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

Volume #2
Earle - Edmonson

By James Savage

Special thanks to Robert Kraft and his assistant, Benjamin Dunning for scanning this book and to Warren Wetmore for perfecting the text and providing technical help in presenting this work for researchers to enjoy.

EARLE, FRANCIS, a soldier, Dec. 1675, in Moseley's camp. at the gr. Narraganset swamp fight. JOHN, Northampton 1662, had come to Boston 1656, aged 17, in the Speedwell from London, at N. liv. a. 15 yrs. but rem. to unkn. place, after hav. there m. 24 Mar. 1663, Mary. d. of the first John Webb of the same, and had Noah, John, and three ds. of wh. Mary, k. by the Ind. 14 Mar. 1676, was, perhaps, one. JOHN, Boston 1688, may have been s. of the preced. m. 5 Apr. 1689, Mary, d. of George Lawrence of Watertown, had Mary, b. 9 Jan. bapt. 22 June 1690; and he prob. d. soon, and his wid. m. 27 Dec. 1704, Michael Flagg. *RALPH, Rhode Isl. 1638, among freem. 1655, had been adm. an inhab. of the June 1639, perhaps had s. Ralph; and William; ds. Mary, wh. m. William Corey; Martha, wh. m. William Wood; and Sarah, wh. m. Thomas Cornell. He had been rep. 1650. RALPH, Dartmouth, eldest s. of the preced. rem. from. R. I. in conseq. of a gift to him of half a sh. in Coaxit and Acushnet, 25 Oct. 1659, by Francis Sprague of Duxbury, call. him s.-in-law. His w. was Dorcas, and ch. were John, William, Ralph, Joseph, and perhaps that Hannah, wh. m. 27 Aug. 1719, William Brown. He was propr. after mid. life at Dartmouth, and own. among the opposite islands, the interesting Cuttyhunk, for full value of wh. see Belknap╒s Amer. Biogr. II. 114. He was liv. prob. in 1686, and a Ralph jr. at the same time in the same town, s. of William. 

ROBERT, Boston 1679, kept the prison 1681, and sev. yrs. after, d. 1698. ROBERT, Newport, had come in the Hercules, I suppose, 1634, to some part of Mass. was b. 1606, it was said, yet had w. in 1699 liv. at age of 105, however unlikely that she was so many yrs. older; but I see reason to believe, that at Newport the earliest kn. of that name was b. 1706, and that Farmer was wrong. There were Roger [[vol. 2, p. 92]] and Samuel at Boston 1695, of wh. the latter d. 1706, aged 34. THOMAS, Newport, br. perhaps, of Ralph the first. *WILLIAM, Dartmouth 1673, s. of the first Ralph, b. a. 1660; Thomas; and John; prob. all at Portsmouth, R. I. and by first w. Mary; was rep. 1693, 1704, and 6, and d. 15 Jan. 1717, leav. wid. Prudence, wh. d. 18 Jan. 1718.

EARLY, GEORGE, Salem, m. 15 Oct. 1670, Abigail, d. of Pasco Foote, had Abigail, b. 1 Sept. 1671; and he d. 4 Sept. of the yr. foll. ROBERT, wh. came in the Hercules 1634, may have reach. our shore, but where he liv. is not kn.

EARTHY, JOHN, Boston, a witness to the treaty with Ind. 13 Nov. 1676. Hubbard, East. Wars, 56.

EAST, DAVID, Boston, mariner, m. Abigail, wid. of Jonathan Woodbury, d. of Henry Phillips of the same, and admin. of his est. was giv. to her 28 Apr. 1685. She m. not long after, Thomas Walter. FRANCIS, Boston 1636, a carpenter, freem. 17 Apr. 1637, by w. Mary had Samuel, b. 11, bapt. 15 Mar. 1640; Mary, 25, bapt. 27 Mar. 1642; Elizabeth 6, bapt. 10 Nov. 1644; David, 25 Jan. bapt. 28 Feb. 1647; Sarah, 9, bapt. 11 Nov. 1649; and Daniel, 21 Sept. bapt. 21 Nov. 1652. He may be the man whose d. in 94th yr. Sewall, wh. calls him f. puts 17, Mar. 1687. His last ch. was Rebecca, 22 July 1656. WILLIAM, Milford 1639, had Solomon, bapt. 1643, wh. prob. d. young. In 1676 he had 2d w. Mary, wid. of Robert Plum, and d. 1681, without ch. His wid. d. 1708.

EASTMAN, BENJAMIN, Salisbury, s. of Roger of the same, m. 5 Apr. 1678, Ann, d. of Edmund Pitts, wid. of Samuel Joy, had Benjamin, b. 8 Feb. 1679; Edmund, 20 Jan. 1681; Jeremiah, 18 Feb. 1683, H. C. 1703; and Joseph, 29 Mar. 1685; was freem. 1690; and his w. d. 13 Dec. 1698. *JOHN, Salisbury, eldest s. of Roger, m. 7 Oct. 1665, Hannah, d. prob. of William Healey of Cambridge, but no acco. of ch. is found, and she d. early. He next m. 5 Nov. 1670, Mary Boynton, d. of William, had Hannah, b. 23 Jan. 1673, d. next mo.; John, 24 Aug. 1675; Zechariah, 24 Oct. 1679; Roger, 26 Feb. 1683; Elizabeth 26 Sept. 1680; Thomas, 14 Feb. 1688, d. at 3 yrs.; and perhaps had sec. Thomas in 1691; and Joseph, 23 June 1692; was a capt. rep. 1691. JOSEPH, Suffield, br. of the preced. m. Mary, only surv. d. of Hon. Peter Tilton of Hadley, had Joseph, b. 1683; Mary, 1684, d. young; and Peter, 1686; and d. 4 Apr. 1692. His wid. m. the next yr. James Guernsey. Peter went to New Jersey; Joseph went to Hadley, was tak. 29 Feb. 1704, at Deerfield, by the Ind. and French, kept some time a prisoner in Canada, had large portion of his gr.f. Tilton's est. and by eleven ch. a gr. line of descend. 

JOSEPH, Salisbury, took o. of fidel. 21 Dec. 1677 at the same time with Benjamin, was the man, I guess, of Suffield. NATHANIEL, Salisbury, br. of the preced. m. 30 Apr. 1672, Elizabeth Haddon, perhaps d. of Jared of the same, had Sarah, b. 11 Nov. 1674; Jemima. 25 Aug.1677; Nathaniel. Mar. 1679: Hannah. 24 Apr. [[vol. 2, p. 93]] 1687; and Mary, 29 Mar. 1690; was freem. 1690. PHILIP, Haverhill, br. of the preced. tak. by the Ind. in 1676, redeem. the same yr. m. 22 Aug. 1678, Mary, d. of Robert Morss of Newbury, or, I think, wid. of anthony Morse, the younger, had Ebenezer, b. 10 Jan. 1680; and prob. others. He had bef. 1695 rem. to the planta. call. New Roxbury, now Woodstock, in Conn. then thot. in Mass. 

ROGER, Salisbury, an orig. propr. ancest. it is believ. of all of the name in our land, d. 16 Dec. 1694, aet. 83; and his wid. Sarah d. 11 Mar. 1698. They had John, b. 9 Mar. or Apr. 1640; Nathaniel, 18 May 1643; Philip, 20 Dec. 1644; Thomas, 11 Nov. 1646; Timothy, 29 Nov. 1648; Joseph, 8 Jan. 1651; Benjamin, 12 Feb. 1653; Sarah, 25 Sept. 1655; Samuel, 20 Nov. 1657; and Ruth, 22 Mar. or Apr. 1662. Sarah m. 13 June 1678, Joseph French jr. and next, 4 Aug. 1684, Solomon Shepherd, by both had ch. and d. a wid. of gr. age 1 Dec. 1748. That he came from Southampton 1638, on board the Confidence, in comp. with many wh. sat down at Salisbury, and neighb. towns, as presum. from a paper supplied by Henry Stephens of London, in Geneal. Reg. II. 108-10, after some correct. of errors found by H. G. Somerby, giv. in Geneal. Reg. V. 440, would be rec. as prob. in spite of the name being in the latter chang. to Robert, and the other circumst. of his being call. serv. 15 yrs. sold, for the numeral should be 25, and the designat. may well seem only a deception to get clear from the orders in counc. to embarrass emigrat. 

SAMUEL, Salisbury, s. of the preced. m. 1686, Elizabeth Severance, or Screven, had Ruth, b. B Mar. 1688; Elizabeth 1 Dec. 1689; Mary, 4 Jan. 1692; Sarah, 3 Apr. 1694; Samuel, 5 Jan. 1696; Joseph, 6 Jan. 1698; d Jane, 10 June 1700; was freem. 1690. THOMAS, Haverhill, took o. of alleg. 28 Nov. 1677. TIMOTHY, Suffield, br. of the preced. m. 1682 Lydia, d. of William Markham of Hadley, had William, b. 1684, to Hadley, there had Lydia, b. 1691; Sarah, 1694; and Timothy, 10 Jan. 1697. He d. 1 Apr. 1733; Timothy, his s. d. 25 Mar. preced. leav. three ds. only; so that the fam. name in this branch was extinct; William d. at 21 yrs.; Lydia d. unm. 1746; and Sarah m. 1716, William Montague. Often this is spell. as was the early sound, Easman. See geneal. Reg. VI. 101, 2, and 3. Twenty-one of this name had been gr. in 1834, at the other N. E. coll. but none at Harv.

EASTON, ń JOHN, Newport, s. of the first Nicholas of the same, by him brot. from Eng,. was freem. bef. 1655, Dept. Gov. 1666, and Gov. of the Col. 5 yrs. 1690-4, d. 12 Dec. 1705, aet. 81. He m. 4 Feb. 1661, Mehitable Gaut or Gault, had James, b. 23 Feb. 1662; Peter, 10 Sept. d. under 25 yrs.; Mary, 16 June 1668; John, 7 Sept. 1670; Paul, 2 Feb. 1673; and his w. d. 11 Nov. foll. He had sec. w. Alice, 24 Mar. 1689, and his descend. own. pt. of the ancestr. lds. in the [[vol. 2, p. 94]] ninth generat. 

JOHN, Hartford, had Sarah, b. 18 July 1670; Mary, 26 Dec. 1672; Sarah, 15 Nov. 1675; John, 10 Jan. 1679; Mary, 1 Oct. 1681; Mehitable, 17 Jan. 1683; Abigail, 16 Mar. 1687; and John, 22 Oct. 1689. JOSEPH, Cambridge, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, rem. early to Hartford, where he had Joseph, John, and perhaps other ch. and was liv. 1685. α *NICHOLAS, Ipswich, one of the earliest sett. a tanner, of Lymington, Co. Haints, came in the Mary and John, 1634, took the o. of alleg. and suprem. on the other side of the ocean, 26 Mar. 1634, and as freem. of Mass. 3 Sept. 1634, was rep. 1635, and that yr. rem. to Newbury, but being a favorer of Wheelwright, was disarm. in Nov. 1637, and went to Rhode Isl. there in 1638, was chos. Assist. A sec. w. Christian, wid. of Thomas Beecher, wh. had been wid. of Thomas Copper of London, bef. Beecher brot. her, in 1630, to Charlestown, he m. early in 1638, and she prob. was mo. of sev. of his ch. but as she liv. to 20 Feb. 1665, we may presume that by third w. m. 2 Mar. 1671, Ann Clayton, he had no issue. His ch. were John, b. 1621; and perhaps, Daniel; certain. Peter, bef. com. from Eng. but after had Joshua; Nicholas; Mary, wh. m. Weston Clark; Patience; Elizabeth; and Waite, wh. m. John Carr. He was Presid. in 1672 and 3, was Gov. d. 15 Aug. 1675, aged 82. His wid. Ann m. 28 Mar. 1677, Gov. Henry Bull, and d. 30 Jan. 1708. NICHOLAS, Newport, s. of Peter, m. 30 Nov. 1666, Elizabeth d. of James Barker, in his will of 1676, names ch. Nicholas, wh. was b. 24 Feb. 1668; and I Elizabeth 6 Dec. 1669; Freelove, 12 Mar. 1671; uncles Daniel, and John, brs. John, Peter, and Joshua, sis. Mary, Patience, Elizabeth and Waite. His w. Elizabeth d. 6 July 1676; and he d. 1 Feb. foll. 

PETER, Newport, s. of Nicholas, b. in Eng. freem. 1655, m. 15 Nov. 1643, Ann, d. of John Coggeshall, wh. bore him Nicholas, b. 12 Nov. 1644; John, 6 Feb. 1647; Mary, 25 Sept. 1648; Peter, 1 Feb. 1651, d. soon; Ann, 9 Feb. 1653, d. at 23 yrs.; Patience, 20 Nov. 1655; Wait, 25 July 1657, d. soon; Peter, again, 11 Jan. 1659, d. at 31 yrs.; Joshua, 30 July 1662, d. under 28 yrs.; James, 29 Jan. 1665, d. young; Elizabeth 18 Feb. 1666; Waite, again, 8 Nov. 1668; and James, again, 7 Oct. 1671. His w. was d. of the first John Coggeshall, and d. 6 Mar. 1687, aged 61; and he d. 12 Dec. 1693, aged 71. Patience m. 1 Jan. 1675, Robert Malins, and d. the same day with her h. 26 Aug. 1679. Much of the ld. of this first Peter is now enjoy. by descend. of ninth generat.

EASTOW, *WILLIAM, Newbury, freem. 13 Mar. 1639, rem. that yr. to Hampton, for wh. he was rep. 1644, 8 and 9, d. 23 Nov. 1655; had Sarah, wh. m. Maurice Hobbs; and Mary, m. Thomas Marston. Each of these had ch. nam. in their gr.f.'s will of 16 Oct. preced. his d.

EASTY, or ESTY, ISAAC, Topsfield 1661, perhaps s. of Jeffry, freem. 1673. The name of Mary E. his w. d. of William Town, tried 9, execut. [[vol. 2, p. 95]] as a witch 22 Sept. 1692, must be held in honor, forever, for in her petn. to Sir William Phips, the Gov. she begg. not for her own life, wh. she kn. must be vain, but only "that no more innocent blood may be shed." JEFFRY, Salem 1637, had then a gr. of ld.

EASTWICK, ESTICK, or ESTWICK, EDWARD, Salem 1649, mariner, d. 1666, leav. Elizabeth 14 yrs. old; Sarah, 12; Hannah, 10; Esther, b. 21 Apr. 1659; and Edward, 12 Apr. 1622; all by w. Esther. PHESANT, Boston 1670, Portsmouth 1680, was b. a. 1630, and w. Sarah, 15 yrs. later. They had Nathaniel, b. 7 Apr. 1682.

EATON, BENJAMIN, Duxbury 1648, Plymouth 1650, s. of Francis, m. 4 Dec. 1660, Sarah Hoskins, prob. d. of William, had William, wh. d. bef. 1691. BENONI, Cambridge, s. of the unhappy Nathaniel, left by his f. in early youth to the care of deac. Thomas Cheeseholme, by w. Rebecca had Nathaniel, wh. d. 22 Feb. 1691, aged 24; Rebecca, m. 28 Apr. 1690, John Bunker; Ann, b. 7 Sept. 1672, d. next yr.; and Theophilus; the last b. 20 Sept. 1674, d. 22 Feb. 1691; and the f. d. 20 Dec. preced. DANIEL, Reading, s. of William, freem. 1680. DANIEL, Reading, s. of one of the Johns, but of wh. is uncert. m. 1664, and by w. Mary had Daniel, Ann, Martha, Priscilla, Daniel, again, and Mehitable. Barry, 236. EPHRAIM, Salisbury, s. of John first of the same, m. 5 Feb. 1689, Mary True, had Mary, b. 11 Dec. 1689; Ephraim, 24 May 1692; Jane, 13 Sept. 1694; and Samuel, 6 Aug. 1697. 

FRANCIS, Plymouth, came in the Mayflower 1620, with w. Sarah, and s. (a sucking ch.) Samuel, as in the compact bef. land. he is count. for three heads; but in the spring of 1624 count. for four, in the div. of cattle, by add. his d. Rachel. It is thot. that his w. of the Mayflower's comp. d. soon after, and a sec. w. d. soon, but, Bradford says, he took third w. had by her three ch. of wh. he adds, one was m. and had a ch. and the other were liv. 1650, but one was idiot. In the div. of lds. 1627, this w. is call. Christian, suppos. to be Christian Penn, wh. came in the Ann 1623, no other person in the col. (then number. only 156), hav. such a bapt. name. By her he had Benjamin, b. a. 1627; and d. prob. 1633, for his inv. was tak. 8 Nov. and Christian his wid. m. 1634, Francis Billington. Rachel m. 7 Mar. 1646, Joseph Ramsden. JABEZ, perhaps of Dorchester, see Heaton. JOHN, Watertown, freem. 26 May 1636, rem. to Dedham, had by w. Abigail, b. there, John, 6 Jan. 1640 (in transcrib. from orig. town rec. the County registrar made this name, Abigail, the d. of, etc. as in Geneal. Reg. IV. 274, is careful. giv. wh. example should serve for caution to all readers of pretended records); and Jacob, 8 bapt. 12 June 1642, d. young; beside other ch. and d. 17 Nov.. 1658 leav. John, Mary, and Abigail, ment. with their mo. in his will of 2 Nov. pro. 7 Dec. of that yr. Mary (wh. perhaps was b. in Eng.), m. 5 May 1651, John Mason, and Abigail m. his br. Robert. 

JOHN, Salisbury

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1646, by w. Martha had Esther, wh. d. 1649; Thomas, b. 19 Jan. 1647; Martha, 12 Aug. 1648; Elizabeth 12 Dec. 1650; Ann, 17 Dec. 1652, d. 12 June 1658; Sarah, 28 Dec. 1654; Mary, 9 Dec. 1656, d. 2 Feb. 1657; Samuel, 14 Feb. 1659; Joseph, 6 Mar. 1661; and Ephraim, 12 Apr. 1663; and d. 29 Oct. 1668, perhaps at Haverhill, leav. a d. w. of George Brown, and perhaps Ruth, w. of John Ingalls. Martha m. 5 Nov. 1668, Benjamin Collins; Elizabeth m. 7 Jan. 1674, John Groth; and Sarah m. 6 May 1675, Robert Downer. JOHN, Dedham, perhaps s. of the first John, by w. Alice had John, b. 15 July 1665, d. young; John, again, 17 Sept. 1671; Thomas, 23 July 1675; William, 11 Aug. 1677; Judith, 17 Sept. 1680, unless the mo. should be read Mar. by easy change of the numeral; for she was prob. the one wh. d. 26 Apr. of that yr.; Jonathan, 3 Sept. 1681; David, 8 Mar. 1683; d. soon; and Ebenezer, 3 May 1687, d. next yr. His w. d. 9 May 1694; and he d. 28 Oct. foll. JOHN, Salisbury, by w. Mary had Mary, b. 13 Dec. 1685; James, 27 Apr. 1691, Samuel, 25 Nov. 1692; perhaps Martha, 5 Sept. 1695; and Jonathan, 2 Oct. 1698. JOHN, Reading, by w. Elizabeth m. 8 Mar. 1659, had Thomas, b. 12 Mar. 1661, d. at 7 mos.; and Elizabeth 8 Sept. 1662; perhaps other ch. and was freem. 1677. JOHN, Reading, s. of Jonas, by w. Dorcas had Jonas, b. 1677, d. soon; Grace, 1677; Noah, 1678; Jonas, again, 18 May 1680; Joseph, 1681, d. soon; Mary, 1683; Dorcas, 1688; Benjamin; Joseph; Phebe; freem. 1691, and d. a. 1700. His wid. m. a Bryant. JOHN, Haverhill, had a d. wh. m. a. 1660 or 70, James Davis of the same. JONAS, Watertown, rem. to Reading, by w. Grace had Mary, b. 8 Feb. 1644; John, 10 Sept. 1645, bef. ment.; Jonas, 28 Sept. 1647, d. soon; Jonas, again, 24 Sept. 1648, one of the freem. 1691; Joseph, 1651; Joshua, 4 Dec. 1653; Jonathan, 6 Dec. 1655; and David, 22 Sept. 1657, d. next mo.; was freem. 1653, and d. 24 Feb. 1674. Two Johns, at Reading, one designat. "of the plain," d. 1691; the other, "of the hill," d. 1695, and we may infer that one, but wh. is doubtful, was his s. JONATHAN, Reading, s. of the preced. freem. 1691, by w. Elizabeth had Jonathan, and two ds. JOSEPH, Salisbury, s. of the first John of the same, m. 14 Dec. 1683, Mary, d. of John French, had John, b. 23 Aug. 1684, d. soon; John, again, 18 Oct. 1685; Samuel, 7 Dec. 1687; Joseph, 14 Aug. 1690; Benjamin, 4 Feb. 1693; Moses, 18 May 1695; Mary, 9 Apr. 1697; and Nicholas, 12 Sept. 1699. JOSHUA, Reading, br. of the preced. freem. 1691, m. Rebecca Kendall, had Joshua, b. 1683; Thomas; and other ch. NATHANIEL, Cambridge, br. of Gov. Theophilus, was b. a. 1609, freem. 9 June 1638, the first head of Harv. Coll. but not dignif. with tit. of Presid. on censure by the governm. fled to Virg. and finally went home, where he d. it is said, in gaol. A very curious confess. of his w. showing the unfavorab. managem. of domestic econ. at the Coll. in its earliest day, is giv. in notes to Winthrop I. 310.

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His w. with her childr. exc. Benoni, bef. ment. foll. him to Virg. in a sh. never heard of after. Winthrop II. 22. SAMUEL, New Haven, br. of the preced. s. of Richard, bred at Magdalen Coll. Cambridge, where he had his degr. in 1624 and 1628, came to N. E. 1637, had w. Mabel, wid. of Gov. Haynes, m. 17 Nov. 1654, but no ch. went home after three yrs. had a living at Duckenfield, Co. Chester, near Manchester, until the great ejection, and d. at the neighb. parish of Denton, 9 Jan. 1665 or 6, aet. 68. SAMUEL, Duxbury, s. of Francis, prob. b. in Eng. or Holland, was a sucking ch. on board the Mayflower, apprent. 1636 to John Cook, was among the purch. of Dartmouth in 1652, m. 10 Jan. 1661, Martha Billington, perhaps d. of Francis, wh. had m. his f.'s wid. rem. to Middleborough, there d. a. 1684. + SAMUEL, New Haven, s. of Gov. Theophilus, b. prob. in London 1630, came with his f. 1637, H. C. 1649, and afterwards a tutor there, chos. 1654, an Assist. of the Col. m. 17 Nov. 1654, Mabel, wid. of Gov. John Haynes of Hartford, and with his w. d. in July of the yr. foll. & THEOPHILUS, New Haven, br. of first Samuel and of Nathaniel, the two min. was b. at Stony Stratford in Co. Bucks, not Oxford, as Mather has it. His f. was min. there, and after at Coventry. But an Eng. authority makes him s. of Richard, vicar of Great Budworth, in Cheshire. He was dep. gov. of East land or Baltic comp. in London, and by king James was empl. as his agent at the Court of Denmark. He had w. and ch. wh. d. at London, and he m. for sec. w. Ann, wid. of David Yale, d. of Thomas Morton, Bp. of Chester, wh. had kindness for the Puritans. The fam. seat was in that shire, and the Gov. in his will devises the est. at Great Budworth in the same Co. He came in 1637 to Boston, and in Apr. went with his fellow pass. Davenport to found the sett. of New Haven, in 1639 was made Gov. and so, by annual choice was cont. until his d. 7 Jan. 1658, aet. 67. His will, of 12 Aug. 1656, names three ch. only, Theophilus, Mary, w. of Valentine Hill of Boston, late of Piscataqua, and Hannah; but ment. his w. her s. Thomas Yale, and s.-in-law Edward Hopkins, late Gov. of Conn. then in London, whose d. preced. Eaton's by ten mos. The inv. includ. the est. in Eng. of 1440 15. 7. was made Feb. 1658, and the will pro. 31 May foll. yet the rec. at New Haven carelessly makes the bur. 11 Jan. 1656, near a yr. bef. his d. The wid. (wh. had been sadly worried by the church a. 1644, then prob. insane, when Mary Launce, an inmate of the household, and prob. a ward of her h. was call. to testif. as to her extrav. behavior, of wh. Dr. Bacon in his charming lectures upon the early history, has furnish. adequate detail to illustrate the melancholy hist. of ch. discipline in that era) went home, and d. 1659. The s. and unm. d. went with the Theophilus liv. after at Dublin; but did not please his f. and d. unm. 1707; Hannah m. 4 July 1659, at London, William Jones, wh. next yr. came to New Haven and spent his

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days. THOMAS, Reading, had Joseph, b. 5 Jan. 1652. THOMAS, Haverhill, m. at Andover 6 Jan. 1659, Unice Singletary of Salisbury; freem. 1666, was k. by the Ind. 15 Mar. 1698. THOMAS, Dedham, freem. 1681. THOMAS, Salisbury, s. of the first John of the same, m. 14 Nov. 1679, Hannah, perhaps d. of Richard Hubbard, had Thomas, b. 15 Sept. 1680; Hannah, 23 June 1682, prob. d. soon; and Hannah, again, 10 Mar. 1684. WILLIAM, Watertown, came in 1635 or 6, from Staple in Kent, emb. at Sandwich, with w. Martha, three ch. and one serv. had Daniel, b. 20 Jan. 1639; and Mary, 8 Apr. 1643; rem. to Reading; was freem. 1653, had John, wh. surv. f. and mo. d. 13 May 1673. His d. Martha m. Richard Oldham, first, and next, Thomas Brown, prob. d. bef. her f. whose will of 26 Sept. preced. names w. Martha, eldest s. John and his ch., Daniel and his ch., d. Mary, and two s.-in-law, Thomas Brown, and Francis Moore. The wid. d. 1681. WILLIAM, Reading, prob. s. of the preced. made freem. 1691. An Abigail E. aged 35, with Mary, 4, and Thomas, 1, came 1635, in the Elizabeth and Ann, foll. no doubt the h. and f. to us unkn.

EBENATHA, WILLIAM. See Abernethy. Perhaps he had more ch. than those wh. took admin. Now the name is Abernethy, may have been so bef. 1673.

EBORNE, EBBORNE, or EBURNE, GEORGE, Hampton 1644, d. bef. 1647. Coffin. MOSES, Salem, s. of Samuel. m. 9 Sept. 1671, Sarah Haines, perhaps d. of William, had Moses, b. 14 Feb. 1673; Joseph, 24 Apr. 1674; and Sarah, 26 Oct. 1676; and his w. d. 1 Nov. 1676. But he had, perhaps, former w. m. 1657, d. of Humphrey Gilbert. SAMUEL, Salem, perhaps s. of Thomas, b. a. 1614, may have resid. some time a. 1640, in Lynn, but had gr. of ld. the yr. preced. at S. and there had, m. Catharine, d. of James Smith. His ch. were bapt. Samuel, Moses, and Mary, on 6 Aug. 1648; Rebecca, 23 Mar. 1651; and Sarah, 15 June 1656; beside Hannah; and James; was freem. 1665, and liv. in 1697. His s. Samuel was surv. Rebecca m. 10 Dec. 1680, Thomas Bell. SAMUEL, Salem, s. prob. eldest, of the preced. m. 19 Feb. 1664, Susanna, d. of capt. William Trask, had Samuel, b. 1 July 1664; William, 19 Jan. 1667; Susanna, Apr. d. Aug. 1669. THOMAS, Salem, a tanner, freem. 14 May 1634, was liv. but aged, 1642. See Aborne.

ECCLES, ECLES, ECKLES, or ECKELS, RICHARD, Cambridge, freem. 18 May 1642, by w. Mary, wh. d. 23 Aug. 1675, had Mary, Hannah, and Martha. Timothy, perhaps only s. b. 15 Mar. 1645, d. 21 Nov. 1656. Hannah m. 2 Mar. 1667, Gershom Brooks. He had sh. in the Shawshin div. of lds.

EDDY, CALEB, Swanzey, s. of Samuel, by w. Elizabeth had Caleb, b. 29 May 1672; Samuel, 15 July 1675; and Zechariah, wh d. soon. He was a deac. and liv. to be 70 yrs. old. JOHN, Watertown 1633, was of Boxted in Co. Suff. and came in the Handmaid 1630, from London, arr. at Plymouth, where he cont. over one yr.; freem. 3 Sept. 1634, by w. Amie had Pilgrim, b. 25 Aug. 1634, d. soon; Pilgrim, again; John, 16 Feb. 1637; Benjamin, bur. 1639; Samuel, 30 Sept. 1640, the freem. [[vol. 2, p. 99]] 1690, wh d. 22 Nov. 1711; beside Abigail, 11 Oct. 1643, prob. d. young; Sarah; Mary; and Ruth. He had sec. w. Joanna, wh. d. 25 Aug. 1683, aged 80; and he d. at the age of 90, 12 Oct. 1684. Prob. Sarah and Mary were b. in Eng. Sarah m. John Marion; Mary m. Thomas Orton; and Pilgrim m. 22 Apr. 1656, William Baker, and, next, . . . . . . Stedman. Yet the order of these ms. is revers. as Bond, 755, shows, in a deed of 9 Feb. 1704 of pt. of est. of John Marion, in wh. she had some share, and is call. Pilgrim Baker, formerly P. Stedman, and d. of John Eddy, tho. I can explain the blunder of the scrivener only by the long interval of time to cause it. When the m. of Stedman was solemniz. or when Baker the first h. d. or what was Stedman's name of bapt. has been sought in vain. 

JOHN, Plymouth, eldest s. of Samuel, m. 12 Nov. 1665, Susanna, d. of Robert Paddock, had Mary, b. 14 Mar. 1667; John, 19 Jan. 1671. His w. d. 14 Mar. foll. and he m. 1 May 1672, Deliverance Owen of Braintree; and a third w. Hepzibah, outliv. him, and d. 3 May 1726. Other ch. were Mercy, b. 5 July, 1673; Hannah, 6 Dec. but Col. Rec. says 5 July 1676; Ebenezer, 16 May 1679; Eleazer, 16 Oct. 1681, tho. Col. Rec. in two places says 1671; Joseph, 4 Jan. 1683; Benjamin, 1685; Abigail; Jonathan, 15 Dec. 1689; Susanna, 18 Sept. 1692; and Patience, 27 June 1696. He was some yrs. at Taunton, d. at Tisbury 27 May 1715. OBADIAH, Plymouth, youngest br. of the preced. had John, b. 22 Mar. 1670; d. Hasadiah, 10 Apr. 1672. SAMUEL, Plymouth, s. of Rev. William, it is said, of Cranbrook in Kent, but liv. at Boxted, Co. Suff. came in the Handmaid to Plymouth, Oct. 1630, is call. br. of the first John, by w. Elizabeth wh. d. 1682, aged 81, had John, b. 25 Dec. 1637; Zechariah, 1639; Caleb, 1643; Obadiah, 1645; and Hannah, 23 June 1647. He d. 1688 at Swanzey, aged a. 87. Caleb d. 23 Mar. 1713. SAMUEL, Watertown, youngest s. of John, m. 30 Nov. 1664, Sarah, d. of Gabriel Meade, had Samuel, b. 4 June 1668; Sarah, 31 Oct. 1670; Benjamin, 16 Sept. 1673; Deliverance, 15 July 1676; Elizabeth 2 Feb. 1679; Ruth, 3 Nov. 1681; and Joanna, 24 Apr. 1685. 

ZECHARIAH, Plymouth, s. of the preced. rem. to Swanzey, but prob. first at Middleborough, m. 7 May 1663, Alice, d. of Robert Paddock, had Zechariah, b. 10 Apr. 1664; John, 10 Oct. 1666; Elizabeth 3 Aug. 1670; Samuel, 4 June 1673; Ebenezer, 8 Feb. 1676; Caleb, 21 Sept. 1678; Joshua, 21 Feb. 1681; and Obadiah, 2 Sept. 1683; all of wh. exc. Samuel, had fams.; and d. 4 Sept. 1718. Elizabeth m. 26 Feb. 1691, Samuel Whipple of Providence. Alice and Elinor, ds. of Zechariah jun. appear on the rec. as does his m.

EDENDEN, EDDINGTON sometimes, *EDMUND, Scituate 1641, rep. 1642, rem. to Boston, Deane says; where his d. Mehitable was bapt. 4 [[vol. 2, p. 100]] June 1664; but the Secr.'s list of freem. 1665, calls him of Roxbury. Next yr. among freem. from Boston he certif. Edm. Eddington, wh. I judge to be the same. His d. Mary m. 23 Sept. 1651, William Baker; Sarah m. 1656, Thomas Rand; Mehitable m. 17 Oct. 1674, John Nutter; and Rebecca m. 16 Dec. 1684, Samuel Lord.

EDES, EADS, EADES, or EEDS, EDWARDS, Boston, shipwright, s. of John the first of Charlestown, m. 26 June 1704, Martha, youngest d. of Peter Frothingham, had Edward, b. 6 June 1705; John, Nov. 1707; Jonathan, 2 Aug. 1709; and Martha, 26 May 1711. His w. d. 13 Oct. 1712, and he m. 15 July 1714, Susanna, d. of John Welch, had Thomas, 11 Apr. 1715; William, 8 Mar. 1717; and d. Sept. 1730. His wid. m. 1733, John Pickney, and next, 1739, Erasmus Stevens. JOHN, Boston, by w. Catharine had John, b. 25 Oct. 1680, prob. d. young; John, again, 6 Nov. 1686; and Elizabeth 11 Feb. 1689, wh. d. at 13 yrs. JOHN, Charlestown, m. 15 Oct. 1674, Mary Tufts, d. of Peter, had John, bapt. 22 Aug. 1680; Edward, 9 Oct. 1681; Mary, 4 May 1684; Peter, b. 19 Aug. bapt. 21 Nov. 1686; Jonathan, 3, bapt. 9 Dec. 1688; and Sarah, 5 Apr. 1691; and d. next yr. Mary m. 1708, Thomas Willet; and Sarah m. 1713, Charles Wager. JOHN, Charlestown, s. of the preced. m. 13 Apr. 1698, Grace Lawrence, had John, and Edward, bapt. 18 May 1701; and Elizabeth 19 Oct. 1701; beside Daniel, Thomas, and six more. 

JONATHAN, Charlestown, br. of the preced. m. 1712, Joanna Willet of Newbury. NICHOLAS, Southold, L. I. 1673. PETER, Charlestown, s. of the first John of the same, m. 1714, Martha Mudge. PHILIP, Newport 1678, had been an officer in Cromwell's fam. in good reput. d. 16 Mar. 1682. PHILIP, Casco 1689. Willis, 1. 191. WILLIAM, Salem 1629, came in the fleet with Higginson. Young's Chron. of Mass. 179. WILLIAM, Boston, by w. Elizabeth had Nicholas, b. 21 Sept. 1687; and Elizabeth 24 Sept. 1689.

EDGARTON, RICHARD, Saybrook, m. 8 Apr. 1653, Mary Sylvester, had Mary, b. 3 Feb. 1655; Elizabeth 25 Dec. 1657; Ann or Hannah, 24 Sept. 1659; rem. next yr. to Norwich, there had John, 12 June 1662, Richard, 10 Mar. 1665; Sarah, Apr. 1667; Samuel, May 1670; Lydia, Apr. 1675; and Joseph, 8 Mar. 1677.

EDGE, ROBERT, emb. at London 1635, aged 25, in the Hopewell, Capt. Babb. Possib. the name may be the same as Hedge; or it may be that the custom ho. rec. meant a y what I read a g.

EDGECOMB, JOHN, New London 1670, m. 9 Feb. 1673, Sarah, d. of Edward Stallion, the rec. calls him "s. of Nicholas E. of Plymouth, old Eng." had Margaret, b. 1674; John, 14 Nov. 1675; Sarah, 29 July 1678; Joanna, 3 Mar. 1680; Nicholas; Samuel, 1690; and Thomas; d. Apr. 1721, at gr. age. NICHOLAS, Scarborough 1640, took o. of submis. to Mass. 13 July 1658; but as I find his subscript. by a mark, he was not, prob. (as Farmer thot.) of the fam. of Sir Richard E. of Mount Edgcombe in Devon. Yet he may have been a depend. of that ho. He rem. a. 1660 to Saco. In Southgate, p. 25, we learn that his d. Mary m. George Page of Saco; and next, John Ashton of Scarborough; and that his other d. Joanna m. a Pynchon of Boston. Christopher, John, Michael, and Robert, soldiers at Blackpoint, Scarborough, 1676, were, we may well imagine, his s. John was one of the selectmen of Saco 1676; Robert m. Rachel, d. of James Gibbins of Saco, and there d. 1730, aged 74.

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EDGERLY, PHILIP, New Hampsh. 1654. THOMAS, Dover 1665, m. 28 Sept. of that yr. Rebecca Holloway, or Hallowell, freem. 1672, was a magistr. Thomas jr. m. 3 Dec. 1691, w. Jane Wheedon, a d. of John Ault, but whose wid. she was I kn. not.

EDLIN, or EDLING, DAVID, LEUDICOES, or LUDECUS, Dover 1659, adm. in spite of his outlandish name, 6 June, and had gr. of ld. in same yr; wh. was in 1662 or 3, perhaps after his d. laid out to his w. Elizabeth I suppose he was a German doctor, and that Ludecus, wh. remain. for fam. name, after reject. of Edlin, was in reality abbrev. for Ludovicus, for the abominat. of a double one could not be endur. even in the most skilful disciple of Hippocrates.

EDMASTER, JOHN, Charlestown 1678, by w. Hannah, had Hannah, b. 1 Feb. 1663; John, 12 Mar. 1665; d. Prudence, 15 Jan. 1668, bapt. at 18 yrs. on 27 Feb. 1687, wh. m. 1 July 1689, Joseph Pike, and Mary, 23 Nov. 1670. His s. John was of Freetown, where he sold, 1719, the ho. of his f.


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