Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p226


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sett. of Narraganset. He was f. of Benoni, bef. ment. whose eldest s.
William, b. 1671, d. 14 Dec. 1732. The fourth s. of William was Sylvester,
an emin. physician of Boston, b. at S. Kingstown, 1707. LYON,
or LION, as he wrote it, Saybrook 1635, came in the Bachilor of only 25
tons, aged 36, with w. Mary, 34; and a fem. serv. Elizabeth Colet, 23, and
eleven male passeng. one only however nam. in the custom-ho. rec. emb.
11 Aug. at London, arr. at Boston 28 Nov. His w. was. d. of Dericke
Willamson of Worden in Holland, in the serv. of whose prince he had
bef. been engag. and he came away for London, 10 July of that yr. had
David, b. 29 Apr. 1636; Mary, 30 Aug. 1638; both at Saybrook fort;
and Elizabeth 14 Sept. 1641, on the isl. purch. of the Ind. that has ever since
borne his name, but by him call. Isle of Wight, and she was the first
Eng. ch. b. there. He was a man of very gr. energy and discretion, as
fully was shown in the Pequot war. Of that he wrote a Relation, less
exact, indeed, than entertain. but worth perusal, print. after 200 yrs.
repose, in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 131. He lived at Easthampton longer
than at Saybrook; had early acquir. the admir. est. off the E. end of
Long 1. (still enjoy. by descend. of the ninth generat.) call. Gardine
isl. in Gardiner's Bay; prob. liv. after 1642 on L. I. and d. late in 1663.
His wid. liv. a. two yrs. and her will is rec. at New York. His will of
1658 names the two first b. and the Elizabeth d. of Elizabeth as does also
that of the mo. Mary m. Jeremiah Concklin, and d. at Easthampton, L.
I. 15 June 1727. Elizabeth m. Arthur Howell of Easthampton, had Elizabeth
and d. soon after in Feb. 1658. Of course her m. was bef. she was sixteen
yrs. old. Perhaps his name of bapt. was Lionel, in old times common eno.
but I have never met the conject. and Lion is a more appropr.
designat. for the lion-hearted. RICHARD, Plymouth 1620, one of the
passeng. of the Mayflower, was liv. late in 1624, but tho. he partook of
the div. of lds. early in that yr. he had no share in the div. of cattle,
1627. No more is kn. of him, but what Bradford tells, that he bec. a
mariner, and d. away, and he had no w.

    GARDNER, * ANDREW, Roxbury, or rather Brookline, s. of sec.
Thomas of the sarne, m. 20 May 1668, Sarah, d. of Hugh Mason, had
Andrew, b. 1674, H. C. 1696, the preacher, at Lancaster, casual. k. by
a soldier, 1704; and prob. others, certain. Thomas, 9 Dec. 1684; liv. at
Muddy riv. was capt. a rep. 1689, and lost in the exped. of Sir William
Phips against Quebec next yr. BENJAMIN, Hingham, youngest s. of
John the first of the same, m. 3 Jan. 1696, Sarah Dunbar, prob. d. of
Robert of the same, had Sarah, b. 19 June 1698; Benjamin, 15 May
1700; and Hannah, 2 Nov. 1703. All this fam. are frequent. spell.
Garnett. EBENEZER, Salem 1682, 8. of George, had w. Sarah, wh. d. 5
Sept. 1682, aged n. 23; and he d. 1685, without eh. His will made in