A Genealogical Dictionary of  The First Settlers of New England,
Before 1692

Volume #1, Pgs 209 - 220
Bond - Bouton

By James Savage

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BOND, GRIMSTONE, Boston, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 22 Aug. 1683; Joseph, 27 Apr. 1685; and Mary, 13 Aug. 1688; freem. 1690. I find it spell. sometimes Bonrde. JOHN, Newbury, 1642, m. 5 Aug. 1649, Esther Blakely, had John, b. 10 June 1650; 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 Haverhill, 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; Elizabeth 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. Elizabeth 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 [[vol. 1, p. 210]] the eject. min. from Co. Cumberland, was employ. at first ch. 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 Barbados, 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 Winthrop by his aunt Elizabeth 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, Elizabeth 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; Elizabeth 30 Nov. 1656, wh. m. 13 Mar. 1679, Nathaniel Barsham, Na;thaniel, 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 Coolidge. 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. 1680; three Williams, of wh. the last was b. 24 May 1695; Deliverance, 2 May 1686; Elizabeth; 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 Protestants, 1691. 3 Mass. His 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 Barron; Patience, wh. m. 28 Dec. 1670, 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, [[vol. 1, p. 211]] d. of Samuel Fuller the sec. had Hannah, b. 8 Oct. 1659; Mary, 4 Oct. 1661; and Sarah, 16 Feb. 1664.

BONNER, JOHN, Boston, 1678, by w. Mary, d. of Jonas Clark of Cambridge 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.

BONNEY, 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.

BONYTHON, or BONIGHTON, 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. RICHARD, 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. perhaps bef. sett. at Wethersfield; Mary, b. 10 Sept. 1635; Hannah, 10 Feb. 1642; Sarah, 12 Nov. 1613; and James, 1 Feb. 1646; rep. from 1639 till his d. 22 June 1649. His wid. m. James Wakeley, and d. 1653. 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, Elizabeth 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; Elizabeth 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 prob. others 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.; Elizabeth [[vol. 1, p. 212]] m. Nov. 1659, John Crocker, perhaps his 2d w.; and Sarah m. 4 June 1663, Peter Blossom. These three are thot. to be, all, ds. of Robert.

BOOTH, EBENEZER, Stratford, s. of Richard, m. Elizabeth d. of Richard Jones of Haddam, had three s. Benjamin, Edward, and Ebenezer, beside ds. Deborah, Elizabeth 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. Elizabeth or Alice had Elizabeth b. 15 Mar. 1674; rem. to Salem, there had Benjamin, 10 Mar. 1676; Alice, 6 July 1678; and Susanna, 21 Sept. 1680. His w. was oft. a witness, 1692, against witches. But he d. (as I infer) ten yrs. bef. for on 26 June 1682, his w. brot. inv. of his est. The d. Elizabeth m. 16 Dec. 1698, Israel Shaw. HUMPHREY, Charlestown, merch. m. Rebecca, d. of Rev. Zechariah Symmes. JOHN, Scituate 1656, had Joseph, b. 1659; John, 1661; Benjamin, 1667; Abraham, 1671; beside Elizabeth 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. foll. names w. Elizabeth d. Hannah, s. James, Joseph, Robert, David, and Nathan, but ano. s. Zechariah is omit. His est. was good. By his first w. Mary, the posthum, d. of Hon. John Wells, he had no ch. His sec. w. Hannah, d. of John Wilcockson, brot. him Hannah,b. 1687; Robert, 1689; James, 1691; Zechariah, 1693; Joseph, 1695; David, 1697; and Nathan 1699, wh. d. at 15 yrs. and she d. 1701. Third w. he took next yr. and d. in yr. foll. 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 foll. Perhaps the f. ran away, for no m. is found. RICHARD, Stratford 1640, m. a sis. of the first Joseph Hanley, had Elizabeth 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 selectman 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. Elizabeth 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 or SIMON, Fairfield, or perhaps Hartford, m. 5 Jan. 1664, Rebecca, d. of [[vol. 1, p. 213]] Daniel Frost, wh. d. 25 Dec. 1688, rem. to Enfield, and early sett. with William, b. a. 1664; Zechariah, a. 1666; and ds. Elizabeth a. 1668; Mary, a. 1670; all b. bef. he went thither. Stiles, in Hist. of Windsor, 557, makes him a Welshman, and his w. Scotch, neither of wh. seems prob. to me. He was, perhaps, s. of the preced. had sec. w. m. 8 Sept. 1693, wid. Elizabeth 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 Burroughs, 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 Matthew or Martha, 11 Sept. 1665.

BORDEN, BRYANT, perhaps of Malden, m. Elizabeth d. of John Lewis. JOHN, came from Kent, in the Elizabeth and Ann, 1635, aged 28, with w. Jane, 23; and ch. Matthew, 5; and Elizabeth 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 William Hough, had John, Samuel, Hannah, William and Sarah, tw. and Joanna, wh. were all bapt. at New London, the last was b. 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, Portsmouth, eldest s. of Richard of the same, m. 4 Mar. 1674, Sarah Clayton, had Mary, b. 20 Sept. 1674; Matthew, 14 Aug. 1676; Joseph, 17 July 1678; Sarah, 29 Dec. 1680; and Ann, 5 Jan. 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, m. 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, Cambridge, br. of the preced. freem. 1674, m. 15 Oct. 1669, Ruth Bull, had Andrew, b. 22 Aug. 1671, one of emin. pub. serv. as selectman, repo. town treas. 45 yrs. and near. as long steward of the coll. beside Ruth, 28 Jan. 1673, the w.of Presid. Wadsworth, and two or three other ch., was steward of the coll. d. 15 July 1687, [[vol. 1, p. 214]] aged 42. DANIEL, Ipswich, m. 12 Apr. 1662, Hannah, d. of Richard Hutchinson. He was br. of Thomas call. Boreman. THOMAS, Lynn 1637, rem. to Sandwich. Lewis. He bec. one of the first purch. of Middleborogh. 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 Cambridge; 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. Mar. 1656; William, 6 Dec. 1657; and Elizabeth 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, Malden, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Lydia, b. 2 May 1687; was freem. 1690, d. 14 Mar. 1696. Nineteen 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 or 5; 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 or 19 Dec. 1695; Israel, 6 Oct. 1697; Timothy, a 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. 21 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 John 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.; Hepzibah, 16 Feb. 1702; and he d. 21 Sept. 1712. NATHANIEL, Wethersfield, youngest br. of the preced. m. 30 Apr. 1707, Elizabeth 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 Wethersfield with s. Isaac, b. 3 Feb. 1642; hall 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. 165767. 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 [[vol. 1, p. 215]] Mary, b. 13 Nov. 1683; Sarah, 13 Mar. 1686, d. in few days; Hannah, 27 June 1687, d. next yr.; 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 10 Mar.) 1645, Hannah, d. of Anthony Annable, had Hannah, b. May 1646; Thomas, Sept. 1648; Samuel, July 1651; Desire, May 1654, Mary, Mar. 1656; Mehitable, Sept. 1658; and Tristram, Aug. 1661; and d. 25 May 1679. The name is Burnam in Geneal. Reg. IX. 315; but the com. spell. is Bowman. His s. Samuel was k. 26 Mar. 1676, in the hard fight under capt. Pierce, at Rehoboth. THOMAS, Ipswich, perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1682. WILLIAM, perhaps of Wethersfield 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 BOSTICK, ARTHUR, came from Co. Chester, acc. 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 feoffes. She was sec. w. and d. near the begin. of 1678. By former w. he had John, and other child. whose names are unkn. tho. tradit. (wh. has support), names them Arthur and Zechariah. JOHN, Stratford 1666 or earlier, s. of Arthur, b. in Eng. m. Mary, d. of John Brimsmead, had John, b. 4 May 1667; Zechariah, 24 or 28 July 1669; Joseph, 11 May 1672; Mary, 14 Feb. 1675; Elizabeth 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 by rec. Mary, 1692; David, 1693; Martha, 1695; Jonathan, b. 1 Apr. 1697; Susanna, 22 Nov. 1700; Parnel, 15 Apr. 1702; Elizabeth 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.

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

BOSWORTH, BENJAMIN, Hingham 1635, came, perhaps, in the [[vol. 1, p. 216]] Elizabeth Dorcas 1635 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 lb. 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. A wid. B. at H. 18 May 1648. But I am confus. betw. the two Benjamin, the younger of wh. m. 7 Dec. 1670, Elizabeth d. of Secr. Morton. BENJAMIN, Hull, prob. s. of the preced. m. 27 Nov. 1666, Hannah, d. of Secr. Morton, had Hannah, b. 9 Aug. 1668; Hannah, again, 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, Elizabeth bur. 18 Nov.1638; Rebecca, bapt. Feb.1642; Bethia, Jan. 1644; Benjamin, and Mehitable, 4 Apr. 1647; Mary, 18 Apr. 1647; Nathaniel, and Jeremiah, 29 July 1649; Hannah, 14 July 1650; Deliverance, b. 4 Aug. 1650; Joseph, b apt. June, 1652; Bellamy, 19 Nov. 1654; Edward, 29 May 1659; and Bridget, 19 Aug. 1660; thence, 1669, to Swanzey, tho. Lincoln says Rehoboth, wh. was prob. a prior stage in 1661. JONATHAN, Swanzey, had Hannah, 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 Elizabeth 17 Nov. 1681. NATHANIEL, Hull 1661, freem. 1680, prob. br. of the sec. Benjamin, m. 7 Dec. 1670, Elizabeth d. of Secr. 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 Howland, she is call. his d. had Nathaniel, b. 22 Mar. 1673; Elizabeth 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 have been his f. or cous. The f. had Mary, bapt. 4 Oct. 1657, and his eldest four ch. all d. within 3 wks. Aug. 1693. The s. was Bristol 1689, a deac. with ch. and gr. ch. SAMUEL, Boston, 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 Winthrop freem. 25 May 1636, was of importance cno. to be disarm. Nov. 1637, ar. co. 1650, d. 28 July 1655. His will, made five days bef. was pro. 5 Oct. foll. 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; Elizabeth 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; Elizabeth m. John Morse.

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BOTHAM, ROBERT, Ipswich 1652.

BOTSFORD, ELNATHAN, Milford, eldest ch. of Henry, m. first, 12 Dec. 1664, Elizabeth d. of John Fletcher, had only Elizabeth b. 1665; and m. sec. w. 12 Dec. 1667, Hannah, d. of Timothy Baldwin, had Esther, b. 1668; 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. Elizabeth wh. join. the ch. 1640, Elnathan, bapt. 14 Aug. 1641; Elizabeth and Mary, prob. tw. 21 May 1643; Hannah, Dec. 1645; Esther, 1647; and Ruth, 1649. His will of 1 Feb. 1686, is foll. by the inv. of 15th Apr. same yr. ment. w. Elizabeth and the ds. of wh. Hannah was d. leav. the will says, four ch. Elizabeth 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, contain. there.

BOUGHEY, Elizabeth, Roxbury, m. 24 Jan. 1643, Robert Harris, and to that name I refer.

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

BOULTER, MATTHEW, Hampton 1649. NATHANIEL, Hampton 1644, b. at Exeter, 15 May 1648, br. of the preced. by w. Grace had, perhaps, Mary; but at H. Temperance, 8 Jan. 1650; certain. Nathaniel, 4 Mar. 1653; 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; Elizabeth 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. NATHANIEL, Hampton, s. of the preced. took o. of alleg. 1678, by w. Mary and Elizabeth b. 8 Sept. 1688; and Mary; and d. June 1689. RICHARD, Weymouth, freem. 1653, liv. 1662. STEPHEN, Newbury 1665, 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. Elizabeth had Thankful, bapt. 14 Oct. 1649; John; and Elizabeth wh. m. 25 Oct. 1676, Experience Willis. He d. 27 May 1683, three days after mak. nuncup. will, nam. w. Elizabeth 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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BOURDEN, JOHN and WILLIAM were of Watertown 1657, and the former sw. fidel 1652.

BOURLE, WILLIAM, Charlestown, a soldier in Moseley'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. Mr. Wyman tells me, the name was Burt.

BOURNE, ELISHA, Sandwich, s. of Richard, m. 26 Oct. 1675, Patience Skiff, d. perhaps, of James of the same, had Nathan, Elisha, Elizabeth Abigail, 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. GARRETT, or JARRARS, or GERALD, or GERARD, or JARRETT, perhaps JARED, Boston, in the employm. of Elder William Colborne in June 1634, when adm. to the ch. possib. came with him, 1630, freem. 6 May 1535[?], 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 foll. his w. Mary, not Ann, as the modern copy of rec. has it, d. His 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, rem. 1639 to Barnstable, of wh. he was rep. 1644, had there Dorcas, bapt. 26 Aug. 1649. JOB, Sandwich, s. of Richard, m. 1664, Ruhama Hallett, d. of Andrew, had Timothy, b. 1666; Eleazer, 1670; Hezekiah, 1675; John; and others; certain. Hannah, 1667. JOHN, Salem 1637, s. or more prob. br. of Thomas, rem. 1649, 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 Elizabeth 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. NEHEMIAH, Charlestown 1638, shipbuilder, was also of Dorchester, 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 Nehemiah, b. 10 June 1640, and hannah, b. 10, bapt. 14 Nov. 1641; but prov. at last carr. his fam. to Eng. and may be the man ment. in a let. of the w. of Goffe, the reigicide, in 1672. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 60 and IX. 268. Winthrop 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. were b.; Job; Elisha, b. 1641; and Shearjashub, 1643. He d. 1682. [[vol. 1, p. 219]] Copious acco. is in Gookin's Hist. Coll.; Hubbard, 659, 60; and Davis's Ed. of Morton's Mem. 408. SHEARJASHUB, Sandwich, s. of the preced. m. Bathshua Skiff, prob. of James of the same, had Melatiah; Ezra, b. 1667; Mary, 1678, d. young; Sarah, 1680; Mary, again, 1681; Remembrance, 1683; and Patience, 1686; was oft. a rep. of Plymouth 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. were in the Congr. of U. S. 1794. Baylies, H. 283, 4. THOMAS, early at Marshfield, may prob. have come from Co. Kent, bring. fam. hav. been at Plymouth 1637, freem. of that col. 2 Jan. 1638, had w. Elizabeth 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. Elizabeth John, above ment.; Martha, wh. m. 1. John Bradford, s. of the Gov. 2. Thomas Tracey, d. at Norwich 1689; Elizabeth m. 9 Dec. 1638, Robert Waterman; 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, Elizabeth d. of John Rouse, had Elizabeth wh. d. 14 Apr. 1689. WILLIAM, Duxbury 1638, may rather, perhaps, be Burne. Eleven of this name had been gr. at H. C. 1834, and four at Brown and Bowd.

BOUTELL, BOUTWELL, BOUTELLE, or BOWTELL, HENRY, Cambridge, m. 24 or 25 June 1657, Elizabeth Bowers, prob. wid. of George, and d. soon, prob. for be made his will six days after, in wh. he names his "below. 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 foll. JAMES, Salem and Lynn 1635, freem. 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 Elizabeth 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. 1646; 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; Elizabeth 2 Mar. 1683; [[vol. 1, p. 220]] Sarah, 20 Aug. 1686; Susanna, 26 Feb. 1689; 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 Rochelle to Casco, 1686, accomp. his friend Baudouin, 1690, to Boston, and m. 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, 1 Apr 1713; Mary, 5 Aug. 1715; Elizabeth 11 Feb. 1717; Mary. again, 18 Jan. 1719, Stephen, 22 May 1721; Peter; 11 Dec. 1722; Thomas, 11 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 annniv. 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.

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