Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p214


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He testif. in Mar. 1674, that he kn. the Torreys, William and Samuel at
Combe St. Nicholas, Co. Somerset in 1640, when they came. JAMES,
Andover, br. of Benjamin, m. 20 Jan. 1680, Lydia, d. of John Osgood,
had lydia, b. 10 Feb. 1681; James; Sarah, 27 Feb. 1685; Joseph, 11
Nov. 1687, d. soon; Timothy, 17 Feb. 1689, d. soon; Timothy, again,
11 Dec. 1690, d. 27 Aug. 1693; Phebe, 1693; Jonathan, H. C. 1723,
k. in Lovewell's fight at Pequaket, 1725; Ann, d. young; Dorothy;
and Mary; both m. He was freem. 1691. JOHN, Newbury, wheelwright,
came from Basing in Hants, May 1638, emb. in the Bevis at
Southampton, with w. and three young ch. engaged, I think, by Richard
Dummer, wh. was in the sh. rem. 1645 to Andover, and was one of the
found. of the ch. freem. 1669; his w. Ann d. 22 Oct. 1680, and he a.
9 Nov. 1693, aged 92 yrs. 7 mos. says the rec. His ch. says Coffin,
were John; Samuel; James, b. 5 Jan. 1653; Benjamin; Elizabeth and
Susan; but, in the want of discrim. to instr. us wh. had come with
parents, we assume that John and the last two were b. in Eng. We kn.
that Susan on 5 Mar. 1662, d. unm. and that Elizabeth m. 4 Oct. 1660, Robert
Stiles of Boxford. JOHN, Andover, s. of the preced. m. 4 Oct. 1660,
Eunice, eldest d. of Luke Potter, prob. had no ch. was deac. d. 17 Sept. 1696.
His wid. wh. had been imprison. for a witch in the doleful days of 1692, and aft.
sav. her life by confess. of the nonsense; d. 24 Nov. 1708. Ano. JOHN of A. s. of
Samuel, m. 1 Nov. 1694, Tabitha Farnum. SAMUEL, Andover, s. of John the first, m.
20 Nov. 1671, Mary, d. of John Aslett, had John, b. 16 Sept. 1672; Samuel,
1675, d. young; Mary, 22 Feb. 1678; Phebe, 28 May 1680; Hannah,
12 Apr. 1683; Ebenezer, 16 Feb. 1686; Nathan, 15 June 1688; Deborah,
26 Feb. 1692; Samuel, again, 26 Apr. 1694; and Benjamin, 2
Oct. 1698. He d. 9 May 1725; and his wid. d. 1747. Peter, ano.
descend. of the first John, H. C. 1744, went, at the Revo. to Eng. d. at
Camberwell, 1820, aged 98. Joseph, ano. descend. b. at A. 1711, went
to Maine, was a Gen. in the war of the Revo. gave his name to Fryeburg.
Six of these descend. had been gr. at Harv. in 1822. WILLIAM,
Weymouth, d. 26 Oct. 1642, leav. w. and ds. Elizabeth b. 20 Dec. 1639;
and Mary, 9 Jan. 1642. His nuncup. will is in Gen. Reg. Il. 385.
WILLIAM, Dover, by w. Hannah had William, b. 7 Feb. 1695; John,
26 Aug. 1698; Benjamin, 11 Nov. 1701; Joseph, 3 Feb. 1705; and ano.
h. 9 May 1710.

    FRYER or FRIER, JAMES, Cambridge. His w. Catharine d. 28 July
1640. NATHANIEL, Boston, mariner, perhaps s. of the preced. by w.
Christian had James, b. 7 Oct. 1653; Sarah, 20 July 1656; and Elizabeth 1
Nov. 1657, is in a deed to him, call. Emanuel, alias Nathaniel, after
Mar. 1659, when he was adm. of the sec. ch. (of wh. his w. had been
some yrs. a mem.) rem. to Portsmouth, m. at Newbury, says Coffin, Oct.
1679, Dorothy, perhaps d. of John Woodbridge, as sec. w. was rep. in