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and sold at Algiers with w. and fam. as is relat. in Winthrop Hist. II.
12, 13; so that prob. no descend. remain. Gr. in 1838 at Harv. were
ten, Yale eight, and Dart. one.

    AVERILL, WILLIAM, Ipswich 1638, d. 1653, leav. w. Abigail, and seven
ch. not nam. but in his will describ. It was made 3 June 1652, and pro.
29 Mar. foll. WILLIAM, Topsfield 1664, was prob. s. of the preced.
Easily this name in old MS. is mistak. for Avery, sometimes for Averitt,
and may even be used for Everitt, wh. see.

    AVERY, CHRISTOPHER, Glouchester, a weaver, came, I conject. from
Salisbury in Co. Hants, as one of the same name liv. in the age preced.
at that city; was selectman 1646, and sev. yrs. more, in 1653 his w. was
in Eng. in 1658 he rem. to Boston, and in 1666 to New London. He
had brot. from Eng. s. James, perhaps other ch. and was old eno. in 1667
to claim release from watch. and train. prob. d. in few yrs. Descend.
have been num. and respectab. JAMES, Gloucester, s. of the preced. b.
in Eng. a. 1620, m. 10 Nov. 1643, Jane Greenslade of Boston, had Hannah,
b. 12 Oct. 1644; James 16 Dec. 1646; and Mary, 19 Feb. 1648;
rem. that yr. to New London, there had Thomas, 6 May 1651; John, 10
Feb. 1634; Rebecca, 6 Oct. 1656; Jonathan, 5 Jan. 1609; Christopher,
30 Apr. 1661; both d. young; Samuel, 14 Aug. 1664; and Joanna, 1669.
He was held in high esteem, lieut. capt. rep. 1659, often after to 1669,
serv. in Philip's war, when he command. the Pequot allied force, and was
liv. in Feb. 1694. JAMES, New London, s. of the preced. m. Deborah,
d. prob. eldest of Edward Stallion, and well perpet. the fam. name. tho.
in Caulkins I see not names and dates of ch. JOHN, Dorchester 1642,
rem. to Boston, d. 31 July 1654. JOHN, of New Hampsh. was one of
those wh. solicit. the protect. of Mass. in 1689. JONATHAN, Dedham, s.
of William, m. 22 July 1679, Sybil, d. of the sec. Nathaniel Sparhawk of
Cambridge, had Margaret, b. 9 Nov. 1681, d. young; Sybil, 11 Aug.
1683; Margaret, again, 20 Aug. 1686; and Dorothy, 4 July 1688; and
he d. 16 Sept. 1694. His wid. m. Rev. Michael Wigglesworth. JOSEPH,
(not John, as Mather, in his ambitious cap. 2 of Magn. III. 77, mislead
all succeed. writers, until the recent publicat. of our contemp. Col. Rec.
I. 154); would have been call. of Marblehead, as he was going to that
settlem. from Ipswich, when he was lost 15 Aug. 1635, by shipwreck of
the little bark in wh. with his fam. of eleven, as his cous. and fellow passeng.
Thomas Thacher tells in his Narrative. By that, one of the most
affecting and effective stories of disasters of this sort, Dr. Young enrich.
his Chronicles of Mass. from Winthrop I. 165, we hear of the w. and six
small ch. that perish with him, but the resid. no doubt, were serv. He
had been a min. in his native Co. prob. of Wiltsh. and I judge had come
in the James from Southampton that brot. his kinsman Thacher, but