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rem. WILLIAM, Marblehead 1679, then in his 49th yr. had m. in 1655,
Martha, d. of Humphrey Bradstreet. WILLIAM, Dunstable 1684, br. of
Samuel of the same, m. at Salem, 7 Apr. 1685 (tho. Lewis says, with
higher prob. 5 Mar. 1684), Mary Hart, had William, b. 12 Mar. 1685;
and Elizabeth 16 Nov. 1686, if Fox is correct. He was, in 1692, one of the
wretch. witness. against Philip English, charg. with witchcraft, as is well
shown on p. 497, of Drake's Hist. of Boston.

    BEAMAN, GAMALIEL, Dorchester, came in the Elizabeth and Ann,
1635, aged only 12 yrs. spel. at the London custom ho. Bement, by w.
Sarah had Thomas, b. 1649; Joseph, 1651; Gamaliel, 1653; Mary,
1656; all bapt. 14 June 1657; Sarah, b. 19 Jan. 1658; rem. to Lancaster,
there had Noah, 3 Apr. 1661; Thankful, 18 Apr. 1663; and
perhaps John; and d. 23 Mar. 1678. Mary m. 23 Jan. 1690, Henry
Cookery, as sec. w. and Thankful had m. 27 Sept. 1683, Nathaniel
Wilson. But this last is unkn. to me. JOHN, Lancaster, perhaps s. of
the preced. had Sarah, b. 25 Jan. 1681; rem. to Taunton, and had
Gamaliel, 29 Feb. 1684; prob. rem. again to Lancaster, and d. at Sterling,
1745. See Worcester Mag II. 39. THOMAS, Marlborough, perhaps
eldest s. of Gamaliel, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 1679; Eleazer, 1683;
Sarah, 1685; and Abraham, 1692. WILLIAM, Salem 1637, spel. the first
syllab. without a, and at the London custom ho. Beamond, when he emb.
in the Elizabeth, 1643, aged 27, as in the next article.

    BEAMOND or BEAMON, DANIEL, Springfield, s. of Simon of the same,
took o. of alleg. 31 Dec. 1678, or next day. JOHN, wh. came in the
Elizabeth from London, 1635, aged 23, may have liv. at Salem 1640,
and at Scituate 1643. SAMUEL, Windsor, prob. s. of William, m. 18 May
1693, Margaret Chapman, had Hannah, b. 2 Apr. 1698; Samuel, 6 June
1704; and his w. d. 12 Aug. 1715, unless this Margaret were a d.
not mark. on rec. SIMON, Springfield, m. 1655, Alice Young, had
John, b. 1657; Daniel, 1659; Thomas, 1660; Josiah, 1663; Benjamin,
1671; beside three ds. and d. 1676. WILLIAM, Saybrook, perhaps br.
of John, came in the same ship, at the same time, aged 27, m. 9 Dec.
1643, Lydia d. of Nicholas Danforth, had Lydia, b. 9 Mar. 1645;
Mary, 12 Nov. 1647; Elizabeth 2 Mar. 1650; Deborah, 29 Nov. (prob.)
1652; Abigail, 20 Feb. 1655; Samuel, 28 Feb. 1657; and Rebecca, 7
Sept. 1659. Lydia, m. 3 Feb. 1668, Samuel Boyes, and next, 15 Apr.
1684, Alexander Pygan; Mary m. 3 Jan. 1672, John Tully; Elizabeth m.
26 Mar. 1677, Capt. John Chapman; and Deborah m. 27 Sept. 1681,
Thomas Gilbert, and d. 17 June 1683. He was freem. of Conn. 1652,
and his w. d. 16 May 1686; and he d. 4 Feb. 1699. His w. was the
only fem. nam. among eight grantees of S. in the will of Joshua, s. of
Uncas, the Ind. sachem.

    BEAMSLEY, WILLIAM, Boston 1632, freem. 25 May 1636, ar. co. 1656,
by w. Ann had Ann, b. 13 Feb. 1633; Grace, 10, bapt. 20 Sept. 1635;
Mercy, 9, bapt. 10 Dec. 1637; Samuel, and Habakuk, tw. 24 Jan. bapt.
7 Feb. 1641, both d. Apr. foll. Hannah, bapt. 17 Dec. 1643, "a. 4 days
old;" beside Elizabeth and Mary, both, perhaps, b. bef. com. from Eng. and