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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JONATHAN, Hingham, m. Nov. 1686, Sarah, d. of John Langley of the same, had Mary, b. 3 Nov. 1687, and no more. He d. of smallpox, 22 Nov. 1690, a soldier in the lamenta. expedit. of Phips against Quebec. SAMUEL, Roxbury, s. of the first John, b. in Eng. freem. 1660, m. 7 June 1657, Abigail Stansfull if the copy of rec. furnish. me spell correct. so strange a name, had Abigail, b. 22, bapt. 29 May 1659; Jonathan, 4, bapt. 7 Feb. 1664; Joanna, 7, bapt. 11 Mar. 1666; Eleazer, 6, bapt. 8 Mar. 1668; John, 17, bapt. 19 June 1670; Gideon, 25 Jan. bapt. 4 Feb. 1672, d. in few wks.; and Experience, a d. 28, bapt. 31 Aug. 1673; and he d. 17 July 1677. THOMAS, Malden, one of Moseley's comp. in 1675 for Narraganset campaign. Four of the name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. and eight at other N. E. coll.
MAYBEE, HENRY, Newtown, L.I. 1656. Thompson. NICHOLAS, Windsor, was bur. 1 Mar. 1667, with very small est. and neither w. nor ch.
MAYER, HENRY, Boston, butcher, by w. Alice had Joseph, b. 13 Mar. 1686; and by w. Hannah had Patience, 17 May 1698. ROBERT, BOSton, by w. Hannah had Hannah, b. 16 Sept. 1683. THOMAS, Hingham 1638, came from Co. Norf.'k that yr. in the Diligent.
MAYFIELD, JOHN, Lynn, m. Rebecca, d. of Godfrey Armitage of the same, had Benoni, b. Mar. 1666.
MAYHEW, JOHN, Chilmark, s. of the sec. Thomas, labor. all his short life in teach. the Ind. chiefly on the Vineyard, d. 3 Feb. 1689, in 37th yr. leav. s. Experience to carry on the work on larger scale, b. 1674, d. 29 Nov. 1758, wh. m. 12 Nov. 1695, at Barnstable, Thankful, d. of Gov. Hinckley, and f. of an illustr. line, Joseph, H. C. 1730; Nathan, H. C. 1731; Zechariab, a missiona. to the lnd. wh. d. 6 Mar. 1806 in 89th yr.; and Jonathan, H. C. 1744, one of the most disting. divines of our country, premature. tak. from his serv. at the age of 44 by d. at Boston 9 July 1766.
JOHN, New London, mariner, was from Devonsh. m. 25 Dec. 1676, Joanna, d. of Jeffrey Christophers, had John, b. 15 Dec. 1677; Wait, 4 Oct. 1680; Elizabeth 8 Feb. 1688; Joanna; Mary; and Patience; and d. 1696. His s. John serv. as one of the pilots for the fleet of Sir Hovenden Walker, in the abortive expedit. 1711, against Quebec, and was sent to Eng. to give evid. of the cause of [[vol. 3, p. 185]] its failure, should any inquiry ever be instit. See Hutch. II. 197.
THOMAS, Watertown, b. early in 1591, came in the Griffin, 1633, if we might so infer from the fact of his tak. hix o. as freem. 14 May 1634, when Gov. Haynes and Gov. Brenton, besides Cotton, Hooker, and Stone, passeng. in that ship were adm. But that infer. would be wrong, for in Col. Rec. 95, is a report sign. by him and two other gent. for sett. out the bounds betw. Watertown and the new town, 6 Mar. 1632, and in July 1633, he was appoint. admor. of Ralph Glover, while Cotton and fellow passeng. did not arr. bef Sept. next, so that he must have been here in 1631, and he serv. as a merch. at Southampton, Eng. as Bond relates, and here as rep. 1636-44 exc. 42, was active in trade, first at Medford, aft. at W. but was induced to rem. to the Vineyard a. 1647, where he was propr.'s Gov. and preacher to the Ind. above 33 yrs. d. 1681, six days only bef. being 90 yrs. old. It is indistinc. pronounc. by tradit. that first w. h. d. in Eng. had been Martha Parkhurst, and sec. was prob. brot. with him, Grace, wid. of Thomas Paine, of London, and by her he had Hannah, b. 15 June 1635; Bethia, 6 Dec. 1636; and Mary, 14 Jan. 1640.
It is not kn. that he had any s. but Thomas wh. he, as b. of the. former w. brot. from Eng. but some uncert. is felt as to the relat. of f. and I do not concur with Bond, 857, in mak. Jane the last w. of Thomas the elder, but think her wid. of the s. nor do I believe that it was the s. wh. was, in 1647, chos. by Thomas Paine, then 15 yrs. old, as, with his w. Grace, guardians for him. THOMAS, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. serv. with his f. at the Vineyard, being the first min. bef. went to Eng. m. Jane Paine, perhaps d. of Grace, w. of his f. had Matthew, a teacher of much celebr. in the Ind. cause, wh. d. 1710; Thomas, wh. was a judge; and John, bef. ment. He was on board of that ship of wh. Garrett was master, from Boston to London in Nov. 1657, with Davis, Ince, and Pelham, young scholars, the hope of the country, fellow passeng. never heard of, so proper. lament by Gookin, as in his Hist. Coll. may be read. He sail. from B. the same day in ano. ship for London. His wid. Jane m. Richard Sarson.
MAYNARD, DAVID, Westbury, s. of sec. John of Sudbury, by w. Hannah, wh. d. 1725, had Keziah, b. 1703; David, 1704; Ruhamah, 1706; Jonathan, 1708; Martha, 1710, Jesse, 1712; Jotham, 1714; Ebenezer, 1716; Nathan; Hannah, and Mercy; and he d. a. 1757. JOHN, Cambridge 1634, rem. to Hartford, there was exempt, 1646, from watch, prob. for infirm. m. aft. May 1648, Edith, wid. of Robert Day, whose s. John rec. the prop. of Maynard by his will, as he had no ch. and d. not long aft. JOHN, Duxbury 1643.
JOHN, Sudbury 1640, an orig. propr. freem. 1664, was one of the petitnrs. for gr. of Marlborough in 1656, and d. 10 Dec. 1672. He had two ws. if not more; by first [[vol. 3, p. 186]] was b. John, but of what date is unkn. and, perhaps, others; he m. says Barry, 1646, Mary Axdell or Axtel had Zechary, b. 7 June 1647; Elizabeth 26 May l649; Lydia; Hannah, 30 Sept. 1653; and Mary, 3 Aug. 1656. Hannah d. prob. young, as she is not nam. in his will of 4 Sept. 1672, in wh. he calls John eldest s. but makes w. with Zechary excors. calls Elizabeth w. of Joseph Graves; and Lydia, w. of Joseph Moore; and the youngest d. unm. but she m. Feb. 1674, Daniel Hudson of Lancaster, and d. in 1677. Perhaps the first w. was d. of Comfort Starr, and the sec. may have been m. a doz. yrs. later than Barry tells.
JOHN, Dorchester or Boston, a carpenter, freem. 1649, m. wid. Elizabeth Pell (that had bef. been wid. of Nathaniel Heaton) and d. 4 Oct. 1658, leav. her once more a wid. JOHN, Sudbury, eldest s. of the first John of the same, perhaps brot. by his f. from Eng. m. 5 Apr. 1658, Mary, d. of Stephen Gates of Lancaster, had John, b. 1661; Elizabeth 1664; Simon, 1666, d. young; Simon, again, 1668 ; David, 1669, bef. ment. Zechariah, 1672; Hannah; Sarah, 1680; Lydia, 1682; and Joseph, 1685; all b. at Marlborough, where he was freem. 1685, and d. leav. wid. Sarah, perhaps 1711. JOHN, Marlborough, eldest s. of the preced. by w. Lydia, d. of Richard Ward, had John, b. 1690; Daniel, 1692; James, 1694, Mary, 1696; Reuben, 1698; Abigail, 1701; Phineas, 1703; Bethia, 1705; and Hezekiah, 1708; was freem. I think, 1690, tho. the rec. says sen. when his f. was alive, and hav. once sworn in 1685, needed not to go through the solemnity again, yet it was, perhaps, thot. good to swear double in those times. He d. 15 May, 1731, and his wid. d. 10 Jan. 1740.
JOSEPH, Marlborough, youngest s. of the sec. John of Sudbury, m. 1707, Elizabeth Price, had Persis, b. 1713; Elizabeth 1716; and Benjamin, 1721. His w. d. 1732, at Worcester. SIMON, Marlborough, br. of David by w. Hannah had Hannah, b. 1694; Simon, 1696; Elizabeth 1698; Tabitha, 1701; EIisha, 1703; Eunice, 1705, Ephraim, 1707; and Benjamin, 1709; and d. 19 Jan. 1747; and Hannah, his wid. d. 5 Apr. 1748. WILLIAM, New London, came from Hampsh. Eng. m. 15 Nov. 1678, Lydia, d. of John Richard, had William, b. 16 Nov. 1680; and eight more ch. of wh. three are under age when she d. 1711. ZECHARY, Sudbury, s. of the first John of the same, m. 1678, Hannah, not d. of John Cooledge, as Barry, 323, says, but d. of John Goodrich of Wethersfield, had Zechariah, b. 30 Apr. 1679; John, 26 Jan. 1681; Hannah, 25 Jan. 1683; Jonathan, 8 Apr. 1683; David, or Daniel, 22 May 1687; Elizabeth 3 Jan. 1692; Joseph; Moses; and Abigail, 13 May 1700. His w. d. 1719, and he d. 1724. This name is spell. with many variat.
MAYNE, or MAYEN. See Maine.
MAYO, DANIEL, Eastham, s. of the sec. John, had Bethia, Sarah, Daniel, Jeremiah, Margery, Mary; and d. a. 1715. JAMES, Eastham, [[vol. 3, p. 187]] br. of the preced. had Gamaliel, Joseph, James, and prob. Jonathan, by, first w. and by the sec. Sarah, m. 1702, had Sarah, b. 14. Jan. 1703, Henry, 3 May 1705; and John, 11 Oct. 1707; and d. 1708. JOHN, Barnstable, min. collea. with Lothrop, camein 1638 prob. as he was ser. freem. 3 Mar. 1640, and ord. 15 Apr. foll. brot. from Eng. ch. Hannah, Samuel, John, Nathaniel, and, perhaps, Elizabeth wh. may, however, have been b. on this side of the water; rem. to Eastham 1646, thence, discourag. at E. drawn to Boston, where he was inst. 9 Nov. 1655, first min. of the sev. or N. ch. and Michael Powell ord. ruling. the same day; dism. 1673, in advanc. age aft. hav. more than twenty-yrs. had joint. serv. with Increase Mather, he went to Barnstable, there, and at Eastham and Yarmouth liv. the short resid. of his days with one or ano. ch. and d. at Y. May 1676, leav. wid. Thomasine, wh. d. 26 Feb. 1682, but we kn. not whether she had been his first w. in Eng. The agreem. 15 June 1676, for settlem. of the small est. betw. wid. ch. and gr.ch. is on rec. His d. Hannah m. 1652, Nathaniel Bacon; and Elizabeth m. Joseph Howes of Yarmouth.
JOHN, Eastham, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 1 Jan. 1651, Hannah Reycraft, if Col. Rec. has the name right, had John, b. 15 Dec. 1652; William, 7 Oct. 1654; James, 3 0ct. 1656, bef. ment.; Samuel, 2 Aug. 1658; Elisha, 7 Nov. 1661; Daniel, 24 Jan. 1664, bef. ment.; Nathaniel, 2 Apr. 1667; Thomas, 24 June 1670, d. soon; and Thomas, again, 15 July 1672. He d. a. 1706, the only s. wh. outliv. the f. His will, of June 1702, was pro. 4 Nov. 1706. JOHN, Roxbury, came in 1633, a young ch. brot. by Robert Gamblin, jr. as s. of his w. by former h. m. 24 May 1654, Hannah, d. of John Graves, had Hannah, b. 24 Apr. 1657, d. soon; John, 15, bapt. 20 Feb. 1659; Hannah, again, 16, bapt. 24 Feb. 1661; Rebecca, 30 June, bapt. 3 July 1664, d. at 21 yrs.; Joseph, 11, bapt. 13 Jan. 1667; Mehitable, 6 Jan. bapt. 28 Feb. 1669; Thomas, 16, bapt. 20 Nov. 1670; Benjamin, 29, bapt. 31 Mar. 1672, d. in Oct. foll. as did also Thomas, the predeces.; Thomas, again, 12, bapt. 16 Nov. 1673; yet the town rec. makes this last b. 12 Dec. 1676. He d. 28 Apr. 1688, but his will of 9 Feb. preced. was kept back until 11 June 1691, perhaps to avoid the Andros jurisdict. upon pro. business. It names the w. Hannah, wh. d. 5 Oct. 1699, aged 63; and the five liv. ch. Hannah m. 2 Mar. 1680, Isaac Morris; and Mehitable m. 23 July 1695, Thomas Thurston.
JOHN, Hingham, s. of the sec. John, m. 14 Apr. 1681, Hannah, d. of maj. John Freeman, had Hannah, b. 8 Jan. 1682; Samuel, 16 July 1684; John; Mercy, 23 Apr. 1688; Rebecca; Mary, 26 Oct. 1694, Joseph, 22 Dec. 1696; and a. 1700 rem. to Harwich, there had Elizabeth 1706; was rep. oft. and he d. 1 Feb. 1726. JOHN, Roxbury, s. of John of the same, m. 8 July 1685, Sarah Burden, had Rebecea, b. 14 May 1686, d. at 2 mos.; [[vol. 3, p. 188]] Sariah, 9 June 1688, d. in 3 wks. He was deac. and d. 25 Feb. 1733.
JOSEPH, Newbury, m. 29 May 1679, Sarah, prob. d. of Henry Short, had Sarah, b. 9 July foll.; and Thomasine, 10 June 1689, as Coffin gives the dates. JOSEPH, Roxbury, br. of John the sec. m. 10 Mar. 1692, Elizabeth d. of John Holbrook, had Rebecca, b. 26 Dec. foll. d. young; Elizabeth 17 Mar. 1696: and his w. d. 7 Feb. 1735. NATHANIEL, Eastham, s. of Rev. John, b. in Eng. m. 13 Feb. 1650, Hannah, d. of Gov. Thomas Prence, had Thomas, b. 7 Dec. foll.; Nathaniel, 16 Nov. 1652.; Samuel, 12 Oct. 1655; Hannah, 17 Oct. 1657; Theophilus, 17 Dec. 1659, and Bathshua, 1662; was rep. 1660, and he d. 1662. His wid. m. Jonathan Sparrow. NATHANIEL, Eastham, s. of the preced. m. 28 June 1678, Elizabeth d. of Robert Wickson or Wixam, had Nathaniel, b. July 1681; Bathsheba, 23 Sept. 1683; Alice, 29 Apr. 1686; Ebenezer, 13 July 1689, Hannah, Jan. 1692; Elisha, 28 Apr. 1695; and Robert, 20 Mar. 1698. He took sec. w. 10 June 1708, Mercy, wid. of Nathaniel Young, and d. 30 Nov. 1709. NATHANIEL, Eastham, s. of the sec. John of the same, by first w. whose name is not ment. had Rebecca, b. Apr. 1697; William, Aug. 1699; and Robert, June 1701; and he m. sec. w. 28 Oct. 1703, Mary Brown, had Mary, 1704; Mehitable, 1705; Ann, 1707; Priscilla, 1708; Phebe, 1709; Lydia; and Hannah; and d. 1716.
SAMUEL, Barnstable, 1640, s. of Rev. John, b. in Eng. a mariner, one of the purchas. of Oyster Bay, L. I. Apr. 1653, had his. vessel seiz. for intercourse with the Dutch, then our enemies, by Thomas Baxter, under a R. I. authority, but obtain. restit. with decree for £150 dams. By w. Thomasine, d. of William Lumpkin of Yarmouth, had Mary, 1645; Samuel, 1647, bapt. together, 3 Feb. 1650 (his w. hav. join. Lothrop's ch. 20 Jan. preced.); Hannah, 20 Oct. 1650; Elizabeth 22 May 1633; and at Boston, whither he had rem. Nathaniel, 1 Apr. 1658; and Sarah, 1660.; and he d. 1663. Admin. of his est. was giv. 26 Apr. 1664, to his f. at Boston, his wid. declining the tr. Mary m. 16 July, 1664, Jonathan Bangs; and Elizabeth m. 1674, Rev. Samuel Treat. SAMUEL, Eastham, s. of the first Nathaniel, had Samuel, b. 1690; Jonathan; Rebecca; and Mercy; and d. 29 Oct. 1738. SAMUEL, Eastham, s. of the sec. John of the same, had Ann, Martha, Elizabeth and Content.
THOMAS, Eastham, s. of the first Nathaniel, m. 13 June 1677, Barbara, d. of Richard Knowles, had Thomas, b. 3 Apr. 1678; Theophilus, 31 Oct. 1680; Mary, Aug. 1683, Maria, 19 Jan. 1685; Ruth, Jan. 1688; Judah, 25 Nov.; Lydia, 12 June 1694; Richard, 13 Jan. 1696; and Israel, 12 Aug. 1700; and d. 22 Apr.: 1729. THOMAS, Eastham, youngest s. of the sec. John of the same, had Mary, and, Mr. Hamblen thinks, Mercy, Hannah, and Noah.
THOMAS, Roxbury, s. of John of the same, m. 4 May 1699, Elizabeth d. of [[vol. 3, p. 189]] John Davis, had Hannah, b. 4 Apr. 1700; Mary, 22 Oct. 1702, d. at 16 yrs.; Sarah, 30 May 1705; Elizabeth 22 Sept. 1707; John, 17 Sept. 1709; Rebecca, 21 Oct. 1711; Thomas, 23 Sept. 1713; Abigail, Sept. 1715; Joseph, 13 June 1717, d. within 4 wks.; Mary, again, 20 Feb. 1719; Joseph, again, 28 Feb. 1721; and Mehitable, 12 Apr. 1724; and he d. 26 May 1750. WILLIAM, Eastham, s. of the sec. John of the same, d. 1691, and his wid. d. next yr.; had, as Hamblen thinks, Thankful and Mercy.
MAYSANT, WILLIAM, Branford 1646 and 8, then own. ld. prob. rem. for no more is kn.
MAZURE, or MAZURYE, BENJAMIN, Salem, m. 23 Oct. 1676, Margaret Row, had Benjamin, b. 6 July 1679. JOSEPH, Salem, prob. br. of the preced. m. 25 Mar. 1680, Sarah, d. of John Pickworth, had Joseph, b. 25 Mar. 1681; Abigail, June 1683; Nathaniel, 23 Feb. 1687; Benjamin, 10 Nov. 1689. LAWRENCE, Salem, prob. br. of the preced. m. 25 Oct. 1670, Mary Kebbin, prob. the same as Kibby, had Mary, b. 15 Feb. 1673. I suppose in mod. days the spell. is Masury.
MCDONALD, JOHN, Boston 1657.
MCDOUGALL, ALISTER, Boston 1658.
MCEWEN, or MEKEUNE, MCCUNE, or MECUNE, GERSHOM, Stratford, youngest s. of Robert m. Jan. 1737, Martha, d. of Samuel Picket, had Mary, b. Apr. 1738; Robert, June 1743; Sarah, Apr. 1747; and Samuel, Dec. 1749. JOHN, Stratford, eldest br. of the preced. m. Oct. 1727, Rebecca, d. of Daniel Picket, had EIiz. b. Mar. 1729, Daniel, Nov. 1730, wh. d. unm.; Nathan, Feb. 1733, d. at 5 yrs.; Rebecca, Sept. 1737, d. next yr.; Nathan, again, Nov. 1740; and John, Feb. 1745. The two youngest s. were m. ROBERT, Stratford 1686, a scotchman, came in the Henry and Francis, a sh. of 350 tons, charter. by the laird of Pitlochie, as Whitehead, in Hist. of Perth Amboy tells, or in the Caledonia (by ano. rep.) a man of war of 50 guns, to transport covenanters releas. from the tolbooths of Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Sterling, on condition of transporta. to the colonies. No little of history interest attaches to this colony that land. their precious freight. at Perth Amboy. McEwen hims. wh. by tradit. is deriv. from Dumfries, explains: "In June 18, 1679, I was in an engagem. in Scotland, at Bothwell brigg, then of the age of 18 yrs. The 5th of Sept. 1685 we set sail to come to America, and land. at Amboy 18 Dec. and 18 Feb. foll. I came to Stratford." Here he was a tailor, made leather breeches for men, stays and mantys for women; and he says he m. 20 June 1695, Sarah Wilcockson, d. of Timothy, as the rec. says, noting the m. of 2 June, and of b. of two first ch. his own writ. agrees very near. with John, 20 or 23 Sept. 1697; and Elizabeth wh. he calls Betty, 7 Nov. 1699. Other ch. were Robert, 7 Mar. 1702; Sarah, 5 Nov. 1704; Timothy, 11, bapt. 27 Apr. 1707; and Gershom, b. 7 Apr. 1711; and the f. d. Feb. 1740. Of fellow-passeng. I presume very few (I hear with certain. of only one, came to N. E. and concur. reports say more than one third d. on the voyage to N. J. Not a few, Whitehead says, went back to Scotland, prob. aft. the revo. of 1688.
ROBERT, Stratford, s. of the preced. m. Aug. 7, Mary, d. of Abel Birdsey, had Comfort, b. [[vol. 3, p. 190]] Sept. 1728; Sarah, Nov. 1730, Hezekiah, Oct 1732; and Eunice, 9 Aug. 1740. TIMOTHY, Stratford, br. of the preced. m. Aug. 1736, Abigail, d. of John Hurd, had Ruth, b. Sept. 1737; Ephraim, Dec. 1739; Abijah, Sept. 1742; Phebe, Apr. 1745; Ann, July 1747; perhaps William, said to have been lost at sea; George, June 1752; and Charity, Nov. 1754; and he d. Feb. 1788.
MEACHAM, ISAAC, Enfield, weaver, s. prob. of Jeremiah the first, liv. many yrs. at Salem, m. 28 Dec. 1669, wid. Deborah Perkins, d. of Thomas Browning, had Deborah, b. 15 Dec. 1670, d. next yr.; Isaac, 13 Nov. 1672; Jeremiah, 3 Nov. 1674, Israel, 28 Sept. 1676, wh. both d. without ch.; Ebenezer, 21 Feb. 1678; Ichabod, 11 Aug. 1679; Deborah, again, 8 Apr. 1681; and John, 11 June 1682. He rem. next yr. from S. and at E. had Mary, 1684; Joseph, 18 Feb. 1686, H. C. 1710, the first min. of Coventry 1713; and Benjamin, 1687; and d. 1692. JEREMIAH, Salem 1660, a fuller, m. Deborah, d. of John Brown of Watertown, had prob. Isaac, and Jeremiah, beside ds. Rhoda, wh. m. a West, and d. bef. her f. leav. Samuel; Sarah, wh. m. 4 Feb. 1668, Joseph Boyce or Boyes; Hannah, wh. m. 6 or 16 Feb. 1668, William Gill; Bethia, wh. m. Sept. 1672, George Hacker; and perhaps, Rebecca, wh. m. 27 Jan. 1675, John Macarty. He d. 1695, aged 81, and his will was pro. 12 Apr. of that yr.
JEREMIAH, Salem, s. of the preced. m. 3 Jan. 1673, Mary Trask, d. of Henry, had Jeremiah, b. 21 Dec. 1673. Perhaps he rem. to Windham, and d. there 14 Apr. 1743, aged 99. His will, of 31 Dec. 1729, names w. Deborah, ch. Daniel, John, James, Joseph, and gr.s. John. JOHN, Salem, m. 28 May 1697, Mary, d. of William Cash.
MEADE, MEADES, or MEDE, DAVID, Cambridge, vill. perhaps s. of Gabriel, m. at Watertowrn, 24 Sept. 1675, Hannah Warren, perhaps d. of David, had Hannah, b. 17 Sept. 1676; and David, 1678; rem. to Billeriea, freem. 1683; rem. to Woburn, there had John, 14 Aug. 1685, Sarah, 24 Oct. 1688; Susanna, 11 Oct. 1690; and. perhaps, rem. again. Hannah m. 14 Oct 1701, Ebenezer Locke. GABRIEL, Dorchester, freem. 2 May 1638, d. 12 May 1666, in 79th yr. as was supos. His will, of 18 Jan. 1654, pro. 17 July 1667, names w. Johanna, b. prob. was a sec. w. s. David, and four ds. Lydia, Experience, Sarah, and Patience. Lydia m. l9 Oct. 1652, James Burgess; Experience m. 4 Dec. 1663, Jabez Heaton; Sarah m. 30 Nov. 1664, Samuel Eddy; and Patience m. 28 Apr. 1669, Matthias Evans, all, I think, of Boston. He had also s. not nam. in the will, Israel, b. 1639, wh. liv. at Watertown, some yrs. but rem. to D. in Aug. 1674, and, perhaps, later to Woburn.
ISRAEL, Woburn, prob. s. of the preced. m. 26 Feb. 1662, Mary, d. of wid. Mary Hall, had Margaret, b. 20 Jan. 1676; Mary, 10 Feb. 1682; Ruth, 10 Aug 1684; Ebenezer, 10 May 1686, and, perhaps, some earlier. Magaret m. Joseph Locke, as sec. w. JAMES, Wrentham, by Judith had Grace, b. 11 Dec. 1692; and James, 9 Oct. 1694; and [[vol. 3, p. 191]] his w. d. that same day. JOHN, Grenwich, prob. s. of Joseph, proound. for freem. 1670. JOSEPH, Stamford 1657, rem. to Grenwich, was freem. 1662, rep. 1669-71. NICHOLAS, Charlestown 1680, had by w. Elizabeth wh. join. the ch. 6 Mar. 1681, Susanna, bapt. 13 Mar. 1681; Elizabeth 14 Aug. 1681, and, perhaps, rem. RICHARD, Roxbury 1663, freem. 1665, had Richard, a mariner, wh. d. bef. 15 Feb. 1679, when the f. took admin. on the st. but that s. was, I think, not b. at R. The f. m. 6 Nov. 1678, Mary, a sec. w. and d. I believe, 21 Feb. 1689. THOMAS, Salem, m. 31 Jan. 1673, Mary, perhaps wid. of Thomas Day.
WILLIAM, Gloucester, 1641, one of the selectmen 1647, rem. to New London, bef. Oct. 1653, wben he w as rep. but never aft. tho. liv. 1669. WILLIAM, Roxbury, br. of Richard, had Rebecca, and d. Oct. 1683, and his wid. 8 days aft. His will, made the day of his d. if the rec. be right, pro. 2 Nov. 11. foll. names only br. Richard, w. Rebecca, and s. in-law Joseph, Stanton, tho. undutiful. The wid. made her will 5, pro. 15 Nov. foll. Nineteen of the name had, in 1834, been gr. at the coll. of N. E. of wh. only one was of Harv.
MEADER, JOHN, Dover 1653, by w. Abigail, had Elizabeth b. 26 Mar. 1665; John; Sarah, 11 Jan. 1669; and Nathaniel, 14 June 1671, wh. k. by the Ind. 23 Apr. 1704, and, perhaps, Nicholas. Sarah m. 16 Mar. 1692, Edward Wakeham. Belkn. I. 168; and Niles, in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VI. 254. NATHANIEL, Dover, s. of the preced. by w. Eleanor had Lydia, b. 25 Aug. 1696; Daniel, 3 Nov. 1698; Nathaniel, 8 Mar. 1700; Elizabeth 3 Apr. 1702; and Eleanor, posthum. 3 June 1704. NICHOLAS, Dover, perhaps br. of the preced. w. Lydia had Keziah, 23 June 1709; Samuel, 15 Jan. 1711; Nicholas, 9 Oct, 1712; John, 8 Oct. 1715; and Daniel, 6 Nov. 1718.
MEADOWS, PHILIP, Roxbury m. Apr. 16 1641, Elizabeth d. of Stephen Iggulden or Iggleden, had Hannah, b. 1 Feb. 1643. Perhaps he rem. for no more is found of him in the rec.
MEAKINS, or MEEKINS, JOHN, Hartford, is in the list of freem. 1669, d. 1706, leav. wid. Mary, ds. Mary Belden, Sarah Spencer, beside Rebeecca, and Hannah, unm. when his will of 1702 was made, and three s. John, Joseph, and Samuel. Of these, John was. a lieut. d. 1739, aged 76; Samuel was a lieut. d. 1733, in 60th yr. The wid. wh. may have been sec. w. was d. of John Biddle, and she d. 1725 in 78th yr. THOMAS, Boston 1633, came prob. in the Griffin, adm. with w. Catharine of Boston ch. 2 Feb. foll. then call. "serv. to our br. Edmund Quincy," freem. 9 Mar. 1637 prob. d. in few yrs. and his wid. went to live at Roxbury, with a s. Thomas, there d. "an aged woman," as Eliot writes "mo. of br. Meakins," 3 Feb. 1651.
THOMAS, Braintree, s. of tbe preced. b. in Eng. came, no doubt, with his f. and mo. 1633, "serv. to our br. Edmund Quincy," as on adm. to the ch. 30 Mar. foll. he is call. was freem. 25 [[vol. 3, p. 192]] May 1636, had Joseph, bapt 5 May 1639, at Boston, and at Braintree, Sarah, b. 24 Apr. 1641; and Thomas, 8 June 1643; was rep. 1644; rem. to Roxburg there had Hannah, bapt. 13 Mar. 1647; and John, 28 Jan. 1649, d. in May foll. and his w. Sarah d. in childbed, 21 Jan. 1651, says. the ch. rec. wh. adds "she was a gracious woman, and left a good savor behind her." The Braintree rec. ment. that Helen M. was drown. 3 Dec. 1638; and she may have been ch. but more prob. sis. of this man. He rem. to Hadley, with sec w. Elizabeth m. says rec. of R. 14 Feb. 1651 (unless this be antedat.) wh. d. 1683 without ch. and he d. 10 Dec. 1687. He had ds. Mary, I suppose b. at Braintree, wh. m. at Nathaniel Clark of Northampton, bore him two ds. and in 1669 m. John Allis of Hatfield; and Hannah, w. of Joseph Belknap, wh. d. 26 Dec. 1688, to share his prop. acc. his will, with heirs of his only s. THOMAS, Hatfield, s. of the preced. m. Mary, d. of Thomas Bunce of Hartford, had Sarah, b. 1667; Mary, 1670; John, 1672; Thomas, 1673, and Mehitable, 1675; and he was k. by the Ind. 19 Oct. of that yr. His wid. m. next yr. John Downing.
MEANE, or MEANS, JOHN, Cambridge, by w. Ann had John, b. 3 Feb. 1638, wh. d. 10 Aug. of the yr. foll.; Sarah, Feb. 1640; Mary, 3 Apr. 1644; John, again, posthum. 19 Sept. wh. was bur. 21 0ct. 1646; but the f. d. or was bur. 19 Mar. bef. The wid. m. John Hastings, outliv. him, and d. 10 June 1667, acc. Harris, Epit. 170, but her inv. tak. 3 Apr. 1666, says she d. 25 Mar. preced. Her d. sarah m. 10 Apr. 1655, Walter Hastings, s. of John, but not, as Harris, Epit. 32, makes him, also, of Ann Meane, and she d. 27 Aug. 1673; Mary, m. 12 Nov. 1661, Samuel Hastings, s. of John.
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