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ch. Simon, Mary Jackson, s.-in-law Edward Darby (whose w. was Ruth
when his ch. were born), Alice, and John.

    WHITMORE, oft. WETMORE, BERIAH, Middletown, s. of the first
Thomas, m. 1 Apr. 1691, Margaret, d. of Rev. Samuel Stow, had Sarah,
b. 6 May 1693; Hope, 27 Oct. 1695; Thomas, 8 Feb. 1698, d. in few
days; Margaret, 16 July 1700; Hannah, 2 May 1703; Bethia, 12
Nov. 1705, d. in few wks.; and Beriah, 23 Apr. 1707; and his w. d.
21 Feb. 1710. He m. 11 Nov. 1714, Mary, d. of Obadiah Allen, had
Mary, 6 Oct. 1715, wh. d. in two mos. His w. d. 24 July 1637, aged
62, and he d. 11 Apr. 1756; and he and all other descend. of his f.
adopt. the spell. Wetmore. FRANCIS, Cambridge, s. prob. of John of
Wethersfield, b. in Eng. a. 1625, m. Isabel, d. of Richard Park of Cambridge,
freem. 1654, had Elizabeth b. 1 May 1649; Francis, 12 Oct. 1650;
John, 1 Oct. 1654; Samuel, 1 May 1658; Abigail, bapt. 3 July 1659;
Sarah, b. 7 bapt. 30 Mar. 1662; and Margery, bapt. 27 Mar. 1664, d.
young; and the w. d. 31 Mar. 1665. He m. again, 10 Nov. 1666,
Margaret Harty, and had Hannah, bapt. not perhaps as Mitchell's rec.
says, 15 Feb. but Sept. 1667, d. soon; Margaret, b. 9 Sept. 1668;
Francis, 3 Mar. 1671; Thomas, 1673; and Joseph, a. 1675; and d.
says the gr.st. in Harris, 11, on 12 Oct. 1683, tho. he notes that rec. of
the town gives 1685; and this is better than the stone. His will of 8
Oct. in his yr. is abstr. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 134. The wid. d. 1 Mar.
1686. Elizabeth m. 3 Nov. 1669, Daniel Markham; Abigail m. 9 May
1683, Samuel Wilcox of Middletown; Sarah m. William Locke; Margaret
m. Thomas Carter of Woburn; and Frances m. Jonathan Thompson.
FRANCIS, Middletown, eldest s. of the preced. m. 8 Feb. 1675,
Hannah, d. of William Harris, had Francis, b. 25 Nov. 1675; Hannah,
23 Nov. 1677; Elizabeth 1679; Abigail, 23 Jan. 1681; Martha, 1683;
Joseph, 1 Aug. 1687; William, 18 Dec. 1689; Edith, 3 Mar. 1692;
Isabel, Dec. 1694; and John, Apr. 1698; was a lieut. and d. 9 Sept.
1700. IZRAHIAH, Middletown, s. of Thomas, m. 13 May 1692, Rachel,
d. of Rev. Samuel Stow, had Izrahiah, b. 28 June 1693; Stow, 31 Jan.
1695; James, 25 Dec. 1695; Ichabod, 18 Apr. 1698, d. young; Seth,
18 Nov. 1700; Jeremiah, 8 Nov. 1703; Caleb, July 1706; and Josiah,
1 Mar. 1709; and d. 1743. * JOHN, Wethersfield 1639, but in what
part of Mass. he had first liv. is not found, but prob. he brot. from Eng.
all the five ch. he ever had, Thomas, b. a. 1615; Francis, a. 1625; and
John, a. 1627; beside two ds. Ann, said to be b. a. 1621; and Mary, a.
1623; rem. a. 1641 to Stamford, and was one of the first sett. At S.
he was in good repute, m. a wid. Jessup, was chos. a rep. to New Haven
assemb. 1647, and murd. by Ind. in Oct. 1648. The act was not a case
of private hatred, but seems to have been the deed of the whole tribe,

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