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

Volume #2
Griswold - Gunnison

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.

GRISWOLD, BENJAMIN, Windsor, s. of George, m. Elizabeth d. of Moses Cooke of Westfield, had Elizabeth b. 5 Feb. 1695; Deborah, 16 Jan. 1697, d. next yr. Hannah, 16 Mar. 1699; Benjamin, 14 Apr. 1701; Zerviah, 26 Dec. 1703; Zaccheus, 10 Dec. 1705; Ann, 28 May 1708; Azubah, 2 Aug. 1710; Esther, 4 Apr. 1712; and Moses, 10 July 1714. DANIEL, Windsor, eldest br. of the preced. m. 3 Feb. 1681, Mindwell, d. of Nathaniel Bissell, had Daniel, and Nathaniel, tw. b. 14 Feb. 1685; Peletiah, 13 Sept. 1689; Mary, 1692; Edward, 8 Mar. 1696; Deborah, 7 Nov. 1698; and David, 6 Aug. 1701. His w. d. 31 Dec. 1728. 

*EDWARD, Windsor, b. at Kenilworth, in Warwicksh. 1607, as tradit. says, came, it is always said, with Rev. Ephraim Huit, tho. it is certain. wrong, for his s. George testif. that he was b. 1638, and in his youthful yrs. "with his f. and uncle Matthew at Kenilworth, Eng. Bef. com. to W. he had Francis, George, John, and Sarah, prob. all b. in Eng. and he had at Windsor, Ann, bapt. 19 June 1642, in wh. yr. John d. there; Mary, b. 5, bapt. 13 Oct. 1644; Deborah, bapt. 28 June 1646; Joseph, b. 12 Mar. 1648; Samuel, bapt. 18 Nov. 1649; John, again, 1 Aug. 1652; and prob. Edward; all by w. Margaret, wh. d. 23 Aug. 1670; rem. a. 1664 to Killingworth, so named acc. the com. pronunciat. of his native place. He m. 1673, Sarah, wid. of James Bemis of New London; was rep. 1658-61 for W. and often for K. His s. Francis, and br. Matthew, as well as hims. were reps. in one Court. His s. Samuel d. 1673, and he d. 1691. Sarah m. 10 Nov. 1650, Samuel Phelps; and next, 21 July 1670, Nathaniel Pinney; Mary m. 19 May 1661, Timothy Phelps; and Deborah m. 13 Nov. 1662, Samuel Buell. 

EDWARD, Windsor, prob. s. of the preced. m. 3 Nov. 1681, Abigail Williams, perhaps d. of John, had Edward, b. 6 Dec. 1682; and Abigail, 1685; d. at Westfield, 31 May 1688; and his wid. d. 16 Sept. 1690. FRANCIS, Cambridge 1639, perhaps br. of the preced. perhaps cous. by w. Mary had Mary, b. 28 Oct. 1639; Hannah, 3 Feb. 1643, d. at two mos. and Hannah, again, 4 Mar. 1645; was [[vol. 2, p. 317]] freem. 1645, liv. at Charlestown 1649, and d. soon. His wid. m. William Bullard. Often this name is Grissell, Grisill, Grisold, Greshold, and Greshould. 

FRANCIS, Norwich, 1660, eldest s. of Edward, b. in Eng. a. 1632, liv. first at Saybrook, there had Sarah, b. 28 Mar. 1653; Joseph, 4 June 1655, d. in few wks.; Mary, 26 Aug. 1656; and Hannah, 11 Dec. 1658; d at N. had Deborah, May 1661; Lydia, June 1663, d. next yr.; Samuel, 16 Sept. 1665; Margaret, Oct. 1668; and Lydia, again, Oct. 1671; was freem. 1657, lieut. and rep. sev. yrs.; d. Oct. 1671. Sarah m. 27 July 1671, Robert Chapman; Mary m. 11 July 1672, Jonathan Tracy; and, next, 3 Sept. 1717, Eleazer Jewett; d. Hannah m. 7 Mar. 1678, William Clark of Saybrook; and Deborah m. 19 Dec. 1678, Jonathan Crane. GEORGE, Windsor, s. of Edward, b. in Eng. it is said, 1638, and there certain. he liv. some yrs. with his f. was freem. 1654, m. 3 Oct. 1655, Mary, d. perhaps, of Thomas Holcomb, had Daniel, b. 1 Oct. 1656; Thomas, 29 Sept. 1658; Edward, 19 Mar. 1661; Mary, 28 Sept. 1663; George, 3 Dec. 1665; John, 17 Sept. 1668; Benjamin, 16 Aug. 1671; Deborah, 30 May 1674; and Abigail, 31 Oct. 1676, wh. d. 7 May 1682; beside Samuel, 5 Nov. 1681, who d. inf.; and he d. 1704. His wid. Mary d. 4 Apr. 1708. 

JOHN, Killingworth, prob. br. of the preced. and b. in Eng. had by. w. Mary, wh. d. 27 Oct. 1679, Mary, b. 1 Feb. 1674; Margaret, 10 Dec. 1675; Hannah, 25 Oct. 1677; John, 22 Sept. 1679, d. at 3 mos. By w. Bethsheba, wh. long outliv. him, he had Dorothy, 4 May 1681; Bathsheba, 5 Dec. 1682; Samuel, 4 Apr. 1685; Lucy, 4 July 1686; Martha, 1 June 1689; Joseph, and Benjamin, tw. 26 Sept. 1690; Dorothy, again, 23 Sept. 1692; Martha, again, 16 June 1694; Daniel, 25 Oct. 1696; and Walter, 7 Mar. 1700; and d. 7 Aug. 1717. His wid. d. 19 Mar. 1736. JOHN, Windsor, s. of George, m. 22 Nov. 1705, Abigail, d. of Nathaniel Gaylord, had Abigail, b. 1 Feb. 1706; Rachel, 28 Feb. 1710; John, 16 June 1712; Hezekiah, 6 Sept. 1715; Isaac, 24 Sept. 1718; a s. Apr. 1721, d. in four days; Abigail, again, 21 May 1727, and the histor. cautious. adds, ╥prob. others.╙ He d. 13 June 1738. JOSEPH, Windsor, s. of Edward, adm. freem. 12 Oct. 1670, m. 14 July 1670, Mary, d. of John Gaylord, had Mary, b. 16 Mar. 1671; Joseph, 24 Jan. 1678; Francis, 11 July 1683; Matthew, 25 Feb. 1687; and Abigail, 11 Aug. 1689; perhaps others. 

*MATTHEW, Saybrook, younger br. of Edward, and perhaps of first Francis, came from Warwicksh. Kenilworth being his native place, and possib. with Rev. Ephraim Huit, m. Ann, d. of first Henry Wolcott, had two s. and three ds. but the dates of b. are unkn. except that Matthew, perhaps not the eldest, was b. 1653; was rep. of S. often, and of Lyme after the div. of the old town; call. hims. 66 yrs. old in 1684, and d. Jan. 1699; his wid. then 79. His s. John d. young; the ds. all m. Elizabeth 17 Oct. 1670 to John Rogers of New London, the found. of the sect of Rogerenes; and being 12 Oct. 1676 divorc. from him m. 5 Aug. 1679, Peter Pratt, wh. d. 1688, and she had in 1694, third h. Matthew Beckwith, and bore ch. to ea, and d. July 1727; Ann m. 2 Sept. 1674, Abraham Brunson of Farmington; and Sarah m. capt. Thomas Colton of Springfield. 

MATTHEW, Lyme, 8. of the preced. m. 21 May 1683, Phebe Hyde of Norwich, had Phebe, b. 15 Aug. 1684; Elizabeth 19 Nov. 1685; Sarah, 19 Mar. 1687; Matthew, 15 Sept. 1688; John, 22 Dec. 1690; George, 13 Aug. 1692; Mary, 22 Apr. 1694; Deborah; Samuel, who d. 10 Jan. 1728, aged 29; Thomas, who d. 27 June 1716; and Patience. All his ch. were by first w. but he had m. after 30 May 1705, Mary, wid. of Thomas Lee, who outliv. him, and d. 27 Oct. 1724, aged 68. He d. 15 Jan. 1716, aged 63. Elizabeth Sarah, and Matthew d. unm. but Sarah, as her gr.stone tells, at the age of 74. John was f. of first Gov. Matthew, who was b. 25 Mar. 1714. 

MICHAEL, [[vol. 2, p. 318]] Wethersfield, had Thomas, b. 1646; Esther, 1648; Mary, 1650; Michael, 1652, prob. d. young; Abigail, 1655; Isaac, 1658; Jacob, 1660; Sarah, 1662; and Michael, again, 1667. The first two, and last five are nam. in his will. SAMUEL, Norwich, only s. of sec. Francis, m. 10 Dec. 1685, Susanna Huntington, had Francis, b. 9 Sept. 1691; Samuel, 8 Feb. 1693; Lydia, 28 May 1696; Hannah, 30 Apr. 1699; Sarah, 19 Jan. 1701; John; Joseph, Oct. 1706; and Daniel, 25 Apr. 1709; wh. d. young. He had sec. w. Hannah, and d. 2 Dec. 1740; and his wid. d. 25 Feb. 1752. 

THOMAS, Windsor, s. of George, m. 11 or 16 Aug. 1681, Esther, d. of Job Drake, wh. d. 19 Feb. 1692, had Thomas, b. 10 Dec. 1682; Samuel, 7 Aug. 1685; Hezekiah, 1688, and Esther, Jan. 1690. Twenty-three of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Yale, and seven at other N. E. coll. exc. Harv.

GROOM, NICHOLAS, Mass. d. 1651, and Henry G. (I kn. not whether f. br. or s.) had admin. of his est. in Middlesex Co. Samuel, Salisbury 1650, a mariner, in the list of inhabs. dignified with prefix of Mr. went home to London bef. 1658. He may seem to be that Quaker, who publ. in 1676, "A Glass for the people of N. E." wh. in a note to his Hist. I. 72, Hutchinson ascrib. to Gorton.

GROSSE, CLEMENT, Boston, s. of Isaac, b. in Eng. was a brewer, m. bef 1649, had Isaac, who was a cordwinder; when, in 1678, the f. is call. innholder, allow. to be 1658; by w. Mary had Edmund, b. 9 Mar. 1656; and Elizabeth 5 Mar. 1659; a former Elizabeth hav. d. 1 Sept. 1656; William, 3 Mar. 1665; Edmund, again, 27 Sept. 1669; and Ann, 18 Mar. 1671; but in 1695 no male of this or other line was a taxable inhab. of Boston, tho. a wid. Grosse is found. EDMUND, Boston, elder br. of the preced. mariner, by w. Catharine had Isaac, b. 1 Oct. 1642; Susanna, Aug. 1644; both bapt. 23 Mar. 1645; perhaps Thomas; Hannah; Lydia, bapt. 10 Mar. 1650; by w. Ann had Mary, b. 9 Sept. 1652; Elizabeth 30 Jan. 1654; John, 21 Apr. 1655. He d. 1 May after, and his will, in wh. he provides for w. and ch. Isaac, and Susan only, was pro. 3 May 1655, and set aside by ch. 25 May. His d. Lydia m. I presume, George Harris of Concord. 

EDMUND, Boston, m. 19 Feb. 1695, Dorothy, d. of Josiah Belcher. He was s. of Clement, and had, I think, no ch. ISAAC, Boston 1685, call. husbandman, when adm. of the ch. 17 Apr. 1636, disarm. 1637, as a friend of the antinomians, Cotton and Wheelwright, follow. the latter to Exeter, was there a ruler, or man of distinct.; but ret. to Boston in few yrs. d. 1649, leav. good est. by his will (of 29 May shortly bef. his d.) div. among w. and ch. Edmund, Clement, Matthew, beside gr.ch. Isaac, Hannah, Susanna, Thomas, and even an expected ch. of his s. Clement. It made Edmund excor. His wid. d. 1653. ISAAC, Boston, gr.s. I presume, of the preced. had w. Elizabeth and inf. d. when 5 Nov. 1666 admin. was given to the wid. 

MATTHEW, Boston, s. of the first Isaac, m. 5 Oct. 1652, Mary Trott, perhaps d. of John, wh. d. that yr. had Martha, b. 29 June 1653; Thomas, 5 July 1655; Mary, 17 Sept. 1657; Elizabeth 3 Feb. 1660; Sarah, 23 Aug. 1662; and by w. Elinor had John, 11 Sept. 1670; Ann, 5 Jan. 1672; and Ruth, 12 May [[vol. 2, p. 319]] 1678. His will, of 28 Dec. 1693, pro. 22 Feb. foll. gives to s. Edward (of whose b. we are ign.) double portion, and equal shares to others. Ano. MATTHEW, Boston, by w. Ann had, says rec. Elizabeth b. 30 Jan. 1654, but it is wrong. The ch. was Edmund's. SIMON, Hingham, m. Oct. 1675, Mary Bond, had Simon, b. 11 Aug. 1676; Thomas, 4 Nov. 1678; John, 13 Apr. 1681; Josiah, 2 Aug. 1683; Micah, 20 Feb. 1686; Alice, 26 Apr. 1689; and Abigail, 28 June 1692. Highly prob. is it, that old Isaac was his gr.f. but wh. of the s. was his f. is not so clear. Descend. are kn. at Scituate. 

THOMAS, Boston 1668, prob. gr.s. of first Isaac, and perhaps s. of Clement, by w. Elizabeth had Hannah, b. 21 Aug. 1672; Elizabeth 22 Jan. 1674; Abigail, 25 Oct. 1677; Mary, 18 J an. 1681; Huldah, 13 Sept. 1685; Thomas, 6 Dec. 1686; and Jerusha. His wid. m. a Heath, and on 29 Dec. 1709, third h. Francis Burroughs, and outliv. him. Of the ds. Hannah m. 22 June 1693, Nathaniel Halsey; Elizabeth m. 18 Oct. 1693, John Greenough; Abigail m. 28 July 1702, Joseph Shippen; Mary m. a Phillips; and Jerusha m. 19 Sept. 1710, capt. John Fairweather; Huldah was, in 1713, unm. It is spell. Groce in one rec. or more.

GROSVENOR, JOHN, Roxbury, came, as the fam. tradit. tells, from Co. Chester, by w. Esther had William, b. 8 Jan. 1673, H. C. 1693; Susanna, 9 Feb. 1681; a ch. 4 Sept. 1683, d. soon; Ebenezer, 9 Oct. 1684; Thomas, 30 June 1687, d. soon; and Joseph, 1 Sept. 1689, and he d. 26 Sept. 1691. The name is Norman, meaning great hunter, and the Eng. peerage is rich with it. Twelve more of this name had, in 1828, been gr. at other N. E. coll.

GROTH, if such a name be possib. or misprint. for GROWTH or GRATH, JOHN, Salisbury, m. 7 Jan. 1674, Elizabeth d. prob. of John Eaton, had Elizabeth b. July 1674, was adm. to practise medicine 1679 at Hampton. Perhaps he was a German, and call. doctor; may have d. early, and William Hutchins perhaps m. his wid. 30 Apr. 1685.

GROUT, JOHN, Watertown, by w. Mary had John, b. 8 Aug. 1641; and Mary, 11 Dec. 1643; was at Sudbury 1643, freem. 1665, selectman, sev. yrs. town clk. and a capt. was 70 yrs. old in 1689, d. 25 July 1697, his will, pro. 16 Aug. folL dispos. of good est. His sec. w. was Sarah, wid. of capt. Thomas Cakebread, d. of Nicholas Busby, wh. in his will, names John Grout his s. and Sarah G. he calls his youngest d. By her his ch. were John; Sarah, wh. m. John Loker, jr. and d. 1702; Joseph, b. 24 July 1649; Abigail, 14 Oct. 1655, wh. m. 1678, Joseph Curtis; Jonathan, 1 Aug. 1638; Elizabeth m. Samuel Allen, bore him 5 ch. and after In. lieut. John Livermore; Mary, 1 Aug,. 1661, m. 19 Sept. 1688, Thomas Knapp; and Susanna 1664, who m. 1692, John Woodward. JOHN, Sudbury, eldest s. of the preced. m. 1667, Rebecca [[vol. 2, p. 320]] Toll, had Sarah, b. 1668; Rebecca, 1671; Elizabeth 1672; Abigail, 1676; John, 1682, d. young; John, again, 1684, d. soon; John, again, 1685; and Edward, 1688; d. 1708. JOSEPH, Watertown, a carpenter, br. of the preced. m. Susanna, d. of William Hagar, had Susanna, b. 31 Mar. 1681; Joseph, 6 Feb. 1683; and perhaps Mehitable. WILLIAM, Charlestown 1664, had w. Sarah.

GROVE, EDWARD, Salem, was of Boston, a soldier in Col. serv. at the fort 1636, d. 26 Dec. 1686, six ds. after mak. his will, and in it names w. Elizabeth only ch. Mary, w. of William Hirst of Salem, m. 30 July 1674, and her s. Grove, to wh. he gave two books, best rapier, a swivel and carbine. Mary was the name of the free companion of Sir Christopher Gardiner 7 in 1630, sent home next yr. to meet his two ws. so Dudley in his letter to the countess of Lincoln tells, as pr. in Young's Chron. See, also, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 320-4. See Grow and Groves.

GROVER, ANDREW, Malden, m. 7 Feb. 1674, Hannah Hills, d. 24 Apr foll. leav. prop. to Hannah, wid. of Joseph Hills who may have been the mo. of the w. or the w. herself, if the disposition of the will were made bef. m. and his wid. d. 30 May next. EDMUND, Salem 1633, had Naomi, Mary, and Lydia, all bapt. 17 May 1646; and Deborah, 26 Mar. 1648; liv. on Beverly side, perhaps his w. was Margaret, and he may have had other ch. was freem. 1678, and d. June 1683, in 82d yr. Deborah m. 1671, John Bennett. JOHN, Charlestown 1640, by w. Elizabeth had John, b. 18 Feb. 1641; Elizabeth 1 Sept. 1642; and Lydia, 28 Apr. 1644; rem. to Boston, the part call. Rumney marsh, where his s. 

JOHN, by w. Hannah had Jotham, and d. 19 Feb. 1674; as did his mo. next mo. bef. his f. who d. Dec. 1686, aged 80. In his will of 1 Dec. pro. 16, he gave d. Elizabeth Jenks one half of his est. beside part of his negro's time; one third to his s. Paul's ch. and one sixth to gr.d. Lydia Morrell, w. of Joseph Bill, making d. and gr.d. excors. JOHN, Beverly 1671, may have been s. of Edmund, and perhaps is he wh. m. 13 May 1656, Sarah Barney, prob. d. of the first Jacob, had Sarah, b. 28 Dec. 1659; and Hannah, 9 Nov. 1662, few days aft. wh. his w. d. JOHN, Malden, wh. d. of the age of 17 yrs. 19 Feb. 1674, may have been ch. of Thomas. LAZARUS, Malden, 8. of Thomas, m. Ruth, d. of Richard Adams, in whose will he is made excor. had Lazarus, b. Dec. 1665; and his w. d. 27 Sept. 1674. NEHEMIAH, Beverly, perhaps s. of Edmund, freem. 1678. SAMUEL, of wh. I know only that he came from London, aged 16 in 1635, by the Truelove. SIMON, Malden, freem. 1690, had been a soldier in Philip's war, and was in the famous Falls fight, by w. Sarah had Mary, b. 8 Mar. 1687; and Simon, 26 Apr 1691; and d. 28 Nov. 1717, aged a. 63 yrs. 

STEPHEN, Charlestown or Malden 1658, was a soldier at Hadley in 1676, by w. Sarah had Hannah, b. 6 Feb. 1686; and John, 2 Mar. 1689. THOMAS, Charlestown, Malden side, by w. Elizabeth had Lazarus, b. [[vol. 2, p. 321]] 5 Apr. 1642; Elizabeth 27 Dec. 1652, wh. d. mid. of Mar. 1674; Thomas, 1 Apr. 1653; John, 1656, d. young; Grace, wh. d. 3 Oct. 1658; and he d. 28 Oct. 1661. His wid. Elizabeth and s. Lazarus were admors. The wid. m. 7 Apr. 1675, Philip Atwood. THOMAS, Malden, perhaps s. of t he preced. m. 23 May 1668, Sarah, d. of John Chadwick, had Thomas, b. Mar. foll.; Sarah, Nov. 1670; Andrew, Oct. 1673.

GROVES, JOHN, Kittery, m. Martha, d. of Michael Mitton, rem. to Little Compton. Willis, I. 96. MATTHEW, a soldier in Philip's war on Conn. riv. in wh. he d. His real surname was Legrove, and he, when press. for the serv. was an apprent. of Elisha Ilsley of Newbury. *PHILIP, Hartford, early sett. was rep. 1642 and often after, but for Stratford, whither he rem. bef. 1650, was rul. elder, d. 1676; and by will of 1673 provid. for w. Ann, and four "motherless ch." Nathaniel, Hannah, Sarah, and Ruth, wh. were his gr.ch. and ch. of Nathaniel Porter. In codic. Jan. 1676, one mo. bef. his d. he gave to his d. Elizabeth w. of said N. P. and to her s. John. Also he gave to his sis. Susanna Grant, at Hanwell, near Banbury, Oxfordsh. and to his br. John, liv. "a. 3 m. from Bristol, Eng. £12. ea. to be paid, if possib. in "silver of N. E. currency."

GROW, JOHN, Ipswich, m. 15 Dec. 1669, Hannah, d. of Robert Lord of the same, had John, b. 3 Dec. foll. d. next yr.; Samuel, 3 Dec. 1671; John, again, 16 Dec. 1673; Joseph, Sept. 1677; Hannah, 3 Jan. 1680; Nathaniel, 17 Sept. 1683; Thomas, 20 Oct. 1685; and William, 22 Nov. 1690; and d. 9 Jan. 1727. In 1669 he was aged 27. SAMUEL, Ipswich, s. of the preced. by w. Ruth had Mary, b. 17 May 1695; Samuel, 31 Aug. 1696; and Ruth, 14 Feb. 1699. This name to me seems much more likely to be Grove, but in the ancient form of writ. u for v it was, perhaps, pervert.

GRUBB, GABRIEL, Isle of Shoals 1677, or earlier, we may suppose, for he d. a. that yr. THOMAS, Boston, 1633, leather dresser, numbered 160, when he and w. Ann unit. with the ch. freem. 4 Mar. 1634, had d. Abiah, bapt. 5 Mar. 1637, and she d. that night; John, b. Aug. bapt. 2 Sept. 1638; Samuel, 5, bapt. 12 Dec. 1641; John, again, d. in Aug. 1644; Elizabeth bapt. 30 June 1644, d. in 4 mos.; Heman, 21, bapt. 22 Feb. 1646, a. 2 days old, d. little more than one and a half yr. He was of some consequence, constable in 1646. Most of these ch. he outliv. for in his will, pro. 6 Mar. 1674, in wh. he calls hims. aged a. 72, "as appears in a scrawl, taken out of the reg. where I was bapt." he gave his est. "to the church," but left w. and s. to the same. Ano. THOMAS, Boston, perhaps s. of the preced. so left to depend on the ch. d. 15 July 1692 at B.

GRUMAN, GRUMMAN, or GROWMAN, JOHN, Fairfield, freem. 1 664, good est. m. Sarah, d. of Michael Try, with wh. he had gain. it; long after 1670, and d. without ch. tho. he had had some.

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GRUMWELL, JOHN, a. freem. of Conn. 1658, of wh. more is unkn.

GRUNDY, ROBERT, Roxbury, had there bapt. Elizabeth 27 Apr. 1679; John, 13 May 1681; Robert, b. 12, bapt. 15 July 1683; Edmund, 21 June 1685; and Rebecca, 10 Jan. 1687.

GUERNSEY, JAMES, Suffield, m. 17 Feb. 1693, Mary, wid. of Joseph Eastman, d. of Hon. Peter Tilton, had many quarrels with his w. but prob. no ch. by her. JOSEPH, Milford 1640, or, by Lambert, 1673.

GUILD, JOHN, Dedham, weaver, m. Elizabeth Crook, wh. is not of my acquaint. was perhaps freem. 1643, spelt Guile; d. Oct. 1682, had also est. in Wrentham and Medfield, left ch. Samuel, b. 4 Sept. 1647; John, and Elizabeth JOHN, Wrentham, s. of the preced. by w. Sarah had Sarah, who d. 7 Dec. 1682; Sarah, again, b. 2 June 1683; Elizabeth 7 July 1685; Joanna, 4 Nov. 1687; John, 7 Oct. 1690; and Josiah, 14 July 694. SAMUEL, Dedham, br. of the preced. a soldier of Moseley's comp. Dec. 1675, m. 29 Sept. 1676, Mary, prob. d. of John Woodcock, was freem. 1678. Nine of this name have been gr. at Harv.

GUILE, ABRAHAM, Watertown, freem. 1682. See Gile.

GULL, WILLIAM, Wethersfield 1649, m. after 1654, Elizabeth wid. of Nathaniel Foote, d. of lieut. Samuel Smith, had no s. but sev. ds. certain. Mary, and Ann, bef. he rem. to Hadley in 1663; there had Esther, b. 21 Nov. 1665; and Mercy, 27 June 1668; was freem. 1673. Ann m. 1680, Jonathan Root, is nam. in the will of her f. as liv. 1701, when he d. and names also, as liv. his w. Elizabeth ds. Mary, w. of Robert Bardwell, who was m. 21 Nov. 1676; Mercy, w. of Jeremiah Alvord; and a ch. of his dec. d. Esther, who had been w. of Joseph Gillet.

GULLIFORD, GULLIFER or GULLIVER, ANTHONY, Dorchester 1656, liv. in that part wh. is now Milton, freem. 1666, had w. Elinor, d. of Stephen Kingsley, and many ch. of wh. we kn. the dates of but few: Stephen; Samuel, who d. 1676, and Stephen admin. his est.; Lydia; Jonathan, b. 27 Oct. 1659, a man of some distinct. and rep. for Milton; l Nathaniel; Hannah; Mary; and Elizabeth He made his will early in 1704 but liv. to 28 Nov. 1706, aged 87. Of the ds. Lydia m. 25 or 29 Oct. '' 1675, James Leonard; Hannah m. a Tucker; and Mary m. an Atherton. This name, from the first form, was in cOn. rec. of freem. Gullifer and easi. bec. Gulliver, but in Geneal. Reg. IX. 315, Caliphar. A letter of Pope to Swift, 23 Mar 1727-8, Bp. Warburton's Ed. 1766, Vol. IX. 76, begins: "I send you a very odd thing, a paper printed in Boston, in N. E. wherein you'll find a real person, a member of their Parliament, of the name of Jonathan Gulliver.--The accident is very singular, that these two names should be united." He then expends some impertinent criticism, as, if Jonathan were an Anabapt. not christen. till of full age; when we know the name was giv. bef. either of the wits was b. Capt. Lemuel himself, tho. the most celebr. of the progeny of Jonathan Swift, was not a fictitious person, only, on this side of the water; but our [[vol. 2, p. 323]] Dorchester namesake made no claim of equality with the renown. travel. in other worlds than our own.

GULLY, JACOB, Boston, by w. Mercy had Jacob, b. 25 June 1677; d Mary, 18 Apr. 1680; and no more is kn.

GULTHORP, RALPH, Boston, adm. inhab. 1643.

GUNLITHE, HENRY, Dorchester. See Cunliff.

GUNN, ABEL, Derby, s. of Jasper, was a physician, m. a. 1670, Mary, d. of John Smith of Milford, had no ch. By his will of 19 May 1688 he gave prop. to cous. Abel. His wid. m. a Davis. DANIEL, a Scot, one of the unhappy prisoners from the field of Worcester, Cromwell's crowning mercy, 3 Sept. 1651, hipped at London, in Nov. foll. with two hundred and seventy-one others in like sad est. on the John and Sarah, to be sold at Boston, where in May next they came. He was bot. by a Newbury man, was one of the few that shortly outliv. his misery; in 1654 was tried on the capit. charge of adultery with Alice, w. of John Cheater, and was acquit.; but, being then sick, he was sentenc. for wantonness with her, to be whip. when he is capable of it; and as there was hope of his cure, the Court order. Lunerius to be employed about him. I know not, that he was whip. but find by the rec. he d. that yr. DANIEL, Milford, s. of Jasper, m. Deborah, d. of Thomas Coleman of Hatfield, had no ch. but d. 1690, and his wid. d. Dec. 1703. 

JASPER, Roxbury, came in the Defence, 1635, aged 29, with Ann, 25, perhaps his w. tho. the ch. rec. not mention her, wh. may therefore lead us to suppose her a sis.; was freem. 25 May 1636. At the London custom ho. the name is writ. Goun. Perhaps he visit. Milford 1639. After ten yrs. he rem. to Hartford, there was a physician some time, and after 1657, rem. to Hartford where by heedless reading of the rec. one might think he liv. eighteen yrs. bef.; d. 1670, leav. w. Christian, wh. d. 1690; one d. Mehitable Fenn, w. of the sec. Benjamin; four s. Jobanna, Abel, Daniel, and Samuel. JOBANNA, Milford, s. of Jasper, d. 1699, leav. w. Hannah, and ch. Jasper, aged 6 yrs.; Christian, 4; and Daniel, 1. JOHN, Westfield, S. of Thomas, m. 22 1679, Mary Williams, had Thomas, b. 14 Dec. foll.; John, 5 May 1682; Mary, 9 Jan. 1685; Daniel, 21 Mar. 1687; Mary, 14 Mar. 1691; and Aaron, 29 Aug. 1694. His w. d. 26 Nov. 1711. NATHANIEL, Hartford, perhaps s. of Thomas, may have been b. in Eng. m. 17 Nov. 1658, Sarah, d. of Robert Day, liv. not long at Branford, and his wid. m. 24 Nov. 1664, Samuel Kellogg of Hatfield. 

SAMUEL, Milford, s. of Jasper, d. 1699, leav. w. Hannah, and ch. Jasper, aged 6 yrs.; Christian, 4; and Daniel, 1. SAMUEL, Hatfield, only ch. of Nathaniel m. 1684 or 5, Elizabeth youngest d. of the first John Wyatt, had beside six ds. Nathaniel, b. 1693; Samuel, 1696; Abel, 1700; and John, 1707; rem. 1714 to Sunderland, was deac. d. 1755, in 93rd yr. when all his ch. were m. and he was surround. by descend. THOMAS, Dorchester, freem. 6 May 1635, rem. to Windsor, had Elizabeth wh. d. Aug. 1640; Elizabeth again, b. 14 Oct. 1640, d. young; Deborah, 21 Feb. 1642; Mehitable, 28 July 1644; and John, 8 July 1647; rem. to Westfield, there his w. d. 28 Nov. 1678; and he d. 26 Feb. 1681. [[vol. 2, p. 324]] Deborah m. 5 Nov. 1659, Timothy Thrall of Windsor; Mehitable m. 22 Oct. 1663, David Ensign, and after bear. five ch. was, for his ill conduct, divorc. and some yrs. later, 1685, was sec. n. of Isaac Sheldon of Northampton.

GUNNISON, or GULLISON, *|| HUGH, Boston 1634, on adm. at the ch. next yr. is titled "serv. to our br. Richard Bellingham," freem. 25 May 1636, by w. Elizabeth wh. d. 25 Jan. 1646, had Sarah, b. 14 Feb. bapt. 4 Mar. 1638; Elizabeth bapt. 19 Apr. 1640; and Deborah, b. Oct. 1642, says town rec. but bapt. 25 Sept. says the ch. beside two s. Joseph and Elihu, of wh. the last two were s. of Sarah, adm. of our ch. May 1647, b. 31 Mar. 1649, and 12 Feb. 1650, respectiv. She brot. in for bapt. on 23 May 1647 her ch. by Henry Lynn. See Lynn. In 1646 he was of ar. co. in 1651 call. vintner, sold his est. the King's Arms, and rem. to Kittery, was rep. for Wells in 1654. I presume his s. Elihu was a propr. of Falmouth in 1689, had a garrison ho. by Willis, 1. 200, nam. Gullison, hut the bapt. name truly giv., yet in Genealog,. Reg. VII. 120, when his m. is imperfect. giv. it appears Gullison; and in III. 25 quoting the same transact. of the Counc. of war, is turned into Elisha Gallison. See Gallison.

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