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

Volume #1, Pgs 465 - 476
Covel - Crompton

By James Savage

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COVELL, JOHN, Marblehead 1668. PHILIP, Malden, m. 26 Nov. 1688, Eliz d. of Philip Atwood of the same, had Sarah, b. 13 Apr. 1689; but in Geneal. Reg. VI. 338, his name is print. Fowle, as it had been p. 336.

COVENTRY, JONATHAN, Marshfield 1651. Thacher's Hist. of Plymouth, 106.

COVEY, JAMES, Boston, had gr. of lot at Braintree for four heads, in 1640.

COVINGTON, JOHN, Ipswich 1635. Felt, 11.

COWDALL, JOHN, Boston 1644, m. 1655, Mary, wid. of William Davis, was that yr. freem. of Newport, and at New London 1659 and 60, but rem.

COWDRY, NATHANIEL, Reading, s. of William, by w. Elizabeth m. 21 Nov. 1654, had Samuel, b. 16 May 1657; Elizabeth 13 Aug. 1659, d. at 2 mos.; and his w. d. a few days aft. By ano. w. had Nathaniel, 18 Aug. 1661; was deac. left wid. Mary, wh. d. 27 Feb. 1729, aged 94, as is said. WILLIAM, Lynn 1630, was b. a. 1602, perhaps was of Weymouth 1640, rem. to Reading 1642; there was selectman, town clk. and [[vol. 1, p. 466]] rep. 1651, yet I find no adm. as freem.; d. 1687; had Nathaniel, Matthias, and Bethia, perhaps others.

COWELL, EDWARD, Boston 1645, cordwainer, by w. Margaret had John; Joseph; Elizabeth b. 17 Aug. 1653, d. next yr.; and William, perhaps the youngest, b. 28 June 1655; was capt. some time in Philip's war; d. 12 Sept. 1691. Perhaps he took sec. w. Sarah Hobart, m. at Hingham, June 1668. EZRA, Plymouth 1643, able to bear arms. JOHN, Boston 1670, blacksmith, s. of Edward, d. Dec. 1693. JOSEPH, Boston, cooper, br. of the preced. m. a. 1673, Mary, d. of Richard Carter, wid. of William Hunter. JOSEPH, Woburn, m. 27 Feb. 1685, Alice Palmer, had Elizabeth b. 25 Nov. 1686; Alice, 6 Apr. 1689; Philip, 12 Feb. 1692, d. very soon; Joseph, 9 Dec. 1694; Sarah, Aug. 1698; and perhaps rem.

COWEN, ISRAEL, Scituate, s. of John, had Mary, b. 1691; Hannah, 1694; Elizabeth 1697; Israel, 1699; Jonah, 1704, d. young; Gethelus (?) 1708; Job, 1713; Joseph, 1715; and Sarah, 1717. JOHN, Scituate, a Scotchman, purch. est. there and m. 1656, Rebecca, wid. of Richard Man, had Joseph, b. 1657; Mary, 1659; John, 1662; Israel, 1664; and Rebecca, 1666. Joseph was k. in Philip's war, at Rehoboth fight, 1676. Rebecca m. 19 Dec. 1693, Obadiah Hawes of Dorchester. JOHN, Scituate, s. of the preced. m. 1687, Deborah Litchfield, had Sarah, b. 1688; Joseph, 1690; John, 1692; Joshua, 1694; Caleb, 1696; Israel, 1701; and Mary, 1705. Deane.

COWLAND, RALPH, Portsmouth, R. I. in Dr. Stiles's list of freem. 1655, had m. Alice, wid. of Sampson Shotten, and by sec. w. Sarah had Mary, wh. bec. w. of John Greene of Newport, and Sarah, d. by the former h. of his sec. w. m. Henry Greene.

COWLES, *JOHN, Farmington 1652, rep. 1653 and 4, rem. a. 1664, to Hatfield, d. Sept. 1677, leav. wid. Hannah, wh. d. at Hartford 1684; and ch. Samuel, b. 1639 (of wh. r. under COLE); JOHN, 1641, of Hatfield, freem. 1690, wh. m. 22 Nov. 1668, Deborah, d. of Robert Bartlett of Hartford; Hannah, 1644, wh. m. Caleb Stanley, and d. 1689; also he had four ds. Sarah, bapt. 7 Feb. 1647, had m. Nathaniel Goodwin of Hartford, but d. 1676; Esther, 1649 m. Thomas Bull, and she d. at F. 1691; Mary 1654, wh. m. as Porter writes, Nehemiah Dickinson; and Elizabeth wh. m. Richard Lyman. This person was thot. to be br. of James Cole, and so was his own name; but the rec. vary. to Coale, Cowle, Coales, Colles, Cowles, Coule, or Coules, the descend. have gen. adopt. the w. sometimes without the e. That John of Hatfield, sec. s. of the preced. had Hannah, b. 14 Nov. 1669; Jonathan, 1670; Samuel, 1673; John, 1676, d. young; Abigail, 1679, d. young; Sarah, 1681; Mary, 1683; and Esther, 1686. JOHN, sen. and JOHN jr. were at Hadley 1668. ROBERT, Plymouth 1633.

COWLEY, ABRAHAM, Maine 1656. Maine Hist. Coll. I. 298. AMBROSE, Boston 1660. HENRY, Marblehead 1660, br. of the preced. JOHN, Ipswich 1641. Felt, 11. WILLIAM, Newport 1639, may have liv. at Salem 1672.

COWPER. See Cooper.

COWLISHAW. See Collishaw

COX, COCK, or COXE, EDWARD, Boston 1672, mariner, had w. [[vol. 1, p. 467]] Margaret, and d. June 1675. FRANCIS, emb. at Barbados, 25 Aug. 1679, for N. E. but he may only have been trans. visit. GEORGE, Salem, m. 23 Feb. 1668, Mary Mason, had George, b. 24 Nov. foll.; James 3 Dec. 1670; and Mary, 20 June 1672. GEORGE, Salem, eldest s. of the preced. m. Mary, eldest ch. of John Ingersoll. JOHN, Boston, by w. Mary had Philip, b. 9 Feb. 1674; d. 1690. JOHN, Pemaquid, took the o. of fidel. to Mass. 1674. JOSEPH, Boston, freem. 1673, m. 10 Nov. 1659, Susanna, d. of Nicholas Upshall, had Nicholas; Susanna; Elizabeth; Ann, b. 10 June 1676; Joseph, 15 Sept. 1679, posthum. and Mary, and d. 15 Jan. 1679. MOSES, Hampton 1639, then a young man, unm. In 1657, his w. Alice, s. John, and six other persons, going in a boat from H. 20 Oct. were all drown. He d. 28 May 1687, "aged a. 93 yrs." is the add. in the report, Geneal. Reg. VII. 117, the latitude of wh. phrase may justify a subtract. if not of twenty, certain. of ten yrs. Alice, perhaps his d. m. 24 May 1662, Matthew Abdy; ano. d. m. Francis Jenness; and his d. Leah m. 13 Dec. 1681, James Perkins of the same, and d. 19 Feb. 1749, aged 88. NICHOLAS, Boston, s. of Joseph, by w. Sarah had Susanna, b. 23, bapt. 26 Mar. 1693. RICHARD, Salem 1645. Felt. ROBERT, Boston, mariner, freem. 1666, by w. Martha had Elizabeth b. 15 Apr. 1677. THOMAS, Pemaquid, with two others, nam. Thomas, took o. of fidel. 1674. Perhaps he had been driv. by the Ind. hostil. to Boston, there, by w. Martha, had Jacob, b. 4 Jan. 1678.

COY, MATTHEW, Boston 1653, came, it is said, in 1638, aged 15, m. 29 Aug. 1654, Elizabeth Roberts, had Matthew, b. 5 Sept. 1656; Richard, 6Sept. 1658; John, 2 Sept. 1666; and Samuel, 19 Feb. 1668. MATTHEW, perhaps s. of the preced. had gr. of a lot at Norwich 1685, that pt. now Preston. RICHARD, Salisbury, br. of Matthew, came with him, it is said, in 1638, aged 13, liv. some yrs. at Boston bef. and aft. 1650, when he was at S.; there, by w. Martha, had Caleb, b. 15 Aug. 1666, was of Brookfield 1673, there k. by the Ind. 2 Aug. 1675. Perhaps he and his br. were brot. by sis. Mary, wh. m. John Lake of B. WILLIAM, was one of the first sett. 1637, at Taunton.

COYTEMORE, THOMAS, Charlestown 1636, s. of wid. Catharine C. whose fam. name was Myles, and her sec. h. Rowland C. but by former h. a Gray, she had Parnell, w. of Increase Nowell, and Catharine, w. of Thomas Graves; and by Coytemore, Elizabeth wh. was first w. of William Tyng; all m. in Eng. bef. she came. Mr. Frothingham, 86, gives her ano. d. Sarah, wh. m. a Williams. She made her will 28 Apr. 1658, and d. 28 Nov. 1659. He was of ar. co. 1639, freem. 13 May 1640, selectman and rep. that yr. and once or twice aft. was master of good est. an enterpriz. merch. went in sev. voyages to distant lds. and was lost on a voyage to Malaga by shipwr. 27 Dec. 1645, on the coast of Spain by w. Martha, d. of Capt. Rainsborough, m. doubtless in Eng. had Thomas, b. 25 Feb. 1642, bapt. next day; and William, 6 Feb. 1643 [[vol. 1, p. 468]] d. in six days. His inv. shows £1266, 9, 7. His wid. m. Dec. 1647, Gov. Winthrop, brot. him s. Joshua, wh. d. within two yrs. and m. next, 10 Mar. 1651, John Coggan, bore him Joshua, Caleb, and Sarah; and after his d. in 1658, wish. to be m. again, as relat. by Rev. John Davenport; and, it is said, poison. hers. for ill success. The will of his mo. aids our research for genealogy. Its date is 30 Apr. 1658, and names the four ch. of William Tyng, wh. had m. her eldest d. Elizabeth; five of Increase Nowell; five of Thomas Graves; wh. were all the liv. gr.ch.; besides the ds. Sarah Williams, to wh. she gave ld. at Woburn; Parnell Nowell; and Catharine Graves, as also, Martha, the wid. of Coggran, wh. had bef. been wid. of her s. Thomas, and of Gov. Winthrop.

CRABB, HENRY, Boston, m. 1 Jan. 1658, Hannah, d. of Thomas Emmons, had Samuel, b. 23 Dec. 1659, nam. in the will of his gr.f. E. 20 Jan. 1661. JOHN, Dorchester 1630, came, I presume, in the Mary and John, req. 19 Oct. to be made freem. but prob. went home soon, at least never took the o.; tho. Dr. Harris, wh. finds him in town rec. 1632, says he rem. to Conn. As this could not be bef. 1635, it is liable to doubt. RICHARD, Wethersfield, was rep. 1639, 40, and 1; sold est. 1643, and rem. prob. to Stamford, and in 1655 was of Greenwich. See Hinman, 127.

CRABTREE, JOHN, Boston 1639, a joiner, by w. Alice had John, b. 25 Oct. 1639; and Deliverance, 3 Sept. 1641, d. within two yrs. He d. late in 1656, and his wid. m. 11 Feb. 1657, Joshua Hewes. JOHN, Swanzey 1683, perhaps s. of the preced. m. Mary, 1 Nov. of that yr. had Mary, b. 20 May of that yr. wh. d. in six days, if the Col. Rec. be proof; but she prob. was sec. or third w. for the same Col. Rec. shows he had Benjamin, b. 12 Oct. 1673.

CRACKBONE, GILBERT, Dorchester, freem. 7 Dec. 1636, rem. soon to Cambridge, had, perhaps, the four, whose d. is on rec. Mary, 30 May; Judith, 1 July, both of 1655; Hannah, 24 Sept. 168; and Benjamin, 27 Apr. 1661; yet we kn. not, wh. was mo. of either. But as he m. 17 June 1656, Elizabeth Cooledge, it is clear the first two were by former w.; and of the last nam. we may doubt for two reasons, that in his reg. matchless Mitchell says: "his s. Benjamin was a. 5 or 6 yrs. old, when his f. join. here," tho. he leaves it uncert. how old he was when that was it. still we might infer, that he was contin. in life. Next, we kn. that one Benjamin C. was k. by the Ind. 4 Sept. 1675 at Northfield, under capt. Beers, and prob. was this man's s. He d. 9 Jan. 1672. His will, of 28 Dec. with codic. of 2 Jan. preced. names s. Benjamin, and his ch. Joseph and Sarah. His wid. was Elizabeth

CRACKSTONE, or CRAXTON, JOHN, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower 1620, with s. of the same name, d. bef. end of Mar. foll. JOHN, Plymouth, s. of the preced. had his sh. in div. of ld. as a comer in the [[vol. 1, p. 469]] Mayflower, 1624, and in 1627 in the div. of cattle with the comp. of Allerton; but d. in the foll. yr. from a fever brot. on by freez. his feet, when lost in the woods, as Bradford tells.

CRADDING, WILLIAM, Taunton 1638.

CRAFORD, or CRAFFORD, JOHN, Dover 1671, liv. with w. Elizabeth some yrs. later at Portsmouth. MORDECAI, Salem, in 1663 had w. Judith. MUNGO, Boston 1686, a Scotchm. had been some yrs. here, apprent. or a serv. of John Smith, the mason, and this yr. was allow. to be an inhab. By w. Mary he had Elizabeth b. 19 May 1681, wh. d. young; was, I believe, among the adher. of Andros, imprison. Apr. 1689, but did not go home, and is among the tax. 1695; by sec. w. Susanna had only ch. Mary, wh. m. Stephen Paine; and d. 1712. The inv. of £109, 9, 10, had drugs and medicines for two fifths. His wid. Susanna made her will 27 Aug. 1713, pro. 15 Sept. aft. mak. d. Mary and her h. Stephen excors. giv. all to Mary, exc. £20 to ea. of the gr.ch. An early sett. Mr. Craford, prob. of Watertown, had been drown. [See Winthrop I. 138], and lieut. Feale, and three other gent. of that town, by order of 6 Oct. 1634, were to the inv. of his est. for the Court. STEPHEN, Kittery 1640, d. at Isle of Shoals 1647, leav. w. and one ch.

CRAFTS, GRIFFIN, Roxbury 1630, came, prob. with w. Alice and d. Hannah, in the fleet with Winthrop freem. 18 May 1631; had John, b. 10 July 1630, the earliest b. in town rec.; Mary, 10 Oct. 1632; Abigail, 28 Mar. 1634; Samuel, 12 Dec. 1637; and Moses, 28 Apr. 1641; was lieut. selectman, rep. 1663-7, ar. co. 1668, and d. 1690, leav. wid. Dorcas, his third or fourth w. wh. d. 30 Dec. 1697; but he had former w. for he m. 15 July 1673, Ursula, wid. of William Robinson of Dorchester, being, her fourth h.; and in the rec. is Alice C. d. 26 Mar. 1673, aged 73. In his will, made 18 May 1689, pro. 9 Nov. 1690, of wh. Samuel was excor. he names Abigail, wh. had first m. 24 Jan. 1651, John Ruggles, as w. of Edward Adams; Hannah, as w. of Nathaniel Wilson; and gr.ch. Ephraim, s. of John. Apostle Eliot spells his name Crofts; in some other rec. e is used for s final; and often the first five letters made the name. JOHN, Roxbury, eldest s. of the preced. m. 7 June 1654, Rebecca Wheelock, prob. d. of Ralph, had John, b. 5 Aug. 1658, wh. was drown. 5 May 1684, I think, unm.; Rebecca, 28 Aug. 1660; Mary, 16 Oct. 1662; wh. three were bapt. 17 May 1663; and Joseph, 5 May 1666, d. at two mos. His w. d. Nov. 1667, and he m. 30 Mar. 1669, Mary Hudson of Lynn, wh. d. 3 Jan. 1724; had Abigail, 6 Mar. 1670; Mehitable, 31 Aug. 1673; Sarah, 17 Feb. 1675; Ephraim, 9 Aug. 1677; and Lydia, 8 Apr. 1681; and he d. 3 Sept. 1685. MOSES, Roxbury, br. of the preced. m. 24 Jan. 1667, Rebecca, d. of Peter Gardner, had Rebecca, b. 22 Apr. 1668, d. next yr.; Moses, 8 Aug. 1669, d. young; Rebecca, again, 2 Mar. 1671; and Abigail, 1677. He rem. to [[vol. 1, p. 470]] Deerfield among the early sett. a. 1673, but aft. the destruct. of that town by the Ind. in Philip's war, he was a short time at Roxbury again, and soon rem. to Hatfield, thence to Wethersfield, where he was in 1702. SAMUEL, Roxbury, br. of the preced. freem. 1671, m. 16 Oct. 1661, Elizabeth Seaver, had Hannah, b. 14 Dec. 1662; Samuel, 24 May 1664, d. soon; Elizabeth 2 Oct. 1665; Samuel, again, 16 June 1667; Joseph, 13 July 1669; Mary, 15 Oct. 1671; Abigail, 1 Dec. 1673; Nathaniel, 4 Jan. 1677; and Benjamin, 23 Oct. 1683; and d. 9 Dec. 1709. THOMAS, Hadley 1678, d. 1692, leav. six ch. of wh. only John, wh. was of Hatfield, had issue. Five of this name had, in 1833, been gr. at Harv. and four at the other N. E. coll.

CRAGG, JOHN, emb. at Barbados for N. E. 31 Jan. 1679, perhaps only trans. visit.

CRAGGAN, JOHN, Woburn, m. 4 Nov. 1661, Sarah Dawes, had Abigail, b. 4 Aug. 1662 ; Sarah, 10 Aug. 1664 ; Elizabeth 3 Aug. 1666; Mercy, 25 Mar. 1669; Ann, 6 Aug. 1673; John, 19 Sept. 1677; and Rachel, and Leah, tw. 14 Mar. 1680, both d. in 4 days.

CRAM, BENJAMIN, Hampton, perhaps s. of John, m. 25 Nov. 1662, Argentine, d. of Giles Cromwell of Newburg, took o. of fidel. 25 Apr. 1678. JOHN, Boston 1637, Exeter 1639, Hampton 1658, d. 5 Mar. 1682. In 1665 he had w. Esther, ch. Benjamin, Thomas, Lydia, and Mary. THOMAS, Hampton, perhaps br. of Benjamin, took o. of alleg. 1678. Descend. continue. in that vicin.

CRAMPTON, DENNIS, Guilford 1656, m. 16 Sept. 1660, Mary, d. of John Parmelee, had Hannah, Elizabeth and Nathaniel, this last b. Mar. 1667, and she d. 16 of the same mo. By sec. w. Sarah, wid. of Nicholas Munger, had Sarah, b. 17 Dec. 1669; Thomas, 25 Nov. 1672; and John, 16 June 1675; liv. some yrs. at Eillingworth, but went back to G. bef. m. of third w. Frances, was liv. there 1685; and d. 31 Jan. 1690, leav. good est. He is the man, call. by Kellogg and Eirk (to wh. Gov. Endicot had issu. warrant for arrest of Whalley and Goffe, the regicides), Dennis Scranton, when they made report of their unsuccessful errand. Of this docum. not exceed. in curious detail by ally in N. E. hist. see Hutch. Coll. 334. Elizabeth m. 1686, John Lee of Westfield, as his sec. w. and Sarah m. John Evarts as his sec. w. JOHN, Norwalk 1672, was a soldier in Philip's war, had liv. 1661 at Fairfield, there m. Hannah, d. of Francis Andrews, and by her had Hannah, b. 1662, wh. m. 5 Mar. 1680, Benjamin Scribner, or Skrivener; and for sec. w. m. 8 Oct. 1676, Sarah, d. of John Rockwell of Stamford, had Sarah, b. 10 Sept. 1679; Abigail, 9 Aug. 1681; and John, 7 Jan. 1683. NATHANIEL, Guilford, s. of John, by first w. I presume, sold est. and rem. to Wethersfield. Hinman, 232, says he d. 13 Mar. 1693, and gave his est. to [[vol. 1, p. 471]] William Goodrich. SAMUEL, a soldier of Lothrop's comp. k. at Bloody brook, 18 Sept. 1675.

CRAMWELL, JOHN, Boston, d. 1639. Ano. JOHN, Boston, by w. Rebecca had Rebecca, b. 20 July 1654. But this is more prob. Cromwell.

CRANBERRY, NATHANIEL, k. by the Ind. at Deerfield, Sept. 1675, was, prob. a soldier.

CRANCH, ANDREW, New Hampsh. b. a. 1646, was of gr. jury 1684 and 5.

CRANDALL, EBER, Westerly, s. of the first John, had three ws. as from his will of 22 Aug. 1727 may be presum. for aft. nam. w. Mary, he adds ch. John, Eber, Samuel, and Joseph, "that I had by my sec. w." he gives to Mary, Nathaniel, Jonathan, Ebenezer, and Jeremiah, " that my now w. hath liv." and he also calls Nathaniel Cottrell of N. Kingston br. JAMES, Westerly 1675, or bef. JEREMIAH, Westerly, s. of John of the same, by w. Priscilla had Jeremiah, John, James, Ann, Hannah, Sarah, Experience, Patience, Susanna, and Mary. JOHN, Providence 1637, m. Elizabeth d. of Samuel Gorton; and adopt. his opin. I suppose, for in Aug. 1651, he was imprison. at Boston for a Bapt. freem. at Newport 1655, rem. to Westerly, preach. as 7th day Bapt. and d. 1676. He had two ds. of wh. one m. Job Babcock; the other, Josiah Witter. Other ch. were John, Jeremiah, Peter, Joseph, and Eber. JOHN, Westerly, s. of the preced. had, as we learn from his will of 25 Jan. 1704, w. Elizabeth s. John, Peter, and Samuel, ds. Elizabeth w. of Stephen Wilcox, and Mary Phillips. JOSEPH, Westerly, s. of the first John, m. Deborah, d. of Robert Burdick, was ord. 8 May 1715, and d. 12 Sept. 1737. PETER, WesterlY 1675, perhaps earlier, was br. of the preced.

CRANE, BENJAMIN, Medfield 1649, m. 12 Sept. 1656, Elinor Breck, prob. d. of Edward of Dorchester, rem. to Wethersfield, freem. of Conn. 1658, d. 31 May 1691, leav. Benjamin, Jonathan, Joseph, John, Abraham, Jacob, Israel, Elizabeth and Mary. Perhaps he liv. some yrs. late in life at Taunton, for his s. John there took his w. and (wh. is better ground for the infer.) there Samuel Hackett m. 28 Mar. 1690, his d. Mary. BENJAMIN, Milton, perhaps s. of the preced. was a soldier in the comp. of brave capt. Johnson, and wound. in the desperate battle of 19 Dec. 1675 at the Narraganset swamp. CHRISTIAN, Cambridge 1647. But I doubt, that Farmer was delud. into deriv. this name from Christopher Cane, wh. see. HENRY, Dorchester 1658 in Milton 1667-77, m. a d. of Stephen Kingsley. HENRY, Guilford 1664, was, perhaps, f. of that Mercy, wh. m. 30 Oct. 1701, John Hoadley the sec. JASPER, New Haven 1639, had, beside Hannah, wh. m. Thomas Huntington, Deliverance, bapt. 12 June 1642; Mercy, 1 Mar. 1645; Micah, 3 Nov. 1647; and Jasper, b. 1651; rem. to Branford in 1668, thence to Newark N.J. had been rep. of N. H. [[vol. 1, p. 472]] 1650 an Assist of New Haven col. ten yrs. bef. and of the unit. col. of Conn. three yrs. JOHN, a youth, came to Boston in the Speedwell 1656, aged 11, from London, of wh. I hear no more. JOHN, of Braintree or Dorchester, m. 13 Dec. 1686, Hannah, d. of the sec. James Leonard, and no more is kn. JONATHAN, Norwich 1680, m. 19 Dec. 1678, Deborah, fourth d. of Francis Griswold, had Sarah, Jonathan, John, and Mary, 20 Oct. 1689; rem. to Windham a. 1690, and had Hannah, 7 Mar. 1692; Isaac, 2 Apr. 1694; Joseph, 17 May 1696; Elizabeth Feb. 1698, d. soon; and Abigail, 15 Feb. 1700. Perhaps he had been first of Killingworth. JOSEPH, Wethersfield, prob. s. of Benjamin of the same, m. 16 Dec. 1684, Sarah, d. of the first John Kilborne, had Sarah, Hannah, Benjamin, Joseph, Esther, and David. NATHANIEL, Newton, by w. Mary had Thomas, b. 27 Feb. 1687. WILLIAM, a soldier in Philip's war, from some E. part of the Col. was at Northampton, Apr. 1676.

CRANFIELD, EDWARD, New Hampsh. came in Oct. 1682, as lieut.gov. sway. tyrannic. till he went home 1685, d. bef. 1704. Belkn. I. 91-115. Chalmers, 493-7.

CRANIVER, RICHARD, Salem, m. 7 Apr. 1665, Elizabeth Woodland, as giv. for the name of w. had William, b. 27 Dec. foll.; Elizabeth 13 Sept. 1668; Richard, 12 July 1671; and Edward, 28 Mar. 1674. He d. Nov. 1677.

CRANSTON, JOHN, Newport 1651, among freem. 1655, m. Mary, d. of Jeremiah Clark, was a physician, chos. Gov. 1679; by fond tradit. call. descend. thro. his gr.f. John of Poole, from Lord William C.; d. 12 Mar. 1680, aged 54. His wid. m. John Stanton, d. 7 Apr. 1711. ROBERT, Newport, perhaps br. of the preced. is on freem╒s. list 1655. SAMUEL, Newport, s. of Gov. John, m. Mary, d. of Thomas Hart and Freeborn Williams, wh d. 17 Sept. 1710; Gov. 1698, and 25 yrs. more by success. elect. d. 26 Apr. 1727, aged 68. WALTER, Woburn, m. 4 June 1683, Mary, d. of George Brush of the same.

CRANWELL, JOHN, Boston 1630, prob. came in the fleet with Winthrop req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 1630; took the o. 4 Mar. 1634, had lot at Muddy riv. 1638; and as he is no more ment. I suppose him the same person above, call. Cramwell in the town rec. of his d.

CRARY, PETER, New London 1676, m. Dec. 1677, Christobel, d. of John Gallup the sec. had Peter, John, William, Robert, Christobel, Margaret, and Ann, all liv. at his d. 1708.

CRAW, ROBERT, Newport 1651.

CRAWLEY, THOMAS, Exeter 1639, had sev. ch. of wh. the name of Phebe only is kn. He prob. went to Maine, where, in 1677, the Ind. tenderness to one of the name is relat. Belkn. I. 20. 147.

CRAYFOOT, Mr. perhaps CRAWFORD, with whose prefix of resp. we would gladly purchase a Christian name, came in 1634 by the same sh. with Simon Willard. Possib. the name was, at Springfield, Crowfoot. See that.

CREHORE, TEAGUE, Milton 1670, had w. Mary, d. of Robert Spurr, [[vol. 1, p. 473]] perhaps had Timothy. TIMOTHY, Milton, perhaps s. of the preced. may have had Timothy, and other ch. and his gr.stone says, he d. 15 Aug. 1739, aged 72.

CRESEY, or CRESSEY, MICHAEL, Ipswich, d. 1670, as Coffin says. Perhaps he had Michael, and William, wh. were tax. at Rowley 1691, one of wh. perhaps was f. of that John, wh. by John Bachiler╒s will, 1675, is call. gr.s.

CRIBB, JOHN, came in the Christian, 1635, aged 30.

CRITCHLEY, CRUTCHLEY, or CROYCHLEY, RICHARD, Boston, blacksmith, freem. 18 May 1642, m. Aug. 1639, Alice, wid. of William Dinely, had Samuel, b. 25 Dec. 1640; Joseph, 3, bapt. 7 May 1643, and d. Aug. 1645. But by ano. w. for Alice d. 26 Mar. 1645, and his w. Jane was adm. of our ch. 27 Nov. 1647, had Jane, 1647, Elizabeth 28 Nov. bapt. 11 Dec. 1653; Mary, 18 Jan. bapt. 2 Mar. 1656; and John, 1657. He liv. at Rumney marsh, now Chelsea.

CRICK, or CREEK, ANDREW, Topsfield, d. 1658. EDWARD, Boston, ar. co. 1674, ens. in Philip's war, of Turner's comp. on Conn. riv. lieut. with a comm. of 34 men at Wells, 7 Sept. 1676, and a capt. aft. d. 6 May 1702.

CRIPPIN, JABEZ, Haddam, youngest ch. of Thomas the first, m. 9 July 1707, Thankful, d. of that John Fuller, wh. had rem. to H. from Barnstable, had Susanna, b. 21 May foll.; Frances, 26 June 1710; both bapt. 1 July 1711; Lydia, 17 Mar. 1713; Thomas, 15 May, bapt. 19 June 1715; Jabez, 14 July, bapt. 18 Ar. 1717; John, 20 Mar. bapt. 17 Apr. 1720; Mehitable, 6 July, bapt. 19 Aug. 1722; Samuel, July, bapt. 9 Aug. 1724; Joseph, June, bapt. 10 July 1726; and Thankful, 2 Apr. bapt. 26 May 1728. THOMAS, Haddam, had been there many yrs. bef. Apr. 1689, when he gives deed of ld. to Shubael Rowley, wh. had m. his eldest d. Catharine. He had, also, Mary, wh. m. 28 Jan. 1690, Samuel Corbee; beside Mercy, Experience, Thomas, and Jabez; but no dates can be heard of, exc. as to the bapt. when the subjects were adult. THOMAS, Haddam, eldest s. of the preced. m. Mary, d. of Nicholas Ackley of the same, wh. d. 25 Oct. 1732, had Thomas, b. 3 Dec. 1696; Elizabeth 14 June 1699; Hannah, 25 May 1703; all, with their f. bapt. 27 Aug. 1704; and Lydia, bapt. 26 Jan. 1707.

CRIPS, GEORGE, Plymouth 1643, able to bear arms. Perhaps this should be Crisp or Crispe.

CRISP, or CRISPE, BENJAMIN, Watertown 1630, freem. 1646, had, by w. Bridget, Elizabeth b. 8 Jan. 1637; Mary, 20 May 1638; Jonathan, 29 Jan. 1640; Eleazer, 14 Jan. 1642; Mehitable, 21 Jan. 1646; and Zechariah. From Bond we learn, that in 1630, he was serv. of Maj. Gibbons, and, perhaps, came as early as 1629; late in life rem. to Groton, but was ret. bef. 1682 to W. and had m. Joanna, wid. of William Longley. Elizabeth m. 27 or 29 Sept. 1657, George Lawrence. RICHARD, Boston, merch. came from Jamaica, m. 1666, Hannah, wid. of Benjamin Richards, d. of William Hudson, jr.; and in 1671, m. Sarah, youngest d. of Rev. John Wheelwright, and liv. not long aft. I presume; had Sarah, b. 15 Sept. 1672, wh. m. 11 Apr. 1695, William Harris, and, next, 5 Apr. 1722, Presid. Leverett, and next, 15 July 1725, Hon. John Clark, and, for fourth h. 6 May 1731, Rev. Benjamin Colman, and she d. 24 Apr. 1744. RICHARD, Boston, permit. to teach fencing, 1686. 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 157. A Joanna C. d. at Charlestown 18 Apr. 1698, aged 78. Perhaps she was wid. of Benjamin, driv. from Groton by the Ind.

CRITCHET, HENRY, Boston 1678, was of sec. ch.

CROADE, JOHN, Salem, m. 17 Mar. 1659, Elizabeth d. of Walter Price, had Elizabeth b. 21 Oct. 1661, bapt. 27 Apr. 1662; John, 14, bapt. 21 June 1663; Hannah, 14, bapt. 23 July 1665; and Jonathan, b. 14 Jan. 1668; was freem. 1663, and d. Nov. 1670. His wid. m. John Ruck. JOHN, Marshfield, s. of the preced. m. 1 Dec. 1692, Deborah, d. of Nathaniel [[vol. 1, p. 474]] Thomas, liv. at Salem, was reg. of Pro. Ct. few yrs. JOHN, Salem, s. of Richard, a mariner, d. in Eng. 19 May 1717, leav. wid. Mary. RICHARD, Boston 1664, merch. s. of Richard of Frampton, Co. Dorset, Eng. came from Bristol, had liv. first at Hingham, there m. Frances, d. of William Hersey, 29 May 1656, and had John, b. 26 Nov. 1657; and others; but rem. to Salem, there had Sarah, 3, bapt. 18 Feb. 1666; William, b. 9 Feb. 1668; Hannah, 14 Nov. 1671; and John, again, 20 Feb. 1673. He was licensed, 1678, to keep an inn, d. 1689, aged 61, leav. w. Frances, and ch. Hannah, Richard, William, John, Judith, and Sarah. His d. Judith m. Joseph Neal, and d. bef. her f.

CROAKHAM, CROWKHAM, or CROCUM, FRANCIS, Boston 1663, m. wid. Joan Waller; to whose s. Thomas he gave his est. d. a. 1669. By Joan he had Hannah, b. 15 Feb. 1657, prob. d. young. JOHN, Boston, m. Rebecca, d. of Abraham Josselyn, d. Dec. 1678, without issue. His wid. m. Thomas Harris next yr.

CROCKER, DANIEL, Salem, d. prob. Nov. 1681, for 29 of that mo. inv. was brot. by his wid. of the slender est. of 19s. 9d. DANIEL, Boston, m. 30 Nov. 1660, Sarah Baldwin, d. at Marshfield, 5 Feb. 1692. EDWARD, Boston, was the publ. executioner 1684. In July 3 1690 Edward of Salem, perhaps his s. w+as k. by the Ind. at Casco or Falmouth. ELEAZER, Barnstable, s. of William, m. 7 Apr. 1682 (if the rec. is correct), Ruth, d. of John Chipman, wh. d. 8 Apr. 1698, had Benoni, b. 13 May 1682, d. at 19 yrs.; Bethia, 23 Sept. 1683; Nathan, 27 Apr. 1685; Daniel, 23 Mar. 1687; Sarah, 23 Mar. 1689; Theophilus, 11 Mar. 1691; Eleazer; and Ruth, tw. 3 Aug. 1693; Abel, 15 June 1695; and Rebecca, 10 Dec. 1697. FRANCIS, Barnstable 1643, of age to bear arms. His w. d. Mar. 1693 at Marshfield. JOB, Barnstable, s. of William, was deac. and d. Mar. 1719, says Hamblin, m. Nov. 1668, Mary Walley, perhaps d. of Rev. Thomas, had a s. b. 18 Oct. 1669, d. soon; Samuel, 15 May 1671; Thomas, 19 Jan. 1674. By sec. w. m. 19 July 1680, Hannah, d. of Richard Taylor, wh. d. 14 May 1743, aged 85, had Mary, 29 June 1681; John, 24 Feb. 1683; both bapt. 16 (not 17, as print.) Sept. of this yr.; Hannah, 2 Feb. 1685; Elizabeth 15 May 1688; Sarah, 19 Jan. 1690, bapt. 22 Mar. 1691; Job, 4, bapt. 29 Apr. 1694; David, 5 Sept. bapt. 10 Oct. 1697; and Thankful, 16 June 1700. JOHN, Scituate 1636, had William, b. 1637; Elizabeth 1639; Samuel, 1642; Job, 1644; Josiah, 1647; Eleazer, 1650; and Joseph, 1654; rem. prob. to Barnstable. Deane. But one of necessity distrusts the names and dates of all these ch. exc. the first, bec. they so wonderfully concur with those of his br. William's ch. and in his will of 10 Feb. 1669, I find good reason, for he gives to his w. Joan, and to six ch. of his br. William, viz. John, Job, Samuel, Josiah, Elisha, and Joseph; made Job, excor. and names no ch. of his own. JOHN, Barnstable, s. of William, m. Nov. 1659, Mary Bodfish, perhaps d. of Robert, had Elizabeth b. 7 Oct. 1660; Jonathan, 15 July 1662, and his w. d. Dec. foll. He m. next, 25 Apr. Mary Bursley, d. of the first John, had John, b. 17 Feb. [[vol. 1, p. 475]] 1664; Hannah, 10 Oct. 1665; Joseph, 1 Mar. 1668; Benjamin; Nathaniel; Experience; Jabez; Mary; Abigail; and Bathshua; and he d. May 1711. Hannah m. 1 July 1686, Samuel Lothrop. JOSEPH, Barnstable, youngest s. of William, m. Dec. 1677, Temperance Bursley, prob. d. of the first John, had William, b. 25 Aug. 1679; Timothy, 30 Apr. 1680, prob. d. soon; Noah, 8 Dec. 1683; Joanna, 18 July 1687, bapt. with brs. William, and Noah, 21 Sept. 1688; Martha, 22 Feb. 1689, bapt. 3 Aug. 1690; Temperance, 25 Aug. 1694; and Remember, 26 Aug. bapt. 15 Oct. 1699. JOSIAH, Barnstable, br. of the preced. m. 22 Oct. 1668, Meletiah, d. of Gov. Thomas Hinckley, had a s. b. 20 Aug. 1669, d. next mo.; Thomas, 28 May 1671; Mercy, 12 Feb. 1674; Mary, 14 Sept. 1677; Alice, 25 Dec. 1679; Meletiah, 20 Nov. 1681; Josiah, 8 Feb. 1684; Ebenezer, 30 May 1687; Seth, 23 Sept. 1689; these eight bapt. together, 5 June 1692; Benjamin, 26 Sept. 1692. The f. wh. had been a soldier in the Narraganset fight, 1675, of Gorham's comp. d. 2 Feb. 1698; and the wid. d. 2 Feb. 1714. RICHARD, Marblehead 1674. THOMAS, New London 1660, by w. Rachel had Mary, b. 4 Mar. 1669; Thomas, 1 Sept. 1670; John, 1672; William, 1675, d. young; Samuel, 27 July 1676; William, again, 1680; and Andrew, bapt. 1 Apr. 1683; was constable 1684, call. in 1693, a. 60 yrs. b, old, d. 18 Jan. 1716. WILLIAM, Barnstable, br. of first John, and tradit. makes their arr. 1634, was first at Scituate, unit. with the ch. 25 Dec. 1636, by w. Alice had John, b. 3 May, bapt. 11 June 1637; and at B. Elizabeth 22 Sept. bapt. 22 Dec. 1639, d. at 18 yrs.; Samuel, b. 3 July 1642; Job, 9 Mar. 1645; Josiah, 19 Sept. 1647; Eleazer, 21 July 1650; and Joseph, 1654; was rep. 1670, 1, and 4. Twelve of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. and five at Yale.

CROCKETT, THOMAS, Kittery 1648, York 1652. Haz. I. 575. Belkn. I. 425, shows him here in 1633.

CROFOOT. See Crowfoot.

CROFT, GEORGE, Wickford 1674. THOMAS, Hadley, m. 6 Dec. 1683, Abigail, d. of John Dickinson, first of the same, had John, b. 8 Nov. 1684; Mary, 2 Feb. 1686; Abigail, 29 Sept. 1688; Thomas, 27 Feb. 1690, d. at 24 yrs.; Elizabeth 17 Apr. 1691; and Benoni, 22 Oct. 1692. He d. 27 Feb. 1693, and his wid. m. 30 Nov. 1704, Samuel Crofoot. WILLIAM, Lynn 1650 to 75, had m. Ann, wid. of Thomas Ivory the first, wh. made her will 25 June 1675, in wh. she names her s. Thomas Ivory, d. Sarah Chadwell, s. Theophilus Bailey and s. John Burrill. Yet that will was not pro. bef. 26 Nov. 1689, the same time with his will of 5 Mar. preced. in wh. also are nam. the Ivory, Chadwell, Bailey, and Burrill connex. with addit. gift to "cous. the eldest childr. ea. of Peter, Nathaniel, Samuel, and William Frothingham;" but the relat. is less easily discov. [[vol. 1, p. 476]]

CROMPTON, SAMUEL, prob. a soldier, k. by the Ind. 1675, was, no doubt, of a town in Co. Essex, since admin. was giv. 21 Dec. of that yr. to his wid. Jane.

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