Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p266


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patentee, under the Gorges pat. but in 1652 bec. freem. of Mass. by
volunt. submiss. Felt says, he boasted, in 1654, that he had, for 45 yrs.
been a promoter of N. E. 32 yrs. an adventur. for sett. it, and for 24,
inhab. of York, "and the first that ever thot. of sett. there." FRANCIS,
Duxbury 1638, carpenter, rem. early to Bridgewater, d. 1669. His will names
n. Elizabeth and d. Elizabeth w. of John Cary. GEORGE, Eastham, had George, b. 2 Jan.
1663; Samuel, 27 Jan. 1665; Moses, 27 Jan. 1667; Hannah, 25 Apr. 1669; Mary,
2 June 1672; Ruth, 1 Jan. 1675; Richard, 11 June 1677; Jonathan, 24 June
1682; and Elizabeth 10 Sept. 1688. GEORGE, Marblehead 1668-74. ISAAC, Hampton,
s. of William of the same, m. 15 July 1670, Hannah Meriam, perhaps d. of
George of Concord; but no ch. is kn. JAMES, Newbury, s. of Peter, m. 10
Feb. 1700, Hannah Kimball. JOHN, at New London, in 1667, a short time, may
have been, as Farmer says, inhab. of Andover, and b. 1622; but prob. was
first at Ipswich and Newbury, as he came 1634, in the Mary and John. JOHN,
S. of deac. William, m. 6 May 1659, Mary Cox, prob. i d. of Moses; but I kn.
no more. PETER, Newbury, m. 13 May 1656, Mary, d. of Thomas Brown, the
first white b. in the town, had Andrew, b. 3 Mar. 1657; Mary, 21 Oct. 1659,
d. in 2 wks.; Mary, again, 23 Jan. 1661; Margaret, 9 Oct. 1663; Elizabeth 8 Feb.
1667; Peter, 14 Nov. 1669; Joanna, 16 Nov. 1672; James, 9 Mar. 1677; and
Sarah, 7 Apr. 1680; and he d. 5 Oct. 1697, aged 66. His wid. d. 14 Apr. 1716,
in 81st yr. not 82nd as in Geneal. Reg. XIV. 168. In a note, Hutch. II. 216, has strangely
mistak. this woman's birthplace and age, but the latter need not be matter of surprise.
Margaret m. 12 July 1681, Joseph Richardson. RICHARD, Taunton 1652, m. a d.
of John Turner, had Richard, John, and Robert. RICHARD, Taunton, s. of the
preced. m. 1 Jan. 1680, Mary, d. of John Richmond, had Richard, John, and
Joseph. Equally strange and lamentab. is it, that a name which has so long
predomin. at Taunton, should have so little genealog. precision in its
details. In his "Ministry of T." Emery, a very dilig. inquir. I. 234, gives no
dates of b. m. or d. ROBERT, Taunton, br. of the preced. m. 14 Jan. 1685,
Hannah, youngest d. of Jabez Hacket of the same. WILLIAM, Watertown,
freem. 13 May 1640, by w. Margaret had Isaac, b. 15 Apr. 1639; Sarah, 15 May 1642;
rem. to Hampton, was deac. and d. 25 Mar. 1671. His will, made that yr. names w.
Margaret, s. Isaac, s.-in-law Thomas Webster, s. John, prob. eldest, and b. in Eng. and
ds. Sarah and Deborah; and, I believe, his wid. m. 14 Sept. 1671, John Sanborn.
Deborah m. 5 Dec. 1667, John Taylor; and Sarah m. 18 Aug. 1670, John
Clifford. He had, perhaps, m. in Eng. the wid.

    GODING or GODDING, GEORGE, Fairfield 1651, may be the same as
Godwin. HENRY, Watertown, m. 7 Apr. 1663, Elizabeth Beers, perhaps d.
of Anthony, had Timothy, b. 8 May 1664; and Elizabeth 8 Nov. 1667, wh.