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Phineas, m. 31 Oct. 1688, Abigail Hayward, d. prob. the youngest of
Samuel of Malden. NATHANIEL, Malden, s. of the first John, b. in Eng.
preach. sometime at M. was freem. 1653, m. at Cambridge, 5 Mar. 1662,
Elizabeth d. of John Stedman, and he d. 15 days after. His wid. m. 27 Apr.
1669, Henry Thompson. NATHANIEL, Malden, s. of thee first John, as
the careful fam. hisst. conject. mak. his name only of th first two syllab.
but my scruple is strong. Examina. of the Col. Rec. will satisfy instant.
that the freem. of 1653, and the freem. of 1655, was the same. By one
of the scandal. blunders of Mr. Secr. Rawson the list in the latter yr. is
(in large pt. on both sidees, next above and below, of the Natha. U.) a
uniform copy of that for the former yr. PHINEAS, Malden, s. of the first
John, m. 14 Apr. 1658, Ruth Wood, perhaps d. of Edward of Charlestown,
had Phineas, b. 22 May 1659; Nathaniel, 1661; Ruth, 1664, d. at 12 yrs.
John, 9 Dec. 1666, Elizabeth; Richard; and Thomas; was liut. of the
comp. headed by the brave Isaac Johnson of Roxbury, in the memo.
battle of 19 Dec. 1675, and after the capt. was k. rec. his mortal wounds
of wh. he languish. until Oct. foll. The Col. Rec. V. 122, shows how
the governm. provid. for relief of wid. and her seven minor ch. His
wid. d. 18 Jan. 1697, aged 60. What mean. to give the Malden rec. of
m. of Phineas Upham with Hannah Ensign, 19 Sept. or Nov. 1658, as
giv. in Geneal. Reg. VI. 337, when only one Phineas at that time is
heard of, I kn. not. But this is one of many errors in that transcr. wh.
cost me verey large research. The true h. of Hannah Ensign, 19 Nov.
1658, was Thomas Shepard of M. The freem. of Woburn, 1684, I presume
to bee the s. of the lieut. Farmer notes that in 1834, nine of this
name had ben gr. at Harv. and three at Dartm. Of one br. of this
fam. disting. for its proportion of lawyers, clerg. judges, politicians and
scholars, a good collect. of Notices by Albert G. Upham, M. D. one of
the later progeny, was publ. at Concord N. H. 1845.

    UPSHALL or UPSALL, NICHOLAS, Dorchester 1630, came prob. in
the Mary and John, was first heard of as mem. of the inquest on the
body of Bratcher, k. by Walter Palmer, 30 Sept. req. adm. as freem. 19
Oct. of that yr. and was rec. 18 May foll. by w. Dorothy, wh was prob.
d. of the first Bernard Capen, had Ann, b. Feb. 1636, d. young; Eliz.
Feb. 1638; Susanna, 7 Feb. 1640, wh. m. 10 Nov. 1659, as Hist. of
Dorchester, 88, says Joseph Cock; and Experience, 19 Mar. 1641, a s.
wh. d. under 19 yrs.; was of ar. co. 1637, and the same yr. took license
for an ordinary, and serv. as selectman, 1638. After some yrs. he rem.
to Boston, and on the last Sunday of July 1644, he and his w. were
adm. of our ch. on recommend. from that of D. in 1656 he had so distinct.
spok. against the intoler. of the governm. towards Quakers, as to
subject him to fine £20, but the Ct. had so much tenderness in their