Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p160


Volume 3, Page 160

of deac. Samuel Wright, had Mercy, b. 10 June 1653; Thomas, 6 Sept.
1654, both of wh. d. young; Sarah, 2 Feb. 1656; Samuel, 1659, a.
young; Hannah, 1661; and Abilene, 2 Apr. 1664. His w. d. next day,
and he m. 28 Dec. 1664, Catharine, wid. of Thomas Gilbert, d. of Samuel
Chapin, and had been wid. first of Nathaniel Bliss, had Josiah, 29
Sept. 1665; Esther, 6 Sept. 1667; and Margaret, 3 Dec. 1670; was a
propr. of Westfield 1666, but never liv. there; rep. 1680, 3, and 4,
sheriff of the Co. and d. 8 May 1692. Sarah m. 1676, William
Holton, jr.; Hannah m. Joseph Bedurtha; Abilene m. Thomas Gilbert;
Esther m. Ephraim Colton; and Margaret m. Ebenezer Parsons.
THOMAS, Windsor, may be thot. to have rem. with Warham, from Dorchester,
but no certainty is reach. by inquir. unless the conject. be adopt.
that he and first Thomas Marshall were the same person. The first that
can positive. be learn. is by a letter from him, as Marshfield, to Samuel
Wakeman, 6 May 1641, on p. 12 of our Vol. I. of Reg. of Deeds,
strange as the place is, where an extr. is insert. by Gov. Winthrop and
next yr. he withdrew from the country, as by Conn. Rec. 14 Oct. 1642,
when the Court appoint. trustees to manage his est. for use of the
creditors. Perhaps he was lost at sea, but at least no more was ever
heard of him. His wid. and fam. rem. to Springfield, the ch. being
Samuel, bef. ment.; Sarah, wh. m. Thomas Miller, and ano. d.

    MARSTON, BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of John, m. 25 Nov. 1678,
Abigail, d. prob. of Hilliard Verin, had Abigail, b. 28 Aug. foll. rep.
1696, was, I presume, f. of Benjamin, H. C. 1689, a man of distinct.
EPHRAIM, Salem, s. of John, by w. Elizabeth had Ephraim, b. 24 May
1673; and Samuel, 2 Nov. 1676. EPHRAIM, Hampton, s. of Thomas, m.
19 Feb. 1678, Abigail, d. of John Sanborn, took o. of alleg. 1678, as also did,
in the same town, the same yr. ISAAC, JAMES, and WILLIAM, who, perhaps,
were his brs. or cous. of wh. ISAAC m. 23 Dec. 1669, Elizabeth d. of John
, had Caleb, b. 19 July 1672; Abigail, 25 Dec. 1673, d. in six
mos.; Elizabeth 30 Apr. 1675; Mary, 18 Apr. 1677; Sarah, 6 Nov. 1680;
Abigail, again, 7 May 1682; and Bethia, 6 July 1687. JACOB, Andover,
m. 7 Apr. 1686, Elizabeth Poor, had Jacob, wh. d. 31 Mar. 1688;
and John, wh. d. 20 Nov. 1700. Prob. Mary, wh. m. 1 Dec. 1680,
Stephen Parker, was his sis. and possib. Hannah, wh. m. 2 Jan. 1689,
Benjamin Barker; and Sarah, wh. m. 24 May 1692, James Bridges, all
at Andover, may have been. JAMES, Hampton, s. prob. of Thomas, by
w. Dinah Sanborn had Abigail, b. 17 Mar. 1679, wh. m. 5 Aug. 1701,
John Prescott of H. and d. 14 Nov. 1762; and Ann, 16 Feb. 1681, wh.
m. 30 Dec. 1702, Nathaniel Prescott, and d. 30 Dec. 1761. JOHN,
Salem, came 1637, aged 20, as serv. of wid. Mary Moulton, from
Ormsby, Co. Norf'k. was a carpenter, freem. 2 June 1641, had bapt.
John, 12 Sept. 1641; Ephraim, 10 Dec. 1643; Manasseh, 7 Sept. 1645;
Sarah, 19 Mar. 1648; Benjamin, 9 Mar. 1651, bef. ment.; Hannah,