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had Sarah, b. 17 July 1668; Hannah, 3 May 1670; Samuel, 3 Sept. 1672;
and Mary, 30 July 1675. he left wid. Sarah. See General.
Reg. II. 243. I regret to add, that young Samuel was an unhappy witness
in 1692, at some of the witch trials, and, of course, was led to swear
to more than was true.

    PID, RICHARD, freem. of Mass. 22 June 1642, is wholly unkn. to me.

    PIDDELL, CORBITT, of Conn. as strange a name as the preced. had a
suit in Court 1649.

    PIDCOCK or PIDCOKE, GEORGE, Scituate m. 1640, Sarah Richards,
was liv. 1670, and Deane, 324, says no fam. is heard of. In the Col.
Rec. it is found, that he gave to the town that yr. both hims. and his
propr. as being too feeble to manage his affairs.

    PIDGE. See Pigg.

    PIERCE, PEARSE, PEARS, PEIRSE or PEARCE, ABRAHAM, Plymouth
1629, had sh. in div. of cattle that yr. of Duxbury 1643, was a propr.
of Bridgewater 1645, by w. Rebecca had Abraham, b. Jan. 1638;
Isaac; and three ds. of wh. Alice was bapt. at Barnstable, 21 July 1650;
and d. at D. 1673. Haz. I. 326; Baylies II. 254. ABRAHAM, Duxbury,
s. of the preced. by w. Hannah had Abraham; John; and Samuel;
and d. Jan. 1718. ANTHONY, Watertown, eldest s. of John of the
same, b. in Eng. freem. 3 Sept. 1634, but by Felt is claim. for Salem
that yr. yet perhaps against the stronger right of W. for here the rec.
says by w. Sarah or Ann (for he had two, but Ann was the surv.) was
b. Mary, 28 Dec. 1633; John, eldest s. whose date is not kn.; Mary,
again, 1636; Jacob, 15 Sept. 1637; Daniel, 1 Jan. 1640; Martha, 24
Apr. 1641; Joseph; Benjamin, 1649; and Judith, 18 July 1650; and
he d. 9 May 1678. Mary m. Ralph Read of Woburn; and Judith m.
16 Feb. 1667, John Sawin. AZERIKAM, or AZRAKIM, Warwick, is suppos.
to have come in from Rehoboth, or Swanzey, had ch. Samuel and
Tabitha, perhaps others. BENJAMIN, Scituate, s. of Michael, m. 1678,
Martha, d. of James Adams, had Martha, Jerusha, Benjamin, Ebenezer,
Persis, Caleb, Thomas, Adams, Jermiah, and Elisha, b. betw. 1679
and 99. Deane. BENJAMIN, Watertown, s. of Anthony, m. 15 Jan.
1678, Hannah, d. of Joshua Brooks of Concord; had eight ch. says Bond,
but he names only Hannah, b. 25 Dec. 1679; Benjamin, 29 Apr. 1682;
Grace, 4 June 1685; Sarah, 1 Jan. 1688; Samuel, 22 Aug. 1689;
Lydia, 3 Oct. 1692; and Hannah, again, 2 Jan. 1700; was freem . 1690;
but the time of d. is not ment. Benjamin, Woburn, s. perhaps of Robert,
more prob. of Thomas of the same, by w. Mary had Benjamin, b.
28 Aug. 1689; Mary, 29 Jan. 1692; Esther, 25 Oct. 1696; Rebecca,
Oct. 1698; Deborah, 5 Dec. 1700; Thomas, 23 Nov. 1702; and Zurishaddai,
22 June 1705. DANIEL Watertown, blacksmith, came in the