Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
By James Savage
DOLIBER, DELLABER, or DALLIBER, now DOLIVER, JOSEPH, Salem 1640, Marblehead 1648, was constable 1660. Dana, 7. He was liv. 1672. SAMUEL, Marblehead 1648, Gloucester 1654, there by w. Mary, d. of Robert Elwell, had Samuel, b. 9 July 1658; Mary, 26 Mar. 1662; Richard, 18 Apr. 1665; Sarah, 24 Dec. 1667; and John, 2 Sept. 1671; d. 1683. Dana. Gloucester Telegraph. WILLIAM, Gloucester, m. 4 Oct. 1682, Ann, d. of Rev. John Higginson, wh. was apprehend. in 1692 (the yr. of horrible delusions), for witchcraft, but either good sense, not her own, or favor of her father saved her life. Felt, II. 478.
DOMMETT, ALEXANDER, Boston, mariner, was tak. by the Turks 1681, at the same time, I suppose, as John Greene, whose disast. is told by Noadiah Russell in his Diary. See Geneal. Reg. VII. 54.
DONN, HUGH, Dover 1664.
DONNELL, DENNELL, or DUNNELL, HENRY, Kittery 1650, freem. 1652, rem. to Falmouth, m. a d. of Thomas Reading of Saco, had Henry, and Samuel. Willis, I. 209. α SAMUEL, York 1680, s. of the preced. had Nathaniel, b. 18 Nov. 1689; was a magistr. judge of the C. C. P. nam. by Incr. Mather and King William, of the Counc. in the New Chart. 1691, d. 9 Mar. 1718, aged 72. Some of our writers, Douglas, and Hutch. II. 14, call his surname DANIEL. See Alden's Epit. II. 21, and 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. IX. 83. Nathaniel, his s. d. 9 Feb. 1780, aet. 91. THOMAS, York 1660, took o. of fidel. to Mass. 1652.
DOOLITTLE, *ABRAHAM, Boston, went to New Haven 1644, had [[vol. 2, p. 60]] Sarah; Abraham, b. 12 Feb. 1650; Elizabeth 12 Apr. 1652; Mary, 22 Feb. 1654, wh. perhaps d. young; John, 14 June 1655; the four last bapt. 26 Apr. 1657; Abigail, bapt. 22 May 1659, d. young; these, it is said, were by first w. and the foll. by Abigail Moss, d. of John, m. 2 July 1663, his sec. w.; Samuel, b. 7 July 1665; Joseph, 12 Feb. 1667; Abigail, again, 26 Feb. 1669. He was rep. 1668 and 72, but rem. to Wallingford 1670, there had Ebenezer, a. 1672; Daniel, 1675, beside two ds. perhaps, and certain. Theophilus; and d. 11 Aug. 1690. In his will he names w. Abigail, the seven s. and three ds. Sarah Ebenatha, Elizabeth Brockett, and Abigail, unm. Early it was Dowlittle. The name became common at W.
ABRAHAM, Wallingford, s. of the preced. m. 9 Nov. 1680, Mercy, d. of William Holt of New Haven, had John, b. 13 Aug. 1681; Abraham, 27 Mar. 1684; Sarah, Feb. 1686; and Susanna, 15 Apr. 1688; had no ch.by sec. w. Ruth Lothrop; but by third w. Elizabeth d. of Samuel Thorpe, had Samuel, Joseph, and Thomas, and d. 10 Nov. 1732. DANIEL, Wallingford, br. of the preced. rem. to Middletown, m. Hannah Cornwell, had David, went back to W. d. 1755. Ebenezer, Wallingford, br. of the preced. m. Sarah, d. of Samuel Hall, d. Dec. 1711. JOHN, Lynn 1643. Lewis. He rem. to Boston, and in that part nam. Rumney marsh, now Chelsea, was constable 1653. Snow, 137. His will of 22 Sept. 1681, pro. 14 Oct. foll. names w. Sybel, m. 30 Oct. 1674, wh. had been wid. of Miles Nutt of Malden, and first of John Bibble; but no ch.; hav. by contr. of m. with said Sybel bound hims. that he would give ho. and lds. at Malden, he gives that and other est. to her, besides provid. for her ch. and gr.-childr. The wid. Sybel made her will 25 Dec. 1683, but d. 23 Sept. 1690. He was br. of the first Abraham, wh. own. ld. at Rumney marsh. JOHN, Wallingford, s. of the first Abraham, m. 13 Feb. 1682, Mary Peck, and sec. w. Grace Blakesley; had Benjamin, b. 10 July 1695; and Samuel. Six of this name had been gr. at Yale in 1828, of wh. Rev. Benjamin, 1716, d. 9 Jan. 1749, aet. 53.
DORCHESTER, ANTHONY, Springfield, came from Windsor, a. 1649, where he had been some yrs. but had been, first, at Hingham perhaps; by first w. Sarah, wh. d. 9 Nov. 1649, had three ch. and by sec. w. Martha, wid. of Samuel Kitcherell (not Richards, as the charming auth. of "Hartford in the Olden Time" read the rec.), of Hartford, m. 2 Jan. 1651, had three more; had third w. the wid. of John Harmon. He took o. of alleg. 31 Dec. 1678, and d. 28 Aug. 1682. The ch. were John, b. at W. 5 Nov. 1644; James; Mary; Benjamin; Sarah, wh. m. 27 Nov. 1673, Joseph Stebbins; and Esther, but the dates of each, as well as the respect. mothers are not kn. BENJAMIN, Springfield, s. of the preced. d. 24 May 1676, leav. w. Sarah, d. of Jonathan Burt, m. only the yr. bef. and she m. the yr. foll. Luke Hitchcock.
JAMES, and JOHN, Springfield, s. [[vol. 2, p. 61]] prob. of Anthony, sw. alleg. 31 Dec. 1678, or next day, and were made freem. 1690. James m. Sarah, d. of Benjamin Parsons; and John m. Mary, d. of John Harmon.
DORITCH, JOHN, Salem, tho. a boy, was freq. witness in the cases of witchcr. 1692, especial. against Giles Cory and George Jacobs, both of wh. suffer d.
DORLAND, DORLAN, DARLAN, or DURLAND, JOHN, Salem 1674, permit. as innholder in that yr. had early been a fisherman, m. a d. of Richard Bishop of the same, had d. Mary, rememb. in the div. of est. of the gr.f. Felt.
DORMAN, EDMUND, New Haven 1657, m. 15 or 26 Dec. 1662, Hannah, d. of Richard Hull, had Samuel, b. 16 July 1666, d. soon; John, 8 Jan. 1668; Joseph, 13 Dec. 1669; Benjamin, 15 Oct. 1673; Hannah, 1 Mar. 1676; and Mary, 12 May 1680; was a propr. 1685. His w. m. 19 Sept. 1700, was Elizabeth Bunnell, wid. prob. of Benjamin; and these last five ch. were liv. when he d. 1 May 1711. Hannah was w. of George Johnson; and Mary of Thomas Leavensworth, both of Stratford. JOHN, Ipswich, d. prob 1662. His inv. is of 12 Feb. JOSEPH, New Haven, s. of Edmund, m. 24 Aug. 1693, Mary, d. prob. of William Wilmott. THOMAS, Ipswich, one of the earliest sett. freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rem. perhaps, to Rowley, d. at Topsfield 25 Apr. 1670, aet. 70. Felt says, Daniel Bradley was his s.-in-law; and Ephraim and Thomas, his two s. were of Topsfield 1684.
DORR, EDWARD, Roxbury, perhaps came from Pemaquid, had there sw. fidel. 1674, by w. Elizabeth d. of Thomas Hawley, had Edward, bapt. 4 July 1680, d. young; Ann, whose b. is not giv. but she d. 5 Oct. 1683, prob. bef. bapt. He liv. a yr. or two a. 1680, in Boston; but had at R. Edward, again, b. 15, bapt. 18 Nov. 1683, d. in few days; Ebenezer, 25 Jan. 1688; Edmund, 19 Oct. 1692; Harbottle, 11 May 1696; and a d. Clemence, 17 July 1700. He had sec. w. it is said, the wid. of Ebenezer Clap. Rev. Joseph, H. C. 1711, first of ten gr. at Harv. bef. 1828, of this name, was min. of Mendon; and four had been gr. at the other
DORSET, JOHN, Boston, 1676, in wh. yr. his w. d. had s. John, and d. Comfort.
DORYFALL, or DORIFIELD, BARNABY, Boston, came in the Mary and Jane 1633, I presume, with Coddington, for he was adm. of the ch. nearly the same time with the new w. wh. C. brot. in that sh. and there came in 1634, by the Elizabeth from Ipswich, Ann D. aged 24, perhaps sis. of Barnabas, call. when adm. 2 Nov. foll. "our br. William Coddington's maid serv." He liv. at Braintree, then part of Boston, and C. had large farm there; freem. 25 May 1636.
DOTEY, DOTY, DOTE, or DOTEN, EDWARD, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower 1620, a London youth in the serv. of Stephen Hopkins, was the one of the signers of the solemn compact in Cape Cod harb. 11 Nov. and was with his master in the shallop that in Dec. foll. discov. Plymouth harb.; yet 18 June foll. was party in the first duel fought in N. E. He retriev. his charact. by change from youthf. folly, m. prob. as sec. w. (if the date were, as one of my correspond. gives it, a. 1643, tho. less prob. [[vol. 2, p. 62]] is giv. by ano.), 6 Jan. 1635, Faith, d. of Tristram Clark, had William; Faith; Edward; John; Isaac, b. 8 Feb. 1648; Desire; Thomas; and Joseph, 30 Apr. 1651. Bradford, 451, says, he had by sec. w. seven ch. liv. in 1650. He was in 1652 one of the purch. of Dartmouth, but rem. to Yarmouth, d. 23 Aug. 1655. His will of 20 Mar. preced. names only w. and Edward. His wid. m. 14 Mar. 1667, John Phillips of Duxbury and outliv. him. Desire m. William Sherman jr. outliv. him, and m. Israel Holmes, and last m. Alexander Standish, outliv. him, and d. 1723.
EDWARD, s. of the preced. m. 26 Feb. 1663, Sarah, d. of John Faunce, and sis. of the famous Elder Faunce, had Edward, b. 20 May 1664; Sarah, 9 June 1666; John, 4 Aug. 1668; Martha and Mary, tw. 9 July 1671; Elizabeth 22 Dec. 1673; Patience, 7 July 1676; Mercy, 6 Feb. 1678, d. young; Samuel, 17 May 1681; Mercy, again, 23 Sept. 1684; and Benjamin, 30 May 1689; was drown. 8 Feb. 1690, with his s. John, betw. Plymouth and Boston. The wid. m. 1693, John Buck; Sarah, the eldest d. m. 1687, James Warren, gr.f. of the late Gen. James W.; and Mary m. 1699, Joseph Allyne, whose d. Mary, b. 1702, was mo. of the ardent patr. James Otis, and gr.mo. of the late H. G. Otis, a disting. senator of the U. S.; and Elizabeth m. Tobias Oakman. Descend. of these Otis and Warren fam. have interm. JOHN, br. of the preced. by w. Elizabeth d. of Jacob Cooke, wid. perhaps of Daniel Wilcox, had John, b. 24 Aug. 1668; Edward, 28 June 1671; Jacob, 24 May 1673; Elizabeth 10 Feb. 1676; Isaac, 25 Oct. 1678; Samuel, 31 Jan. 1682; Elisha, 13 July 1686; Josiah, Oct. 1689; and Martha, Oct. 1692, soon after wh. the w. d.; and by sec. w. Sarah had Sarah, 19 Feb. 1696; Patience, 3 July 1697; and Desire, 19 Apr. 1699.
JOSEPH, Rochester, prob. br. of the preced. had Joseph, b. 31 Mar. 1683; Deborah, 31 Mar. 1685; John, 1 Mar. 1688; Mercy, 12 Jan. 1692; Fish, 18 Jan. 1697; and Mary, 28 July 1699. THOMAS, br. prob. youngest, of the preced. was one of the first purch. of Middleborough, 1662, but a youth; by w. Mary had Thomas, b. 22 July 1679; and Hannah, Dec. 1675. She m. 12 Jan. 1699, Jonathan Delano, and d. 12 Apr. 1764; her h. surv. less than nine mos. and d. in 89th yr.
DOUBLEDAY, ROGER, Boston 1674, currier, d. 22 Nov. 1690.
DOUGHTY, FRANCIS, Taunton 1639, rem. 1641 to Long Isl. where he was hardly so well treat. as the min. of the gospel should have been. Adrian Van der Donck, an official under Van Rensselaer a patentee, wh m. his d. print. a statement of his case. Baylies, I. 289. Lechford has notice of him in very few words. JAMES, Scituate, m. 15 Aug. 1649, Lydia, d. of Humphrey Turner, had, betw. 1650 and 1670, Mary, James, Elizabeth Martha, Lydia, Sarah, Samuel, Robert, and Susanna; was a soldier in Philip's war. Deane, 264, thinks the fam. went to Conn. THOMAS, Dover 1657-67. Perhaps he rem. over to Berwick, and Doughty's Falls may have the name from him.
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DOUGLASS, HENRY, Boston, freem. 1657. His d. Ann m. 1 Sept. 1660, Eliphalet Het. JOHN, Dover, m. 16 Sept. 1687, a wid. Nason whose h. is not of my acquaint. nor her bapt. name as print. in Geneal. Reg. VII. 119. ROBERT, New London, s. of William, m. 1665, Mary, d. of Robert Hempstead, had William, b. 1666; Mary, 1668; Ann, 1669; John, 1671; Hannah, 1673; Sarah, 1674; Elizabeth 1677; Thomas, 1679; and Phebe, 1681; his w. d. 1711; and he d. 1716. *WILLIAM, perhaps of Gloucester first, but of Boston 1640, cooper, freem. 1646, by w. Ann had Ann; Robert, b. 1639; Elizabeth 26 Aug. 1641; Sarah, 8 Apr. 1643; and William, 1 Apr. 1645, the last three bapt. 8 Mar. 1646; rem. to New London, was deac. and rep. 1672, and perhaps later, d. 26 July 1682, aged 71. Ann, his w. was d. of Thomas Mable of Ringstead, Northamptonsh. Ann, his d. m. 14 Oct. 1658, Nathaniel Geary; Elizabeth m. 16 Feb. 1659, John Chandler; both of Roxbury; and Sarah m. 1661, John Keeny of New London. WILLIAM, New London, s. of the preced. m. 18 Dec. 1667, Abiah, d. of William Hough, had Elizabeth b. 1668; Sarah, 1671; William, 1672; Abiah, 1675; Rebecca, 1678; Ann, 1680; and Richard 1682; was deac. and d. 9 Mar. 1725.
DOUSE. See Dawse.
DOVE, MATTHEW, Salem, had ch. bapt. there, Hannah, and Elizabeth 10 Sept. 1654; Dorcas, 5 Oct. 1656; Bethia, 30 May 1658; Daniel, 3 Nov. 1661; Deborah, 20 May 1666; and a d. whose name is not on the rec. 1 July foll. beside Sarah, b. 3 July 1660, d. in a few days; Matthew, 3 Dec. 1667; and Ruth, 15 Oct. 1673. But the b. of Doreas is made 11 days later than the bapt. Many such gross errors fall under our notice in rec. of Boston and other towns as well as Salem; and when the ch. or the town rec. is to be prefer. must commonly be decid in favor of the ch. for obvious reason. Yet at New Haven the opposite conclus. is the right one, for the town rec. is unusual. correct, and that of the ch. very inexact. Two fifths of those in the Geneal. Reg. IX. 357-63, are wrong. This name of Dove, in the Hist. Coll. of Essex Inst. II. 43, is made Dour, thro. misread. of the old chirography for the last letter, as I presume; but Mr. Patch very rarely fails. Hannah m. 20 Mar. 1671, Richard Harris.
DOW, FRANCIS, Salisbury, in the rec. of proprs. has the prefix of respect, and is third in the list, came from the city of Salisbury in Co. Wilts, bef. 1650. *HENRY, Watertown 1637, a husbandman, aged 29, came from Ormsby in Norfolk, that yr. with w. Joan, wh. was bur. 10 June 1640, four ch. and a serv. Ann Manning, 17; freem. 2 May 1638; had Joseph, b. 20 Mar. 1639; and Thomas, wh. d. soon; and by 2d w. wh. Bond calls Margaret Cole of Dedham, had Daniel, 22 Sept. 1641; and Mary, 14 Sept. 1643; m. bef. 1645, ano. w. wid. Nudd, rem. to Hampton, was rep. 1655 and 6, d. 21 Apr. 1659. In his will he ment. w. Margaret, perhaps the wid. of Nudd, and ch. Henry, b. in Eng. 1634; Mary, at W. 14 Sept. 1643; Hannah; Thomas; and Jeremiah, beside Joseph, 20 Mar. 1639; and Daniel, 2 Sept. 1641. Joseph d. 17 Aug. 1680 at Hampton. HENRY, Hampton, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. freem. 1666; m. 17 June 1659, Hannah, d. of Robert Page; bec. marshal of the Prov. 1680, a mandam. council. 1702, and d. 6 May 1702, aged 73. Belkn. I. 55. 94. 411.
HENRY, Salisbury, m. 7 Dec. 1694, Mary Mussey. JOHN, Haverhill, m. 23 May 1696, Sarah, d. of Abraham Brown of Salisbury. JOHN, freem. 1666, STEPHEN, freem. 1668, and STEPHEN, jr. all of Haverhill 1690, were, perhaps, s. and gr.s. of Thomas. [[vol. 2, p. 64]]
JOSEPH, Hampton, prob. s. of Henry the first of the same; took o. of fidel. in Apr. 1678, with Joseph, jr. and Samuel, perhaps his s. MATTHEW, Salem. See Dove. ROBERT, Salisbury, by w. Sarah, had Robert, b. 23 July 1676; and Martha, 1 Oct. 1678. SAMUEL, perhaps of Dover, certain. of some pt. of N. Hampsh. by w. Abigail had Joseph, b. 13 Dec. 1686. SAMUEL, Hartford, m. 12 Dec. 1665, Mary, d. of the first George Graves of the same. SIMON, N. Hampsh. by w. Sarah had Mary, b. 19 Nov. 1686. He left wid. wh. m. 21 Nov. 1711, the sec. Onesiphorus Page. THOMAS, Newbury, an early sett. freem. 22 June 1642, by w. Phebe had Stephen, b. 29 Mar. 1642; Mary, 26 Apr. 1644; Martha, 1 June 1648; John; and Thomas; rem. to Haverhill, and d. 31 May 1654. In his will made only two days bef. his d. the wid. Phebe and the five ch. (but John and Thomas first), are ment. so that, possib. they were older than the others. THOMAS, Ipswich 1675, perhaps s. of the preced. had w. Sarah, d. prob. of James Wall of Hampton, m. 1663, wh. d. 7 Feb. 1682; and by w. Susanna had John, b. 24 Apr. 1685; Ebenezer, 26 May 1692; perhaps Thomas, 29 Nov. 1694; Hannah, 3 Oct. 1697; and Jeremiah, 12 Dec. 1699. Nine of this name had been, in 1834, gr. at Yale or Dart. coll. and two at Harv.
DOWD, DOUDE, DOWDE, or DOWDY, GEORGE, Concord, freem. 1645. HENRY, Guilford 1639, d. or was bur. 31 Aug. 1668. By w. Elizabeth wh. d. 1683, had Rebecca; Mary; Sarah; John, b. 24 May 1650; Thomas; and Jacob, 16 Feb. 1653, all liv. in 1680, beside Jeremiah, wh. d. 1668; and Elizabeth wh. d. 1669. Rebecca m. 1662, Daniel Evarts; Mary m. 1666, Samuel Hughes; and Sarah m. a Bowers. JOHN, Guilford, s. of the preced. m. 1679, Hannah, had Cornelius, b. 1680; and Sarah, 1682. His w. d. 1687, and he m. 1688, Mary Bartlett, had Mary, b. 1688; John, 1691; Jacob, 1693; David, 1695; Abraham, 1697; Isaac, 1699; Hannah, 1703; Ebenezer, 1706; and Elizabeth 1708. THOMAS, Guilford, br. of the preced. m. 1678, Ruth Johnson, had Ebenezer, b. 1680, d. young; Thomas; Mehitable; Joseph, 1688; and Abraham, 1690. This name, when uttered as one syl. easily bec. Dodd, in careless hands.
DOWDEN, LEONARD, Boston 1679, m. Mercy, d. of William Paddy, d. 1682, and his wid. d. 11 Mar. 1694.
DOWELL, JAMES, Boston 1669, mariner.
DOWNAM, DEERMAN, Braintree, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 15 Jan. 1646; and John, 15 Feb. 1648. The prenomen seems very strange; but such is the office copy of the rec. at Boston. JOHN, Braintree, perhaps br. of the preced. by w. Dorothy had John, or, I think, Thomas, b. 30 Sept. 1644, d. 9 Oct. foll.; Joseph, if anybody will believe the official copy of rec. in Boston, 30 Apr. 1645; John, again, 7 Mar. 1653; Mercy, 7 Mar. 1655; Dorothy, wh. d. 18 Mar. 1659, only a few wks. old; and again Dorothy. THOMAS, Boston, had Josiah, Sarah, and Hannah, all bapt. at O.S. ch. 17 June 1677.
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DOWNE, DOWNS, or DOWNES, Ebenezer, New Haven, s. of John of the same, m. 28 Nov. 1694, Mary Umphrevile, perhaps d. of John. EDMUND, or EDWARD, Boston 1667, merch. JOHN, Boston, by w. Dorothy had Mary, b. 4 Mar. 1657; and Dorothy, 31 Jan. 1659. JOHN, New Haven 1654, had been there 1648, as a serv. perhaps a minor, had John, b. 5 Mar. 1659, d. young; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1662; Mary, 28 Jan. 1665; Ebenezer, 3 Apr. 1667; Deliverance, and Elizabeth tw. 19 Apr. 1669; Hannah, 19 Jan. 1671; John, again, 25 Nov. 1672; Daniel, 29 Aug. 1674; Nathaniel, 17 Dec. 1676; and Ruth, 5 July 1679. ROBERT, Milford 1660. THOMAS, Boston, came in the Defence, 1635, perhaps aged 25, by w. Catharine had Rebecca, b. 22 Apr. 1652; and Thomas, 17 Mar. 1654; was at Dover 1657, and there had Elizabeth b. 17 Nov. 1663; and d. 21 Jan. 1697. Mary, k. by the Ind. at D. 26 July 1696, going from ch. was, perhaps, his d. THOMAS, Boston 1674, mariner, s. of the preced. prob. m. Susanna, d. of Jacob Eliot, wh. d. 14 Mar. 1688. THOMAS, Dover, by w. Martha had Gershom, b. 10 Jan. 1680; he after m. Abigail, wid. of John Hall, and was k. by the Ind. 1711. WILLIAM, Mass. 1635. Felt. WILLIAM, Boston 1676, m. Hannah, eldest ch. of Samuel Appleton of Ipswich. Six of this name had been gr. at Harv. bef. 1823.
DOWNER, ANDREW, Newbury, s. of Joseph, m. 28 Dec. 1699, Susanna Huntington, had John, b. 22 Oct. 1700; Mary, 22 May 1702; and Gideon, 5 Sept. 1705. JOSEPH, Newbury, m. 9 July 1660, Mary, d. of John Knight, had Mary, b. 18 Mar. 1662; Joseph, 25 Mar. 1666; and Andrew, 25 July 1672. JOSEPH, Newbury, s. prob. eldest of the preced. by w. Hannah had Joseph, b. 29 Sept. 1693; John, 15 Mar. 1695; Andrew, 14 May 1697; Samuel, 12 Apr. 1699; Richard, 11 Feb. 1702; Hannah, 16 Feb. 1704; and Benjamin, 24 Feb. 1706. ROBERT, Salisbury 1665, had some yrs. earlier been of Newbury, m. 6 May 1675, Sarah, d. of John Eaton, had John, b. 1 Apr. 1681; Andrew, 7 Sept. 1683; Samuel, 5 Apr. 1686; Joseph, 4 Mar. 1688; Sarah, 6 Oct. 1690; Mary, 22 Feb. 1696; and Joseph, 15 May 1699.
DOWNING, BENJAMIN, Hatfield 1679, took the o. of alleg. that yr. and m. the same yr. Sarah, d. perhaps eldest, of William Hunter; may have been, but prob. not, s. of Emanuel. DENNIS, Kittery 1650, in Nov. 1652 sw. alleg. to Mass. and was k. by the Ind. 4 July 1697, unless the sufferer were s. of the first. *EMANUEL, Salem, from London, where he was a lawyer of the Inner Temple, inhab. of the parish of St. Michael, Cornhill Ward, was, prob. s. of Rev. Emanuel, a clerg. in Ireland, whose letter to Archbp. Usher may be found in Parr's Life of that prelate, came in 1638 with his w. Lucy, d. of Adam Winthrop, Esqr. Of Groton, in Co. Suff. where she was bapt. 27 Jan. 1601, sis. of our first Gov. of Mass. m. 10 Apr. 1622. They were adm. of the ch. 4 Nov. 1638, and he was sw. a freem. Mar. 1639, rep. the same yr. 40, 1, [[vol. 2, p. 66]] 4 and 8; was propos. for an Assist. in 1641, but not chos. His ch. were George, b. prob. in 1623, or 4, and was, perhaps, kept in sch. at home until his f. came; Mary, wh. came May 1633 with Gov. Coddington in the Mary and Jane, and in Nov. of that yr. was adm. of the ch. in Boston; James, wh. was brot. by his uncle, the Gov. in the Arbella 1630; Susan, wh. came at the same time with Mary; Ann; Lucy; and these foll. b. on our side of the ocean, John, bapt. 1 Mar. 1640; and Dorcas, 7 Feb. 1641. He went home early in 1642, back next yr. and went again, in 1644, on business, but came back next yr.
The date of his d. is not found, nor that of his w. tho. we see proof of his req. to the Gen. Ct. Sept. 1653 for his 600 acres to be laid out, and of her liv. 4 Aug. 1656, when she gave to Capt. Joseph Gardner dowry on his m. with her d. and the same shows that her h. Emanuel was d. The s. James, I think, liv. at Ipswich; Mary m. Anthony Stoddard of Boston; Ann was w. of the intrepid Capt. Gardner, k. at the gr. Narraganset swamp fight in Philip's war, and after m. Gov. Bradstreet. There was a John D. wh. d. at Boston 29 Apr. 1694, but he was a merch. from Nevis, where was his fam. and est.
GEORGE, Salem, s. of the preced. b. in London, was partly prepar. for coll. by Rev. John Fiske, and gr. in the first class H. C. 1642, went to Eng. by way of Newfoundland, St. Kitts, Barbados, and Nevis, and in each isl. was desir. to preach, but perhaps saw prospect of greater usefulness in his native land, where he bec. as his uncle Winthrop tells, 1645, a chaplain in the regim. of Okey, wh. after was made one of the judges to sign the warrant for execut. of Charles 1. He got forward fast (possib. faster, as Okey sunk), in favor with Cromwell, wh. made him his resident at the Hague; and in 1654 unit. with "the blood of all the Howards" by m. with Frances, descend. thro. the sec. s. from that fourth Duke of Norfolk, wh. was by Queen Elizabeth behead. for tenderness to Mary, Queen of Scots.
The Hon. Charles Howard, br. of Frances, was the first, of only three, by Oliver creat. peers of Eng. under the title of Viscount Morpeth. The infirmity of this honor was, soon after the restor. strengthen. by his creat. 20 Apr. 1661, as first Earl of Carlisle, wh. title is now enjoy. by his lineal heirs. Previous to this dignity conferr. on the Howard stock, and even bef. his restor. the kin, had made D. a knight for his good conduct in Holland; and, 1 July, 1663, he was made baronet, by the style of Sir George D. of Gamlingay, in Co. Cambridge, where his est. was call. the largest in that county. His w. d. 10 July 1683, and he d. 1684. His s. Charles was one of the tellers in the Exch. by indent. at London 13 Sept. 1700, sold the est. at Salem, that was his gr.f.'s and to him from Emanuel had come thro. George, as in our Reg. of Essex Co. Vol. XVII. appears. His eldest s. Sir George m. Catharine, eldest d. of James, Earl of Salisbury, [[vol. 2, p. 67]] of the illustr. house of Cecil, and their s. Sir George, after sit. in two Parliam. of Queen Anne, and the first of Geo. II. d. without issue, and left the splendid resid. devise to the Univ. of Cambr. wh. laid the founda. of Downing Coll. In possess. of Dawson Turner, Esqr. F. A. S. at Great Yarmouth, is a collect. of Downing papers, in wh. some curious matter may prob. exist. I had slight inspect. of them in 1842, but look. only at the earliest, when the N. E. youth was scout-master-gen. in Scotland. A despatch from Downing, of 3 Sept. 1651, that day of Worcester route, wh. Cromwell, with proper forecast, call. his crowning mercy, may be read in Cary's Memorials of the civ. war, Vol. II.
It is far more perspicuous and soldier-like than that of the Command.-in-Chief. But the skill or valor of such a field was no longer in request, and it was to his fidel. probity, and diligence in other affairs that Oliver direct. John Milton to certify. Winthrop II. 241. Hutch. I. 111. JOHN, Charlestown; to his w. Joanna wh. bore him Mary, 6 Aug. 1659, d. 13 Nov. foll., was giv. admin. of his est. 2 Apr. 1663, and she m. 29 Oct. foll. Richard Holly. JOHN, Wells, perhaps s. of Dennis, or br. had John, b. a. 1660. JOHN, Ipswich, m. 2 Nov. 1669, Mehitable, d. of Richard Brabrook, had John, b. 31 Oct. 1673; Margaret, 7 Feb. 1679; and Richard, wh. d. 3 Nov. 1702. JOHN, Braintree 1673, was a soldier in Philip's war with Capt. Turner, in Apr. 1676, on Conn. riv. sett. at Hatfield, m. soon after, Mary, wid. of Thomas Meakins, jr. (wh. had been k. by the Ind. the yr. bef.) had Jonathan, b. 1677; and John, 1678; perhaps rem. from. H. JOSHUA, Kittery, perhaps s. of Dennis of the same, by w. Rebecca had Elizabeth b. late in the 17th centu. and perhaps others.
MALCOLM, Lynn, a Scotchman, m. June 1653, Margaret Sullivan, had Mary, b. Feb. 1655; Hannah, 3 Apr. 1657; Sarah, 1 Mar. 1659; Margaret, 15 Jan. 1661; Priscilla, 15 Mar. 1662; Catharine, 15 Aug. 1665; John, 20 Nov. 1667; and Joanna, 26 Feb. 1671. RICHARD of Ipswich, d. 3 Nov. 1702, but I kn. nothing more of him, exc. that in 1664 (three yrs. bef. he was m.), he was 27 yrs. old, yet from seeing him among proprs. of Salem or Marblehead 1674, had w. Mary, I venture to guess that he was a gr.s. of Emanuel. THEOPHILUS, Salem 1642, had gr. of ld. 29 Nov. of that yr. and s. Theophilus, bapt. 13 Mar. 1642; Ann, or Hannah, 8 Sept. 1644; and Benjamin, 17 Jan. 1647; in the first two instances the ch. are noted as of our sis. D. and in the last as of Ellen D. He is call. the fisherman, and nothing, more is ascert. He was of Marblehead part of the town, perhaps br. of Richard or of Malcolm, and may have had other ch. His w. may have come from some other town. WILLIAM, Boston, freem. 1690.
DOWNTON, WILLIAM, Salem, freem. 1668 by w. Rebecca had William, b. 12 Apr. 1665; John, 17 June 1669; was gaol-keeper 1686. Perhaps his d. Mary m. 15 Nov. 1676, Thomas Flint. WILLIAM, Ipswich, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. Mary had William, b. 8 Apr. 1695; Mary, 7 Apr. 1696; and Elizabeth4 June 1698. Felt. [[vol. 2, p. 68]]
DOWSE, BENJAMIN, Roxbury, s. of Lawrence, m. 7 Apr. 1680, Mary Hewin, was freem. 1690. ELEAZER, Charlestown, youngest s. of Lawrence, by w. Mary, d. of Daniel Edmunds, m. 21 Sept. 1693, had Jonathan, b. 21, bapt. 24 Feb. 1695; Mary, 2 Apr. 1697; Elizabeth 12 Feb. 1699; and Eleazer, 11 May 1701; and he d. 1725. His will of 5 July was pro. 20 Aug. foll. He was gr.f. of Thomas, the munific. benefact. of the Mass. Hist. Soc. the most attract. part of whose libr. was his donat. FRANCIS, Boston, in the employm. of George Burden 1640, freem. 2 June 1641, by w. Catharine had Elizabeth bapt. 17 July, a. 2 days old, says ch. rec. but that of the careless town officer reads b. 20 Aug. 1642; Mary, bapt. 21 Apr. 1644; Hannah, 7, bapt. 11 Jan. 1646; Deborah, 1 Jan. 1652; Naomi, 26 Oct. 1653; Lydia, 10 Mar. 1655; and Sarah, 2 June 1657; beside Mary, again, 30 Jan. 1659. He rem. to Charlestown, and I kn. not the time of his d. but have noted, that his w. outliv. him, and d. 14 Mar. 1698. Elizabeth his d. m. 16 Oct. 1659, Samuel Miles. JOHN, Charlestown 1674, s. of Lawrence, freem. 1676, m. 31 Oct. 1672. Relief, d. of John Holland of Dorchester, had John, b. 27 July 1673, d. soon; John, again, 21 July 1674, bapt. 23 May 1675, d. young; Relief, 6, bapt. 9 Apr. 1676; and Nathaniel, 8 Feb. 1678, wh. d. 1 Mar. 1678; and after his d. 28 Nov. 1677, the wid. m. 9 Mar. 1681, Timothy Foster of Dorchester.
JONATHAN, Charlestown, s. of Lawrence, m. 18 Nov. 1694, Elizabeth d. of Samuel Ballard, had Jonathan, b. 17, bapt. 22 Sept. 1695, H. C. 1715; Elizabeth 9 Apr. 1697, d. soon; Samuel, b. 21 Apr. 1699, d. soon; and Samuel, again, 21 July 1700. His w. d. 22 Jan. 1701, and he m. 3 or 30 July. foll. Catharine Herbert, had Edward, b. Aug. 1703, d. next yr.; Edward, again, 1 Mar. 1705, H. C. 1725; Catharine, 17 bapt. 18 May 1707; Joseph, 11, bapt. 16 Jan. 1709; Elizabeth 13 Nov. 1710; and Lawrence, 5 Aug. 1712. He was a man of high repute, and d. 28 Jan. 1745, only s. Nathaniel, Joseph, and Samuel, his Excors. surv. JOSEPH, Charlestown, br. of the preced. m. 11 July 1678, Mary, d. of John George, had Joseph, bapt. 17 July 1681; Lawrence, b.13, bapt. 16 July 1682; Margery, b. 22 Feb. 1686; Mary, 6 Feb. 1688; Elizabeth 23 Aug. 1691; and Alice, 7 Jan. 1694.
LAWRENCE, Boston, carpenter, by w. Martha, wh. d. at Charlestown, Oct. 1644, had Samuel, b. 1642, and John, b. Oct. 1644, d. next yr.; both bapt. 23 Mar. 1645, Samuel, call. a 2 yrs. and 14 wks.; John, a 22 wks.; m. at Charlestown, Margery, d. of Robert Rand, had Elizabeth b. at Boston 15 Mar. 1647; others at C. John, 1650; Mary; Joseph, 1654; Benjamin, 4 July 1656, d. young; Benjamin, again, 3 Dec. 1658; Nathaniel, wh. d. 4 Nov. 1658; Nathaniel, again; Jonathan; Sarah, 26 July 1663; and Eleazer, 25, bapt. 31 Jan. 1669. He d. 14 Mar. 1692, 78 yrs. and his wid. d. 12 Apr. 1714, in her 90th yr. Elizabeth m. 18 June 1674, Thomas Larkin, as sec. w. LODOWICK, Sherborn, had Mary, b. 8 Sept. 1683; Stephen, 4 Mar. 1686; Martha [[vol. 2, p. 69]] 18 July 1688; and Samuel, 29 Apr. 1695.
NATHANIEL, Charlestown, s. of Lawrence, m. 7 Sept. 1685, Dorothy, d. of John Edmunds, had Hannah, b. 13 June 1686, d. soon; Nathaniel, 30 Jan. bapt. 19 Feb. 1688; Hannah, again, 13, bapt. 19 Jan. 1690; Dorothy, 1, bapt. 3 May 1691; John, 13, bapt. 17 Sept. 1693; Benjamin, 22, bapt. 27 Oct. 1695; Elizabeth bapt. 9 Mar. 1701; and Sarah, b. 30 Nov. 1704. He was a capt. and d. 23 Aug. 1719, aged 61. SAMUEL, Charlestown, s. of Lawrence, freem. 1674, had first w. Hannah, d. of Aaron Ludkin, m. 8 Aug. 1670, bringing him Samuel, b. 11, bapt. 14 May 1676, and she d. 12 days after; the ch. d. 3 days after; and m. 7 Mar. 1677, sec. w. Faith, d. of Maximilian Jewett of Rowley, by wh. he had Ann, b. 19 Dec. 1677; Samuel, again, 19 Nov. 1679, bapt. 16 May 1680; John, 10, bapt. 13 Nov. 1681; Martha, b. 10, bapt. 18 Nov. 1683; Mary, b. 17 Apr. 1686; Maximilian, 14 Oct. 1688; Sarah, 19 Mar. 1691; and Ebenezer, 4, bapt. 10 Sept. 1693. SAMUEL, Portsmouth, N. H. or its neighb. m. 1 Mar. 1689, Sarah Berry of Newcastle, perhaps d. of the first William, had Joanna, b. the next day; Samuel, 4 Oct. 1690; John, 8 Feb. 1693; Ann, 16 Feb. 1695; Solomon, 3 Jan. 1697; Susannah, 6 Nov. 1699; and ano. whether s. or d. can hardly be conject. from the name giv. to it in Geneal. Reg. VII. 119.
DOXY, THOMAS, New London 1650, by w. Catharine had Thomas, b. 1651 and perhaps other ch. but d. 1652, one of the earliest in the planta. His wid. m. Daniel Lane, and the fam. rem. to L. I.
DOYLE, ROBERT, perhaps of Lancaster, m. 30 Nov. 1680, Joanna, d. of John Farrar of the same.
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