Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p495


Volume 4, Page 495

Richard, bapt. 28 Nov. 1675; Ann, 29 June 1679; Winthrop, 17 Apr.
1681; Martha, 29 Oct. 1682; John, 5 Oct. 1684; and Dorothy, 31
Oct. 1686.

    WHATELY. See Wakely.

    WHEATE, JOHN, Boston, a trader, who obtain, relief in 1686 for one
half of the impost on wine, may have rem. in few yrs. JOSHUA, Concord,
emb. in Apr. 1635, aged 17, in the Elizabeth, at London, but
Shattuck says he went home in 1640, giv. his br. Moses his lds. here,
for the share of f's est. in Eng. JOSHUA, Groton, prob. s. of Moses of
Concord, by w. Elizabeth had Moses, b. Sept. 1686, and Butler tells no
more. MOSES, Concord, br. of the first Joshua, came with him, says
Shattuck, 1636, but prob. not in the same sh. as none such is found in
the custom-ho. docket, where Joshua had place, and eno. may be thot.
to justify a suppos. that they were found together at C. in its sec. yrs.
He was made freem. 18 May 1642, had Moses, wh. d. June 1641;
Samuel, b. 25 Oct. 1641; Hannah, 12 or 19 (town rec. says both, but
prob. the latter refers to bapt.) Feb. 1643; Joshua; Remembrance;
John; Sarah; and Aaron, of wh. the rec. gives the name of mo. Thomasine,
when it tells his d. 13 June 1658, prob. quite young. He was
tythingman 1679, then call. sen. wh. renders it prob. that he had also s.
Moses again. His w. Tamsen d. 9 July 1689, and he d. 6 May 1700.
SAMUEL, Concord, s. of the preced. freem. 1690, well perpet. the name;
but s. Benjamin, wh. d. 1758, aged 49, at Norwich, a physician, is the
only one heard of. It is said, he was of Cambridge, a physician, 1717.

    WHEATELY or WHEATLEY, GABRIEL, Watertown, d. July 1637, by
nuncup. will provides for a d. but names not w. or other ch. JOHN,
Braintree, of wh. we kn. only that he was made freem. 1643, and his
name then writ. Whetley, and unit. with many others of the same town
for gr. of Showamet, that Gorton and others had bought. His d.
Rachel m. 22 Sept. 1679, John Loring of Hingham, being then wid. of
Benjamin Buckland of B. to wh. she had b. two ch. at least. LIONEL,
Boston, by w. Elinor had Samuel, b. 29 Apr. 1654, d. next m.; and
Jane, 28 May 1655; was freem. 1673.

    WHEATON, CHRISTOPHER, Hull 1675, fisherman, serv. in Johnson's
comp. Dec. 1675. JEREMIAH, Rehoboth 1676, had Sarah, b. 29 Sept.
1673; Ebenezer, 7 Mar. 1677; Nathaniel, 6 Mar. 1679; and Mehitable,
2 Apr. 1681. OBADIAH, Milton, a soldier in Philip's war 1675, of
Johnson's comp. ROBERT, Rehoboth 1643-6. Baylies II. 217. SAMUEL,
Swanzey 1669, by w. Elizabeth had Samuel, b. 21 July 1683; and the f. d.
2 Feb. foll. A tradit. that the first of this name in our country was of
Rehoboth, and came from Swansen in Wales, Geneal. Reg. V. 476, may