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    BEDWELL, SAMUEL, Boston, m. 2 Feb. 1654 Mary Hodgkinson, perhaps
had that SAMUEL, of Middletown, wh. d. Apr. 1715, or may be
the same.

    BEEBE or BEEBY, JAMES, Hadley, m. 24 Oct. 1667, Mary, d. of Robert
Boltwood, had Mary, b. 18 Aug. 1668, d. young; James, 9 Dec.
1669, d. young; Rebecca, 8 Dec. 1670; Samuel, 26 June 1672; and
Mary, again, 1675. Perhaps, as this fam. soon rem. it may, in some
branches, be found Bibby. James, Stratford, m. 19 Dec. 1679, Sarah,
d. of the first Thomas Benedict, had Sarah, b. 13 Nov. 1680; and James;
rem. to Norwalk, thence to Danbury, and may be the same as the foregoing.
JOHN, New London 1651, m. Abigail, d. of James York of
Stonington, had John, Benjamin, and Rebecca; was twenty yrs. serj.
and in 1690 lieut., liv. to gr. age, d. a. 1708. His wid. d. 9 Mar. 1725,
aged 86. Rebecca m. Richard Shaw of Easthampton, L. I. NATHANIEL,
New London, youngest br. of the preced. rem. 1670, or earlier,
to Stonington, had prob. no ch. and d. 17 Dec. 1724, aged 93. SAMUEL,
New London, br. of the preced. m. Agnes, d. of William Keeny, had
also sec. w. Mary. His ch. were Samuel, William, Nathaniel, Thomas,
Jonathan, Agnes, Ann, Susanna, and Mary; but I am unable to div.
them betw. the ws. yet doubt not, that nearly all were by the first. He
own. the chief part of Plumb Isl. and rem. to it, d. 1712, aged 91, leav.
wid. Of the ds., Agnes m. John Daniels ; Ann m. Thomas Crocker;
Susanna m. Aaron Fountain; and Mary m. Richard Tozer. THOMAS,
New London 1651, br. of the preced. m. Milicent, wid. first of William
Southmayd, and next of William Ash, d. of William Addis, had only s.
Thomas, and ds. Hannah, wh. m. 1697, John Hawke; Milicent, wh. m.
Nicholas Darrow; and Rebecca, wh. m. Nathaniel Holt; and he d. 1699.
His s. wh. never m. d. 1727.

    BEECHER or BEACHER, ISAAC, New Haven, had Isaac, b. 18
Aug. 1650; Samuel, 17 Oct. 1652; and Eleazer, 8 Apr. 1655. Perhaps
he had other ch. John and Joseph. His mo. Hannah, a wid. in her will,
1657, ment. two ch., this Isaac. and William Potter, s. of her former h.
in Eng. In 1685 Isaac sen. Isaac jun. and Eleazer were proprs. His will
was of 26 Sept. 1689; and inv. of 28 Aug. foll. ISAAC, New Haven, s.
perhaps eldest of the preced. by w. Joanna had Isaac, b. 20 Oct. 1680;
Ebenezer, 24 Feb. 1683; Joanna, and Hannah, prob. tw. bapt. 1685;
John, 1689; Abigail, and Abiah, tw. b. 25 Sept. 1693; and Jemima,
12 Dec. 1696; and he d. 1708. JOHN, New Haven, br. of the preced.
by w. Elizabeth had John, b. 9 Oct. 1671; Mary, 23 Feb. 1673; Elizabeth; Joanna,
21 July 1677; Sarah; Jemima, 11 Feb. 1681; Joseph, 13 Feb. 1684; and
Ebenezer, 12 Apr. 1686; and d. 1712. THOMAS, Charlestown
1630, freem. 6 Nov. 1632, had been engage. as capt. of the Talbot, 1629,
in bring. passeng. to our country, and next yr. with Winthrop's fleet, when
his w. Christian, wh. had been w. of Thomas Copper of Wapping, near London
(wh. left her a freehold est. at Harwich), came with him, and was of the first
ten mem. of the ch. He was one of the earliest selectmen of the town,
and at the first gen. ct. 14 May 1634, when repr. came, he was one (all
former gen. ct. being inclus. of every freem. of the Col.), and serv. sev.
foll. sessions, made capt. of the castle 1635, and d. 1637. His inv. 29
July of this yr. made by Ralph Sprague, Abram Palmer, and Thomas