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His wid. m. 1677, John Whitmore; and his sis. Hannah, perhaps, m.
John Dudley, as did, 22 Nov. 1655, Elizabeth with Jonathan Danforth the
first; and Mary, 12 Apr. 1687, with Samuel Winship. All were, no
doubt, ch. of John P. early sett. at B. but dec. bef. last date. Prob. he
was driv. in by Ind. hostil. But a JOHN of Cambridge, perhaps his s.
was liv. there 1698, and I suppose m. Hannah, d. of lieut. John Hammond,
the richest man of Watertown. He may have rem. to Boston,
and in Mar. 1713 been chos. to a town office.

    POUND, THOMAS, a pirate in the Vinyard Sound, Sept. and Oct.
1689, taken and brot. in.

    POUT or POAT, WILLIAM, Marblehead 1668-74.

    POW, WILLIAM, Marblehead 1674. Dana, 8. It is strange that
we never find his name, especially as it bears the prefix of respect in
Dana.

    POWELL, ABEL, Newbury, and CALEB, his br. actors in the direful
nonsense of witchcraft, 1679, against or upon William Morse and his w.
Elizabeth of wh. in Hist. of Newbury, 122-134, and in Essex Inst. II. 30,
31, and 212, eno. perhaps more than eno. may be read. See also a few
words in this Dict. III. 242, under Morse. JOHN, Charlestown, by w.
Sarah had John, bapt. 7 Mar. 1669; but the f. had d. in June preced.
and the young wid. join. to the ch. 28 Feb. foll. and soon m. John
Blaney. MICHAEL, Dedham 1639, by w. Abigail had perhaps that
Sarah wh. m. 3 May 1653, Timothy Dwight, and may have been b. in
Eng.; Elizabeth b. 10 June, bapt. 5 July 1641; Dorothy, 11, bapt. 16 July
1643; and Michael, b. 12, bapt. 19 Oct. 1645; beside Margaret, bapt.
14 Apr. 1648 a. 8 days old; was freem. 2 June 1641, rem. to Boston
1647, and, without ordin. taught in the new ch. bef. sett. of a min. there,
or, indeed, bef. the gather. of a ch. wh. occur. 5 June of the yr. foll.
when he was ord. a rul. elder, the governm. forbid. his being min. for
want of educat. had Margaret, bapt. 14 June 1649, 8 days old; and d.
28 Jan. 1673, or by gr.-st. wh. makes his age 67 yrs. 28 Dec. preced.
Farmer strangely miscalls Increase Mather the first min. tho. he did, sub
voce, Mayo, restore the honor to the proper man. Elizabeth m. 23 Aug.
1659, Richard Hollingworth. Two of his more gifted succesors, Ware
and Robbins, have justly discussed the diffidence of this first instr. of
their, people. RALPH, Marshfield, m. 30 Oct. 1676, Martha Clement.
ROBERT, Exeter, took o. of fidel. 1677. ROWLAND, Gloucester 1657,
by w. Isabel had Rowland, and a d. tw. b. 9 Feb. 1658, of wh. the d. d.
next day; Mary, 7 May 1660; and Stephen, 9 Nov. 1662. THOMAS,
New Haven, had Hannah, b. 1641, bapt. 1643; Priscilla, Dec. 1642,
bapt. 1644; Mary, bapt. 20 July 1645; Martha, 28 Jan. 1649, prob. d.
soon; Martha, again, Jan. 1651; and Esther, prob. bapt. 5 June 1653;