Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p50


Volume 4, Page 50

there d. His wid. Mary had admin. 19 Oct. WILLIAM, Isle of
Shoals, perhaps br. of John of the same, was of gr. jury 1656, d. at
Saco, 1672, says Folsom, 188, wh. tells, that his d. Emma m. John Ruel,
and Dorcas m. James Gibbins, jr. in 1668.

    SEKER or SECKER, HENRY, a youth of 8 yrs. wh. came in the Speedwell
from London, arr. at Boston 27 July 1656, perhaps was he that
sett. at Newton with name of Seager.

    SELDEN or SELDON, JOSEPH, Hadley, s. of Thomas the first, m.
1677, Rebecca Church, d. of deac. Edward of Hatfield, had Rebecca, b.
1678; Esther, 1680, d. next yr.; Joseph, 1682; rem. to Deerfield, there
had Thomas, 1684; and Hannah; but in few yrs. was back at Hadley,
and had Mary, 5 Mar. 1689; Esther, again, 2 May 1691; Samuel, 17
May 1695; rem. once more to Lyme, there purchas. large est. and
part. in Haddam, had Sarah, bapt. 20 July 1712; and d. bef. 1 Feb.
1725, when this est. was div. by their own act to three s. Joseph and
Thomas of H. and Samuel of L. with five ds. Rebecca, w. of James
Wells; Mercy, w. of Isaac Spencer; Esther, w. of Jabez Chapman;
Hannah, w. of Daniel Brainard, all of H. and Sarah Selden of L.
THOMAS, Hartford 1639, freem. 1640, had Thomas, bapt. 31 Aug.
1645; John, wh. d. May 1650; Mary, 26 Mar. 1648 or 9; Esther, 3
Mar. 1650, d. next yr.; Joseph, 2 Nov. 1651; Hannah; and Sarah;
and d. bef. the end of 1655. His will, of 14 Aug. names wid. Esther,
wh. m. Andrew Warner, and all the five ch. rem. to Hadley. The mo.
d. 1693; Hannah, infirm, d. 1695; and Mary m. 12 Dec. 1666, John
Taylor. THOMAS, Hadley, s. of the preced. m. Felix, d. of William
Lewis the sec. of Farmington, had John, b. 16 June 1675; Thomas, 12
Nov. 1677, wh. was k. on that terrib. 29 Feb. 1704, at Deerfield; and
Ebenezer, 2 Mar. 1679 or 80; and d. at honora. age, 24 Nov. 1734.
His wid. was liv. 1738. Sometimes this name, of wh. twelve had been
gr. at Yale, two at Dart. none at Harv. in 1848, is seen under pervers.
as Selding.

    SELLAN or SELLEN, THOMAS, Ipswich, allow. as inhab. by the Gen.
Ct. 11 June 1663, tho. they had order, 1 Apr. preced. that no person
should go to plant there exc. those already gone. Possib. he rem. bef.
1638 to Braintree, at least no more at I. can be heard of him; and at B.
a rec. of d. is seen, 3 Dec. 1642, of Thomas Sellem, wh. may seem to
be this man.

    SELLOCK, SELLICK, SILIECK or SELLECK, DAVID, Boston, soapboiler,
by w. Susanna had David, b. 11 Dec. 1638; Jonathan, 20 May
1641; John, 21, bapt. 23 Apr. 1643; Nathaniel, 18, bapt. 27 July
1645; Joanna, 11 Dec. 1647; Elizabeth 1 Feb. 1652; and Susanna, 1653,
wh. d. soon; and he d. 1654, in Virg. His inv. of 6 Dec. in that yr.