"RICHARD, Plymouth 1633, had, prob. come to Mass. in the fleet with Winthrop for he req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 1630, yet did not after take the o. but rem. from Weymouth to P. and was rec. as freem. of that Col. 4 Oct. 1632. He m. Elizabeth d. of Richard Warren, wh. prob. came with her mo. in the Ann 1623; was engag. as a carpenter in build. the earliest ch. edif. at Plymouth, serv. in the Pequot war, sold his est. at P. in 1649, and was at Charlestown 1653, and for final resid. sat down at Hingham. Giv. evid. at Sandwich, 25 Aug. 1664, he call. hims. 56 yrs. old, and he made his will at H. 25 Dec. 1668, and d. at Dedham a few days after. It provides for wid. Elizabeth and equal portions to all the ch. without nam. them, exc. that Joseph, on acco. of his lame hd. should have a double one. To name those ch. older, is not easy, perhaps not all of them with confidence. Beside Joseph, we kn. Benjamin, the gr. soldier, b. 1639; Elizabeth wh. m. 20 Jan. 1658, Caleb Hobart; Richard, wh. d. young; Caleb; Nathaniel; Hannah, bapt. 8 Aug. 1647; Abigail, wh. m. 19 Dec. 1666, Samuel Thaxter, and d. 25 Dec. 1677; Charles, k. by casual. 30 Oct. 1659; Deborah, b. 27 Jan. 1677, wh. m. John Irish, junr. says Winsor, as his sec. w. (tho. ano. author, wh. gives the date of his m. May 1708, calls her Priscilla); and perhaps Mary, wh. d. at Duxbury, 30 Apr. 1662."