Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p68

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    DOWSE, BENJAMIN, Roxbury, s. of Lawrence, m. 7 Apr. 1680, Mary Hewin,
was freem. 1690. ELEAZER, Charlestown, youngest s. of Lawrence, by w.
Mary, d. of Daniel Edmunds, m. 21 Sept. 1693, had Jonathan, b. 21, bapt. 24
Feb. 1695; Mary, 2 Apr. 1697; Elizabeth 12 Feb. 1699; and Eleazer, 11 May 1701;
and he d. 1725. His will of 5 July was pro. 20 Aug. foll. He was gr.f. of
Thomas, the munific. benefact. of
the Mass. Hist. Soc. the most attract. part of whose libr. was his donat.
FRANCIS, Boston, in the employm. of George Burden 1640, freem. 2 June
1641, by w. Catharine had Elizabeth bapt. 17 July, a. 2 days old, says ch. rec.
but that of the careless town officer reads b. 20 Aug. 1642; Mary, bapt.
21 Apr. 1644; Hannah, 7, bapt. 11 Jan. 1646; Deborah, 1 Jan. 1652;
Naomi, 26 Oct. 1653; Lydia, 10 Mar. 1655; and Sarah, 2 June 1657;
beside Mary, again, 30 Jan. 1659. He rem. to Charlestown, and I kn.
not the time of his d. but have noted, that his w. outliv. him, and d. 14 Mar.
1698. Elizabeth his d. m. 16 Oct. 1659, Samuel Miles. JOHN, Charlestown 1674, s.
of Lawrence, freem. 1676, m. 31 Oct. 1672. Relief, d. of John Holland of Dorchester,
had John, b. 27 July 1673, d. soon; John, again, 21 July 1674, bapt. 23 May
1675, d. young; Relief, 6, bapt. 9 Apr. 1676; and Nathaniel, 8 Feb. 1678, wh.
d. 1 Mar. 1678; and after his d. 28 Nov. 1677, the wid. m. 9 Mar. 1681,
Timothy Foster of Dorchester. JONATHAN, Charlestown, s. of Lawrence, m.
18 Nov. 1694, Elizabeth d. of Samuel Ballard, had Jonathan, b. 17, bapt. 22 Sept.
1695, H. C. 1715; Elizabeth 9 Apr. 1697, d. soon; Samuel, b. 21 Apr. 1699, d. soon;
and Samuel, again, 21 July 1700. His w. d. 22 Jan. 1701, and he m. 3 or 30 July.
foll. Catharine Herbert, had Edward, b. Aug. 1703, d. next yr.; Edward,
again, 1 Mar. 1705, H. C. 1725; Catharine, 17 bapt. 18 May 1707; Joseph, 11, bapt. 16
Jan. 1709; Elizabeth 13 Nov. 1710; and Lawrence, 5 Aug. 1712. He was a man of high repute,
and d. 28 Jan. 1745, only s. Nathaniel, Joseph, and Samuel, his Excors.
surv. JOSEPH, Charlestown, br. of the preced. m. 11 July 1678, Mary, d. of
John George, had Joseph, bapt. 17 July 1681; Lawrence, b.13, bapt. 16 July
1682; Margery, b. 22 Feb. 1686; Mary, 6 Feb. 1688; Elizabeth 23 Aug. 1691; and
Alice, 7 Jan. 1694. LAWRENCE, Boston, carpenter, by w. Martha, wh. d. at
Charlestown, Oct. 1644, had Samuel, b. 1642, and John, b. Oct. 1644, d. next
yr.; both bapt. 23 Mar. 1645, Samuel, call. a 2 yrs. and 14 wks.; John, a 22
wks.; m. at Charlestown, Margery, d. of Robert Rand, had Elizabeth b. at Boston
15 Mar. 1647; others at C. John, 1650; Mary; Joseph, 1654; Benjamin, 4 July
1656, d. young; Benjamin, again, 3 Dec. 1658; Nathaniel, wh. d. 4 Nov. 1658;
Nathaniel, again; Jonathan; Sarah, 26 July 1663; and Eleazer, 25, bapt. 31
Jan. 1669. He d. 14 Mar. 1692, 78 yrs. and his wid. d. 12 Apr. 1714, in her
90th yr. Elizabeth m. 18 June 1674, Thomas Larkin, as sec. w. LODOWICK,
Sherborn, had Mary, b. 8 Sept. 1683; Stephen, 4 Mar. 1686; Martha

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