Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p265


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liv. there. He was of Boston, iD that pt. non Brookline, s. of William of
Watertown, b. in Eng. m. 25 May 1680, Deborah, d. of Nathaniel Treadway,
wh. d. 8 June 1714, had Deborah, b. 19 June 1693, being the sole entr. on the rec.
but he bef. had Elizabeth b. 8 Jan. 1681; Joseph, 7 Nov. 1682; these in Watertown, James;
Robert, 1694; and John,1699; and d. 25 July 1728. His was that most beautif.
farm still enjoy. by descend. JOSEPH, Brookline, eldest s. of the preced.
had w. and d. beside three s. of wh. two d. young, and the other went to
New London; but we kn. not names of w. nor ch. nor the time of d. of any.
Bond supposes the d. was Sarah; and that f. d. early. JOSIAH, Watertown,
br. of the first Joseph, m. 28 Jan. 1696, Rachel, d. prob. of William Davis
of Roxbury, had Ebenezer, b. 30 Oct. 1696; Rachel, 18 Apr. 1699; Josiah, 12
July 1701; Jane, 14 Apr. 1706, d. soon; Samuel, 26 Jan. 1709, d. soon;
Jane, again, 10 June 1710; Samuel, again, 28 May 1712, d. next yr.; Elizabeth 18
Apr. 1714; and prob. William; and d. 14 Nov. 1720. His wid. d. 28 Apr. 1740.
ROBERT, Watertown, s. of William the first, b. in London, m. 23 Feb. 1714,
Elizabeth d. of William Shattuck, had Elizabeth b. 5 Nov. 1714. He d. 1716, and the wid.
m. 13 Apr. 1717, Ephraim Angier; and next m. 26 Apr. 1726, John Holland. One
might doubt, that Bond may be wrong in saying (since be m. so late), that
he was b. in London, but the w. was arr. at discreet age bef. the m.
ROBERT, Brookline, s. of Joseph, m. 1 Sept. 1717, Mehitable, d. of Henry
Spring, had only Elisha, b. 13 July 1719, on the rec. of B. but on rec. of
Roxbury, also, Mehitable, 8 Mar. 1721; Mary, 1 Mar. 1725; and Robert, 28
Oct. 1727. His w. d. 18 Nov. 1760, and he had sec. w. but no other ch. rem.
to Sutton, and d. 8 May 1785. THOMAS, came, in 1635;, from Marlborough in
Wilts, arr. at Boston 3 June, in the James from Southampton, but we are
ign. of any thing more. WILLIAM Watertown, came, 1665, from London, later
than most of the first people in the respective fam. that can claim to be
the progenit. of the N. E. race. He had by w. Elizabeth who came next yr. six
ch. of wh. she lost three, and brot. William, b. a 1653; Joseph, 1655; and
Robert; here had Thomas, 8 June 1667, d. next mo.; Benjamin, 17 Aug. 1668;
Elizabeth 22 Jan. 1671, d. young; Josiah; and Edward, 24 Mar. 1675; was a
d. Oct. 1691; and his wid. d. 8 Feb. 1698. WILLIAM, Sherborn, prob. of the
preced. b. in Eng. m. 10 Dec. 1685, Leah Fisher, had Elizabeth b. 23 Aug. 1687;
William, 18 Aug. 1689, d. at 14 yrs.; Sarah, 24 Nov. 693; Abigail, 2 Dec.
1697; and he d. 6 Feb. 1708. His wid. d. 10 Sept. 1720, says Barr r. Eleven of this
name had been gr. at Harv. in 1831.

    GODFREY, § EDWARD, Kittery and York 1630, alderman of the city of
Acomenticus, gov. in 1649 of the Prov. of Maine by delegat. from the