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leav. John, wh. was prob. b. in Eng.; Thomas, bapt. 25 May 1633;
Mary Goble; Ruth Wood; and Elizabeth His will, of 13 Apr. preced.
besides w. and ch. names cous. Nathaniel Ball, and Mary Wayne, and
in a codic. ten days aft. ment. s. Thomas hav. a s. born. His wid. d.
1667. THOMAS, Charlestown, s. of the preced. by w. Mary, perhaps d.
of Samuel Richardson, had Thomas, b. 5 Apr. 1655, d. soon; Joseph,
10 Apr. 1657, d. in few wks.; Mary, 26 July 1659, bapt. as also, Ralph,
21 June 1668; Joseph and Benjamin, tw. bapt. 21 Feb. 1669; Samuel,
23 Apr. 1671; Mercy, 28 Sept. 1673; and Thomas, again, 22 Nov.
1674. His w. d. 13 Sept. 1677, and he had sec. w. and d. 16 Apr. 1713,
in 81st yr. and his wid. Ann d. 25 Aug. 1742, in 82d yr. The s. Ralph
d. at C. 7 June 1718.

    MOUSSETT, THOMAS, Boston, by w. Catharine had Peter, b. 18 Oct.
1687; was prob. a Huguenot, and one of the four rul. elders of that
communion. But the name is not found in Boston any more, tho. I discover
that he own. Id. ln Roxbury 1698, and had liv. at Braintree.

    MOWER, RICHARD, Salem 1638, was prob. passeng. in the Blessing
from London, 1635, aged 20, a mariner, join. the ch. 1642, and had
Samuel and Thomas, bapt. 6 Mar. in that yr.; Caleb, 31 Mar. 1644;
Joshua, 3 May 1646; Richard, 2 Jan. 1648; Susanna, 12 May 1650;
and Christian, 5 Sept. 1652; was freem. 28 Feb. 1643, employ. by
governm. 1654, had Mary, b. so late as 15 Jan. 1662, and was liv. 1696.
Christian m. 31 Aug. 1676, Joshua Conant. See Moore,with wh. spell.
Felt names him.

    MOWRY, JOHN may be writ. Morey, wh. see, or, as at the London
custom-ho. Mory, a passeng. aged. 19 in the Blessing from London 1635.
Spell. with a W, was he of Providence 1676, who did not rem. for the
war. ROGER, Providence 1655.

    MOXON, GEORGE, Springfield, 37, the first min. came from Yorksh.
had been bred at Sidney Coll. in the Univ. of Cambridge, there took his
A. B. 1623, and here, with w. Ann, sat down at Dorchester first, but aft.
being made freem. 7 Sept. 1637, was attract. to S. by his former neighb.
Pynchon, with whom he was very intimate; had there s. Union, b. 16
Feb. 1642; Samuel, 1645; and ano. s. 1647, whose name is not ment.
the rec. but elder childr. Martha and Rebecca were in 1651, said to
be bewitched by Mary, w. of Hugh Parsons who was on trial, found
guilty. The f. was, perhaps, more influenced by the writing or
conversa. of Pynchon, whom he follow. to their native land 1653.
Johnson, in Wonderwork. Provid. Lib. III. ch. 2, speaks largely of his
ability, and suggegts no misgiving about the soundness of his faith; yet
we can hardly doubt, that he was drawn home by sympathy with
Pynchon to partake the greater freedom then enjoy. in Eng. and there
d. 15 Sept. 1687, aged 85. Calamy, II. 313, names his s. George
among the min. eject. 1662.