Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p427

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Mary, 21, bapt. 25 Nov. 1683; and Robert, 27 Dec. 1684, bapt. 4. Jan.
foll. but the town rec. blunders the name of the mo. into Abigail. He
had third w. Esther, whose name was, but whether as wid. of maid. is
uncert. Woodward, rec. into the third ch. 11 Oct. 1687, as had been the
first w. 22 May 1670, and the sec. 30 Apr. 1675. He d. 15 Nov. 1704,
by his will of 20 June 1700, provid. for w. during wid. not otherwise,
yet making her joint excor. with s. Joseph, and nam. other ch. only
Ebenezer, Peter, Robert, and Hannah. I find no later acco. of any of
them exc. Joseph, bef. ment. RALPH, Salem 1638, of wh. Felt could
tell no more than that a gr. of ld. was that yr. confirm. to him. RICHARD,
Plymouth 1620, came in the Mayflower, leav. w. Elizabeth and five ds.
to come in the third sh. 1623, d. 1628, hav. no other ch. but those b. in
Eng. viz. Mary, wh. m. 1628, Robert Bartlett; Ann m. 19 Apr. 1633,
Thomas Little; Sarah m. 28 Mar. 1634, John Cooke jr.; Elizabeth m. 1636,
Richard Church, d. at Hingham, 4 Mar. 1670; and Abigail m. 1639,
Anthony Snow of Marshfield; beside the two s. Nathaniel, and Joseph,
b. here, bef. ment. all liv. in 1650. His wid. wh. join. with the first
purch. of Dartmouth, d. 2 Oct. 1673, aged a. 90, says the rec. but fondness
for exagger. makes it 93. RICHARD, Plymouth, s. of Nathaniel of
the same, perhaps eldest, m. it is said, and rem. to Middleborough, there
d. a. 1696, leav. s. James, b. 13 Jan. 1680, at P. wh. had no ch. and
Samuel, 7 Mar. 1683, whose progeny is in that neighb. SAMUEL, Watertown,
youngest s. of the sec. John of the same, m. 8 Jan. 1707, Lydia
Cutting, had Sarah, and Lydia, tw. b. 19 Aug. 1714; Samuel, 19 July
1719; Elizabeth 16 May 1721; Ephraim, 5 Apr. 1723; Nathan, 10 July
1725; John, bapt. 23 Aug. 1727; and Mary, 17 Aug. 1729. He d. 13
Nov. 1759; and his wid. d. 15 July 1766. THOMAS, Salem 1640, a
witness to the will said to be the first brot. into Ct. for that shire.
THOMAS, Boston, m. 14 Dec. 1694, Sarah Fitch; but as no more is
heard of him, I doubt he was only trans. resid. But he may have been
a soldier in Mosely's comp. Dec. 1675. WILLIAM, Hartford, freem.
1658, and perhaps was sw. again in 1665, ea. vol. of the Col. Rec. of
Trumbull prov. the right, m. Elizabeth d. of John Crow, had two ws. as in
his will of 20 Oct. 1689, he tells, without nam. them, assign. to first w.
three s. John, William, and Thomas, and to the liv. w. four ch. of wh.
Abraham was one. He d. soon aft. for his inv. is of 1 Nov. in that yr.
So we may see the wild work of tradit. that he had only Abigail, wh. m.
14 Jan. 1693, Richard Lord, and aft. Jan. 1713 m. Rev. Timothy Woodbridge.
His wid. m. Phineas Wilson, a rich merch. it was erron. said,
but she was very infirm or insane, and certain. Wilson found a better w.
Strangely out of place is the confusion a. the wid. of Phineas Wilson,
in the address of Mr. Day, Presid. of the Conn. Hist. Soc. 26 Dec.