||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Massachusetts, United States
Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, United States
||1600 - 1844
John, 28 Feb. 1723; Philip, 11 Sept. 1720; Thomas, 28 May 1728,
d. young; Sarah, again, 15 July 1730; Thomas, again, 22 Feb. 1733;
Samuel, 16 June 1736; and Benjamin, 26 Jan. 1738. His w. d. Apr.
1743, and he m. Mary Ingalls. EDWARD, Taunton, 1643. Baylies,
II. 267. GEORGE, Rowley, brot. from Eng. s. George, Nehemiah, and
Thomas, and d. 1647. GEORGE, Windsor 1640, fin. for sell. to an Ind.
a pistol, and powder; prob. was after at Norwalk among early sett. 1600,
had there two ws. of wh. the latter was Joanna, and he outliv. her 8
yrs. but the ch. ment. in his will of 2 May 1689, pro. 11 Mar. foll. were
by the former. They were Dorothy, w. of a Root; Priscilla, w. of a
Clason; George, b. a. 1669; Daniel, a. 1672, liv. 1709, yet not kn. to
have issue; Mary, m. after d. of her f. a Jackson; John; and Jonathan.
GEORGE, Andover, 1643, had been some yrs. at Roxbury, m. 12 Dec.
1646, a maiden said, in reasonab. tradit. to have come in the same sh.
with him, Hannah (call. Mary on town rec. of R.), d. of William Chandler
of R. had John, b. 2 Mar. 1648; Joseph, 11 Mar. 1649, d. next yr.
24 June, the first d. on rec. of A. (where he is call. s. of Henry by mist.);
Hannah, 9 June 1650; Joseph, again, 30 Mar. 1652, wh. was k. by the
Ind. 8 Apr. 1676, the earliest victim of the war in that town; George,
7 June 1655; William, 18 Nov. 1657; Sarah, 14 Nov. 1652; Benjamin,
20 Dec. 1661; Timothy, 17 Nov. 1663; Thomas, 6 May 1666;
Edward, a. young; Nathaniel, 4 July 1671; and Elizabeth 9 Feb. 1673.
He d. 24 Dec. 1681; and his wid. m. Rev. Francis Dane, as his third
w. outliv. him, and d. 11 June 1711, aged 82. Hannah, m. 20 Dec.
1676, John Chandler; Sarah, m. 11 Oct. 1680, Ephraim Stevens;
and Elizabeth m. 24 Nov. 1692, Nathan Stevens. His s. Benjamin was
afflict. by Elizabeth Johnson, a witch, as she confess. in 1692; and she implicat.
goody Currier in
the diabolic. work. Yet the nature or degree of
the afflict. is nowhere shown. Currier was execut. on acco. of other
charges. The confess. of the nonsense, wh. prob. was the cause of Johnson's
impun. is seen in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 124. Of this first George
of Andover, said to have come from Yorksh. descend. are very num. of
wh. forty-four with the fam. name, beside forty-nine others thro. fem.
Abbots, had been gr. at some coll. in 1844. Seven s. and three ds. m.
and resid. at A. while of 73 gr.ch. five sett. at Concord, N. H. four went
to Conn. and two liv. at Billerica. Of seven farms, on wh. his s. liv.
four were occup. by descend. in our day. GEORGE, Andover, s. of
George of Rowley, b. in Eng. m. 26 Apr. 1658, Sarah Farnum, perhaps
sis. of Ralph of A. had George, b. 28 Jan. foll. Sarah, 6 Sept. 1660;
John, 26 Aug. 1662; Mary, 29 Mar. 1664; Nehemiah, 20 July 1667;
Hannah, 20 Sept. 1668; Mehitable, 17 Feb. 1671, d. young; Lydia, 29
Sept. 1675; Samuel, 30 May 1678; and Mehitable, again, 4 Apr. 1680.
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