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    FONES, JEREMIAH, Conanicut isl. in Narraganset Bay, now
Jamestown, s. of the first John, by w. Elizabeth had James, b. 1695;
Jeremiah, at Kingstown on the main, 1697; and at the island, Joseph,
1699; and Margaret, 1701. JOHN, Kingstown 1679, ment. as one of his
Maj. Justices 1688, in Revo. in N. E. Justif. He was also a capt. but
I discov. his later resid. to b, the same from his jurisdict. in
Narraganset, or the king's prov. by his will, nam. w. Margaret, eldest
s. John, others, Jeremiah, and Samuel liv. James and Daniel dec. and
d. Mary, w. of James Greene of Warwick. I presume he was the first
comer of this name, perhaps was from London, left. num. descend. and
d. 20 Dec. 1703. JOHN, Kingstown, s. prob. of the preced. of wh. I
learn nothing, exc. from his will, pro. early in 1739, nam. br.
Samuel, w. Lydia, ds. Margaret Holmes, and Mary Smith, gr.s. Fones
Smith, and Fones Hazard, and cousin, i. e. neph. John Fones. SAMUEL,
Kingstown, br. of the preced. by w. Ann had Ann, b. 1689; and prob. by
w. Meribah had Samuel, b. 1702; Sarah, 1703; Margaret, 1704; Mary,
1705; John, 1706; and Francis, 1710; and d. 1751, aged 90.

    FONTLEROY, JAMES, Boston, came in the Prudence and May from London,
emb. 23 May 1679, but I presume he was not a perman. resid.

    FOOTE or FOOT, || CALEB, ar. co. 1648. Farmer. I do not believe
that his name ought to be given here. It is proper to obs. that orig.
rec. for more than a hundred yrs. of that disting. comp. are lost. The
copy of early roster is comparatively too mod. to be relied on but for
names of promin. men. ISAAC, Salem, s. of Pasco, m. 2 Dec. 1668,
Abigail, d. of Thomas Jeggles, or Ingalls, for a descend. (Hon. Caleb, of
Salem) has giv. ea. name; had Isaac, b. 4 Apr. 1670, d. within 3 mos.;
Abigail, 21 Nov. 1671; Samuel, 29 Apr. 1673; Elizabeth Apr. 1675; Malachi,
11 Apr. 1680; Mary, 7 May 1682, d. young; and Mary, again, Jan. 1691.
He was freem. 1678. ISAAC, Branford, s. of Robert, m. 1709, Rebecca,
d. of Abraham Dickerman, had Jacob, b. 19 Feb. 1710; Hannah, 28 Feb.
1712; and Isaac, 16 July 1717; was a physician, d. 11 Feb. 1758; his
w. d. 15 Oct. preced. aged 77. JOHN, Manchester,I mariner, d. at
Boston, 16 Aug. 1655. JOHN, Amesbury, perhaps s. of Pasco, more prob.
s. of Samuel, freem. 1690, by w. Bathsheba had Samuel, b. 3 Mar. 1692;
Mehitable, 30 Mar. 1694; and John, 20 Dec. 1697. JOHN Branford, S. of
Robert, by w. Mary, m. 1696, had Elizabeth and Mary, tw. b. 1697; Thomas,
1699; John, 1700; Samuel, 1702, d. young; Jonathan, 1704; and
Patience, 1706; and d. 1713. JOSEPH, Branford, br. of the preced. m.
1690, Abigail, d. of John Johnson of New Haven, had Joseph, b. 20 June
1691; Daniel, 19 May 1698, d. at 6 mos.; Samuel, 25 Dec. 1696, d.
young; Robert, 31 May 1699; Daniel, again, 16 Aug. 1701; and Abraham,
28 Dec. 1704, d. young; he m.