Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p255


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b. 31 Dec. 1674, from wh. all the fam. in Hingham descend; Thomas, 1 June
1677, d. young; Thomas, again, July 1679, d. young; Hannah, 23 Oct. 1681;
Susanna, 11 Nov. 1683; and Abigail, 21 July 1687, was a lieut. freem. 1677.
WILLIAM, Salem, m. 6 Feb. 1678, Hannah Meacham, perhaps d. of Jeremiah,
had William, b. 20 Nov. 1680; John, 20 Mar. 1683; Hannah, 19 Sept. 1685; Elizabeth
18 May 1689; and Ebenezer, 28 Aug. 1691.

    GILLAM, BENJAMIN, Boston, ship-carpenter, freem. 6 May 1635, had the yr. bef.
left his w. Ann with youngest s. at home, and she came in the Abigail 1635, aged 28 with
the boy Benjamin, 1 yr. and here they had Zechary, b. 30 Sept. bapt. 23 Oct.
1636; Ann, Nov. 1638, d. soon; Ann, again, bapt. 12 Jan. 1640; Elizabeth b. 5, bapt.
9 Jan. 1642; and Joseph, b. 4, bapt. 13 Oct. 1644. We kn. not the time of his
d. but in the will of his wid. 23 Feb. 1674, pro. 31 July foll. she calls
hers. his admx. gives to s. Benjamin and Joseph remembr. but all her real
and pers. est. to d. Hannah Sharp, intreats care by her of my d. Gwinn's
motherless two ch. and makes Richard Sharp Excor. Elizabeth w. of Thomas Gwinn
had d. early in 1669. BENJAMIN, Boston, s. of the preced. came with his
mo. 1635, aged 1 yr. m. 26 Oct. 1660, Hannah, eldest d. of Thomas Savage,
had Martha, Hannah, and Faith, all bapt. 7 Jan. 1672; Dyonisia, 9 Feb. 1673;
and Thomas, 13 July 1679. John Dunton, in his "Life and Errors," commem.
Hannah, as w. of his friend Samuel Phillips, the stationer; Faith m.
Matthew Middleton; and Mary, wh. was quite young at the date of his will,
perhaps was the only other ch. He was, prob. master of that sh. in wh. Col.
Cartwright, one of the royal commis.nrs. was going home in the autumn of
1665, taken by the Dutch, relat. by Morton, Mem. 315; Hutch. I. 250; and
Hubbard, 585. He d command of a comp. in Philip's war, serv. at Hadley
1676, under his f.-in-law; d. after Mar. 1681; his will of 28 of that mo. was
not pro. by his relict, Hannah, bef. 17 June 1686, when she was w. of Giles
Sylvester; he was bur. says Sewall, 13 June 1685. ROBERT, R. I. 1638, was, I
think, of diff. fam. from the preced. and by rec. is spelt Gilham. ZECHARY,
Boston, eldest s. of first Benjamin, mariner, m. 26 July 1659, Phebe, d. of
lieut. William Phillips, had Martha, b. 2 June 1660.

    GILLETT or JELLETT, CORNELIUS, Windsor, eldest s. of Jonathan, b. perhaps in
Eng. m. Priscilla Kelsey, had Priscilla, b. 23 Jan. 1660, d. soon; Priscilla, again, 30 Mar.
1661; Abigail, 20 Sept. 1663; Cornelius, 15 Dec. 1665, bapt. 28 Jan. foll. Mary, 12 Aug.
1668; Esther, 24 May 1671; Sarah, 3 Jan. 1674; Joanna 22, bapt. 23 Apr. 1676; and
Daniel, 30 June bapt. 27 July 1679; was freem. 1658. CORNELIUS, Windsor, s. of the
preced. had Cornelius, b. 1693; Daniel, 11 Mar. 1696; Samuel, 19 Mar. 1703; Thomas, 1
Aug. 1705; Elizabeth 31 May 1707; Deborah, 28 Feb. 1709; and Stephen, 30 June 1713.
JEREMIAH, Windsor, s. of Jonathan the first, m. 15 Oct. 1685, Deborah Bartlett, eldest
d. of Benjamin, had Deborah, b. 6 Aug. 1686; Abigail, 21 Feb. 1688; and Jeremiah; all d.
young; and the f. d. 1 Mar. 1693. JOHN, Boston, m. 22 Dec. 1663, wid. Elizabeth Perry, had
Hannah, b. 12 Oct. 1654; and he d. no long time after, as may be judg. for his wid. m. 6