Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p421


Volume 1, Page 421

in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. X. 45, contains story of unusual interest. JOHN,
Boston, call. jr. s. of Humphrey (wh. never came to our shore, I think),
was adm. freem. 18 May 1642, had Sarah, b. 25 Dec. 1657; and d.
1674. JOHN, Charlestown, m. 22 Dec. 1664, Mary, d. of Michael
Long, wh. d. at C. 7 May 1681, and ch. John, b. 27 Aug. 1666;
Henry, 13 Apr. 1669; also, Abigail, 1671, wh. m. 1702, John Teal,
sch.master, all to live at Woburn. THOMAS, Taunton 1643, d. 4 Mar.

    COGGESHALL or COXSALL, BENJAMIN, Newport, s. of the
sec. John, had w. Sarah, wh. d. May 1726, and he d. 16 Apr. 1739.
FREEGIFT, Newport, br. of the preced. d. 27 Feb. 1728, and his
w. d. 6 June 1748, aged 85. JAMES, Newport, s. of John the first,
m. Mary, d. of the sec. Henry Bull; and he d. 2 Apr. 1712. JOHN, Roxbury,
a mercer from Co. Essex, came in the Lion 16 Sept. 1632, and was
adm. freem. 6 Nov. foll. rem. with w. Mary to Boston, had Hannah, bapt.
there 3 May 1635; d. Wait, 11 Sept. 1636; and Bedaiah, 30 July 1637, whether
s. or d. is not kn. He was rep. in the first Gen. Ct. of 1634, and sev.
sess. in after yrs. but in 1637 sympathiz. with Wheelwright, he was
expel. from his seat, disarm. and next yr. banish. then went to R. I. was
chos. Assist. 1641, and in 1617 Presid. of the Col. He d. 27 Nov. of that
yr. aged a. 56 yrs. His d. Ann, b. in Eng. m. 15 Nov. 1643, Peter Easton;
Wait m. 18 Dec. 1651, Daniel Gould; and Winthrop Hist. I. 130. �JOHN, Newport,
s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. a. 1647, Elizabeth youngest d. of William
Balstone, had William; and John, b. 12 Feb. 1650; beside one or more
ds. of wh. Elizabeth m. John Warner. He and w. by mut. cons. separat. in
1654, and he gain. leave of Ct. to m. again, she obtain. the same license
next mo. and m. Thomas Gould of Narraganset next yr.; and he m. Dec.
1655, Patience Throgmorton, prob. a. of John, had Freegift, 1 Mar.
1658; James, 17 Feb. 1660; Mary, 10 Mar. 1662; Joseph, 30 May
1664 or 5, but which, is uncert.; Rebecca, 20 June 1667; Patience, 13
Aug. 1669; Benjamin, 27 July 1672; Content, 28 Mar. 1674; and
Content, again, 10 May 1676; and his w. d. 7 Sept. foll. aged 36
yrs. says gr. stone. He was oft. assist. and dept. gov. bef. and
aft. Andros, and d. 1 Oct. 1708, in his 90th yr. Descend. are still
in repute. JOHN, Newport, s. of the preced. m. 24 Dec. 1670, Elizabeth
d. of Henry Timberlake of the same, had Elizabeth b. 27 Nov. 1670, unless
we may presume the rec. of parent's m. or ch.'s b. is wrong, and that
this should be 1671, or that 1669; Balstone, 29 Sept. 1672, wh. d. soon,
as did the former; John, 23 Sept. 1673, perhaps d. young; Mary, 18
Sept. 1675; William, 7 Sept. 1677; Patience, 1 Jan. 1680; Constant,
14 Mar. 1682; Peter, 18 June 1684; James, 29 May 1686; Rebecca,
9 Oct. 1688; Balstone, again, 8 Oct. 1690, Daniel, 25 Oct. 1693; and
John,. again, 10 Nov. 1694. JOSHUA, Newport, s. I suppose, of the