Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p249


Volume 2, Page 249

    GIDDINGS, * GEORGE, Ipswich, came in the Planter 1635, aged 25, with
w. Jane, d. of John Tuttle,[1] 20, freem. 7 Sept. 1638, rep. 1641, and 8 yrs.
more; had Thomas, John, James, Samuel, Joseph, and Mary, wh. m. Samuel
Pearce, or Pierce
; and he d. 1 June 1676, leav. good est. His w. outliv. him.
Often it is spelt Gittings. He had a lawsuit on a very gr. question, of wh.
Hutch. Coll. 287, gives full and interest. report. * JOHN, Ipswich, perhaps
br. of the preced. rep. 1653-5, d. a. 1680, leav. three ds. beside s.
Thomas, and William, of wh. the elder d. soon after his f. JOSEPH, Ipswich,
s. of George, freem. 1682, had Joseph, and d. 1691. SAMUEL, Ipswich, br. of
the preced. m. 4 Oct. 1671, Hannah Martin, and had sec. w. Elizabeth THOMAS,
Ipswich, br. of the preced. m. 23 Feb. 1668, Mary, d. of William Goodhue, had
three ch. and was freem. 1675.

    GIFFORD, JOHN, Lynn 1653, or earlier, agent for the comp. in London for iron
works at L. m. Margaret Temple, had Margaret and Philip. PHILIP, Lynn, s. of the
preced. m. 30 June 1684, Mary Davis, perhaps d. of John of that town, had Philip, b. 30
July 1685; and Mary; d. 19 June 1690. Lewis. STEPHEN, Norwich 1660, an orig. propr.
m. May 1667, Hannah Gove, had Samuel, b. 1668; Hannah, 17 Jan. 1671; his w. d. 24
Jan. foll. and he m. 1672, Hannah, d. of John Gallop, had John, b. 1673; Ruth,
1676; Stephen, 1679; and Aquila, 1682. The sec. w. d. 1721, aged 79; and he
d. 27 Nov. 1724. WILLIAM, Boston 1654, bricklayer.

    GILBERT, EBENEZER, Hartford, youngest s. of Jonathan the first of the same, had
Esther, b. 13 Nov. 1694; and Thomas, 30 Sept. 1699. GILES, Taunton, s. of John, testif.
in 1703 that he was above 70 yrs. and rememb. 50 yrs. a the est. of his br.
Thomas there. HENRY, Springfield, s. of Thomas of the same, had Henry, b.
1684; John, 1685; Samuel, 1689, all there; but he rem. to Brookfield, and
prob. had more ch. HUMPHREY, Ipswich 1648, d. 13 Feb. 1658 (as rec. has it
in Geneal. Reg. XII. 370), when his ch. all minors, were John; Abigail;
Esther, aged 4 yrs. and two other ds. of wh. one Mary, m. 24 Nov. 1672,
Richard Palmer, and the other, June 1670, m. Peter Harvey; one m.
Richard Palmer; one m. Richard Comer; and one m. Moses Ebborne; and to
the four hs. admin. was giv. Jan. 1658. This proves the age of Esther, as count.
very wrong and his wid. Elizabeth m. 24 Sept. 1658, William Rayner. His will of 14
Feb. the day bef. he d. is in Geneal. Reg. XII. 298. * JOHN, Dorchester, may
have come in the Mary and John 1630, or at least was here early with s.
Thomas and John, well gr. youths, perhaps had Giles or Joseph b. there,
rem. a. 1637 to Taunton, being of the first sett. rep. 1639, d. after 1654,
his will being of 10 May in that yr. leav. w. Winifred. Of his will, wh. ment.
the four s. by name, d. Mary Norcross, and her d. Mary; and Elizabeth Peter, of his w. abstr. is in Geneal. Reg. V. 338. The inv. was brot. 3 June
1657. JOHN, Taunton 1637, s. of the preced. b. in Eng,. may have been f. of