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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JOHN, Newton 1678, s. of Thomas of the same, serv. in Philip's war under capt. Beers, and was allow. pension for wound; by first w. had George, bapt. 24 Oct. 1686; and Ann, 17 May 1691, both d. prob. young, at Watertown; m. next, 5 Apr. 1694, Eliz Miller, had Elizabeth b. 24 Feb. 1695, d. young; John, 20 Dec. 1696; Solomon, 16 Oct. 1699; Elizabeth 27 Feb. 1701; Abigail, 20 Apr. 1702; Joseph, 12 Mar. 1705, H. C. 1724; [[vol. 3, p. 347]] and Mary, 17 Mar. 1708; and he d. 21 Mar. 1718.
JOHN, Norwich 1680, s. of Thomas of New London, liv. in that pt. wh. bec. Preston. He is common. call. capt. John of P. and d. 1716, leav. w. Mary, and d. Dorothy, w. of Ebenezer Avery, but in his will rememb. four ch. of his only other d. Abigail, w. of Christopher Avery, wh. was d. JONATHAN, Newton, br. of John of the same, m. 18 Mar. 1691, Ann, d. of Henry Spring, wh. d. the same yr.; and by w. Elizabeth had Jonathan, b. 30 Mar. 1695; Jonas, 1 Jan. 1697, d. soon; Lydia; Mindwell; Margery; Eunice; and no more in Bond's list, but Jackson adds Hannah. His w. d. 10 Apr. 1713, and he took 3d w. 27 Apr. says Bond (but Jackson makes it June) 1715, Hannah, d. of John Kimball, had Hannah, again,. says Jackson, 25 Feb. (tho. Bond says Oct.) 1718. He d. 23 Jan. foll. (wh. by Jackson is agreed, tho. he makes the will in Feb. 1719), in his will of 11 days preced. names w. and six ch. making w. and Jonathan excors. NATHANIEL, Norwich 1680, s. of Thomas, was of Preston. He d. 1718, leav. w. Sarah, and ch. Nathaniel Ezekiel, Joseph, John Isaac, Jacob, Phebe, w. of Thomas Beman, and Margaret, w. of Jabez Spicer, all adult.
RICHARD, Cambridge 1636, a propr. at the Farms, now Lexington, 1642; d. at Cambridge vill. (where he had liv. 18 yrs.) 1665, leav. will of 12 July in that yr. provid. for w. Sarah, wh. had been wid. of Love Brewster, and was liv. at Duxbury 1678; two ds. and only s. Thomas. The inv. of 19 Aug. show. good est. Isabel, one of his ds. m Francis Whittemore; and Sarah, the other, d. 1699. *RICHARD, Newton, gr.s. of the preced. and s. of Thomas, by w. Sarah Cutter, had William; Thomas, 7 Feb. 1690, both d. young; prob. Abigail, 25 July 1693; Richard, 1 Mar. 1696; and Sarah, 11 May 1699, d. soon; all b. at N.; rem. to Concord, m. 1699, Elizabeth d. prob. of John Billings, had Joseph; Elizabeth; Sarah; Josiah; Abigail; Jonathan; Isaac; Rebecca; Ephraim; Daniel; and Zaccheus; tho. Jackson counts only ten for the sec. w.; was lieut. rep. and d. 19 June 1725. His wil, made 11 days bef. names w. Elizabeth and her seven s. and four ds.
*ROBERT, Wethersfield 1639, freem. Apr. 1640, may have sent ano. beside his eldest s. William some yrs. bef. he came to our shore, as permanent resid. for I have the best reason for think. he had come in 1630, and went back the same yr. carrying an order by our Gov. to his s. John in Eng. to pay money, wh. is in my possess. and may be the earliest bill of exchance dr. on our side of the water, but was not guid. by the decision of the s. as to his plana. rep. first in Aug. 1642, rem. 1649 to New London, where his barn was the first place of worship, selectman 1651, rep. 1652, call. an aged man 1662, d. 1665. His will, of 14 May 1660, pro. Mar. 1665, names only three ch. William, Samuel, and Thomas; but perhaps a d. Ann had accomp. her br. William early to Roxbury, there m. 20 [[vol. 3, p. 348]] Aug. 1640, Edward Payson, and d. 10 Sept. of foll. yr. In his favor, I suppose, was the curious order of 30 May 1644, by our Gen. Ct. that he might "proceed in m. with Alice Tompson, without further publishment."
ROBERT, New London, s. of Thomas the first, m. 24 Nov. 1681, Rachel, eldest d. of Thomas Leffingwell, had Rebecca, b. 7 Sept. foll.; James, 1684; and eight more ch. and d. bef. Sept. 1707. SAMUEL, Stonington, s. of Robert, had Robert, William, and prob. other ch. THOMAS, Wethersfield, s. of Robert, b. in Eng. by w. Dorothy had Martha, b. 1646; Thomas, 1648; rem. to Stonington, thence to New London, had Robert, Nathaniel, William, Dorothy, Alice, and John, of whose dates of b. we are ignor. Provid. for w. Dorothy, for ch. John, Nathaniel, William, Martha, Dorothy, and Alice, for gr.s. Samuel, s. of Thomas, and James, s. of Robert, he made his will 5 Sept. 1707, and d. 30 July 1709. He was of the new town of Preston 1686, and first deac. of the ch. there gather. 1698. His d. Martha m. 16 Jan. 1668, Isaac Wheeler of S.; Dorothy m. Apr. 1670, Joseph Morgan; and Alice m. Mar. 16, 1673, Greenfield Larrabee. THOMAS, Newton, s. of Richard the first, prob. b. in Eng. m. 1 Dec. 1653, Abigail, d. of Edward Dix, had Thomas, b. 2 Nov. 1654; John, 6 Sept. 1656; Abigail, 3 Mar. 1658; Edward, 8 Apr. 1661; Richard, 21 Dec. 1663; Sarah, 21 Mar. 1666; Rebecca, 13 Apr. 1668; Jonathan, 27 Aug. 1670; and Elizabeth 28 July 1679; was freem. 1671, and d. 1690. Abigail m. 9 Dec. 1679, John Fiske; Sarah m. 4 Aug. 1686, John Knapp 2d; rebecca m. 1686, John Sanger; and Elizabeth m. John Holland. THOMAS, New London, s. of Thomas of the same, m. 4 Jan. 1672, Mary, d. of Robert Allyn, had Samuel, b. 26 Nov. 1673; Thomas, 20 Jan. 1676; Mary. 28 Jan. 1678; Jonathan, 6 Apr. 1679; and Deborah, dec. 1680; and d. bef. his f. THOMAS, Newton, s. of Thomas of the same, freem. 1680, d. 28 Aug. 1681.
*WILLIAM, Roxbury, eldest s. of Robert, came in the Lion, arr. at Boston, Feb. 1631, with Roger Williams, was, perhaps, sent by his f. to look out good spot for planta. one of the earliest memb. of the ch. frem. 18 May 1631, m. Martha, d. of John Holgrave of Salem, had Theoda, b. 26 July 1637; Hannah, 28 Aug. 1639; d. 24, bur. 26 June 1655; Martha, 2, bapt. 13 Mar. 1642; Sarah, bapt. 19 Nov. 1643, who d. says the town rec. 8 Sept. foll.; John, 30 June, bapt. 6 July 1645, d. next June; Deborah, bapt. 16 Jan. 1647, whose b. the town rec. omits, but ins. her d. Aug. 1649; John, again 13 May 1649, d. at 14 yrs.; Deborah, again, b. 26 Mary. bapt. 6 Apr. 1651; s. and d. tw. unbapt. bur. 1 June 1653; William, bapt. 8 Oct. 1654, d. young; and Hannah, again, 26 Sept. 1658; ar. co. 1638, was rep. 1635, and 32 various yrs. aft. the longest term of serv. in that rank under the old chart. Johnson, in his "Wonderwork. Providence" &c. calls him "a man [[vol. 3, p. 349]] of a pregnant understanding," and he kn. well, for he sat 21 yrs. with him. He was many yrs. deac. and d. 11 May 1685; have. made his will 20 July preced. with codic. of 4 Apr. in wh. he provides for the w. of his youth, ment. two surv. ds. and many gr. ch. besides brs. Thomas, dec. and Samuel. But gr. stone in Geneal. Reg. makes the d. 10 May 1683. The wid. Martha d. 25 Aug. 1708, aged 94, Theoda m. 2 Mar. 1654, Samuel Williams, and so was mo. of Rev. John, H. C. 1683, of Deerfield, the famous "Redeemed Captive;" ano. d. Martha, m. Isaac Williams, whose s. William. H. C. 1683, min. of Hatfield, the gr. f. says he had taken charge of from the age of 3 yrs. beside part of Stonington land to other s. and ano. d. m. John Smith, and to them he gives part of his Stonington ld. Five of his name, in its sev. spellings had been gr. at Harv. in 1834 and thirteen at other N. E. coll.
PARKER, ABRAHAM, Woburn, m. 18 Nov. 1644, Rose Whitlock, had Ann, b. 29 Oct. 1645; John, 30 Oct. 1647; Abraham, 8 Mar. 1650, d. next yr.; Abraham, again, Aug. 1652; rem. to Chelmsford, there had Mary, 20 Nov. 1655, bapt. 20 Apr. foll.; Moses; Isaac, b. 13 Sept. 1660; Elizabeth 10 Apr. 1663; Lydia; and Jacob, 24 Mar. 1669. He was freem. 1645, and d. 12 Aug. 1685; and his wid. d. 13 Nov. 1691. ABRAHAM, Chelmsford, s. of the preced. freem. 1682. Ano. Abraham of Chelmsford was freem. 1690, unless as I suspect, he had been sworn some years, bef. and was really the preced. but ano. of this name was of York 1680, and sw. alleg. next yr. AZRIKAM, Boston 1662, mariner. BASIL, York 1649, recorder of the Province, and made by Georges one of the counc. was d. bef. 18 Oct. 1651, when admin. was giv. to John Alcock. Benjamin, Billerica, s. of Robert, m. 18 Apr. 1661, Sarah, d. of William Hartwell, had Benjamin, and John; and d. 17 Jan. 1672, made his will two days bef. ment. childr. but gives not names, made w. extrix.
DANIEL, Charlestown, s. of sec. John of Kennebeck, by w. Ann had Ann, John, and Isaac, and d. 18 Oct. 1694, aged only 27 yrs. Isaac was gr. f. of my admira. friend, the late Isaac, Ch. Just. of the Commonw. DANIEL, Barnstable, s. of Robert of the same, m. 11 Dec. 1689. Mary, perhaps d. of Benjamin, perhaps of Thomas, Lombard, had Patience, b. 1690; Abigail, 27 May 1692; Experience, 7, bapt. 17 Feb. 1695, d. soon; Daniel, 20 Feb. bapt. 15 Mar. 1696, d. under 21 yrs.: Rebecca, 1, bapt. 24 Apr. 1698; David, 17 Feb. bapt. 17 Mar. 1700: Hannah, 5, bapt. 19 Apr. 1702; d. at 13 yrs.; Samuel, 5 Feb. 1704; Jonathan, Jan. 1706; Nehemiah, Oct. 1708; and Mary, 15 Aug. 1710; and he d. 23 Dec. 1728.
EDMUND, Roxbury, m. 31 May 1647, Elizabeth prob. d. of the first Abraham Howe, had there bapt. Elizabeth 2 Apr. 1648, d. soon; Elizabeth again, 29 Apr. 1649; Abraham, 5 Sept. 1652; Mary, Esther, and Deborah, 22 June 1656, perhaps not all b. in one [[vol. 3, p. 350]] day; for he may have rem. to Lancaster, where he was propr. 1654. and there brought these ch. to bapt. and possib. had others later. Roxbury rec. of b. or d. had nothing of him, unless death of Abraham, 17 Sept. 1693 means of his s. EDWARD, New Haven 1655, m. Elizabeth wid. of John Potter, had Mary, bapt. 27 Aug. not as print. Apr. 1648, being one or two yrs. old; John, 8 Oct. 1648; Hope, b. 26 or 28 Apr. bapt. 26 May 1650; and Lydia, b. 14 Apr. bapt. soon, 1652; and he d. 1662. In 1666, 6 Dec. Mary m. John Hall; in 1667, 2 May Hope m. Samuel Cooke; and Lydia m. 12 Jan. 1672, John Thomas.
ELISHA, Barnstable, m. 15 July 1657, Elizabeth Hinckley, sis. of Gov. Thomas, had Thomas, b. 15 May 1658; Elisha, Nov. 1660; and Sarah, May 1662. GEORGE, Portsmouth R. I. 1638, may be that carpenter from London, who came 1635, in the Elizabeth and Ann, aged 23, was serj. gen. d. 1656, leav. wid. and d. Frances, wh. m. 27 July 1676, Benjamin Hall, beside Mary, wh. m. Ichabod Sheffield. GEORGE, York, freem. 1652 was constable there 1659. HANANIAH, Reading, s perhaps eldest, of Thomas of the same, m. 30 Sept. 1663, Elizabeth d. I presume of Nicholas Brown, wh. ten yrs. aft. made him an overseer of his will, had John, b. 3 Aug. 1664; Samuel, 24 Oct. 1666; Elizabeth June 1668; Sarah, 20 Feb. 1672, d. next yr.; Hananiah, 2 Nov. 1674, d. in few mos.; Ebenezer, 13 Feb. 1676; Hananiah, again, 30 Apr. 1681, d. in few mos.; and Mary. He was freem. 1679; lost his w. 27 Feb. 1698; and m. 12 Dec. 1700 sec. w. Mary, d. of William Barsham, and wid. of deac. John Bright, who surv. him, nad he d. 10 Mar. 1724, aged 85. ISAAC, Newton, s. of the first John of the same, m. 4 May 1687, Mary Parker, had Mary, b. 4 Feb. 1689, d. soon; Benjamin, 8 Oct. 1702; Martha, and perhaps others bef. or aft. he rem. to Needham. JACOB, Chelmsford, by w. Sarah had Sarah, b. 14 Jan. or Apr. 1654; Thomas, 28 Mar. 1656; both with elder br. Jacob, bapt. 20 Apr. 1656; Tabitha, 28 Feb. 1658; Rebecca, 29 May 1661; Rachel, 9 May 1665; and Mary, 8 Sept. 1667; perhaps others. He d. in few mos. and wid. Sarah present. inv. 6 Apr. 1669. JACOB, Malden, perhaps s. of the preced. freem. 1690, d. 13 Oct. 1694, aged 42. His wid. Joanna m. John Stearns.
JACOB, Roxbury, m. 3 May 1687, Thankful, d. of John Hemmenway, had Thankful, d. 19 Feb. 1688, few days old; Sarah, b. 8 Apr. 1689; Jacob, d. 26 Apr. 1691, soon aft. b. Thankful, again 9 May 1692; Jacob, again, 29 Jan. 1697; Mary, 2 Mar. 1699; Elizabeth 25 July 1700; and Experience, 25 Mar. 1705. *JAMES, Dorchester, early, perhaps, as 1630, freem. 14 May 1634, rem. to Weymouth, and was rep. 1639-42, thence to Portsmouth, where he was invit. to be their min. but prefer. to contin. in trade, tho. he preach. a few yrs. went to Barbados, whence a good letter to Gov. Winthrop from him is giv. by Hutch. Coll. 155 d. on a visit to Boston, 1666. JAMES, Woburn, [[vol. 3, p. 351]] 1640, m. 23 May 1643, Elizabeth d. of Robert Long of Charlestown, had Elizabeth b. 12 Mar. 1646; Ann, 5 Mar. 1647; John, 18 Feb. 1649; Sarah, 29 Aug. 1650, d. next yr. Joseph, 1651; James, 15 Apr. 1652, (wh. was k. by the Ind. 27 July 1694); was freem. 1644; and a grantee of Billerica, rem. to Chelmsford and had Josiah, 1655; Samuel, 1656; Joshua, 13 Mar. 1658; Zechariah, 14 Jan. 1659; and Eleazer, 9 Nov. 1660; was capt. rem. to Groton, and perhaps, by sec. w. Eunice, had, very late in life, Sarah, again, 12 Dec. 1697; and he d. 1701 in 84th yr. Butler, Hist. 282, refers to the will in proof.
JAMES. Groton, s. of the preced. by w. Mary, m. 14 Dec. 1678, had five ch. all b. bef. their aunt Sarah, as also were 13 or 14 of their cousins. See Butler. He was town clk. 20 yrs a deac. and after overthr. of Andros. 1689, of the Comte. of Safety. Hutch. I. 382. Was k. by the Ind. when all his fam. were tak. by them. JAMES, Andover, s. of the first Nathan, was k. by the Ind. 29 June 1677, being an serv. as a soldier at Scarborough. JAMES, Kennebeck, s. of John, with his f. was by the Ind. driv. from his isl. and at Falmouth, where they took refuge, were both k. by the Ind. at the sec. destruct. of that town, May 1690. Willis, I. 65. JOHN, Boston 1635, a carpenter of Marlborough, Co. Wilts, came that yr. in the James. arr. 3 June from Southampton, with w. Jane, had Thomas, b. 2 Oct. 1635, bapt. 22 Jan. 1637, his w. hav. unit. with the ch. two weeks bef. Noah, 3, bapt. 8 Apr. 1638; beside John, and Margaret, who may have been brot. from Eng. He liv. at Muddy riv. now Brookline, and d. in few yrs. for in 1656 his wid. Jane had m. Richard Tare, and then sold her ho. and gard. in Boston to Stephen Greenleaf, who came from Newbury.
JOHN, Saco 1636, the purch. of Parker's isl. now Georgetown, on E. side of Kennebec riv. near the mo. is by Williamson fondly thought to have first sett. in 1629 on the W. side of the riv. but his purch. was in 1650. Tradit. says he was from Bideford, Co. Devon, and d. bef. June 1661. By w. Mary he had Thomas, John, and Mary, but all may have been b. in Eng. tho. tradit. makes John b. at Saco 1634. Mary m. Thomas Webber, it is said, who d. at Charlestown bef. 1695. She was wid. on join. the ch. that yr. *JOHN, Hingham 1636, says Lincoln, p. 45, rem. to Taunton, of wh. with William, prob. elder br. he was a purch. 1637, was rep. 1642, and d. 14 Feb. 1668. Baylies, II. 2 and 282. JOHN, Boston 1644, shoemaker, had w. Sarah, who join. our ch. in Aug. of that yr. and prob. d. Sarah, who m. 22 June 1653, Isaac Bull. Perhaps he was the freem. of 1650.
JOHN, Woburn 1653, rem,. prob. to Billerica, was there first town clk. d. at Charlestown, 14 June 1669. But a JOHN of Billerica, the serj. who d. Sept. 1668, leav. wid. but no ch. and good est. may in 1652 have been of Cambridge, s. of Robert [[vol. 3, p. 352]] and then took sh. of his f. in the Shawskin lds. wh. was the beginning of sett. at B. JOHN, Cambridge, in the part which bec. Newton, had come from Hingham, with Druce, Hammlond, and Winchester, induc. to rem. by Nicholas Hodgdon, was perhaps, the freem. of 1654; by w. Joanna had Mary, b. 28 Jan. 1648; Martha, 1 May 1649; John 15 Feb. 1652; Joanna, 16 Jan. 1654; Jermiah, 16 Feb. 1656, d. early; Thomas, 1 Feb. 1658, d. at 21 yrs.; Sarah, 6 Jan. 1660; Isaac, 15 Mar. 1663; Jonathan, 6 Nov. 1665; and Lydia, 15 May 1667; but the first two were brot. from H. nad he d. 1686, aged 71, hav. made his will 7 Sept. of that yr. The wid. d. 14 Mar. 1688. Mary m. Peter Hanchett of Roxbury; Martha m. James Horsley; Sarah m. Sept. 1686, Samuel Snow of Woburn; and Joanna, m. a Stone. JOHN, York, freem. 1652, kept the prison in 1678, was excus, from milit serv. by reason of age, still liv. in 1681, when he took o. of alleg. to the k. as ano. JOHN< perhaps his s. had in 1680.
JOHN, Kennebeck, s. of John of Saco, perhaps b. in Eng. came to Boston to m. 20 Aug. 1660, Mary, d. of Daniel Fairfield, having the yr. bef. bot. of the Ind. a large tract on the W. side of the Kennebeck opposite his f's isl. now Phipsburg, had, beside four ds. Daniel and James. He, who may be the one who sw. fidel. at Pemaquid 1674, with James, was k. by the Ind. in May 1690 at Falmouth, to wh. they had resort. for safety. JOHN, Newport, in the list of freem. 1655. JOHN, Saybrook, s. of William, m. 24 Feb. 1666, Mary Buckingham, prob. d. of Thomas the first, had John, b. 6 Oct. 1667; Deborah, 31 Aug. 1671; Ebenezer, 18 Aug. 1674; and Samuel, 24 Jan. 1677. JOHN, Reading, br. of Hananiah, m. 13 Nov. 1667, Hannah, d. prob. of Thomas Kendall, who d. 8 July 1689, had John, b. 16 Dec. 1668; Thomas, 9 Nov. 1670; Hannah, 25 Feb. 1672; Rebecca, 18 Feb. 1675; wh. last three ch. d. 17 and 19 June 1689; Kendall, 15 Nov. 1677; Abigail, 10 Oct. 1679, d. in few wks.; Jonathan, 18 July 1681; Daniel, 30 Oct. 1686; and Abigail, again, 24 Dec. 1688, d. at 6 mos. By sec. w. Thankful, m. 28 Jan. 1690, he had Hannah, again, 28 Jan. 1691; Rebecca, again, 13 Feb. 1693; Thomas, again, 17 Mar. 1695; and Elizabeth 27 Mar. 1698; and he d. 21 Feb. foll.
JOHN, New Haven 1668, s. of Edward, m. 8 Nov. 1670, Hannah, d. of William Bassett, had Hannah, b. 20 Aug. 1671; John, 26 Mar. 1675; and Abiah, 26 Mar. 1677; rem. to Wallingford, and had Eliphalet, Samuel, and Edward. JOHN, whose w. Alice suff. by hang. as a witch, in the horrible delusion, at Salem, 22 Sept. 1692, was not of that town, but I think, possib. of Andover, yet Felt, II. 480, has not specif. JOHN, Andover, s. of Joseph, k. by the Ind. 29 June 1677, at Scarborough, on serv. as a soldier under Capt. Swett. JOHN, Malden, freem. 1678. JOHN, Salem, m. 29 May 1673, Mary, d. of Giles Cory, had John, b. 30 Mar. foll.; Giles, 16 Apr. 1675; Mary, 12 Apr. 1676, d. in few days; Mary, again, 2 Feb. 1678; Joseph, 17 Sept. 1680; and Margaret, 11 Feb. 1683. JOHN, Newton, may have been that s. of Robert, wh. Cambridge, rec. says, d. 15 May 1681; but, as [[vol. 3, p. 353]] there was two JOHNS at N. acc. Jackson, p. 20, one disting. as South, the other as East, it may be hard to determ. Yet of the Newton John, s. of the first John of the same, Jackson teach. that by w. Mary, he had John, b. 17 Aug. 1687; Mary, 3 Mar. 1690; Deborah, 11 Feb. 1693; Sarah, 24 Mar. 1695; and Thomas, 9 Jan. 1700; and d. Oct. 1713. His wid. d. Mar. 1715. JOHN, came from London 1671, in the Arabella, but it is altogether doubtful where he sat down, or whether he had not bef. liv. on this side and gone home on business. JOHN, Andover, s. of Nathan, m. 24 May 1687, Hannah Brown, but I fell uncert. as ano. JOHN was of Andover, s. of Joseph, and neither of these, s. of Joseph or Nathan, was likely to be h. of that Alice, old enough to be hanged for a witch in the fanaticism of 1692. However, the s. of Nathan, named John, had John, Nathan, Benjamin, and James, of whom the last three says Farmer, were proprs. of Concord N. H. 1726, and he d. 1738.
JOHN, Reading, s. of Hananiah, by w. Deliverance, had Hananiah, b. 10 Oct. 1691, d. on . serv. at Port Royall, 1711; Andrew, 14 Feb. 1693; Josiah, 11 Apr. 1694; Mary, 4 Dec. 1695, d. at 14 yrs; a s. whose name is not plain, 19 Aug. 1697, wh. d. at 12 yrs; and John, 8 Nov. 1703. Prob. he was freem. 1691, liv. late at Lexington, where his w. d. 10 Mar. 1718, and he d. 22 Jan. 1741. JONATHAN, Boston, s. of Ralph, had Thomas, was a merch. mariner, and d. bef. 1706. JONATHAN, Newton, youngest s. of the first John of the same, by w. Deliverance, had Mary, b. 25 Sept. 1701; rem. to Needham, there had Jonathan, 21 July 1711, and perhaps others bef. or after, and ano. w. Sarah. JOSEPH, Newbury, came in the Confidence from Southampton 1638, aged 24, was a tanner of Newbury, Co. Berks, had Joseph, b. 15 May 1642, rem. to Andover where he was one of the founders of the ch. Oct. 1645, and had more ch. of wh. were Stephen, b. 1651, and Samuel, Thomas, no compos, and ds. Sarah, Mary, and ruth, who all outliv. him, also John k. by the Ind. 1678; and he d. 5 Nov. 1678. All his est. in Rumsey, Co. Hants, a. 8 ms. from Southampton, he devis. to his w. by the last will, made 4 Nov. of that yr. her name was Mary, and a wid. of that name d. 2 Oct. 1695. JOSEPH, Chelmsford, m. 24 June 1655, Rebecca Read, had Ann, b. 7 Feb. 1656; Mary, 28 Oct. 1657; John 31 July 1659; and John, 24 Nov. 1660; but the rec. gives not mo. of the first two, and for the third names Mary; and Margaret for fourth. Yet it may seem prob. that one w. either Mary or Margaret brought all; and perhaps there were more.
JOSEPH, Dunstable, is altogether unkn. to me, unless he were of ano. town, and tho. a propr. only a tempor. resid. he had by w. Margaret, as on the rec. of Chelmsford is to be seen, Joseph, b. 30 Mar. 1653; Ann, 2 Feb. 1655, bapt. 20 Apr. foll. d. young; Mary, 28 Oct. 1657; John, 4 Nov. 1660, [[vol. 3, p. 354]] d. 8 Oct. foll.; Ann, 16 Nov. 1663; and Sarah, 16 Nov. 1666; as shown in Shattuck's Memorials; yet I can hardly doubt that confus. betw. husbands of Rebecca and of Margaret, in the rec. of their ch. must have occurr. especial. as ea. had mary b. on one day. JOSEPH, Groton, prob. s. of James the first, had two ws. Elizabeth and Hannah, the latter m. 19 Nov. 1684, and by them had Sarah, b. 16 Nov. 1666 or 1676; Elizabeth 31 Aug. 1679;Simon, 27 Aug. 1687; Joseph, 1 Mar. 1689; Benjamin, 3 Dec. 1691; and John, 26 Aug. 1695. In the excel. Hist. of Groton by Butler, five pages are filled with descent. of James and Joseph. But Shattuck's Memorials, page 376, does not contain the name of the first ch. as above giv. yet supplies two, Nehemiah and Isaac, bef. Simon. JOSEPH, Saybrook, s. of William, m. 3 June 1673, Hannah Gilbert, had Joseph, b. 3 July 1674; Jonathan, 15 July 1675; d. at 8 yrs.; Sarah and Hannah, tw. 15 Feb. 1677, both d. very soon; Hannah, 18 July 1679; Margery, 22 June 1681, d. in few mos.; Margery, again, 12 Mar. 1683, d. at 1 yr.; Matthew; and Jonathan, again, 6 Oct. 1686.
JOSEPH, Scituate, s. of William of the same, had says Deane, from 1684 to 1702, Alice, Mary, Joseph, Judith, and Miles, but he does not fix the date of any. JOSEPH, Andover, s. prob. of Joseph the first, m. 7 Oct. 1680, Elizabeth Bridges, wid. of Obadiah, nad prob. d. 6 Apr. 1684; and perhaps his wid. m. 26 Apr. 1686, Samuel Hutchinson. JOSHUA, Groton, s. of Capt. James of the same, m. 22 Sept. 1690, Abigail, youngest d. of the first William Shattuck, and wid. of Jonathan Morse, had Abiel, a d. JOSIAH, Groton, s. of James the first, m. 8 May 1678, Elizabeth Saxton of Boston, prob. d. of Thomas, had Elizabeth b. 31 Aug. 1679; John, 13 Apr. 1681; and Sarah, 1 May 1683; rem. to Chelmsford, Watertown, and last to Cambridge, in one or more of wh. resid. he had Josiah; Joshua; and thomas, H. C. 1718, the min of Dracut, to wh.by his will of 26 July 1731 he have his Groton homestead, and made him excor. MATTHEW, Boston, d. 19 Sept. 1652. MOSES, Chelmsford, s. of Abraham of the same, m. Abigail. d. of richard Hildreth, had Moses, who was k. by lightning; Abigail, b. 8 May 1685; Aaron, 9 Apr. 1689; Elizabeth 26 Dec. 1691; Joseph, 25 Mar. 1694; Benjamin, 14 Apr. 1696; nad Mary, 6 Sept. 1698.
NATHAN, Newbury, an early sett. rem. to Andover, was br. of Joseph of the same, m. 10 Nov. 1648, Sarah, or Susan, Short, wh. d. at A. 26 Aug. 1651; but by ano. w. Mary he had John, b. 1653; James, Robert; and Peter; and d. 25 June 1685. Perhaps this man may be he who was ent. as Nathaniel, of London, a baker, aged 20, in 1638, when Stephen Dummer brought him in the Bevis from Southampton. NATHAN, Newbury, prob. s. of the preced. m. 15 Dec. 1675, Mary Brown, d. of John, says one acco. in the Geneal. Reg. VI. 232, by ano. correct report, IX. 221, of Francis, but both describ. a [[vol. 3, p. 355]] of Hampton, and the latter acco. makes her to have sec. h. Eliot. He had only ch. Mary, and d. 1 Apr. 1679.
NATHANIEL, Reading, br. of Hannaniah, by w. Bethia and Bethia, b. 23 July 1678, d. in few wks.; Nathaniel, 4 Dec. 1679; Stephen, 14 June 1684, d. in few mos.; Bethia, again, 6 Sept. 1685; Susanna, 29 Dec. 1687; Ebenezer, 28 Dec. 1689; Stephen, again, 21 Apr. 1692; Caleb, 22 Feb. 1694; Timothy, 24 Feb. 1696; Obadiah, 13 Jan. 1698; Abigail, 25 Sept. 1699; Amy, 1 June 1701, d. soon; Amy, again, 8 Nov. 1702; and Phineas, 27 Sept. 1704; was frem. 1691. His w. d. 23 Aug. 1748, in 90th yr. NATHANIEL, Newton, youngest s. of Samuel of Dedham, m. 1694, Margaret, d. of Capt. Noah Wiswall,had Noah, b. 20 Jan. 1695; Caleb, 9 Nov. 1696; and his w. d. 30 July 16736. In Dec. foll. he m. Mary, wid. of Joseph Hovey, d. prob. of John Marrett of Cambridge; and d. 28 Feb. 1747. His wid. d. 10 Sept. 1758. NICHOLAS, Roxbury, came in 1633, either with Cotton in the Griffin, or in the Bird (both of wh. arr. 4 Sept.) with w. Ann, ch. Mary, and Nicholas; freem. 4 Mar. 1634, had Johanna, b. 1 June 1635, says the Roxbury ch. rec. rem. soon aft. to Boston, had a ch. b. 14 June 1637, d. very soon; Jonathan 1, bapt. 2 Feb. 1640; Abiel, 15 Jan. bapt. 27 Mar. 1642; Joseph, 26 Mar. bapt. 14 May 1643; but when or where he d. I see not. His d. Mary m. William Davis; Joanna m. 5 July 1655; Arthur Mason, the stout patriot. constable; and Jonathan liv. in London . RALPH, Gloucester 1647, rem. to New London 1651, had Mary by a former w. nad by Susanna, d. of William Keeny, had Susanna; Jonathan; Ralph, b. 29 Aug. 1670; Thomas, Hannah; Mehitable; and Rebecca, was a master mariner and merch. and d. 1683; Mary m. a 1663, William Condy; Susanna m. 27 Mar. 1666, Thomas Forster; Hannah m. Richard Wyatt, it is said; Mehitable m. William Pendall; and Rebecca m. 1685 John Prentiss, as his sec. w. RICHARD, Boston, mech. by w. Ann had Joseph, b. 1 Aug. 1638, d. in few mos.; Sarah, 8, bapt. 11 July 1641, was freem. 2 June 1641, and prob. he d. soon aft. but may have had sec. w. for in the book of possessns. Jane, wid. of Richard, had an est. His d. Ann b. prob. in Eng. m. a 1651 John Manning, as sec. w. and their d. Ann m. 1669, John Sands; and Sarah m. Mar. 1659, John Paine.

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