Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p16

  Prev ADAMS Next  
Volume 1, Page 16

are kn. from will of their elder br. Thomas. He was a Capt. and d. 24
Jan. 1689, aged 72. His d. Rebecca m. John Waldo. SAMUEL, Fairfield,
s. of Edward of the same, d. a. 1693, leav. w. and ch. Samuel,
b. 1 Jan. 1678; and Abraham. THOMAS, Braintree, s. of Henry
the first, freem. 10 May 1643, ar. co. 1644, by w. Mary had Mary,
b. 24 July 1643, d. soon; rem. to Concord, there had Jonathan, and
Pelatiah, tw. 6 Mar. 1646; Timothy, 2 Apr. 1648; George, 29 May
1650; Samuel; and Thomas; rem. to Chelmsford, there had Rebecca,
18 Sept. 1657; Elizabeth 21 Oct. 1659; and Mary, again, 29 Oct. 1664;
was town clk. selectman, rep. at sec. sess. 1673, and d. 20 July
1688, aged 76. His eldest four s. liv. at Ch. 1692. THOMAS,
Charlestown, m. 2 Dec. 1654, Alice Roper, d. of John the sec.
of Dedham, had Edith, b. 21 Feb. 1656; Susanna, bapt. 3 Feb. 1661;
Sarah, b. 12 Mar. 1667; Samuel, Apr. 1669; and Abigail, 12 Sept.
1671; and he d. 14 Oct. 1697. THOMAS, New Haven, took o. of fidel.
7 Apr. 1657, m. 27 Nov. 1667, Rebecca, d. of William Potter, had only
ch. Abigail, b. 29 Sept. foll. A ridicul. story of his being mistak. for
King Charles II. at N. H. in 1602 may be read on p. 60 of the sec.
Vol. of the rec. of that col. recently pub. and some slight connex. may be
found in the affidavit of Capt. Bredan, made in 1661, showing that the
governm. of N. E."apprehended a gent. not many yrs. ago (suppos. him
to be the K.) resolv. to send him for Eng. had not Sir Henry Moody
and others better kn. His Ma.tie." We may read in Hutch. I. 215 that
Capt. B. gave informat. of having seen the regicides at Boston. Sir H.
Moody was of L. I. See N. Y. Col. Docum. Vol. III. 39. To the
benevolence of C. J. Hoadley of Hartford I am indebt. for this curious,
but unimport. matter. Charles II. knew well, that any place on the
Europ. contin. would be better refuge for him. THOMAS, York, freem.
1680. THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of Samuel of the same, was a mariner,
i. e. shipmaster, d. at Barbados. By his will of 28 Feb. 1684 made at
age of 32, at C. pro. 3 June 1686, by Presdt. Dudley, he gave w. Mary
his dwel. ho. and other est. names no ch. but fully indicat. his relations,
father Samuel of Chelmsford, to wh. he gives £20, in ready money, a
negro girl to his mo. Esther for life, and next to Rebecca Waldo, and at
her decease to Susanna W., but with condition "she shall not serve above
20 yrs. from this time;" speaks of his uncle Thomas Graves, and calls
Nathaniel, Joseph, and Benjamin A. his brothers, and Esther his sis.
wh. should have resid. of his prop. after his w's d. It may be seen in
Vol. XI. 2. WALTER, Charlestown, m. 15 Dec. 1657, Hannah, d. of
Robert Moulton, the sec. of Salem, had John, b. 11 Oct. 1664; William,
1669; Jacob, 24 Dec. 1670; Hannah, 22 Aug. 1673; and perhaps
others, earlier, or later; or both; in 1678, liv. on Malden side. WILLIAM,
Cambridge 1635, or earlier, freem. 22 May 1639, rem. prob. bef. 1642,