Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p58


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Paige and Shurtleff in their lists, was not satisfact. and with gr. confid.
I chang. the letters to Lyle in the Ed. of Winthrop 1853, aft. severe
scrutiny of the orig. writ. in the rec. It seems almost certain, that it
stands for Fr. Lyall, the surgeon. See that name.

    SEYMOR, SEIMOR, SEAMOR or SEAMER, JOHN, Hartford, s. of Richard,
freem. 1667, m. Mary Watson, d. of John of H. had John, b.12
June 1666; Thomas, 12 Mar. 1669; Mary, Nov. 1670; Margaret, 17
Jan. 1675; Richard, 11 Feb. 1677; Jonathan, 10 Jan. 1679; Nathaniel,
6 Nov. 1680; and Zachary 10 Jan. 1685. MATTHEW, Norwalk, s. of
Thomas, was a lieut. 1718. RICHARD, Hartford 1639, but not an orig.
propr. rem. 1652 to Farmington, next to Norwalk, there was a selectman
1655, and d. 25 Nov. leav. Thomas, Richard, John, and Zechariah,
perhaps Mary, and Elizabeth b. June 1650; and wid. Mercy, wh. m. 22
Nov. 1656, John Steele, as his sec. w. In Genel. Reg. XII. 197, this
name is mistak. for Seger, as Mr. Porter says. I presume his sis. Mary
m. 29 Sept. 1644, Thomas Gridley. RICHARD, s. of the preced. was of
Farmington in the list of freem. 1669, by w. Hannah, d. of Anthony
Howkins,
[1] had Samuel; Ebenezer; Jonathan, bapt. 17 Apr. 1687; and
ds. Hannah; and Mercy, bapt. 14 Jan. 1683. THOMAS, Norwalk, s. of
Richard the first, was prob. b. in Eng. m. Jan. 1654, Hannah, d. of
Matthew Marvin, had Hannah, b. 12 Dec. foll.; Abigail, Jan. 1656,
wh. m. 16 Nov. 1676, Thomas Picket of Stratford; Mary and Sarah,
tw. Sept. 1658; Thomas, Sept. 1660; Mercy, Nov. 1666; Matthew,
May 1669; Elizabeth Dec. 1673; and Rebecca, Jan. 1676; was freem. 1668.
ZECHARIAH, Hartford, br. of the preced. was of Farmington, among
freem. of 1669, had ds. Mary, b. 1689; Elizabeth and Abigail, tw. 1692;
and Ruth, 1669; d. 1702, aged 60. Of this name, in 1834, Farmer
notes in MS. eleven had been gr. at Yale, and five at other N. E. coll.
but none at Harv. or Dart.

    SHACKFORD or SCACKFORTH, WILLIAM, Dover 1662-72, was of the
gr. jury 1682, and a capt. prob. 1696, perhaps had a fam.

    SHADDUCK or CHADDOCK, ELIAS
, Windsor, m. Hannah, d. of John
Osborn, had only ch. Hannah, wh. m. 14 Mar. 1692, Benjamin West,
and d. 26 May 1676. His wid. m. 6 Mar. 1678, Benjamin Eggleston.

    SHAFLIN, MICHAEL, Salem, a tailor, from Salisbury, Co. Wilts, emb.
Apr. 1635 at Southampton in the James, may first have been of ano.
town, but in 1637 had gr. of ld. at S.; freem. 18 May 1642, had Catharine
and Sarah by w. Elizabeth wh. is among memb. of the ch. 1639, and
she may be not the same, call. Alice in his will of 5 Apr. 1686, pro. 19
May 1687, made extrix. with gift of his est. in fee, pay. in four yrs. aft.
his d. (that occur. 12 Dec. 1686), six pounds to ea. of the ds. Catharine
King, and Sarah Stone; but wh. were hs. of those ds. is not kn.