Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p579


Volume 4, Page 579

aft. ment. of her s. William dec. we gain informat. that her s. Francis
had six ch. of wh. Sarah is call. "only d." that her sis. Jane Hammond
of Virg. has s. Lawrence (wh. in my opin. was of Charlestown, and m.
the wid. of W.), that John Greene of C. had been serv. of her h. and
afterwards was serv. of her s. Francis. He had good est. was rep. 1642,
6, and 9, Assist. 1650, and chos. Dept.-Gov. 1665 to his d. in 1671,
when Leverett succeed. Of the exact date some uncert. arises, bec.
Sewall, in almanac, marks it 4 May, and Bradstreet in his Diary denotes
Apr. as the mo. while Budington, 208, ment. 4 Apr. and this is most to
be trust. In his will of 4 June preced. he uses great care, mak. w.
extrix, giv. eldest s. Jonathan "being a prodigal" only L10. yet provides
for his ch. secures to his own w. the large prop. she brot. him,
orders his own est. to be div. into eight parts, of wh. three and a half
should go to his w. and the residue to be part. one sixth to s. Nehemiah,
same to s. William, one sixth and two thirds of ano. sixth to Francis,
the eldest ch. by my now. w. one sixth and one third of ano. sixth to d.
Susanna, and one sixth to the unb. ch. expect. with remark, that his d.
Campfield had had her portion. His wid. m. 8 Feb. 1675. Lawrence
Hammond. JONATHAN, Charlestown, eldest s. of the preced. b. in
Eng. by w. Grizzel, had Mary, b. 1664, when he was preach. at Wethersfield,
or shortly bef. and betw. 1666 and 8, at Haddam, as Goodwin
decid. but aft. that is not heard of. Yet Chapin, p. 38, doubts of identi.
NEHEMIAH, Salem, br. of the preced. m. 2 Jan. 1672, Abigail, d. of
Henry Bartholomew, wh. unit with the ch. 9 Feb. foll. d. 2 Sept. 1702;
was constable 1679, allow. to sell wine,
d. 6 Nov. foll. leav. Francis, b. 28 Sept. 1672, bapt. 16 Feb. foll.;
Elizabeth 22, bapt. 28 June 1674 at Charlestown in right of their mo.;
Nehemiah; Abigail, 4 Apr. 1679; and Sarah, 13 July 1684. Perhaps
the last three were b. at S. as were Elizabeth 10 June 1687; and John, 11
Dec. 1688.

    WILLS, JOSHUA, Windsor, m. 5 May 1670, Azubah, d. of Thomas
Lamson of New Haven, had Jonathan, b. 24 Dec. foll.; and Joshua, 10
Apr. 1672. His w. d. 12 Sept. 1676, and he m. next, 11 Aug. 1681,
Hannah, d. of Thomas Buckland of W. had Hannah, 24 Aug. 1682;
Susanna; John, 14 June 1687; Henry, 14 Oct. 1690, Y. C,. 1715; and
Jacob, 21 Oct. 1693; and this w. d. Nov. 1694. In 1696 he took third
w. Abigail, d. of John Ingersol, wid. of Thomas Rix; and he d. 6 Jan.
1721, aged 74. We kn. not wh. was his f. but presume he was b. on
our side of the ocean. NATHANIEL, Ipswich 1670. THOMAS, Kittery,
m. prob. bef. 1670, Lucy, d. of James Treworgy, wid. of the sec. Humphrey
Chadbourne, had Joanna wh. m. Richard Cutts, and perhaps
other ch. it is beyond my power to determine, how rarely, or how oft.
the name giv. as Willis may be reduc. lawfully to one syllab. but clearly