"John (Woodbridge), Killingworth, s. of the preced. b. prob. at Andover, began to preach there 1666, but early in 1668 at Windsor, where in Oct. preced. had been gr. div. of the sentiment of the old parishion. of Warham, wh. was grown too infirm, a major part unit. in desire of one of the s. of Presid. Chauncey. Aft. long disquiet, the earlier and elder candidate went to Eng. and W. was ord. 7 Apr. 1669 for Kenilworth as the settlem. was first call. by the people and the rulers bef. modern barbarity inflict. its present name; and the governm. of the Col. made him a gr. of 250 acres of ld. next yr. for his good conduct, but in 1679 he was sett. at Wethersfield. He m. 26 Oct. 1671, Abigail, eldest d. of Gov. William Leete, and Miss Jones in the Geneal. Reg. VI. gives him s. John, b. at K. 1678, H. C. 1694, the min. of West Springfield; but she makes the f. d. bef. 1682, while the Coll. catal. notes him 1690. Ano. s. was Ephraim, H. C. 1701, ord. 8 Nov. 1704 at Groton, Conn. For a gr.s. John, Y. C. 1726, min. at Windsor, and aft. at So. Hadley, s. of the W. S. min. a weak tradit. that he was 'ninth John W. in the min. thro. as many successive generat.' Farmer adopts. Sufficient honor it may be esteem. if a begin. of this tale be true, as the judicious author of the memoir indicates 'Rev. John W. a follower of Wickliffe, b. not far from 1492. His s. John braved the dangers of the same profession and faith, as also did John the third, John the fourth, and John the fifth, in regular succession. The last named was the much esteemed pastor of a puritan ch. in Stanton, Wilts.' Now the same faith may have been enjoy. in private by the first, sec. third, fourth, and fifth John; but I shall doubt the profession was not pubic, until some account be found of the benefices filled by them under the tyrannic. power of bluff old Harry in his long reign, and during the power of his harder daur. Queen Mary. On our side of the water, the fam. has been illustr. by a long line of clerg."