Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p438


Volume 1, Page 438

such tale, that he is made of a peer of Eng. wh. was
dispossesc. of his est. & c. Such examples may, I hope, be shun. and not
imitat. Mr. Hinman had too respectab. a name to encourage the relat.
of such old wives' invent.

    COLTMAN or COULTMAN, JOHN, Wethersfield 1645, a sch.master, wh.
had been a serv. with Leonard Chester, or his wid. Mary, wh. in her
will of 20 Nov. 1688, then wid. of Hon. Richard Russell, remem. his
serv. near fifty yrs. bef. His d. Mary m. 1 May 1684, John Nash of
Norwalk, and d. 1698; and he d. a. 1688, or 9, leav. wid. and three ds.

    COLTON, EPHRAIM, Springfield, s. of George, m. 17 Nov. 1670, Mary,
d. of Job Drake, had four s. of wh. Samuel, the youngest, was b. 17
Jan. 1680; and his w. d. 19 Oct. 1681. He next m. 26 Mar. 1685,
Esther Mansfield, perhaps d. of Samuel, and had seven s. and six ds. by
her, of wh. only Esther, b. 23 Oct. 1687 is kn. to me; but the last, his
seventeenth ch. was b. aft. his d. 14 May 1713. His name is misprint.
Cotton in Geneal. Reg. XII. 176, and repeat. of course, in Index.
GEORGE, Springfield 1644, came from Sutton Coldfield, as is said, Co.
Warwick, a. 8 ms. from Birmingham, m. Deborah Gardner, had Isaac,
b. 1646; Ephraim, 1648; Mary, or Mercy, 22 Sept. 1649; Thomas,
1651; Sarah, 1653; Deborah, 1655; Hepzibah, 1637; John, 1659;
and Benjamin, 1661, d. young; was freem. 1665, a grantee of Suffield
1670, call. "quartermaster" in the rec. rep. 1669, 71, and 7. His w. d.
5 Sept. 1689, and he m. 1692, Lydia, d. of deac. Samuel Wright, wid.
of John Lamb, wh. had been wid. of John Norton, and bef. him of
Lawrence Bliss; d. 17 Dec. 1699. ISAAC, Springfield, eldest s. of the
with brs. Ephraim, and Thomas, took o. of alleg. the last day of
Dec. 1678, or the foll. was made freem. with br. John, 1690, and had
Rebecca. THOMAS, Springfield, br. of the preced. m. Sarah, d. of
Matthew Griswold, had only Sarah, b. 25 Sept. 1678, was a capt. freem.
with Ephraim, 1681, perhaps liv. at Lyme, a short time, where this b. is
on rec. Eleven in fifteen of this name, gr. at Yale, have been clerg.

    COLVER or CULVER, EDWARD, Dedham 1640, by w. Ann had John,
b. 15 Apr. 1640; Joshua, 12 Jan. 1642; and Samuel, 9 Jan. 1645.

    COLWELL or COLEWAY, ROBERT, Providence, adm. freem. 1658,
took o. of alleg. May 1666. SAMUEL, emb. at Barbados, 21 Mar. 1679.

    COLY, COLIE or COLEY, sometimes COLE, PETER, Fairfield 1668--81.
SAMUEL, Milford 1639--69.

    COMBERBACH, THOMAS, came from Norwich 1637, aged 16, in the
employ. of Michael Metcalf.

1666, s. of John. GEORGE, Charlestown, d. 27 July 1659, was, perhaps
only a transient man. JOHN, Plymouth, freem. 1633, is call. gent. next