Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p578


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A deac. 1682, in the disent. ch. of Taunton in S. Faithful, he attend.
the first in Aug. and Sept. sec. and third meet. at Charlestown, of the
Assist. but was not present on the next 19 Oct. and d. on 23d of that
mo. in the first yr. In 1685 his youngest surv. ch. wid. Jane Hart,
praying aid from our governm. said she was 70 yrs. old. HUGH, Dorchester,
not prob. s. of the preced. tho. he had gr. of small lot in 1635,
was of Taunton 1637, among the earliest set. [Baylies, I. 286], had Jane,
wh. m. bef. 1643, Thomas Gilbert, and Baylies, II. 281, thought this
the first m. in town, and 267, that he had gone to Conn. perhaps, or
New Haven; but it may well be thot. as his name is not found in either
Col. that he went home, or d. JOHN, Killingworth, s. perhaps eldest,
of Bryan, was in 1669, one of the selectmen, m. Mary, d. of Jonathan
Gilbert the first, had John, b. 12 May 1670; and d. Sept. 1670. His
wid. m. Samuel Holton Northampton. * JOSIAH, Guilford 1685, prob.
s. of Bray, m. Sarah, only d. of the first Samuel Sherman, had Sarah, b.
26 Nov. 1677, d. next yr.; Elizabeth 16 May 1679; Josiah, 31 May 1680;
Samuel, 28 Jan. 1682, d. soon; Timothy, 5 June 1683; John , 13 Oct.
1684, d. young; Samuel, 18 Feb. 1686; David, 17 Apr. 1687, d. at one
yr.; Jonathan, 3 Apr. 1688; Nathaniel, 10 Nov. 1689; Sarah, 26 Feb.
1691; Patience, 6 Apr. 1688; Nathaniel, 10 Nov. 1689; Sarah, 25 Feb.
1691; Patience, 6 Apr. 1692; Joanna, 23 Apr. 1693, d. at 10 yrs.;
Mary, 3 Sept. 1694; Theophilus, 12 Feb. 1696; Susanna, 13 June
1697; and Ebenezer, 4 Feb. 1699, Y. C. 1718, Min. 40 yrs. of Stonington;
was rep. 1701-11, and d. 31 Jan. 1716. He may be that man
ordered to be adm. freem. of Dillingworth 1669. Six of this name had
been gr. at Yale in 1756, beside three in later yrs. spelt Rossiter.

    ROSWELL or ROSEWELL, JOHN, New Haven, perhaps br. perhaps s.
of Richard or of William, d. 1688. RICHARD, New Haven, s. of William,
(but Porter denies it) by first w. m. 22 Dec. 1681, then under 16 yrs. of age,
Lydia, d. of Thomas Trowbridge, had Sarah, b. 5 Dec. 1682; Dorcas, 21 Dec.
1684; Lydia, 21 Aug. 1687; Elizabeth 5 Sept. 1690; and Catharine, 16 Dec.
1695; and d. Mar. 1702, leav. good est. He was engag. with his f. in
large trade to W. I. His wid. d. 10 Dec. 1731. WILLIAM, Branford,
merch. rem. to Charlestown, there was inhab. 1658, and Frothingham,
145, says, m. 29 Nov. 1654 (tho. judge Smith of Guilford makes the
date many yrs. later, and perhaps is should be, by ten yrs. nearly), Catharine,
d. of Hon. Richard Russell of that place, but rem. soon aft. to
Branford, where he, in Jan. 1668, partook in the new combinat. for ch.
aft. withdrawal of Rev. Abraham Pierson to New Jersey, and very soon
rem. to New Haven, and was active in business, sent in 1673 to the
Dutch, after they had retaken New York, to inqu. a. their further purpose,
named capt. of the horse in Philip's war, but declined to accept, was a
judge of the Co. bef. during, and aft. the usurp. of Andros, but turned