Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p76


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    LEFFINGWELL, sometimes in old rec. read LEPPINGWELL, or LAPPINGWELL,
MICHAEL, Woburn, had Hannah, b. 4 Jan. 1643, d. in few
wks.; Hannah, again, 6 Jan. 1646; Sarah, 10 Mar. 1647; Thomas, 13
Jan. 1649; Ruth, 2 Jan. 1650; Michael, 8 June 1651, d. in a wk.;
Rachel, 4 Mar. 1653; Abigail, 24 May 1655; Esther, 16 May 1657;
and Tabitha, 8 May 1660; and he d. 22 Mar. 1687. Geneal. Reg. VII.
284, gives from Boston copy of rec. diff'er. dates. THOMAS, Saybrook
1637, prob. on the E. side of the riv. had Rachel, b. 17 Mar. 1648;
Thomas, 27 Aug. 1649; Jonathan, 6 Dec. 1650; Joseph, 24 Dec.
1652; Mary, 10 Dec. 1654; and Nathaniel, 11 Dec. 1656; was one of
the purch. of the tract from the Ind. 1659, now includ. Norwich and
sev. other towns, and with the first sett. of N. its rep. 1662, and many foll.
yrs. was an active partisan, when he was lieut. in Philip's war. THOMAS,
Woburn, s. of Michael, m. 11 May 1675, Sarah Knight, wh. d. 16 Aug.
1691, and he m. 15 Jan. foll. Hannah Duntlin. There was a fam. of this
name at Bristol 1689; but bapt. name of the h. is not found.

    LEGAT or LEGGETT, JOHN, Hampton 1640, Exeter 1642, clk. of the
writs, kept sch. in ea.; at H. in 1649; m. 1644, Ann, Thomas Wilson's
wid.

    LEGAREE, FRANCIS, Boston 1690, a Huguenot goldsmith, with two s.

    LEGGE, JOHN, Salem 1631, serv. of John Humfrey, came in the
fleet with Winthrop liv. at Marblehead, was freem. 6 May 1635, d. 1674.
His will of 16 Nov. 1672, ment. w. Elizabeth s. Samuel, John, and Daniel,
the last being youngest, and two ch. of ea. of the other s. JOHN, Marblehead,
s. of the preced. freem. 1680, had Samuel, wh. was a mariner of Boston in
1671; and John of M. 1691.

    LEGROVE, MATTHEW, a soldier, wh. d. in Philip�s war, oft. call. Groe,
Grove, or Groves, wh. see. NICHOLAS, Salem 1668, by w. Hannah had
Susanna, b. 8 May 1673, wh. m. 16 July 1694, Benjamin Patch.

    LEIGH, JOHN, a soldier in Moseley's comp. Dec. 1675, of wh. I see
no more. JOSEPH, Ipswich 1651. Perhaps it is the same as the name
of like sound, Lee. THOMAS, Roxbury, neph. of capt. Thomas Brattle,
d. 20 July 1694, aged 30. A fam. of this name was at Bristol, in 1689,
but he bapt. name of the h. is unkn. to me.

    LEIGHTON. See Laighton.

    LEISTER or LISTER, EDWARD, a youth from London, in the employm.
of Stephen Hopkins, came in the Mayflower, 1620. But we kn. no
more of him, exc. his punishm. for fighting a duel with ano. youth from
London, and Bradford, wh. calls him Litster, 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. III.
455, says, he went to Virg. and there d.

    LELAND, EBENEZER, Sherborn, s. of Henry, by w. Deborah had
Deborah, b. 16 Aug. 1679; Ebenezer, 14 Jan. 1681; Timothy, 22 Feb.
1684 ; James, 22 Sept. 1687; Susanna, 1690 ; Patience, 1695 ; Martha,
8 Sept. 1699; Isaac, 19 Apr. 1702; Sibella, 1708; and Amariah, 11
Dec. 1710; but by a sec. w. Patience Sabin, were the last five. His
third w. was Mary Hunt. In Oct. 1742 admin. of his est. was giv. to
his s. Timothy. ELEAZER, Sherborn, younger br. of the preced. had w.
Sarah, m. 13 July perhaps of the yr. 1690, but no ch. and d. 5 Dec.