Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p445


Volume 1, Page 445

W. had w. Sarah, and Joseph, b. 4 May 1691; Hannah, 28 Dec.
1693; Josiah, 10 May 1699; and, perhaps, d. 1699. ZECHARIAH,
Woburn, s. of Allen, m. 12 June 1667, Hannah Bateman, d. of John
of Boston, wh. d. 1 Jan. 1679, had Zechariah, b. 4 Nov. 1670; Elizabeth
29 Oct. 1672; Ruth, 3 Oct. 1674, d. at 3 mos.; and he d. 22 Jan. 1679,
prob. of smallpox. Of this name, spell. sometimes with i for e and oft.
with final e, tho. the soldier wrote it, as I have, two had, in 1834, been
gr. at Harv. and eight at other N. E. coll.

    COOK or COOKE, AARON, Dorchester, freem. 6 May 1635, rem.
1636, with the gr. body of others, to Windsor, m. there a d. of Thomas
[1] had Joanna, bapt. 5 Aug. 1638; Aaron, 21 Feb. 1641; Miriam,
12 Mar. 1643; Moses, 16 Nov. 1645; Samuel, 21 Nov. 1650; Elizabeth 7
Aug. 1653; and Noah, 14 June 1657; the last three by sec. w. Joan, d.
of Nicholas Denslow, wh. d. Apr. 1676. He had gr. at Mussaco, now
Simsbury, but was discourag. prob. by a controversy and rem. to Northampton
1661, was a propr. 1667 at Westfield, rep. 1668; by a third
w. Elizabeth m. 2 Dec. 1676, d. of John Nash of New Haven, had no ch.; m.
fourth w. 1688, Rebecca, wid. of Philip Smith, d. of Nathaniel Foote; was
capt. and major; and d. 6 Sept. 1690, aged 80. This last w. is by Stiles, in Hist.
of W. 572, mistak. for a d. of Henry Smith, gr. d. of William Pynchon. Miriam
m. 8 Nov. 1661, Joseph Leeds, and Elizabeth m. prob. Samuel Parsons.
AARON, Hadley, s. of the preced. m. 30 May 1661, Sarah, only ch. of
William Westwood, wh. d. 24 Mar. 1730, aged 86, had Sarah, b. 31
Jan. 1662; Aaron, 1663; Joanna, 10 July 1665; Westwood, 29 Mar.
1670; Samuel, 16 Nov. 1672; Moses, 5 May 1675; Elizabeth 1677; and
Bridget, 1683; rep. 1689, 91, 3, and 7, and d. 1716. His gr.stone tells,
that he was "a justice near 30 yrs. and a capt. 35." William, H. C.
1716, min. of East Sudbury, and Samuel, H. C. 1735, min. were his
gr.s. CALEB, Watertown, m. 31 July 1685, Mary Parmenter, had
Caleb, b. 1 Apr. 1686. ELISHA, Boston, s. of Richard, a physician,
of good esteem, better kn. as politician; freem. 1673; by w. Elizabeth d. of
Gov. Leverett, m. June 1668, had Elisha, b. 18 Aug. 1670, d. young;
John, 11 July 1673; Sarah, 31 July 1677; and Elisha, 20 Dec. 1678;
rep. 1681-3, and speaker, an Assist. 1684-6, of the counc. of safety in
the revo. 1689, agent in 1690 and 1691 for Mass. in Eng. to negotiate
for the col. with Oakes and Mather, and differ. on points of policy with
the latter; judge of Pro. 1701, on d. of Stoughton, but supersed. by
Addington, Nov. 1702, aft. Dudley bec. Gov. wh. also negativ. him as
counsel. wh. he had long been, d. 31 Oct. 1715. His w. Elizabeth d. 21 July
preced. The s. Elisha, H. C. 1697, a very busy politician, rep. for
Boston, chos. speaker, and counsel.; negativ. in both, m. 7 Jan. 1703,
Jane, d. of Hon. Richard Middlecot, had Middlecot, H. C. 1723, and d.
Aug. 1737. ELKANAH, Boston 1658. FRANCIS, Plymouth, came in