Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p267


Volume 3, Page 267

most instances are lost, so that an inquirer is compel. to rely on a copy
of a copy. Negus had est. at Muddy riv. and his sis. Grace m. Barnabas

    NEIGHBORS or NABORS, JAMES, Boston, cooper, by w. Lettice had
Rebecca, b. 30 Mar. 1657, but she prob. d. young, far in his will of 27
Jan. pro. 19 June at B. on acco. of est. here 1672, he gave est. to five,
elder ds. Mary, w. of Daniel Matthews; Sarah Johnson; Elizabeth w. of
William Wills in Carolina; Rachel, w. of Peter Codner; and Martha,
wh. he calls youngest, who soon bec. w. of John Hunt; and to a gr.d.
Mercy. He liv. sev. yrs. at Huntington, L. I. and d. there, but was first
of Yarmouth. Robert Gibbs had in Court recov. large damages against
him. in Aug.

    NELSON, FRANCIS, Rowley, s. of the sec. Thomas, m. Mary Ray, had
Solomon, b. 1703; Daniel, 1707; and Jonathan, 1713. Gage's Hist.
of Rowley. JOHN, Middleborough, perhaps s. of William, m. Lydia,
wid. of James Barnaby, d. of Robert Bartlett of Plymouth. but she
was, I judge, his sec. w. and that he first m. 28 Nov. 1667, Sarah, d. of
Henry Wood, wh. d. 4 Mar. 1676, hav. had John, wh. d. 5 June 1676;
and Martha, wh. d. 19 Feb. preced. JOHN, Boston, a relat. of Sir
Thomas Temple, ar. co. 1680, capt. of the same, one of the chief actors
in the revo. against Andros, 1689, tak. by Fr. and Ind. long impris. at
Quebec and in France. Hutch. I. 376-80. He d. prob. 4 Dec. 1721.
In right of his w. Elizabeth was heir and excor. with others, of lieut.-gov.
Stoughton. He was s. of William, to wh. Sir Thomas, wh. he calls his
uncle, had made lease of his patent rights in Nova Scotia. See a very
valua. letter from Paris, while he was a prisoner, 1698, in 3 Mass. Hist.
Coll. I. 196. MATTHEW, Portsmouth 1684, had w. Jane, in 1690 solicit
for jurisdict. of Mass. NATHANIEL, Marblehead 1675. PHILIP, Rowley,
eldest s. of Thomas, came with his f. 1638, H. C. 1659, m. 24 June 1657, Sarah
d. of the first Joseph Jewett, had Philip, b. 1659, and one d.; was freem. 1665;
and by sec. w. Elizabeth d. of John Lowell of Newbury, m. 1 Jan. 1667, had
John, 1668; and by third w. Mary, wid. of John Hobson, had, perhaps,
Joseph, 1682; and Jeremiah, 1686, beside four ds. Coffin, wh. says he
20 Aug. 1691, tells a sad story a. his delusion as to power of working
miracles, that Farmer abstract. but I prefer to omit. PHILIP, Rowley
1691, s. of the preced. THOMAS, Rowley 1638, prob. arr. that yr.
freem. 23 May 1639, rep. 1641; brot. from Eng. Philip, and Thomas,
and w. Joanna had Mercy, and Samuel went home in 1647 or 8, as
we learn from. his will, made in contemplat. of the voyage so early as
24 Dec. 1645, with codic. made in Eng. designing to return hither,
6 Aug. 1648, wherein his uncle, Rich. Dummer and Gov. Bellingham
have trusts as excors. and also care of the ch. Abst. is in the Geneal.
Reg. III. 267. I suppose he d. bef. coming, back, THOMAS, Rowley,
s. of the preced. m, Ann, d. of Francis Lambert, had Thomas, b. 1661;