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long period as rep. but standing for the crown, on the outburst of the
revo. he went to Eng. and d. Oct. 1781. Sabine says, in Amer. Loyalist,
582, that his prop. was confiscat. If so, the claws of the harpies
employ. did not reach all, for he enjoy. a patriot gentlemen's revenge,
and show, his resentment in making gift of more than 2,000 acres in
Worcester Co. to Harv. Coll. where he had not been educ. as foundat.
of the royall Professorship of Law.

    ROYCE. See Roise.

    ROYLE, GABRIEL, Plymouth 1643, unless this be, as I fear, a

    RUCKRUCK, * JOHN, Salem, s. of Thomas of the same, b. in Eng. m.
Hannah, d. of Thomas Spooner of the same, had Elizabeth b. 1 Feb. 1653;
and Hannah, 17 Mar. 1654, both bapt. 18 May 1655; John, 1 Apr. 1655,
d. in few days; Sarah, 12 Aug. bapt. 17 Dec. 1656; John, again, 30 Aug.
bapt. 6 Sept. 1657; Thomas, 23 Oct. 1658, bapt. 16 June 1659; and his
w. d. 29 Jan. 1661. He m. 17 Sept. foll. Sarah Flint, perhaps d. of William,
had Abigail, 28 Oct. 1662; Mary, 30 July prob. tho. Essex Inst. III. 95, gives
Aug. but she was bapt. 6 Aug. 1665; Bethia, 8 Apr. 1668; beside Rebecca, Sept.
1671, wh. m. 1689, John Appleton; was freem. 1665, in 1684 was aged 57, rep.
1685, 90 and 1; selectman 1686. His w. d. 4 May 1672. He m. 26 Dec. foll. for
third w. Elizabeth wid. of John Croade, d. of Walter Price, had Ruth, 20 Oct. foll.; John, again, 20 May
1675; and Samuel, 24 June 1676; but in Vol. II. 127 and 184 of
Essex Inst. Hist. Coll. his name is giv. Burke. Hannah m. 24 Oct. 1676, Benjamin
Gerrish. He had the unhap. distinct. of being foreman of that gr.
jury wh.found one of the five indictm. against Bridget Bishop, the first
suffer. under the inferna. delusion of 1692. See Mather brief extr.
from Hale, more full in Calef, best in Essex Inst. II. 139. SAMUEL,
Boston, was freem. 1683, and possib. was again sw. 1690. THOMAS,
Charlestown 1638, rem. with w. to Salem, freem. 13 May 1640, had
Stephen, bapt. 17 Apr. 1642, and prob. others, do. 1670, as did, I suppose,
his wid. for her inv. was tak. in Nov. of that yr. THOMAS, innholder at
Boston 1651, m. 22 July 1656, Margaret Clark, and in 1675 had w. Elizabeth
and ch. of these sev. ages; Elizabeth 18, being b. 11 May 1657; Thomas, 16,
b. 9 July 1659; Sarah, 14; Abigail, 11; Peter, 9, wh. was H. C. 1685;
John, 6; and Margaret, 4. THOMAS, Boston s. of Thomas of the same, d.
in Eng. a. 1652, in his will made there, of wh. admin. was giv. 16 June
1653, names f. Thomas, sis. Joane, w. of George Halsey, and Samuel and
John, perhaps cous. of Salem. It is impossible, I fear, exactly to discrimin.
these Rucks.

    RUDD, JONATHAN, New Haven, perhaps 1640, certain. took o. of
fidel. 1 Oct. 1644, Saybrook 1646, adm. freem. 1651 at hartford, M. in
the winter of 1647, by John Winthrop of New London, wh. act. under
commis. from mass. there, and made the young couple meet him half
way, bec. the snow was so dep, and he had no authority at S. See
Trumbull, Col. Rec. Ii. 558. Miss Caulkins, New london 48, tells the
story, with docum. in full, and has also commeno. it in verse. He prob.
d. 1668. his d. Patience m. 7 oct. 1675, Samuel Bushnell. Other ch.