Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p172


Volume 4, Page 172

Quaker. He was long happy at the new sett. in wh. he was the chief
promoter, a. 1660, of Nantucket, and d. by one report, 12 June 1690, in
86th yr. or by ano. with the same num. interchang. 4 Feb. 1691, aged 86.
Sarah m. at D. first William Story, wh. d. a. 1658; next Joseph Austin, wh.
d. a. 1663; and, third, m. as his sec. w. Humphrey Varney; Abigail m. Peter
; and his youngest d. Esther m. Humphrey Varney[1]. JETHRO,
Nantucket, s. of the preced. d. 27 May 1663, by a cart run. over him; but
whether he had been m. or what was his age, are unkn. JETHRO. Nantucket,
s. of Nathaniel, m. 6 Dec. 1694, his cous. Dorcas, d. of William
. NATHANIEL, Nantucket, s. of Edward, b. prob. in Eng. had
sold to Peter Coffin in 1661 his est. at Dover, and rem. to N. prob. with
his f. m. Mary, d. of Tristram Coffin, a woman of super. power of mind,
wh. d. 13 Nov. 1717, aged 72; and he d. 6 Aug. 1719. They had Mary,
b. 30 Mar. 1663, call. the first b. at N.; Elizabeth 9 Sept. 1665; Nathaniel,
9 Aug. 1668; Jethro, 14 Dec. 1671; Barnabas; Eunice, 11 Apr. 1674; Priscilla,
1676; Hepzibah, 2 or 7 Apr. 1680; Ann; and Paul. Mary m. James Gardner;
Elizabeth m. 15 Aug. 1682, Peter Coffin jr. and next, Nathaniel Barker; Eunice
m. George Gardner, and is said to have d. 26 Oct. 1772; and Hepzibah
m. Thomas Hathaway.

    STARKE or START, ARRON, Hartford 1639, or Windsor 1643, an unpromis.
youth, subject. by sentence of Court to whip. rem. to New London
1655, near Stonington, freem. 1669; d. as, 1685, leav. s. Aaron,
John, William, and had ds. wh. m. John Fish and Josiah Haynes.
JOHN, Boston, "Scottish-man, sev. to Lieut. William Hudson, d. 22
May 1652;" was one of the unhappy prisoners, prob. tak. on the bloody
field of Dunbar, 3 Sept. 1650, sent over here next yr. to be sold for
such a term of yrs. that left no hope to the suffer. ROBERT, Concord,
d. 1646. See Geneal. Reg. VIII. 57. WILLIAM, Lynn 1641.

    STARKEY, GEORGE, H. C. 1646, may have been of Lynn, or Malden,
but very little ground in favor of either is discernab. Nor is any
knowl. likely to be got, other than of his d. in London, Sept. 1665,
where he had bestow. his serv. dur. the terrible plague, hav. made hims.
acquaint. with medicine, as is relat. in the letters of Allin, the reverend
grad. of 1643. For the credit of the new-born Harv. Coll. at Cambridge
in N. E. the metropolis of their native ld. in its most dismal visitat.
was indebt. to a grad. of its sec. yr. and to ano. of its fifth yr. of bestow.
such honors, when the time-honor. university, so many thousand miles
nearer, perhaps, gave far less contrib. of educ. skill to her relief.

    STARKWEATHER, JOHN, Ipswich 1684, s. of Robert, had w. Ann, and
ch. John, b. 16 Sept. 1680; Robert, 12 Nov. 1684; and Richarfd, 25
Dec. 12686. All these ch. were of Stonington 1705, and in that town or
neighb. m. and perpetua. the name. His s. John was gr.f. of the late