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Rowley, freem. 1684. JOHN, Rowley 1643, m. Helen Pell of Boston,
and d. 1670. JOHN, Northampton, freem. 1654. JOSEPH, Rowley
1678, perhaps s. of John, rep. 1693, and sev. yrs. more; town clk.
1679; as was one of same name perhaps his s. in 1697, wh. had m.
Sarah, d. of Richard Swan, a. 1678, and d. 16 Dec. 1730. JOSHUA,
Newbury, br. prob. of Caleb, m. 9 Apr. 1678, Hannah Barnet, had
William, b. 26 May 1690. Coffin, wh. gives ano. JOSHUA, also m. Apr.
1678, Sarah Browne, had Joshua, b. 4 May 1679, wh. liv. 91 yrs. 5 mos.
14 days; and John, 15 July 1683. SAMUEL, Rowley 1691, paid good
tax that yr. but was his f. is unkn. THOMAS, Salem, wh. in the
rec. is writ. Bouenton, m. 30 Dec. 1671, Sarah Southwick, had Thomas,
b. 1 Mar. 1672; Benjamin, 24 July 1675; and Abigail, 25 July 1695.
Felt. WILLIAM, Rowley, freem. 13 May 1640, said to have been b.
1605, had w. Elizabeth and s. Caleb, and Joshua; bot. 1657, at Newbury a
farm of John Clark; and his wid. d. at Salisbury, a. 1687. But ano.
WILLIAM, or the same, perhaps, by w. Mary had Mary, and liv. at
Salisbury, where Mary, his d. m. 5 Nov. 1670, John Eastman. Three
of this name had been, 1834, gr. of N. E. coll.

    BRABROOK or BRAYBROOK, JOHN, Watertown, by W. Elizabeth had Elizabeth
b. 4 Nov. 1640; John, 12 Apr. 1642; and Thomas, 4 May 1643; first
was at Hampton 1640, rem. to Newbury, where liv. his uncle, Henry
Short, and d. 28 June 1662. Coffin has, perhaps, here made some
confus. for I find the inv. of B. tak. Dec. 1651. Ann B. wh. d. at Roxbury
20 May 1648, may have been his mo. JOSEPH, perhaps of Malden,
m. Sarah, d. of John Lewis, and may have liv. at Concord 1672.
RICHARD, Ipswich, was b. it is said, in 1613. By w. Joanna wh. was
his wid. liv. 1681, had Mehitable, wh. m. 2 Nov. 1669, John Downing.
SAMUEL, Salem, a witness in the doleful delus. a witcher. 1692, of wh.
no more is kn. THOMAS, Concord, B. of John, m. 1669, Abigail Temple,
and d. 1692. {{WILLIAM, Lynn, rem. says Lewis, 1637, to Sandwich.

    BRACY or BRACIE, JOHN, Wethersfield, came a. 1647, from New
Haven (where first he, with prefix of respect, sat down in 1644, and had
Susanna, and John, both bapt. 5 Sept. 1647), with his mo. Phebe Martin,
whose f. William Bisby of London had bot. all est. at W. for her, and
her ch. by former h.; d. 1709, aged 70. Other ch. of Bracey, by same
Phebe, were Thomas, prob. a Stephen, Constant, wh. m. John Morray,
and Phebe, wh. m. Joseph Dickinson. STEPHEN, Swanzey 1669,
[Baylies, II. 241.] rem. to Hartford, d. 1692, leav. Stephen, John,
Henry, beside ds. Elishaba, Phebe, Elizabeth and Ann. He drop. the final
y, yet perhaps did not change the sound, as of two syl. Descend. in
Conn. have been disting. THOMAS, Ipswich 1635, may have been, Felt
thinks, possib. the Mr. Bracy of Branford in Mather's first classis, in
the carelessness of the Magn. III. 214, call. Brucy, and not favor. with