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    POSTER, ABEL, is the name giv. to a freem. of Mass. 1674, but where
he liv. is unkn. and error is suspect.

    POTTER, ABEL, Dartmouth, m. 16 Nov. 1669, Rachel, youngest d. of
John Warner, rem. to Warwick, in his will of 1692, names eldest s.
George, youngest Stephen, and other ch. Abel, Benjamin, and Mary.
ANTHONY, Ipswich 1648, m. Elizabeth prob. d. of deac. John Whipple of
the same, had sev. ch. wh. with w. outliv. him, as John, Edmund, Elizabeth
Kimball, Lydia Putnam, prob. w. of Jonathan, beside Thomas and
Anthony. GEORGE, Newport 1638. HUMFREY, Salem, had only ch. Ann,
who m. 10 Jan. 1656, Anthony Needham. ICHABOD, Portsmouth, R. I.
perhaps s. of Robert, the friend of Gorton, m. Martha, d. of Thomas
Hazard. INDIGO, or perhaps INIGO, Charlestown, m. 25 Aug. 1663,
Mary Lawrence, d. of John of Groton, may have liv. in some other
town, for without find. adm. of hims. or w. to the ch. there, I see that his
ch. by w. Mary, viz. Mary, John, Richard, Indigo, Margaret, were all
bapt. at C. 24 Apr. 1681, and Margaret, again, 9 July 1682. JOHN was
a grantee of Sudbury in 1640, but I ask in vain, where he resid. or any
thing else a. him. JOHN, New Haven, perhaps 1639, had John, Hannah,
and Samuel, bapt. (not 7, as in Geneal. Reg. IX. 362, but) prob. 17 Oct.
1641; perhaps d. bef. 1643, as a wid. P. with fam. of two is that yr.
ment. She may also have m. again, for Elizabeth Rose, in 1677, by her will
ment. her s. John and Samuel P. beside sev. ds. Coffin made the surname
Polter. JOHN, New Haven, s. of the preced. m. 1661, Hannah,
d. of John Cooper, had Hannah, b. 1661, d. soon; John, June 1663, d.
soon; Hannah, again, 26 June 1665; John, again, 4 Aug. 1667; Samuel,
July 1669, d. soon; one, without name, Feb. 1671, d. soon; Mary,
Mar. 1673, d. soon; and Samuel, again, 2 June 1675; and his w. d. 13 days
aft.; by sec w. m. 29 Dec. 1679, Mary, wid. of Ralph Russell, had Abigail, 23
Sept. foll. was serg. and propr. 1685, and d. Dec 1707, aged 70. JOHN, Warwick,
was s. of Robert, freem. 1660; m. 2 June 1664, Ruth, d. of Edward Fisher of
Portsmouth, R. I. had Robert, b. 5 Mar. 1666; Fisher, 12 July 1667;
John, 21 Nov. 1668; William, 23 May. 1671; Samuel, 10 Jan. 1673;
Isabel, 17 Oct. 1674, wh. bec. sec. w. of William Burton, and long surv.
him; Ruth, 29 Nov. 1676; and Content, 2 Oct. 1680. JOSEPH, New
Haven, prob. s. of William, b. in Eng. by w. Phebe had Joseph, b. 8
Oct. 1661; Rebecca, 26 May 1663; ano. d. Mar. 1668. He was recom.
1668 for freem. but d. 17 Aug. next yr. and his wid. m. May 1670,
John Rose, jr. JUDAH, Concord, s. prob. of Luke, freem. 1690. LUKE,
Concord, freem. 13 Mar. 1639, by w. Mary, wh. d. 8 Apr. 1644, had
Eunice, b. 2 Mar. 1641; and Rebecca, 2 Aug. 1643, d. at 2 mos. He
m. 19 Oct. 1644, Mary, d. of Walter Edmands, had Luke, 30 May
1646, d. at 15 yrs.; Samuel, 1 Apr. 1648; Dorothy, 9 Apr. 1650;
Judah; Frances, wh. d. 17 Nov. 1661; and Bethia, 4 Nov. 1659; was
deac. and d. 13 Oct. 1697. Eunice m. 4 Oct. 1660, John Frye of Andover.