Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p236


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1670, m. 1662, Mercy, youngest d. of capt. William Tyng, wh. d. 6
Sept. 1670, had Elizabeth b. 29 Jan. 1664, d. young; Ann, 17 Nov. 1665, d.
young; Mercy, 20 Nov. 1667; Simon, 15 Oct. 1669, d. soon; and Ann,
3 Sept. 1670; Mercy, m. Dr. James Oliver of Cambridge, d. a wid. 29
Mar. 1710. By sec. w. tak. in Jamaica, he had John, 1676; Simon,
again, a. 1680; and Ann, again; and d. prob. at Jamaica, in Aug. 1682.
SIMON, Cambridge, Ipswich, Boston, was a few yrs. at Andover,
and spent his latest days at Salem, after Sept. 1695; b. in Mar. 1603,
at Horbling, in Lincolnsh. s. of Simon, a min. it is said, bred at Emanuel,
Cambr. Univ. enter. there 1617, and matricul. 9 July 1618, as a
sizer, had his A. B. 1620, and A. M. 1624, came in the fleet with Winthrop
1630, chos. an assist. 18 Mar. bef. and so cont. by Ann. elect. 48 yrs.;
secr. 23 Aug. 1630 to 1636; dep.-gov. 1673-8; gov. 1679 to 1686; and
again after the rising against Sir E. Andros 1689-92; d. 27 Mar. 1697.
By his first w. Ann, d. of Gov. Thomas Dudley (a lady of some celebr.
for poetical talent, wh. d. 16 Sept. 1672, at Andover), m. at the fam.
hist. in Geneal. Reg. IX, 113, says, a. 1628, wh. to me seems a yr. or
two earlier than prob. tho. we kn. it was bef. the Apr. embark. in 1630,
had Samuel, H. C. 1653, bef. ment.; Dorothy, wh. m. 14 June 1654,
Rev. Seaborn Cotton; Sarah, wh. m. 1. Richard Hubbard of Ipswich,
and 2. capt. Samuel Ward; Simon, b. 28 Sept. 1640, H. C. 1660
Hannah, wh. m. 3 June 1659, Andrew Wiggin of Exeter; Mercy, b.
1647, wh. m. 31 Oct. 1672, maj. Nathaniel Wade; Dudley, 1648, bef.
ment.; and John, 22 or 31 July 1652, bef. ment. His sec. w. Ann, wid.
of capt. Joseph Gardner, d. of Emanuel Downing, younger by more
than thirty yrs. wh. he m. 6 June 1676, d. 19 Apr. 1713, aged 79.
SIMON, New London, sec. s. of the preced. ord. 5 Oct. 1670, d. 1683;
m. 2 Oct. 1667, his first cous. Lucy, d. of Rev. John Woodbridge,
and she next m. capt. Daniel Epps. He had Simon, b. 2 Aug. 1669, d.
soon; Simon, again, 7, bapt. 12 Mar. 1671, H. C. 1693, min. of Charlestown,
wh. was honor. in office, m. 7 May 1700, Mary Long, d. 31 Dec.
1741, leav. Simon, H. C. 1728, min. of Marblehead; Ann, b. 3 Dec.
1672, bapt. 5 Jan. foll.; John, 3, bapt. 5 Nov. 1676; and Lucy, 24,
bapt. 31 Oct. 1680. Ten of this name had been gr. in 1834, at Harv.
three others at Dart. and Yale.

    BRAGDON, ARTHUR, York 1640, constable 1648, freem. 1652, was b.
as he test. a. 1597. In 1680, SAMUEL and THOMAS, prob. his s. liv.
there, and took o. of alleg. and 13 Oct. 1703, the w. and five ch. of
Arthur, prob. a gr.s. were k. by the Ind. Penhallow's Ind. Wars. Pike
says w. and two ch. were k. and the eldest d. carr. away. Niles gives
it Brandon.

    BRAGG, EDMUND or EDWARD, Ipswich 1646, and there liv. in 1700.
Prob. his d. Mary m. 1 Jan. 1669, Joseph Eveleth, the centenarian. HENRY,
Salem, m. 17 Dec. 1677, Elizabeth McMullen, had Elizabeth b. 7 Sept. 1678; Mary, 24
Mr. 1680; Henry, 12 Apr. 1682; William, 17 Oct. 1684; Sarah, 26 Mar. 1687;
and Alexander, 6 Mar. 1689.