PETER, Windsor, perhaps s. of William of Lynn, may never have been of Dorchester, yet early at W. and possib. came with Rev. Ephraim, Huit, there m. 10 May 1641, Elizabeth whose surname is lost, had Elizabeth bapt. 19 June 1642, wh. d. at 13 yrs.; Mary, 18 Feb. 1644; and Peter, 5 Dec. 1647, rem. a. 1659 up the riv. and was one of the first sett. at Hadley, took the freeman's o. 26 Mar. 1661, and o. of alleg. 8 Feb. 1679; was deac. rep. for H. 1665, and most yrs. foll. exc. 1667, when he was ret. mem. for Chelmsford, chos. Assist. in 1680, and so contin. exc. dur. the usurp. of Andros, and on the last elect, under the old chart. ten days bef. coming of the new, among the whole eighteen only Phips, Sewall, Russell, and Cooke had more votes than him. See 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 120. He d. 11 July 1696. His sec. w. Mary, d. 16 Apr. 1689; and he m. 3 Nov. 1690, Sarah, wid. of deac. Benjamin Parsons, wh. had been wid. of John Leonard, both of Springfield; and she outliv. him and d. at S. 23 Nov. 1711.
Of the two surv. ch. Peter was infirm in body and mind, kept under guardians, and did not perpet. the name. Mary m. Joseph Eastman of Suffield, and next James Guernsey, 17 Feb. 1693. Aft. the d. of Peter jr. in 1707, all the Tilton est. vested in Joseph Eastman gr.s. of the first peter.