Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p606


Volume 4, Page 606

but from his will of 4 Mar. pro. 16 June 1662, in wh. he ment. s.
Richard, Thomas, and d. Alice Lachman, all of London, it may seem
they were left behind, for neither is heard of on our side of the water.
He d. 14 or 21 Apr. (as reports vary) at great age, and perhaps was f.
of that Hannah wh. m. at Malden, Nov. 1653, Robert Burditt. JOHN,
Scituate 1637, by Deane thot. br. of Christopher, but very little could
he give us a. him, exc. that he was found d. suppos. by violence, in
that his wid. m. James Turner, and that he left d. Catharine, s.
John, bapt. 1 Apr. 1638, and Obadiah. JOHN, Scarborough 1638, "a
grave and discret man" liv. chiefly at Richman's Isl. was sent out
1632, by Trelawney and other fishermen of Cornwall to oversee their,
people, acquir. large est. had m. at Plymouth, Co. Devon, but in 1640
sued George Cleves for defam. of his w. Yet Cleves was foreman of
the gr. jury that same yr. Such charges and the occasions. for them
were too common in the early days of that Province. He seems to
exhibit some spirit of independ. 4 July 1663, against royal commiss.
and republican usurpers, as in Geneal. Reg. V. 264 may be read. But
some other person than the early sett. of this name, must there be intend.
for Willis in his noble Hist. of Portland, I. 26, shows that Winter d. 1645.
His d. prob. only ch. m. aft d. of her f. Rev. Robert Jordan, wh. had admin.
in 1648. JOHN, Watertown, s. of John of the same, b. in Eng. prob. as he calls
hims. 56 yrs. old at mak. his will, 12 Dec. 169o, pro. 1 May foll. It names
no w. but three s. and three ds. John, Thomas, and Samuel, Sarah, Hannah,
and Mary, but dates of b. are not found in Bond. Mary m. 17
Nov. 1681, John Harrington. JOHN, Watertown, s. of the preced. liv.
as did his f. the larger part of their days at Canbridge Farms, now
Lexington, had Sarah, bapt. 22 Apr. 1688; Hannah, 22 June 1690;
John; Thomas; Abigail; and Patience, bapt. 12 Sept. 1698; of none
of wh. does Bond discover the mo. or state whether he had more than
one w. TIMOTHY, Braintree, of wh. nothing more definite was told by
Farmer, or is heard by me, than that he was there early; still it may
be worth insert. as affording me an opportun. for testif. that in his own
copy F. had stricken out the name. WILLIAM, Lynn, perhaps the same
as Witter.

    WINTERTON, THOMAS, Providence 1657.

    WINTHROP, ADAM, fifth s. of the first Gov. John, b. at Groton, Co.
Sutffk. came in the Lion with his mo. arr. 2 Nov. 1631, m. prob. in
Feb. 1642, Elizabeth d. of that Rev. Jose Glover, wh. had d. on his passage
hither, and whose wid. m. Presid. Dunster. Such may be the reasonab.
construct. of an "Indenture between Gov. W. and his w. and s. Adam
on one part, and Dunster and capt. Cook of Cambridge on the other, to
stand seized of Governor's isl. in the harb. of Boston to the use of said