Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p379


Volume 1, Page 379

the first, m. Elizabeth d. of John Crocker, wh. d. 15 Jan. 1716, had Samuel,
b. 6 Nov. 1679, d. in few yrs Elizabeth 23 Jan. 1681, d. soon; Thomas, 10
Jan. 1682, bapt. 6 Apr. 1684, the same day with Samuel, and their f.;
Hannah, b. 22 Jan. 1684; Timothy, 22 Sept. 1686; Ebenezer, Mar.
1691; Elizabeth again, 6 June 1692; James, 6, bapt. 18 Nov. 1694; Mercy,
7, bapt. 16 May 1697; Joseph, 5 Mar. 1700; and Thankful, 15 Aug.
1702. He was a deac. ROBERT, Boston, a physician, came from
Northfleet, Co. Kent, was bred at Corpus Christi Coll. Cambridge, and
proceed. A. B. 1631, A. M. 35, had stud. says Hutch. I. 145, at Padua,
and there, perhaps, had his M. D. may have resid. short time at Watertown,
unit. with others of that town in petitn. for the gr. of Lancaster;
but he was not own. of any ld. at W. In Oct. 1645 he purch. large
tract in Maine, kn. as the Vines patent, when the propr. was going to
Barbados, but of course he had no purpose to make settlem. See
Folsom, 75, 8, and Willis, I. 52. Next yr. he great. alarm. the governm.
of Mass. by a petitn. for enlargem. of privileges, wh. by Drake, 292, is
oddly ascrib. to Episcopalians, as if that depressed party could gain any
thing from the triumph. Presbyterians in Parliam. Our Gen. Ct. in
Nov. thereupon issued a Declaration, strange. undignif. against him and
his assoc. Part of the denunciat. against C. is that he was a bachelor.
Few state papers will afford so much amusement. See Hutch. Coll. 211,
also Winslow's N. E. Salamander Discover. and Winthrop Hist. II. 291.
In 1647 he went home, and did not come back. Of this name, includ.
that of Childs (wh. tho. differ. can by no means be disting. in old rec.)
Farmer saw the gr. in 1828, were, at Harv. five; Yale, four; and only
three at all the other N. E. coll.

THOMAS, Lynn, rem. 1637, to Sandwich, thence to Marshfield, of wh.
he was rep. 1648, and 52, d. early next yr. His wid. Jane m. 17 Aug.
1654, Thomas Dagget; d. Sarah was sec. w. of Samuel Sprague; Mary
m. John Foster; ano. d. was Mehitable, wh. m. 20 May 1661, Justus
; and his only other ch. Elizabeth d. 28 Sept. 1655.

    CHILSON or CHILSTONE, JOHN, Lynn, m. 28 July 1667, Sarah, d. of
the first Joseph Jenks, had Joseph, b. 31 Aug. 1670; and Sarah, 4 Aug.
1673. WALSINGHAM, Salem 1648, Bays Felt.

    CHILSON, JAMES, a passeng. in the Mayflower, d. at Cape Cod, 8
Dec. 1620, after sign. the immortal compact, and his w. d. soon after
land. His d. Mary, wh. accomp. her f. and mo. has by vain tradit. been
made the first to leap on Plymouth rock, as that honor is, also, assign. to
John Alden, when we kn. it is not due to either, m. John Winslow, and
in 1650, Bradford says, she had nine ch. of wh. one was m. and had
a ch. She d. 1679, but ano. d. of C. was left by him in Eng. where she
m. and came to our country.