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    TWELVES, TUELLS or TWELLS, ROBERT, Braintree, was one of the
petitnrs. for gr. of what did not belong to our governm. honestly to give
(the region possess. by Gorton and his fellow misbelievers) in Oct. 1645,
m. 22 or 23 Nov. 1655, Martha, d. of Peter Brackett, had Mary, b. 8
July 1656; Martha, 17 Dec. 1657, or 19 Dec. 1658, as in Geneal. Reg.
XII. 350, d. soon; Richard, 16 May 1660, the rec. in Boston, but by
ano. rec. Martha, again, 16 June 1660; Rachel, 8 May 1662; Peter, 10
Oct. 1666; Sarah, bapt. 29 May 1670; John, 14 July 1672; but these
two were at the third ch. in Boston; Hannah, 21 Sept. 1673; Abigail,
27 or 28, bapt. 29 July 1677; was freem. 1663, and caught from his
f.-in-law the milit. distinct. ens. 1671, lieut. in 1684, d. 2 Mar. 1691,
aged (tho. gr.st. says eighty yrs.) a. 77 yrs. old. Mary m. 4 Nov. 1676,
Ebenezer Tyng; Rachel m. 25 Sept. 1689, William French, and d.
soon; and Abigail m. 12 June 1704, Shubael Seaver of Roxbury. His
will of 18 Mar. 1697, pro. 6 May foll. shows that Mary had ano. h. one
Clarke, and that three then unm. ds. were Hannah, Sarah, and Abigail.
Of this name Mr. Secr. Increase Nowell, in the Col. rec. Vol. II. 128,
made the ingenious, or ridiculous, perversion Quelves.

    TWIDE, WILLIAM, is the same giv. to a passeng. in the Arabella,
1671, from London, for N. E. but he was not long liv. here unless he
changed it.

    TWINING, STEPHEN, Eastham, s. of William the sec. m. 3 Jan. 1683,
Abigail, d. of John Young of the same, had Stephen, b. 30 Dec. 1684;
Eleazer, 26 Nov. 1686; Nathaniel, 27 Mar. 1689; Mercy, 8 Sept.
1690; and John, 5 Mar. 1693. WILLIAM, Yarmouth 1643, rem. early
to Eastham, had perhaps, by w. Ann, William, prob. b. in Eng. and Elizabeth
and Ann, prob. here. He d. 15 Apr. 1659, and Ann, w. of William
sen. d. 27 Feb. 1681, but possib. this may not have been the w. wh. bore
the sec. William, but this sec. w. Elizabeth m. 19 Aug. 1669, John Rogers;
and Ann, m. 3 Oct. 1672, Thomas Bills. WILLIAM, Eastham, s. of the
preced. prob. b. in Eng. m. Elizabeth d. of Stephen Deane, Susanna, b.
25 Jan. 1665; Joanna, 30 May 1657; Stephen, 6 Feb. 1660; and Wiliam.
He was liv. in 1695. WILIIAM, Eastham, s. of the preced. m.
26 Mar. 1689, Ruth, d. of John Cole of the same, had Elizabeth b. 25 Aug.
1690; Thankful, 11 Jan. 1697; Ruth, 7 Aug. 1699; Hannah, 2 Apr.
1702; William, 2 Sept. 1704; Barnabas, 29 Sept. 1705; and Mercy ,
20 Feb. 1708.

    TWISDWDEN, TWISDALE or TWISDALL, JOHN, York 1648, had been of
Scituate in 1639, and came from Co. Kent, was of gr. jury 1649, prob.
had John, for in Nov. 1652, John sen. and jr. submit. to Mass. and SAMUEL
is found in 1656. His d. Alice or Elizabeth m. 20 Nov. 1649, Joseph