Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p115


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bef. for wh. see Geneal. Reg. V. 358. Chalmers, in Pol. Ann. 509, gives
a letter of his, 29 Mar. 1683, wherein he remarks, that his experience of
more than 25 yrs. in the country enables him to speak, as very shrewdly
he does, of the clerical influence prevalent here.

    BARGE, GILES, Gloucester 1653-5, rem. to Scarborough, m. Eleanor,
wid. of Jonas Bayley of the same, was selectman 1669, and rep. in 1682;
and Southgate says, he rem. to Dorchester.

    BARGER, PHILIP, Boston, a Huguenot exile a. 1685, came first to
Casco, with Pierre Baudouin, as in Willis is told I. 185. He d. 1703,
leav. wid. Margaret, and prob. s. Philip, wh. d. 1720. The b. of Mary
is found on our town rec. but it is not clear whether ch. of the elder or
the younger Philip.

    BARKER, BARZILLAI, Rowley, eldest s. of James the first, of wh. I can
tell no more, but that he m. 6 Dec. 1666, Ann, eldest ch. of Maximilian Jewett.
BENJAMIN, Andover, s. prob. youngest, of Richard first of
the same, m. 2 Jan. 1689, Hannah Marston, d. perhaps of John, and d.
1750, aged 83. EBENEZER, Andover; br. of the preced. m. 25 May 1686,
Abigail Wheeler, perhaps d. of David, d. 1747, aged 95. His w. was, Oct. 1692,
in gaol under charge of witcher. EDWARD, Boston 1650, by w. Jane had Elizabeth b.
17 July of that yr.; Mary, 15 Feb. 1653; John, 15 Jan. 1654; Sarah, 9 Mar. 1655;
and Thomas, 1657. He may or may not, be the same as EDWARD of Branford
1667, wh. was a man of distinct. there. FRANCIS, Concord, d. 1655. FRANCIS,
Duxbury, s. of Robert the first, m. 5 Jan. 1675, Mary, d. of Thomas Lincoln
the husbandman, of Hingham, had Joshua, b. 16 Nov. 1676; Elizabeth 31
Oct. 1677; Josiah, 21 Sept. 1679; Francis, 18 Oct; 1681; and Ruth,
31 Jan. 1683. ISAAC, Duxbury, br. of the preced. m. 28 Dec. 1665,
Judith, d. of Gov. Thomas Prence, had Rebecca, Lydia, Judith, Martha,
and ano. d. without a name; beside Francis; Samuel, b. 1693; Isaac;
Jabez; and Robert. JAMES, Rowley, freem. 7 Oct. 1640, d. 1678, leav.
w. Mary, and ch. Barzillai, James, Nathaniel, Eunice, w. of John Watson,
and Grace. He was not, like most of the Rowley early sett. from Yorksh.
but came from Ragwell in Co. Suffolk. JAMES, Newport, 1651, b. a. 1617,
brot. by his f. James in 1634 on board the Mary and John, with prob. no
other ch. and his f. d. on the passage. To the protect. of his sis. Christian,
w. of Thomas Beecher of Charlestown, was this youth of seventeen yrs.
commit. and she, soon aft. the d. of her h. m. Nicholas Easton as his sec.
w. and it is thot. E. had come over in the same sh. with Barber. At least
he rec. friend. care of E. until reach. full age. He came from Harwich, Co. Essex,
m. 1644, Barbara Dungan, or Dungin, d. of Thomas of Newport, bec. a friend
of John Clark, nam. in the royal chart. 1663, when he was an Assist. was
chos. Dept. Gov. in 1678. aft. d. of Gov. Coddington. His ch. were Elizabeth wh. m. 30
Nov. 1666, the sec. Nicholas Easton; James; Mary, wh. m. Elisha Smith, and,
next, 16 Apr. 1677, Israel Arnold of Warwick; William; Joseph; Peter;
Christian, wh. m. William Phillips; and Sarah, unm. at d. of her f.
JAMES, Dover 1653. JAMES, Suffield 1679, Springfield 1686, had
childr. at both, as I hear, but kn. no more than that he d. 1723. JAMES,
Newport, s. of James of the same, m. bef. Dec. 1674, Sarah, d. of
William Jeffery of the same, but I hear no more. JOHN, Duxbury, m.
1632, Ann, d. of John Williams of Scituate, rem. to Marshfield 1638, and was
drown. 1652. He had d. Deborah, wh. m. William Barden; and s. John b.
a. 1650. His wid. n . Abraham Blish, or Blush. JOHN, Scituate, s. of the
preced. a promin. man, m. 18 Jan. 1677, Desire, youngest d. of Anthony Annable,
had John, b. 4 May 1678; Desire, 22 Sept. 1680; Ann, 26 Aug.