Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p549


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defeat. by the civ. war. No more recent accounts of him have been
told, unless he were their inhab. of New Hampsh. wh. prayed for jurisdict.
of Mass. 1690, and perhaps br. of Henry. THOMAS, Salem, s. of
William had been librarian of the coll. and for some short time a fellow
of the corpo. preached a little, but in conseq. prob. of malign. report
spread about, as in a dedica. of a serm. to Presid. Leverett preach. at coll.
wh. he print. "that his sermons were only heathenish discourses, no
better Christianity than was in Tully," he withdrew from the pulpit
and became a physician, m. Mehitable, d. of Maj. Stephen Sewall, had
William, wh. d. young; Mehitable; and Thomas; both m. and d. 28
Aug. 1729. WILLIAM, Boston, s. of Thomas, b. in Eng. 26 Apr. 1648,
prob. at Castle Dunnington, in the E. riding of Yorksh. came hither,
perhaps at man's age, and m. Elizabeth d. of William Greenough, had Mary,
b. 19 Oct. 1687, d. young; Thomas, 20 Mar. 1689, H. C. 1708; William,
bapt. 1 Nov. 1690; John, 6 Dec. 1691; Joseph, 20 Aug. 1693;
Samuel, 1 Nov. 1694; Dorothy, 29 Mar. 1696; Mercy and Ann, tw. 19
Sept. 1697; Sarah, b. 6, bapt. 11 Dec. 1698, d. young; Ebenezer, 29
Sept. bapt. 5 Oct. 1701, H. C. 1719; Henry, 18, bapt. 21 Feb. 1703, d.
at 18 yrs.; and Mercy, again, 29 Aug. bapt. 3 Sept. 1704; and perhaps
more, for tradit. says, he had fifteen. Prob. one was Mary, wh. m. a
Thomas; and Elizabeth wh. m. James Barnard was ano. He was constable
1684, and d. 23 Jan. 1718. Mercy m. 18 Sept. 1722, John
Goodwin of Boston. WILLIAM, Boston, s. of the preced. by w. Lois had
William, b. 16 Feb. 1721, and his w. d. 4 days aft. and he m. 15 May
1722, Ann Pollard.

    ROBINSON, ABRAHAM, Gloucester, not s. (as report worthless
modern tradit.) of famous John of Leyen, for I can never believe that
Prince, so full as well as accur. would have ment. nothing of him, and
no s. of this name was b. to the gr. teach. of non-conform. had Abraham
(said most improb. to be the first b. of the town, for his f.-in-law's will,
Apr. 1662, calls him under 21 yrs.), and perhaps other ch. and d. 18
Feb. 1646, wh. may be the earliest preserv. rec. of d. there, yet we
must presume that earlier are lost. His wid. Mary, m. 15 July 1646,
William Brown, and Henry Walker, 26 Sept. 1662, d. 17 Apr. 1690.
ABRAHAM, Gloucester, s. of the preced. m. 7 July 1668, Mary Harraden,
d. of Edward, had Mary b. 20 Aug. 1669; Sarah, 17 Sept.
1671; Elizabeth 12 Sept. 1673; Abigail, 4 Jan. 1676; Abraham, 15 Oct.
1677; Andrew, 2 Oct. 1679; Stephen, 9 Dec. 1681; Ann, 1684;
Dorcas, 1685; Deborah, 1688, Hannah, 1691; and Jane, 1693. His
life is traced by Mr. Babson down to 1730, so that he was old man
when he d. yet it was less than the statem. of descend. wh. would make
it one hundred and two yrs. Prob. he was one or two yrs. under 90.