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Hannah had William, b. 26 Mar. 1665, unless there be error. in town
rec. wh. is not very improb. and John, 25 Apr. 1669. WILLIAM, Woburn,
eldest s. of Ralph, by w. Elizabeth had William, b. 23 Aug. 1682;
Mary, 12 Mar. 1685; Elizabeth 23 Feb. 1687; was casual. k. by his own
bro. Timothy, 7 Nov. 1688, shooting at a deer. WILLIAM, Woburn, s.
of George, m. 24 May 1686, Abigail Kendall. WILLIAM, Weymouth,
s. of William the first of the same[1], not the freem. 1653, m. 1675 Esther
Thompson, had William; Esther; John, b. 21 Oct. 1680, ano. ch.
whose name is not in the rec. 24 May 1682; John, again, 10 July 1687;
so that prob. the first John d. young; Jacob, 6 Nov. 1691; and Sarah,
21 Mar. 1694; beside others, as we are confident, for his will of 26 Oct.
1705, pro. 12 Sept. foll. names w. Esther; eldest s. William; John; Jacob,
and ds. Bathshua Porter; Mercy Whitmarsh; and unm. ones,
Mary; Esther; and Sarah. This name is very common, often written
Reed, and under either form likely to breed confus. betw. sev. hav. the
same bapt. title. Aft. spend. many hours of sev. days, I am unable to
reconcile and fix the habita. of all. Farmer found 60 gr. in the N. E.,
N. J., and Union Coll. 1829. Twelve at Harv. and eleven at Yale had
been gr. in 1834.

    READER, JOHN, Springfield 1636, had gr. of ld. but did not long cont.
perhaps was of New Haven in 1643; Stratford 1650; but last of Newtown,
L. I. 1656.

    REAPE, SAMUEL, Newport, m. bef. 30 Jan. 1669, Joanna, wid. of
Zechariah Rhoades. THOMAS, Boston, m. 30 Nov. 1660, by Gov.
Endicott, to Judith, wid. of Robert Ratchell. WILLIAM, Newport, by
w. Sarah, had Sarah, b. 17 Apr. 1664; and William, 31 Dec. 1667;
and d. 6 Aug. 1670, aged 42.

    RECORD, JOHN, Weymouth, was a soldier on Conn. Riv. in Philip's
war 1676, and in July 1677, m. at Hingham, Hannah, d. of Thomas
Hobart.

    REDDING, RIDDAN or READING, JOHN, Sandwich, m. 22 Oct. 1676,
Mary Bassett, perhaps d. of William the sec. JOSEPH, Boston, early
one of the ch. and prob. came in the fleet with Winthrop rem. to Cambrige
1632, was freem. 14 May 1634, and at Ipswich 1637, where a
wid. R. perhaps his, was liv. 1678. MILES, Boston, perhaps br. of the
preced. a cooper, came prob. with Winthrop for in the list of first ch.
mem. his No. is 81, freem. 14 May 1634, was prob. of Billerica 1665.
THADDEUS, Lynn, by w. Elizabeth had Hannah and Sarah, tw. b. 12 Aug.
1660, of wh. Hannah d. in 3 mos.; Hannah, again, 11 Nov. 1662, John,
3 Feb. 1665; and Abigail, 4 June 1671; was of Marblehead 1674.
THOMAS, Saco 1652, freem. 1653. See Folsom, 183. This name,
Farmer says, is found still in N. H.