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craft tragegy, tho. not imput. to him, might by him have been partially
restrain. if not effect. counteract. As he never had a ch. the prepos-
terous fable never heard of bef. this generat. that Sir Constantine Phips,
the Tory lawyer, Lord Chancellor of Ireland, was his s. and the pro-
genit. of Lord Mulgrave of the last century, may be duly esteem. It
must be regret. that so respectab. an author as Smiles in his enumerat. of
disting. mem. of the peerage, should have adopt. so fabulous an origin
for the Normanby fam. See Self Help, p. 169. With his com. in May
1692, I have prefer. to close the enumerat. of N. E. early sett. because
he brot. new people to fill offices, and succeed. emigr. may too much be
thot. to have come for the same purpose. The sturdy puritan race may
almost universal. be count. as earlier inhab. See Gillingham, as perhaps
the latest of the prior sett. His wid. m. 9 Oct. 1701, Peter Sargent.
Her neph. Spencer Bennett, H. C. 1703, took the name of Phips, had
William, H.C. 1728, and was lieut. Gov. of the Province, d. 4 Apr.
1757, aged 71. Nine of this name, of single and double p.had, in 1832,
been gr. at Harv.

    PICKARD, * JOHN, Rowley 1645, m. Jane Crosby, had John, b. 1653;
Samuel, 1663, and three, or, by ano. story, six ds. was rep. 1661 and 95,
unless this last yr. belongs to his s. and d. 1697, aged 75. His wid. d.
20 Feb. 1716, in 89th yr. Mary, one of his ds. m. 14 Feb. 1671, John
Pearson, the sec. * JOHN, Rowley, s. of the preced. freem. 1683, was
perhaps rep. 1695. * SAMUEL, Rowley, br. of the preced. m. Eliz.
Bradstreet, had a d. and his w. d. early. He next m. Eliz. d. of Thomas
Hale, had Samuel, b. 1689; Thomas, 1691; Moses, 1694; Joseph, 1701;
beside three ds. He was rep. 1723 and 4. Descend. at R. have been
numer. and respect. Farmer ment. an Edmund P. from Northam in
Devonsh. at Piscataqua, a. 1661.

    PICKE, JOHN, Cambridge, by w. Mary had Abigail, b. 22 Apr. 1642.
Perhaps it is spelt otherwise in some places.

    PICKERAM or PICKRAM, GEORGE, Watertown, prob. s. of John, brot.
by his f. from Eng. 1630; unit. with his wid. mo. Esther, 1 Sept. 1646,
in sale of est. JOHN, Watertown, d. 10 Dec. 1630. He prob. came in
the fleet with Winthrop, had, by w. Esther, s. George, beside John, who
was bur. 6 July 1639, and d. Joan, wh. d. 3 days aft. her f. None of
this name is found in div. of Shawshin lds. 1652, among people of Cam-
bridge and W. I think it may be the same as Pickering.

    PICKERING, JOHN, Ipswich 1634, a carpenter, rem. to Salem 1637,
had there gr. of ld. by w. Eliz. had John, prob. b. that yr; Jonathan,
1639; Eliz. bapt. 3 Mar. 1644, d. soon; and Eliz. again, perhaps b. 3,
bapt. 17 Aug. 1645, prob. d. young; and he d. 1655 or 1657. The will
of 30 July 1655 was pro. 1 July 1657. His wid. m. 25 Dec. of the lat-

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