Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p75

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was a propr. and had fam. 1685; Mary, perhaps 15 June 1651, but the town
rec. much more reliab. says she was b. 16 June 1652; and Joanna, b. 22
Jan. bapt. 28 Mar. 1658; and d. May 1676. Mary m. 9 Mar. 1675, John
Davis; and Joanna m. 6 Feb. 1678, Henry Stephens.

    LEES, EDWARD, Guilford, perhaps s. of Hugh, m. at Saybrook, 7
Nov. 1676, Elizabeth Wright, was a propr. 1685. HUGH, Saybrook 1648,
liv. there 1664. WILLIAM, Norwalk, prob. s. of the preced. but the
dilig. annalist, Hall, names not w. or ch. exc. Deborah, wh. m. 9 Mar.
1710, John Scrivener; yet shows him there 1672-87.

    LEETE, ANDREW, Guilford, S. of Gov. William, freem. 1670, rep.
1675, an Assist. 1678, m. 1 June 1669, Elizabeth d. of Thomas Jordan, had
William, b. 24 Mar. 1671; Caleb, 10 Dec. 1673; Samuel, 1677;
Dorothy, 1680; Abigail, 1683; and Mercy, 1685; and was a propr.
1685. His w. d. 4 Mar. 1701, and he d. 31 Oct. 1702, all the ch.
then liv. JOHN, Guilford, br. of the preced. said to be the first Eng.
male ch. b. in the town, freem. 1671, was a propr. 1685; m. 4 Oct.
1670, Mary, d. of William Chittenden, had Ann, b. 5 Aug. 1671; John,
4 June 1673; Joshua, 7 July 1676; Sarah, 16 Dec. 1677; Pelatiah, 26
Mar. 1680; Mehitable, 10 Dec. 1683; Benjamin, 26 Dec. 1686; and
Daniel, 23 Dec. 1689, d. young. He d. 26 Nov. 1692; and the wid. d.
9 Mar. 1712. WILLIAM, Guilford, sign. the planta. covenant of 1
June 1639, was an Assist. of N. H. col. 1643 to 57, dep.-gov. 1658,
Gov. 1661 to 63; on the union with Conn. bec. an Assist. to 1669, then
dep-gov. to 1676, when, on d. of Gov. Winthrop, he was chos. to that
office, and so by ann. elect. till his d. at Hartford, 16 Apr. 1683. He
was oft. a Commissr. of the Unit. Col. of N. E. from 1655 to 79. Of
three ws. I presume the first w. Ann, wh. d. 1 Sept. 1668, or rather was
bur. that day, was mo. of all the ch.: John, b. a. 1639; Andrew; William;
Abigail; Caleb, 24 Aug. 1651, d. at 21 yrs.; Graciana, 22 Dec.
1653; Peregrine, 12 Jan. 1658, d. young; Joshua, d. 22 Feb. 1660,
prob. very young; and Ann, 15 Mar. 1662. Abigail m. 26 Oct. 1671,
Rev. John Woodbridge of Killingworth, and Ann m. 9 or 19 Nov. 1683,
John Trowbridge, and, next, 1696, Ebenezer Collins; and Graciana liv.
long, infirm in body and mind. His sec. w. Sarah m. 7 Apr. 1670, had
been wid. of Henry Rotherford, d. 10 Feb. 1674. Mary, the third w. wid.
of Rev. Nicholas Street, wh. outliv. him but a few mos.; had been w. of
Gov. Francis Newman. WILLIAM, Guilford, youngest surv. s. of the
preced. freem. 1671, rep. 1677, d. 1 June 1687, leav. wid. Mary, wh. m.
Stephen Bradley, and d. Mary, 11 Jan. 1672, wh. m. 1 Aug. 1691,
James Hooker.

    LEETH, JOHN, Boston, by w. Hannah had Martha, b. 31 Aug. 1654.
It may be the same as Leathe.