JOHN, Roxbury, s. of George of the
same, b. in Eng. early in 1627, H. C. 1646, was a physician, but after
leav. coll. went to Hartford, prob. on call of his uncle Hooker, to teach a
sch. some time. He m. Sarah, d. of Richard Palsgrave of Charlestown,
had Joanna, wh. d. soon after b. 5 Aug. or Sept. 1649; Ann, and
Sarah, tw. bapt. 26 May 1650; Mary, 15 Aug. 1652; George, 25 Mar.
1655, H. C. 1673; John, b. 5, bapt. 15 Mar. 1657; prob. d. 5 May 1690,
unm.; Elizabeth bapt. 27 Mar. 1659; Joanna, again, 6 May 1660; and Palsgrave,
20 July 1662, wh. d. 24 Nov. 1710. His w. d. 29 Nov. 1665,
aged 44; and he d. 27, was bur. 29 Mar. 1667. His will, of 10 May preced.
names the eight ch. Sev. of the later ones were b. in Boston, where
his profession fix. him, but they were car. to R. for bapt. He own. est. on
Block isl. distrib. to heirs in 1677, but how acquir. I see not. Of his ch.
Ann m. 1670, John Williams of Boston; Sarah m. 1 670, Rev. Zechariah
Whitman; Mary m. Joshua Lamb of Roxbury; Joanna m. Ephraim Hurd; and
George, the scholar, mean. prob. to follow his f's profess. d. in London, where
he made his will 27 Feb. 1677, pro. 9 Mar. after at Doctors Commons, the Prerog.
Ct. of the archbp. of Canterbury. In it he divides to the five sis. the
est. that came to him from f. and mo. after provid. a liberal mem. for the