Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p478


Volume 3, Page 478

Duxbury. See Morton's Mem. by Davis, 421-5; Mitchell's Bridgewater;
Winsor; and Geneal. Reg. VI. 234.

    PRENTICE, EDWARD, Newton, s. of the sec. Thomas of the same, by
w. Sarah, d. of Humphrey Osland, who surv. him, had only Edward, b.
19 Nov. 1706 and d. 16 Sept. 1724. Near fortry yrs. aft. the wid.
join. in deed with convey. the est. ENOS, Newton, br. of the
preced. perhaps youngest, by w. Lydia, had Ebenezer, b. 4 Nov. 1710,
and Jackson tells no more. HENRY, Cambridge 1640, was an orig.
propri. of Sudbury, freem. 1650, d. 9 June 1654. His first w. Elizabeth d.
13 May 1643, and by sec. w. Joanna, he had Mary, b. 25 Nov. 1644;
Solomon, 23 Sept. 1646; Abiah, a d. 22 May 1648; Samuel, 3 Aug.
1650; Sarah; and Henry. His wid. m. 24 July 1662, John Gibson;
and Mary m. 8 Mar. 1664, Nathaniel Hancock. HENRY, Cambridge,
prob. s. of the preced. freem. 1684, by w. Mary, had Mary, wh. d. 2
May 1685; Mary, again, d. 11 Mar. 1686; Hannah, d. 3 June 1687;
Jonathan, d. 1 May 1688; and perhaps some that liv. JAMES, Cambridge,
on that side wh. bec. Newton, may have been s. of Robert of
Roxbury, b. in Eng. by w. Susanna, d. of famous capt. Edward Johnson,
had James, b. 11 Mar. 1656; Susanna, 29 June 1657; Hannah, 24
Apr. 1659; Elizabeth 25 Aug. 1660; Sarah, 1662; and Rose; was freem.
1690, selectman, 1694, and d. 7 Mar. 1710, aged 81. The wid. and s.
James had admin. and he and the two next ch. are rememb. in gr.f.
Johnson's will in 1671. James sold his sh. in est. of his f. to the five
sis. all single women, a designat. that could, I suppose, apply to no other
five, or four, or three, sis. of their age in N. E. JAMES, Newton, s. of
Thomas, the sec. of the same, m. 8 Mar. 1709, Elizabeth d. of Henry Bartlett
of Marlborough, had Robert, b. 19 Apr. 1714; James, 1 Mar.
1715; and Mary, 19 Nov. 1716; he liv. only to 1719, and his w. surv.
JOHN, New London, s. of Valentine, b. in Eng. brot. by his f. to Roxbury
1631; was a blacksmith, rem. from R. 1652; by w. Esther, had
John, b. 6 Aug. 1652; Joseph, 2 Apr. 1655, d. at 21 yrs.; Jonathan, 15
July 1657; Esther, 20 July 1660; Peter, 31 July 1663, d. at 7 yrs.;
Stephen, 26 Nov. or Dec. 1666; and the five last of these were brot. to
bapt. 19 Apr. 1668, at Roxbury, more than a hundred miles, as had the
first b. been 29 Sept. 1667, into the ch. there, the f. hav. been rec. 24
Sept. 1665. Other ch. he had, Mercy, b. Dec. 1668, d. at 21 yrs.;
Hannah, June 1672; Thomas and Elizabeth tw. 6 Nov. 1675; and Valentine,
whose date is not found. He was a prosper. man, rep. 1668 and
70, owned shipping and cultiv. ld. m. 1685, sec. w. Rebecca, d. of Ralph
Parker, had Ralph, and d. a. 1691. Often the name appears Prents.
Esther m. Benadam or Benjamin Gallop; Hannah m. lieut. John Frink
of Stonington; and Elizabeth d. unm. 13 Dec. 1770. JOHN, Newton, s. of