"John (Wise), bapt. (Roxbury) 15 Sug. [error for Aug.] 1652; Harvard 1673; became the celebrated minister of Chebacco Parish in Ipswich, and author of two important tracts. The Churches Quarrel Espoused (1715) and A Vindication of the Government of New England Churches (1717); … (Sibley's Harvard's Graduates 2:428-41; Dict. of Am. Biography."