||Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England
||Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
||1640 - 1843
||WIGHT - WIGHTMAN
|Volume 4, Page 543
by the Gen. Ct. 1658, and was ten yrs. selectman, m. Jane, d. of the
first John Goodenow of Sudbury, had John, b. 13 Dec. 1652, d. bef. his
f.; Joseph, 11 May 1654; Daniel, 24 Nov. 1656; Benjamin, 18 June
1659; and Jonathan, 2 July 1662; and d. 27 Feb. 1681. His wid. d.
16 May 1684. ISRAEL, Boston 1664. JOHN, Medfield, s. of Thomas
of the same, brot. from Eng. by his f. d. 28 Sept. 1653, having been
adm. freem. in May bef. and by w. Ann had only ch. Abigail, b. 1 Jan.
foll. His wid. m. 11 Apr. 1655, Isaac Bullard. JONATHAN, Wrentham,
youngest s. of Henry, m. 19 Apr. 1687, Elizabeth Hawes, had Jane,
b. 6 Sept. 1688; Elizabeth 28 June 1692; Mehitable, 6 Sept. 1694; Marah,
13 Oct. 1696; Jonatahn, 6 Jan. 1700; and Sarah, 19 July 1703; and
d. 20 Mar. 1718. JOSEPH, Dedham, s. of Henry of the same, freem.
1678, was 33 yrs. deac. and many yrs. town clk. m. 15 Jan. 1680,
Deborah Colburn, had Joseph, b. 10 Dec. 1681; Deborah, 25 Aug.
1684; and his w. d. five days after. He m. 22 Apr. foll. Mary Stearns,
had Nathaniel, 13 Sept. 1688; Ebenezer, 22 Jan. 1696; and Jabez, 12
July 1701, H. C. 1721; and d. 23 June 1729; and his wid. d. 25 Dec.
1733, aged 73. Descend. are among us, to enjoy est. of his f. in the
eight generat. SAMUEL, Medfield, s. of Thomas of the same, m. 25
Mar. 1663, Hannah, d. of Benjamin Albee, had Hannah, b. 25 Mar.
1664, d. soon; Samuel, 11 Nov. 1665; Hannah, again, 4 Feb. 1667;
John, 22 May 1670; Nathaniel, 11 Oct. 1672; Benjamin, 30 Jan.
1675; Ahiel, 3 Nov. 1676; Joseph, 7 Sept. 1679; and Jonathan, 11
Sept. 1682; was freem. 1672. he suffer. great loss in Philip's war, as
did his br. Thomas, and they appl. to the Gen. Ct. in 1678 for relief; d.
21 Dec. 1716, and his wid. d. 24 Apr. 1723. THOMAS, Dedham, 1637,
came from Isle of Wight, by reasonab. tradit. with w. Alice, s. Henry,
John,and Thomas, here had Samuel, b. 5 Feb. bapt. 6 Sept. 1640;
Mary; and Ephraim, 27 Jan. bapt. 8 Feb. 1646. His w. d. 15 July
1665; and he m. 7 Dec. next, Lydia, wid. of James Penniman, sis. of
the apostle Eliot. He was of the Mefield incorpo. 1652, and selectman
almost every yr. to his d. 17 Mar. 1674. His inv. of seven days aft.
shows good propty. and the will of his wid. was pro. 27 July 1676,
Mary m. 21 May 1659, Thomas Ellis. Thomas, Exeter, in the first sett.
means the same person call. Wright. THOMAS, Medfield, s. of Thomas
of Dedham, b. in Eng. by w. Mehitable had Mehitable, b. 12 June
1663; Thomas, 27 Oct. 1665; Miriam, 20 Feb. 1668; Eleazer, 1 June
1671; and Joshua, 25 July 1679; and d. 1690. Seven of this name, in
1843,had been gr. at Harv. and eight at other N. E. coll. all believ. to
be descend. of Thomas. Of his fam. an exempla. Memoir was publish.
by Danforth P. Wight, H. C. 1815, a descend. of the fifth generat.
WIGHTMAN. See Weightman.
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