||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Newport, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
||1634 - 1711
||PRIOR or PRYOR - PROCTOR
|Volume 3, Page 489
Nov. 1663, Ann, d. of John Osborn, had John, b. 14 Feb. 1665; and
Daniel, 18 Dec, 1667; and his w. d. bef. her f. JOHN, Scituate br. of
Daniel, came from London with him, at the age of 15, rem. to Duxbury,
and Windsor says, in his old age, m. Eleanor Childs. JOHN, Windsor,
eldest s. of Humphrey, had Ann, b. 31 Mar. 1690; Mary, 6 Mar.
1692; and John, 16 May 1695. JOSEPH, Duxbury, br. of first John,
liv. with Rev. Ralph Partridge, when the min. made his will, 1655.
MATTHEW, Salem 1638, when he had gr. of ld. rem. to L. I. and was
of Brookhaven in 1665. His d. Sarah m. John Gould of Newport, and
next, 1711, bec. fourth w. of Gov. Walter Clark. THOMAS, Scituate,
came in 1634 from London, with Lothrop, d. 1639, bur. says Lothrop.
22 June; in his will of June in that yr. names s. Samuel, and Thomas,
ds. Elizabeth and Mary, all in O. E. and his three s. here, bef. ment.
PROCTOR, BENJAMIN, Ipswich 1678, prob. s. of the first John.
GEORGE, Dorchester, freem. 17 May 1637, by w. Edith had Hannah,
b. perhaps in Eng.; Abigail, b. 24 Aug. 1637; Thomas, 16 Dec. 1638,
if we may dare to contradict the rec. wh. is 1637, or it has been thot.
that the 1637 day was that of his bur. and he may have been brot. from
Eng.; Samuel, 8 Nov. 1640.; and d. 29 Jan. 1662. His wid. rem. to
Boston to live with s. Samuel, made excor. with her of the will of 27
Jan. 1662, as in Geneal. Reg. XI. 173, 4. Hannah m. 3 Mar. 1653,
John Lowell; and Abigail m. 8 Mar. 1660, Joseph Lowell of Boston.
JOHN, Ipswich, came, 1635, aged 40 from London in the Susan and
Ellen, with w. Martha, 28; and ch. John,3; and Mary, 1; and in few
yrs. was sett. at Salem. His w. d. 13 June 1659; but he took sec. w.
of the same bapt. name, wh. outliv. him. His will of 28 Aug. 1672,
pro. 28 Nov. foll. names w. and ch. John, Joseph, Benjamin, ds. Martha
White, Abigail Varney; Sarah Dodge; and Hannah Weeden, or some
such name. JOHN, Ipswich, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. rem. in few yrs.
to Salem, perhaps freem. 1690, m. Dec. 1662, Elizabeth d. of John Thorndike,
had prob. by
a sec. w. Elizabeth Bassett, m. Apr. 1674, William, b.
6 Feb. foll.; Sarah, 28 Jan. 1677; Samuel, 11 Jan. 1686; Elisha, 28
Apr. 1687, d. next yr.; and Abigail, 27 Jan. 1692; of wh. the eldest
two were imprison. in the execrable fanaticism of 1692. These ch.
were prob. discharg. without trial; but the mo. was one of the first
accus. of witchcr. and her h. (to wh. the first w. had brot. ch. Martha,
b. 4 June 1666; Mary, 26 Oct. 1667, d. soon; John, 28 Oct.
1668; Mary, again, 30 Jan. 1670; and Thorndike, 15 July 1672, and
that w. d. next mo.), for showing proper regard for her, as Hutch. II. 26
and 55 tells, fell under equal suspicion. Both were tried and condemn.
on 5th, and on him, 19 Aug. was inflict. the punishm. of death, wh. she
escap. by reason of her pregnancy, and bef. the time elaps. in wh. she
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