Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p432


Volume 3, Page 432

of George Proctor[1], had nine ch. of wh. were Thomas, bapt. 26 Oct. 1662;
Mary, b. Apr. 1665[2]; John, 26 Oct. 1668[3]; beside Samuel, k. 16 Dec.
1698, by fall of a tree. His w. d. 22 Mar. 1704, aged 62, and he d. 26
Oct. 1706, aged 71. He was ancest. of the late well beloved Rev. Dr,
John of Brookline, H. C. 1793. THOMAS, Gloucester, had w. Ann,
wh. d. 16 Jan. 1668, perhaps d. Elizabeth d. 3 July 1673. WILLIAM, Boston, a
disting. shipmaster, made more voyages than any other person in the same
yrs. to and from Boston, was k. by the Spaniards at Providence in
the Bahamas, 13 July 1641. Winthrop II. 33. Prince says in Ann. II,
69, he was ancest. of Rev. James, a disting. theolog. of Exeter, Eng. wh.
d. 1730. WILLIAM, Boston, came in the Griffin, arr. 4 Sept. 1633, with
Cotton, Hooker, Gov. Haynes, and other ch. men, was made freem. 14
May foll. oft. a selectman, d. 1661. He had early m. Sarah, d. of
William Colbron, had d. Sarah nam. Sarah Colpit in the will of her gr.f.
But I fear that name is wrong, at least, such name is not kn. in Boston.
See the note in Winthrop I. 109. WILLIAM, Barnstable 1643. WILLIAM,
Boston 1653, a mariner, d. 1669. leav. small prop. to his wid. By
w. Esther, I suppose, he had Mary, b. 10 Dec. 1656; Martha and Mary,
tw. b. 26 May 1659. WILLIAM, Falmouth 1680, on the sec. destruct.
of the town, 1690, rem. to Milton. Willis I. 163. WILLIAM, Suffield,
m. 1688, Esther Spencer, had Thomas, b. 1688. WILLIAM, Woburn,
perhaps s. of Thomas of the same, m. 8 Apr. 1690, Abigail Somers,
alias Warren. Fifteen of this name in its various forms, had, in 1834,
been gr. at Harv. five at Yale, and ten at other N. E. coll.

    PIERPONT, EBENEZER, Roxbury, s. of John of the same, m. 20
Oct. 1692, Mary, d. of Samuel Ruggles, had John, b. 20 Sept. 1693;
Ebenezer, 14 Sept. 1694; and Mary, 21 Sept. 1696, d. Feb. foll.;
and he d. 11 Dec. foll. His wid. m. 3 Nov. 1702, Isaac Morris.
JAMES, Ipswich, had w. Margaret, left s. John and Robert, wh. he
brot. from Eng. JAMES, New Haven, s. of John of Roxbury, ord.
2 July 1685, m. 27 Oct. 1691, Abigail, d. of John Davenport sec.
wh. d. within four mos, and his sec. w. 1694, was Sarah, d. of Rev.
Joseph Haynes
, and by her he had only Abigail, b. 19 Sept. 1696; his
third w. m. 26 July 1698 was Mary, d. of Rev. Samuel Hooker, had
James, 21 May 1699, Y. C. 1718; Samuel, 30 Dec. 1700, Y. C. 1718;
Mary, 23 Nov. 1702; Joseph, 21 Oct. 1704; Benjamin, 18 July 1706,
d. in few mos.; Benjamin, again, 17 Oct. 1707, Y. C. 1726; Sarah,
9 June 1709; and Hezekiah, 1712. Whether he was promin. as
divine, or what issue he had by this last, I am not able to discover (yet
Edward C. herick, Esq. Libr. can tell), but his wonderful story of the
apparition of the ship in the sky, at New Haven, many yrs. bef. he was
b. that worthi. adorns, the Magnalia, Book I. ch. 6, 6, is evidence of his
felicity of fancy. It may be compar. with the contempo. acco. of the
prodigy in Winthrop II.; 328. He d. 22 Nov. 1714. Against a foolish
invent. of recent date, mak. this humble clerg. �descend of the Duke
of Kingston,� the differ. of spell. in the surname, as the sound of both
is the same, would be slight obstacle; but we may be sure it is incredib.
for our James�s f. was b. many a long yr. bef. the first Duke of K. JOHN,
Roxbury, s. of James of Ipswich, b. in Eng. m. Thankful, d. of John Stow,
had Thankful b. 26 Nov. bapt. 2 Dec. 1649, d. in few days; John, 22 July