Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p175

Volume 1, Page 175

and James, 1691. JOSEPH, Marshfield, m. 28 Oct. 1636, wid. Rachel
Deane (wh. had come over the yr. bef. in the Planter, aged 31), and d.
1672, leav. no ch. but giv. est. to his w. to her d. Martha (wh. m. 28 Dec.
1674, James Clement, and next James Powell), and to his serv. Jacob
Bumpus, beside Rev. Mr. Arnold, as in his will of 17 Apr. 1671.
SAMUEL, Hartford, s. of the first John, m. Eliz. d. of Thomas Stow, wh.
d. early, and for sec. w. took, I think, Sarah, d. of Daniel Harris. This
name, sometimes spel. Biddell, or Beadle, may be the same as Bedell,
and easi. become Bidwell, so that Hon. Barnabas Bidwell, M. C. from
Mass. s. of Rev. Adonijah, was thot. to be of this fam.

    BIDFIELD, BEDFIELD or BETTFIELD, SAMUEL, Boston, cooper, freem.
2 June 1641, and my conject. is, since his name is not found in our list of
ch. mem. that he was liv. then at Braintree, but was a constable of Boston
1652, had two ds. and d. 1660. By his will, of 12 May 1659, he
provid. for w. Elizabeth s. Samuel Plummer, wh. had, I suppose, m. his a.
Mary, and John and Samuel Stevens, ch. of his d. Elizabeth and William S.
of Newbury dec. and at N. I suppose he liv. aft. 1652, and d. His inv. of 13
Sept. 1660, shows good est. See Drake's Hist. of Boston, 250 and 331, with
Geneal. Reg. X. 83.

    BIDGOOD or BETGOOD, Boston, merch. from Romsey in Hants, came
in the Confidence from Southampton, 1638, was of Ipswich 1642.

    BIGELOW, BAGULEY or BIGLOW, DANIEL, Sudbury, of that pt. wh.
bec. Framingham, s. of the first John, m. Abial, d. of Thomas Pratt of
Watertown, had Abigail, b. 28 Oct. 1689; Daniel, 24 Nov. 1691; Abiel,
20 Jan. 1693; Susanna, 4 May 1696; Ephraim, 12 May 1698; and
Lydia, 2 Jan. 1702. JAMES, Watertown, youngest br. of the preced. m.
25 Mar. 1687, Patience, d. of Jonathan Brown, had James, bapt. 6 May
1688. His w. d. soon; and he m. 3 July 1693, Elizabeth Child, youngest d.
of John of the same, had John, 15 Nov. 1694; Patience, 30 Sept. 1695;
and Abraham, 12 Nov. 1699. This sec. w. d. 20 Apr. 1697, and he m.
next 15 June 1708, Joanna Erickson of Boston, and d. 20 Jan. 1728.
His wid. m. within a yr. Adam Smith. JOHN, Watertown 1636, blacksmith,
found by Mr. Somerby to be s. of Randle of Wrentham in Co.
Suffk. and bapt. 16 Feb. 1617, of course by the hand of Rev. John
Philip, the rector, who came to our country two yrs. after B. and liv.
some time at Dedham, but on the overthrow of the Bishops' domination
in Eng. went back to his. old living. He m. 30 Oct. 1642, Mary, d. of
John Warren, wh., Bond says, was the earliest m. on town rec. Had John,
b. 27 Oct. foll.; Jonathan, 11 Dec. 1646; Mary, 14 or 18 Mar. 1649;
Daniel, 1 Dec. 1650; Samuel, 28 Oct. 1653; Joshua, 5 Nov. 1655;
Elizabeth 15 or 18 June 1657; Sarah, 29 Sept. 1659; James; Martha, 1
Apr. 1662; Abigail, 4 Feb. 1664; Hannah, Mar. 1666, d. very soon, as