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Gershom, 10 Oct. 1681; Ruth, 13 July 1684; and Deliverance, 7 Oct.
1686. Shattuck says his wid. m. 30 July 1695, William Brigham, perhaps ar. co.
1678, freem. 1690, may be the progenit. of the num. race in Southborough and
vicin. RICHARD, Dorchester 1634. WILLIAM, Boston 1643. Seven
of this name had, in 1834, been gr. at Harv. and six at other N. E. coll.

    FEAKE, * HENRY, Lynn 1630, freem. 14 May 1634, rem. a. 1637 to
Sandwich, was rep. 1643 and 4, had d. Elizabeth wh. m. 24 Mar. 1654, John
Dillingham; rem. to Newtown, L. I. a. 1656. * ROBERT, Watertown 1630,
came, prob. in the fleet with Winthrop req. 19 Oct. in that yr. to be
made freem. and was adm. 18 May foll. m. bef. the end of Jan. 1632,
Elizabeth wid. of Henry Winthrop, d. of Thomas Fones of London, was rep.
at the first Court of deput. and again 1635 and 6, and lieut. in 1635.
Trumbull, in Hist. of Conn. I. 118, names him among purch. of
Greenwich 1640; but his resid. was at W. where he was sev. yrs.
depriv. of reason, and d. 1 Feb. 1663. His inv. was tak. 18th of same,
and amt. was only �9.9.2.

    FEARING, ISRAEL, Hingham, s. of John of the same, cooper, m. 22
July 1673, Elizabeth d. of Edward Wilder, had John, b. 29 Dec. 1674; Elizabeth
26 Jan. 1679; Margaret, 8 June 1680; and Israel, 29 Aug. 1682. His
wid. d. 27 Jan. 1731. JOHN, Hingham, from Cambridge, Eng. it is said,
came 1638, with Matthew Hawke, his employer, in the Diligent, but
preparat. had been made for him, perhaps, by gr. of ld. as early as
1635, was selectman 1648, constable 1650, freem. 1652, deac. and d. 14
May 1665. His will, three days preced. is found in Vol. I. 452. It
names Margaret, his w. and ch. John, and Israel, wh. was bapt. Sept.
1644; but not the ds. wh. were Mary, bapt. 18 Apr. 1647, m. 5 Dec.
1665, James Hersey; and Sarah, 29 July 1649, m. 6 Feb. 1667, Benjamin
Lincoln. The wid. m. 3 Nov. 1675, Robert Williams of Roxbury. JOHN,
Hingham, s. of the preced. m. 15 Dec. 1676, Hannah, d. of Nathaniel
Beal
, freem. 1677, d. 20 Mar. 1726; had Nathaniel, b. 2 Jan. 1680;
Hannah, 20 May 1682; John, 4 Sept. 1684; David, 5 Feb. 1687; Susanna,
1 Aug. 1689; Mary, 27 Dec. 1691; and Rachel, 1 Oct. 1699, wh. d. under
12 yrs. The w. d. 14 Sept. 1717. Early the name was often spelt like
the sound, Fering. Two had been gr. at Harv. and four at other N. E.
coll. in 1828, says Farmer.

    FELCH, HENRY, Watertown 1642, Reading 1647, may earlier
have been at Gloucester, m. Hannah, d. of the first William Sargeant of
the same, had Hannah, b. 26 Feb. 1650; Mary, 31 July 1653 ;
Elizabeth 15 July, 1655, d. at 2 yrs.; John, 26 Feb. 1660; beside Samuel,
3 June 1657, wh. d. 22 Oct. 1661; but this is call. s. of Henry, jr.
and Hannah, and the residence of the parents, wh. were also parents of
Elizabeth is of Boston, in the rec. of deaths of wh. town is found that