Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p46


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    SEARS, DANIEL, Boston, mariner, had w. Mary, on whose d. when he
was abroad, admin. was giv. Feb. 1652 to John Sunderland for him.
JOHN, Woburn, had been of Charlestown 1639, and was one of the
earliest at W. 1640, freem. 2 June 1641; had first w. Susanna, wh. was
adm. of the ch. 2 Feb. 1640, and d. at W. 29 Aug. 1677; and in less
than three mos. he m. Esther Mason, wh. d. 14 Aug. 1680, and 80 days
aft. he m. Ann, wid. of the first Jacob Farrar; but he had no ch.
Early as 1654 he was engag. in E. settlem. and next yr. sold Long isl.
in the beautiful bay of Casco. KNYVETT, Yarmouth, s. thot. to be
eldest, of Richard of the same, m. Elizabeth Dimmock, perhaps d. of Thomas
of Barnstable, had Daniel, b. 1682; Richard, 1684; and d. in Eng. 1686,
says fam. tradit. PAUL, Yarmouth, br. of the preced. m. Deborah Willard,
d. of George of Scituate, had Samuel, b. 1663; Paul; John, 1677; beside sev.
ds. whose names are not seen; and d. 1707. RICHARD, Yarmouth, said, in
fam. tradit. to have come, with spell. of Sayer, to Plymouth 1630, then aged 40,
there, certain. was tax. 1633, and Felt gives him gr. of ld. 1638 at Salem; but
there he did not long stop, if he ever liv.; by w. Dorothy, m. 1632, it is
said, in fam. geneal. with surname of Thacher, but wh. she was unkn.
had Knyvett, b. 1635; Paul, 1637; and Silas, 1639, prob. others; and d.
1676. His wid. d. 1680. She was younger than her h. Deborah, his d. m.
1659, Zechariah Paddock. SILAS, Yarmouth, s. perhaps youngest, of
the preced. had Silas; Thomas, b. 1664; Hannah, Dec. 1672; liv. then
at Eastham, and prob. had other ch.; presum. to be Richard, Joseph,
Josiah, Elizabeth and Dorothy; was rep. 1685, 6, and, aft. the overthrow
of Andros, 1689, 90, and 1, and d. by fam. tradit. 1697. THOMAS,
Newbury, m. 11 Dec. 1656, says Coffin, Mary Hilton, alias Downer,
wh. I do not understand, had Mary, b. 30 Oct. 1657; and Rebecca,
posthum. 5 Nov. 1661; and he d. 16 or 26 May preced.

    SEVER, CALEB, Roxbury, s. of Robert of the same, m. 15 Dec.
1671, Sarah Inglesby, or Ingoldsby, wh. d. 31 Jan. 1709, had Caleb, b.
31 Mar. 1673; Elizabeth 20 Jan. 1676; Nathaniel, 6 Oct. 1677, d. at 11
yrs; Nicholas, 15 Apr. 1680, H. C. 1701; Thomas, 10 Mar. 1682;
Sarah, 1 Aug. 1686; and d. 6 Mar. 1713. JOSHUA, Roxbury, tw. br.
of the preced. m. 28 Feb. 1678, Mary, wid. of Joseph Pepper, had
Joshua b. 18 Feb. 1679; and Mary, wid. 29 Mar. 1683; and his w. d. 22
May foll.; and by ano. w. Mary, had Mary, 15 Aug. 1684; and Ebenezer,
1 Aug. 1687; was freem. 1690. NATHANIEL, Roxbury, br. of the
preced. had John, b. 18 Aug. 1671; and Sarah, wh. d. soon; and he
fell at Sudbury fight, 21 Apr. 1676. ROBERT, Roxbury, took o. of
suprem. 24 Mar. 1634, at London, and came in the Mary and John that
yr. and here m. 10 Dec. foll. Elizabeth Allard as the town rec. says, call.
Ballard in ch. rec. (unless we should read Bullard), had Shubael, b. 31
Jan. 1640; Caleb, and Joshua, 31 Aug. 1641; wh. all were bapt. no
doubt, since f. and mo. were. memb. of the ch. but the earliest bapt. on
its rec. is of 26 Dec. 1641; Elizabeth bapt. 19 Nov. 1643; Nathaniel, 8
Feb. 1646; Hannah, 6 Feb. 1648, d. soon; and Hannah, again, 13 Oct.