Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p510


Volume 3, Page 510

1654, d. young; Ruth, 27 Sept. 1655; Patience, 1658; Nathaniel, 1659;
Elizabeth again, 1661; and Nathaniel, again, 7 Sept. 1662; and d. 23 Dec.
1662. His w m. May 1664 Edward Wright. His d. Elizabeth m. 1679,
James Torrey. NICHOLAS, Newbury, m. 31 Oct. 1679, Rebecca, d. of
Robert Long of the same, had John, b. 13 Dec. 1680.; Daniel, 21 Mar.
1682; Mary, 10 Apr. 1683; Joseph, 25 Mar. 1685; Benjamin, 2 Mar.
1687; Rebecca, 1 Oct. 1689, and Martha, 5 Nov. 1692. RICHARD,
Boston 1638, a plaisterer, adm. of the ch. 1642, freem. 10 May 1643,
had w. Mary. ROBERT, Amesbury, sw. alleg. 20 Dec. 1677. SAMUEL,
a soldier at Hadley in 1676, was perhaps s. of Thomas the sec. of Boston.
THOMAS, Roxbury 1630, perhaps br. of Jasper, "came in the
first comp." says the ch. rec. that is, with Winthrop bef. either Eliot or
Welde, bring. with w. five ch. Thomas, Mary, John, Nathaniel, and
John, was made freem. 18 May 1631, hav. req. that benefit 19 Oct. bef.
His w. Mary d. a. 1639, and he soon rem. to Weymouth, thence to
Scituate, and few yrs. later to Boston, where his w. Emma d. 27 Dec.
1655, and he m. 2 May 1656, Sarah, wid. of David Mattocks of R. and
d. 15 Mar. 1660. His will of three days bef. pro. 4 Apr. foll. names
only w. Sarah, and s. Thomas and Nathaniel. Mary, the d. brot. from
Eng. m. Apr. 1639, William Parker, and Joan m. 28 Jan. 1646,
Ephraim Kempton, both of S. but their ws. were d. bef. this will.
Deane has slightly conus. the acco. THOMAS, Weymouth, mariner, s.
of the preced. came 1630, with his f. freem. 3 Mar. 1636, prob. rem.
after b. of Thomas his first s. and Joshua, b. 2 Dec. 1642, to Boston,
there had Caleb, 8 Mar. 1645; Joseph, bapt. in right of his mo. of the
ch. of W. at B. 25 June 1648, a. 11 days old; Mary, b. 24 Nov. 1652;
Samuel, 1 Sept. 1655; and his w. Hannah, mo. of these ch. was admor.
of the est. 1677. THOMAS, Dorchester, of wh. all we kn. comes from
the gr.-st. that he d. 7 July 1693, aged a. 70 yrs. THOMAS, Boston, s.
prob. of the sec. Thomas, by w. Sarah had Thomas, b. 20 Jan. 1667;
but no more is found on the rec. and we may presume he d. or rem.
Almost universal. this name is become Rollins.

    RAWLINSON, THOMAS, Ipswich, freem. 2 May 1638. See Rowlandson.

    RAWSON, EDWARD, Newbury, b. 16 Apr. 1615, at Gillingham, Co.
Dorset, near the bounds of Hants and Wilts, from both of wh. came
many of our Newbury people, arr. I suppose, in 1637, and in Mar.
1638, freem. was first clk. of the town, rep. 1638, 9, 42, 4, 6, 8, and 9,
and Secr. 1650 to 86, d. 27 Aug. 1693, having rem. to Boston, 1650;
was long reg. of deeds for Suff'k. Co. as well as Secr. for the Col. for
wh. office the vols. of rec. exhibit strange evid. in many places of his
incompetency or more wonderful neglect. One instance is specified