Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p8


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m. prob. bef. 1664, Desiretruth, d. of William Thorne of Boston,
had bapt. at Roxbury, where his w. join. the ch. 8 July 1666, Elizabeth and
Desiretruth, perhaps not tw. on 15 July 1666, of wh. one, at least, d.
soon; Elizabeth 22 Nov. 1668; Deborah, 26 Feb. 1671; John, 10 Aug.
1673; William, 29 June 1679; and Mary, 20 May 1683; but this last
was b. after he had rem. to Dunstable, so that she may have been older,
when bapt. than the others. At D. he had also Joanna.

    ACTON, JOHN, North Yarmouth, a. 1685. Sullivan, 185.

    ACY or ACIE, JOHN, Rowley 1663-77, was perhaps s. of William.
THOMAS, Hadley 1678, rem. soon. WILLIAM, Rowley 1643, after at
Boston, where he had Joseph, bapt. at first ch. 28 June 1657, went
again to R. there was liv. 1677.

    ADAMS, ABRAHAM, Boston, cooper, perhaps s. of Nathaniel of Weymouth,
had liv. at Falmouth, where bef. 1667 he m. Sarah, d. of Arthur
Macworth, and from his wid. had gift of an isl. in Casco Bay. Willis, I.
75. Later in life he was an innholder, and one of that band of volunteers
wh. took, Oct. 1689, a piratic. vessel, in the Vineyard Sound, after
some resist. and brot. her into B. His w. was Abigail, d. of Nicholas
Wilmot, wh. in his will of 27 Sept. 1684, provides for her sh. of his est.
From the will of Adams, made 6, pro. 18 Apr. 1700, we learn, that he
had by a former w. i. e. Macworth's d. two ds. Sarah Grant and Jane
Snelling, and by w. Abigail, made extrix. had Zechariah, Samuel, Abraham,
Mary, Abigail, and Elizabeth ABRAHAM, Newbury, eldest s. of Robert,
m. 16 Nov. 1670, Mary, d. of Richard Pettingell of the same, had
Mary, b. 16 Jan. 1672; Robert, 12 May 1674; Abraham, 6 May 1676;
Isaac, 26 Feb. 1679; Sarah, 13 Apr. 1681; John, 7 Mar. 1684; Matthew,
25 May 1686; Israel, 25 Dec. 1688; Dorothy, 25 Oct. 1691;
and Richard, 22 Nov. 1693. His w. d. 19 Sept. 1705; and he d. 12
Dec. 1714. ║ ALEXANDER, Boston, a shipwright, freem. 1648, ar. co.
1652, m. as is said, Mary Coffin, sis. of Tristram the first, had Mary, b.
19, bapt. 25 Jan. 1646; rem. to Dorchester, there had Susanna, 14 May
1648; John, 26 Feb. 1653; and Samuel, 7 May 1656; beside Eliz. wh m.
William Parkman. ANDREW, Hartford 1643, then employ. as Hinman, 12,
tells, in place of sch.master. CHARLES, Dover 1648, liv. in 1669 in that part,
call. Oyster riv. was of the gr. jury 1688; had w. Temperance, s. Charles, and
perhaps John; and was k. by the Ind. 1694. Evidence is rec. 1712, to prove,
that he possess. lds. there "above sixty yrs." CHARLES, Dover, s. of the preced.
had Charles, b. 1668; Sarah, 1671. CHRISTOPHER, Braintree, a
petition. with many others, in 1645, for a planta. on the land of Pumham.
He rem. E. and had fine est. at Kittery, where in his will in Suffk,
Reg. X. 105 of 13 June 1686, pro. 21 Sept. 1687, more than eight mos.
after his d. by Gov. Andros, he names w. Margaret, and four ch. John,