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sec. h. the d. m. Rev. Thomas Cotton, a min. of London, wh. was a most lib.
benefactor of H. C. The wid. of the Presid. had m. prob. Dec. 1676, (and she long
outliv.) the 2d Hezekiah Usher, with whom she was not happy, and d. 25 May
1723. Farmer mistook, I presume, for that of one of the ds. of the Presid. the
name of Tryphena, sis. of the w. of the Presid. wh. m. first, a Lloyd, and
bef. the d. of her sis. a Grove. This Tryphena was, prob. mo. of the w. of
Lord James Russell, fifth s. of William, first Duke of Bedford, and after his d.
wh. was on 22 June 1712, m. Sir Henry Houghton, and d. 1 Sept. 1736. See
Collins's Peerage. This lady and her mo. wrote after the d. of Mrs. Usher, sis.
of one, and aunt of the other; to Ch. Just. Sewall wh. had many yrs. bef. kn.
them, when in his visit to Eng. 1689; and in return he sent the mourning ring
that had been presented for Lord James's d. A greater mistake may be observ.
in an Art. of Geneal. Reg. IV. 92, where Leonard Cotton, wh. was of. Hampton
Falls, N. H. and chief mourner at the funer. of his Madam Usher, in Boston,
s. of that Rev. Thomas C. (of course of John Lisle), is made to m. Alicia,
d. of "Lord John Lisle aforesaid" therefore sis. of his Against such
matches, the Levitical instit. or the law of nature, is not often necessary to
be invoked. NATHANIEL, Taunton, m. 2 Feb. 1682, Sarah Wilbore, perhaps d. of
Shadrach the honor. town clk. had Abigail, b. 2 Nov. foll. * RICHARD,
Yarmouth, wh. was rep. 1641, 2, and 50, may have hardly been br. of Leonard,
as was suppos. by Baylies. SAMUEL, Concord, freem. 1682. WILLIAM, Salem 1659,
may have rem. to Boston, where a baker of this name, who m. 1669, Hannah d. of
Robert Wright, was freem. 1671; had William, b. 1 Feb. 1671, d. at two mos.;
Samuel, 6 May 1673, d. at 7 mos.; Joseph, 15 Mar. 1675; Benjamin, 5 Sept.
1680; Paul, 23 Dec. 1682; William, again, 1 Mar. 1685; and Hannah, 5 Mar.
1687. He was of Bristol in Feb. 1689, with w. three ch. and three serv.
Dorcas, of Beverly, a wid. sentenced to d. for witchcraft, in the sad Sept.
1692, was not execut. says Hutch. II. 58, and prob. sav. her life by confess.
of the idle or ideal crime after conviction. Seven of this name have been gr.
at Harv.

    HOBART, CALEB, Hingham, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. m. 20 Jan. 1658, Elizabeth
d. of Richard Church, who d. in less than two yrs. and in Apr. 1662, he m.
Mary, d. of Francis Eliot of Braintree, whither he rem. bef. 1697, but was of
H. 1671, and freem. that yr.; had Mary, b. 11 Feb. 1663; Caleb, 23 May 1665;
Elizabeth 12 June 1666; Hannah, 11 Dec. 1668; and Josiah, 11 Dec. 1670. His sec.
w. d. 22 July 1675, and he took 3d. w. Elizabeth wid. of Richard Faxon, m. 15 Jan.
1676, had Benjamin, 13 Apr. 1677; and d. 4 Sept. 1711, in 89th yr. and the
gr.stone, close to his, marks the resting-place of his last[1] w. Elizabeth wh. d. 9
Aug. 1704, aged 71. DANIEL, Hingham, s. of the sec. Edmund, m 11