Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p461


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Alexander Chalker, had Hannah, b. 17 Mar. 1679; Sarah, 10 May
1683; and Bethia, 4 Nov. 1685. Sarah was b. at Block Isl. WILLIAM,
Boston 1649.

    COSMORE, JOHN, Southampton, L. I. an Assist. of Conn. 1647-58,
exc. 51, 2, 3, and 4, when, perhaps, he was gone from this country.
Strange is it, that we kn. no more.

    COSSER, HERCULES, Boston 1659. WILLIAM, Boston 1657. Two
Scots, of whose names I see not any other ment. exc. that they were
early mem. of the Charit. Soc. preserv. in Drake's Hist. of Boston,
455. Yet the name may be Courser, to wh. one of the references in the
Index points.

    COSTIN or COSTING, WILLIAM, Concord, had Sarah, and Phebe,
1642, perhaps was of Boston in 1654, call. Castine, and at Wickford 1674.

    COTHILL, JOHN, a person nam. in Hutch. I. 354, as one of Sir E.
Andros's counc. but as no such name is heard of, we may fear this a
typogr. error, for H. could not be wrong, on such a point.

    COTTA, COTTY or COTTEY, JOHN, Boston, freem. 1671, m. 1668,
Mary, d. of Jeremiah Moore, ar. co. 1679, d. 20 Nov. 1723, aged 77.
JOHN, Boston, perhaps s. of the preced. m. a. 1699, Sarah, d. of Richard
. ROBERT, Salem, freem. 6 May 1635, prob. had w. Joan
and a s. whose name is not giv. bapt. 28 Jan. 1638; Bathshua, 24 Mar
1639; Mary, 20 Sept. 1640; Peter, 1 May 1642; Obadiah, 10 Sept.
1643; and John, 11 May 1645.

    COTTER, WILLIAM, New London 1660-8, had w. Elinor. They were m.
12 May 1657.

Westerly 1679, prob. s. of Nicholas. NICHOLAS, Newport 1639,
freem. 1655, rem. to Westerly 1669, and d. 1715. His ch. were
Nicholas; Gershom; Mary, wh. m. Edward Larkin of Newport; Elizabeth;
John; Samuel; Nathaniel; and Dorothy. ROBERT, Providence 1645.

    COTTLE, EDWARD, Nantucket, had Judith, b. 13 Apr. 1670; Lydia,
17 May 1672; Ann, 3 Mar. 1674; and John, 7 Sept. 1675. Dorothy,
perhaps his w. d. 1 Oct. 1681. But he had first liv. at Salisbury, there,
by w. Judith, had Edward, b. 17 Jan. 1652, d. in few mos.; Mary, 1
Nov. 165; Benjamin, 2 Mar. 1655; Sarah, Mar. 1657 ; Judith, 5
Mar. 1659, prob. d. young; Elizabeth 19 Apr. 1663; and Edward, again, 28
Sept. 1666. EZRA, Newbury, only s. of William, m. 6 July 1695,
Mary, d. of Thomas Woodbridge, had William, b. 2 July 1696; Mary,
31 Mar. 1698; and Edmund, 15 Feb. 1700. WILLIAM, Newbury,
came in the Confidence 1638, from Southampton, aged 12, as serv. of
John Saunders. He was s. of Edward of the city of Salisbury, Wilts,
wh. d. 15 June 1653; had Ezra, b. 5 May 1662; Ann, 12 July 1663;
and Susanna, 16 Aug. 1665, and d. 30 Apr. 1668.