Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p26


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authority advises me, that the oldest ch. was prob. Abigail); a ch. wh. d.
1647, prob. very young,; Mary, 20 Oct. 1648; Daniel, 12 Jan. 1651;
Nathaniel, 29 Dec. 1652; and Sarah, 8 Dec. 1654; rem. to Northampton,
and d. 5 May 1703. Abigail, m. 16 June 1663, Thomas Webster;
Mary, m. 23 Sept. 1670, Micah Judge; and Sarah, m. 6 July 1678,
Samuel Curtis. JAMES, Boston, serv. of Theodore Atkinson, d. 19 Aug.
1644. JOHN, Northampton, s. of George, m. 28 Nov. 1671, Sarah Gaylord,
perhaps d. of Samuel of the same, had John, b. 24 Jan. 1673;
Nathaniel, Mar. 1676; Samuel, 6 Nov. 1678; Joseph, 16 Oct. 1681;
Ebenezer, 17 Oct. 1684; Sarah, 7 Feb. 1688; Thankful, 29 Mar. 1691;
and Elizabeth His w. d. 3 Nov. 1732, and he d. 31 Dec. 1733. One of the
s. Ebenezer, a deac. of Northfield, was gr.f. of Caleb, Y. C. 1777, min.
of Mendon, translat. of Virgil, formerly well kn. to idle school boys.
JOHN, Newton, by w. Beatrice had Martha, b. 16 July 1668; Deliverance,
7 Jan. 1672; and Elizabeth 16 Sept. 1674; was active in promot. separat.
of the new town from old Cambridge, 1678, and d. 1696. JOHN,
New Hampsh. 1686, may have liv. at Groton, 1691. NATHANIEL,
Northampton, s. of George, m. 20 Jan. 1680, Hannah, d. of Samuel Allen,
had Hannah, d. 27 Oct. foll. few days old; Hannah, again, 26 Sept. 1681;
Ruth, 22 Feb. 1631; Thankful, 9 Jan. 1694; Thomas, 9 Apr. 1696, wh.
was drown. unm.; Daniel, 14 Jan. 1699, d. young; beside Mindwell,
Sarah, and Abigail, whose dates are not ascert. perhaps b. after Hannah,
and bef. Ruth, but not rec. He d. 29 Oct. 1742, at Hadley, whither he
rem. late in life to live with a d. having no s. liv. ROBERT, Deerfield,
d. 1689, leav. "aged parents," unkn. to us, and giv. his prop. to brs. and
sis. John, David, Dorothy, w. of John Stebbins, Mary, w. of Benjamin
Barret, Martha, Deliverance, and Elizabeth ROBERT, Boston, 1684, a Scotchman,
may be the same as the preced. but not prob. and certain. is not
seen among the taxab. inhabs. of 1695. THOMAS, one of the comp. of
Capt. Lathrop, call. "the flower of Essex," k. in the fight at "Bloody
brook," 18 Sept. 1675. Of this name, in 1828, Farmer notes the gr. at
Yale were two, none at other N. E. coll. but eleven at N. J. and Union
Coll. Yet he might have found one at Dart.

    ALFORD, BENJAMIN, Boston, merch. prob. s. of William, ar. co. 1671,
by w. Mary, d. of James Richards, Esquire, of Hartford, had Mary, b.
15 Sept. bapt. 14 Oct. 1688; John, bapt. (at third, or O. S. ch.) 5 July
1685; Benjamin, b. B, bapt. 10 Oct. 1686; Judith, bapt. 16 Sept. 1688;
James, 19, bapt. 26 July 1691; Sarah, 17, bapt. 18 Mar. 1694; and
Thomas, whose date is not found. He had been a prisoner in Barbary,
and after ret. was a man of importance in B. His will of 19 Feb. 1697,
pro. thirteen yrs. after, provid. for all the ch. and w. wh. with his br. in
law, Benjamin Davis, he made Excors. The eldest s. John, wh. had good