Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p433

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was one of the first sett. at Providence, with R. W. tho. he was earlier
than him at Salem. ROBERT, Plymouth 1638, had been at Salem 1636,
m. at Marshfield, 9 or 11 Dec. 1638, Elizabeth d. of Thomas Bourne, and
rem. to M. had Joseph, b. 1639; John, 1642; Thomas, 1644; Robert,
a. 1652; and Joseph; was rep. 1644-9, and d. Sept. 1652, tho. Deane
says 1665. ROBERT, Hingham, prob. s. of the preced. m. 1 Oct. 1675,
as Hobart says, but town rec. 30 Sept. Susanna, d. of Daniel Lincoln,
had Susanna, b. 4 May 1677; a ch. b. and d. 4 Feb. 1681; Elizabeth 18
Aug. 1682, d. at 13 yrs.; Robert, 14 Nov. 1684, d. at 19 yrs.; Josiah,
28 Nov. 1687; and a ch. wh. d. 24 Sept. 1694, too young to have a
name; and his w. d. 10 Feb. 1696. He m. 20 Feb. 1699, Sarah, wid.
of Thomas Lincoln, d. of James Lewis of Barnstable, had Lydia, 13
May 1700; Thomas, 19 Jan. 1702; and Hannah, 22 May 1704; and
his w. d. 30 Jan. 1732. He d. 18 May 1741, aged 88. THOMAS, Roxbury,
br. of Robert of Plymouth, had w. Hannah, wh. d. 5 June 1641;
unit. with petitnrs. in 1645 for right from Mass. to plant at the settlem.
of Warwick, whence the heretic inhabs. of wh. his namesake Richard
ws one, had been forcib. eject. and he d. 22 Jan. 1676, unless the
town rec. wh. contains the notices of d. of both, and no account of m. or
b. may be design. for differ. persons. Farmer, MS. makes a Thomas of
Hingham 1679, to be only s. of the preced. but I fear he mistook the
name of the f. THOMAS, Newport, among the freem. adm. 1655, was of
Wickford 1674. THOMAS, Saybrook, by Miss Caulkins conject. s. of
the preced. bec. one of the first sett. of Norwich, there em. Nov. 1668,
Miriam, d. of lieut. Thomas Tracy. He was ens. and propound. for
freem. 1671, h ad ten ch. as in the valu. Hist. of N. p. 114 is told; but
the fair writer gives only the three s. Thomas, b. Sept. 1670; John, Mar.
1672; and Joseph, 15 Jan. 1685. Names are heard of five others, Elizabeth
b. Aug. 1675; Miriam, Apr. 1678; Martha, 6 Dec. 1680; Lydia, Aug.
1683; and Ann, Apr. 1689. Elizabeth m. 10 July 1695, capt. John Fitch
of Windham. Of this name, Farmer found in 1834, three had been gr.
at Harv. four at Yale, and five at other N. E. coll.

    WATERS, ANTHONY, Hempstead, L. I. was town clk. 1663, favor. the
jurisdict. of Conn. and it may be that he had gone from Conn. to promote
annex. BEVIL, Hartford, found in the list of freem. 1669, had
good est. d. 14 Feb. 1730, says the gr.-st. in 97th yr. Wh. was his first
w. and mo. of his ch. is not kn. but when 92 yrs. old, he took ano. w. 13
Dec. 1722, Sarah, wid. of Joseph Mygott. His will of 1 Feb. 1721
ment. Thomas, d. bef. his f. and ds. Sarah, wh. m. 10 Feb. 1698, Joseph
Benton; Hannah m. 1708, Wilterton Merrills; Mary m. 1711, Thomas
Seymour. EDWARD, New Haven, took o. of fidel. 1647; and one of