Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p117


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26 Sept. by nuncup. will giv. to his s. Thomas what little he had, refusing
any thing to serv. EDWARD, Malden, m. Mary, d. of James Pemberton,
bef. 1660, as in her f.'s will is read, and had childr. as the same docum.
proves, but no names can be heard. But I think his bapt. name may have been
Edmund, for Mr. Wyman gives me such a one, with w. Mary, who in his
will, pro. 1697, names ch. James; Mary; Sarah Grover, perhaps w. of Simon;[1]
Elizabeth Whiting; and Deborah Hovey; beside Edmund, and Elizabeth Chadwick.
GEORGE, Exeter 1639, Saco 1652, was a preach. at both, and elsewhere, but,
in 1653, was forbid. by the Gen. Ct. to preach or prophesy on penalty of £10
for every offence. He had been that very yr. sworn freem. of Mass. 5 July at
Wells, but rem. to Sandwhich 1658, m. Jane, wid. of Anthony Bessey, and
there essay. to be a lawyer. Greenleaf in Eccl. Sk.52; Bishop's N. E. Judged,
389; and Sewell's Hist. I. 571. GEORGE, Milford, had bef. 1690, m. a
d. of Vincent Stetson, as in the will of S. appears. JAMES, Suffield 1680,
m. 10 Jan. 1688, Sarah, d. of Thomas Huxley of the same, d. 16 Mar.
1690, leav. James, b. 27 Jan. 1689. JOHN, Fairfield 1668, d. 1674,
in his will of 28 Mar. of that yr. ment. w. Ann, s. John, and ds. Elizabeth
Frost, Martha, w. of James Beers, Deborah, w. of John Sturges,
Ruth, w. of Israel Bradlee, and Isabella Clapham. JOHN, Fairfield,
perhaps s. of the preced. m. Abigail, d. of Robert Lockwood. MOSES,
Rochester, perhaps br. of Aaron of the same, had rem. thither
from Sandwich bef. 1684. THOMAS, Fairfield 1653, had been a
juror in 1645, by w. Rose acc. Hinman, in Ed. sec. p. 131, had Phebe,
Deborah, and Mary, and made his will 8 Sept. 1658. THOMAS, Boston,
by w. Elizabeth (whose ch. by two later h.'s in choos. their guardian, Joseph
Royall, call him uncle) had Elizabeth b. 13 Nov. 1657; and Sarah, 18 July
1659; and d. 23 Oct. 1661. His wid. m. 24 Feb. next John Coombs of
Boston, and in 1669, m. John Warren. Barlow's prop. had been so much
reduc. by C. that after his d. the Court gave most of his resid. to B.'s only
ch. Sarah. THOMAS Charlestown, m. 29 Oct. 1681, Elizabeth Mellins, had ds. Elizabeth
Hurd and Mary Moore. Sometimes this name appears in early rec. Barley. Joel,
kn. as the author of the Columbiad, an heroic poem, and of Hasty Pudding,
an agreeable one, was by Hinman, in his first Ed. p. 14, call. a descend. of
that Thomas of Fairfield, tho. on later inq. he found him s. of Samuel, b.
at Reading, Conn. 24 Mar. 1754, Y. C. 1778. He transfer. his alleg.
from the muses to worldly politics, and d. 24 Dec. 1812, min. plenipo. of
the U. S. represent. their honor and independ. foll. in the train of Napoleon
the first (like the vassal kings, wh. felt none of this American's
audacious enthusiasm), in the madman's march to Moscow, at a wretched
ho. on the desolate plains of Poland.

Hide, blushing glory, hide Pultova's day.

In Duyckinck's Cycloped. I. 391, large extr. in more than twelve pages
are giv. from the poetry of B. with impartial election from pleasant, indiffer.
or dull pieces, and even his detesta. homage to the guillotine; but much
gratitude is due for publica. of the last notes of the dying swan, a few days bef.
he d. in Advice to a Raven in Russia, being far the most forcible lines ever
composed by him. They seem to be a holy cry of vengeance for the degrading
serv. to wh. he was call.

    BARNABY, JAMES, Plymouth, m. 8 June 1647, Lydia, d. of Robert
Bartlett, had, perhaps, James, and Stephen. His wid. m. John Nelson
of Middleborough. JAMES, Plymouth, s. prob. of the preced. by w.
Joanna had James, b. 1698, and Ambrose, 1706. STEPHEN, Plymouth,
perhaps br. of the preced. m. 1696, Ruth Morton (whose f. is not kn. to