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15; and Edward, 8, perhaps his nephs. His will. of Dec. 1650, pro. 21
of same, leaves some uncert. what Hugh he was, that was call. 70 yrs.
old, or thereabouts, on giv. evidence Mar. 1661; for one, call. of Lynn,
jr. prob. s. of George, had Mary, b. 21 July 1647; and made his will 7 Oct.
1661, d. 21 of next mo. But the s. d. bef. his f. wh. ment. ch. of
his s. Hugh dec. as Mary and Sarah. JAMES, Newport, 1639.
JAMES, Taunton, prob. s. of Richard, had w. Ann, wh. d. 17
Aug. 1665. Ano. JAMES of Taunton d. 10 June 1743, says the gr.stone,
"aged a. 84 yrs." and the same evid. commemo.l ano. James, perhaps his
s. as d. 29 Mar. 1774, in 88th yr. This name is well perpet. JOHN,
Springfield 1639, rem. soon. JONATHAN, Springfield, eldest s. of Henry,
b. in Eng. m. at Boston, 1651, Elizabeth Lobdell, had Elizabeth b. 29 Dec. 1652,
wh. m. 29 Jan. 1673, Vicary Sikes; Jonathan, 12 Sept. 1654; Sarah, 4
Sept. 1656, wh. m. 1675, Benjamin Dorchester, and, next, 1677, Luke
; John, 23 Aug. 1658; Mercy, 7 Aug. 1661, wh. d. at 22 yrs.
and HENRY, 11 Dec. 1663; was a man of note, and deac. His w. d. 11
Nov. 1684, and he m. 14 Dec. 1686, Deliverance, wid. of Thomas
, and d. 19 Oct. 1715. NATHANIEL. Springfield, younger br.
of the preced. m. 15 Jan. 1663, Rebecca, perhaps d. of Richard Sikes,
had Nathaniel, b. 18 Jan. 1664; Rebecca, 20 Dec. 1665; David, 20
May 1668; John, 23 Aug. 1670; Sarah, 17 July 1673, d. soon;
Sarah, again, Apr. 1675; Experience, 23 Jan. 1678, and Dorcas, 20
Feb. 1681. His w. d. 28 Jan. 1712, and he d. 29 Sept. 1720. His
resid. was in that pt. now Longmeadow. RICHARD, Taunton, one of the
purch. 1639, was d. bef. 1675, had Ricahrd and prob. James. Charity,
w. or wid. of the younger, or elder Richard, d. 3 June 1711. Baylies, I.
286, and II. 270 and 8. ROGER, Cambridge, by w. Susan had Samuel,
b. 6 Feb. 1643. THOMAS, Salem, m. 18 Nov.l 1672, Mary Southwick,
but whose d. or wid. she was, is unkn. WILLIAM, Charlestown, one of
capt. Moseley's comp. k. 19 Dec. 1675, in the gr. Narraganset fight.
From the diverse spell. of t his man's name, in Geneal. Reg. VIII. 242,
and from Drake's Hist. of Boston, 414, where it i giv. Bourle, some puzzle
is rais. but whichever be correct, we kn. that Charlestown had but a
single William on the roster for that campaign, and either form is not
great pervers. Of this name, Farmer counts at N. E. and Union, and
N. J. coll. fifteen gr. in 1834.

    BURTON, BONIFACE, Lynn, 1630, freem. 6 May 1635, d. 13 June
1669, "being a hundred and fifteen yrs. old," says John Hull's Diary,
print. in the Transact. of the Amer. Antiq. Soc. III. 229, yet liable to a
false construct. of the date. Of course, we doubt, some exaggera. is
here; and in one of Sewall's interleav. Almanacs, that for 1673, two
yrs. are deduct. as in Hutch. I. 269. Nearer to contempo. evid. must be
the Dairy, yet his s.-in-law overcame his usual reverence for "father
Hull," and he would not (with his habitual fondness for finding cases of