Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p203

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    FREEMAN, ANTHONY, came in the Hopewell, Capt. Babb, in the
autumn of 1635, aged 24; but of him no more is kn. DAVID, Rehoboth,
m. 4 Apr. 1684, Margaret Ingraham of Swanzey. EDMUND, Lynn,
came in the Abigail 1635, aged 45, with others of the name, Mary,
50; John, 35; Thomas, 24; John, 9; and Cecilia, 4; all ent. at the
custom ho. 17 June in London; but we kn. of six others for the same
sh. ent. 1 July foll. viz. Edward, 34; his w. Elizabeth 35; and four ch. not
of Edward, but of Edmund, Alice, 17; Edmund, 15; Elizabeth 12; and
John, 8. Who Mary and the four others were, that took their passage
on the earlier day, is all unkn. as well as the Edward with w. Elizabeth
Conjecture will find no benefit from rec. it is thought; for we are not
able to determine whether he brought a w. yet kn. that he had one at
Sandwich, but not her name. Presume we may (from his will of 21
June 1682, pro. 2 Nov. foll. naming s. Edmund, John, and Edward
Perry, as the w. of Edward Perry was Mary), that he had m. on this side
of the water, a wid. Perry, tho. Mr. Winsor tool; a diverse view, as
if E. P. had m. a d. of Freeman. No d. is ever ment. in this country,
exc. the two found in the old rec. of the London custom ho. Alice, wh.
m. 24 Nov. 1639, deac. William Paddy, and d. at Plymouth, 24 Apr.
1651; and Elizabeth wh. m. a. 1645, John Ellis. An Elizabeth F. wh. d. at
Sandwich, 14 Feb. 1676, may have been the fellow passeng. call. in the
rec. w. of Edward, but while we are ignor. wh. Edward was, or where
he liv. or if indeed the name be not a delusion on the rec. there may be
possibil. of her being the w. of Edmund. Dr. Palfrey found gr.stones
of many of this fam. name at Benefield in Northamptonsh. but the late
Rev. Dr. James Freeman understood from fam. tradit. that he as
deriv. from Devonsh. On the first arr. of Edmund with his assoc. at
Sandwich, they call. the place Saugus, out of regard to the Ind. name of
the place in Mass. whence they rem. He was an Assist. of the Col.
1640-46 incl. but why in foll. yrs. omit. is not guessed at, nor why among
instances of longev. he is not cited, when many younger are. EDWARD,
Sandwich, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. m. 22 Apr. 1646, at Eastham, Rebecca,
d. of Thomas Prence, the Gov. had only Rebecca, after b. of
wh. his w. d. prob. in short time, and he m. 13 July 1631, Margaret
Young, had Margaret, b. 2 Oct. 1652; Edmund, 5 Oct. 1655; Alice,
29 Mar. 1638; Rachel, 7 Sept. 1659, Sarah, 6 Feb. 1662; and Deborah,
9 Aug. 1665; was rep. and the time of d. of him. or of his w. is unkn.
EDMUND, Sandwich, only s. of the preced. m. a. 1682, w. Sarah, had
Edmund, b. 30 Aug. 1683; Benjamin, 6 July 1686; Mary, 13 Mar.
1688; John, 12 June 1693; Thomas, 26 Mar. 1696; Joseph, 18 July
1698; William, 4 Dec. 1700; Sarah, G Dec. 1703; and Isaac, 20 Oct.
1706; d. 18 May 1720, a.nd his wid. d. 12 Nov. 1742, aged 90. Of