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1678. His will, of 28 Dec. 1693, pro. 22 Feb. foll. gives to s. Edward (of
whose b. we are ign.) double portion, and equal shares to others. Ano.
MATTHEW, Boston, by w. Ann had, says rec. Elizabeth b. 30 Jan. 1654, but it is
wrong. The ch. was Edmund's. SIMON, Hingham, m. Oct. 1675, Mary Bond, had
Simon, b. 11 Aug. 1676; Thomas, 4 Nov. 1678; John, 13 Apr. 1681; Josiah, 2
Aug. 1683; Micah, 20 Feb. 1686; Alice, 26 Apr. 1689; and Abigail, 28 June
1692. Highly prob. is it, that old Isaac was his gr.f. but wh. of the s. was
his f. is not so clear. Descend. are kn. at Scituate. THOMAS, Boston 1668,
prob. gr.s. of first Isaac, and perhaps s. of Clement, by w. Elizabeth had
Hannah, b. 21 Aug. 1672; Elizabeth 22 Jan. 1674; Abigail, 25 Oct. 1677; Mary, 18 J
an. 1681; Huldah, 13 Sept. 1685; Thomas, 6 Dec. 1686; and Jerusha. His wid.
m. a Heath, and on 29 Dec. 1709, third h. Francis Burroughs, and outliv.
him. Of the ds. Hannah m. 22 June 1693, Nathaniel Halsey; Elizabeth m. 18 Oct.
1693, John Greenough; Abigail m. 28 July 1702, Joseph Shippen; Mary m. a
Phillips; and Jerusha m. 19 Sept. 1710, capt. John Fairweather; Huldah was,
in 1713, unm. It is spell. Groce in one rec. or more.

    GROSVENOR, JOHN, Roxbury, came, as the fam. tradit. tells, from Co. Chester,
by w. Esther had William, b. 8 Jan. 1673, H. C. 1693; Susanna, 9 Feb. 1681; a
ch. 4 Sept. 1683, d. soon; Ebenezer, 9 Oct. 1684; Thomas, 30 June 1687, d. soon;
and Joseph, 1 Sept. 1689, and he d. 26 Sept. 1691. The name is Norman, meaning
great hunter, and the Eng. peerage is rich with it. Twelve more of this
name had, in 1828, been gr. at other N. E. coll.

    GROTH, if such a name be possib. or misprint. for GROWTH or GRATH, JOHN,
Salisbury, m. 7 Jan. 1674, Elizabeth d. prob. of John Eaton, had Elizabeth b. July 1674, was adm.
to practise medicine 1679 at Hampton. Perhaps he was a German, and call.
doctor; may have d. early, and William Hutchins perhaps m. his wid. 30 Apr.
1685.

    GROUT, JOHN, Watertown, by w. Mary had John, b. 8 Aug. 1641; and
Mary, 11 Dec. 1643; was at Sudbury 1643, freem. 1665, selectman, sev. yrs.
town clk. and a capt. was 70 yrs. old in 1689, d. 25 July 1697, his will, pro.
16 Aug. folL dispos. of good est. His sec. w. was Sarah, wid. of capt.
Thomas Cakebread, d. of Nicholas Busby, wh. in his will, names John Grout
his s. and Sarah G. he calls his youngest d. By her his ch. were John;
Sarah, wh. m. John Loker, jr. and d. 1702; Joseph, b. 24 July 1649; Abigail,
14 Oct. 1655, wh. m. 1678, Joseph Curtis; Jonathan, 1 Aug. 1638; Elizabeth m.
Samuel Allen, bore him 5 ch. and after In. lieut. John Livermore; Mary, 1
Aug,. 1661, m. 19 Sept. 1688, Thomas Knapp; and Susanna 1664, who m. 1692,
John Woodward. JOHN, Sudbury, eldest s. of the preced. m. 1667, Rebecca