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

Volume #1, Pgs 73 - 83
Atkins - Avery

By James Savage

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ATKINS, ABRAHAM, may have been of Boston, or some neighb. town, as he is of ar. co. 1642. HENRY, Yarmouth 1641, rem. to Plymouth, by w. Elizabeth m. 9 July 1647, had Mary, b. 13 Mar. 1649, wh. d. at 2 yrs. Samuel, 24 Feb. 1652, wh. d. young; Isaac, 15 June 1654, d. young; rem. to Eastham, there had Isaac, again, 14 June 1657; and his w. d. 14 Mar. 1662. He m. 25 Mar. 1664, Bethia Linnell, had Desire, 7 May [[vol. 1, p. 74]] 1665; John, 15 Dec. 1666, d. young; Nathaniel, 25 Dec. 1667; Joseph, 4 Mar. 1669; Thomas, 19 June 1671; John, again, 6 Aug. 1674; Mercy, 24 Nov. 1676; and Samuel, again, 25 June 1679. JAMES, Roxbury, had been of Braintree, was a soldier in the Narranset bloody campaign, of Dec. 1675, by w. Margaret had James, b. Feb. 1683, d. at 1 yr.; James, again, 31 Mar. 1684; and no more is heard of him. JOSEPH, Eastham, s. of Henry, by w. Martha had Joseph, b. 9 Dec. 1701; Martha, 9 Nov. 1711; Ann, 12 Dec. 1713; Paul, 11 Aug. 1716; James, 25 Dec. 1718; John, 18 Jan. 1721; Uriah, 7 Sept. 1722; and Hannah, 4 Apr. 1725. MATTHEW, Boston, freem. 1673, in Col. Rec. call. of sec. ch. at the date of Oct. tho. the ch. list gives him not until Dec. NATHANIEL, Eastham, s. of Henry, had Nathaniel, b. 21 Nov. 1694; Henry, 2 Aug. 1696; Bethia, 4 May 1698; Joshua, Apr. 1702; Isaiah, 24 Feb. 1704; and Elizabeth 4 Jan. 1709. THOMAS, Boston, carpenter, by w. Mary had Elizabeth b. 30 Dec. 1672; Thomas, 26 Feb. 1674; and m. for sec. 11 Aug. 1687, wid. Abigail Jones had Abigail, 3 June 1688; and Richard, 12 Oct. 1689. In 1676 he was made capt. of the first fire engine introd. into the town. THOMAS, Hartford. See Adkins. TOBIAS, Boston, by w. Ann had Ann, b. 2 July 1684; and Eliphal, 4 Dec. 1688. By m. of a d. Catharine, of Gov. Joseph Dudley with Joseph Atkins, the name of Dudley A. has long been perpet. as at Harv. Coll. 1748, 1784, and 1816, the sec. in the list, wh. took in addit. the name of Tyn, from an earlier ancest. was a disting. gentleman at Newburyport and Boston. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. II. 280.

ATKINSON, ADKINSON, or ATKESON, JOHN, Newbury, s. of the first Theodore, was a hatter, m. 27 Apr. 1664, Sarah Mirick, had Sarah, b. 27 Nov. 1665; John; Thomas, 27 Dec. 1669, wh. may be well rec. as H. C. 1691, whose d. is not mark. in the catal. but Coffin foll. Mather, makes it bef. 1699; Theodore, 23 Jan. 1672, drown. at 13 yrs.; Abigail, 8 Nov. 1673; Samuel, 16 Jan. 1676; Nathaniel, 29 Nov. 1677; Elizabeth 20 June 1680; and Joseph, 1 May 1682. JOSEPH, Exeter,in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 77, said to have been adm. freem. 14 July 1657, at that place; upon wh. arises the quest. by what authority was he adm. and no more can, I think, be told. LUKE, New Haven, of the earliest sett. sign. the compact 1639, bef. 1643 is count. with fam. of four, m. 1 May 1651, prob. as sec. w. Mary, d. of Richard Platt of Milford, had Mary, b. 1652; Hannah, 1653; and Sarah, 1655; rem. next yr. whither is unkn. perhaps to Middletown, for there his wid. m. 3 Jan. 1667, Thomas Whitmore, or Wetmore, and bore him two ch. nam. in his will by their gr.f. Platt in 1683. MARMADUKE, Scituate, m. 1670, Mary, d. of Edward Jenkins, and in 1674 she obt. divorce for his desert. Deane THEODORE, Boston, 1634, feltmaker, came, in the employm. of John Newgate, from Bury in Co. Lancaster, join. the ch. 11 Jan. 1635, freem. 18 May 1642, by [[vol. 1, p. 75]] first w. Abigail had John, bef. ment. whose day of b. or bapt. is not found (but we may doubt, that Geneal. Reg. VII. 349 mak. him 44 yrs. old in 1678 is too liberal by seven or eight yrs.); Theodore, b. 19, bapt. 28 Apr. 1644; Nathaniel, 28, bapt. 30 Nov. 1645, H. C. 1667, d. by Mather's Catal.; Abigail, 24 Aug,. 1647, d. young,; Thomas, 1654; Abigail, again, 9 Dec. 1657; and by sec. w. m. Oct. 1667, Mary, d. of Rev. John Wheelwright, wid. of Edward Lyde, had John, again, 13 June 1672; and d. Aug. 1701, aged 89. Abigail, m. Abraham Spencer. THEODORE, Boston, s. of the preced. m. Elizabeth d. of Edward Mitchelson, had Elizabeth b. 25 June 1668; Theodore, 3 Oct. 1669; Edward, 8 Sept. 1671; and Abigail 13 Dec. 16G72. He was k. by the Ind. in the gr. fight of 19 Dec. 1675, serv. as serj. in Davenport's comp. at Narranganset; and his wid. m. 15 Nov. foll. Henry Deering. Theodore the third was a counsel. of New Hampsh. 1716, and d. 1719, leav. Theodore, b. at Newcastle 20 Dec. 1697, H. C. 1718, wh. bec. secr. counsel and ch. judge of that Prov. and d. 22 Sept. 1729; the fifth Theodore, his s. H. C. 1757, hav. d. without issue, in the same rank of counsel. 28 Oct. 1769. THOMAS, Concord, freem. 7 Dec. 1636, by w. Susanna had Susanna, b. 28 Apr. 1641; and Hannah, 5 Mar. 1644; and he d. Nov. 1646. Both of the ds. m. Caleb Brooks, the elder on 10 Apr. 1660, and d. 19 Jan. 1669. But he had an elder d. Rebecca, that m. John Hayward; and the wid. of Atkinson m. William Allen. THOMAS, Plymouth 1638. Eight of this name had been gr. in 1838, at Harv. and two at Dart.

ATWATER, DAVID, New Haven 1638, came from London, sign. the planta. coven. 4 June 1639, had Mercy, b. 29 Feb. bapt. 5 Mar. 1648; Damaris, b. 2 Nov. but the ch. rec. has bapt. 21 Oct. 1649, and usually the town rec. is far more to be relied on than that of the ch. at New Haven, tho. the contrary is true in most towns, yet here the day assign. for bapt. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 357 may be true, tho. in a wonderful proportion, almost one half of the instances, it can be prov. to be wrong; David, 13 July, bapt. I judge, 3 Aug. tho. Mr. White gives it 13 Aug. 1651, wh. we kn. is mistake; Joshua, 11 Jan. bapt. prob. 6 Feb. 1653, ch. rec. as Mr. White gives it, being 11, wh. was Friday, when John Davenport would rather have anathematiz. than bapt. any ch.; John, 1 Nov. 1654, bapt. I presume, 5 of the same, tho. ch. rec. has 1, wh. was Wednesday; Jonathan, b. 12 July 1656; Abigail, 3 Mar. 1660, bapt. 1 Apr. foll.; Mary, 31 Mar. 1662, bapt. 20 Apr. foll. as I judge, tho. the ch. rec. as Mr. White prints it, be 22; Samuel, b. 17 Sept. 1664; and Ebenezer, 13 Jan. 1667; all of wh. are nam. as liv. May 1676,by the will of his br. Joshua. He d. 1692, and in his will the yr. bef. names all the s. exc. Joshua, wh. had liv. at Wallingford, m. 24 June 1680, Lydia d. of John Rockwell of Windsor, and both h. and w. without ch. d. 1681. Of the ds. I kn. the m. of four, Mercy to John Austin, and Damaris to John Punderson, both on 5 Nov. 1667; Abigail to Nathaniel Jones, [[vol. 1, p. 76]] 7 Oct. 1684; and Mary to Ichabod Stow of Middletown, 22 Oct. 1688. DAVID, New Haven, eldest s. of the preced. had Joanna, b. 24 Feb. 1683; Abigail, 18 Jan. 1685; and Joshua, 6 Dec. 1686. EBENEZER, New Haven, br. of the preced. m. 11 Dc. 1691, Abigail, eldest d. of James Heaton, had four ch. JOHN, br. of the preced. m. 13 Sept. 1682, Abigail, d. of Moses Mansfield, had ten ch. JOHN, Salem, s. of Joshua, had rem. with his mo. from Boston on her m. with Higginson, by w. Mehitable, d. of Francis Wainwright of Ipswich, had John b. 20 Dec. 1687; Francis, 2 Oct. 1690; and perhaps Rebecca; but certain. his w. d. soon, and he m. Mary, youngest d. of Seaborn Cotton, and hims. d. bef. mid. age, drown. as I have heard, 2 Feb. 1692. His young wid. m. 1695, Samuel Partridge of Hatfield. JONATHAN, New Haven, s. of David of the same, m. 1 June 1681, Ruth, eldest d. of Rev. Jeremiah Peck, first min. of Greenwich, had Joshua, b. 21 Feb. 1682, d. in few days; David, 5 Aug. 1683; Jeremiah, 31 Jan. 1685; Mary, 31 Dec. 1686; Ruth, 31 Dec. 1688; Jonathan, 1 Nov. 1690; Lydia, 18 Apr. 1693, d. next yr.; Joseph, 9 Dec. 1694; Stephen, 4 Dec. 1696; and Damaris, 9 Oct. 1698; Lydia, again, 31 July 1701. *JOSHUA, New Haven 1638, br. of David, a merch. from London, sign. the coven. 1639, m. 6 May 1651, Mary, d. of Rev. Adam Blackman of Stratford, had Ann; Samuel, b. 20 June 1654, prob. d. young; Joshua, 10 Apr. bapt. 21 Nov. 1658; and Mary, 1659; was rep. 1652, rem. 1655 to Milford, there had the last named two ch. was Assist. and Treasr. of the Col. but rem. in 1659 to Boston, there had Mary, b. 15 Jan. 1660; John, 14 Aug. 1662, bef. ment.; Abigail, 23 Jan. 1664; Jane, with an alias Grace, on our rec. 9 Sept. 1666; Elinor, 23 Apr. 1669; and Benjamin, 16 May 1673; was a busy trader, d. 16, bur. 18 May 1676, leav. wid. wh. in few mos. m. Rev. John Higginson of Salem, and d. 9 Mar. 1709. Ann m. 1672, Jeremiah Dummer, the goldsmith of Boston, and was mo. of the famous Jeremy; and Mary m. John Clark, wh. d. in Barbary of smallpox, and she next m. 8 Nov. 1694 John Coney, outliv. him, and d. 12 Apr. 1726. Both these ds. and Rebecca, a gr.d. but no s. are nam. in the will of Higginson's wid. JOSHUA, Boston, s. of the preced. by w. Rebecca had Rebecca, b. 25 Feb. 1687; and by w. Mary, as the rec. (perhaps untrustworthy in this name) says, had Samuel, b. 3 Mar. 1688. Easy eno. may be the conject. as to error, that the writer in the clerk's office took Mary as w. of Joshua, bec. he saw such connex. of parents with ch. few yr.s. bef. but equal. easy is the other suppos. that Rebecca was not the true name of the w. but carelessly giv. bec. the ch. had that name. To this latter suggest. is perhaps to be add. that it is somewhere writ. that Josnua m. Mary, wid. of Samuel Smith, and d. of Samuel Maverick. After long research, I am not enlight. eno. to speak with decis. SAMUEL, New Haven, br. of Jonathan of the same, m. 1691, Sarah, d. of the first John Alling, had ten ch. In the New Haven fam. the name is perpet. and gr. at Yale in 1834 were count. fifteen, two at other N. E. coll. none at Harv.

ATWELL, BENJAMIN, New London, by w. Mary had Thomas, b. 1670; Mary, 1672; William, 1674; John, 1675; Joseph, 1678; Richard, 1679; [[vol. 1, p. 77]] Samuel, 1681; and Benjamin, 1683. BENJAMIN, Scarborough 1663, s. of a wid. b. bef. Sept. 1640, when his mo. was a wid. but bec. w. of Richard Martin, was after of Falmouth, there k. by the Ind. 11 Aug. 1676, leav. Joseph only 5 yrs. old. Willis, I. 37, 134, 140 and 3. One Joan A. wh. testif. 1688, that she was 60 yrs. old, had been, I think, wid. of John Andrews, and was then wid. of Benjamin Atwell. JOHN, Lynn 1650. JOSEPH, Kittery, s. of Benjamin, was, it is said, brot. up by William Scriven, but no more is heard.

ATWOOD, ALEXANDER, Northampton, freem. 1684. ELDAD, Eastham, prob. s. of Stephen, m. 14 Feb. 1684, Ann Snow, perhaps d. of Mark, had Mary, b. Nov. 1684; John, 10 Aug. 1686; Ann, Jan. 1688; Deborah, Mar. 1690; Sarah, Apr. 1692; Eldad, 9 July 1695; Ebenezer, Mar. 1698; and Benjamin, June 1701. HERMAN, Boston 1642, s. of John, came from Sanderstead, Co. Surrey, a. 15 miles from London, in employm. of Thomas Buttolph, adm. of the Ch. 24 Feb. 1644, ar. co. 1644, freem. 1645, m. 11 Aug. 1646, Ann, d. of William Cop, had John, b. 5 Oct. 1647; and Sarah, bapt. 26 May 1650; and he d. 1651. His wid. m. 10 Mar. 1652, Thomas Saxton, and d. 23 June 1661. JOHN, Plymouth 1636, came from London, was an Assist. 1638, treasr. of the Col. 1641 to his d. 1644, had good est. leav. wid. Ann, but no issue, unless that Mary Wood, very often used for Atwood, wh. m. 11 Dec. 1661, John Holmes, wh. bec. min. of Duxbury, were his d. wh. is very unlikely, for in his will of 20 Oct. 1643, as Winsor, 180, tells, he names no ch. but gives most of his prop. to w. wh. d. 1 June 1654, and in her will, of 27 Apr. 1650, she divides her est. betw. br. and sis. Robert and Mary Lee, and her neph. William Crowe. Her he had nam. br. Lee and his w. and their ch. Ann and Mary, beside his little kinsman, William Crowe. JOHN, Boston, s. of Herman, ar. co. 1673, was its lieut. 1695, and deac. of the sec. ch. by first w. Sarah had John, b. 23 May 1671, d. young; James, 3 June 1673; Samuel, 18 May 1687; and Sarah, 11 Nov. 1688; and by sec. w. Mary, d. of Francis Smith, m. 27 Oct. 1690, had Mary, bapt. 6 Sept. 1691; John, again, b. 16, bapt. 18 Feb. 1694; Samuel, bapt. 29 Mar. 1696; Ann, b. 19, bapt. 20 June 1697; Elizabeth bapt. 21 Aug. 1698; Abigail, 19 Nov. 1699; and Joshua, b. 10, bapt. 13 Apr. 1701. He d. 26 Aug. 1714, and his wid. d. 18 Mar. 1729. JONATHAN, Woodbury, s. of THOMAS of Wethersfield, m. 5 Nov. 1701, Sarah, d. of Roger Terrill, had Nathan, b. 6 Sept. 1702; Mary, 22 Oct. 1703, d. soon; Mary, again, 20 Apr. 1705; Jonathan, 9 Sept. 1710; and Oliver, 11 Mar. 1717; was a physician, and d. 1 Jan. 1733, as Cothren, 490, says, but 11 Feb. of that yr. acc. Hinman. JOSEPH, Taunton, m. 1 Jan. 1680, Esther, d. of James Walker, had Joseph, b. 4 Aug. 1681; John, 28 Feb. 1683; Ephraim; and perhaps Joanna. His w. d. 8 Apr. 1696, aged 46, and he [[vol. 1, p. 78]] d. 12 Feb. foll. aged 47. JOSIAH, Wethersfield, br. of Jonathan, m. 16 Feb. 1710, Bathshebia, d. of Bazaleel Lattimore, had Abigail, b. 6 Dec. foll.; Oliver, 1 Mar. 1716; Jedediah, 28 June 1719; Josiah, and Hezekiah, tw. 13 Apr. 1727; and Asher, 27 Dec. 1729. MEDAD, Eastham, s. of Stephen, by w. Esther had Mercy, b. 26 June 1686; Abigail, 15 June 1689; David, 20 Oct. 1691; Samuel, 20 Mar. 1695; Esther, 15 Mar. 1699; Phebe, 9 June 1702; and Nathan, 27 June 170O. OLIVER, Malden, youngest s. of Philip the first m. in 1700 Ann Betts. PHILIP, Malden 1653, came from London in the Susan and Ellen, 1635, aged 13, or in the Planter, aged 12, for, I suppose, by the doub. entry only one boy is meant, had Rachel, b. Aug. 1653; Mary, Jan. 1656; Philip, Sept. 1658; Abigail, Dec. 1662; Elizabeth Aug. 1669; and Oliver, Apr. 1671; all probably by w. Rachel, d. I judge, of William Bachiler of Charlestown, wh. d. 5 Feb. or 7 Nov. 1674, the same rec. in Geneal. Reg. X. 241, coming from a most scrupulous hand, giv. both dates. He m. 7 Apr. 1675, Elizabeth Grover, wid. of Thomas, and she d. 3 Apr. 1688. His d. Elizabeth m. 26 Nov. foll. Philip Fowle. Perhaps he liv. some yrs. at Bradford. PHILIP, Lynn, s. prob. of the preced. m. at Bradford, 23 July 1684, Sarah Tenny of B. had at Malden, Susanna, b. 1 Feb. 1687; Sarah, 13 Apr. 1689; Rachel, 15 Nov. 1691; but perhaps others bef. or after rem. STEPHEN, Eastham, m. 6 Nov. 1644, Abigail, d. of John Dunham, had John, d. soon; Hannah, b. 14 Oct. 1669; prob. Eldad; and Medad, 16 Jan. 1659; and d. Feb. 1694. THOMAS, Hartford 1664, by idle tradit. call. a capt. under Cromwell, was really a physician, and, 1668, of Wethersfield, by w. Abigail had Abigail, b. 30 Sept. of that yr.; Andrew, 1 Sept. 1671; Jonathan, 8 June 1675; and Joseph, 4 Oct. 1678; all liv. at his d. 1682. THOMAS, Ipswich, d. 3 Apr. 1694; and his wid. Elizabeth by wh. I kn. not that he had issue, m. 9 Sept. 1697, John West of the same, and d. 20 Aug. 1720. WILLIAM, Charlestown, freem. 1662. Of this name four have been gr. at Yale, all descend. of Herman, of wh. John M. of the class of 1814, and Charles, 1821, are brs. of Harriet Newell, the celebr. missionary in the E. Ind.

AUBREY, WILLIAM, Boston, merch. came in virtue of a contr. made 1650, from London, factor for the iron works at Lynn, and was adm. 1652 of ar. co. m. 18 Jan. 1653, Rachel, d. of Secr. Edward Rawson.

AUDLEY, EDMUND, Lynn, 1641. Lewis. JOHN, Boston 1632, thus spell. on the ch. rec. where his name stands No. 139; but common. it is Odlin or Odlyn, wh. see.

AUGER, AGAR, or AUGUR, ANDREW, Saco, or Scarborough, perhaps better entit. See Alger. BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of William of the same, a shipwright, m. Ann, d. of Thomas Cromwell, had Benjamin, and Thomas, perhaps others, and d. Nov. 1671. His wid. m. 26 June 1672, David [[vol. 1, p. 79]] Phippen. JOHN, Boston, by w. Hannah had John, b. 16 Sept. 1652. JONATHAN, Salem, br. of Benjamin, had perhaps Jonathan, wh. d. young; and Mary, ment. in a deed of 1709; but we. kn. not his wh. nor of him any thing more, exc. that in testif. 19 Oct. 1716, he call. hims. 77 yrs. old. NICHOLAS, New Haven 1643, a physician and trader, sw. alleg. 5 Aug. 1644, had brs. John and Robert (unless the latter were neph.) to wh. with sis. Esther Coster he gave most of his est. that was a good one, by will of 20 Sept. 1669, being "bound on a voyage to Boston." Yet he got back safe, and liv. sev. yrs. He was the sufferer, I judge, in 1676 and 7, on the voyage from Boston to N. H. cast away on a desolate isl. in the little vessel with Ephraim How, near Cape Sable, relation of wh. in Mather's best manner, may be read in Magn. VI. appropr. call. Thaumaturgus, c. 1. Of his inv. of £1638 the date is 26 Feb. 1678. The larger part his sis. had, to br. John (prob. then in Eng.) the beq. was only £20, and John's s. Nicholas had £100, and ano. s. had £40, and Robert, £150. After Mrs. Coster d 5 Apr. 1691, Robert, the next of kin, resist. pro. of her will, cont. some beq. for "support of religion and learning;" but he met with no success. ROBERT, New Haven, prob. neph. tho. Dodd calls him br. of the preced. m. 20 Nov. 1673, Mary, d. of dep. gov. Matthew Gilbert, had Esther, b. 19 Oct. 1677; John, 26 Nov. 1678, d. young; Ann, 14 Nov. 1682; Mary, again, 1683, d. soon; and John, again, 16 Nov. 1686; but the last was by sec. w. THOMAS, Watertown 1663, of wh. Bond, writing his name Agar, found not w. or ch. but prob. he rem. to Taunton, for the rec. of that town tells, that he m. Nov. 1665, Elizabeth Packer. But I think she may have been d. of Samuel Packard of Bridgewater, and her h. liv. in that town, perhaps, but they had then no magistr. authoriz. to solemn. m. WILLIAM, Salem 1636, perhaps earlier,for he was adm. freem. of Mass. 18 May 1631, when the Secr. gave the name Agar; by w. Alice had Benjamin, bapt. 12 Feb. 1637; and Jonathan, 10 Nov. 1639; beside elder ch. Joseph, and Abigail, wh. bec. w. of Joseph Kibben, or Kibby; and he d. 1654. His will of 31 May, pro. Nov. in that yr. names the w. and four ch. but notes, that Joseph was abroad. In ist. Coll. of Essc Inst. I. 11, Mr. Patch finds the date of his will to be 3 Mar. and of pro. June of that yr. WILLIAM, Malden, m. 7 Dec. 1659, Ruth, d. of Abraham Hill, had William, b. 20 Apr. 1661, d. soon; William, again, 30 Nov. 1662; ano. perhaps John, Oct. 1667.

AUGUSTINE, JOHN, Reading 1677, had come from the Isle of Jersey, and had serv. in the comp. of Turner in the latter part of Philip's war, and in that yr. by deed on our rec. sold to John Brock; of the same place all the goods and chat. ho. and lds. left to him by f. and mo. He m. 10 Jan. 1677, Elizabeth d. of John Brown of Watertown, as Bond, 145, tells; and in 1680 took a gr. of ld. at Falmouth from Presid. Danforth, and bot. more; but on destr. by the Ind. and French, 1690, he rem. to Lynn, but [[vol. 1, p. 80]] went back to F. 1719. He left wid. Elizabeth and ch. Samuel, John, Ebenezer, Thomas, David, Sarah, and Abigail, of wh. descend. are found in the vicin. to this day. Gradual change occurs in his name to Gustan, or Gustin, and is justif. by his own writ. but the wild perversity of a scrivener had pleasure in turning him into Augustine John. See Suff. Deeds, X. 131, and Willis, I. 161, 210.

AULT, sometime writ. OLT, JOHN, Portsmouth 1631, sent out by Mason, the royal propr. liv. at Dover 1648 to 1657, in wh. yr. he was 73 yrs. old, and was liv. 1679. By w. Remembrance he had John; Remembrance, wh. m. John Rand; and Rebecca wh. m. Thomas Edgelly.

AUSTIN, ANTHONY, Rowley, freem. 1669, had Richard, b. 22 Sept. 1666; Anthony, 7 Dec. 1668; John, 22 Oct. 1672; rem. to Suffield, there had Nathaniel, 20 May 1678; Elizabeth 1681, d. young; Elizabeth again; 20 Apr. 1684; Esther, 11 Jan. 1686; and d. 29 Aug. 1708, his w. hav. d. ten yrs. bef. Descend. are num. DAVID, New Haven, s. of John, by w. Abigail had Abigail, b. 5 Apr. 1699; David, 2O Oct. 1703; Stephen, 1 Jan. 1705; Jonathan, 27 Apr. 1708; Mercy, 1710; and Lydia. EBENEZER, Charlestown, s. of the sec. Richard, m. 8 July 1685, wid. Thankful Benjamin, had Sarah, b. 24 Oct. foll. if no error be in the rec. Elizabeth 26 Apr. 1687; and his w. d. 4 Mar. 1691. He m. 27 Jan. 1692, Rebecca, d. of Samuel Sprague of Malden, had Benjamin, 24 Feb. 1697; Rebecca, 8 Feb. 1700; both prob. d. young; Ebenezer, 21 Jan. 1704; John, 15 May 1706; Nathaniel, 3 Feb. 1708; Timothy, 16 Dec. 1710, prob. d. young; Rebecca, again, 21 Aug. 1715; Benjamin, again, 9 Mar. 1717; Timothy, again; and Samuel, 6 May 1721; and d. 16 Jan. 1723. From this last Benjamin, wh. m. 9 Dec. 1742 Elizabeth Waldo, came Hon. Jonathan L. b. 22 Dec. 1747, H. C. 1766, wh. was f. of Hon. James T. late Atty. Gen. of Mass. H. C. 1802; and Hon. Benjamin, b. 18 Nov. 1752, long a promin. politician. FRANCIS, Dedham, whence he rem. to Hampton 1640, there had, by w. Isabella, both Jemima, and Sophia, bapt. 24 Jan 1641; but I kn. no more. JOHN, New London 1647, rem. after 1651, to Greenwich, next in few yrs. to Stamford, there d. 25 Aug. 1657, leav. wid. Catharine, s. Samuel wh. d. soon after his f. d. Elizabeth wh. m. a. 1670, Joseph Finch; and perhaps John, wh. was a landholder 1687-1701 both in G. and S. JOHN, New Haven, m. 5 Nov. 1667, Mercy, d. of the first David Atwater, had John, b. 23 Apr. 1669, d. at six yrs.; David, 23 Feb. 1671, bef. ment.; Joshua, 3 Sept. 1673; Mary; John, and Hannah, tw. 14 Oct. 1677; Mercy, 17 Apr. 1680, d. young; a s. 5 Apr. 1683, d. soon; and his w. d. nine days after. He m. 21 Jan. 1685, Elizabeth Brackett, and had Sarah, 23 Jan. 1686; and Elizabeth 1687. In 1675,a wid. Joan Jones, perhaps near relat. gave him very good est. and he d. 1690; and his wid. was d. 1695. JOHN, Scarborough, wh. m. a d. of Andrew Alger, is more common. call. Ashton, wh. see, also Southgate, 82. A

[[vol. 1, p. 81]] JOHN of Hartford m. Mary, wid. of Nathaniel Hooker, may be one generat. later than the s. of him of New Haven. JONAH, Hingham 1635, came in the Hercules, with w. Constance, from Sandwich, Co. Kent. He was of Tenterden; and the mayor of that borough, John Austin, perhaps his f. or near relat. certif. a. tak. the o. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 274. Perhaps he first sat down at Cambridge, then call. Newtown, and was not many yrs. at H. being, found at Taunton 1643, and he d. there 30 July 1683. JONAH, Taunton, prob. s. of the preced. m. perhaps Frances, d. of John Hill of Dorchester, tho. Col. Rec. makes her h. to be Jonah Allen senr. He d. 10 May 1676, some yrs. bef. his f. and of ch. I hear only of John, b. 1 July 1671. See Baylies II. 270. JOSEPH, Hampton 1642, Dover 1648, was of the gr. jury 1651, and d. 1663. His will of 6 June 1642, directs equal div. of his prop. betw. all his ch. but the name only of Thomas has reach. us. is d. Mary m. 17 May 1674, Richard Gardner, jr. of Nantucket; but she was by sec. w. In 1659 he took sec. w. Sarah, wid. of William Story, d. of Elder Edward Starbuck; and she had third h. Humphrey Varney. JOSEPH, Charlestown, s. of Richard the sec. m. 10 Nov. 1692, Elizabeth Pitts; and I kn. no more. exc. by his will of 1736, pro. 18 June 1739, in wh. Elizabeth is nam. beside ch. Joseph, Richard, Abigail, w. of Samuel Webb, and Elizabeth w. of Eleazer Johnson. LEONARD, New Haven, br. of John, a weaver, d. 1678 unm. MATTHEW, York 1659, was k. by the Ind. a. 1704. RICHARD, Charlestown, came in the Bevis, from Southampton, 1638, with w. and two ch. He was then aged 40, and had been a tailor at Bishopstoke in Co. Hants. RICHARD, Charlestown, prob. s. of the preced. brot. by him from long. m. 11 Nov. 1659, Abigail, d. of William Batchelder, had Samuel, b. 1660; Ebenezer, 27 Aug. 1662; Abigail, 24 Apr. 1664; Richard, 30 Nov. 1665; Joseph, 21 Feb. 1667; Benjamin, 24 Jan. 1669; William, 6 Aug. 1671; Elizabeth 6 May 1673; Rachel, 7, bapt. 28 May 1676; James, 17 June 1673; and John, 10 Dec. 1681. His w. d. 1 Feb. 1694, aged 56; and he d. 15 Aug. 1703, aged 71. Abigail m. 11 Sept. 1688, John Kettle jr. Elizabeth m. Jonathan Loring of Boston; and of sev. of the ch. no acco. is seen, so that, perhaps, some d. young RICHARD, Charlestown, s. of the preced. m. 27 Nov. 1691, Mehitable, d. of William Welsteed,and d. 6 Sept. 1694. His wid. Mehitable m. Jan. 1700, Benjamin Gibson. RICHARD, Suffield, eldest s. of Anthony, m. 18 Jan. 1699, Dorothy Adams, had Richard, b. 4 Oct. foll.; Dorothy, 26 July 1701; Jacob, 1 June 1704; Ebenezer, 22 Apr. 1706; Ann, 16 Jan. 1709; Joseph, 26 Jan. 1711; Rebecca, 16 Apr. 1713; Moses, 25 Apr. 1716; and Elias, 14 Apr. 1718.SAMUEL, Dover 1649, was of Wells, and constable 1655, and rep. 1682. SAMUEL, Charlestown, s. of Richard the sec. by w. Sarah had Abigail, Sarah, Mary, Mehitable, Ann, and Samuel, and d. 23 June 1716. THOMAS, Greenwich 1675, perhaps s. of John the first, rem. to the adj. town of Bedford, there liv. 1686-97. THOMAS, Dover, s. of Joseph of the same, by w. Ann had Rose, b. 1678; Sarah, 1682; Nathaniel, 1687; Thomas, 1689; Joseph, 1692; Nicholas, and Ann, tw. 1695; Samuel, 1698; and Benjamin, 1704. WILLIAM, Charlestown, s. of Richard the sec. m. 30 June 1696, Hannah Trarice, d. prob. of John of the same; but I find no more of him. One of this surname, whose bapt. name is not seen, would have gone home in 1638, from New Haven, with large prop. but was taken by the Turks, [[vol. 1, p. 82]] and sold at Algiers with w. and fam. as is relat. in Winthrop Hist. II. 12, 13; so that prob. no descend. remain. Gr. in 1838 at Harv. were ten, Yale eight, and Dart. one.

AVERILL, WILLIAM, Ipswich 1638, d. 1653, leav. w. Abigail, and seven ch. not nam. but in his will describ. It was made 3 June 1652, and pro. 29 Mar. foll. WILLIAM, Topsfield 1664, was prob. s. of the preced. Easily this name in old MS. is mistak. for Avery, sometimes for Averitt, and may even be used for Everitt, wh. see.

AVERY, CHRISTOPHER, Glouchester, a weaver, came, I conject. from Salisbury in Co. Hants, as one of the same name liv. in the age preced. at that city; was selectman 1646, and sev. yrs. more, in 1653 his w. was in Eng. in 1658 he rem. to Boston, and in 1666 to New London. He had brot. from Eng. s. James, perhaps other ch. and was old eno. in 1667 to claim release from watch. and train. prob. d. in few yrs. Descend. have been num. and respectab. JAMES, Gloucester, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. a. 1620, m. 10 Nov. 1643, Jane Greenslade of Boston, had Hannah, b. 12 Oct. 1644; James 16 Dec. 1646; and Mary, 19 Feb. 1648; rem. that yr. to New London, there had Thomas, 6 May 1651; John, 10 Feb. 1634; Rebecca, 6 Oct. 1656; Jonathan, 5 Jan. 1609; Christopher, 30 Apr. 1661; both d. young; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1664; and Joanna, 1669. He was held in high esteem, lieut. capt. rep. 1659, often after to 1669, serv. in Philip's war, when he command. the Pequot allied force, and was liv. in Feb. 1694. JAMES, New London, s. of the preced. m. Deborah, d. prob. eldest of Edward Stallion, and well perpet. the fam. name. tho. in Caulkins I see not names and dates of ch. JOHN, Dorchester 1642, rem. to Boston, d. 31 July 1654. JOHN, of New Hampsh. was one of those wh. solicit. the protect. of Mass. in 1689. JONATHAN, Dedham, s. of William, m. 22 July 1679, Sybil, d. of the sec. Nathaniel Sparhawk of Cambridge, had Margaret, b. 9 Nov. 1681, d. young; Sybil, 11 Aug. 1683; Margaret, again, 20 Aug. 1686; and Dorothy, 4 July 1688; and he d. 16 Sept. 1694. His wid. m. Rev. Michael Wigglesworth. JOSEPH, (not John, as Mather, in his ambitious cap. 2 of Magn. III. 77, mislead all succeed. writers, until the recent publicat. of our contemp. Col. Rec. I. 154); would have been call. of Marblehead, as he was going to that settlem. from Ipswich, when he was lost 15 Aug. 1635, by shipwreck of the little bark in wh. with his fam. of eleven, as his cous. and fellow passeng. Thomas Thacher tells in his Narrative. By that, one of the most affecting and effective stories of disasters of this sort, Dr. Young enrich. his Chronicles of Mass. from Winthrop I. 165, we hear of the w. and six small ch. that perish with him, but the resid. no doubt, were serv. He had been a min. in his native Co. prob. of Wiltsh. and I judge had come in the James from Southampton that brot. his kinsman Thacher, but [[vol. 1, p. 83]] nobody informs us, at wh. of the Univ. he was bred, or of wh. parish he had taught. Hubbard, 200, may not be taken for authority as to his coming, in the Angel Gabriel (if so he meant to be understood), for he was arr. at Boston the day bef. the Angel Gabriel weighed her anchor below Bristol. Thacher, as in the rec. bef. cited, was by our Gen. Ct. made admor. and in his inv. as well as the appoint. the dec. is named Joseph. One wh. reads with appreciative skill the authentic Narrative will disregard the acco. in the Magnalia, nor wonder, why the most heedless of authors call. him John. MATTHEW, Charlestown, mariner, had w. Ann, and s. John, to wh. by his will of 20 Apr. 1642, being then at London, pro. 13 of next Apr. he devis. his 400 acres of ld. at C.ROBERT, Dedham, perhaps s. of William of the same, was the freem. of 1690, I think, spelt Awry in the invalua. list of Mr. Paige, Geneal. Reg. III. m. 13 Apr. 1676, Elizabeth d. of Job Lane, had Elizabeth b. 21 Dec. 1677; Rachel, 1 Sept. 1679; Robert, 28 Nov. 1681; John, 26 Feb. 1685 or 4 Feb. 1686; H. C. 1706; Jonathan, 20 Jan. 1695; and Abigail, 8 May 1699; and he d. 4 Oct. 1722. SAMUEL, New London, youngest s. of James the first, liv. on that side made Groton, of wh. town he was first officer, 1705. THOMAS, Salem, came in the John and Mary, was a blacksmith, and freem. 28 Dec. 1643. THOMAS, New London, s. of James the first, m. Ann, d. of Benjamin Shapley. WILLIAM, Dedham, a physician, or apothecary, prob. both, ar. co. 1654, had William, b. a. 1646; Mary; Robert, a. 1649; Jonathan, 26 Mary 1653; Rachel; Hannah, 27 Sept. 1660; and Ebenezer; 24 Nov. 1663, wh. prob. d. young, as he is not nam. in the will of his f. 15 Oct. 1683. He was a lieut. 1673, of the town's comp. and freem. 1677; possib. the bookseller, ment. by Thomas, in his Hist. II. 411, certain. the rep. for Springfield 1669, and he d. at Boston 18 Mar. 1687, aged a. 65. His w. Margaret had d. 28 Sept. 1678. Of the ds. Mary m. 5 Nov. 1666, James Tisdale; Rachel m. 22 May 1676, William Sumner; and Hannah m. the same day, Benjamin Dyer. WILLIAM, Dedham, s. of the preced. had, by w. Mary, d. of Job Lane of Malden, Mary, b. 21 Aug. 1674; Sarah, 9 Oct. 1675; William, 21 Mar. 1678; and Hannah, 7 Jan. 1680; and his w. a. 11 Oct. 1681, aged 29. He m. 29 Aug. 1682, Elizabeth White, had Samuel, 15 May 1683; Elizabeth 16 May 1684; John, 26 Dec. 1683; Joseph, 9 Apr. 1687, H. C. 1706; and Deborah, 5 May 1689. This w. d. 3 Oct. 1690, and he m. 25 Aug. 1698, wid. Mehitable Worden, relict of Samuel, a d. of Gov. Thomas Hinckley, and d. 15 Dec. 1708. In the Coll. Catal. it may be seen, that the first two of this name are not rank. by seniority, or by date of ordin. (both being, min. John of Truro, the first there, ord. Nov. 1711, and Joseph, also the first of Norton, ord. 26 Oct. 1714), or by alphabet. priority, wh. may, no doubt, be explain. by regard to the rules that of old regulat. the assignment of places.

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