Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
By James Savage
BUCKLEY, JOSEPH, Boston, merch. m. Joanna, d. of Richard Shute, wid. of Nathaniel Nichols, perhaps in 1688, had Joseph, bapt. 5 Apr. 1691; and Richard, b. 5 Oct. 1695, both bapt. at Charlestown; 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 soldier 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. STEPHEN, Bristol, in Feb. 1689, had w. and two ch.
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.
BUCKMINISTER, JAMES, Sudbury 1640, an orig. propr. Shattuck. JOSEPH, Boston, s. of Thomas, by w. Elizabeth d. of Hugh Clark; of Watertown, had Joseph, b. 31 July, bapt. 23 Sept. 1666; and the f. d. 20 Nov. 1668. His posthum. d. Elizabeth was bapt. 10 Jan. foll. 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; Elizabeth 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. 1645, "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. Elizabeth w. of Thomas Spowell, Mary, w. of Henry (as Barry thinks was his name) Stevens, Dorcas, of Clement Corbin, or Corbett, s. Thomas, Joseph, and Jabez, d. Spowell's 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 [[vol. 1, p. 287]] Watertown. THOMAS, Boston, a carpenter, s. of the preced. d. Dec. 1659, leav. wid. Mary. Inv. of his est. amt. to £39. 16. ZECHARIAH, Boston, 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.
BUCKMAN, JOSES, Malden, s. of William, by w. Judith Worth, m. 1 May 1673, had Samuel, b. Apr. 1674; Judith, 7 Aug. 1676; Sarah, 1680; Mary; Susanna, 8 Aug. 1685; William, 22 Feb. 1688; Edward, 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 Elizabeth and prob. John. His wid. m. John Lynde. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1647, on the Mistick side, wh. bec. Malden, had by first w. only ch. John; and by sec. w. Sarah had Joses, b. 1641; Elizabeth 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 Samuel, again, Feb. 1660; and d. early in 1679. Elizabeth m. Benjamin Whittemore, 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, Malden, s. of the preced. m. 11 Oct. 1676, Hannah 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. gr.ch. of Prudence Wilkinson, and of first William. Of him, I presume, it is, that Sewall, in his Diary, under 30 Oct. 1696, relates, 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, bec. he had been infirm from early youth, and was tak. by his gr.mo.
BUCKNELL, SAMUEL, Boston, m. 18 Sept. 1654, Sarah, d. of Nathaniel Bishop, had Sarah, b. 17 May 1655, wh. d. next yr; Nathaniel, 1 June 1659.
BUCKNER, CHARLES, Dover, sch.master 1657, rem. in few yrs. to Boston, 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.
BUDDINGTON, BODINGTON or BUDINGTON, WALTER, Stonington 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. [[vol. 1, p. 288]] 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 Elizabeth 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. foll. most of the little we kn. that he left w. Elizabeth and ch. 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. Elizabeth 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, and 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 Simbury, 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 Killingworth, 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 Abigail, 12 Feb. 1656; d. 16 Nov. 1681; and his wid. d. 2 Sept. 1684. [[vol. 1, p. 289]] His will, of 26 July 1681, 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 Hatfield. 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, eldest s. of Robert, 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 effect, 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 1638. Perhaps he was f. of all the preced. had w. Thomasin, and d. Mary, wh. m. 22 Sept. 1673, Jeremiah Neal. His will was refus. pro. bec. the witnesses would not sw. but only affirm. Inv. of his est. was tak. 15 Nov. 1669.
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, acc. 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 Edward, by w. Experience, d. of Andrew Pitcher, had Joseph, b. 17 Sept. [[vol. 1, p. 290]] 1664; Rebecca, 16 Sept. 1666; Edward, 31 Jan. 1669; Samuel, 31 Aug. 1673; Abigail, 16 Nov. 1676; Mehitable, 20 Aug. 1679; Jonathan, 23 May 1682; and Josiah, 2 Nov. 1684. RICHARD, Roxbury, came in the fleet with Winthrop 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 Winthrop 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 diarm. 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. aft. 1644, but whither is not kn. Of this name seven had been gr. at H. C. in 1822, but all of a later stock.
BULLFLOWER. See Bellflower.
BULKLEY, EDWARD, 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. 16345, freem. 6 May foll. and adm. also in Plymouth 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; Elizabeth 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, Ephriam 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 thee 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. ld. and [[vol. 1, p. 291]] had a living at Fordham, whence, being eject. 1662, he rem. to Wapping, near London, practis. physic with success, and d. a. 1689. Calamy's Acc. II. 311. He was of the first class of gr. at Harv. 1642, and ranks in the catal. next after Sir. George Downing. JOHN, Fairfield 1669, s. of Thomas. JOSEPH, Fairfield, br. of the preced. m. Martha, d. of the elder James Beers, had lds. 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 Odell, in the hundr. 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 alter twenty yrs. thro. favor of Lord Keeper Williams, then Bp. of Lincoln, his diocesan. [Brook's 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. both of time and space; and, of course, his cleric. charact. did not appear, or he would have been stop. He was first on 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. 1625; 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. Reg. X. 167, of 14 Apr. 1658, in his 76th yr. with codic. of 13 Jan. and 26 Feb. foll. 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.
PETER, 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, [[vol. 1, p. 292]] and sent to Eng. as agent to defend the col. against compl. of her is 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 Prescott, 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 his br. 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, m. 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 lds. to two s. John and Joseph, beside books, and other prop. and to ds. Sarah, w. of Eleazer Brown, Rebecca, w. of Joseph Whepley, 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, with eight more, of wh. one was her d. nam. Mary Withridge (see Essex Inst. II. 53), indicr. for witchcraft, but acquit. Felt. Eleven of this nam, 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 1679; Hannah, 30 Apr. 1681; and Abigail, 16 Mar. 1683, d. at 3 mos. It is believ. 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 affectionate, 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. Hutchinson, 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.; [[vol. 1, p. 293]] Gov. of the col. 1685 and 9, d. Jan. 1694, in 95th yr. is the exagger. by ten yrs. of surv. By w. Elizabeth wh. d. 1665, he had Jireh, b. Sept. 1638 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, set of the first Henry, prob. younger, m. Ann Cole, d. of John of the same, had Ephriam, 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 JERAH, s. of Gov. Henry, prob. elder, kept a garrison ho. at Narraganset, in Philip's war, Dec. 1675; had by first w. Godsgift Arnold, d. prob. of the first Benedict, Jirah, b. 1682; Benjamin, 1685; and Benedict; and his w. d. 23 Apr. 1691. He took sec. w. Sarah, wh. may have borne him some ch. as Henry, Ephriam, and Ezekiel. JOHN, Boston 1658, feltmaker, m. Mary, d. of Nicholas Baxter, wh. is undoubted. a wrong name of the f. of the bride, had John, b. 14 July 1663, 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. 21 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. foll. 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 Elizabeth 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. foll.; Sarah, 25 Aug. 1687; Sybil, 13 Apr. 1690; Ruth, 21 Apr. 1692; Abigail, 24 July 1694; Jonathan, 14 July 1696; Moss, 18 May 1699; and Ebenezer, 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. Robert, 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. [[vol. 1, p. 294]] Phebe m. 1676, Samuel Chalker. From a part of Saybrook rec. giv. in Geneal. 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. name. THOMAS, Hartford, came in the Hopewell, capt. Babb, emb. at London, Sept. 1635, aged 25, was of Boston or Cambridge first, but accomp. Hooker next May, had w. Susanna, wh. d. 1680, 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 Chalmer's 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. 1659; and Joseph of Hartford; Ruth, w. of Andrew Bordman of Cambridge; Abigail Buck; and a third d. Bunce. THOMAS, Farmington, s. of the preced. m. Esther, d. of John Cowles; wh. s. 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. Cothern says, he m. sec. w. 1692, Hannah Lewis, wh. lov. 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. foll. tho. Harris, Epti. 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, Elizabeth 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 lds. in 1637, m. a d. of Henry Thorpe, rem. to Medfield, freem. 1668, 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 had 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; Hannah, 6 Aug. 1672; and Eleazer, 27 June 1676. His w. d. 4 Jan. foll. and he m. 1677, sec. w. Elizabeth had John, 7 Mar. 1678; Elizabeth 31 Jan. 1682; Mary, 20 Feb. 1684; Malachi, 8 Mar. 1686; and Isaac, 25 July [[vol. 1, p. 295]] 1688. He liv. in that part of Dedham wh. was early made Medfield, and later cut into Sherborn. GEORGE, Watertown, freem. 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 presume the third), 20 apr. 1655, Mary Marplehead, says Dr. Bond, tho. Morse confines him to one w. A fourth w. he found, 2 May 1672, in Jane Else, wid of Roger. ISAAC, Dedham, s. of the first William b. in Eng. m. 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, on 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 William, 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, but 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. NATHANIEL, Dedham, s. of William of the same, b. perhaps in Eng. m. 1658, Mary, d. of Edward Richards, had Mary, b. 24 Dec. 1659; Susanna, 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 frem. 1690, and d. 1705. ROBERT, Watertown, bur. 24 June 1639, was aged 40, and h. of Ann, but no more of him was discov. 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, Elizabeth 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. [[vol. 1, p. 296]] 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, Elizabeth eldest d. of Robert Avery of the same, had William, b. 1698; Elizabeth 1699; Jemima, 1702; Ann, 1705; and Isaac, 1709; and d. 1746. Of this name, that sometimes in old rec. appears Bulward, 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 Elisha, 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. EPHRIAM, Sherborn, br. of the preced. had both been of Medfield 1678, by w. Grace had Mary, Ephriam, 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 Samuel, 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 fiv. 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; Elizabeth 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 a deac. and d. 16 Jan. 1692; and his wid. d. 14 Feb. foll. In hist. of Framingham, Barry, giv. the distrib. of est. 1697, shows, that Mary m. a Clark; Elizabeth m. a Wheelock, but was then d. leav. childr.; Meletiah, m. a Fisher, and was d. leav. childr.; and Bethia m. a Colburn; that Ephriam 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, Elizabeth Brooks. He d. 14 Jan. 1678, and his wid. m. 28 Apr. foll. James Fitzgerald.
BULLIS, PHILIP, Boston, mariner, m. 3 Dec. 1663, Judith, d. of John Hart, wid. of Robert Ratchell, had Elizabeth b. 19 Nov. 1664; John, 8 Jan. 1669; Thomas, 3 Aug. 1671; and Rachel, 28 Sept. 1673; serv. in Gilliam'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. acc. 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. [[vol. 1, p. 297]] and kn. that he had d. Hannah, bapt. 3 Jan. 1686, at O. S. 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 1668. 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. to w. for her life, and after to his d.-in-law Hannah 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 fr. of ho. lot in Boston that yr. but, tho. he had resid. five yrs. 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 ld. 1643, and 2 Dec. 1663; and d. 27 of same mo. His will, 6 days bef. name w. Elizabeth s. Thomas, gr.ch. John, s. of Henry, and d. Elizabeth wh. m. 13 Jan 1675, Richard Norman. JOHN, Providence, in May 1682 took o. of alleg. JOHN, Salem 1680, perhaps s. of Henry, was favor. bec. in the preced. Ind. war he had been crippled. He m. 3 Aug. 1681, Mary Maverick, had Elizabeth b. 22 June 1683; and John, 5 Apr. 1686. RICHARD, 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. One Richard was of the comp. of Gallup in the wild expedit. of Phips, 1690. SAMUEL. Rehoboth, m. 12 Nov. 1673, Mary Thurber, wh d. 4 Oct. foll. when d. Mary was b. and he m. 26 May 1675, Thankful Ropuse, 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, Edward, 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, Elizabeth 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 hav. rem. and had more ch. some bef. these foll. 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. [[vol. 1, p. 298]] 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; Elizabeth 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.
Html by Debbie