Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p77

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ar. co. 1677, m. Mary, d. of Gov. Leverett, had Paul, b. 4, bapt. 14 Mar.
1678, sh. prob. d. young; and Thomas, bapt. 2 May 1680, beside,
perhaps, a posthum. ch. provid. for in his will, that was b. 26 Apr. 1682,
and four days after bapt. Paul, at Willard's ch. He was Collector of the
customs under the Col. ordin. and d. 1 Dec. 1681. His wid. m. Penn
Townsend, as 2d w. * SAMUEL, Exeter, eldest br. of the preced. b. not,
perhaps, at Northampton in Eng. a. 1610, as often said, came with his f. in
1630, was lieut. in 1631, freem. 7 Oct. 1640, m. 1632 or 3, Mary, d. of first
Gov. Winthrop had in Boston prob. Thomas, bapt. 9 Mar. 1634, H. C. 1651; John,
28 June 1635; Margaret, at Cambridge, d. young; Samuel at Boston, b. 2,
bapt. 11 Aug. 1639, d. within four years; and at Salisbury, Ann, b. 16 Oct.
1641, wh. m. Edward Hilton of Exeter. His w. d. 12 Apr. 1643, but he soon m.
ano. Mary, wh. is by Mr. Dean Dudley with much prob. conject. to have been
sis. of Henry Byley, had Theophilus, 31 Oct. 1644; Mary, 21 Apr. 1646, d.
soon; Byley, 27 Sept. 1647; Mary, again, 6 Jan. 1650; and Thomas, again; and
by third w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 1652; Stephen; James, b. 1663; Timothy; Abigail;
Dorothy; Rebecca; and Samuel; but we kn. not their respective dates. He
was rep. for Salisbury 1644, had some desire to go to New London; but was
some yrs. at Hampton, and finally bec. the min. at E. and d. 10 Feb. 1684.
Mary m. Samuel Hardy of Beverly; Abigail m. a Watson; Dorothy m. 26 Oct.
1681, Moses Leavitt; Rebecca m. 21 Nov. 1681, Francis Lyford; and Elizabeth m.
25 Sept. 1674, Kinsley Hall. SAMUEL, Exeter, perhaps youngest ch. of the
preced. by w. Hannah had Samuel; Jonathan; Mary; Joanna; Elizabeth b. 9 Feb.
1714; Sarah, 9 Apr. 1716; and Mary; and he d. 1732. STEPHEN, Exeter, s. of
the first Samuel, m. 24 Dec. 1684, Sarah, d. of John Gilman; sec. w. Mary
Thing, perhaps d. of Jonathan; and third w. Mercy Gilman, perhaps d. of
John; and it is said had seven s. four ds. and d. 1734. His ch. all by first
w. were Samuel, b. 19 Dec. 1686; Stephen, 10 Mar. 1688; James, 11 June 1690;
John, 4 Oct. 1692, k. by the Ind. 1710; Nicholas, 27 Aug. 1694; Joanna, 3 May
1697; Treworthy, 1700; Joseph, 1702; Sarah, 15 Jan. 1706; Abigail; and Elizabeth
THEOPHILUS, Exeter, s. of the first Samuel, eldest by the sec. w. was
never m. but was a judge from 1707 to 1713. * THOMAS, Roxbury, third Gov.
of Mass. Bay, and sec. in it, acc. the Royal chart. was s. of Capt. Roger,
it is said, b. at Northampton, Eng. 1576; having leave from Queen Elizabeth to
volunteer, he serv. under Henry IV. of France, says a reputab. tradit. at
the siege of Amiens, liv. after at Northampton, but by Isaac Johnson, wh.
names him one of the Excors. of his will, is call. of Clipsham, Co. Rutland.
He came over 1630, prob. in the Arbella, as dep. gov. was early at
Newtown, or Cambridge, and a short time at Ipswich, had a mill