Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p142


Volume 2, Page 142

David Wyman, m. 27 Apr. 1675; and after his d. m. 19 Nov. 1679, James Blood;
and was of Charlestown 1677. JOHN, Billerica, s. of first Edward, b. prob.
in Eng. d. 9 Dec. 1736, aged 65, by w. Abigail, wh. d. 20 Mar. 1754, had
Dorothy, Barbara, John, Daniel, Richard, Edward, Jacob, and William; but
the order of b. is uncert. OLIVER, Billerica, youngest br. of the preced.
m. Abigail, d. of Ebenezer Johnson, gr.d. of Hon. William, and gr. gr.d. of
Capt. Edward, auth. of Wonderwork. Provid. of Zion's Saviour in N. E. had
Abigail, b. 22 Dec. 1717 d. in 3 wks.; Abigail, again, 14 Jan. 1719; Mary, 26
Aug. 1721; Sarah, 14 Dec. 1723; Betty, and Rebecca, tw. 31 May 1726; Oliver,
31 July 1728 (wh. liv. at the ancestral farm, had ch. by two ws. of wh. the
first, Rachel, d. of John Shed of Pepperell, m. 5 Apr. 1757, was mo. of
John, b. 1 Dec. 1762, wh. was f. by Lydia, d. of Josiah Richardson of
Chelmsford, wh. he m. 24 Jan. 1788, of John, the disting. antiquary, b. 12
June 1789, so that the Memoir of him, with wh. the Geneal. Reg. 1. begins,
ominously lost one generat. in its first paragr.); Isabella, 2 Mar. 1731;
Edward, 21 Feb. 1734; and John, 7 Dec. 1737. He d. 23 Feb. 1761; and his wid.
m. Capt. James Lane of Bedford. THOMAS, Billerica 1675, prob. br. of first
Edward, perhaps came with him, is not heard of after 1684, and may have
gone home. THOMAS, Billerica, s. of Edward the first, m. Elizabeth Hunt as in
his Fam. Register, Concord, 1813, wrote the gr. antiq. (but a modern
authority, not of higher reput. for accur. in a "Genealog. Memoir," p. 27,
gives the name Sarah), had Thomas; Joseph, d. soon; Joseph, again;
Susanna; Josiah, or Jonas; Elizabeth; Joshua; Samuel; and Benjamin. He and his
w. d. at Hollis, a. 1767, and were bur. in one gr. A large genealog. mem. of
many branches of first Edward's descend. is giv. in Geneal. Reg. but it has
nothing beyond the names of the ch. of the eldest s. and of those of
Thomas. In the royal chart. for Virg. 1609 are found John and George
Farmer, gent. Haz. I. 61-3.

    FARNHAM, FARNAM or FARNUM, EPHRAIM, Andover, s. of Ralph, m. 20
Mar. 1700, Priscilla Holt, had Ephraim, Joseph, Zebediah, Josiah, James,
and perhaps others. || HENRY, Roxbury, joiner, ar. co. 1644, freem. 1645;
the name in ch. rec. being Farnham, but in col. rec. made Firnam, was not
long at R. perhaps went to L. I. thence to Conn. certainly was of
Killingworth 1666, a deac. d. 13 Jan. 1700; left only s. Peter. JOHN,
Dorchester, freem. 13 May 1640, perhaps br. of the preced. prob. one of
the founders of 2d ch. at Boston June 1650; and in 1666 was imprison. for
heresy, and turned into a bapt. by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth wh. m. 6 Aug. 1657,
Joshua Carwithee; Jonathan, D. 16 Jan. 1639; Hannah, 9 Nov. 1642;
Joanna, 3 Mar. 1645; John, wh. d. 26 Aug. 1652; and Rachel, wh. m. Thomas
Martyn. JOHN, Andover, m. 12 Nov. 1667,