||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Milford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
||1640 - 1755
||WOOLSON - WOOSTER, WOSTER or WORSTER
|Volume 4, Page 649
WOOLSON, JOSEPH, Watertown, s. of the first Thomas of the same,
by w. Hannah had Joseph, b. 13 Dec. 1699; Mary, 13 Sept. 1701;
Hannah, 8 Aug. 1704; Thankful, 3 June 1708; Isaac, 17 Feb. 1711;
and Beulah, 1 Mar. 1714; made his will 27 Nov. 1751, and d. 16 May
1755. THOMAS, Watertown 1660, the freem. of 1690, had been of
Cambridge 1653, m. 20 Nov. 1660, Sarah, d. of deac. Samuel Hyde of
C. had Sarah, b. 1661, wh. m. 30 Sept. 1680, Thomas Bond; Thomas,
28 Feb. 1667; Elizabeth 30 Apr. 1688, m. 3 Nov. 1686, John Howe; Mary,
28 Nov. 1673; Joseph, 16 Nov. 1677; perhaps Nathaniel; and d.
1713; had gr. of ld. 300 acres, in 1685, for mak. good a gr. bef. 1682,
when the Ct. refus. to accept the survey, bec. it gave more ld. than was
intend. This seems to throw discredit on the knowl. or honesty of the
officer. Bond thinks the name may have been Wilson, as sometimes he
found it. THOMAS, Watertown, s. of the preced. m. a. 1693, Elizabeth d. of
John Chadwick, had John, b. 8 July 1694; Elizabeth 17 Aug. 1698; and
WOORY, WOOREY or WOORIE, RALPH, Charlestown, leather-dresser,
came to dwell there 1640, by w. Margaret had John, b. 13 June 1641;
and Abel, prob. a tw. if allowance for an easy error in Geneal. Reg. IV.
270, be made; and Hannah, 8 Mar. 1644. He join. the ch. 4 Nov.
1643, but was never sw. as freem. and the ment. of his ho. is found
1657. I can tell no more.
WOOSTER, WOSTER or WORSTER, ABRAHAM, Stratford, s. of Edward,
m. 22 Nov. 1697, Mary Walker, had Abraham; Ruth, b. 26
Sept. 1700; Joseph, 16 Jan. 1702; Sarah, 2 Apr. 1705; Mary, 3 Apr.
1707; Hannah, 23 Feb. 1709; and David, 2 Mar. 1710. DAVID,
Drby, br. of the preced. left w. Mary to admin. upon his est. 29 May
1711, for three ch. Jerusha, then 9 yrs. old; Persis, 7; and Tamar, 1.
EBENEZER, Stratford, s. of Edward, m. it is said. Margaret, d. of
Zechariah Sawtell of Groton, had Henry, b. 27 My 1712; Zechariah,
17 Mar. 1714; and Ebenezer, 5 Jan. 1716. EDWARD, Milford
1652, had Mary, b. 2 Nov. 1654, d. young; perhaps Elizabeth elder;
Thomas; Abraham; Edward; David; the last two bapt. 1670; Henry,
b. 18 Aug. 1666; wh. d. in the army of Queen Anne, serv. against
Canada or Nova Scotia; and Ruth, 8 Apr. 1668; all thot. to be by first
w. Prob. in 1669, he m. Tabitha, d. of Henry Tomlinson of Stratford,
and had Timothy, 12 Nov. 1670; Hannah; Jonas; Tabitha; Sylvester;
and Ebenezer. He had rem. to Derby bef. 1669, in wh. yr. he
was made constable, and there the last six were prob. b. and he d. 8
July 1689, aged 67, hav. made his will that day. On settlem. of his est.
twelve of the ch. took their shares. Ruth, wh. was d. had hers, when