Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p484

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this name gr. in 1830 at N. E. coll. three were of Yale and one of
Harv.

    PRETIOUS or PRETIOS, CHARLES, Boston, blacksmith or nailer, m.
17 Nov. 1653, Rebecca Martin, had Mary, b. 16 May 1654; and I hear
of him no more, exc. as one of the debtors 1655 to est. of Joshua Foote
in Geneal. Reg. IX. 137, there pervert. to Presus.

    PRICE, DAVID, Dorchester, freem. 7 Dec. 1636. JAMES, Watertown,
s. of William of the same, by w. Sarah, had Josiah, b. 30 Mar. 1706;
Mindwell, 27 June 1708, and Abigail, 3 July 1719; and d. 4 Mar. 1756,
in that part of W. now Weston. The name is oft. spell. Priest. JOHN,
Salem, s. of Walter of the same, m. Jan. 1674, Sarah, d. of Henry
Wolcott of Windsor, had only s. Walter, b. 17 May 1676, H. C. 1695;
was freem. 1677, rep. 1679 and aft. the revo. 1689, d. 13 Aug. 1691,
and his wid d. 1698 in her 49th yr. The s. Walter was a man of distinct.
capt. in the col. service 1708. JOHN, is the name of a soldier in
Gallop's comp. 1690, but resid. is unkn. JOHN, Watertown, br. of
James, may have sett. Bond thinks, at Lancaster. JOSEPH, Salem, k.
by the Ind. 15 Dec. 1675, in the Narrangaset fight, says Felt II. 505;
but whose s. he was is not told; yet possib. of Walter. JOSEPH, Watertown,
br. of James, m. 25 Dec. 1701, Margaret, d. of Richard Child,
had Margaret, b. 3 Oct. 1702; Joseph, 4 Sept. 1704; Hannah, 20 Mar.
1707; John, 9 Dec. 1711; Joshua; James; Mehitable, 18 Mar. 1719;
and Jonas, bapt. 20 Nov. 1726; and d. 28 Apr. 1756. MATTHEW,
Charlestown 1654, of wh. I kn. only that by w. Elizabeth he had Joseph, b.
23 Mar. 1656, and he was a householder in 1658. Perhaps he was of
Salem 1668 to sign memorial against impost with Walter and sons.
RICHARD, Boston, ar. co. 1658, m. 18 Aug. 1659, Elizabeth Cromwell, d.
of Thomas, the prosperous privateersman, had Thomas, b. 22 July 1660;
Joyliffe, 2 Mar. 1662; Elizabeth 10 Feb. 1664; and Richard, 26 Mar. 1667,
was freem. with prefix of respect, 1664. RICHARD, Boston, m. 6 May
1662, Grace, d. of Gamaliel Waite, had Ebenezer, b. 6 Apr. 1663; and
Richard, 9 Apr. 1664. ROBERT, Northampton, had Sarah, b. 1678;
Mary, 1681; Elizabeth 1683; and John, 1689; rem. to Deerfield, and
thence, again, 1715. THEODORE, Salem, eldest s. of Walter, m. 1 Aug.
1667, Ann Wood, had Elizabeth b. 19 Jan. 1670; and Ann, 23 July 1671,
in wh. yr. he was lost at sea. His inv. was taken 10 Apr. foll. His
wid. m. 12 Nov. 1673, Dudley Bradstreet of Andover; and Elizabeth m. 14
Dec. 1686, rev. Thomas Barnard of the same. WALTER, Salem
1641, merch. from Bristol Eng. brot. w. Elizabeth and 6 Mar. of next yr.
they unit. with the ch. freem. 27 Dec. 1642, had Elizabeth bapt. 13 Mar.
1642; Theodore, Nov. 1643; Ann, 11 Jan. 1646; Hannah, 30 Jan.
1648; William, 24 Mar. 1650; Samuel, 12 Mar. 1654; and Walter, 16