Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p464

Volume 3, Page 464

and these s. Samuel, b. 25 May 1685; Aaron, 19 July 1689, H. C.
1708, the first min. of Medford; and Eleazer, 25 Feb. 1698. To bring
up his gr.s. Samuel to coll. he left £100, and he was gr. of H. C. 1730,
bec. third min. of Shirborn. The artic. in Geneal. Reg. IX. 54, on the
Porter fam. is eminent. for its merit in withhold. dates. STEPHEN,
Andover, freem. 1691. THOMAS, Hartford, m. 20 Nov. 1644, Sarah,
d. of Stephen Hart, rem. to Farmington, had Sarah, b. 1646; Thomas,
1648; Joanna, 1652; wh. all were bapt. 24 July 1653, prob. but not, as
in Geneal. Reg. XI. 323, 29; Dorothy, bapt. Nov. 1654; Samuel; Rachel,
bapt. Dec. 1658, wh. m. 12 May 1685, Samuel Cowles; Martha, wh. m.
Joseph North, and next 13 Jan. 1732, John Porter, s. of Daniel; and Ruth, wh.
m. 24 Mar. 1687, Samuel Smith, and next, 3 May 1727, Joseph Root; beside
Mary, the youngest, wh. m. 1 Oct. 1684, Joseph Royce, and next, 18 Oct.
1714, Joseph Langdon. He d. 1697, and his will of 3 Mar. 1691, names only
Thomas, Dorothy, and Samuel. Sarah m. 4 Apr. 1664, Nathaniel Winchell; and
Joanna m. Nov. 1676, Stephen Taylor, and next, 7 Feb. 1708, Samuel Tudor;
Dorothy m. Jacob Overman of Carolina. THOMAS, Weymouth, had Thomas,
posthum. b. 3 Feb. 1673. THOMAS, Farmington, s. of Thomas of the same,
m. Lois, d. of Timothy Stanley, had Lois, b. 1670; and only s. Timothy,
12 Nov. 1672; was a deac. and d. 1711. Some of these fams. have been
mark. for longev. Rev. Nehemiah, H. C. 1745, of Ashfield, d. 29 Feb.
1820, in his 100th yr. Col. Joshua, Y. C. 1754, d. 1825, in 95th yr.
and Rev. Nathaniel, b. 16 Jan. 1745, H. C. 1768, of Conway, N. H. d.
1836. THOMAS, Farmington, 1682, s. of Robert, m. May 1678, Abigail,
d. of Samuel Cowles, and by her had Abigail, b. 24 June 1680; William,
bapt. 29 Oct. 1682; John, 8 July 1686; Mary, 2 June 1689; Nathaniel,
27 Mar. 1692, prob. not 28, as Geneal. Reg. XII. 150, says, for that
was Monday; Abigail, 8 July 1694; Robert, 16 May 1697; and Elizabeth
b. 1 June 1703. THOMAS, Windsor, youngest s. of Samuel of the
same, acc. Stiles, rem. to Coventry, by w. Thankful had Mary, b. 16
Nov. 1708; Mary 16 Nov. 1710 (I copy Stiles, wh. says both these ds.
were m. but my incredul. fears mist.); Jonathan, 20 Mar. 1713; and
Noah, 24 Aug. 1715. His w. d. 1736, and he had sec. w. Rebecca.
Seventy-four of this name, of wh. sixteen were clerg. Farmer says,
had been gr. in 1834 at the N. E. coll. of these twenty-three, includ.
six clerg. were of Yale alone, and twenty, includ. seven clerg. at Harv.
leav. only three clerg. among the thirty-one scholars at the other N. E.
coll. of wh. Dart. had fourteen.

    PORTIS or PORTOUS, ROBERT, Boston 1645, m. 3 Nov. 1659, Alice

eldest ch. of Philemon, b. on our side of the water, there was taxed 1659.
He was, I imagine, f. of Joseph, of Newcastle 1685. PHILEMON, Boston,
adm. of the ch. with w. Susan, near the end of Aug. 1634, prob.
brot. one ch. if not more, was freem. 6 May 1635, and the first gram.
sch.-master, had Lazarus, b. 28 Feb. bapt. 6 Mar. 1636; Ann, 5, bapt.
15 Apr. 1638; favored the cause of Wheelwright, and followed him to
Exeter and aft. to Wells, had letters of dism. from our ch. Jan. 1639;
but prob. came back, aft. prob. not a few yrs. had Pedaiah, b. 3 June