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    SPRINGFIELD, EMANUEL, Boston, m. 13 Sept. 1655, Mary, d. of
Oliver Mellows, and no more is ever heard of him.

    SPROAT, ROBERT, Scituate 1660, m. Elizabeth d. of Henry Sampson of
Duxbury, had Mercy, b. 1661; Elizabeth 1664; Mary, 1666; Robert, 1669;
Ann, 1671; James, 1673; Ebenezer, 1676; and Hannah, 1680, Robert
perish. in Phips' crusade 1690. Mercy m. 1683, Thomas Oldham, Jr.
and Ann m. a Richmond.

    SPURR, SPOURE, SPOOER, and SPORE, JOHN, Boston 1638, join. our
ch. with w. Elizabeth 14 Apr. 1639, was adm. freem. 22 May foll. had Mary,
bapt. next Sunday, 21, wh. was b. 20 Mar. 1638; Ebenezer, b. 3, bapt.
8 May 1642; Elizabeth ba[t. 30 Mar. 1645, a. six days old; Martha, 26
Mar. 1648, d. soon; and John, b. 16, bapt. 22 Dec. 1650. ROBERT,
Dorchester 1654, freem. 1666, and 1671, both yrs. being giv. in the rec.
had Elizabeth b. 4 Jan. 1659; and Robert, 21 Apr. 1661; beside Mary, wh.
m. Teague Crehore; Waitstill; John; and Patience; of wh. Mr. Clapp,
the indefatig. hist. of his native town, can supply no dates; d. 16 Aug.
1703, aged 93. * ROBERT, Dorchester, s. of the preced. m. 24 Oct.
1684, Elizabeth Tilestone, wh. d. 27 July 1738, had Thomas, Elizabeth and
Robert, and d. 16 Jan. 1639; and had selectman, lieut. coll. and 4 yrs.
a rep.

    SPYERS, JOHN, Boston, was prob. only trans person, made his will 25
July 1655, pro. 6 Aug. foll. as in Geneal. Reg. V. 442. His direct.
Evan Thomas, his Excor. to send proceeds to his w. and ch. perhaps
in Eng.

    SQUIRE or SQUIER, GEORGE
, Concord 1642, had a s. b. 11 Mar.
1643; rem. to Fairfield where he d. 1691. By his will of 7 Aug. in
that yr. he gave est. to s. Thomas, John, Jonathan, Samuel. gr.s. George,
s. of George dec. and s.-in-law, John Seely, h. of his d. Sarah. In
1672 is GEORGE jun. propound. for freem. but he d. 1674, leav. s.
George, rememb. in the will of his gr.f. JOHN, Boston, freem. 1686;
may have come in from, or gone to, Reading, where he was town clk.
JOHN, Cambridge, freem. 1690. JONATHAN, Woodbury 1682, may be
s. of George the first, and may have liv. at Atratford bef. PHILIP,
Boston 1670, distiller, or, in one deed, nam. brewer, m. Rachel, d. of
George Ruggles, was freem. 1690. PHILIP, Newbury, perhaps s. of the
preced. by w. Mary and Mary, b. 10 Mar. 1687; and Thomas, 31 Oct.
1694. THOMAS, Charlestown 1630, prob. came with Gov. Winthrop,
in number 83 on the Boston list of ch. mem. and was of those dismiss.
in Oct. 1632, to found the new ch. at C. freem. 14 May 1634, ar. co.
1646. Whether he had ch. is unkn. I think his w. was Bridget; and
he of Boston 1659, but perhaps rem. THOMAS, s. of George the first
of Fairfield, was in 1672, with his br. George, propound. for freem. liv.