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d. 2 June 1713, leav. good est. and four s. Thomas, b. 1 Mar. 1660;
John, 14 Nov. 1662; Joseph, Sept. 1663, and Ebenezer, beside ds.
Mary, b. Feb. 1665, m. 30 May 1682, John Savage; Elizabeth 12 Apr.
1660, w. of Jonathan Warner, m. 4 Aug. 1698; and Esther, wh. m.
3 Nov. 1696, Nathan Savage. His wid. d. 18 Dec. 1721. THOMAS,
Middletown, eldest s. of the preced. m. 1690, Rebecca, eldest d. of
Nathaniel Willet, prob. had sev. ch.

    RANSOM, MATTHEW, Saybrook, m. 7 Mar. 1683, Hannah Jones, had
Joseph, b. 10 Jan. 1684.

    RAPER, THOMAS
, Boston, by w. Martha had Jeremiah, b. 27 Apr.
1685; Mercy, 8 Oct. 1686, d. young Stephen; 16 June 1688; Martha,
18 Nov. 1689; and Mercy, again, 23 Oct. 1691.

    RASHLEY, HENRY, Boston 1648, perhaps br. of Thomas, d. bef. July
1657, JOHN, charg. with murder 1679, to the E. of Kennebeck.
THOMAS, Boston, adm. of the ch. 8 Mar. 1640, called "a studyent,"
meaning in theology, no doubt, and next yr. at Gloucester, as we learn
from Lechford, he exercis. as they say, in a prophetical way, and there
perhaps m. but his s. John "being a. six wks. old," was bapt. at B. 18
May 1645, in wh. yr. he was possib. of ar. co. and of Exeter 1646; but
soon went home, was the min. at Bishop Stoke, Co. Hants, where, 4
May 1652, he bapt. Samuel Sewall, first of that name, Ch. Just. of Mass.
He was after, as Farmer, in a MS. note says, sett. in Wiltsh.

    RASOR, RICHARD, Boston, m. 24 Aug. 1660, Exercise, d. of John
Blackleach.

    RATCHELL or RACHELL, ROBERT, Boston, m. Judith, d. of John
Hart, had Mary, b. 31 Aug. 1652; Ann, 4 Feb. 1654; and Temperance,
8 June 1658; he d. 1659, when inv. of his est. was �5 4s. 8d.
and his wid. m. 3 Dec. 1663, Philip Bullis. Boston rec. however, by
seeming incongru. makes Thomas Reape to be m. by Gov. John Endicott,
30 Nov. 1660, to wid. Judith Ratchell. Still Bullis prevailed, possib.
at a later day. Mary m. John Pierce of Gloucester; Ann m.
1677, Andrew Hall of Boston; and Temperance m. William Johnson
of Boston, and was wid. 1677.

    RATCLIFF or RATLIFFE, JOHN, Boston, by w. Alice had John, b. 16
Nov. 1664; Thomas, 17 Jan. 1667; and Elizabeth 1 Jan. 1670. PHILIP,
agent for Gov. Cradock, prob. in the Marblehead fishery, bef. 1630,
severely, even cruelly punish. for maledict. of the ch. at Salem in June
1631, as cutting off his ears, and a sort of excuse seems to be suggested
that he could not have felt the indignity bec. he was insane. He was
banish. as in Winthrop is told I. 56. ROBERT, Plymouth, came in the
Ann, 1623, prob. with w. and ch. for in the div. of lds. next yr. he had
four sh. but in the div. of cattle, 1627, his name is not found. ROBERT,