Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p65

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    DOWNE, DOWNS or DOWNES, EBENEZER, New Haven, s. of John of the
same, m. 28 Nov. 1694, Mary Umphrevile, perhaps d. of John. EDMUND, or
EDWARD, Boston 1667, merch. JOHN, Boston, by w. Dorothy had Mary, b. 4
Mar. 1657; and Dorothy, 31 Jan. 1659. JOHN, New Haven 1654, had been there 1648,
as a serv. perhaps a minor, had John, b. 5 Mar. 1659, d. young; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1662;
Mary, 28 Jan. 1665; Ebenezer, 3 Apr. 1667; Deliverance, and Elizabeth tw. 19 Apr. 1669;
Hannah, 19 Jan. 1671; John, again, 25 Nov. 1672; Daniel, 29 Aug. 1674;
Nathaniel, 17 Dec. 1676; and Ruth, 5 July 1679. ROBERT, Milford 1660.
THOMAS, Boston, came in the Defence, 1635, perhaps aged 25, by w.
Catharine had Rebecca, b. 22 Apr. 1652; and Thomas, 17 Mar. 1654; was at
Dover 1657, and there had Elizabeth b. 17 Nov. 1663; and d. 21 Jan. 1697. Mary, k.
by the Ind. at D. 26 July 1696, going from ch. was, perhaps, his d. THOMAS,
Boston 1674, mariner, s. of the preced. prob. m. Susanna, d. of Jacob
Eliot, wh. d. 14 Mar. 1688. THOMAS, Dover, by w. Martha had Gershom, b. 10
Jan. 1680; he after m. Abigail, wid. of John Hall, and was k. by the Ind. 1711.
WILLIAM, Mass. 1635. Felt. WILLIAM, Boston 1676, m. Hannah, eldest ch. of
Samuel Appleton of Ipswich. Six of this name had been gr. at Harv. bef.
1823.

    DOWNER, ANDREW, Newbury, s. of Joseph, m. 28 Dec. 1699, Susanna
Huntington, had John, b. 22 Oct. 1700; Mary, 22 May 1702; and Gideon, 5
Sept. 1705. JOSEPH, Newbury, m. 9 July 1660, Mary, d. of John Knight, had
Mary, b. 18 Mar. 1662; Joseph, 25 Mar. 1666; and Andrew, 25 July 1672.
JOSEPH, Newbury, s. prob. eldest of the preced. by w. Hannah had Joseph,
b. 29 Sept. 1693; John, 15 Mar. 1695; Andrew, 14 May 1697; Samuel, 12 Apr.
1699; Richard, 11 Feb. 1702; Hannah, 16 Feb. 1704; and Benjamin, 24 Feb.
1706. ROBERT, Salisbury 1665, had some yrs. earlier been of Newbury, m. 6
May 1675, Sarah, d. of John Eaton, had John, b. 1 Apr. 1681; Andrew, 7
Sept. 1683; Samuel, 5 Apr. 1686; Joseph, 4 Mar. 1688; Sarah, 6 Oct. 1690;
Mary, 22 Feb. 1696; and Joseph, 15 May 1699.

    DOWNING, BENJAMIN, Hatfield 1679, took the o. of alleg. that yr. and
m. the same yr. Sarah, d. perhaps eldest, of William Hunter; may have been,
but prob. not, s. of Emanuel. DENNIS, Kittery 1650, in Nov. 1652 sw. alleg.
to Mass. and was k. by the Ind. 4 July 1697, unless the sufferer were s.
of the first. * EMANUEL, Salem, from London, where he was a lawyer of
the Inner Temple, inhab. of the parish of St. Michael, Cornhill Ward, was,
prob. s. of Rev. Emanuel, a clerg. in Ireland, whose letter to Archbp.
Usher may be found in Parr's Life of that prelate, came in 1638 with his
w. Lucy, d. of Adam Winthrop, Esqr. Of Groton, in Co. Suff. where she was
bapt. 27 Jan. 1601, sis. of our first Gov. of Mass. m. 10 Apr. 1622. They
were adm. of the ch. 4 Nov. 1638, and he was sw. a freem. Mar. 1639, rep.
the same yr. 40, 1,

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