Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p312


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1636, of wh. he was an orig. propr. with large lots of ld. and d. 1640.
His will, of 28 Sept. of that yr. with inv. show. comfortab. prop. is found
in Trumbull's Coll. Rec. I. 446-9. It names only two ch. Nicholas, and
Nehemiah; but niece Rebecca O. wh. he brot. over, has also a small
provis. and his kinsmen Richard, and John O. perhaps brs. of Rebecca,
by the overseers of his will, with concur. of the s. rec. too, a small portion
of the est. Yet prob. it was their own prop. held by him in tr. and
they may have come with her. It also provides for his serv. William
Corbee or Corby. JAMES, Norwalk, s. of Richard of the same, had
(tho. Hall's rec. gives not the name of w.) James, b. 10 Mar. 1677;
perhaps Nathan, 27 Apr. 1678; Samuel, 13 May 1683; and John, 14
Aug. 1692; was rep. 1691, 2, 3, and 9. JOHN, Hartford 1640, neph.
prob. of the first James, rem. soon to Saybrook, thence, a. 1660, to Norwich,
was freem. 1662, surg. of part of the forces in Philip's war, had w.
Elizabeth d. of Matthew Marvin, wh. d. 1708[1], but nam. no ch. in his will, pro.
22 Sept. 1686, made not long bef. tho. he calls hims. only 60, wh. no doubt,
was by several yrs. too small a reckon.; left most of his good est. to ch. of his
br. Richard and sis. Rebecca. JOHN, Norwalk, s. of Richard of the same,
m. 17 July 1673, Mary, d. of Thomas Benedict the first, had Mary, Sarah
and Elizabeth but in his valua. Hist. Hall has not giv. any issue; was ens. 1674.
In the list of proprs. 1687, he shows fair est. JOSEPH, Hartford, s. of
Nicholas, was deac. and d. 1726, had Joseph, James, Elizabeth Nicholas,
Nehemiah, b. 1686; Rebecca, 1688; Hannah, 1690; beside Richard, and
descend. are very num. NEHEMIAH, Fairfield 1649, s. of James the
first, was a serj. in 1657; of him no more is heard, but that his wid.
Elizabeth m. Obadiah Gilbert, and, perhaps, he had d. Sarah. NICHOLAS,
Hartford, b. of the preced. b. in Eng. serv. 1637 in the Pequot war,
aft. showing his wild oats, bec. a good citizen, freem. 1669, ens. and rep.
1672 and 3, capt. in 1675, and d. 31 Aug. 1684. He had early m. bef.
is f.'s will of 28 Sept. 1640, a d. of Joseph Loomis of Windsor, had
Sarah; Mary or Mabel, b. 20 Nov. 1646; Rebecca, Mar. 1648; John,
3 Feb. 1650; and left s. Joseph, b. 1655; Samuel; and Thomas, beside ds. Sarah
Gates, prob. w. of George, m. early in 1662; Mabel Butler; and Rebecca
Bigelow. RICHARD, Hartford 1639, neph. of James the first, an
orig. propr. had John, bapt. there 30 Dec. 1649; rem. to Norwalk of wh.
he was one of the first purch. 1650, made serj. 1653, and rep. at May
sess. of that yr. and a dozen other sess. to 1679; d. a. 1686, left only s.
James, and John, wh. had div. of prop. of their uncle John, and, perhaps,
one or more ds. SAMUEL, freem. of Conn. 1677, was prob. of
Hartford, s. of Nicholas, and d. 13 Jan. 1726, in 73d yr. of his age.
THOMAS, Hartford, prob. s. of Nicholas, m. 25 June 1691, Hannah Mix,
d. of the first Thomas of New Haven, had Thomas, b. 1692; Stephen,
1694; Sarah, 1696; Rebecca, 1697; Damaris, 1699; Daniel, 1701; Hannah,
1704; and Jerusha, 1706. He had a former w. Martha. Five of this name,
says Farmer, MS. had been gr. at Yale in 1834, and six are add. since.
This fam. was from Suffk. Eng.

    OLNEY, EPENETUS, Providence, s. of Thomas the first, b. in Eng. m.