Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
By James Savage
[[vol. 1, p. 430]] Abraham Cole Family Cont'd:
will, of 21 Dec. 1666, pro. 13 Feb. foll. speaks of s. John; d. Elizabeth w. of Edward Weeden; Mary, w. of Edmund Jackson, and his ch. by her, Elisha, and Elizabeth gr.ch. Sarah, w. of John Senter; gr.s. Samuel, eldest s. of his s. John; and gr.ch. Samuel Royal, ch. of Phebe Green, d. of his sec. w. that was w. of William Royal; so that we may well infer, that most of his own ch. if not all, were b. in Eng. SAMUEL, Farmington, s. of farmer John of the same, call. Cowles, m. 14 June 1661, Abigail, d. of Timothy Stanley, had Samuel, b. 17 Mar. 1662; Abigail, Jan. 1664; Hannah, 10 Dec. 1664; Timothy, 4 Nov. 1666; Sarah, 25 bapt. 27 Dec. 1668; John, b. 28 Jan. 1671; Nathaniel, 11 Feb. 1673; Isaac, 28 Mar. 1675; Joseph, 18 June 1677; Elizabeth 17, bapt. 21 Mar. 1680; and Caleb, bapt. 25 June 1682, all the eleven liv. when the f. d. 17 Apr. 1691. SAMUEL, Hartford, s. of John, the carpenter, d. 16 Mar. 1694, in his will, made the day bef. names w. Mary, ch. Samuel, Ichabod, John, Jonathan, Elizabeth Dorothy, and Hannah. THOMAS, Hampton 1638, prob. came in the Mary and John 1634, with w. Eunice, was an orig. propr. there, but found at Salem 1649, there d. Apr. 1679. His sec. w. Ann, by her will of 1 Nov. foll. ment. s. Abraham, and John. WILLIAM, Exeter 1639, was the yr. bef. witness to the deed (true, not spurious), from the Ind. to Wheelwright, with wh. he rem. to Wells, 1640, was constable 1645, submit. with John and Nicholas, perhaps his s. perhaps brs. 1653, to the Mass. jurisdict. may have rem. to Hampton, there d. 26 May 1662, in his 82d yr. WILLIAM, Boston, by w. Ann had Mary, b. 6, and d. 23 Dec. 1653. Of him I hear no more. WILLIAM, Boston, by w. Martha had William, b. 14 Apr. bapt. at O. S. ch. in her right 24 July 1687, as was Martha, again, with tw. William, b. 7, bapt. 10 Feb. 1689; and Martha, again, with tw. Mary, bapt. 16 Nov. 1690. WILLIAM, Eastham, s. of Daniel of the same, m. 2 Dec. 1686, Hannah Snow, prob. d. of Stephen of the same, had Elisha, b. 26 Jan. 1689; Daniel, 4 Oct. 1691; Hannah, 15 Dec. 1693; and Jane, 4 Jan. 1696; and his w. d. 23 June 1737. WILLIAM, Kingstown, s. of John, in his will names ch. John, Samuel, Joseph, Benjamin, Wignal, Mary Dickinson, Ann, Hannah, and Susanna. It was made 22 Sept. 1727, and pro. 18 Sept. 1734. Three of this name were in the list of gr. at Harv. 1834, and six at other N. E. coll. some hav. a aft. o, and some final s, wh. it is beyond my power to discrim.
COLEMAN, ISAAC, Nantucket, s. of Thomas, was drown. 6 June 1669, unm. JOHN, Nantucket, br. of the preced. m. Joanna, eldest d. of Peter Folger, had John, b. 2 Aug. 1667; Thomas, 17 Oct. 1669; Isaac, 6 Feb. 1672; Phebe, 15 June 1674; Benjamin, and Abigail, tw. 17 Jan. 1677; Solomon; and Jeremiah; and d. 1716. His wid. d. 18 July 1719. JOHN, Hatfield, s. of Thomas of Wethersfield, freem. 1672, had been freem. of Conn. 1658, prob. rem. 1659, m. 1663, Hannah, d. of John Porter, had Thomas, b. 1664; [[vol. 1, p. 431]] Hannah, 1667; John, 1663; Noah, 1671; Sarah, 1673; Bethia, 1676, k. with her mo. 19 Sept. 1677; Ebenezer, 1680; and Nathaniel, 1684; was deac. His sec. w. is unkn. as also the first, but third was Mary, d. of Robert Day wh. was wid. of Thomas Stebbins, and bef. wid. of Samuel Ely, and d. 1725. Of the s. three or four went to Conn. JOSEPH, Nantucket, s. of Thomas, m. Ann, d. of George Bunker, had Joseph, b. 17 Nov. 1673, drown. in youth; and Ann, 10 Nov. 1675; d. 1690. NOAH, Hadley, br. of John of Hatfield, freem. 1671, m. Mary, d. of John Crow, had seven ch. of wh. six d. young, and he d. 1676. His d. Sarah m. 1692, Westwood Cook. THOMAS, Newbury, from Marlborough, in Wilts, arr. at Boston 3 June 1635 in the James from Southampton, came out under colltr. with Sir Richard Saltonstall and others, to keep their cattle, in wh. he was neglig. and unfaithf. as the Ct. rul. yet was adm. freem. 17 May 1637, by w. Susanna, wh. d. 17 Nov. 1650, had Tobias, b. 1638; Benjamin, 1 May 1640; Joseph, 2 Dec. 1642; John, 1644; Isaac, 20 Feb. 1647, bef. ment.; and Joanna; rem. to Hampton, m. 11 July 1651, Mary, wid. of Edmund Johnson, wh. d. 30 Jan. 1663; and he took for third w. Margery, d. of Philip Fowler (wid. of Thomas Rowell of Andover, wh. had been wid. of first Christopher Osgood of A.) He rem. to Nantucket bef. 1663, there d. 1682, aged 80. Perhaps Susanna, wh. d. 2 Jan. 1643, was his d. Coffin says he spell. his name "Coultman," but in my opin. it was Coaleman, or Coulman, as in old writ. e is freq. tak. for t, and u for a is common eno. error in mod. THOMAS, Wethersfield 1639, rep. 1652 and 6, rem. to Hadley, freem. 1661, there d. ] 674, leav. good est. to two s. bef. ment. and three ds. of wh. Sarah m. the sec. Richard Treat, one m. Philip Davis of Hartford; and Deborah m. Daniel Gunn of Milford. Part of the prop. was at Evesham, Worcestersh. Eng. His sec. w. was wid. Frances Welles, by wh. he had only Deborah. Mrs. Welles had Thomas, John, Mary, wh. m. Jonathan Gilbert, be£ her m. with Coleman. TOBIAS, Rowley, eldest s. of Thomas of Newbury, had Jabez, b. 27 May 1668; Sarah, 17 June 1670; Thomas, 26 Mar. 1672; Lydia; Deborah, 25 May 1676; Eleazer; Ephraim; and Judah. The eldest was k. by the Ind. at Kingston. He had right in Nantucket lds. but did not go there, perhaps, with his f. or even aft. his d.
COLEY, PETER, Milford, eldest s. of Samuel, rem. to Fairfield, there d. 1690. With his inv. of 31 Mar. in that yr. the names of five ds. and one s. are ret. Sarah, aged 22; Ann, 16; Mary, 13; Elizabeth 8; Hannah, 6; and Peter, whose yrs. are not told. SAMUEL, Milford 1639, one of the first sett. join. the ch. 1640, m. Ann, d. of James Prudden, had Peter, bapt. 1641; Abilene, 1643; Samuel, 1646; Sarah, 1648; Mary, 1651; Hannah, 1654; and Thomas, 1657; and d. in 1684. In his will of 1678, and in the will of his wid. 1689, the same 7 ch. are nam. [[vol. 1, p. 432]] Abilene m. Japhet Chapin; Sarah m. a Baldwin; Mary m. first, Peter Simpson, and sec. John Stream; and Hannah m. Joseph Garnsey. THOMAS, Milford, s. of the preced. m. Martha, d. of John Stream. COLFAX, or COLEFOX, RICHARD, Newtown, L. I. 1656, perhaps s. of William of Wethersfield. VENUS (wh. seems an odd name for man), Salem, m. 20 Aug. 1666, Mary Day, perhaps d. of John, had Elizabeth b. 14 June foll.; Mary, 24 Jan. 1671; Hannah, 7 May 1672, wh. d. soon; and John, 18 Sept. 1674.WILLIAM, Wethersfield 1645, had sev. ch. b. there, and d. bef. 1661. WILLIAM, Gloucester 1654, possib. s. of the preced. freem. 1673, m. 14 Nov. 1662, wid. Bridget Roe; d. 18 Apr. 80, and his wid. d. 2 May foll.
COLLAMORE, COLLEMORE, or CULLIMORE, ANTHONY, Scituate, neph. of Peter, b. in Eng. m. 1666, Sarah, d. of Isaac Chittenden, had Mary, b. 1667; Peter, 1671; Sarah, 1673; Martha, 1677; and Elizabeth 1679; was capt. of militia, master of a vessel, and perish. by wreck, 16 Dec. 1693, on a ledge, still call. Collamer's, near his home. Mary m. Robert Stetsom, ISAAC, Boston 1636, shipwright, writ. Cullimer, in our old book of poss'sns. and Colimer, in Col. Rec. in 1638 had gr. of lot at Braintree for 4 heads, freem. 1643, had w. Margaret, wh. d. 13 Dec. 1651; and he m. 22 Jan. 1652, Margery Page. JAMES, Salem 1668. PETER, Scituate 1643, had no ch. and went home to find relat. brot. br's. s. Anthony, bef. ment. and sis's. s. William Blackmore, and in his will, 1684, provides for ch. of both, as also his w. Mary. PETER, Scituate, s. of Anthony, m. 1695, Abigail, d. of Tobias Davis of Roxbury, had Abigail, b. 1695; Sarah, 1697; Anthony, 1699; Peter, 1701; Mary, 1703; John, 1704; Isaac; 1707; Thomas, 1709; and Samuel, 1712.
COLLANE, MATTHEW, of Isle of Shoals, d. a. 25 Dec. 1650; and the Court at Kittery appoint. 11 Mar. foll. Teague Mohonas admor.
COLLAR, or COLLER, JOHN, Cambridge, by w. Hannah, d. prob. of James Cutler, had John, b. 6 Mar. 1661; and Thomas, 14 Dec. 1663; perhaps others; as prob.in Boston, Jane, 20 July 1681. Hannah, prob. his d. m. 16 June 1679, James Cutting. JOHN, Sudbury, s. of the preced. by w. Elizabeth had Thomas, John, Phineas, Uriah, Joseph, Hezekiah, Susanna, Priscilla, and Sybilla.
COLLICOTT, or COLLACOT, EDWARD, Hampton 1642. Hist. Coll. N. H. II. 214. RICHARD, Dorchester, freem. 4 Mar. 1633, was serg. in the Pequot war; ar. co. 1637, selectman 1636, rep. 1637, rem. bef. 1656 to Boston, was rep. for Falmouth 1669, and Saco 1672, d. 7 July 1686, aged 83, as his gr.stone on Copp's hill reports. His will of 23 Apr. preced. is good for names of gr.ch. wh. might be lost for want of it. His first w. Joanna d. 5 Aug. 1640, and by ano. w. Thomasin, wh. surv. him, he had d. Experience, b. 29 Sept. 1641; s. Dependence, 5 July 1643, wh. d. bef. his f.; and Preserved, bapt. 28 Jan. 1649; Elizabeth and Bethia; beside Ebenezer, 6 Sept. 1659; and Ebenezer, again, 2 June 1661. Experience m. Richard Miles; Elizabeth m. Richard Hall; and Bethia m. 21 July 1692, Rev. Daniel Gookin, as his sec. w. Winthrop II. 336. Hutch. II. 515. The rec. gives the name Colcott sometimes.
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COLLIER, AMBROSE, emb. at Barbados, for Boston, 11 Mar. 1679, in the Society. JOSEPH, Salisbury, had Mary, b. 9 Apr. 1662, wh. prob. d. young, and he rem. to Hartford, a. 1666, d. 16 Nov. 1691, leav. Joseph, aged 23; Mary (Phelps), 22; Sarah, 18; Elizabeth 16; Abel, 14; John, 12; Abigail, 9; Susanna, 7; and Ann, 4 1/2. His w. was, I presume, Elizabeth d. of Robert Sanford of H. MOSES, Hingham, s. of Thomas, m. 29 Mar. 1655, Elizabeth Jones, had Benoni, b. 5 Apr. 1657. She d. five days after, and he m. 17 Dec. 1657, Elizabeth Bullard; freem. 1652. THOMAS, Hingham 1635, freem. 1646, d. 6 Apr. 1647, the date of his will, as in Geneal. Reg. VII. 173, 4, appears (tho. IX. 172, the abstr. of rec. of d. is one yr. earlier), aged 71, leav. w. and d. Susanna, s. Moses and Thomas. THOMAS, Hingham, s. of the preced. a propr. at Hull 1657, freem. 1663, was lieut. d. 1691, betw. 25 June, date of his will, and 9 July, when it was pro. leav. w. Jane and five ch. WILLIAM, Duxbury, a merch. of London, came 1633, hav. for sev. yrs. act. as one of the adventurers, and had so generous a spirit, as not to be content with mak. profit by the enterprise of the pilgrims, unless he shar. their hardships. Whether he brot. w. from home, or had any here, is doubtful; but four ds. came, of excellent character, Sarah, wh. m. 15 Mar. or May 1634, Love Brewster; Rebecca, m. 15 Mar. or May 1634, Job Cole; Mary m. 1 Apr. 1635, Thomas Prence, afterwards the gov. and surv. to 1676, being his sec. w. but tradit. makes her wid. of Samuel Freeman; and Elizabeth m. 2 Nov. 1637, Constant Southworth. He was assist. 28 yrs. betw. 1634 and 1665, and one of the two plenipo. at the first meet. of the Congr. of Unit. Col. 1643, among the first purch. of Dartmouth 1652, and d. 1670.
COLLINS, ABRAHAM, Dover 1666. ALEXANDER, emb. at Barbados for N. E. 15 Sept. 1679. ANTHONY, New Hampsh. of the gr. jury 1684. The d. 22 Mar. 1700 of aged wid. C. is ment. in Pike's MS. Journ. BENJAMIN, Salisbury, m. 5 Nov. 1668, Martha, d. of John Eaton, had Mary, b. 8 Jan. 1670; John, 1673; Samuel, Jan. 1676; Ann, 1 Apr. 1679; Benjamin, 29 May 1681; and Ephraim, 30 Sept. 1683; and the f. d. 10 Dec. foll. BENJAMIN, Lynn, freem. 1691, m. 25 Sept. 1673, Priscilla Kirtland, had Susanna, b. 9 July 1674; William, 14 Oct. 1676, d. at 12 days; the mo. d. soon after, and he m. 5 Sept. 1677, wid. Elizabeth Putnam, had Priscilla, 2 May 1679; Elizabeth 3 Jan. 1682; and Benjamin, 5 Dec. 1684. BERNARD, New London, drown. 1660. CHRISTOPHER, Boston, had, in 1640, gr. of lot for 2 heads at Braintree; Saco 1660, was constable of Scarborough 1664, there d. 1666, aged 58, under some suspic. of murder by a neighb. wh. on tr. was acquit. and the jury say, "the said C. was slain by misadv. and culpable of his own d." He left good est. and s. Christopher and Moses. See the valua. [[vol. 1, p. 434]] Hist. of Scarborough by Wm. S. Southgate in Maine Hist. Coll. III. His wid. Jane ret. good inv. of £422, 14, 0, includ. 23 cows. DANIEL, Enfield 1683, d. 3 May 1690, aged a. 42, leav. wid. Sarah, d. of Thomas Tibbals, wh. next yr. m. Joseph Warriner, and ch. Daniel; Patience; Nathan, b. 1683; and Sarah, 1686. DANIEL, Boston, s. of John of Lynn, m. 13 Dec. 1693, Rebecca, d. of Samuel Clement, had Clement. EBENEZER, New Haven, m. 9 May 1696, Ann, wid. of John Trowbridge, d. of Gov. Leete, had Mehitable, b. 29 May 1697; and a posthum. ch. EDWARD, Cambridge 1638, freem. 13 May 1640, was deac. rep. 1654-70, exc. 61, liv. many yrs. on planta. of Gov. Cradock at Medford, and at last purch. it, sold to Richard Russell 1600 acres, and other parts to others. Mather, Magn. IV. 8, in his whole chap. on the tw. s. John and Nathaniel, does not equal in value the few lines of Mitchell, from wh. we learn, his w. was Martha, and ch. Daniel, a. 9 yrs. old when his parents unit. with his ch. possib. f. of Phebe, wh. d. at C. 5 Jan. 1654; liv. at Koningsburg, in Prussia; John, H. C. 1649; Samuel, liv. in Scotland for some yrs.; and Sibyl, w. of Rev. John Whiting, all b. in Eng.; beside these, Martha, b. Sept. 1639; Nathaniel, 7 Mar. 1643, H. C. 1660; Abigail, 20 Sept. 1644; and Edward, 1646, all bapt. here. Abigail m. prob. in 1663, John Willet, s. of capt. Thomas, wh. a. 2 Feb. 1664; and Martha, it is thot. m. Rev. Joshua Moody. The patriarch d. at Charlestown, 9 Apr. 1689, aged a. 86. ELIZUR, Warwick 1644, s. of that wid. Ann C. wh. m. John Smyth, Presid. of the Col. of R. I. 1649. On the d. of his mo.'s h. she and her s. had the est. of Smyth. Of him I learn, that, in 1667, his age was 45; had m. Sarah Wright, wh. brot. him Thomas, b. 26 Oct. 1664; Elizur, 11 June 1666; William, 8 Mar. 1668; Ann, 4 Mar. 1670, wh. m. 7 Jan. 1686, the sec. John Potter; and Elizabeth 1 Nov. 1672. FRANCIS, Salem 1637, by w. Hannah had Hannah, wh. m. 30 June, tho. ano. acco. says 27 Jan. 1669, John Brown of Salem; add, William, 9 Sept. 1669, d. soon; Abigail, Oct. 1671; and Benjamin, 14 May 1674. Whether these ch. were all by one w. may be doubt. as also what Hannah C. m. Nathaniel Ingersoll; both these points hav. worried my conject. ask. permis. in 1687, on the strength of his half century's resid. to keep a house of entertainm. and ten yrs. lat. a wid. C. prob. his, of the same town, had the same leave. HENRY, Lynn, came in the Abigail, 1635, aged 29, with w. Ann, 30; and ch. Henry, 5; John, 3; Margery, 2; and four serv. says the London custom ho. rec.; freem. 9 Mar. 1637, d. Feb. 1687, leav. Henry, John, and Joseph. HENRY, Lynn, s. of the preced. had Henry, b. 2 Oct. 1651; Hannah, 1 Feb. 1660; John, 19 Aug. 1662; Sarah, 9 Jan. 1666; Rebecca, 9 June 1668; and Eliezer, 9 Oct. 1673. HENRY, Lynn, s. of the preced. m. 3 Jan. 1682, Hannah Lamson; and, 24 June 1685, a sec. w. Sarah. HUGH, Norwich, or perhaps Lyme, a devisee in the will of young Joshua Uncas, the Moheagan sachem, for wh. see Geneal. Reg. XIII. 236; but I find nothing more.
JAMES, Salem, a shipmaster lost at sea 1685. He was s. of the first John, had tw. ws. and a s. by ea. JOHN, Gloucester, may have had gr. of [[vol. 1, p. 435]] ld. at Salem 1643; had w. Joan, s. John, b. perhaps in Eng.; James, b. 16 Sept. 1643; Mary, 8 Mar. 1646; and Ann, 1649; selectman 1646 and 70, beside oft. intermed. yrs. freem. 1646, a. 25 Mar. 1675; and his w. d. 25 May 1695. Joan, prob. his d. m. 25 Dec. 1661, Robert Scamp, and d. 9 Nov. 1663; Mary, ano. d. m. 15 June 1665, Josiah Elwell; had sec. h. and third, James Davis; d. 9 Mar. 1725; and Ann m. 17 July 1673, Charles James, as Babson, 73, teaches. JOHN, Boston, br. of Edward, ar. co. 1644, had, beside eldest s. John, by w. Susanna, Thomas, bapt. 5 Apr. 1646, 7 mos. old, and at same time, Susanna, a. 3 yrs. and 12 days old; and Elizabeth 16 Apr. 1648, a. 8 days old; was a shoemaker, and d. 29 Mar. 1670. In 1640 he had gr. of lot at Braintree for 3 heads. His d. Susanna m. 25 Mar. 1662, Thomas Walker. JOHN, Boston, shoemaker, s. of the preced. rem; 1663, with w. to Middletown, thence, soon to Saybrook, thence, in 1668, to Branford, where he unit. in form. the ch. that yr.; was propound. for freem. Oct. 1669, and by Hinman is nam. dept. in Oct. 1672, wh. is a mistake, thence, 1671, to Guilford, where he d. 1704. By first w. wh. d. 1668, he had John, b. 1665, and Robert, 1667. His sec. w. was Mary, wid. of Henry Kingsnoth, m. 2 June 1669, had Mary; and he m. 6 Mar. 1700, third w. Dorcas, wid. of John Taintor, d. of Samuel Swain. JOHN, Lynn, perhaps s. of Henry, mariner, by w. Abigail had Marg. b. 26 Nov. 1656, d. at 3 mos.; John, 17 Dec. 1657, d. soon; Samuel, 19 May 1659; Abigail, 23 Mar. 1661; John, again, 10 Sept. 1662; Joseph, 6 June 1664; Elizabeth 8 Apr. 1666; Benjamin, 19 Sept. 1667; Mary, again, 20 Feb. 1670; Daniel, 3 Mar. 1671, Nathaniel, 1 Apr. 1672; Hannah, 26 Apr. 1674; Sarah, 28 Dec. 1675, d. within 6 mos.; Lois, 12 May 1677; Alce, or Alice, 30 Apr. 1678; and William, 28 June 1679, wh. d. soon. When the f. d. 22 Dec. foll. the wid. and Twelve surv. ch. had a comforta. est. to div. His d. Abigail had m. 18 July 1678, Andrew Townsend. JOHN, Cambridge, s. of deac. Edward, b. in Eng. after study. at Cambridge, went to Edinburgh, was chaplain to Monk, bef. he mov. into Eng. for the restorat. of Charles II.; afterwards a min. at E. and last in London, where he d. 3 Dec. 1687. In Hutch. Coll. are preserv. four very valua. letters from him to Gov. Leverett. JOHN, Gloucester, s. of John of the same, b. prob. in Eng. by w. Mehitable, d. of Edward Giles, m. 9 Mar. preced. had John, b. 12 Dec. 1659, a. soon; John, 1662; Ezekiel, 23 Feb. 1665; Ebenezer, 5 Feb. 1667; Samuel, 3 Apr. 1671, d. soon; Amos, 14 Apr. 1672; and Benjamin, 24 Jan. 1675. He rem. to Salem, there had Hannah, 4 Aug. 1676; and d. Sept. 1677. His w. was d. of Edward Giles of Salem. JOHN, New London 1680-3. JOHN, Salisbury, s. of Benjamin of the same, by w. Elizabeth had Jonathan, b. 11 Oct. 1695; and a d. Oct. 1697. JOSEPH, Lynn, perhaps s. of first Henry, had Sarah, b. 18 Oct. 1669, d. next mo.; Joseph, 16 Sept. 1671; Henry, 23 Nov. 1672; Ann, 13 Feb. 1674; Dorcas, or Dorothy, 6 Mar. 1676; Sarah, again, 10 Aug. 1678; and Esther, 2 Jan. 1680.
JOSEPH, Eastham, m. 20 Mar. 1672, Duty Knowles, had Sarah, b. 2 Jan. 1673; John, 18 Dec. 1674; Lydia, July 1676; Joseph, June 1678; Hannah, Feb. 1680; Jonathan, 20 Aug. 1682; Jane, 3 Mar. 1684; Benjamin, 6 [[vol. 1, p. 436]] Feb. 1687; and James, 10 Mar. 1689, d. at 3 wks. MOSES, Scarborough, s. of Christopher, was, in 1671, whip. as a Quaker. NATHANIEL, Middletown, s. of deac. Edward, ord. 4 Nov. 1668, m. 3 Aug. 1664, Mary, d. of William Whiting of Hartford, d. 28 Dec. 1684, had Mary, b. 11 May 1666; John, 31 Jan. 1668; Susanna, 26 Nov.1669; Sibyl, 20 Aug. 1672, d. young; Martha, 26 Dec. 1674; Nathaniel, 13 June 1677, H. C. 1697; Abigail, 31 July 1681; and Daniel, or Samuel, 16 Apr. 1683, d. in 1 wk. His wid. d. 26 Oct. 1709. Mary m. Jan. 1685, John Hamlin; Susanna m. 26 May 1692, William Hamlin; and Abigail m. 1702, William Ward; but she may have been d. of Samuel. NATHANIEL, Hatfield, k. by the Ind. 19 Oct. 1675. PETER, New London 1650, is not thot. to be s. of any in our country, nor to have had w. or ch. at his d. May or June 1655, div. his prop. among John Gager and other neighb. PETER, Pemaquid, in 1674 sw. fidel. to Mass. ROBERT, came in the Arabella, from London, 1671, but I kn. no more of him, unless he were f.-in-law of that Daniel Rolfe in 1672, wh. was k. in Philip's war. SAMUEL, Middletown, br. of Rev. Nathaniel, b. in Eng. aft. com. with his f. to Cambridge, there m. bef. 1664, and had Edward, b. 8 Jan. 1664, went to Scotland, perhaps a. 1658 or 9, came back soon, and was, perhaps, casually at Cambridge 1675, and Charlestown 1678, but sat down at M. there was rep. 1672, and d. 1696, leav. Edward; Martha, b. 3 Mar. 1666; Samuel, 21 Oct. 1668; Sibyl, 25 Feb. 1671; Mary, 16 June 1672; Abigail, 2 June 1673; and Daniel, 5 Oct. 1675. His w. d. 5 Mar. 1714. See Hutch. Coll. 475. SAMUEL, New London 1680-3; perhaps rem. to Lyme, m. 6 Aug. 1695, Rebecca, wid. of Joseph Hunt of Duxbury, wh. d. 15 June preced. SAMUEL, Salisbury, s. of Benjamin of the same, m. 16 Mar. 1699, Sarah White, had Benjamin, b. 5 Dec. 1699; and Joseph, 27 June 1702. THOMAS, Boston 1677, merch. THOMAS, Warwick, eldest s. of Elizur of the same, m. Abigail House, had Elizur, b. 17 Nov. 1693; William, 8 Feb. 1695; Thomas, 3 Jan. 1697; Sarah, 31 Oct. 1698; Thankful, 27 Aug. 1700; and by sec. w. Ann had Ann, 16 July 1707; Samuel, 30 May 1709; and Abigail, 20 Nov. 1711. WILLIAM, New London 1664, tax. in 1667, but is not kn. to have had fam. perhaps rem. to New Haven, and that yr. m. 1 Jan. Sarah, d. of Henry Morrill; and was a propr. 1685. He had a d. b. 1670, whose name is not seen; John, 10 Mar. 1673; William, 4 Mar. 1675; Daniel, 28 May 1677; Sarah, 31 Dec. 1679; Jonathan, 25 May 1682; and Nathaniel, 25 Jan. 1685. Gov. Winthrop in II. 8, 38, and 136, ment. a scholar, of this name, wh. came 1640, from Barbados, was a preacher, m. a d. of William Hutchinson, and was cut off by the Ind. when the fam. of the prophetess was brok. up; but he does not give the bapt. prefix which in Backus is found to be William. Of this name, in 1834, four had been gr. at Harv. and fourteen at other N. E. coll.
COLLISHAW, or COWLISHAWE, as ch. rec. has it, WILLIAM, Boston [[vol. 1, p. 437]] 1633, came, possib. at the same time as Cotton, with w. Ann, and Sarah Morrice her d. for the three were rec. into our ch. the mo. foll. the adm. of our teacher; freem. 4 Mar. 1634. No more is kn.
COLLOHANE, HUGH, a strange name, seen nowhere but in the list of Moseley's comp. Dec. 1675.
COLMAN, BENJAMIN, Boston, s. of William, first min. of Brattle str. ch. by Increase and Cotton Mather stigmatiz. as the "Manifesto" ch. preach. first at Bath, Ipswich, and other places in Eng. but was ord. for the society in Boston, 4 Aug. 1699, at London, m. 8 June 1700, Jane, d. of Thomas Clark, had Benjamin, b. 1 Sept. 1704, d. in few days; Jane, 25 Feb. 1708; and Abigail, 14 Jan. 1715. He had sec. w. Sarah, d. of Richard Crisp, wh. had been wid. of William Harris, Hon. John Leverett, and Hon. John Clark, in succession, m. 6 May 1731, and d. 24 Apr. 1744; and his third w. m. 12 Aug. 1745, was Mary, d. of William Pepperell, and sis. of Sir William, wid. of Hon. John Frost, wh. surv. him, and m. Benjamin Prescott. He was emin. for serv. to Harv. Coll. beyond all others of the age; and d. 29 Aug. 1747. In Eliot's Biogr. Dict. a valua acco. of him is found. EDWARD, Boston, m. 27 Oct. 1648, Margaret, d. of Thomas Lumbard of Barnstable, had Elizabeth 28 Jan. 1652; Mary, 12 Sept. 1653, d. under four yrs.; Martha, 8 Aug. 1655; James, 31 Jan. 1657; and other ch. certain. Abigail, nam. in will of gr.f. L. JOHN, Dover 1661. JOHN, Salem, d. June 1665. JOHN, Hatfield, freem. 1672. See Coleman. JOHN, Boston, s. of William, one of the found. of the ch. in Brattle str. JOSEPH, Scituate, shoemaker, came in 1635 or 6, from Sandwich, in Kent, with w. Sarah, and four ch. was first at Charlestown, but went, 1638, to S. thence rem. perhaps to Norwich bef. 1690; had at S. Joseph, Zechariah, Thomas, and sev. ds. Deane. WILLIAM, Gloucester 1654, m. 14 Nov. 1662, Bridget, wid. of John Rowe, and d. 18 Apr. 1680, and she d. 2 May foll. WILLIAM, Boston, came with w. Elizabeth in the Arabella, 1671, from London, had Mary, b. 3 Dec. 1671, and Benjamin, 19 Oct. 1673, H. C. 1692, bef. ment. They were from Satterly, in Norfolk, and perhaps brot. John. Five of this name, in 1834, had been gr. at Harv. and nine at other N. E. coll.
COLSON, ADAM, Reading, an early sett. m. 7 Sept. 1668, Mary, had Josiah, b. 6 Mar. 1673, d. in few mos.; Elizabeth 9 Oct. 1676; Lydia, 31 Mar. 1680; and David, 26 Apr. 1682; and d. 1 Mar. 1687. NATHANIEL, Newport, by w. Susanna, had Ann, b. 8 June 1678.
COLT, or COULT, JOHN, Windsor 1668, liv. to old age, had Sarah, bapt. at Hartford, says Hinman, 7 Feb. 1647, and sev. s. of wh. one or more sett. at Lyme. In his sec. Ed. 672-8, Hinman gives many names of descend. yet with no precis. of line. But the orig. is quite mythical. The sett. was b. in Colchester, Co. Essex, a. 50 ms. from London, came to Dorchester when a. 11 yrs. old, rem. to Hartford a. 1638, as says the book, with no inherent improb. but it is sure to encourage distrust of [[vol. 1, p. 438]] such tale, that he is made gr.gr.gr.gr.s. of a peer of Eng. wh. was dispossesc. of his est. & c. Such examples may, I hope, be shun. and not imitat. Mr. Hinman had too respectab. a name to encourage the relat. of such old wives' invent.
COLTMAN, or COULTMAN, JOHN, Wethersfield 1645, a sch.master, wh. had been a serv. with Leonard Chester, or his wid. Mary, wh. in her will of 20 Nov. 1688, then wid. of Hon. Richard Russell, remem. his serv. near fifty yrs. bef. His d. Mary m. 1 May 1684, John Nash of Norwalk, and d. 1698; and he d. a. 1688, or 9, leav. wid. and three ds.
COLTON, EPHRAIM, Springfield, s. of George, m. 17 Nov. 1670, Mary, d. of Job Drake, had four s. of wh. Samuel, the youngest, was b. 17 Jan. 1680; and his w. d. 19 Oct. 1681. He next m. 26 Mar. 1685, Esther Mansfield, perhaps d. of Samuel, and had seven s. and six ds. by her, of wh. only Esther, b. 23 Oct. 1687 is kn. to me; but the last, his seventeenth ch. was b. aft. his d. 14 May 1713. His name is misprint. Cotton in Geneal. Reg. XII. 176, and repeat. of course, in Index. GEORGE, Springfield 1644, came from Sutton Coldfield, as is said, Co. Warwick, a. 8 ms. from Birmingham, m. Deborah Gardner, had Isaac, b. 1646; Ephraim, 1648; Mary, or Mercy, 22 Sept. 1649; Thomas, 1651; Sarah, 1653; Deborah, 1655; Hepzibah, 1637; John, 1659; and Benjamin, 1661, d. young; was freem. 1665, a grantee of Suffield 1670, call. "quartermaster" in the rec. rep. 1669, 71, and 7. His w. d. 5 Sept. 1689, and he m. 1692, Lydia, d. of deac. Samuel Wright, wid. of John Lamb, wh. had been wid. of John Norton, and bef. him of Lawrence Bliss; d. 17 Dec. 1699. ISAAC, Springfield, eldest s. of the preced. with brs. Ephraim, and Thomas, took o. of alleg. the last day of Dec. 1678, or the foll. was made freem. with br. John, 1690, and had Rebecca. THOMAS, Springfield, br. of the preced. m. Sarah, d. of Matthew Griswold, had only Sarah, b. 25 Sept. 1678, was a capt. freem. with Ephraim, 1681, perhaps liv. at Lyme, a short time, where this b. is on rec. Eleven in fifteen of this name, gr. at Yale, have been clerg.
COLVER, or CULVER, EDWARD, Dedham 1640, by w. Ann had John, b. 15 Apr. 1640; Joshua, 12 Jan. 1642; and Samuel, 9 Jan. 1645.
COLWELL, or COLEWAY, ROBERT, Providence, adm. freem. 1658, took o. of alleg. May 1666. SAMUEL, emb. at Barbados, 21 Mar. 1679.
COLY, COLIE, or COLEY, sometimes COLE, PETER, Fairfield 1668--81. SAMUEL, Milford 1639--69.
COMBERBACH, THOMAS, came from Norwich 1637, aged 16, in the employ. of Michael Metcalf.
COMBS, COMBE, COOMES, COOMBE, or COOMBS, FRANCIS, Plymouth 1666, s. of John. GEORGE, Charlestown, d. 27 July 1659, was, perhaps only a transient man. JOHN, Plymouth, freem. 1633, is call. gent. next [[vol. 1, p. 439]] yr. had w. Sarah, and s. Francis, seems to have d. bef. 1645, when William Spooner, wh. was his serv. in 1642, was by the Ct. order. to have charge of the childr. of Combs, and in 1666, the s. Francis got gr. of ld. in his f.'s right. JOHN, Boston, cooper, m. 24 Feb. 1662, Elizabeth wid. of Thomas Barlow, had Elizabeth b. 30 Nov. 1662; John, 20 July 1664, prob. the freem. 1690; and Mary, 28 Nov. 1666; and he d. May 1668. He spent much of Barlow's est. and the Ct. order. provis. for B.'s only ch. and his wid. wh. m. John Warren as his sec. w. and d. early in 1672. JOHN, Northampton, had there twelve ch. rem. to Springfield, and had one more, b. 1714. MICHAEL, Salem, by w. Joan had Michael, b. 22 Mar. 1669; and Joshua, 23 Feb. 1671. Sometimes this name has e final, instead of s; and other var.
COMBY, or COMBEE, ROBERT, Boston 1681.
COMEE, or COMY, DAVID, Woburn, had Mary, b. 30 Jan. 1663; rem. to Concord 1664, d. 31 Mar. 1676. His d. Mary m. 24 May 1688, Joshua Kibby. This may be the same name as the next.
COMER, ISAAC, Weymouth 1662. JOHN, Weymouth, perhaps the same as the preced. by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 10 July 1662. JOHN, Newport, a Bapt. preacher 1656. JOHN, Boston, was b. 26 Apr. 1644, as he said, but his f. is not kn. by w. Elinor had John, b. 12 Aug. 1674; William, 28 Nov. 1678; Thomas, 6 Sept. 1680; and Mary, 16 Dec. 1685. MATTHEW, Newport, freem. 1655. RICHARD, perhaps of Ipswich 1651, m. a d. of Humphrey Gilbert.
COMPTON, JOHN, Roxbury, freem. 3 Sept. 1634, had w. Susanna, in R. ch. rec. spell. Cumpton, as also in list of freem.; rem. to Boston, was disarm. with the majority in 1637. Winthrop I. 248. Snow's, Hist. 108. His d. Abigail m. 30 Jan. 1652, Joseph Brisco, but the f. was prob. d. tho. his wid. liv. to Nov. 1664. WILLIAM, Ipswich, bot. ld. in 1662 of Daniel Ladd.
COMSTOCK, CHRISTOPHER, Fairfield 1661, m. 6 Oct. 1663, Hannah, d. of Richard Platt of Milford, had Daniel, b. 21 July 1664; Hannah, 15 July 1666; Abigail, 27 Jan. 1669, d. at 20 yrs.; Mary, 19 Feb. 1671; Elizabeth 7 Oct. 1674; Mercy, 12 Nov. 1676; and Samuel, 6 Feb. 1680; had good est. kept a tavern, and d. 28 Dec. 1702. DANIEL, New London 1652, s. of William, was, perhaps, six yrs. bef. at Providence, m. a d. of John Elderkin, d. 1683, aged a. 53, leav. wid. Pelatiah; ch. Daniel, and eight ds. all bapt. as Caulkins says, in Apr. and Nov. 1671; Kingsland, b. 1673; and Samuel, 1677. His d. Bethia m. Daniel Stebbings. DANIEL, Norwalk, s. of Christopher, m. 13 June 1692, Elizabeth d. of John Wheeler of Fairfield. JOHN, Weymouth 1639, indent. serv. of Henry Russell, sat down at Saybrook, E. part, now Lyme, had Abigail, b. 12 Apr. 1662; Elizabeth 9 June 1665; William, 9 Jan. 1669; Christian, 11 Dec. 1671; Hannah, 22 Feb. 1673; John, 30 Sept. 1676; and Samuel, 6 July 1678. Abigail m. 24 June 1679, [[vol. 1, p. 440]] William Peake. SAMUEL, Wethersfield 1648. SAMUEL, Norwalk, s. of Christopher, m. 27 Dec. 1705, Sarah, d. of Rev. Thomas Hanford, had Sarah, b. 25 Mar. 1707; Samuel, 12 Nov. 1708; and Mary, 5 Aug. 1710. WILLIAM, Wethersfield, came from Eng. and there liv. sev. yrs. with w. Elizabeth and prob. s. William, and Daniel, rem. 1649 to New London. His s. William had William, left wid. Abigail, wh. m. a Huntley of Lyme.
CONANT, CHRISTOPHER, Plymouth 1623, came in the Ann, had sh. in div. of la. next yr. but was gone in 1627, perhaps to Cape Ann, for he had not sh. in the div. of cattle that yr. But if he had gone home, he must have come back to our country, for he was on the first jury for crim. trial here, impan. for the case of Walter Palmer for manslaught. Nov. 1630. EXERCISE, Salem, s. of Roger, freem. 1663, one of the found. of the ch. in Beverly, on wh. side he liv. 1667, rep. 1682-4; had w. Sarah, s. Josiah, and Caleb, rem. in latter days to Windham, there, in part now Mansfield, d. and his gr.stone remains. Caleb had seven ch.; Josiah had only one, uh. was deac. col. judge at M. JOSHUA, Salem, br. of the preced. by w. Secth had Joshua, b. 15 June 1657; d. 1659. JOSHUA, Salem, gr.s. of Roger the first, but by wh. s. is not clear, m. 31 Aug. 1676, Christian, d. of Richard Mower, had Joshua, b. 12 May 1678. His w. gave inv. to Ct. 28 May. LOT, Salem, br. of the preced. b. 1624, perhaps at Cape Ann, had Nathaniel, John, Lot, Elizabeth all bapt. 26 May 1662; Martha, bapt. 12 Oct. 1664; and William and Sarah, 3 July 1667; one of the found. of ch. at Beverly, 1667, but in 1674, when he d. was of Marblehead, had ten ch. 5 s. 5 ds. provid. for in his f.'s will, 1678, wh. may render just conclus. of his prior d. but his own est. was good. ROGER, Salem, was one of the earliest sett. of Mass. hav. been in 1623 at Plymouth, next at Nantasket, thence rem. to Cape Ann, there resid. betw. one and two yrs. and rem. to Naumkeag, a. 1627. He was s. of Richard and Agnes, br. it is said of Dr. John of the gr. Assemb. of Divines at Westminster, tho. ano. acco. makes his f. William, b. in the hundred of E. Budleigh, bapt. at the parish ch. of the same, in Devon, 9 Apr. 1593; appoint. 1625, gov., agent, or superintend. for the Dorchester project. of the planta. as Endicott, wh. supersed. him, was, 1629, for the Gov. and Comp. of Mass. bef. the com. of Winthrop the first chart. Gov. in the country. [Felt, I. 106. Hubbard, 109, 10.] Gibbs says his gr.f. John was of French, i. e. Norman, extract. his ancest. for many generat. hav. been at Gittisham, betw. Honiton and Ottery St. Mary's. He req. to be freem. 19 Oct. 1630, was adm. 18 May foll. was rep. at the first gen. Ct. of Mass. 1634, d. 19 Nov. 1679, in 87th yr. at Beverly (wh. he earnestly desir. to be name Budleigh). Young, Chron. 24, gives him four s. I think he had five; but even the assiduous fondness of Felt, in a Mem. of gr. dilig. filling fourteen pages of Geneal. Reg. II. has not furnish. complete fam. acco. His abstr. of the will, made 1 Mar. 1678, refers to s. Exercise and childr.; s. Lot's ten ch.; gr.ch. John, s. of Roger; gr.ch. Joshua C. whose f. may have been John, or Roger; [[vol. 1, p. 441]] ds. Elizabeth C. prob. never m.; Mary, wh. had been wid. in 1662, of the sec. John Batch, now w. of the sec. William Dodge, and her five ch.; Sarah, and her ch. John and four ds.; a gr.ch. Rebecca C. whose f. may have been either of the s. John, or Roger; beside cous. Mary, w. of Hilliard Verin, but whose d. is unkn.; Adoniram Veren, and his sis. Hannah, with her two ch. and three ds. of his cous. James Mason, dec. and it is equally unkn. wh. she was. Of Exercise, perhaps the third s. b. at Cape Ann, a. 1636, bapt. 24 Dec. 1637; Joshua; and Lot, above, is all that is kn. to me; John was of Beverly ch. 1671, prob. d. bef. his f.; Roger, the first b. ch. at Salem is spok. of next. His w. was Sarah, but neither h. nor w. unit. early with the ch. ROGER, SaIem, s. of the preced. the first ch. (said the rec. as early as 1640) b. in Salem (tho. the c]aim has been by a recent tradit. put in for John Massey), and had a gr. of ld. on that score, says Felt; had John, bapt. 26 May 1662, was of Marblehead, there d. Saturday 15 June 1672, as his w. wrote in her Bible, still to be seen. His youngest s. Samuel d. not 9 May preced. as oft. said, but Saturday 4 May, as his mo. wrote. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VII. 255. At Charlestown the fam. was cont. Four of the name had, 1834, been gr. at Harv. five at Yale, and five at the other N. E. coll.
CONCKLIN, ANANIAS, Salem 1638, freem. 18 May 1642, had Lewis, bapt. 30 Apr. 1643; Jacob, and Elizabeth 18 Mar. 1649; rem. to Long Isl. CORNELIUS, Salem, d. 21 Mar. 1668. JEREMIAH, L. I. m. Mary, d. of Lyon Gardiner, d. 1712, in 78th yr. JOHN, Salem, perhaps, at least he is in Felt's list, as hav. gr. of ld. 1640, and he, and Ananias, prob. his s. were there in 1645; was of Southold, L. I. adm. freem. of Conn. 1662, as was John jr. perhaps his s.
CONDY, COUNDY, or CANDY, SAMUEL, Marblehead 1668-74, by first w. Rebecca had Esther, wh. m. a Green, perhaps Charles; and by sec. w. Ann had Ann, wh. m. a Salter, perhaps Matthew, as in his will of 9 Feb. 1678, Essex Inst. II. 277. is seen. It gives to Ann and her childr. and top Mary and Charles, ch. of Esther. THOMAS, a soldier in Turner's comp. Feb. 1676, prob. of Boston. WILLIAM, New London, had a lot gr. 1664, was master of a vessel in the West Ind. trade, m. Mary, d. of Ralph Parker, had Richard, William, Ebenezer, and Ralph, all bapt. 23 Mar. 1673; rem. to Boston, was master of a vessel going to London, in 1679, tak. by the Algerines; d. 26 Aug. 1685. WILLIAM, Boston, prob. s. of the preced. by w. Elizabeth had Jeremiah, b. 2 Jan. 1683, wh. by w. Susanna had beside sev. others, first William, b. 15, bapt. 17 Aug. 1707; and Jeremiah, 9, bapt. 20 Feb. 1709, H. C. 1726, a disting. min. of Boston in the first Bapt. ch. He was, I presume, a capt. and his wid. m. 3 Nov. 1696, Nathaniel Thomas, Esq. as sec. w. and d. 11 Oct. 1713, aged 60.
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