Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p89


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obliquity. Prob. no other ch. on this side of the ocean has suffer. such
infliction tho. it has been long a tradit. that a fondness for Old Testam.
names, in one instance, brot. Beelzebub into use. SAMUEL, Wickford, br. of
the preced. b. in Boston, was long engag,. with his f. and others in promot.
the sett. in the Narraganset country 1661-74. THOMAS, Weymouth,
clothworker, said to have come as early as 1632, but prob. it was
something later, m. Agnes Reed, wh. d. 4 Dec. 1667, had Mary, b. 6 July 1641;
John, 10 July 1643, bef. ment.; Thomas, 1645, d. young,; Abigail, 1647; Sarah,
1649; Thomas, again, 5 May 1651; and Joseph and Benjamin, tw. 6 Nov. 1603;
was freem. 1644, rep. 1646 and four yrs. more, was deac. and d. 6 Nov.
1676, aged 63, but the gr.stone says, d. 15 Nov. aged 64; leav. very good
est. dispos. of by will three days bef. to w. childr. and ea. of his
beside Rev. Samuel Torrey. His wid. Elizabeth in her will of 20 Nov. 1678, pro.
31 Jan. foll. names d. Elizabeth Adams, s. Abraham and John Harding WILLIAM,
Boston 1635, wh. wrote the name, Dyre, was a milliner from London, by w.
Mary had Samuel, bapt. 20 Dec. 1635, h. and w. having unit. with our ch. on
the Sunday preced. freem. 3 Mar. 1636, was next yr. disarm. as a supporter
of Wheelwright, disfranchis. and, 1638, driv. to Rhode Isl. Other ch. were
William, Henry, Mahershallalhashbaz, and Charles. At Newport he was in
good esteem, Secr. of that Col. and prevail. with the governm. of ours in
1659 (when his w. had come to Boston to preach quakerism, and was
condemn. to d. therefor), to spare her life; but the insane desire of
martyrdom led the poor woman back here in 1660 to the scaffold; serv. to
show how useless was the unnatural lenity of Endicot, wh. kn. well what
the honor of God demand. Hutch. I presume to be in error, I. 200, when he
speaks of the petit. having in note on the preced. p. refer. to the Secr.
as h. or s. WILLIAM, Dorchester, d. 1672, says Blake, "in the 93d yr. of
his age." WILLIAM, Lynn, had Mary, b. 4 Sept. 1673; and James, 23 Oct. 1681.
WILLIAM, Boston, surveyor of the customs and searcher of the port 1680.
Hutch. I. 330. WILLIAM, Barnstable, m. Dec. 1686, Mary Taylor, had Lydia, b.
30 Mar. 1688; William, 30 Oct. 1690; Jonathan, Feb. 1692; Henry, 11 Apr. 1693;
Isabel, July 1695; Ebenezer, 3 Apr. 1697; Samuel, 30 Oct. 1698; and Judah,
Apr. 1701. Three of this name had been gr. at Harv. and six at the other N.
E. coll. in 1834.

    EAGER, JONATHAN, Salem, m. 27 June 1661, Rebecca, d. of Richard
Hyde, had Hannah, b. 27 July, 1662; and Jonathan, 25 Jan. 1665.

    EAMES or EMMES, * ANTHONY, Charlestown 1634, Hingham 1636,
freem. 9 Mar. 1637, rep. that yr. and the foll. and 43, was lieut. and about
his choice as capt. grew the fierce controversy that long convuls. the
col. He rem. to Marshfield and was rep. in Plymouth Col. most of the time
betw. 1653 and 61 incl. and perhaps was f. of John, wh. d. at H. 1641, and of
Mark. His d. Margery m. 20 Oct. 1653, John Jacobs.