New London, s. of Rev. William, b. at Maidstone, co. Kent, where his f. kept the free sch. 29 Nov. 1630, m. 4 Aug. 1659, Grace, d. of Jonathan Brewster of the same, had Hannah, b 21 Mar. says the rec. perhaps by mist. for May 1660; Mary, 7 Oct. 1668; Daniel 26 Jan. 1671; and Samuel, bapt. 19 Oct. 1679; of wh. both s. d. young; Hannah m. 16 May 1680, Adam Picket; and Mary m. Thomas Harris, and next, 1694, George Denison. He was a man of the chief charact. in town for many yrs. says Miss Caulkins, recorder or clk. 1667, and oft. aft. selectman, rep. 1669, 70, 1, 3, 5-7, judge of prob. capt. and milt. commiss. and d. 14 Apr. 1719, Two letters from him to Gov. Winth, announc. apprehens. of instant war with Philip, may be seen in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 118.