Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p557


Volume 3, Page 557

Rehoboth, m. 5 Jan. 1681, Mary Wilmouth, had Mary, b. 14 Dec.
foll. posthum. for the f. was bur. 21 July of that yr. unless the rec. be
confus. JOSIAH, Medfield, prob. s. of Nicholas, m. 9 May 1677, Mary
Twitchell, d.
of Benjamin of Dorchester, had Israel, b. 25 feb. 1678;
Mary, 3 Aug. 1681; Bethia, 21 Feb. 1684; Mehitable, 14 Oct. 1686;
Hannah, 24 Oct. 1691; and Joanna, 28 Dec. 1693. His w. d. 15 Sept.
1699, and he m. 10 Nov. 1703, Sarah Wheelock, He had sev. in Philip's
war. NICHOLAS, Dedham 1640, in the part made Medfield, was
freem. 1666, had by w. Jane, Samuel, b. prob. at Braintree; Benjamin,
8 Sept. 1651 at M.; [[|Josiah; and his w. d. 15 Dec. 1654. He m. 16
July 1656, Margaret, not, as giv. Holliocke, in the copy of Medfield rec.
Geneal Reg. XIII. 217, but Hollbrook, d. of John the first, had Elizabeth b.
3 Apr. 1657; Joseph, a. 1659; John, 12 Feb. 1662; and Nathaniel, 3
Feb. 1665. This w. d. 23 Apr. 1670; and by third w. Silence, wh. d.
9 Nov. 1677, he had Isaac, b. 22 July preced. but wh. d. bef. his mo.
and the f. d. 26 Jan. 1680. Elizabeth m. John Partridge the younger, of the
same. RICHARD, Dorchester 1635, perhaps br. of John, rem. to Braintree,
where by w. Agnes, wh. d. 9 July 1643, he had John, b. 1 Dec.
1641. Perhaps his w. was d. of Zachary Bicknell, whose est. they
sold to William Read. See Col. Rec. I. 189. Oft. this name is Rockwood.

    ROCKWELL, ABRAHAM, Windsor, of unkn. parentage, m. 4 Dec.
1640, Mary whose surname is unkn. and wh. d. 8 July 1677, without ch.
JOHN, Windsor, one of the first sett. may therefore have been first at
Dorchester, was infirm or old eno. in 1649, to be exempt from watch.
and train. d. 1662, leav. two ds. Mary, wh. m. 10 Dec. 1646, Robert
Watson, and one wh. m. Zachary Sanford of Saybrook, beside s. Simon,
wh. d. 1665, unm. and gave to his sis. his est. and possib. other s. JOHN,
Windsor, s. of William prob. b. in Eng. m. 6 May 1651, Sarah Ensign,
perhaps d. of James, had Sarah, b. 12 May 1653; Ruth, 5 Mar. 1655;
and Lydia, 27 Nov. 1656. His w. d. 23 June 1659. He m. 18 Aug.
1662, Deliverance Haynes of Dorchester, rem. to Stamford, had John,
b. 6 Sept. 1663; Hannah, 30 May 1665; Joseph, 8 July 1668; and
Elizabeth 5 Feb. 1671; and he d. 3 Sept. 1673, aged 46, all his ch. exc.
John, being then liv. Sarah, m. 8 Oct. 1676, John Crampton of Norwalk,
unless Hall, in his Hist. 188, be wrong. But Stiles, 762, says that she
m. David Hall; Ruth, m. Daniel Mix; Lydia m. Joshua Atwater, 24
June 1680, and h. and w. d. next yr.; Elizabeth m. 1 Feb. 1694, James
Ward. JOHN, Greenwich, or Rye, d. prob. 1676, leav. w. and ch. See.
Trumbull, Col. Rec. II. 313. JONATHAN, Norwalk 1687-94. JOSEPH,
Middletown, s. of John the sec. may have first liv. at Norwalk, m. 1 Feb.
1694, Elizabeth Foster, and had John and Joseph, tw. b. 1694; Edwin