A genealogical dictionary of the first settlers of new england, showing three generations of those who came before may, 1692, on the basis of farmer's register



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MARSHFIELD, JOSIAH, Springfield, s. of Samuel, m. 22 Sept. 1686, Rachel, d. of Jonathan Gilbert, had six ch. b. at S. was freem. 1690, and aft. 1700 rem. to Hartford, there had a 8. b. 17 Mar. 1704. SAMUEL, Springfield, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 18 Feb. 1652, Esther, d. [[vol. 3, p. 160]] of deac. Samuel Wright, had Mercy, b. 10 June 1653; Thomas, 6 Sept. 1654, both of wh. d. young; Sarah, 2 Feb. 1656; Samuel, 1659, a. young; Hannah, 1661; and Abilene, 2 Apr. 1664. His w. d. next day, and he m. 28 Dec. 1664, Catharine, wid. of Thomas Gilbert, d. of Samuel Chapin, and had been wid. first of Nathaniel Bliss, had Josiah, 29 Sept. 1665; Esther, 6 Sept. 1667; and Margaret, 3 Dec. 1670; was a propr. of Westfield 1666, but never liv. there; rep. 1680, 3, and 4, sheriff of the Co. and d. 8 May 1692. Sarah m. 1676, William Holton, jr.; Hannah m. Joseph Bedurtha; Abilene m. Thomas Gilbert; Esther m. Ephraim Colton; and Margaret m. Ebenezer Parsons.
THOMAS, Windsor, may be thot. to have rem. with Warham, from Dorchester, but no certainty is reach. by inquir. unless the conject. be adopt. that he and first Thomas Marshall were the same person. The first that can positive. be learn. is by a letter from him, as Marshfield, to Samuel Wakeman, 6 May 1641, on p. 12 of our Vol. I. of Reg. of Deeds, strange as the place is, where an extr. is insert. by Gov. Winthrop and next yr. he withdrew from the country, as by Conn. Rec. 14 Oct. 1642, when the Court appoint. trustees to manage his est. for use of the creditors. Perhaps he was lost at sea, but at least no more was ever heard of him. His wid. and fam. rem. to Springfield, the ch. being Samuel, bef. ment.; Sarah, wh. m. Thomas Miller, and ano. d.
MARSTON, BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of John, m. 25 Nov. 1678, Abigail, d. prob. of Hilliard Verin, had Abigail, b. 28 Aug. foll. rep. 1696, was, I presume, f. of Benjamin, H. C. 1689, a man of distinct. EPHRAIM, Salem, s. of John, by w. Elizabeth had Ephraim, b. 24 May 1673; and Samuel, 2 Nov. 1676. EPHRAIM, Hampton, s. of Thomas, m. 19 Feb. 1678, Abigail, d. of John Sanborn, took o. of alleg. 1678, as also did, in the same town, the same yr. ISAAC, JAMES, and WILLIAM, who, perhaps, were his brs. or cous. of wh. ISAAC m. 23 Dec. 1669, Elizabeth d. of John Brown, had Caleb, b. 19 July 1672; Abigail, 25 Dec. 1673, d. in six mos.; Elizabeth 30 Apr. 1675; Mary, 18 Apr. 1677; Sarah, 6 Nov. 1680; Abigail, again, 7 May 1682; and Bethia, 6 July 1687. JACOB, Andover, m. 7 Apr. 1686, Elizabeth Poor, had Jacob, wh. d. 31 Mar. 1688; and John, wh. d. 20 Nov. 1700. Prob. Mary, wh. m. 1 Dec. 1680, Stephen Parker, was his sis. and possib. Hannah, wh. m. 2 Jan. 1689, Benjamin Barker; and Sarah, wh. m. 24 May 1692, James Bridges, all at Andover, may have been. JAMES, Hampton, s. prob. of Thomas, by w. Dinah Sanborn had Abigail, b. 17 Mar. 1679, wh. m. 5 Aug. 1701, John Prescott of H. and d. 14 Nov. 1762; and Ann, 16 Feb. 1681, wh. m. 30 Dec. 1702, Nathaniel Prescott, and d. 30 Dec. 1761.
JOHN, Salem, came 1637, aged 20, as serv. of wid. Mary Moulton, from Ormsby, Co. Norf'k. was a carpenter, freem. 2 June 1641, had bapt. John, 12 Sept. 1641; Ephraim, 10 Dec. 1643; Manasseh, 7 Sept. 1645; Sarah, 19 Mar. 1648; Benjamin, 9 Mar. 1651, bef. ment.; Hannah, [[vol. 3, p. 161]] Apr. 1653; Thomas, 11 Oct. 1655; Elizabeth 30 Aug. 1657; and Abigail, 10 Apr. 1659; beside Mary, 23 Mar. 1662. His w. was Alice. He d. 19 Dec. 1681, aged 66, says the gr.stone. JOHN, Barnstable, m. 1 July 1657, Martha, d. of Bernard Lombard, had John, b. a. 15 June 1658; and George, a. 4 Oct. 1660; rem. to Swansey, there, by w. Joan, had Melatiab, 31 Aug. 1673.
JOHN, Andover 1667, perhaps was f. of Jacob, and Mary, Hannah, and Sarah, above ment. and of John; but means of certainty are beyond our reach, and all we know is that he had w. Martha, was freem. 1691, and that his d. Sarah m. 24 May 1692, James Bridges of A. JOHN, Salem, prob. s. of the first John, m. 5 Sept. 1664, Mary Chichester, perhaps d. of William, wh. d. 25 May 1686, aged 43, by the inscript. on the gr.stone; was freem. 1671; had John, b. 26 July, 1666, d. soon; John, again, 2 Sept. 1667; Mary, 14 Jan. 1670; James, 28 Nov. 1672; Sarah, 8 Oct. 1675; and Margaret, 25 Dec. 1677. JOHN, Andover, prob. s. of John of the same, m. 28 May 1689, Mary Osgood, d. of Christopher, had John, wh. d. 25 Jan. 1694; John, again, 13 May 1699; and, perhaps, others. His w. d. 5 Apr. 1700, hav. suffer. in the delus. of 1692, imprisonm. as a witch. MANASSEH, Salem, br. of Benjamin, was a blacksmith; freem. 1677; capt. rep. 1691, d. 1705, he m. 23 Aug. 1667, Mercy Pierce, had Mercy, b. 23 June 1669, d. soon; Benjamin, 30 July 1670; Samuel, 20 Dec. 1674, d. soon; Samuel, again, 17 Mar. 1676, d. soon; Mercy, again, 7 Aug. 1677; Mehitable, 14 May 1682; Lydia, 7 Jan. 1684; and Susanna, 29 Apr. 1687. But the mo. of the last two is call. Mary. ROBERT, Hampton 1636.
THOMAS, Salem 1636, freem. 2 June 1641, rem. to Hampton as one of the first sett. was h. of Mary, d. of William Estow of H. and prob. f. of Ephraim, perhaps of Isaac, James and William, as well as of Mary, wh. m. 1 Jan. 1681, the sec. William Sanborn, unless one or more were ch. of William; rep. 1677. WILLIAM, Salem 1637, perhaps br. of Thomas, had gr. of Id. that yr. but was of Hampton 1640, and back to S. in few yrs. by w. Sarah, had there bapt. Hannah b. 1 Sept. 1655, Sarah (wh. d. 19 July 1665), and Elizabeth all on 10 Apr. 1659; Mary, b. 2 Apr. 1661; Deliverance, 15 July, bapt. Aug. 1663; and William, 19 Sept. 1665; rem. to Newbury, yet prob. for short time, and so to Hampton, again, where he was freem. 1666; there a. 30 June 1672, acc. Coffin, who says his w. was Sabina, d. of Robert Page, and that he left five ch. Thomas, William, John, Tryphena, and Prudence Cox. Deliverance m. 27 Dec. 1680, Thomas Cooper. WILLIAM, Hampton, s. of the preced. m. Rebecca Page, had Mary, wh. m. 6 Mar. 1695, James Prescott.
MARTIN, ABRAHAM, Hingham 1635, a weaver, at Rehoboth 1643. His will was pro. 9 Sept. 1669. AMBROSE, Weymouth 1638, Concord 1639, had Joseph, b. 8 Nov. 1640; and Sarah, 27 Oct. 1642. Winthrop I. 289. ANTHONY, Middletown, m. 10 or 11 Mar. 1661, Mary, d. of Richard Hall, had Mary, b. 1 Jan. foll. d. soon; John, 17 Mar. 1663; Mary, Mar. 1667; and Elizabeth 3 Aug. 1671; and d. 16 Nov. 1673, leav. wid. CHARLES, York, 1680, sw. alleg. next yr. CHRISTOPHER, Plymouth, a pilgr. of the Mayflower, was of Billericay, in Co. Essex, came with w. two serv. Solomon Prower, and John Langemore. All d. shortly, the serv. Solomon bef. land. 24 Dec. 1620, and the h. 8 Jan. foll.
EDWARD, Boston 1679. EMANUEL, Salem, sign. petitn. against imposts, 1668. GEORGE, Salisbury, blacksmith, by w. Hannah, wh. d. soon, had [[vol. 3, p. 162]] Hannah, b. 1 Feb. 1644; m. 11 Aug. 1646, sec. w. Susanna, d. of Richard North, had Richard, 29 June 1647; George, 21 Oct. 1648; John, 26 Jan. 1651; Esther, 7 Apr. 1653; John, again, 2 Nov. 1656; Abigail, 10 Sept. 1659; William, 11 Dec. 1662, d. very soon; and Samuel, 29 Sept. 1667. Hannah m. 4 Dec. 1661, Ezekiel Worthen; and Esther m. 15 Mar. 1670, John Jameson. Of one Susanna M. (I kn. not whether this w. of George), execut. for witchcr. 1692, the monstrous proceed. is well exhibit. in Essex Inst. II. 135. ISAAC, Rehoboth 1643. JOHN, Charlestown 1638, freem. 13 May 1640, by w. Rebecca had Sarah, bapt. 9 Sept. 1639; Mary, 14 Mar. 1641; John, 1 May 1642; and by w. Sarah had Mehitable, b. 1 Oct. 1643.
JOHN, Dover 1648, of the gr. jury 1654, m. Esther, d. of Thomas Roberts, was freem. 1666, but in 1673 was in Jersey. JOHN, Barnstable, m. 1 July 1657, Martha d. of Bernard Lombard, had John, b. June 1658; George, Oct. 1660; and Desire, 1 Jan. 1663. He rem. to Martha's Vineyard. JOHN, Chelmsford, freem. 1665. JOHN, Marblehead 1674. JOHN, Swansey, had John, b. 15 Mar. 1675, and the Col. Rec. transcr. of Swansey rec. gives him by w. Joan, d. Joanna, 15 Feb. 1683. JOHN, Rehoboth, m. 27 June 1681, Mercy Billington, d. of Francis, as I infer, had John, b. 10 June 1682; Robert, 9 Sept. 1683. JOHN, Bristol, had in 1689 w. and six ch. JOHN, Middletown, s. prob. of Anthony, had w. Elizabeth wh. d. 26 July 1718. His ch. were John, wh. d. young, 14 Mar. 1687; Nathaniel, b. 17 Mar. 1688; Elizabeth 24 Sept. 1689; John, 4 Apr. 1692; Ebenezer, July 1694; Daniel, Oct. 1697; Hannah, 23 May 1699; and Mary, 31 May 1701. JONATHAN, Farmer, in MS. says, was of New Hampsh. and freem. 1668, of wh. I find not the evid.
MICHAEL, Boston, mariner, m. 12 Sept. 1656, Susanna, d. of Mr. Edward Holyoke of that pt. of Boston call. Rumney marsh, had Michael, b. 10 Feb. 1660. RICHARD, Casco 1646, m. a wid. Atwell, perhaps was of Scarborough, freem. 1668, d. early in 1673, his will of 11 Jan. being pro. in Apr. of that yr. In it he teaches us that he had w. Dorothy, s.-in-law Robert Corbin and his w. Lydia, and gives to Benjamin Atwell, wh. prob. had m. ano. a. perhaps dec. for he also gives to gr.ch. Joseph Atwell, and this Joseph, in 1679, then only eight yrs. old, is call. only heir. He brot. from Eng. two ds. of wh. Lydia m. Robert Corbin, and possib. the other was Mary, esecut. at tbe age of 22, in Boston, for murder of her illegit. ch. as told in Winthrop II. 302. See also, Willis, I. 134. RICHARD, Boston, merch. m. 1 Feb. 1654, Sarah, d. of John Tuttle of the same, had Mary, b. 7 June 1655; Sarah, 2 July 1657; and m. a. 1660, sec. w. Elizabeth d. of John Gay of Dedham, had John, b. 2 Aug. 1661; Richard, 24 Mar. 1663; Elizabeth and Mary, tw. 15 Apr. 1665, perhaps both d.; Elizabeth again, 25 July 1667; Abigail, 14 Nov. 1669; and a posthum. ch. Lydia, 8 Feb. 1672. He d. betw. 19 July, the date of a deed to serve for his will, and 6 Nor. 1671, when admin. was giv. to his w. Perhaps he came in the Elizabeth and Ann, from London, 1635, aged 12, and may have [[vol. 3, p. 163]] been br. of John of B. RICHARD, Charlestown, a capt. d. 2 Nov. 1694, aged 62, and his wid. Elizabeth d. 7 Jan. 1726, aged 84, say the gr.stones; but he had prob. not liv. there most of his days, for the list of householders in 1678, Frothingham, 183, tho. it gives the prefix of respect, tells not tbe bapt. name, but indicates barely Mr. Martin's, and there is reason to think it did not mean either John's or Thomas's, and Coffin authorizes the conject. that he was of Newbury, had Richard, b. 8 Jan. 1674. A former w. Elizabeth d. 6 Oct. 1689; and the sec. m. 28 Nov. foll. was wid. of Joshua Edmonds.
ROBERT, freem. of Mass. 13 May 1640, was, perhaps, of Weymouth then, soon rem. to Rehoboth 1643, and Swansey. ROBERT, New Haven, had Mary, bapt. perhaps 24 May 1646; John, 28 May 1648; and Stephen, perhaps 13 May 1652, but for the first and last wrong days are giv. in the rec. of ch. Geneal. Reg. IX. 361. SAMUEL, Wethersfield 1646, went to New Haven, and m. the wid. Brace, but this may have been bef. his perman. sett. at W. at least in the ch. seating 11 Mar. 1647, at N. H. br. and sis. M. are ment. Her name was Phebe, d. of Mr. Bisby of London, who provid. for her and ch. buying est. at W. He had s. Samuel; and, perhaps, Richard; went to London 1652, soon ret. serv. in Philip's war as a lieut. and in Oct. 1677., had a gr. of 50 acres "to him and his heirs forever, prohibit. him the sale of the same, or any alienation thereof from his heirs," showing us that his courage was valued higher than his thrift. He a. 15 Sept. 1683.
SAMUEL, Andover, m. 30 Mar. 1676, Abigail Norton, had Samuel, wh. d. 1 Feb. 1683; was an ens. and d. 16 Nov. 1696. SOLOMON, Gloucester, ship-carpenter, came in the James, I presume, 1635, from London, aged 16, m. 21 Mar. 1643, Mary, d. of Henry Pindar, had Samuel, b. 16 Apr. 1645; and Mary, 9 Jan. 1648. His w. d. 9 Feb. foll. and he m. 18 June next, wid. Alice Varnum of Ipswich, perhaps rem. to Andover, at least sold his G. est. in Mar. 1651, and next yr. was freem. of A. THOMAS, Charlestown 1638, freem. 22 May 1639, perhaps rem. to Cambridge, there by w. Alice Ellet, m. 1 June 1650, had Abigail, b. 22 Aug. 1653; may have been of New London 1666, hav. prefix of respect, at least was not householder at Charlestown 1658. THOMAS, Boston, mariner, m. 1670, Rachel, d. of John Farnham.
THOMAS, Marlborough 1675, freem. 1690. WILLIAM, Reading 1641, one of the earliest selectmen, freem. 1653, perhaps rem. to Groton, there d. 23 Mar. 1673, his w. Mary, wh. had been wid. Lakin, hav. d. 14 Aug. 1669, made provis. of his will dated 6 Mar. bef. pro. 1 Apr. aft. more liberal. To his w's. ch. William and John Lakin, to the ch. of William L. and to sis. Allen and her childr. exc. Hannah, are bequests, to three neighbs. release of debts, and £10. is giv. to the town for purch. of a bell for the meeting-house. Fifteen of this name, says [[vol. 3, p. 164]] Farmer, US. had, in 1834, been gr. at the coll. of N. E. but as at Harv. was none, I think he may have includ. those who spell. the last syl. with y, two being, early at Harv. with this form, as very oft. in some rec. are the preced. found. Uniform use of that letter prob. belongs only to the New Hampsh. fam.
MARTYN, EDWARD, New Hampsh. 1674, may have been s. of John of Dover. RICHARD, Portsmouth, was one of the found. of the first ch. there 1671, rep. 1672 and 9, speaker of tbe ho. and a couns. of the Prov. 1680, d. 2 Apr. 1694. He had Richard, b. 10 Jan. 1660, H. C. 1680; Elizabeth 31 July 1662; Hannah, 2 Jan. 1665; Michael, 3 Feb. 1667; John, 9 June 1668; and Elias, 18 Apr. 1670. He m. sec. w. Mary, wid. of John Denison, d. of Hon. Samuel Symonds of Ipswich, and third w. was Mary, wid. of Samuel Wentworth. RICHARD, Portsmouth, s. of the preced. was a sch.-master, and preach. but prob. did not wish for sett. but d. 6 Dec. 1690.
MARTUGAL, SAUNDERS, sw. 9 May 1667, as freem. of Conn. if Trumbull has correct. giv. the odd name in Col. Rec. II. 8. What town he liv. at is unkn. but in 1669, as this name is not among the freem. of any town, it may be thot. he was d. or rem.
MARVIN, JOHN, Lyme, eldest s. of the sec. Reynold, m. 7 May 1691, Sarah, d. of Henry Graham or Grimes, had Sarah; Mary; John, b. 9 Aug. 1698; Elizabeth; Joseph, 1703; Benjamin; Mehitable; and Jemima; and d. 11 Dec. 1711. His wid. m. Richard Sears, and d. 14 Dec. 1760, aged 90. JOHN, Norwalk, s. of the sec. Matthew, m. 22 Mar. 1704, Mary Beers, had John, b. 22 July 1705; Nathan, 4 Mar. 1708; Seth, 13 July 1709; David, 24 Aug. 1711; Elizabeth 23 Oct. 1713; Mary, 20 Dec. 1716; and Elihu, 10 Oct. 1719. His w. d. 17 Apr. foll. and on 27 Apr. 1721, he m. Rachel, d. of Matthias St. John, and had Hannah, 4 Dec. 1722; Joseph, 20 May 1724; Rachel, 24 Dec. 1725, d. in two days; Benjamin, 14 Mar. 1728, d. in three days; Rachel, again, 27 Mar. 1729; Sarah, 18 May 1733, d. in three days; and Ann, 7 Sept. 1741.
MATTHEW, Hartford 1638, an orig. propr. came in the Increase, 1635, from London, aged 35, a husbandman, with w. Elizabeth 31, and ch. Elizabeth in the custom-ho. rec. call. 31, prob. by error for 11; Matthew, 8; Mary, 6; Sarah, 3; and Hannah, 6 mos. He was one of the orig. grantees of Norwalk, and sett. there 1653, rep. next yr. At Hartford he had Abigail, b. bef. 1641; Samuel, bapt. 16 Feb. 1648; and Rachel, 30 Dec. 1649; and d. 1687. Elizabeth m. John Olmstead, surv. him and made her will 15 Oct. 1689; Mary m. 11 Oct. 1648, Richard Bushnell of Saybrook, and in 1680, deac. Thomas Adgate as sec. h. had ch. by ea. and d. 29 Mar. 1713, aged 84; Sarah m. Oct. 1648, William Goodrich of Wethersfield; Hannah m. Jan. 1654, Thomas Seymour; Abigail m. 1 Jan. 1657, John Bouton; and Rachel [[vol. 3, p. 165]] m. Samuel Smith.
MATTHEW, Norwalk, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. freem. 1664, by w. Mary had Matthew; Sarah; Samuel; Hannah; John, b. 2 Sept. 1678; and Elizabeth; beside others, for in 1672 he counted six ch. was rep. 1694 and 7. Of the ch. our acco. is imperfect, as so frequent. found in the third generat. Matthew m. Rhoda, d. of Mark St. John, and had one d. Mary, b. 7 Oct. 1689, and he d. 1691; Sarah m. Jan. 1681, Thomas Betts; Samuel was rep. 1718, and left descend. by s. Samuel, and Matthew, and had also Josiah; Hannah m. Epenetus Platt; John is bef. ment.; and Elizabeth m. 6 Nov. 1700, Joseph Platt. I think Mary M. uh. m. Daniel Benedict of N. may be a d. RENOLD, REYNOLD, REINOLD, REGINALD, or RAINOLD, Hartford 1639, not an orig. propr. was prob. younger br. of the first Matthew, rem. to Farmington, soon aft. to Saybrook, freem. 1658, d. 1662, betw. 13 May, the date of his will, and 28 Oct. that of his inv. in that yr. leav. only Reynold, and Mary, perhaps both b. in Eng. to enjoy good est. Mary m. William Waller of S. REYNOLD, Lyme, s. of the preced. prob. b. in Eng. freem. 1658, was deac. rep. 1670, 2, 3, 4, and 6 in wh. yr. he d. By w. Sarah, d. of George Clark, he had John, b. 1665; Reynold, 1669; and Samuel, 1671; beside Mary and Sarah, whose dates are unkn. as also all else, exc. that Mary m. Richard Ely of Saybrook. The gr.stone tells of his milit. rank. His wid. m. Joseph Sill or Scill, the disting. soldier, surv. him and was liv. 28 May 1702. Descend. are very num.
REYNOLD, Lyme, s. of the preced. by w. Phebe had Phebe, b. 3 Dec. 1636; Reynold, Jan. 1702; Lydia, 12 Jan. 1704; Esther, 3 Apr. 1707; and his w. d. 21 Oct. foll. In 1708 he m. Martha, d. of Thomas Waterman of Norwich, had Martha, b. 3 Apr. 1710; Elisha, 26 Sept. 1711, d. young; James, 26 May 1713; Sarah, 8 Mar. 1716; Elisba, again, 8 Mar. 1718; and Miriam, Mar. 1720. He was deac. and capt. and d. 18 Oct. 1737. From him, thro. his ninth ch. desc. Theophilus R. Marvin, Esquire, of Boston. SAMUEL, Lyme, br. of the preced. m. 5 May 1699, Susanna, d. of Henry Graham, or Grimes, had Samuel, b. 10 Feb. 1700; Zechariah, 27 Dec. 1701; Thomas, 4 Mar. 1704; Matthew, 7 Nov. 1706; Abigail, 13 Sept. 1709; Elizabeth 1 June 1712; Nathan, 21 Nov. 1714; Nehemiah, 20 Feb. 1717; Mary, and a tw. s. wh. both d. soon; was rep. 1711 and 22, and d. 15 Mar. 1743. THOMAS, Newbury, d. 28 Nov. 1651, Coffin tells, and tells no more. In a hundred yrs. from 1747, eight of this name had been gr. at Yale.
MASCALL, MASCOL, or MASKELL, JOHN, Salem, m. Mar. 1649, Ellen Long, had bapt. John, 23 Feb. 1651 wh. was b. 25 Dec. preced.; Stephen, b. 15 Feb. bapt. 13 Mar. 1653; Mehitable, 15 May, bapt. 3 June 1655; Thomas, b. 14 Aug. 1657; James, 16 Mar. bapt. 26 May 1662; and Nicholas, 14 Apr. bapt. 5 June 1664; was freem. 1678, or possib. 1671, where the name is Maskor in the list. JOHN, Salem, s. of the preced. m. 6 Oct. 1674, Esther, perhaps d. of Christopher Babbage, had John, b. 5 Aug. foll.; Stephen, 21 May 1677; Sarah, 20 Apr. 1687; and Benjamin, 15 Aug. 1699, as in Essex Inst. II. 298 is told.
ROBERT, Boston 1640, in the fam. of William Pierce, went home and had letters [[vol. 3, p. 166]] of dism. from our ch. 5 July 1646, to ch. at Dover, Eng. THOMAS, Windsor, where it is writ. Maskell, m. 10 May 1660, Bethia Parsons (his claim to her seem. to me better than Thomas Haskell's or Thomas Marshall's, yet see Stiles, 698 and 735), had Bethia, b. 6 Mar. 1661; Thomas, 19 Mar. 1662, d. soon; Abigail, 17 Nov. 1663; Thomas, again, 2 Jan. 1666; John, 19 Nov. 1667; Elizabeth 19 Oct. 1669; and he d. 1671. His wid. m. 8 Aug. 1672, John Williams. Hinman, 52, 53 and 153 means one only.
MASON, ARTHUR, Boston, m. 5 July 1655, Joanna, d. of Nicholas Parker, had Ann, b. 10 Aug. 1656, d. at 1 yr.; Mary; Abigail; David, 24 Oct. 1661; Joanna, 26 Mar. 1664; Arthur, 16 Apr. 1666, d. soon; Alice, 26 June 1668; Arthur, again, 18, bapt. 31 Jan. 1674; Jonathan, bapt. 23 Apr. 1676, d. at Dorchester, 9 Mar. 1723; and Lucy, or, as rec. of bapt. is Lois, 11 Aug. 1678. It is somewhere said, that he came 1639, and I will not controvert it; but he was only 77 at his d. 4 Mar. 1708. The w. had d. 2 Jan. 1708. He was a constable, and well dispos. to magnify his office, for amusing proof of which see Hutch. I. 254; wrote his name with ss. Mary m. Nov. 1678, Rev. John Norton of Hingham; Joanna m. a Perry; Alice m. Samuel Shepard; his s. Arthur, wh. was a mariner, m. 26 June 1701, Mary, d. of Sampson Stoddard, wh. d. 19 Sept. 1746. DANIEL, Watertown, youngest s. of Hugh of the same, stud. for a profess. and went as surg. of a vessel from Charlestown, of wh. James Ellson of that town was master, in 1678 or 9, was captur. as tradit. tells, by an Algerine corsair, and prob. d. in Barbary.
DANIEL, Stonington 1673, s. of major John, rem. that yr. to New London or Norwich, m. Margaret, d. of Edward Dennison, for wh. he obt. liberty to come to Roxbury to her relations in the early spring of 1676, and for this yr. to dwell there, his s. Daniel, b. 26 Nov. 1674, was bapt. at R. 9 Apr. in that yr. and aft. her ret. prob. she d. and he at Hingham, m. 10 Oct. 1679, Rebecca, d. of Rev. Peter Hobart. He was that yr. sch.master at Norwich, rem. thence to Lebanon, and finally to Stonington, there d. 1736. By a sec. w. he had Hezekiah, 3 May 1677, tho. the copious and exact. fam. geneal. could not furnish the name, either bapt. or surname; yet the deficiency is well suppl. by the last, --- Peter, 9 Nov. 1680; Rebecca, 10 Feb. 1682; Margaret, 21 Dec. 1683; Samuel, 11 Feb. 1686; Abigail, 3 Feb. 1689; Priscilla, 17 Sept. 1691; and Nehemiah, 24 Nov. 1693; all at S. His w. d. 8 Apr. 1727. See Geneal. Reg. XV. 119. EDMUND, Watertown, a propr. 1642. EDWARD, one of the early sett. at Wethersfield, of wh. no more is kn. exc. that in 1640, aft. d. his inv. of a good est. is found in the rec. but no fam. is heard of.
ELIAS, Salem, had there bapt. Sarah, and Mary, 23 May 1647; Hannah, 14 Jan. 1649; Martha, 18 May 1651; and Elias, 29 May 1653. His w. Jane d. 9 Nov. 1661, and his will of 1 May 1684, pro. 13 June 1688, ment. w. Elizabeth and no ch. but Sarah, w. of John Robinson, with gr.ch. John; and Mary, w. of George Cox, with gr.ch. George. Emma, a wid. of Eastwell, Co. Kent, who came in the Hercules, 1635, and had gr. of ld. 1637, at Salem, may have been his mo. tho. no ch. in the ship's list of passeng. is giv. HENRY, Scituate 1643, perhaps rem. to Dorchester, and may be the freem. of 1650, aft. 1656 a brewer in Boston, wh. d. 1676, and in his will of 6 Oct. of that yr. pro. next mo. [[vol. 3, p. 167]] ment. w. Esther, d. of the first Abraham Howe, no ch. and cous. i. e. niece Mary, d. of Joseph Eliot. HENRY, Boston, serv. to James Everell, d. 10 Nov. 1653. HUGH, Watertown, a tanner, came in the Francis, from Ipswich, Co. Suff'k. 1634, aged 28, with w. Esther, 22, freem. 4 Mar. 1635, had Hannah, b. 23 Sept. 1636; Elizabeth 3 Sept. 1638, d. young; Ruth, bur. 17 Dec. 1640; Mary, b. 18 Dec. 1640; John, 1 Jan. 1645; Joseph, 10 Aug. 1646; Daniel, 19 Feb. 1649, prob. H. C. 1666; and Sarah, 25 Sept. 1651; was rep. 1644, 5, 60 and oft. later to 1676 and 7; in 1632 a capt. and d. 10 Oct. 1678, and his wid. d. 21 May 1692. Hannah m. 17 Oct. 1653, Joshua Brooks of Concord; Mary m. 20 May 1668, Rev. Joseph Estabrook; and Sarah m. the same day capt. Andrew Gardner of Muddy riv.
Of ano. HUGH we may be led to inq. the resid. by the passage in Drake's Hist. of Boston, 418, of expedit. into the Ind. country, 1676, by one of this name, when we may justly presume, that our Watertown rep. was too old for such severe duty. JACOB, Boston, s. of Ralph, prob. the instrument maker, of wh. Judge Sewall notes the d. 9 Feb. 1695, by w. Rebecca had Elizabeth b. 29 July 1671, d. soon; Elizabeth again, 23 Apr. 1676; Hannah, 25 May 1678; Jacob, 23 Apr. 1680; Rebecca, 24 Aug. 1681; and Joseph, 9 Feb. 1684. JOHN, the patentee of N. Hampsh by whose pub. spirit, tho. he never came in person to our country, so much was effect. in its sett. that he well deserves ment. in this work, d. 26 Nov. 1637, leav. only ch. Jane to inherit his vexatious principality. She m. John Tufton, Esquire, had John, wh. d. without issue, as is told by Farmer, and Robert, who took the name of Mason.
JOHN, Dorchester, tho. thot. by some to have come 1630, with Winthrop prob. came early in 1632, was in Dec. of that yr. sent as lieut. with 20 men against a pirate at the E. for wh. in July foll. he was paid £10, and bec. capt. in Nov. aft. was first on the list of freem. 4 Mar. 1635, and disting. then by title of capt. rep. 1635 and 6, and this yr. rem. with Warham to Windsor, of great serv. in milit. and civ. life, finished the Pequot war, in 1637, being in chief com. rep. 1637 to 41, then Assist. to 59, then dep.-gov. for eight maj.-gen. and commiss. for the Congr. of N. E. 1647, 54, 5, 6, 9, and 61. From Windsor he rem. 1647 to Saybrook, thence to first sett. of Norwich 1659. By first w. wh. d. at W. we kn. not of any ch. but he took sec. w. in July 1639, nam. Peck, and had, perhaps, Isabel; certain. Priscilla, b. Oct. 1641; Samuel, July 1644; John, Aug. 1646; Rachel, Oct. 1648; Ann, June 1650; Daniel, Apr. 1652; and Elizabeth Aug. 1654; and d. at N. 30 Jan. 1672, in 72d yr. All that the diligence of Prince, the annalist, could gather to prefix to his Hist. of the Pequot war may be read in 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 122; and later inq. adds little; yet in Sparks's Amer. Biog. Vol. III. of 2d Series, is a copious [[vol. 3, p. 168]] biogr. of the great capt. writ. with much felicity, by the Rev. George E. Ellis. Isabel m. 17 June 1658, John Bissell of Windsor; Priscilla m. 8 Oct. 1664, Rev. James Fitch; Elizabeth m. 8 May 1671, Thomas Norton; Ann m. John Brown of Swanzey, and Rachel m. 12 June 1678, Charles Hill, as his sec. w. Thro. Daniel, the youngest s. the late Hon. Jeremiah deriv. descent.
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