Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p261

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    GLOVER, CHARLES, Salem 1632, a shipwright, arr. at Boston 16 Sept.
in the Lion, freem. 2 June 1641, had w. Elizabeth rem. to Gloucester, was
selectman 1644 and 5; had Samuel, b. 20 June 1644. His W. d. Mar. 1648, and
he m. 12 Feb. 1650, wid. Esther Saunders, rem. to Southold, L.I. there, in 1674, made
his will, and d. leav. s. Samuel excor. HABAKKUK, Boston, s. of John of
Dorchester, b. in Eng. was a tanner, with good est. freem. 1650; m. 4 May
1653, Hannah, eldest ch. of Rev. John Eliot, had Hannah, b. 3 July, bapt. 3
Sept. 1654, d. soon; and Rebecca, 24, bapt. 29 July 1655; both at Roxbury;
other ch. John, and Rebecca, wh. m. Thomas Smith of Boston, and sec. a
Clark; d. Apr. 1693. His will of 7 Sept. 1692, pro. 24 Apr. foll. names only w.
Hannah, and d. Rebecca Clark. HENRY, Medfield, d. 21 July 1655, and inv. of
his est. on wh. his w. Abigail was admx. is in Vol. III. 3], of our Suffk.
Prob. rec. HENRY, New Haven 1647, or earlier, came, prob. in the Elizabeth
from Ipswich 1634, aged 24, had Mary, bapt. June 1641; Mercy, Aug. 1643;
Hannah, May 1646; John, 8 Oct. 1648; Abigail, b. 29 Apr. 1651, d. soon;
Abigail, again, b. 31 July 1652; and Sarah, 3, bapt. 9 Dec. 1655; was a
promin. man, propr. in 1685, d. 2 Sept. 1689. His wid. Elinor d. 1 Mar.
1698, aged 85. In letters of Davenport to Winthrop 1655, 3 Mass. Hist. Coll.
X. 9 and 12, his w. is refer. to; and perhaps he was the lieut. of Southold 1662,
that yr. adm. as freem. of Conn. Trumbull, Col. Rec. 388. His d. Hannah m.
24 Nov. 1663, David Ashley; Mercy m. 10 May 1664 Moses Mansfield;
Sarah m. 11 Dec. 1678, John Ball; and Abigail m. the same day Daniel
Burr
; and his will, pro. Oct. 1689, gives to childr. of his s. John.
� * JOHN, Dorchester 1630, came, perhaps in the Mary and John, but was a
Lancashire man, and engag. in the favor of the Plant. bef. embark. ;in
1629, was a capt. rep. 1637-50, and near all the same yrs. selectman, ;rem.
to Boston, was assist. 1652 and 3, d. early next yr. His will of 11 Apr.
1653, has codic. of 26 Jan. foll. and pro. 9 Feb. after, recites that he had
giv. a yr. bef. to s. Thomas his messuage at Rainhill in Lancaster, Eng. "as
competent jointure to Rebecca now his w. with wh. he is to .have a
consid. portion," had promis. s. Nathaniel �400; had giv. Habakkuk half a
new dwell.-ho. and pits and accom. for tan. equal to �400, prov. for w.
Ann, s. John, and Pelatiah, b. Sept. 1636; all of wh. exc. the last two, I
think he had brot. from Eng. He had no d. JOHN, Cambridge, s. of Rev.
Josse, b. in Eng. H. C. 1650, in 1651 was liv. in Eng. had a degr. of M. D. at
Aberdeen, and prob. never came ag?in to our side of the ocean. JOHN,
Boston, s. of first John, H. C. 1651, (unless this distinct. belong to a New
Haven gent.), a merch. wh. had perhaps, liv. at Swanzey 1683, but at B. d.
and was bur. 25 Sept. 1696; in his will names w. Elizabeth prob. d. of John
Andrew, but no other relat. styles hims. gent. wh. may seem to support his
right to the coll. honor. Yet the careful Hist. of Dorchester does not
claim him. JOHN, Boston, by w. Mary had Hannah, b. 5 Apr. 1659
and John, b. 1 Feb. 1661, may be the same as preced. JOHN, New
Haven, perhaps s. of Henry, yet strange. regard. by Prof. Kingsley
in let. to me, as the gr. of Harv. 1651, d. 29 Jan. 1680,