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June, with Edward Winslow; in wh. voyage was from the Hist. of Winthrop
is learn. were a. sixty passeng. when the custom-ho. rec. proves that
the names of only sixteen were made kn. to the governm. among wh.
was neither that of Rev. Stephen Bachiler, or of Rev. Thomas James,
or of Rev. Thomas Weld, tho. ea. was then on board to elude the malignant
feebleness of Archbp. Laud. On adm. of our ch. he was call. serv.
was made freem. 4 Mar. 1635, had m. Mary, d. of Robert Blott, wh.
came in 1632, and may have been fellowy-passeng. Early he rem. to
Hartford, and aft. d. of his w. that had brot. him ch. as in her f.'s will
refer. to, rem. a. 1656, to Northampton, there d. 6 Mar. 1667. To
three ds. he gave all his prop. nam. them in his will, Mary, wh. had m.
1653, Isaac Sheldon; Hannah, wh. m. 29 Nov. 1659, Samuel Allen;
and Sarah, b. 2 Sept. 1649, wh. m. 4 Sept. 1664, i. e. two days more
than 15 yrs. old, Nehemiah Allen; all of N. But from the will of
Blott, wh. d. less than two yrs. bef. W. I must infer, that other ds.
wh. were, d. had belong. to this s.-in-law, beside ano. that requires no
little study to form satisfact. opin. as to the liv.

    WOODHOUSE, WOODIS, WOODICE or WOODOWES, HENRY, Concord
1650, is believ. to be the freem. of 1656, then spell. Wooddey; m.
Elinor Hopkinson, wh. had been a fellowpasseng. from London, had
Mary, wh. m. Josep Lee of Ipswich; Elinor, wh. m. a Cheney of
Roxbury; Elizabeth m. Dr. Simon Davis of Concord; John, wh. perish. in
the fire, 2 Feb. 1667; Sarah, b. 29 Feb. 1664, m. John Dakin of Concord;
and Milicent, wh. m. 31 Dec. 1689, Joseph Estabrook of Cambridge,
and his w. d. 4 Sept. 1693. His ho. was burn. says the Roxbury
ch. rec. in the winter of 1667, and his only s. perish. in it; and tradit.
tells that in the gr. fire of London, Sept. preced. he lost two houses.
He was rep. 1685, and aft. overthrow of Andros, 1690 and 92, m. 29
June 1694, Sarah, wid. of Samuel Rogers of Ipswich, wh. d. 19 Jan.
1718. He was an officer in 1690, of Henchman's regim. and d. 16 June
1700. JOHN, Salem, of wh. I kn. nothing but from his will of 24 May
1659, pro. 29 June foll. in wh. he names d. Alice, w. of Samuel Very,
and her ch. Samuel, Elizabeth Sarah, Thomas, and John, beside ano. person,
of whose name I dare not be certain. See Essex Inst. I. 92. RICHARD,
Boston, fisherman, by w. Mary had Mary, b. Jan. 1638, bur. next mo.;
Mary, again, 14 Jan. 1639, bapt. 14 May 1643, a. 4 yrs. and 4 mos.
old; Joseph, bapt. at the same time, a. 2 yrs. and 5 wks. miscall. John
in the rec. of b. 9 Apr. 1641; and Hannah, if we take the town copy of
rec b. 15, but by more trustworthy rec. of ch. bapt. 3 Mar. 1644, a. 5
days; and Jonathan, 25 Apr. 1647, a. 9 days old; all in right of the
mo. wh. had unit. with the ch. 7 May 1643. He was excus. from
train. in 1657, but this prob. on acco. of his employm. as by w. Sarah,