Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p156


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command. an arm. vessel of 12 guns to cruise in Long Isl. sound, for
secur. of the coast. trade. He took sec. w. Catharine Anderson, on
whose gr. stone appears, that she d. 12 July 1701, aged 45; but prob.
had no ch. by either w. as none is heard of. He was ar. co. 1681, capt.
rep. 1681, and aft.; and was bur. 13 Oct. 1703, hav. d. 7, two days
bef. wh. he made his will of unusual and judicious liberality to relatives,
to clerg. to ch. and L400 to Harv. Coll. See Budington, 192, wh.
in his valua. work had miscal. him s. of Richard, 33, but correct. the
error on last page. SAMUEL, Malden, s. of Ralph, m. in Boston, 12
Aug. 1655, Recuba Crawford, says our rec. perhaps mistak. the name
(for the Malden rec. gives her name Rebecca), had Rebecca, wh. d. 15
Aug. 1658; Samuel, 4 May 1660; Samuel, again, May 1662; Rebecca,
again, Sept. 1666; and perhaps sev. more, for by the will of Capt.
Richard his elder br. 1703, est. was giv. to two s. of this Samuel, wh. d.
3 Oct. 1696. He was lieut. and town clk. freem. 22 Mar. 1690, when
his s. Samuel, and three other Malden Spragues took the o. His wid.
Rebecca m. Capt. John Brown, and d. 8 July 1710. in her 77th yr.
* SAMUEL, Marshfield, s. of William the first, m. a. 1666, Sarah, d. of
Thomas Chillingworth, had Samuel, b. 1674; John; Nathan; James;
Sarah; Mary; Joanna; and Hannah. Of this branch of Samuel, tho.
the eldest s. is the disting. Judge. Peleg, descend. He was rep. 1682,
and 3 yrs. more, the reg of deeds, and the last Secr. of the Col. WILLIAM,
Hingham 1636, br. prob. youngest, of Ralph, and perhaps brot. by
him in 1629, m. 1635, Milicent Eames, prob. d. of Anthony, bapt. says the
Marshfield early, but back to H. in few yrs. had Anthony, bapt. says the
rec. of Charlestown ch. 23 May 1636; John, b. 1638; Samuel, 1640;
Jonathan, 1643, d. at 4 yrs.; Jonathan, again, 1648; William, 7 May
1650, beside ds. Elizabeth 1641; Persis, 1643; Joanna, 1644; Mary, 1652;
and Hannah, 25 Feb. 1655. He d. 26 Oct. 1675, and his wid. d. 8
Feb. 1696. Of his ds. Persis m. John Doggett; Joanna m. 16 Dec.
1667, Caleb Church; and Mary m. Thomas King of Scituate. WILLIAM,
Hingham, youngest s. of the preced. m. 30 Dec. 1674, Deborah,
d. of Andrew Lane, had William, b. 24 Dec. 1675; Deborah, 24 May
1678; Joanna, 15 Feb. 1680; Jonathan, 24 July 1686; Abiah, a d. 27
Jan. 1689; John, 13 Sept. 1692; and Benjamin, 3 Jan. 1695. He took
convey. by his f. of the est. in H. on condit. was selectman sev. yrs.
but final. rem. to Providence. His s. Jonathan sett. at Bridgewater,
Seventeen of his name had in 1834 been gr. at the var. coll. in N. E. of
wh. ten were Harv.

    SPRING, HENRY, Watertown, eldest s. of John, brot. by his f. in the
Elizabeth from Ipswich 1634, aged 4, freem. 1660, m. 7 Jan. 1658,
Mehitable, d. of Thomas Bartlett, had Elizabeth b. 13 Oct. 1659; Henry, 11