. 27 June 1681, John Martin, perhaps as sec. w. JOHN, 
Plymouth 1620, came in the Mayflower with w. Helen, and two s. John, 
wh. d. bef. his f. but after the div. of cattle in 1627, and Francis, bef. 
ment. He was hang, for murder in 1630, of John Newcomen. See 
Bradford s Hist. 276, and Winth. I. 36. THOMAS, Exeter 1650, d. at 
Taunton, Apr. 1662. 

BILLS, or BILLES, MATTHEW, Dover 1654. ROBERT, Charlestown, 
came 1635, in the Pied Cow, a husbandman, aged 32, and d. 15 Dec. of 
the same yr. Admin, of his est. was giv. 1638 to John Knowles, wh. 
had, prob. in Eng. m. his sis. wid. of Ephraim Davis. See Geneal. Reg. 
XII. 54. But of John Knowles s resid. we can be sure of no more, 
than that it was not Watertown. THOMAS, Barnstable, perhaps s. of 
William, m. 3 Oct. 1672, Ann, prob. d. of William Twining, had Ann, b. 
28 June 1673 ; and Eliz. 23 Aug. 1675. His w. d. nine days after, and 
he m. 2 May 1676, Joanna Twining, d. of ano. William and niece of 
the former w. had Nathaniel, 25 June 1677; Mary, 14 Apr. 1679; 
Mehitable, 26 Mar. 1681; Thomas, 22 Mar. 1684; Gershom, 5 June 

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1686; and Joanna, 2 Dec. 1688. Most of these were b. at Eastham. 
WILLIAM, Barnstable 1 640, one of the first sett, 

BINGHAM, NATHANIEL, Windham, s. of Thomas the first, m. 25 July 
1705, Sarah Lobdell, had Isaac, b. 1 July 1709; Mehitable, 21 Nov. 
1713; and Jeremiah, 27 Jan. 1716; waf deac. and d. 16 Dec. 1754. 
His wid. d. 28 June 1763. THOMAS, Norwich, m. 12 Dec. 1666, Mary 
Rudd, had Thomas, b. 11 Dec. 1667 ; Abel, 25 June 1669; Mary, July 
1672; Jonathan, 15 Apr. 1674; Ann, Aug. 1677; Abigail, 4 Nov. 
1679; Nathaniel, 3 Oct. 1681; Deborah, 18 Dec. 1683; Samuel, 28 
Mar. 1685; Joseph, 15 Jan. 1688; and Stephen, Apr. 1690; rem. to 
Windham, there was deac. and d. 16 Jan. 1730, aged a. 88. His w. had 
d. 4 Aug. 1726, a. 78 yrs. old. THOMAS, Norwich, s. of the preced. m. 
17 Feb. 1692, Hannah, d. of William Backus, and d. 1 Apr. 1710. 

BINGLEY, THOMAS, Boston 1665, m. 1673, Abigail, d. of Thomas 
Buttolph, wid. of David Say well. WILLIAM, Newbury 1659, m. 27 
Feb. 1660, Eliz. Preston, had William, b. 24 Feb. 1662; and prob. 
Eliz. wh. m. John Chase. 

BINNEY, JOHN, Hull 1679, may have come few yrs. bef. by w. Mercy 
had John, b. 31 May 1680; Samuel, 1681; Mercy, 15 Dec. 1682; 
Isaac, 25 June 1685; Thomas, 3 Feb. 1687; and Eliz. 3 Dec. 1690, 
wh. m. 12 Dec. 1710 George Vickers of H. He d. 10 Nov. 1698, and 
his wid. Mary d. 19 Jan. 1709. JOHN, Hull, s. of the preced. m. 3 May 
1704, Hannah, d. prob. of the sec. Thomas Paine of the same, had John, 
b. 23 Apr. 1705 ; Joshua, 26 Jan. 1707 ; Mercy, 5 May 1709, d. at 17 
yrs.; Amos, 5 Feb. 1711; Elkanah, 28 Dec. 1715; Hannah, 18 Oct. 
1717 ; Dorcas, 20 June 1721 ; Barnabas, 22 Mar. 1723 ; and Phebe, 11 
Nov. 1725 ; was deac. 1734, town elk. and treas. m. sec. w. Nov. 1757, 
Sarah Crosby, and d. 30 June 1759. Amos was progenit. of the Boston 
fam. and Barnabas was gr.f. of the disting. lawyer of Phila. Horace, H. 
*C. 1797, LL. D. SAMUEL, Hull, br. of the preced. m. 11 Nov. 1701, 
Rebecca Vickers, and d. 12 Feb. 1724, had Eliz. b. 25 Dec. 1702; 
Samuel, 4 Dec. 1704; Isaac, 19 Dec. 1706; Rebecca; and Caleb. 
THOMAS, Boston, br. of the preced. by w. Margaret, wh. d. 16 Sept. 
1743, had eleven ch. of wh. Jonathan was one, wh. went to Halifax, N. 
S. 1753, and was progenit. of the fams. in that prov. of this name. 

BINKS, or BINCKS, sometimes BRINKS, BRYAN, Boston, with Peter 
Johnson, was agent of the husbandmen s comp. of adventurers, whose 
little vessel, the Plough, from London, with ten passeng. 1632, was disabl. 
on the voyage from Boston to the W. I. therefore put back, and was 
here brok. up. From Eng. she had come to Sagadahoc. He went to 
Virg. Winth. I. 58 and 60, 

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BINNS, JONAS, Dover 1G48. 

BINSON. See Benson. 

BIRCH, JONATHAN, Dorchester 1G67, was prob. s. of Thomas. SIMON, 
Mass. 1635. Felt. THOMAS, Dorchester, wh. d. 3 Oct. 1G57, in his 
will of 4 June 1 654, speaks of six ch. tho. Joseph (eldest s. perhaps 
eldest ch. hav. double portion), Jeremiah, and Mary only are nam. No 
dates of the b. of either being kn. I much incline to suppose, that some, 
if not all, were b. in Eng. THOMAS, Svvanzey, m. 24 Jan. 1684, Bath- 
sheba Sanford. 

BIRCHARD, BURCHARD, or BiRCHALL, JAMES, Norwich, s. of John 
of the same, m. 17 Mar. 1696, Eliz. d. prob. of sec. Matthew Beck with, 
had, beside sev. ds. whose names are not seen, James, b. 1699 ; Matthew, 
1702; John, 1704; and Daniel, 1718; was liv. 1745, then call, "old 
James B." JOHN, Boston 1655, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 22 July 
1653, Christian Andrews, rem. to Norwich bef. 1660, had Thomas, b. 
Oct. 1654, d. at four yrs. ; Catharine, 1656, d. soon ; John, 1657, d. next 
yr. ; John, again, 1659, d. young; Mary, 1661, d. young; Samuel, 15 
July 1663 ; James, 16 July 1665 ; Abigail, Nov. 1667 ; Thomas, again, 
Jan. 1669; John, again, Feb. 1671; Joseph, Feb. 1673; Benjamin, 
1675, d. same yr. ; Mary, again, June 1677 ; and Daniel, Nov. 1680. 
He was a man of note and activ. elk. of the County Ct. in 1673, in 1692, 
was one of the purch. of Lebanon, with youngest three s. rem. to plant the 
town, and d. there 17 Nov. 1702, leav. wid. Jane, wh. may have been 
mo. of none of these ch. See Caulkins, Hist, of Norwich, 98. SAMUEL, 
New London, s. of John of Norwich, m. a. 1695, Ann, d. of David 
Caulkins of the same, had Samuel, bapt. 2 May 1697 ; and Ann, 26 Oct. 
1701 ; and prob. he rem. * THOMAS, Roxbury, came in the Truelove 
from London 1635, aged 40, with w. Mary, 38, and prob. ch. Eliz. 13.; 
Mary, 12 ; Sarah, 9 ; Susan, 8 ; John, 7; and Ann, 18 mos. was adm. 
freem. 17 May 1637; when the spell, is Bircher, yet in the custom ho. 
rec. at London was giv. Burchard, and he wrote it Birchwood ; rem. to 
Hartford, where he had been an original propr. tho. not a first sett, again 
rem. to Saybrook, of wh. he was rep. 1650 and 1, and d. 1684. Plausib. 
conject. may be rais. that he went back to R. where it appears by the ch. 
rec. " goodw. Birchard was bur. 24 Mar. 1655," and as the town rec. it 
silent, it would be thot. that she was on a visit to her old friends, and it 
might be suggest, that they liv. within the edge of Dorchester, where the 
rec. gives dec. of one Thomas B. 3 Oct. 1657. Sarah m. 1647, at Hart- 
ford, Bartholomew Barnard. See Porter, 9, 23, and 43 ; and Hawes, 
79. THOMAS, Norwich, s. of John of the same,, m. 1708, Sarah Webb, 
had Thomas, b. next yr. but no more can be found of him. 

BIHD^ JAMES, Hartford 1657, s. of Thomas the first, was adm. freem. 

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182 BIRD. 

21 May of that yr. with his br. Joseph, m. Lydia Steele, perhaps d. of 
John of Farmington, whither he rem. had James ; Thomas ; Hannah ; 
Rebecca; Ljdia_; Mehitable, bapt. 12 Mar. 1682; and Eliz. 23 Nov. 
1684. He d. 1708 ; but his wid. Lydia liv. to 1759, as is said ; no doubt, 
however, without truth. JAMES, Dorchester, s. of Thomas of the same, 
was a tanner, had w. Mary, and ch. James, bapt. 16 Feb. 1673 ; Eunice, 
23 July 1682; Ebenezer, 10 Feb. 1684; ad. Bebee, 22 Aug. 1686; 
Priscilla, 20 May 1688 ; and Henry, 23 Mar. 1690 ; was freem. 1690, d. 
1 Sept. 1733. JATHNIEL, Ipswich, had gr. of Id. 1641, yet prob. Farmer 
mistook the Christian name ; and there was at I. that yr. a wid. B. 
JOHN, adm. freem. of Mass. 1645, of wh. I can find no more. JOHN, 
Dorchester, s. of Thomas of the same, m. Eliz. d. of Richard Williams 
of Taunton, had John, bapt. 14 Apr. 1672 ; Abiel, 27 Apr. 1673 ; Da- 
maris, b. 18, bapt. 19 Sept. 1675 ; Hannah, bapt. 23 Dec. 1677 ; a ch. 
wh. name is not seen, 16 May 1680 ; Eliz. 7 Jan. 1683 ; Deiton, a d. 23 
Oct. 1687; and Silence, 2 Feb. 1690; was selectman 1694,5 and 6, and 
d. 2 Aug. 1732. His w. had d. 20 Oct. 1724, aged 77. JOSEPH, 
Hartford, s. of the first Thomas, had Eliz., Samuel, Nathaniel, Thomas, 
James, Joseph, Mary, and Mindwell. In 1679 he liv. at Farmington, 
where the last nam. ch. was bapt. 27 Feb. 1681. SIMON, Boston, came 
1635, aged 20, in the Susan and Ellen, from London, where he had 
learn, bad tricks, for in Oct. of that yr. he was sentenc. to be whip. tho. 
not the worst of a set of boys, that ran away from their master, stole a 
boat, etc. See Col. Rec. I. 162. He liv. at Winisemit, or Rumney 
marsh, now Chelsea, was freem. 1644, but excommun. in July 1646, 
restor. soon after, and sober eno. to be made constable 1655, rem. to 
Billerica, there d. 7 July 1666. His will, of 4 Jan. preced. names 
sev. cousins, but no ch. and made his w. Mary extrix. THOMAS. Hart 
ford, d; bef. 1 653, leav. beside James and Joseph, bef. ment. two ds. wh. 
all mov. to Farmington, and there all four had fams. THOMAS, Scitu- 
ate 1627, or later, tho. in his Hist. 221, Deane ment. a tradit. in favor of 
1623, wh. he did not stigmatize as he should. THOMAS, Dorchester, 
1640, by w. Ann, wh. d. 20 Aug. 1673, had Thomas, b. 4 May 1640, 
bapt. 18 July 1641 ; John, 11 Mar. 1642, bapt. that yr. ; Samuel, 1644, 
bapt. that yr. ; James, 1647 ; Sarah, bapt. 12 Aug. 1649, wh. d. 2 Apr. 
1669; and Joseph, wh. d. 26 Sept. 1665. He made his will, 12 July 
1666, and d. 8 June foil, in his 64th yr. THOMAS, Dorchester, eldest s. 
of the preced. a tanner, m. 2 Apr. 1665, Thankful, d. of Humphrey 
Atherton, had Joseph, Thankful, Sarah, Thomas, Ann, Mary, Submit, 
and Mercy, all bapt. 24 June 1683, "the mo. very lately adm. to full 
commun." ; Patience, 9 Dec. foil, and Benjamin, 6 June 1686, "then 2 
or 3 mos. old." He was freem. 1690, and d. 30 Jan. 1710, and his wid. 

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d. 11 Apr. 1719, aged 77 yrs. Of this name, in 1829, Farmer found 
gr. four at Yale, two at IJarv. and two at other coll. in N. E. 

BIRDEN, JOHN, a gr. of Harv. Coll. 1647, went to Eng. to exercise 
his faculties, indicat. by Italic types, and that is all that is kn. of him. 

BIRDLEY, GILES, Ipswich 1648, had w. Eliz. and ch. Andrew, b. 5 
Sept. 1657; James, 10 Feb. 1660; Giles, 13 July 1662 ; and John; 
and d. 1668. His will of 18 July was pro. 20 Sept. in that yr. TYLER, 
Ipswich 1648, br. perhaps of the preced. if such be the true spell, of 
the surname, of which some doubt is felt. Mr. Hammatt, the judicious 
critic, of Ipswich annals, thot. it the same as Burley. 

BIRDSALL. See Burdsall. 

BIRDSEYE, JOHN, Milford 1639, rem. 1649 to Stratford, there was 
emin. for serv. in ch. and town. Trumbull, I. 109. In his will of 22 
Aug. 1689 he names sec. w. Alice Tomlinson, and confirms their contr. 
of m. also ment. s. John, and d. Joanna, w. of Timothy Wilcockson, m. 
28 Dec. 1664. JOHN, Stratford 1668, was s. of the preced. Rev. 
Nathan, Yale 1736, d. 1818 at S. in 103d yr. Variat. in spell, this 
name shows Birdsey and Burdsie. 

BIRGE, DANIEL, Windsor, s. of Richard, m. 5 Nov. 1668, Deborah, 
d. of Thomas Holcomb, had Eliz. b. 25 Apr. 1670 ; d. young ; Deborah 
26 Nov. 1671 ; Eliz. again, 3 Feb. 1675 ; Mary, 25 Dec. 1677 ; Daniel, 
16 Sept. 1680 ; and Abigail, June 1685. The w. d. 26 May foil, and 
by sec. w. he had John, 1689 ; Cornelius, July 1694 ; and Esther, 1697. 
He d. 26 Jan. 1698, when the eight ch. were liv. to partake est. with the 
wid. JOHN, Windsor, br. of the preced. m. 28 May 1679, Hannah, 
youngest d. of Robert Watson of the same, had John, b. 4 Feb. 1680 ; 
Hannah, 1681 ; Jeremiah, 1685; and Mary, 1687. His w. d. 24 July 
1690; and he d. 2 Dec. 1697, leav. no other ch. JOSEPH, Windsor, 
youngest br. of the preced. had w. Mary, wh. d. 11 Apr. 1690. He d. 
Dec. 1705, and next mo. his s. Joseph chose a guardn. Other ch. he 
had elder, but their names are unkn. RICHARD, Windsor 1636, so that 
we may judge he had been of Dorchester, m. 5 Oct. 1641, Eliz. d. of Wil 
liam Gay lord, had Daniel, b. 24 Nov. 1644 ; Eliz. 28 July 1646, d. soon ; 
Jeremy, 6 May 1648, wh. was k. 22 Oct. 1668, by fall of a tree ; John, 
14 Jan. 1650; and Joseph, 2 Nov. 1651, in wh. yr. the f. d. The wid. 
m. 22 Apr. 1653, Thomas Hoskins. 

BISBEE, or BISBY. See Besbedge. 

BISCOE. See Briscoe. 

BISCON, ISAAC, Boston, no doubt a Huguenot from France, came 
1690, with w. and was adm. a resid. 1 Feb. 1691. I kn. no more. 

BISHOP, EDWARD, Salem 1639, had there bapt. Hannah, 12 Apr. 
1646; Edward, 23 Apr. 1648; and Mary, 12 Oct. 1651 ; and was one 

184 BISHOP. 

of the found, of the ch. 1667, at Beverly. With his w. Sarah he was 
imprison, on charge of witchcraft, Apr. 1692, yt, happily, they were not 
too old to escape by break, gaol, for wh. their prop, was seiz. and by s. 
Samuel redeem. Felt calls the name Edmund once, but in three places 
after gives it as here. One Bridget B. of the same town had been charg. 
with the same damnable offence in 1680 ; when the great adversary was 
foil, but he easily prevail, with the judges, in June 1692, when the poor 
woman was so much more infirm, to consent to her being hanged. 
HENRY, Newport 1639. HENRY, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 1644, 
and was farmer for Rev. John Davenport. HENRY, Ipswich, perhaps 
br. of Nathaniel, m. at Boston, 20 Feb. 1657, wid. Eliz. Wilbore, and d. 
bef. 1664. fj* JAMES, New Haven 1648, was seer, of the Col. 1651, 
rep. 1665 in the first sess. after the union with Conn. Assist. 1668, and 
Dep. Gov. 1683 until his d. 22 June 1691. He had b. at Branford, 
Hannah, 29 May, bapt. at N. H. 1 June 1651 ; others b. at N. H. 
Grace, 17 Jan. 1653, bapt. prob. 20 Feb. foil, certain, not 30, as print, 
in Geneal. Reg. IX. 358; Sarah, 28, bapt. 29 July 1655 ; Eliz. 3 July 
1657, not seen among the bapt. ; Abigail, 30 Oct. 1659, bapt. 22 Jan. 
foil.; John, 17 May 1662, not seen among the bapt.; Ruth, 22 Nov. 
1664, bapt. 12 Dec. foil, the w. having d. 26 Nov. He m. 12 Dec. 1665, 
Eliz. d. of Micah Tornpkins of Milford, and had Samuel 21, bapt. prob. 
25 Nov. 1666 ; Mary, b. 14 Mar. 1669 ; James, 27 July 1671 ; and Re 
becca, 10 Dec. 1673. Some of the days giv. for bapt. in Geneal. Reg. 
we kn. are wrong, bee. they were not Sundays, and exc. on this day no 
such cerem. could be perform, as by Davenport hirns. we may be taught, 
in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 61. In those cases the nearest first day of the 
week is substitut, by me. See Trumbull, I. 336. Eliz. m. 12 Sept. 
1677, Eleazer Giles. JAMES, Duxbury 1679, was liv. 1710, and Win 
ner, as his ch. counts Ebenezer, Abigail, John, and Hudson. JOB, Ips 
wich 1648, s. of Thomas of the same, m. Eliz. d. of Rev. George Phillips 
one that he brot. from Eng. had prob. only Eliz. wh. d. 27 Feb. 1652 ; 
but by sec. w. had Dinah, b. 19 June 1657 ; Sarah, 19 May 1659 ; and 
Hannah, 24 Dec. 1662. JOHN, Newbury, a carpenter, m. Oct. 1647, 
Rebecca, wid. of Samuel Scullard, wh. may have d. in Eng. and d. of 
Richard Kent of N. had John, b. 19 Sept. 1648; Rebecca, 15 May 
1650; Joanna, 24 Apr. 1652; Hannah, 10 Dec. 1653; Eliz. 31 Aug. 
1655, d. next yr. ; Jonathan, 11 Jan. 1657 ; NoaJi, 20 June 1658; and 
David, 26 Aug. 1660 ; rem. first to Nantucket, thence, with other neighb. 
1667, to found the town of Woodbridge, N. J. from wh. he was the first 
rep. in the Assemb. 1668, under Gov. Carteret a counsel. 1672, and d. 
1684. His s. John, of Rah way, was of Gov. Hamilton s counc. 1693. 
See Whitehead s E. Jersey, 42, 52,77, and 134. JOHN, Boston 1644, 

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was chos. min. at Stamford, whither he went on foot, had w. Rebecca, and 
ch. Stephen, Joseph, Ebenezer, Benjamin, beside one, perhaps nara. 
Whiting, that d. early, all ment. in his will. For sec. w. he had Joanna, 
d. of Capt. Thomas Willet, wid. of Rev. Peter Prudden of Milford. His 
will, made 16 Nov. 1694, pro. 12 Mar. foil, instructs us as to these ws. 
and his ch. wh. were all by the first. As early as 1640 he had been 
at Taunton. He preach, near 50 yrs. wrote a Latin epit. on Richard 
Mather (whence a presumpt. arises, that he was from Dorchester), \vh. 
may be read in the Magnalia of the gr.s. cap. 20 of III. or p. 131. 
But the dignity of the subject, the value of the poetry, or even his 
serv. in the ch. was less operative, I suppose, in draw, this compli 
ment to Bishop, than the pun on his name, for he is made, in that 
immortal work, to sign, J. Episcopius. JOHN, Guilford 1639, had w. 
Ann, s. John, and Stephen, and d. bef. 7 Jan. 1661, when his inv. was 
taken. They are nam. in the will of the wid. pro. June 1676 at HarU 
ford ; as also her s.-in-law, James Steele, wh. had m. 18 Oct. 1651, 1 sup 
pose, her d. Bethia ; gr.d. Eliz. Hubbard, perhaps d. of George. JOHN, 
Guilford 1648, s. of the preced. was b. in Eng. m. 13 Dec. 1650, Su 
sanna, d. of Henry Goldham, had Mary, b. 28 Nov. 1652; John; Na 
thaniel ;.Susanna ; Eliz. ; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1670 ; Sarah, 22 Jan. 1674 ; 
and Abigail, 25 June 1680 ; and he d. Oct. 1683. His wid. d. 1 Nov. 
1703, and the partition of her est. Jan. 1704, gives ano. s. Daniel, and 
shows how some of the ds. were m. Mary Field had bef. been w. of 
John Hodgkin, and of Isaac Johnson, as is said ; Susanna Blatchley was 
w. of Moses ; Eliz. Scranton was perhaps wid. of the sec. John of G. 
wh. had prob. m. her as wid. of Thomas Clark of the same ; and the 
other two ds. were unm. as presum. from no surnames being giv. JOHN, 
Salem, k. by the Ind. 17 Apr. 1689. JOHN, New Haven 1689, m. Abi 
gail, d. of Nathaniel Willet of Hartford, and I hear no more. NATHAN 
IEL, Boston, currier, as early as 1634, own. a lot at Ipswich 1638, but 
seems to have prefer. B. freem. 1645, by w. Alice, d. of James Mattocks, 
had Sarah, b. 20 Mar. 1635; Ruth, 14 Apr. 1639; Joseph, 14 July 
1642; Benjamin, 31 May, bapt. 2 June 1644; John, 29 bapt. 31 Jan. 
1647 ; beside Samuel, whose d. by the more ancient copy of our rec. (for 
we have no orig. for very many yrs.) 7 Mar. 1647, is made the day of 
his b. by the absurdity of more recent copy ; in his room was b. ano. 
Samuel, perhaps the same yr. ; Hannah, bapt. 11 Feb. 1649, at 7 days 
old; and Rebecca, b. 8 Apr. 1652. When he d. is unkn. but his wid. 
m. 22 Nov. 1659, John Lewis. Sarah m. 18 S.ept. 1654, Samuel Buck- 
nell, and Ruth m. 15 Apr. 1656, John Pierce. RICHARD, Salem 1635, 
freem. 18 May 1642, d. 30 Dec. 1674, His first w. wh. brot. him 
Thomas, John, Nathaniel, beside a d, to m. John Dorland, perhaps ano. 


186 BIS 

w. of John Bly, was the wid. of Richard King (in whose right he had 
admin, on King s est. gr. 2 June 1635), and she d. 24 Aug. 1658 ; and 
he next m. 12 or 22 July 1660, Mary, wid. of William Gott. His 
8. Nathaniel and John went to Southampton on L. I. Mr. Felt says. 
RICHARD, Plymouth, was unhapp. m. 5 Dec. 1644, Alice wid. of George 
Clark, and she was hang. Oct. 1648 for murder of Martha Clark her 
ch. SAMUEL, Boston, s. of Nathaniel of the same, or perhaps of Thomas, 
was gr. H. C. 1665 ; and mark, as d. 1687 by the latest catal. yet in an 
earlier one, was said to d. 1703. SAMUEL, Bradford, s. of Thomas of 
Ipswich, by w. Esther had John, wh. was a physician at Medford ; 
and d. Mar. 1681. STEPHEN, Guilford 1650, s. of John first of the 
ame, b. in Eng. m. 4 May 1 654, Tabitha Wilkinson, had Stephen, b. 20 
Dec. 1655; Tabitha, 14 Sept. 1657; Caleb, 24 Jan. 1660; David, 8 
Dec. 1663, d. young; Mehitable, 12 Sept. 1668; Hannah, 27 Mar. 
1671, d. young; Josiah, 20 Mar. 1674, d. young; Ebenezer, 5 Aug. 
1675; and James, 18 Aug. 1678. He d. 1 Aug. 1690, and his wid. d. 
21 Dec. 1692, the six liv. ch. being all nam. in the wills of both f. and 
mo. Tabitha m. Nathaniel Foote ; and Mehitable m. 1704, John White- 
head. * THOMAS, Ipswich 1636, was perhaps br. of Nathaniel, rep. 
1666, d. 7 Feb. 1671, leav. wid. Margaret, wh. rem. to Boston, and ch. 
Samuel, John, Thomas, Job, and Nathaniel, with large est. THOMAS, 
Salem, s. of Richard of the same, had Richard, but Felt could give no 
date. THOMAS, Roxbury, by w. Prudence, wh. d. 8 Oct. 1680, by ch, 
rec. but 11 by town rec. had Thomas, b. 30 Sept. bapt. 3 Oct. preced. 
and ano. w. Eliz. was bur. 11 Dec. 1681 ; and he m. 7 June 1683, Ann, 
or Hannah Gary, wh. d. 16 Sept. 1691, and he d. 29 June 1727, aged 
81 by the gr.stone. Perhaps he was s. of the first Thomas. * TOWN- 
SEND, Salem, freem. 2 Sept. 1635, rep. 1636, 7 and 40, had Leah, bapt. 
19 June 1637; and John, 31 July 1642; but was censur. in 1645, for 
slighting that ordin. Of this name, in 1833, had been gr. seven at Yale, 
and seven at other N. E. coll. 

Biss, JAMES, Boston, by w. Jemima had Martha, b. 23 Feb. 1668. 

BISSELL, BENJAMIN, Windsor, s. of Thomas of the same, d. 5 May 
1698, leav. good est. with wid. Abigail, wh. is thot. to have been d. of 
Thomas Allyn, and to have m. as his sec. w. after d. of Bissell, Rev. 
John Williams of Deerfield. JACOB, Simsbury, s. of Samuel of Wind- 
eor, had w. Mary, and s. Jacob, b. 8 June 1694, wh. d. at 16 yrs. and 
the f. d. 1 Aug. 1694. His wid.m. 1698, Peter Buell. *JOHN, Wind 
sor 1C39, is said to have come from Eng. with Rev. Ephraim Ilewett, 
was rep. 1648-57, and d. 3 Oct. 1677, aged 85, had John, Thomas, 
Samuel, Nathaniel, Mary, and Joice, of wh. Nathaniel, bapt. 27 Sept. 
1640, was perhaps the only one b. on our side of the ocean. His w. d. 

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21 May foil, and his next w. d. 29 Nov. 1665 ; but of both the names 
are unkn. Mary m. 12 Apr. 1649, Jacob Drake, and Joice m. 17 Nov. 
1665, Samuel Pinney. JOHN, Windsor, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 17 
June 1658, Isabel, d. of Maj. John Mason, had Mary, b. 22 Feb. 1659 ; 
John, 4 May 1661; Daniel, 29 Sept. 1663; Dorothy, 10 Aug. 1665 ; 
Josiah, 10 Oct. 1670 ; Hezekiah. 30 Apr. 1 673 ; Ann, 28 Apr. 1675 ; and 
Jeremiah, 22 June 1677. He liv. long, rem. to Lebanon, thence to Cov 
entry. JOHN, Windsor, s. of Samuel, m. 26 Aug. 1680, Abigail, d. of 
William Filley, had Abigail, b. 3 Aug. 1681 ; and John, 1683 ; and d. early 
in 1685, his inv. being of 27 Jan. JOSEPH, Windsor, s. of Thomas of the 
same, had Joseph, b. early in 1688 ; Benoni, 1689 ; and d. that yr. at 
Simsbury. NATHANIEL, Windsor, s. of John the first, m. 25 Sept. 1662 
Mindwell, youngest d. of deac. John Moore, had Mindvvell, b. 3 Oct. 
1663 ; Nathaniel, 7 Jan. 1666; Jonathan, 3 July 1668, d. young; Han 
nah, 12 Jan. 1671 ; Abigail, 14 Sept. 1673, d. young; Jonathan, again, 
14 Feb. 1675; Abigail, again, 9, bapt. 11 Mar. 1677; Eliz. 15 Mar. 
1679 ; and David, 1682. His w. d. 24 Nov. 1682, and he m. Dorothy, 
d. of Joseph Fitch, had a s. wh. d. without name, 14 Aug. 1684 ; and 
Dorothy, 1686. This w. d. 28 June 1691, but the d. of h. is not kn, 
SAMUEL, Windsor, br. of the preced. prob. b. in Eng. m. 11 June 1658, 
Abigail, d. of Thomas Holcomb, had John, b. 5 Apr. 1659; Abigail, 6 
July 1661; Jacob, 28 Mar. 1664; Mary, 15 Sept. 1666; Samuel, 11 
Jan. 1669, d. at 29 yrs. leav. wid. Mary, and ch. unb. Mary; Benajah, 
30 June 1671, \vh. d. bef. his f. Joshua ; Eliz. 4 Jan. 1678 ; Deborah, 
29 Oct. 1679 ; and Hannah, 1682. His w. d. 17 Aug. 1688; and he 
took sec. w. Mary, and d. 3 Dec. 1700. THOMAS, Windsor, br. of the 
preced. b. in Eng. m. 11 Oct. 1655, Abigail, d. of deac. John Moore, had 
Thomas, b. 12 Oct. 1656; Abigail, 23 Nov. 1658; John, 26 Jan. 1661 ; 
Joseph, 18 Apr. 1663; Eliz. 9 June 1666; Benjamin, 9 Sept. 1669; 
Sarah, 8 Jan. 1672 ; Ephraim, 11 Apr. 1676, d. in few days ; Esther, 2 
Apr. 1677, d. at one yr. ; Ephraim, again, 4 Nov. 1680 ; Isaac, 22 Sept. 
1682 ; and Ebenezer, wh. d. 22 Aug. 1689, prob. young, and the f. d. 31 
July preced. Abigail m. 1678, Nathaniel Gay lord ; Eliz. m. 1682, 
John Stoughton, and d. 1688. THOMAS, Windsor, s. of the preced. m. 
at Northampton, 15 Oct. 1678, Elsther, d. of Elder John Strong, had 
Esther, b. 10 Sept. bapt. 5 Oct. 1679 ; Abigail, b. 20 Oct. 1681 ; Thomas, 
1683, Eunice, 1686 ; Nathaniel, 1690, d. young; Nathaniel, again, 1694 
and Jerijah, 1698. Eight of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Yale, 
and one at Dart. 

BITNER, WILLIAM, Andover, m. 1648, Sarah, d. of Edmund Ingalls 
of the same. No more of him is seen. 


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had vv. Eliz. and only d. Eliz. perhaps only ch. and d. 23 Nov. 1640. 
His will, of 30 Oct. preced. leav. to Rev. Robert Fordhain a fellow pas- 
seng. memo, of kindness, giv. in abstr. Geneal. Reg. II. 263, leads me to 
feel sure, that he had not long been in the country, and prob. that Wil 
liam wh. d. 5 Oct. 1640, was his s. More than f of his inv. of prop. 
271. 2. 2. was in money. His wid. d. 1 July 1672, and his d. had m. 
13 Dec. 1650, John Briscoe of Watertown. 

BITTS, JAMES, Boston, "the Scotchman," to wh. Capt. Keayne, in 
Dec. 1 653, by codic. to his will, gave 20s. Perhaps he was a prisoner, 
taken in the battle of Dunbar, 3 Sept. 1650, sent over the yr. after to be 
sold here (of whose recept. here Cotton wrote to the Ld. General Crom 
well in that curious letter, preserv. in the invalu. vol. call. Hutch. Coll.), 
for of that cargo of human flesh we have no invoice ; while his name is 
not seen in the doleful consignm. of 272 others by the John and Sarah, 
suppl. from the fatal field of Worcester, call. Cromwell s crowning mercy, 
in the foil. yr. 

BIXBY, DANIEL, Andover, m. 2 Dec. 1674, Hannah, prob. d. of 
Thomas Chandler of the same, had Daniel, Thomas, David, and Joseph, 
and d. 1717. JONATHAN, Newton 1691, s. of Joseph the sec. by w. 
Rachel, m. 1709, had Rachel, perhaps others, certain. Hannah, posthum. 
30 Apr. 1715, he having d. 1714, prob. under mid. age. In Hist, of N. 
Jackson could find little of him to tell. JOSEPH, Salisbury, an early sett. 
m. 1647, Sarah, wid. of Luke Heard, wh. came from Assington, Co. Suff. 
and her maid, name was Wyatt, as Farmer tells ; was of Ipswich 1 649, 
and Rowley 1667, but I can tell no more. JOSEPH, Boxford, perhaps s. 
of the preced. m. 1682, Sarah Gould, had Sarah, Joseph, Jonathan, 
George, Daniel, Benjamin, Mary, and Abigail, and d. a. 1704. NA 
THANIEL, Ipswich 1637, of wh. Mr. Felt can tell me no more. THOMAS, 
Salern 1636; and equal, short is the tale for him. Very freq. is the 
name in our early rec. Bigsbee, as it was pronounc. and not rarely is 
heard in our day. A wid. Mary B. was receiv. into Boston ch. 20 June 
1640 ; but of wh. she had been w. is not found. 

BLACHLEY, AARON, Branford, m. 1686, Sarah, wid. of Robert Foot. 
MOSES and THOMAS, of the same town, engag. 1667, in form. ch. cove 
nant, prob. were brs. 

BLACK, DANIEL, Rowley 1680, in the pt. wh. bee. Boxford. One of 
the prisoners, after the sad gleanings at Worcester fight, 3 Sept. 1651, 
sent over here for sale by the John and Sarah, bore this name, and may 
be the sufferer possib. but not prob. as near all of the poor fellows d. bef. 
his date, of homesickness or the scurvy. GEORGE, Gloucester, by w. 
Dorothy, had Thomas, b. 9 June 1658, d. soon; and Ruth, 3 Sept. 
1659. HENRY, freem. of Mass. 1645, of wh. no more is heard by me. 

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See Blake. JOHN, Charlestown 1634, with w. Susanna, adm. of the ch. 
4 Jan. foil, yet not being nam. by Frothingbam causes a doubt as to 
resid. but he was adm. freem. 29 May 1G44. At Salem, Felt finds a 
John, 1G3G, wh. he thinks the same and freem. 6 Mar. 1632, wh. seems 
inconsist., had Lydia, bapt. 25 Dec. 1636, d. soon ; Lydia, again, 3 June, 
1638 ; and ano. d. 27 Nov. 1640, not nam. on the rec. He d. at Beverly, 
16 Mar. 1675, in 66th yr. and his wid. Freeborn d. 1681, aged 46. 
JOHN, Beverly, s. prob. of the preced. freem. 1670. MILES, Sand 
wich- 1643. RICHARD, freem. of Mass. 1645. Not seldom this name is 
confus. with Blake. 

BLACKBURNE, || WALTER, Boston 1640, had, perhaps liv. at Roxbury, 
was of ar. co. 1638, freem. 22 May 1639, went home 1641, leav. w. Eliz. 
but whether the h. came back, or she foil, him, no means of telling are 
within reach. 

BLACKFORD, NICHOLAS, Newport, among the freem. of 1655. 

BLACKLEACH, BENJAMIN, Cambridge, m. Dorcas, d. of Nathaniel Bow 
man, had Nathaniel, and Benjamin, as from the will of the f. of their 
mo. is learn. The wid. m. a March. * JOHN, Salem 1634, freem. 6 
May 1635, an active merch. rep. 1636, by w. Eliz. beside John, had 
Exercise, bapt. 24 Jan. 1637; Joshua, 23 Feb. 1639; Eliz. 12 Dec. 
1641, d. soon ; Benoni, May 1643 ; Eliz. again, 4 Aug. 1644; and Solo 
mon ; rem. to Boston, where his d. Exercise m. 24 Aug. 1 660, Richard 
Rasor ; thence rem. to Hartford, went honre prob. in 1678 (unless it 
were his s. John, that went) but next yr. came again, and d. at Wethers- 
field, 23 Aug. 1683. His w. Eliz. d. a few weeks earlier. JOHN, 
Boston, s. of the preced. by w. Eliz. had John, b. 1660, rem. next yr. to 
Hartford, there bot. of his f. the est. that Elder Goodwin sold him, went 
to Eng. in 1678, but next yr. emb. for Boston, 8 Mar. in the Mayflower, 
with a ch. wh. may have been sent there for educat. and, after long 
resid. at Wethersfield, d. 9 Sept, 1703, aged .77, and the rec. is prob. 
aggrav. by 10 yrs. His wid. d. 1708, aged 74. His ds. then were Eliz. 
Harris, and Mary Olcott, w. of John, wh. had first been wid. of Thomas 
Welles, and after d. of O. was w. of Joseph Wadsworth the intrepid 
preserver of the Col. Chart, in the famous Charter Oak of Hartford. 
His s. John d. 1700, leaving only s. John. RICHARD, Stratford 1685, 
then call. hims. 30 yrs. old. WILLIAM, Boston, perhaps transient resid. 
for short period betw. 1641 and 9. Sometimes this name appears 

Haven, eldest s. of Samuel, had John, b. 15 July 1676 ; Hannah, 6 
Aug. 1681 ; Mary, 15 May 1683 ; and perhaps others. SAMUEL, New 
Haven, m. 3 Dec. 1650, Hannah Potter, liv. first at Guilford, there had 

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John, b. 22 Oct. 1651, but at N. H. others ; Hannah, 22 Oct. 1657, wh. 
d. young; Mary, 2 Nov. 1659; Samuel, 8 Apr. 1662; Ebenezer, 17 
July 1664; and Hannah, 22 May 1666; these four bapt. 16 Sept. of 
this last yr. in right of their mo. Jonathan, 3 Mar. 1669, d. soon ; and 
ano. s. Apr. 1672, wh. d. soon; as had the sec. Hannah; and he d. 17 
May 1672, leav. only four ch. of wh. three s. were proprs. in 1685 at 
N. H. His wid. m. Henry Brooks. THOMAS, wh. came in the Hope- 
well, Capt. Babb, from London, 1635, aged 20, is by Hinman, 116, 
found in some pt. of Conn, but, unluck. he tells not where. In many 
rec. the name is inextric. confus. with Blatchley. 

BLACKMAN, BENJAMIN, Dorchester, youngest s. of John of the same, 
had Keziah, bapt. 18 June 1693; Eliz. 16 Dec. 1694; Susan, 28 Nov. 
1697; George, 31 Mar. 1700; Jemima, 15 Mar. 1702; Hepzibah, 24 
June 1704; Mary, 6 July 1707; Eliphalet, and Benjamin, both 4 May 
1712 ; but the name of his w. is unkn. HENRY, Charlestown, of wh. I 
can hear nothing, but that he d. a. 1674, and that leave to sell his ho. in 
favor of his ch. (only one) was giv. May 1675, to John Trumbull of C. 
JOHN, Dorchester 1640, perhaps earlier, by w. Mary, d. of Robert Pond, 
had John, b. 10 Aug. 1656; Jonathan, 1 Jan. 1658; Sarah, bapt. 17 
July 1659; Joseph, b. 27 June 1661; Mary, bapt. 18 Oct. 1663; and 
Benjamin, 31 Dec. 1665; was freem. 1665, and d. 28 Apr. 1675, leav. 
wid. Sarah, by wh., perhaps, he had Adam, 9 Dec. 1670 ; and Abraham, 
8 Feb. 1675. JOHN, Dorchester, s. of the preced. m. 26 Mar. 1685, 
Jane, d. of William Weeks, had Thankful, bapt. 14 Feb. 1686 ; John, 14 
Aug. 1687; Eliz. 31 Mar. 1689 ; Josiah, 8 Mar. 1691 ; Mary, 1 May 
1692; Jane, 18 Feb. 1694; Joseph, 5 Feb. 1696; Hannah, 12 Mar. 
1699 ; Ebenezer, 9 June 1700; and Renew, 27 Aug. 1704. 

BLACKMORE, JAMES, Providence, m. Mary, d. of William Hawkins, but 
no date is kn. to me, exc. that he bot. Id. of Thomas James, Jan. 1690, 
and had JOHN, wh. when he sold that est. 15 Feb. 1717, call. hims. s. 
and heir of James. JOHN, Lynn, rem. 1637, to Sandwich, as Lewis 
says, without telling his bapt. name. As the surname is so very rare, it 
may be lawful to conject. that he was f. of Henry of Charlestown, whose 
w. Mary d. 26 Mar. 1671, in her 24th yr. and of that Providence John 
no more is in my power to tell. WILLIAM, Scituate 1665, Deane says, 
came that yr. from Eng. m. 1666, Eliz. Banks, had Peter, b. 1667 ; John, 
1669; Phebe, 1672; and W r illiam, 1675 ; was k. by the Ind. 21 Apr. 
1676, and next yr. his wid. m. Jacob Bumpus. Phebe m. Ebenezer 
Holmes; Peter d. 1692, leav. Joseph, and Jane; William d. 1698, with 
out ch. and John was then liv. 

BLACKWELL, JEREMY, came in the Truelove, 1635, aged 18> and that 
is all I have gain. a. him. JOHN, Sandwich, s. perhaps eldest, of Michael 

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of the same, by w. Sarah had John, b. 2G Dec. 1G75 ; Nathaniel, 16 Dec. 
1676 ; Desire, 20 Dec. 1678 ; Alice, 8 May 1681 ; Jane, 3 Nov. 1682 ; 
Lettice ; and Caleb. He d. 1 688 ; and at the distrib. of the est. of 
their gr.f. wh. d. 1709, neither Desire, nor Caleb, nor Nathaniel, is 
nam. tho. both Caleb and Nathaniel are nara. in his will. JOHN, Boston, 
was one of the purchas. 1684, of a large tract from Mass, for hims. and 
others in London, and at the last elect, in 1686, bef. loss of our chart, 
was candid, to be chos. an Assist. See Hutch. Coll. 543. Douglass, I. 
41 9. Belkn. I. 1 1 6, and Col. Rec. V. 467, 504. JOSHUA, Sandwich, br. 
of the preced. had Joshua, b. 12 Jan. 1683; Mary, 5 Oct. 1684; Samuel, 
13 Apr. 1689, beside Michael, Sarah, Jane, and four other ds. not nam. 
at the distribut. of est. of the gr.f. MICHAEL, or MYLES, Sandwich, 
had Michael, b. 1 June 1648, wh. d. at 25 yrs. prob. unm. ; John; 
Joshua ; and Jane. Plardly can I doubt, that this man is he designat. in 
the Col. list of those able to bear arms 1643, as Miles Black, Geneal. 
Reg. IV. 257. 

BLACKWOOD, CHRISTOPHER, Scituate, hot, 1641, the ho. of Rev. John 
Lothrop, and succeed, him as preach, but next yr. sold the est. to 
Chauncy, wh. bee. the sett. min. and B. went home. See Lechford, 41 ; 
and Deane, 172, 222. 

BLAGDEN, SAMUEL, New Hampsh. with most others, in 1691, solicit 
protect, of Mass. 

BLAGGE, HENRY, Braintree, brickburner, had Philip, b. 24 Mar. 
1643, rem. prob. to Boston 1653, d. 1662, leav. wid. Eliz. and s. Nathan 
iel, a brickmaker, wh. is very near, I judge, to the same trade with his f. 
He left good est. of wh. 19 Aug. of that yr. admin, was giv. to the wid. 
for self and seven ch. Often the spell, is Blague, and, I think, some 
times Black. 

BLAGUE, JOSEPH, Saybrook, m. 10 Feb. 1685, Martha Kirtland, d. 
prob. of Nathaniel of the same, had Eliz. b. 26 May 1687; Joseph, 17 
Nov. 1689, d. at 2 yrs. ; Mary, 27 Aug. 1692 ; Joseph, again, 7 Oct. 
1694 ; and where he was b. the spell, may have differ. 

BLAISDELL, or BLASDALE, HENRY, Salisbury, by w. Mary had 
Ebenezer, b. 17 Oct. 1657 ; Mary, 29 May 1660 ; and Henry, 28 May 
1663 ; rem. to Amesbury, there was freem. 1690; may have been s. of 
Ralph. RALPH, Salisbury 1640, but part of that yr. was liv. at York, 
by w. Eliz. had Mary, b. 5 Mar. 1642 ; Ralph, 1643 ; beside, perhaps, 
Henry, b. in Eng. 1633; and certain. Sarah, wh. d. 17 Jan. 1647. I 
think some ground for conject. there is that the f. went away and d. 
For in Aug. 1667, a wid. B. was there and then d. when Mary, d. of her 
h. was w. of John or Joseph Stowers, as we may prefer to award the 
bapt. name, under the light of Geneal. Reg. VIII. 53 and 4. The name 

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is found in New Hampsh. and one of the M. C. of that State in 1809-10 
was Daniel B. 

BLAKE, CHRISTOPHER, Boston 1663, a tailor. EDWARD, Dorchester, 
s. of William, b. in Eng. m. Patience, d. of John Pope, had Edward, 
wh. d. 30 Sept. 1676; Jonathan; Solomon; Mary, wh. m. a Pitcher; 
Sarah, wh. m. Richard Talley ; Jane m. a Kilton ; Susanna m. Nathaniel 
Wales ; and Abigail, wh. m. 31 Dec. 1695, Obadiah Swift the sec. but I 
regret to add, that rny acco. of this fam. is very indistinct. He was a 
cooper in Boston, and from his prosper, business enabl. to rem. near to his 
native fields 1678, then bee. Milton, where he d. 1692, in his will of 31 
Aug. in that yr. nam. those seven ch. but giv. little more inform. GEORGE, 
Gloucester 1640, was selectman 1644, by w. Dorothy had Rebecca, b. 
1641 ; Deborah; Prudence, 15 Apr. 1647 ; Eliz. 31 May 1650; Mary, 
14 Feb. 1652 ; Thomas, 9 June 1658 ; and Ruth, 5 Sept, 1659 ; rem. 
to Andover, where Prudence m. 6 July 1666, Moses Tyler. He d. 17 
Feb. 1699 ; and his wid. d. 12 Feb. 1702, at Boxford, wh. was formerly 
part of A. HENRY, Boston, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 28 Oct. 1652; 
Martha, 2 Nov. 1655 ; and Rebecca, 5 July 1657. He d. 26 July 1662. 
Farmer suppos. he might be the H. Black wh. was made freem. 1645 ; 
but I see some reas. for differ, opin. * JAMES, Dorchester, s. of W T illiam 
the first, b. in Eng. freem. 1652, rep. 1677, was deac. and rul. Elder, m. 

a. 1651, Eliz. eldest of the ch. of deac. Edward Clap, had James, b. 15 
Aug. 1652 ; John, 16 Mar. 1657 ; Eliz. 3 Oct. 1658; Nathaniel, 4 July 
1659; Jonathan, 12 July 1660; Sarah, 28 Feb. 1665, d. next yr. ; and 
Joseph, 27 Aug. 1667. His w. d. 16 Jan. 1694, and he m. 17 Sept. 
1695, at Rehoboth, Eliz. Hunt, and d. 28 June 1700, aged 77. His 
will, made two days bef., is very abund. in giv. fam. connex. JAMES, 
Dorchester, eldest s. of the preced. was deac. m. 6 Feb. 1682, Hannah 
Macy, wh. d. 1 June foil, their only ch. Eliz. d. in Nov. preced. few days 
after b. He next m. 8 July 1684, Ruth Batchelder, had Hannah, b. 16 
Sept. 1685, d. at one yr. ; James, 30 Apr. 1688 (the dilig. collect, of the 
Annals of D. for wh. we are so much indebt.), wh. d. 4 Dec. 1750 ; and 
Increase, 8 June 1699. His will of 8 Aug. 1721, provides for the two s. 
and their mo. wh. d. in her 90th yr. 11 Jan. 1752 ; but he had d. 22 Oct. 
1732. JASPER, Hampton, d. 11 Feb. 1673, had Dorothy, or Deborah, 

b. 17 Sept. 1668, wh. m. 22 Jan. 1689, Nathaniel Locke of the same. 
But in his will he names w. Deborah, and ch. Timothy, Israel, John, 
Jasper, and Deborah, and cous. Samuel Dalton. JEREMIAH, New Lon 
don 1680, of wh. Miss Caulkins tells that he bot. Id. 1681, and was there 
1688. || JOHN, Dorchester, s. of William the first, b. in Eng. ar. co. 
1642, freem. 1644, m. 16 Aug. 1654, wid. Mary Shaw (says the Boston 
rec.), but wh. had been her former h. or whose ch. she was, I see noU 

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Perhaps he liv. some yrs. in Boston, a. 1663 ; andd. there early in 1689, 
and from his will of 10 Jan. in that yr. that gives to w. and to his brs. 
and neph. and nieces, beside others, but no ch. may safely be infer, that 
he left none. Yet he had Hannah, b. 16 Jan. 1659, wh. prob. d. young, 
and the Geneal. Reg. IX. 176, erron. makes him f. of deac. John, wh. 
was his neph. JOHN, Dorchester, sec. s. of James the first, had w. Mary, 
wh. may have borne to him Mary, 26 Apr. 1687 ; John ; and Samuel, 26 
Sept. 1691 ; but of this last nothing is heard, nor of John, except that he 
d. 19 Apr. 1689, very young. By sec. w. Hannah he had Hannah, b. 
8 Sept. 1693; Eliz. 21 Feb. 1696; John, again, 23 Apr. 1698; and 
Josiah, 11 Mar. 1700. No full report of the m. of either w. is within 
reach, nor can dates of b. of all of the ch. be found. Yet he was 
town elk., deac. and d. 2 Mar. 1718. JOHN, Middletown, m. 1673, 
Sarah, d. of Richard Hall of the same, had Mercy, b. 16 Nov. of that yr. ; 
Sarah, a. 1675; Mary, 29 July 1677; Eliz. 16 Mar. 1679; Abigail, 25 
Jan. 1681 ; John, 19 Mar. 1683 ; Jonathan, 27 July 1685 j Stephen, 15 
July 1691 ; and Richard, wh. d. at 11 mos. JOHN, Hampton, took o. of 
alleg. 26 Apr. 1678. JOHN, Boston, joiner, had w. Sarah, and s. Rich 
ard, as from his will, 8 Oct. 1692, is learn. I presume he had not many 
yrs. liv. here, for he speaks of prop, in Eng. as well as in N. E. wh. he 
gives wholly to w. and makes her extrix. so that the s. was prob. young. 
JOSEPH, Dorchester, youngest s. of James the first, by w. Mehitable had 
Hopestill, b. 11 Jan. 1691 ; Nathaniel, 6 Sept. 1692, d. in few weeks ; 
Eliz. 5 Dec. 1693; Mehitable, 23 Mar. 1696; Joseph, 8 Mar. 1699; 
Zipporah, 8 Jan. 1701 ; Ruth, 10 Dec. 1702 ; Ann, 3 Mar. 1705 ; Jere 
miah, 13 Mar. 1707 ; Sarah, 14 July 1709, and Ebenezer, 22 Oct. 1712 ; 
and the f. d. 1 Feb. 1739. NATHANIEL, Boston 1676. PHILIP, Bos 
ton 1676. RICHARD, Andover 1645, one of the found, of the ch. per 
haps was passeng. in the Confidence 1638, from Southampton, aged 16. 
In 1644 he was at Dorchester, but this seems slight ground for the tradit. 
that he was br. of William the sec. He d. 1695, therefore he was, 
I think, too young to be omit, in numb, of s. of the f. tho. William had 
br. Richard, b. four yrs. it is said, later than hims. We may well think 
that Richard d. young. || WILLIAM, Dorchester, wh. came 1630, in the 
Mary and John, was eldest s. of Giles of Little Baddow, Co. Essex, had 
brot. with him William, b. 1620 ; James, 1623; John; and Edward, bef. 
ment. and perhaps Ann, wh. m. Jacob Legare ; in 1636 went to Spring 
field with Pynchon, yet contin. hardly more than a yr. He was a very 
useful citizen, freem. 14 Mar. 1639, ar. co. 1646, selectman, town elk. etc.. 
and d. 25 Oct. 1663, aged 69. His wid. Agnes, prob. mo. of all his ch. 
d. 22 July 1678. To her his will, made 3 Sept. 1661, pro. 28 Jan.. 
1664, refers, and to five ch. of wh. four were s. hut none are nam.. 
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*WILLIAM, Dorchester, eldest s. of the preced. b. in Eng. had Samuel, b. 
14 May 1650 ; Ann, G Mar. 1653 ; Mary, 20 Mar. 1655 ; and William, 
22 Feb. prob. 1657; Nathaniel, 4 July 1659; Edward, 13 Apr. 1662; 
Experience, 17 June 1665 ; beside Susan, wh. d. 4 May 1676 ; and at Mil 
ton (lately set off from D.), of unkn. date, Mehitable. All these, exc. 
William, wh. had been press. 1675, for a soldier in Philip s war, and 
enroll, in Moseley s comp. and prob. d. of the hardships of the Narra- 
gansett serv. are nam. in his will of 23 June 1703. From this we learn 
all the surnames of h s of his ds. Ann, m. 18 Dec. 1676, Thomas Gil 
bert, the only one of wh. I learn the date or bapt. name ; however 
strange such ignorance may appear. The others are call. Mary Willis, 
Experience Carver, and Mehitable Briggs. He was rep. for M. sev. 
yrs. His wid. Hannah, wh. certain, was not mo. of the earliest ch. d. 4 
Aug. 1729, aged 90. At the N. E. coll. in 1835, Farmer found thirteen 
gr. of this name, eleven of them at Harv. 

BLAKEMAN, ADAM (as I saw that he wrote at the University, as he 

usual, did after, tho. some of his descend, would have it Blackman), b. in 

Staffordsh. was bred at Christ s Coll. Oxford, being matricul. 28 May 

1617, in his 19th yr. preach, in the Cos. of Leicester and Derby bef. he 

came over, wh. was a. 1638, and was soon after at_Guilford, but in 1640 

bee. the first min. of Stratford. His ch. exc. Benjamin, were prob. all b. in 

Eng. and he d. 7 Sept. 1665 ; and the wid. Jane d. 1673. Lechford, 43, 

miscalls him Black well. In the Magn. III. 94, c. 7, Mather exults at 

his chance for a pun ; Trumbull tells something; and the ch. rec. of Rox- 

bury, a little; but we rejoice in his will of 16 Mar. 1665, as copious in 

informat. One d. and five s. Mary, James, Samuel, Benjamin, John, 

and Deliverance are ment. in it ; and from later report the last was a 

wild youth, wh. gave his mo. much disquiet. His Latin bks. he would 

give to Joshua Atwater, s. of his d. Mary, if he were educ. for the min. 

tho. first intend, for s. Benjamin, wh. first chose ano. way of life ; yet, 

in the end, the gr.s. refus. the legacy, and Benjamin took to learn. 

* BENJAMIN, Maiden, youngest s. of the preced. after gr. at coll. 1663, 

was preach, at M. and there ord. 1674 ; m. 1 Apr. 1675 (not Sarah, as 

strangely is seen in the rec. of M., but) Rebecca, d. of Joshua Scottow, 

wh. d. as hei gr.stone tells, 21 Mar. 1715. He gave up his pulpit 1678, 

rem. next yr. to Saco, there was a magistr. but he for some short term 

preach, at Scarborough. During the great French and Ind. war being 

driv. to Boston, he serv. 1683, as rep. for S. but contin. to live at B. 

At 3d ch. were bapt. his ch. Benjamin, 13 Sept. 1685; and Rebecca, 

14 Apr. 1689. See Belkn. I. 125 ; and Hutch. I. 364. DELIVERANCE, 

Stonington, s. of Rev. Adam, b. in Eng. d. 20 Apr. 1702, leav. Adam, 

b. 1687. EBENEZER, Stratford, s. of John the first, m. 4 Oct. 1681, 

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Patience, d. of John Wilcoxson, had Dorothy, b. 18 Mar. 1683 ; John, 
4 Apr. 1685; Eliz. 18 Feb. 1688; and Ebenezer,^Aug. JL690. By 
sec. w. m. 3 Nov. 1692, Abigail, d. of wid. Hannah Curtis, had Jonathan 
24 Apr. 1696; David, 6 Jan. 1698, d. at 5 yrs.; Abigail, 20 Nov. 1700, 
d. at 3 yrs. ; Nathan, 29 Sept. 1702 ; and Sarah, 3 Apr. 1705 ; and he 
d. 1715. JAMES, Stratford, br. of Deliverance, b. in Eng. m. 1657, 
Miriam, d. of Moses Wheeler, had Sarah, b. 25 Apr. 1658 ; Mary, 24 
Apr. 1661; Hannah, 21 Jan. 1665; Jane, 26 Oct. 1668; Miriam, 8 
Feb. 1671 ; Zechariah, 26 May 1678 ; Adam, 1 Jan. 1683 ; and James, 
4 Dec. 1686; and d. 1689 ; his will being pro. 7 Nov. of that yr. made 
18 July bef. JOHN, Wethersfield, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. a. 
1653, Dorothy, d. of Rev. Henry Smith, and rem. to Stratford, had John, 
Ebenezer, and Joseph ; and d. 1662. His will of 19 Jan. in that yr. was 
pro. 26 Nov. foil, and his wid. m. 31 Oct. 1665, Francis Hall of S. wh. 
d. 1689. Her third h. was Mark Sension of Norwalk, wh. d. 1693 ; and 
her fourth, a. 1694, was deac. Isaac Moore of Farmington, and she d. a. 
1706. After the d. of her first, she was sought by John Thomas, but 
Rev. Adam had in his will giv. her 5, " if she m. not John Thomas," 
and take her friends adv. or contin. a wid. JOHN, Fairfield, s. of the 
preced. m. Mary, d. of wid. Hannah Curtis of Stratford, whose h. 
was not discov. by the diligence of Goodwin, had Abraham, b. 25 Oct. 
1694, nam. as only ch. in his will of 6 Sept. 1706. JOSEPH, Stratford, 
br. of the preced. m. 14 July 1674, Hannah, d. of Francis Hall, had 
Joseph, b. 30 Apr. 1675; John; Samuel; Abigail; and Rebecca. For 
sec. w. he m. 29 Jan. 1705, Esther Wheeler. SAMUEL, Stratford, s. of 
Rev. Adam, b. prob. in Eng. m. Nov. 1660, Eliz. eldest d. of the first 
Moses Wheeler, had s. b. Jan. 1662, d. at two mos. ; Abigail, 11 Nov. 
1663; Adam, 4 Dec. 1665; and Joanna, 4 Dec. 1667; and he d. 27 
Nov. foil. His wid. m. 1670, Jacob Walker ; and Abigail m. 4 Dec.. 
1679, Hezekiah Dickinson, and was mo. of famous Jonathan, Presid. of 
N. J. Coll. 

BLAKESLEY, EBENEZER, New Haven, was an early sett, and no more 
is told. Trumbull, Cent. Ser. 32. P^DWARD, Roxbury, was bur. 3 Nov. 
1637, had good est. as his inv. of 25 Dec. foil, proves, and his d. Sarah, 
wh. had admin, of it, d. in May after. See Blackley, and Blatchley. 

BLANCHARD, GEORGE, Charlestown 1658, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. 
d. 18 Mar. 1700, aged 82, leav. Nathaniel ; Hannah, wh. m. 7 Dec. 
1682, Thomas Shepard of the same, but not the min. and Sarah, m. 22 
Aug. 1687, Thomas Dean of Concord. JOHN, Charlestown, br. of the 
preced. b. in Eng. freem. 1649, by w. Eliz. had Hannah, b. 6 Jan. 1659, 
and other ch. as Benjamin, James, Sarah, Mary, Nathaniel, Joseph, and 
Thomas, perhaps more, some of wh. left large posterity, but he rem. to 


Dunstable in its early day, was there one of the found, of the ch. 16 
Dec. 1685, and a deac. yet dates and other details are not seen. JOHN, 
Newbury, d. of smallpox, 24 July 1678. JONATHAN, Dunstable, per 
haps s. of Thomas, was, in 1681, one of the town officers. JONATHAN, 
Andover, s. of Samuel, m. 26 May 1685, Ann, d. prob. of John Love- 
joy. JOSEPH, Boston, d. Dec. 1637, but whether ch. or adult, is not 
seen. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of George of the same, m. 13 Apr. 

1681, Hannah, d. of Thomas Shepard of the same, had Eliz. b. 30 Sept. 

1682, d. in few mos. ; Hannah, 14 Feb. 1&84, d. in few days; Joseph, 7 
Mar. 1686 ; Thomas, 28 Jan. 1688 ; Moses, and Aaron, tw. 4 Mar. 1690, 
of wli. Moses d. in few hours ; and prob. Stephen. JOSEPH, Dunstable, 
s. of deac. John, m. 25 May 1696, Abiah, d. of Joseph Hassell, wh. d. 8 
Dec. 1746, had Eliz. b. 15 Apr. 1697 ; Esther, 24 July 1699 ; Hannah, 
28 Oct. 1701; Joseph, 11 Feb. 1704; Rachel, 23 Mar. 1705, prob. d. 
soon; Susanna, 29 Mar. 1707; Jane, 19 Mar. 1709 ; Rachel, again, 23 
Mar. 1712; and Eleazer, 1 Dec. 1715; and d. 1727. NATHANIEL, 
Charlestown, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 16 Dec. 1658, Susanna Bates, 
rem. to Weymouth, had John, b. 27 Mar. 1660; Mary, 1 Dec. 1662; 
Nathaniel, 25 Sept. 1665; Edward, 7 June 1668; perhaps Susanna, 12 
Aug. 1671 ; and Mercy, 14 Apr. 1674. His wid. m. 1680, prob. Thomas 
Bass, as his sec. w. and Mary m. Thomas Faxon the third. PETER, 
New London 1662, liv. prob. on the R. I. bounds. SAMUEL, Charles- 
town, s. of Thomas, came in the Jonathan 1639, aged 10 yrs. as is said, 
m. 3 Jan. 1655, Mary, d. of Seth Sweetser, rem. after 1664, to Andover, 
and d. Apr. 1707. Some of his ch. were Jonathan ; Joseph ; Thomas, 

. wh. m. 22 May 1699, Rose Holmes of Marshfield, and d. 1759, aged 85 ; 
John; perhaps Hannah, wh. m. 24 May 1699, Stephen Osgood. See 
Abbot, Hist, of Andover, 39. THOMAS, Braintree 1646, soon after rem. 
to Charlestown, came in the Jonathan from London in 1639, with sev. 
ch. of wh. Thomas was one, all prob. by a first w. His sec. w. wh. had 
been wid. Agnes Barnes, a sis. of John Bent, d. with her inf. also, on the 
voyage, and he d. 21 May 1654. In his will, of five days earlier, he 
ment. w. Mary, ch. Nathaniel, Samuel, and George, and George s s. 
Joseph. His wid. stood up for the orthodoxy of Marmaduke Matthews 
at Maiden, to wh. town Thomas had rem. THOMAS, Charlestown, on Mis- 
tick or Maiden side, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. by w. Ann, or Hannah, 
had Mary, and Sarah; and he d. early in Feb. 1651. His wid. m. 18 
Oct. foil. Richard Gardner of Woburn. THOMAS, Dunstable, s. of deac. 
John, by first w. Tabitha had Tabitha, b. 27 Feb. 1689 ; Hannah, 29 Nov. 
1690, both at Woburn ; Abigail, 5 May 1694 ; and John, 20 May 1696. 
His w. d. 29 Nov. foil, and he m. 4 Oct. 1698, Ruth Adams of Chelms- 
ford, had Thomas, 12 Aug. 1699; William, 1701; and Ruth, 1 Apr. 

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1703 ; and d. 9 Mar. 1727. WILLIAM, Salem 1637, freem. 2 June 
1641 ; prob. had w. Ann, d. of James Everill, rem. to Boston, and here 
join, our ch. May 1647, had John, b. 18 Sept. 1652; and d. 1 Oct. of 
that yr. His will of four days bef. pro. 18 Nov. foil, names mo. Ann 
(wh. I find, had Id. 1638 at S.), w. Hannah ; eh. John, and Henry ; br. 
John ; f.-in-law Everill, whose three ch. he also rememb. and childr. of 
sis. Gorlick. His wid. m. 13 May 1655, George Manning. Of this 
name, in 1834, the gr. at Harv. were five ; at Yale, and Dart, two ea. 

BLAND, JOHN, Edgartown 1646, d. a. 1667, leav. w. Joanna, by wh. he 
had ds. Annabel, and Isabel. The latter m. Thomas Lovett of Hampton. 

BLANDFORD, JOHN, Sudbury 1641, an orig. propr. m. wid. Dorothy 
Wright, had Sarah, b. 27 Jan. 1643; Hannah, 7 Mar. 1644; John, 6 
Mar. 1646 ; Stephen, 3 Dec. 1649 ; and perhaps more. He had come 
in the Confidence, 1638, from Southampton, aged 27, in employm. of 
Walter Haynes, prob. bring, w. Mary, wh. d. 4 Dec. 1641 ; and I pre 
sume belong, to Co. Wilts. His will of 21 Oct. 1687, pro. 23 Nov. foil, 
bef. Sir Edmund Andros, gave all his est. to w. Dorothy for her life, but 
names s. Stephen, d. Maynard ; beside s.-in-law Jabesh Brown, and Ed 
ward Wright ; the latter s. of his w. by former h. and the other, I doubt 
not, h. of his d. Hannah. Sarah m. 11 Sept. 1665, Elias Keyes. STE 
PHEN, Sudbury, s. of the preced. m. Susanna, d. of Robert Long, of 
Charlestown. THOMAS, Watertown, m. 18 Dec. 1673, Eliz. Eames 
(perhaps d. of Thomas of Dedham), the rec. then spelL his name Blayn- 
ford ; and no more is kn. of him. 

BLAND ING. See Blanton. 

BLANEY, JOHN, Lynn 1659, m. 11 July 1660, Hannah King, perhaps 
d. of Daniel the first, had John, b. 5 May 1661 ; Daniel, 3 Aug. 1664 ; 
Henry, 15 Aug. 1666; Hannah, 11 Nov. 1667; Joseph, 2 Oct. 1670; 
and Eliz. 17 Aug. 1673. For sec. w. he in. Nov. 1678, Eliz. wid. of old 
Thomas Purchas, or Purchis. Lewis s Hist. 134, says descend, of his s. 
Joseph are still at L. JOHN, Charlestown, m. perhaps in 1668 or 9, 
Sarah, wid. of John Powell of the same, had Susanna, b. 13 June 1673, 
and the mo. d. 18 Oct. 1694, aged 51. 

penter from Upton in Co. Worcester, freem. 10 May 1643, by w. Phebe 
had William; Phebe, bapt. 21 Aug. 1642; and Mary, 3 Aug. 1645; 
and d. 15 June 1662. His will of 25 Apr. preced. names s. William, 
for not giv. to wh. more of his est. he ment. one reason, " because he 
will not hearken to my counsel ; " and the two ds. to wh. he dispos. all 
his prop, after d. of his w. with provis. should they die, " then his elder 
br. Ralph, and, if he have no ch. then sec. br. John, both of Upton on 
Severn in Worcestersh. should have it." He own. Id. in that pt. of Bos- 


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ton call. Muddy riv., now Brookline, and was engag. in the iron works at 
Taunton. WILLIAM, Rehoboth, prob. s. of the preced. took w. 4 Sept. 
1674, Bethia, whose surname is not heard, had Obadiah, b. 14 Apr. 1679 ; 
and Samuel, 11 Apr. 1680. 

BLATCHFORD, * PETER, New London, had serv. 1637 (bef. that town 
was sett.), in the Pequot war, when very young, for wh. he had gr. of Id. 
was constable, and a valu. citizen, in 1669 rem. to Haddam, for wh. he 
was rep. that and the foil. yr. and d. 1671, leav. wid. Hannah, d. of Isaac 
Willey, and three ch. Joanna, 5 and \ yrs. old ; Peter, 4 ; and Mary, 
1 and ^. His wid. m. Samuel Spencer. 

BLATCHLEY, AARON, Guilford, s. of Thomas, m. 1665, Mary, d. of 
Daniel Dodd, had Mary ; Thomas, wh. d. 1692 ; Ebenezer ; Hannah, b. 
1674, d. young; Daniel, 1676; Joseph; Benjamin; Sarah; and Su 
sanna ; but the order is very uncert. and prob. one or two of these may 
have been offspring of sec. w. He rem. to Newark, N. J. after m. a. 
1686, Sarah, wid. of Robert Foote of Branford. MOSES, Guilford 1672, 
younger br. of the preced. m. Susanna, d. of John Bishop of the same, had 
Abigail, b. 10 Dec. 1G76, d. young ; Moses, 10 Jan. 1679 ; David, 1680, 
d. soon; Mehitable, 1681, d. next yr. ; Mehitable, again, 1683; Abra 
ham, 1684 ; Abigail, again, 1686 ; David, again, 1689 ; Bashua, 1692 ; 
and Abial, posthum. 1693, or 4. He d. 15 Oct. 1693 ; and his wid. d. 
Oct. 1729. SAMUEL, Guilford 1650. See Blackley. * THOMAS, Hart 
ford 1640, rem. to New Haven 1643, took o. of fidel. next yr. but in two 
yrs. more was of Branford ; encourag. the rem. of others to Newark, 
N. J. but did not go; in 1667 and three yrs. foil, was rep. By w. Su 
sanna he had Aaron; Moses, b. 25 May 1650, both bapt. 1 June 1651 
at New Haven ; Miriam, I think, bapt. 2 May 1652 ; and Abigail. In 
his latter days he was of Guilford, and d. at Boston, a. 1674, prob. on 
a trading visit. His wid. m. Richard Bristow ; d. Miriam m. 1670, 
Samuel Pond. Blachley and Blackley, sometimes represent this name, 
especially the latter, wh. see. 

BLAXTON, JOHN, Cumberland, s. of William, sold the Id. deriv. from 
his f. and in 1692, rem. with his w. Catharine to Providence; where 
prob. in 1700, or shortly bef. was b. his s. John, perhaps, thence, the 
same yr. to Rehoboth, in that part set off as Attleborough, and from this 
town, as fearing he might bee. a pauper, was warn, to depart 1713. 
He had acquir. an unsocial temper, and liv. as a hermit ; but that affec 
tion or affectation could be as well indulg. in the new resid. at Branford, 
wh. with high probabil. is thot. to have been his resort. His s. John 
there d. as the gr.stone rec. 3 Jan. 1785, unless ano. John of so unusual 
surname be assum. and that would be contrary to all reasona. inferences. 
WILL&M, Boston 1625, or 6, was bred at Emanuel, often call, the Pu- 

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ritan, Coll. Cambridge, where he had his degr. 1617, and 1621, and was 
prob. ord. in Eng. but had no kn. cure, came in unkn. sh. at uncert. time, 
for undiscov. cause, and sat down, alone, on the peninsu. now the ch. part 
of Boston, where he contin. some four or five yrs. after the arr. of the 
Gov. and comp. and was adm. freem. 18 May 1631, having req. that 
benefit in Oct. preced. He rem. a. 1634, or 5 (and was the earliest 
perman. civiliz. resid. in the unborn Col.) to the neighb. of Providence 
(as it was soon after nam.), prob. from dissatisfact. with the puritan 
rigidity of Mass., built his ho. on meadow at Study hill, as he nam. the 
beautiful seclusion near the bank of a river, since call. Blackstone, as our 
Seer, prefer- to spell his name, wh. is restored now to the true form, in 
wh. I saw it writ, by hims. on the University books. His new resid. 
was at the place since call. Cumberland ; but he came to Boston once 
more to m. 4 July 1659, Sarah, wid. of John Stephenson, had only s. 
John, and d. 26 May 1675, a few weeks only bef. the gr. Ind. war, in 
wh. his planta. was destroy. Right to admin, on his est. and give 
guardiansh. to his s. was assum. by Plymouth Col. wh. reckon, their 
bounds to include that spot, and the discretion of the governm. of R. I. 
prevent, controv. a. jurisdict. It is presum. that the fam. name is not 
extinct, tho. for many yrs. by many writers the supposit. was confident, 
entertain. Very respect, descend, have for five or six generat. enjoy, an 
est. at Branford, wh. was prob. acquir. by his gr.s. Diligent research by 
L. M. Sargent, Esq. ten yrs. since was crown, with satisfact, result, and 
his regard for the character of the emigrant was exhibit, in copious 
publicat. of the process of inq. See Holmes, Ann. I. ; Winth. I. 44 
and 5 ; 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 170 ; and 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 247 ; 
Bliss, Hist, of Rehoboth ; Daggers Hist, of Attleborough, 29. 

BLAYDEN, WILLIAM, New Haven 1641, d. late in 1661, prob. unm. 
The inv. of 3 Jan. foil, shows petty est. 

BLEASE, JOHN, Cambridge, bur. 23 Apr. 1646, may be misspelt, or is 
a strange name on rec. 

BLIGH, JOHN, Salem. See Bly. THOMAS, Boston 1652, sailmaker, 
was perhaps that man nam. in Hutch. Coll. 267, and Haz. Hist. Coll. II. 
359, serv. in the expedit. under Willard, 1654, for bring. Ninicraft to 
submit. He had Thomas, b. 1656, and prob. was expos, to maledict. as 
a Quaker 1658. 

BLIN, PETER, Wethersfield, had four ch. b. 1675-81; but the names 
are not seen. 

BLINMAN, RICHARD, Gloucester 1641, came from Chepstow, in Co. 
Monmouth, that is separat. from Gloucestersh. only by the riv. Wye. 
There he had preach, and with much effect, if it be true, as is said, that 
many wh. accomp. or follow, him from home, and had with him first set 

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down at Marshfield, soon after reach. Plymouth in 1 640, pursued his pleas 
ure in cross, to the opposite side of the bay coming under ano. jurisdict. 
and chang. the name of their town from Cape Ann to Gloucester, the city, 
where sev. of them had been b. He had gr. of Id. in 1641, and was 
made freem. 7 Oct. of the same yr. By w. Mary he had Jeremiah, b. 
20 July 1642; Ezekiel, 11 Nov. 1643; and Azrikam, 2 Jan. 1646; 
rem. Oct. 1650, to New London, and drew thither many of his Glou 
cester friends. Fewer, perhaps, follow, him to New Haven, whence after 
short resid. and sell, some of his library to the Col. in May 1659, he 
went home, carry, all his ch. exc. Jeremiah, wh. was at New London so 
late as 1663. His w. is thot. to have been sis. of deac. William Parke of 
Roxbury, but with slight grounds. He d. at Bristol, " in a good old 
age," says Calamy, II. 610. 

BLISH, or BLUSH, ABRAHAM, Barnstable, by w. Ann, wh. d. 26 May 
1651, had Sarah, b. 2, bapt. 5 Dec. 1641 ; Joseph, 5, bapt. 9 Apr. 1648; 
and by sec. w. Hannah, wid. of John Barker of Duxbury, had Abraham, 
16 Oct. 1654. This w. d. 16 Mar. 1658, and he m. 4 Jan. foil. Alice 
Derby, and d. 7 Sept. 1683. ABRAHAM, Boston, one of the found, of 
the ch. in Brattle str. 1698, from the rarity of the union of such names, 
may well be suppos. s. of the preced. JOSEPH, Barnstable, s. of the 
first Abraham, m. 15 Sept. 1674, Hannah Hull, had Joseph, b. 13 Sept. 
1675 ; John, 17 Feb. 1677, wh. d. young ; Ann, Feb. 1679 ; Abraham, 
27 Feb. 1681; Reuben, 14 Aug. 1683; Sarah, Aug. 1685, d. young; 
Thankful, Sept, 1687; John, again, 1 Jan. 1692; d. under 20 yrs. ; 
Tristram, Apr. 1694 ; Mary, Apr. 1696; and Benjamin, Apr. 1699. 

BLISS, GEORGE, Lynn, rem. 1637, to Sandwich, says Lewis, to wh. 
Mr. Felt adds, that he was of Newport 1649, then aged 58, and he is 
seen in the list of freem. 1655. JOHN, Newport, s. of the preced. 
freem. 1669, m. Damaris, d. of Benedict Arnold the first, had Freelove, 
b. 17 Nov. 1672. JOHN, Northampton, s. of the first Thomas, was prob. 
b. at Hartford, whence, after d. of his f. of wh. perhaps he was youngest 
ch. he was by his mo. car. to Springfield. There he m. 7 Oct. 1667, 
Patience, d. of Henry Burt, had John, b. 7 Sept. 1669; Nathaniel, 
26 Jan. 1671 ; Thomas, 29 Oct. 1673, wh. liv. to 12 Aug. 1758 ; Joseph, 
1676, wh. d. at gr. age, unm. ; Hannah, 16 Nov. 1678; Henry, 15 
Aug. 1681, d. young; and Ebenezer, 1683, wh. d. 4 Nov. 1761 ; and 
rem. to Springfield, where most of his life passed, and he d. 10 Sept. 
1702. JONATHAN, Rehoboth 1655, s. prob. eldest of Thomas of the 
same, b. in Eng. by w. Miriam Harmon, sis. prob. of Nathaniel, had 
Ephraim, b. 1649; Rachel, 1651; Jonathan, 1653, d. young; Mary, 
1655; Eliz. 1657; Samuel, 1660; Martha, 1663; Jonathan, again, 
1666 ; and Dorothy, and Bethia, tw. 1668. JONATHAN, Rehoboth, s. of 

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the preced. m. 23 June 1691, Miriam, d. of the sec. William Carpenter, 
had Jonathan, b. 5 June 1692; Jacob, 21 Mar. 1694; Ephraim, 28 
Dec. 1695, d. young; Elisha, 4 Aug. 1697; Ephraim, again, 15 Aug. 
1699; Daniel, 21 Jan. 1702; Noah, 18 May 1704; and Miriam, 19 
Nov. 1705 ; and his w. d. 21 May foil. Next he m. Mary French, had 
Mary, 1711, wh. d. soon ; Mary, again, 25 Nov. 1712 ; Hannah, 7 Jan. 
1715; and Bethia, 10 May 1716; and he d. 16 Oct. 1719. LAW 
RENCE, Springfield, s. of Thomas of the same, was prob. b. in Eng. 
m. 25 Oct. 1654, Lydia, d. of deac. Samuel Wright, had Lydia, b. 29 
Nov. 1655; d. at four mos. ; Sarah, 11 May 1657, d. in one mo.; 
Sarah, again, 4 Apr. 1658, d. next yr. ; Samuel, 7 June 1660, d. in two 
wks. ; Samuel, again, 16 Aug. 1662; Hannah, 26 May 1665; Sarah, 
again, 27 Nov. 1667; William, 28 Apr. 1670; and Pelatiah, 19 Aug. 
1674. The last five liv. beyond mid. age; but the f. d. 1676. His 
wid. m. 1678 John Norton of S. NATHANIEL, Springfield 1645, br. of 
the preced. b. in Eng. rem. from Hartford soon after d. of his f. and m. 
20 Nov. 1646, Catharine, d. of deac. Samuel Chapin, had Samuel, b. 7 
Nov. 1647, wh. liv. to 19 June 1749; Margaret, 12 Nov. 1649, wh. 
m. 2 May 1672, Nathaniel Foote, and d. Apr. 1745 ; Mary, 23 Sept. 
1651; and Nathaniel, 27 Mar. 1653, wh. d. 23 Dec. 1736. Notwith- 
stand. this tendency to long life in the ch. the f. was bur. 18 Nov. 1654. 
His wid. m. 31 July foil. Thomas Gilbert, by him had four ch. and m. 
28 Dec. 1664, Samuel Marshfield, and had four more, so as to count one 
doz. ch. On 31 Dec. 1678, or the next day, Samuel, sen. Samuel, jr. 
and Samuel tert. took o. of alleg. being over 16 yrs. old, and enrol, in 
the milit. at S. They were a s. of Nathaniel, a s. of Lawrence, and their 
uncle. SAMUEL, Springfield, br. of the preced. was perhaps b. at Hart 
ford, m. 10 Nov. 1665, Mary, d. of John Leonard of S. had Hannah, b. 
20 Dec. 1666; Thomas, 8 Feb. 1668; Mary, 4 Aug. 1670; Jonathan, 5 
Jan. 1672; Martha, 1 June 1674; Sarah, 10 Sept. 1677; Experience, 
1 Apr. 1679, d. at 18 yrs.; Mercy, 18 July 1680; Ebenezer, 29 July 
1683; Margaret, 11 Sept. 1684; and Esther, 2 Apr. 1688. He d. 23 
Mar. 1720; and his wid. d. 21 Mar. 1724. SAMUEL, Norwich, s. of 
Thomas of the same, m. 8 Dec. 1681, Ann, d. of John Elderkin, had 
Thomas, b. Sept. 1682 ; Samuel, 13 Nov. 1684; Eliz. 28 Feb. 1687 ; 
John, 23 Oct. 1690; Pelatiah, 19 Nov. 1697; and Thankful, 7 Mar. 
1700. He d. 30 Dec. 1729 ; and his wid. d. 17 May 1748. SAMUEL, 
Springfield, s. of Lawrence, m. Hannah, d. of John Stiles, the sec. of 
Windsor, had Hannah, b. 1 May 1689; Sarah, 6 Jan. 1692, wh. d. at 
15 yrs.; Lydia, 24 Nov. 1695; and Samuel, 29 Mar. 1701; and his 
w. d. Dec. 1704. THOMAS, Hartford, was an early, but not orig. sett- 
of whose com. from Eng. nothing is kn. but his first resid. was in that pt. 


of Boston call, the mount, afterwards Braintree, now Quincy. In 1639 
or 40 he is first ment. in Conn, at the same time with Thomas, jr. wh. 
may be the freem. of 18 May 1642 in Mass., there left by his f. whose 
d. is early heard of, tho. exact date is not gain. His wid. Margaret was 
very resolute and capable, and after two or three yrs. rem. with all her 
ch. exc. Thomas, and Ann, to Springfield, there d. 28 Aug. 1684. She 
had nine ch. and it has been absurd, said, that all were brot. from Eng. 
Of most, this is true. Ann, wh. m. 29 Apr. 1642, Robert Chapman of 
Saybrook ; Mary m. 20 Nov. 1646, Joseph Parsons ; Thomas ; Nathan 
iel ; Lawrence ; and perhaps Samuel ; were b. in Eng. but our side of 
the water may claim, prob. Sarah, m. 20 July 1659, John Scott; Eliz. 
m. 15 Feb. 1670, as his sec. w. Miles Morgan ; possib. Hannah, wh. d. 
25 Jan. 1662, unm. and certain. John. THOMAS, Weymouth, was 
possib. the freem. of 18 May 1642, but next yr. certain, rem. to Reho- 
both, there d. June 1649. His will, by careless statem. in Geneal. Reg. 
IV. 282, said to bear date of 8th of that mo. but also on same day to 
be brot. into Ct. gives valua. inform, a. his ch. Jonathan, to wh. he devis. 
his ho., his eldest d. whose bapt. name is not told, w. of Thomas Wil 
liams ; Mary, w. of Nathaniel Harmon of Braintree ; s.-in-law (perhaps 
mean. s. of his w.) Nicholas Ide, and his s. Nathaniel. From find, no 
ment. of him after 1649 at R. I suppose, confus. of him with Thomas of 
Norwich was easy. THOMAS, Norwich, 1660, s. of Thomas the first, 
had been of Hartford, and early after d. of his f. rem. to Saybrook, a. the 
end of Oct. 1644, took w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 20 Nov. 1645 ; Sarah, 26 
Aug. 1647; Mary, 7 Feb. 1649; Thomas, 3 Mar. 1652, wh. d. 29 Jan. 
1682, prob. unm.; Deliverance, Aug. 1655; Samuel, 9 Dec. 1657 ; all 
bef. rem. from S. and at N. had Ann, Sept. 1660, the sec. Eng. ch. b. in 
that place; Rebecca, Mar. 1663; and he d. 15 Apr. 1688. By will, 
made two days bef. (req. by the insuflfer. tyranny of Sir Edmund Andros 
to be brot. to Boston for proof and rec., support, his retainers by the fees 
of office), provis. for w. Eliz. six ds. and only s. Samuel, is seen. Of 
this name, in 1834, four had been gr. at Harv. four at Dart, seventeen 
at Yale, beside six at other N. E. coll. of wh. most disting. are Rev. 
Daniel of Concord, b. at Springfield, Jan. 1715, Y. C. 1732, d. 11 May 
1764 ; his s. Daniel, b. 1740, H. C. 1760, d. in the Prov. of New Bruns 
wick 1806 ; Jonathan, H. C. 1763, Ch. Just, of the Sup. Ct. of N. B. 
and George, Y. C. 1784, LL. D. wh. d. 8 May 1830, aged 65. 

BLODGET, or BLOGGET, sometimes BLOGHEAD, DANIEL, Cambridge, 
s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. freem. 1652, rem. to Chelmsford, m. 15 Sept. 
1653, Mary, d. prob. of Benjamin Butterfield, had Thomas, b. 25 June 
foil. ; Ann, 2 Nov. 1655 ; and Daniel, 6 Jan. 1657, perhaps others, and 
d. 28 Jan. 1672, leav. beside those three, Benjamin, aged 14. JON A- 

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THAN, Salisbury, m. 7 Feb. 1689, Mary, d. perhaps of Rev. Joseph 
Rowlandson, had Hannah, b. 15 Jan. foil. ; Daniel, 12 Sept. 1691, d. in 
few days ; Mary, 11 Oct. 1692 ; and Joseph, 12 Aug. 1694, wh. d. at 
2 yrs. * SAMUEL, Woburn 1654, br. of Daniel, b. in Eng. m. 13 Dec. 
1655, Ruth, d. prob. of Stephen Iggleden of Boston, had Ruth, b. 28 
Dec. 1656; Samuel, 10 Dec. 1658; Thomas, 26 Feb. 1661; Sarah, 17 
Feb. 1668; and Martha and Mary, tw. 15 Sept. 1673; perhaps the last 
two or three by sec. w. He was rep. 1693, and d. 3 July of that yr. 
THOMAS, Cambridge, came in the Increase from London, 1635, aged 30, 
with w. Susanna, 37, if custom ho. rec. be true ; ch. Daniel, 4 ; and 
Samuel, 1 and ^; was adm. freem. 3 Mar. 1636; had here Susanna, b. 
June 1637; and Thomas, wh. d. 7* Aug. 1639. He made his will, as 
giv. in Geneal. Reg. II. 185, 10 Aug. 1641, pro. 8 July foil, in wh. the 
w. and three ch. are prov. for. His wid. m. 15 Feb. 1644, James Thomp 
son of Woburn; and his d. of the same name m. 28 Nov. 1655, Jona 
than Thompson. THOMAS, Woburn, s. prob. of Samuel, m. 11 Nov. 
1685, Rebecca Tidd, d. prob. of John, had Thomas, b. 5 Aug. 1686; 
ano. ch. wh. d. 13 Apr. 1688 ; Rebecca, 5 June 1689; Ruth, 14 Oct. 
1694; Joseph, 17 Sept. 1696; Abigail, 7 Nov. 1698; and Samuel, 
17 June 1702. Three of this name, says Farmer, in MS. had been gr. 
at Dart, and three at younger N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BLOIS, or BLOTS, EDMUND, Watertown, was freem. 22 May 1639, 
but Bond well presumes, that he had been here sev. yrs. as his w. Mary, 
aged 40, with s. Richard, 11, came, to join him, in the Francis, from Ips 
wich, 1634, and this renders it prob. that he was of a Suffk. fam. His 
w. d. 29 May 1675, and he m. 27 Sept. foil. Ruth, d. of Hugh Parsons, 
and d. at gr. age, bef. April, 1681. It is said he was b. 1587. The 
wid. liv. to Dec. 1711. FRANCIS, Cambridge, perhaps br. of the preced. 
freem. 2 June 1641, was bur. 29 Sept. 1646. RICHARD, Watertown, s. 
of Edmund, b. in Eng. m. 10 Feb. 1658, Michal, d. of Robert Jennison, 
had Richard, b. 7 Dec. 1659 ; Maiy, 11 Dec. 1661 ; and s. Michael, 3 
Apr. 1664. He was a serj. and d. 7 Aug. 1665. His wid. m. 11 July 
1667, John Warren. On Cambridge rec. the name is Blosse, and in 
that of the Col., Bloyce. RICHARD, Watertown, s. of the preced. m. 
26 Sept. 1688, Ann, d. of James Cutler of Cambridge Farms, now Lex 
ington, had Richard, b. 25 Jan. 1701; James, 3 Nov. 1702; Samuel, 
26 Jan. 1705 ; and Ann, 10 Aug. 1707. He was freem. 1690. 

BLOMFIELD, or BLUMFIELD, HENRY, Salem 1638. JOHN, Mass. d. 
a. 1640, leav. s. John, beside Thomas, wh. was made admor. THOMAS, 
Newbury, an early sett. d. 1639, leav. a lame d. and s. Thomas; yet he 
may be the same as the preced. THOMAS, Newbury, s. of the preced. 
had Mary, b. 15 Jan. 1642 ; Sarah, 30 Dec. 1643 ; John, 15 Mar. 1646 ; 

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Thomas, 12 Dec. 1648; Nathaniel, 10 Apr. 1651; Ezekiel, 1 Nov. 
1653; Rebecca, 1656 ; Ruth, 4 July 1659 ; and Timothy, 1 Apr. 1664. 
He next yr. rem. to Woodbridge, N. J. where his s. Thomas was rep. 
in 1675. WILLIAM, Hartford 1639, had liv. in some part of Mass, per 
haps Newbury, after arr. at Boston in the Elizabeth, 16JJ4, from Ips 
wich, Co. Suff k. aged 30, with w. Susan, 25, and ch. Sarah, 1 ; was adm. 
freem. of Mass. 2 Sept. 1635, prob. had other ch. beside John, bapt. 24 
Aug. 1645 ; and Samuel, 12 July 1647.; bef. rem. 1650 to New London ; 
thence in 1663 to Newtown, L. I. Sarah m. Simon Sacket of Spring 
field, and to her only ch. Joseph with his mo. the gr.f. B. gave his New 
London est. after she had m. Woodward. Hardly is the report of this 
gent, utter, with adequate distinctnes*s by the Conn, historians. Porter 
makes his rem. "perhaps to N. J." mistak. him prob. for Thomas; and 
Hinman, 117, says only, that he was gone from H. 1663, down the Conn, 
riv. This name, in the third generat. had bee. Bloomfield. A gov. of 
N. J. in our day, was Joseph, a descend, of Thomas. 

BLOOD, JAMES, Concord 1639, freem. 2 June 1641, idly reput. by 
some, solely from similar surname, to be br. of that Col. B. kn. in Eng. 
hist, for gr. boldness in steal, from the Tower, 1671, the crown and 
regalia of Charles II. and the greater impudence, by wh. he gain, not 
only impun. but an est. from the jolly k. See the curious let. from the 
w. of the regicide Goffe to her h. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 60. He had 
perhaps brot. from Eng. all or most of these four s. Robert, James, Rich 
ard, John, wh. d. unm. 30 Oct. 1692, had here Mary, b. 12 July 1648 ; 
and he d. 17 Nov. 1683. * JAMES, Concord, s. of the preced. m. 26 Oct. 
1657, Hannah, d. of Oliver Purchis of Lynn, had only ch. Sarah, b. 5 
Mar. 1660, wh. m. William Wilson ; was an early propr. of Groton, 
deac. and rep. for Sudbury 1660, unless this honor belong, (as to me 
seems prob.) rather to his f. and d. 26 Nov. 1602. Shattuck. One 
JAMES, of Concord, possib. the same as preced. but more prob. his neph. 
and still more likely to be s. of ano. stock, had w. Eliz. wh. d. at Lynn, 
Dec. 1676; and he m. 19 Nov. 1679, Isabel, the young wid. of David 
Wynian, d. of John Farmer of C. JAMES, Groton, s. of Richard, m. 
7 Sept. 1669, Eliz. Longley, d. of William the first of the same, had 
Richard, b. 29 May 1670, d. soon; Mary, 1 Sept 1672 ; Hannah, wh. 
d. ace. Butler, 6 Jan. 1676 ; and Eliz. 27 Apr. 1675. By sec. w. Abigail 
he had James, b. 12 Aug. 1687; John, 16 Mar. 1689 ; and Martha, 20 
Oct. 1692. On 13 Sept. preced. he was k. by the French and Ind. 
JOSEPH, Groton, br. of the preced. by w. Hannah had sev. ch. and rem. 
to Mendon, next to Dedham. NATHANIEL, Groton, br. of the preced. 
m. 13 June 1670, Hannah, d. of James Parker (wh. d. 14 Jan. 1728, 
aged 81), had Ann, b. 1 Mar. 1671 ; Eliz. 7 Oct. 1673; Sarah, 2 Apr. 

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1675; Mary, 17 Apr. 1678; Nathaniel, 16 Jan. 1680; and Joseph, 3 
Feb. 1682. RICHARD, Lynn, had Sarah, b. June 1648; Nathaniel, 
Apr. 1650 ; and Hannah. RICHARD, Groton, br. of James the first of 
Concord, by w. Isabel had Mary, wh. d. 19 Apr. 1662 ; James ; Nathan 
iel ; Eliz. and Joseph ; was the chief of the orig. proprs. and d. 7 Dec. 
1683. The date of b. of all is unkn. but Butler s Hist, has their ms. 
and ds. Eliz. m. 1 Dec. 1686, Thomas Tarbell, third of that name. 
ROBERT, Concord, br. of the preced. m. 8 Apr. 1653, Eliz. d. of maj. 
Simon Willard, had Mary, b. 4 Mar. 1655 ; Eliz. 14 June 1656 ; Sarah, 
1 Aug. 1658; Robert, 2 Feb. 1660; Simon, 5 July 1662; Josiah, or 
Joshua, 6 Apr. 1664; John, 29 Oct. 1666; Ellen, 14 Apr. 1669 ; Sam- 
uel, 16 Oct. 1672 ; James, 1673; Ebenezer, 15 Feb. 1676 ; and Jonathan, 
as giv. by Shattuck, to wh. credible report adds Abigail. His w. d. 29 
Aug. 1690; and one Sarah, perhaps his d. d. at Roxbury, 28 July 1690. 
He was one of the orig. petitnrs. for incorp. of Groton, and d. 27 Oct. 
1692. Descend, are very num. 

BLOSSOM, PETER, Barnstable, perhaps s. of Thomas, m. 4 June 1663, 
Sarah Bodfish, had Mercy, b. 9 Apr. 1664, d. young; Thomas, 20 Dec. 
1667; Samuel, 1669, d. young; Joseph, 10 Dec. 1673; Thankful, 
1675 ; Mercy, again, Aug. 1678; and Jabez, 16 Feb. 1680. THOMAS, 
one of the Pilgrims, wh. came from Leyden to Plymouth, but being on 
board the Speedwell, was disappoint, of passage in the Mayflower from 
Eng. and soon went back to encourage emigra. of the residue. A s. wh. 
came and return, with him, d. bef. Dec. 1625, and two other ch. had 
been b. in the interval. See a good let. from him to Gov. Bradford in 
Young s Chron. of the Pilgr. 480. He came again, 1629, prob. in the 
Mayflower, if the belov. name would attract the few for Plymouth, when 
the larger part of the fellow-voyagers with Higginson were bound for 
Salem ; was deac. and d. after short possessn. of the land of promise, in 
the summer of 1633. Prince, Annals, 437, of Ed. 1826. His wid. 
Ann m. 17 Oct. of that yr. Henry Rowley; and d. Eliz. m. 10 May 
1637, Edward Fitzrandle. THOMAS, Plymouth, s. of the preced. had w. 
Sarah, m. 18 June 1645, d. of Thomas Ewer of Charlestown, and d. 
Sarah; liv. at Barnstable 1643, was drown. 22 Apr. 1650. Admin, 
was gr. to his wid. 4 June of that yr. 

BLOTT, JOHN, Charlestown 1634, of wh. no more is kn. ROBERT, 
Charlestown 1634, had come in 1632, prob. to Roxbury, freem. 4 Mar. 
1635; was at Boston 1644 ; had w. Susanna, wh. d. 20 Jan. 1660. He 
d. 1665, for his will of 27 May 1662, has a codic. 27 Mar. of latter yr. 
and was pro. 2 Feb. after, inv. being tak. 22 Aug. bef. In it he names 
eldest d. Mary, wh. (we kn. by Roxbury ch. rec.) came in 1632, and 
soon after had m. Thomas Woodford of Roxbury, many yrs. bef. rem. to 

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Hartford, and was prob. d. as he gives to her chilclr. ; Sarah, wh. had m. 
G Oct. 1652, Edward Ellis of Boston ; Joanna, wh. had m. Daniel Lovell 
of Braintree, and was, perhaps, d. as his gift is to her cliildr. and also to 
childr. of ano. d. wh. had been w. of Richard Tozcr of Boston, and many 
yrs. d. and her eldest s. John Green ; besides one he calls s.-in-law Dan 
iel Turin, or some such name. THOMAS, Charlestown 1635, perhaps 
br. or s. of the preced. 

BLOWERS, JOHN, Barnstable 1643, Boston 1654, by w. Tabitha had 
Tabitha, b. 12 Feb. 1655; Mary, 25 Apr. 1657; John, 1659; and 
Thomas, 1665. PYAM, Cambridge, m. 31 Mar. 1668, Eliz. d. of An 
drew Belcher, wh. d. 29 May 1709, aged 69, and he d. three days after, 
aged 71. For his services in discov. on the coast of Carolina, 1663, he 
had grant of five hundred acres there, but prob. he never claim, them. 
He had Thomas, b. 27 July, d. 14 Aug. 1669; Samuel, 14 Jan. d. 21 
Feb. 1671 ; Jonathan, 8 Feb. 1673 ; Ann, or Hannah, 4 July 1674, d. 

16 Jan. 1676; Eliz. 19 July 1675 ; Ann, again, 16 July 1676 ; Thomas, 
again, 1 Aug. 1677, II. C. 1695, not 1698, as print, in Geneal. Reg. 
VIII. 179 ; Pyam, 29 July, d. 14 Aug. 1679 ; John, 22 Oct. 1680 ; and 
Andrew, 27 Aug. d. 21 Oct. 1682. THOMAS, Beverly, s. of the preced. 
ord. 29 Oct. 1701, d. 1729, had John, wh. liv. at Boston, and was f. 
of Samson Salter, b. 10 Mar. 1742, II. C. 1763, the disting. lawyer 
and judge, wh. d. 25 Oct. 1842, the oldest gr. exc. Holyoke, of the 
Inst. (tho. since there have been two surpassing them), aged 100 yrs. 
7 mos. 4 days after correct, of the style. Of Thomas, a passeng. in the 
Truelove from London, aged 50, emb. Sept. 1635, I have found nothing. 

BLUNT, SAMUEL, Charlestown 1681, had w. Ann, wh. d. 8 Aug. 1715, 
aged 62. WILLIAM, Andover, a. 1668, by w. Eliz. wh. d. 11 July 
1689, had William, wh. d. 1738, aged 67 ; Samuel, wh. d. 18 July 1684 ; 
and Hanborough. WILLIAM, s. of the preced. had David, b. 1699 ; 
Jonathan ; Ebenezer ; and John, H. C. 1727, ord. at Newcastle, N. II. 
20 Dec. 1732, wh. was the ancest. of the fams. of B. at Newcastle and 
Portsmouth, and d. 7 Aug. 1748, aged 41. 

BLUSH. See Blish. 

BLY, JOHN, Salem, brickmaker, m. perhaps as sec. w. 11 Nov. 1663, 
Rebecca Golt, or Gott, perhaps d. of deac. Charles, had John, b. 27 Jan. 
1665 ; Benjamin, 8 Oct. 1666; Mary, 25 May 1668; Rebecca, 20 July 
1671; Edmund, 14 Sept. 1672; Hannah, 8 Oct. 1674; and William, 

17 Sept. 1676 or 1678. Rebecca m. 22 May 1692, James Gillingham. 
SAMUEL, Lynn, m. 19 Dec. 1678, Lois, d. of Thomas Ivory, had The- 
ophilus, wh. d. 12 June 1681. 

BOADEN, or BODEN, AMBROSE, Scarborough 1658, prob. assoc. with 
Andrew Alger, may have come from the same part of Somersetsh. k. by 

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the Ind. prob. Oct. 1675. His s. AMBROSE was an inhab. 1658. THOM 
AS, Marblehead 1668. 

BOARDMAN, SAMUEL, one of the first sett, at Wethersfield 1636. See 
Borernan. THOMAS, Yarmouth 1643, a carpenter, from London, first at 
Plymouth, 1634, at Sandwich, 1638, had m. first w. Lucy, wh. d. 8 Nov. 
1676, had a s. b. in London and a d. Eliz. here, wh. d. 20 Dec. 1676. 
He m. next, Eliz. wid. of lieut. John Cole, d. of Samuel Rider. Other 
ch. prob. by first w. were Thomas, Susanna, and Thankful ; and he d. 
Aug. 1 689, very aged. 

BOBBIT, EDWARD, Taunton 1643, m. 7 Sept. 1654, Sarah, d. of Miles 
Tame of Boston, and was liv. at T. 1675. His ch. were Edward, b. 15 
July 1655 ; Sarah, 20 Mar. 1658; Hannah, 9 Mar. 1660; Damaris, 15 
Sept. 1663 ; Elkanah, 15 Dec. 1665 ; Dorcas, 20 Jan. 1667, 7 yrs.; 
Esther, 15 Apr. 1669; Ruth, 7 Aug. 1671 ; Deliverance, 15 Dec. 1673, 
all els. by the rec. Sarah m. 25 Mar. 1680, Samuel Pitts. Perhaps 
the name in recent times has bee. Babbit. 

BOCKFORD, ELNATHAN, Milford, m. bef. 1679, a d. of John Fletcher. 

BODE, BOOD, or BOADE, HENRY, Saco 1635, Wells 1641, [Willis, 
1.49.] freem. of Mass. 1653, d. 1657. Folsom, 119. His wid. Ann 
m. Samuel Wensley of Salisbury. 

BODERIT, JOHN, Boston, by w. Jane had Susanna, b. 27 Nov. 1686, 
and no more is heard of this strange name. 

BODFISII. See Bootfish. 

BODINGHAM, JOHN, a passeng. for N. E. in the Friendship, from Eng. 
15 Aug. 1679, but where or when he reach, the Id. is unkn. 

BODKIN, WILLIAM, Boston, by w. Mary had John, b. 25 Mar. 1680 ; 
and Eliz. 15 Aug. 1682. 

BODMAN, JOHN, Boston, by w. Sarah had John, b. Aug. 1645, as the 
town rec. has it; but ch. rec. says Benjamin, bapt. 7 Sept. 1645; 
Manoah, 6 Mar. 1647 ; and Joseph, 17 Oct. 1653. What time he d. is 
not kn. but his wid. was one of the first mem. of the third or O. S. ch. 
JOSEPH, Westfield 1685, perhaps s. of the preced. after d. of first w. 
Hepzibah, 15 Jan. 1686, hav. b. Lydia, 10 days bef. wh. d. in two wks. 
He rem. to Hatfield, m. 1687, Naomi Church, had Manoah, William, 
Sarah, Mary, Lydia, and Samuel; d. 1711. Of his s. Samuel alone had 
ch. SAMUEL, Boston, by w. Mary had Sarah, b. 2 June 1682. WIL 
LIAM, Watertown, by w. Frances had Rebecca, b. 1 Nov. 1643. 

BODWELL, HENRY, Newbury, was in capt. Lathrop s comp. call, the 
flower of Essex, in the battle 18 Sept. 1675, at Bloody brook, and 
severely wound. See Coffin, 388. He m. 4 May 1681, Bethia, d. of 
John Emery, had Bethia, b. 2 June 1682 ; rem. to Andover, had Henry 
and Josiah, tw. wh. d. 29 and 31 Jan. 1685. 

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BOGGUST, JOHN, Salem 1630, prob. came in the fleet that yr. and d. 
within few mos. 

BOGLE, ALEXANDER, Boston 1672, was one of the soldiers in capt. 
Oliver s comp. wound, in the gr. fight 19 Dec. 1675. 

BOHONION, or BOHANNON, JOHN, Boston, by w. Mary had John, b. 
9 May 1658; Margaret, 8 Jan. 1660; John, again, 23 Aug. 1661; 
Patrick, 14 Feb. 1665; Abigail, 26 Sept. 1667; and James, 20 Oct. 

BOLCOM. See Balcom. 

BOLLARD, ISAAC, Boston, m. 3 Jan. 1655, Sarah, d. of Thomas Jones 
of Dorchester. Of this name some natural distrust may be felt. 

BOLLES, THOMAS, New London 1667, his w. Zipporah, and eldest 
two ch. Mary, bapt. 27 July 1673, and Joseph, 25 Apr. 3675 were 
murder. 6 June 1678 by John Stodder, a young man, wh. on his confess. 
was execut. therefor. He d. 26 May 1727, aged 84, a valua. man. His 
youngest ch. John was sav. from the violence, and from him the num. 
race in that vicin. descend. 

BOLT, FRANCIS, Milford, came to Boston in the Martin, 1638, and 
with the Baldwins, his fellow-passeng. soon rem. thither, join, the ch. 
Jan. 1640; perhaps had w. Sarah, s. Philip, and d. Susanna, ment. in 
the rec. of M. and d. 1649. 

BOLTON, JOHN, Bridgewater, s. prob. of Nicholas, tho. Mitchell 
cautious, calls him descend, of N. of Dorchester, and says that, he is 
report, to have come from Stonington, with w. Sarah, but gives him ch. 
John, b. 1686; Samuel, 1688; Sarah, 1690; Eliz. 1692; Nicholas, 
1695; Mary, 1697; Elisha, 1700; Joseph, 1704; Nathaniel, 1706; 
and Abigail, 1709. It seems altogether an even chance and no more, 
that he was s. or gr.s. of NICHOLA-S, Dorchester 1643. See Boulton. 
WILLIAM, Newbury, m. 16 Jan. 1655, Jane Bartlett, wh. d. 6 Sept. 
1659, had Mary, b. 25 Sept, 1655; m. 2d w. 22 Nov. 1659, Mary 
Dennison, had William, b. 27 May 1665; Ruth, 1 Aug. 1667; Eliz. 
23 May 1672, d. at 2 yrs. ; Eliz. again, 8 Nov. 1674; Sarah, 5 Apr. 
1677; Hannah, 18 July 1679; and Joseph, 8 July 1682. William 
and Sarah, the ch. both d. 30 Mar. 1694 ; and the f. d. 27 Mar. 1697. 

BOLTWOOD, ROBERT, Hartford 1648, rem. 1659 to Hadley, freem. 
26 Mar. 1661, d. 6 Apr. 1684, an enterpris. and brave man; by w. 
Mary, wh. d. 14 May 1687, had only s. Samuel, ment. below, and these 
ds. Sarah, wh. m. 31 May 1666, Isaac Warner of Hatfield, and next, in 
1696, deac. John Loomis of Windsor; Lydia, wh. m. 2 Apr. 1674, John 
Warner of Springfield, and d. 26 Jan. 1683; Martha, wh. m. 1 Apr. 
1674, Daniel Warner of Hatfield, and d. 1710; and Mary, wh. m. 24 
Oct. 1667, James Beebee of Hadley, and d. 19 Aug. 1676. SAMUEL, 

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Hadley, s. of the preced. rem. to Farmington, m. Sarah, d. of capt. Wil 
liam Lewis, had five s. and five ds. rem. to Deerfield, and was k. 29 Feb. 
1704 in the assault by Fr. and Ind. His wid. d. 10 Aug. 1722, aged 70. 
Of the ch. Samuel, b. 12 Oct. 1G79, m. Hannah Alexander, and d. 1738 ; 
Sarah m. Nathaniel Kellogg; Eliz. m. Eleazer Mattoon ; Robert, b. 19 
Apr. 1G83, was k. at the same time with his f. ; Ebenezer was of Ber 
wick ; Rebecca, b. 1691, bee. sec. w. of Daniel Shattuck, 7 May 1724 ; 
Solomon, b. 2 July 1G94, d. 20 Sept, 1762, was ancest. of Ebenezer, 
H. C. 1773, and of Lucius M. Will. Coll. 1814. 

BOND, GRIMSTONE, Boston, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 22 Aug. 1683 ; 
Joseph, 27 Apr. 1685 ; and Mary, 13 Aug. 1688 ; freem. 1690. I find 
it spell, sometimes Bowde. JOHN, Newbury, 1642, m. 5 Aug. 1649, 
Esther Blakely, had John, b. 10 June 1G50 ; Thomas, 29 Mar. 1652, d. 
at 8 wks. ; Joseph, 14 Apr. 1653; Esther, 3 Sept. 1655; Mary, 16 
Dec. 1657; and Abigail, 6 Nov. 1660, rem. to Rowley, thence to Haver- 
hill, d. 1675. His wid. m. 5 May 1675, the sec. John Williams of H. 
Esther m. Aquila Chase; and Abigail m. 2 Mar. 1676, Ezra Rolfe. 
JOHN, Plymouth, k. by a cartwheel, June 1661. JOHN, Watertown, 
sec. s. of William first of the same, m. 6 Aug. 1679, Hannah, d. of John 
Coolidge, and had John, b. 12 Apr. 1680; William, 11 Nov. 1681; 
Hannah, 1 July 1683, d. young; Eliz. 20 Mar. 1685 ; Abigail, 6 Nov. 
1686; Sarah, 25 Aug. 1688 ; and Daniel, 21 June 1690 ; and he d. of 
smallpox, 1 Mar. 1691, hav. in his will provid. for w. and the six ch. 
JONAS, Watertown, br. of the preced. a very active man, serv. under 
Walley, in the 1690 exped. against Quebec, and d. 21 Apr. 1727 ; m. 
first, 29 Jan. 1689, Grace, d. of John Coolidge, wh. d. 11 Apr. 1699, had 
Sarah, b. 30 May 1690; Jonas, 10 Dec. 1691 ; Henry, a. 1694; and 
Josiah, 20 Jan. 1696 ; and sec. Eliz. wid. of John Prentice, d. of capt. 
Edward Jackson of Newton, without issue. JOSEPH, Haverhill, prob. 
s. of Newbury John, took o. of alleg. 28 Nov. 1677. NATHANIEL, 
Watertown, s. of William the first, m. 27 Feb. 1685, Bethia, youngest 
d. of John Fuller of Cambridge, and had Nathaniel, b. 3 Mar. 1686; 
Bethia; and John, bapt. 23 Nov. 1690; was a lieut. and d. a. 1 Apr. 
1700. NICHOLAS, York, freem. 1652, perhaps rem. to Hampton, 
where Nicholas B. was k. by the Ind. 17 Aug. 1703, but far more 
prob. is it that this was s. of John of Plymouth ; liv. at Salisbury 
first, there m. 5 Dec. 1684, or 7, Sarah, perhaps d. of Rev. Joseph 
Rowlandson, had Thomas, b. 10 Oct. 1688; William, 13 June 1696; 
and Joseph, 1 Apr. 1700. * ROBERT, Easthampton, L. I. was made 
a magistr. 1658, and rep. 1659, 60, and 1, rem. to New Jersey and 
was in 1668 of the counc. tak. by Gov. Carteret. Whitehead s N. J. 
52 and 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 84. SAMPSON, Boston, 1682, one of 


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the eject, min. from Co. Cumberland, was* employ, at first eh. as 
assist, to Rev. James Allen for some time, but was compell. to give 
up this place for preach, a sermon not compos, by him, rem. to Bar 
bados, thence, perhaps, to Bermuda, and there d. Hutch. I. 427. 
Emerson, Hist, of first ch. 134. Calamy, II. 150. THOMAS, a passeng. 
emb. in Eng. 29 May 1679 for Boston in the Elizabeth ; but it may be 
fear, that he never reach, his destin. or else, he soon d. or went home 
again. THOMAS, Watertown, third s. of "William of the same, m. 30 
Sept. 1680, Sarah, d. of Thomas Woolson, and had Thomas, b. 29 May 
1683 ; Sarah, 2 Dec. 1685 ; William, 1 Feb. 1688 ; Mary, bapt. 7 Dec. 
1690; John, b. 14 July 1695 ; and Isaac, 22 June 1698 ; and d. 17 Dec. 
1704. * WILLIAM, Watertown 1649, third s. of Thomas of Bury St. 
Edmonds, in Co. Suff k. bapt. there 3 Sept. 1625, at St. James ch. brot. 
prob. 1630, in the fleet with Winth. by his aunt Eliz. w. of Ephraim 
Child; m. 7 Feb. 1650, Sarah, d. of Nathaniel Briscoe, wh. d. 16 Feb. 
1693 ; bot. of Rev. John Knowles, after he went home, 5 Mar. 1655, the 
farm that K. purch. of capt. William Jennison ; was oft. rep. in the col. 
days, in the couns. of safety during the insurrect. against Andros, and 
first speaker of the ho. after the new chart, a man of great energy ; had 
2d w. 1695, Eliz. wid. of John Nevinson, and d. 15 Dec. 1695. His wid. 
surv. a. 25 yrs. His ch. were William, b. 1 Dec. 1650 ; John, 2 Dec. 
1652; Thomas, 23 Dec. 1654; Eliz. 30 Nov. 1656,wh. m. 13 Mar. 1679, 
Nathaniel Barsham ; Nathaniel, 19 Jan. 1659, d. soon ; Nathaniel, again, 
9 Jan. 1660, unless confusion of style in the fam. geneal. has made two out 
of one ; Sarah, 27 July 1661, wh. m. 29 Jan. 1690, Palsgrave Wellington ; 
Jonas, 19 July 1664; and Mary, wh. m. 22 June 1693, Richard Cool- 
idge. His descend. Henry of Philadelphia, bestow, many yrs. on the filial 
duty of publish, the Watertown geneal. to fill the admira. vol. of the Hist, 
of W. WILLIAM, Watertown, s. of the pred. m. 2 June 1680, Hepzibah, 
only d. of Thomas Hastings, had Margaret, b. 1 Oct. 1 680 ; three Wil 
liams, of wh. the last was b. 24 May 1695; Deliverance, 2 May 
1686; Eliz.; Mary; Samuel; and others, wh. d. young. Four of this 
name had been gr. at Harv. and four at the other N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BONDET, DANIEL, Oxford, min. of the Huguenots, or French Prot 
estants, 1691. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. II. 61. 

BONDFIELD, or BONFIELD, GEORGE, Marblehead 1676. Dana, 8. 

BONHAM, or BONUM, GEORGE, Plymouth, m. 20 Dec. 1644, as sec. w. 
Sarah, d. of George Morton, had, prob. Ruth, wh. m. 28 Nov. 1666, 
Robert Barren ; Patience, wh. m. 28 Dec. 1 670, Richard Willis ; Sarah, 
b. 4 Dec. 1649, d. early in 1650; and Sarah, again, 12 Jan. 1651, d. 
prob. soon; Sarah, again, 10 Dec. 1653 ; d. 28 Apr. 1704, aged 86. 
NICHOLAS, Barnstable, perhaps br. of George, m. 1 Jan. 1659, Hannah, 

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d. of Samuel Fuller the sec. had Hannah, b. 8 Oct. 1659 ; Mary, 4 Oct. 
16G1 ; and Sarah, 16 Feb. 1664. 

BONNER, JOHN, Boston 1678, by w. Mary had Jane or John, b. 10 
Jan. 1686, d. in few mos. ; Jonah, 8 July 1687, d. in few days; and 
Mary, 28 Jan. 1689, d. at 10 yrs. He rem. to Cambridge, there had 
Jane, 2 May 1691 ; John, 6 Dec. 1693 ; and Thomas, 6 Jan. 1696; and 
his w. d. 20 Apr. 1697. Soon after he went to Eng. with his ch. See 
Geneal. Reg. V. 174. 

BONNET, THOMAS, Charlestown, shoemaker, came in the Hercules, 

1635, from Sandwich, in Kent, rem. early was one of the proprs. of 
Bridgewater 1645, but liv. at Duxbury, where he m. Dorcas, d. of 
Henry Sampson, had one or more s. prob. and Mary, wh. m. 14 Dec. 
1675, John Mitchell. 

BONYTIION, or BONIGIITON, JOHN, Saco 1636, s. of Richard, Casco 
1658, had his ho. burn, by the Ind. 1675 [Willis, I. 44. 138]; and d. 
bef. 1684, leav. wid. s. John ; and hav. an ill epit. Folsom, 116. RICH 
ARD, Saco 1631, was a capt. and magistr. and held court 25 Mar. 1636, 
and d. a. 1650, paid as large a rate for support of min. as any one in 

1636. His d. Sarah m. Richard Foxwell, and ano. m. Richard Codman. 
Bonython is the name of a place in Cornwall. 

BOOBYAR, JOSEPH, Marblehead 1668. 

BOOMER, MATTHEW, Newport, a freem. there 1655, had fam. of wh. 
details are unkn. 

BOOSY, * JAMES, Wethersfield 1635, by w. Alice had Joseph, b. per 
haps bef. sett, at Wethersfield; Mary, b. 10 Sept. 1635; Hannah, 10 
Feb. 1642; Sarah, 12 Nov. 1643; and James, 1 Feb. 1646 ; rep. from 
1639 till his d. 22 June 1649. His wid. m. James Wakeley, and d. 
1683. Of his ch. Mary m. the first Samuel Steele; Hannah m. as is 
believ. John Pratt; Sarah m. 2 June 1659, Nathaniel Stanley; and 
James d. under age. The will, of 21 June 1649, gives good portion to 
each of the five ch. JOSEPH, had w. Esther, but no ch. and d. at West 
Chester, but had liv. at Fairfield 1655, and his wid. m. Jehu Burr. 

BOOTFISH, or BODFISH, JOSEPH, Barnstable, prob. s. of Robert, m. 
June 1674, Eliz. Bessey, had John, b. 6 Dec. 1675 ; Joseph, Oct. 1677 ; 
Mary, 1 Mar. 1680; Hannah, May 1681; Benjamin, 20 July 1683; 
Nathan, 27 Dec. 1685; Ebenezer, 10 Mar. 1688; Eliz. 27 Aug. 1690; 
Rebecca, 22 Feb. 1693 ; Meletiah, 7 Apr. 1695 ; Robert, 10 Oct. 1698 ; 
and Sarah, 20 Feb. bapt. 6 Apr. 1701. ROBERT, Lynn, freem. 6 May 
1635, rem. 1637 to Sandwich, and d. there or at Barnstable, a. 1651; 
hav. had Joseph, b. 3 Apr. 1651, and prob. others earlier, one 27 Mar. 
1648, whose name is not giv. Perhaps a s. Robert, and one or more ds. 
were b. in Eng. or at Lynn. At Barnstable, Bridget, prob. his wid. m. 
15 Dec. 1657, Samuel Hinckley, f. of Gov. Thomas, as his 2d w.; Eliz. 

212 BOOTH. 

ra. Nov. 1G59, John Crocker, perhaps his 2d w. ; and Sarah m. 4 June 
1G63, Peter Blossom. These three are thot. to be, all, ds. of Robert. 

BOOTH, EBENEZER, Stratford, s. of Richard, m. Eliz. d. of Richard 
Jones of Haddam, had three s. Benjamin, Edward, and Ebenezer, beside 
ds. Deborah, Eliz. and Abigail, all liv. at his d. and he gave to Nathaniel 
s. of his s. Ebenezer, and d. 1732. EPHRAIM, Stratford, eldest s. of 
Richard, in his will of Feb. 1683, short, bef. his d. names w. Mary, and 
minor ch. Richard, Mary, Joanna, Bethia, and cous. Samuel Hawley. 
GEORGE, Lynn, by w. Alice had Eliz. b. 15 Mar. 1674 ; rem. to Salem, 
there had Benjamin, 10 Mar. 1676; Alice, 6 July 1678; and Susanna, 
21 Sept. 1680. HUMPHREY, Charlestown, raerch. m. Rebecca, d. of 
Rev. Zechariah Symmes. JOHN, Scituate 1656, had Joseph, b. 1659; 
John, 1661; Benjamin, 1667; Abraham, 1671; beside Eliz. Mary, 
Grace, and Judith. JOHN, Southold, L. I. 1659, refus. o. to Conn, 
jurisdict. JOHN, Scituate, s. of John of the same, m. 1687, Mary, d. of 
Anthony Dodson ; and had Anthony, b. 1689 ; and perhaps d. bef. mid. 
age. His wid. Mary m. 1697, Abraham Bardin, a Scotchman, as says 
Deane ; but he tells no more. JOHN, Woodbury, s. of Richard, m. 14 
June 1678, Dorothy, d. of Thomas Hawley of Roxbury, had Thomas, b. 
13 Mar. 1679; and John; but Cothren names no more. JOSEPH, 
Stratford, youngest s. of Richard, in his will, of 14 Aug. 1703, pro. Jan. 
foil, names w. Eliz. d. Hannah, s. James, Joseph, Robert, David, and 
Nathan, but ano. s. Zechariah is omit. His est. was good. MICHAEL, 
Roxbury, had Martha, b. 29 Apr. 1688, by a young woman wh. had 
unit, with the ch. in 1681, own. her sin on 8 July after this ch. was b. 
and had it bapt. on the Sunday foil. Perhaps the f. ran away, for no m. 
is found. RICHARD, Stratford 1640, m. a sis. of the first Joseph Hawley, 
had Eliz. b. 12 Sept. 1641 ; Ann, 14 Feb. 1644; Ephraim, Aug. 1648; 
Ebenezer, 19 Nov. 1651 ; John, 6 Nov. 1653; Joseph, Feb. or 8 Mar. 
1656 ; Bethia, 18 May 1658 ; and Joanna, 21 Mar. 1661 ; was a select 
man 1669, and on freem. s list the same yr. and after 1673, prob. liv. 
many yrs. He testif. that he was 80 yrs. old in 1687. His d. Eliz. m. 
19 Oct. 1658, John Minor. * ROBERT, Exeter 1645, rem. to Saco 1653, 
or earlier, of wh. he was rep. 1659 to 1670, d. 1672, aged 68; was some 
yrs. the preach. Prob. of his will, without date, made four days bef. he 
d. was made 10 Mar. 1673, but the inv. was tak. 26 Oct. preced. By 
the will his wid. Deborah, ch. Simon, Robert, Mary Penewell, Elinor, 
Martha, and Rebecca are provid. for. His ch. were Mary, b. 30 Sept. 
1627 ; Ellen, Feb. 1634 ; Simeon, 10 May 1641 ; Martha, 12 Apr. 1645 ; 
and Robert, 24 July 1655. Martha m. 2 Oct. 1663, John Laighton ; Ellen 
m. July 1652, Nicholas Bully ; and Mary m. 1647, Walter Penewell. 
SIMEON, Fairfield, or perhaps Hartford, m. 5 Jan. 1664, Rebecca, d. of 

BOO B OR 213 

Daniel Frost, wli. d. 25 Dec. 1688, rem. to Enfield, an early sett, with 
William, b. a. 1664 ; Zechariah, a, 1666; and ds. Eliz.a. 1668; Mary, a. 
1670 ; all b. bef. he went thither. He was, perhaps, s. of the preced. had 
sec. w. m. 8 Sept. 1693, wid. Eliz. Elmore, had Sarah, 11 Dec. 1695; 
and Phebe, 1697; and d. at Hartford 1703. Dr. Pease, in Hinman, 
168, tells us, that William m. 30 Aug. 1693, Hannah, d. of John Bur 
roughs, had Caleb, b. 1695; and Joshua, 1697; d. 1753, aged 89; that 
Zechariah, m. 15 July 1691, Mary Warriner, and a 2d w. 26 May 1696, 
Mary Harmon; had two s. John, b. 1697, and Joseph; and d. 28 May 
1741. Three of this name had been gr. in 1834 at Yale. 

BOOTMAN, JEREMIAH, Salem, m. 8 Oct. 1659, Esther Lambert, had 
Mary, b. 4 July 1660 ; Jeremy, 4 Nov. 1662 ; and Mather, or, perhaps 
Martha, 11 Sept. 1665. 

BORDEN, BRYANT, perhaps of Maiden, m. Eliz. d. of John Lewis. 
JOHN, came from Kent, in the Elizabeth and Ann, 1635, aged 28, with 
w. Jane, 23 ; and eh. Matthew, 5 ; and Eliz. 3 ; but it is not kn. where 
he first sat down ; yet in 1650 one of the name is found at Stonington, 
whence he perhaps rem. 1660, to Lyme. JOHN, New London, may 
have been s. of the preced. m. 11 Feb. 1662, Hannah, eldest d. of Wil 
liam Hough, had John, Samuel, Hannah, William and Sarah, tw. and 
Joanna, wh. were all bapt. at New London, the last was b. 11 Jan. 1680. 
He liv. at Lyme, and d. 1684. JOHN, Newport, s. of Richard, by w. 
Mary had Richard, b. 25 Oct. 1671 ; Amy, 30 May 1678 ; Joseph, 3 
Dec. 1680 ; Thomas, 13 Dec. 1682; and Hope, 3 Mar. 1685. JOSEPH, 
Newport, br. of the preced. by w. Hope had Sarah, b. 17 Apr. 1664; 
and William, 31 Dec. 1667; rem. to Barbados. MATTHEW, Ports 
mouth, eldest s. of Richard of the same, m. 4 Mar. 1674, Sarah Clayton, 
had Mary, b. 20 Sept. 1674 ; Matthew, 14 Aug. 1 676 ; Joseph, 17 July 
1678 ; Sarah, 29 Dec. 1680 ; and Ann, 5 Jan. 1683. RICHARD, Ports 
mouth R. I. by w. Joan had Matthew, b. May 1638, "the first Eng. ch. 
b. on R. I."; John, Sept. 1640; Joseph, 3 Jan. 1643; Sarah, May 
1644; Samuel, July 1645; Benjamin, May 1649; and Amie, Feb. 
1654. He was, perhaps, br. of first John. SAMUEL, Warwick, a freem. 
call. jr. 1655. THOMAS, Providence 1663, in. 20 Jan. 1664, Mary, d. 
of William Harris of the same, had Mary, b. Oct. 1664; Dinah, 
Oct. 1665 ; William, 10 Jan. 1668 ; Joseph, 25 Nov. 1669 ; Mercy, 3 
Nov. 1672; Experience, 8 June 1675; and Meribah, 19 Dec. 1676. 
This name was Burden, in early days, often. 

BORDMAN, AARON, Cambridge, s. of William, had Mary, b. 1674, d. 
soon; Mary, again, 1679, d. soon; Mary, again, 1689; and perhaps 
other ch. was college cook, or steward, after his br. ANDREW, Cam 
bridge, br. of the preced. freem. 1674, m. 15 Oct. 1669, Ruth Bull, had 
four ch. wh. all d. young, was steward of the coll. d. 15 July 1687, 

214 BOR 

aged 42. DANIEL, Ipswich, m. 12 Apr. 1GG2, Hannah, d. of Richard 
Hutchinson. He was br. of Thomas call. Borernan. THOMAS, Lynn 
1637, rem. to Sandwich. Lewis. He bee. one of the first purch. of 
Middleborough. WILLIAM, Cambridge, s. of Rebecca, w. of Stephen 
Day, wh. he accomp. from Eng. 1638, in the John of London, may have 
liv. two or three yrs. at New London, but went back, 1649, to Cam 
bridge ; freem. 1652 ; by w. Frances had Moses, wh. d. 16 Mar. 1662; 
hav. reach, manhood, and own. two houses ; Rebecca ; Andrew ; Aaron ; 
Frances ; Martha; Mary, b. 9 Mar. 1656 ; William, 6 Dec. 1657 ; and 
Eliz. Aug. 1660; a major, was college cook, says Sewall, a long time, 
d. 25 Mar. 1685, aged 71. Martha m. 17 Apr. 1672, Daniel Epes 
of Salem. WILLIAM, Maiden, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. Sarah 
had Lydia, b. 2 May 1687 ; was freem. 1690, d. 14 Mar. 1696. Nine 
teen of this name had been gr. at the N. E. coll. 1834. Often this is 
writ. Boardman, wh. see. 

BOREL, SAMUEL, Boston, by w. Martha had Deborah, bapt. 1 Feb. 
1691; Samuel, 23 Apr. 1693; Catharine, 14 Sept. 1695; Michael, 3 
Oct. 1697 ; John, 22 Oct. 1699 ; Isabella, 7 Sept. 1701 ; Samuel, again, 
23 Apr. 1704 ; and Nathaniel, 7 Jan. 1711. 

BOREMAN, or BORDMAN sometimes, DANIEL, Wethersfield, s. of 
Samuel, m. 8 June 1683, Hannah Wright, had Richard, b. 1 Sept. 
1684 ; Daniel, 12 July 1687, Y. C. 1709 ; Mabel, 30 May 1689 ; John, 
18 Nov. 1691, d. at 21 yrs.; Hannah, 18 Dec. 1693 ; Martha, 10 Dec. 
1695; Israel, 6 Oct. 1697; Timothy, 5 July 1699, d. soon; Timothy, 
again, 20 July 1700; Joshua, 18 Nov. 1702 ; Benjamin, 10 Mar. 1705; 
and Charles, 13 June 1707 ; and d. 20 Feb. 1724. The wid. d. 25 Feb. 
1746, aged 83. ISAAC, Wethersfield, eldest br. of the preced. by w. 
Abiah had Isaac, b. 2; July 1666 ; Samuel, 7 July 1668; Thomas, 14 
Nov. 1671 ; and Eunice, 29 June 1682 ; and he d. 12 May 1719. The 
wid. d. 6 Jan. 1723. JONATHAN, br. of the preced. may have not liv. at 
Wethersfield, certain, m. 22 Oct. 1685, Mercy, d. of Joftn Hubbard of 
Hatfield, had Mercy, b. 4 July 1687; Joseph, 18 Apr. 1690, d. young; 
Jonathan, 16 May 1697 ; Abigail, 20 May 1700, d. at 18 yrs.; Hepzi- 
bah, 16 Feb. 1702 ; and he d. 21 Sept. 1712. NATHANIEL, Wethers 
field, youngest br. of the preced. m. 30 Apr. 1707, Eliz. d. of Return 
.Strong of Windsor, had only s. Nathaniel, b. 19 Feb. 1711 ; and d. 29 
Nov. 1712, aged 49. * SAMUEL, Ipswich 1639, rem. prob. to Wethers 
field with s. Isaac, b. 3 Feb. 1642 ; had there Mary, b. 14 Feb. 1644 ; 
Samuel, 8 Oct. 1648; Joseph, 12 Mar. 1651; John, Jan. 1653; Sarah, 
8 Mar. 1656; Daniel, 4 Aug. 1658; Jonathan, 4 Feb. 1661; Nathaniel, 
12 Apr. 1663 ; and Martha, 12 Aug. 1666, prob. d. young; rep. 1657- 
67. John and Joseph d. without ch. SAMUEL, Wethersfield, s. of the 
preced. m. 8 Feb. 1682, Sarah, d. of lieut. James Steele of Hartford, had 

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Mary, b. 13 Nov. 1683 ; Sarah, 13 Mar. 1G8G, d. in few days; Hannah, 
27 June 1687, d. next yn. ; David, 1 June 1692 ; and Joseph, 6 Apr. 
1695; and d. 23 Dec. 1720. The name was turn, to Boardman and 
other forms. * THOMAS, Ipswich, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rep. 1636, rem. 
prob. to Barnstable, there m. 3 Mar. (other rec. says 1 Mar.) 1645, Han 
nah, d. of Anthony Amiable, had Hannah, b. May 1646; Thomas, Sept. 
1648 ; Samuel, July 1651 ; Desire, May 1654 ; Mary, Mar. 1656; Me- 
hitable, Sept. 1658; and Tristram, Aug. 1661 ; and d. 25 May 1679. 
The name is Burnam in Geneal. Reg. IX. 315. THOMAS, Ipswich, 
perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1682. WILLIAM, perhaps of Wethers- 
field 1645, was of Guilford 1650. 

BORLAND, FRANCIS, Boston 1684, but whether this be the yr. of his 
first com. is not kn. His d. Jane m. 4 Sept. 1750, John Still Winthrop, 
Y. C. 1737. 

BOSTWICK, or Bo STICK, ARTHUR, came from Co. Chester, ace. tradit. 
with s. John, to Stratford, an early sett. bef. 1650, had then w. Ellen, 
and they agreed in 1674, that the unit. prop, be div. into halves, her sh. 
to feoffees. She was sec. w. and d. near the begin, of 1678. By former 
w. he had John, and other childr. whose names are unkn. tho. tradit. 
(wh. has no support), names them Arthur and Zechariah. JOHN, Strat 
ford 1666 or earlier, s. of Arthur, b. in Eng. m. Mary, d. of John Brims- 
mead, had John, b. 4 May 1667; Zechariah, 24 or 28 July 1669; 
Joseph, 11 May 1672 ; Mary, 14 Feb. 1675; Eliz. 1 Oct. 1677 ; and 
Jane, 13 Apr. 1680. He d. 1689, leav. good est. JOHN, s. of the 
preced. by w. Abigail had John, b. 1689 ; Robert; Ebenezer ; Joseph; 
Nathaniel, 1699 ; Lemuel, 1704; beside two ds. as tradit. tells, when he 
rem. 1707 to the young planta. of New Milford, there had Daniel, 1708 ; 
and Mary, 8 Feb. 1715. JOSEPH, Stratford, youngest br. of the preced. 
m. 14 June 1698, Ann Burr, had Abigail, b. 24 Sept. 1700; Abraham, 
5 Sept. 1702; and Hannah, 3 Jan. 1705. ZECHARIAH, Stratford, br. of 
the preced. had Zechariah; Ephraim ; Jonathan, b. 1 Apr. 1697; Su 
sanna, 22 Nov. 1700; Parnel, 15 Apr. 1702; Eliz. 12 May 1704; 
Meredith ; and Martha ; but wh. was his w. is unkn. 

BOSWAY, WILLIAM, is the name borne on the rolls of Turner s comp. 
1676, of whose resid. I am less solicitous, because so many are incorrect, 
writ, that we can easily doubt the accuracy of this. 

Bos WELL, JAMES, Wethersfield 1658, d. 24 Dec. 1660, prob. without 
fam. JOHN, Boston 1630, prob. came in the fleet with Winth. early 
mem. of the ch. d. soon. SAMUEL, Bradford, a. 1663, Rowley 1671, 
had Samuel. SAMUEL, Boston, possib. s. of the preced. by w. Mary 
had Richard, b. 9 June 1678. Sometimes this name is Buswell. 

Bos WORTH, BENJAMIN, Hingham 1635, came, perhaps, in the Eliza- 


belli Dorcas 1634 with Henry Sewall, and may have been s. of Edward, 
wh. prob. d. on the passage ; at least, in the Col. Rec. I. 123, provis. for 
a wid. B. is made, and Ib. 152, he with Jonathan and Nathaniel B. is 
order, to pay unto S. several sums for money disburs. by him in the 
transport, of Edward and his fam. But I am confus. betw. the two 
Benjamins, the younger of wh. m. 7 Dec. 1670, Eliz. d. of Seer. Morton. 
BENJAMIN, Hull, prob. s. of the preced. m. 27 Nov. 1666, Hannah, d. of 
Seer. Morton, had Hannah, b. 21 Dec. 1669 ; for 2d w. m. 16 Nov. 1671, 
Beatrice, wid. of Abraham Josselyn, after some yrs. rem. to Marlborough 
and Stow, freem. 1680, and some yrs. later to Boston under the filial 
care of her d. Rebecca Stevens; d. Nov. 1700, and his wid. d. Jan. 
1712, aged 88. She is one of the persons wh. was said to have been k. 
by the Ind. at the assault on Lancaster, 1676. HANANIEL, Ipswich 
1648, rem. I suppose, to Haverhill, where is found, in 1674, Hannah, 
prob. his w. or d. JOHN, of Hull perhaps was the freem. 14 May 1634. 
One JOHN, of Hull, was a soldier, in Dec. 1675, of Johnson s comp. 
JONATHAN, Cambridge 1634, perhaps br. of Benjamin the first, rem. 
soon to Hingham, thence, 1669, to Swanzey, tho. Lincoln says Rehoboth, 
wh. was prob. a prior stage in 1661. JONATHAN, Swanzey, had Han 
nah, b. 5 Nov. 1673. JOSEPH, Hull, freem. 1680, perhaps youngest br. 
of first Benjamin, rem. to Rehoboth, there had Joseph, b. 27 Sept. 1679 ; 
and Eliz. 17 Nov. 1681. NATHANIEL, Hull 1661, freem. 1680, prob. 
br. of the sec. Benjamin, m. 7 Dec. 1 670, ELiz. d. of Seer. Nathaniel 
Morton of Plymouth, wh. d. 6 Apr. 1673, and was bur. 8, says the 
rec. two hours bef. Gov. Prince. But in the Life of late John Rowland, 
she is call, his d. had Nathaniel, b. 22 Mar. 1673 ; Eliz. 24 Nov. 1676 ; 
John, 7 June 1678; Samuel, 16 Feb. 1680; Mary, 2 June 1682; 
Ephraim, 24 Sept. 1684 ; Lemuel, 15 Oct. 1686 ; Joseph, 10 July 1689 ; 
Bridget, 2 June 1691; and Jeremiah, 21 June 1693; but of these, 
certain, the last nine were by sec. w. Mary. He is call. junr. So that 
ano. Nathaniel was, prob. there, wh. may been his f. or cous. The f. 
and his eldest four ch. all d. within 3 wks. Aug. 1693. SAMUEL, Bos 
ton, s. of Zaccheus, or Zechariah, as the ch. rec. at the first bapt. names 
him, by w. Mercy, d. of Thomas Bumstead, had Samuel, Zaccheus, 
Joseph, and Jeremiah. || ZACCHEUS, in some rec. ZECHARIAH, Boston 
1630, prob. came in the fleet with Winth. freem. 25 May 1636, was 
of importance eno. to be disarm. Nov. 1637, ar. co. 1650, d. 28 July 
1655. His will, made five days bef. was pro. 5 Oct. foil. See Geneal. 
Reg. V. 443. By his w. Ann, wh. after his d. m. 17 Oct. 1656, Thomas 
Cooper of Rehoboth, he had d. Restored, bapt. 26 Aug. 1638 ; Eliz. 26 
July 1640; and Samuel, b. 4, bapt. 12 Mar. 1643; beside Sarah, wh. 
d. July 1645, hav. been bapt. 27 of the same, at 3 days old; Eliz. m. 
John Morse. 

BOX BOU 217 

BOTIIAM, ROBERT, Ipswich 1652. 

BOTSFORD, ELNATHAN, Milford, eldest ch. of Henry, m. first, 12 Dec. 
1G64, Eliz. d. of John Fletcher, had only Eliz. b. 16G5 ; and m. sec. w. 
12 Dec. 1667, Hannah, d. of Timothy Baldwin, had Esther, b. 1G68; 
Samuel, 1670 ; Mary, 1672 ; and Joanna, 1674; beside Henry, Joseph, 
Timothy, John, Hannah, and Sarah, nam. in his will of 4 Aug. 1691 ; 
those others being also nam. exc. Joanna. HENRY, Milford 1639, had 
by w. Eliz. wh. join, the ch. 1640, Elnathan, bapt. 14 Aug. 1641 ; Eliz. 
and Mary, prob. tw. 21 May 1643; Hannah, Dec. 1645 ; Esther, 1647 ; 
and Ruth, 1649. His will of 1 Feb. 1686, is foil, by the inv. of 15th 
Apr. same yr. ment. w. Eliz. and the ds. of wh. Hannah was d. leav. the 
will says, four ch. Eliz. m. 27 June 1665, Daniel Baldwin ; Mary m. 8 
Jan. 1668, Andrew Sandford ; Hannah m. 12 Mar. 1671, Nathaniel 
Baldwin; Esther m. 27 June 1665, Nathaniel Wheeler of Newark; 
and Ruth m. John Baldwin of Newark, both rem. from M. He d. says 
Lambert, in 1686. The name long contin. there. 

BOUGIIEY, ELIZ., Roxbury, m. 24 Jan. 1643, Robert Harris, and to 
that name I refer. 

BOUGHTWIIORE, or BouGHTWHORET, ROBERT, freem. of Conn. 20 
May 1658. Some reason may be found for suppos. this name writ, for 

BOULTER, MATTHEW, Hampton 1649. NATHANIEL, Hampton ^644, 
perhaps br. o^tl^e p;rececl.Jb,y w. Grace had, perhaps, Mary ; certain. Na- ><. 
thaniel; Joshua, b. 1 May 1655, d. soon; Joshua, again, 23 Jan. 1657, 
d. at 4 yrs. ; Rebecca, 12 Oct. 1659, d. at 2 yrs. ; Grace, 27 Dec. 1662, 
d. next mo.; Hannah, 27 June 1665 ; Eliz. 23 Feb. 1669, wh. m. 6 
May 1689, Joseph Fanning ; and John, 2 Dec. 1672. He calls hims. 60 
yrs. old in 1685, d. 14 Mar. 1693. Adams, Annals, 397.^ NATHANIE^ .-/ ^ 
Hampton, s. of the preced. took o. of alleg. 1678. &ICHARD, Wry- 
mouth, freem. 1653, liv. 1662. STEPHEN, Newbury 1668, is not ment. ^ 
in Coffin s copious Hist, and so may seem only transient. THOMAS, 
Weymouth 1661, by w. Experience had Hannah, b. 30 Nov. 1662; and 
by w. Hannah had Experience, 19 Jan. 1672; and Ebenezer, 23 
Apr. 1688. He was one of the first project, of settlem. of Mendon, 
a. 1660. 

BOULTON, NICHOLAS, Dorchester 1643, freem. 1644, by w. Eliz. had 
Thankful, bapt. 14 Oct. 1649; John; and Eliz. wh. m. 25 Oct. 1676, 
Experience Willis. He d. 27 May 1683, three days after mak. nuncup. 
will, nam. w. Eliz. extrix. See Bolton. 

BOUND, WILLIAM, Salem, freem. 17 May 1637, had by w. Ann, there 
bapt. James, 25 Aug. 1636; Andrew, 12 Aug. 1638; and Philip, 7 Dec. 
1640 ; m. 2d w. 12 July 1669, Mary Haverlad. Felt. 
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218 BOU 

BOURDEN, JOHN and WILLIAM were of Watertown 1G57, and the 
former sw. fidel. 1652. 

BOURLE, WILLIAM, Charlestown, a soldier in Moscley s comp. k. in 
the Narraganset fight, 19 Dec. 1675 ; but my suspicion of the spell, of 
the name is very great, tho. to offer a substitute is not easy. 

BOURNE, ELISHA, Sandwich, s. of Richard, m. 26 Oct. 1675, Patience 
Skiff, d. perhaps, of James of the same, had Nathan, Elisha, Eliz. Abi 
gail, Bathsheba, Hannah, and Mary, but as no date is giv. for any one, I 
fear we can hardly be sure of the order of success. He d. 1706. 
JARED, Boston, in the employ m. of Elder William Colborne in June 

1634, when adm. to the ch. possib. came with him, 1630, freem. 6 May 

1635, had John, b. 30 July 1643, d. next mo. but the rec. of his bapt, at 
Roxbury, 6 Aug. calls him Gerard, as does the town rec. of b. at R. 
and on 30 May foil, his w. Mary, not Ann, as the modern copy of rec. 
has it, d. He resid. was at Muddy riv. now Brookline, in the early day 
appurten. to Boston, and there in 1654 he was appoint, a constable ; but 
in Boston he had Jarat (so writ.) bapt. 7 Mar. 1651, and in 1665 rem. 
to R. I. * HENRY, Plymouth, or Scituate, perhaps both 1634, rein. 
1639 to Barnstable, of wh. he was rep. 1644, had there Dorcas, bapt. 2 
Aug. 1649. JOB, Sandwich, s. of Richard, m. 1664, Ruhama Hallett, 
d. of Andrew, had Timothy, b. 1666; Eleazur, 1670; Hezekiah, 1675; 
John; and others; certain. Hannah, 1667. JOHN, Salem 1637, s. or 
more prob. br. of Thomas, rem. 1619, to Gloucester, there by w. Mary had 
Bethia, b. 11 Oct. 1651 ; rem. next yr. JOHN, Marshfield, s. of Thomas, 
perhaps b. in Eng. m. 18 July 1645, Alice, d. of Thomas Besbedge the 
sec. m. on town s book, being in his will of Nov. 1672 so describ. and her 
ch. nam. Thomas, b. 1647 ; and Sarah, 1663, with allusion to other sis. 
wh. were Eliz. b. 1646; Alice, 1649; Ann, 1651; Martha, 1653, and 
Mary, 1660; there was bur. 8 Dec. 1684; and his wid. was bur. 9 May 
1686. NEHEMIAII, Charlestown 1638, shipbuilder, was also of Dor 
chester, tho. Dr. Harris has not giv. him a resid. rem. to Boston 1640, 
freem. 2 June 1641, went to Eng. in 1644, and serv. in the army of the 
Parl. as maj. of Rainsborough s reg. ; by w. Hannah had Neherniah, b. 
10 June 1640, and Hannah, b. 10, bapt. 14 Nov. 1641 ; but prob. at last 
carr. his fam. to Eng. and may be the man ment. in a let. of the w. of 
Goffe, the regicide, in 1672. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 60 and IX. 268. 
Winth. II. 245. RICHARD, Lynn 1637, rem. to Sandwich, was the first 
instruct, of the Ind. at Mashpee, begin, in 1658, ord. 1670 by Eliot and 
Cotton; m. July 1677, Ruth Winslow, wid. of Jonathan, d. of William. 
Sargent, but it was by former w. whose name we find not, that his ch. 
wereb. ; Job; Elisha, b. 1641; and Shearjashub, 1643. He d. 1682. 


Copious acco. is in Gookin s Hist. Coll. ; Ilubbard, 659, CO ; and Davis s 
Ed. of Morton s Mem. 408. * SHEARJASHUB, Sandwich, s. of the preced. 
m. Bathshua Skiff, prob. d. of James of the same, had Melatiah ; Ezra, 
b. 1GG7; Mary, 1G78, d. young; Sarah, 1G80; Mary, again, 1681; 
Remembrance, 1683; and Patience, 1686; was oft. a rep. of Ply 
mouth Col. and the Prov. of Mass.; d. 7 Mar. 1719, aged 75. His 
youngest s. Ezra, a man of distinct, d. Sept, 1764, aged 88, of wh. three 
gr.s. were in the Congr. of U. S. 1794. Baylies, II. 283, 4. THOMAS, 
early^at Marshfield, may prob. have come from Co. Kent, bring, fam. 
hav. been at Plymouth 1637, freern. of that col. 2 Jan. 1638, had 
w. Eliz. bur. 18 July 1660, aged 70, was a man of substance and repute, 
d. a. 1664, aged 83, leav. wid. Martha, ch. prob. all by w. Eliz. John, 
above raent. ; Martha, wh. m. 1. John Bradford, s. of the Gov. 2. Thom 
as Tracy, d. at Norwich 1689; Eliz. m. 9 Dec. 1638, Robert Water 
man ; Ann m. 21 June 1640, Nehemiah Smith; Margaret m. Josiah 
Winslow, br. of Gov. Edward ; and Lydia m. Nathaniel Tilden. His 
will of 2 May 1664, made s. John excor. names ea. d. and Lydia, d. 
of Lydia, beside John, Thomas, Joseph, and Robert Waterman, and 
Mr. Arnold, his min. THOMAS, Marshfield, prob. s. of John, m. 18 
Apr. 1681, Eliz. d. of John Rouse, had Eliz. wh. d. 14 Apr. 1689. 
WILLIAM, Duxbury 1638, may rather, perhaps, be Burne. Eleven of 
this name had been gr. at II. C. 1834, and four at Brown and Bow r d. 

bridge, m. 24 or 25 June 1657, Eliz. Bowers, prob. wid. of George, 
and d. soon, prob. for he made his will six days after, in wh. he 
names his " belov. w." but gives his dwell.-ho. to his friend lieut. William 
Johnson of Woburn. But the same man, as it seems to me, had been 
resid. at New Haven, witness, in Aug. 1653, and took o. of fidel. there 
May foil. JAMES, Salem and Lynn 1635, freern. 14 Mar. 1639, d. 1651, 
in his will of 22 Aug. pro. 26 Nov. of that yr. names w. Alice, s. James, 
and John, and d. Sarah. JAMES, Reading, s. of the preced. m. 1665, 
Rebecca, d. of deac. Thomas Kendall, had James, b. 6 Apr. 1666; 
Thomas, 23 Mar. 1669 ; John, 19 Oct. 1671 ; Rebecca, 25 Dec. 1674; 
Sarah, 7 July 1677 ; Tabitha, 11 May 1679, d. in few days ; Tabitha, 
again, 22 May 1680 ; Kendall, 15 Jan. 1682 ; Mary, 28 Oct. 1685 ; and 
Eliz. 9 Oct. 1687 ; his w. d. 30 Aug. 1713, aged 68 ; and he d. 5 Dec. 
.1716, aged 74. Thro, this branch is deriv. the late Timothy Boutelle, 
a learned lawyer. JOHN, Cambridge, by w. Margaret had Mary, b. 26 
Oct. 1G4G; and John, wh. d. 10 Mar. 1674, aged 21 ; and the f. d. 30 
Aug. 1676, aged a. 60. JOHN, Reading, s. of James the first, m. 10 May 
1669, Hannah Davis, prob. eldest d. of George of the same, had John, 
b. 26 Feb. 1670; Hannah, 3 June 1672 ; Sarah, 3 Dec. 1674, d. under 
2 yrs. ; James, 6 Sept. 1677 ; Mary, 29. Jan. 1679 ; Eliz. 2 Mar. 1683 ; 

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Sarah, 20 Aug. 1G86; Susannah, 26 Feb. 1G89 ; and Thomas, 6 Feb. 
1692. Of this branch is descend. George S. Boutwell, late Gov. of 
Mass. THOMAS, Reading, perhaps the same as T. Boutle, wh. was 
call, on an import, jury 1646, as appears in N. E. Jonas cast up, pr. in 
2 Mass. Hist. Coll. IV. 110. This name is spell, only to vary the accent, 
with final e, of wh. form in 1834 four had been gr. in N. E. coll. 

BOUTINEAU, STEPHEN, Boston, a Huguenot merch. came from La 
Rochelle to Casco, 1686, accomp. his friend Baudouin, 1690, to Boston, 
and in. 22 Aug. 1708, his d. Mary, had six s. four ds. it is said, of wh. 
in the rec. I find Anna, b. 24 Apr. 1709 ; James, 27 Jan. 1711 ; John, 

I Apr. 1713 ; Mary, 5 Aug. 1715 ; Eliz. 11 Feb. 1717 ; Mary, again, 
18 Jan. 1719, Stephen, 22 May 1721 ; Peter, 11 Dec. 1722; Thomas, 

II Oct. 1724; and Isaac, 22 June 1726. He was Elder of the Fr. ch. 
and in 1748, unit, with the pastor and few remain, proprs. in alienat. 
their est. Willis, I. 185. Snow, 202. 

BOUTON, *joHN, Norwalk 1654, or earlier, m. 1 June 1657, Abigail, 
d. of Matthew Marvin, had John, b. 30 Sept. 1659 ; Matthew, 24 Dec. 
1661; Rachel, 15 Dec. 1667; Abigail, 1 Apr. 1670; and Mary, 26 
May 1671 ; but this was 2d w. for he had fam. bef. sett, at Norwalk, 
and his d. Bridget m. 1665, Daniel Kellogg. He was selectman, rep. 
1671, and often after to 1685 ; and a fam. tradit. is, that he came in the 
Assurance, of London, 1635, aged 20, of course to Boston, went soon to 
Hartford. JOHN, Norwalk, s. of the preced. had Jachin, Joseph, and 
perhaps more. Rev. Nathaniel, of Concord, N. H. is a descend, b. at 
Norwalk, and in his Addr. on the two hundredth anniv. well sustain, the 
pristine charact. of his nat. town. RICHARD, Fairfield, br. of first John, 
d. 1665, leav. only ch. Ruth, by w. Ruth. The wid. d. next yr. 

BOWD, JOSEPH, Boston, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 20 Aug. 1657. 

MIN, New Haven, a propr. 1685. JOHN, Boston 1668, a mason. RICH 
ARD, Boston, by w. Martha had Eliz. b. 18 May 1661. WILLIAM, 
Maine 1642. 

BOWDITCH, JOHN, Boston, m. a. 1682, Temperance, d. of John French 
the first of Braintree. She d. 12 Aug. 1720. He prob. had est. at that 
part of Boston call. Braintree. WILLIAM, Salem 1639, from Devonsh. 
no doubt, as the fam. name is there freq. had gr. of Id. 1643, by w. Sarah 
had Nathaniel, bapt. 12 Feb. 1643 ; but left only ch. William, prob. older, 
possib. b. in Eng. an officer of the customs, under the col. admin, whose 
d. 1681, was sudden, as well as untimely. See Col. Rec. V. 324, for the 
prudent act of the governm. His sole surv. ch. William, b. Sept. 1663$ 
was emin. at Salem, for usefulness, m. 30 Aug. 1688, Mary, d. of 
Thomas Gardner, d. 28 May 1728. This third William had seven ch. 
but of the s. Ebenezer, b. 26 Apr. 1703, m. 15 Aug. 1728, Mary, d. of 


Hon. John Turner, and d. 2 Feb. 1768, alone, left male issue. His s. 
Habakkuk was f. of Nathaniel, the great American astronomer, translat. 
of La Place. 

BOWDOIN (so made from the sound of the old French BAUDOUIX), 
j JAMES, Boston, s. of Pierre, b. at La Rochelle, in France, merch. brot. 
by his f. (escap. from the persecut. of Louis XIV.) to Casco, now Port 
land, thence soon to Boston, m. 18 July 170G, Sarah Campbell, perhaps 
d. of John, the postmaster, had James, b. 5 May foil. d. in few mos. ; 
Mary, and Eliz. tw. 27 June 1708, of wh. Eliz. d. in two wks. ; John, 22 
Aug. 1709, d. at two yrs. ; Peter, 19 May 1711, d. next yr. ; and Wil 
liam, 14 June 1713, II. C. 1735. His w. d. 21 Dec. 1713, and he m. 16 
Sept. foil. Hannah, d. of George Pordage, had Samuel, b. 25 July foil, 
d. next yr. ; Eliz. 25 Apr. 1717 ; Judith, whose date of b. 1719, is deriv. 
(like that of the preced. sis.) not from rec. of town, but fam. memor. ; 
and James, 7 Aug. 1726, II. C. 1745. His sec. w. d. 2 Aug. 1726, and 
he m. 24 Apr. 1735, wid. Mehitable Lillie. He was one of the ricfiest 
men in B. made one of his majesty s council under our free chart, and d. 
8 Sept. 1747, aged 71, leav. five ch. above ment. Mary, m. 12 Feb. 
1729, Bclthazar Bayard ; Eliz. m. 26 Oct. 1732, James Pitts ; and Judith, 
m. 12 June 1744, Thomas Flucker. J JAMES, Boston, youngest s. of the 
preced. m. 15 Sept. 1748, Eliz. d. of John Erving, had James, b. 22 
Sept, 1752, H. C. 1771, wh. was min. plenipo. of U. S. at Madrid; and 
Eliz. wh. m. Sir John Temple, the first British Consul Gen. to our 
country, one of whose ds. was w. of the late Thomas L. Winthrop, 
Lieut. Gov. of Mass, and mo. of Hon. Robert Charles W. He was a 
disting. patriot of the Revo, and bef. had serv. in the council of the Prov. 
1757-69, when the royal Gov. put a negat. upon him, presid. of that 
convent, of 1780 for fram. the Constit. of Mass, and first presid. of the 
A. A. S. and Gov. of the Comwth. 1785 and 6, during the worst of the 
delusions that produc. Shay s rebell. and d. 6 Nov. 1790. With felicity 
that leaves nothing to be desir. his charact. was portra. by his gr. gr.s. 
R. C. Winthrop in an Address at Bowdoin Coll. wh. deriv. its name 
from the uncle of the orator, the most disting. benefact. MICHAEL, Lynn 
1690. Lewis MS. PIERRE, was, I think, translat. into Eng. (at the same 
time with the fam. name) and became PETER, Boston, had been a phy 
sician at La Rochelle bef. the revocat. of the Edict of Nantz, on wh. he 
fled forthwith to Ireland 1685, as the most natural resort of persecut. 
Protestants, thence came next yr. to Casco with w. Eliz. wh. d. 19 Aug. 
1720, aged 77, and two s. John, wh. went early to Virg. and sett, there in 
Northampton Co. where descend, remain ; and James, bef. ment. and two 
ds. In little over two yrs. with sev. other Huguenots he rem. to Boston, 
there more than sixteen yrs. was a prosper, merch. d. Sept. 1706. By 


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will of 1G June 1704, all his est. of wh. inv. was 1,344, a good prop. 
for that day, was giv. to w. for life. Of his ds. Mary m. 22 Aug. 1708, 
Stephen Boutineau ; but the other, Eliz. perhaps earlier hadm. a Robins, 
as fara. tradit. tells neither date, nor bapt. name, nor resid. nor issue, I 
suppose he may have been a Huguenot, and liv. in ano. Col. The wid. 
in her will of 5 Sept. 1717, gives, I believe, no light on this point, and 
yet ment. her s. John as hav. d. leav. childr. A strange complicat. of 
errors, as to the time of his d. the condition of his worldly affairs, and 
the age of his eldest s. as if he were left a minor, beyond the usual 
blunders of happy tradit. had so overgrown the fam. hist, as greatly to 
mislead the Rev. William Jenks, in his Eulogy, deliv. 1813, after the 
dec. of the founder of Bowdoin Coll. Quite extensive was the spread 
of these misconcept. from the deserv. high esteem of the writer s exact 
information on all subjects his modesty suffers him to treat. WILLIAM, 
Boston, eldest s. of the first James, m. 1739, Phebe, d. of John Murdock 
of Plymouth, had three ds. of wh. the two elder d. young, and the third, 
Sarah, b. 17 Oct. 1761, m. her first cous. James, and he d. 24 Feb. 1773, 
at Roxbury. 

BOWE, ALEXANDER, Charlestown 1658, rem. to Middletown, d. 6 
Nov. 1678; by w. Sarah wh. d. 16 Apr. 1665, had Samuel, b. 28 Jan. 
1660 ; Sarah, 20 June 1662 ; Mary, 18 Jan. 1665, d. at 2 mos. ; and he 
m. 26 Nov. 1673, Rebecca, d. of Richard Hughes of Guilford, had Ann, 
10 Sept. 1674; Mary, again, 5 Dec. 1676; and, posthum. Rebecca, 19 
Apr. 1679. NICHOLAS, Cambridge, m. 26 June 1684, Sarah Hubbard 5 
wh. d. 26 Jan. 1689 ; and for 2d w. m. 6 May 1690, Dorcas Charnpney. 
The name soon bee. Bowes. 

Bo WEN, GRIFFITH, Boston 1638, from Llangenydd, Glamorgansh. 
freem. 22 May 1639, by w. Margaret had Esther, bapt. 10 Feb. 1639, 
wh. d. 28 Mar. 1654; Abigail, 18 Apr. 1641 ; Peniel, b. 10 May 1644; 
and Eliz. wh. m. Isaac Addington. He was some yrs. at Roxbury, but 
went home and liv. at London 1670. HENRY, Boston, by w. Frances 
had Mary, b. 14 Aug. 1657. HENRY, Roxbury, perhaps s. of Griffith, 
ra. 20 Dec. 1658, Eliz. Johnson, had Henry, b. 13 Oct. 1659, bapt. 12 
Feb. foil. wh. was a soldier in Dec. 1675 of Johnson s comp. ; Eliz. 26, 
bapt, 27 Jan. 1661 ; John, 1, bapt. 7 Sept. 1662; Margaret, d. young; 
Maria,b. 12 Sept. 1666; Margaret, again, 26 Jan. 1668; Penuel, 8 
Mar. 1671 ; Esther, 8 Mar. 1675 ; and Isaac, 20 Apr. 1676. His wid. 
Eliz. d. 20 Apr. 1701. JOHN, Plymouth 1651. * OBADIAH, Swanzey, 
rep. 1681, had been of Rehoboth 1657, an active mem. of the Bapt. 
communion, had s. Obadiah, beside Isaac, b. 30 Sept. 1674. OBADIAH, 
Swanzey, s. of the preced. had Hezekiah, b. 19 Nov. 1682. RICH 
ARD, Rehoboth 1643, d. 4 Feb. 1675, and his wid. d. the same yr. 
RICHARD, Rehoboth, call. jr. 1658, perhaps s. of the preced. m. Mary 

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Titus. THOMAS, Salem 1G48, was of New London 1G57-GO, rem. to 
Rehoboth, d. 1GG3. His wid. Eliz. was, in 1669, w. of Samuel Fuller 
of Plymouth. His will, of 11 Apr. 16G3, made her extrix. names his s. 
Richard, and br. Obadiah. THOMAS, Marblehead 1674, may have been 
s. of the preced. Sixteen of this name had been gr. at N. E. coll. 1834. 

BOWERS, BENANUEL, Charlestown 1656, s. of George, m. 9 Dec. 
1654, Eliz. Dunster, perhaps a niece of Presid. D. had George, b. 3 
Feb. 1655; suff. much abuse, as a Quaker, by prison, whip, and fine, in 
1677. Frothingham, 173. 4. Col. Rec. V. 153, 68. GEORGE, Ply 
mouth 1G39, rem. to Cambridge, where his w. Barbara d. 25 Mar. 1G44; 
m. 15 Apr. 1G49, Eliz. Worthington, had Jerathnieel, b. 2 May 1650, 
beside Benanuel, John, H. C. 1649; Patience; and Silence; some, if 
not all, by former w. and d. late in 1656, his will of 8 Nov. being pro. 
30 Dec. of that yr. and his wid. I think, m. 25 June 1657, Henry Bow- 
tell, or Boutwell. JERATHMEEL, Chelmsford, s. of the preced. JOHN, 
Medfield 1649. JOHN, Derby, s. of George, prob. b. in Eng. was a 
sch. master at Plymouth, perhaps the earliest, went in the same business 
1653, to New Haven, on invit. of Gov. Eaton, there taught until 1660, 
and after in other towns ; was preach, after Pierson left Branford, in 
1667, to Feb. 1G73; soon after was sett, at D. and there d. 14 June 
1687. His will, rec. at D. bears date 8 Jan. 1 685. His w. was Bridget, 
d. of Anthony Thompson of New Haven, wh. surv. him, and he had 
there bapt. Ruth, 20 Dec. 1657; and Samuel, o Nov. 1665; beside 
Mary, prob. b. after Ruth, and bef. Samuel, wh. m. 1682, Samuel 
Nichols; John, b. at Guilford, 3 Dec. 1667; and Ann, wh. m. 1703, 
Francis French. Ruth m. John Frisbie, and next, William Hoadly. 
JOHN, s. of the preced. was not of H. C. as Mather, mistak. him for f. 
asserts; but of quality to be a min. is by Trumbull fix. 1688 at Rye, 
and in Mather s Hecatompolis, Magn. I. c. 7, is insert, as min. of Rye 
1696. He may have gone to Derby, where his d. is rec. 23 Sept. 1708 ; 
or the Rye min. may be ano. man, tho. it is not prob. JOHN, Green 
wich, call. 43 yrs. old in 1681, m. after 1685, perhaps for sec. w. Han 
nah, wid. of Joshua Knapp, d. in 1694, leav. no ch. His wid. d. Jan. 
1696. MATTHEW, Cambridge, prob. s. of George, d. 30 Jan. 1645. 
SAMUEL, Derby, s. of Rev. John, m. 1687, Ruth Wooster, and m. 1691, 
Lydia French of the same, had ch. b. 1692, 4, &c. was liv. in 1717. 
MORGAN, Norwich 1660, wh. was there in 1700, had come in from Say- 
brook. Six of this name had been gr. in 1834 at N. E. coll. 

BOWING, THOMAS, Marblehead 1648, is the same as Bo wen. 

BOWKER, or BOUKER, || EDMUND or EDWARD, Dorchester, ar. co. 
1646, m. Mary Potter, rem. to Sudbury, d. Mar. 1666. JOHN, Marl- 
borough, m. 8 Feb. 1678, Mary Howe, was, perhaps, s. of the preced. 
and freem. 1685. 

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BOWL AND, ELIZ. (if there be no mistake in this name), call, of Bos 
ton, m. 2 Aug. 1655, Mr. Samuel Lee of Virg. 

BOWLES, || JOHN, Roxbury 1639, freem. 13 May 1G40, ar. co. 1645, 
rul. elder, d. 1680, bur. 24 Sept. was k. by a cartwheel running over 
him. On 22 Aug. his will was made, and pro. 5 Oct. foil. By it his s. 
John was made excor. names w. Sarah, d. Eliz. White, d. Mary Gard 
ner, and ment. money paid to Daniel Smith by order of his w. His first 
w. Dorothy, wh. d. of smallpox, and was bur. the same day, 3 Nov. 1649, 
had no ch. it is thot. He m. 2 Apr. 1650, Eliz. d. of Isaac Heath, had 
Eliz. b. 3, bapt. 23 Feb. 1651 ; Isaac, bapt. 15 May, and d. 1652 ; John, 
bapt. 17 July 1653, II. C. 1671 ; and Mary, b. 20, bapt. 29 Apr. 1655. 
His w. d. 6 July foil. A third w. Sarah, wh. may have been wid. of 
Francis Chickering, as bef. m. him she had been of John Sibly, surv. 
to 2 Sept. 1686, but her will was of 21 June 1681. In it she gives 
equal portions to her br. Joseph How, s. Daniel Smith, Esq. Samuel 
Newman, Thomas Metcalf, William Symmes, doub. portion to s. Mr. 
John Bowles, and equal portions to d. Eliz. Gardner, s. Thomas Gard 
ner, John White, and Timothy D wight. Mary m. 17 Nov. 1673, 
Thomas Gardner ; and Eliz. m. perhaps, John White. * JOHN, s. of 
the preced. freem. 1680, m. 16 Nov. 1681, Sarah, d. of Rev. John 
Eliot, jr. wh. d. 23 May 1687, had John, wh. d. early; John, again, b. 
15 Mar. 1685, H. C. 1702, a promin. man; and Sarah, 15 Nov. 1686, 
d. at six mos. ; rep. 1689 and 90, and speaker of the ho. d. 30 Mar. 
1691 ; but in 1688 when he was chos. rul. elder, it w^as hoped he would 
preach, and be adjunct with apostle Eliot, if his health improv. JOSEPH, 
Wells 1640, wh. usually is writ. Bolles, went home, but came again from 
Eng. in the Speedwell, 1656, aged 47, of good charact. liv. 1680, when 
he took o. of alleg. His d. Mary m. a. 1676, Charles Frost, but could 
not be first w. of first Charles. RICHARD, Dover 1666. 

BOWMAN, FRANCIS, Watertown, eldest s. of Nathaniel, sw. fidel. 
1652, m. 26 Sept. 1661, Martha, d. of capt. John Sherman, had Francis, 
b. 14 Sept, 1662; John, 19 Feb. 1665 ; Martha, 2 Mar. 1667, d. at 9 
mos.; Nathaniel, 9 Feb. 1669; Joseph, 18 May 1674; Ann, 19 Sept. 
1676; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1679; Jonathan, d. 1682; and Martha, again, 
4 Apr. 1685 ; and he d. 16 Dec. 1687. He rem. to Cambridge Farms, 
now Lexington. JOHN, Plymouth 1633. Haz. I. 327. NATHANIEL, 
Watertown, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. 1630, req. to be adm. 
freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. by w. Ann had beside Francis bef. ment., 
Mary, wh. was bur. 10 Mar. 1638; Joanna, bur. 20 Nov. 1638; Na 
thaniel, b. 6 Mar. 1641, perhaps other ch. bef. and after; but the rec. 
must be follow, that Dorcas was b. 31 Jan. 1639, bur. 6 Feb. 1639; 
Joanna, again, 20 Nov. 1642; Dorcas, again, wh. m. Benjamin Black- 

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leach of Cambridge, and had 2d h. a March. He d. 2G Jan. 1682, in 
his will of 21 Oct. 1679, nam. s. Francis, Nathaniel, d. Dorcas March, 
and her ch. Nathaniel, and Benjamin, and gr.d. Hannah Turner, prob. 
d. of 2d Joanna. NATHANIEL, Wethersfield 16G8, prob. s. of the 
preced. an important man, in 1669 m. Rebecca, d. of Rev. Henry Smith, 
wh. had been divorc. from her h. lieut. Samuel Smith of New London 
for desert, d. Jan. 1707, without ch. Twelve of this name are in the 
Catal. of II. C. gr. Perhaps some Boreman has assum. it. 

BOWSTREETE, WILLIAM, Concord, freem. 22 May 1639, d. or was bur. 
31 Oct. 1612. His will, made 8 days bef. names his sis. Eliz. Newman, 
to her and ch. giv. all his est. It is abstr. in Geneal. Reg. II. 385. 

BOYDEN, THOMAS, Watertown, carne in the Francis from Ipswich, 
1634, aged 21, next yr. was of Scituate, serv. of William Gilson, join, 
their ch. 17 May, freem. 1647, by w. Frances had Thomas, b. 26 Sept. 
1639; Mary, 15 Oct. 1641 ; Rebecca, 1 Nov. 1643; and Nathaniel, 
1650; rem. to Boston 1651, had Jonathan there, b. 20 Feb. 1652 ; and 
Sarah, 12 Oct. 1654. His w. Frances d. 17 Mar. 1658, and he m. 3 
Nov. foil. wid. Hannah Morse, and rem. in few yrs. to Medfield. THOM 
AS, Groton, s. of the preced. m. Martha, d. of Richard Holden, had 
afterwards rem. to Woburn ; but return, to G. and d. 15 Nov. 1719. 
But the rec. of Woburn has "by their mo. s req. because of their rem. 
to and fro. in the Ind. war," Martha, 14 June 1667 ; Eliz. 24 May 1670; 
John, 29 Nov. 1672; Jonathan, 27 Sept. 1675; and Joseph, 24 Apr. 

Bo YEN, HENRY, Boston, m. 17 Oct. 1656, Frances, d. of Arthur Gill. 

BOYES, BOYS, BOYCE, or BOIES, ANTIPAS, Boston 1659, merch. 
engag. in 1661 on great purch. of Id. at Dover, with Valentine Hill, 
whose d. Hannah he had m. 24 Jan. 1660, had Antipas, and d. July or 
Aug. 1669. His will, 3 July of that yr. was pro. 18 Aug. and after giv. 
est. to s. he says, if uncle Richard Rose wishes, he may bring him up 
.and rec. the prop. The s. went, I think, to Eng. JOSEPH, Salem 1639, 
freem. 18 May 1642, had Esther, bapt. 21 Feb. 1641; Eliz. 6 Mar. 
1642; Joseph, 31 Mar. 1644; an d Benjamin, 16 May 1647. JOSEPH, 
. Salem, prob. s. of the preced. m. 4 Feb. 1668, $arah M+acham, 
perhaps d. of Jeremiah, had Sarah, b. 4 Dec. foil. * MATTHEW, Rox- 
bury, freem. 22 May 1639, rem. to Rowley, was rep. 1641, 3, 5, and 50. 
He went home, as I find, by letters from Eng. Apr. 1657, he was then 
liv. near Leeds, in Yorksh. and still liv. in Feb. 1677, hav. tak. sec. w. 
in his old age, only two yrs. bef. He prob. had a fain., here, but after 
his ret. home, prob. his s. Joseph, a divine of some distinct, was b. at 
Leeds. See Geneal. Reg. XII. 65. RICHARD, New Hampsh. d. as 
early as 1677. SAMUEL, Saybrook, m. 3 Feb. 1668, Lydia, d. of Wil- 

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liam Beamond, wont to liv. at Barbados, there had Joseph, wh. he brot. 
to S. where he d. 22 Mar. 1683 ; at S. had Samuel, b. 6 Dec. 1673 ; and 
Michael, 26 May 1683, wh. d. in less than a mo. and f. d. 4 Oct. of same 
yr. aged 40. His wid. m. 15 Apr. 1684, Alexander Pygan. Four of 
this name had been gr. at Wins. Coll. 1834. 

BOYKETT, or BOYKIM, jARVis or GERVASE, New Haven, a carpenter, 
came first to Charlestown with one serv. in 1635 or 6 from Charington, 
in Kent. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 276. He rein. 1639 to New Haven, 
there had Nathaniel, b. Sept. 1641, bapt. 11 Dec. 1642; Bethia, bapt. 
30 Apr. 1643; and Sarah, 18 Jan. 1646; and d. Jan. 1662, leav. wid. 
Isabel, wh. d. 1673, arid in her will ment. ch. Nathaniel, Sarah, and d. 
Dennison. Sarah m. 1675, Samuel Edwards of Northampton. NA 
THANIEL, New Haven, s. of the preced. subscr. to the col. laws 1 May 
1660 his assent, and d. 1705. 

BOYLE, ALEXANDER, Boston, one of the first of the Scot s Charit. 
Soc. 1684. 

BOYLSTOX, THOMAS, Watertown, s. of Thomas, perhaps of London, 
wh. was s. of Henry of Litchfield, came in the Defence from London, 
1635, aged 20, by w. Sarah had Eliz. b. 21 Sept. 1640; Sarah, 30 Sept. 
1642; and Thomas, 26 Jan. 1645; d. 1653; his wid. Sarah m. 12 
May 1655, John Chenery, and d. 14 Sept. 1704. Eliz. m. Apr. 1658, 
John Fisher of Medfield ; and Sarah m. Thomas Smith. His f. was a 
clothworker of London, as descr. in the deed of ho. and ground to his 
agent, Sept. 1639 from Gregory Stone. Often the name is giv. Boyson. 
THOMAS, Boston, perhaps s. of the preced. a farmer, liv. at Muddy riv. 
whereby the best access to publ. worship for him and his fam. was Rox- 
bury, m. 13 Dec. 1665, Mary, d. of Thomas Gardner, had Edward; 
and bapt. at R. Richard, 29 Jan. 1671 ; Abigail, 1674; Zabdiel, 9 Mar. 
1679 ; Lucy, prob. 1682 ; l Rebecca, b. 15, bapt. 20 Sept. 1685 ; Dudley, 19 
Aug. 1688; besides Peter; Sarah; Mary; Joanna; and Thomas, first 
town elk. of Brookline, wh. may have been bapt. elsewh. He serv. per 
haps as surgeon, in Philip s war, and d. 1695; his wid. was Mary. A 
monstrous tradit. in Thacher s Med. Biog. of Zabdiel, that his f. after 
receiv. a degr. of M. D. at Oxford, came over and sett, at Brookline in 
1635, shows how worthless are such foundations, even if support, by a 
descend. This Zabdiel, the successful introducer of inocul. for smallpox 
on our side of the ocean, was made F. R. S. and d. 1 Mar. 1766. His 
s. Thomas, a physician, of Boston, d. 13 May 1750, without ch. Rich 
ard, of Charlestown, s. of sec. Thomas, d. 25 Apr. 1752, and his wid. 
Mary d. 16 Apr. 1764, aged 86. 

^ BOYNTON, or BOYINGTON, CALEB, Newbury, s. of William of Rowley, 
m. 24 June 1672, Mary Moore, had William, b. 24 July 1673, liv. at 

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Rowley, freera. 1684. JOHN, Rowley 1643, m. Helen Pell of Boston,-; 
and d. 1G70. JOHN, Northampton, freem. 1684. * JOSEPH, Rowley 
1678, perhaps s. of John, rep. 1603, and sev. yrs. more; town elk. 
1679; as was one of same name perhaps his s. in 1697, wh. had m. 
Sarah, d. of Richard Swan, a. 1678, and d. 16 Dec. 1730. JOSHUA, 
Newbury, br. prob. of Caleb, m. 9 Apr. 1678, Hannah Barnet, had 
William, b. 26 May 1690. Coffin, wh. gives ano. JOSHUA, also m. Apr. 
1678, Sarah Browne, had Joshua, b. 4 May 1679, wh. liv. 91 yrs. 5 mos. 
14 days; and John, 15 July 1683. SAMUEL, Rowley 1691, paid good 
tax that yr. but wh. was his f. is unkn. THOMAS, Salem, wh. in the 
rec. is writ. Bouenton, m. 30 Dec. 1671, Sarah Southwick, had Thomas, 
b. 1 Mar. 1672 ; Benjamin, 24 July 1675 ; and Abigail, 25 July 1695. 
Felt. WILLIAM, Rowley, freem. 13 May 1640, said to have been b. 
1605, had w. Eliz. and s. Caleb, and Joshua; bot. 1657 at Newbury a 
farm of John Clark; and his wid. d. at Salisbury, a. 1687. But ano. 
WILLIAM, or the same, perhaps, by w. Mary had Mary, and liv. at 
Salisbury, where Mary, his d. m. 5 Nov. 1670, John Eastman. Three 
of this name had been, 1834, gr. of N. E. coll. 

BRABROOK, or BRAYBROOK, JOHN, Watertown, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. 
b. 4 Nov. 1640 ; John, 12 Apr. 1642 ; and Thomas, 4 May 1643 ; first 
was at Hampton 1640, rem. to Newbury, where liv. his uncle, Henry 
Short, and d. 28 June 1662. Coffin has, perhaps, here made some 
confus. for I find the inv. of B. tak. Dec. 1654. Ann B. wh. d. at Rox- 
bury 20 May 1648, may have been his nio. JOSEPH, perhaps of Mai 
den, m. Sarah, d. of John Lewis, and may have liv. at Concord 1672. 
RICHARD, Ipswich, was b. it is said, in 1613. By w. Joanna wh. was 
Ins wid. liv. 1681, had Mehitable, wh. m. 2 Nov. 1669, -John Downing. 
THOMAS, Concord, s. of John, m. 1669, Abigail Temple, and d. 1692. 
WILLIAM, Lynn, rem. says Lewis, 1637, to Sandwich. 

BRACY, or BRACIE, JOHN, Wethersfield, came a. 1647, from New 
Haven (where first he, with prefix of respect, sat down in 1644, and had 
Susanna, and John, both bapt. 5 Sept. 1647), with his mo. Phebe Mar 
tin, whose f. William Bisby of London had bot. an est. at W. for her, and 
her ch. by former h. ; d. 1709, aged 70. Other ch. of Bracey, by same 
Phebe, were Thomas, prob. a Stephen, Constant, wh. m. John Morray, 
and Phebe, wh. m. Joseph Dickinson. STEPHEN, Swanzey 1669, 
[Baylies, II. 241.] rem. to Hartford, d. 1692, leav. Stephen, John, 
Henry, beside ds. Elishaba, Phebe, Eliz. and Ann. He drop, the final 
y, yet perhaps did not change the sound, as of two syl. Descend, in 
Conn, have been disting. THOMAS, Ipswich 1635, may have been, Felt 
thinks, possib. the Mr. Bracy of Branford in Mather s first classis, in 
the carelessness of the Magn. III. 214, call. Brucy, and not favor, with 

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a Christian name. THOMAS, "Wethersfield, br. of John, bef. 1678 rera. 
to Hatfield, d. there 1704. 

BRACKENBURY, JOHN, Charlestown and Boston, m. 17 July 1655, 
Amie or Emma, d. of John Anderson, had JOHN, b. 9 Aug. 1657, \vh. 
liv. at Charlestown, where his w. Dorcas d. 30 June 1682, aged 25. He 
had enlist. 1676 in the comp. of the brave capt. Turner, but was disch. 
bef. march, for. His wid. m. Joseph Lynde, and d. 1 Sept. 1703. 
RICHARD, Salem, came in the Abigail with Gov. Endicott, arr. 6 Sept. 
1628, freem. 14 May 1634, had w. Ellen; a d. Hannah, bapt. 1 June 
1651; one of the found, of ch. at Beverly, d. 1685, aged 83, leav. 
s. Miles. SAMUEL, Rowley, prob. s. of William, a physician, wh. 
preach, two yrs. but was not ord. yet rem. to Boston, and d. of small 
pox, says Hull s Diary, 11, or by ano. rec. 16 Jan. 1678. SAMUEL, 
Boston 1677, had Samuel, bapt. 12 May 1700, was a physician, d. at 
Maiden 26 Nov. 1702 ; but one Samuel, wh. may have been the preced. 
or not, by w. Mercy, in Boston, had Mary, b. 12 Mar. 1674 ; and the 
Maiden rec. makes Samuel to have Samuel, there, Feb. 1673. WIL 
LIAM, Charlestown, a baker, came in the fleet with Winth. it is thot. with 
w. Ann, req. to be freem. 19 Oct. 1630, but not appearing to support 
his claim in May foil, was postpon. by the rule after adopt, join, the 
ch. late in 1632, freem. 4 Mar. 1633, had Mary, bapt. 29 June 1634 ; 
was a selectman four yrs. d. at Maiden, where he was of the chief inhab. 
Aug. 1668, aged 66, leav. by will of 24 July preced. est. to w. Alice, s. 
Samuel, H. C. 1664, ds. Ann, w. of William Foster, and Mary, w. of 
John Ridgway. Frothingham, 79. His wid. d. 28 Dec. 1670, as the 
gr.stone says ; but other auth. makes it 24 Jan. after. 

BRACKETT, .ANTHONY, Portsmouth 1640, rem. to Exeter, there liv. 
1657, but perhaps after at Casco. ANTHONY, Falmouth 1662, perhaps 
s. of the preced. m. Ann, d. of Michael Mitton, had Anthony ; Seth, wh. 
was k. by the Ind. May 1690 ; Mary, wh. was liv. 1717, unm. ; Elinor, 
wh. m. Richard Pulling of Boston ; and Kezia, wh. m. Joseph Maylem; 
by 2d w. Susanna, d. of Abraham Drake of Hampton, wh. he m. Sept. 
1679, had Zechariah and others. He was tak. by the Ind. with his w. 
and all his fam. exc. her br. Nathaniel Mitton, wh. was k. at the ho. 11 
Aug. 1676; but by admirab. peril esc. some days after; was lieut. and 
capt. in the war, and finally was k. at his ho. 21 Sept. 1689. His s. 
Anthony was a serviceab. man, as lieut. and capt. in Ind. hostilit. For 
abund. informat. see Willis. JAMES, Boston, a cooper, s. of Rich 
ard, freem. 1673, rem. to Braintree 1675, by w. Sarah had Joseph, 
Nathan, and sev. ds. d. 8 Apr. 1718, aged 72. JAMES, Beverly, freem. 
1675. JOHN, Boston, s. prob. of Peter, merch. freem. 1666, m. 23 Aug. 
1662, Sarah, d. of John Stedman of Cambridge, had Sarah, bapt. at C. 

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5 June 1G64, d. 19 Sept. 1G65; and John, bapt. at C. 21 Apr. 1667. 
He d. that yr. See Ne well s Ch. Gath. 55. His wid. m. 24 Mar. 1668, 
Samuel Alcoek. Her third h. was Thomas Graves ; and fourth, John 
Phillips. JOHN, Billerica, s. of Richard, m. Hannah, d. of William 
French, and had ten ch. His w. d. 9 May 1674, and he m. 3 Mar. 
1675, Ruth Ellis, and had four ch. and d. 18 Mar. 1686. JOSIAH, 
Billerica, br. of the preced. m. 4 Feb. 1673, Eliz. Waldo, prob. d. of 
Cornelius of Chelmsford, had one d. b. 1674, rem. to Braintree, and had 
ano. d. 1678. * || PETER, Braintree, freem. 10 May 1643, ar. co. 1648, 
rep. 1644, and often after, for his own town, and for Scarborough in 
1673 and 4, and he was deac. By first w. Priscilla, had Martha; 
Peter; John, b. 30 Nov. 1641 ; Joseph, 13 Oct. 1642; and prob. other 
ch. for the Boston gr. of Id. to him, 1640, was for twelve heads. Ano. 
ch. by the same w. was Hannah, b. 14 Aug. 1656, but she d. June foil. 
His last w. was Mary, wid. of Nathaniel Williams, wh. bee. one of the 
first of the third ch. mem. after d. of this h. In his latter days he liv. 
in Boston. In 1662 he purch. of the Ind. the tract on wh. Mendham 
was erect. Martha m. 23 Nov. 1655, Robert Twelves. PETER, Biller 
ica, prob. s. of Richard, m. 7 Aug. 1661, Eliz. Bosworth, freem. 1680. 
His w. d. 30 Nov. 1686, and he m. 30 Mar. foil. wid. Sarah Foster of 
Cambridge. * |[ RICHARD, Boston 1632, prob. br. of first Peter, freem. 
25 May 1636, ar. co. 1639, dism. with w. Alice to Braintree ch. 5 Dec. 
1641, deac. ord. 21 July 1642, town elk. many yrs. third capt. of the 
town, d. 5 Mar. 1691, aged 80 yrs. says the gr.stone. By his w. Alice, 
wh. d. 1690, aged 76, he had Hannah, bapt. 4 Jan. 1635 ; Peter, and 
John, perhaps tw. both bapt. 7 May 1637 ; Rachel, 3 Nov. 1639; Mary, 
b. 1 Feb^l642; James; Josiah, 8 July 1652; and Sarah. Of the ds. 
Hannah m. Samuel Kingsley of Billerica; Rachel m. 15 July 1659, 
Simon Crosby; Mary m. 24 July 1662, Joseph Thompson; and Sarah 
m. 1675, Joseph Crosby of Braintree. THOMAS, Salem, punish, for 
attend. Quaker worship, 1658 ; had Thomas, bapt. 7 Dec. 1645, d. at 22 
yrs. ; Mary, 4 Feb. 1649 ; and Joseph, 15 June 1651, d. young, as also 
d. Lydia. THOMAS, Falmouth, br. of sec. Anthony, m. Mary, d. of 
Michael Mitton, and was k. by the Ind. 11 Aug. 1676, and his w. and 
ch. tak. into captiv. at the same time with his br. His w. d. in captiv. 
but three ch. surv. and liv. at Greenland. Willis. THOMAS, Wickford 
1674. WILLIAM, Portsmouth 1624, one in the empl. of Mason, the 
patentee, spell. Bracken often. Adams, Ann. Six of this name had 
been, in 1834, gr. at Harv. Dart, and Wms. coll. 

BRADBURY, * THOMAS, Salisbury, an orig. propr. but it is not kn. 
where he was sett. bef. going to that town, yet prob. at Ipswich, freem. 13 
May 1640, rep. 1651 and six yrs. more, recorder for the Co. of Norfolk, 

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when New Hampsh. was part of Mass, was a capt. and d. 16 Mar. 1695. 
His w. Mary, d. of John Perkins, after 56 yrs. of good cohabit, was 
accus. of witchcraft in the dark hours of 1692, but her age was not 
sufficient to condemn her; she was acq. and d. 20 Dec. 1700. The ch. 
were Wymond, b. 1 Apr. 1637 ; Judith, 2 Oct. 1638 ; Thomas, 28 Jan. 
1640; Mary, 17 Mar. 1642; Jane, 11 May 1645; Jacob, 17 June 
1647, wh. d. at Barbados, 1669 ; William, 15 Sept. 1649 ; Eliz. 7 Nov. 
1651 ; John, 20 Apr. 1654, wh. d. 24 Nov. 1678; Ann, 16 Apr. 1656, 
d. young; and Jabez, 27 June 1658, wh. d. 28 Apr. 1677. Mary m. 17 
Dec. 1663, John Stanian; Judith m. 9 Oct. 1665, Caleb Moody, as his 
sec. w. ; Jane m. 15 Mar. 1668, Henry True; and Eliz. m. 12 May 
1673, John Buss. WILLIAM, Salisbury, s. of the preced. had Mary as 
first w. and next, Rebecca, wid. of Samuel Maverick, d. of Rev. John 
Wheelwright, m. 12 Jan. or more prob. Mar. 1672; d. 4 Dec. 1678, 
and his w. d. 20 of the same mo. He left William, b. 16 Oct. 1672; 
Thomas, 24 Dec. 1674; and Jacob, 1 Sept. 1677 ; the last two rememb. 
in the will of their gr.f. Rev. John Wheelwright of S. WYMOND, Salis 
bury, eldest s. of Thomas, m. 7 May 1661, Sarah, d. of Robert Pike, 
had Sarah, b. 26 Feb. 1662; Ann, 21 Nov. 1666; and Wymond, 13 
May 1669 ; d. that yr. at Nevis; and his wid. m. 10 May 1671, John 
Stockman of S. 

BRADBUTH, ROBERT, Beverly, freem. 1678, is all that can be learn, 
of a name that my reverence for records is not high eno. to compel the 
accept, of, tho. I can hardly be so bold as to inq. if it may not mean 

BRADDOCK, ROBERT, New Hampsh. d. 1677. Kelly. 

BRADE, JOSEPH, Marblehead 1668. 

BRADFIELD, LESBY, Wethersfield 1643, or earlier, rem. to Branford. 
His wid. m. 5 Sept. 1657, George Adams. 

BRADFORD, ALEXANDER, Dorchester 1638, in his will, of wh. abstr. 
is in Geneal. Reg. III. 81, made 17 Aug. 1644, pro. 2 Oct. 1645, names 
w. Sarah, br. Walter Merry, but no ch. * JOHN, Plymouth 1643, Dux- 
bury 1645, eldest s. of Gov. William, wh. did not come over the seas till 
some yrs. after his f. rem. 1653 to Marshfield, was rep. of ea. town; 
thence a. 1660 to Norwich, there d. 1678, without ch. His wid. Martha 
d. of Thomas Bourne of Marshfield, m. bef. 20 Feb. 1680, lieut. Thomas 
Tracy, and d. a. 1689. Caulkins, Hist, of Norwich, 100. JOSEPH, 
Plymouth, youngest br. of the preced. m. 25 May 1664, Jael, d. of Rev. 
Peter Hobart of Hingham, had Joseph, b. 18 Apr. 1665; and Elisha; 
d. 10 July 1715 ; and his wid. d. 1730, aged 88. His s. Elisha nam. 
one of his 13 ch. Carpenter, in honor of the boy s gr. || MOSES, 
Salisbury 1669, perhaps s. of Robert, rem. to Boston, ar. co. 1677, d. 23 


Mar. 1692 by drown. MOSES, Boston, by w. Eliz. had John, b. 18 
Sept. 1G93; Thomas, 24 Dec. 1G97; Robert, 30 Aug. 1699 ; Eliz. 20 
Sept. 1701 ; Joseph, 14 May 1705; and James, 22 Sept. 1707. ROB 
ERT, Boston 1640, tailor, freem. 1G42, by w. Martha had Moses, bapt. 
10 Mar. but town rec. says, b. 2 Aug. 1644 ; and Martha, 9, bapt. 16 
Nov. 1645. His will, 16 Nov. 1677, names w. Margaret, wh. d. 12 
Mar. 1697, aged 92, and the same docurn. calls Martha w. of Peter 
Maverick. J WILLIAM, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower, 1620, with 
w. Dorothy (m. at Ley den, 30 Nov. 1613), surnam. May, wh. fail, to 
reach the Id. of promise, being drown, at the anchorage in Cape Cod, 7 
Dec. ; was b. or bapt. Thursday, 19 Mar. 1590, at Austerfield, a village 
tak. its name, perhaps, from lying in the extreme South of Yorksh. His 
f. William was bur. 15 July 1591, and this his youngest ch. hav. gain, 
some instruct, in letters from the noble spirits of William Brevvster, and 
John Robinson, left his native country, at the age of 18, to seek freedom 
of worship in Holland. There he m. the first w. presum. to have been 
a May, prob. a fugitive from Eng. for religion s sake, with her parents ; 
had John, above ment. He was chos. Gov. after d. of Carver, early in 
1621, aged only 31, and until his d. 9 May 1657, the date of his nun- 
cup, will, was by ann. elect, every yr. cont. exc. three, when Edward 
Winslow, and two, when Thomas Prence partook the burden. On 14 
Aug. 1623, he m. a lady with wh. he had been acquaint, many yrs. bef. 
Alice, wid. of Edward South worth, wh. came in the Ann a few days bef. 
from Eng. whose maiden name was Carpenter, as has been infer, from 
the phrase in Plymouth ch. rec. under 1667, mention of the d. of Mary 
Carpenter, wh. d. 19 Mar. of that yr. in her 91st yr. of course b. 1577. 
But she was so much older than this sec. w. of the Gov. that possib. she 
may have been d. of one, wh. after m. a Reyner, and had Alice. For 
tradit. at Plymouth made Alice, this w. of Bradford, to be sis. of Rev. 
John Reyner. See Davis in Morton s Mem. 217, in notis, and Young s 
Chron. of Pilgr. 353, in not& Reyner was a name of distinct, in the 
neighb. of Bradford s youth, and Carpenter was not. She surv. till 26 
Mar. 1670, aged 79, and had William, b. 17 June 1624; Mercy, wh. m. 
15 June or 21 Dec. 1648 (such is the diversity of rec. tho. the later date 
is more prob.) Benjamin Vermayes ; and Joseph, above ment 1630. 
Winsor mistakes in mak. this youngest ch. tw. with Mercy, for she is 
nam. at the div. of cattle, 1627. Mather, Magn. II. c. 1 ; Shurtleff s Recol. 
of the Pilgr. in Russell s Guide to Plymouth ; Davis s Morton s Memo. ; 
Belkn. Amer. Biog. ; Hutchinson s Hist, of Mass. ; Young s Chron. of 
the Pilgr. ; and the last acquisit. to our minute details in Hunter s Found 
ers of New Plymouth, London 1854 ; beside the noble confessor s own 
Hist. Boston 1856, as Vol. III. in 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. f J * WILLIAM, 

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Plymouth, s. of the preced. rep. 1657, assist. 1658, was wound, in the gr. 
Narraganset fight, 19 Dec. 1675, and carr. the ball in his body to the end 
of life; was dep.-gov. of the Col. from 1682 till arr. of new chart, exc. 
when one of Sir E. Andres s counc. 1687 and 8; d. 20 Feb. 1704; by 
first w. Alice, d. of Thomas Richards of Weymouth, wh. d. 12 Dec. 
1671, had John, b. 20 Feb. 1653, wh. m. 5 Feb. 1674, Mercy, d. of 
Joseph Warren, and d. 8 Dec. 1736, his w. outliv. him 12 yrs. ; Wil 
liam, 11, bapt. 25 Mar. 1655, wh. m. 1679, Rebecca, d. of Benjamin 
Bartlett, and d. 1687 ; Thomas, wh. was of Norwich, had part of est. of 
his uncle John, with wh. he had liv. perhaps m. Hannah, d. of Rev. 
James Fitch, and d. 1708 ; Alice, wh. m. first, 27 Mar. 1680, Rev. Wil 
liam Adams of Dedham, as his sec. w. and next, was sec. w. of lion. 
James Fitch of Norwich; Hannah m. 28 Nov. 1682, Joshua Ripley of 
Hingham, wh. rem. to Windham, Conn, after hav. two ch. ; Mercy, 
bapt. 2 Sept, 1660 at Boston ch. wh. m. 16 Sept. 1680, Samuel Steele 
of Hartford ; Meletiah, wh. m. John Steele of Norwich ; Samuel, b. 
1668, m. Hannah Rogers, and d. 1714; Mary m. William Hunt; and 
Sarah m. Kenelm Baker. By sec. w. wid. AViswall, he had only Joseph, 
wh. d. 17 Jan. 1747, at New London. By third w. Mary, wid. of Rev. 
John Holmes of Duxbury, d. of John Wood, or Atwood, of Plymouth, 
he had Israel, wh. m. Sarah, d. of Benjamin Bartlett, jr. ; Ephraim, m. 

13 Feb. 1710, Eliz. Bartlett ; David, wh. m. 1714, Eliz. Finney, and d. 
1730; and Hezekiah, wh. m. Mary Chandler; the last four liv. at 
Kingston. Shurtleff, ut sup. His s. Samuel, beside four ds. had three 
s. Gershom of Kingston ; Perez, H. C. 1713, a counsel, of Mass.; and 
Gamaliel, also a counsel, whose s. Gamaliel, a col. in the army of the 
Revo. d. 1806, f. of the late Alden, H. C. 1786, Seer, of Mass. wh. d. 
1843. Alden, Coll. of Epit, III. 246, 7. Fourteen of this name had 
been, in 1834, gr. at Harv. and seventeen at other coll. of N. E. 

BRADHURST, RALPH, Roxbury, m. 13 June 1677, Hannah, d. of John 
Gore, had Rhoda, b. 17 May 1678; Dorothy, 1 Mar. 1680; Hannah, 

14 Dec. 1682; and Abigail, 4 July 1685. His w. d. 10 July 1686, 
and he had sec. w. Martha, wh. d. 6 Aug. 1693. A third w. Hannah, d. 
16 Apr. 1710 ; but no more of him appears in the rec. of Roxbury. 
Rhoda m. 13 Mar. 1704, John Colburn. 

BRADING, JAMES, Newbury, rem. to Boston 1659, m. 11 Oct. of that 
yr. Hannah, d. of Joseph Rock, had Eliz. ; James, b. 1662 ; and Joseph. 
His d. Eliz. was first w. of Edward Bromfield. 

BRADISII, JAMES, Newtown, L.I. 1656-64. JOSEPH, Sudbury, eldest 
s. of Robert, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 10 Apr. 1665 ; Sarah, 6 May 
1667; Hannah, 14 Jan. 1669; and Joseph, 28 Nov. 1672. ROBERT, 
Cambridge 1635, by w. Mary, wh. d. Sept. 1638, had Joseph, b. in May 


bef. By w. Vashti he had Samuel, b. 13 Feb. 1640, d. 6 July 1642 ; 
John, 3 Dec. 1645, wh. prob. d. at Boston 12 Oct. 1696; and Samuel, 
again, 28 Nov. 1648, d. next mo. The f. d. a. 1659, and in his will of 
12 May 1657, we learn, that he had others by the first w. as it names 
Mary Gibbs, prob. w. of Matthew of Sudbury, James, and Hannah as 
his ch. speaks of s.-in-law Ezekiel Morrell, and br. Isaac M. See 
Geneal. Reg. IX. 225. I infer, that Joseph B. a pirate, sent to Eng. 
with the notorious capt. Kidd, 1699, from Boston, and execut. at London, 
was gr.s. of Robert, and prob. s. of Joseph. See let. of John Higginson 
in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 210. 

BRADLEY, or BRADLEE, ABRAHAM, New Haven, s. of William of the 
same, m. 25 Dec. 1673, Ann, d. of John Thompson, had John, b. 12 
Oct. 1674; Hannah, 8 Nov. 1682; and perhaps others. BENJAMIN, 
New Haven, br. of the preced. m. 29 Oct. 1677, Eliz. d. of John Thomp 
son, had Eliz. b. 11 Sept. 1678 ; Sarah, 7 June 1680; Hannah, 18 Apr. 
1682 ; Susanna, 10 July 1684 ; and prob. others. DANIEL, New Haven, 
sw. fidel. 1657, had w. but no ch. d. Dec. 1658, and his est. went, after 
the wid. s portion, to Joshua, Nathan, Stephen, and William Bradlee, 
and the w. of John Ailing, wh. was Ellen Bradlee. William was 
call. br. and such prob. was the relat. of the other heirs. DANIEL, 
Haverhill, came in the Elizabeth from London, 1635, aged 20, k. by the 
Ind. 13 Aug. 1689. He m. 21 May 1662, prob. Mary, d. of John Wil 
liams of the same, had sev. ch. but we kn. not their names, births, or full 
partic. about his fam. DANIEL, Haverhill, prob. s. of Daniel of the 
same, with w. Hannah, and ch. Mary and Hannah were k. by the Ind. 
15 Mar. 1697. FRANCIS, Fairfield, the freem. of 1664, was of Branford 
1660, and rem. to F. m. Ruth, d. of John Barlow of the same, had ch. 
kn. only by his will of 4 Jan. 1689, to be John, Francis, Daniel, Joseph, 
Ruth, w. of Thomas Williams, and Abigail, unm. His w. was liv. when 
he d. late in that yr. ISAAC, Branford 1667, rem. to New Haven 1683, 
where his name was long cont. by a mult, of descend. He had Isaac ; 
William; Samuel; Daniel, b. 20 Dec. 1696; Sarah; and Eliz. JOHN, 
Salem, d. June 1642, at Dorchester, by nuncup. will, pro. 29 of next mo. 
ment. only w. and br.-in-law William Allen. JOHN, Dedham, by w. 
Catharine had Salathiel, b. 16 Mar. 1642, d. at six wks. JOHN, Dover 
1667. JOSEPH, Haverhill, had a garrison at his ho. wh. was surpris. 8 
Feb. 1704, when his w. for the sec. time was tak. by the Ind. and carr. 
away, her inf. ch. b. after her capt. dying of want. Abraham, his s. liv. 
to 1754, at Concord, N. H. His ch. Joseph, Martha, and Sarah had 
been k. 11 Mar. 1697 by the Ind. JOSEPH, New Haven, eldest s. of 
William of the same, m. 25 Oct. 1667, Silence, d. of John Brocket, had 
a d. b. and d. 1669 ; Abigail, 9 Sept. 1671 ; Mary, 6 Dec. 1674; Joseph, 



15 Feb. 1678 ; Samuel, 3 Jan. 1681 ; Martha, Aug. 1683 ; and he d. in 
Jan. 1705, leav. \v. and five ch. ment. in his will of 4 Dec. preced. 
JOSHUA, New Haven, br. of Daniel of the same, had only Joshua, b. 31 
Dec. 1665, perhaps rem. JOSHUA, Rowley 1663. NATHAN, Guilford, 
by w. Esther had Ann, b. 16 Nov. 1669; Mary, and Abigail, tw. 13 
Mar. 1672 ; Esther, 2 Nov. 1674, d. young ; Esther, again, 14 Apr. 1677 ; 
Daniel, 9 June 1680, d. young ; Nathan Noah as the rec. has, perhaps by 
mistake, giv. the name of the ch. 18 Sept. 1685 ; and Patience, 6 Apr. 
1688. He next m. 1694, Hannah, wid. of Joseph Tuttle, d. of Thomas 
Munson, wh. d. next yr. and he m. 16 May 1 698, Rachel, wid. of Thomas 
Strong; and he d. 1710. NATHANIEL, Dorchester, d. 26 July 1701, aged 
70. PETER, New London 1654, mariner, by vv. Eliz. wh. is believ. to 
have been d. of Jonathan Brewster, had Eliz. b. 1 655 ; Peter, 1658 ; and 
Lucretia ; and he d. 1662. His wid. m. Christopher Christophers ; and 
d. Lucretia m. his s. Richard. Eliz. the d. m. 22 Sept. 1670, Thomas 
Dimond. PETER, New London, s. of the preced. m. 9 May 1678, Mary, 
d. of Christopher Christophers, had Christopher, b. 11 July 1679, wh. 
went to Southold, L. I. and the f. d. Aug. 1687. RICHARD, Boston, by 
w. Ann had Ann, b. 16 Dec. 1651 ; Deliverance, 3 Apr. 1655, and John, 
wh. d. at Liverpool, May 1676, leav. wid. Mary. STEPHEN, Guilford, 
at New Haven sw. fidel. 1660, m. 9 Nov. 1663, Hannah, d. of George 
Smith of New Haven, and had Hannah, b. 1 Sept. 1664; Sarah, 14 
Feb. 1667, d. young; Stephen, 1 Oct. 1668; Daniel, 21 Oct. 1670; 
Eliz. 31 Dec. 1671 ; Abraham, 13 May 1674; and Sarah, again, 17 
Oct. 1676. He m. Mary, wid. of the sec. William Leete ; and d. 20 
June 1702. WILLIAM, New Haven, m. 18 Feb. 1645, Alice Prichard, 
perhaps d. of Roger of Springfield, had Joseph, bapt. 4 Jan. 1646; 
Martha, Oct. 1648; Abraham, b. 24 Oct. 1650; Mary, 30 Apr. bapt. 1 
May 1653; Benjamin, 8, bapt. 12 Apr. 1657; Esther, 29 Sept. bapt. 
25 Nov. 1659; Nathaniel, b. 26 Feb. 1661; and Sarah, 21, bapt. 25 
June 1665. He d. 1691, made his will 22 June 1683, in wh. he ment. 
all the s. d. Munson, w. of Samuel ; Mary, w. of Samuel Todd ; and d. 
Brackett ; but whether this last was Esther or Sarah is uncert. WIL 
LIAM, Dorchester 1664, of wh. no more is heard by me, than that he 
sign, the petn. that yr. WILLIAM, New Haven, s. of Isaac, m. 7 Jan. 
1713, Eliz. Chedsey, had Caleb, b. 17 Oct. 1714; Ebenezer, 25 Mar. 
1716; Joseph, 13 July 1718; Eliz.; Desire; and James, 15 June 1726. 
Twenty-two of this name had been gr. at the N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BRADSHAW, || HUMPHREY, Cambridge, ar. co. 1642, by w. Patience 
had Sarah, b. 3 May 1653; John, 24 June 1655; and Ruth, 3 Nov. 
1657. He took sec. w. 24 Mar. 1665, Martha, wid. of William Russell, 
wh. after his d. had third h. 24 May 1683, Thomas Hall, and she d. 


1694. JOHN, Medford, s. of the preced. by w. Mary had Mary, b. 8 
May 1G87; Sarah, 8 Sept, 1G90, d. soon; Ruth, 29 Nov. 1692; John, 
11 Feb. 1695; Jonathan, 18 Dec. 1696; Sarah, again, 19 Mar. 1699; 
Samuel, 29 Aug. 1700; Susanna, 23 Dec. 1702; Abigail, 1704; Han 
nah, 31 Jan. 1706; Stephen, 16 Sept. 1707; and Simon, 3 Oct. 1709; 
and d. 19 Mar. 1745. His wid. d. 18 Apr. 1758, aged 90. 

BRADSTREET, J * DUDLEY, Andover, third s. of Gov. Simon, freem. 
1674, rep. 1677, 90 and 1, col. of the militia, nam. by James II. of the 
counc. to Gov. Joseph Dudley, yet patriot, and of the counc. of safety 

1689, m. 12 Nov. 1673, Ann, wid. of Theodore Price, d. of 

Wood, had Margaret, b. 19 Feb. 1674; Dudley, 27 Apr. 1678, H. C. 
1698, wh. m. 4 May 1704, Mary Wainwright, rain, of Groton, ord. 17 
Nov. 1706, dism. 1712, d. in Eng. 1714, of smallpox, after being ord. in 
Episc. form ; and Ann, 5 Nov. 1681, d. soon. In the ferocious prosecut. 
1692, for witchcraft, he was so lenient, or judiciously incredul. of the 
crimes imput. to his neighb. as to be strongly suspect, of the same horrid 
or ludicrous offence. Abbot s Hist. 18, 19. * HUMPHREY, Ipswich, 
came in the Elizabeth from Ipswich, Eng. 1634, aged 40, with w. 
Bridget, 30 ; and ch. Hannah, 9 ; John, 3 ; Martha, 2 ; and Mary, 1 ; had 
b. here, Moses; Sarah, 1638; and Rebecca; freem. 6 May 1635, rep. 
1635, d. 1655. His will, made 21 July, was pro. 25 Sept. foil. Hannah 
m. Daniel Rolfe, and next, 12 June 1658, Nicholas Holt, and d. 20 June 
1665; Martha m. William Beale ; and all the other ds. were m. one to 
Nicholas Wallis. HUMPHREY, Rowley, physician, s. of Moses, rem. to 
Rewbury, there by w. Sarah had Dorothy, b. 19 Dec. 1692 ; Joshua, 24 
Feb. 1695; Sarah, 14 Jan. 1697; Humphrey, 1700, d. young; Daniel, 
13 Feb. 1702 ; Moses, 17 Feb. 1707; and Betty, 16 May 1713 ; and 
he d. 11 May 1717. His wid. m. 9 June 1719, Edward Sargent. JOHN, 
Rowley 1651, s. of Humphrey the first, brot. by his f. from Eng. was 
never m. it is thot. rem. 1657, to Marblehead, d. 1660. JOHN, Salem, 
youngest s. of Gov. Simon, m. 17 June 1679, as one report is, but by 
ano. 11 June 1677, Sarah, d. of Rev. William Perkins of Topsfield, had 
Simon, b. 14 Apr. 1682 ; John, 30 Jan. 1693 ; Margaret, 27 Nov. 1696 ; 
and Samuel, 4 Aug. 1699. Perhaps he had others, Mercy, and three 
other ds. for the removal from one town to ano. sometimes caus. omission 
in rec. of either. In 1681 he was of Salem, but prob. liv. most of his 
days at Topsfield, yet perhaps had some est. at Rowley, d. 11 Jan. 1719. 
MOSES, Ipswich, s. of the first Humphrey of the same, had four ch. of 
wh. we kn. with certainty only Humphrey, b. 6 Jan. 1670, bef. ment. 
* SAMUEL, Boston, eldest br. of the preced. freem. 1656, went to Eng. 
next yr. and spent four yrs. as his mo. tells, mak. verses on each event ; 
there prob. stud, for a profession ; was a physician, rep. for Andover 

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1670, m. 1662, Mercy, youngest d. of capt. William Tyng, wh. d. 6 
Sept. 1670, had Eliz. b. 29 Jan. 1664, d. young; Ann, 17 Nov. 1665, d. 
young; Mercy, 20 Nov. 1667 ; Simon, 15 Oct. 1669, d. soon; and Ann, 
3 Sept. 1 670 ; Mercy, m. Dr. James Oliver of Cambridge, d. a \vid. 29 
Mar. 1710. By sec. w. tak. in Jamaica, he had John, 1676; Simon, 
again, a. 1680 ; and Ann, again ; and d. prob. at Jamaica, in Aug. 1682. 
t J SIMON, Cambridge, Ipswich, Boston, was a few yrs. at Andover, 
and spent his latest days at Salem, after Sept. 1695 ; b. in Mar. 1603, 
at Horbling, in Lincolnsh. s. of Simon, a min. it is said, bred at Eman- 
uel, Cambr. Univ. enter, there 1617, and matricul. 9 July 1618, as a 
sizer, had his A. B. 1620, and A. M. 1624, came in the fleet with Winth. 
1630, chos. an assist. 18 Mar. bef. and so cont. by ann. elect. 48 yrs. ; 
seer. 23 Aug. 1630 to 1636 ; dep.-gov. 1673-8 ; gov. 1679 to 1686, and 
again after the rising against Sir E. Andros 1689-92; d. 27 Mar. 1697. 
By his first w. Ann, d. of Gov. Thomas Dudley (a lady of some celebr. 
for poetical talent, wh. d. 16 Sept. 1672, at Andover), m. as the fam. 
hist, in Geneal. Reg. IX. 113, says, a. 1628, wh. to me seems a yr. or 
two earlier than prob. tho. we kn. it was bef. the Apr. embark, in 1630, 
had Samuel, H. C. 1653, bef. ment. ; Dorothy, wh. m. 14 June 1654, 
Rev. Seaborn Cotton ; Sarah, wh. m. 1. Richard Hubbard of Ipswich, 
and 2. capt. Samuel Ward; Simon, b. 28 Sept. 1640, H. C. 1660; 
Hannah, wh. m. 3 June 1659, Andrew Wiggin of Exeter; Mercy, b. 
1647, wh. m. 31 Oct. 1672, maj. Nathaniel Wade; Dudley, 1648, bef. 
ment. ; and John, 22 or 31 July 1652, bef. ment. His sec. w. Ann, wid. 
of capt. Joseph Gardner, d. of Emanuel Downing, younger by more 
than thirty yrs. wh. he m. 6 June 1676, d. 19 Apr. 1713, aged 79. 
SIMON, New London, sec. s. of the preced. ord. 5 Oct. 1670, d. 1683; 
m. 2 Oct. 1667, his first cous. Lucy, d. of Rev. John Woodbridge, 
and she next m. capt. Daniel Epps. He had Simon, b. 2 Aug. 1669, d. 
soon ; Simon, again, 7, bapt. 12 Mar. 1671, H. C. 1693, min. of Charles- 
town, wh. was honor, in office, m. 7 May 1700, Mary Long, d. 31 Dec. 
1741, leav. Simon, II. C. 1728, min. of Marblehead ; Ann, b. 3 Dec. 
1672, bapt. 5 Jan. foil.; John, 3, bapt. 5 Nov. 1676; and Lucy, 24, 
bapt. 31 Oct. 1680. Ten of this name had been gr. in 1834, at Harv. 
three others at Dart, and Yale. 

BRAGDON, ARTHUR, York 1640, constable 1648, freem. 1652, was b. 
as he test. a. 1597. In 1680, SAMUEL and THOMAS, prob. his s. liv. 
there, and took o. of alleg. and 13 Oct. 1703, the w. and five ch. of 
Arthur, prob. a gr.s. were k. by the Ind. Penhallow s Ind. Wars. Pike 
says w. and two ch. were k. and the eldest d. carr. away. Niles gives 
it Brandon, 

BRAGG, EDMUND or EDWARD, Ipswich 1646, and there liv. in 1700. 
Prob. his d. Mary m. 1 Jan. 1669, Joseph Eveleth, the centenarian. 

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BRAINARD, or BRAINERD, DANIEL, Hartford, rem. to Hadclarn, as 
early sett, there m. a. 1665, Hannah, d. of Jared Spencer, had Daniel, 
b. 1665 or 6; Hannah, 20 Nov. 1667; James, 1669; Joshua, 1671; 
William, 1673; Caleb, 1675; Ilezekiah, 1682; and Elijah, 1686; was 
a deac. and d. 1 Apr. 1715, aged 74. Who was his f. or where he was 
b. is uncert. Hannah m. a. 1692, Thomar- Gates. DANIEL, East Had- 
dam, s. of the preced. by w. Susanna had Susanna, b. 9 Aug. 1689; 
Daniel, 28 Sept. 1690; Hannah, 12 June 1694; Noadiah, 4 Apr. 1697 ; 
Stephen, 27 Feb. 1699 ; Bezaleel, 17 Apr. 1701 ; Mary, 10 Sept. 1703 ; 
was deac. and d. 28 Jan. 1743. J HEZEKIAII, Haddam, br. of the preced. 
m. 1 Oct. 1707, Dorothy, wid. of Daniel Mason of Lebanon, d. of Rev. 
Jeremiah Hobart, had nine ch. of wh. David, b. 20 Apr. 1718, the 
disting. missionary to the Ind. was one ; an Assist, of the Col. d. at 
Hartford, 24 May 1727, aged, by his gr.stone, 45. The name appears 
Brainwood sometimes. 

BRAITON. See Brayton. 

BRAMAN, or BRAYMAN, JOSEPH, Rehoboth, had Experience, b. 10 
Nov. 1682. THOMAS, Marlborough, freem. 1685. 

BRAME, BRAM, or BREAM, BENJAMIN, Boston 1668, a cooper, had w. 
Ann, and s. Benjamin, wh. were jointly made Admors. 6 Oct. 1693, of 
his est. BENJAMIN, Boston, s. of the preced. by w. Eliz. had Ann, b. 
23 July 1694, bapt. 28 July 1695 ; Eliz. 11 Apr. 1697 ; Sarah, 27 Aug. 
1699 ; and Benjamin, 26 Jan. 1701. 

BRAMHALL, GEORGE, Dover 1670, Casco 1678, k. by the Ind. 1689, 
left wid. Martha, ch. Joseph, George, Hannah, and Joshua, wh. all rem. 
to Plymouth. George was at Hingham. 1733; Hannah m. Jonathan 
Hall of Harwich; and Joshua ret. to Falmouth 1729 1 , there liv. some 
yrs. but went again to Plymouth. Willis. JOSEPH, a wine-cooper, 
long resid. at Falmouth, d. 1716, at Boston, leav. wid. Grace without 
ch. He was s. of George the first; and his will is of 22 Dec. 1715. 

BRANCH, ARTHUR, Saybrook 1636, rem. soon after 1649. 3 Mass. 
Hist. Coll. III. 143. EXPERIENCE, Marshfield, perhaps s. of John of 
the same, had w. Lydia, wh. d. 5 Nov. 1697, and he d. nine days after. 
JOHN, Scituate, s. of Peter, b. in Eng. m. at Marshfield, 6 Dec. 1652, 
Mary Speed, had John, wh. was k. at Rehoboth fight, under capt. 
Michael Pierce, 26 Mar. 1676; Eliz. b. 1656; Peter, 1659 ; Thomas, 
wh.d. at Boston 1683 ; and Mercy, 1664 ; andd. 17 Aug. 1711. PETER, 
wh. would have been of Concord or Scituate, a carpenter, from Holden, 
near Tenterden in Kent, d. on board the sh. Castle, very soon after 
arr. as by his will, abstr. in Geneal. Reg. II. 183, is prov. It has no 
date of time or place, names s. John, wh. he binds to Thomas Wy borne 
for eleven yrs. from 16 June 1638, perhaps the day of mak. the will. 

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WILLIAM, Springfield 1644, freem. 1648,m. 11 Jan. 1G44, Joan Farnum, 
wh. d. 12 Oct. 1675 ; had sec. w. Catharine, wid. of Arthur Williams, as 
bef. she was of Joshua Carter, m. 12 Feb. 1677, wh. d. 8 Aug. 1683, as 
did he on 1 6 Sept. foil. No ch. by either w. is kn. 

BRAND, BENJAMIN, s. of John B. Esqr. of Edwardstone, next parish 
to Groton, and so near neighb. in his nat. Id. to Winth. with wh. he 
came in the Arbella, 1630, req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. at first gen. 
court, but went home, perhaps with Wilson, Gov. Coddington, and Sir 
R. Saltonstall, Apr. foil, certain, was not made freem. He had two s. 
and two ds. in later life in Eng. Winth. I. 370. GEORGE, Roxbury, 
baker, m. 24 July 1643, Martha, d. of William Heath, had prob. no ch. 
freem. 1650, prob. d. away from home, but his wid. Martha d. at R. 1 
Aug. 1686. THADDEUS, Lynn, by w. Sarah, wh. d. 13 Dec. 1675, had 
Mary, b. 12 Feb. 1671, d. 19 Oct. 1675 ; Eliz. 16 Aug. 1673, d. 26 Oct. 
1675 ; and Mary, again, 27 Nov. 1675. THOMAS, Salem, cooper, came 
in the fleet with Higginson 1629. WILLIAM, a Quaker, came in the 
Speedwell, 1656, aged 40, from London. Hutch. I. 169, calls him 
Brend, but it is of no conseq. for he was sent away in the same ship. 

BRANDISLY, JOHN, Watertown at first, perhaps, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, 
rem. early to Wethersfield, d. 1639, leav. wid. Rachel, wh. m. Anthony 
Wilson of Fairfield, one s. and four ds. 

BRANDON, WILLIAM, Weymouth, had w. Mary, and ch. Thomas, 
Sarah, Mary, and Hannah, all minors, when he made his will 31 Aug. 
1646 ; and he d. shortly after. 

BRANE, THOMAS, a husbandman, aged 40, came in the Abigail to 
Boston, 1635. 

BRANKER, JOHN, Dorchester, freem. 6 Nov. 1632, a sch. master, rem. 
after 1635 to Windsor, d. 1662. His wid. Abigail, wh. had brot. him no 
ch. m. Rev. John Warham a. Oct. in that yr. and outliv. him until 18 
May 1684. 

BRANSON, GEORGE, Dover 1648, rem. to York, freem. 1652, k. at the 
age of 47, by a bull, 25 July 1657. Coffin. 

BRASIER, HENRY, New Haven 1639. 

BRATCHER, AUSTIN, Charlestown, at Cradock s planta. d. 1630, by 
hand of Walter Palmer, and a jury was charg. to inq. of it, on whose 
inq. P. was disch. 

BRATELER, or BRATELY, JOHN, Salem 1638. Felt. PETER, Salem 
1686, mariner. Felt. 

BRATTLE, EDWARD, Boston, s. of Thomas, by w. Mary had Thomas, 
b. 20 Sept, 1696. He was liv. in the early part of 1713, when his br. 
Thomas made his will. * || THOMAS, Charlestown 1656, rem. next yr. 
to Boston, m. Eliz. d. of capt. William Tyng, had Thomas, wh. d. 5 

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Sept. 1657, a few hours old ; Thomas, again, b. 20 June 1658, II. C. 
1676; Eliz. 30 Nov. 1660; William, 22 Nov. 1662, II. C. 1680; 
Catharine, 26 Sept. 1664; Bethia, 13 Dec. 1666; Mary, 10 Aug. 
1668 ; and Edward, 18 Dec. 1670 ; ar. co. 1672, was a capt. one of the 
found, of the third or O. S. ch. rep. 1671 and 2 for Lancaster, and 1678 
and 9 for Concord. His w. d. 9 Nov. 1682, in a surpris. sudden way, as 
told by Judge Sewall, wh. was present, in her own ho. at a great wed 
ding of his cous. Daniel Quincey with Ann Shepard, her niece. See 
the val. hist, by Budington, of first ch. of Charlestown, 219. He d. 22 
July foil. leav. est. by inv. 7827, 16, 10, prob. the largest in N. E. Of 
the ds. Eliz. m. 3 Jan. 1677, Nathaniel Oliver; Catharine m. 20 May 
1680, John Eyre, next m. 13 Nov. 1707, Wait Winthrop, surv. him, 
and d. 2 Aug. 1725 ; Bethia m. a. 1684, or 5, Joseph Parsons, d. 4 July 
1690 ; and Mary m. 20 Aug. 1689, John Mico, surv. him, and d. 22 Dec. 
1733. THOMAS, Boston, s. of the preced. one of the found, of Brattle 
str. ch. and twenty yrs. Treasr. of Harv. coll. in its days of severest trial, 
d. 18 May 1713. He was never m. I suppose. His letter, 1692, giv. 
acco. of the witchcraft infat. pr. in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. V. 61, is the most 
judicious explana. of the processes of the judicial blindness, and must be 
read by whoever wishes to understand that malignant epidemic. See 
also, Quincy s Hist, of Harv. Coll. WILLIAM, Boston 1677, one of the 
ch. merch. prob. br. of first Thomas. WILLIAM, Cambridge, s. of first 
Thomas, ord. 25 Nov. 1696, a learned man, and most val. min. F. R. S. 
d. 15 Feb. 1717. He m. 3 Nov. 1697, Eliz. d. of Nathaniel Hayman of 
Charlestown, had only ch. William, H. C. 1722, the Brigadier, f. of 
Thomas, H. C. 1760. She d. 28 July 1715. Holmes, Hist, of Cam. 
Quincy, I. 414. 

BRAWNE, GEORGE, Dover, perhaps s. of Michael, by w. Mary had 
Michael, b. 1 June 1679. MIHILL, or MICHAEL, Dover 1655, had 
Michael, b. 1643 ; perhaps others ; was liv. 1675. 

BRAY, JOHN, Kittery 1660, shipwright, kept an inn 1674, rem. in the 
war to Gloucester, perhaps, there m. 10 Nov. 1679, Margaret Lambert, 
as sec. w. had Margery, wh. m. a. 1680, William, f. of Sir William 
Pepperell. OSMOND, Weymouth, d. Feb. 1649, as might be judg. from 
his inv. 23 of that mo. but I testify that this name is a blunder of a 
booby elk. for Clement Briggs. See Briggs. RICHARD, Dover 1657, 
Casco 1658, was, prob. at the fort in Boston, 1687, a gunner s mate. 
A Richard B. of Exeter, d. at Lynn, 1665. ROBERT, Salem 1668, by 
w. Thomasin had Daniel, b. 29 Nov. 1673, perhaps others, and was lost 
at sea, a. 1692. THOMAS, New Haven, had Hannah, wh. m. 25 Aug. 
1659, Thomas Paine of Boston. THOMAS, Gloucester, shipwright, m. 
3 May 1646, Mary Wilson, had Mary, b. 16 Jan. 1647; Thomas, 31 

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Mar. 1649, d. in Aug. 1G53 ; ano. Thomas, 16 May 1653, d. soon; 
John, 14 May 1654; Nathaniel, 21 June 1656; Thomas, again, 19 Jan. 
or Feb. 1659 ; Hannah, 21 Mar. 1662 ; and Esther, 13 Apr. 1664. He 
d. 30 Nov. 1691, and his wid. d. 27 Mar. 1707. Hannah m. 4 Feb. 
1678, John Roberts^ WILLIAM, York 1680. 

BRAYTON, FRANCIS, Portsmouth, R. I. 1643, when he was adm. 
to dwell, by w. Mary had Francis, Stephen, and four ds. Martha 
Pierce, the eldest, Eliz. Bouren, and Sarah, w. of Thomas Gatchell, as 
by his will of 17 Oct. 1690, pro. 5 Sept. 1692, we gain their names, and 
that of his wid. Mary ; we learn, also, that he had d. Mary, wh. d. bef. 
1671. In a depon. made 30 Jan. 1674, he is said to be 62 yrs. old. 
FRANCIS, Portsmouth, R. I. s. of the preced. adm. freem. of the town, 
3 Dec. 1670, m. 18 Mar. 1671, or 2, Mary, d. of Thomas Fish of the 
same, had Mary, b. 1 Jan. 1676 ; Thomas, 14 June 1681 ; Francis, 17 
Feb. 1684 ; David, 23 Oct. 1686; Mehitable, 12 Jan. 1693 ; and Benja 
min, 8 Sept. 1 695. STEPHEN, Portsmouth, R. I. younger br. of the 
preced. m. 8 Mar. 1679, Ann, d. of Peter Tolman of Newport, had 
Mary, b. 12 Feb. 1680; Eliz. 8 Dec. 1681; Ann, 6 July 1683; Pre 
served, 8 Mar. 1685 ; and Stephen, 2 Aug. 1686. 

BRAZEEL, PHILIP, is the strange name, perhaps misspelt, of one in 
Gallop s comp. of Phips s exped. against Quebec. See Geneal. Reg. 
IX. 354. 

BRAZIER, EDWARD, Charlestown 1658, had prob. Thomas, bapt. 29 
Apr. 1660; Abigail, 18 Dec. 1664; Rebecca, 24 Nov. 1667 ; and he d. 
3 May 1689. 

BREAD, THOMAS, embark, in Eng. 22 June 1679, in the Providence, 
for Boston, but no more is kn. 

BRECK, EDWARD, Dorchester 1636, freem. 22 May 1639, came, prob. 
from Ashton, in Co. Devon, was an officer of the town 1642, 5, 6, and 
after, d. 2, or 6, Nov. 1662, leav. Robert, wh. he brot. from Eng. ; John ; 
Mary, bapt. 6 Aug. 1648 ; Eliz. and Susanna. The w. d. 11 Nov. 1653. 
His wid. Isabel, wh. was his sec. w. and had been bef. wid. of John 
Rigby of D. m. 14 Nov. 1663, Anthony Fisher; Mary m. 9 Jan. 1667, 
Samuel Paul; Eliz. m. 11 Mar. 1670, John Minot ; and Susanna m. 20 
Mar. 1674, or 5, John Harris. But he must have had ano. d. for his will 
of 30 Oct. 1662, only 3 days bef. his d. ment, d. Elinor. JOHN, Medfield, 
wh. d. 3 Jan. 1660, is by Morse regard, as br. of Edward, and he thinks 
it prob. that he had John, wh. d. at Medfield 20 Aug. 1690. JOHN, Dor 
chester, s. of Edward, a tanner, had by w. Susanna, wh. d. 8 Feb. 1712, 
aged a. 64 yrs. Edward, John, Nathaniel, besides five ds. and was, 
also, f. of Rev. Robert, b. 7, bapt. 10 Dec. 1682, II. C. 1700, wh. preach, 
short season at Newtown, L. I. and after was min. of Marlborough, ord. 
25 Oct. 1704, a man of learning, d. 6 Jan. 1732. The f. was a capt. and 

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oft. a selectman, freem. 1690, d. 17 Feb. 1691, aged 40 yrs. says his 
gr.stone. ROBERT, Dorchester, elder br. of the preced. b. in Eng. freem. 
1649, m. 4 Jan. 1654, Sarah, d. of capt. Thomas Hawkins, rem. to Bos 
ton, was a merch. adm. inhab. of the town 28 Nov. foil, had Mary, b. 19 
Apr. 1655; and Robert, 24 June 1658. I think he had former w. 
Margery, and by her had Robert, wh. d. 11 July 1655. His wid. bee. 
11 Sept. 1673, third w. of Rev. James Allen of Boston. THOMAS, 
Dorchester, m. 12 Feb. 1657, Mary, d. of John Hill, had Mary, b. 17 
Dec. 1657 ; rem. to Meclfield, had there Susanna, 10 Sept. 1663, but d. 
Aug. foil.; Susanna, again, 10 May 1667 ; John, 4 Mar. 1671 ; Bethia, 
20 Dec. 1673; Nathaniel, and Samuel, tw. 1 Mar. 1682; if Morse s 
Geneal. Reg. be correct. Four of this name had been gr. at Harv. and 
six at other N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BREDANE, BRYAN, Maiden 1671, had Samuel, b. June of that yr. 

BREDCAKE, meaning Cakebread, THOMAS, a capt. prob. of Salem, 
had leave, 12 Nov. 1644, to take two guns from the fort there, and the 
next day a commission from our Gen. Ct. for a yr. to take any Turk, 
pirate. Col. Rec. I. 79 and 83. 

BREED, ALLEN, Lynn 1630, as Lewis says, m. 28 Mar. 1656, Eliz. 
Knight, prob. sec. w. had ch. perhaps all by first w. Allen, Timothy, 
Joseph, and John; freem. 1681, yet b. 1601, d. 17 Mar. 1692. He is 
one of the grantees in the deed from the Ind. of South Hampton, L. I. 
1640, but either did not rem. or soon came back. ALLEN, Lynn, s. of the 
preced. prob. b. in Eng. had Joseph, b. 12 Feb. 1658 ; Allen, 30 Aug. 1660 ; 
John, 18 Jan. 1663 ; Mary, 24 Aug. 1665 ; Eliz. 1 Nov. 1667 ; Samuel, 
25 Sept. 1669 ; and his w. Mary d. 30 Nov. 1671. He was freem. 1684. 
JOHN, Lynn, br. of the preced. m. 28 Dec. 1663, Sarah Hathorne, had 
Sarah, b. 28 Dec. 1667; William, 18 May 1671; Ephraim, 16 Dec. 
1672 ; Ebenezer, 15 Apr. 1676 ; and his w. Sarah d. 22 Nov. foil. He 
m. 4 Mar. 1678, Sarah Hart, but, prob. had no more ch. and d. 28 June 
of the same yr. Descend, are very num. JOHN, Stonington, s. of 
Allen the sec. m. 8 June 1690, Mercy, d. of Gershom Palmer, had num. 
offspr. and d. 1751, if we believe the gr.stone, a. 90 yrs. old, wh. seems 
very prob. but the same witness testif. to the m. state in a most religious 
manner a. 64 yrs. wh. is vulgar exagger. of 3 yrs. His wid. d. the yr. 
foil. JOSEPH, Lynn, prob. s. of first Allen, had Mary, b. 4 July 1684 ; 
was freem. 1691. TIMOTHY, s. of first Allen, I suppose, m. 3 Mar. 
1680, Sarah Newhall, d. prob. of John the first, had Joseph, b. 18 Apr. 
1681; was freem. 1691. Sometimes the rec. has Bread, or Braid. 
Four of the name had been, in 1834, gr. at Yale. 

Oct. 1657, Hannah, d. of Joseph Ruck or Rock. THOMAS, Boston 

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242 BRE 

1656, a merch. of large prop, went Lome and came again, perhaps more 
than once ; was made Gov. of his Prov. of Nova Scotia by deputat. from 
Col. Thomas Temple, in Oliver s day, and again, after the rcstor. when 
Temple was a baronet. He lent large sums to Sir Thomas, and had 
mortg. of his estates on this side of the water, 1GG7. 2 Mass. Hist. 
Coll. VIII. 105, and 3 M. li. Coll. VII. 120. Ilaz. II. 462. Hutch. 
Coll. 339. 

BREME, JOHN, Casco 1661, a fisherman. 

BRENTON, * EBENEZER, Swanzey, s. of Gov. William, by w. Priscilla 
had Ebenezer, b. 1687, II. C. 1707; Martha, 1689; William, 1694; 
Sarah, 1697 ; beside Ann, wh. m. Martin Howard, and Eliz. wh. m. Ed 
ward Perkins. His w. d. 1705 ; but he long surv. till a. 1766, if Potter 
be correct, was rep. 1693 ; and a major in latter days. JAHLEEL, br. of 
the preced. collect, of the customs at Newport for the whole col. ; d. 8 
Nov. 1732, without ch. RICHARD, Boston, had Barnabas, bapt. 24 Jan. 
1635. * WILLIAM, Boston 1633, came, perhaps, in the Griffin with 
Cotton, as he join, the ch. a few days after the teacher ; said to have 
been b. at Hammersmith; freem. 14 May 1634, rep. 1635, selectman 
1634-7 ; went to Rhode Isl. was there in high office, 1638, and presid. 
1659-63, but had come back to Boston betw. 1650 and 8 ; every yr. was 
a selectman in 1652-7, contrib. more than any other inhab. exc. Henry 
Webb, to subscript, for erect, of town house, yet tho. at Portsmouth, 
R. I. part of 1655, at B. is rec. a s. b. 14 Nov. 1655 ; was Gov. of R. I. 
1666, 7, and 8 ; liv. at Taunton 1670-2, and d. at Newport, 1674. On 
Merrimack riv. a large tract long call. Brenton s farm, now the town of 
Litchfield, in New Ilampsh. was gr. to him in 1658 ; and the S. point of 
R. I. by him nam. Hammersmith (from his birthpl. near London), where 
gr. fortih cat. are erect, for secur. of Newport harb. is usually kn. as 
Brenton s. At Boston by w. Martha, d. of Thomas Burton, as is in fam. 
tradit. report, had Mehitable, b. 28 Nov. 1652, m. Joseph Brown of 
Charlestown, and d. 14 Sept. 1676; Jahleel, 14 Nov. 1655, bef. ment. 
and b. at other towns, Eliz. wh. m. 28 Mar. 1672, John Pool of Boston; 
William ; Ebenezer, bef. ment. ; Sarah, m. Rev. Joseph Eliot of Guil- 
ford ; and Abigail, m. Stephen Burton of Bristol. To these seven may 
be add. John, if the slight tradit. that he was oldest s. be credit, but 
certain. Martha, w. of John Card, as Brenton by deed of 16 Dec. 1667 
gave him portion of est. that would have gone to his w. then dec. and 
Mary, w. of Peleg Sanford, as to him, in deed of 22 Dec. 1665, B. 
gives her portion. An absurd tradit. about him in a recent Eng. Biog. 
of his descend, the late Sir Jahleel B. needs neither notice nor refut. of 
other errors. WILLIAM, Bristol, s. of the preced. one of the early sett, 
was a mariner, Collector of Boston 1691, and by w. Hannah, had Wil- 

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liam, his eldest ch. also Samuel, and Jahleel, b. 15 Aug. 1691, \vh. last 
by two ws. had 22 ch. of wh. the eighth, Jahleel, b. 22 Oct. 1729, d. Jan. 
1802, was a Rear admiral in the Br. navy, and f. of the late Sir Jahleel, 
b. at Newport, 22 Aug. 1770. Of all the descend, of first William, it is 
believ. those wh. were liv. at the Revo, adher. to the royal gov. 

BRESSEY, New Haven, possib. the min. of wh. Mather, in 

Magn. III. 214, writ, the name Brecy, says he knows nothing, but that 
he went home. He had, in a former page, 2 of same Book, assign, 
him to Branford ; but we presume he was never ord. See Bracey. 

BRETT, ELTHU, Bridgewater, s. of William, by w. Ann had Mary, 
Margaret, and Elihu ; d. 1712. NATHANIEL, Bridgewater, br. of the 
preced. m. 1G83, Sarah, d. of John Hay ward, had Alice, b. 1686 ; Seth, 
1688; Mehitable, 1692; Sarah, 1695; Hannah, 1699 ; William, 1702 ; 
and Nathaniel, 1704 ; was a deac. d. 1740. * WILLIAM, Duxbury 1640, 
rem. to Bridgewater, of wh. he was one of the first proprs. 1645, and 
rep. 1661, by w. Magaret had William, Elihu, Nathaniel, Alice, Lydia, 
and Hannah ; was a rul. elder, and often preach, when the Rev. Mr. 
Keith was unable, d. 17 Dec. 1681, aged 63. A very large measure of 
elegiac verse was inflict, on him by the pastor. His d. Alice m. Joseph 
Hay ward, and Hannah m. Franklin Gary. WILLIAM, s. of the preced. 
m. Eliz. d. of John Gary, had only ch. Bethia, was deac. and d. 1713. 

BRETTON, PHILIP LE, Falmouth, left out the French particle from 
his name, rem. to Boston, d. 1737. He was, perhaps, from Rochelle, 
certain, a Huguenot, a rigger; in his will, 6 Aug. 1736, takes notice of 
his adv. age, and ment. ch. Peter, Daniel, Mary, Eliz. Rachel, Sarah, 
Jane, and Ann, and of s.-in-law Edward Dumaresque. Willis, I. 186. 

BREWER, CHRISTOPHER, Lynn, wh. may be the same as the foil, had 
Abigail, b. 4 Dec. 1664. CRISPUS, Lynn, freem. 1684, had Rebecca, b. 28 
Oct. 1667. DANIEL, Roxbury, came in the Lion, with w. arr, at Boston 
16 Sept. 1632, freem. 14 May 1634, d. early in 1646, names, in his will 
of 12 Jan. that yr. w. Joanna, wh. d. 7 Feb. 1689, aged 87 ; s. Daniel, 
prob. b. in Eng. ; Nathaniel, b. 1 May 1635; and ds. Ann, Joanna, and 
Sarah. This last b. 8 Mar. 1638, m. 19 Nov. 1656, John May. Ann 
d. 13 Mar. 1659. || DANIEL, Roxbury, s. of the preced. prob. b. in Eng. 
ar. co. 1666, m. 5 Nov. 1652, Hannah, d. of Isaac Merrill, had one ch. 
b. 9 Mar. 1660, d. at b. ; Hannah, 5 July 1665 ; Darnel, 7 Feb. 1669; 
d. 9 Jan. 1708, aged 84. His wid. Hannah d. 6 Oct. 1717. His s. 
DANIEL, II. C. 1687, was min. of Springfield, ord. 16 May 1694, m. 23 
Aug. 1699, Catharine, d. of Rev. Nathaniel Chauncy, had Catharine, 
Eunice, and prob. other ch. and d. 5 Nov. 1733. JOHN, Cambridge, by 
w. Ann, his first, had John, b. 10 Oct. 1642 ; and Hannah, 18 Jan. 1645 ; 


rem. prob. to Sudbury, perhaps after m. 23 Oct. 1647, Mary, d. of the 
first John Whitmore, prob. and had Mary, b. 23 Sept. 1 648 ; William, 6 
Oct. 1653 ; and Sarah, 27 Mar. 1658. JOHN, Sudbury, prob. s. of the 
preced. d. 1 Jan. 1691 ; m. Eliz. d. of Henry Rice, had John, b. 1669 ; 
Eliz. 21 May 1671; Hannah; James, 10 Sept. 1675; Sarah, 14 Jan. 
1678 ; Mary, 1680 ; Abigail, 5 Apr. 1682 ; Martha, 5 Mar. 1685 ; and 
Jonathan, 21 June 1689. NATHANIEL, Roxbury, s. of first Daniel, by 
w. Eliz. wh. d. 25 June 1661, had Eliz. b. 22 May bef. ; m. sec. w. Eliz. 
d. of Robert Rand of Charlestown, had Joanna, b. 20 Jan. bapt. 12 Apr. 
1663 ; and Nathaniel, b. 16 July 1667 ; was freem. 1674, and d. 26 Feb. 
1694. THOMAS, Ipswich 1642, freem. 1652, when the Col. rec. calls 
him of Roxbury. His d. Mary m. 21 Aug. 1656, William Lane of 
Boston ; and his d. Sarah m. 29 Nov. 1657, Thomas Webster of Hamp 
ton, where the f. d. 23 Mar. 1690, as a writer of much research and un 
usual precision in Geneal. Reg. IX. 160, conject. THOMAS, Lynn, m. 
4 Dec. 1682, Eliz. Graves, had Mary, b. 10 Nov. 1684; Rebecca; 
Crispus ; Thomas ; and John. Five of this name had been gr. at Harv. 
in 1834, and six at Yale. 

BREWSTER, BENJAMIN, New London 1654, s. of Jonathan, m. Feb. 
1659, Ann Dart, sis. perhaps, of Richard of the same, had Mary, b. 
prob. at N. L. Dec. 1660; at Norwich, Ann, Sept. 1662; Jonathan, 
Nov. 1664; Daniel, Mar. 1667; William, Mar. 1669; Ruth, 16 Sept 
1671 ; Benjamin, 28 Nov. 1673; and Eliz. 23 June 1676. He d. 10 
Sept. 1710. Caulkins, Hist. Norwich, 115. FRANCIS, New Haven 
1640, was from London, prob. with w. Lucy and fam. in all count, nine 
heads ; and lost with Gregson, Lamberton, and others, going home in the 
ship built at New Haven, Jan. 1646. He may well seem to have been 
f. of Nathaniel, gr. in the first class at H. C. 1642, and of Joseph. His 
ivid. m. Thomas Pell, and was d. Sept. 1669. Above ten pages of N. 
H. Col. Rec. are occup. with trifling details on a trial of her for slander, 
but this was bef. her m. to sec. h. and may have contribut. to produce it 
in order to obt. manly protection. His est. was good, amt. of inv. 555. 
JOHN, Portsmouth 1665. See Bruster. * JONATHAN, Plymouth, eldest 
s. of Elde,r William, b. at Scrooby, in Co. Notts, on the road to Doncaster 
in Yorksh. from wh. it is only 12 or 13 miles dist. in a manor belong, to 
the archbp. of York, under wh. his gr.f. was tenant on long lease, had 
been instruct, only by his glorious f. either in his native Id. or the doz. 
yrs. resid. in Holland, where he was left by the Elder to take care of 
two sis. with his own fam. Without the sis. he came in the Fortune 
1621, in June 1636, was in command of the Plymouth trading ho. on 
Conn. riv. and gave notice to John Winthrop, gov. of the fort at Saybrook, 
in a letter in my possess, of 18 June, of the evil designs of the Pequots ; 


rem. to Duxbury, of wh. he was rep. 1639, the earliest assemb. of 
deputies in that Col. thence to New London, bef. 1G49, there was select 
man, d. bef. Sept. 1G59, hav. in Sept. 1656 project, to ret. to Eng. with 
his fam. By w. Lucretia, he had William, and Mary, both, prob. but 
the first, certain, b. in Holland ; Jonathan ; Benjamin, bef. ment. ; also, 
Grace, Ruth, Hannah, and perhaps Eliz. some of these b. prob. at New 
London. Mary m. 12 Nov. 1645, John Turner of Scituate ; Eliz. m. a. 
1654, Peter Bradley ; Grace m. 4 Aug. 1659, Daniel Wetherill ; and 
Ruth m. John Picket, and next, Charles Hill, and d. 30 Apr. 1677. 
JONATHAN, Duxbury, s. of the preced. is seen among the freem. in 1643, 
with his br. William, but prob. they both went to New London with their f. 
JOSEPH, New Haven 1646, s. of Francis. LOVE, Plymouth, s. of Elder 
William, b. prob. in Holland, possib. in Eng. came, with his f. in the 
Mayflower, rem. to Duxbury, m. 15 May 1634, Sarah, d. of Wil 
liam Collier, had Sarah, wh. m. 1656, Benjamin Bartlett ; Nathaniel; 
William; and Wrestling. He d. not long after his will of 1 Oct. 1650, 
and his wid. m. Richard Park of Cambridge, and, after his d. 1665, went 
back to Duxbury. NATHANIEL, New Haven, one of the earliest gr. of 
Harv. prob. s. of Francis, brot. from London, went to Eng. sett, as min. at 
Alby, in Co. Norf. had the degr. of B. D. from Dublin Univ. came 
back after the restorat. and preach, some time from Oct. 1 663, at the first 
eh. in Boston ; at last was sett, at Brookhaven, L. I. 1665 ; m. Sarah, d. 
of Roger Ludlow, d. 1690, leav. s. John, Timothy, and Daniel, whose 
descend, are still found there. The extravag. tradit. a. his age giv. by a 
gr.s. as if he were 95, when only 48 yrs. from H. C. is in John Adams 
Works, II. 441. It is not prob. that Francis was neph. of the disting. 
Elder, and any remoter relat. is uncert. Indeed that of Francis, and of 
Joseph, is found, on conject. only, but very prob. NATHANIEL, Dux- 
bury, s. of Love, liv. not long after reach, manhood, for I see nothing of 
his serv. exc. with his br. William on two coroner s inq. in Dec. 1673, 
and he d. bef. Nov. 1676, when by Plymouth Rec. it appears-, that 
admin, on his est. was giv. to Robert Vixon of Eastham ; but wh. was 
R. V. is not seen. Perhaps V. was a creditor, and Nathaniel may have 
gone to live at E. WILLIAM, Plymouth, the famous Elder, claim, of 
liberal Christians everlast. gratitude, as the earliest of disting. Puritan 
laymen in Eng. came in the Mayflower, 1620, with his w. two younger s. 
the w. of the eldest, and her s. William. He was b. 1563 (prob. but 
earlier by some computa.) at Scrooby, in Nottinghampsh. at the manor 
hall of wh. vill. belong, to the archbp. of York, he afterwards long 
resid. the same house at wh. Cardinal Wolsey had made his last stop, 
bef. reach, home in his final journey, on compulsory retirement from 
court, after banishm. by King Henry VIII. thirty yrs. earlier. His f. 



prob. William, was tenant under liberal lease from archbp. Sandys, and 
the s. was educ. some time at Cambridge Univ. and his f. bee. as sub 
tenant of Scrooby manor, the possessor of that very resid. of the 
Cardinal, and the s. therein worship. God accord, to the simple forms of 
the chief protestants of Protestantism. After very honora. serv. with 
Davison, seer, of Queen Eliz. he partook in the fall of that statesman, 
the conseq. of the Queen s heartless deception and treachery ; and 
abandon. 1587, political life. Devot. hims. for many yrs. to relig. he 
was the first prorriin. layman wh. reject, conform, to the ceremon. of the 
ch. of Eng. He was in the employ m. of the crown, however, as post 
master bef. Apr. 1594, at Scrooby, above a doz. yrs. after leav. London ; 
there he m. the w. Mary. With his young friend, Bradford, after a doz. 
yrs. to be made Gov. of New Plymouth, and others, he pass. a. 1607 or 
8, into Holland for enjoym. of worship without the many idle forms, on 
wh. King James had set his heart, and was rul. Elder of the ch. at 
Leyden of wh. John Robinson was teach, as he had been prob. at 
Scrooby. His ds. Patience and Fear, came in the Ann, 1623 ; and on 
5 Aug. of next yr. Patience m. Thomas Prence, afterwards the gov. and 
d. 1634; and Fear m. 1626, Isaac Allerton, as his sec. w. and d. 1633. 
His w. d. bef. 1627; and Gov. Bradford says the s. Wrestling d. bef. 
him, never m. He had early rem. to Duxbury, and there, under the 
same roof with Love, d. 16 Apr. 1643, after one day s illness. His inv. 
has proof in the titles of the books of honora. regard for letters. See 
Geneal. Reg. IV. 174. Bradford s Memoir of him is in Young s Chron. 
of the Pilgr. 461. See, also, Davis s Morton ; Hunter s First Colonists 
of N. E., of wh. the best impres. is in 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 52 ; and 
Shurtleff s Recollect, of the Pilgr. in Russell s Guide to Plymouth. It 
may be useful to mark the error of so valua. an auth. as Baylies, in IL 
6, where he gives to our most glorious of the Mayflower s passeng. three 
ch. Lucretia, Mary, and William, and is even so rash as to say, two of 
them were b. in America. Yet if b. on our side of the water, he ought 
to have presum. they could not, from his age, be ch. of the Elder. The 
first was w. others, ch. of Jonathan. WILLIAM, Duxbury, s. of Jonathan, 
was prob. b. at Leyden, went in Aug. 1645, under serg. Nash, as 
part of the forty men to be furnish, by this smallest Col. to repress the 
peril from the Narragansets, and encourage the friendsh. of Uncas [see 
Bradford s Hist. 431-6], and serv. in that exped. 17 days, was count, 
among the freem. in 1643, and prob. went with his f. to New London. 
* WILLIAM, Duxbury, s. of Love, m. 2 Jan. 1673, Lydia, d. of George 
Partridge, and d. 3 Nov. 1723. Whether he had ch. is not kn. but he 
was in good esteem, and was rep. 1675. WRESTLING, Plymouth, 
youngest s. of the gr. Elder, b. prob. at Leyden, in Holland, came with 

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his f. in the Mayflower, d. " a young man unm." bef. his f. says Gov. Brad 
ford, but Caulkins, in Hist, of Norwich, 115, refers to an idle tradit. that 
makes him ancest. of Sir Christopher Brewster of our days. Sir 
Christopher perhaps may descend from a gr.s. of the Elder, and youngest 
s. of Love, wh. rec. this name, prob. sev. yrs. after d. of his uncle. In 
a very agreea. Memoir of the " Life and Time of Elder Brewster, by 
Rev. Ashbel Steele, Phila. 1857, the author too easi. assum. that this s. 
of the great Elder was of Portsmouth 1G29, and built up his case on 
three piles of fictitious paper: The first, a forged deed of 6 Dec. 1629 
(wh. fell on Sunday), of Id. in Portsmouth, that was not so call. bef. 
May 1G53, but always Strawberry Bank, with prob. false grantor and 
witnesses, and writ, in language of one hundred and fifty yrs. later use ; 
next, a fabricat. fam. rec. whereby it is shown, that Wrestling B. was m. 
1630 to E. S. had s. John, b. 20 Jan. 1631, and daur. 3 May 1636, 
nam. Love Lucretia ! ! ! and the w. d. in childbed, thirty-eight yrs. after 
(perhaps the ch. had it liv. would have seem, to require double name, 
and so been bapt. Mephistophiles Beelzebub) ; that E. S. the w. is call, 
d. of Augustine Story, one of the illustrious grantees in the more 
ambitious forgery of the Wheelwright deed of all New Hampsh. from 
the Ind. made also on Sunday in an earlier mo. of the same yr. and little 
more than eight yrs. after Wrestling came over the Atlantic, with his f. ; 
and the third fountain of evidence is from many, near, all spurious, ac 
counts of business transactions, wh. by patient investigat. are found to 
be almost wholly fanciful. In his new Ed. Mr. Steele will, no doubt, 
correct those childish fictions of the last century. WRESTLING, Dux- 
bury, br. of Nathaniel of the same, had, with his br. William, gr. of Ids. 
(in honor of the rever. serv. of their gr.f. dec.) at Swanzey, provid. they 
went there to liv. ; but I presume neither of them accept, the favor, as 
they cont. at D. By w. Mary he had sev. ch. and d. 1 Jan. 1697. He 
was constable in 1680, and serv. on jury in 1682 and 4. Ten of this 
name had been gr. at N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BRIARD. See Bryer ; and (such is the carelessn. of subordin. of 
ficials), the man may appear as Friard. 

BRICE, THOMAS, Gloucester 1642, a ship-carpent. d. 1691. 

BRICKET, NATHANIEL, Newbury, had Nathaniel, b. 20 Dec. 1673, d. 
young; John, 3 May 1676; James, and Mary, tw. 11 Dec. 1679; and 
Nathaniel, again, 23 Sept. 1683, drown, at 4 yrs. old. 

BRICKNALL, EDWARD, Boston 1681, by w. Mary had Edward, b. 20 
Dec. 1682; John, 11 Sept. 1684 ; and Mary, 15 Sept. 1689. Often this 
name is Bicknell. 

BRIDGE, EDWARD, Roxbury, freem. 22 May 1639, had w. Mary, and 
ch. Mary, b. 18 Nov. 1637 ; and Thomas, 31 Mar. or May 1639 ; and, 

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perhaps, other ch. ; and d. 20 Dec. 1683, aged 82. Mary m. I think, 
23 Nov. 1661, Samuel Gay. * JOHN, Cambridge 1632, perhaps br. of 
the preced. freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rep. 1637, was deac. and often select 
man, d. Apr. 1665. He was f. of Matthew, and Thomas, brot. from Eng. 
beside a d. Sarah, b. 16 Feb. 1649, wh. prob. d. young. His sec. w. Eliz. 
was wid. of Martin Saunders of Boston, as she had first been of Roger 
Bancroft, and got a fourth h. Edward Taylor. His will ment. w. s. 
Matthew, Dorcas, d. of his s. Thomas, and sis. Betts. JOHN, Roxbury, 
s. prob. of Edward, by w. Prudence, d. of William Robinson of Dor 
chester, had Mary, b. 21 Apr. 1661, bapt. 29 Mar. 1663 ; Prudence, b. 
11 June 1664 ; Margaret, 18 July 1666, d. at 4 yrs. ; Edward, 9 Sept. 
1668; John, 11 Jan. 1671; and Margaret, again, 11 Mar. 1672 or 3; 
and he d. 20 Aug. 1674. Mary m. 23 Mar. 1681, Joseph Lyon ; Pru 
dence m. 2 June 1684, John May. JOHN, Boston 1671, d. Sept. 1672, 
own. a ho. there. JOHN, Wickford, R. I. 1674. || MATTHEW, Cam 
bridge, s. of first John, b. in Eng. by mischance k. John Abbot in May 
1637, was of ar. co. 1643, m. Ann, d. of Nicholas Danforth, had John, b. 
15 June 1645 ; Ann ; Martha, 15 or 19 Jan. 1649, d. young; Matthew, 5 
May 1650; Samuel, 14 Feb. 1653, says his gr.stone, but town rec. has 
17 Feb. and County rec. 24, d. 25 Feb. 1673 ; Thomas, 1 June 1655, by 
gr.stone, but 1656 by town rec. d. 28 Mar. 1673; and Eliz. bapt. 18 
Sept. 1659. He d. 28 Apr. 1700; and his wid. d. 2 Dec. 1704. Ann 
m. 4 June 1668, Samuel Livermore ; and next, Oliver Wellington, and 
d. 28 Aug. 1727, aged 81, perhaps exagger. by ten yrs. MATTHEW, 
Cambridge, s. of the preced. by w. Abigail Russell, d. of Joseph of Cam 
bridge, wh. d. 14 Dec. 1727, aged 56, had nine ch. and d. 29 May 1738. 
His will, made shortly bef. names s. Matthew, Joseph, John, and Samuel, 
beside ds. Abigail Whitney, Eliz. and Martha, ch. of his d. Ann, w. of 
Abraham Watson, and gr.s. William Russell. The ch. were Mary, b. 19 
June 1688, mo. of William Russell; Ann, 12 Sept. 1691 ; Matthew, 1 
Mar. 1694; Abigail, 1 Apr. 1696; Joseph, 8 July 1698; John, 1 Sept. 
1700; Eliz. 30 Nov. 1703; Samuel, 2 May 1705; and Martha, 20 
Sept. 1707. || SAMUEL, Boston 1671, a carpenter, freem. 1672, ar. co. 
1679. THOMAS, Cambridge, s. of first John, b. in Co. Essex, Eng. 
by w. Dorcas had Dorcas, b. 16 Feb. 1649, wh. m. 3 Jan. 1666, 
Daniel Champney, and d. 7 Feb. 1684. Both he and his w. were d. 10 
Mar. 1657, when their inv. was tak. THOMAS, Boston, merch. b. at 
Hackney, near London, 1657, came here and was bred at Harv. where 
he had his A. B. 1675; after preach, in Jamaica, New Providence, Ber 
muda, and West Jersey, bee. min. of the first ch. ord. 10 May 1705, d. 
26 Sept. 1715, of apoplexy. Eliot s Biogr. Diet. WILLIAM, Water- 
town 1636, Boston 1643, had Peter, b. Jan. 1644. WILLIAM, Charles- 

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town, by w. Persis had Rebecca, b. 2 Feb. 1G44, d. soon ; Samuel, 25 
Mar. 1G47 ; was freem. 1G47. Ten of this name, of wh. five were clerg. 
includ. Rev. Thomas, whose degr. was lion, are on H. C. catal. 1818. 

BRIDGES, EDMUND, Lynn, came in the James from London, 1G35, 
aged 23, freem. 7 Sept, 1G39, had by first w. Alice, Edmund, b. a. 1G37; 
John; and perhaps by sec. w. Eliz. at Rowley had Mehitable, 2G Mar. 
1641; Bethia; Obadiah, a, 1G4G; Faith; Hackaliah, wh. was lost at 
sea, a. 1G71 ; and Josiah ; his w. d. Dec. 1GG4, at Ipswich; and by third 
w. m. 6 Apr. 1665, Mary Littlehale, prob. wid. of Richard, may have 
had Mary, and he d. 13 Jan. 1G85, in his will nam. w. Mary, and ch. 
John, Josiah, Faith Black, Bethia, and Mary. Bethia m. 26 Oct. 1G69, 
Joseph Peabody. Perhaps the London custom ho. gives Bridges, tho. 
on Col. rec. it is only a monosyl. EDMUND, Topsfield, s. of the preced. 
m. 11 Jan. 1GGO, Sarah, d. of William Towne, had Edmund, b. 4 Oct. 
foil.; Benjamin, 2 Jan. 1665; Mary, Apr. 1667; rem. to Salem, there 
had Hannah, 9 June 1669; and Caleb, 3 June 1677; and d. a. 1682. 
His wid. m. Peter Cloyes, and barely escap. with life in the witchcraft 
delus. JOHN, Andover, s. of Edmund the first, m. 5 Dec. 1666, Sarah, 
d. of James How of Ipswich, if the pedigree of Bridges, in Geneal. Reg. 
VIII. 252, be right. By this first w. wh. d. not at Andover, or at least 
is not on the rec. he had James, b. a. 1671 ; and Sarah ; and by a sec. 
w. m. 1 Mar. 1678, but not at Andover, Mary Post, a wid. perhaps of 
John of Woburn, had Mary, b. 27 Jan. 1679 ; Samuel, 19 July 1681; 
Eliz. 5 June 1683; and Mehitable, 29 Apr. 1688. JOSIAH, Ipswich, 
br. of the preced. m. 13 Nov. 1676, Eliz. Norton, and a sec. w. m. 19 
Sept. 1677, Ruth Greenslip, and left ch. whose childr. says the pedigree, 
are num. OBADIAH, Ipswich, br. of the preced. m. 25 Oct. 1671, Mary 
Smith, and had sec. w. Eliz. and d. a. 1677, leav. three s. not nam. in 
the pedigree, wh. however, tells that his wid. m. 7 Oct. 1680, Joseph 
Parker of Andover. J * || ROBERT, Lynn 1640, freem. 2 June 1641, 
ar. co.. 1641, went home, but came back in 1643, was a capt. rep. 1644, 
speaker 1646, Assist. 1647 to 56, when he d. His house was burn. Apr. 
1648. Winth. II. 237. From Lewis, Hist, of Lynn, we do not learn, 
whether he had w. or ch. WILLIAM, Mass, freem. 1647, is prob. the 
man of Watertown 1636, without final s. 

BRIDGHAM, || HENRY, Dorchester 1641, freem. 1643, rem. to Boston 
1644, was a tanner, ar. co. 1644, constable 1653, was a capt. and d. Jan. 
1671, leav. good est. By w. Eliz. wh. surv. he had Joseph, bapt. 14 
Dec. 1645 ; Jonathan ; John, b. Sept. 1645, II. C. 1669 ; Joseph, again, 
17 Jan. 1652 ; Benjamin, 3, or 4 May 1654, ar. co. 1674; Hopestill, 29 
July 1658, d. young; Samuel, 17 Jan. 1661 ; Nathaniel, 2 Apr. 1662, d. 
young; and James, 12 May 1664. JOHN, Ipswich, s. of the preced. a 

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physician, d. 2 May 1721. JONATHAN, Boston, eldest s. of Henry, 
was a tanner, freem. 1675, of wh. I kn. only that he was liv. 1G76. 
* || JOSEPH, Boston, br. of the preced. ar. co. 1674, freern. 1678, rep. 
1697, had been in 1690 for Northampton, deac. and ml. Elder of first 
ch. d. 5 Jan. 1709. His wid. Mercy, d. of John Wensley of B. m. 8 
Dec. 1712, Hon. Thomas Gushing, and d. 3 Oct. 1740. SAMUEL, Marl- 
borough 1675. Four of this name had been gr. in 1834, at Ilarv. and 
one at Brown Univ. 

BRIDGMAN, JAMES, Hartford 1641, or earlier, Springfield 1645, had 
b. at H. Sarah, his eldest ch. wh. m. 3 May 1659, Timothy Tileston of 
Dorchester; John, b. 7 July 1645; Thomas, 14 Jan. 1647, d. soon; 
Martha, 20 Nov. 1649, wh. m. 1668, Samuel Dickinson of Ilatfield ; 
Mary, 5 July 1652, wh. m. 1672, Samuel Bartlett, and d. in 2 yrs. He 
rem. to Northampton 1654, had there James, b. 30 May 1655, d. soon; 
Patience, June 1656, d. in 7 mos. ; and Hezekiah, June 1658, d. at 9 
mos. His w. Martha d. 31 Aug. 1668, and he d. Mar. 1676. JOHN, 
Salern, 1637, by w. Eliz. had Mary, bapt. 8 Sept. 1650. Farmer says 
he d. a. 1655. JOHN, Northampton, only surv. s. of James, m. 11 Dec. 
1670, Mary, eldest d. of Isaac Sheldon, d. 7 Apr. 1712, leav. ch. 
Mary, John, Deliverance, James, Isaac, Sarah, Ebenezer, Thomas, 
Martha, Hannah, and Orlando, and had three wh. d. young. The last 
nam. was builder of Bridgman s fort, S. of fort Dummer, and f. of 
Thomas, H. C. 1762, a lawyer, wh. d. 1771 in New Hampsh. Two 
more of this name had been gr. at Harv. in 1834, and three others at 
other N. E. coll. 

BRIEN, or BRIAN, RICHARD, a soldier in Moseley s comp. Dec. 1675, 
whose resid. is unkn. THOMAS, Plymouth, whip, in, 1633, for run. from 
his master, Samuel Eddy. 

BRIERSLEY, or BRIERS, JOHN, Gloucester, by w. Eliz. had John, b. 
29 May 1658 ; Benjamin, Jan. 1660, d. soon; and Mary, Jan. 1661, d. 

BRIGDEN, or BRIDGEN, THOMAS, Charlestown, was of Faversham, 
Kent, came in the Hercules, 1635, from Sandwich, with w. Thomasine 
and two ch. freem. 3 Mar. 1636, and d. 20 June 1668. He had 
Zechary, b. 2 Aug. 1639, H. C. 1657. His will, of 1 May 1665, makes 
w. extrix. names s. Thomas, and his ch. Thomas, Zachary, and John ; 
d. Mary, w. of Henry Kimball, and her ch. Zachary, Mary, and 
Sarah; and d. Sarah. In a codic. of 16 June 1668, two other 
Henry K. and Michael B. are provid. for. The rec. of the town, in 
some confus. gives his adm. as inhab. 1634, but does not ins. his name in 
the gen. list of 1636, while the more careful ch. rec. has adm. of him. 
and w. in Dec. 1635. THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of the preced. had w. 

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Mildred, only cl. of Michael Cartbrick of Ipswich, and by her, Sarah, 
b. 3 Jan. 165G; Zechariah, 8 Aug. 1G58 ; and Thomas, all bapt. 5 
Aug. 1GGO; John, 29 Sept. 1GG1 ; Michael, 5 June 1GG4; Nathaniel, 
30 Dec. 1GGG; Timothy, 18 Dec. 1G70; and Elias, 26 Jan. 1G73. His 
w. surv. him and her gr.stone says d. July 172G, aged 96. Next yr. in 
Dec. Thomas, prob. gr.s. of first Thomas, unit, with the ch. Michael, 
prob. also gr.s. d. 12 June 1709, aged 45 ; and Michael, chos. a deac. 
1752, d. 18 Aug. 17G7, aged 70. ZECHARIAH, Charlestown, s. of the 
first Thomas, was a preach, at Stonington, d. 1663. Trumbull, I. 287. 

BRIGGS, CLEMENT, Plymouth, came in the Fortune, 1621, prob. 
young; rem. to Dorchester, there m. 1630, or 1631, early, Joan Allen, 
for officiat. at wh. cerem. Thomas Stoughton, the constable, was fin. 5. 
at the Mar. Court, 1631; thence he rem. to Weymouth 1633, had s. 
Thomas, b. 14 June 1633; Jonathan, 14 June 1635; John; David, 23 
Aug. 1640; and Clement, 1 Jan. 1643. Grievous is our feeling of 
regret at find, the Court, in June 1638, led to forbid the w. to come into 
the comp. of Arthur Warren, as we are compell. to fear the m. was 
imprud. Bef. he d. he had ano. w. Eliz. Of his will, the abstr. is giv. 
in Geneal. Reg. VII. 233 ; but the envelope of it is label. Mary Mouth, 
wh. the blundering elk. read for Weymouth, the resid. of the testator. 
His inv. of 23 Feb. 1649 not. in the same Vol. p. 228, was label. 
Osomunt Bray, full evid. of knowl. by the scrivener of the old writ. In 
Vol. IX. 347, the correct name is giv. His s. Thomas was of Taunton 
1668, and num. descend, in that vicin. CORNELIUS, Scituate, s. of 
Walter, was ensign in Philip s war under eld. brs. James, the lieut. and 
John, capt. ; m. 1677, the wid. of Samuel Russell, one of his fellow- 
soldiers, wh. had fallen the yr. preced. had Cornelius, b. 1678 ; Joseph, 
1679; and James, 1683. EDMUND, Topsfield 1667. JAMES, Scituate, 
s. of Walter, lieut. in the gr. war, m. 1678, Rebecca, d. of deac. Joseph 
Tilden, had Joseph, b. 1678; Mary, 1682; James, 1687 ; Benjamin, 
1695 ; and perhaps others. JOHN, Lynn, came, prob. in the Blessing, 1635, 
aged 20, rem. to Sandwich 1637, there d. 1641. His w. Catharine had 
admin. 1 June. JOHN, Newport 1638, or Portsmouth 1650, was freem. 
there 1655, had Thomas, and an elder s. viz. JOHN, Warwick, b. 1642, 
wh. m. Frances, d. of Edward Fisher of Portsmouth, R. I. had John, b. 
25 Jan. 1668; James, 12 Feb. 1671; Frances, 26 Feb. 1673; and 
Richard, 1 Feb. 1675. He liv. at Kingstown in 1678, when his w. was 
nam. Hannah. JOHN, Boston 1673, s. of William, rem. that yr. to Lyme, 
there by w. Mary had William, b. 30 July 1672 or 3 ; and Peter, 5 Feb. 
1680. JOHN, Scituate, s. of Walter, had Hannah, b. 1684; Deborah, 
1685; and John, 1687. He was a capt, in the war. Deane, 225. 
JONATHAN, Taunton, perhaps s. of Clement, had Jonathan, b. 15 Mar. 


1668; and David, 6 Dec. 1669. MATTHEW, Hingham, m. May 1648, 
Deborah, d. of Matthew Gushing, wh. d. bef. her f. Matthias is more 
common name of this man. RICHARD, Taunton, perhaps s. of Clement, 
m. 15 Aug. 1662, Rebecca Hoskins, had William, b. 21 Nov. 1663; 
Rebecca, 16 Aug. 1665 ; Richard, 7 Apr. 1668 ; John, 13 Feb. 1673 ; 
Joseph, 15 June 1674; Benjamin, 15 Sept. 1677. THOMAS, Ports 
mouth, R. I. younger s. of the first John of the same, had in 1678 w. 
Mary, and no more can I learn a. him. WALTER, Scituate 1643, had 
w. Frances, and d. a. 1684. His will, of that yr. names w. s. John, 
James, Cornelius, and d. Hannah Winslow. WILLIAM, Boston by w. 
Mary had Hannah, b. 28 Aug. 1642, wh. m. 10 Sept, 1657, John Harris. 
Perhaps he rem. to Lyme betw. 1670 and 1680; at least one of this 
name was inhab. there at that period. WILLIAM, Taunton, perhaps br. 
of Jonathan, m. 6 Nov. 1666, Sarah Macumber, perhaps d. of William 
of Marshfield, had William, b. 25 Jan. 1668; Thomas, 9 Sept. 1669 ; 
and Sarah, the next day; Eliz. 4 Nov. 1672; Mary, 14 Aug. 1674; 
Matthew, 5 Feb. 1677; John, 19 Mar. 1680; and his w. d. next day. 
This name seems common thro, many Cos. in Eng. but chief. Norfolk. 
Five had been gr. at Harv. and fourteen at other N. E. coll. in 1834. 

BRIGHAM, * JOHN, Sudbury, s. of Thomas, rem. to Marlborough, of 
wh. he was rep. 1689 and 90, had Sarah, b. 27 Mar. 1674; Mary, 6 
May 1678 ; Jotham, 6 June 1680 ; Hannah, 27 Mar. 1683 ; and Thomas, 
6 May 1687. SAMUEL, Sudbury, youngest s. of Thomas, rem. to Marl- 
borough, freem. 1690, by w. Eliz. d. of Abraham Howe of M. wh. d. 26 
July 1739, aged 75, had Eliz. b. 24 Mar. 1685 ; Hepzibah, 25 Jan. 
1687; Samuel, 25 Jan. 1689; Lydia, 5 Mar. 1691 ; Jedediah, 8 June 
1693; Jotham, 23 Dec. 1695; Timothy, 10 Oct. 1698; Charles, 30 
Dec. 1700 ; Persis, 10 July 1703 ; and Antipas, 16 Oct. 1706. He was 
a capt. and d. 24 July 1713. * SEBASTIAN, Cambridge 1636, rem. to 
Rowley, was capt, 1644, rep. 1650. Johnson s Hist, of N. E. 193, and 
Gage, in Hist, of Rowley, give this spel. of the name, wh. Farmer had 
under Bridgham. The bapt. name must be influential in prevent, mis 
take, and the local historian likely to be correct. THOMAS, Cambridge, 
came in the Susan and Ellen, 1635, aged 32, freem. 18 Apr. 1636, was 
not of Watertown, as Bond thot., did not rem. to Sudbury, as Farmer 
had said, by w. Mercy Hurd, m. prob. after com. from Eng. had Thomas, 
b. a. 1642 ; John, b. 9 Mar. 1645, above ment. ; Mary, wh. prob. d. bef. 
her f. ; Hannah, 9 Mar. 1650, or 1 ; and Samuel, 12 Jan. 1653, above 
ment. ; all nam. in his will pro. early in 1 654. He made his will 7 
Oct. and d. 8 Dec. 1653. His wid. m. 1 Mar. 1655, Edmund Rice; 
and next, 1664, William Hunt. THOMAS, Sudbury, s. of the preced. 
rem. to Marlborough, m. 27 Dec. 1665, Mary, was freem. 1690, had 

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Thomas, b. 24 Feb. 1GG7, wh. d. bef. his f . ; Nathan, 17 June 1071; 
David, 11 Aug. 1G73, d. young; Jonathan, 22 Feb. 1675 ; David, again, 
12 Apr. 1678 ; Gershom, 23 Feb. 1681 (the last two d. bef. their f.) ; 
Elnathan, 7 Mar. 1683; and Mary, 26 Oct. 1687. lie made his will 
21 Apr. 1716, wh. was pro. 2 June 1717. Six of this name had been 
gr. at Harv. in 1834, and an equal number in aggreg. at the other 
N. E. coll. 

BRIGHT, FRANCIS, Charlestown, s. of Edward of London, bred at 
Oxford, matric. of New Coll. 18 Feb. 1625, aged 22, and by famous 
John Davenport instr. in divinity, in 1629 came from Rayleigh, in Essex, 
with w. and two eh. to Salem, in the Lion s Whelp, prob. sat down at 
Charlestown, took some discouragem. and went home 1630 in the Lion. 
HENRY^ Charlestown 1630, prob. from Ipswich, in Suff. k s. of Henry 
of Bury St. Edmunds, came in the fleet with Winth. was very early, 
No. 48, enrol, in the ch. but not long after rein, to Watertown, there m. 
1634, Ann, d. of Henry Goldstone, had Ann, wh. at her bur. 28 Oct. 
1639, was call. 4 yrs. old ; Abigail, b. 12 Oct. 1637, wh. m. a. Aug. 
1659, Elisha Odlin ; Mary, 23 or 27 Apr. 1639, wh. m. 15 Oct. 1657, 
Nathaniel Coolidge ; John, 14 May 1641; Ann, again, 17 Mar. 1644, 
m. 26 May 1670, Samuel Ruggles of Roxbury, as his sec. w. I presume ; 
Eliz. m. as sec. w. 23 July 1674, or 5 July 1 675 (as various acco. are giv.), 
deac. Walter Hastings of Cambridge; Nathaniel, 5 May 1647; and 
Beriah, 22 Sept. 1651, m. 30 Nov. 1671, Isaac Fowle of Charlestown. 
He was freem. 6 May 1 635, held in high esteem, deac. and d. 9 Oct. 
1686, aged 84. He had elder br. Thomas, of Ipswich, Eng. wh. in his 
will, of unkn. date, but pro. 1626, ment. this Henry, sis. Eliz. and other 
sis. as minors. That Eliz. wh. was in 1657. wid. Dell of Bow, near 
London, gave in her will to this br. 200, and to each of his 7 ch. 10. 
all wh. was paid here in 1658 and 9. Large pedigree from the time of 
Henry VII. prepar. by Somerby, is giv. by Dr. Bond. This Henry was 
for many yrs. call. jr. because HENRY, a poor man of the same name, 
liv. at W. was always spok. of as senior, as he might well be, without 
our giv. full credit to the rec. of his d. 14 Sept. 1674, aged one hundred 
yrs. and upwards, or ano. rec. says a. 109 yrs. But as the amt. of his inv. 
was only 2, 9, 6, any affinity is highly improb. JOHN, Watertown, s. 
of the wealthy Henry, m. 7 May 1675, Mary, d. of William Barsham, 
had no ch. freem. 1671, was deac. and d. 17 Aug. 1691. His wid. m. 
12 Dec. 1700, as his sec. w. Hananiah Parker of Reading. NATHAN 
IEL, Watertown, br. of the preced. m. 21 or 26 July 1681, Mary, d. of 
Simon Coolidge, had Mary, b. 7 Oct. 1682; Henry, 16 Aug. 1684; 
Nathaniel, 18 Dec. 1686; John, 5 Apr. 1689; Joseph, 11 July 1692; 
Hannah, 7 Aug. 1694; Abigail; Benjamin, 19 July 1698; and Mercy.. 
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Four ds. and first nam. four s. surv. ; but from not being in the will, 22 
Sept. 1725, Benjamin may well be presum. to have d. bef. his f. Of 
these ch. descend most of the name in our country. SAMUEL, Mass, 
freem. 1645, but where he dwelt is unkn. THOMAS, Watertown 1640, 
may have been neph. of the first ment. Henry. 

BRIGHTON, SAMUEL, Boston, by w. Ann had James, bapt. 30 Mar. 
1690 ; and Ebenezer, 2 Oct. 1692. The error of this name, wh. should 
be Samuel Beighton, was caus. by false index. See Beighton. THOM 
AS, came from London to Boston in the Truelove 1635, aged 31. 

BRIGNALL, WILLIAM, Dedham, m. Martha, d. of Michael Metcalf, 
had William, d. soon after, and his wid. m. 2 Aug. 1654, Christopher 
Smith. The s. was liv. when gr.f. made his will, in wh. he was rememb. 
ten yrs. later. 

BRIMBLECOME, JOHN, Boston 1654, woolcomber, m. 14 Jan. 1656, 
Barbara, wid. of George Davis, liv. not long there, but perhaps rem. to 
Marblehead bef. 1674. PHILIP, Marblehead 1668, was, perhaps, br. of 
the preced. 

BRIMSDEN, or BRIMSDELL, ROBERT, Lynn, m. 15 Apr. 1667, Bath- 
sheba Richards, was of Boston 1672, merch. m. I think, Ann, d. of 
Thomas Barnes of Hingham, for sec. w. 

MADE, oft. BRINSLEY, DANIEL, Stratford, s. of John, by w. Sarah, d. of 
Caleb Nichols (but ano. acco. erron. makes her d. of the first Daniel 
Kellogg), d. Oct. 1702, without will, leav. good est. wid. wh. m. John 
Betts of Norwalk, and ch. Mary, aged 18; Daniel, 15; Abigail, 11; 
Samuel, 8 ; and Ruth, 2. * JOHN, Charlestown 1637, freem. 2 May 1638, 
by w. Mary had Mary, b. 24 July, bapt. 3 Aug. 1640; and John, b. 2 
Mar. 1643; Daniel; and Zechary, wh. was drown. Aug. 1667; prob. 
rem. to Stratford bef. 1650, was rep. 1669, and 71, and d. 1673, leav. 
good est. to wid. Mary, and ch. John, Daniel, Paul, Samuel, Mary, w. of 
John Bostwick, and Eliz. WILLIAM, Dorchester, d. early in 1648, his 
will, 10 Dec. 1647, of wh. abstr. is in Geneal. Reg. III. 266, names s. 
William and Alexander, ds. Ebbet and Mary. This last m. 17 Sept. 
1667, Benjamin Leeds. WILLIAM, Marlborough, s. of the preced. b. 
perhaps at Dorchester, was bred at H. C. and should have been gr. 1654 
or 5, when, by a change in the durat. of studies for the first degr. from 
three yrs. to four, he and sixteen more, if Mather may be believ. Magn. 
IV. 135, felt so much aggriev. as to forego the advantage of longer 
resid. Something different is the version to be seen in the delightful 
Ann. of the Am. Pulpit, I. 256. He preach, a. 1660-65 at Plymouth, 
and went thence to the new town of M. where he was ord. 3 Oct. 1666, 
never m. and d. 3 July 1701. For the little that can be kn. of him, see 
1 Mass. Hist. Coll. IV. 47, and IX. 179, and 3 M. H. C. VII. 297. 

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BRINKS, BRYAN, Saco. Sullivan, 304, et seq. Williamson, I. 238, 
240. But it is doubt, whether he ever came to our country. No time 
is giv. 

BRINLEY, J FRANCIS, Newport 1G52, s. of Thomas (an auditor of 
revenues of the Kings, Charles I. and II., as by the inscript, on his 
tomb in the mid. aisle of the ch. at Datchett, Co. Bucks, betw. Coin- 
brook and Windsor, is told, tho. it is not specif, whether the revenues 
were from tolls, or rents, or subsidies. The same voice from the tomb 
informs us that he was b. 1591, at the city of Exeter, m. Ann Wase of 
Petti worth, in Co. Sussex, had five s. and seven ds. and d. 1661, so that 
he could have serv. his blessed maj. Charles II. only one yr. Addit. 
knowl. is gain, from the will, made 13 Sept. 1661, as that he had est. at 
Newcastle and in Yorksh. as well as at Datchett, and that his ch. were 
only five left to him, two ds. Mary, then wid. of Peter Sylvester, and 
Grizel, w. of Nathaniel Sylvester of Shelter Isl. on our side of the world, 
and three s. Francis, Thomas, and William). This eldest s. was b. 5 
Nov. 1632, and had prob. escap. from the evils brot. on the fam. by the 
loyalty of his f. but went back to Eng. prob. in 1655, came again in the 
Speedwell to Boston 27 July of next yr. m. Hannah Carr, d. perhaps of 
Caleb, of Newport, had Thomas and William ; was an Assist, of R. I. 
1672, and d. 1719. 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. V. 252. William d. at Boston 
1693, unm. || THOMAS, Boston, s. of the preced. ar. co. 1681, one of 
the found, of King s Chapel 1686, went to Eng. there m. Mary Apthorp, 
had Eliz. ; Francis, b. 1690, at London, bred at Eton; and William; 
and d. of smallpox, 1693, as did his youngest s. The wid. with her two 
ch. came to reside with their gr.f. ; and after his d. she liv. at Roxbury 
with her s. wh. had five s. and two ds. as fam. tradit. relates. 

BRINTNALL, THOMAS, Boston, by w. Esther had Samuel, b. 2 Dec. 
1665; Thomas, 1 Nov. 1669; Nathaniel, 1671 ; John, 3 Mar. 1673; 
Joseph, 3 Mar. 1674 ; and Mehitable, 1685 ; liv. at Muddy riv. THOM 
AS, Sudbury, s. of the preced. m. 23 May 1693, Hannah, d. of maj. 
Simon Willard, had Thomas, prob. bef. going to S. and there Parnel, b. 
27 Sept. 1696; William, Y. C. 1721 ; Paul, 20 Mar. 1701 ; Nathaniel, 
1703; Jerusha, 15 Oct. 1704; Dorothy, 21 Dec. 1706; and Susanna, 
Apr. 1708 or 9 ; was capt. and he d. 2 Aug. 1733. 

BRISANTON, THOMAS, appears on the roll of brave capt. Turner s 
comp. in Mar. 1676, left at Quaboag, and the true name may have been 

BRISCOE, BENJAMIN, Boston, shoemaker, m. 1656, Sarah, d. of Philip 
Long, had Philip, wh. d. very soon; Hannah, b. 6 Feb. 1658; Sarah, 
18 July 1660 ; William, 7 Apr. 1663 ; Ann, 31 Jan. 1664; Mary, 22 
Dec. 1665 ; John, 20 Jan. 1667; Rebecca, 20 Feb. 1669 ; Benjamin, 2 


May 1671 ; and Susanna, 9 Feb. 1674. Sarah was b. at Lynn. DAN 
IEL, Boston, s. of William, adm. of the ch. 17 Apr. and made freem. 18 
May 1642, d. the same mo. says Boston rec. or 8 of the foil. mo. by 
drown. See Winth. II. 66, wh. erron. calls him Nathaniel. EZEKIEL, 
Boston, br. of the preced. mariner, by w. Rebecca had Ezekiel, b. 25 
Feb. 1670; and Mary, 17 Dec. 1673; d. next yr. JAMES, Milford 
1670, br. of Nathaniel of the same, was freem. 1671, m. 6 Nov. 1676, 
Sarah Wheeler, d. of William, had Sarah, b. 25 Mar. 1678 ; James, 25 
Aug. 1679 ; and Hannah ; and he d. a. 1710. JOHN, Watertown, s. of 
Nathaniel, b. in Eng. prob. 1622, m. 13 Dec. 1650, Eliz. d. of Thomas 
Bittlestone of Cambridge, wh. d. 28 Aug. 1685, had John, b. 5 Oct. 
1651, d. young; Eliz. 18 Dec. 1653, m. 20 Nov. 1679, Abraham Jack 
son; Thomas, 1 Apr. 1655; Mary, 22 Nov. 1658, m. Edward Goffe ; 
and Sarah, 14 Mar. 1661, d. young. He was selectman 1664, and many 
subseq. yrs. and d. 18 Oct. 1690. JOSEPH, Boston, perhaps s. of Wil 
liam, b. in Eng. m. 30 Jan. 1652, Abigail, d. of John Compton ; was 
drown. 1 Jan. 1658, had only Joseph, b. 21 Aug. 1658, to wh. his 
Compton left, Nov. 1664, all her little est. 16. 16. JOSEPH, Boston, s. 
of the preced. by w. Rebecca had Rebecca, b. 16 Sept. 1679 ; Joseph, 4 
Jan. 1681, d. soon; Joseph, again, 8 Jan. 1682; John, 30 Jan. 1684; 
and Sarah, 1 Aug. 1686. NATHANIEL, Watertown, had w. Eliz. bur. 
20 Nov. 1642, and ch. Nathaniel; Mary, wh. m. Thomas Broughton, and 
d. early, prob. in 1644; John, bef. ment. ; and Sarah, wh. m. 7 Feb. 
1650, William Bond. He was a rich tanner, selectman 1648, and 50, 
involv. in controversy, by wh. we may presume, he was led to go home, 
where more freedom of opin. was allow, to be express. A characterise 
letter of 1652 to Broughton, wh. is in print, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 32, 
was made a subject of investiga. See, also, Winth. I. 392, and II. 93. 
NATHANIEL, Cambridge 1639, s. of the preced. b. no doubt in Eng. 
usher of Eaton at Harvard, wh. cruelly beat him, and he prob. rem. to 
Milford, was an early sett, without doubt bef. 1646; d. 1683, Lambert 
says; yet he was not liv. in 1677 to partake a div. of Ids. ; but had s. 
Nathaniel, bapt. 1646; and James, 1649. NATHANIEL, Milford, s. of 
the preced. m. 29 Nov. 1672, Mary Camp, perhaps d. of Nicholas, had 
James, b. 14 Aug. 1673 ; Mary, 15 Nov. 1675; Samuel, 4 Apr. 1678; 
Sarah, a. 1681; Abigail, 1 Nov. 1684; John, a. 1687; and Dinah, a. 
1690; and he d. next yr. THOMAS, Watertown, s. of John, m. 24 
Dec. 1684, Hannah, d. of Samuel Stearns, had John, b. 22 Oct. 1685 ; 
Eliz. bapt. 17 July 1687 ; and Thomas, May 1689. He d. bef. 15 Oct. 
1690, the date of the will of his f. and his wid. m. 28 Sept, 1718, Samuel 
Gookin. WILLIAM, Boston 1640, tailor, freem. 2 June 1641, had w. 
Cicely, and d. betw. 1662 and 70. By some of the name the r was drop. 
BKISENTON, THOMAS, Springfield 1678. See Brisanton. 

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BRISTOW, or BRISTOL, HENRY, New Haven 1647, had Rebecca, b. 4 
Feb. bapt. 10 Mar. 1650; Samuel, 3, bapt. 7 Dec. 1651; Mary, b. 
1653 ; and by sec. w. Lydia Brown, m. 1656, Lydia, 3 Jan. bapt. 7 Feb. 
1658; John, 4 Sept. bapt. 27 Nov. 1659 ; Mary, 1 Sept. bapt. 9 Nov. 
1661; Hannah, 10 Dec. 1663, bapt. 13 Feb. foil.; and Abigail, 19, 
bapt. 23 Apr. 1666. RICHARD, Guilford 1640-69, m. perhaps as sec. 
or third w. Susanna, wid. of Thomas Blatchley of the same. As the 
city of Bristol was formerly call. Bristow, this fam. name prob. has 
chang. in conformity. 

BRITTEL, JOHN, Salem, had a gr. of Id. 1637, prob. rem. soon. 

BRITTERIDGE, RICHARD, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower, 1620, d. 
ten days after land, being the first of the sad roll. 

BRITTOX, or BRITTAINE, JAMES, Weymouth, a favorer of Lenthall, 
for some aspersion of the min. at other places was in Mar. 1639, whip. ; 
and 21 Mar. 1644 was hang, for adultery. Winth. 1. 289, and II. 157-9. 
Lechford MS. as in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 403. JAMES, Woburn, d. 3 
May 1655. He, or the preced. may have come from London, in the 
Increase, 1635, aged 27, if the custom ho. rec. of the embark, of James 
Bitton lost a single letter ; wh. is not improb. for the official name seems 
very strange. 


BROADWAY, EDMUND, Gloucester 1653, sold his est. there that yr. 

BROCK, HENRY, Dedham 1642, d. 1652, leav. w. Eliz. and ch. John, 
Eliz. and Ann, nam. in his will, made 22 Apr. 1646, but w. d. bef. the 
will was pro. 19 Oct. 1652. JOHN, Reading, b. 1620, says Mather s 
Magn. IV. 141, at Stradbrook in SufFk. came in 1637, may have been s. 
of the preced. and also freem. 18 May 1642, but both points are uncert. 
and the latter highly improb. H. C. 1646, soon after taught a sch. preach, 
at Isle of Shoals, Farmer thot. 12 yrs. long eno. to allow one or two 
marvels occur, there, as well as those at Reading about him to be relat. 
in his biogr. was ord. at R. 13 Nov. 1662, and m. the same day, Sarah, 
wid. of Samuel Hough, his predecess. in the pulpit, d. of Rev. Zechariah 
Symmes, wh. d. 27 Apr. 1681, and he d. 18 June 1688. 3 Mass. Hist. 
Coll. II. 312. RICHARD, Watertown, came in the Elizabeth and Ann, 
1635, aged 31, from London, d. 24 Oct. 1673 or 4. WILLIAM, Salem 
1639. W. Gibbs. 

BROCKETT, BENJAMIN, New Haven, s. of John of the same, m. 24 
Mar. 1669, Eliz. d. of Thomas Barnes, had a d.b. and d. 1671 ; John, 3 
June 1672 ; Mary, 6 May 1675 ; Hannah, 19 Mar. 1678 ; and he d. 22 
May 1679. His wid. prob. m. John Austin. JOHN, New Haven 1639, 
a signer of the first coven.; had John, bapt. 31 Jan. 1643; Be fruitful, 
and Benjamin, tw. 23 Feb. 1645 ; Mary, prob. 25 Sept. 1646; Silence, 


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4 June 1648; Abigail, b. 10, bapt. 24 Mar. 1C50 ; Samuel, 14, bapt. 18 
Jan. 1652 ; Jabez, 1654; was of the earliest sett, at Wallingford 1670, 
as was his s. Samuel ; there the f. d. 12 Mar. 1G90, aged 80. He made 
his will nine days bef. nam. four s. and ds. Mary Pennington, w. of 
Ephraim ; Silence Bradley, w. of Joseph ; and gives legacy to John 
Paine, presum. to be h. or s. of his d. Abigail. JOHN, New Haven, s. 
of the preced. had Mary, b. 18 Feb. 1675 ; John, 23 Oct. 1676; Eliz. 
26 Nov. 1677 ; Moses, 23 Apr. 1680 ; Abigail, 31 Mar. 1683 ; and prob. 
others. In early days, as sometimes in our own, the name was Brackett. 

BROCKLEBANK, JOHN, Rowley, had Samuel, b. 1655. SAMUEL, 
Rowley, came, says tradit. but it omits, as usual, to say when, with his 
br. the preced. and their mo. Jane, wh. d. 1668 ; was a deac. and capt. k. 
in Philip s war, Hubbard says 18, but prob. 21 Apr. 1676, in battle, at 
Sudbury, aged 48, leav. wid. Hannah, and ch. Samuel, b. 1653 ; Francis, 
1655 ; Hannah ; Mary ; Eliz.; Sarah ; and Joseph, b. 1674. His wid. 
m. Richard Dole of Newbury ; her d. Hannah m. John Stickney, and 
ds. Mary, and Sarah, m. sever. William and Henry, s. of Richard Dole. 
SAMUEL, Rowley, s. of the preced. m. Eliz. Platts, had John, b. 1686; 
Francis, 1694; beside five ds. Descend, at Rowley are num. as well as 
in Maine, New Hampsh. and Vermt. 

BROCKWAY, WOOLSTONE, Saybrook 1664, by w. Hannah, wh. d. 6 
Feb. 1687, had Hannah, b. 14 Sept. 1664; William, 25 July 1666; 
Woolstone, 7 Feb. 1668; Mary, 16 Jan. 1670; Bridget, 9 Jan. 1672; 
Richard, 30 Sept. 1673; Eliz. 24 May 1676 ; Sarah, 23 Sept. 1679 ; 
and Deborah, 1 May 1682. Hannah m. Thomas Champion. This 
name, on the Lyme side of the riv. after, may now be Brockwell. 

BRODBENT, JOSHUA, provost-marshal, and Shf. of New Hampsh. 1681, 
m. at Woburn, 6 Apr. 1685, Sarah Osborn, perhaps wid. of Thomas of 

BROMFIELD, J* || EDWARD, Boston 1675, was third s. of Henry, wh. 
was s. of Arthur, and b. 10 Jan. 1649, at Hay wood ho. in the New 
Forest, Hants; merch. ar. co. 1679, a gent, of high esteem, rep. 1693, 
one of the counc. 1708 ; m. 1678, Eliz. d. of James Brading, had only 
Eliz. wh. d. unm. 1717. His sec. w. m. 4 June 1683. Mary, d. of Rev. 
Samuel Danforth, had six ch. wh. d. young ; and she d. 17 Oct. 1734, he 
hav. d. 2 June preced. leav. two ds. Mary, b. 2 June 1689; Sarah, 11 
Oct. 1692; and Edward, 5 Nov. 1695. One d. Frances, b. 8 June 
1694, had m. Rev. John Webb of Boston, and d. 14 Sept, 1721. * ED 
WARD, Boston, s. of the preced. m. 21 Feb. 1722, Abigail Coney, had 
Edward, b. 30 Jan. 1723, H. C. 1742, a man of talents, untimely cut off, 
18 Aug. 1745; Abigail, 9 Jan. 1725, wh. m. Hon. William Phillips; 
Henry, 12 Nov. 1727, liv. at Harvard until 23 Feb. 1820; John, 25 

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Apr. 1729 ; Mary, 15 Sept. 1730; both d. soon ; Sarah, 20 Apr. 1732, 
m. Jeremiah Powell, Esqr. wh. in the war of the Revo, was, most of the 
time, head of the gov. of Mass. ; Thomas, 30 Oct. 1733, an einin. merch. in 
London ; Samuel, 7 Oct. 1736, tho. ano. rec. has ano. date ; Mary, again, 
wh. m. William Powell, Esq. ; and John, 1743. He d. 10 Apr. 1756, 
after fill, many import, offices, rep. 4 yrs. from 1739, but especial, honor. 
as overseer of the poor thro, long period. 

BROMLEY, LUKE, Stonington, m. Hannah, d. of Thomas Stafford, wh. 
names her in his will ; and he next m. Thomasine Packer, had Thomas- 
ine, b. 1G92 ; William, 1693 ; and Thomas, 1695 ; d. 1697. 

BRONSDEN, ROBERT, Boston, nierch. freem. 1690 ; had Eliz. wh. m. 
Samuel Greenwood. 

BRONSON. See Brownson. 

BROOKHAVEN, || JOHN, Rhode Isl. 1669, a capt. call. 1671, citiz. of 
London, perhaps ar. co. 1681. 

1681, leav. w. and four young ch. of wh. one was William. JOHN, 
Boston 1658, by w. Eliz. had John, b. 11 May 1659, d. in three mos. ; 
Eliz. 26 May 1660; John, again, 17 Feb. 1662 ; Jane, 16 June, 1664; 
Christian, 22 July 1667 ; Mary, 20 Jan. 1670; Abigail, 8 Oct. 1671 ; 
Mercy, 15 Dec. 1676 ; Jonathan, 18 Oct. 1678; and William, 17 Sept. 
1681. His will of 27 Oct. 1682 was pro. 25 Apr. foil. JOHN, Boston, 
prob. s. of the preced. by w. Abigail, had John, b. 23 Sept. 1687. WIL 
LIAM, Portsmouth 1631, sent over by Mason to his planta. by w. Mary, 
d. perhaps of Thomas Walford, wh. rem. thither from Charlestown, had 
Rebecca, wh. m. bef. 1679, Thomas Pomeroy ; Mary, wh. m. a Lucy; 
Sarah, wh. m. a. 1 684, Jacob Brown ; Martha, wh. m. John Lewis ; and 
next, a Rendall ; ano. d. m. John Rous ; but the dilig. collector of these 
details in Geneal. Reg. IX. 220, suggests that there were only live ds. 
and that one of the last two hs. had m. Rebecca, wid. of Pomeroy. His 
wid. m. William Walker. 

BROOKS, or BROOKES, sometimes BROOKE, CALEB, Concord, s. of 
capt. Thomas, prob. b. in Eng. freem. 1654, rem. to Medford 1672, and d. 
29 July 1696 ; m. 10 Apr. 1660, Susanna, d. of Thomas Atkinson, wh. 
had five ds. (Susanna, b. 27 Dec. 1661 ; Mary, 18 Nov. 1663, d. next 
yr. ; Mary, again ; Rebecca; and Sarah); and d. 19 Jan. 1669; by sec. 
w. Hannah, sis. of the former w. had Ebenezer, b. 24 Feb. 1671, ancest. 
of John, Gov. of Mass.; and Samuel, 1 Sept. 1672, ancest. of late Hon. 
Peter C. Shattuek, Hist, of Concord. He d. at Medford 29 July 
1696 ; leav. large est. Mary m. Nathaniel Ball; Sarah d. unm. or, as 
one story is, m. 18 Oct. 1705, Philemon Russell. Rebecca d. unm. His 
wid. d. 10 Mar. 1709. DANIEL, Concord, s. of Joshua of the same, m. 

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9 Aug. 1692, Ann Meriam, had Daniel, b. 5 June 1693, d. soon ; Sam 
uel, 5 May 1694; Hannah, 21 Feb. 1696; Job, 16 Apr. 1698 ; Mary, 
2 Mar. 1700; John, 1 Feb. 1702; David, 6 May 1709; Timothy, 30 
Aug. 1711 ; Daniel, 19 Apr. 1720; Josiah, 21 May 1722; and Ann, 20 
Mar. 1725, unless, as I much susp. some of Bond s dates, p. 722, are 
wrong. He made his will 6 Jan. 1729, and d. 18 Oct. 1733. EBEN- 
EZER, Woburn, by w. Martha had Eunice, b. 18 Mar. 1688, d. at 11 
yrs. ; John, 22 Mar. 1690; Ebenezer, 8 Aug. 1691 ; Eleazer, 13 July 
1694 ; Martha, 24 Mar. 1697 ; Eunice, 14 Feb. 1700 ; and Priscilla, 17 
Feb. 1702. EBENEZER, Medford, s. of Caleb of the same, m. a. 1693, 
Abigail, d. of Dr. Thomas Boylston, had Caleb, b. 8 July 1694; Eben 
ezer, 23 Mar. 1698 ; Abigail; Thomas, 8 Apr. 1705; Samuel, 1709; 
beside Mary, Hannah, and Rebecca, whose dates are unkn. and he d. 1 1 
Feb. 1742; and his wid. d. 26 May 1756. GERSHOM, Concord, br. of 
Caleb, freem. 1672, m. 12 Mar. 1667, Hannah, d. of Richard Eccles, 
had Mary, b. 6 May 1667; Hannah, 29 Mar. 1668; Joseph, 16 Sept. 
1671; Tabitha, 31 Mar. 1674; Daniel, 14 Mar. 1678; and Eliz. 18 
June 1680. He d. 1686; and his wid. d. 2 June 1716. GILBERT, 
Scituate, came in the Blessing from London, 1635, aged 14, liv. with 
William Vassall ; after at Marshfield, by w. Eliz. wh. Deane says, was 
d. of Gov. Edward Winslow (wh. by some is disput.), beside Gilbert and 
John, presum. by D. to have been b. at Marshfield, had Eliz. b. 1 645 ; 
Sarah, 1646; Mary, 1649; Rachel, 1650; Bathsheba, 1655; Rebecca, 
1657; and Hannah, 1659 ; all bapt. at S. was at Rehoboth 1679-83, 
there m. Sarah, wid. of Samuel Carpenter. HENRY, Concord, freem. 14 
Mar. 1639 ; had Joseph, b. 12 Apr. 1641. HENRY, Wallingford, m. 21 
Dec. 1676, Hannah Blackley, had Thomas, b. 27 Mar. 1679; and he 
contin. at W. to 1713. He came, says tradit. from Cheshire, Eng. and 
may have been s. of John of New Haven, or perhaps his br. HENRY, 
Woburn, perhaps the same as him of Concord, d. 12 Apr. 1683, his w. 
Susanna hav. d. 15 Sept. 1681, but I find not the m. nor age. He m. 12 
July 1682, Annis Jaquith. His will was of 18 July 1682. In it he 
names this w. and the ch. John, Timothy, wh. was of Billerica, Isaac, 
and Sarah, w. of John Mousall, wh. were then liv. ISAAC, Woburn, 
perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1672, m. 10 Jan. 1666, Miriam Daniels, 
had Sarah, b. 14 May 1667, d. soon; Miriam, 29 May 166$, d. soon; 
Isaac, 13 Aug. 1669; Henry, 4 Oct. 1671; Miriam, again, 16 Dec. 
1673; but no more is there on rec. and he d. 8 Sept. 1686. JOHN, 
Woburn, perhaps br. of the preced. freem. 1651, m. 1 Nov. 1649, Eunice 
d. of John Mousall, had John, b. 23 Nov. 1650, d. at 3 yrs.; Sarah, 21 
Nov. 1652 ; Eunice, 10 Oct. 1655 ; and Joanna, 22 Mar. 1659 ; beside, 
after, John, again,-! Mar. 1664; Ebenezer, 9 Dec. 1666; Deborah, 20 

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Mar. 1GG9; and Jabez, 17 July 1G73; his w. Eunice d. 1 Jan. 1684. 
He m. 25 Feb. 1G84, Mary Richardson, and d. 1691. JOHN, New 
Haven 1649, had three ch. there bef. 1G5G; perhaps more, and may 
have been, after, of Wallingford, and there had Hannah, b. 9 Feb. 1664; 
Ruth, 7 Feb. 1666; Sophia; and Eliz. 6 Dec. 1668, but perhaps these 
were tw. ; Mary, wh. may have been his d. m. at Wallingford, 12 Jan. 
or July 1674, Matthew Ford. John and Henry were proprs. of New 
Haven 1685. JOHN, Windsor, m. 25 May 1652, Susanna Hanmore, 
had John, b. 16 May 1GGO, d. young; Samuel, 6 Jan. 1663; Eliz. 27 
June 1664; Mary, 21 May 1GG5, d. young; Joanna, 2 Feb. 1669; 
Mary, again, 25 Nov. 1670 ; Lydia, 7 Aug. 1672 ; and Susanna, 22 Sept. 
1675. His w. d. 7 Nov. 1676. He rem. to Simsbury, there d. 3 Sept. 
1682, leav. Samuel and five ds. JOHN, Woburn, s. prob. of John of the 
same, m. 30 Jan. 1685, Mary Cranston, had Mary, b. 4 Dec. 1685; 
John and Ebenezer, tw. 30 Dec. 168.6, both d. in few days; Mary, again, 
1 Apr. 1688 ; Sarah, 14 Aug. 1692 ; John, 28 Nov. 1694; Abigail, 19 
Aug. 1697; Timothy, 14 Feb. 1700; Isaac, 1703; and Nathan, 1 Nov. 
1706. JOHN, Charlestown, s. of Robert, d. 25 Dec. 1687, aged 31. 
JOSEPH, Concord, youngest s. of Joshua, m. 26 June 1704, Rebecca 
Blodget, had Mary, b. 1705; Abigail, 1707; Rebecca, 28 Aug. 1708; 
Joseph, 16 Oct. 1710; Nathan, 1 Mar. 1712; Hannah, 16 Apr. 1714; 
Amos, 20 Dec. 1716; Jonas, 18 Oct. 1718 ; Isaac, 17 Mar. 1720 ; and 
James, 6 Aug. 1723 ; all, exc. Abigail, wh. d. young, liv. to be nam. in 
the will of May 1746. He d. 17 Sept. 1759 ; and his wid. d. 25 Jan. 
1768. JOSHUA, Concord, eldest s. of capt. Thomas, b. in Eng. freem. 
1652, m. 17 Oct. 1653, Hannah, d. of capt. Hugh Mason of Watertown, 
had Hannah; Noah, b. 1655; John, 1657; Grace, 10 Mar. 1661; 
Daniel, 15 Nov. 1663, gr. gr.f. of late Hon. Eleazar of Lincoln ; Thom 
as, 9 Sept, 1666, d. young; Esther, 4 July 1668 ; Job, 26 July 1675; 
Hugh, 1 Jan. 1677; and Joseph, 1681. Hannah m. 15 Jan. 1678, 
Benjamin Peirce; Esther m. 17 Aug. 1692, Benjamin Whittemore ; 
Grace m. 1686, Judah Potter; and Eliz. m. 1705, Ebenezer Meriam. 
Shattuck. NATHANIEL, Scituate, eldest s. of William, m. 1678, Eliz. d. 
of Richard Curtis, had William, Gilbert, and Nathaniel, of ea. of wh. 
descend, are num. at S. NOAH, Concord, s. of Joshua, m. Dorothy 
Wright of Sudbury, had Dorothy, b. 18 Oct. 1686; Joshua, 14 Oct. 
1688; Ebenezer, 14 Feb. 1690; Samuel, 14 May 1694; Benjamin, 22 
Apr. 1G98 ; Mary, 25 Jan. 1700 ; Thomas, 18 May 1701 ; and Eliz. 27 
Feb. 1704. He d. 1 Feb. 1738, aged 82 ; and his wid. d. 15 Mar. 1750, 
aged 90, by gr.stones. RICHARD, Lynn, came in the Susan and Ellen, 
1635, aged 24, rem. to Easthampton, L. I. where he was of the first 
sett. 1650. RICHARD, Boston 1674, gunsmith. ROBERT, New London, 

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perhaps was the mercer of Maidstone, Kent, wh. came, 1635, in the 
Hercules, from Sandwich, with w. Ann, and seven ch. for, in 1650, to 
one of this name, with es final, Id. was gr. in that town, and descend, of 
the grantee are there. ROBERT, Plymouth, m. Eliz. d. of Gov. Edward 
Winslow, had John, bef. ment. b. a. 1657; and d. bef. 22 Sept. 1669, 
when his wid. m. George Curwin of Salem. ROBERT, Boston, adm. an 
inhab. 28 Nov. 1654, says the Boston rec. Vol. I. 113, as plain as is 
print, (tho. with erron. date of 31 Oct. preced.) in Drake s Hist. p. 336. 
Yet am I perfectly satisf. on large investiga. that BRECK is the true 
name ; for Brooks is not found either in births, m. or deaths. See Breck. 
SAMUEL, Medford, youngest s. of Caleb, m. Sarah, d. of Dr. Thomas 
Boylston, had Samuel, b. 3 Sept. 1700 ; and Sarah, 17 Apr. 1702. He 
d. 3 July 1733, leav. good est. in Ids. * THOMAS, Concord, freem. 7 
Dec. 1636, when he was inhab. of Watertown, own. est. at Medford, and 
Watertown, perhaps as early as 1634; was capt. and rep. 1642, and 
six yrs. more, by w. Grace had s. Caleb, b. 1632, prob. in Eng. ; 
Gershom ; and Joshua, bef. ment. ; and Mary, wh. m. Timothy Wheeler ; 
wh. four surv. to make partit. of his est. one mo. after his d., perhaps 
Hannah, wh. m. Thomas Fox, 13 Dec. 1647, and d. without ch. bef. 
herf. Hisw. d. 12 May 1664; and he d. 21 May 1667. THOMAS, 
Kittery 1 640. THOMAS, Haddam, among the first sett, may have come 
in the Susan and Ellen, 1635, aged 18, and been br. of Richard of 
Lynn ; he had a ho. at New London 1659, but had gone in 1661, with 
w. Lucy ; had m. Alice, d. of Jared Spencer, next yr. and had at II. 
Sarah, b. Dec. 1662; Thomas, June 1664; Mary, June 1666; and 
Alice, Dec. 1668 ; and d. 18 Oct. of that yr. His wid. m. 1673, Thomas 
Shaler. THOMAS, Portsmouth, R. I. a freem. 1655, by w. Hannah had 
Hannah, b. 6 July 1 672 ; and Mary, 28 Jan. 1 674, as the Friends rec. 
at Newport shows. THOMAS, Scituate, s. of William, m. 1687, Hannah 
Bisby, had Thomas, b. 1688; and Joanna, 1695. With his s. the male 
line of this br. bee. extinct. THOMAS, Wallingford, eldest s. of Henry 
of the same, m. 25 Mar. 1702, Martha Hotchkiss, had, as in Geneal. 
Reg. V. 355, Stephen, b. 28 May 1702 ; Mary, 14 May 1704 ; Thomas, 
14 Feb. 1706; Enos, 15 Feb. 1708; Cornelius, 10 Sept. 1711 ; Martha, 
21 Feb. 1714; Mehitable, 23 Feb. 1716; Benjamin, 23 Apr. 1720; 
Henry, 2 Mar. 1723 ; and Thankful, 19 Dec. 1725. TIMOTHY, Woburn, 
prob. s. of Henry of the same, m. 2 Dec. 1659, Mary, d. of John 
Russell, had Timothy, b. 10 Nov. 1660, d. soon ; Timothy, again, 9 Oct. 
1661 ; John, 16 Oct. 1662; beside a d. wh. m. a Mason of Swanzey ; 
and perhaps rem. to Swanzey a. 1679. TIMOTHY, s. of the preced. m. 
Mehitable, wid. of Eldad Kingsley, but whether he liv. at Rehoboth, or 
elsewhere, had former w. or not, or any ch. is unkn. to me. One 

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TIMOTHY, was of Billerica 1G70. WILLIAM:, Scituate, came in the 
Blessing, 1635, aged 20, perhaps br. of Gilbert, was of Marshfield 1643, 
m. wid. Susanna Dunham of Plymouth, had Hannah, b. 1645; Na 
thaniel, 1646, bef. merit. ; Mary, 1647 ; Sarah, 1650, m. Joseph Studley ; 
Miriam, 1652, m. John Curtis; Deborah, 1654, m. Robert Stetson, jr. ; 
Thomas, 1657, bef. ment. ; and Joanna, 1659, wh. m. 13 Sept. 1687, 
John Bisby of Duxbury. Deane. WILLIAM, Springfield, m. 1654, 
Mary, d. of Henry Burt, had 8 s. and 8 ds. 1655-79. The s. were Wil 
liam, John, Ebenezer, Nathaniel, Joseph, Benjamin, Deliverance, and 
Jonathan, of wh. the two first nam. were k. by the Ind. 27 Oct. 1675, at 
Westfield. He rem. to Deerfield, there d. 1688, and his wid. d. next yr. 
WILLIAM, Milford, among early sett. m. Sarah, wid. of William Wheeler, 
d. 1684. I have includ. herein all whose names are giv. as Brook, 
Brooks, Brooke, or Brookes, bee. it is impossib. to discrim. in the 
capricious spell. Thirteen in the form above used had, in 1834, at 
Harv. and six at the other N. E. coll. been gr. 

BROOMAX, JOSEPH, Rehoboth, m. 29 Sept. 1681, Sarah, wid. of John 
Savage of R. says Col. Rec. 

BROOME, GEORGE, Boston, d. Feb. 1662. A wid. Hannah Broome 
m. the last of Jan. 1662, Thomas Ashley. Perhaps there is error of a 
yr. in rec. ROGER, came in the Truelove, 1635, aged 17. 

BROUGH, or BRUFF, EDWARD, Marshfield 1643. WILLIAM, Boston 

BROUGHTON, || GEORGE, Dover or Kittery 1680, perhaps s. of Thom 
as, was certain, in Mass, long bef. being of ar. co. 1667, and ten yrs. 
earlier at Berwick ; m. prob. Abigail, d. of Rev. John Reyner ; may 
have been the one ment. by Hubbard, in Ind. Wars, as of Salmon 
Falls riv. 1675, but kn. to be, in 1682, a capt. at K. His wid. m. 30 
Mar. 1696, and d. 31 Dec. 1716. JOHN, Northampton, among the 
earliest sett. in. Hannah, eldest d. of Thomas Bascom, had John, wh. 
rem. to Conn.; Hannah, b. 1656; Sarah, 1658; and Thomas, 1661. 
He d. 16 Mar. 1662, and his wid. m. William Janes. JOHN, North 
ampton, s. of the preced. m. 1678, Eliz. d. of the first Matthew Wood 
ruff, and rem. to Conn. THOMAS, Watertown, 1643, came from Grave- 
send, below London, 1635, to Virginia, in the America ; by w. Mary, d. 
of Nathaniel Briscoe, had a ch. b. 3 Mar. 1644, d. in a wk. ; Eliz. 15 Jan. 
1646; rem. to Boston 1650, had Mary, 5 July 1651 ; Thomas, 26 May 
1653, d. young ; rem. to Boston 1650, had Mary, 5 July 1651 ; Thomas, 
26 May 1653, d. young; Nathaniel, 5 Dec. 1654; Thomas, again, 23 
Dec. 1656; Hannah, 28 Dec. 1658; Sarah, 9 June 1660; and Patience, 
14 Apr. 1663; was a merch. of gr. business, own. the mills at Salmon 
Falls perhaps, and d. 12 Nov. 1700, aged 84. THOMAS, Boston, s. of 

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the preced. perhaps m. Sarah, d. of Edward Rawson, and d. 4 Dec. 
1702. Thomas, Northampton, s. of John, sett, at Deerfield, was k. by 
the Ind. with w. and three ch. in June 1693. 

BROWN, ABRAHAM, Watertown, prob. s. of Thomas of Hawkedon, 
Co. Stiff k. near Bury St. Edmunds, freem. 6 Mar. 1632, by w. Lydia 
had Lydia, b. 22 Mar. 1633; Jonathan, 15 Oct. 1635; Hannah, 1 Mar. 
1639, d. soon; and Abraham, 6 Mar. 1640; beside Sarah, and Mary, 
perhaps brot. from Eng. ; was selectman many yrs. and surveyor. The 
time of his d. was 1650. His wid. m. 27 Nov. 1659, Andrew Hodges 
of Ipswich, but after his d. in Dec. 1665, she came again to Watertown, 
and d. 27 Sept. 1686. Sarah m. 16 Dec. 1643, George Parkhurst; 
Mary m. 10 Apr. 1650, John Lewis of Charlestown, as sec. w. and, 
next, a Cutler; and Lydia m. William Lakin. ABRAHAM, Boston, 
merch. arr. first time 20 June 1650, ra. 19 Aug. 1653, Jane Skipper, 
had Mary, b. 19 Dec. 1654; went home 1654, next yr. was tak. by a 
Barbary pirate, but soon ransom, and the foil. yr. came again to 13. had 
Jane, 9 Aug. 1657; freem. 1664, m. 1 May 1660, Rebecca, d. of 
Hezekiah Usher, had Hezekiah, b. 22 Aug. 1661 ; Rebecca, 26 Aug. 
1663; and Eliz. 17 Nov. 1664, wh. m. Peter Butler, jr. ABRAHAM, 
Watertown, s. of Abraham of the same, m. 5 Feb. 1663, Mary, d. of 
Edward Dix, had Lydia, b. 11 Nov. 1663, wh. m. 30 Dec. 1688, George 
Woodward; and Abraham, 1665, d. at 13 yrs. He d. 1667, and his 
wid. m. next yr. Samuel Rice of Sudbury, and d. 18 June 1678. 
ABRAHAM, Salisbury, s. of the first Henry of the same, m. 15 June 
1675, Eliz. Shepherd, had s. b. 10 Jan. 1676, d. in a wk. ; Sarah, 25 
Jan. 1677; Ann, 19 Nov. 1679; Eliz. 29 Mar. 1682; Bethia, July 
1684; Hannah, 7 Nov. 1686; Abraham, 16 Mar. 1691; and Samuel, 
16 Nov. 1694 ; and d. 26 Mar. 1733. ALEXANDER, Kennebeck 1674. 
ANDREW, Scarborough 1658, was constable in 1670, and had, in 1663, 
five s. of wh. Southgate gives names of four, Andrew, John, Joseph, and 
Charles. ARTHUR, Saco 1636. BENJAMIN, Hampton, s. of John of 
the same, m. Sarah, d. of William Brown of Salisbury, had William, b. 
5 June 1680; Sarah, 11 Sept. 1681, d. young; Benjamin, 20 Dec. 
1683 ; Eliz. 16 July 1686 ; John, 18 Mar. or May 1688 ; Jacob, 1 Mar. 
1691; Stephen, 17 July 1693; Mary, 1696; Thomas, 21 May 1699; 
and Jeremiah, 20 Nov. 1701. His w. d. a. 1730; he, a. 1736, very old. 
J * BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of first Hon. William, m. it is said, Mary, d. of 
Rev. John Hicks, a nonconform. min. in Eng. wh. d. 26 Aug. 1703, had 
only two ds. Sarah, and Mary. He was rep. of his nat. town 1 693 and 
9, of the Exec, counc. 1702-5, a liberal benefact. of Harv. Coll. d. 7 
Dec. 1708. BENONI, Hartford, youngest s. of Nathaniel of the same, d. 
1688, prob. unm. holding some office. BOAZ, Concord, s. of Thomas, m. 

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8 Nov. 1GC4, Mary Winship, had Boaz, b. 31 July 1C65 ; Thomas, 12 
May 1G67 ; Mary, 31 Oct. 1G70 ; Edward, 20 Mar. 1672 ; rem. to Stow, 
was freem. 1673. CHAD, Providence, came first to Boston, in July 
1638, in the Martin, as bef. dep.-gov. Dudley, he swore, in support of a 
nuncup. will of a fellow-passeng. dying on the ocean ; was sett, at the 
Bapt. ch. 1642 after Roger Williams. It has been thot. by some, that 
he was earlier on our side of the water, and that imperfect rec. proves it, 
on p. 14 of the Vol. I. of Col. Rec. of R. I. as to his incorp. in town 
fellowsh. with others at Providence, wh. bears date 20 Aug. without a yr. 
Now the supplying of the numerals for the yr. can admit those wh. the 
transcriber used, 1637, by no means ; for that day was Sunday, when no 
civil compact could have been enter, into, and bef. that day in the former 
yr. the place was kn. as Moshasuck, prob. the sec. use of the designat. of 
the mod. city being in the foil. mo. at the bapt. of the s. of Roger Wil 
liams, Providence, late in Sept. 1638. Earlier than Aug. 1638 his name, 
I suppose, will not be found. He brot. w. Eliz. and s. John, aged a. 8 
yrs. prob. other ch. for we kn. not the b. of any of his five s. The other 
four were James, Jeremiah, Judah, alias Chad, and Daniel. No connex. 
is trac. betw. Chad and Henry, of the oldest proprs. His James 
was min. of the same ch. This is the progenit. of the fam. so much 
disting. as the patrons of Brown Univ. at P. CHARLES, Rowley 1648. 
CORNELIUS, Reading, s. of Nicholas of the same, m. 6 Mar. 1665, Sarah 
Lamson, had Nicholas, b. 7 Apr. 1666, d. soon ; Cornelius, 3 June 1667 ; 
Sarah, 23 Dec. 1668; John, 8 Aug. 1671; Abigail, 5 Apr. 1674, d. 
soon; Samuel, 13 Sept. 1675; Mary, 1 Jan. 1679; and Hannah, 28 
Aug. 1680. CHRISTIAN, Salisbury, one of the first sett. 1640, a wid. 
brot. prob. three s. and d. 28 Dec. 1641. Her s. were Henry, George, 
and William. DANIEL, Providence 1646, m. 25 Dec. 1669, Alice He- 
renden, prob. d. of Benjamin, had Judah; Sarah, b. 10 Oct. 1677; 
Jeremiah ; and perhaps more; and d. bef. 10 Nov. 1710. EBENEZER, 
New Haven, s. of Francis, m. 28 Mar. 1667, Hannah, d. of John Vincent 
of the same, had Hannah, b. 1 Feb. 1668 ; s. without name, 4 Oct. 1669 ; 
Ebenezer, 12 Nov. 1670 ; Rebecca, 20 Apr. 1672 ; Mary, 6 Aug. 1674 ; 
Eliz. 13 May 1679 ; Eunice, 26 Oct. 1681 ; and James, 22 Feb. 1684 ; 
perhaps more. EDMUND, first min. of Sudbury, came over 1637, freem. 
13 May 1640, ord. in Aug. foil. d. 22 June 1677, had w. wh. had been 
wid. of John Lovering, as Barry says, but no ch. EDMUND, Dorchester, 
s. of deac. William of Sudbury, freem. 1650, by w. Eliz. had John, bapt. 
22 Aug. 1652 ; Eliz. b. 1658 ; and Samuel, 1661 ; rem. to Boston, and 
was a shopkeeper 1694, there, when his sec. or third w. was Eliz. wid. of 
Hopestill Foster, and d. soon after. He may be the man, wh. m. 14 
Feb. 1654, Eliz. Okley, or Oakley, if we suppose the date of bapt. of 
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first ch. too early by 4 yrs. or this not to be the first w. She had Mary, 
15 Dec. 1656; John, 9 Oct 1660; and, perhaps, Elisha; for ED 
MUND, Boston, by w. Eliz. had Mary, 15 Dec. 1656. EDWARD, Boston, 
a very early propr. perhaps came in the employm. of William Colbron, 
tho. at his adm. of the ch. in June 1634 it is writ. Edmund, freem. 6 
May 1635, may have gone to Newport 1639. EDWARD, Salem 1638, 
d. a. 1659. EDWARD, Ipswich, freem. 2 June 1641, had w. Faith, and 
s. Thomas, wh. d. bef. his f. ; in his will of 9 Feb. 1660 ment. s. Joseph, 
and John, and a d. not nam. ELEAZER, New Haven, s. of Francis, sw. 
fidel. in 1657, m. Sarah, d. of Thomas Bulkley, had Eleazer, b. 6 Jan. 
1663; Gershom, 9 Oct. 1665; and Daniel, 16 Jan. 1668. ELEAZER, 
Chelmsford, freem. 1674, was, perhaps, s. of Thomas of Concord. 
EPHRAIM, Salisbury, s. of William, by w. Sarah had Ephraim, b. 3 Sept. 
1680; William, 25 Mar. 1684; Sarah, 5 Mar. 1687; Mary, 22 Jan. 
1689; Abner, 28 Feb. 1691; and Jacob, 2 June 1693; and the f. d. 
five days after. His wid. m. Apr. 1703, Samuel Carter; and next, 5 
Oct. 1719, Benjamin Eastman. FRANCIS, New Haven 1639, d. 1668; 
by w. Mary had John, bapt. 7 Apr. 1640 ; Eleazer, 16 Oct. 1642, bef. 
ment.; Samuel, 7 Aug. 1645; Ebenezer, 21 June 1646; Ebenezer, 
again, 4 July 1647; and Lydia. He d. 1668, and his will of 13 Apr. 
in that yr. names w. Mary, four s. and d. Lydia. * FRANCIS, Stamford 
1660, constable 1663, rep. 1665, 7, and 9. He had been a serv. of Henry 
Wolcott of Windsor, and bot. out the residue of his term in 1649, and 
was a small trader in 1651 ; in Farmington, bot. and sold Ids. 1656 ; at 
S. m. Martha, wid. of John Chapman, had s. Joseph, and nothing more 
is kn. of him but that in 1683 he gave his s. Id. and does not appear 
among proprs. of 1687. FRANCIS, Newbury, s. of Francis, b. in Eng. 
perhaps neph. of Thomas, d. 1691, aged 59, hav. m. prob. sec. w. 31 
Dec. 1679. Coffin, 296. FRANCIS, Newbury, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. 
m. 21 Nov. 1653, Mary Johnson had Eliz. b. 17 Oct. 1654 ; Mary, 15 
Apr. 1657, m. 15 Dec. 1675, Nathan Parker; Hannah, 1659, d. soon; 
Sarah, 10 May 1663; John, 13 May 1665; Thomas, 1 July 1667, d. 
aged 22 ; Joseph, 28 Sept. 1670 ; Francis, 17 Mar. 1674 ; and his w. d. 
4 Apr. 1679. He had by sec. w. Benjamin, 22 Apr. 1681. GEORGE, 
Newbury 1035, a carpenter, br. of Richard, one of the first sett, had 
come in the Mary and John 1034, freem. L> May 1040, d. 1 Apr. 1042. 
* GEORGE, Haverhill, prob. s, of Christian, m. 25 June 1645, Ann 
Eaton, d. of John of Salisbury; rep. 1672, 5, 80, and 92. He made 
his will 26 June 1699. His w. d. 16 Dec. 1683, and 17 Mar. foil. 
he m. wid. Hannah Hazen; d. 31 Oct. 1699. He had no ch. but gave 
est. to Richard H. s. of his w. GEORGE, Stonington 1680, may be the 
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other s. Peter, John, and William, besides eldest d. Eliz. Stanton, d. 
Sarah Champlin, w. of Joseph C. and d. Ruth B. HENRY, Boston, 
an early propr. purchas. also, in 1G48 ; prob. went home, was of London 
1GC8. HENRY, Salisbury, b. 1615, came with his mo.; an orig. propr. 
of course in 1639, was br. of George of Haverhill, by w. Abigail had 
Nathaniel, b. 30 June 1642; Abigail, 23 Feb. 1644; Jonathan, 25 Nov. 
1646, prob. d. young; Philip, Dec. 1648; Abraham, 1 Jan. 1650; 
Sarah, 6 Dec. 1654 ; and Henry, 8 Feb. 1659. He was a shoemaker, 
d. 6 Aug. 1701; and his wid. d. 23 Aug. 1702. Abigail m. 1 June 
1664, Samuel French ; and Sarah m. 12 June 1673, Andrew Greeley. 
HENRY, Salisbury, youngest ch. of the preced. m. 17 May 1682, Han 
nah Putnam, had John, b. 15 Apr. 1683 ; Rebecca, 1 Oct. 1684; Abra 
ham, 4 July 1686 ; Hannah, 20 Mar. 1689, d. young; Eliezer, 18 Feb. 
1691; Henry, 17 June 1693; Benjamin, 25 June 1695; Mehitable, 20 
Sept. 1698; Nathaniel, 21 Dec. 1700 ; Joseph, bapt. 18 Sept. 1703; 
and Hannah, 9 June 1705 ; rem. to Salem, where some of the ch. were 
b. and he d. 25 Apr. 1708. His wid. in will of 9 May 1730, speaks of 
six s. then liv. and ds. Rebecca and Hannah. HENRY, Providence 

1652, sw. alleg. in June 1668, had Richard, Joseph, and prob. Henry 
and other ch. In his will of 27 Sept. 1690 ment. w. Hannah. HENRY, 
Providence, call. jr. when he took o. of alleg. in May 1682, may have 
been s. of the preced. HOPESTILL, Sudbury, s. of deac. William, m. 
1686, Abigail Haynes, and for sec. w. had Dorothy, wid. of Rev, and 
unhappy Samuel Paris, and d. 1729. HUGH, Salem 1628, com. with 
Endicott, in opin. of Mr. Felt, sent to relief of the Ind. at Ipswich 1631, 
perhaps rem. to Boston. HUGH, Boston (in opin. of Farmer, the same 
as the preced. but, in mine, more prob. was his s.), by w. Sarah had Job, 
b. 29 Mar. 1651; Hugh, wh. d. 16 July 1652; and Sarah, 16 Aug. 

1653, wh. d. 2 Jan. foil, and the improb. rec. in Geneal. Reg. X. 218, 
tells, that ano. Sarah d. 3 Apr. 1654. ICHABOD, Cambridge, s. of 
Thomas of the same, by w. Martha had John, b. 1 Nov. 1696, II. C. 
1714, the min. of Haverhill; Martha, 16 June 1699 ; Priseilla, 14 Dec. 
1702; Sarah, 26 Sept. 1706; and his w. d. 1 Sept. 1708. He m. 13 
June 1709, Margaret Odlin, perhaps youngest d. of Elisha of Boston, 
had Abigail, b. 8 May 1710, and d. 1728, the five e,h. and the mo. of the 
youngest all surv. ISAAC, Newbury, s. of Thomas of the same, m. 22 
Aug. 1661, Rebecca, perhaps d. of John Bayley, jr. had Ruth, b. 26 
May 1662; Thomas, 15 Sept. 1664; Rebecca, 15 Mar. 1667 ; and he d. 
13 May 1674. * JABEZ, Sudbury 1667, prob. s. of Thomas of Concord, 
freem. 1680; by w. Hannah had Mary, b. 26 Nov. 1672; and Sarah, 
20 May 1680 ; was of Stow, rep. under the new chart. 1692. JACOB, 
Billerica, one of the proprs. 1659, m. 16 Oct. 1661, Mary Tapley. 


JACOB, Hampton, s. of John of the same, m. Sarah, d. of William 
Brookin of Portsmouth, had John; Samuel, b. 4 Nov. 1686; Abraham, 
Jan. 1689; Joshua, 1 Apr. 1691; Sarah, 1693; Jacob, 22 Dec. 1695; 
Abigail, 3 Mar. 1698; Jonathan, 24 Feb. 1700; and Jeremiah, bapt. 
with the eight preced. 28 June 1702 ; and he d. 13 Feb. 1740, aged, it is 
said, 87. || JAMES, Boston 1630, being No. 61 in the ch. list, freem. 4 
Mar. 1634, by w. Grace had James, b. 30 Aug. bapt. 7 Sept. 1645, ar. 
co. 1643; d. 1651, his will of 9 May, pro. 7 Aug. is abstr. in Geneal. 
Reg. VII. 335. It gave ho. and Id. to the ch. if his s. d. bef. 21 yrs. of 
age, and provid. for w. wh. was extrix. JAMES, Charlestown 1633, adm. 
of the ch. 10 Mar. 1634, freem. 25 May 1636, had w. Eliz. and ch. 
John, bapt. 1 Mar. 1639; and Mary, 3 Mar. 1640. JAMES, Newbury, 
came with w. 1634, says Coffin, from Southampton, was one of the first 
sett. 1635 ; freem. 17 May 1637, a selectman 1638 ; preach, at Portsmouth, 
but came back to N. 1656, or earlier. Ano. || JAMES, Charlestown, by 
w. Judith had John, b. 4 Jan. 1638 ; James, 20 Feb. 1643, wh. d. young; 
James, again, 19 Aug. 1647 ; and Nathaniel, 21 Nov. 1648, ar. co. 1639, 
may be the dangerous man, disarm, as a supporter of Wheelwright 
1637. Frothingham, 82. JAMES, Newbury, s. of Joseph, a youth of 17, 
came in the James 1635, from Southampton, arr. at Boston 3 June 1635. 
But the difficulty of discrim. betw. the many of this name, even by aid 
of ws. and ch. is insurmount. He, by w. Sarah, d. of capt. John Cutting, 
had Samuel, b. 14 Jan. 1657 ; Hannah, bapt. 12 Sept. 1658 ; and Abra 
ham, 14 Oct. 1660 ; had, also, Mary, b. 25 May 1663 ; Abigail, 24 Oct. 
1665 ; and Martha, 22 Dec. 1667. He was a glazier, rem. to Salem, there 
d. 1676. His will of 29 Jan. 1674, names w. Sarah, and ch. John, James, 
Samuel, Abraham, Sarah, wh. was m. ; Ann, or Hannah, Mary, Abigail, 
and Martha. JAMES, Taunton 1643, s. of John, the Assist, b. in Eng. 
we may be sure, went with his f. to Swanzey, chos. 1665 an Assist, may 
well be presum. the preacher, put by Mather, in his third classis, at S. 
unless more than usual confidence is felt in his authority, wh. it is believ. 
inquiry will not justify, for no durat. in office is ment. nor is any reason 
kn. for giv. him place in that rather than the sec. classis. He m. Lydia, 
d. of John Rowland, and d. 29 Oct. 1710, aged 87, leav. James, wh. d. 
1725, at Barrington ; Jabez ; and d. Dorothy Kent. Baylies, IV. 18. 
JAMES, Salem, s. of Elder John, m. 5 Sept. 1664, Hannah, d. of Henry 
Bartholomew, had James, b. 3 Feb. 1666, d. young; Bartholomew, 31 
Mar. 1669; Eliz. 26 Jan. 1671; Hannah, 9 Mar. 1673; and James,, 
again, 23 May 1675. On 12 Nov. of the last yr. he was found d. in 
Cecil Co. Maryland, where he was on a trad, voyage, k. by a negro. 
JAJVTES^ Salem 1678, s. of James, the glazier, foil, the trade of his f. m. 
16 Jan. 1670, Hannah Huse, at Charlestown, there had James, b. 3 Feb. 


1671 ; Samuel, 3 Dec. 1672 ; and at Ipswich, Hannah, 13 Nov. 1676, 
d. young; and at S. Sarah, 10 Aug. 1678; and rem. to Newbuiy, 
there had Benjamin, 21 Mar. 1681; Abraham, 17 Mar. 1683, d. in 
few mos. ; Joseph, 19 May 1685 ; and Hannah, 16 Nov. 1687. He d. 
27 Feb. 1708, and his wid. d. 18 Nov. 1713. JAMES, Hatfield 1678, 
m. 7 Jan. 1674, Remembrance Brook, had Mary, b. 1677; Abigail, 
8 Sept. 1678; and Thankful, 1 June 1682; rem. to Deerfield, and 
had Sarah, 1683; James, 1685; Mindwell, 1686; Hannah, 1688; 
Mercy, 1690 ; Eliz. 1693, d. at 5 yrs.j and John, 1695. He rem. after, 
to Colchester ; and his d. Abigail, prob. was that capt. on the fatal day of 
29 Feb. 1704, carr. to Canada, but ret. safe. JAMES, Branford 1679, 
a landholder, may have rem. and been of Norwalk 1687, had Isaac, b. 1 
Mar. 1690 ; and either bef. or aft. James, wh. prob. is the man that m. 
1714, Joanna Whitehead. JAMES, Rehoboth, s. of James of the same, 
by w. Margaret had Margaret, b. 28 June 1682 ; d. 15 Apr. 1718, in his 
60th yr. His wid. d. 5 May 1741, aged 84. JOB, Boston 1672, suppos. 
to be d. when inv. was tak. by William Brown, 2 Jan. 1675, was, per 
haps, s. of Hugh. JOHN, Pemaquid 1625. | JOHN, Salem 1629, a 
lawyer from London, one of the purch. of the patent from Sir Henry 
Roswell, engag. (being one of the Assist, of the Mass. Co. and sw. a yr. 
and a half bef. Endicot took the requisite o.) in Mar. of that yr. to emb. 
with Samuel his br. in the fleet with Higginson ; came in May, reach. S. 
in June, and soon after, they wish, to foil, the Episc. form of service, 
caus. such a schism, that Endicot sent them home in the returning sh. 
and in Sept. or Oct. they were again at London, and came not to our 
country any more. See the candid views of Eliot, Eccl. Hist, of Mass, 
in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. IX. 3 and 4. That JOHN, whose d. 28 Feb. 1687, is 
ment. in early rec. of New Hampsh. " aged 98 yrs." may possib. have 
gain, such reputa. by his f. hav. done some brave act against the Spanish 
enemy even later than the Armada yr. to wh. wild tradit. refer, the b. of 
his s. JOHN, Watertown 1632, arr. 16 Sept. at Boston, from London, in 
the Lion; freem. 3 Sept. 1634, by w. Dorothy had Hannah, b. 10 Sept. 
1634 ; and Mary, 24 Mar. 1637 ; and he was bur. 20 June of that yr. 
aged 36. By prob r geneal. he was s. of John of Hawkedon, Co. Suff k. 
in that ch. bapt. 11 Oct. 1601, and so neph. of Abraham and Richard. 
| JOHN, Plymouth, had acquaint, with the Pilgr. at Leyden bef. 1620, 
but his yr. of com. is unkn. liv. in 1636 at Duxbury ; in 1643 at Taun- 
ton ; Assist, for 17 yrs. from 1636, and serv. as Commissnr. of the Unit. 
Col. from 1644 for 12 yrs. had James, above ment. ; and Mary, wh. m. 
6 July 1636, Thomas Willet ; perhaps more, certain. John, and d. at 
Swanzey, near Rehoboth, where he had large est. 10 Apr. 1662. His 
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his care, and names s. James, and w. -Dorothy excors. also names d. Mary 
Willet, and gr.d. Martha, w. of John Baffin, d. of Willet. His wid. 
Dorothy d. at Swanzey, 27 Jan. 1674, aged 90. See Davis, in Morton s 
Mem. 295-7. JOHN, Salem 1637, freem. 2 May 1638, rul. elder of the 
ch. had John, bapt. Sept. 1638 ; and James, June 1640 ; d. 1685. JOHN, 
Hampton 1639, d. 28 Feb. 1687, a. 98 yrs. as is said. Much more prob. 
is the age set against his name, 40, on his embark. 17 Apr. 1635, at the 
London custom ho. especially if he be that baker, whose fellow-passeng. 
were two serv. James Walker, aged 15, and Sarah Walker, 17, the latter 
of wh. in 1640, bee. his w. as descend, suppose. By what I think 
the wrong statement, he was b. 1589, and this maiden was b. 1618. 
Beside the number and dates of his ch. disprove or make highly improb. 
the great age: Sarah; John, b. 1644; Eliz. ; Benjamin; Jacob, 1653; 
Mary, 13 Sept. 1655 ; Thomas, 14 July 1657 ; and Stephen, 1659, wh. 
was k. by the Ind. at Scarborough 29 June 1677. JOHN, Maine 1641, 
s. of Richard of Barton Regis. Co. Gloucester, m. Margaret, d. of Francis 
Hayward of the City of Bristol, as he told Robert Allen of Sheepscot, 
for R. A. so swore on 21 Feb. 1659 at Bristol, Eng. (as there rec.) that 
he kn. for 17 yrs. J. B. of Newharbor, a mason, and that he was in good 
health in N. E. June preced. JOHN, Rehoboth, or Swanzey, s. of John 
of the same, b. prob. in Eng. m. a d. of William Buckland, had John, 
the eldest, Joseph, Nathaniel, Lydia, and Hannah, all of wh. in his will 
of 31 Mar. 1662, of wh. he made John, his f. the excor. he gave to his 
care, and d. soon. Hannah m. 7 Jan. 1676, her cousin Hezekiah Willet. 
JOHN, Ipswich 1641, may have come in the Elizabeth, 1635, aged 40, 
from London, or have been the tailor from Badstow, in Essex, near 
Chelmsford, in the Defence, from London, 1635, aged 27. But which 
ever sh. he came in, he had w. Sarah, and by her the ch. Sarah ; John ; 
Benjamin ; and Eliz. ; prob. b. there ; and at Hampton had Jacob, b. 
1653; Mary, 13 Sept. 1655; Thomas, 14 July 1657; and Stephen, 
1659, k. by the Ind. 29 June 1677 at Scarborough. Sarah m. 13 Mar. 
1661, John Poor; and Eliz. m. 23 Dec. 1669, Isaac Marston. JOHN, 
Taimton 1643, s. of Hon. John, may be the John of Providence 1646, and 
after. JOHN, Milford 1648, had John ; Mary ; and Esther ; all bapt, 16 
Dec. 1649 ; Joseph, 1652 ; Mary, 1653 ; John, again, b; 12 July 1655 ; 
Hannah, bapt. not 3, as the perpetual blunders of Davenport s ch. has it, 
but 2 May 1658 at New Haven ; and Phebe, 1660. His w. was Mary, 
and he prob. rem. to Newark, N. J. JOHN, New Haven, prob. s. of 
Francis of the same, m. 1 Jan. 1661, Mary, d. of John Walker of the 
same, had Mary, b. 2 May 1664; John, 9 Jan. 1667; Hannah, 7 Aug. 
1669 ; and Grace, 9 Jan. 1673. She petitn. for, divorce, and obt. it Oct. 
1674. JOHN, Newport, a freem. 1655. JOHN, Cambridge, call, a 
Scotchman, m. 24 Apr. 1655, Esther, d. of Thomas Makepeace, and in 

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her f. s will, eleven yrs. after, is call, of Marlborotigli. He had Joseph, 
b. 8 Feb. 1G56, k. casual, at 15 yrs.; Eliz. 26 Mar. 1G57; Sarah, 18 
July 1G61 ; Mary, 19 Dec. 1GG2; all at C. and at M. had John, 27 Nov. 
1664; Esther, 16G7, d. soon ; Thomas, 1GG9 ; Daniel, 1G71 ; Deborah, 
1673 ; Abigail, 9 Mar. 1675 ; and Joseph, 1677; next yr. he rera. to 
Falmouth, and prob. at the sec. destruct. of that town was driv. away, 
and came to Watertown, there dates his will 20 Nov. 1697, in wh. w. 
Esther, s. John, Thomas, Daniel, and Joseph, d. Deborah, w. of Jere 
miah Meacham, and s.-in-law John Gustin, wh. had m. 10 Jan. 1678, 
Eliz. ; John Adams, Thomas Darley, or Darby, and John Hartshorn, are 
ment, JOHN, Providence, wh. sw. alleg. in May 1666, may be the same 
as bef. ment, but ano. John of P. sw. alleg. in May 1682. JOHN, Salem, 
s. of Elder John, m. 2 June 1658, Hannah, d. of Rev. Peter Hobart of 
Ilingham, had John, b. 4 Apr. 1659, d. next mo. ; John, again, 21 Feb. 
1662; Samuel, 14 Mar. 1663, d. at 9 mos. ; Peter, 1 Mar. 1C64, d. 
soon; and Abiel, 21 Mar. 1673. *JOHN, Reading, m. 12 or 18 Oct. 
1659, Eliz. d. of John Osgood of Andover, had Eliz. b. 5 Oct. 16 GO, d. 
soon; Eliz. again, 22 Dec. 1661 ; Sarah, 3 Aug. 1664, d. young; Sarah, 
again, 19 Nov. 1667, d. young; Mary, 30 May 1671, d. at 2 yrs. ; and 
his w. d. 31 July 1673. He was capt. freem. 1679, rep. 1679, 80, 2, and 3 ; 
d. 1717, aged 81. JOHN, Newbury, m. 20 Feb. 1660, Mary Woodman, 
had Judith, b. 5 Dec. 1660; and Mary, 8 Mar. 1662. He was s. of 
James of Charlestown. JOHN, Reading, eldest s. of Nicholas, m. Ann, 
d. of Rev. John Fiske, wh. d. 30 May 1681, had Ann, b. 1678 ; and he 
m. 1682, sec. w. Eliz. wid. of Rev. Joseph Emerson of Mendon, and she 
d. 4 Sept. 1693, aged 55. He m. third w. Rebecca, wid. of lieut. Sam 
uel Sprague of Maiden, wh. surv. him, and d. 8 July 1710, aged 76. 
He, instead of that former John of R. may have been the rep. or capt. 
or both. JOHN, Providence, s. of Chad, m. Mary, d. of Obadiah Holmes, 
the sufferer by the Mass, persecut. had John, b. 18 Mar. 1662 ; James, 
1666 ; Obadiah, Martha, and Deborah. JOHN, Hampton, s. of John the 
first of the same, had a farm giv. 1666 by his f. at the Falls, and so may 
be suppos. to have m. bef. the Ind. war of Philip, in wh. he serv. longer 
time than any other man of his town ; but no w. or ch. is kn. and he d. 
29 Aug. 1683. * JOHN, Salem, m. 27 Jan. but by ano. acco. 30 June 
1669, Hannah, d. of Francis Collins, had Priscilla, b. 1 June 1669; 
Margaret, 23 Apr. 1671; Joseph, 11 Sept. 1673; William, 1 Dec. 
1677; Hannah, 22 July 1678; and Mary, 4 Jan. 1680; but some 
confus. evid. appears in rec. of dates of one or two. He was, per 
haps, rep. for Marblehead, under the new chart. 1692, and for Salem 
1707, 9, and 13 ; may have d. 14 Apr. 1719. JOHN, a passeng. 
emb. in Eng. 16 May 1679 on the Prudence for Boston, may have 
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(wh. is the least likely), he might have gone home to purchase goods 
in Eng. for trade here. JOHN, Duxbury, by w. Ann had Ann, b. 
19 Sept. 1673 ; and John, 1675 ; was a capt. JOHN, Swanzey or Re- 
hoboth, a capt. had John, b. 28 Apr. 1675. JOHN, Newbury, s. of sec. 
Newbury Francis, m. 20 Aug. 1683, Ruth, d. of Abel Huse, had John, 
b. 27 Oct. 1683 ; and Isaac, 4 Feb. 1685 ; and perhaps more. He was, 
I suppose, the man whose ho. was assail, by the Ind. on 7 Oct. 1695, and 
nine persons carr. into captiv. but all by fresh pursuit were retak. tho. 
some d. of wounds. See Coffin, 161, 2, and strange incidents of the 
case in Niles, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VI. 238. JOHN, York 1680. JOHN, 
Billerica, m. 22 Apr. 1682, Eliz. d. of George Policy, had John, b. 27 
Mar. 1683, d. next day; John, again, 22 Jan. 1684; Eliz. 6 July 1685, 
d. soon ; Eliz. again, 10 Feb. 1687 ; and Hannah, 27 Apr. 1689. JOHN, 
Middletown, prob. s. of Nathaniel of the same, m. 1 Apr. 1685, Ann 
Porter, had Thomas, b. 1686; Hannah, 1688; John, 1691; Mary, 
1693 ; and Abigail, 1701. JOHN, Roxbury, by w. Eliz. had Edmund, 
b. 3 Jan. 1686, and Edmund, again, 16 Jan. 1687; is, perhaps, the 
one wh. d. at Dorchester, 14 May 1725. JOHN, Stonington, m. 
Oct. 1692, Eliz. d. of Ephraim Miner, had John, b. July 1693, d. 
next yr. ; Jonathan, 15 Mar. 1695; Eliz. Mar. 1697; Hepzibah, 
Sept. 1699; John, again, Dec. 1701; Ichabod, 12 Mar. 1704; Pru 
dence, 28 Apr. 1707; Jedediah, 28 Apr. 1709; Mehitable, Aug. 
1712; and Mary, Aug. 1716. JONATHAN, Reading, a man of sub 
stance, whose d. Eliz. m. 30 Sept. 1663, Hananiah Parker. JONA 
THAN, Watertown, s. of the first Abraham, m. 11 Feb. 1662, Mary, d. 
of William Shattuck, had Mary, b. 6 Oct. foil.; Eliz. 19 Sept, 1664; 
Jonathan, 25 Oct. 1666, d. young ; Patience, 6 Mar. 1669; Abraham, 
26 Aug. 1671; Samuel, 21 Oct. 1674; Lydia, 31 Mar. 1677; Eben- 
ezer, 10 Sept. 1679 ; Benjamin, 27 Feb. 1682; and William, 3 Sept. 
1684; and d. 1691. His wid. d. 23 Oct. 1732, not quite so old as her 
gr.stone at Waltham says. JONATHAN, Salem, m. 28 June 1664, Abi 
gail Burrill. JONATHAN, Windsor, s. of Peter of the same, m. 1696, 
Mind well Loomis, had Mindwell, b. 1699. JOSEPH, Concord, made his 
will 26 Sept. 1671, wh. was witness, by Rev. Edward Bulkley, but all 
else is unkn. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of Hon. William of Salem, freem. 
1673, was a preach, but not ord. tho. unanim. invit. to succeed Shepard 
1678, a fellow of the Corp. involv. in the matter of Presid. Hoar ; d. 9 
May of that yr. ; his w. Mehitable, d. of Gov. William Brenton, hav. d. 
14 Sept. 1676. JOSEPH, Reading, s. of Nicholas of the same, m. 26 
May 1674, Eliz. d. of Thomas Bancroft of the same, had Eliz. b. 15 
Jan. 1676; Nicholas, 22 Sept. 1677; Joseph, 16 Nov. 1679 ; Thomas, 
14 Apr. 1682; Ebenezer, 12 Jan. 1685, d. soon ; Ebenezer, again, 16 
June 1688, d. young; Hepzibah, 23 Feb. 1693; and a s. 20 Feb. 1695, 

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d. soon; and the f. d. 16 Oct. 1723. JOSEPH, Lynn, m. 22 Dec. 1680, 
Sarah Jones, had Joseph, b. 12 Apr. 1G82, may have been of Ipswich, 
when made freem. 1683. JOSEPH, Stamford, s. of Francis of the same, 
propr. there in 1 683-1701. JOSEPH, Rehoboth, youngest s. of sec. John of 
the same, m. 10 Nov. 1680, Hannah Fitch, had Joseph, b. 21 Nov. 1681; 
Hannah, 21 Nov. 1682 ; Jabez, 30 Dec. of unkn. yr. JOSEPH, Water- 
town, s. of John of Marlborough, m. 15 Nov. 1699, Ruhamah Welling 
ton, had Ruhamah, b. 15 July 1701 ; Daniel, 21 Dec. 1703 ; John, 5 
May 1706; Joseph, 2 Sept. 1708; rem. 1709 to Lexington, there had 
James, Josiah, Benjamin, and William, was deac. and d. 11 Jan. 
1766, and his wid. d. 1 July 1772, aged 92. JOSHUA, Newbury., s. 
of first Newbury Richard, freem. 1673, m. 15 Jan. 1(569, Sarah, d. of 
William Sawyer, had Joseph, b. 18 Oct. 1669; Joshua, 18 May 1671; 
Tristram, 21 Dec. 1672; Sarah, 5 Dec. 1676; Ruth, 29 Oct. 1678; 
and Samuel, 4 Sept. 1687, II. C. 1705, wh. was first min. of Abington. 
JOSIAH, Marblehead 1668, was prob. s. of Nicholas of Lynn, and m. 
1666, as is said, Mary Fellows. NATHANIEL, Hartford 1647, m. 23 
Dec. 1647, Eleanor Watts, d. of Richard, rem. to Middletown 1654, 
thence to Springfield, had Nathaniel, b. 9 June 1649; Thomas, 31 
Oct. 1655, both d. young; was mort. wound. 5 Oct. 1675; left Hannah, 
the eldest, b. 15 Apr. 1651, wh. m. 5 Nov. 1669, Isaac Lane; Nathan 
iel, again, 15 July 1654; John, 15 Apr. 1657, and Benoni, 15 Mar. 
1659. NATHANIEL, Ipswich, m. 16 Dec. 1673, Judith Perkins, had 
James, b. 1 June 1685; freem. 1685; was, perhaps, of Rowley after 
wards. * NATHANIEL, Salisbury, eldest s. of Henry, m. 16 Nov. 1666, 
Hannah, d. of Samuel Fellows ; had Hannah, b. 3 Apr. 1668 ; may have 
liv. few yrs. and perhaps had ch. at Hampton, but back at S. had Abi 
gail, 1 Feb. 1676; perhaps Ephraim ; ds. Abra, 20 Nov. 1680; Ruth, 9 
Aug. 1685 ; beside Nathaniel, 24 July 1689. He was a capt. freem. 
1690, rep. 1691, k. by the Ind. at Andover, 22 Feb. 1698. NATHANIEL, 
Middletown, s. of Nathaniel of the same, m. 2 July 1677, Martha Hughes, 
d. of Richard of Guilford, had Mary, b. 2 Mar. 1678; Martha, 3 Feb. 
1680, d. at 18 yrs.; Eleanor, 30 June 1681; Nathaniel, 18 Sept. 1683; 
and d. 9 May 1712. The wid. d. 30 May 1729. NICHOLAS, Exeter, 
or that region, d. early in 1648. * NICHOLAS, Lynn 1630, as Lewis 
conject. but I think 7 yrs. too early, s. of Edward, of Inkberrow, 8 ms. 
from Droitwich, Worcestersh. ; freem. 7 Sept. 1638, rep. 1641, rem. to 
Reading 1644, and d. 5 Apr. 1673. His eldest s. John went in 1660 to 
Eng. but came back, and was excor. of the will of 29 Mar. l 673, made 
by his f. pro. 17 June foil, in wh. w. Eliz. other ch. Josiah ; Edward, b. 
15 Aug. 1640; Eliz. and Joseph, 10 Dec. 1647 ; possib. ano. Sarah, 26 
June 1650, are ment. This fam. had e final. NICHOLAS, Portsmouth, 

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R. I. a freem. 1655. PETER, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower, 1620, 
m. two ws. and had two ch. by ea. says Gov. Bradford, after his com. 
here, and both of those by the first w. had been m. and one of them had 
two ch. when the Gov. wrote in 1650. For his first w. conject. assigns 
him the wid. Ford wh. had come in the Fortune 1621 ; but, of course, this 
must have been after the land div. in 1 624 ; and he, at the div. of cattle, 
1627, has assoc. with him Martha and Mary, perhaps w. and d. He is 
somewhere call. br. of John of P. and both liv. on Duxbury side. He 
d. 1633, and Standish and Brewster took his inv. 10 Oct. of that yr. 
PETER, New Haven 1639, had Mercy, bapt. 6 Apr. 1645; and Eliz. 1 
Aug. 1647 ; rem. to Stamford, where his w. Eliz. d. 21 Sept. 1657 ; and 
he m. 27 July 1658, Unity, wid. of Clement Buxton, and d. 22 of 
the mo. foil. His s. Ebenezer had d. the day preced. but he may have 
also had Thomas, and Hackaliah, by the first w. both of wh. rem. to 
Rye. His wid. m. 9 Mar. foil. Nicholas Knapp. PETER, Plymouth, I 
suppose, s. of Peter of the same, b. after- 1627, as his name does not 
appear in the div. of cattle that yr. He was with Gov. Bradford and 
thirty others among the first purch. of Dartmouth in 1652. PETER, 
Windsor, m. 15 July 1658, Mary, d. of Jonathan Gillett, had Mary, b. 2 
May 1659 ; Hannah, 29 Sept. 1660; Abigail, 8 Aug. 1662 ; Hepzibah, 
19 Nov. 1664; Peter, 2 Mar. 1667; John, 8 Jan. 1669; Jonathan, 30 
Mar. 1670; Cornelius, 30 July 1672; Esther, 22 May 1673; Eliz. 9 
June 1676; Deborah, 2 Feb. 1679; and Sarah, 20 Aug. 1681 ; the 
twelve were nam. at his d. 9 Mar. 1692, as all liv. Hannah was m. to 
one not kn. ; Abigail m. 1683, Samuel Fowler; Esther m. 1700, Wil 
liam Barber; and Deborah m. 1696, John Hosford. PETER, Windsor, 
s. of the preced. m. 1696, Mary Barber, d. prob. of the sec. Thomas of 
the same. PHILIP, Salisbury, s. of Henry of the same, m. 24 June 
1669, Mary, d. of the first Isaac Buswell, had Susanna, b. 8 Mar. 
1670 ; Mary, 23 Feb. 1672, d. in few mos. ; a P. 1 Apr. 1673, d. in few 
days; Abigail, 4 June 1675; Mary, 1676; Sarah, 18 Mar. 1678; 
George, 1 July 1680 ; Phebe, 2 Oct. 1681, wh. d. at 19 yrs. ; and Han 
nah, 5 Feb. 1683. His w. d. 27 Nov. foil, and he d. 21 July 1729. 
* RICHARD, Watertown 1630, prob. br. of first Abraham, came in the 
fleet with Winth. freem. 18 May 1631, hav. req. the privilege 19 Oct. 
preced. was rul. eld. as he had been in a London ch. rep. at the first 
gen. ct. of delegates 1634, and every time to 1639, and again 1647-55, 
exc. 1653 ; rem. to Charlestown, and d. betw. Aug. 1659 and Mar. 1661, 
the dates of mak. and prob. of his will. That instr. of wh. wid. Eliz. 
was extrix. nam. s. Thomas, and gr.s. Richard, and George ; but the est. 
was not adequate, it is thot. to tempt either over the ocean. Winth. I. 
58. His wid. m. 12 May 1662, Richard Jackson of Cambridge. RICH- 

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ARD, Ipswich, bef. 1638 rem. to Newbury, was br. of George, and with 
him came in the Mary and John, 1G34, freem. 6 May 1G35, d. 26 Apr. 
1661; by w. Edith, wh. d. Apr. 1647, had Joseph, wh. d. young; 
Joshua, b. 10 Apr. 1642 ; Caleb, 7 May 1645 ; and by sec. w. Eliz. wid. 
of Giles Badger, m. 16 Feb. 1648, had Eliz. 20 Mar. 1649 ; Richard, 
18 Feb. 1651; Edmund, 17 July 1654; Sarah, 7 Sept. 1657; and 
Mary, 10 Apr. 1660. RICHARD, Hingham, m. Nov. 1648, at Wey- 
mouth, Eliz. Marsh. RICHARD, Charlestown, call, old in 1658, d. Oct. 
1660. Highly prob. is it, that he is the same as the rul. Eld. of Water- 
town. His will, of 16 Aug. 1659, names w. Eliz. made extrix. s. 
Thomas ; gr.s. Richard, and George ; beside apprent. Jonathan Simpson. 
RICHARD, Southold, L. I. made freem. of Conn. 1662. RICHARD, 
Newbury, s. of Richard of the same, ni. 7 May 1674, Mary Jaques, had 
on[y~s. Richard, b. 12 Sept. 1675, II. C. 1697, min. of Reading, wh. m. 
22 Apr. 1703, Martha Whipole, had sev. ch. (of wh. one was John, b. 2 
Mar. 1706 ; and ano. was Martha, m. 12 Mar. 1730, Rev. Samuel 
Wiggles worth, as his sec. w.) and d. 20 or 29 Oct. 1732. RICHARD, 
Providence, s. of Henry of the same, by w. Mary had Malachi, b. 1 
Feb. 1698; Mercy, 12 Dec. 1703; William, 3 June 1705; and Rich 
ard, 28 Feb. 1712. This last liv. over one hundred yrs. of wh. very 
many he serv. as proprs. elk. Judge Staples remembers him, as seat, 
in his doorway within two yrs. of the latest. Gathering at his ho. on the 
hundredth birthday, rumor went, that his friends made him dance ; but, 
at least, what was then done " shortened his days." I hope not much. 
ROBERT, Cambridge, came in the Truelove, 1635, aged 24, m. 8 May 
1649, Barbara Eden, freem. 1649, d. 23 Nov. 1690, aged only 70, ace. 
inscript. on gr.stone, as giv. in Cambridge Epit. by wh. his wid. wh. d. 1 
June 1693, is said to be aged 80. We may therefore doubt, that here 
must be error in that very correct work, as we kn. there is, when it 
marks him freem. 1639. This custom ho. date is inconsist. with the 
gr.stone ; and no Robert B. is among freem. for many yrs. bef. or after. 
Mitchell s Reg. in Cambr. ch. Gathering, gives him no ch. SAMUEL, 
Salem 1629, br. of first John, and one of the patentees, nam. (tho. not 
an Assist, as his br. was), of the counc. to Endicott, 30 Apr. but never 
qualif. by tak.^the oath as requir. and both by him sent back the same 
summer of their com. SAMUEL, Wallingford, was liv. at New Ha 
ven 1670, s. of Francis of the same, m. 2 May 1667, Mercy, d. of 
William Tuttle of the same, had Abigail, b. 11 Mar. 1669; Sarah, 8 
Aug. 1672 ; Rachel, 14 Apr, 1677 ; Francis, 7 Oct. 1679 ; after wh. he 
rem. to W. there had Samuel, wh. was k. by his mo. 20 June 1691, with 
an axe, and she was convict. 1 Oct. foil, of murder ; but the court had 
sense eno. to set aside the verdict, as it was clearly a case of insanity. 

276 BROWN. 

The f. d. in that yr. but, after the trial, sent an effective petitn. to the 
Court. Only three ch. were then liv. Sarah, w. of Joseph Doolittle, 
Rachel, and Francis ; the wid. still liv. in 1C95. * SAMUEL, Salem, per 
haps br. of Hon. William, may be he, wh. m. at Boston, 9 July 1661, 
Mary, d. of James Mattock ; rep. 1675. SAMUEL, Eastham, m. 19 Feb. 
1683, Martha Harding, had Bethia, b. 22 Jan. 1684, d. next yr. ; Bethia 
again, 9 Sept. 1685 ; Martha, 24 June 1688, d. young; and Samuel, 7 
Nov. 1690; d. 3 Dec. 1691, aged 31. STEPHEN, Newbury, in his will 
of 3 Aug. 1656, names w. Sarah, ch. Sarah, w. of Ordway ; Abigail, w. 
of Rogers; Ann; Mary; John; and Stephen. THOMAS, Newbury, a 
weaver, of Malford, in Wilts, came from Southampton 1635, by the 
James, in employm. of Thomas Antram, reach. Boston 3 June, bring, w. 
Mary, wh. d. 2 June 1655 ; freem. 22 May 1639 ; had Mary, b. 1635, 
the first Eng. ch. of the town ; Isaac ; and Francis ; may have been of 
Ipswich 1641 ; d. by a fall 8 Jan. 1687, aged 80. Malford is a parish in 
the hundr. of North Damenham, a. 6 ms. from Malmsbury, and 5 from 
Chippenham, in Co. Wilts, on the map of that sh. in Camden s Britannia, 
call. Christian Malford, perhaps too long a name for modern maps. In 
this geogr. detail I am more full, bee. (tho. print, by me, in 1843, 3 Hist. 
Coll. VIII. 319), a descend, sent lately to Eng. to explore- the seat of his 
ancestors, and his agent s ansr. was " finds no such place in Eng. as Mal 
ford." In despair, the inquir. accept. Walford, in Wales for the derivat. 
of his anc. as if, in those early days, from that distant principality, a 
weaver would travel with his w. so far as Southampton to embark, when 
Bristol and other ports would have been so much nearer. Mary m. 
13 May 1656, Peter Godfrey, and d. 16 Apr. 1716. THOMAS, Concord 
1 638, perhaps br. of Rev. Edmund, being among orig. proprs. of Sud- 
bury 1637, freem. 14 Mar. 1639, by w. Bridget had Boaz, b. 14 Feb. 
1642 ; perhaps Jabez, 1644 ; Mary, 26 Mar. 1646 ; Eleazer, July 1649 ; 
and Thomas, 1651. His w. d. 5 Jan. 1681, and he rem. prob. to Cam 
bridge, d. 3 Nov. 1688. THOMAS, Cambridge, m. 7 Oct. 1656, Martha, 
wid. of Richard Oldham, had Mary, b. 28 Apr. 1658, d. young; Mehit- 
able, 13 May 1661 ; Mary, again, 1 Nov. 1663, prob. d. young; Eben- 
ezer, 15 June 1665 ; Ichabod, 5 Sept. 1666 ; and Martha, 19 Oct. 1668; 
and d. Dec. 1690. His will of 23 Nov. preced. ment. the w. and 
four ch. THOMAS, Lynn (not, prob. s. of Nicholas, as Lewis inf. 
Farmer), by w. Mary had Mary, b. 10 Feb. 1656, d. young; Sarah, 20 
Sept. 1657, d. young; Joseph, 16 Jan. 1659; Sarah, again, b. 13 Oct. 
1660, d. young; Jonathan, wh. d. 12 Sept. 1666; Mary, again, b. 28 
Aug. 1666; Jonathan, again, 24 Jan. 1669; Eleazur, 4 Aug. 1670; 
Ebenezer, 16 Apr. 1672; Daniel, 29 Nov. 1673 ; Ann, and Grace, tw. 4 
Jan. 1675, d. in few days; and Daniel, again, 1 Feb. 1677 ; d. 28 Aug. 

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1693. Mary m. 24 Aug. 1685, Thomas Norwood. THOMAS, Sudbury, 
s. of William, m. 1667, Patience Foster, wh. d. Aug. 1706, aged 52. He 
m. Mary Phips of Cambridge, wid. of Solomon, jr. d. of dep.-gov. Thom 
as Danforth, and he d. 7 .May 1709, was bur. at Boston. He was a 
maj. and his d. Mary m. 8 Jan. 1691, Jonathan Willard of Roxbury. 
Barry notes that he gave, by his will, prop, in Hedcom and Tenterden in . 
Kent. THOMAS, Lynn, call. junr. m. 8 Jan. 1678, Hannah Collins, had \ 
Samuel, b. 8 Dec. 1678 ; and Hannah, 5 Dec. 1680. THOMAS, Stoning- 
ton, by w. Hannah had Samuel, b. 8 Dec. 1678 ; Hannah, 5 Dec. 1680 ; ... 
Mary, 26 May 1683 ; Jerusha, Dec. 1687; Sarah, 11 July 1689; Thom 
as, 14 Feb. 1692; Eliz. 9 May 1694; Daniel, 9 Oct. 1696; Priscilla, 
28 Jan. 1699 ; and Humphrey, 16 Sept. 1701. THOMAS, Concord, s.of 
Thomas, was town elk. d. 4 Apr. 1718. THOMAS, Hampton, s. of John 
of the same, m. Abial, d. of Joseph Shaw, had Thomas, b. 14 Dec. 
1686; Joseph, 30 Jan. 1689 ; Sarah, 3 Apr. 1691 ; Eliz. 21 Apr. 1694 ; 
Ebenezer, 1696; and Josiah, 15 Feb. 1701. His w. d. 21 Dec. 1739, 
aged 77 ; and he ,d. 29 June 1744, almost 87 yrs. old. WILLIAM, Bos 
ton 1633, in employm. of Gov. Winth. by w. Thomasine had Sarah, 
bapt. 11 May 1634. He may have had ano. d. Rebecca, wh. m. 3 Feb. 
1653, James Hudson, as sec. w. and d. 14 Nov. foil, J * WILLIAM, 
Salem, s. of Francis of Brandon, in Co. Suffk. came, perhaps, in the 
Love, 1635, aged 26, from London, with w. Mary, of the same age, had 
been, it may be prob. a mem. of the Fishmongers Co. His w. it is said, 
was sis. of Rev. John Youngs, and d. the yr. after land. By sec. w. 
Sarah, d. as the fam. report says, of Rev. S. Smith of Great Yarmouth, 
Eng. but more prob. of Samuel Smith of our Wenham, wh. d. 10 Feb. 
1668, he had William, b. 14 Apr. 1639; John, Oct. 1641, d. 1669; 
Samuel, 31 July 1644, drown, at 11 yrs. ; Joseph, H. C. 1666, bef. ment. ; 
Benjamin, 1648, bef. ment. ; Sarah, 23 Dec. 1649, wh. m. 1665, Thomas 
Deane; Mary, 16 Jan. 1656, m. Wait Winthrop, and d. 14 June 1690; 
and James, 28 Dec. 1658, d. soon. He was freem. 1649, rep. 1654, 9, 
and 66, Assist. 1680-3, and d. 20 Jan. 1688. His will, made 12 Mar. 
preced. with codic. of 19, names of ch. only William, Benjamin, and d. 
Winth. * WILLIAM, Sudbury, an orig. propr. m. 15 Nov. 1641, Mary, 
d. of Thomas Besbeech or Bisby, had Mary, b. 18 May 1643, wh. m. a. 
1662, Benjamin Rice ; Thomas, 22 May 1644, bef. ment; William; 
Edmund, 27 Nov. 1653, bef. ment. ; Hopestill, 8 July 1656, bef. ment. ; 
Susanna; and Eliz. 23 July 1659. He was a deac. perhaps br. of Rev. 
Edmund, freem. 2 June 1641, a capt. and rep. under the new chart. 
1692. WILLIAM, Gloucester, a selectman 1644, m. 15 July 1646, Mary, 
wid. of the first Abraham Robinson, had Mary, b. 28 July 1649 ; and he 
d. 3 May 1662. His will of 29 Apr. bef. names w. and d. Mary, beside 
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s.-in-law Abraham R. WILLIAM, Plymouth, m. 16 July 1G49, Mary 
Murcock, had Mary, b. 14 May 1650 ; George, 16 Jan. 1652 ; William, 
1 Apr. 1654; and Samuel, early in Mar. 1656; beside John, James, 
and Mercy ; yet some of these, perhaps most, were b. at Eastham ; and 
d. a. 1694. WILLIAM, Salisbury 1641, br. of George of Haverhill, 
m. 1645 or 6, Eliz. Munford, had Mary, b. 14 June 1647; William, 
24 Feb. 1649, d. young; Ephraim, 24 June 1650; Martha, 5 July 
1654; Eliz. 6 Aug. 1656, wh. m. 3 Aug. 1679, Samuel Clough ; 
and Sarah, 12 Apr. 1658, wh. m. Benjamin Brown of Hampton ; and 
he d. 24 Aug. 1706. WILLIAM, Boston, soapboiler, liv. prob. some yrs. 
at Salem, had James, wh. d. 15 Nov. 1653 ; but perhaps others earlier, 
possib. at S. and d. 1662, leav. wid. Hannah, and six ch. to ea. of wh. 
by will of 1 July 1662, he gave one shil. WILLIAM, Boston, m. 24 
Apr. 1655, Eliz. d. of George Ruggles of Braintree, had Mary, b. 16 
Mar. foil. ; and Sarah, 8 Jan. 1657. Ano. WILLIAM, Boston, prob. br. 
of Job, had by w. Lydia, wh. d. 30 July 1680, aged 46, Mary, b. 23 
Apr. 1657. Perhaps this is the man, m. by dep.-gov. Bellingham, 11 
Apr. 1656 to some fern, in the Geneal. Reg. XL 201, call. William 
Parchment. Surely we may presume this to be wanton folly, or in- 
excusab. carelessness. Was it design, for a sneer at the dep.-gov. ? 
j WILLIAM, Salem, s. of Hon. William, m. 29 Dec. 1664, Hannah, d. of 
George Curwin; had William, b. 28 July 1666, d. soon; Hannah, 16 
Mar. 1668, d. soon ; Samuel, 8 Oct. 1669 ; William, again, 5 Sept. 1671, 
d. very soon; John, 2 Nov. 1672 ; Sarah, 10 Dec. 1674, d. at 14; and 
Mary, 22 Aug. 1679. His w. d. 21 Nov. 1692; and he m. 26 Apr. 
1694, Rebecca Bay ley, was freem. 1665, one of Andros s counc. 1687-9, 
and of the counc. of safety, when the usurp, was put down, not nam. by 
Increase Mather in the chart, of 1692, but chos. next yr. by a full vote 
of the reps, of the people, and d. 23 Feb. 1716. The benefact. to Harv. 
Coll. of this gent, of his f. br. and s. are honorab. commemo. by Quincy 
in his great work. One of his s. Samuel was rep. couns. and judge, and 
d. June 1731, f. of William, H. C. 1727, and of Samuel, H. C. 1727. 
This last was f. of William, H. C. 1755, a judge of the Sup. Court 1775, 
wh. adher. to the crown, and after some yrs. was Gov. of Bermuda, d. 
1802. WILLIAM, Charlestown, m. 5 Jan. 1665, Eliz. Downs. WILLIAM, 
Salem, liv. I presume, on Marblehead side in 1674, and earlier, by w. 
Sarah had John, b. 10 Oct. 1669; Joseph, Aug. 1672; and Benjamin, 
Aug. 1674. WILLIAM, Sudbury, s. of William, m. 11 Jan. 1676, Mar 
garet, d. of deac. John Stone of Cambridge, and d. 1705. WILLIAM, 
Charlestown, m. 29 Feb. 1672, Mary Goodwin, wh. d. 28 July 1678, 
aged 22 ; and by her had Job, bapt. 3 Oct. 1675. He had sec. w. Mary 
Lothrop, m. 21 May 1679, wh. d. 23 Dec. 1713, aged 54. He d. 19 Oct. 

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1724, aged 78. Of this name (some with final e, more without it), it 
seems impossib. to unravel the whole line and lines. It will be seen, 
that I have giv. at least, a fair sample. Thirty-six of the name had, in 
1834, been gr. at Harv. alone, and Mr. Farmer says fifty-nine others at 
the various coll. of N. E. N. J. and Union of N. York. Of these, eleven 
had been clerg. from II. C. and the same number from the others. 

BROWNELL, GEORGE, Portsmouth, R. I. s. of Thomas of the same, 
m. 4 Dec. 1G73, Susanna, d. of Richard Pierce, had Susanna, b. 25 Jan. 
167G; Sarah, 14 June 1G81 ; Mary, 8 Dec. 1 683 ; Martha, 18 Feb. 
1G86; Thomas, 1 June 1688; Joseph, 5 Dec. 1690; Wait, 3 Oct. 1693 ; 
and Stephen, 3 Dec. 1695. THOMAS, Portsmouth, R. I. a freem. 1655. 

BROWNING, HENRY, New Haven 1639, had, bapt. in right of Mary, 
his w. Hannah, 5 Jan. 1640; Zephaninh, 11 Oct. 1640; and Ebenezer, 
10 May 1646; next yr. sold his est. to William Judson, and prob. went 
home, at least rem. JOSEPH, Boston 1683, printer and bookseller, a 
Dutchman, of wh. good charact. is giv. by John Dunton, in his Life and 
Errors, describ. his visit from Eng. to Mass. 1686, but he spells the 
name Brunning, as does, also, the Prob. rec. when admin, of his est. was 
giv. 25 Aug. 1691, to his wid. Mary. He d. 8 Apr. preced. See also 
Thomas, Hist, of Print. II. 413. MALACIII, Boston, had small est. at 
Watertown, but in B. d. 27 Nov. 1653 ; had not w. or ch. kn. to Bond, 
but he marks his d. five yrs. later. NATHANIEL, Portsmouth, R. I. a 
freem. 1655, m. Sarah, d. of William Freeborn, by him brot. from Eng. 
may have had Samuel. SAMUEL, Portsmouth, R. I. perhaps s. of Na 
thaniel of the same, is by Potter thot. to have m. Rebecca, youngest d. 
of capt. Samuel Wilbor. THOMAS, Salem, freem. 17 Apr. 1637, had 
Mary, bapt. 7 Jan. 1638 ; and Deborah, 31 Jan. 1647 ; was of Topsfield 
1661, d. Feb. 1671, aged 83. Felt. He left no s. but four ds. by his 
will are nam. Mary, w. of Edmund Towne ; Eliz. w. of James Symonds ; 
Sarah, wh. had m. 20 Nov. 1661, Joseph Williams ; and d. Meacham ; 
Deborah, not nam. in it had m. John Perkins, and was d. THOMAS, 
Watertown 1658, serv. of John Fleming, or of Thomas Fanning, per 
haps of both, at differ, times, when justice was invok. whip, for steal. 

BROWNSMAYD, JOHN, Stratford 1650. 

BROWNSON, BRUNSON, or recently BRONSON, ABRAHAM, Lyme, s. of 
John, m. 2 Sept. 1674, Ann, d. of Matthew Griswold, had Ann, b. 5 
Oct. 1675; Abraham, 29 Mar. 1677; Mary, 21 Jan. 1679; Mercy, 21 
Mar. 1681 ; Eliz. 12 Aug. 1682; Sarah ; and Frances ; at a milit. elec. 
1678 had half of the votes of the co. to be lieut. CORNELIUS, Wood- 
bury, s. of Richard of Farmington ; tho. Cothren could not tell his, w. 
yet he names the ch. there bapt. Richard, in May 1692 ; Cornelius, Dec. 
foil.; Eliz. Mar. 1694; Abraham, May 1697; Stephen, b. 12 May 

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1G99; Timothy, 14 June 1701; John, bapt. Apr. 1704; and Amos, b. 
Oct. 1707, d. at 3 mos. ISAAC, Farmington, s. of the first John, unit, 
with the ch. there 25 May 1684, and had Isaac, John, Samuel, Joseph, 
and Mary, all bapt. 29 June foil. ; Thomas, 11 Apr. 1G86 ; and Ebenezer, 
7 Apr. 1689. JACOB, Farmington, br. of the preced. had w. 1679, s. 
Isaac, bapt. 28 Nov. 1686; and Hannah, 28 Oct. 1688. JOHN, Hart 
ford 1 639, rem. to Farmington, there was one of the found, of the ch. 
13 Oct. 1652, d. 1680, leav. Jacob, b. 1640 ; John, 1643 ; Isaac, bapt, 7 
Dec. 1645 ; Abraham, 28 Nov. 1647 ; had ds. Mary, Dorcas, and Sarah, 
bef. Jacob, John, and Isaac ; sett, at Waterbury. Mary m. John Wyatt ; 
Dorcas m. Stephen Hopkins ; and Sarah m. John Kilbourn as sec. w. 
outliv. him, and d. 4 Dec. 1711. RICHARD, Farmington, br. of John, d. 
1687, had, bapt. 29 May 1659, Abigail, then a. 15 yrs. old ; John, 20 
Feb. 1659, a. 13 yrs.; as had been Cornelius, a. 5 yrs.; Hannah, a. 3 
yrs. ; and Eliz. a. 1 yr. all bapt. 17 July 1653, I presume, tho. Good 
win in Geneal. Reg. XI. 323, prints it 19, wh. was on Tuesday, and so 
not to be thot. of; Eede, or Edith, 22 Apr. 1655 ; and Mary, 13 Feb. 
1659; beside Samuel; all exc. one d. nam. or describ. in the will. For 
sec. w. he took Eliz. wid. of George Orvis, wh. had been wid. of David 
Carpenter of F. SAMUEL, Waterbury, s. of the preced. m. Lydia, d. of 
John Warner first of the same. 

BRUCE, JAMES, Haverhill 1677. JOHN, Sudbury, by w. Eliz. had 
Hannah, b. 1672 ; Mary, 1680 ; Eunice, 1684 ; and Martha, 1685. Per 
haps he had male ch. earlier. PETER, Haverhill 1677. ROGER, Marl- 
borough, by w. Eliz. had Samuel, b. 24 Mar. 1691 ; Abijah, 27 Nov. 
1693; rem. to Framingham, had Elisha, 14 Sept. 1695; Rebecca, 22 
Feb. 1698; Sarah, 2 Mar. 1700; Daniel, 22 Feb. 1701 ; Thomas, 5 
Jan. 1704; Hannah, 18 Feb. 1706; Deliverance, 9 Sept. 1709; and 
David, 9 June 1711 ; d. 16 Sept. 1733. 

BRUEN, JOHN, New London, s. of Obadiah, by w. Esther had Eleazer, 
Joseph, and John, but prob. some, perhaps all, b. after his rem. to New 
ark ; d. a. 1696, when the Lords proprs. made gr. of Id. to his wid. 
* OBADIAH, Gloucester, came, 1640, prob. with Rev. Richard Blinraan, 
had first set them down at Marshfield, and ask. for adm. as freem. of 
Plymouth jurisdict. Mar. 1641, but speedily went to the opposite side of 
the Bay. He was freem. 19 May 1642; selectman in 1642, and sev. 
foil. yrs. and rep. 1647, 8, 9, and 51, in wh. last yr. with his spiritual 
guide he rem. again to New London, there was town elk. 15 yrs. often 
rep. and is nam. in the royal chart. 1662 ; but hav. purch. 11 June 1667, 
witli assoc. the Id. in N. J. now the city of Newark, he rem. thither, 
where the fam. has always flour. He was youngest s. of John B. Esq. 
of Bruen Stapleford, Cheshire, bapt. 25 Dec. 1606, at Tarves, near 

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Chester, bee. a draper at Shrewsbury in the adjoin. Co. Salop, had vv. 
Sarah and ch. Many, bef. com. over, and here Rebecca ; Hannah, b. 9 Jan. 
1644; and John, 2 June 1646. The time of his d. is unkn. but he was 
alive 1680. In spel. the name slight variety occurs. A let. of 11 Oct. 
1679 to his d. and her h. at New London, from Newark, to tell of the d. 
of their min. the first Pierson, is sign. Ob. Brewen, but by the w. Sarah 
Bruen. His d. Mary m. 1653, John Baldwin of Milford, as his sec. w. ; 
Hannah m. ] 663, John Baldwin of Milford, s. of the h. of her sis. but per 
haps d. soon, as he is said to have d. on a voyage unm. but it may be 
that her h. was ano. of the frequent Johns; Rebecca m. 1663, Thomas 
Post of Norwich, as his sec. w. Rev. Matthias, b. at Newark, 11 Apr. 
1793, Columb. Coll. 1812, d. 11 Nov. 1829, was a descend, of high 

BRUFF. See Brough. 

BRUNDISH, JOHN, perhaps of Watertown at first, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, 
rem. early to Wethersfield, d. 1639, leav. wid. Rachel, wh. m. Anthony 
Wilson of Fairfield, one s. and four ds. 

BRUNETT, HENRY, Boston, merch. d. early in 1687. 

BRUNNING. See Browning. 

BRUSH, GEORGE, Woburn, said to be a Scotchman, m. 20 Dec. 1659, 
Eliz. d. of William Clark, had William, b. 21 Nov. 1660, d. in few wks. ; 
William, again, 20 Oct. 1661, d. in two wks.; Eliz. 26 Jan. 1663, d. 
young; Mary, 15 June 1665 ; William, again, 28 Apr. 1667 ; John, 18 
June 1670 ; Eliz. again, 24 Aug. 1672 ; George, 18 Jan. 1674, d. same 
day; Joseph, 11 Jan. 1675, d. at one yr. ; Joseph, again, 29 Dec. 1676 ; 
Samuel, 28 Mar. 1680 ; Margery, 24 Apr. 1684; and Lydia, 10 Apr. 
1687; was freem. 1690, and d. 13 Aug. 1692. The name is made 
Brace. His d. Mary m. 4 June 1683, Walter Cranston. THOMAS, 
Southold, L. I. 1662, freera. of Conn. 1664. WILLIAM, Woburn, s. of 
George, m. 15 Mar. 1693, Eliz. Gould, had Mary, b. 6 Dec. 1693; 
William, 11 Mar. 1696; John, 9 Nov. 1698; Samuel, 11 Mar. 1701; 
Abigail, 29 Mar. 1702 ; Thomas, 20 Mar. 1705 ; James, 16 June 1708 ; 
Rebecca, 26 Sept. 1709 ; and Lydia, 24 Aug. 1712; was a lieut. after 
serv. in the Ind. war 1690. 

BRUSTER, JOHN, Portsmouth 1665, had m. Mary, d. of Roger Knight, 
one of Mason s men, so long bef. Dec. 1656, that her f. at Dover, 
writ, to his s.-in-law in that mo. speaks of his w. " Mary and the dear 
childr." was freem. 1672, of gr. jury 1687. Descend, are num. but they 
spell for Brewster, the name on Col. rec. is Breuster. 

BRYAN, j ALEXANDER, Milford 1639, a man of influence in the Col. of 
New Haven, and after union with Conn. Assist. 1668-73. Ann, prob. 
his w. d. there 20 Feb. 1661, and he m. the wid. of Samuel Fitch, the 


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sch.master of Hartford, and d. betw. 20 July and 6 Nov. 1679, at gr. 
age. He had Richard, and other ch. we infer, for his will names, beside 
that s. only and gr. sprung, indeed, from him ; yet he prob. 
had ds. Susanna, wh. d. at Middletown 1670, and Joanna, wh. m. 9 
Apr. 1652, Owen Morgan, unless one or both were wid. of other s. wh. 
had d. bef. the testat. He names Alexander, and his s. Alex 
ander ; gr. John, and Mary Maltby ; Samuel B. ; 
Sarah, wh. bee. w. of Samuel Fitch, s. of his own w. ; Hannah 
Harriman, and her three ch. ; and neph. Thomas Oviatt. ALEXANDER, 
Milford, eldest s. of Richard, m. Sybil, d. of Rev. John Whiting of Hart 
ford, had Ann, b. 8 Sept. 1674; Alexander, 15 June 1677, d. soon; 
John, 12 July 1680; Alexander, again, 24 Nov. 1683; Ebenezer, 2 
Feb. 1690; and Augustine, 25 Apr. 1694; and d. 1701. His wid. m. 
1705, Hugh Gray of Huntingdon, L. I. it is said, but after his d. was liv. 
at Milford in 1711. This name sometimes ends with , and in Mather s 
list of the Conn, magistr. has a final s, but the barbarism of the London 
printer is prob. chargea. with it. Often in early rec. here it is Bryer. 
JOHN, Taunton 1637, d. 28 Apr. 1638, as two of his friends said, prov. 
his nuncup. will, giv. all his prop, to s. John, wh. was perhaps not then 
in the country, for he desir. John Gilbert to have charge of the prop, for 
him. Eliz. Poole, the found, of the sett, in that yr. preced. and Jane, 
prob. her younger sis. or niece, hav. aid in mak. the inv. (of wh. the sum 
was 43.) I infer that he had come in her comp. JOHN, Taunton 1639, 
s. prob. of the preced. one of the first purch. and long an inhab. RICH 
ARD, Milford, s. of first Alexander, b. in Eng. by w. Mary had Alexander 
bef. ment. b. 1651 ; Mary, and Hannah, tw. 1654 ; Samuel, bapt. 1659 ; 
John, 1662, d. young; Abigail, 1664, d. unm. 1698; Richard, 1666; 
Frances, 1668 ; and Sarah, 1670. He m. 1678, Eliz. wid. of Richard 
Hollingworth, d. of Michael Powell of Boston, wh. d. 1698, had Eliz. b. 
1679 ; and Joseph, 1684. He had large est. being, as had been his f. 
the richest man in town. It was partly in Eng. on L. I. at New Haven, 
Elizabethtown, N. J. Providence, and Milford. His wid. m. John Durand, 
and, fourth h. a Treat, and d. 1706. Mary m. John Maltby of New 
Haven, and, next, a Howell of L. I. ; Hannah, m. Rev. John Harriman 
of New Haven ; Frances" m. Joseph Treat of Milford ; Sarah m. Samuel 
Fitch, wh. d. early, leav. only ch. Sarah; and she m. next, a. 1696, 
Mungo Nisbett, and d. in two yrs. SAMUEL, Milford, s. of the preced. 
m. 25 Dec. 1683, Martha, d. of Rev. John Whiting, had Mary, b. 1685 ; 
Martha, 1689; Susanna, 1691; Abigail, 1693; Sybil, 9 June 1695; 
and Jerusha, 4 July 1697; and d. 1698, leav. wid. Martha. THAD- 
DEUS, Lynn 1675. 

BRYANT, ABRAHAM, Reading, freem. 1673, m. Mary, d. of Thomas 

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Kendall, wh. d. 8 Mar. 1G88, aged 40; and he m. Ruth, wid. of Samuel 
Frotliingham, prob. for sec. or third w. * JOHN, Scituate 1G39, m. 14 
Nov. 1643, Mary, d. of George Lewis of Barnstable, had John, b. 17 
Aug. 1644 ; Hannah, 25 Jan. 1646, m. 1665, John Stodder of Hingham ; 
Joseph, 1646, d. young ; Sarah, 29 Sept. 1648 ; Mary, 24 Feb. 1650, d. 
young; Martha, 26 Feb. 1652 ; and Samuel, 6 Feb. 1654. His w. d. 2 
July 1655, and he m. 22 Dec. 1657, Eliz. d. of Rev. William Wetherell, 
wh. d. soon; and in 1664 he m. Mary, d. of Thomas Hiland, had Eliz. 
1665; Benjamin, 1669 ; Joseph, again, 1671 ; Jabez, 1672 ; Ruth, 1673 ; 
Thomas, 1675; Deborah, 1677; Agatha, 1678; Ann, 1680; and Elisha, 
1682. He was rep. 1G77-8, and his will was dat. 1684. JOHN, Ply 
mouth, m. 23 Nov. 1665, Abigail Bryant, perhaps d. of Stephen of the 
same. JOHN, Scituate, s. of John of the same, had John, b. 1677; 
Jonathan, 1679; Mary, 1682; David, 1684; Joshua, 1687; Samuel, 
1689 ; and Martha, 1691. RICHARD, New Haven 1654, may have been 
s. of Alexander Bryan, and have no right to the final letter. ROBERT, 
a soldier in Turner s comp. in Philip s war, of whose resid. I am ign. 
SAMUEL, Scituate, s. of first John, d. in the strange expedit. of Sir Wil 
liam Phips against Quebec. STEPHEN, Duxbury 1643, rem. to Ply 
mouth 1650, m. Abigail, d. of John Shaw, had John, b. 7 Apr. 1650; 
Mary, 29 May 1654; Stephen, 2 Feb. 1658; Sarah, 28 Nov. 1659; 
Lydia, 23 Oct. 1662; and Eliz. 17 Oct. 1665. THOMAS, Marblehead 
1642. THOMAS, Scituate, s. of first John, a man of distinct, rep. 1725, 
30, 3, and 4, was f. of Rev. Lemuel, H. C. 1739, a disting. man of 
Braintree. WILLIAM, Boston, taverner, by w. Hannah, wh. surv. him, 
had Hannah, b. 26 June 1683 ; Benjamin, 6 July 1686; William, 5 Oct. 
1687 ; John, 25 Mar. 1689; and d. bef. 22 Nov. 1697 when adm. was 
gr. to his wid. Some make the name Briant. 

BRYER, or BRIARD, ELISHA, New Hampsh. 1689, prob. liv. at Ports 
mouth, where he m. 4 Oct. 1689, Abigail Drew, perhaps d. of James, 
had Margaret, b. 30 Nov. 1693; Abigail, 11 Dec. 1695; Samuel, 18 
Sept. 1697; Sarah, 2 Feb. 1700; and Mary, 21 Aug. 1702. RICHARD, 
Lynn, d. 8 Oct. 1665. RICHARD, Newbury, m. 21 Dec. 1665, Eleanor 
Wright, wh. d. 20 Aug. 1672, had Richard, b. 19 Aug. 1667; Eliz. 11 
May 1669 ; and Ruth, 27 Dec. 1670. 

BUCK, EMANUEL, or ENOCH, Wethersfield, by w. Sarah had Ezekiel, 
b. 1650 ; John, 1652 ; Jonathan, 1655 ; and by sec. w. Mary, d. of John 
Kirby of Middletown, had David, 1667 ; Sarah, 1667 ; Hannah, 1671; 
Eliz. 1676; Thomas, 1678; and Abigail, 1682. Here is a strange 
confus. of names, yet the W. rec. ment. the man by both prefixes, in 
diff. places ; and the surname was varied into Book, or Bouk, as he 
wrote it. EPHRAIM, Woburn, m. 1 Jan. 1671, Sarah Brooks, had Sarah, 


b. 11 Jan. 1674; Ephraim, 13 July 1676 ; John, 1 Jan. 1679, d. in few 
days ; John, again, 7 Feb. 1680; Samuel, 13 Nov. 1682 ; Eunice, 7 July 
1685; Ebenezer, 20 May 1689; and Mary, 28 Oct. 1691. HENRY, 
Wethersfield, m. 31 Oct. 1660, Eliz. d. of Josiah Churchill, had Samuel, 
b. 1664; Martha, 1667; Eliz. 1670; Mary, 1673; Sarah, 1678; Ruth, 
1681; Mehitable, 1684; and Henry. He d. 7 July 1712. * ISAAC, 
Scituate 1647, town elk. rep. 1663, 4, and 5; bore arms 1643, and was 
the lieut. 1676, wh. repuls. the Ind. assault on the town, d. 1695, leav. 
wid. Frances, and ch. Thomas, Joseph, Jonathan, Benjamin, Eliz. wh. 
was w. of Robert Whitcomb, Mehitable, w. of Stephen Chittenden, 
Ruth, m. 17 Jan. 1677, Joseph Garrett, not Gannett, as print, in Geneal. 
Reg. IX. 316, and Deborah, w. of Henry Merritt. JAMES, Hingham 
1 638, came in the Diligent, that yr. with one serv. John Morfield, from 
old Hingham, freem. 22 May 1639. JOHN, Hingham, br. of the preced. 
came, prob. in the same sh. rem. 1650, to Scituate, m. Eliz. d. of Samuel 
Holbrook of Weymouth, had Eliz. b. 1653 ; Mary, 1655 ; Joseph, 1657 ; 
John, 1659; Hannah, 1661; Susanna, 1664; Benjamin, 1665; Deb 
orah, 1670 ; Robert, 1672 ; and Rachel, 1674. He m. 1693, the wid. of 
sec. Edward Dotey, wh. was prob. Sarah, sis. of famous Elder Faunce, 
and d. 1697, or, rather, his will bears that date. ROGER, Cambridge, 
came in the Increase 1635, aged 18, perhaps s. of William, had Mary, 
b. 1638, wh. d. 31 Aug. 1669; John, 3 Sept. 1644; Ephraim, 26 July 
1646 ; Mary, 23 June 1648 ; Ruth, 6 Nov. 1653 ; and Eliz. 5 July 1657 ; 
perhaps others. His w. Susanna d. 10 Sept. 1685. Prob. he had other 
ch. for Harris s Epit. ment, d. of Nathaniel, 19 July 1672 ; of Ann, 13 
Apr. 1675; and of Samuel, 21 Sept. 1690. WILLIAM, Cambridge, 
ploughwright, came in the Increase 1635, aged 50, d. 24 Jan. 1658. 
His s. Roger had admin, in Apr. foil. A Christi B. came in the 
Blessing 1635, aged 26. 

BUCKINGHAM, DANIEL, and SAMUEL, Milford 1669, were perhaps s. 
of Thomas. Of the former we learn nothing more than that he m. 1661, 
Hannah, d. of William Fowler the sec. of M. and of Samuel, only that 
he was b. 1640, and m. 14 Dec. 1663, Sarah Baldwin, d. of Timothy, and 
call. Anthony Hawkins his uncle. THOMAS, Milford 1639, one of the 
chief men, had Thomas, bapt. 8 Nov. 1646 ; d. 1657, on a visit at Bos 
ton. THOMAS, Saybrook, s. of the preced. was min. 1669,. d. 1 Apr. 
1709, aged 63, wh. disproves a fond tradit. that he was b. on the pas 
sage of his parents, wh. came over with Prudden, and went to M. as one 
of the first sett. 28 Nov. 1639. If he were then alive, his age should 
have been call. 71. He had not a coll. educ. but was ord. 1670; and 
enjoys the distinc. of being one of the found, of Yale Coll. By w. 
Esther, d. of Thomas Hosmer of Hartford, m. 20 Sept, 1666, had Esther, 


b. 10 June 16G8 ; Thomas, 29 Sept. 1G70, wh. m. 16 Dec. 1G91, Mar 
garet Griswold; Daniel, 2 Oct. 1672; Stephen, 4 Sept. 1675 ; Samuel, 
26 May 1678, d. next mo.; Samuel, again, 24 July 1679, d. 5, Jan. 
1685; Ilezekiah, 21 June 1682; Temperance, 6 Jan. 1685; and Ann, 
2 Aug. 1687. In Mather s Hecatompolis he and Thomas, H. C. 1690, 
min. of Hartford, wh. was from Milford, not s. (as often said), but per 
haps neph. of Rev. Thomas of Saybrook, and Stephen, II. C. 1693, min. 
of Norwalk, s. of the Saybrook min. appear together. Stephen m. 
Sarah, d. of Rev. Samuel Hooker, and d. 13 Feb. 1746, aged 70, leav. 
no ch. ; and his f. m. 10 Aug. 1703, for sec. w. Mary, her mo. THOMAS, 
Hartford, not s. of the preced. m. 29 Nov. 1699, Ann, d. of Rev. Isaac 
Foster, his predecess. d. 19 Nov. 1731, aged 62, leav. only s. Joseph, 
Y. C. 1723. 

BUCKLAND, sometimes BUCKLINE on rec. BENJAMIN, Braintree, m. 
Rachel, d. of John Wheatley, had Leah, perhaps rem. to Rehoboth, there 
had David, b. 22 Mar. 1675 ; and d. a. 1679, for his wid. m. 22 Sept. of 
that yr. John Loring of Hingham. Leah m. 1687, Thomas, s. of said 
John. JOSEPH, Rehoboth, perhaps s. of the preced. had Matthew, b. 16 
Sept. 1674; beside Nehemiah, wh. was bur. May 1677; Nehemiah, 
again, 31 Mar. 1678; and Lydia, 5 Sept. 1680. NICHOLAS, Windsor, 
s. of first Thomas, m. 21 Oct. 1668, Martha, d. of John Wakefield of 
New Haven, had John, b. 13 Mar. 1673, d. soon; Hannah, 1 Sept. 
1674; John, again, d. 20 Dec. 1675, very young; Martha, 1 Mar. 1678; 
and John, again, 17 July 1681. SAMUEL, New London 1674, m. first, 
the wid. of the first Matthew Beckwith, and, next, a. 1690, Hannah, wid. 
of Philip Bill, and d. in 1700. She d. 1709. THOMAS, freem. 6 May 
1635, of Mass. prob. of Dorchester, for he rem. soon to Windsor, serv. 
in the Pequot war, 1637, m. Temperance, d. of Nicholas Denslow, had 
Timothy, b. 10 Mar. 1639 ; Eliz. 21 Feb. 1641 ; Temperance, 27 Nov. 
1642; Mary, 2 Oct. 1644, d. young; Nicholas, 21 Feb. 1647; Sarah 
24 Mar. 1649 ; Thomas, 2 Feb. 1651, d. young; and Hannah, 18 Sept. 
1654; d. 28 May 1662, and his wid. d. 1681. Temperance m. John 
Ponder; Sarah m. John Phelps; and Hannah m. 14 Aug. 1681, Joshua 
Welles. THOMAS, Windsor 1670, s. of the preced. m. Hannah, d. of 
Nathaniel Cooke of the same, had one ch. wh. liv. not long. He d. 28 
May 1676, and his wid. m. 30 Jan. 1677, Joseph Baker. TIMOTHY, 
Windsor, s. of the preced. m. 27 Mar. 1662, Abigail, d. of Richard Vore, 
had Timothy, b. 20 Apr. 1664, d. soon ; Thomas, 23 June 1665 ; Abi 
gail, 11 Nov. 1667; Mary, 7 Nov. 1670; Sarah, 10 Apr. 1673; Han 
nah, 28 June 1676 ; and Eliz. 26 Feb. 1679. WILLIAM, Ilingham 1635, 
rem. to Rehoboth 1658, and was bur. 1 Sept. 1679. A d. of his m. John 
Brown, jr. of R. Baruch and Joseph, perhaps his s. were of R. 1690 ; 

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and it is found on rec. that John Bucklin, wh. may be a name of the 
same stock capricious, varied, d. 20 June 1677. WILLIAM, Hartford, d. 
13 May 1691, leav. William, and Charles. He was not relat. of Thomas. 

BUCKLEY, JOSEPH, Boston, merch. m. Joanna, d. of Richard Shute, 
wid. of Nathaniel Nichols, perhaps in 1688, and by his will of 24 Nov. 
1700, pro. 19 Mar. 1702, provides for that w. during her life to have his 
dw. ho. wh. had been giv. him by f.-in-law, but to s. Joseph, the eldest, 
Richard, and Thomas, 300. ea. as he comes to 21 yrs. THOMAS, a sol 
dier of Lothrop s comp. k. 18 Sept. 1675, at Bloody brook. In this 
form often appears the more disting. name of Bulkly. 

BUCKLINE, JOHN, Rehoboth, bur. 20 June 1677, as was NEHEMIAH, 
19 May preced. Perhaps they were ch. of Joseph Buckland. 

BUCKMAN, JOHN, Boston, by w. Hannah had Hannah, b. 5 July 1653. 
One of this name was a soldier in Moseley s comp. Dec. 1675. See 
under Bucknam. 

BUCKMINSTER, JAMES, Sudbury 1640, an orig. propr. Shattuck. 
JOSEPH, Boston, s. of Thomas, by w. Eliz. d. of Hugh Clark of Water- 
town, had Joseph, b. 31 July, bapt. 23 Sept. 1666 ; and the f. d. 20 Nov. 
1668. His posthum. d. Eliz. was bapt. 10 Jan. foil. In his rec. Eliot 
calls him Buckmaster ; the resid. being at Muddy riv. Roxbury rec. 
contain no m. b. or d. tho. convenience of worship took him and his fam. 
to the ch. there. The wid. Eliz. d. at Framingham, where her s. liv. 
from wh. by w. Martha, d. of John Sharp, m. 12 May 1686, descend the 
disting. stock of this name. THOMAS, Scituate, perhaps gr.s. of that 
Thomas, whose Almanac, comput. for 1599, in his 67th yr. is now bef. 
me, rem. to Boston, where on the ch. rec. of his adm. 4 Oct. 1 645, 
" upon let. of dism. from the ch. of Scituate " (his w. Joan being rec. the 
same day), he is call, laborer ; but the spell, in both cases is as in our 
day. Yet it is strange that Deane omits the name. He liv. at what is 
now Brookline, prob. worship, at Roxbury, where Hannah, bapt. 28 
June 1646, may have been his d. and have d. young. He was freem. 
1646, and d. 28 Sept. 1656 ; in his will of 2 Sept. pro. 23 Nov. in that 
yr. ment. w. Joanna, s. Zechariah, ds. Eliz. w. of Thomas Spowell, 
Mary, w. of Henry (as Barry thinks was his name) Stevens, Dorcas, 
w. of Clement Corbin, or Corbett, s. Thomas, Joseph, and Jabez, d. 
SpowelFs two ch., d. Stevens s two ch., d. Corbin s ch., Zechary s ch. 
and, last, d. Sarah. A s. Lawrence, prob. the eldest, had made his will, 
27 Nov. 1645, bound to sea, perhaps d. bef. ret. as it was pro. 4 July 
after. He is presum. from it to have been unm. See Geneal. Reg. III. 
178. Dorcas had m. 7 Mar. 1655, the same day with her br. Zechariah ; 
and Sarah m. 30 Sept. 1657, John Lawrence. Jabez was prob. m. and 
d. Sept. 1686. The wid. m. 1 Sept. 1661, Edward Garfield of Water- 

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town. THOMAS, Boston, a carpenter, s. of the preced. d. Dec. 1G59, 
leav. wid. Mary. Inv. of his est. amt. to 39. 1C. ZECHARIAH, Bos 
ton, br. of the preced. m. 7 Mar. 1655, Sarah Webb, had prob. sev. ch. 
rem. among early sett, to Sherborn, there d. after 1691. His wid. Sarah 
d. at Roxbury 27 June 1704. 

BUCKNAM, JOSES, Maiden, s. of William, by w. Judith Worth, m. 1 
May 1G73, had Samuel, b. Apr. 1G74; Judith, 7 Aug. 1G7G; Sarah, 
1680; Mary; Susanna, 8 Aug. 1685; William, 22 Feb. 1688; Ed 
ward, 22 May 1692; and Lydia, posthum. 23 Mar. 1695; and d. 24 
Aug. 1694. But by a former w. prob. d. of George Knower, he had 
Joses, b. Jan,. 1667; Hannah, Aug. 1669; and Eliz. ; and prob. John. 
His wid. m. John Lynde. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1647, on the Mistick 
side, wh. bee. Maiden, had by first w. only ch. John ; and by sec. w. 
Sarah had Joses, b. 1641 ; Eliz. 1644; Mercy, 14 Feb. 1648; Sarah, 
July 1650; William, Aug. 1652; Mehitable, Aug. 1654; Edward, Sept. 
1657 ; Samuel, wh. d. 13 Sept. 1658, prob. a few hours old ; and Sam 
uel, again, Feb. 1660 ; and d. early in 1679. Eliz. m. Benjamin Whitte- 
more, and d. 18 July 1726; Mercy m. 7 Dec. 1669, Benjamin Webb; 
Mehitable m. Samuel Waite ; and Sarah m. 24 July 1676, Samuel 
Shattuck. WILLIAM, Maiden, s. of the preced. m. 11 Oct. 1676, Han 
nah Waite, had no ch. and d. 17 Sept. 1693, giv. all his prop, to w. by 
his will. A John Buckman, perhaps the same name, was of Boston 
1673, was prob. of Prudence Wilkinson, and of first William. Of 
him, I presume, it is, that Sewall, in his Diary, under 30 Oct. 1696, re 
lates, that he had been perfectly dumb for eighteen yrs. and had his speech 
restor. It is almost certain that he was the first s. of the first William, 
wh. in his will, explain, why he gave him so small a portion was, bee. he 
had been infirm from early youth, and was tak. by his 

BUCKNELL, SAMUEL, Boston, m. 18 Sept. 1654, Sarah, d. of Nathan 
iel Bishop, had Sarah, b. 17 May 1655, and she d. next yr. 

BUCKNER, CHARLES, Dover, sch.master 1657, rem. in few yrs. to Bos 
ton, had w. Mary. 

BUDD, EDWARD, Boston 1668, and sev. yrs. bef. a carver. * JOHN, 
New Haven 1639, liv. some yrs. at Southold, on L. I. as a freem. of 
Conn, a lieut. 1661, and rep. for Greenwich 1664, and for the Unit. Col. 
of Conn. 1666, and after. He was rep. for Milford in 1677, Trumbull, 
II. 318, then call, him Bird. JONATHAN, New Haven 1643, had fam. 
of six, and rem. but to what place is unkn. 


1668, rem. to New London, and d. 1689, leav. no ch. but his nearest of 
kin was Walter, a neph. constable at N. L. 1695, on Groton side. 

BUDLEY, ANDREW, Ipswich, prob. s. of Giles of the same, m. 14 Mar. 

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1682, Mary Conant, whose f. is not kn. but no doubt she was gr.d. of 
Roger the first, had Rebecca, b. 29 Mar. 1683 ; Andrew, 5 Apr. 1686, 
d. at 4 mos. ; Martha, 3 Mar. 1692, d. next yr. ; Andrew, again, 
15 June 1694 ; Martha, again, 28 Apr. 1696 ; Sarah, 6 Oct. 1698 ; and 
Eliz. 25 Aug. 1700 ; but perhaps the mo. of this last was Rebecca. He 
d. 1 Feb. 1718, aged 60 yrs. Rebecca m. Robert Kinsman. GILES, 
Ipswich 1648, of wh. we learn from his will of 18 July 1668, pro. 29 
Sept. foil, most of the little we kn. that he left w. Eliz. and eh. Andrew, 
b. 5 Sept. 1657; James, 10 Feb. 1660 ; and John, perhaps youngest, for 
he had Giles, 13 July 1662, wh. prob. d. bef. his f. JAMES, Ipswich, 
s. of the preced. m. 25 May 1685, Rebecca Stacey, perhaps, d. of Thomas 
and she d. 21 Oct. 1686; but by w. Eliz. he had William, b. 27 Feb. 
1693 ; Joseph, 6 Apr. 1695 ; and Thomas, 5 Apr. 1697. Some confus. 
of this name with Burley occurs on the rec. wh. is also giv. in the Coll. 
catal. and it is seen, also, Birdley ; yet in mod. times it is, I suppose, 
writ. Burleigh. 

BUDLONG, FRANCIS, Warwick, m. 19 Mar. 1669, Rebecca, wid. of 
Joseph Howard, d. prob. of John Lippit, had John, and other ch. bef. or 
after, or both, was k. with his w. and all the fam. exc. John, by the Ind. 
Nov. 1675, wh. carr. John away, but soon restor. him. JOHN, Warwick, 
s. of the preced. had three s. John, Moses, and Daniel, wh. was less than 
21 yrs. old ; beside ds. Rebecca Pierce, Mary Pierce, and Isabel, under 
18 yrs. as we learn from his will of 4 Oct. 1731. He liv. to 1744. 

BUELL, PETER, Windsor, s. of William, rem. 1670 to Simsbury, d. 8 
Jan. 1729, had Samuel, Ephraim, William, and Jonathan, beside seven 
ds. He had sec. w. Mary, wid. of Jacob Bissell, but wh. was the first w. 
is unkn. or how many of his ch. were by her is uncert. yet as this 
w. was not m. bef. 1698, it is highly prob. that she was not mo. of all his 
ch. The ds. were Abigail, Martha, Mary, Sarah, Hannah, Miriam, and 
Esther. These are all nam. as well as w. in his will of 28 June bef. his 
d. but some were not liv. SAMUEL, Windsor, eldest br. of the preced. 
m. 13 Nov. 1662, Deborah Griswold, d. of Edward, and rem. to Killing- 
worth, had, beside Samuel, b. 20 July -1663, at W. and at K. had Deborah, 
18 Oct. 1665 ; Hannah, 6 Sept. 1667, d. young; Mary, 28 Nov. 1669; 
John, 17 Feb. 1672; Hannah, again, 4 May 1674; William, 18 Oct. 
1676; David, 15 Feb. 1679; Josiah, 16 Mar. 1681; Mehitable, 22 
Aug. 1682; Peter, 3 Dec. 1684; and Benjamin, 1686. His w. d. 7 
Feb. 1719, and he d. 11 July 1720. WILLIAM, Windsor, one of the 
first sett, by w. Mary, m. 18 Nov. 1640, had Samuel, above ment. b. 2 
Sept. 1641 ; Mary, 3 Sept. 1642; Peter, 19 Aug. 1644; Hannah, 8 Jan. 
1647 ; Hepzibah, 11 Dec. 1649; Sarah, 21 Mar. 1653 or 4 ; and Abi 
gail, 12 Feb. 1656; d. 16 Nov. 1681 ; and his wid. d. 2 Sept. 1684. 

BUF BUG 289 

His will, of 26 July 1631, names the two s. and d. Mary, but refers to 
others ; and the will of the wid. 29 Aug. 1684, names d. Mary Mills, m. 
23 Feb. 1660; Sarah was d. unm. and Abigail is not nam. prob. d. 
young; Hannah m. 17 Sept. 1663, Timothy Palmer; Hepzibah m. 12 
Jan. 1673, Thomas Welles of Ilatfield. WILLIAM, Salisbury, but 
whether bef. or after Oct. 1650, I kn. not. He and his w. were at that 
time indict, in Plymouth col. as Bapt. Baylies, II. 211. 

BUFFINGTON, BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of Thomas, had Benjamin, b. 4 
May 1699, and two other s. JOHN, Salem 1676. THOMAS, Salem, 
spelt Bovanton, m. 30 Dec. 1671, Sarah Southwick, perhaps d. more 
prob. gr.d. of Lawrence of the same, had Thomas, b. 1 Mar. 1672; 
Benjamin, 24 July 1675 ; and Abigail, 25 July 1695. THOMAS, Salem, 
eldest s. of the preced. m. 28 Feb. 1699, Hannah Ross, had sev. ch. 
whose names are not seen. 

BUFFUM, CALEB, Salem, s. prob. of the first Robert, m. 26 Mar. 1672, 
Hannah, d. of the first Joseph Pope, had Caleb, b. 14 May 1673 ; and 
Robert, 1 Dec. 1675. JOSEPH, Salem, perhaps br. of the preced. had 
Joseph. His w. was punish. 1658 for attend, a Quaker meeting, with 
her s. and perhaps she was again punish. 1662, with her d. w. of Robert 
Wilson, and her sis. Smith, perhaps w. of James or John. Felt. 
JOSHUA, Salem, perhaps br. of the preced. by w. Damaris, d. of Joseph 
Pope, had Joseph; was banish. 1659, on pain of d. Prob. the sentence 
could not be carr. into eifect, but he went to Eng. and got security against 
such monstrous injust. ROBERT, Salem 1638, is said to have come from 
Yorksh. in 1634, but perhaps the yr. is too early, as Felt first saw ment. 
of him in 1 638. Perhaps he was f. of all the preced. had w. Thomasin, 
and d. Mary, wh. m. Jeremiah Neal. His will was refus. pro. bee. the 
witnesses would not sw. but only affirm. 

BUGBY, EDWARD, Roxbury, came in the Francis from Ipswich 1634, 
aged 40, with w. Rebecca, 32, and d. Sarah, 4 ; had Joseph, b. 6 June 
1640; and a ch. b. and d. Aug. 1642, ace. town rec. He join, the ch. 
Aug. 1665, " an old man," says the rec. and when he d. 27 Jan. 1669, 
" aged, as is said, above 80," I suppose, no discredit of the report is 
intend. His will, of 26 Nov. preced. names only s. Joseph, and Sarah, 
w. of Richard Chamberlain, wh. is made excor. EDWARD, Roxbury, 
by w. Abigail, d. of Richard Hall, had Abigail, b. 1 Oct. 1694; John, 
2 Oct. 1696, d. 29 Jan. 1703; and other ch. in his will, 23 Jan. 1703, 
pro. next mo. he refers to, but does not name, more than John. His f. is 
not kn. JOHN, Roxbury, had w. Joanna, wh. d. 11 July 1690; and he 
d. 16 Jan. 1704, in his will names ch. John, Thomas, Mary, and Joanna. 
Thomas, b. Apr. 1668, had fam. JOSEPH, Roxbury, s. of the first Ed 
ward, by w. Experience, d. of Andrew Pitcher, had Joseph, b. 17 Sept. 

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1664; Rebecca, 16 Sept. 1666; Edward, 31 Jan. 1669; Samuel, 31 
Aug. 1673; Abigail, 16 Nov. 1676; Mehitable, 20 Aug. 1679; Jona 
than, 23 May 1682; and Josiah, 2 Nov. 1684. RICHARD, Roxbury, 
came in the fleet with Winth. prob. and req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 
1630, was sw. 18 May 1631, had w. Judith, both of the very early mem. 
of the ch. He d. bef. 1641, and his wid. m. Robert Parker, and had 
John, bapt. 27 Mar. 1642. yet the town rec. does not ment. his time 
of d. 

BULGAR, RICHARD, Boston, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. freem. 
18 May 1631, had John, bapt. 20 Apr. 1634; was of the party of Mrs. 
Hutchinson, and of so much conseq. at Roxbury as to be disarm, went 
first to R. I. in 1638 with Coddington, but next yr. to Exeter. He was 
a bricklayer. Belkn. I. 20. I believe he went back to R. I. and there 
was 71 yrs. old in 1679. 

BULFINCH, JOHN, Salem 1640, freem. 18 May 1642. Ann, adm. of 
the ch. 1641, perhaps was his w. He rem. from S. but whither is not 
kn. Of this name seven had been gr. at H. C. in 1822, but all of a 
later stock. 

BULKLEY, JED WARD, Concord, eldest s. of Rev. Peter, b. in Eng. 
bapt. at Odell 17 June 1614, came to our country bef. his f. being adm. 
of Boston ch. 22 Mar. 1635, freem. 6 May foil, and adm. also in Ply 
mouth jurisdict. 5 June 1644, was min. of Marshfield, ord. 1643, until 

1658, and the next yr. succeed, his f. ; preach, the elect, sermon, 1680 ; 
d. at Chelmsford 2 Jan. 1696, but was bur. at Concord. His w. is unkn. 
but he had ch. Sarah, b. 12 June 1640 ; Peter, at C. 3 Nov. 1641 ; Eliz. 
wh. m. 7 Dec. 1665, Rev. Joseph Emerson, next, capt. John Brown of 
Reading ; and John, wh. d. young at M. beside Jane, wh. m. 20 Mar. 
1684, Ephraim Flint. ELIEZER, Wethersfield, br. of the preced. liv. in 

1659, when the will of his f. provides well for him, d. prob. in no long 
time after, as he is never ment. as freem. or otherwise. * GERSHOM, 
New London, br. of the preced. m. at Concord 24 or 26 Oct. 1659, Sarah, 
d. of Presid. Chauncy, wh. d. 3 June 1699, had Peter, b. 7 Nov. 1660 ; 
after some yrs. preach, at N. L. rem. to Wethersfield, there install, and 
preach. 1666-77, when he was dism. at his own req. for feeble health, 
was rep. 1679 for W. and practis. as a surgeon, hav. in such capac. serv. 
in sev. exped. dur. Philip s war ; was a great politician in support of 
Andros, and d. 2 Dec. 1713 ; hav. made his will 26 May 1712. Beside 
ds. Catharine, wh. m. Richard Treat, and d. bef. her f. ; and Dorothy, 
wh. m. Thomas Treat, he had Edward, b. 1672; John, 1679, H. C. 
1699, first min. of Colchester; and Charles, wh. in fam. memo, is call, 
first b. JOHN, br. of the preced. b. in Eng. bapt. at Odell, 19 Oct. 1619, 
came in the ship with his f. freem. 18 May 1642, went to his nat. Id. and 


had a living at Fordham, whence, being eject. 1G62, he rem. to Wapping, 
near* London, practis. physic with success, and d. a. 1689. Calaray s 
Ace. II. 311. He was of the first class of gr. at Harv. 1642, and ranks 
in the catal. next after Sir George Downing. JOHN, Fail-field 1669, s. 
of Thomas. JOSEPH, Fail-field, br. of the preced. m. Martha, d. of the 
elder James Beers, had Ids. 1672 from his mo. and four s. Thomas; 
Daniel; Joseph, b. 9 May 1682; and Peter, 21 May 1684; are ment. 
on rec. PETER, Concord, the first min. there, s. of Edward, D. D. of 
Qdellj _ in, the hunclr. of Willey, Bedfordsh. b. 31 Jan. 1583, was bred at 
St. John s Coll. Cambridge, where he proceed. A. M. 1608, and was chos. 
a fellow ; had a consider, est. from his f. a moderate non-conform. wh. 
he succeed, in his nat. parish, and serv. at that altar twenty yrs. thro, 
favor of Lord Keeper Williams, then Bp. of Lincoln, his diocesan. 
[Brooks Lives of the Puritans, III. 318.] He came in the Susan and 
Ellen, 1635, his age at the custom ho. call. 50, and (for more perfect _ 
decept. of the governm. spies), his w. Grace, 33, appears to be emb. in 
ano. ship; and s. John, 15, some wks. earlier, beside Benjamin, 11, 
and Daniel, 9 (wh. two tho. not names of his s. yet may stand for them), 
all three in the same ship with hims. but set down at intervals in the rec. 
botli of time and space ; and, of course, his cleric, charact. did not appear, 
or he would have been stop. He was first of Cambridge, but next yr. 
went to Concord, and was install. 6 Apr. 1637, d. 9 Mar. 1659. His 
wid. rem. to New London, and bot. a ho. 1663, there d. 21 Apr. 1669. 
By first w. Jane, d. of Thomas Allen of Goldington, he had Edward, above 
ment. ; Mary, bapt. 24 Aug. 1615, d. in few mos. ; Thomas, b. 11, bapt. 
18 Apr. 1617 ; Nathaniel, 29 Nov. 1618, d. at 9 yrs.; John, 17 Feb. 
1620, H. C. 1642 ; Mary, again, 1 Nov. 1621, d. at 3 yrs.; George, 17 
May 1623; Daniel, 28 Aug. }625; Jabez, 20 Dec. 1626, d. under 3 
yrs. ; prob. Joseph ; and perhaps one or two more ; and by sec. w. Grace, 
d. of Sir Richard Chitwood, or as ancient, spell. Chetwode, had Gershom, 
b. 6 Dec. 1636, or 2 Jan. as fam. memo, has it, of course at Concord 
(not, as is strangely said in Geneal. Reg. VII. 269, on the voyage), H. C. 
1655 ; Eliezer, prob. 1638 ; Dorothy, 2 Aug. 1640 ; and Peter, 12 June 
or more prob. 12 Aug. 1643. His will, giv. at large in Gen. Rqg. X. 
167, of 14 Apr. 1658, in his 76th yr. with codic. of 13 Jan. and 26 Feb. 
foil, was pro. 20 June next. It names seven ch. tak. notice that Thomas 
was d. yet rememb. his wid. ; calls Mr. Samuel Haugh, cous. ; and gives 
his folio bible to Oliver St. John, Ch. Just, of the Com. Pleas ; and 
makes his w. extrix. J * PETKR, Concord, eldest s. of the Rev. Edward, 
m. 16 Apr. 1667, Rebecca, d. of Joseph Wheeler, had Edward, b. 18 
Mar. 1669; Joseph, 7 Oct. 1670; John, 10 July 1673; and Rebecca, * 
1681 ; was capt. and maj. rep. 1673-6, in wh. last yr. he was speaker, <- 

292 BULL. 

and sent to Eng. as agent to defend the col. against compl. of heirs of 
Gorges and Mason, faithful, and prudent, execut. the serv. and ret. Dec. 
1679, Assist. 1677 for 8 yrs. d. 24 May 1688, at mid. age, "and," says 
Danforth, in Hutch. Coll. 566, "verily his sun did set in a cloud." His 
wid. Rebecca m. Jonathan Prescott ; and d. Rebecca m. Jonathan Pres- 
cott, jr. PETER, Fairfield, youngest s. of the Rev. Peter, a physician, 
in his will of 25 Mar. 1691, in 49th yr. of his age, as he calls it, of 
course younger than his namesake neph. names two eldest ds. Grace and 
Margaret, and s. Peter, seven and a quarter yrs. old, but refers to other 
childr. without nam. Gershom, and Dorothy, for wh. we are compel, to 
turn to the will of hisbr. Gershom of Wethersfield, wh. was made excor.. 
of this will, but declin. to act. His est. was small, and two neph. John 
and Joseph, wh. resid. at F. undertook admin, and soon gave it up. No 
small dexterity is need, to avoid confus. betw. the Peter of Edward, the 
Peter of Gershom, wh. I intentional, omit, and the Peter of Peter, wh. 
is entit. to a place here, as s. of one wh. came from Eng. THOMAS, 
Concord, s. of the first Peter, b. in Eng. freem. 13 Mar. 1639, in. Sarah 
d. of Rev. John Jones, had Sarah, b. 12 Aug. 1640, rem. with f.-in-law 
to Fairfield, there d. a. 1658. The wid. m. Anthony Wilson, and after 
his d. by her will of 26 Apr. 1677, gave Ids. to two s. John and Joseph, 
beside books, and other prop, and to ds. Sarah, w. of Eleazer Brown, 
Rebecca, w. of Joseph Wbelpley, and d. Hannah, perhaps unm. books 
and other prop. A Thomas B. was, it is said, of Rowley in 1643. 
THOMAS, Boston, by w. Esther had Elinor, b. 16 Sept. 1685; and 
Thomas, 1 Nov. 1686. Perhaps he rem. WILLIAM, Ipswich 1648, had 
William, wh. d. 1660 ; and he rem. to Salem ; d. 2 June 1702, aged 80, 
His w. Sarah, wh. came 1643, was, in 1692, indict, for witchcraft, but 
acquit. Felt. Eleven of this name, oft. writ. Buckley, had been gr. at 
Yale in 1834, and only one at Harv. in the same yrs. yet four bef. the 
found, of Yale. 

BULL, DAVID, Saybrook, s. of Thomas, m. 27 Dec. 1677, Hannah, d. 
of Robert Chapman, had Susanna, b. 4 July 1Q79 ; Hannah, 30 Apr. 
1681 ; and Abigail, 16 Mar. 1683, d. at 3 mos. It is belie v. the other 
ch. d. young. HENRY, Roxbury, came in the James from London, 
1635, aged 25, freem. 17 May 1637, rem. to Boston, by fam. tradit. is 
deriv. from South Wales ; and less worthy tradit. makes him br. of 
Thomas of Conn. ; the Roxbury ch. rec. says, " being weak and affection 
ate, was tak. and transport, with the opin. of familism, &c. as may be 
seen in that story," wh. the Roxbury min., Welde, hims. produc. He 
was among the Boston majority of heretics disarm, went to R. I. with 
Mrs. Ilutchinson, was one of the purch. 1638, his being the 18th name 
of the signers of the compact or covenant for civ. governm. in that yr. ; 

BULL. 293 

Gov. of the col. 1685 and 9, d. Jan. 1G94, in 95th yr. is the exagger. by 
ten yrs. of surv. By w. Eliz. wh. d. 1G65, he had Jireh, b. Sept. 1038 
at Portsmouth; Henry; Esther; and Mary; of wh. Esther d. young; 
and Mary, wh. m. James Coggeshall, liv. very long. For sec. w. he m. 
the wid. of Gov. Nicholas Easton. HENRY, came in the Elizabeth, 1635, 
aged 19. He belong, to London, and perhaps went home. HENRY, 
Narraganset, s. of the first Henry, prob. younger, m. Ann Cole, d. of 
John of the same, had Ephraim, b. 23 Jan. 1692, wh. d. young; Ann; 
and Henry, b. 1687 ; and the f. d. bef. mid. age ; and his wid. d. 21 May 
1704, aged 43. ISAAC, Boston, m. 22 June 1653, Sarah, d. of John 
Parker. JIRAH, or JERAII, s. of Gov. Henry, prob. elder, kept a garri 
son ho. at Narraganset, in Philip s war, Dec. 1675 ; had by first w. 
Godsgift Arnold, d. prob. of the first Benedict, Jirah, b. 1 682 ; Ben- 
jamin, 1685; and Benedict ; and his w. d. 23 Apr. 1691. He took sec. 
w. Sarah, wh. may have borne him some ch. as Henry, Ephraim, and 
Ezekiel. JOHN, Boston 1658, feltmaker, m. Mary, d. of Nicholas Bax 
ter, wh. is undoubted, a wrong name of the f. of the bride, had John, b. 
14 July 16G3, d. young; James, 16 July 1665; Mary, 29 Oct. 1667; 
Mehitable, 1 Jan. 1670; John, again, 14 Mar. 1672; Henry, 12 Mar. 
1674; Margaret, 19 May 1676; Martha, 7 Aug. 1678; Samuel, 19 
Dec. 1680; and Jonathan, 24 Feb. 1683. His w. Mary d. 23 Aug. 
1723, aged 83. JOHN, Hingham, a soldier in capt. Johnson s comp. 
wound, in the gr. Narraganset battle 19 Dec. 1675. But he had ch. bef. 
and after, had m. 2t Nov. 1672, Mary, d. of Edmund Pitts of H. and 
had Mary, b. 19 Dec. 1673, d. soon ; ano. ch. 4 Apr. 1675; John, 7 Apr. 
1677, d. soon, and Deborah, wh. d. next yr. His w. d. 18 Sept. 1696; 
and he m. 4 Mar. foil. Margaret Damon, perhaps d. of John of Scituate, 
had Mary, b. 7 Dec. 1697; Deborah, 16 Oct. 1699; John, 10 Dec. 
1707, wh. d. at 3 yrs. ; and Eliz. 8 Apr. 1712; and he d. 1 Dec. 1720. 
JONATHAN, Saybrook, s. of Thomas, a brave soldier, capt. 1690, when 
Schenectady was destr. by Ind. instig. by the Fr. m. 19 Mar. 1685, 
Sarah, d. of Rev. John Whiting, had Susanna, b. 26 Dec. foil. ; Sarah, 
25 Aug. 1687 ; Sybil, 13 Apr. 1690 ; Ruth, 21 Apr. 1692 ; Abigail, 24 
July 1694; Jonathan, 14 July 1696; Moses, 18 May 1699 ; and Eben- 
ezer, 27 Aug. 1701, and d. 17 Aug. 1702, aged 53. Perhaps Goodwin, 
332, mistakes in mak. him gr.s. of the first Thomas. JOSEPH, Hartford, 
br. of the preced. m. 11 Apr. 1671, Sarah Manning of Cambridge, had 
Sarah, b. 11 July 1672; Joseph, 9 Aug. 1675; Daniel, 9 Nov. 1677; 
Caleb, 1 Feb. 1680, and may have been at Wickford, R. I. 1674. ROB 
ERT, Saybrook 1649, m. Dec. of that yr. Phebe, whose name on the rec. 
if correct, giv. by Rev. Mr. Nash, is incredib. had Mary, b. 7 Dec. 1651; 
John, 10 Mar. 1653; Phebe, Aug. 1655; and Robert, 1 Mar. 1663. 



Phebe m. 1G7G, Samuel Chalker. From a part of Saybrook rec. giv. in 
Geueal. Reg. V. 249, it may be infer, that his s. John went to Eng. sett. 
in Co. Gloucester, there had childr. and the conject. may be indulg. that 
from that shire the fam. orig. came. THOMAS, Hartford, came in the 
llopewell, capt. Babb, emb. at London, Sept. 1635, aged 25, was of Bos 
ton or Cambridge first, but accomp. Hooker next May, had w. Susanna, 
wh. d. 1G80, aged 70 ; serv. well in the Pequot war, 1637, and in 1675 
was in command at Saybrook, when Andros attempt, to gain the place 
for his master, the D. of York, and he steadily and successf. resist, him. 
[See Chalmers Polit. Ann. 581, and Trumbull, Hist. I. 346.] He d. 
1684, in his will nam. ch. Thomas; David of Saybrook, wh. was bapt. 9 
Feb. 1651; Jonathan, bapt. 25 Mar. 1649; and Joseph of Hartford; 
Ruth, w. of Andrew 7 Bordman of Cambridge ; Abigail Buck ; and a 
third d. Bunce. THOMAS, Farmington; s. of the preced. m. Esther, d. 
of John Cowles, wh. d. 1691, aged 42, had John, b. 1671, wh. d. bef. his 
f. but left issue ; Samuel, 1676 ; Susanna, 1679 ; Jonathan, bapt. 14 May 
1682 ; Sarah, b. 1684; and Daniel, 1687. Cothren says, he m. sec. w. 
1692, Hannah Lewis, wh. liv. to 1728. Descend, have been num. 
and respect. Ano. THOMAS in Dec. 1675 was a soldier in Moseley s 
comp. set off for the bloody Narraganset exped. WILLIAM, Cambridge 
1644, had, by w. whose bapt. name was Blyth, Rebecca, b. 27 Aug. 
1644; John, 9 Mar. 1647; Mary, 9 Mar. 1649; William, 10 Sept. 
1652 ; Samuel, 17 Sept. 1654 ; and Elisha, 21 June 1657. wh. all liv. to 
be ment. in his will, made 21 May 1687, pro. 12 Oct. foil. tho. Harris, 
Epit. says he d. 13 Sept. 1688, aged 72. His wid. d. 23 Sept. 1690, 
aged 72. WILLIAM, Cambridge, s. of the preced. m. 3 Jan. 1674, 
Abiah, d. of William Perry, had Abiah, b. 3 July 1675; William, 24 
May 1678 ; and Andrew, 18 Jan. 1684. He liv. at Watertown, and had 
sec. w. 13 Nov. 1693, Eliz. Underwood, prob. a wid. Nine of this name 
had been gr. at Yale 1834. 

BULLARD, BENJAMIN, Watertown, a. 1642, as Bond, 147, gathers, 
but Morse finds him at div. of Ids. in 1637, m. a d. of Henry Thorpe, 
rem. to Medfield, freem. 1 668, perhaps had s. Benjamin by a former w. 
and he may have been, tho. prob. not, b. in Eng. Of this s. (by former 
or later w.) sis. are nam. Ann and Maudlin, yet the mo. has no name ; 
and no approach to reasonab. conject as to the time of his d. is offer, by 
Morse, while Bond has confus. f. and s. BENJAMIN, Dedham, s. of the 
preced. m. 1659, Martha Pidge, d. of Thomas, had Mary, b. 14 Sept. 
1663, d. young; Samuel, 26 Dec. 1667 ; Benjamin, 1 Mar. 1670; Han 
nah, 6 Aug. 1672 ; and Eleazer, 27 June 1676. His w. d. 4 Jan. foil. 
and he m. 1677, sec. w. Eliz. had John, 7 Mar. 1678; Eliz. 31 Jan. 
1682 ; Mary, 20 Feb. 1684; Malachi, 8 Mar. 1686 ; and Isaac, 25 July 


1688. He liv. in that part of Dcdhara wh. was early made Medfield, 
and later cut into Sherborn. GEORGE, Watertown, frecm. 2 June 1641, 
whose w. Margaret d. Feb. 1640; and he m. Beatrice Hall of Boston, 
had Mary, b. 12 Feb. 1640; Jacob, 6 Apr. 1642; and prob. Sarah; 
Jonathan, 12 July 1647 ; and perhaps Joanna. He had ano. w. (I pre 
sume the third), 20 Apr. 1655, Mary Marplehead, says Dr. Bond, tho. 
Morse confines him to one w. ISAAC, Dedham, s. of the first William, 
b. in Eng. in. 11 Apr. 1655, Ann, wid. of John Wight, had Hannah, b. 
24 Feb. 1656 ; Sarah, 7 Jan. 1658 ; Samuel, 22 Dec* 1659 ; Judith or 
Judah, 10 May 1662 ; Ephraim, 20 July 1664, d. in few days; Ann, 17 
Apr. 1666; John, 26 June 1668, d. in few days; Mary, 29 May 1669; 
and William, 19 May 1673; and d. 1676. Ano. ISAAC is sometimes 
suppos. to have been at Watertown bef. 1636, one of the seven or eight 
mythical brs. but, if any thing more than shadow, he early d. or went 
home ; and of ano. ISAAC, presum. s. of John, the notice is too slight to 
found upon. JOHN, Dedham 1638, perhaps eldest s. of the first Wil 
liam, but Morse thinks him br. of William, freem. 13 May 1640, by w. 
Magdalen had Abigail, b. 8 Oct. 1641 ; Joseph, 26 Apr. 1643; and 
Hannah, 1 Oct. 1645, or, by ano. acco. 1 Feb. 1646. JONATHAN, 
Watertown, s. of Benjamin, m. 9 Dec. 1669, Esther, d. of Joseph Morse, 
had Esther, b. 13 Aug. 1671 ; Jonathan, 25 Dec. 1672; Hannah, 3 Feb. 
1675 ; and perhaps Joseph. JOSEPH, Medfield 1678, s. of John, by w. 
Sarah had Joseph, b. 12 Sept. 1665, d. soon; Sarah, 11 Nov. 1667; 
Joseph, again, 28 Mar. 1670; Samuel, 15 Sept. 1672 ; Rachel, 15 Nov. 
1674; Solomon, 13 July 1679, d. soon; Ebenezer ; and Hannah. NA 
THANIEL, Dedham, s. of William of the same, b. perhaps in Eng. m. 
1658, Mary, d. of Edward Richards, had Mary, b. 24 Dec. 1659 ; Su 
sanna, 19 Aug. 1661 ; Sarah, 31 July 1665 ; Judith, or Judah, 5 Aug. 
1667 ; Martha, 6 Aug. 1670; and Nathaniel, the 3d wk. in Jan. 1680, 
wh. d. next yr. and the f. was freem. 1690, and d. 1705. ROBERT, 
Watertown, bur. 24 June 1639, was aged 40, and h. of Ann, but no 
more of him was disco v. by Bond. But he suppos. him to be br. of 
Benjamin, George, Maudlin, and Ann. SAMUEL, Dedham, eldest s. of 
Isaac of the same, m. 1683, Hannah, perhaps d. of James Thorpe, and 
rem. to Dorchester. THOMAS, Northampton 1668. WILLIAM, Dedham 
1636, freem. 13 May 1640, had Isaac, Nathaniel, Eliz. wh. m. Moses 
Collier of Woodbridge, N. J. and Mary, wh. m. 1650, John Farrington 
of D. Perhaps some of these were b. in Eng. and he may have had 
more. By sec. w. Mary, wid. of Francis Griswold of Charlestown, 
where he resid. 1658-77, he had none; and he d. early in 1687, in D. 
at the ho. of his d. the wid. Farrington. In his will, of 5 July 1679, 
importing that he was then 85 yrs. old, he names the two ds. and two s 

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tho. the elder s. was d. Prob. he was elder br. of Benjamin or George, 
or Robert, perhaps of all. WILLIAM, Dedham, s. of Isaac of the same, 
m. 1697, Eliz. eldest d. of Robert A very of the same, had William, b. 
1698; Eliz. 1699; Jemima, 1702; Ann, 1705; and Isaac, 1709 ; andd. 
1746. Of this name, that sometimes in old rec. appears Buhvard, 
five had been gr. in 1834 at Harv. two at Yale, one at Dart, and five at 
other N. E. coll. 

BULLEN, ELISHA, Medfield and Sherborn, s. of Samuel, m. 31 May 
1683, Hannah Metcalf, prob. d. of John of M. had Elislm, b. 14 Aug. 
1684; Samuel, 24 Nov. 1687 ; Jonathan, 13 Jan. 1695, d. in few days ; 
Hannah, 28 June 1697 ; and Miriam, 23 Aug. 1702. EPHRAIM, Sher 
born, br. of the preced. had both been of Medfield 1678, by w. Grace 
had Mary, Ephraim, John, and Grace ; but Morse, in his Geneal. p. 20, 
makes all the four b. after d. of his w. JOHN, Medfield 1649. JOHN, 
Medfield, s. of Samuel, m. 3 Jan. 1684, Judith Fisher, had Judith, b. 23 
Oct. 1689 ; John, 31 Jan. 1692 ; David, 14 Jan. 1694 ; Michael, 2 Apr. 
1696 ; Mary, 26 Feb. 1699; Silence, 21 May 1701, d. soon ; and Sam 
uel, 20 Aug. 1702. JOSEPH, Medfield, s. of Samuel, m. 15 Mar. 1675, 
Abigail Sabin, was freem. 1677, prob. d. without issue, for in his will of 
28 Dec. 1703, he names none, but giv. est. to sev. nephs. and nieces, and 
makes w. Abigail extrix. SAMUEL, Dedham, freem. 2 June 1641, m. 
10 Aug. 1641, Mary, d. of Samuel Morse, had Mary, b. 20 July 1642 ; 
Samuel, 19 Dec. 1644; Eliz. 3 Feb. 1647; Joseph, 6 Sept. 1651; 
Ephraim, 18 July 1653; Meletiah, 15 Sept. 1655; Elisha, 26 Dec. 
1657; Eleazer, 26 Apr. 1662, d. in few days; Bethia, 1 Aug. 1664; 
and John, perhaps bef. the last two. He was deac. and d. 16 Jan. 1692 ; 
and his wid. d. 14 Feb. foil. In hist, of Framingham, Barry, giv. the 
distrib. of est. 1697, shows, that Mary m. a Clark; Eliz. m. a Wheelock, 
but was then d. leav. childr. ; Meletiah, m. a Fisher, and was d. leav. 
childr. ; and Bethia m. a Colburn ; that Ephraim was d. leav. childr. 
and that Samuel, Joseph, Elisha, and John, as well as Mary and Bethia 
were liv. 

BULLIER, JULIAN, Saybrook, m. 15 Jan. 1666, Eliz. Brooks. He d. 
14 Jan. 1678, and his wid. m. 28 Apr. foil. James Fitzgerald. 

BULLIS, PHILIP, Boston, mariner, m. 3 Dec. 1663, Judith, d. of 
John Hart, wid. of Robert Ratchell, had Eliz. b. 19 Nov. 1664 ; John, 8 
Jan. 1669; Thomas, 3 Aug. 1671 ; and Rachel, 28 Sept. 1673; serv. in 
Gillam s comp. 1676, on Conn. riv. and next yr. was at B. 

BULLIVANT, BENJAMIN, Boston 1685, a physician from London, made 
atty.-gen. as being of noble fam. ace. John Dunton, wh. kn. him in L. 
act. under Andros, and on the outburst, Apr. 1689, was for his office 
imprison, yet did not after rem. I suppose he had brot, w. from Eng. 


and kn. that he had d. Hannah, bapt. 3 Jan. 168G, at O. S. ch. but there 
no other ment. of the name occurs, at least, neither he nor w. is in the 
print, list of mem. Easi. he assum. the Episcop. form of worship, and 
soon was one of the two first wardens of King s Chap. 

BULLOCK, DAVID (not OVID, as Baylies, II. 217, in str. pervers. gives 
it), was of Rehoboth 1GG8. EDWARD, Dorchester, came in the Elizabeth 
1635, aged 32, went home 1649, mak. his will 25 July of that yr. pro. 29 
Jan. 1657, giv. his prop. tow. for her life, and after to his d.-in-law Han 
nah Johnson, and appoint. Humphrey Atherton, Augustine Clement, and 
George Weeks trustees for its purposes. But wh. the resid. legatee was, 
is not to be ascert. and the testator did not ret. ERASMUS, Newport 
1638, had gr. of ho. lot in Boston that yr. but, tho. he had resid. fiveyrs. 
at B. the spirit of his party carr. him to the refuge of his antinom. 
friends. HENRY, Charlestown, came in the Abigail 1635, a husbandman 
from.. Co. Essex, aged 40, with w. Susan, 42, and ch. Henry, 8, wh. d. 
1657 ; Mary, 6 ; and Thomas, 2 ; rem. after 1638, to Salem, there had 
gr. of Id. 1643, and 2 Dec. 1663 ; and d. 27 of same mo. JOHN, Provi 
dence, in May 1682 took o. of alleg. JOHN, Salem 1680, perhaps s. of 
Henry, was favor, bee. in the preced. Ind. war he had been crippled. RICH 
ARD, Rehoboth 1643, rem. soon after 1644, and was freem. of May 1646, 
tho. it is not seen of what town he was inhab. again rem. to Newtown, 
L. I. a. 1656, but went soon back to R. and there d. 1667. SAMUEL, 
Rehoboth, m. 12 Nov. 1673, Mary Thurber, wh. d. 4 Oct. foil, when d. 
Mary was b. and he m. 26 May 1675, Thankful Rouse, had Thankful, 
b. 1681. 

BULLY, NICHOLAS, Saco, constable 1664. 

BUMPASS, more often BUMPAS, or BUMPUS, EDWARD, Plymouth, 
came in the Fortune 1621, liv. on Duxbury side bef. 1634, but most of 
his days at Marshfield, had Faith, b. 1631; Sarah; John, 1636; Ed 
ward, 1638; Joseph, 1639 ; Jacob, 1644; Hannah, 1646; and, perhaps, 
Thomas ; was with the first purch. of Dartmouth 1652. Sarah m. Mar. 
1659, Thomas Durham. As the rec. of M. tells, that " Hannah, wid. of old 
Edward B. d. 12 Feb. 1693," and that Edward B. d. nine days bef. I 
presume, that this was her s. not her h. JACOB, Scituate, s. of the preced. 
m. 1677, Eliz. wid. of William Blackmore, had Benjamin, b. 1678 ; and 
Jacob, 1680. JOHN, Middleborough, br. prob. eldest, of the preced. had 
Mary, b. 1671; John, 1673; Samuel, 1676; and James, 1678; may 
have rem. and had more ch. some bef. these foil. b. at Rochester, Sarah, 
16 Sept. 1685 ; Edward, 16 Sept. 1688 ; and Jeremiah, 24 Aug. 1692. 
JOSEPH, Middleborough, s. of Edward, was first of Plymouth, there had 
Lydia, b. 2 Aug. 1669 ; Wybra, 15 May 1672 ; Joseph, 25 Aug. 1674 ; 
Rebecca, 17 Dec. 1677; James, 25 Dec. 1679; Penelope, 21 Dec. 

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1681; Mary, 12 Aug. 1684; and Mehitable, 21 Jan. 1692. THOMAS, 
Barnstable, br. perhaps, of the preced. m. Nov. 1679, Phebe, d. of John 
Lovell, had Hannah, b. 28 July 1680; Jane, Dec. 1681, bapt. 5 July 
1696; Mary, Apr. 1683; Samuel, Jan. 1685; Thomas, May 1687; 
Sarah, Jan. 1689; Eliz. Jan. 1691; Abigail, Oct. 1693; the last six, 
with ano. ch. John, all bapt. 21 June 1696; and Benjamin, 27 Mar. 
1703. The name is an easy pervers. from the French, Bon pas. Descend. 
are very num. 

BUMSTEAD, EDWARD, Boston, freem. 13 May 1640, had Joseph, b. 
1653. JEREMIAH, Boston, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. d. 27 Feb. 1709, 
aged 72. || THOMAS, Roxbury, as says the ch. rec. " came to this Id. 
July 1640, brot. two small ch. Thomas, and Jeremiah," and adds, "his 
d. Hannah, b. 25 Jan. 1641," tho. town rec. has it, 20 Jan. 1639. By w. 
Susanna he had Mary, bapt. at R. 24 Apr. 1642, and rem. to Boston, 
there had Joseph, bapt. 24 Nov. 1644, " a. 7 days old ; " Mercy, 20 Jan. 
1650 ; and Joseph, again, 23 Oct. 1653 ; was of ar. co. 1647, and d. 22 
June 1677. Winth. in his Hist. II. 203, ment. remark, preserv. of the 
life of one of his ch. His will of 25 May bef, his d. names ch. Jeremy ; 
Hannah, wh. m. 18 Apr. 1659, Thomas Shearer, or Sherwood; Mary, 
w. of Ambrose Dawes ; and Mercy, w. of Samuel Bosworth. 

BUNCE, THOMAS, Hartford 1636, serv. next yr. in the Pequot war, 
had, prob. by a d. of capt. Thomas Bull, under wh. he had act. in that 
war, ch. Thomas ; John ; Sarah, wh. m. John White of Hatfield, and, 
next, Nicholas Worthington; Mary, b. 17 Sept. 1645, wh. m. Thomas 
Meakins of Hatfield, and, next, John Downing ; and Eliz. wh. m. Jacob 
White of Hartford, br. of John bef. nam. 

BUND Y, JOHN, Plymouth 1643, rem. to Boston, by w. Martha had 
Martha, b. 2 Nov. 1649 ; and Mary, 5 Oct. 1653. He liv. after, prob. 
at Taunton, there his d. Patience d. 27 Mar. 1665 ; and he had James, 
29 Dec. 1664; and Sarah, 4 Mar. 1669. His w. d. 1 May 1674; and 
Mary m. 5 Jan. preced. unless the better date be 1675. JOHN, Taunton, 
s. perhaps, of the preced. m. 9 Jan. 1677, Ruth Surney of Mendham 
(unless so strange a name be writ, for Turney), had John, b. 6 Oct. foil. ; 
Joseph, 1 Jan. 1680; and Edward, 13 Aug. 1681. SAMUEL, Taunton, 
perhaps br. of the preced. had Samuel, b. 4 Oct. 1670. 

BUNKER, BENJAMIN, Maiden, s. of George, ord. 9 Dec. 1663, d. 2 
Feb. 1670. That he well fill, his post of duty, tho. never m. (as seems 
to be essential to the charact. of a N. E. min.) we may be confid. for the 
long and lamenta. verses of his senior collea. Michael Wigglesworth, 
reveal no tendency to fiction. GEORGE, Charlestown 1634, freem. 4 
Mar. 1635, as a support, of Wheelwright, he was disarm. Nov. 1637, yet 
in May foil, the Gen. Court made him constable of C. and by the end of 

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a yr. he had gr. from the same power of fifty acres, so we may not doubt, 
that he was convinc. of the errors in doctrine that had misled him. By 
w. Judith (wh. prob. he brot. from Eng. with his s. John) he had Ben 
jamin, bapt. 20 Sept. 1635, II. C. 1G58, bef. ment. ; Jonathan, 8 Apr. 
1638 ; and she d. 10 Oct. 1646. For sec. w. he took Margaret, wid. of 
deac. Edward Howe of Watertown, and he d. in 1664 or 5, for 4 Oct. of 
that latter yr. was pro. his will, made 12 May preced. In latter yrs. he 
rem. to Maiden, but he own. bef. and after, the summit of that hill of 
glory bear, his name. His eldest s. John, with the other two s. ds. Mary, 
Martha, and Eliz. surv. Eliz. m. Edward Burt. GEORGE, Ipswich, s. 
of William, a Huguenot in Eng. liv. at Topsfield after m. with Jane 
Godfrey, and there was drown. 26 May 1658. His wid. gave inv. of 
300. 20 June foil. At the date of his d. the ch. were Eliz. aged 12; 
William, 10 ; Mary, 6 ; Ann, 4 ; and Martha, 1 and J. His wid. soon 
m. Richard Swain, went to Nantucket with those ch. and she d. 31 Oct. 
1662, the earliest, in rec. of d. on that isl. Ann m. Joseph Coleman. 
JAMES, Dover 1653, had James, and perhaps Joseph, and John, and d. 
1698. JOHN, Maiden, eldest s. of George the first, b. in Eng. a. 1632, m. 16 
Sept. 1655, Hannah Miller, had Hannah, b. Oct. 1656, d. young; Mary, 29 
Dec. 1658 ; John, Jan. 1661, d. in few days ; John, again, May 1662 ; Ed 
ward ; and Joseph, Feb. 1666 ; andd. 10 Sept. 1672 ; in his will, made the 
same day, names eldest s. John, eldest d. Mary, s. Edward, and Joseph, 
and d. Hannah, wh. m. 2 May 1689, as his sec. w. Samuel Newman of 
Rehoboth. JOHN, Portsmouth or Dover, s. of James, was one of the 
many wh. in 1690, desir. Mass, jurisdict. to be stretch, over N. II. 
JONATHAN, Charlestown, s. of George of the same, m. 30 Jan. 1663, 
Mary Howard, and d. 2 June 1678, as tells the gr.stone, but rec. says 
1677. He prob. had fam. yet not to be found on rec. WILLIAM, Tops- 
field, s. of George of the same, was nam. for his gr.f. in Eng. and after d. 
of his f. and m. of his mo. again, was carr. by her to Nantucket in 1658, 
m. 11 Apr. 1669, Mary, d. of Thomas Macy, founder of that settlem. 
had George, b. 22 Apr. 1671 ; John, 23 July 1673; Jonathan, 25 Feb. 
1675 ; Peleg, 1 Dec. 1676 ; Jabez, 7 Nov. 1678 ; Thomas, 8 Apr. 1680 ; 
and Benjamin, 28 May 1683 ; and d. 1712. 

BUNN, or BUNNE, EDWARD, Hull, had, prob. by first w. that d. Eliz. 
wh. m. Oct. 1673, Joseph Howe of Boston ; but for sec. w. m. 20 Aug. 
1657, Eliz. Mason ; and d. soon after mak^ his will of 14 Apr. 1673, in 
wh. he names only w. Eliz. cous. Sarah, James Mason, and Samuel Lee. 
He was one of the earliest sett, of Nantasket, his right being ackn. in 
1642, bef. it got the name of Hull. MATTHEW, Hull, by w. Esther had 
Matthew, b. 9 June 1659; Nathaniel, 23 Mar. 1664; and Esther, 2 
Nov. 1665. It has been sometimes thot. that this name was the same as 

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Binney ; but no evidence appears. The fam. of two syl. was early at 
the same town, and it may be, that some ambitious possessor of the 
shorter name may have stretch, it. 

BUXXILL, BENJAMIN, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 7 Apr. 1657, was, 
perhaps, s. of William, and a propr. 1685. WILLIAM, New Haven, an 
early inhab. m. Ann, d. of Benjamin Wilmot, wh. in his will of 7 Aug. 

1669, speaks of the four ch. of his d. as heirs of pt. of his small est. so 
Ihat it may be inf. that both d. and h. were d. 

BURBANK, CALEB, Rowley 1691, may have been s. of John. JOHN, 
Rowley, freem. 13 May 1640, in his will of 5 Apr. 1681 (as Coffin finds, 
Geneal. Reg. VI. 245), names w. Jemima, ch. John, Caleb, and Lydia. 
JOHN, Haverhill, perhaps s. of the preced. m. 15 Oct. 1663, Susanna, d. 
of Nathaniel Merrill, rem. a. 1680 with sev. ch. to Suffield, where his w. 
d. 1690 ; and tho. he had sec. and third w. yet no more ch. The name 
in that neighb. is com. JOSEPH, came, 1635, in the Abigail from London, 
aged 24, when at the custom ho. it was writ. Borebancke ; but where he 
sat down is unkn. 

BURBEEN, JOHN, Woburn, a tailor, came from Scotland, it is said, m. 
16 Apr. 1660, Sarah Gould, had Mary, b. 2 July 1661 ; John, 9 Aug. 
1663; James, 15 May 1668 ; and perhaps no more, for his w. d. 14 May 

1670. He d. 8 Jan. 1714. Joseph, and Paul, gr. at H. C. of the yrs. 
1731 and 1743, liv. to ad vane, age, yet prob. this name is extinct in N. E. 

BURCH, GEORGE, Salem, by w. Eliz. had Mary, b. 30 Nov. 1659, d. 
young; Eliz. 4 June 1662; John, 28 May 1664; Mary, again, 26 Sept. 
1667; Abigail, 16 Aug. 1669; and George, 27 Apr. 1671; and d. 1 
Oct. 1672. JOSEPH, Dorchester 1671. 

BURCHALL, NATHAN, New Haven 1643, serv. of Robert Newman, 
sw. to fidel. 5 Aug. 1644. 

BURCHAM, EDWARD, Lynn 1636, freem. 14 Mar. 1639, was elk. 
of the writs 1645, went home 1656, and I kn. not whether he came back. 
His d. Frances m. 8 June 1660, Isaac Willy. 

BURCHARD, or BURCHER, EDWARD, Plymouth, came in the Ann, 
1623, perhaps had w. as two sh. in div. of Id. next spr. were giv. but he 
d. or rem. for in div. of cattle, 1627, he took no pt. THOMAS, see 

BURCHSTED, JOHN HENRY, Lynn, a German physician from Silesia, 
says Lewis, 134, m. 24 Apr. 1690, Mary, wid. of Nathaniel Kirtland, 
had Henry, b. 3 Oct. foil, and d. 20 Sept. 1721, aged 64. The s. foil, the 
same profess, but I kn. no more of him. 

BURDEN, FRANCIS, Portsmouth, R. I. among freem. 1655. GEORGE, 
Boston, shoemaker, came in the Abigail 1635, aged 20, was adm. of the 
ch. 9 Jan. 1637, and freem. 17 May foil, next Nov. disarm, for heresy, 

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yet not driv. away, by vv. Ann had Thomas, b. 1 Apr. 1 G37, d. very 
soon; Eli.sha, bapt. 3 Feb. 1G39 ; Ezekiel, b. 25 Mar. 1G41 ; Joseph, 
and Benjamin, tw. b. 21 Apr. 1643, both d. soon, but Joseph was bapt. 
30 of that mo.; Hannah, 4 May 1645, "a. 20 days old;" and prob. 
others, At Braintree he had lot, 1G39, for five heads, so that he must 
have had two serv. or apprent. But he went home with w. and ch. after 
mak. his will 15 Oct. 1652, wh. was pro. here 30 Apr. 1657. ROBERT, 
Lynn, m. a. 1650, Hannah, d. of William Witter, if we obey the au 
thority of Coffin in Geneal. Reg. VI. 245, but both names are wrong 
there, Witter means Winter, and Burden stands for Burditt, wh. see. 
Greater mistakes may be seen in other copies from early rec. by other 
collectors. WILLIAM, Duxbury, or Marshfield, is well seen in Barden. 

BURDICK, or BURDICT, BENJAMIN, Westerly, s. of Robert of the 
same, in his will of 25 Apr. 1736, names w. Jane, and s. Peter, Benja 
min, John, David, William, Elisha, ds. Mary Lewis, and Rachel Sisson. 
ROBERT, Newport, made freem. 22 May 1655; rem. to Westerly bef. 
1661, m. Ruth, d. of Samuel Hubbard of N. had Robert, Hubbard, 
Thomas, Benjamin, and Samuel, beside Naomi, wh. m. Jonathan Rogers ; 
Tacy, wh. m. Joseph Maxson ; Ruth, wh. m. John Phillips ; and Deborah, 
wh. m. Joseph Crandall ; and d. 1692. THOMAS, Westerly 1680, s. of 
Robert. This name is oft. confound, with Burditt. 

BURDITT, or BURDETT, GEORGE, Salem 1635, came from Yarmouth, 
Co. Norfk. where by pop. elect, he had preach, two yrs. but leav. w. and 
childr. at home in distress, was in gr. esteem at S. freem. 2 Sept. 1635, 
had gr. of Id. and preach, there near two yrs. and in 1637 or 8, went to 
Dover, there had much quarrel, and thence to York, and was forced to 
go home at last. Winthrop is large in reprobat. of him, Hubbard is 
strong ; and the crim. proceed, of Cts. under Gorges governm. for adul 
tery and other charges, make it plain that N. E. was not the right place 
for him. ROBERT, Maiden, m. Nov. 1653, Hannah Winter, had Thom 
as, b. Sept. 1655; Hannah, Nov. 1656 ; Joseph; Mary; Sarah; and 
Ruth, in May 1666 ; and he d. 16 June of next yr. by will of the same 
day ment. the w. and ch. and provid. also for ano. unb. THOMAS, Mai 
den, eldest s. of the preced. by w. Hannah had Thomas, b. 13 Jan. 1683 ; 
Eliz. 19 Aug. 1686, d. young; Eliz. again, 28 Aug. 1688; and by w. 
Eliz. had Mary, 25 Dec. 1690 ; and John, 8 May 1693. His w. d. 26 
Jan. 1718, aged a. 65, and he d. 20 Jan. 1729, in 74th yr. by gr.stone. 

BURDSALL, HENRY, Salem, freem. 2 May 1638. 

BURDSIE, the same as Birdseye ; and here I supply some deficiency in 
that article. The contr. of m. with Alice, wid. of Henry Tomlinson, to wh. 
in his will JOHN B. refers, was of 8 Oct. 1688. He d. a. 1694, aged 74. 
By his first w. Philippa he had John, b. at Stratford, Mar. 1641, and Jo- 

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anna, Nov. 1642. So it is clear, that he rem. from Milford to S. earlier by 
some yrs. than Trumbull, in his Hist, suppos. Joanna m. 28 Dec. 1664, 
Timothy Wilcockson. JOHN, Stratford, s. of the preced. m. 11 Dec. 
1669, d. prob. youngest, of William Wilcockson, had Hannah, b. Feb. 
1671; Mary, Nov. 1675; Mary, May 1678, d. next yr. ; Abel, Nov. 
1679 ; Joseph, Feb. 1682 ; and Dinah, 1688. He d. 1697, and his wid. 
d. 20 Sept, 1743, aged 92. Joseph was f. of Rev. Nathan, wh. was b. 8 
Aug. 1714, so that the venerable man was a little older than was said in 
my acco. of Birdseye. 

BURFEE, EDMUND, Boston, had w. Mary, wh. d. 15 Aug. 1658. 

BURGE, GILES, Dorchester 1682. JACOB, Sandwich, s. of Thomas 
the first, m. 1 June 1660, Mary Nye, d. prob. of Benjamin of the same, 
had Samuel, b. 8 Mar. 1671; Ebenezer, 2 Oct. 1673; and Jacob, 18 
Oct. 1676. JOHN, Chelmsford, m. 9 June 1662, Mary, wid. of Isaac 
Larned, eldest d. of Isaac Stearns, as Allen, Hist, of C. 169, tells; and 
in June 1676, m. Jane, wid. of John Gornell, wh. d. 4 Apr. 1678 ; and 
he d. 22 Oct. foil. JOHN, Yarmouth, s. of the first Thomas, m. 8 Sept. 
1657, Mary Worden, prob. d. of Peter the sec. of the same, had John, 
Thomas, Joseph, Samuel, Jacob, Martha, and four other ds. JOSEPH, 
Sandwich, br. prob. youngest, .of the preced. had Rebecca, b. 17 Jan. 
1667; Dorothy, 12 Nov. 1670, wh. d. prob. at 16 yrs.; Joseph, 18 Nov. 
1673; and Benjamin, 5 May 1681. * THOMAS, Lynn, rem. 1637, to 
Sandwich, with fam. there may have add. to the ch. carr. with him only 
Joseph, and perhaps Jacob. He was of the chief men, rep. 1646 and 
after; d. 27 Feb. 1685, presum. to be 82 yrs. old. His d. Eliz. m. 12 
Feb. 1652, Ezra Perry. THOMAS, Sandwich, s. prob. eldest, of the 
preced. perhaps b. in Eng. m. 8 Nov. 1648, Eliz. Basset, d. of William, 
one of ihejfirst comers, was divorc. 10 June 1661, and rem. to R. I. and 
at Newport was resid. 1671, hav. w. Lydia. 

BURGESS, or BURGISS, sometimes BURGES, ABRAHAM, took pass. 11 
Apr. 1679 in the William and John from London for N. E. but whether 
he ever reach, our shore, or what bee. of him, is unkn. FRANCIS, Bos 
ton, by w. Joyce had Benjamin, b. 11 Oct. 1654. One Francis, possib. 
his s. was of Moseley s comp. in the campaign of Dec. 1675. JAMES, 
Boston, came, prob. in the Hopewell, capt. Bundocke, from London 
1635, aged 14, m. 19 Oct. 1652, Lydia Mead, d. of Gabriel, had John, b. 
1654; Benjamin, 1655; John, again, 21 Feb. 1657; and d. 27 Nov. 
1690. JOHN, Yarmouth 1678, is prob. mistak. for Burge. * JOSEPH, 
Rochester, possib. misspel. for Burge, was first rep. for that town in one 
of the last Gen. Cts. of Plymouth, i. e. 1689. RICHARD, Sandwich 
1643, as Coffin thinks, rem. to York 1660. ROBERT, Lynn 1655, m. 12 
Apr. 1671, Sarah Hall. ROGER, Boston, had w. Sarah, wid. of Wil- 

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liam King, d. of George Griggs, wh. d. 24 Nov. 1664. ROGER, Haver- 
hill, old eno. 28 Nov. 1677, to take o. of alleg. on enrolm. in the milit. 
* THOMAS, Duxbury 1637, next yr. rem. to Sandwich, was rep. 1646, 
and one or two yrs. more, was f. of Thomas, &c. as under Burge is told. 
THOMAS, Concord 1660. Of this name, in 1834, gr. at Brown and Yale 
have been five, and none at Harv. or Dart, yet two at II. and one at D. 
as monosyl. Burge, and no such at Yale. Hon. Tristram, Brown 1796, 
may dcsc. from Joseph, at least, was b. at Rochester. Very num. are 
the cases of modern turn, of one syl. to two. 

BURKBY, THOMAS, Rowley 1643. 

BURKE, JAMES, Hinghain. See Buck. RICHARD, Concord, had gr. 
of Id. 1686, at Stow, m. at Northampton, 1 Sept. 1687, perhaps as sec. 
w. Sarah, wid. of Nehemiah Allen, d. of Thomas Woodford, had John, 
b. 19 July 1689 ; but he had s. Richard and Jonathan long bef. 

BURLEIGH, RICHARD, Ipswich, a. 1690. Felt. Possib. he was s. of 
Giles Budley, wh. see. 

BURLINGHAM, or BURLINGAME, JOHN, Kingstown, R. I. s. of Roger, 
m. Mary, d. of Moses Lippit, and of him no more is kn. ROGER, 
Stonington 1654, Warwick 1660, by w. Mary had John, b. 1 Aug. 1664 ; 
and Thomas, 6 Feb. 1667, but nothing more is found of him, or w. 
or ch. exc. that his d. Mary m. 19 Dec. 1689, Amos Stafford, liv. 72 yrs. 
with him, had thirteen ch. as is said, was b. six days after him, and d. 
at equal distance, aged 97, some part of wh. may be true, but the news 
paper that ment. his (Stafford s) d. at 97, makes the wid. 92. Five 
yrs. discrepancy in a tradit. is not of high import. See Geneal. Reg. 
VIII. 368. THOMAS, Warwick, or Kingstown, s. of Roger, m. Martha, 
d. of Moses Lippit, as from wills of her f. and h. is gain, but I profit no 

BURLISSON, EDWARD, Suffield 1677, had John, Fearnot, Return, 
Mary, and Edward, and d. 1698. 

BURMAN, THOMAS, Barnstable, in his will of 9 May 1663, makes his 
w. Hannah extrix. names s. Thomas, Tristram, Samuel ; ds. Hannah, 
Desire, Mary, and Mehi table. 

BURN, JOHN, Plymouth 1651. RICHARD, Lynn, rem. 1637 to Sand 
wich. THOMAS, Marshfield 1648. WILLIAM, Duxbury 1638. 

BURNAP, ISAAC, Reading, s. of Robert, m. 8 Nov. 1658, Hannah 
Antram, perhaps d. of Thomas; d. 18 Sept. 1667, in his will of two 
days preced. names no w. or ch. but ment. f. Robert, brs. Robert, and 
Thomas, sis. Ann, and Sarah, and cous. Thomas B. JOHN, Reading, 
freem. 1691, as were JOSEPH, ROBERT, and THOMAS, all at the same 
time, of the same town. ROBERT, Reading, had, I think, been of Rox- 
bury, whither he brot. from Eng. Thomas, b. a. 1624, and Richard, 1627, 

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both, perhaps, liv. 1682. But the name in rec. of Roxbury, when he lost 
an inf. ch. 18 Nov. 1642, is Burnet, tho. it appears not again. The w. 
was there Margaret Davis; but by w. Ann at Reading he had Sarah, b. 
5 Nov. 1653; Robert, 28 Feb. 1658; and Mary, 17 June 1661; and 
this w. d. eight days after, and he took ano. w. 28 May 1662, Sarah . . 

BURNELL, JOHN, Salem 1665. ^ROBERT. Lynn 1690. SAMUEL, 
Boston 1676, s. of William of the sameJ TOBIAS, ^Portsmouth, came 
from Alphington, Co. Devon, went in Sept. 1673, to Barbados, and d. 
soon. WILLIAM, Boston, had John, Samuel, and Sarah, and the dispos. 
of his est. at Pulling Point, appears in his will of 16 Apr. 1660, abstr. 
in Geneal. Reg. IX. 230, and it is curious to collate this witli an earlier 
will of 5 Mar. of the same yr. in Geneal. Reg. X. 270, brot out by the 
exempl. dilig. of Mr. Trask. Both have refresh, evid. of his dread 
of Quakers. Yet a scruple is felt whether that will of Mar. were 
not a later draft ; if the legal reckon, of the yr. be foil, it must be 
so thot. and it was incomplete for want of witness. Hard is it, often to 
disting. this name from Burnett. 

BURNETT, or BURNIT, JOHN, Charlestown, m. 7 Apr. 1684, Mary 
Rice of Reading. ROBERT, Roxbury, may be Burnap, wh. see. THOM 
AS, Lynn, m. 3 Dec. 1663, Mary, d. of John Pearson, as Felt gives it in 
Geneal. Reg. V. 94. 

BURNHAM, BURNAM, or BURNUM, JEREMIAH, Dover 1680, s. of Rob 
ert, desir. 1690, protect, of Mass, jurisdict. to be extend, to the Prov. of 
N. H. JOHN, Ipswich, was 22 yrs. of age there in 1638. RICHARD, 
Hartford, s. of Thomas, iri. 11 June 1680, Sarah, d. of Michael Humfrey 
of Windsor, had Hannah, b. 1683; Rebecca, 1685; Mercy, bapt. 22 
Apr. 1688 ; .Mary, 18 May 1690 ; Richard, July 1692 ; Martha, 28 Oct. 
1694; Esther, 28 Mar. 1697; Charles, 30 July 1699; Susanna; and 
Michael, 1705. ROBERT, Boston, by w. Francis had Robert, b. 25 
Sept. 1647; Eliz. 27 Oct. 1651; and he rem. to Dover in 1657, or 
earlier, there had Robert, 21 Aug. 1664, the former s. Robert hav. d. 25 
Feb. prececl. In 1671 he was adm. freem. and in 1690 he desir. 
jurisdict. of Mass, again. His s. Samuel and Jeremiah are provid. for in 
his will of 12 June 1691, pro. 29 Sept. foil, of wh. w. Frances wasextrix. 
A slight error is seen in the name of resid. of this man, and ano. in the list 
of freem. 1671, Geneal. Reg. III. 241, Mr. Paige, reading the orig. MS. 
as abridgm. for Dorchester, wh. real, is Dover. SAMUEL, Dover 1686, 
s. of the preced. THOMAS, Ipswich 1647, prob. br. of John, m. Mary, 
d. of John Tuttle, had Ruth, b. 1 July 1657, d. same mo.; Ruth, again, 
23 Aug. 1658 ; Joseph, 26 Sept. 1660 ; Nathaniel, 4 Sept. 1662 ; Sarah, 
28 June 1664; Esther, 19 Mar. 1666; beside Thomas, John, James, 
Mary, Joanna, and Abigail ; and he d. 19 May 1694. He had serv. in 

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the Pequot exped. but whether it were, 1G3G, under Endicot, or the 
more effective one, 1G37, of Stoughton, is not told, tho. we may infer, it 
wan the earlier. His d. Sarah m. a Clark, wh. d. soon, and she next m. 
6 Aug. 1G84, Mesheck Farley. THOMAS, Springfield 1651. THOMAS, 
Ipswich, perhaps s. of Thomas the first, m. 13 Feb. 1GGG, Lydia Pingree, 
d. perhaps, of Moses, had Thomas, b. 19 Jan. 16G7; Phebe, 16 Mar. 
1668; Moses, 24 Jan. 1670; Lydia, 6 Dec. 1674; Aaron, 12 Sept. 
1676; Eleazer, 5 Sept. 1678; Abigail, 2 June 1680; Daniel, 4 Apr. 
1682; and Mary, 1685. His w. d. 14 Mar. 1689, and he d. 21 Feb. 
1728, aged 82. THOMAS, Hartford, rem. to Windsor, after mid. age 
prob. and d. 1G88, leav. Thomas, John, Samuel, William, and Richard 
(wh. all had fams.) beside four ds. Descend, are very num. THOMAS, 
Windsor, s. of the preced. m. 4 Jan. 1677, Naomi, d. of Josiah Hull of 
the same, had Thomas, b. 16 Apr. 1678 ; John, 22 May 1681 ; and these 
bapt. at Hartford, Sarah, 7 Mar. 1686; Naomi, 3 June 1688; Abigail, 
25 Mar. 1694; and Josiah, 6 Sept. 1696. THOMAS, Ipswich, perhaps 
neph. of Thomas the first, for hardly may he be thot. s. of Thomas the 
sec. of same, m. 16 Dec. 1685, Esther Bishop, and by sec. w. Susanna 
(wh. d. 27 May 1728), had Susanna, b. 29 Jan. 1693 ; Thomas, 12 Feb. 
1695 ; and Benjamin, 21 Dec. 1696. WILLIAM, Maiden, had Edward, 
b. Sept. 1657, but no more is kn. Of this name, in 1634, five had been 
gr. at Dart, three at Harv. and five at the other N. E. coll. 

BURNS, EDWARD, Hingham, freem. 1666. LAWRENCE, Marblehead 

BURNYEAT, JOHN, Newport 1672, trans, apostle with George Fox. 
THOMAS, Providence 1666, may have been br. of the preced. at least in 

BURPH, possib. BDRFEE, STEPHEN, Rehoboth, in Col. Rec. said to 
have m. 29 May 1674, Eliz. Perry, by me would be regard, so strange a 
name as almost to invite invasion of conject. upon those sacred premises 
where no error can be suppos. It may have been Burpee, tho. I had 
not bef. heard of the name so early in N. E. 

BURR, BENJAMIN, Hartford, an early sett, had two s. Samuel, the 
elder (made freem. with his f. 1658), and Thomas, b. 26 Jan. 1646, and 
two ds. Mary, wh. m. 15 Jan. 1657, Christopher Crow, and, next, Josiah 
Clark, and Hannah, wh. m. Andrew Hillier, all liv. at the time of his d. 
1681, and he may have had others. His wid. Ann d. 31 Aug. 1683. 
DANIEL, Fairfield, freem. 1668, s. of Jehu the first, had m. 11 Dec. 
1678, Abigail, d. of Henry Glover of New Haven, and took sec. w. Elinor, 
wh. present, inv. of his prop. 1695, so that it can safely be infer, that he 
was then d. but whether he had ch. by either is not kn. DANIEL, Fair- 
field, s. of Jehu the sec. left wid. Eliz. and ten ch. to div. his est. (which 


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was quite large), ace. inv. of 14 July 1727. Of six s. we may judge 
the order of success, in age to concur with the arrangem. at pro. office, 
Jehu ; Stephen ; Peter; David ; Moses, Y. C. 1734 ; and Aaron, Y. C. 
1735 ; and more confid. can we presume, that sev. of the ds. Hannah, 
Mary Wheeler, Eliz. Hull, and Jane Sherwood were b. bef. sev. of the s. 
I wish the hs. of the m. ds. could be respectiv. assign. Moses and Aaron 
were minors ; and their brs. Stephen and Peter were several, made 
guardns. Nine of these ch. had ea. 545. and double that sum was sh. 
of the eldest s. The youngest s. Aaron, b. 4 Jan. 1717, was the disting. 
good man, presid. of N. J. coll. f. of the more disting. (but not as a good 
man), Aaron of N. Y. the great manager of the polit. change for our country 
in 1800, wherein he was made third Vice-Presid. of the U. S. * JEHU, 
Roxbury 1630, came, prob. in the fleet with Winth. req. adm. as freem. 
19 Oct. of that yr. and was sw. 18 May foil. Of his w. the bapt. name 
is not seen, tho. she was, at the same time with h. mem. of the ch. He 
was a carpenter, appoint, in 1 633, by the Col. governm. to see to " the 
bridges betw. Boston and Roxbury," wh. suggests interest, queries in our 
topogr. In 1636 he rem. with Pynchon to the foundat. of Springfield, 
and for that town, not suppos. to belong to Mass, in 1 638, was 
Hartford; and soon after went to Fairfield, of wh. he was rep. 1641, 5, 
and 6, prob. d. soon after. Four s. Jehu, John, Daniel, and Nathaniel, 
are kn. and perhaps he had not other ch. How easy mistakes occur in , 
read, ancient MS. is well exhibit, in this man s case. Copy from entr. in 
Col. rec. 1630 and 1631, of his name, print, in my list of freem. as 
Appndx. to Winth. II. 361, giv. it John ; and the well-practis. eyes of 
Pulsifer, transcrib. for the Antiq. Soc. of Worcester, and the more 
scrupulous Paige, in the Reg. of N. E. Hist. Genealog. Soc. III. 90 and 
1, were equal, deceiv. and even Felt, wh. had giv. so many yrs. of his 
life to those rec. fell under the same delusion ; while, to immortalize the 
wrong, it is assert, by Trumbull, in Conn. Col. Rec. I. 12. In read, the 
sec. and fourth letters of this bapt. name, not one in a thousand experts 
would be likely to differ from us, as John appears in the reverse pro 
portion to Jehu. Yet from the unusual distinctness of the Roxbury ch. 
rec. wh. I have examin. and the concur, later ones at Springfield and 
elsewhere, all doubt is dispel. Trumbull, in his Index, correct, the error 
of his text ; and the 1853 Ed. of Winthrop s Hist. II. 441, has giv. the 
true name. * JEHU, Fairfield, s. prob. eldest, of the preced. perhaps b. 
in Eng. m. Mary, d. of Andrew Ward, had sev. ch. certain. Daniel and 
Esther, in the will 1665 of their Ward. But other ^hildr. he 
had, prob. some by this w. and some by ano. w. Esther, wid. of 
Joseph Boosy. He was a promin. man, rep. 1659, 60, and after 
junct. of Conn, with N. H. sev. yrs. In Philip s war he was capt 

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trust, as one in a commissn. with gr. powers; and d. prob. in 1G92, as 
the inv. of his est. was made 31 Oct. of that yr. The will ] of 11 Jan. 
1G90 names ch. Daniel; Peter, II. C. 1G90 ; Samuel; Esther; Eliz. ; 
Sarah ; Joanna ; and Abigail (of wh. some were minors) ; beside Mary, 
wh. had m. Samuel Wakeman, and was d. leav. ad. * JOHN, Fairfield, 
br. of the preced. perhaps b. after his f. came to Roxbury, was adm. 
freem. of Conn. 1664, rep. 1666, and with his br. Jehu, 1670, and more 
yrs. was major, and d. 1694. His w. was, it is said, Sarah Fitch, but 
whose d. she was is not told, and for the ch. in partial default of rec. we 
must accept his will, nam. John, b. 2 May 1673 ; David; Samuel, 2 
Apr. 1679, II. C. 1697; Jonathan; Sarah, 25 July 1675; Mary, 19 
Aug. 1683 ; and Deborah ; the last two unm. Joseph, b. 21 June 1677, 
and EbenezeT, 7 Feb. 1682, d. bef. their f. The wid. Sarah, in her will, 
of 8 June 1696, names only the ds. Sarah Chauncy, wh. m. 29 June 
1692, Rev. Charles of F., Mary, Deborah, and s. Samuel. JOHN, 
Hingham, s. of Simon, m. 24 Dec. 1685, Mary, d. of John Warren of 
Boston, and d. 8 Dec. 1716, aged a. 57, and his wid. d. 5 June 1742, 
aged 78, as the gr.stones tell. JONATHAN, Dorchester, b. at Redgrave 
in Co. Suff k. it is said, bred at Corpus Christi, in Cambridge Univ. where 
he took his degr. 1623, and 1627, was rector of Rickingshall, in his 
native Id. but was silenc. by his primate, Laud, and came with w. Frances, 
and three young ch. to this asylum 1639. In the sec. foil, winter he was 
call, to be collea. with Mather, but d. 9 Aug. 1641, aged 36, leav. Jona 
than, H. C. 1651 ; John ; and Simon, wh. were b. in Eng. and Mary, b. 
a. 1640, at D. wh. m. Zechariah Long of Charlestown, and d. 2 Aug. 1681. 
Of John, and Simon, as nothing is relat. it may be infer, that both d. 
early ; but the mo. m. a. 1 643, Hon. Richard Dummer of Newbury, 
outliv. him, and d. 19 Nov. 1682, aged 70. Winth. II. 22, and Magn. 
III. 78. JONATHAN, Hingham, s. of the preced. was a physician, of wh. 
we kn. only, that he accomp. the forces in the crusade of Sir William 
Phips against Quebec, and d. of smallpox, 28 Nov. 1690. Nothing is 
seen of w. or ch. NATHANIEL, Fairfield, s. of Jehu the first, freem. 
1664, had m. Sarah, d. of Andrew Ward, as his wid. s will, of 1665, 
names this d. and her two ch. Sarah, and Nathaniel. Both these ch. d. 
bef. the f. wh. had sec. w. Ann, and d. 26 Feb. 1712. His will of four 
days bef. names seven ch. viz. the dec. Nathaniel, wh. had left four ch. 
and John, Daniel, Esther, Ann Allen, Rebecca Sherwood, and Mary 
Labarre. PETER, Fairfield, s. of sec. Jehu, after leav. coll. taught a sch. 
two or three yrs. bee. a judge of the Sup. Ct. of Conn, and d. 1724, or 5. 
Good est. is exhibit, in his inv. of 18 Feb. of the latter yr. SAMUEL, 
Hartford, s. of Benjamin of the same, m. Mary, d. of John Baysey, wh. 
d. bef. her h. and he d. 29 Sept. 1682, leav. ch. Samuel, then aged 19 ; 

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John, 12; Mary, 10; Eliz. 7 ; and Jonathan, 4. SIMON, Hingham, 
perhaps br. certain, not s. of Rev. Jonathan, as Rev. Dr. Harris made 
him (wh. was also mistak. in the desc. of Aaron), had ch. Esther, \vh. 
d. 20 Dec. 1645; Henry, d. 14 Feb. 1647; Rose, d. June 1647; and 
Hannah, b. 7 Aug. 1646; and he d. bef. Mar. 1693, when Simon, and 
John, the only surv. ch. div. the est. mak. provis. (ace. the expres. but 
unwrit. will of their f.) for their niece, Hannah Hobart, d. of John, wh. 
had m. Apr. 1674 their sis. of the same name. SIMON, Fail-field, s. 
prob. of Jehu the first, unless there be error in his evid. giv. Feb. 1682, 
call, him a. 48 yrs. old. THOMAS, Hartford, younger s. of Benjamin, by 
w. Sarah had Thomas; Samuel; Benjamin; Joseph, bapt. 31 July 
1687; Jonathan, 19 June 1692; Ann, 11 Nov. 1694; Isaac, 4 July 
1697, Y. C. 1717 ; Daniel, 12 May 1700; Caleb, 20 Feb. 1704, prob. 
d. young ; and Sarah, 1708 ; beside Abigail, and Hannah ; and he d. 
1731, in his will nam. seven s. and four ds. Of this name, Farmer 
found, in 1829, seven gr. at Yale and four at Harv. 

BDRRAGE, BENJAMIN, Scarborough 1640, serv. of John Winter. 
JOHN, Charlestown 1637, freem. 18 May 1642, by w. Mary had Mary, 
bapt. 9 May 1641 ; Hannah, b. 14 Dec. 1643 ; Eliz. and Nathaniel, 28 
Dec. 1655, d. next yr. and his w. d. bef. this s. By sec. w. Joanna, wh. 
d. 25 Dec. 1689, aged 65, he had William, b. 10 June 1657, and Sarah, 
24 Jan. 1659; and he d. 1 Jan. 1678. Hannah m. 1662, John French 
of Billerica, as his sec. w. and Eliz. m. 15 Sept. 1668, Thomas Dean, 
wh. d. in few yrs. and she m. 12 Aug. 1680, John Poor. JOHN, Scar 
borough 1 640, br. of Benjamin, was that yr. in serv. of John Winter, 
was f. of William, and his wid. m. Thomas Hammatt. JOHN, Charles- 
town, perhaps s. of first John of the same, had Bethia, bapt. 26 May 
1661; Ruth, 5 Mar. 1665; and he d. 18 Jan. 1681. THOMAS, Lynn, 
by w. Eliz. m. 1687, had Eliz. John, Thomas, Mary, Bethia, and Ruth. 
*WILLIAM, Scarborough, s. of John of the same, was town elk. select 
man, rep. 1684, and, almost by compuls. was a preach, four yrs. succeed. 

BURRILL, EPHRAIM, Weymouth, s. of John, by w. Lydia had Lydia, 
b. 23 Apr. 1689 ; Mary, 23 May 1690 ; Samuel, 7 Oct. 1691 ; Ephraim, 
14 Feb. 1695 ; John, 12 Jan. 1698 ; and Sarah, 28 May 1699 ; perhaps 
more. FRANCIS, Lynn, s. of George, b. prob. in Eng. by w. Eliz. had 
(beside ch. b. bef. 18 Oct. 1653, when the will of its gr.f. refers to it), 
Eliz. b. 1 Dec. 1655; James, 21 Dec. 1657; Joseph, 18 Dec. 1659; 
Mary, 16 May 1661, d. young; Lydia, 13 June 1663; Hannah, 19 
May 1665; Mary, again, 7 Feb. 1668, 10 days; Deborah, 23 July 
1669, d. in few wks. ; Moses, 12 Apr. 1671; Esther, 15 Jan. 1674; 
Sarah, 11 Apr. 1676, d. same yr. ; and Samuel; and d. 10 Nov. 1704. 
GEORGE, Lynn 1630, was one of the richest plant, brot. prob. from Eng. 

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w. Mary, s. George, and Francis, here had John, b. 1G31 ; and both h. 
and w. d. 1653. Lewis. His will of 18 Oct. in that yr. pro. in June 
foil. ment. the three s. and ch. of Francis. GEORGE, Boston, s. of the 
preced. a cooper, m. Deborah, d. of Nicholas Simpkins, had George, b. 
13 Feb. 1G54; Samuel, 10 Jan. 1G5G; Sarah, wh. m. John Souther; 
wh. beside Abraham Gourden, are all nam. in his will of 4 Oct. 
1693, pro. 14 July 1G98, nine days after his d. JAMES, a soldier of 
Turner s comp. in Mar. 1G7G, I suppose, was s. of Francis of Lynn. 
Whether he surv. the campaign, or perish, with his capt. is unkn. JOHN, 
Roxbury 1G32, or earlier, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. July 1G34, wh. m. 
Richard Davis, and, next, Samuel Chandler, and d. Aug. 1GG5. He was 
a shoemak. rem. to Boston 1G48, or bef. and d. prob. in Feb. 1657. 
His will of 3 Aug. 1654 names only w. and d. * JOHN, Lynn, s. of 
George the first, m. 10 May 1656, Lois, d. of Thomas Ivory, had John, 
b. 15 Nov. 1658 (much disting. as town elk. 31 yrs. rep. 22 yrs. and 
speaker 10 yrs. of wh. Hutch. II. 234, says, the Ho. "was as fond as of 
their eyes," and couns. 1720, d. 10 Dec. 1721, leav. no ch.) was freem. 
1686, unless this was the son s date (the latest in the list bef. the usurpat. 
of Andros), a capt. rep. 1691, 2, and 7, and d. 24 Apr. 1703. Other 
ch. were Sarah, 16 May 1661 ; Thomas, 7 Jan. 1664 ; Ann, 15 Sept. 
1666 ; Theophilus, 15 July 1669 ; Lois, 27 Jan. 1672 ; Samuel, 20 Apr. 
1674, d. in few days; Mary, 18 Feb. 1677; and Ebenezer, 13 July 
1679, wh. was a valu. publ. serv. as rep. and couns. many yrs. and d. 6 
Sept. 1761, hav. had, by w. Martha Farrington, ten ch. of wh. were 
Ebenezer and Samuel, often reps, of their native town, and this younger 
Ebenezer was gr.f. of James, b. 25 Apr. 1772, at Providence, that bee. 
Ch. Just, of the Sup. Ct. of R. I. one of the ablest men the State ever 
had, and her senat. of the U. S. JOHN, Weymouth, by w. Rebecca had 
Thomas, b. 2 Feb. 1659; perhaps others, bef. Ephraim, 19 July 1664. 
Of this name, whether f. or s. was one serv. in the comp. of Isaac John 
son, Dec. 1675, prob. enga. in the deadly assault, when his capt. was k. 
JOHN, Weymouth, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. Mercy had Eliz. b. 
25 Sept. 1689 ; Thomas, 26 May 1692 ; John, 19 Feb. 1695 ; and per 
haps more. WILLIAM, New Haven, had Mary, b. 1650 ; and Ebenezer, 
1653. Of New Haven proprs. 1685, were John, and Samuel, unless 
the names on the rec. be read Burwell or Bunnill. 

BURRINGTON, WILLIAM, Portsmouth, R. I. by w. Jane had Abigail, 
wh. d. 4 Dec. 1711 ; and his s. Robert d. 11 Aug. 1728. 

BURRITT, JOHN, Stratford, s. of William, was propound, for freem. 
1671, and liv. 1698, and prob. many yrs. more, for his inv. of good est. 
was brot. by his neph. Josiah, Feb. 1727. lie was urim. STEPHEN, 
Stratford 1668, br. of the preced. m. 8 Jan. 1674, Sarah, d. of Isaac 


Nichols, wh. outliv. him, had Eliz. b. 1G75 - r William, 1677, d. young; 
Peleg, 1679 ; Josiah, 1681 ; Israel, 1687 ; Charles, 1690 ; and Ephraim, 
1693; d. early, 1698, his inv. of good est. being of 4 Mar. in that 
yr. the wid. and six. ch. to enjoy it. WILLIAM, Stratford, an early 
sett. d. 1651, leav. wid. Eliz. wh. surv. thirty yrs. and in her will of 
2 Sept, 1681 names s. Stephen, and John, and d. Mary Smith, as her ch. 
BURROWS, or BURROUGHS, || FRANCIS, Boston 1685, ar. co. 1686, a 
merch. from London, much commend, by John Dutton, for his kindness, 
in his Life and Errors. He m. for sec. w. 29 Dec. 1709, wid. Eliz. 
Heath, wh. had been w. of Thomas Gross ; and for her and four ds. of 
G. by her he made good provis. in his will short, bef. his d. and by her it 
is prob. he had no ch. as in it he ment. only ch. Sarah, wh. had in. capt. 
John Brown of Salem. GEORGE, Roxbury, bred at H. C. where he had 
his A. B. 1670, the most promin. victim of the diabolic, fanaticism of 
1692, was thot. by Farmer, at one time, s. of John of Salem, tho. he 
after suppos. that Jeremiah of Scituate might be his f. I can feel no 
doubt, however, that he was s. of that " Mrs. Rebecca Burrows, wh. came 
from Virg. that she might enjoy God in his ordinance in N. E." as 
apostle Eliot s rec. ment. her unit, with the ch. 19 July 1657, when her 
s. must have been quite young, and he was adm. to the same privilege 
12 Apr. 1674. Prob. his f. had d. in Virg. and we may hope, that the 
mo. also had gone to ano. world bef. the sad proof of pervers. of God s 
ordin. in her chos. refuge by the horrib. proceed, against her only ch. 
By w. whose name is not seen, he had Rebecca, bapt. 12 Apr. 1674, the 
same day of his join, the ch. and George, I think, 21 Nov. 1675, both at 
R. He preach, at Falmouth as early, in opin. of Willis, as 1674, but at 
the latest, in the summer of 1676, where for his good serv. he had gr. of 
200 acres, and when the Ind. destroy, that town, 11 Aug. of that yr. 
with surv. inhab. he escap. to Bangs s isl. in the harb. whence he wrote 
those details of the disast. sent by maj. Pendleton to the Gov. and 
Counc. at Boston. In Salisbury he had ano. ch. Hannah, b. by w. Han 
nah (perhaps not the first w.) 27 Apr. 1680, and was invit. Nov. foil, to 
preach at Salem vill. now Danvers, and there had Eliz. bapt, 4 June 

1682 ; but in a. two yrs. went E. to his former flock, certain, was at F. 

1683 ; and it may be fear, that dissatisf. at his leav. Danvers was a 
moving cause of his unhappy fate. On the sec. sack, of Casco by the 
Ind. 1690, he was again driv. to the W. and preach, at Wells, until a worse 
enemy, the gr. adversary, assail, him. He may have for short season 
renew, his engagem. at Salem vill. but on 8 May 1692, he was sent to 
Boston, charg. with offence of witchcr. kept nine wks. in prison, tried 3 
Aug. at Salem, and by Ct. unduly organiz. condemn, in few days, and 
hang, on 19 of that mo. Cotton Mather publish, for the entertainm. of 


the reader, as he terms it, an acco. of this tr. and execut. at \vh. latter 
he assist. In the Ann. of Salem, Felt relates, " after he was hung, C. M. 
believ. him to have been justly dealt with, and perceiv. the impression 
wh. his last words and appearance had made to the contra, endeav. to 
convince the peop. that no wrong had been done." One mo. from that 
day, Giles Cory suffer, punishm. on the same preposter. charge as B. 
but by the monstr. old common law requirem. was press, to d. for stand, 
mute under the indictm. This was the last, as well as the first, instance 
of such barbar. inflict. Mather was not, I think, present to witness this 
triumph over the devil in the enforc. silence of his victim by the 
ministers of the law. Had the sheriff invit. his aid, perhaps he would 
have declin. the advantage ; and we can hardly doubt, that the fact of 
the other sufferer being a min. and s. of the coll. in wh. the f. of M. then 
sat as Presid. exclud. all undue feel, of tenderness in many of the 
spectators, especial, in him wh. Calef tells us, rode on a horse to instr. 
the witnesses at the solemn scene. Tardy vindicat. in small degr. of this 
innoc. was made by the governm. on petitn. of his elder s. Charles, 
provis. in 1711, for his heirs. So late as 1774, his Id. at Falmouth, 
against wh. the formalit. of forfeit, had not been applied, was sold by 
George and Thomas B. of Newburyport, his descend. Of the ch. beside 
the four bef. ment. we hear of Mary, wh. m. and liv. at Attleborough, and 
Jeremiah, wh. was insane, possib. in conseq. of the treatm. of his f. but 
whether the last w. (a d. of Thomas Ruck), wh. surv. him, were sec. or 
third, is not told ; Rebecca liv. at Boston, w. of a Tolman, it is said ; 
George liv. at Ipswich ; Hannah, from tradit. was w. of a Mr. Fox, wh. 
liv. in Boston, near Barton s point ; and Eliz. m. Peter Thomas of Bos 
ton, progenit. of the late Isaiah of Worcester, LL. D. found, of the 
Ainer. Antiquar. Soc. See Farmer, in Mem. of Gr. of H. C. Geneal. 
Reg. I. 37, with copious refer. Hutch. Upham, and Willis. JAMES, 
Boston 1674, a tailor. JEREMIAH, Scituate 1647, m. May 1651, a 
Huet, perhaps d. of Thomas of Hingham, had Jeremiah, b. 1652; John, 
1653; Eliz. 1655; and Mary, 1657; and d. 1660. JEREMIAH, Scitu 
ate, eldest s. of the preced. had Jeremiah, but wh. was the w. or date of 
m. or b. of s. or d. of either h. or w. is not seen. JOHN, Salem 1637, 
was from Yarmouth, a cooper, com. that yr. in the Mary Ann, aged 28, 
with w. Ann, 40, unless the Westminster rec. from custom ho. of Y. be 
wrong. JOHN, New Haven 1 644, may be the same as him of Newtown, 
L. I. 1656. JOHN, New London, s. of Robert, m. 14 Dec. 1670, Mary, 
d. of John Culver, had John, b. 2 Sept. 1671; Mary, 14 Dec. 1672; 
Hannah, Oct. 1674; Margaret, 5 Oct. 1677; Samuel, 5 Oct. 1679; 
Robert, Sept. 1681 ; and Abigail, 10 Aug. 1682. JOHN, Enfield 1684, 
d. a. 1603, leav. wid. and ch. John, Hannah, and Sarah. ROBERT, 

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Wethersfield, ra. 1G45, Mary, wid. of Samuel Ireland, rem. to New 
London 1650, had John, and perhaps others, for descend, still liv. there ; 
and his w. d. Dec. 1672, and he in Aug. 1682. His success, spell. 
Burroughs, and most of the foregoing have, at times, done the same. 
WILLIAM, Providence 1641, came, perhaps, in the Susan and Ellen, 
1635, aged 19, was among freem. 1655, and liv. 1663, but w. or ch. 
are unkn. 

BURSELL, or BURSTALL, JAMES, Yarmouth 1643, d. Oct. 1676, leav. 
three ds. JOHN, Yarmouth 1643, perhaps b. of the preced. of wh. no 
more is kn. It may seem a strange name, and certain, is not now found. 

BURSLEY, BURSLEM, or BURSLIN, * JOHN, an early sett, at Weymouth 
reckon, some 3 or 4 yrs. among " old planters," and was soon after at 
Dorchester, req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 1630, and was sw. 18 May foil. 
When first nam. he is call. Mr. and was rep. 1636, m. at Sandwich, 28 
Nov. 1639, Joanna, d. of Rev. Joseph Hull of Barnstable, had fix. at 
Barnstable, and there was his d. Mary bapt. 30 July 1643 ; John, 22 Sept. 
1644, d. in few wks. ; Joanna, 1 Mar. 1646; Eliz. 25 Mar. 1649 ; and 
John, again, 11 Apr. 1652 ; beside the first ch. wh. d. sudden. 25 Jan. 1641, 
very young; prob. Temperance, wh. m. Dec. 1677, Joseph Crocker of 
B. ; and Jemima, wh. m. Shubael Dimmock, as sec. w. He was at Exeter 
1643 and 5, short time at Hampton, but of Kittery 1647-53, went back 
to the neighb. of Barnstable, there d. prob. 1660. His wid. bee. sec. or 
third w. of the first Dolor Davis. Mary m. 25 Apr. 1663, John Crocker ; 
and Eliz. m. Nov. 1666, Nathaniel Goodspeed, and, next, Oct. 1675, 
Increase Clap. JOHN, Barnstable, s. of the preced. m. Dec. 1673, Eliz. 
d. of sec. John Rowland of the same, had Eliz. b. Oct. 1674, wh. d. 
next yr. ; Mary, Oct. 1675, d. in few mos. ; John, 1 Mar. 1678 ; Mary, 
again, 23 May 1679; Jabez, 21 Aug. 1681 ; Joanna, 29 Nov. 1684; 
Joseph, 29 Jan. 1687; Abigail, 27 Aug. 1690; Eliz. again, 5 Aug. 
1692; and Temperance, 3 Jan. 1695. Descend, of his youngest s. 
enjoy to this day the est. of the first ancest. In Eng. a parish is nam. 

BURT, BENJAMIN, Deerfield, s. of David, m. 19 Oct. 1702, Sarah, d. 
of Daniel Belden, had Jonathan, and perhaps other s. DAVID, North 
ampton, s. of Henry, b. in Eng. one of the first sett, at N. m. 18 Nov. 
1655, Mary, d. of deac. William Holton, had David, b. 14 July 1656, 
k. by a cart 30 Aug. 1660; Jonathan, 1 May 1658, d. at 4 yrs.; 
Henry, 20 Aug. 1660; Mary, 18 Mar. 1663, d. at 3 yrs.; Sarah, 2 
May 1665; Hannah, 2 Sept. 1667, d. young; ^David, again, 25 Aug. 
1669, a soldier, tak. by the French and Ind. 9 Feb. 1690, from Schenec- 
tady to Canada, whence he never ret,; Jonathan, 5 Sept. 1671 ; Joseph, 
26 Sept. 1673 ; Mary, again, 3 May 1676; Ruth, Apr. 1677, says the 

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rec.prob.lG78 was meant; Benjamin, 17 Nov. 1680 ; and John, 29 
Apr. 1G82, k. by the Ind. up the riv. May 1709. He d. 1G90, and his 
wid. m. Joseph Root, and d. 1718. Sarah m. 1G88, Robert Porter, and 
d. next yr. ; Mary m. 14 Feb. 170G, as sec. w. Dr. Thomas Hastings of 
Hadley, and, next, m. Samuel Belden the younger; and Ruth m. 1710, 
Nehemiah Allen. EDWARD, Charlestown 1651, s. of George, by w. 
Eliz. d. of George Bunker, had Mary, b. 28 Sept. 1657; and got a 
patent to make salt, grant. 1G52, for ten yrs. by our Gen. Ct. GEORGE, 
Lynn 1635, d. 2 Nov. 1661, leav. George, wh. went to Sandwich; 
Hugh ; and Edward, bef. ment. Lewis. HENRY, Roxbury, had his ho. 
burn, for wh. loss the Gen. Ct. made a gr. to the town of 8. in Nov. 
1639 ; rem. to Springfield next yr. was there elk. of the writs (tho. rec. of 
the b. of his own ch. is not found), and d. 30 Apr. 1662. His wid. Ulalia 
d. 29 Aug. 1690, and of his ch. we kn. names for Jonathan ; David; 
Nathaniel; Sarah, wh. m. first, 1643, Judah Gregory, and, next, Henry 
"Wakley; Abigail, wh. m. first, 1644, Francis Ball; next, 1649, Benja 
min Mun, and bore him five ch. and next m. lieut. Thomas Stebbins, 
whose s. m. her d. Abigail; Mary, wh. m. 1654, William Brooks, and 
bore him eight s. and eight ds. ; Eliz. wh. m. 24 Nov. 1653, Samuel 
Wright, jr. ; Patience, wh. m. 7 Oct. 1667, John Bliss; Mercy, wh. m. 
17 Jan. 1667, Judah Wright ; Hannah, wh. m. 1659, John Bagg, and 
had ten ch. ; and Dorcas, wh. m. 28 Oct. 1658, John Stiles. The four 
last nam. of these eight ds. of course, were b. after his rem. to S. and in 
neither rec. of town nor ch. at R. is his name to be seen. A tradit. is 
preserv. that the mo. of these ch. " was laid out for d. in Eng. put into 
the coffin, but signs of life appear, at her funer. she recov. came to N. E. 
sett, at S. and here had nineteen ch." What degr. of credit may be 
yield, to this acco. quot. from Dr. Stiles, wh. was very benign, in hear, 
such chronicles, may well be ask. but the answer will prob. depend on 
the spirit, educat. and habits of the respond. HENRY, Northampton, s. 
of David, m. 1684, Eliz. d. of Alexander Alvord, had only Joseph, b. 1 
Dec. 1685 ; and Eliz. 2 May 1687, both mo. and ch. d. in few days. He 
m. 9 Dec. foil. Hannah, d. of Henry Denslow of Windsor, had Samuel, 
b. 8 Sept. 1688, wh. with the mo. d. next yr. and by third w. Mary had 
David, 17 July 1691 ; Ebenezer, 2 Feb. 1693; Mary, 24 Aug. 1694, d. 
soon; Mary, again, 9 Oct. 1695; Thomas, 26 Dec. 1697; Hannah, 1 
Aug. 1700; Eliz. 31 Mar. 1702, d. young ; and Noah, 17 Aug. 1707, 
wh. d. at 18 yrs. and the f. d. 26 Sept. 1735. HENRY, Springfield, s. of 
the first Jonathan, had for sec. w. 4 Apr. 1716 (the first being unkn. 
to me, as, also, is the point, whether she had issue) Deborah, wid. of 
Benjamin Alvord, d. of John Stebbins. HUGH, Lynn, br. of George, 
came, prob. in the Abigail 1635, aged 35, with w. Ann, 32, and Hugh, 
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15 ; and Edward, 8, perhaps his nephs. His will, of Dec. 1650, pro. 21 
of same, leaves some uncert. what HUGH he was, that was call. 70 yrs. 
old, or thereabouts, on giv. evidence Mar. 16G1 ; for one, call, of Lynn, 
jr. prob. s. of George, had Mary, b. 21 July 1647. JAMES, Newport, 
1639. JAMES, Taunton, prob. s. of Richard, had w. Ann, wh. d. 17 
Aug. 1665. Ano. JAMES of Taunton d. 10 June 1743, says the gr.stone, 
" aged a. 84 yrs." and the same evid. commemo. ano. James, perhaps his 
s. as d. 29 Mar. 1774, in 88th yr. This name is well perpet, JOHN, 
Springfield 1639, rem. soon. JONATHAN, Springfield, eldest s. of Henry, 
b. in Eng. m. at Boston, 1651, Eliz. Lobdell, had Eliz. b. 29 Dec. 1652, 
wh. m. 29 Jan. 1673, Vicary Sikes ; Jonathan, 12 Sept. 1654 ; Sarah, 4 
Sept. 1656, wh. m. 1675, Benjamin Dorchester, and, next, 1677, Luke 
Hitchcock; John, 23 Aug. 1658 ; Mercy, 7 Aug. 1661, wh. d. at 22 yrs. 
and Henry, 11 Dec. 1663 ; was a man of note, and deac. His w. d. 11 
Nov. 1684, and he m. 14 Dec. 1686, Deliverance, wid. of Thomas 
Hanchet, and d. 19 Oct. 1715. NATHANIEL, Springfield, younger br. 
of the preced. m. 15 Jan. 1663, Rebecca, perhaps d. of Richard Sikes, 
had Nathaniel, b. 18 Jan. 1664; Rebecca, 20 Dec. 1665; David, 20 
May 1668; John, 23 Aug. 1670; Sarah, 17 July 1673, d. soon; 
Sarah, again, Apr. 1675; Experience, 23 Jan. 1678, and Dorcas, 20 
Feb. 1681. His w. d. 28 Jan. 1712, and he d. 29 Sept. 1720. His 
resid. was in that pt. now Longmeadow. RICHARD, Taunton, one of the 
purch. 1639, was d. bef. 1675, had Richard and prob. James. Charity, 
w. or wid. of the younger, or elder Richard, d. 3 June 1711. Baylies, I. 
286, and II. 270 and 8. ROGER, Cambridge, by w. Susan had Samuel, 
b. 6 Feb. 1643. THOMAS, Salem, m. 18 Nov. 1672, Mary Southwick, 
but whose d. or wid. she was, is unkn. WILLIAM, Charlestown, one ,of 
capt. Moseley s comp. k. 19 Dec. 1675, in the gr. Narraganset fight. 
From the diverse spell, of this man s name, in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 242, 
and Drake s Hist, of Boston, 414, where it is giv. Bourle, some puzzle 
is rais. but whichever be correct, we kn. that Charlestown had but a 
single William on the roster for that campaign, and either form is not 
great pervers. Of this name, Farmer counts at N. E. and Union, and 
N. J. coll. fifteen gr. in 1834. 

BURTON, BONIFACE, Lynn 1630, freem. 6 May 1635, d. 13 June 
1669, "being a hundred and fifteen yrs. old," says John Hull s Diary, 
print, in the Transact, of the Amer. Antiq. Soc. III. 229, yet liable to a 
false construct, of the date. Of course, we doubt, some exaggera. is 
here; and in one of Sewall s interleav. Almanacs, that for 1673, two 
yrs. are deduct, as in Hutch. I. 269. Nearer to contempo. evid. must be 
the Diary, yet his s.-in-law overcame his usual reverence for "father 
Hull," and he would riot (with his habitual fondness for finding cases of 

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longev.) have subtract, a week without appar. authority. Had he boldly 
struck off a dozen more yrs. skeptics would agree or would rejoice with 
him. Yet B. was the oldest man, says Lewis, fondly, wh. ever liv. in 
Lynn. This kindly affect, writer, in a generat. nearer to his own, enjoy, 
the finding of a black woman of equal age in the same happy town. 
Well stricken in yrs. at his com. over, must Burton seem, and prob. he 
brot. some fam. or at least had little progeny here ; and careful scrutiny 
proves, in many such instances, that peop. past mid. life, after reach, 
our shores, grew old very fast. BONIFACE, Boston, perhaps s. perhaps 
gr.s. of the preced. d. 1GG7, from whose will, nam. only w. Frances, we 
infer, that he left no ch. and kn. that he gave nothing to the centenary, 
but that his largest bequest was ten shillings to Increase Mather. It is 
possib. that the testator was that very aged Lynn man, and the only one 
of so uncom. name. EDWARD, Charlestown 1633, rem. prob. to Hing- 
ham, there had gr. of Id. 1G47, and d. bef. 1G75, when convey, of it was 
giv. by his ch. of wh. I see no more. JOHN, Salem, a tanner, from 
1637 to 1684, when he d. hav. been worried for a Quaker, 1659, 60, 
and 1. See Felt. RICHARD, Charlestown, was exempt, in Oct. 1675, 
as one of the ferrymen, from milit. impressm. STEPHEN, Swanzey 
1683, m. 4 Sept. 1684, Eliz. only d. of Gov. Josiah Winslow, and 
strange is it, that we kn. so little of him. Prob. he was s. of Thomas, 
had for first w. Abigail, jd. of Gov. William Brenton of R. I. and 
in 1680 he join, with John Walley, Nathaniel Byfield, and Nathaniel 
Oliver, men of large est. and distinct, in puro.h. the Mount Hope est. seat 
of the gr. Sachem, Philip, from the Col. of Plymouth, assum. as fruit of 
their conq. and sett. Bristol. Next yr. he was made constable at Bos 
ton, with Paul Dudley, Adam Winthrop, Edward Raynsford, and Giles 
Dyer. THOMAS, Hingham 1G40, m. Margaret, d. of John Otis, had 
Hannah, bapt. 30 May 1G41 ; Phebe, 12 May 1644; Ruth, Aug. 1646, 
d. next yr. and Sarah, 13 May 1649 ; but it is said, that his d. Martha 
m. William Brenton, and if so, then she was by a former w. prob. b. in 
Eng. He was one of the gr. disturbers of our political state, as in 
Winth. Hist. II. 262, 302, may be read. Very curious manifesto of our 
Gen. Ct. contain, in the glorious Coll. of Hutch. 212, alludes to him as 
" an old grocer of London," and his perversity is imput. to " his age and 
some other infirmities." This hardly consists with the dignity of a legis 
lature ; and had the docum. been prepar. by the Assist, they might have 
ascrib. his heretical pravity in so factious desire of religious liberty to 
long resid. at Newport after 1639. WILLIAM, Warwick, m. Ann, or 
Hannah, d. of Jolm Wicks, had Susanna, wh. m. 11 Dec. 1684, sec. 
Samuel Gorton. Elder, and perhaps younger ch. he had, as Eliz. wh. 
in. 30 Oct. 1674, Thomas Hedger; Hannah, m. a Carpenter; John, b. 2 

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May 1G67; Elkanah, of wli. all that is told is his m. of a Clark; and 
Rose, wh. ra. a Fowler. Yet a sec. w. Isabel (d. of John Potter), long 
surv. him, and may have been mo. of one or more. His will was pro. 
25 June 1714. 

BURWELL, JOHN, Milford 1639, had Samuel, bapt. 11 Oct. 1640; 
Ephraim, 19 May 1644 ; Nathan, 1646 ; and Eliz. 1647 ; but he had, bef. 
com. to M. s. John, and Zechariah, perhaps both b. in Eng. and d. 17 Aug. 

1649. He was from Co. Herts, left wid. Alice, wh. m. next yr. Joseph Peck 
from New Haven, a single man, and she d. 19 Dec. 1666. JOHN, Milford, 
s. of the preced. had John, and two other ch. without name, and d. 1665. 
NATHAN, Milford, br. of the preced. m. 14 Jan. 1674, Temperance, d. 
of Richard Baldwin, had Alice, b. Dec. foil, and Temperance, bapt. 1676. 
SAMUEL, br. of the preced. in. perhaps, Sarah, d. of the first Benjamin 
Fenn, had Sarah, bapt. 1663 ; Samuel, 1665, d. soon; Samuel, again, 
1667; Joseph, 1676; and John, 1678; tho. possib. this last may have 
been s. of Nathan. He was among proprs. of New Haven 1685, as 
print, in Geneal. Reg. I. 157, but ano. copy of that list gives the name 
Bunnill, and I fear it has not seldom bee. Burrill in print. ZECHARIAII, 
Milford, s. of the first John, m. 1663, Eliz. Baldwin, but from the gr. 
host of that name, I am unable to select a f. for her. He soon rem. to 
Newark, N. J. 

BUSBY, I ABRAHAM, Boston, linen-weaver, s. of Nicholas, freem. 

1650, ar. co. 1647, m. 23 Sept. 1659, perhaps as sec. w. Abigail, wid. of 
Joseph Briscoe, and d. 20 Mar. 1687. NICHOLAS, Watertown, weaver, 
came from old Norwich to Boston 20 June 1637, then aged 50, with w. 
Bridget 53, and four ch. Nicholas, John, Abraham, and Sarah, was 
freem. Mar. 1638, selectman 1640, and 41, rem. to Boston 1646, con 
stable there 1649, and d. 28 Aug. 1657. His will of 25 July preced. 
giv. " all his books of physic " to eldest s. John, adds that he was then in 
Eng. all his books of divinity to Abraham, also ment. eldest d. Ann, w. 
of William Nickerson of Boston, weaver ; d. Catharine Savory ; youngest 
d. Sarah, w. of John Grout of Sudbury, \vh. had been w. of Thomas 
Cakebread ; and his gr.s. Joseph, s. of Nicholas, wh. was d. His w. 
Bridget surv. him 3 or 4 yrs. NICHOLAS, Boston, s. of the preced. b. 
in Eng. m. 1652, Martha, d. of John Cheney, the young wid. of Anthony 
Sadler, had Joseph, and d. bef. his f. 

BUSH, EDWARD, Salem, m. 17 Oct. 1665, Mary Hyde (spell, on the 
rec. Hidz, in most scrupul. conform, with sound), had Edward, b. 2 Sept. 
1667, d. in few mos. Again he m. 1 Aug. 1678, young wid. Eliz. Pit 
man, wh. long surv. had Eliz. b. 30 Apr. foil. ; Edward, again, 1 Mar. 
1682, d. soon; Ann, 25 Feb. 1683; Benjamin, 7 May 1685; Edward, 
again, 2 Aug. 1687; Estwick, 22 Mar. 1689, d. young; and Estwick, 


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again, 14 May 1693. JOHN, Cambridge, took o. of fidel. 1652, by w. 
Eliz. had Joseph, b. 16 Aug. 1654; Eliz. 14 Aug. 1657; Daniel, 4 
Apr. 1659 ; Abiah, 2 Mar. 1661 ; and Mary, 17 Nov. 1662 ; and d. 1 
Jan. 1663. JOHN, Wells, constable 1654, allow, to preach in 1662. 
JONATHAN, Springfield 1678, Enfield 1685, had ch. b. in both towns. 
JOSEPH, Newton, prob. s. of John, by w. Hannah had Lydia, b. 14 Sept. 
1692; and Zechariah, 26 Sept. 1696; perhaps Joseph; and d. 1723. 
His wid. d. 1736. RENOLD, RANDALL, or RANDOLPH, Cambridge 
1641, liv. on S. side of the riv. now Brighton, may have had w. and ch. 
but no certainty is attain. SAMUEL, Suffield 1679, Springfield 1686, at 
Westfield, by w. Mary, wh. d. 2 Aug. 1687, had Ebenezer, b. 9 days 
preced. and by sec. w. had Abigail, 12 June 1705 ; and he d. 7 May 
1733. Of this name, in 1834, three had been gr. at Yale, and three at 
Dart, none at Harv. as Farmer saw. 

BUSHELL, EDWARD, Boston, was a merch. 1676. A Ruth B. wh. 
came, at the age of 23, in the Abigail 1635, m. next yr. Edward 
Mitchelson of Cambridge. 

BUSHNELL, FRANCIS, Guilford 1639, d. 1646, had brot. from Eng. s. 
Francis, and d. Rebecca, that m. John Lord of Hartford, and d. very 
soon after her f. FRANCIS, Saybrook, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. had 
Samuel, and five ds. as is said; but I presume that Eliz. wh. m. 2 July 
1651, William Johnson, and Martha, wh. m. 1 Jan. 1664, Jonathan 
Smith of Wethersfield, are all that are kn. He was deac. and had favor 
of the Ind. (as in the will of Joshua, s. of Uncas, 1677, giv. him and 
others large tract of Id. is pro.) d. 4 Dec. 1681, aged 81. FRANCIS, 
Salem 1639, may be that carpenter, com. in the Planter, 1635, aged 26, 
with w. Mary, 26, and d. Martha, 1 ; but if he were, he rem. soon to 
pts. unkn. unless he be found at Norwalk, 1672. JOHN, Salem, a glazier, 
came in the Hope well, capt. Bundocke, 1635, aged 21, had gr. of Id. 
1637, but prefer, to live at Boston, where, by w. Jane, he had Dorothy, 
b. 19 Feb. 1652; Sarah, 24 Mar. 1655 ; Eliz. 30 Aug. 1657, and per 
haps others, certain. William ; and possib. at S. may have had Mary, wh. 
m. 3 Oct. 1657, George Robinson. JOHN", Saybrook, s. of John (but 
resid. of f. is not told, perhaps it was Eng.) m. 15 May 1665, Sarah, d. 
of John Scranton of Guilford, had John, b. 5 Mar. 1666; Sarah, 17 
Sept. 1668 ; Hannah, 10 Nov. 1670 ; Mary, 20 Feb. 1673 ; and Eliz. 23 
Dec. 1674. He was one of the devisees in the will of the s. of Uncas. 
JOSEPH, Norwich, eldest s. of Richard, m. 28 Nov. 1673, Mary, d. of 
Thomas Leffingwell, had Mary, b. 10 Mar. 1675 ; Joseph, 27 June 1677 ; 
Jonathan, 7 Oct. 1679 ; Daniel, 1681, d. soon ; Deborah, 21 Sept. 1682 ; 
Hannah, 8 Sept. 1684; Nathaniel, 12 Feb. 1686; Rebecca, 7 Mar. 
1688; Abigail, 21 July 1690; Rachel, 27 Oct. 1692; and Jerusha, 


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17 Nov. 1695. He d. 23 Dec. 174G, not, as in the careful Hist, of N. 
by error of the press, is giv. 1748. His vv. d. 31 Mar. 1745. RICH 
ARD, Saybrook, m. 11 Oct. 1648, Mary, d. of Matthew Marvyn, had 
Joseph, b. May 1651; Richard, Sept. 1652; Mary, Jan. 1655; and 
Maria, Mar. 1657. He d. early, and his wid. m. Thomas Adgate. Mary 
m. Sept. 1674, Thomas Leffingwcll, jr. RICHARD, Norwich, s. of the 
preced. m. 7 Dec. 1672, Eliz. d. of Thomas Adgate, had Ann, b. 4 Dec. 
1674 ; Caleb, 26 May 1679 ; Benajah, 4 May 1681 ; and Eliz. 31 Jan. 
1685 ; was a capt. and d. 27 Feb. 1727. SAMUEL, Saybrook, s. of 
William the first, m. 7 Oct. 1675, Patience, d. of Jonathan Rudd, had 
Abigail, b. 27 July 1677; Judith, 14 Sept. 1679; Samuel, 21 Aug. 
1682; Jonathan, 10 Apr. 1685; Daniel, 20 Feb. 1688; Nathaniel, 18 
Feb. 1691; Hepzibah, and Ebenezer, tw. 19 Aug. 1701. SAMUEL, 
Saybrook, s. of Francis, m. 17 Apr. 1684, Ruth, d. of Zechary Sanford. 
WILLIAM, Saybrook, s. of John of Boston, or more prob. his br. if the 
custom ho. rec. at London be right in the age of John, had, by rec. of S. 
Joshua, b. 6 May 1644; Samuel, Sept. 1645; Rebecca, 5 Oct. 1646; 
William, 15 Feb. 1648 ; Francis, 6 Jan. 1650 ; Stephen ; and Thomas, 4 
Jan. 1654; Judith, Jan. 1656 ; and Abigail, Feb. 1660; and d. 31 Aug. 
1684. WILLIAM, Saybrook, perhaps s. of the preced. or of John of 
Boston, had William; Abigail, wh. m. 25 June 1679, JohnSeward; 
Judith, 5 Feb. 1681, wh. m. Joseph Seward ; and Lydia, wh. m. 14 July 
1686, Caleb Seward, all s. of William S. wh. all had plentif. issue, and 
liv. to good age. Pie was nam. one of the devisees in the will of the 
Ind. Sachem Joshua, was a lieut. and d. 12 Nov. 1683. One- Bushnell, 
of whose bapt. name no clue is found, d. at Boston, 28 Mar. 1636, in the 
employm. of John Winth. the younger. His wid. Martha had, perhaps, 
borne him a s. Edward, in Eng. and here, a few wks. after d. of her h. 
had Mary. She join, with ch. of Boston 3 Feb. 1639, and on 17 of same 
mo. brot. that d. to be bapt. and, I think, bee. w. of William Beamsley, 
and perhaps it was this d. Mary wh. m. 3 July 1657, George Robinson. 
Of this name, the gr. in 1829, Farmer count, two at Williams Coll. five 
at Yale, of wh. in 1775, was David, an ingen. mechanic. 

BUSHROD, PETER, Northampton, a soldier in capt, William Turner s 
comp. there stat. in Apr. 1676, and 19 May was in the Falls fight, After 
the war, he m. Eliz. d. of William Hannum, had John, b. and d. 1680 ; 
Eliz. 1681 ; John, again, b. and d. 1683; Samuel, 1684; Hannah; and 
Abigail, 1689. His w. d. 5 May 1690; and he d. 21 Oct. foil. Only 
two of the ch. were then liv. Abigail, alone of the six reach, mature 
age and m. 1716, Samuel Classon. THOMAS, Mass. 1639. Felt. 

BUSKET, JAMES, came to Boston, in the Christian, 1635, aged 28, but 
no more is kn. 

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Buss, BUSSE, or BUSSEY, JOHN, Durham, a physician and preach, b. 
a. 1640, m. 12 May 1673, Eliz. d. of Thomas Bradbury of Salisbury, 
freem. 1674, when he was of Concord, began to preach 1678, and serv. 
at D. near forty yrs. but was not ord. lost his library in destruct. of his 
ho. by the Ind. 1094, and d. 1730, aged 96. Belkn. I. 139. JOSEPH, 
Concord, s. of William, m. 23 Dec. 1674, Eliz. d. of John Jones, and d. 
1681. He had Ann, b. 1675 ; William, 1677, wh. 14 yrs. ; Dorcas; 
and Joseph, 23 Aug. 1680. NATHANIEL, Concord, br. of the preced. m. 
1668, Mary Haven, and d. 17 Dec. 1717. WILLIAM, Concord, freem. 
14 Mar. 1639, was a lieut. and d. 30 June 1698, but ano. acco. is 31 
Jan. 1698. By w. Ann he had Richard, b. 6 July 1640; Ann, 8 Feb. 
1642 ; Nathaniel, 15 Mar. 1647 ; and Joseph, 4 May 1649 ; and he had 
sec. w. Dorcas, wid. of John Jones, wh. d. 22 Nov. 1709. Joseph, and 
William, wh. were k. by the Ind. 27 June 1689, at niaj. Waldron s 
garris. ho. may have been s. of him or of John. Ann m. 20 Oct. 1659, 
William Wheeler of C. 

BUSSAKER. See Bassaker. 

freem. 9 Oct. 1640, perhaps brot. s. Samuel, and William from Eng. and 
here m. 1641, Mary Eastow, prob. d. of William, wh. d. 29 Sept. of the 
same yr. and by sec. or third w. had Mary, b. 29 Aug. 1645 ; and Isaac, 
29 July 1650 ; and d. Mary m. 24 June 1669, Philip Brown. ISAAC, 
Salisbury, s. of the preced. m. 12 or 19 May 1673, Susanna, d. of the 
first Isaac Perkins, had Sarah, b. 29 Nov. 1676; and Mary, 23 Dec. 
1678 ; and he prob. d. soon after, for his wid. m. 22 June 1680, William 
Fuller, jr. of Hampton. JOHN, Salisbury, perhaps br. of the first Isaac, 
had w. Margaret, wh. d. 29 Sept. 1642. Phebe, prob. his d. m. 2 May 
1645, John Gill of the same. JOHN, Woburn, had Samuel, wh. d. 1 
Dec. 1667. ROBERT, Andover, s. of Samuel, m. 9 Dec. 1697, Hannah 
Tyler. SAMUEL, Salisbury, perhaps s. of Isaac the first, b. in Eng. m. 
8 July 1656, Sarah Keyes, perhaps d. of Robert, had Isaac, b. 5 Aug. 
1657; John, 7 Oct. 1659; Samuel, 25 May 1662; William, 5 Aug. 
1664; Robert, 8 Feb. 1667 ; and James, 20 Mar. 1669. He may have 
liv. short time, in 1668, at Marblehead. * WILLIAM, Salisbury 1650, 
perhaps br. perhaps s. of the first Isaac, was a capt. and rep. 1679, d. 21 
June 1699. WILLIAM, Portsmouth, m. 5 Sept. 1687, Ruth, d. of Hon. 
Elias Stileman, and descend, are not few, I believe, in N. II. 

BUTCHER, JOHN, Boston, m. 30 Jan. 1662, Mary Deane. JOHN, 
Roxbury, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 10 Oct. 1695 ; Eliz. 17 Feb. 1699 ; 
and he d. 10 Nov. foil. || ROBERT, Boston, ar. co. 1676, was freera. 
1677, and that is all I hear of him. 

BUTLAND, WILLIAM, Boston, of wh. I kn. only that, in Nov. 1655, he 

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demand, as admor. from capt. Clark, the wages due to his s. Thomas, a 
mariner, lately dec. prob. on a voyage. 

BUTLER, DANIEL, Wiekford 1674. DANIEL, Hartford, perhaps 
youngest s. of Richard of the same, had, by w. Mabel (wh. bee. sec. w. 
of sec. Michael Taintor), only d. Eliz. GILES, wh. came in the James 
from Southampton 1635, to Boston, arr. 3 June, was call, in the custom 
ho. of Marlborough, in Co. Wilts, but all else is unkn. HENRY, Dor 
chester, came a. 1642, it is said, from some pt. of Kent, m. Ann, d. of 
John Holrnan, by his first w. and had John, bapt. 6 July 1651, in this yr. 
was adm. freem. Very curious is the coincid. that one H. B. took that 
yr. his A. B. at Harv. in the catal. being not in Italic, tho. he preach, 
some yrs. at Milton, went home, and by Calamy, Vol. II. 611, is made 
min. at Yeovil, in Somersetsh. and to d. 24 Apr. 1696, aged a. 72. In 
Aug. 1673, he, then in Eng. made deed in considerat. of 160. pd. by 
Thomas Holman, the younger br. of his w. of his rights in Id. both in 
Dorchester and Milton, tho. perhaps the phrase is varied only by the 
ignorance of the grantor, whether the div. of the town of D. since his 
rem. left his acres in the old, or transfer, them to the new. Certain, he 
early taught the sch. at D. and tradit. (that sometimes delights in improb.) 
made him to be bred at Cambridge Univ. instead of Harv. JAMES, Woburn 
1676, had John,b. 22 July 1677, progenit. of a very num. line, rem. I sup 
pose, to Billerica. JAMES, Boston, s. of Stephen, by w. Grace had Mary, 
b. 21 Feb. 1684 ; Grace, 2 May 1685 ; Eliz. 23 Dec. 1686 ; and James, 
21 Aug. 1688. See Geneal. Reg. I. 167. || JOHN, Boston, ar. co. 1644, 
perhaps the freem. 1649, said to have been a physician, was prob. of 
Hartford 1666, certain, freem. there 1669 ; rem. to Branford, there d. 
1680; by two ws. had four ds. and s. John, Richard, Jonathan, and 
Jonas. He may be a differ, man ; but prob. is that physician, whose 
creditor, John Winchcombe, of Boston, claim. 5 Oct. 1682, admin, on est. 
and gave inv. 5 Feb. foil, of 11. 3 only. JOHN, New London, m. prob. 
Catharine, d. of Richard Haughton of the same, had John, wh. m. a. 
1700, beside a d. wh. d. 1689, perhaps young; but full details Miss 
Caulkins was unable to give. JOHN, Boston 1676, a haberdasher, may 
easi. be mistak. for the first John. JOHN, Woburn, s. of James, by w. 
Eliz. had Eliz. b. 4 Sept. 1704; John, 22 June 1706; Samuel, 3 May 
1708; Sarah, 10 Jan. 1710; Joseph, 1 Dec. 1713; Phebe, 25 Jan. 
1715; Mary, 27 Dec. 1716; Jacob, 10 Nov. 1718; Abigail, 5 Nov. 
1720 ; Sarah, again, 9 Nov. 1724 ; and he rem. to New Hampsh. and d. 
1759. Nine of his ch. liv. to m. and descend, are num. of wh. one was 
the dilig. hist, of Groton, that amply illustr. the geneal. JOSEPH, 
Wethersfield, s. prob. of Richard of Hartford, m. a. 1667, Mary, d. of 
William Goodrich, had Richard, b. 1667 ; Benjamin, a. 1673 ; Joseph, 

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a. 1675; Mary, a. 1G77 ; Gershom, a. 1G83; and Charles, a. 1G86; 
all nam. in his will. He d. 10 Dec. 1732, aged 84; and his \vid. d. 1 
June 1735. NATHANIEL, Wethersfield, br. of Joseph, of wh. no more is 
told. NICHOLAS, Dorchester, came from Eastwell, in Co. Kent, it is 
said, with w. Joyce, three ch. of wh. one was John (possib. bapt. 22 
Sept. 1645), and five serv. 1G3G, as by rec. of custom ho. at Sandwich, 
Eng. is pro. freem. 14 Mar. 1639; rcm. 1651 to Martha s Vineyard, 
where descend, are yet. His d. Lydia m. 19 May 1G47, John Minot 
of D. PETER, Boston, m. Mary, d. of William Alford, by whose will we 
learn, that he had Peter, Hannah, Samuel, and Mary, wh. was b. 21 
Jan. 1655 ; but dates of his m. of b. of each of the other ch. and of his 
own d. are not seen. His wid. m. Hezekiah Usher, as third w. arid brot. 
her ch. Samuel, Hannah, and Mary B. to be bapt. at 0. S. ch. 14 Mar. 
1675. This renders it prob. that her s. Peter had been bapt. in the 
lifetime of his f. or was too big a youth to be then offer. A third h. 
Samuel Nowell, she outliv. and d. 1693. PETER, Boston, s. of the 
preced. was a capt. m. Eliz. d. of Abraham Brown, freem. 1690, and d. 
19 Aug. 1699, leav. Peter; John; Eliz.; Mary, b. 21 Feb. 1694; 
Hezekiah, 10 June 1695; and Alford, 3 Feb. 1699. Rec. is found of 
earlier ch. Mary, 26 Sept. 1686; and Samuel, 26 Mar. 1690; but they 
prob. d. young. The wid. m. 8 Jan. 1713, Ephraim Savage, as fourth w. 
* RICHARD, Cambridge 1632, freem. 14 May 1634, rein, to Hartford 
bef. 1643, was rep. 1656-60, a deac. and d. 6 Aug. 1684. By first w. he 
had Thomas, Samuel, and Nathaniel ; by sec. w. Eliz. had Joseph ; 
Daniel; Mary, wh. m. 29 Sept. 1659, Samuel Wright; Eliz. wh. m. an 
Olmstead ; and Hannah, wh. m. a Green. His wid. d. 11 Sept. 1691. 
RICHARD, Stratford 1650 to 85, had two ds. Mary, wh. m. 7 June 1655, 
John Washburn, and, next, Thomas Hicks of Ilempstead, L. I. and 
Phebe, wh. m. Benjamin Peak, wh. sometimes wrote his name Peat. 
SAMUEL, Wethersfield, s. of Richard, was deac. and of him I can tell no 
more, but that his d. Mary m. 21 Jan. 1692, Ebenezer Hopkins of Hart 
ford. STEPHEN, Boston 1652, by w. Jane had Benjamin, b. 2 Aug. 
1653, d. young; Benjamin, again, 10 Feb. 1659 ; Isaac, 9 Oct. 1661, d. 
soon; Isaac, again, 29 May 1664, d. young; James, 2 Aug. 1665; 
Isaac, again, 10 Aug. 1667 ; and by sec. w. Mary had William, 10 Oct. 
1671. THOMAS, Lynn, rem. 1637, to Sandwich, but had stop, some 
time at Duxbury, had at S. Patience, b. 28 Sept. 1648; Dorothy, 23 
Jan. 1651 ; perhaps more, but was, again, of Duxbury 1657. THOMAS, 
Hartford, s. of Richard, m. Sarah, d. of Rev. Samuel Stone, had, beside 
eight or nine ds. s. Thomas, Samuel, Joseph, and John. THOMAS, New 
London, d. 20 Dec. 1701, aged 59. Miss Caulkins thot. him anc. of Cols. 
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campaigns dur. our Revo. WALTER, Greenwich, 1G72. "WILLIAM, 
Cambridge 1634, br. of Richard the first, freem. 6 May 1635, rem. to 
Hartford bef. 1641, m. Eunice, sis. of Tristram Coffin, wh. came to N. E. 
1642 ; but he d. 1648, without w. or ch. leav. by will of 11 May in that 
yr. good est. to br. Richard chief, as in Trumbull, Coll. Rec. I. 482. 
WILLIAM, Ipswich, m. 1675, then aged 22, the w. Sarah, whose surname 
has not been heard, had William, b. 1 June 1677 ; Thomas, and Ralph, 
tw. 15 Sept. 1682, of wh. Ralph d. May 1684; was freem. 1682, and 
liv. 1708, as was his s. William. 

BUTT, or BUTTS, NATHANIEL, Dorchester, s. prob. eldest, of Richard, 
m. 16 Sept. 1698, Eliz. d. of capt. John Breck, and d. 10 Dec. 1721, of 
smallpox ; but, whether he had issue, is not kn. His wid. d. 20 Oct. 
1743, aged 67. RICHARD, Dorchester, by w. Deliverance, wh. d. 22 
July 1699, aged 74, had Jerebiah, or Sherebiah, b. 18 Sept. 1675; but, 
as this is the first appear, of the surname in D. he may have had other 
ch. in ano. town bef. rem. thither, where were bapt. Barachiah, and 
Hannah, tw. 11 Jan. 1680; Mary, 2 July 1682; and Joseph, 18 May 
1684. From the gr.stone of this last, we find that he d. 29 Mar. 1713. 
Older ch. than Sherebiah were Nathaniel and Samuel, yet neither is nam. 
in the will of the f. made 30 July 1690, bee. " going forth a soldier in the 
present exped. against the French," i. e. the abortive crusade to Quebec. 
It was not pro. until 8 Feb. 1694, for it made Deliverance, the w. extrix. 
and gave her all his prop, but to the ch. at her discret. Admin, de bonis 
non was giv. 1699 to Sherebiah. His mo. I presume, had been wid. 
Woodward (tho. name and resid. of h. are unkn.) for the rec. at the ch. 
is "26 May 1678, was the w. of R. B. bapt. being lately adm. a mem. 
At the same time her childr. bapt. whose names are Smith Woodward, 
Nathaniel, Samuel, Sherebiah, and Eliz." the last four, prob. being Butts. 

BUTTELS, LEONARD, Boston 1643, had w. Judith. Prob. the same 
as Buttolph. 

BUTTER, or BUTTERS, ISAAC, Medfield, freem. 1666. WILLIAM, 
Woburn, by w. Rebecca had William, b. 18 Sept. 1689, d. very soon; 
William, again, 24 Mar. 1691, d. young; Rebecca, 10 Oct. 1693, d. 
young; Lydia, 11 June 1695 ; Rebecca, again, 30 Aug. 1698; and per 
haps he. rem. 

BUTTERFIELD, BENJAMIN, Charlestown 1638, project, sett, at Wo 
burn 1640, with others, was freem. 1643, had Mary, prob. other ch. 
(perhaps b. in Eng.) and here Nathaniel, 14 Feb. 1643; Samuel, 17 
May 1647 ; Joseph, 15 Aug. 1649 ; rem. 1654, to Chelmsford, where his 
w. Ann d. 19 May 1660. He m. 3 June 1663, Hannah, wid. of Thomas 
Whittemore of Maiden. Prob. he is anc. of the many wh. bear this 
name in our Co. of Middlesex. JONATHAN, Chelmsford, perhaps s. of 

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the preced. d. 3 Apr. 1G73. NATHANIEL, Chelmsford, s. perhaps 
eldest, of Benjamin, frcem. 1G82. SAMUEL, Springfield 1G3G, was k. at 
Saybrook next yr. prob. by tlie Pequots, as minute, relat. in Winth. I. 
198. Very curious is the corncid. seen in Niles, Ind. and Fr. Wars, as 
print. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VI. 279, that ano. Samuel B. of Groton, a. 
seventy yrs. later, fell into the hds. of the Ind. but far more strange is 
the mistake, in the large Hist, of Boston, 203, of the author s note, mak. 
Niles, with wild anachronism, give " the godly young man " k. by the 
Pequot, 1G3G, the name of him, wh. two or three generat. later, was tak. 
not k. by a differ, tribe. Mr. Drake s devotion to Ind. hist, might excite 
wonder at such an error, that can mislead no careful reader, wh. will 
instant, perceive the cause of the hallucinat. 

BUTTERWORTH, JOHN, Rehoboth 1643, was one of the found, of first 
Bapt. ch. 1GG3, in Swanzey. JOHN, Rehoboth, s. perhaps, of the preced. 
m. 4 Sept. 1674, Hannah Wheaton, whose f. is not told, had Mary, b. 20 
Oct. 1G77 ; John, 7 May 1G79 ; and Eliz. 15 Jan. 1G83 ; perhaps others. 
NATHANIEL, Groton, perhaps only trans, d. 1G82, as Farmer tells. 
SAMUEL, perhaps of Weymouth, was adm. freem. 13 May 1640, more 
certain, liv. 1645 at Rehoboth. SAMUEL, Rehoboth, wh. may have 
been s. of the preced. or of John, of the same, was a soldier of Gallop s 
comp. in the sad exped. of Sir William Phips against Quebec, 1690 ; 
but it is not kn. whether he outliv. it. 

BUTTOLPH, JOHN, Salem, s. of Thomas, a glover, m. 16 Oct. 1663, 
Ann, or Hannah, d. of George Gardner, had John, b. 11 Sept. 1664, d. 
next spring ; Jonathan, 2 Nov. 1665, or (by ano. version of the numerals 
in rec.) 9 Apr. 1666 ; George, 15 Oct. 1667 ; rem. to Boston, there was 
freem. 1673; rem. to Wethersfield, and m. after 1687, Susanna, wid. of 
Nathaniel Sandford of Hartford, and d. 14 Jan. 1693. Other ch. he 
had, as John, again, Abigail, James, perhaps more, and left large est. at 
W. and Boston. THOMAS, Boston, leather-dresser, or glover, came in 
the Abigail, from London, 1635, aged 32, with w. Ann, 24, had Thomas, 
b. 12 Aug. 1637, bapt. 29 Sept. 1639, as he and w. had that mo. unit, 
with our ch.; John, 28, bapt. 29 Feb. 1640; Abigail, 18, bapt. 19 Feb. 
1643; and Mehitable, b. 26 Oct. 1651. He was freem. 2 June 1641, 
constable 1647, and d. 1667. His wid. liv. to 10 Oct. 1680. Abigail 
m. 15 Aug. 1660, David Saywell, and, next, m. 1673, Thomas Bingley. 
This name in ch. rec. is Buttall, wh. misled Farmer to count two for one, 
and is print. Buttels in 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 106. THOMAS, Boston, 
s. of the preced. m. 5 Sept. 1660, Mary, d. of Nicholas Baxter, had 
Thomas, b. 5 Oct. 1661, d. young ; Thomas, again, 5 Feb. 1663 ; Mary, 
21 Jan. 1665 ; Abigail, Jan. 1667 ; and Nicholas, 3 Mar. 1668 ; and d. 
Jan. 1669. His wid. m. Joseph Swett. 

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BUTTON, DANIEL, perhaps of Haverhill, s. of Matthias, may have had 
s. Matthias, and was in Lothrop s comp. k. at Bloody brook battle, 18 
Sept. 1G75. || JOHN, Boston 1633, a miller, freem. 14 May 1634, 
ar. co. 1643, was a miller in Eng. b. a. 1594, disarm, in 1637, as a 
favor, of Wheelwright, yet made constable 1640, had w. Grace, wh. d. 9 
Mar. 1639. Next yr. he had sec. w. Joan, and a third, in his will of 5 
Nov. 1681, is nam. Mary, to wh. he gave most of his prop. exc. 20. to 
the first ch. " to buy two silver cups." Near 48 yrs. he had been a 
mem. and his resid. was on Copp s hill, of course near his mill. MAT 
THIAS, Boston, a Dutchman, by w. Lettice had Mary, bapt. 23 Feb. 
1634; and Daniel, 22 Feb. 1635; was of Ipswich 1639, and after at 
Haverhill, where at gr. age, he d. 1672. Rev. Thomas Cobbet says, he 
came in 1628, of course with Endicott to Salem. But Mr. Felt perhaps 
confus. him with Robert. MATTHIAS, Haverhill, perhaps gr.s. of the 
preced. took o. of alleg. 28 Nov. 1677. PETER, New London, had 
Peter, b. 1688; Mary, 1689; Matthias, 1692; and d. Eliphal, 1694. 
ROBERT, Salem, freem. 1642, m. Abigail, d. of wid. Alice Yermaes, had 
Samuel, bapt. 27 May of that yr. ; Abigail, 7 Jan. 1644; Hannah, 21 
Dec. 1645, a. five days old ; Sarah, 16 Jan. 1648, a. six days old; and 
Samuel, again, 24 Feb. 1650, a. nine days old. But the three last were 
b. and bapt. at Boston, where he was a merch. in large business, con 
stable 1650, and d. next yr. in early manhood. His will of 9 Jan. was 
pro. 3 weeks after, and his wid. m. in Apr. foil. Edward Hutchinson, jr. 
Abigail m. Joseph Dudson. 

BUTTRICK, SAMUEL, Concord, s. of William, was freem. 1679, and 
perhaps the same wh. serv. in Appleton s comp. as from Cambridge, was 
wound, in the gr. swamp fight, 19 Dec. 1675, and on the roll wrote his 
name Bouterick. WILLIAM, Concord, came, prob. in the Susan and 
Ellen 1635, aged 18, and he may have come, as Shattuck thot. with 
Flint, the chief planter of C. as we kn. not what sh. F. came in ; yet 
the est. of F. was so large, that he must have been liable as a subsidy 
man, so under the Privy council s order not permit, to emb. without 
special license for the purpose, and to him, as a favorer of puritans, such 
license might have been refus. B. m. 1646, Sarah Bateman, wh. d. 
1664, perhaps mo. of all his ch. Mary; William; John, b. 21 Sept. 
1653, wh. was inhab. of Stow ; Samuel, 12 Jan. 1655 ; Edward, 6 Jan. 
1657, wh. d. in few days ; Joseph, 29 Dec. 1657 ; and Sarah. I suppose 
that in Concord rec. when it tells the b. of Mary, 19 Sept. 1648, and d. 
1 Nov. foil, and calls her d. of William and Mary, it is a blunder. He 
was freem. 1647, took sec. w. 1667, Jane Goodenow, possib. wid. of 
Thomas, wrote his name in three syllab. Butterick, and d. 30 June 1698. 
WILLIAM, Cambridge, came in the Planter 1635, aged 20, said to be 

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from Kingston, on Thames, call, ostler ; but it may have been for purpose 
of deception. He m. I think, Eliz. cl. of John Hastings. 

BUTTRY, or BUTTERY, JOHN, Reading, perhaps s. of Nicholas, had 
John, b. 9 May 1660 ; and Eliz. 1 June 1662. NICHOLAS, Cambridge, 
came, prob. in the James from London 1635, aged 33, with w. Martha, 
28, and ch. Grace, 1. This surname is unusual; but when Grace m. 
14 Oct. 1653, William Healey, it was spell. Butterice, or Buttress. 

BUXTON, ANTHONY, Salem 1637, by w. Eliz. had Anthony, b. 6 
Sept, 1653, wh. d. at 22 yrs. ; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1655, wh. d. at 20 yrs. ; 
James, 8 Aug. 1650, d. young; Thomas, 24 Feb. 1662, d. in few mos. ; 
Joseph, 17 July 1663 ; and Hannah, 27 Jan. 1666; beside Rachel, that 
d. on the same day with her br. Samuel; made his will 8 Mar. 1684, 
and d. soon, leav. wid. and ch. beside the two last nam. Eliz. w. of Isaac 
Cook; John; Lydia ; Mary; and Sarah. CLEMENT, Stamford 1650, d. 
2 Aug. 1657, had ds. Sarah and Unity, beside s. Clement. His wid. 
Unity m. 22 July 1658, Peter Brown of the same, and next, 9 Mar. foil. 
m. Nicholas Knapp. JOHN, Salem, s. prob. of Anthony, m. 30 Mar. 
1668, Mary Small, had Mary, b. 3 Sept. 1669; Eliz. 13 Aug. 1672; 
and John, 29 Nov. 1675. His w. d. 27 Jan. foil, and he d. 16 May 
1715, aged a. 71 yrs. He had m. sec. w. 7 Oct. 1677, Eliz. Holton, d. 
perhaps of Joseph of Danvers, then call. Salem vill. and had Joseph, 24 
Nov. 1678 ; Sarah, 9 Feb. 1680 ; Anthony, 24 Feb. 1682 ; Hannah, 20 
Jan. 1685 ; Rachel, 6 May 1688 ; Ebenezer, 20 June 1690; Lydia, 16 
Oct. 1692; Benjamin, 10 Mar. 1695; James, 28 Sept. 1698; Amos, 12 
Feb. 1701 ; and Jonathan, 25 July 1706. JOSEPH, Salem, s. prob. of 
Anthony, by w. Esther had Eliz. b. 17 Nov. 1689 ; Samuel, 2 May 
1691 ; James, 2 Mar. 1693 ; John, 25 Feb. 1696; not all at S. however; 
and at Ipswich, by w. Eliz. the same man, or his neph. perhaps, had 
Joseph, 28 May 1709 ; Abigail, 27 Jan. 1712; and Rachel, 1 May 1714. 
THOMAS, Salem 1639, a husbandman, d. June 1654. 

BYAM, ABRAHAM, Chelmsford, prob. s. of George, was freem. 1 682. 
GEORGE, Salem, freem. 18 May 1642, had Abraham, bapt. 14 Apr. 
1644 ; and Abigail, 7 Jan. preced. was later of Wenham, and from the 
ch. there dism. to Chelmsford in 1655. 

BYFIELD, | * || NATHANIEL, Boston 1674, it is said, was b. 1653, at 
Long Ditton, Co. Surry, s. of Rev. Richard (wh. bee. a mem. of the 
famous Westminster Assemb.) and youngest of 21 ch. m. 1675, Deborah, 
d. of capt. Thomas Clark, wh. d. 1717, had Nathaniel, and four more ch. 
wh. all, d. young, exc. Deborah, wh. m. 22 Oct. 1696, Edward Lyde. 
He m. for sec. w. 17 Apr. 1718, Sarah, youngest d. of Gov. Leverett, 
wh. d. 21 Dec. 1730 ; was of ar. co. 1679, a propr. and among first sett. 
of Bristol in Plymouth Col. for wh. he was rep. 1691, and after chart. 

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of 1G92 for the Unit. Prov. speaker of the ho. 1693, a col. judge of 
prob. and of com. pleas for the new County of Bristol, after for Suffk. 
and judge of the Vice-Admira. as also of his majesty s counc. d. 6 June 
1733. See Hutch. II. 211 ; Baylies, \vh. has a valu. note in IV. 53-6; 
and Coffin s Newbury, 401, 2. Rev. Richard, ment. as min. of Stratford 
on Avon, 1596, by honest Anthony Wood in his Athense, was, perhaps, 
his gr.f. but he does not tell of his acquaint, with Shakespear. 

BYLES, JOSIAH, Boston, a sadler, came from Winchester, Co. Hants, 
with w. Sarah, but bef. com. may have had eh. tho. the date is so uncert. 
that, I fear, he may hard, be entitl. to room here. Certain, he was in B. 
1695, yet not bef. 11 Oct. 1696 did he join with that eh. of whose pastor 
in 7 yrs. he m. the d. By w. Sarah, says our rec. he had Samuel, bapt. 
11 Oct. 1696, wh. d. young ; James, b. 7, bapt. 8 Oct. 1699 ; Sarah, 24, 
bapt. 28 Sept. 1701 ; and Samuel, again, 30 Jan. bapt. 7 Feb. 1703, 
soon after wh. the mo. d. For sec. w. he took, 6 Oct. 1703, Eliz. wid. of 
William Greenough, d. of Rev. Increase Mather, had Mather, 15, bapt. 
16 Mar. 1707, H. C. 1725, a min. of some note, a wit of remarka. 
charact. in Boston. 

BYLEY, HENRY, Salisbury, tanner, an orig. sett. 1639, came in the 
Bevis from Southampton, 1638, aged 26, with sis. Mary, 22. He had liv. 
at Salisbury, 0. E. where he left w. Rebecca, to wh. in let. of 11 Oct. 1638 
from Newbury, bef. sett, at S. he wrote of the d. of his only br. but adds, 
that his sis. and serv. were well. He prays her to come over with Mr. 
Dow, and other friends, prepar. to come, or with Mr. Peter Noyes, " wh. 
is now a. to take ship," i. e. to go from here to Eng. to bring his fam. 
hither ; and utters his hope, that she " had been safely deliv. of her ch. 
and thus made a joyful mo. of childr." but he d. early. His wid. m. 3 Apr. 
1641, Mr. John Hall; and third h. 22 July 1650, Rev. William Wor 
cester ; and for fourth h. had dep.-gov. Samuel Symonds, outliv. him, 
and d. 21 July 1695. Coffin, in Geneal. Reg. VI. 246, and 341, has 
strangely confus. this mo. with her d. Rebecca, wh. m. 15 Dec. 1664, 
Rev. John Hale. JOHN, perhaps of Salisbury, and br. of the preced. 
came in the same sh. from Eng. 1638, aged 20. 

BYNNS, JONAS, Dover 1654. Coffin. 

BYRAM, NICHOLAS, Weymouth 1638, a physician, m. a d. of Abraham 
Shaw of Dedham ; rem. a. 1662 to Bridgewater, was a capt. had sec. w. 
a sis. of Rev. James Keith, and d. 1687. His d. Abigail, wh. m. 22 or 
27 Nov. 1656, Thomas Whitman of W. and most of the other ch. 
Nicholas, Ebenezer, Josiah, Joseph, Mary, beside a d. Bass, are believ. 
to have been of first w. Ano. d. Experience, wh. m. sec. deac. John 
Willis, was, perhaps, b. by the sec. w. Rev. Eliab, H. C. 1740, min. at 
Hopewell, N. J. was descend, of Ebenezer. 

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CAB ELL, GEORGE, Boston, among taxab. inhab. 1G95. JOHN, Spring 
field 1636, had come to N. E. 1G31, or earlier, had John, b. 12 Jan. 
1G41 ; and soon after rein, to Fairfield, where both f. and s. are in the 
list of freem. 1GG9, and he m. for sec. w. Ann, wid. of Roger Betts of 
Branford. The s. wh. wrote his name Cable, d. 1G73. SAMUEL, New 
Haven 1646. 

CADMAN, GEORGE, Dartmouth 1G85. 

CADY, or CADE, AARON, Canterbury, prob. youngest s. of Nicholas, 
by first w. had James, b. at Watcrtown, 15 Nov. 1G82 ; and by sec. w. 
Mercy, d. of Joshua Fuller, at C. had Aaron, 1718. BENJAMIN, An- 
dover, m. 16 Feb. 1GG4, Mary, d. of Robert Keyes of Newbury ; but no 
more is kn. DANIEL, Groton, s. of Nicholas, by w. Mary had Alary, 
b. 10 Aug. 1684; Ezekiel, 29 Sept. 1G8G ; Rachel, 18 July 1689; 
Daniel, 26 Mar. 1692; Jane, 1 Apr. 1G96 ; Ezra, 11 Aug. 1699; 
Josiah, 7 Feb. 1702 ; and Eunice ; and by sec. W.Abigail had Ephraim, 
19 Feb. 1705. JAMES, Ilingham 1635, came, it is said from Wales, or 
the West of Eng. (wh. is very loose), with three s. rem. to Boston with 
w. Margaret, had Mary, b. 4 Oct. 1640, rem. soon to Yarmouth. 
JAMES, Watertown, s. of Nicholas, m. 14 June 1678, Hannah, d. of 
Ellis Barron, rem. to Groton, had there Eliz. b. 10 Apr. 1686 ; and he 
d. 2 Dec. 1690. JOHN, Groton, eldest br. of the preced. by w. Joanna 
had Jonathan, b. 22 Jan. 1694; and Joanna, 14 Oct. 1695 ; by sec. w. 
Eliz. had John, 7 Aug. 1699 ; Eliz. 5 Mar. 1701 ; rem. to Canterbury, 
had William, 1704; Eleazer, 1708; and Ebenezer, 1714. JONATHAN, 
Rowley, m. 12 Nov. 1667, Esther Chandler of Andover. JOSEPH, 
Groton, s. of Nicholas, by w. Sarah had Joseph, b. 3 Oct. 1690; James, 
22 Nov. 1694; Isaac, 17 Jan. 1697; Abigail, 22 June 1699; and 
Stephen, 16 June 1701 ; rem. to a planta. in Conn, often call. Killingly, 
there had more ch. of wh. David, b. Sept. 1703, was gr.f. of Albe C. of 
Concord, N. H. Esq. NICHOLAS, Watertown 1645, by w. Judith, d. of 
William Knapp, had John, b. 15 Jan. 1651; Judith, 2 Sept. 1653; 
James, 28 Aug. 1655; Nicholas, 2 Aug. 1657, wh. d. in few mos. ; 
Daniel, 27 Nov. 1659; Ezekiel, 14 Aug. 1662; Nicholas, again, 20 
Feb. 1664; and Joseph, 28 May 1666, perhaps, for the last fig. is lost 
from the rec. and prob. Aaron. He sold his est. a. 1668, and rem. to 
Groton, but the last of his W. est. he sold not bef. 29 Apr. 1680. 
RICHARD, Mass. 1652. 

CADOGAN, RICE, or RICHARD, Kittery, adm. freem. 1652. 

CAD WELL, EDWARD, Hartford, eldest s. of Thomas, by w. Eliz. had 
Edward, b. 24 Sept. 1681 ; William, 24 Aug. 1684 ; Eliz. 5 Dec. 1687 ; 
and Rachel, 3 Apr. 1689. MATTHEW, Hartford, br. of the preced. m. 
25 Mar. 1695, Abigail, d. of John Beckley, had Matthew, b. 11 June 

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1696; Abigail, 28 Apr. 1698; Ann, 6 May 1700 ; John, 30 Nov. 
1702 ; and Abel, 27 Nov. 1703. See Hinraan, 203. THOMAS, Hart 
ford, m. 1 658, Eliz. wid. of Robert Wilson, d. of deac. Edward Stebbing, 
had Mary, b. 8 Jan. 1659; Edward, 1 Nov. 1660; Thomas, 5 Dec. 
1662; Edmund, 14 July 1664; Matthew, 5 Oct. 1668; Abigail, 26 Nov. 
1670; Eliz. 1 Dec. 1672; Samuel, 30 Apr. 1675; Hannah, 22 Aug. 
1677; and Mehitable, 12 Jan. 1679, or 80; and he d. 9 Oct. 1694. 
THOMAS, Hartford, s. prob. of the preced. m. 23 Sept. 1687, Hannah 
"Butler ; but whose d. she was is unkn. 

an orig. propr. as in Trumbull, I. 107. He was of New Haven 1643, a 
man of some import, m. perhaps, Mary, d. of the first William Fowler, 
had Sarah, b. 4, bapt. 9 Mar. 1651; Mary, bapt. 9 July 1654; and 
Eliz. bapt. 8 Feb. 1657. SAMUEL, New Haven, perhaps younger br. 
of the preced. adm. freem. of the Col. 1649. THOMAS, New Haven, br. 
of the two preced. Jiad good est. d. early in 1 647, leav. John, his br. to 
be excor. of his will. 

CAHOON, WILLIAM, Swanzey 1669. Baylies, II. 241. 

CAINE, CANE, or CAYNE, CHRISTOPHER, Cambridge, freem. 14 Mar. 
1639, d. 9 Dec. 1653 ; by w. Margery, wh. d. 3 Apr. 1687, aged a. 70, 
had Jonathan, b. 27 Mar. 1640; Nathaniel, 5 Aug. 1642; Deborah; 
Ruth, 6 Dec. 1647; and Esther, wh.were all bapt. there, and outliv. the f. 
JONATHAN, Cambridge, s. of the preced. m. 14 May 1674, Deborah 
Welsh, wh. d. 18 Oct. 1689, aged 56, and he d. 18 Mar. 1695, or 6, the 
gr.stone being uncert. 

CAKEBREAD, ISAAC, Springfield, perhaps, s. of Thomas, had first 
been of Weymouth, as a soldier serv. in Philip s war on Conn. riv. m. 
1677, Hepzibah Jones, was freem. 1678, rem. to Suffield, and after to 
Hartford, there d. 1698, leav. Isaac, wh. d. soon, and the name ceas. 
in that region. || THOMAS, Watertown, freem. 14 May 1634, ar. co. 
1637, m. Sarah, d. of Nicholas Busby; rem. for short time to Dedham, 
after to Sudbury, there d. 4 Jan. 1643. His wid. m. capt. John Grout, 
and d. Sarah m. 7 Nov. 1649, at S. Philemon Whale. THOMAS, Salem, 
a capt. had permiss. " by [the] Gen. Ct." says Felt (Ann. of Salem, 1. 194, 
Ed. 2), to take from the fort, two small guns for security against Turk, 
pirates, prob. in a voyage to Spain, 1644. Yet in Vol. II. 231, the date 
is giv. 1641, wh. is wrong, as also the name, right at first, but at page 
634 corrected into error, as Bond, 733, shows. 

CALDWELL, JOHN, Ipswich 1654, freem. 1677, m. Sarah, d. of John 
Dillingham, had Sarah, b. 2 Apr. 1658; John; Ann, 23 Aug. 1661 ; 
Dillingham, 6 May 1667 ; William, 18 Oct. 1669 ; Mary, 26 Feb. 1672 ; 
and Eliz. 15 Oct. 1675. All these ch. were liv. when he d. 28 Sept. 

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1G92 ; and Sarah m. an Ayres, and Mary m. a Roper. His wid. d. 2G 
Jan. 1722, aged 8G. JOHN, Ipswich, eldest s. of the preced. m. 1G8G, 
Sarah Foster, had Jacob; John, b. 19 Aug. 1G92, k. by the Ind. onserv. 
in Maine, 1724; and William. Of this name, six had been gr. in 1828, 
at Harv. and six at the other N. E. coll. 

CALEF, or CALFE, JAMES, Rowley 1644. JOSEPH, Ipswich, eldest s. 
of Robert the first, a physician, by w. Mary had Robert, b. 12 Dec. 
1G93 ; Joseph, 20 May 1G95 ; Samuel, 25 Jan. 1697 ; Ebenezer ; Peter ; 
and Mary ; all liv. when he d. 28 Dec. 1707, aged 3G. ROBERT, Rox- 
bury, of wh. we kn. little more, than that he had four s. Joseph, bef. 
ment. ; John ; Jeremiah ; and the well-deserv. Robert, beside ds. Martha, 
wh. m. 28 Sept. 1700, Solomon Hewes ; and Mary, wh. m. 9 Oct. 1712, 
Samuel Stevens ; and that he d. 13 Apr. 1719, and his gr.s. Joseph had 
admin, of est. 3 June 1720; and his wid. Mary d. 12 Nov. foil. When 
the real est. was div. in 172G, names of uncles and aunts of the admor. 
to wh. he was bound to pay proportions, are ascertain. || ROBERT, Bos 
ton, merch. s. of the preced. perhaps youngest, m. 23 Dec. 1 699, Mar 
garet, d. of James Buxton of Newton, had eight ch. if not more, but 
most of them d. young, the names of James, Ann, and Margaret alone 
being ment. as outliv. the f. perhaps one was Daniel, wh. d. at Roxbury, 
13 Aug. 171 2-. Beside there is rec. of b. by a former w. Mary, of Ed 
ward, 30 Jan. 1G89, unless this may rather seem to be br. instead of ch. 
of the disting. Robert. Of his d. we find not exact date, but it was 
betw. Apr. 1722, and 18 Feb. foil, when his will of 2 Jan. 1720 was 
pro. Ever honor, will be his name for the small book, call. " More 
Wonders of the Invisib. World," print, at London, 1700, giv. hist, of the 
baneful superstition of 1692 ; that serv. to prevent renewal of the horrid 
tragedies that the patrons of delusion, unsatisfied with their sad experi 
ence, would surely have attempt. When Presid. Mather order, the 
modest work to be burned in the college yd. he fail, in true policy almost 
as deeply as if he had prevail, to obt. similar treatm. of the body of the 
author as of his vol. and his own power in the Inst. that had long suffer. 
as by nightmare, ceased in few weeks. Once or twice since there have 
been partial outcries against witchcraft, but for more than a century no 
influence has been exert, to renew crimin. prosecut. 

CALL, JOHN, Charlestown 1637, of wh. no more is kn. JOHN, 
Charlestown, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 21 Jan. 1657, Hannah, d. of 
Richard Kettell, wh. d. 27 Aug. 1708, aged 71, had John, b. 20 Jan. foU. 
perhaps, and Thomas, both bapt. 6 July 1662 ; Jonathan, 27 Sept. 1663 ; 
Nathaniel, 1 Apr. 1666 ; Mehitable, 30 Aug. 1668 ; Caleb, 2 Oct. 1670 ; 
Hannah, 29 June 1673; and Esther, 27 Feb. 1676; d. of smallpox, 
1678, all the ch. then liv. But possib. this date of d. may refer, tho. not 


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prob. to first nam. John. Yet ten yrs. later there were John senr. and 
John jr. at C. and easi. to be look, at as f. and s. So that I prefer to 
regard this man as the one adm. of the ch. 29 June 1662, wh. was free m. 
1671, deac. and d. 9 Apr. 1697. JOHN, Charlestown, eldest s. of the 
preced. m. Martha, d. of Richard Lowden, with her join, to the ch. 6 
Mar. 1687, had John, bapt. 6 Nov. 1687 ; and Hannah, 6 Dec. 1691 ; d. 
4 May 1713, aged 55 yrs. 4 mos. 14 days says the scrupul. rec. * JONA 
THAN, Charlestown, the rep. of 1689, may have been s. or br. of the sec- 
John. NATHANIEL, Charlestown, perhaps br. of the preced. by w. 
Temperance had Hannah, bapt. 20 Oct. 1695. PHILIP, Ipswich, d. 
Sept. 1662, leav. ch. Philip, b. 17 Jan. 1660; and Mary. THOMAS, 
Charlestown, on Mistick side, a tilemaker, or husbandman, came in 1636, 
with w. Bennet, and three ch. from Faversham, in Kent, had Eliz. bapt. 
21 Feb. 1641; and J^lary, b. 7 Nov. 1643, whose bapt. can hardly be 
ascert. for the ch. rec. has a gr. gap, and even that of his adm. calls the 
name John. He was freem. 13 May 1640, perhaps liv. at Concord 1645, 
but soon went back to Charlestown to m. Joanna, wid. of Daniel Shepard- 
son, wh. d. 30 Jan. 1661, and he d. May 1676, aged 79. One Mercy C. 
at Maiden m. 4 Nov. 1662, Samuel Lee, but I kn. neither h. nor w. yet 
venture to conject. that he d. a. mid. age, and that his wid. m. 2 Dec. 
1686, Richard Wicks, as this union is sanction, by rec. of M. tho. Rich 
ard is as much unkn. as Mercy. THOMAS, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. 
liv. at Maiden, m. 22 July 1657, Lydia Shepardson, d. of his f. s w. had 
Joanna, b. Mar. 1660, perhaps no other ch. was freem. 1668, and d. Nov. 
1678, aged a. 45. THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of John of the same, m. 22 
May 1683, Eliz. d. perhaps of Thomas Croswell, had Jonathan, bapt. 31 
Aug. 1684; ano. ch. 21 Nov. 1686; Esther, 19 Nov. 1693; and Jona 
than, again, 11 Aug. 1700. 

CALLENDER, ELLIS, Boston 1669, a cooper, was one of the found, of 
that first Bapt. ch. in B. where some time from 1708 he serv. as teach, 
freem. 1690, had, perhaps, other ch. beside John, and Elisha, H. C. 
1710 ; d. 18 May 1728, aged 87. The excel. John, min. of Newport, b. 
at Boston 1706, s. of John and H. C. 1723, whose Centu. Sermon is so 
much valu. was his gr.s. ELISHA, Boston, s. of the preced. ord. 21 May 
1718, had Ellis, and perhaps other ch. was of great merit, and d. 31 
Mar. 1738. GEORGE, Boston, wh. may have been s. of Ellis, by w. 
Sarah had Joanna, b. 23 Oct. 1687. 

GALLOWAY, or CALLOWE, OLIVER, "Watertown 1642, was a mariner, 
rem. to Boston, m. 29 Feb. 1656, wid. Judith Clock. 

CALLUM, JOHN, Haverhill, took o. of fidel. 28 Nov. 1677. 

CALVERLY, EDMUND, Warwick 1661, had been in the army at home, 
and brot. a book in MS. dat. Ely House, London, 1659, contain, the roll 

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of soldiers and their billeting, was chos. town elk. 1664, and in that office 
serv. till the Ind. destroy, the town in Mar. 1676, when he rem. to New 
port, there liv. 1684, but when he d. or whether he had issue, is not kn. 

CAMMOCK, THOMAS, Portsmouth 1631 or 2, had two or three yrs. bef. 
been in Maine, was neph. of the Earl of Warwick, got patent for Ids. at 
Black point, Scarborough, in 1636, sat as one of a Ct. of Commissnrs. 
at Saco, under power of Sir Ferdinando Gorges, soon after went home, 
but came back 1638, with John Josselyn, in the Nicholas, and resid. at 
S. On a voyage to the West Indies he d. 1643, leav. wid. Margaret, wh. 
m. his fellow-commissnr. Henry Josselyn. No ch. are ment. Sullivan, 
128, erron. marks his d. 1663. This name was not rare at Boston, Eng. 

CAMP, EDWARD, New Haven 1643, had Edward, b. 1650; Mary, 
1652; Sarah, 1655; and perhaps more, but not prob. for he d. 1659. 
EDWARD, Milford, prob. s. of the preced. m. 1674, Mehitable, d. of 
John Smith, first of the same. JOHN, Hartford, freem. 1669, in. prob. 
Mary, d. of Robert Sanford, had Hannah, b. 24 Nov. 1672, John, 13 
Feb. 1675 ; Sarah, 17 Feb. 1677 ; Joseph, 7 Jan. 1679 ; Mary, 30 Jan. 
1682 ; James, 23 June 1686 ; Samuel, 29 Jan. 1691 ; and Abigail, 30 
July 1699. * NICHOLAS, Milford 1639, m. 14 July 1652, as his sec. w. 
Catharine, wid. of Anthony Thompson, had Joseph, b. 11 Aug. 1653, at 
New Haven, wh. d. young ; but at M. Samuel, 15 Sept. 1655 ; Joseph, 
1658, H. C. 1677 ; Mary, 1660 ; John, and Sarah, tw. bapt. 1662 ; and 
Abigail, 1662. By first w. no ch. is ment. and he had third w. was rep. 
1670, 1, and 2. Lambert says, he d. 1706, audit may be so. SAMUEL, 
Milford, perhaps s. of the preced. perhaps of the first Edward, m. 13 
Nov. 1672, Hannah, d. of Thomas Betts, wh. is not nam. in the will of 
her f. 1688, and may have d. early. WILLIAM, New London 1683, m. 
Eliz. d. of Richard Smith, and d. 9 Oct. 1713, leav. s. William, and 
James. Of this name, in 1829, were eight gr. at Yale, one at Dart, 
none at Harv. 

CAMPBELL, || DUNCAN, Boston 1685, a bookseller from Scotland, ar. 
co. 1686, by w. Susanna had William, b. 27 May 1687; Archibald, 10 
Feb. 1689 ; Matthew, 14 Feb. 1691 ; Susanna, 1 Feb. 1696 ; and Agnes 
2 Mar. 1699. Under commis. from home he was made postmaster for 
our side of the world. Thomas, Hist, of Print. II. 414, cit. Dunton s 
Life and Errors. JOHN, Boston 1695, perhaps br. but not prob. s. of 
the preced. (and in doubt, whether he was here bef. May 1692, I have 
hesitat. to give him place on my page), by w. Mary had Eliz. b. 6 
Feb. 1696; and Mary, 23 July 1704; was postmaster, but much more 
kn. as propr. of the Boston Newsletter, the earliest Gazette on W. side 
of the ocean, print, by Bartholomew Green, first issu. 17 Apr. 1704; d. 
4 Mar. 1728, aged 75. See Thomas, II. 210. Of this name, tho. 

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Farmer found twenty gr. in 1829, had proceed, from N. J. or Union, or 
N. E. coll. he could count only three at Harv. two at Dart, none at Yale. 

CAMPERWELL, MORDECAI, emb. 1 Apr. 1G79 at Barbados for N. E. 
in the ketch Swallow ; but whether he ever reach, our shores, I have 
not heard. 

CAMPFIELD, or CANFIELD, JOHN, Portsmouth, R. I. call. jr. among 
freem. 1C55. * MATTHEW, New Haven 1644, m. Sarah, d. of Richard 
Treat of Wethersfield, had Samuel, bapt. 19 Oct. 1645; Sarah, 23 (not, 
24, as in Geneal. Reg. IX. 358) May 1647 ; Ebenezer,b. 1649 ; Matthew, 
9 May 1650 ; Hannah, 21, bapt. 22 June 1651 ; and Rachel, b. 1652 ; 
rem. to Norwalk, and had there Jonathan and Mary, and was rep. 1654 
until the union of Conn, and N. H. Cols, in the Royal chart, where this 
name is insert, and after that union 1665 and 6, then rem. to New 
ark, N. J. and d. 1673. SAMUEL, Norwalk, freem. 1669, eldest s. of the 
preced. m. prob. a d. of Francis Willoughby of Charlestown, but nothing 
more is kn. * THOMAS, Milford 1646, perhaps br. of Matthew, an 
early but not first sett. rep. 1673 and 4, perhaps rem. For w. Phebe 
and s. Jeremiah we must trust Cothren, wh. however can tell only, that 
Jeremiah m. Judith Mallory, had Jeremiah, and other ch. not favor, with 
names. In the spell, of this name authors vary, even in giv. the chart. 
of Char. II. Trumbull s Hist. I. 249, may be less accura. than Trumbull, 
Col. Rec. II. 3. The p was drop, and m turn, to n very early. Farmer 
found, in 1829, six gr. of this name at Yale, none at Harv. or Dart. 

CAMPION, CLEMENT, Portsmouth 1647. 

CANADA, JAMES, Rowley 1671. 

CANDE, ZACCHEUS, New Haven, a propr. 1685. 

CANFIELD. See Campfield. 

CANN, JOHN, Boston, m. 30 July 1661, Esther, d. of William Reed. 

CANNEY, JOSEPH, Dover, s. of Thomas, m. 25 Dec. 1670, Mary, d. of 
Job Clements, had Jane, b. 16 Dec. foil.; Joseph, 14 Oct. 1674; and 
Mary, 25 July 1678. THOMAS, Portsmouth 1631, sent over by Mason, 
the patentee, was of Dover 1644, had Thomas, b. bef. 1645; Joseph; 
Mary, wh. m. Jeremy Tibbets ; and a d. wh. m. Henry Hobbs. In June 
1661, his w. Jane (we may hope not the mo. of those ch.) was indict, 
for beat, him, his s.-in-law Tibbets, and his w. and he d. 1677, or earlier. 
THOMAS, Dover, s. of the preced. by w. Sarah had six ch. but tho. their 
names are not seen, the ages, at his d. early in 1 675, were, as Mr. Quint 
assures us, 11, 9, 8, 6, 4, and 1 yrs. respectiv. His wid. m. bef. May 
1677, John Wingate, and had more. 

CANNON, JOHN, Plymouth, came in the Fortune 1621 ; but whether 
he rem. or went home, is unkn. and his name at the div. of cattle, 1627, 
is not found. One C. was of Sandwich 1650, wh. may have been that 

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Robert of New London in 1678, \vh. was clios. a town officer in 1680, 
and prob. rem. soon. 

CANTERBURY, CORNELIUS, Hingham 1G39, was liv. 1G72, but left 
descend, only. thro, female line. Perhaps Ann, wh. m. July 1679, Peter 
Barnes, was the eldest, b. 14 May 1G53; Mary, 29 Oct. 1654; and 
Cornelius, 11 Jan. 1G57 ; and I hear of no more. JOHN, a soldier in 
Dec. 1675, of Moseley s comp. was, prob. s. of William. WILLIAM, 
Lynn 1641, was after of Salem, and d. 1663, leav. wid. Beatrice, and ch. 
John, Ruth, and Rebecca. The wid. m. 29 Nov. 1G65, Francis Plum- 
mer of Newbury, and d. Rebecca m. a Woodrow. This name is often 
Cantelberry, or Cantlebury. 

CAPEN, BERNARD, Dorchester, came, perhaps, after his s. for he was 
adm. frecm. not until 1C May 1636, and d. 8 Nov. 1638, aged 70, and 
his wid. d. of Oliver Purchis, m. on the Monday of Whitsun week, 1596, 
d. 26 Mar. 1653, aged 75, ace. the gr.stone inscript. thot. to be the 
earliest in N. E. His will of 9 Oct. preced. his d. was not pro. bef. 
Nov. 1652. Abstr. of it is in Geneal. Reg. V. 240. Only three ch. 
are kn. Ruth, b. 7 Aug. 1600; Susanna, 11 Apr. 1602; and John, 26 
Jan. 1613. Susanna d. 13 Nov. 1666. He *was from Dorchester, in 
0. E. as appears from nuncup. will of Henry Russell, Avh. left him a 
legacy there. BERNARD, Dorchester, s. of John, m. 2 June 1675, 
Sarah, d. of Thomas Trott, had Bernard, b. 26 Mar. 1676; John, 18 
Feb. 1678, d. in few hours; Sarah, 5 Jan. 1679 ; Joseph, 28 Nov. 1681, 
d. at 13 yrs. ; James, 8 Apr. 1684, d. in few hours ; and John, again, 16 
July 1685. The f. d. of smallpox, 3 May 1691, and his wid. d. 2 June 
1724, aged 70. CHARLES, Dorchester, a soldier, Dec. 1675, in the comp. 
of brave capt. Johnson. JAMES, Charlestown, by w. Hannah had James, 
bapt. 16 Sept. 1683. *|| JOHN, Dorchester, only s. of the first Bernard, 
came bef. his f. as is thot. was freem. 14 May 1634, m. 20 Oct. 1637, 
Redigon or Radigan Clap, had Joanna, b. 3 Oct. 1638, d. soon ; John, 21 
Oct. 1639 ; and his w. d. 10 Dec. 1645. Next, by w. Mary, d. of Sam 
uel Bass of Braintree, m. 20 Sept. 1647, he had Samuel, b. at B. 29 
July 1648; Bernard, 24 Mar. 1650; a d. 6 July 1652; ano. ch. 17 
Nov. 1654; Preserved, 4 Mar. 1657 ; Joseph, 20 Dec. 1658, bapt, 2 
Jan. foil. II. C. 1677; Hannah, 1 Oct. 1662; and Eliz. 29, bapt. 30 
Dec. 1666, wh. d. at 13 yrs. He was of ar. co. 1646, deac. 1656, a 
capt. rep. 1671, 3-8, and d. 6 Apr. 1692. All of this name in our 
country, it is said, descend, from him. His wid. d. 29 June 1704, aged 
72; and her d. Mary m. 22 Sept. 1674, James Foster. JOHN, Dor 
chester, s. of the preced. freem. 1666, m. 19 Nov. 1662, Susanna, d. of 
William Barsham of Watertown, had Susanna, b. 16 Sept. 1664; 
John, wh. d. 7 Aug. 1681 ; Samuel, 23 Oct. 1667 ; Thankful, 22 Apr. 

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16C9; Sarah 9 Dec. 1670; Dorothy, 13 Oct. 1G72, d. next mo.; 
Dorothy, again, 16 Sept. 1673; Purchase, 14 Nov. 1675; Nathaniel, 1 
Oct. 1677, d. at 5 yrs. ; Eliz. 17 Apr. 1680; Eliz. again, 21 Mar. 
1682 ; and Hannah, 21, bapt. 26 Oct. 1684. JOSEPH, Topsfield, br. of 
the preced. ord. 11 June 1684, m. Priscilla, d. of John Appleton of 
Ipswich, had Priscilla, and sev. more ch. and d. 30 June 1725, the w. 
and sev. ds. surv. PRESERVED, Dorchester, br. of the preced. m. 16 
May 1682, Mary, d. of Edward Payson, had Mary, b. 28 Mar. 1683 ; 
Preserved, 10 Apr. 1686; Eliz. 1 Mar. 1690; Ann, 12 Nov. 1692, d. 
soon; John, 16 Oct. 1694; Ebenezer, 6 Sept, 1698, d. soon; Ebenezer, 
again, 8 Jan. 1700; and Ann, again, 9 May 1703; and his w. d. 20 
Oct. 1708, wh. is the date, also, of his own d. SAMUEL, Dorchester, br. 
of the preced. m. 9 Apr. 1673, Susanna, d. of Edward Payson, had 
Samuel, b. 1 Feb. 1674, d. at 4 mos. ; Samuel, again, 4 Nov. 1675, d. at 
2 mos.; Hopestill, 13 Oct. 1677 ; Mary, 23 Sept. 1679 ; Ebenezer, 30 
Apr. 1682, d. at 6 mos.; Edward, 24 Sept. 1683; Samuel, again, 
1 Mar. 1686; Susanna, 10 Nov. 1688; Jabesh, 3 Mar. 1690, d. soon; 
Jonathan, 17 Mar. 1691 ; Susanna, again, 5 Sept. 1693 ; John, 19 June 
1696 ; and Eliz. 28 Sepf. 1698. He was freem. 1674, and d. 19 May 
1733, at ripe age (tho. something short of that his gr.stone boasts) ; and 
his wid. d. 3 Feb. 1738, aged 82. Six pages of Thayer s Genealog. are 
giv. to this fam. of wh. in 1844, eight had been gr. at Harv. and none at 
Yale or Dart. 

CAPRON, BENFIELD, Rehoboth, that pt. wh. bee. Attleborough, a. 1680 
had w. Eliz. wh. d. 10 Mar. 1735, and ch. Benfield; Joseph; Eliz. b. 
22 Oct. 1684; Edward; John; Jonathan, 10 Mar. 1706; and Sarah, 11 
Mar. 1709. He is reput. the progenit. of all of the name within gr. 
circuit, and d. 25 Aug. 1752, at gr. age. Daggett. 

CARD, FRANCIS, a soldier of good serv. in the Ind. war, 1677, at the 
E. but Hubbard, 271-5, does not say, whence he came, or where he 
resid. RICHARD, Newport, among the freem. in 1655, tho. some sus 
picion is felt, that his name is only abbreviat. for Carder. WILLIAM, 
Newbury 1680, a witness in the prosecut. of Eliz. w. of William Morse, 
for witchcr. tho. in the large investigat. bestow, by Coffin on the case in 
his delightful Hist, of the town, how his evidence serv. to prove the 
charge of the folly, is not seen. 

CARDER, JAMES, Warwick, sec. s. of Richard of the same, m. Mary, 
eldest d. of the sec. John Whipple of Providence, had only Sarah. 
JOHN, Warwick, br. prob. elder, of the preced. m. 1 Dec. 1671, Mary, 
d. of Randal Holden, and had John, b. 6 Mar. 1673; William; Rich 
ard ; Mary ; Joseph ; and Sarah. At W. descend, are num. But he 
had former w. Martha, d. of Gov. Brenton. JOSEPH, Warwick, youngest 

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br. of the preced. d. 1694, leav. wid. Bcthia, and tw. ch. Hannah, and 
Mary, b. 16 and 17 Apr. 1693. J RICHARD, Roxbury, rem. early to 
Boston, freem. 25 May 163 6, yet was not mem. of the ch. of B. As a 
support, of the pestilent heresies of Wheelwright and Hutchinson, he 
was disfranchis. in 1637, and went to R. I. was one of the eighteen orig. 
purcli. of the beautif. isl. of Aquedneck, and partner in the civil compact. 
In 1643 he was engag. in the purch. of Warwick with Gorton and 
others, and for sustain, his and their right was made prison, with all the 
the rest, brot. to Boston, and sentenc. to be incarc. at Roxbury, in irons 
(when the opin. of the rev. elders, that their offence deserv. death, was 
overrul.), not to depart on pain of death. See Winth. I. 248, II. 121, 48. 
Glad eno. was the governm. to disch. him and his fellow-suffer, next yr. 
with sentence of banishm. on pain of forfeit, life for coming back. He 
was quiet at W. 1655, had John; Sarah; James, b. 2 May 1655; 
Mary; and Joseph; perhaps was an Assist. 1665, and d. at Newport in 
the time of Philip s war 1675 or 6, leav. wid. Mary. His d. Sarah m. 
5 Dec. 1672, Benjamin Gorton; and Mary m. Malachi Rhoades of* 

CARLETON, * EDWARD, Rowley, freem. 18 May 1642, rep. 1644 and 
7, had Edward, the first b. of the town rec. Perhaps for sec. w. he had 
Prudence, wid. of the first Anthony Crosby. JOHN, Haverhill, wh. d. 
1669, may have had that JOHN, wh. m. 27 Aug. 1688, Hannah O.sgood, 
and JOSEPH, wh. m. 2_Aug. 1694, Abigail Osgood, both, prob. ds. of John 
of Andover. 

CARLILE, BARTHOLOMEW, Sudbury, by w. Hannah had James, b. 
1686; and Hannah, 1687. 

CARMAN, JOHN, Roxbury, came, 1631, prob. with Eliot, in the Lion, 
by w. Florence had John, b. 8 July 1633 ; Abigail, 1635 ; and Caleb, 6 
Aug. 1639, wh. d. young ; rem. to L. I. and was that patentee of Hemp- 
stead whose s. Caleb, b. there 9 Jan. 1646, was blind from b. the first 
ch. there b. of Europ. parents. JOHN, Lynn 1636, rem. next yr. to 
Sandwich, and d. 1638. 

CARNES, || JOHN, Boston, ar. co. 1649, and its capt. THOMAS, New- 
Haven, m. Mary Brown, had Eliz. b. 8 Aug. 1684; Alexander, 19 Dec. 
1685 ? and Joseph, 4 Aug. 1687. 

CARNEY, JAMES, Boston 1686, a surg. 

CARPENTER, BENJAMIN, Providence, s. of William of the same, sw. 
alleg. May 1671. Perhaps he m. Renew, d. of William Weeks of Dor 
chester, but he was perman. resid. at Rehoboth, had Jotham, b. 1 June 
1682, bapt. 1 July 1683 ; John, bapt. 21 June 1691 ; and Submit, 5 Nov. 
1693; all, I judge, at Dorchester, in right of their mo. BENJAMIN, 
Northampton, s. of the sec. William of Rehoboth, m. 1691, Hannah, d. 


of Jedediah Strong, had Freedom, b. 13 July 1692 ; Amos, 6 Nov. 
1693; Benjamin, 3 Oct. 1695; Jedediah, 1 Oct. 1697; Hannah, 15 
Aug. 1699 ; Eliphalet, 16 Oct. 1701, d. in few mos. ; Eliphalet, again ; 
Noah, 24 Dec. 1705; Eliz. 15 June 1707; and Ebenezer; rem. to 
Coventry, there d. 18 Apr. 1738. His wid. d. 20 Mar. 1762, aged 91. 
DANIEL, Rehoboth, younger br. of the preced. m. 15 Apr. 1695, Bethia 
Bliss, d. prob. of Jonathan of the same, wh. d. 27 Feb. 1703 ; and he m. 
30 Mar. 1704, Eliz. Butterworth, d. prob. of John, wh. d. 13 June 1708; 
and he next m. 19 Mar. 1718, Margaret Hunt, wh. d. in two yrs. and he 
took fourth w. Mary Hyde, but d. 14 Sept. 1721. Whether he had 
issue by any of these ws. is unkn. An agreeable let. from him to his f. 
writ, at Weymouth, prob. 27 July 1690, gives acco. of his then engagem. 
in the doleful exped. of Phips against Quebec in Gallop s comp. of wh. 
a list is annex, includ. a few Ind. as may be read in Geneal. Reg. IX. 
354. Valuable as is that roll, a better one is furnish, in G. R. XIII. 
133, by a writer, who could not have the let. o Carpenter, or he would 
have avoid, the erron. suppos. that the force was design, for Albany. 
DAVID, Farmington, d. 22 Jan. 1651, leav. ch. Eliz. b. a. 1644 ; David, 

a. 1647 ; and Mary, Aug. 1650, all bapt. 16 May 1658, some yrs. after 
their mo. had m. George Orvis, and she next m. Richard Bronson. 
DAVID, New London, only s. of the preced. m. Sarah, d. of William 
Hough, had there bapt. Mary, in July 1677; Sarah, Nov. 1679; 
David, 12 Nov. 1682; and Eliz. and Hannah, 1691; but sold his est. 
1688, and d. 1700. His wid. m. William Stevens. JOHN, Ipswich 1678. 
JOHN, Rehoboth, s. of the first William of the same, by w. Hannah had 
Amos, b. 19 Nov. 1677; Eliphalet, 17 Apr. 1679 ; and perhaps by w. 
Dorothy, m. 9 Feb. 1680, had Priscilla, 20 Jan. 1681 ; and he d. 23 
May 1695. JOHN, Woodstock, eldest s. of the sec. William of Rehoboth, 
had w. Rebecca, and I see nothing more of him. JOSEPH, Swanzey, s. 
of William the first of Rehoboth, b. in Eng. m. 25 Nov. 1655, Margaret 
Sabin, perhaps eldest d. of William of Rehoboth, had Joseph, b. 15 Aug. 
1656; Benjamin, 19 Jan. 1658; Abigail, 15 Mar. 1659; Esther, 6 
Mar. 1661; Martha, 1662; John; Hannah, 21 Jan. 1672; Solomon, 
27 Apr. 1673, d. next yr. and Margaret, 4 May 1675. He was one of 
the found, of the earliest Bapt. ch. in Mass, and was bur. two days after 

b. of the last nam. ch. His wid. d. 1700, aged 65. JOSEPH, Provi 
dence, s. perhaps eldest of William the first of the same, rem. to L. I. 
had s. William, as appears in the will of gr.f. convey, by adv. of his f. in 
deed of 2 Sept. 1674, his est. at P. to his uncle Stephen Arnold. JOSIAH, 
Rehoboth, s. of William the sec. of the same, m. 24 Nov. 1692, Eliz. 
Read, andd. 28 Feb. 1727 ; and his wid. d. 18 Oct. 1730. NATHANIEL, 
Rehoboth, br. of the preced. had four ws. m. first, 19 [Sept. 1693, 


Rachel Cooper, wli. d. 9 July foil, next, 17 Nov. 1G95, Mary Preston, 
wh. d. 25 May 1706 ; next, 8 July 1707, Mary Cooper, \vh. d. 9 Apr. 
1712 ; and, last, 171 G, Mary Bacon ; but whether he had issue by either, 
or wh. of the two, h. and w. d. first, is unkn. NOAH, Attleborough, br. 
of the preced. m. 3 Dec. 1700, Sarah Johnson, had Noah, b. 25 Nov. 
1701 ; Marian, 25 Dec. 1702 ; Sarah, 24 Sept. 1704 ; Stephen, 23 July 
1706; Asa, 10 Mar. 1708; Mary, 24 Jan. 1710; Margaret, 30 Mar. 
1712 ; Simon, 13 Nov. 1713, d. next mo. ; Isaiah, 7 Feb. 1715 ; Simon, 
again, 20 Aug. 1716 ; Martha, 25 May 1719 ; Elisha, 28 Aug. 1721 ; 
Amy, 2 Feb. 1723 ; and his w. d. 29 Sept. 1726. He m. 22 May 1727, 
Ruth Follct, had Priscilla, 1 May foil, and this w. d. 10 June 1745. 
Next, he m. Tabitha Bishop, but d. 7 June 1753. OBADIAH, Rehoboth, 
br. of the preced. m. 6 Nov. 1703, Deliverance Preston, and he d. 25 
Oct. 1749, but his wid. surv. to 12 June 1767. PHILIP, Falmouth or 
Scarborough 1690, of wh. I kn. no more. SAMUEL, Rehoboth, s. of 
William the first of the same, perhaps b. in Eng. m. 25 May 1660, 
Sarah Redoway, or Readaway, had Samuel, b. 15 Sept. 1661 ; Sarah, 
11 Jan. 1664; Abiah, 10 Feb. 1666; James, 12 Apr. 1668; Jacob, 5 
Sept. 1670; Jonathan, 11 Dec. 1672; David, 17 Apr. 1675; Solomon, 
23 Dec. 1677 ; Zechariah, 1 July 1680; and Abraham, 20 Sept. 1682 ; 
and the f. was bur. 20 Feb. foil. SILAS, Providence, prob. s. of Wil 
liam the first of the same, sw. alleg. 1671. THOMAS, a carpenter, from 
Amesbury in Wiltsh. came to Boston, 3 June 1635, in the James from 
Southampton, but nothing more of him is seen. TIMOTHY, Providence, 
br. of Silas, sw. alleg. at the same time. * WILLIAM, Weymouth, 
came in the B evis 1638 x from Southampton, aged 62, a carpenter from 
Horwell, says the clearance at custom ho. with William, 33, prob. his s. 
and Abigail, w. of the latter, 32, and four " of ten yrs. old or less," 
not nam. in that docum. was freem. 13 May 1640, rep. 1641, and 3, and 
d. in the winter of 1659, 60. His will, of 10 Dec. pro. 7 Feb. foil, 
names s. John and his s. but of this br. nothing is seen after ; William, 
and his s. John ; Joseph, and his s. Joseph ; Abijah ; Samuel ; Hannah ; 
and Abigail ; and gives to s. of John Titus, wh. had m. testator s d. But 
I fear some incongr. of time will hardly be reconcil. WILLIAM, Rehoboth 
1645, s. of the preced. wh. he accomp. brot. w. Abigail, wh. d. 22 Feb. 
1688, and four ch. of wh. we kn. three to be William, Joseph, and Sam 
uel; had b. in this Id. Hanna*h, 3 Apr. 1640; Abraham, or Abiah, 9 
Apr. 1643; and John. After d. of his f. I suppose he went back to 
Weymouth, where he had first resid. J WILLIAM, Providence 1636, s. 
of Richard of Amesbury, in Co. Wilts, where the est. to him descend, 
from his f. was by him, in a deed 4 Dec. 1671, giv. to his sis. Vincent of 
that borough, describ. as " a ho. in Frog lane in Amesbury, wh. did 
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belong to her f. R. C." the grantor call. hims. s. and heir of R. C. Per 
haps he was br. of that Thomas bef. ment. He m. Eliz. Arnold, prob. 
d. but perhaps sis. of the first Benedict Arnold the Gov. had Joseph, 
Silas, Benjamin, William, Timothy, and Lydia ; was an Assist. 1G 65, 
sw. alleg. 16G6, and d. 7 Sept. 1685. In his will of 1674 all the ch. are 
ment. as liv. and William, s. of Joseph. Lydia m. Benjamin Smith. 
WILLIAM, Rehoboth, s. of the first William of the same, b. in Eng. came 
in the Be vis 1638, with f. and gr.f. m. 5 Oct. 1651, Priscilla Bonett, as 
tradit. spells the name, had John, b. 19 Oct. 1652; William, 20 June 
1659 ; Priscilla, 24 July 1661, wh. m. Richard Sweet; and Benjamin, 
20 Oct. 1663, when the w. d. He m. 10 Dec. foil. Miriam Searle, had 
Josiah, b. 18 Dec. 1664; Nathaniel, 12 May 1667; Daniel, 8 Oct. 
1669; Noah, 28 Mar. 1672; Miriam, 26, but Col. Rec. says, 16 Oct. 
1674, wh. m. 23 June 1691, Jonathan Bliss; Obadiah, 12 Mar. 1678; 
Ephraim, 25 Apr. 1681, d. young; Hannah, 10 Apr. 1684, m. 23 Nov. 
1703, Jonathan Chase; and Abigail, 15 Apr. 1687, m. 12 Nov. 1706, 
Daniel Perrin ; was town elk. from 1668 to his d. 26 Jan. 1704, aged 
72. His wid. d. 1 or 7 May 1722, aged 76. This stock has been very 
prolific. WILLIAM, Providence, s. of the first William of the same, had 
Ephraim; Priscilla, wh. m. 31 May 1670, William Vincent ; and Su 
sanna, wh. m. 1682, Elisha Arnold; and he was drown. 29 Oct. 1708. 
Farmer count, the gr. in 1834 at fourteen, more at Brown than either of 
the other N. E. coll. two ea. at Harv. Yale, and Dart. 

CARR, J CALEB, Newport, may be that passeng. in the Elizabeth and 
Ann 1635, from London, aged 11, among the freem. 1655, chos. treasr. 
of the Col. 1661, an Assist. 1678, and Gov. in May 1695, d. Dec. foil, 
by w. Mercy had Nicholas, Caleb, John, Edward, Samuel, and Mercy ; 
and by w. Sarah had Francis, James, Eliz. and Sarah, as by his will of 
8 Mar. 1690 is seen. His w. was then liv. but Samuel was d. leav. s. 
Job; and Mercy was w. of Thomas Paine. EDWARD, Newport, s. of 
the preced. by w. Hannah, m. 6 Oct. 1686, had Edward, b. 14 Sept. 
1689; Hannah, 13 Oct. 1691; Mary, 26 Oct. 1693; Mercy, 24 Feb. 
1696; Avis, 29 May 1698; Patience, 14 Feb. 1701; James, 21 Oct. 
1703; Phebe, 6 Sept. 1706, d. at 5 yrs. ; and Sarah, 28 Dec. 1708. 
GEORGE, Ipswich 1633, shipwright, rem. with first sett, to Salisbury, 
there was in esteem, by w. Eliz. a sis. of Boston ch. had Eliz. b. at S. 21 
Apr. 1642, bapt. at B. 8 Sept. 1650, "a. 8 yrs. old"; George, b. 15 
Apr. 1644; Richard, 15 Mar. 1646, d. 25 Apr. 1649 ; William, 15 Mar. 
1648; James, 28 Apr. 1650; Mary, 29 Feb. 1652; Sarah, 17 Dec. 
1654; John, 14 Nov. 1656 ; Richard, again, 2 Apr. 1659; and An%_15 
June^l661 ; and he d. 4 Apr. 1682. Eliz. m. 1 May 1662, John Wood- 
mansey ol" Boston ; and Mary m. 17 Sept. 1672, James Bailey of New- 
bury. JAMES, Newbury, s. of the preced. freem. 1690, m. 14 Nov. 

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1677, Mary Sears, had Mary, b. 15 Dec. 1678; Hannah, 16 Oct. 1680; 
Sarah, 8 May 1682; John, 26 Aug. 1684; Catharine, 24 Nov. 1686; 
James, Apr. 1689 ; Hepzibah, 24 Apr. 1692 ; and Eliz. 24 Mar. 1694. 
JOHN, Stonington 1664, m. Wait, d. of Nicholas Easton the sec. and was 
liv. there 1688. NICHOLAS, Conanicut, now Jamestown, eldest s. of 
Gov. Caleb, m. Rebecca, d. of Joseph Nicholson of Portsmouth, R. I. 
and by his will of 9 Jan. 1710 gives us acquaint, with s. Nicholas, and 
two minor s. Thomas and Benjamin, ds. Margaret Battey, Jane, Mary, 
Rebecca, and Ann, prob. nam. in order of b. and br.-in-law Thomas Paine, 
and br. Edward. RICHARD, Hampton 1640, came in the Abigail, 1635, 
aged 29, may have resid. in other towns, last at Ipswich 1678, d. 17 
May 1689, and his wid. Eliz. d. 6 May 1691. RICHARD, perhaps s. of 
the preced. may have resid. at Hampton, by w. Eliz. had Eliz. b. 9 June 
1691 ; and by w. Dorothy (as is said), Richard, 3 Jan. 1694. His w. d. 
3 Aug. foil, and he perhaps m. third w. 23 Feb. 1702, Sarah Healey. 
ROBERT, Newport, call, a tailor when he emb. on the Elizabeth and 
Ann 1635, aged 21, at London, with perhaps his br. Caleb, ten yrs. 
younger, and was among freem. there 1655. WILLIAM, Salisbury, prob. 
s. of George, m. 20 Aug. 1672, Eliz. d. of the first Robert Pike, had 
Sanders, b. 13 May 1674; William, Feb. 1677, wh. d. 8 Mar. of next 
yr.; a s. 4 Mar. 1679 ; Sarah, 13 Aug. 1681 ; Robert, 28 Apr. 1685 ; 
and Sylvan us, 1688. 

CARRE, EZEKIEL, Kingstown, R. I. one of the Huguenot refugees, wh. 
came a. 1686, to the number of forty-five fams. in that place alone. No 
acco. of his fam. is seen. See Arnold s Hist, of R. I. I. 497. 

CARRIER, RICHARD, Andover, s. of Thomas, and of that victim of 
horrible delusion, his unhappy w. and, with his sis. of 7 yrs. old. witness, 
1692, against the mo. that bore them, as he also was against Rev. George 
Burrows, wh. was convict, and hang, at the same time with her for the 
same imagin*. crime, m. 18 July 1694, Eliz. Sessions. THOMAS, Bil- 
lerica, came, perhaps, from Wales, m. 7 May 1664, Martha Allen, when 
his name in rec. of B. is writ. Morgan, alias Carrier, had sev. ch. of wh. 
Thomas, the preced. and Sarah, b. a. 1685, were witness, in the unnatur. 
proceed, that end. in the execut. of their mo. 19 Aug. 1692. He had 
rem. to Andover short, bef. and in few yrs. after went to Colchester, 
there live more than 20 yrs. and d. 16 May 1735, said in N. E. Weekly 
Journ. soon after, to be 109 yrs. old ; and exaggera. in this case may not 
be more than ten or fifteen yrs. The contempo. tells, that he was not 
gray, nor bald, walk, erect, and short, bef. his d. went six ms.