Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p57

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Abigail d. May 1653 WILLIAM, New Haven, s. of William of the same, b. in
Eng. m. 31 Jan. 1649, Mary Chandler, had ch. b. 1651 and 1653, wh. d. soon.
He desert. his w. went to Kinsale, and there, as was said, m. ano. In Oct. 1661,
after his abs. of eight yrs. his w. obtain. divorce. But that may be story of ano.
man, for this William m. Ann, wid. of William Gibbard, d. of William
Tapp. and d. 4 Mar. 1676, as by the highest authority I am instruct. His
fam. was early extinct. WILLIAM, Ipswich, had William, b. 23 Oct.
1674; John, 2 Feb. 1676; Ezekiel, June 1680; Elizabeth 15 Jan. 1685, d.
under 1 yr. and Elizabeth again, wh. m. Sept. 1704 Joshua Norwood.
His w. was Margaret, at this time, but she may not have been
mo. of the former childr. Ano. WILLIAM of Ipswich had Solomon,
b. 8 Aug. 1699. Perhaps one of these many Williams was a carpenter,
wh. came in the James from Southampton, 1635. Confusion very easily
arises between names of so common occur. with so slight variations of residence,
and other circumst. Of this name, 1834, Farmer found fifteen gr.
at Harv. eight at Yale, and six at other N. E. coll.

    ANDROS, EDMUND, Boston, appoint. by James II. gen. Gov. of N. E.
arr. at Boston, 20 Dec. 1686, had been a dozen or more yrs. Gov. of
N. Y. bef. his promot. Here he exercis. rule without law above two yrs.
His w. d. at B. Feb. 1688. On the first report of the land. in Eng. of
William of Orange, the gr. body of the people, eager to throw off the
yoke, seized on the Gov. and his adherents and imprison. them, 18 Apr.
1689. Five mos. he was held close prisoner, tho. once he escap. to R. I.
but was arrest. there and sent back; and the k. gave order 30 July for
his being brought to Eng. Hutch. II. 208, says, he d. in London, Feb.
1714, at advanc. age, having tasted once more the sweets of power, as
Gov. of Virg. soon after his going, home. JEDEDIAH, Salisbury, by w.
Mary, had Joseph, b. 10 Mar. 1670. His wid. m. 24 Aug. 1674, lieut.
John Allen.

    ANGELL, JAMES, Providence, s. of Thomas, m. Abigail, only d. of
Gregory Dexter, had John, b. 4 Oct. 1691; perhaps more. JOHN, Providence,
br. of the preced. m. 7 Jan. 1670, Ruth Field, but of neither h. nor w. has any
acco. recall. me. THOMAS, Providence, one of the earliest sett. with Roger Williams,
one of the freem. 1655, and constable, had James and John, wh. there dwelt 1676,
and did not rem. in Philip's war, beside ds. Amphyllis, Mary, Deborah, Alice, and
Margery, whose descend. are num. He d. 1694, as is thot. for his will
was pro. 18 Sept. of that yr. He came from London, as serv. or apprent.
of Roger Williams, as one tradit. has it, but ano. tradit. says, of Richard
Waterman. John took o. of alleg. June 1668, and so may have been
elder, for James is thus mark. May 1682. Alice m. 26 Jan. 1670, Eleazer
Whipple of P. and Mary m. Richard Arnold.

    ANGIER, EDMUND, Cambridge 1636, youngest s. of John of Dedham,
Co. Essex, where he was b. a. 1612, and br. of John, min. of some distinct.