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1691, d. 24 Jan. 1697. Lewis. WILLIAM, Dover 1659. Of this name four had
been gr. at Harv. and three at other N. E. coll. in 1834.

    GRAY, ARTHUR, Salem, m. 17 Nov. 1668, Hannah, d. of Richard Hyde,
had Christian, b. 1 Aug. 1670; Joseph, 26 Dec. 1672, wh. d. soon; and Mary,
26 July 1674. EDWARD, Plymouth 1643, a youth, m. 16 Jan. 1651 Mary, d. of
John Winslow, wh. d. 1663, and he m. 12 Dec. 1660, Dorothy, d. of Thomas
Lettice, had Desire, b. 6 Nov. 1651; Mary, 18 Sept. 1653; Elizabeth 11 Feb. 1658;
Sarah, 12 Aug,. 1659; John, 1 Oct. 1661; by the first w. and Edward, b. 31
Jan. 1667; Susanna, 15 Oct. 1668, by the sec. and perhaps others. He was a
merch. rep. 1676-8, d. June 1681, and his gr.stone is call. the oldest now standing,
in the town. Desire m. 10 Jan. 1672, lieut. Nathaniel Southworth. Thus is exposed
a sad error in Geneal. Reg. XV. 12, whereby this Desire is made w. of Samuel
Kent, wh. d. 8 Feb. 1762, aged a. 94 yrs. so that she must have been b. bef her
mo. was 17 yrs. and four years bef. her m. with S. EDWARD, Yarmouth, prob.
s. of the first John of the same, m. 16 July 1684, Meletiah, d. of George
Lewis of Barnstable, had Priscilla, b. 8 Oct. 1686; Gideon, 6 Sept. 1688;
John, 26 July 1691; Meletiah, 6 June 1694; and Mercy, 13 Apr. 1696.
EDWARD, Boston, a youth, apprent. 1686, was from Lancash. m. 1699,
Susanna Harrison, had sev. ch. of wh. was Harrison, the disting. loyalist,
Treas. of the Prov.; and by sec. w. m. 1714, Hannah Ellis, had sev. ch. of
wh. Ellis, b. 1716, H. C. 1734, the eldest, collea. pastor of a ch. in Boston
with William Welstead, d. 17 Jan. 1753, bef. his f. GIDEON,
Yarmouth, s. prob. of John the first of the same, rem. HENRY, Boston
1638, a tailor. HENRY, Fairfield 1643, m. Lydia, d. of William Frost,
was rep. 1656 and 7, d. 1658, leav. Jacob, Henry, Levi, William, and
Sarah. He had also Mary, nam. in the will of her gr.f. Frost, wh. d. prob.
bef. her f. Jacob had sh in div. of ld. 1670. JAMES, Providence, sw.
alleg. May 1671. JOHN, Fairfield, br. of Henry, m. wid. Elizabeth Watson,
d. of William Frost, had two Ch. rememb. in the will of the 311 gr.f.
Frost. JOHN, Yarmouth 1643, m. Hannah, perhaps d. of William
Lumpkin, had Benjamin, b. 7 Dec. 1648; William, 5 or 10 Oct. 1650; and prob.
Mary; Edward; John; and Gideon; and d. a. 1674. Mary m. 13 June 1670,
Benjamin Ryder. JOHN, Saco, sw. alleg. to Mass. 1653. JOHN, Newtown, L. I.
1656. JOHN, Harwich, s. of John of Yarmouth, had Lot; Susanna; Hannah;
Lydia; Sarah; Thomas; Samuel; Mehitable; Andrew; Ann, d. young; Elisha;
Joshua; and Ann; possib. also Edward; and Thankful. JOSEPH, Taunton, m. 25
Feb. 1668, Rebecca Hill, perhaps d. of John of Dorchester, or Milton, had
Mehitable, b. 21 Feb. 1669; Joseph, 31 Dec. 1673, says Col. Rec. and
Ephraim, 20 June 1673, wh. error is compensat. by notice of d. of
Ephraim, 21 June 1675. His w. d. 13 May 1676. JOSEPH, Salem, m. 10 Aug.
1675, Deborah Williams, had Joseph, b. 9 June 1676. NICHOLAS, a soldier,
prob. from the E. on Conn. riv. 1676. PETE, Braintree, a. Apr. 1663, prob. unm.
ROBERT, Salem, by w. Elizabeth there had bapt. Elizabeth 9 Mar. 1651; Joseph, 9 May
1652; Bethia, 11 June 1654; Robert, 23 May 1658; and Hannah, 26 June 1659,
and he d. 23 Jan. 1662. His wid. m. 23 June 1663, Nicholas Manning. Other ch.
Thomas, as well as Edward, d. it is presum. inf. as not nam. in his will of 1 Jan.
pro. 25 June foll. That inst. ment. ano. d. Mary, wh. was b. 3 Apr. 1661, made
w. extrix. names serv. Elizabeth Wicks, gives George Hodges �a quadrant, forestaff,
gunter�s scale, and pair of compasses.� See Essex Inst. Hist. Coll. I. 143. One
ROBERT, it is said, from Salem beside Mary; all nam. in his will of 1 Jan. 1662,
soon after wh. he d. as his inv. was tak. 5 Feb. foll.; was fined as a Quaker, at