Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p369


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seen in the Col. Rec. of Trumbull, II. 85, 113. In happier lot, he m. 12
Nov. 1673, Abigail, d. of Elder John Strong, had Isaac, b. 5, bapt. 6 Sept.
1674; Catharine, 12 Jan. bapt. 16 Apr. 1676; Abigail, bapt. 14 Oct. 1677;
Charles, 3, bapt. 7 Sept. 1679, d. in few wks.; rem. 1681, to H. there had
Nathaniel, b. 21 Sept. 1681, Y. C. 1702, first min. at Durham; Ann; and Sarah,
1683; and he d. 4 Nov. 1685. His wid. m. 8 Sept. foll. Medad Pomeroy. In
modern times some insert e bef. the last let. Of this name, in 1831, gr. at Harv.
are twelve, of wh. seven were clerg. and at Yale, eight, of wh. one only
as clerg. and all are descend. of the illustr. Presid.

    CHEATER, JOHN, Newbury, had Hannah, b. 7 Aug. 1644; Lydia 2
Jan. 1648; and in 1654, his w. Alice suffer. admonit. of the Ct. for
levity of carriage. He rem. to Wells, kept an inn, 1662, and had gr. of
the ferry on the way to Cape Porpoise. See Coffin. and Folsom, 108,
and especial. Col. Rec.

    CHECKETT, JOSEPH, Scituate 1638, prob. rem. with Lothrop to Barnstable.

    CHECKLEY, ANTHONY, Boston, merch. s. of William of a small
parish, call. Preston capes, a. 7 ms. from Daventry, in the W. of Northamptonsh.
bapt. 31 July 1636, was capt. of ar. co. m. Hannah, d. of Rev.
John Wheelwright, had John, b. 30 Dec. 1661; Sarah, 18 June 1668;
Elizabeth 8 May 1672; Mary, 14 Oct. 1673; and Hannah, 19 Dec. 1674;
m. sec. w. 1678, Lydia, wid. of Benjamin Gibbs, d. of Joshua Scottow,
by wh. he had no ch. was chos. 1689, atty.gen. but happi. supersed. bef.
the witchcraft infatua. and d. 18 Oct. 1708. His wid. m. 6 Mar. 1712,
William Colman; and his d. Hannah m. capt. John Adams. JOHN,
Boston 1645, brot. his neph. Anthony bef. ment. m. 5 Mar. 1652, Ann,
d. of Simon Eyre, had John, b. 21 Apr. 1653; Ann, 22 Apr. 1659, wh.
d. at 2 yrs.; Samuel, 26 Nov. 1661; and Ann, again, 4 Aug. 1669; and
he d. 1 Jan. 1685, aged 75. By the inv. render. to Ct. from his W.
the est. was only �21, 11, 6. JOHN, Boston 1670, cooper, was from
St. Saviour, Southwark, and kept a shop at the Crown and Blue Gate
opposite the W. end of the town ho. had John, b. 1680. JOHN, Boston,
perhaps s. of the preced. m. 28 May 1703, Rebecca Miller, was a min.
of gr. capacity for controv. fined for sedition in publish. Leslie's "Short
and Easy Method with the Deists," with addit. of disc. on Episcopacy.
Eno. on this portion of Mass. ann. may be seen in Updike's Hist. of
Narraganset ch. and perhaps even in the briefer acco. of the candid
Biogr. Dict. of Eliot. SAMUEL, Boston, youngest br. of Anthony, bef.
ment. and by ano. mo. arr. at B. 3 Aug. 1670, and in the Newsletter of
4 Jan. 1739, obitu. notice, is said to have been b. in Northamptonsh.
14 Oct. 1653. He m. 1680, Mary, d. of Joshua Scottow, had Mary, b.
12 Apr. 1683; Rebecca, 2 Sept. 1681; Samuel, 23 Sept. 1685, d. soon;
William. 18 Apr. 1687; Joshua, 8 Feb. 1689; Lydia, 31 Mar. 1690;