Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p63


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1685; Jonathan, 29 Mar. 1679; Abigail, 6 Oct. 1681; Jeremiah, 3
Jan. 1687, d. soon; Joseph, 12 June 1688; Daniel; and Susanna; and
d. 1692. RICHARD, Branford 1646, had Betbia, and Esther, both bapt.
at New Haven, 1 June 1652, wh. are not found on the rec. of b. at B.
but others are, Eleazer, b. 17 Jan. 1668; Eldad, 15 July 1655, d. soon;
and Sarah, 27 May 1657. He sign. the agreem. for rem. to New Jersey
1666, and was estab. at Passaic, June 1668. ROBERT, Falmouth 1680,
m. Mary, wid. of George Munjoy, d. of John Phillips of Dorchester,
was a man of distinct. lieut. of the town, k. at the tak. May 1690, by the
Fr. and Ind. and his wid. had third h. Stephen Cross, 1690, at Boston.
Willis, I. 212. THOMAS, Hingham 1638, m. Elizabeth d. of James Bates of
Dorchester, had Nicholas, b. at H.; Mary and Elizabeth at D. d. 5 Nov.
1655, and his wid. rem. to Dorchester with her ch. Nicholas, bef. ment.;
Mary, wh. m. 28 Oct. 1608, Thomas Maudesley, and Elizabeth m. 31 Dec.
1658, William Smead. THOMAS, Milford 1639, an orig. sett. d. 1648.
THOMAS, Newtown, L. I. 1656, may have been of Stamford 1670, was
br. of John and William of Newtown, and much engag. in the politics
of N. Y. 1689, d. 1703. Acco. of him and both brs. with large genealog.
details is in Riker's Ann. of N. 281-290. THOMAS, Brookfield, br. of
Daniel, was k. by the Ind. 27 July 1693. WILLIAM, Duxbury 1643.
At D. he m. a d. of Francis Sprague. WILLIAM, Newtown, L. I. 1645,
may be the youth wh. was emb. in the Planter at London, 1635, aged
12, with elder br. John and Thomas, bef. ment. liv. first at Ipswich with
his mo. was a man of gr. energy, d. 1680, had childr. by two ws. and
his wid. m. Sir Philip Carteret, Gov. of N. J. Seven of this name had
been gr. at Harv. and six at other N. E. coll. in 1831.

    LAWSON, CHRISTOPHER, Exeter 1639, rem. to Boston, by w. Elizabeth
had Thomas, b. 4 May 1643; and Mary, 27 Oct. 1645; was a cooper,
rem. to Maine bef. 1665, there purch. Swan isl. in Kennebeck riv. from
the Ind. and was an import. man. Sullivan, 290; Holmes, I. 349-;
Folsom, 128; Williamson, II. 172. Yet so ill did he agree with his br.
that their mut. complaints came to the Gen. Ct. 1669. DEODATE,
Scituate, s. of Rev. Thomas of Denton, Co. Norfk. Eng. is first heard
of at Martha's Vineyard 1676, had been bred to divinity, I presume,
but kn. nothing, for even Cotton Mather, tho. he gives him a place
among his contempo. fellow serv. in Hecatompolis, felt unable to introduce
him into either of his three classes; liv. aft. few yrs. at Boston,
join. with our third, or Old South, ch. (had it been the sec. wh. then was
taught by the Mathers, f. and s. his name would have found, as it should,
room in the Magnalia, III.). He took the o. of freem. 1680, was call.
to preach 1683 at Salem vill. now Danvers, where no ch. was yet form.
but George Burrows had taught the people above two yrs. and they