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presid. of the prov. undertook the office next yr. and d. 27 Mar. 1681,
leav. large est. A sec. w. Ursula sur. but was k. by the Ind. 1694, on
a Saturday, as Mather tells, VII. 86; and from Belkn. we may guess it
was on 21 July. Hannah m. 16 Feb. 1681, Richard Waldron, d. 14
Feb. 1683; and Mary m. 1 July 1687, Samuel Penhallow. Belkn. I.
90. 1. 141. Chalmers, 490. JOHN, Portsmouth, prob. s. of the preced.
join. with the gr. body of his neighb. in that addr. 20 Feb. 1690, for
jurisdict. of Mass. RICHARD, Portsmouth, mariner, br. of the preced.
was, I find, engag. here bef. 1647; freem. of Mass. 1665, and rep. same
yr. as also 1669-70, 72-76, in wh. yr. he had command at the fort, and d.
He had prosecut. the trade of fishing much at Isle of Shoals and P.; left Margaret,
wh. m. 8 Dec. 1668, William Vaughan, d. 22 Jan. 1693, aged 40; and Bridget,
w. of Thomas Daniel, and aft. of Thomas Graffort, but d. a wid. 29 May
1701. RICHARD, Portsmouth, s. of Robert, by w. Joanna, d. of Thomas
Wills of Kittery, had Richard, b. 5 Apr. 1698, wh. d. 30 Mar. 1795.
ROBERT Portsmouth, br. of John, went to Barbados, from N. E. came
back, liv. at Kittery, a. 1663, built many vessels; by sec. w. Mary had
Richard, bef. ment.; Elizabeth Wh. m. Humphrey Eliot; Robert; Bridget,
wh. m. Rev. William Scriven; Mary; and Sarah. His will, of 18 June
1674, pro. 6 July foll. names s. Richard, also, so that we may assume he
was b. by the former w. In the inv. of �890, large for that neighb. are
includ. eight negro slaves, but their aggreg. value is only �111. His
wid. m. Francis Champernoon. ROBERT, Portsmouth, s. of the preced.
m. Dorcas, d. of Joseph Hammond of Kittery. Of this fam. five had
been, in 1823, gr. at Harv. and two of them were memb. of Congr.

    CUTTER, EPHRAIM, Charlestown S. of Richard, m. 11 Feb. 1679,
Bethia Wood, had Ephraim; Jonathan, b. 5 May 1685; Bethia, 2 Dec.
1686; both these at Cambridge; Mary, d. young; Hannah, 22 July
1690; and John, 23 July 1700. GERSHOM, Cambridge, br. of the
preced. m. 6 Mar. 1678, Lydia Hall, d. of wid. Mary, had Gershom, b.
1 June 1679; Lydia, 14 Sept. 168; Hannah, 6 Nov. 1684; and
Isabel, 9 May 1687; and he d. 1738. NATHANIEL, Cambridge, youngest
s. of Richard, m. 8 Oct. 1688, Mary, d. of Thomas Fillebrown, wh. d.
14 Mar. 1714, had Nathaniel, Jacob, Mary, Ebenezer, John, Richard,
and Elizabeth but the two last by sec. w. Elizabeth RICHARD, Cambridge,
freem. 2 June 1641, ar. co. 1643, by first w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 15 July
1645, d. at 18 yrs.; Samuel, 3 Jan. 1647; Thomas, 19 July 1648, d.
soon; William, 22 Feb. 1650; Ephraim; Gershom; and Mary; all,
says Mitchell, b. and bapt. in this ch. exc. Thomas. His w. d. 5 Mar.
1662, not 1663, as Harris, Epit. I. has it, aged a. 42, and he m. 14 Feb.
1663, Harris, 23 (wh. was bef. the d. of Elizabeth as by him giv.) Frances,
wid. of Isaac Amsden, had Nathaniel, 11 Dec. 1663, bapt. 24 Jan. 1664;