Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p31

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June 1694. THOMAS, Lancaster 1647, one of the first six sett. had
been, I think, of Rowley 1643, freem. 1654, by w. Mary, d. of John
Prescott, had Thomas, b. July 1649; Ephraim, 2 Jan. 1651, wh. was k.
by the Ind. 10 Feb. 1676; Mary, 7 Jan. 1653; Elizabeth 7 Jan. 1654;
Joshua, Mar. 1655; James, Mar. 1657; Caleb, Apr. 1659; John, Apr.
1661; and Nathaniel, Nov. 1670. Descend. are very num. tho. of the
sec. generat. we are quite ign. WILLIAM, Salem 1643, Wenham 1645,
rem. to Newbury, by w. Ruth had John, b. 24 Aug. 1645; Samuel, 22
Nov. 1646; Ruth, 10 Sept. 1648; Mary, 7 Feb. 1650, d. soon; Sarah,
20 Nov. 1651; Hannah, 23 Feb. 1654, d. young; William, 1 Feb.
1656; Francis, 24 Mar. 1658, d. in 2 yrs.; Mary, again, 29 July 1660;
Stephen, 25 Apr. 1663; Hannah, again, 11 Jan. 1655, d. at 18 yrs;
and Francis, again, 3 Nov. 1670. Perhaps he had sec. w. Sarah, wid.
of John Wells of Wells, parents of Rev. Thomas. His d. Mary m. 13
June 1683, John Emery third of N. SAMUEL, Newbury, s. of the
preced. m. 10 Mar. 1671, Mary, d. of John Emery the sec. had Mary,
b. 20 Jan. 1672; Samuel, 5 June 1674; John, 15 Mar. 1676; Ruth, 20
Sept. 1677; Hannah, 12 Jan. 1679; and Josiah, 20 Jan. 1681. WILLIAM,
Ipswich, s. of the first William, rem. to Wells, by w. Sarah had Joseph,
b. 14 Aug. 1678; Francis, 6 Mar. 1681; Daniel, 26 May 1683; Hannah,
9 Apr. 1685; and Ruth, 26 May 1687; and he d. 7 June 1718. His wid.
d. Jan. 1734, aged 84. Oft. this name seems Sawer, and Sayer. Ten
are among gr. at Harv. ten at Dart. and one at Yale.

    SAXTON or SEXTON, DANIEL, Westfield, perhaps s. of George, m.
28 Dec. 1680, Sarah, d. of John Bancroft, had Nathaniel, b. 22 Dec.
foll. d. in 3 days; and Sarah, 6 Mar. 1683. GEORGE, Windsor, had
John, b. there 26 May 1673, went back to Westfield, where he had liv.
bef. and had Benjamin, a. 1667, said to be the first white b. in that place,
wh. also liv. to old age, but Joseph bef. him, and prob. George earlier
still, bef. W. was plant. and in 1688 sold to Joseph and Benjamin his
est. there for L160., his w. Catharine join. in the deed, and he d. a. 1690.
GEORGE, Westfield, s. prob. eldest of the preced. had, by w. that d. 19
Sept. 1689, Charles, b. 9 Sept. 1680; and Nathaniel, 5 Dec. 1682; and
rem. to Newtown, L. I. GILES, Boston or Charlestown, prob. arr. in
the fleet with Winthrop for on 18 Sept. 1630, he was a witness bef. the
coroner as to d. of William Bateman in the harb. near Pullen point, and
on 28 of same serv. on inq. at Charlestown on the case of Austin
Bratcher, k. by Walter Palmer; req. adm. as freem. 19 Oct. foll. when the
title Mr. is bef. his name, and was sw. 18 May next without that prefix.
My conject. is that he soon went home, and that Deane was wrong in
suppos. him the min. to wh. the Magnalia, III. 214, could not give
Christian name, or tell time of com. or go. Better informa. is now
enjoy. JAMES, Westfield, perhaps s. of George the first, or of Richard,
by w. Hannah had John, b. 28 Jan. 1681; Hannah, 29 Oct. 1683;
Phebe, 7 Jan. 1687; Elizabeth 5 Feb. 1689, wh. d. at 3 mos.; Mary, or