Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p571


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m. 2 Mar. 1676, Abigail, d. of John Bond, had Abigail, b. 17 Sept.
1677; Ezra, 24 Nov. 1680; Daniel, 14 Feb. 1685; Mary and Martha,
tw. 23 Nov. 1687; and he was wound. and capt. by the Ind. 17 Oct.
1689, and d. 3 days aft. HENRY, Newbury, one of the early sett. prob.
from Co. Wilts, with w. and childr. of wh. John, Benjamin, and Hannah,
wh. m. the first Richard Dole, are kn. d. 1 Mar. 1643; in his will of 15
Feb. preced. beside w. and ch. he names br. John and neph. John Saunders,
and calls Thomas Whittier, kinsman. Perhaps his wid. was
Honour, wh. d. at Charlestown, 19 Dec. 1650. JOHN, Newbury, br. of
the preced. came in the Confidence 1638, from Southampton, aged 50, in
the custom ho. call. husbandman of Melchit Park, Wilts, with w. Ann, d.
Esther, and serv. Thomas Whittier, call. Whittle in Geneal, Reg. V. 440,
and XIV. 335, was freem. 6 Sept. 1639, by our Secr. spell. Roffe, as at
the Southampton custom h. Mr. Somerby in Geneal. Reg. V. 440, assures
us it was Roaf, correcting Mr. Steven's eyesight in II. 109, Mr. Drake
says, Geneal. Reg. XIV. 335, it was Roaff, vindicating the honor of
Mr. Somerby's vision; in ea. of the three cases, no doubt, foll. the sound,
as it reach. the ear of the subordinate official, bec. one of the earliest propr.
of Salisbury, there taxed 1650 and 2; perhaps had sec. w. Esther, wh. d.
3 June 1647; in July 1663, he was one of the proprs. of Nantucket, and
d. 8 Feb. 1664. His d. Esther m. John Saunders. But of ano. JOHN of
Newbury, prob. s. of Henry, we hear, that he m. 4 Dec. 1656, Mary Scullard,
possib. d. of Samuel, had Mary, b. 2 Nov. 1658, d. next mo.; Mary,
again, 16 Jan. 1660; and Rebecca, 9 Feb. 1662; and Coffin thot. him br.
of Henry, to wh. I discern obj. Ano. JOHN, Nantucket, may have gone
from Newbury, but at the first nam. place had John, b. 5 Mar. 1664;
Samuel, 8 Mar. 1665; Sarah, 2 Dec. 1667; Joseph, 12 Mar. 1670; and
Hannah, 5 Feb. 1672; possib. may have gone back to Newbury, and been
the man wh. Coffin says d. 30 Sept. 1681. Yet of ano. JOHN of Newbury,
if he be not one of the preced. C. tells us that he had w. Dorothy,
and s. John, b. 24 Mar. 1691; and Jonathan 2 Aug. 1695. Farmer
names Thomas of Ipswich 1648, but he eludes my search, unless he be
the man of Guilford, wh. had m. Elizabeth Disbrow, and for some heinous
offence ran off for refuge to the col. of Rhode Island, and so his w. obt.
divorce, 1 Oct. 1651, by the jurisdict. of New Haven col. resum. her
maiden name, and m. John Johnson of the same town, and she d. 23 Dec.
1669. Four of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. and three at
the other N. E. coll.

    ROLLO, ALEXANDER
, Middletown, one of the earliest proprs. of East
Haddam, d. 22 July 1709.

    ROLLOCK, ROBERT, Sandwich, d. prob. Sept. 1669.

    ROMAN, JOHN, Cambridge, d. 19 Dec. 1638. Of this solitary name
not other occurrence is kn.