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    GRUMWELL, JOHN, a. freem. of Conn. 1658, of wh. more is unkn.

    GRUNDY, ROBERT, Roxbury, had there bapt. Elizabeth 27 Apr. 1679;
John, 13 May 1681; Robert, b. 12, bapt. 15 July 1683; Edmund, 21 June 1685;
and Rebecca, 10 Jan. 1687.

    GUERNSEY, JAMES, Suffield, m. 17 Feb. 1693, Mary, wid. of Joseph Eastman,
d. of Hon. Peter Tilton, had many quarrels with his w. but prob. no ch. by
her. JOSEPH, Milford 1640, or, by Lambert, 1673.

    GUILD, JOHN, Dedham, weaver, m. Elizabeth Crook, wh. is not of my acquaint.
was perhaps freem. 1643, spelt Guile; d. Oct. 1682, had also est. in Wrentham and
Medfield, left ch. Samuel, b. 4 Sept. 1647; John, and Elizabeth JOHN, Wrentham, s.
of the preced. by w. Sarah had Sarah, who d. 7 Dec. 1682; Sarah, again, b. 2
June 1683; Elizabeth 7 July 1685; Joanna, 4 Nov. 1687; John, 7 Oct. 1690; and
Josiah, 14 July 694. SAMUEL, Dedham, br. of the preced. a soldier of
Moseley's comp. Dec. 1675, m. 29 Sept. 1676, Mary, prob. d. of John
Woodcock, was freem. 1678. Nine of this name have been gr. at
Harv.

    GUILE, ABRAHAM, Watertown, freem. 1682. See Gile.

    GULL, WILLIAM, Wethersfield 1649, m. after 1654, Elizabeth wid. of
Nathaniel Foote, d. of lieut. Samuel Smith, had no s. but sev. ds. certain.
Mary, and Ann, bef. he rem. to Hadley in 1663; there had Esther, b. 21 Nov.
1665; and Mercy, 27 June 1668; was freem. 1673. Ann m. 1680, Jonathan
Root, is nam. in the will of her f. as liv. 1701, when he d. and names also,
as liv. his w. Elizabeth ds. Mary, w. of Robert Bardwell, who was m. 21 Nov. 1676;
Mercy, w. of Jeremiah Alvord; and a ch. of his dec. d. Esther, who had
been w. of Joseph Gillet.

    GULLIFORD, GULLIFER or GULLIVER, ANTHONY, Dorchester
1656, liv. in that part wh. is now Milton, freem. 1666, had w.
Elinor, d. of Stephen Kingsley, and many ch. of wh. we kn. the dates of
but few: Stephen; Samuel, who d. 1676, and Stephen admin. his est.; Lydia;
Jonathan, b. 27 Oct. 1659, a man of some distinct. and rep. for Milton; l
Nathaniel; Hannah; Mary; and Elizabeth He made his will early in 1704 but liv.
to 28 Nov. 1706, aged 87. Of the ds. Lydia m. 25 or 29 Oct. 1675, James
Leonard; Hannah m. a Tucker; and Mary m. an Atherton. This name, from the
first form, was in cOn. rec. of freem. Gullifer and easi. bec. Gulliver, but
in Geneal. Reg. IX. 315, Caliphar. A letter of Pope to Swift, 23 Mar
1727-8, Bp. Warburton's Ed. 1766, Vol. IX. 76, begins: "I send
you a very odd thing, a paper printed in Boston, in N. E. wherein
you'll find a real person, a member of their Parliament, of the
name of Jonathan Gulliver.--The accident is very singular, that these
two names should be united." He then expends some impertinent criticism,
as, if Jonathan were an Anabapt. not christen. till of full age; when we
know the name was giv. bef. either of the wits was b. Capt. Lemuel
himself, tho. the most celebr. of the progeny of Jonathan Swift, was not
a fictitious person, only, on this side of the water; but our

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