||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
||1595 - 1705
OSGOOD, CHRISTOPHER, Ipswich, came in the Mary and John, 1634,
freem. 6 May 1635, d. 1650, leav. w. Margery, wh. was d. of Philip
Fowler, and ch. Mary; Abigail; Elizabeth; Deborah; Christopher, b. 1643;
and Thomas, prob. posthum. The wid. m. Thomas Rowell of Ipswich,
and, next, Thomas Coleman of Nantucket; Mary m. 1 June 1651, John
Lovejoy; and Abigail m. 9 Apr. 1657, as seems prob. Shoreborn Wilson
of I. and Deborah, m. 28 Aug. 1663, John Ross. CHRISTOPHER,
Andover, s. of the preced. m. 6 Dec. 1663, Hannah Belknap,
perhaps d. of Abraham, wh. d. 21 Nov. 1679, and he m. 27 May 1680,
Hannah, d. of Richard Barker, wh. 6 Apr. 1687, as did Mary, her d.
9 days aft. and, perhaps he had 3d w. Sarah, wh. d. 8 July 1689, bring.
him no ch. and he had fourth w. Sarah; was freem. 1676, an ardent
patriot, a capt. imprison. some days by Andros, without warrant, and rep.
1690; d. 1723, in his 80th yr. He had by the first w. Mary, b. 5 July
1665; Hannah, 19 Oct. 1688; Dorothy, 4 July 1671; Abigail, 29
Aug. 1673; Christopher, 28 June 1675; and Ezekiel, 5 Nov. 1679; by
the sec. w. had Priscilla, 1 Apr. 1681; Sarah, 19 Feb. 1683; Esther,
31 Oct. 1684; and Ann, 8 Mar. 1687; and the fourth w. brot. him Reecca,
3 May 1692; Lydia, 14 June 1694, d. soon; Lydia, again, 1
Sept. 5; Martha, 14 Dec. 1698; Jeremiah, 1670; and Mary, again,
1705. Yet he was unhappy with most of the peop. of his town, and
forc. to petitn. in Oct. 1692 in behalf of his first ch. Mary Marston, w.
of John, imprison. on the ludicrous, if it were not ececra. charge of
witcher. * JOHN, Ipswich, perhaps br. of Christopher the first, came
from Andover, in Hampsh. Eng. where he was b. 23 July 1595, wh. in
the open. line of his will of 12 Apr. 1650, pro. 25 Nov. 1651, he plain.
assert.; rem. soon to Newbury, freem. 22 May 1639, thence to Andover,
where he was one of the found. of the ch. Oct. 1645, and the first rep.
of the town, 1651; d. 24 Oct. of that yr. A wid. Sarah O. d. at A. 8
Apr. 1667. His ch. were Sarah; John, b. in Eng. a. 1631; Stephen, a.
1638; Mary; Eliz.; all bef. he went to A. and there had Hannah,
1644; and prob. Deborah. Sarah m. 1 June 1648, John Clement;
Mary m. 6 July 1653, Henry Ingalls; Eliz. m. 12 Oct. 1659, John
Brown of Reading; Hannah m. 21 May 1660, Samuel Archer; and
Deborah m. 28 Aug. 1663, John Russ. JOHN, Andover, s. of the
reced. b. in Eng. oft. a selectman, was capt. and rep. 1666, 9, 89, and
90, with high popularity, as he had been imprison. by Andros. He m.
at Haverhill, 15 Nov. 1653, Mary, d. of Robert Clement, had John, b.
3 Sept. 1654; Mary, 27 Nov. 1656; Timothy, 10 Aug. 1659; Lydia,
12 Aug. 1661; Peter, 30 Aug. 1663; Samuel, 10 Mar. 1665; Sarah, 7
Apr. 1667; Mehitable, 4 Mar. 1671; Hannah, 30 May 1674; Sarah, 4
Nov. 1667; Ebenezer, 4 Oct. 1678; Clement, 12 Oct. 1680, d. soon.
He d. 21 Aug. 1993, no doubt in some degree from the torment inflict.
on his w. by accusa. of witchcraft in the damnable delusion of 1692, tho.
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