Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p315


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Bucks; with w. Alice, 42; and ch. Thomas, 15; William, 14; Elizabeth 10;
Mary, 6; and James, 2; emb. 1 Apr. had here Elizabeth again, b. 14 May
1636; Sarah, 15 May 1637; and William, also, wh.d.in Dec.1638;
and the sec. Elizabeth d. May 1640. He d. 23 June 1660, hav. made his
will 4 July 1655, provid. for his w. s. James, and ds. Ann Jones, w. of
Edward, Mary Brooks, and Sarah King. The wid. in her will of 20
July 1662, pro. 1 May foll. doubts if s. James ever come, names gr.ch.
William King, and his mo. Sarah, who had m. Roger Burgiss, and
admin. was giv. to Robert Lattimore, who had m. the d. Ann Jones.
James was presumed, in 1665, being many yrs. unheard of, to be d.
The male descend. failed at once. HUMPHREY, Braintree, d. Aug. 1657,
leav. w. Grissel, who had been wid. of Thomas Jewell, bound hims. 5
Oct. 1655, bef. m. 9 Mar. 1656, to bring up the ch. of said Thomas.
JOHN, Roxbury, s. perhaps of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 11 Nov. 1652,
Mary Patten, had John, b. 10 Aug. foll. and Mary, both bapt. 27 Mar.
1659; Hannah, 23 Oct. of same yr.; Abigail, 22 Sept. 1661; beside Ruth, who
d. 1673; and other ch. as we judge from the will; d. 23 Jan. 1692. His will,
made some days bef. calls hims. "very crazy, yet sound
in memory and apprehension," calls John his oldest, names ds. Mary
Fielder, with her ch. Sarah; ds. Hannah Raynsford; Abigail Cook;
Sarah Kidder; appoints his br. Joseph, his s. John, and s. James, when he
comes of age, to be excors. JOHN, Roxbury, s. of the preced. m.
1682, Elizabeth Case, was freem. 1690. JOSEPH, Roxbury, br. of first John,
b. in Eng. prob. freem. 1653, m. Mary, d. of Griffin Crafts, wh. d. 30
June 1653, without ch. and next m. 8 Nov. 1654, Hannah Davis, had
bapt. there, Samuel, 5 Oct. 1656, d. in 3 mos.; Mary, 22 Nov. 1657;
Hannah, b. 25, bapt. 27 Mar. 1659; Joseph, 13 Oct. 1661; Benjamin, 8 Mar.
1668; Joanna, 10 Jan. 1673; Ichabod, 27 Sept. 1675; and Mary,
27 Mar. 1682; his w. d. 9 Jan. 1684 ; and he d. 10 Feb. 1715, aged 90.
STEPHEN, Marblehead 1674. THOMAS, Roxbury, 1639, brot. w. Mary,
who d. or was bur. 29 Nov. of that yr. and s. John and Joseph; m. 26 1640,
Mary Green, and he d. 23 May 1646, after long illness. WILLIAM, Boston,
by w. Rachel had William, b. 2 Apr. 1640; Sarah, 6 Oct. 1642; Rachel, 13
Oct. 1644; Isaac, 5 Oct. 1646; Elizabeth 3 Oct. 1648; and Jacob, Nov. 1658. On the
face of the rec. as giv. in Geneal. Reg. XV. 133, it is plain. seen, that it was all
made at once; but on p. 136 of the same vol. a contempo. rec. ins. Hannah, 12
Mar. 1659, i.e. 1660. WILLIAM, Boston, cooper, freem. 1672, ar. co. 1675,
m. a d. of John Hannaford. WILLIAM, . . . . . . m. Thankful, d. of Richard
Baker of Dorchester.

    GRIGSON or GREGSON, † THOMAS
, New Haven, came from London
Boston 26 June 1637, in comp. with Gov. Eaton and John Davenport, was one
of the chief men, an active merch. and an Assist. of the Col. first treasr.
and first Commissr. for the Union with other N. E. Col. liv. on E. side of
the harbor, sailed in Jan. 1646 for London, with Lamberton and "divers
other godly persons," of wh. nothing was ever heard, the little vessel
hav. no doubt, foundered. He left wid. Jane,