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    GREET, JOHN, Westfield, m. a d. of Edmund Hart, had John, b. 1 Jan.
1671. Perhaps he came from Weymouth with H. but he rem.

    GREGORY, ELIZAPHAL, Windsor 1641. HENRY, Springfield 1639,
rem. in few yrs. to Stratford, and perhaps after 1650, rem. again or more prob.
d. soon; for distrib. of his est. 19 June 1655, was order. the eldest s. John to have
double portion, and he to be admor. but other ch. are not nam. JACHIN,
Norwalk, s. of John first of the same, had Mary, b. 5 Dec. 1669; John, 25
Jan. 1671; Thomas, 17 Jan. 1673; Samuel, 19 Mar. 1676; Sarah, 15 Sept. 1678;
Matthew, 17 Dec. 1680; and Jachin, 10 May 1682. JOHN, New Haven, had
Joseph, bapt. 26 July 1646; and Thomas, 19 Mar. 1648; rem. a. 1653 to
Norwalk, with all his ch. prob. John, Jachin, Thomas, Joseph, and Sarah;
was rep. sev. yrs. after 1662, and liv. in 1688. Sarah m. 10 May 1676,
James Benedict. JOHN, Norwalk, prob. s. of the preced. m. 18 Oct.
1663, Elizabeth d. of Matthew Moulthrop, had Elizabeth b. Jan. 1665; Sarah,
Dec. 1667; Jonathan, June 1671; Abigail, June 1672; and Mary,
Dec. 1674. JOHN, Weymouth, by w. Hannah had Hannah, b. 9 Apr. 1669.
JONAS, Ipswich, m. 1653, Hannah, d. of Thomas Dow, and she d. 22 Feb. 1672.
JOSEPH, Norwalk, prob. s. of first John, is not by Hall said to have had
any fam. JUDAH, Springfield, m. 1643, Sarah, d. of Henry Burt, and no more
is kn. of him, but that his wid. m. 1649 Henry Wakley. JUDAH, Norwalk, perhaps
s. of first John of the same, m. 20 Oct. 1664 Hannah, d. of Walter Haite, had
Hannah, b. 24 Sept. 1665; John, 17 Mar. 1669; a d. Percie, 11 Feb. 1672;
Joseph, 16 July 1674; Lydia, 9 Jan. 1677; Josiah, 13 July 1679; and
Benjamin, 26 Mar. 1682. Perhaps he was a propr. of New Haven 1672; and in
1685 one of the first sett. at Danbury. THOMAS, Norwalk, s. of first John,
m. 25 Dec. 1679, Eliz. d. of George Pardie of New Haven, had Martha, b. 31
Aug. 1680, perhaps, tho. Hall calls the mo. Apr.

    GRENNELL, MATTHEW, Portsmouth, R. I. among freem. of 1655. See

    GRICE or GRISE, CHARLES, Braintree, freem. 1651, had w. Margery
provided for in his will of 9 Nov. 1661, pro. 12 Nov. 1663, a s. David
then in Eng. of wh. it was so unc. whether he would come hither within
three yrs. after d. of testator's w. that testator would give to either s.
that would come of his bros. John and William, and if neither of them
would come, within three yrs. after notice, then all his real est. in fee
to s.-in-law William Owen. Whether Owen had m. a d. of Grice, or Grice had
m. the mo. of devisee in this contingency, I hope the historian of
Braintree will discover, or, at least, show, if the est. bec. vested in this
s.-in-law. JOSIAH, Boston, br. of the preced. freem. 1690, d. next I yr.
SAMUEL, Boston, freem. 1690.

    GRIDLEY, JOHN, Boston 1681-3, was pub. executioner, and had a
salary but in one place this office is assigned to Joseph of wh I know.