Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p377

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and Catharine third, tw. bapt. 18 Apr. 1669, of wh. Elizabeth soon d.; John,
14 Aug. 1670; Ann, again, 3 Dec. 1671; Elizabeth third, 30 Mar. 1673, d.
soon; and Elizabeth fourth, 25 Oct. 1674, d. young; and he d. 28 July 1676,
leav. good est. to his wid. Elizabeth wh. m. 16 May foll. Thomas Greaves,
had one more d. and d. 22 July 1679, aged 44. The third Catharine m.
12 Dec. 1693, Jonathan Wardwell; the sec. Ann m. Samuel Brackenbury;
and Mercy m. 22 Nov. 1699, Jacob Shepard. Of his twelve ch. the only s. liv.
at C. and by w. Susanna Symmes, had three s. and three ds. of wh. I am not
able to furnish details. NATHANIEL, Dedham, call. neph. by the preced. yet
uh. was his f. is not kn. m. 30 Dec. 1666, Mary, d. of Samuel Judson, but
no issue is ment. On 3 Dec. 1674 he m. Lydia, d. of Daniel Fisher,
had Prudence, b. 9 Sept. foll.; Nathaniel, 28 Mar. 1677; Lydia, 1 Dec.
1678; Mary, 15 Dec. 1680; John, 22 Nov. 1682; Abigail, 29 Mar.
1685; Daniel, 1 July 1687; and Samuel, 14 Feb. 1689. He was freem.
1681, and d. early in 1699, when Nathaniel, and his mo. wh. liv. to 17
July 1737, aged 85, had admin. NATHANIEL, Dedham, s. of the preced.
m. 14 Aug. 1700, Mary Thorpe, had Nathaniel, b. 15 Apr. foll. and
Jeremiah, 20 May 1705. He had sec. w. 26 June 1716, Deborah
Wright.

    CHILD or CHILDS, ALWIN, Boston 1673, merch. BENJAMIN, Roxbury,
prob. neph. of Ephraim here, s. of Benjamin in Eng. may rather
be call. of Boston, as he liv. in Muddy riv. planta. now Brookline, but
worship. at R. 1648, by w. Mary, adm. into the ch. of R. 23 Jan. 1659,
had Ephraim, wh. was k. by the Ind. at Northfield, 4 Sept. 1675, with
capt. Beers; Benjamin; and Joshua; all bapt. 27 Feb. 1659; Mary, 28
Oct. 1660; a ch. d. unbapt. Dec. 1662; Elizabeth 21 Feb. 1664; Margaret,
28 Jan. 1666; John, 8 Mar. 1668, d. soon; Mehitable, 29 Aug. 1669;
John, again, 1 Oct. 1671; and Joseph, 31 Aug. 1673, d. soon. BENJAMIN,
Roxbury, s. of the preced. m. 7 Mar. 1683, Grace, d. of Edward
Morris, had Ephraim, b. 18 Dec. foll.; Benjamin, 19 July 1685; Edward,
1 Nov. 1687 ; Grace, 27 Oct. 1689 ; Mary, 25 Oct. 1691; Ebenezer,
7 Sept. 1693; Martha, 5 Oct. 1695; William, 14 Oct. 1697;
Penuel, 3 Sept. 1699; Richard, 22 Oct. 1701; Thomas, 10 Nov. 1703;
and Margaret, 26 May 1706. His w. d. 10 Dec. 1723; and he d. 26
Jan. foll. EPHRAIM, Watertown, freem. 18 May 1631, may well be
thot. to have come in the fleet with Winthrop for he had m. at Nayland,
Co. Suffk. 8 Feb. 1625, wid. Elizabeth Palmer, and req. adm. 19 Oct. 1630,
had good est. no ch. was deac. rep. 1635, 46, 9, 50, and often after, d. 13
Feb. 1663, aged 70. His will of 10 Nov. preced. provid. for wid. Elizabeth
for Richard and John Child, prob. nephs. and Ephraim, ano. neph. s. of
his br. Benjamin; beside William Bond, sen. made excor. joint. with his
wid. and gave a liberal sum annu. for support of a town sch. forever.

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