Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p654


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    WORTHLIKE, PETER, Scituate 1669, had, as Deane shows, Hannah
and Alice, b. 1676, perhaps tw.; Mary, 1678; and Sarah, 1682.

    WORWOOD or WORWARD, RICHARD, Cambridge, d. 13 May 1664,
of wh. no more can be found, but that he call. s. of blank. Farmer,
in Geneal. Reg. I. 195, mades him of Charlestown.

    WOTTEN, See Wolten.

    WRAY. See Ray.

    WRIFORD, JOHN, Pemaquid 1674, sw. fidel. to Mass. and the same
yr. was licens. to keep an inn .

    WRIGHT, ABEL, Springfield 1655, m. 1 Dec. 1659, Martha, d. of
Samuel Kitcherel of Hartford, had Joseph, b. 1 Sept. 1660; Martha, 29
Nov. 1662; Abel, 25 Sept, 1664; Benjamin, 14 Mar. 1667; Hannah,
28 July 1669; Henry, 23 May 1671, d. young; Sarah, 8 May 1673;
Mary, 9 Mar. 1676; Henry, again, 6 Jan. 1677; Samuel, 17 June
1679; Elizabeth 18 Aug. 1682, d. June foll.; John, 21 Apr. 1685, d. soon;
and Elizabeth again, 22 Aug. 1687, of wh. ten liv. to be m. His resid. was
on the W. side of the river, at that part of what is now Westfield, then
call. Skipmuck, much expos. to the invasion of border enemies, and his
was scalp. by the Ind. 26 July 1708, but liv. until 19 Oct. foll. and
he d. 29 Oct. 1725, when he is call. lieut. and said to be 94 yrs. old;
but wh. brot. him over the sea is unkn. Martha m. 8 Dec. 1681,
Thomas Morley; Hannah m. 1690, Joseph Saxton, both of Westfield;
Sarah m. 1694, Thomas Chapin; Mary m. 1698, Nathaniel Bliss; and
Elizabeth m. 1709, Ebenezer Dewey of Lebanon. ABEL, Springfield, s. of
the preced. m. 1691, Rebecca, d. of Samuel Terry of the same, had
Rebecca, b. 1692; Samuel, 1694, d. soon; Abel, 1695; Samuel, again,
1698; and was freem. 1690, but no more is heard of this branch.
ANTHONY, Sandwich 1643, rem. to Wethersfield bef. 1658, when he was
one of the first troop of caval. in the Col. m. bef. 1670, Mary, d. of the
first Richard Smith, and wid. of Matthew or Matthias Treat, had no ch.
and d. 1679. BENJAMIN, Guilford 1649, rem. to Killingworth, and d.
29 Mar. 1677, leav. ch. Benjamin; Joseph; James, Elizabeth b. 15 Oct.
1653, wh. m. Edward Lee or Lay; Jane, wh. m. Joseph Hand; and
Ann, wh. m. John Walstone of K. His wid. Jane, d. 26 Oct. 1684.
BENJAMIN, Killingworth, s. prob. eldest, of the preced. was propound.
for freem. 1669. BENJAMIN, Northampton, s. of the sec. Samuel, in
the imperf. notice descend. of Samuel Wright, Geneal. Reg. IV. 357,
is said to have m. Thankful Taylor, to have had Benjamin, three other
s. and five ds. but many points of informat. beside dates, are omit. To
make perfect the acco. of him, I add that his first w. Thankful m. 22
Mar. 1681, d. 4 Apr. 1701; and that the first ch. was b. 26 Feb. 1682;
Thankful, 13 Nov. 1683, d. soon; a s. Remembrance, 26 Jan. 1685;