Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p465


Volume 2, Page 465

Unless by strik. off the first letter, I am unable to conject. what it should

    HORSLEY, JAMES; Newton, m. Martha, d. of the first John Parker, had
James. JOSEPH, Rowley 1672, d. 1699.

    HORT, JOSEPH, and SAMUEL, Lynn, freem. 1691, perhaps brs. of wh. no more
is kn.

    HORTMAN, TIMOTHY, a soldier in Philip's war, 1676, for disch. of wh.
his w. Catharine made petition, bec. he had serv. 17 wks. and had two ch.
Ano. reason we learn from his later petit. in wh. he says he had three ch.
Once in the papers it is Heardman.

    HORTON, BARNABAS, Hampton 1640, went to Southold, L. I. favored Conn.
and was next yr. made an officer. BENJAMIN, perhaps br. of the preced. liv. at
same place, same time, and CALEB, too. JEREMIAH, Springfield, s. of Thomas,
had Nathaniel, b. 1662; Jeremiah, 1665; Samuel, 1667; Thomas, 1668, Timothy,
1670; John, 1672; Mary, 1674; and Benjamin, 1682; beside two, of wh. I kn. not
the names; all liv. when he d. 18 Aug. 1682. JOHN, Guilford, was freem.
1669, but not a propr. 1685. JOSEPH, Southold, L. I. 1662, made freem. of
Conn. was, perhaps, br. of Barnabas. THOMAS, Windsor, rem. to Springfield
1638, d. 1641, by w. Mary, wh. m. prob. Robert Ashford, had only Jeremiah,
bef. ment. THOMAS, Charlestown, had Thomas, b. 9 Jan. 1655; John, 23 Mar.
1657; and William, 13 Jan. 1659, d. in few days. The name is spelt without H.
in early rec. and sometimes Horten.

    HORWOOD, JAMES, came in the Christian, early in 1635, aged 30. But no
more is kn. of him. Possib. it is the same as Harwood, wh. see. JOHN, Boston
1663, perhaps only transient visit.

    HOSFORD, JOHN, Windsor, s. of William, freem. 1652, m. 5 Nov. 1657,
Philippa (unless that be error for Phillis) Trall or Thrall, d. of William,
had William, b. 25 Oct. 1658; John, 16 Oct. 1660; Timothy, 20 Oct. 1662;
Esther, 27 May 1664; Sarah, 27 Sept. 1666; Samuel, 2 June 1669; Nathaniel, 19
Aug. 1671; Mary, 12 Apr. 1674; and Obadiah, 20 Sept. 1677; all liv. when he d.
7 Aug. 1683, leav. wid. and good est. WILLIAM, Dorchester 1633, Dr. Harris
marks him 1630, perhaps without reason; freem. 1 Apr. 1634, when the name is
spelt Horseford, rem. to Windsor early with his d. Sarah, wh. m. 1 Nov. 1642,
Stephen Taylor of W. and s. John; there his w. d. 26 Aug. 1641; and he m. sec.
w. Jane, wid. of Henry Fowkes, prob. rem. to Springfield, and there preach.
from Oct. 1652 (when Moxon gave up in disgust), to Oct. 1654, and after sev.
yrs. both went home. In Eng. 1656 he gave ld. at W. to his two ch. and his w.
also gave some of her Id. to the ch. of W. and to her h.'s childr. and to
Esther Samwise, and to a sis. Wildish in Eng. some of these bef. going home,
some after. In 1671, she was at Tiverton, Co. Devon.