Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
By James Savage
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FIRST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND
ABBEE. See Abby.
ABBOT. ARTHUR, Marblehead, perhaps rem. to Ipswich, join. Winthrop 1634, in the settlem. of that town, was liv. in 1671, and prob. d. bef. 1679. We kn. of issue, only Philip, whose descend. have 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, perhaps s. of the preced. in 1671 made freem. then call. jr. and, in 1674, 35 yrs. old; by w. Elizabeth wh. d. 17 Feb. 1738, aged 90, had Elizabeth 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 Winthrop 1630, req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. and was rec. 18 May foll. 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 clk. there 1680. DANIEL, Branford, s. of Robert of the same, had Joseph, and prob. Stephen, and Hannah.
EBENEZER, Andover, youngest s. of the first Thomas of the same, m. Elizabeth Tucker, had Sarah, b. 7 June 1717; Elizabeth 6 May 1719; Ebenezer, 6 Sept. 1721; [[vol. 1, p. 2]] John, 28 Feb. 1723; Philip, 11 Sept. 1720; 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 at Norwalk among early sett. 1600, 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. foll. 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 Chandler 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. 1652; Benjamin, 20 Dec. 1661; Timothy, 17 Nov. 1663; Thomas, 6 May 1666; Edward, a. young; Nathaniel, 4 July 1671; and Elizabeth 9 Feb. 1673. He d. 24 Dec. 1661; 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 Elizabeth m. 24 Nov. 1692, Nathan Stevens. His s. Benjamin was afflict. by Elizabeth Johnson, a witch, as she confess. in 1692; and she implicat. 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 Johnson'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. fem. Abbots, had been gr. at some coll. in 1844. Seven s. and three ds. m. and resid. at A. while of 73 gr.ch. five sett. at Concord, N. II. 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. foll. 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. [[vol. 1, p. 3]] He d. 22 Mar. 1689; and his wid. m. 1 Aug. foll. 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; Elizabeth 25 July 1690; George, 22 Dec. 1632; 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, Elizabeth Ballard, had George, b. 17 July 1691; Uriah, 26 Nov. 1692; Jacob, 19 Mar. 1694; Elizabeth 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, Benjamin, Israel, Hannah, and Elizabeth 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 next 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 clk. 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. JOHN, Andover, s. of the first Thomas of the same, m. Apr. 1710, Hannah Chubb, perhaps d. of Pascoe 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. Hepzibah Frye.
JONATHAN, Norwalk, s. of George of the same, m. 5 June 1696, Sarah, d. of John Olmstead, had Jonathan, b. C Apr. 1697; Sarah, 16 June 1699; Eunice, 23 Jan. 1702; Mary, 8 July 1704; Deborah, [[vol. 1, p. 4]] 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. JOSEPH, Marblehead, s. of the first Thomas of Andover, by w. Sarah had Susanna, bapt. Aut,. 1701; Joseph; Sarah; Ann; and Hannah. NATHANIEL, Andover, youngest s. of George the first of the same, m. 22 Oct. 1695, Dorcas Hibbert, prob. d. of Robert 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; Jeremiah, 4 Nov.1709; Joshua,1711; Sarah; Hannah; Elizabeth 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, Ipswich, 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. 1630, Remember, d. of John Fiske of Wenham, had John, b. 9 Apr. 1691; Nehemiah, 19 Oct. 1692; Sarah; Mary; and Mehitable, 17 Oct. 1700. Tho. arrest, on a warrant, with sev. other inno. persons, in Apr. 1692, for witchr. he escap. proced. perhaps as not old eno. for the devil's prey. 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. 19 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. Elizabeth 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 wid. 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. 1634,. when Col. Rec. gives the name Abbitt, was of Wethersfield 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 Rowe; 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. [[vol. 1, p. 5]] 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 Elizabeth A. wh. m. at Guilford 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 Ebenezer, 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, Elizabeth French, had only Thomas, wh. d. 9 Mar. 1729; and of the f. no more is told. TIMOTHY, Andover, 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 Dorcas, 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, Elizabeth and ano. d. wh. m. a Wills, and gr.ch. Thomas, Joseph, and Sarah Wills. Possib. John of Saco, the ens. 1680, and Thomas of Kittery, the ens. 1680, were s. and gr.s. of this man.
WILLIAM, Andover, S. of George the first of A. m. 19 June 1682, Elizabeth d. of Nathaniel Geary of Roxbury, had Elizabeth b. 29 Apr. 1683; William, 17 Mar. 1685; George, 19 Mar. 1687, d. at [[vol. 1, p. 6]] 2 yrs. Ezra, 7 July 1689; George, again, 22 Dec. 1691, d. soon; Nathan, 10 Dec. 1692; James, 12 Feb. 1695; Paul, 28 Mar. 1697; Philip, 3 Apr. 1699; Hannah, a Apr. 1701; Caleb, 1704; and Zebadiah, 1706. His. w. d. Dec. 1712, and he d. 24 Oct. foll. 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 ld. 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, 1682, 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, Wenham, 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; Hepzibah, 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 gr.ch. ought here to be ins.
ABEY, 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. foll. the same trade, was so poor, that the petty bequests in his will are hardly to be thot. unfairly caricatur. in the humorous poem by Rev. John Seccombe, with the title of Father Abby's will, of wh. in the admirdb. 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, [[vol. 1, p. 7]] Dec. 1678; Theophilus, Nov. 1680; Joanna, Nov. 1683; Abigail, Mar. 1689; and Hannah, Oct. 1692. His w. d. Nov. 1700, and he m. 1701, Mary, wid. of Stephen Loomer 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 Dorothy 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 foll. 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 William Doolittle, had William, and Samuel, and d. 1718, when his two s. admin. on his est. Early this name was writ. Ebenetha, or Abbenatha, acc. Hinman; but in mod. days the descend. use the spell. here giv.
ABINGTON, WILLIAM, Maine, 1642. Coffin.
ABORNE. See Eborne.
ACRERLY, ACCORLEY, or ACRELY, HENRY, New Haven 1640, Stamford 1641 to 53, Greenwich 1656, d. at S. 17 June 1668, 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, perhaps br. of the preced.
ACKLEY, or ACLY, JAMES, Haddam, s. of Nicholas, by w. Elizabeth had James, b. 17 July, bapt. 17 Aug. 1707; Nicholas, 17 Dec. 1708, bapt. 6 Mar. foll.; Nathaniel, bapt. 30 Dec. 1711, but the town rec. gives him b. 7 Nov. foll.; Gideon, 14 Apr. bapt. 20 May 1716; Desire, 24 Feb. bapt. 30 Mar. 1718; Elizabeth 16 Jan. bapt. 18 Feb. 1722; and Benajah, b. 10 July 1729. JOHN, Haddam, br. of the preced. m. 23 May 1699, Rebecca, eldest d. of John Spencer, was serg. and d. 25 Aug. 1736, leav. s. John to admin. his est. NICHOLAS, Hartford 1655, rem. as early sett. to Haddam, and d. 29 Apr. 1695, leav. wid. Miriam, and ch. John; Thomas; Nathaniel, wh. d. 27 Feb. 1710, perhaps unm.; Samuel; James; Hannah; Elizabeth; Mary; Sarah, wh. m. William Spencer; and Lydia; but it is believ. all the ch. were by a former w. SAMUEL, Haddam, s. of the preced. by w. Bethia had Samuel, b. 8 Dec. 1703, bapt. with f. and mo. 6 Oct. 1706; Jerusha, 29 Mar. bapt. 4 May 1707; Deborah, 11 July, bapt. 14 Aug. 1709; Lydia, 14 Aug. bapt. 30 Sept. 1711; Simeon, 10 Jan. bapt. 21 Feb. 1714; Stephen, 25 Jul, bapt. 26 Aug. 1716; Elijah, 28 Mar. bapt. 3 May 1719; Isaac, 6, bapt. 8 Oct. 1721; Bezaleel, 4 Feb. bapt. 8 Mar. 1724; and Nathaniel, 14 June, bapt. 17 July 1726. He d. 27 Apr. 1745, and his wid. d. 12 Mar. 1764. 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, Sarah, prob. wid. of Amos Stickney.
ACRES, often ACKERMAN, 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 Brookline, [[vol. 1, p. 8]] m. prob. bef. 1664, Desiretruth, d. of William Thorne of Boston, had bapt. at Roxbury, where his w. join. the ch. 8 July 1666, Elizabeth and Desiretruth, perhaps not tw. on 15 July 1666, of wh. one, at least, d. soon; Elizabeth 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.
ACY, 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.
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