Dictionary of The First Settlers of New England,
By James Savage
MASTERS,ABRAHAM, Cambridge 1639, prob. s. of John, but may have been gr.s. GILES, Boston, d. 29 Feb. 1688. He prob. had liv. here but very short day, and with no sympathy towards our people, as in Sewall's Diary he is describ. merely as "the king's attorney." JOHN, Cambridge, perhaps came in the fleet with Winthrop freem. 18 May 1631, with prefix of respect, a man of skill and enterprise, d. 21 Dec. 1639, and Jane, his w. d. five days aft. His will, made two days only bef. he d. abstmct. in Geneal. Reg. II. 180, names d. Sarah Dobyson, or Dobson but we kn. nothing of her or her h.; d. Lydia Tabor, perhaps [[vol. 3, p. 171]] w. of Philip; gr.ch. John Lockwood, prob. by his d. Elizabeth s. of Edmund; Abraham and Nathaniel Masters, whom I judge to be s. and gr.s. and gives residue of est. to d. Elizabeth w. of Cary Latham. JOHN, Salem, m. 17 July 1678, Elizabeth Ormes, had John, b. 24 Sept. 1681, wh. d. with his mo. in Sept. of next yr. and by w. Dores he had Elizabeth last of July 1684; John, again, 15 Feb. 1687; Jonathan, 10 Nov. 1689; and Samuel, 1 Oct. 1693.
NATHANIEL, Beverly 1659, wh m. Ruth, d. of John Pickworth, seems to be s. of Abraham, and gr.s. of the preced. one of this fam. was of Cambridge, when the Shawshin div. of ld. was made in 1652.
MASTERSON, NATHANIEL, York, s. of Richard, had liv. early at Salem, at Boston 1660, and at sev. other places, with Rev. Ralph Smith, his f.-in-law, was marshal or sheriff in 1665, imprison. by the royal commiss. for upholding the right of Mass. and restored to his office by Leverett and the other agents of Mass. 1668, when the people return. to alleg. under our Col. Hubbard, 593. RICHARD, Plymouth 1630, came prob. the yr. preced. a deac. of the "goodly company of the Pilgrims at Leyden" bef. the d. of Rev. John Robinson, 1625, chos. prob. 1620, when Gov. Carver, Elder Brewster, and Samuel Fuller, wh. had, I suppose, all been predeces. in that office, emb. for N. E. in the Mayflower. He brot. w. Mary, nam. Goodall, of Leicester, in the docum. at Leyden, as m. 26 Nov. 1619; ch. Nathaniel, bef. ment. and Sarah, wh. m. John Wood, or Atwood. The wid. m. Rev. Ralph Smith. It has been doubted, whether the deac. ever came to this country, but the doubt relies, I suppose, mainly on tbe negative fact of ment. of him being hardly found, and yet we kn. from Bradford, that he d. at P. in the gr. sickness 1633. In 1649, Mary Smith, their mo. gave to Nathaniel M. and his sis. Sarah, w. of Atwood, her right in "a ho. in Leyden, in Holland, sometime appertain. to my dec. h. Richard Masterson."
MATHER, ATHERTON, Dorchester, s. of Timothy, rem. to Windsor, m. 20 Sept. 1694, Rebecca, d. of Thomas Stoughton, and by her William, b. 2 Mar. 1698; and Jerusha, 18 July 1700; his w. d. and by sec. w. Mary he had Joshua, 26 Nov. 1706; Richard, 31 Mar. 1708; Mary, 2 Mar. 1711; rem. to Suffield, there had Thomas, 5 Apr. 1713; Eliakim, 10 July 1715; and Catharine, 5 Jan. 1718, wh. d. at 15 yrs.; and he d. 9 Nov. 1734.
COTTON, Boston, eldest s. of Increase, freem. 1680, when he was only 17 yrs. old, so that he came forward with strange rapidity (hav. join. the ch. of his f. 31 Aug. 1679), wh. is the more striking, as his f. was never adm. freem. that we find; and if his course at coll. were full one, he must have ent. at 11 1/2 yrs. more than two or three have been min. in Boston younger than he; but with less sagacity than his f. he was ord. at 2d ch. collea with him 13 May 1685; disting. as a scholar above most of his contemp. but kn. in mod. days chiefly as author of the Magn. in seven books, London 1702, a work of no little value, and more curious than valuable, d. 13 Feb. 1728. He m. 4 May 1686, Abigail, d. of John Phillips of Charlestown, [[vol. 3, p. 172]] wh. d. 28 Nov. or as town rec. says, 1 Dec. 1702, hav. borne to him nine ch. of wh. five d. young, three bef. bapt. and he m. 18 Aug. 1703, Elizabeth d. of Dr. John Clark, wid. of Richard Hubbard, mariner, with a good est. had six more ch. of wh. Rev. Samuel, b. 30 Oct. bapt. 3 Nov. 1706, H. C. 1723, attained no humble share of celebrity; and she d. 18 Nov. 1713. He next m. 5 July 1715, Lydia, d. of Rev. Samuel Lee, wid. of John George, wh. long surv. On 3 Jan. preced. he had writ. to Colman, saying he had "no manner of prospect of return. unto" the married state; tho.
"I have no doubt foolishly eno. been ready to fall into this weakness." Hardly any more curious letter can be found in the Geneal. Reg. See V. 60. In less than a yr. aft. his m. with this d. of Lee, her sis. Catharine, by sudden death of her h. Henry Howell, was left with two ch. of two and three yrs. of age, to wh. in evil hour, M. was appoint. guardian, and suffer. much anxiety in conseq. See 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. II. 122. Twelve of his ch. with dates of bapt. and names, are in the appendix to Rev. Chandler Robbins's Hist. of the 2d ch. but six of them are by tbe sec. w.
In the pious labor of his s. Rev. Samuel, on the biography of his f. he is more copious than exact. The most agreeable of all tbe copious writings of Mather, will, perhaps, be found in some apologues design. to magnify the merits of his f. in obtain. the new chart. for wh. however, little favor was found in the mind of Calef. They may be seen in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 126, 133. But his epistolary exercises are most frequent. refer. to, and they are very num. As the sample of big style, and also highly illustrat. the politics of the day, that his f. was too much engag. in for the larger part of his life, the reader will glad. turn to the letters in 1 Mass. Hist. Coll. III. admonish. Gov. Dudley by f. and s. each, as if in rivalry, more venomous than the other.
ELEAZER, Northampton, s. of Richard, was the first min. at N. ord. 18 June 1661, m. 29 Sept. 1659, Esther, youngest d. of Rev. John Warham, had Eunice, b. 2 Aug. 1664; Warham, 7 Sept. 1666, H. C. 1685; and Eliakim, 22 Sept. 1668; and d. 24 July 1669, only 3 mos. aft. his f. His wid. m. Rev. Solomon Stoddard, success. of her h. outliv. him, and d. 10 Feb. 1736, in her 92d yr. Eunice m. Rev. John Williams, and was k. by the Ind. the day aft. the capt. of Deerfield by them and their French allies, 29 Feb. 1704; Eliakim d. bef. mature age; but the other ch. freem. of Mass. 1690, aft. some yrs. preach. and many yrs. teach. sch. sat down at New Haven, was judge of Pro. Ct. and there d. 12 Aug. 1745.
INCREASE, Boston, youngest br. of Eleazer, hav. tak. at Harv. his A. B. went at 18 yrs. of age to his br. Samuel at Dublin, and studied there for his A. M. in 1658, preached in sev. places, as Co. Devon and Isle of Guernsey, leav. the latter aft. the restorat. but. ret. at the end of Aug. 1661, to N. E. [[vol. 3, p. 173]] and on 8 Sept. utter. his first sermon on our side of the water in that ch. where he serv. above 60 yrs. tho. he was not ord. until 27 May 1664. He was chos. Presid. of the coll. 1685, and fill. the office until 1701, when the increase of dissatisfact. long prevail. at his refusal to give up his pulpit in Boston, and reside at Cambridge, compell. his resigna. Next yr. he fear. the glory of N. E. was depart. and that the coll. under direct. of Willard of the O. S. ch. should "become a nursery, not of plants of renown, but of degenerate plants, who will forsake those holy principles of truth," &c. &c. But his talents had new scope in the intermed. time, for in the last dangerous yr. of Sir Edmund Andros, he was sent in disguise, on board a ship, to intercede with king; James, and sail. 7 Apr. 1688, being absent from his coll. duties, on political engagem. until 14 May 1692, when Sir William Phips the Gov. of his own nominat. land. with him, bring. the new chart. of William and Mary. Unhappi. the desire to manage state affairs ever aft. possessed him, and lessen. his usefulness, beside embitter. his life. He d. 23 Aug. 1723, and was bur. 29, with the greatest marks of esteem and affection. He m. 6 Mar. 1662, Mary, sometimes spell. Maria, d. of famous John Cotton, wh. d. 4 Apr. 1714; had Cotton, H. C. 1678, bef. ment. b. 12, bapt. 15 Feb. 1663; Maria, 7, bapt. 19 Mar. 1665; Elizabeth 6 Jan. bapt. 3 Feb. 1667; Nathaniel, H. C. 1685, 6, bapt. 11 1669, whose great promise of disting. talents was cut off 17 Oct. 1688, at Salem; Sarah, 9, bapt. 12 Nov. 1671; Samuel, H. C. 1690, 28, bapt. 30 Aug. 1674; Abigail, 13, bapt. 20 Apr. 1677; Hannah, 30 bapt. 16 July 1680; Catharine, 14, bapt. 17 Sept. 1682, d. within 9 mos.; and Jerusha, 16, bapt. 20 Apr. 1684. He m. sec. w. 1715, Ann, d. of Thomas Lake, wid. of Rev. John Cotton of Hampton, wh. outliv. him, and d. at Brookline, 29 Mar. 1737, in 74th yr. All the ds. exc. her wh. d. in infancy were m. and of the six, all but Hannah ch. Maria m. Bartholomew Green, and next, Richard Fifield, surv. him, and d. 24 Nov. 1746; Elizabeth m. July 1696, William Greenough, and next, 6 Oct. 1703, Josiah Byles, and d. 20 Aug. 1745; her only ch. was Mather B. a min. of celebr. in Boston, wh. resembled, in some points, his uncle Cotton; Sarah m. 1691, Rev. Nehemiah Walter of Roxbury; Abigail m. Newcomb Blake, and next, 1727, Rev. John White of Gloucester; Hannah m. 28 Jan. 1698, John Oliver, and d. 2 Dec. 1706; and Jerusha m. 8 Mar. 1710, Peter Oliver, and d. 30 Dec. foll. her d. Jerusha d. 5 days aft. A ridic. mistake of ano. Jerusha, niece of this, tho. not b. bef. her death, mystified the geneal. of the late Gov. Smith of Conn. Samuel, the third s. went to Eng. was sett. as min. at Witney, in Oxfordsh. made some preparat. for an abridg. of his br. Cotton's Magnalia, wh. from many judicious omissions it is regret. [[vol. 3, p. 174]] that he had not complet. and published. His copy is in the library of the Mass. Hist. Soc.
JOSEPH, Dorchester, s. of Timothy, m. 2 or or 20 June 1689, Sarah Clap, had Catharine, b. a. 1690, and he d. a. 1691. NATHANIEL, Dorchester, s. of Richard, b. at Toxteth, near Liverpool, Eng. went some yrs. aft. his gr. at Harv. to Eng. had the living at Barnstable, 1656, by presentat. of Oliver Cromwell, it is vildly said, meaning, perhaps, by his recommend. for eccles. patronage had ceased; ejected in 1662, preach. at Rotterdam, aft. some yrs. was at Dublin, success. to his br. Samuel, whence he sent contrib. for relief to the suffer. in Philip's war 1676, and last in London, d. 26 July 1697, hav. serv. at the altar 47 yrs. in Eng. Holland, Ireland, and Eng. again.
RICHARD, Dorchester, s. of Thomas, b. 1596, of an ancient fam. as his gr.s. Cotton in Magn. III. c. 20, assures us, at Lowton, in the parish of Winwick, Lancash. was employ. in teach. a sch. some yrs. bef. going to the Univ. but at length, on 9 May 1618, was ent. of Brazen Nose Coll. Oxford, yet soon call. to Toxteth, where he had taught the sch. preach. his first sermon 30 Nov. of the same yr. There most faithful. he serv. 15 yrs. and was then suspend. for non-conform. and feeling the true sense of his office, resolved on expatriat. In disguise he emb. at Bristol in the James, arr. 17 Aug. 1635, aft. peril in the remarka. storm two days bef. and on 25 Oct. with w. Catharine join. the ch. of Boston. He had m. 29 Sept. 1624, that d. of Edmund Holt, Esquire, of Bury, in Lancash. had Samuel, b. 13 May 1626, H. C. 1643; Timothy; Nathaniel, 20 Mar. 1630, H. C. 1647, bef. ment.; and Joseph, wh. d. in childhood; aft. com. to N. E. had Eleazer, 13 May 1637, H. C. 1656; and Increase, 21 June 1639, H. C. 1656, bef. ment. He was a man of excel. discretion, of less learning, it is prob. than his ambitious s. Increase, and less brilliancy, it is clear, than his eccentr. gr.s. the never dying author of Magnalia, but in true serv. as min. happier than either, and better than both. He was sett. at D. 23 Aug. 1636; his w. d. 1655, and he m. 26 Aug. 1656, Sarah, wid. of his great friend John Cotton, and d. 22 Apr. 1669. A few days bef. he had met a great indignity, in being refus. adm. with sundry others, sent by an ecclesiast. council, met at Boston, to attempt conciliat. in the first ch. there, as John Hull, one of the aggriev. mem. relates in his Diary, p. 229 of the Vol. pub. by the Antiq. Soc of Worcester. The wid. made her will 3 May 1670, but did not d. for six yrs. His life, written by Increase, print. 1670, is condensed in the Magn. the author of wh. could never be scrupulous in use of materials; and of course he shows that he had not resort. to the MS. of the journal of his gr.f. Yet the slight extracts from tbe interesting work, caused a desire for the orig. wh. in Young's Chron. was print. from the autogr. 210 yrs. aft. its date.
RICHARD, Dorchester, s. of Timothy, m. 1 July 1680, [[vol. 3, p. 175]] Catharine, d. of Joseph Wise of Roxbury, had Timothy, b. 20 Mar. 1681; Elizabeth 20 Nov. 1682; Samuel, 23 Jan. 1684; and Joseph, 29 Jan. 1686. He had sett. at Lyme, and d. 17 Aug. 1688. Goodwin calls his w. Elizabeth wh. seems wrong. SAMUEL, Dorchester, eldest s. of the first Richard, b. in Eng. freem. 1618, aft. large preparat. here for his profess. went home, preach. in Eng. Scotland, and Ireland, sett. in Dublin, was made a fellow of Trinity Coll. there, says fam. tradit. m. a sis. of Sir John Stevells, and d. 29 Oct. 1671. SAMUEL, Windsor, eldest s. of Timothy, preach. some time at Deerfield, and on destruct. of that town by the Ind. 1675, went down with the surv. people to Hatfield, and there preach. and elsewhere, but was call. from preach. at Branford to be ord. at W. 1682, lef. wh. he had m. Hannah, d. of Gov. Treat, wh. d. 8 Mar. 1708, had Samuel, b. 1677, H. C. 1698, a physician, wh. d. 6 Feb. 1746; Hannah, Sept. 1682, d. next yr.; John; Joseph; and Azariah, 29 Aug. 1685, a min. wh. d. at Saybrook, 11 Feb. 1737; Ebenezer, 3 Sept. 1687; Joseph, 6 Mar. 1689; Elizabeth 2 Jan. 1691; Nathaniel, 30 May 1695; Benjamin, 29 Sept. 1696; and John. He was one of the first Trustees of Yale Coll. and d. 18 Mar. 1728. The s. kept up the name to our times.
TIMOTHY, Dorchester, s. of Richard, b. in Eng. m. Catharine, d. of Humphrey Atherton, had Samuel, b. 6, bapt. 7 Sept. 1651, H. C. 1671, bef. ment.; Nathaniel, bapt. 30 Jan. 1653, prob. d. very soon, wh. may explain the fail. of entry of b.; Richard, 22, bapt. 25 Dec. 1653, bef. ment. (of course not bapt. on Wednesday, 2 Nov. of that yr. as print. in Geneal. Reg. III. 280); Catharine, 6, bapt. 13 Jan. 1656; Nathaniel, again, 2, bapt. 5 Sept. 1658; Joseph, 25, bapt. 26 May 1661; and Atherton, 4 Oct. 1663, bef. ment.; and he d. 14 Jan. 1686, by falling from a scaffold in his barn, says Blake's Ann. His wid. Elizabeth wh. he had m. 20 Mar. 1680, d. 20 Feb. 1710, aged 70 yrs. Of the eleven male descend. of famous Richard, bred at Harv. as above enum. ten were of the seventeenth cent. and the other had his A. B. a hundred and thirty yrs. since. From 1705 to 1837 eighteen have been gr. at Yale.
MATSON, JOHN, Boston, s. of the first Thomas, m. 7 Mar. 1660, Mary, d. of William Cotton, had Ann, Amey or Emma, b. 12 Mar. 1662; John, 26 Jan. 1665; Mary, 22 Dec. 1666; and Abigail, 19 Oct. 1668. JOHN, Simsbury 1690, a gr.s. of first Thomas, had serv. his apprent. at Windsor, m. Mary, d. of Edward Adams. THOMAS, Boston 1630, gunsmith, came prob. in the fleet with Winthrop as among tbe early mem. of the ch. he is ent. as rec. br commun. of ch. from a ch. in London, tho. at a later day, 17 July 1636, he was fully rec. yet had been adm. freem. 4 Mar. 1634; by w. Ann, wh. was sis. of Abigail, the first w. of Theodore Atkinson, had Thomas, bapt. 27 Oct. 1633; John, 10 July 1636; rem. to Braintree, hav. been disarm. as one of the [[vol. 3, p. 176]] recusant friends of Wheelwright, in Nov. 1637, there had Joshua, 23 July 1640; and Abigail, perhaps eldest of all; was a milit. officer aft. the relig. heats were assuaged; d. aft. 1666. THOMAS, Boston, s. of the preced. m. 14 Aug. 1660, wid. Mary Read, had Thomas and Hannah, was freem. 1666, then titled jun. prison-keep. 1674, for sev. yrs.; d. 1690. By deeds of Theodore Atkinson, first of the name, in Apr. 1675, Thomas jr. John, Joshua, and Abigail, ch. of his w.'s sis. and Thomas and Hannah, ch. of that Thomas jr. and Ann, John, and Mary, ch. of John the sec. s. of first Thomas, are indicat. for us.
MATTHEWS, BENJAMIN, Dover 1659, was s. of Francis, and had s. Francis. CALEB, New Haven, s. of William, m. 13 Jan. 1702, Elizabeth Hotchkiss, d. perhaps of Daniel. DANIEL, Boston, mariner, m. Mary, d. of James Neighbors, was first serg. in the comp. of Moseley for the Narraganset serv. Dec. 1675. FRANCIS, Portsmouth 1631, of the men sent over by Mason, was of Exeter 1639 to 46, rem. to Dover, prob. d. 1647, when, perhaps, his wid. Thomasine (with childr. Benjamin, Walter, and Martha, wh. m. first a Snell, and next, a Browne), was on the est. he purchas. 1640 of William Beard. Descend. wh. write the name Mathes are nam. and respect. HUGH, Newbury, m. 28 Aug. 1683, Mary Emerson, had John, b. 26 Feb. 1688; Judith, 30 Apr. 1689, Joanna, 19 Apr. 1690; Hugh, 15 May 1691, d. soon; and Hugh, again, 19 May 1696. JAMES, Charlestown 1634, prob. rem. bef. 1639 to Yarmouth, where he had Samuel, b. 1 May 1647; Sarah, 21 July 1649; Esther, 8 Jan. 1651; perhaps more ds. but certain. six more s. of wh. only John and Benjamin are nam. to me, the latter being youngest s. and progenit. of all wh. remain on the Cape, as Otis instr. us; was rep. 1664. Prob. his w. was Sarah, d. of William Hedge; and his d. Esther m. 10 June 1695, Daniel Willard, both parties hav. past mid. age.
JOHN, Roxbury, had Gershom, b. 25 July 1641, perhaps bapt. but the rec. of ch. prior to Dec. is lost; and Elizabeth 14, bapt. 22 Oct. 1643. Ellis, in his Hist. 123, follow. the erron. suppos. of Farmer, a. his rem. to Springfield, and adds that he was excomm. for drunken. Now that censure was on 1 May 1659, many yrs. later than his namesake was at S. but then he ought to have turned over the ch. vol. very little, and seen that he was restor. to his honora. relation 29 Dec. 1660. He was freem. 18 May 1642, when the Col. rec. spells it Mathis. JOHN, Rehoboth, perhaps rem. to Springfield, m. 1644, Pentecost Bond, had two ch. wh. d. one Sarah, bur. 7 Jan. 1650, and the w. was k. by the Ind. 5 Oct. 1675. He was fined two or three times for drunken. but that frailty would not fully prove his ident. with the preced. He m. sec. w. and had s. wh. d. young, and he d. 25 Apr. 1684. JOHN, Boston 1645, a tailor. JOHN, Charlestown, m. 7 Jan. 1609, Margaret Hunt, and he d. 28 June foll. JOHN, Yarmouth, s. of James, by w. Sarah had only John, for he was k. 1676, at Rehoboth, by the Ind. His wid. bec. sec. w. of Joseph Rider. JOHN, Marlborough, Barry thinks, in 1681, m. Mary, d. of Jonathan Johnson, had Lydia, b. 16 Mar. 1691, d. at 15 yrs.; Ruth, 9 May 1693; John, 18 Jan. 1695; and Daniel, Mar. 1697. His w. d. 22 June 1710, and he m. 1713, Sarah Garfield.
MARMADUKE, Malden, was s. of Matthew of Swansea, in Glamorgansh. and in his 18th yr. matric. 20 Feb. 1624. at [[vol. 3, p. 177]] All Souls, Oxf. came to Boston, in a sh. from Barnstable, 21 Sept. 1638, and his w. Catharine join. to our ch. 6 Feb. foll. He preach. at Yarmouth 1639 to 43, for in Aug. of this latter yr. his w. was dism. from our ch. to that of Y.; was adm. freem. of Plymouth Col. 1641, had Manasseh, bapt. 24Jan. 1641, by Lothrop, at Barnstable, but came to Hull a. 1644; some yrs. later taught at Malden, where his troubles are copious. detail. by Frothingham, in Hist. of Charlestown; he had there been ord. but, against the good will of the hearers, he was forced to depart, was then employ. at Lynn and other places, finally went home, and Calamy says he d. at his nat. place, a. 1683. MORDECAI, H. C. 1655, was, I presume, s. of the preced. and, as no more is heard of him, prob. he went to Eng. ROGER, Dorchester, had gr. of ld. Feb. 163O, but prob. soon rem.
SAMUEL, Jamaica, L. I. 1656. Thompson. WALTER, Isle of Shoals, s. of Francis, was constable there 1658, rem. to Dover, had w. Mary, and d. 1678, leav. s. Samuel, ds. Susanna Young and Mary Senter. His will of 15 Apr. was pro. 23 June, as Mr. Quint finds. WILLIAM, Branford, had Elizabeth b. 27 Dec. 1672; Caleb; Thomas; and William; and his will, of 14 Apr. 1684, ment. ano. ch.
MATTHEWSON, JAMES, is by Farmer, put into the list of earliest sett. of R. I. but I have found nothing to add, exc. that at Providence he took the engagem. of alleg. to Charles Il. in May 1666, and prob. had Ruth, wh. m. 1 Apr. 1686, Benjamin Whipple. JOSEPH, wh. m. 19 Feb. 1715, Sarah, d. of the sec. Valentine Whitman, is call. s. of Daniel. Yet wh. Daniel was, or where he liv. I find not.
MATTOCKS, DAVID, Braintree, freem. 1630, had w. Sarah, and d. Elizabeth wh. was decrepid, one s. and d. at Roxbury bef. 14 May 1654, when his inv. was dated, and his d. d. 4 July 1655. The wid. m. 2 May 1656, Thomas Rawlins of Boston. JAMES, Boston, a cooper, came from Bristol, perhaps bef. 1633 (at least his d. Alice was then w. of Nathaniel Bishop), join. the ch. in Feb. 1639, and was made freem. 13 Mar. foll. Perhaps all his ch. were b. in Eng. In his will, made 21 Jan. 1667, wh. is on the latest page in Vol. I. of Suffk. Reg. he names s. Samuel, and ds. Alice, w. of John Lewis, wh. had been wid. of Nathaniel Bishop, and Mary, w. of Samuel Brown, m. 9 July 1 661.
RICHARD, New Haven, m. 2 Mar. 1669, Grace Todd, but it is not certain that he was resid. long. He had desert. his w. bef. 1686, when her f. d. SAMUEL, Boston, s. of James, m. 30 Mar. 1653, Constance, d. of Richard Fairbanks, had Samuel, b. 15 Oct. 1659; James, 27 Oct. 1662; Constance, 10 Sept. 1665; Zaccheus, 15 Sept. 1668; John, 14 Sept. 1669; Elizabeth 18 Aug. 1670; Mehitable, 7 Nov. 1672; and Mary, 13 Nor. 1673. Maddox is very easily confound. with this name, as well as Maddock, and I dare not, in some cases, disting.
MATTOON, HUBERTUS, or HERBERT, Kittery 1652, when he submit. to jurisdict. of Mass. prob. rem. to Saco bef. 1683. Folsom, 174. [[vol. 3, p. 178]] PHILIP, a soldier from the E. part of the Col. in the spring of 1676, was in Turners comp. and took part in the Falls fight, then sett. at Springfield, m. Sarah, d. of John Hawkes of Hadley, had Margaret, b. 1678; Philip, 1680; John, 1682; Isaac, 1684; Sarah, 1687; rem. to Deerfie}d, there had Eleazer, 1689; Gershom, 1690; Nathaniel, 1693; Ebenezer, 1695; and Mary, posthum. 1697. He d. 30 Dec. 1696, and his wid. m. Daniel Belden, as third w. and d. 17 Dec. 17O1, in 95th yr. Of his s. Philip, with w. Rebecca, d. of Godfrey Nims, and only ch. were k. at the sec. destruct. of D. by the Ind. and Fr. 29 Feb. 1704; John sett. at Wallingford; Isaac and Nathaniel at Northfield; Eleazer at Amherst, but was first at N.; and Gershom at Lebanon; Ebenezer d. at 21 yrs. The late Hon. Ebenezer, Dart. Coll. 1776, was gr.s. of Eleazer. RICHARD, or ROBERT, Exeter, prob. s. of Hubertus, sw. fidel. 14 July 1657, m. Jane, d. of Edward Hilton junr. was k. by the Ind. 23 July 1706, with his s. Hubertus. Belkn. I. 172.
MAUDE, DANIEL, Boston, came in the James, from Bristol, 1635, in comp. with Richard Mather, was bred at Emanuel, Cambr. where he had his A. B. 1606, and A. M. 1610, kept the sch. for some yrs. join to our ch. 25 Oct. 163O, freem. 25 May foll. yet without prefix of respect; for sec. w. m. Mary Bonner, a wid. with four ch. went to Dover, there was first min. on sett. found. 1642 to his d. in 1655. His will was of 17 Jan. in that yr. He left no ch. by either of his ws.
MAUDSLEY, HENRY, Braintree, came in the Hopewell, capt. Babb, in the autumn of 1635, aged 24, had Mary, b. 29 Sept. 1638; Samuel, 14 June 1641; and, perhaps, otbers; ar. co. 1643; freem. 1646; we kn. not the name of his w. nor any more item. Dr. Harris claims him for Dorchester 1630, but without suffic. warrant, that I can discov. yet he had gr. of a houselot 1637. JOHN, Dorchester, freem. 14 Mar. 1639, by w. Elizabeth had Joseph, b. 1638, as print. in Geneal. Reg. V. 244, tho. I think the s. call. Joseph in the rec. may have been John; and whether any more, or when that w. d. is unkn.; d. 1661, bef. 4 Oct. the date of his inv. but by w. Cicely's will of 28 Nov. foll. are nam. s. John, d. Elizabeth and s. Thomas. This Cicely, wh. may seem to be the same as w. Elizabeth d. 3 Dec 1661.
JOHN, Windsor, s. of the preced. m. 10 or 14 Dec. 1664, Mary, d. of Benjamin Newbury, had Benjamin, b. 13 Oct. 1666; Margaret, 4 Feb. 1668, d. young,; Joseph, 21 Dec. 1670; Mary, 3 May 1673; and Consider, 21 Nov. 1675; was freem. 1666, lieut. in Philip's war, rem. to Westfield 1677, bec. freem. of Mass. May 1678, there had John, 21 Aug. 1678, d. at 12 yra; Comfort. 8 Dec. 1680; Margaret, again, 22 May 1683; Elizabeth 17 Nov. 1685; Hannah, 3 Apr. 1690, wh. d. 1708; and he went back to Windsor, there d. 18 Aug. 1690. All the five s. were liv. 1706; but Comfort d. 1711. Benjamin, [[vol. 3, p. 179]] Joseph, Consider, and John ea. had fam. at Westfield, but in 1719, a few yrs. bef. his d. Joseph rem. to Glastonbury. RICHARD, Boston, perhaps br. perhaps s. of Henry, m. Mary, d. of Simon Eyre the first, had only Martha, wh. it is said, m. John Ruggle, but wh. of the sev. bear. that name, or when the f. of this w. or her h. was b. is almost beyond guess.
SAMUEL, Dorchester, s. of Henry, a cooper, rem. early to Boston, and in the way of trade visit. Jamaica and other parts of the W. I. where the adventurous spirit was excited and schooled, perhaps by Sir Henry Morgan and associate buccaneers, the result of wh. was, his bring. home to Boston two prizes from some unment. enemy. An explanat. of this may be, that the prizes (wh. were command. by Dutchmen) had been engag. in irreg. or piratical business. He m. Ann, eldest d. of the first Isaac Addington, and sis. of the Hon. Isaac, had Samuel, b. 18 Apr. 1671; Rebecca, 1673; and Mary. He was a capt. in Philip's war, showed gallant spirit, had great success in destroy. the Ind. by some was thot. to take too great delight in that exercise, and d. Jan. 1680. The s. d. young, and the wid. in 1684 contemplat. m. with Nehemiah Pierce, made deed of trust in favor of the ds. of wh. Rebecca m. 22 Jan. 1695, James Townsend, and Mary m. William Webster of Boston.
THOMAS, Dorchester, s. of the first John, m. 28 Oct. 1658, Mary, d. of Thomas Lawrence of Hingham, had prob. that John, wh. the rec. says d. 27 Oct. 1661, unless Increase were earlier; Mary, b. 31 Dec. 1660, d. 4 Dec. next yr.; Thomas, 12 Mar. 1667, wh. d. 12 Apr. 1749; Elizabeth 19 Feb. 1669; Unite, 5 May 1671, wh. was a soldier in Withington's comp. for the crusade against Quebec 1690; Ebenezer, 4 Sept. 1673; John, 9 Apr. 1676; Nathaniel, 28 Oct. 1678; and Joseph, 17 Apr. 1681; and d. 22 Oct. 1706. His will of 4 Oct. preced. names Increase, s. of his eldest dec. s. Increase. The wid. a. Apr. 1723. The name was spell. with many variat. as Mawdesly, Modesly, Madesly, but long has been fixed at Moseley, yet liable to be much mistak. as in Geneal. Reg. VI. 268, print. Moreley.
MAULE, or MAULD, EDWARD, Salem, d. 15 Nov. 1686. THOMAS, Salem 1669, a shopkeep. from Eng. came, he says in his book, via Barbadoes, was whip. for ill words, being Quaker, in May of that yr. m. 22 July 1670, Naomi Lindsay; perhaps as sec. w. had Mary, d. of George Keyser of the same, and in 1695 punish. again, for "Truth held forth, &c." Still, he show. great fondness for Salem, and in his will, a. 1723, left a bequest to its use, of wh. part was to be applied to support the writing-school. He had Susanna, b. 15 Sept. 1671; Elizabeth 11 Sept. 1673; Deliverance, 21 Oct. 1675, d. next yr.; Sarah, 17 Sept. 1677; Margaret, 20 Mar. 1680; Pelatiah, 10 May 1682; beside s. John, 9 Oct. 1684; and Joseph, 16 Feb. 1687, wh. d. next yr. and third w. Sarah, wh. surv.
MAURY. See Morey.
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