Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p177


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1641, and d. June 1666. For sec. w. he had Mary, d. of John Dassett, wh.
outliv. him, and ano. h. Capt. John Minot, wh. d. Aug. 1669, and she d. a.
1676. One Rachell B. a wid. came in the Elizabeth, 1635, from London, liv. at
Dorchester, wh. in her will of 17 Nov. 1646, calls her s. aged, names Hopestill
Foster her neph. and he, I judge, was a fellow passeng. and to him
she gives her prop. In the rec. at the custom ho. a curious error may be
seen, as print. by me in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VIII. 261, careful. tak. at her
Majesty's Remembrancer Office, formerly in Westminster Hall, since
rem. to Carlton Ride, giv. her age 6. THOMAS, Exeter 1652-7, may
have been s. of the preced. TIMOTHY, Boston 1665. WILLIAM, Middletown,
d. 1681, leav. six ch., William, aged 15; Mary, 14; Thomas,
9; Elizabeth 8; Sarah, 6; and John, 4. He had been, on acco. of his age,
in Oct. 1676, excus. from poll tax.

    BILL, JAMES, Boston, came prob. with his mo. 1638, by w. Mehitable
had James, b. 23 Nov. 1651; Jonathan; Joseph; and Joshua. He
was freem. 1683. JOHN, Boston, came in the Hopewell, Capt. Bundocke,
1635, aged 13, emb. at London early in Apr. and may be the same wh.
d. Dec. 1638. Among passeng. at London, the same week, by the
Planter, in the custom ho. rec. is nam. Mary Bill, aged 11. JONATHAN,
Boston, s. prob. of James, d. 1729, aged 77. JOSEPH, Boston, br. of the
preced. was freem. 1690. PHILIP, New London, on Stonington side,
came a. 1665, from Ipswich in Mass. bring., perhaps, Philip, Samuel,
John, and Elizabeth had there Jonathan, bapt. 5 Nov. 1671; and Joshua, 29
Dec. 1675; and d. 8 July 1689, leav. wid. Hannah, wh. m. Samuel Buckland.
PHILIP, New London, s. of the preced. was constab. 1689, on
Groton side, had Margaret, wh. d. the same day with her gr.f. This
fam. is still in Conn. SAMUEL, New London, br., I presume, of the
preced. m. bef. 1670 prob. Mercy, d. of Richard Haughton, and no
more is kn. to me. SAMUEL, Boston, s. of Thomas of the same, had w.
Elizabeth and ch. Richard, and Samuel, wh. was old eno. to be m. 1702 to
Sarah Shapley; and he d. 18 Aug. 1705. THOMAS, Boston, ar. co.
1657, m. 14 Jan. 1653, wid. Elizabeth Nicholas, and d. of William Sargent,
brot. by him from London to Malden, had Samuel ; Sargent, b. 26 Feb.
1658; and his w. d. next week. By sec. w. Abigail, d. of Michael
Willis, he had Sarah, b. 18 Sept. 1659; Mary, 15 Aug. 1661; Thomas, 24
Dec. 1664; Susanna, 18 Mar. 1666; Michael, 27 Dec. 1667; and
Jacob, 31 Oct. 1669; was freem. 1671, and d. 29 Oct. 1696. Some
presumpt. that he was br. of James is encourag. bec. both were memb.
of the sec. ch.

    BILLINGS or BILLING, EBENEZER, Dorchester, s. of Roger the first,
m. Hannah, d. of John Wales, had Richard, b. 21 Sept. 1675, H. C.
1698, min. of Little Compton; Ebenezer, 13 July 1677; Zipporah, 20