Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p273


Volume 2, Page 273

1850, seven are named, Joseph, b. 13 May 1662, d. young; Joseph, again;
Mary; William, 1666; Sarah; John, 1679; and Susanna. He m. next, 16 Oct.
1684, wid. Rachel Todd, and had Ebenezer, 25 July 1685; Benjamin, 25 Jan.
1691; and intermed. ch. not nam. She d. 1691, and he m. next, 4 July 1692,
wid. Mercy Clark, had Samuel, 5 Apr. 1696; and d. 2 Sept. 1697, leav. wid.
who m. John Hovey, sen. of Topsfield, and d. Apr. 1731. In a fam. genealogy I
find the names of other three ch. of first w. (not nam. by their mo.) to be
Margery, Elizabeth and Hannah. The youngest s. liv. to 7 Nov. 1785. Hon.
Benjamin, H. C. 1766, b. at Salem, 20 Sept. 1748, who was a mem. of the
first ho. of Rep. under the Fed. Const. and Senator of U. S. 1796-1800, and
d. 28 July 1814, was a gr. gr.s. of Joseph, and f. of Jonathan, the late
princely merch. of N. Y. whose s. Henry C. H. C. 1846, d. so prematurely
1847. NICHOLAS came from London in the James 1635, aged 60, with Jane,
prob. his w. 58, a clothworker, of wh. no more is ever heard. Perhaps he
was f. of William, and a Kentish man, and may have liv. at Ipswich. WILLIAM,
Ipswich, freem. 7 Dec. 1636, had w. Margery Watson, wh. f. it is said, liv. in
Kent, and bought for his d. the est. of Giles Firmin (after his return
home), had Joseph, b. 1639, bef. ment.; William; and Mary. His w. d. 28 Aug.
1668; and he m. 7 Feb. 1670, wid. Mary Webb, wh. d. 7 Sept. 1680; in her will,
made under power in mar. contr.) 8 June preced. she gave furnit. to
Benjamin and Mary, "two of the ch. of my s. Mr. John Fayerweather of
Boston," and made him excor. He next m. 1683, Bethia, wid. of Joseph
Grafton, and formerly wid. of Capt. Lothrop of the flower of Essex, wh. d.
6 Dec. 1686; and in 1689 he m. fourth w. Remember, wid. of John Fiske of
Wenham, wh. d. 16 Feb. 1702. He was selectman, deac. in 1658, rep. 1666,
and often after, d. 1699, aged 86. Mary m. 23 Feb. 1668, Thomas Giddings. *
WILLIAM, Ipswich, s. of the preced. liv. in that pt. call. Chebaco, now
Essex, was deac. of ch. there, freem. 1681, selectman, capt. rep. 1691,
after overthrow of Andros, under whose tyrannic. admin. he, with his
spirit. friend, Rev. Mr. Wise and others, had been fined. Revo. in N. E.
justif 16. He m. 14 Nov. 1666, Hannah, d. of Rev. Francis Dane of Andover,
had William, b. 13 Nov. 1667; Nathaniel, 24 Oct. 1670; Hannah, 4 July 1673;
Joseph, 8 Mar. 1676; Francis, 4 Oct. 1678, H. C. 1699, wh. d. 15 Sept. 1707,
at Rehoboth, min. of Jamaica, L. I. says Farmer; Elizabeth 19 Dec. 1680; John,
1681, d. soon; Margery, 12 Aug. 1683; John, again, 12 Aug. 1685; Mary; and
Bethia He d. 12 Oct. 1712, leav. wid. Hannah. His s. John lived to 7 Jan.
1773. Five of this name had, in 1834, been . at Harv. and four at other N.
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    GOODING, DANIEL, Kittery 1659, may be the same as Goodwin.