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    RICH, OBADIAH, Salem 1668, m. 6 July 1662 Bethia, d. of George
Williams of the same, to wh. admin. on his est. was giv. Jan. 1678. He
had Bethia, b. 25 Jan. 1663, d. soon; Margaret, 8 Nov. 1664; Obadiah,
14 Jan. 1668; Bethia, again, 25 June 1670; and Mary, Dec. 1672, wh. d.
within 2 yrs. RICHARD, Dover 1671, mariner, m. Sarah, d. of Thomas
Roberts, perhaps rem. after 1675, to Eastham, there d. 1692, had
Richard. RICHARD, Eastham, s. of the preced. by w. Ann. had Sarah
b. 22 Jan. 1696; Richard, 28 Feb. 1699; Rebecca, 15 June 1701,
Zacheus, 2 Apr. 1704; Obadiah, 15 July 1707; Priscilla, 5 Feb. 1710
d. young, Huldah, July 1712; Joseph, 5 Oct. 1715; and Sylvanus, 4
Sept. 1720.

    RICHARDS, BENJAMIN, Boston, merch. s. of Thomas of Weymouth,
m. 10 Oct. 1661, Hannah, d. of William Hudson, jr. d. early, and prob.
without ch. His wid. m. 1666 Richard Crispe. DAVID, New London,
youngest s. of the first John of the same, m. 14 Dec. 1698, Elizabeth Raymond,
perhaps d. of Daniel of the same; but Miss Caulkins does not
enlarge upon him. EDWARD, Dedham, m. 10 Sept. 1638, Susanna
Hunting, perhaps sis. of the first John, had Mary, b. 29 Sept. 1639;
John, 1 or 10 July 1641; Dorcas, 24 Sept. 1643; Nathaniel, 25 Jan.
1649, not bapt. as Geneal. Reg. XIV. 111, says, next day, wh. was Friday;
and Sarah, 1651; was freem. 2 June 1641. From his will, 1684,
shortly bef. his d. we learn, that John and Nathaniel were then liv. that
Mary m. Nathaniel Bullard, and ano. d. m. a Hearsey; that a gr.d. was
Mary Gay, prob. w. of Jonathan, and d. of Bullard; and that if Nathaniel
would bring up one of his s. at the coll. he should have L60.
EDWARD, complained of 1646, by Gerard Spencer, my have been of
Lynn, a joiner in 1661, was in 40th yr. had William, b. 7 June 1663;
in 1678 swore that he liv. there 5 yrs. and d. 26 Jan. 1690, in 74th
yr. it is said, leav. s. John. ISRAEL, New London, sec. s. of the first
John of the same, had Israel, Jeremiah, and sev. ds. as Caulkins tells,
but ment. no dates, nor name of w. nor time of his own or her d.
JAMES, Boston, s. perhaps of Thomas of Dorchester, freem. 1652, rem.
a. 10 yrs. later to Hartford, there made frem. of Conn. 1664, m. Sarah,
only ch. of William Gibbons of H. had Sarah, b. 22 Feb. 1662;
16 Aug. 1663; Jerusha, 28 June 1665; Elizabeth 19 May 1667; and
Thomas, 16 Sept. 1670; all nam. as liv. in his will of 9 June 1680,
where he also provid. for unb. after call. Ann; beside three nam.
John, and d. Abigail, wh. all d. inf. He was in the highest esteem,
chosen an Assist. 1665 (and cotin. I suppose, in that office till his d. 11
July, 1680), Commiss. of the Unit. Col. of N. E. 1672 and 5. His est.
was of the largest. The wid. Sarah m. Humphrey Davie of Boston, and
next Col. Jonathan Tyng of Dunstable, as sec w. and his d. Sarah m.
apt. Benjamin Davis; Mary m. Benjamin Alford, both of Boston;
Jerusha m. Rev. Gurdon Saltonstall of New London, afterwards Gov. of
the Co.; Elizabeth m. John. s. of Humphrey Davie wh. bec. baronet by