Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p120

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the ds. Martha m. 2 Dec. 1669. John Goodwin, and was mo. of the four
ch. wh. plagued Cotton Mather; Mary m. 21 May 1679, William Brown;
and Hannah m. 21 Aug. 1679, Henry Swain; was a householder 1658
and 1678, aft. the gr. Ind. war, when he was a soldier in capt. William
Turner's comp. 1676 at Hatfield, unless that soldier was his neph. s. of
Joseph, as seems more prob. the same being in the list call. jr. d. 3 July
1691. HOPE, Barnstable, s. of Joseph, m. 17 Dec. 1696, Elizabeth d. prob.
of Meletiah or of John Lothrop, had Benjamin, b. 18 Dec. 1697; and
John, 3 Oct. 1699. JOHN, Scituate, the first min. was bred at Oxford, if
the tradit. may be trusted, but prob. he was there only for a short time,
preached, perhaps, at Egerton, in Kent, but certain. in London, where
p. Laud caus. him to be impris. for it, for two yrs. in wh. time his w. d.
by whom he had all his ch. exc. these by sec. w. Barnabas, bapt. at S. 6
June 1636; Abigail, wh. was bapt. at Barnstable, 3 Nov. 1639, the first
in that ch. Bathshua, bapt. 27 Feb. 1642; John, 9 Feb. 1645; and
two, wh. d. soon aft. b. 30 July 1638 and 25 Jan. 1650. On liberat.
from prison he embark. for Boston 1634, hav. fellow-passeng. Rev.
Zachary Symmes, celebr. Ann Hutchinson, and many others, arr. in
Sept. and 27th of that mo. went to S. there m. sec. w. Ann, wh. long
outliv. him, dying 25 Feb. 1688; On 18 Jan. 1635, the ch. at S. were
gather. for enjoy. the benefit of his services, as in Deane's Hist. 167, is
told, but the author. ment. that the centenn. annivers. would occur on 7
Jan. 1835, deduct. eleven days, whereas the true annivers. requir. addit.
of ten days, must have been 28 of the mo. He rem. to Barnstable with
a large part of his flock, 11 Oct. 1639, and was held in honor to his d. 8
Nov. 1653. His will, made 10 Aug. bef. provides for [[Ann|w.]] the eldest s.
Thomas, and Benjamin, beside John, wh. was in Eng. and ds. Jane and
Barbara Jane m. 8 Apr. 1635, says her f. Samuel Fuller; Barbara m.
19 July 1638, .... Emerson; and Abigail m. 7 Oct. 1657, James
Clark
. It is much regretted that no better acco. of this eminent confessor
is obtaina. than a descend. of our days compil. in 2 Hist. Coll.
I. 163, for in Mather nothing but his name in the list is giv. Ch. beside
those already nam. were his sec. and third s. Samuel and Joseph, both
brot. from Eng. JOHN, Barnstable, youngest s. of the preced. m. 3 Jan.
1672, at Plymouth, Mary Cole, junr. had John, b. 5 Aug. 1673; Mary,
27 Oct. 1675; Martha, 11 Nov. 1677; Elizabeth 16 Sept. 1679; James, 3
July 1681; Hannah, 13 Mar. 1683; Jonathan, 14 Nov. 1684; Barnabas,
22 Oct. 1686; Abigail, 23 Apr. bapt. 12 May 1689; and Experience,
7 Jan. bapt. 10 May 1692; and, perhaps, others; and he d. 17
Sept. 1727, in 85th yr. wh. proves that he was b. at Barnstable, unless
fig. err. JOHN, Norwich, s. of Samuel the first, m. 15 Dec. 1669, Ruth,
d. of Robert Royce. JOSEPH, Barnstable, s. of the first John, b. in