Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p267


Volume 2, Page 267

m. 8 Jan. 1690, John Morse. RICHARD, Gloucester 1666, wh. d. 1709. This
name may be the same as Goodwin or Godwin.

    GODMAN, New Haven. His w. Elizabeth was, in 1653, suspect. for a witch.

    GODSOE, WILLIAM, Salem 1684, had w. Elizabeth says Felt.

    GODSON, FRANCIS, Lynn 1634. Perhaps the fam. name may be the same as the preced.

    GODWIN, SAMUEL, Fairfield 1670.

    GOE, GEORGE, Dover, found by Mr. Quint to have been tax. there seven or eight
yrs. fr. 1669. HENRY, PETER, and RALPH, fishermen, of wh. the first and
last are said to have been sent to Piscataqua by Mason in 1631, may, I
think, be more likely to spell their own names Gee; and Peter to be gr.f.
of the famous min. of Boston.

    GOFFE, ANTHONY, Woburn, by w. Sarah had Joseph, b. 1 Nov. 1687, d. soon; and
James, 3 June 1689, d. next day. Perhaps he rem. * EDWARD, Cambridge, came from
Ipswich in Co. Suffk. by the Great Hope, embark. late in 1634, or very early in 1635,
with Rev. Thomas Shepard, who left this sh. and some mos. later took another pass.
from London. He was first at Watertown, certain. had ld. there 1637; brot.
w. Joyce, and ch. Samuel and Lydia; here had Nathaniel, b. Feb. 1638, wh.
prob. d. young. His w. d. Nov. 1638, and he m. Margaret, d. of wid. Isabel
(wh. surv. him and m. 1662, John Witchfield of Windsor), by her
had Deborah, b. 15 Dec. 1639; Mary, prob. wh. was bur. 23 Apr. 1646; Hannah,
23 Mar. 1644; and Abiah; was freem. 26 May 1636, rep. 1646 and 50, d. 26
Dec. 1658, aged 64. A vexatious rec. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 169, makes
Nathaniel b. 23 Aug. 1645 by his w. Joyce, wh. d. near seven yrs. bef. when
he was, of course, ; s. of Margaret; beside enrich. him with w. Judith, that
he never kn. It must always be borne in mind, that the volume from wh.
these transcr. are print. is only a copy, not orig. His will, declar. three
days bef. but .writ. 26 June 1657, gives double portion to s. names w.
and her mo. dec. also wid. Barnard, mo.-in-law of his s. and the Ann Goffe, and John, Lydia, and Jonathan Sprague, ch. of John
by his eldest d. Lydia, m. 2 May 1651; Deborah, d. 21 Nov. 1660.
Hannah m. 21 Sept. 1664, John Moore, jr. of Windsor; and Abia m. 12 Oct.
1664, Henry Wolcott 3d. JACOB, Wethersfield, m. Margery, d. of John
of Westfield, 5 Dec. 1679, Had Jacob, b. 5 Nov. 1680, d. soon;
Moses, 10 Mar. 1682, d. young; Mabel, 31 Oct. 1690; Mary, 15 Nov. 1693; and
Eunice, 27 Mar. 1696; and he d. 21 Oct. 1697. His wid. m. Jonathan Buck.
JOHN, Newbury, freem. 22 May 1639, d. 9 Dec. 1641. His will, made 5 days
bef. names w. Amy, ch. only Susan, d Hannah. How, whence, or when, he
came to our shores is yet