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Thomas, 12 Dec. 1648; Nathaniel, 10 Apr. 1651; Ezekiel, 1 Nov.
1653; Rebecca, 1656; Ruth, 4 July 1659; and Timothy, 1 Apr. 1664.
He next yr. rem. to Woodbridge, N. J. where his s. Thomas was rep.
in 1675. WILLIAM, Hartford 1639, had liv. in some part of Mass. perhaps
Newbury, after arr. at Boston in the Elizabeth, 1634, from Ipswich,
Co. Suffk. aged 30, with w. Susan, 25, and ch. Sarah, 1; was adm.
freem. of Mass. 2 Sept. 1635, prob. had other ch. beside John, bapt. 24
Aug. 1645; and Samuel, 12 July 1647; bef. rem. 1650 to New London;
thence in 1663 to Newtown, L. I. Sarah m. Simon Sacket of Springfield,
and to her only ch. Joseph with his mo. the gr.f. B. gave his New
London est. after she had m. Woodward. Hardly is the report of this
gent. utter. with adequate distinctness by the Conn. historians. Porter
makes his rem. "perhaps to N. J." mistak. him prob. for Thomas; and
Hinman, 117, says only, that he was gone from H. 1663, down the Conn.
riv. This name, in the third generat. had bec. Bloomfield. A gov. of
N. J. in our day, was Joseph, a descend. of Thomas.

    BLOOD, JAMES, Concord 1639, freem. 2 June 1641, idly reput. by
some, solely from similar surname, to be br. of that Col. B. kn. in Eng.
hist. for gr. boldness in steal. from the Tower, 1671, the crown and
regalia of Charles II. and the greater impudence, by wh. he gain. not
only impun. but an est. from the jolly k. See the curious let. from the
w. of the regicide Goffe to her h. in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 60. He had
perhaps brot. from Eng. all or most of these four s. Robert, James, Richard,
John, wh. d. unm. 30 Oct. 1692, had here Mary, b. 12 July 1640;
and he d. 17 Nov. 1683. JAMES, Concord, s. of the preced. m. 26 Oct.
1657, Hannah, d. of Oliver Purchis of Lynn, had only ch. Sarah, b. 5
Mar. 1660, wh. m. William Wilson; was an early propr. of Groton,
deac. and rep. for Sudbury 1660, unless this honor belong. (as to me
seems prob.) rather to his f. and d. 26 Nov. 1692. Shattuck. One
JAMES, of Concord, possib. the same as preced. but more prob. his neph.
and still more likely to be s. of ano. stock, had w. Elizabeth wh. d. at Lynn
Dec. 1676; and he m. 19 Nov. 1679, Isabel, the young wid. of David
Wyman, d. of John Farmer of C. JAMES, Groton, s. of Richard, m.
7 Sept. 1669, Elizabeth Longley, d. of William the first of the same, had
Richard, b. 29 May 1670, d. soon; Mary, 1 Sept. 1672; Hannah, wh.
d. acc. Butler, 6 Jan. 1676; and Elizabeth 27 Apr. 1675. By sec. w. Abigail
he had James, b. 12 Aug. 1687; John, 16 Mar. 1689; and Martha, 20
Oct. 1692. On 13 Sept. preced. he was k. by the French and Ind.
JOSEPH, Groton, br of the preced. by w. Hannah had sev. ch. and rem.
to Mendon, next to Dedham. NATHANIEL, Groton, br. of the preced.
m. 13 June 1670, Hannah, d. of James Parker (wh. d. 14 Jan. 1728,
aged 81), had Ann, b. 1 Mar. 1671; Elizabeth 7 Oct. 1673; Sarah, 2 Apr.