Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p42


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was propos. to succeed him as head of Harv. Coll. tho. in Mather's
Hist. we should not look to discov. any thing like it, for that writer is
very sparing of his facts in the chap. devot. to this life, III. 216, and in
the first classis insert. him without bapt. name. He had at W. by w.
Elizabeth Mary, b. 9 Apr. 1641; Elizabeth 16 May 1643; and Hannah, wh. are
found to be his ch. the first two by a gift in will of Edward How to ea.
and Hannah, by her petit. aft. com. back hither in 1681. calls hers. his
ch. represent. injury by desert. of her and her ch. by h. Benjamin Eyre,
and pray. for divorce, 17 Nov. 1685. He d. 10 Nov. 1685, at gr. age.
JOHN, Fairfield, s. of Alexander, freem. 1664, d. 1673, nam. in his will
of 1 Nov. in that yr. ch. John, Joshua, Sarah, Elizabeth and Rebecca, and
refer. to his br. Joshua, as hav. tak. for his own testator's s. Joshua.
JOHN, Eastham, s. of Richard, m. 28 Dec. 1670, Appbia, d. of Edward
Bangs, had Edward, b. 7 Nov. 1671; John, 10 July 1673; and
Deborah, 2 Mar. 1675. His wid. m. Joseph Atwood. JOHN, Hampton,
took o. of alleg. Dec. 1678. JOHN, Warwick, eldest s. of the first
Henry, had no ch. d. 16 Dec. 1716, had made his will Dec. 1714.
JOSHUA, Fairfield, br. of John of the same, freem. 1658, was liv. in
1673. RICHARD, Cambridge 1638, by w. Ruth had James, b. 17 Nov.
1648; may be he that d. at Hampton 1 Feb. 1682. RICHARD, Plymouth,
had Samuel, b. 17 Sept. 1651; rem. to Eastham, had Mehitable,
20 May 1653; Barbara, 28 Sept. 1656; and, perhaps, Mercy and
others bef. or aft. Mercy m. 5 Feb. 1668, Ephraim Doane; Barbara
m. 13 June 1677, Thomas Mayo. SAMUEL, Eastham, s. of the preced.
m. Dec. 1679, Mercy, d. of Hon. John Freeman, had James, b. 13 Aug.
1680; Mercy, 13 Sept. 1681; Samuel, 15 Jan. 1683; Nathaniel, 15
May 1686; Richard, July 1688, Rebecca, Mar. 1690; John, Apr. 1692;
Ruth, Nov. 1694; Cornelius, Oct. 1695; and Amos, 1702. THOMAS,
New Haven 1645, was d. leav. Eleazer and Thomas, bef. 1648. His
wid. Elizabeth d. of Francis Newman, m. Nicholas Knill of Stratford.
WILLIAM, Kingstown, s. of the first Henry of Warwick, d. 1727,
and his wid. Alice d. 1730. His will, made 6 Oct. 1721, names w.
Alice, ds. Rose Wilson, Martha Sherman, Mary Chase, and Alice
Screvin, and s. Henry, William, Daniel, Robert, and John.

    KNOWLTON, ABRAHAM, Salisbury 1677, Prob. s. of the first John.
BENJAMIN, Springfield, m. 1676, Hannah Mirick, had Mary, b. 1677;
Benjamin, 1679; Sarah, 1682; Mercy, 1683, d. young; Joseph, 1687; and
Mercy, again, posthum. He d. 19 Aug. 1690. JOHN, Ipswich, freem.
2 June 1641, d. a. 1654, leav. w. Margaret, ch. John, Abraham, and Elizabeth
JOHN, Ipswich, s. of the preced. freem. 1680, liv. then at Wenham, d.
8 Oct. 1684; by w. Sarah had William; Samuel; Joseph, b. 1651; and
Nathaniel, 29 June 1658. JONATHAN, Malden, by w. Sarah had
Elizabeth b. 22 Apr. 1688. NATHANIEL, Ipswich, perhaps s. of
William, freem. 1683, was a man of conseq. SAMUEL,