||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Kittery, York, Maine, United States
Massachusetts, United States
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
York, York, Maine, United States
||1630 - 1834
||FOXCRAFT or FOXCROFT - FOY
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ord. 20 Nov. 1717, m. 1718, Ann Coney, d. of John, had Samuel, b.
1735, H. C. 1754, min. of New Gloucester, d. 16 or 18 June 1769. Of
this name eight had been gr. at Harv. 1834.
FOXERY, WILLIAM, Boston 1652, adm. an inhab. and the name in
text and marg. of the rec. is so plain that it is wonder. who Drake, in Hist.
of Boston, 334, gave it Foxley; particular. as it was right in Farmer.
FOXWELL, JOHN, Barnstable 1643. JOHN, Scarborough, eldest s. of
Richard of the same, d. prob. bef. his f. leav. wid. Deborah, 1677, to
admin. his est. RICHARD, Salem, or Boston, prob. came in the fleet with
Winthrop desired adm. as freem. 19 Oct. 1630, and 18 May foll. was sw.
perhaps went home, or rem. soon to Scituate, and may have been there
prior, certain. was in 1634, hav. m. Ann Shelley, a serv. wh. came over
that yr. as the ch. rec. of Roxbury proves; was one of the found. of the
first ch. at Scituate, with Rev. John Lothrop, 8 Jan. 1635; but the ch.
foll. are on rec. of Barnstable, Mary, b. 17, bapt. 30 Aug. 1636, wh.
m. 8 Jan. 1655, Hugh Cole; Martha, 24 Mar. bapt. 22 Apr. 1638, m.
9 May 1669, Samuel Bacon; and Ruth, 25 Mar. bapt. 4 Apr. 1641;
rem. to Barnstable bef. the b. of last ; there his s. John was bur. 21
Sept. 1646, and he d. 1668, says Deane, wh. tells of him as from Kent,
yet, however, confus. him with the foll. RICHARD, prob. at Piscataqua
1631, or earlier, for he had been home in 1632, but came back in Apr.
1633, yet perhaps in connex. with other men than those in whose dominion
he was first, being soon engag. in the patent right of Lewis and
Bonython, and sat down at Scarborough 1636, there m. Sarah, d. of
Richard Bonython, had Richard, John, Philip, and five ds. was in 1658
receiv. under jurisdict. of Mass. and in 1663, declared on 4 July that he
and his neighb. desired their sov. lord, the k. to determine what jurisdict.
they belong. to; d. 1677, aged 73. Folsom, 116. His s. Philip was
admor. Of the s. Richard, prob. d. bef. his f.; John m. a d. of Richard
Cumming, had Nathaniel, but the male line ended with him; Philip was
a selectman of Scarborough 1681, d. without heirs, it is believ. 1690.
The ds. well perpet. the name as a bapt. prefix. Esther m. 1657, Thomas
Rogers; Lucretia m. James Robinson of Scarborough; Susanna m. John
Ashton or Austin; Mary m. George Norton of York; and Sarah m. Joseph
Curtis of Kittery. From this last desc. the portion of Cutts fam.
FOY, JEFFERY, Boston 1676, mariner. In his will of 12 Oct. 1677,
pro. 29 Jan. foll. he names w. Rochard. but no ch. JOHN, Boston 1671,
mariner, by w. Dorothy had Elizabeth b. 21 Sept. 1672; John, 28 June
1674; Joseph, and Benjamin, tw. 11 Aug. 1678; William, 6 Mar. 1681;
Hannah, 4 Feb. 1683; Joseph, again, 21 Aug. 1685; Dorothy; Samuel, 15
Feb. 1688; and Samuel, again, 26 Mar. 1689. His will of 13 Nov. 1708,
names Elizabeth Southack as d. Dorothy, wh. m. 21 June 1705, Jonathan Armitage,
beside s. John, William, Joseph, and Samuel. JOHN, Boston, s. of the preced.
m. 16 Nov. 1699, Sarah Lynde, had Elizabeth b. 13 June 1701. JOSEPH, Boston,
mariner, br. of the preced. prob. never m. for by his will, 11 May 1730, all his
prop. was giv. to ch. of br. Samuel. SAMUEL, Boston, mariner, br. of the preced.
m. 26 July 1716, Elizabeth Emmes, had Mary, b. 20 Aug. 1720; Joseph, 11 Sept. 1723;
Dorothy, 26 May 1725; Hannah, 30 Apr. 1726, d. in few days; beside Samuel, and
Elizabeth nam. in the will of uncle Joseph. WILLIAM, Boston, br. of the preced. m. 5
Apr. 1716, Elizabeth Campbell, had William, b. 1 Nov. foll.; John, 14 Nov. 1717, d.
soon; Mary, 7 June 1720, d. soon; Mary, again, 8 Sept. 1721; John, again, 8 Feb.
1723, d. young; and Elizabeth He was Treasr. of the Prov. of Mass. Bay, d. 1759.
WILLIAM, Boston, br. of the preced. m. 5 Apr. 1716 Perhaps these mariners
were from Guernsey, or other Channel Island.
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