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and built beautif. mansion in that part now Brighton, d. Oct. 1785
PETER, Boston, eldest br. of the preced. the richest man in the Prov. in
conseq. of the will of his uncle Andrew, was never m. celebr. for his
munific. in giv. to the town the market ho. kn. by his name, built Sept.
1742, and he d. 3 Mar. foll. Every thing about the donor, his br. his f. and
his uncle is told in the very pleasant essays call. "Dealings with the
Dead," 495 to 568.

    FANNING, ANDREW, Stonington, perhaps, but only kn. to us as emb. 6
Feb. 1679, in the Diligence, to come to N. E. as serv. of Daniel Stanton.
EDMUND, New London 1652, is by tradit.said to have escaped from the Irish
Massacre, 1641, but it has not told any thing of the eleven yrs. interval;
rem. to Stonington bef. 1670, and sometime after, came back to N. L. liv.
on Groton side, d. 1683, leav. s. Edmund, John, Thomas, and William, beside
d. Mary, wh. m. 24 Sept. 1683, Benjamin Hewett. Perhaps he was anc. of
Edmund, Y. C. 1759, LL. D. wh. d. at London 1818. Descend. have cont. on the
ancestral shore, but one has explored unkn. tracts of the immense
Pacific, where Fanning's island points out his path. THOMAS, Watertown, m.
17 May 1655, Elizabeth d. of Robert Daniel, had Elizabeth b. 5 Apr. 1656; Mary, 12
Nov. 1657, d. in few weeks; Mary, again, 28 Oct. 1662, m. 10 June 1680,
Benoni Larned; and Sarah, 18 July 1665. He d. Aug. 1685, and his wid. liv.
to 27 Jan. 1722 in 92d yr. She was b. in Eng. WILLIAM, Newbury, m. 24 Mar.
1668, Elizabeth Allen, had Joseph, b. 1 Jan. 1669; Benjamin, 2 Apr. 1671; William,
10 Nov. 1673; James, 24 July 1676; and Elizabeth 6 Mar. 1681.

    FAREWELL, GEORGE, Salem, had practised law sev. yrs. was made clk.
of that Court instit. by Sir Edmund Andros 1687, at Ipswich, for; trial of
friends of freedom. Felt. Of course, he was imprison. at the Revo. in
Apr. 1689.

    FARGO, MOSES, New London 1680, a smith, by w. Sarah had Moses, b.
1691, and eight others, whose names are not seen.

    FARLEY, CALEB, Billerica, s. prob. of George, freem. 1690, had
Ebenezer, b. 3 Apr. 1674; George, 30 July 1677; both at Woburn; Caleb, and
sev. other ch. rem. perhaps with part of his fam. to Roxbury, there d. 16
Mar. 1712; and Lydia, his wid. d. 19 Nov. 1715. Perhaps this caused Farmer
to say that George, his f. was at R. bef. going to Woburn; but I find no
ment. of this name at R. bef. the eighteenth cent. Caleb, a descend. of
George, b. at Billerica, d. 5 Apr. 1833, aged 102, at Hollis, and the fam. is
much diffused in that and neighb. parts of N. H. GEORGE, Woburn, m. 9 Apr.
1641, Christian Births; wh. prob. d. soon after; petnr. with many others in
1655 for relig. liberty, as in 3 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 45, spelt Farlo; rem. to
Billerica bef. 1655, had m. 9 Feb. 1643, and by w. Beatrice had James, b. 23
Nov. 1643, d. next Feb.; Caleb, 1