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

Volume #3
Peterson - Phillips

 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.

PETERSON, CORNELIUS, Boston 1685. HENRY, and JOHN of Lyme, were of the train band 1678, and no more is kn. of either, exc. that John was aft. of Duxbury, and m. Mary, d. of George Soule; and that Henry by w. Marah, m. 15 Apr. 1683, had Sarah, b. 20 Oct. 1686.


PETTIFORD, PETFORD, or PITTFORD, PETER, Salem, 1641, Mr. Felt found ment. of, but nothing is told of him, exc. that heresid. at Marblehead 1648. Among Charlestown bapt. is Samuel, s. of Mary Pettiford, br. Baker's d. on 12 Sept. 1669.


PETTELL, ANTHONY, Marblehead 1653, a fisherman, perhaps from Guernsey.


PETTIBONE, JOHN, Windsor, freem. 1658, m. 15 Feb. 1665, Sarah, d. of Bigot Egglestone, had John, b. 15 Dec. 1665; Sarah, 24 Sept. 1667, d. young; Stephen, 3 Oct. 1669; besides Samuel, and sev. ds. of wh. was ano. Sarah, of uncert. date. he had est. in that part made Simsbury, was one of the first sett. and there with John, Stephen, and Samuel, was liv. 1712. Three of the name have been gr. at Yale.


PETTENGELL, or PATTINGGELL, MATTHEW, Newbury, s. of Richard, m. 13 Sept. 1674, Sarah, d. of Nicholas Noyes, had Nathaniel, b. 21 Jan. 1676; Matthew, 18 Sept. 1678;Joanna, 27 Jan. 1681; Nicholas, 15 Nov. 1685; Sarah, 19 Apr. 1688; John, 16 feb. 1694; Abraham, 23 Sept. 1696; Abigail, 17 Oct. 1699; beside Mary, wh. d. 3 Mar. 1698, prob. b. bef. Nicholas. He m. sec. w. 1703, wid. Jemima French, it is said, d. of Peter Cheney, but perhaps that is wrong, or coffin has confus. two names of bapt. RICHARD, Newbury, came from Staffordsh. tradit. says, was first at Salem, there m. Joanna, d. of Richard Ingersoll, had Samuel, bapt. 9 Feb. 1645; freem. 2 June 1641, was some yrs. at Wenham; and at N. had Mary. b. 6 July 1652; and Nathaniel, 24 Sept. 1654; beside Matthew and Nathaniel, bef. or aft. Mary m. 10 Nov.


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1670, Abraham Adams. SAMUEL, Newbury, s. of the preced. m. 16 Feb. 1674, Sarah Poor, perhaps d. of John, had Samuel b. 3 Feb. 1676; Richard, 26 Aug. 1677, d. soon; Richard, again, 24 Jan. 1679; John, 20 Sept. 1680; Mary and Sarah, tw. 20 Jan. 1686; Joanna, 10 Feb. 1689; and Benjamin, 18 Dec. 1692.


PETTES, or PETTIT, GILBERT, Salem 1668. JOHN, Roxbury 1639, of wh. Mr. Ellis in his Hist. says nothing, but the name occurs, yet with fam. of sev. heads, rem. prob. to Stamford, or Long Island, where I find at Newtown, Thomas, in 1660; Nathaniel, 1667; and John, in 1686. Yet it may well be that his s. John, wh. m. Sarah, d. of Daniel Scofield, was of Stamford 1669. THOMAS, Exeter 1639, a signer of the orig. combina. in 1647 was the chief milit. man.


PETTS, JOHN, a soldier k. by the Ind. 19 Oct. 1675, at Hatfield.


PETTY, or PETTEE, JOHN, Springfield, had liv. at Windsor, but m. at Boston 30 Mar. 1662, Ann Canning, had at W. James, b. same yr.; and at S. Hannah, 1666, d. soon; John, 1667; Mary, 1670; Joseph, 1672; Ann, 1675; and Ebenezer, 1678; and d. 8 Mar. 1680. His wid. m. Samuel Owen. James and John ea. had fams. at S. JOSEPH, Deerfield, s. of the preced. was with w. tak. by the Ind. and Fr. 29 Feb. 1704, carr. to Canada, safe got back next yr. and sett.at Northfield, where the name in bec. very common. PETER, sail. from Salem on fishing voyage, k. by the Ind. in the autumn of 1677. Felt II. 213. PETER, Haverhill 1680. Mirick, 85. It maybe the same name as Pattee, wh. is seen in New Hampsh.


PETYGOOD, or PETGOOD, PETER, Marblehead 1641. RICHARD, Ipswich 1641.


PEVERLY, JOHN, Portsmouth, one of the men sent over, 1631, by the Mason, the Patentee. THOMAS, Portsmouth, perhaps s. of the preced. d. aft. 1670, leav. by w. wh. may have been a d. of Thomas Walford, s. John, Thomas, lazarus, Samuel, and Jeremiah.


PHELPS, ABRAHAM, Windsor, s. of George, liv. with his uncle, Abraham Randall, wh. had no ch. and gave him his est. was freem. 1668, m. 6 July 1665, Mary, d. of Humphrey Pinney, had Abraham, b. 6 Mar. 1666; Isaac, 5 Aug. 1673; Benjamin, 1 Oct. 1683; and perhaps others; his w. d. 2 July 1725, aged above 81; and he d. 28 Jan. 1728, aged 85. CHRISTOPHER, Salem, m. 9 July 1658, Elizabeth Sharp, and I kn. no more, but that he sign. petitn. against imposts 1668. EDWARD, Newbury, rem. to Andover, by w. Elizabeth d. of Robert Adams, had, beside others, John, b. at N. 15 Dec. 1657, wh. was k. by the Ind. on serv. at Scarborough, 29 June 1677; and he d. 3 oct. 1689,. EDWARD, Andover, pro. s. of the preced. m. 9 Mar. 1682, Ruth Andrews, had prob. others beside Edward and Bathsheba, wh. d. 24 Feb. 1694; and Elizabeth b. 27


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Jan. 1690; rem. to Lancaster, and d. 30 Nov. of uncert. yr. and there Elizabeth m. Samuel Willard of L. EPHRAIM, Simsbury, s. of Edward, m. 11 or 21 May 1691, Mary Jaggers, had Ephraim, b. 28 Sept. 1692; and d. 26 Nov. by rec. but, in Stiles, 739, 20 Oct. 1697. GEORGE, Dorchester, freem. 6 May 1635, rem. with Warham to Windsor, by first w. said to be nam. Phillury, d. of Philip Randall, wh. d. 29 Apr. 1648, had Isaac, b. 20 Aug. 1638; Abraham, 22 Jan. 1643; and Joseph, 24 June 1647, wh. d. soon, as did Abraham in the same yr.; ano. Joseph, whether by first or sec. w. is unkn. He m. 2, or as ano. acco. is, 30 Nov. 1648, Frances, wh. had been wid. Clark, and then was wid. of Thomas Dewey, and had Jacob, 7 Feb. 1650; John, 15 Feb. 1652; and Nathaniel, 7 Dec. 1653; rem. to Westfield, there had more ch. and d. 8 May 1687, but Stiles in Hist. 743, says 9 July 1678. Six s. were then liv. no d. is nam. His wid. d. 27 Sept. 1690. HENRY, Salem, from London, came in the Hercules 1634, m. 1652, Hannah Bassett, but as sec. w. in my opin. for there is some prob. that he had m. a d. of Thomas Tresler, by wh. he had s. John, rememb. in the will of his gr.mo. Perhaps he was a Quaker, at least, Felt II. 582 tells how Hannah P. in Oct. 1659, was admonish. But she may have been w. of Nicholas P. ISAAC, Windsor, eldest s. of George of the same, m. 11 May 1663, or 11 Mar. 1664 (Parsons give both dates only six lines apart in Geneal. Reg. V. 369, so that it is quite doubtful wh. day we should prefer, but Stiles takes the earlier), Ann, d. of the sec. William Gaylord, had Isaac, b. 18 Sept. 1666, wh. had 3 ch. yet d. at 32 yrs.; Sarah, bapt. 4 July 1670; and rem. to Westfield, there was freem. 1671, had John, b. 27 Dec. 1672, bapt. 29 June 1673; Hannah, 5 Nov. 1674; Hezekiah, 9 July 1677; Joseph, 28 Nov. 1679; Noah, 14 Oct. 1684; and Ebenezer, 6 June 1687; beside Daniel, and ano. both d. young. His w. d. Sept. 1690, and he d. 8 May 1687, or 21 Sept. 1725. Why so gr. interval betw. var. dates is seen, I have no explanat. JACOB, Westfield, br. of the preced. m. 2 May 1672, Dorothy, sec. d. of John Ingersol, had Dorothy, b. as one tells, 18 Oct. but Goodwin says Dec. 1673, d. in few wks.; Dorothy, again, 10 May 1675; Hannah, 26 Nov. 1677; Israel, 3 Apr. 1681; Benjamin, 8 Jan. 1684; Joseph, 5 Aug. 1686; and Jedediah, 7 Dec. 1688; and d. 6 oct. 1689. His wid. m. a Root. JAMES, Boston 1657. JOHN, Charlestown, by w. Catharine had Catharine, b. 8 May 1659, says the Middlesex rec. and the same authty, adds that Catharine Phelps, d. 19 June foll. But I find no Phelps in Charlestown, for a long time bef. or aft. and John Phillips at that time had w. Catharine wh. may have had that ch. In some rec. the name is plain Philps, and this shows how easily one may be converted to the other. JOHN, Salem, perhaps s. of Henry, b. w. Abigail had Abigail, b. 21 Apr. 1669; John, 6 Feb. 1671; Henry, 3 Apr. 1673; Joseph, 7 Dec. 1675; Abigail, 7 Jan. 1678; Samuel, 6 Jan. 1680; and Hannah, 12 Apr. 1683. JOHN, Windsor, br. of


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Jacob, m. Sarah, d. prob. of Thomas Buckland, had Enoch,b. 21 Jan. 1676; John, 12 Apr. 1678; Josiah, 17 Feb. 1680; Sarah, but Stiles says Samuel, 2 Mar. 1682; Francis, Stiles prints Frances, De. 1683; Thomas, 21 Aug. 1687; David, 17 Jan. 1690; Job. 27 Apr. 1692, d. soon; Job. again, 2 May or Aug. 2693. JOHN, Reading, s. prob. of John of Salem, m. 12 Mar. 1701, Elizabeth Putnam prob. d. of John. JOSEPH, Windsor, s. of William, perhaps b. in Eng. freem. 1664, m. 20 Sept. 1660, Hannah Newton, not d. of rev. Roger, nor prob. of any man on our side of the water, but sis. of Joan, it is said, wh. m. Benedict Alvord, had Joseph, b. 27 Aug. 1667; Hannah, 2 feb. 1669; rem. to Simsbury, there had Timothy, Sarah, and William, in 1676 m. sec. w. Mary, wid. of Thomas Salmon, and d. 1684. Joseph, Windsor, s. of George, m. 26 June 1673, Mary, d. of John Porter, had Mary, b. 13 Jan. 1675; Sarah, 4 Apr. 1677; Joseph, 30 Dec. 1678; Hannah, 1681; Mindwell, 1683; Esther, 1691; Abigail, 1693; and Benoni, 1695. JOSEPH, Simsbury, s. of first Joseph, by w. Mary, d. of Joseph Collier, had Joseph, b. 9 Oct. 1689; Hannah, 25 Oct. 1693; and Mary, 17 Nov. 1696; and his w. d. 1697. He m. again, 6 Nov. 1699. Sarah, d. of the first John Case, had Sarah, b. 11 Aug. 1700,d. bef. 14 yrs.; and Damaris, 5 Mar. 1702. This w. d. 2 May 1704; and he d. 20 Jan. 1750. But Stiles gives him third w. Mary, d. of Richard Case, and ch. John, 10 Feb. 1707; and Elizabeth 7 Apr. 1709; besides Amos and David bya former w. JOSIAH, Simsbury, youngest ch. of Samuel of the same, m. 26 Apr. 1690, Sarah Winchell; had Samuel, b. 21 Jan. 1691; Sarah, 18 Aug. 1693; Lois, 14 July 1696; Damaris, 7 July 1699; Mary, 18 Aug. 1702; Jerusha, 8 Nov. 1705; and Josiah, 24 Aug. 1708. NATHANIEL, Northampton, s. of William, b. in Eng. had liv. at Windsor, m. 17 Sept. 1650, wid. Elizabeth Copley, had Mary, b. 21 June 1651; Nathaniel, 2 Apr. 1653;Abigail, 5 Apr. 1655; all b. at W. but at N. had William, 22 June 1657; and Mercy, 1662; was freem. 1681, a deac. and d. 27 May 1702; but in fam. geneal. 1 May 1690; and his wid. d. 6 Dec. 1712. Mary, m. 1670, Matthew Clesson, and Abigail, wh. m. John Alvord, d. 26 Aug. 1756, therefore, allow. for the correct. of old style 4 yrs. bef. aged 101 yrs. 4 mos. and ten days, the oldest person that ever d. at N. NATHANIEL, Northampton s. of the preced. m. 1676, Grace Martin, had Grace, b. 11 Nov. 1676, wh. d. soon; Nathaniel, 1 nov. 1678, d. at 12 yrs.; Samuel, 9 Dec. 1680; Lydia, 7 Jan. 1683; Grace, again, 10 Nov. 1685; Elizabeth 19 Feb. 1688; Abigail, 3 Nov. 1690; Nathaniel, again, 13 Feb. 1693; Sarah, 8 May 1695; and Timothy, 1697. A well deriv. tradit. a. the mo. of these ch. is worth insert. her lover in Eng. was false and m. ano. She left her native ld. came to our country to relatives, the respectab. fam. of Marsh of hadley, but in ignor. of their resd. or want of funds or both, on reach. Boston, was in danger of being sold for her passage, bef. relief came from her friends. One version of the story goes further, that she was sold; but it is good eno. without this. Descend, are very num. among wh. was my disting. antiquar. friend, Sylvester Judd. NATHANIEL, Westfield, s.


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of George, by w. Eunice, had Nathaniel, b. 10 Oct. 1678; Eunice, 29 May 1680, d. at 6 yrs.; Jonathan, 28 Dec. 1682; Thomas, 15 May 1685, d. next yr.; Eunice, again, 12 Oct. 1688; and Lois, 7 Sept. 1691. He. d. June 1723; and his wid. d. 17 Dec. 1738. NICHOLAS, Salem 1658, a quaker, whose w. was censur. that yr. and in 1661 fined for misuse of their tongue. Felt II. 581, 3. RICHARD, Dorchester 1633, of wh. no more is kn. and conject. is useless. SAMUEL, Dorchester, rem. to Windsor, was s. of William, b. prob. in Eng. m. 10 Nov. 1650, Sarah, d. of edward Griswold, had Samuel, bapt. 5 Sept. 1652; Sarah, b. 16 Mar. 1654; Timothy, 26 Oct. 1656; Mary, Oct. 1658; William, 3 Nov. 1660; John, 7 July 1662; Ephraim, 1 nov. 1663; Abigail, 16 May 1666; and josiah, 15 Dec. 1667; and d. 15 May 1669. In latter days he was of Simsbury. His wid. m. 21 July 1670, Nathaniel Pinney; Sarah m. 13 Dec. 1683, John Mansfield. SAMUEL, Boston, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 5 Sept. 1681; and Grace, 5 Apr. 1687. SAMUEL, Andover, perhaps s. of Edward the first, m. 29 May 1682, Sarah Chandler, had Sarah, b. 10 oct. foll.;Samuel, 22 Nov. 1684; John, 28 Sept. 1686; Joseph, 8 Feb. 1689; Hannah, 18 May 1691, d. young; Henry, 24 Sept. 1693; Thomas, 5 Nov. 1695; Elizabeth 6 Sept. 1698; Annis, 22 Feb. 1701; and Deborah, 1703. TIMOTHY, Windsor, youngest s. of William, freem. 1664, m. 19 May 1661, Mary, d. of Edward Griswold, had Timothy, b. 1 Nov. 1663; Joseph, 27 Sept. 1666; William, 4 Feb. 1669; Cornelius, 26 Apr. 1671; Mary, 14 Aug. 1673, d. young; Samuel, 29 Jan. 1676; nathaniel, 7 Jan. 1678; Sarah, 27 Dec. 1679; Abigail, 3 or 5 June 1682; Hannah, 4 Aug. 1684; Ann, 2 Oct. 1686; and Martha, 12 Nov. 1688. He was lieut. and d. 1719, in his will, of 1717, names all these ch. except Mary, tho. two others of the ds. were d. but had left ch. TIMOTHY, Simsbury, s. of Samuel, m. 18 Nov. 1680, Sarah, prob. d. of Samuel Gaylord, and sec. w. 13 Nov. 1690, Sarah Prat; and he d. 1712, by first w. had Stephen, b. 20 Jan. 1686; and Sarah, 20 Dec. 1687; by sec. had Timothy, 22 June 1689, d. soon; but Stiles, 739, must answer for the m. being so much too late. Prob. he had but one w. Porter adds to my list of ch. Mary, 20 Aug. 1692; Hannah, 19 Feb. 1694; Mabel, 28 Sept. 1696; Elizabeth 22 Oct. 1699; and Esther, 24 May 1704; and prolongs the life of wid. to 1758, aged 96. α *WILLIAM, Dorchester, came, prob. in the Mary and John, 1630, from Plymouth, and was of Porlock, Co. Somerset, on Bristol channel, few ms. from the edge of Devon, and perhaps br. of George, req. to be adm. freem. 19 Oct. of that yr. and was sw. 18 May foll. brot. w. whose name is not found, and ch. William, Samuel, Nathaniel, Joseph, and Sarah, yet one or two of these may have been b. at D. was rep. at the first gen. ct. of Mass. 1634, and Selectman 1634 and 5, went next yr. with Warham to Windsor, there by sec. w. Mary Dover, m. 1638, had Timothy, b. 1 Sept. 1639; and Mary, 2 Mar. 1644. He was of the earliest Assist. 1636-42, a rep. 1645-57, Assist. again, 1658 to 1662, but not under the new chart. and d. 14 July 1672. Sarah m. 1658, William Wade; and Mary m. Dec. 1665, Thomas Barber. WILLIAM, Windsor, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. freem. 1669, m. 4 June 1646 (one report is 1645), Isabel Wilson, and sec. w. 20 Dec. 1676, Sarah, d. of


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Humphrey Pinney, had no ch. by either, and d. 1682. He adopt. for s. Samuel Wilson, neph. of his w. and gave his prop. to him. WILLIAM, Boston, mariner, whose first w. is unkn. but for sec. w. he m. Jane, wid. of Henry Butterfield, wh. have. power of dispos. gave her est. by will of 10 Feb. 1692, to him for life, remain. to John and William P. s. of her present h. so that it may be infer. that she had no ch. by either of her hs. WILLIAM, Northampton, s. of deac. Nathaniel, m. 30 May 1678, Abigail, d. of John Stebbins, had Abigail, b. Aug. 1679; Elizabeth 4 Feb. 1682; William, Apr. 1684; Mary, 3 June 1688; Nathaniel, 5 oct. 1690; Deborah, 17 Mar. 1694; Ebenezer, 1697; Joseph, 5 Dec. 1699; and Mercy, 4 Mar. 1703. He was freem. 1690, and d. 1 June 1745, and his wid. d. Dec. 1743, ea. aged 88. Nineteen of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at yale, four at Harv. and three at other N. E. coll.


PHENIX, ALEXANDER, Wickford 1674.


PHESE, or PHESEY, SAMUEL, a soldier from the E. part of the Col. in Mar. 1676, sent up to Conn. river, in the Ind. war, was prob. from Braintree, and s. of William. WILLIAM, Braintree, or possib. Watertown, freem. 10 May 1643, may be indebted to a careless clk. for this spelling of a name, that I should prob. write Veazie, with confidence.


PHILBRICK, or PHILBROOK, sometimes FILBRICK, JAMES, Hampton 1644, prob. s. of Thomas, was first perhaps at Watertown, had w. Ann, d. of Thomas Roberts of Dover, and by her had Bethia, wh. m. 24 Apr. 1677, Caleb Perkins; James; and perhaps others; was perhaps a mariner, and drown, 1 Nov. 1674. JAMES, Hampton, s. of the preced. m. 1 Dec. 1674, Hannah, d. of Isaac Perkins, had Joseph, b. 1693; and prob. more ch. JOHN, Hampton 1639, wh. may have been br. of the first James,had Hannah, Sarah, John, but dates are not seen; was lost 20 Oct. 1657, with seven others, of wh. were his w. Ann, and d. Sarah, in a boat going out of the harb. JOHN, Hampton, s.of the perced. perhaps, b. a. 1624, was liv. 1697, perhaps at Greenland, and was f. of Elias. JONATHAN, Hampton, prob. s. of Thomas, took o. of alleg. and fidel. 1678. JOSEPH, Hampton, perhaps br. of James the sec. had Joseph, b. 14 Dec. 1686, d. soon; prob. Joseph, again, and perhaps more. ROBERT, Ipswich 1639, perhaps earlier, was a soldier in the Pequot war, 1636, but after 1648 may have rem. the town rec. has Filbrick. SAMUEL, Hampton 1678, was prob. s. of Thomas the first, and ano. Samuel, the same yr. took o. of alleg. there. THOMAS, Watertown 1636, where the rec. gives the spell, Filbrick, rem. early to Hampton, sold his est. at W. 1646, had may ch. that he brot. from Eng. by w. Ann, d. of William Knapp, but none prob. b. here, d. 1667. his will of Mar. 1664 calls hims. very aged, ment. s. James, gr.s. John, s. thomas, ds. Elizabeth Garland, Hannah, Mary, and Martha, gr. childr. James Chase, and Martha, w. of John Cass. his d. Elizabeth prob.the eldest, had bef. 1643, m. Thomas


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Chase, after whose d. leav. 5 ch. by her, she m. 26 Oct. 1654, John Garland,and again, 19 Feb. 1674, m. Henry Roby; Mary m. a. 1647, Edward Tucke; and Martha m. John Cass, the ancest. of the disting. diplomatist, Lewis Cass. THOMAS, Hampton, prob. s. of the preced. b. in eng. a. 1624, freem. 1668, had perhaps Thomas (as a jr. is name. for tak. o. of alleg. 1678, some mos. bef. Thomas senr.), and prob. sev. others, as I think he had sec. w. hannah, d. of Edward French, young wid. of John White, and by her had hannah, wh. m. Joseph Walker of Portsmouth, and next, 29 July 1686, John Seavey. THOMAS, Hampton, perhaps s. of the preced. by w. mehitable, had Elizabeth b. 17 oct. 1686. WILLAIM, Hampton, may have been s. of Thomas the sec. by w. Mary had Walter, b. 10 Nov. 1690; and Mary, 20 May 1692. Of many under this surname I fail to find connex.


PHILLIPS, ANDREW, Charlestown, by w. Elizabeth had Andrew; Elizabeth b. 29 May 1657; and Ephraim, 31 Mar. 1659; perhaps others. ANDREW, charlestown, s. prob. of the preced. m. 11 Nov. 1683, Sarah, d. of Michael Smith of Malden, had Andrew, b. 23 July 1687; Ebenezer, 17 Aug. 1695; Joanna, 8 Sept. 1697; and perhaps more. BENJAMIN, Charlestown 1681, s. of deac. Nicholas of Weymouth, by w. Ann had Benjamin, bapt. 17 Apr. 1681, d. young; Benjamin and Joshua, b. 14 Apr. 1685; and posthum. d. Abiah, 18 Aug. 1688. he d. 13 Feb. preced. and his wid. m. 3 Feb. 1696, Benjamin Lawrence. BENJAMIN, Marshfield, m. 12 Jan. 1682,Sarah Thomas, prob. d. of Nathaniel. CALEB, Roxbury, by w. Eliz, had Caleb, bapt. 9 July 1682; John, b. 25 Jan. bapt. 3 Feb. 1684, d. in few wks.; Elizabeth 25 Oct. 1685; Mary, 28 bapt. 29 Apr. 1688; and Ebenezer, 11 July 1690. CHARLES, Lynn, had David, b. 17 Mar. 1656, d. at 5 mos.; Abigail, perhaps, 29 Oct. 1657, but the rec. is doubtful; John, 15 Aug. 1658, d. young; George, 20 Dec. 1663; and John, again, 27 June, 1667. DANIEL, Newton, L. I. 1686, by Riker call. br. of Theophilus, was town clk. superseded on the revo. 1689, and may have been of Gallup's comp. 1690, against Quebec. DAVID, Milford 1655-60. ELEAZER, Charlestown, s. of Henry, by first w. Ann, d. of capt. William Foster, had Henry, b. 28 Dec. 1680, d. soon; Eleazer, 23 Apr. 1682; Ann, 26 Aug. 1684; William, 31 Mar. bapt. 10 Apr. 1687, d. soon; Nathaniel, 24, bapt. 27 Apr. 1688, d. in 4 mos.; Isaac, 3, bapt. 7 July 1689,d. soon; Joseph, 17, bapt. 20 July 1690; Elizabeth bapt. 213 Oct. 1692; and Jonathan, 19, bapt. 24 Nov. 1695. His w. d. 1 Dec. foll. and he m. 10 Feb. 1696, Sarah Cutler, perhaps d. of deac. John, wh. d. 11 Jan. 1705; and he m. 22 Mar. 1706, wid. Elizabeth Bill. He was a capt. and d. 29 Apr. 1709. the will of 20 Mar. 1708 names his new w. and his three s. and one d. only liv. GEORGE, Watertown, the first min. came in the Arbella, the admiral sh. of the fleet, with


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Winthrop 1630, bring. s. Samuel, and w. beside Elizabeth and perhaps Abigail, an only ch. sis. by ano. f. of John Hayward of Watertown and Charlestown, wh. d. soon after land. at Salem. He was s. of Christopher, b. 1593, at Rainham St. Martins near Rougham, in the hundr. of galow, Co. Norfolk, not Raymond, as says Mather III. capt. 4, but Brook, in Lives of Puritans II. 493, says Roudham, in the same Co. yet Dr. Fuller, writ. to Gov. Bradford, Particularly calls him a Suffolk man (refer. no doubt, to the exercise of his min. for more prob. is the deriv. from Norfolk); however, more import. is it, that he was bred at Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge, matricula. 20 Apr. 1610, as from its rec. Mr. Somerby certified me. and there, I found, he took his degr. 1613 and 1617, was sett. in Boxted, Co. Essex, as the dilig. inq. of a descent. in our day has estab. tho. Prince's Ann. II. 45, with minute knowledge, prefer. a differ. but not dist. parish. Hubbard, wh. ought to have kn. calls him "faithful min. of the gospel at Bocksted, near Groton in Sufflk." By a sec. w. m. prob. 1631, Eliz, by Bond, with happy conject. thot. to be wid.of capt. Robert Welden, he had Zorobabel, b. 5 Apr. 1632; Jonathan, 16 Nov. 1633; Theophilus, 28 May 1636; Amabel, Dec. 1637, d. Apr. foll.; Ephraim, bur. 12 June 1640, very young; Obadiah, b. 5 apr. 1641; and a d. Abiel, perhaps that Abigail, wh. m. 8 Oct. 1666, James Barnard. He had req. on 19 Oct. to be made freem. took the o. with the earliest, 18 May foll. d. Monday 1 July 1644, and was bur. the next day. His wid. d. 17 Jan. 1681. GEORGE, Dorchester, freem. 18 May 1631, may be presume, to have come, in the Mary and John, the yr. bef. rem. early to Windsor, for this slender health in 1648 and 55, was excus. from milt. watch. His w. d. 1662, leav. him no ch. and he was so unfortun. 1676, as to be involv. in a wordy controv. with the authority of the col. wh. disranch. him next yr. of wh. some acco. is in Trumbull's Rec. II. 307; but lucki. for him, he d. 9 July 1678. His est. was disput. for by remote heirs. GEORGE, Brookhaven, s. of Samuel the first, was min. there 42 yrs. m. Sarah, eldest d. of William Hallet, the sec. had George, William, John, H. C. 1725,and three ds. but of only one, Mary, is the name told. He d. 3 Apr. 1739. * HENRY, Dedham, freem. 13 Mar. 1639, ar. co. 1640, had w. Elizabeth Brock, wh. d. 1 Aug. 1640, and m. 1 May 1641, Ann Hunting, prob. sis. of Elder John, had Eleazur, b. 30 Jan. bapt. 6 Feb. 1642, d. in few days; Hannah, 25, bapt. 28 May 1643; Abigail, 20 Oct. 1645; and by third w. Mary, d. of John Dwight, had Nathaniel, bapt. 3 apr. 1653, d. bef. his f.; and Eleazur, 8 Oct. 1654; was ens. of the Milit. comp. 1648; rem. to Boston to follow his trade of a butcher; there had Henry, b. 1, bapt. 26 Oct. 1656, d. bef. his f.; Timothy, 15, bapt. 19 Sept. 1658; Mary, 28 Nov. bapt. 2 Dec. 1660; Samuel, bapt. 2 Nov. 1662; Elisha, 12, bapt. 15 May 1665; Jonathan, 12 Sept. 1666, bapt. uncert. day;


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Mehitable, bapt. 21 July 1667; John, 22, bapt. 24 Jan. 1669, d. soon; John, again, 9, bapt. 10 July 1670; and Elizabeth 9. bapt. 18 Aug. 1672. In this yr. he was made deac. of the first ch. and rep. for Hadley. Judge Sewall, in his diary, chronicles his bur. 3 Feb. 1686. His will of 7 Aug. 1682, with codic. 4 Dec. 1685, pro. 18 Feb. foll. disposes of good est. names w. s. Eleazer, Timothy, Samuel, and John, direct, this last for college, ds. Hannah Negus, Abigail East, Mehitable, and Elizabeth also notices Henry and Nathaniel as dec. so that prob. both had reach. mature yrs. A Mary P. wh. may have been his mo. or ch. d. 2 July 1640. he was much esteemed; and his youngest s. John might have made good the place of Christian min. (that his f. was desir. to undertake, as Farmer tells), had he obt. the educat. indent. but prob. he d. early. Elizabeth m. a Ruggles. HENRY, New London, on the tax list of 1667, but never again on any rec. there, says Miss Caulkins. HENRY, Charlestown, may have been s. of Henry of Dedham, tho. it is not very prob. for by w. Mary, he had Joseph, b. 19 Feb. 1675, of course less than 18 and 1/2 yrs. younger than his f. Contra. to this suppos. also is the will of deac. Henry speak. of est. of s. henry dec. in his hands, as belong. to other of his own ch. HENRY, Charlestown, s. of col. John, m. 27 May 1708,Joanna, d. of col. Joseph Lynd, wid. of Samuel Everton, and d. 14 Dec. 1729, prob. without issue. JAMES, Taunton 1659, s. of William of the same, neph. of William Parker, wh. left him small legacy. He had James, b. 1 Jan. 1662; Nathaniel, 25 Mar. 1664; Sarah, 17 Mar. 1667; William, 21 Aug. 1669. Perhaps he rem. to Providence, where one of this name took the o. of alleg. to Charles II. in May 1682. JOHN, Dover, or Portsmouth, d. 1642. JOHN, Dedham 1638, a famous min of Wrentham (wh. is a. 30 ms. N. E. from Ipswich, Eng.), where he obt. his living as rector, 1609, and m. 6 Jan. 1612, Elizabeth a sis. of famous dr. Ames, wh. gave him favor in the eyes of puritans, was desired to accept office here in sev. place, espec. Cambridge, perhaps in connex. with the newly begun coll. but prefer. to go home in the Autumn of 1641. Felt I. 212, thinks, he was made townsman of Salem, but the prob. is at least equal, that ano. man was thus honored. He was accomp. to Eng. by John Humphrey, Esq. and then honored in the triumph of the cause, made one of the assembly of divines at Westminster; was founder of the Congreg. ch. 1650, after the N. E. pattern, and d. 2 Sept. 1660, aged 78. Calamy, Cont, II. 797. Winthrop II. 86. Lamson. Lechford, 38, refers to him shortly bef. he sailed. His name he wrote without final s. His w. Elizabeth was bur. 22 Jan. 1659. He was bred at the Univ. of Cambridge, having his a. B. at Catharine Hall, 1596, and taking his A. M. 1600 and B. D. 1608 at Clare Hall as the Registrar of the Univ. certif. to me. JOHN, Dorchester, a baker, came prob. in the Mary and John, 1630, desired


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19 Oct. of that yr. to be made freem. but was not sw. until 7 Aug. 1632, by w. Joanna, had Mary, b. Apr. 1633, d. at 7 yrs.; John, 22 Apr. 1635; Martha, Apr. 1636, d. soon; Mary, again; Israel, 3 June 1642, d. next yr. by the Gen. Ct. appoint. constable 1636; rem. to Boston, bec. one of the found. and a deac. of sec. ch. 5 June 1650. His w. d. 22 Oct. 1675, says the rec. and gr-st. 24 Oct. aged 80 yrs. but perhaps exagger. or copied wrong. In Jan. foll.he m. wid. Sarah Minor, and d. 16 Dec. 1682, aged 77. His only ch. that reac. matur. Mary, m. George Munjoy of Falmouth, and after him Robert Lawrence of the same. JOHN, Plymouth 1640, aft. of Marshfield, had John and other ch. b. in Eng. m. for sec. w. 14 Mar. 1667, Faith, wid. of Edward Dotey, wh. d. the same yr. says Miss Thomas, p. 83, and he d. 1677, says Winsor. But Shurtleff, who gives a full memoir of him, says he was of Duxbury 1643, by first w. whose name is unkn.had John, Samuel, Jeremiah, and Mary; the eldest, prob. John, was k. by lightning, 31 July 1658, as by the Coroner's inq. four days after, is shown; that his sec. w. was Grace, m. 1654, wid. of William Holloway, and she, with his s. Jeremiah was k. by lightning 23 June 1666, when William Shurtleff, ancest. of the disting. antiq. was k. by the same bolt; and that the third w. Faith d. 1667, by wh. he had no ch. but by the sec. had Hannah; Grace; Joseph, b. 1655, wh. was, says Miss Thomas, k. at rehoboth fight, 1676; and Benjamin; and that he prob. d. Oct. 1691, almost 90 yrs. old, leav. Samuel, Benjamin, and Mary. Both of these s. had fams. see also, Thomas's Memo. of Marshfield. JOHN, Duxbury 1643, may be that apprent. wh. went from Boston 1631, but there is no certainty as to that apprent.

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