Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p651


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the last week in Oct. of that yr. Henry Ambrose. TIMOTHY, Newbury,
s. of Samuel of Bradford, but by Farmer easi. mistak. for the s. of
William, by w. Huldah, d. of Peter Cheney, m. 29 Jan. 1691 (the same
day on wh. two of his brs. m. two of her sis.), had Samuel, b. 23 Oct.
1691. Coffin tells no more of him; but the fam. geneal. gives d. Lydia,
21 May 1706, wh. d. in a few mos. He d. 13 Aug. 1706, and his wid. m.
1718, Simon Dakin. WILLIAM, Salisbury, the first min. there, is suppos.
to have come in 1639, and Mr. Coffin thot. he was from Salisbury, Co.
Wilts, but the late historian of that city in 1842, aft. investigat. for me,
found no trace of him, and add. "I think W. is not a Salisbury name."
He had been min. in Eng. if the Magn. classif. be correct, yet nowhere
have I seen the place of his educ. ment. but he brot. w. Sarah, and ch.
Susanna, Samuel, and William; had here, prob. Sarah, wh. d. 1 Apr.
1641; Sarah, again, b. 4 Apr. 1641, d. soon; Timothy, 14 May 1642;
Moses, 10 Nov. 1643; Sarah, again, 22 June 1646, d. young; Elizabeth 10
Mar. or 9 Apr. 1648, d. 9 Mar. foll.; and Elizabeth again, 9 Jan. 1650.
His w. d. 23 Apr. 1650, and he m. 20 or 23 July foll. Rebecca, wid. of
John Hall, wh. had been wid. of Henry Byley. He was adm. freem.
13 May 1640, and d. 28 Oct. 1663, by town rec. and the wid. got fourth
h. in dep.-gov. Symonds, outliv. him, and d. 21 Feb. or July 1695.
WILLIAM, Rowley, s. of the preced. b. in Eng. a shoemaker, had w.
Constant, by her, a s. Joseph, b. 20 June 1667, wh. prob. d. young;
rem. to Boston, where he d. 1683; and his d. Constance was b. 10 Mar.
1668, wh. m. 15 July 1692, Abraham Tuckerman, and next John Noiles,
jr. of Newfoundland. Other ch. were William, 7 May 1672; Timothy,
2 June 1674; Samuel, 23 Dec. 1679; and Joseph, again, 22 June 1681.
But no descend. of any one of these six ch. is heard of. A passeng.
in the Speedwell from London to Boston, 1657, was Rebecca W. aged
18, of wh. neither by accid. nor research have I learn. any thing more.
Farmer in MS. noted, that in 1834 of this name were gr. seven at
Harv. five at Dartm. two at Yale, and four at other N. E. coll. besides
six with spell. of Wooster.

    WORDEN, ISAAC, came in the Increase, emb. at London in Apr. 1635,
aged 18, call. in the cledar. from the custom-ho. serv. but to wh. or where
he sat down is unkn. A Jane W. aged 30, came in the Christian, the
first vessel in 1635 from London for our country. JAMES, Boston, by
w. Mary had Joseph, b. 21 Mar. 1671; William, 9 July 1673; and
Henry, 20 Jan. 1675. PETER, Yarmouth m. 9 Feb. 1639, made his
will, giv. all his est. to only s. Peter. PETER, Yarmouth 1643, s. of the
preced. had a d. b. 10 Feb. 1649, perhaps that Mary, wh. m. 8 Sept.
1657, John Burge. SAMUEL, Boston, m. Mehitable, d. of Gov. Thomas
Hinckley, had Samuel, bapt. at Barnstable, 24 Feb. 1684, not as the

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