Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p184


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perhaps w. Mercy or Mary, wh. d. 1687, but Barry says, that the ch. on
rec. of the town are nam. of Samuel and Lydia (and possib. the entry
was not made bef. the time to sec. w.); Samuel, June 1679; Elizabeth 1 Apr.
1682, and with her, as Barry supposes, a tw. br. Judah, bec. he finds one
of that name on ch. rec. of bapt. 14 May 1682; Lydia, July 1683;
Patience, dec. 1687; Jonath, Apr. 1691; Mary, June 1692; John, Mar.
1694; Silas, June 1696; Seth, June 1698; Nathaniel, June 1700;
Deborah, Oct. 1704; and Rachel. He was liv. 1722. THOMAS, Scituate,
br. of the preced. m. 1671, Sarah, d. of Anthony Dodson, had
Hannah, b . Nov. 1671; Thomas, Sept. 1673, bapt. 31 May foll.; Gershom,
Jan. 1676; Sarah, Jan. 1678; Joshua, Jan. 1680; Caleb, Mar.
1682; Elisha, Mar. 1684; Elijah, Mar. 1686; Mary, 3 Mar. 1691;
Ebenezer, 22 July 1693; Ruth, 11 Dec. 1695; and Margaret, 4 Aug.
1698; and prob. his w. d. bef. him, as she is not nam. in his will of 2
July 1729. VINCENT, Milford 1646, was of Marblehead 1674, as I
judge, but ret. Milford, where a d. m. George Barlow. * WILLIAM,
Charlestown 1632, with w. Elizabeth wh. had been wid. Harris, prob. m. in
Eng. adm. of the ch. 22 Mar. 1633, freem. 11 June fol. but no ch. is
ment. in the list of bapt. wh. is very defic. from 1642 for 17 yrs. yet he
had kindness for the ch. John, Thomas, William, and Daniel Harris, s.
of his w. Elizabeth and her d. Ann. wid. of Elias Maverick, provide. for
them in his will; was of ar. co. 1648, and rep. 1667-71; was deac.
Oct. 1659, and Elizabeth his wid. d. 16 Feb. 1670. He made his will 12
Apr. 1688, and d. 11 Apr. 1691, aged 90, hav. m. 27 Aug. 1670, Mary,
of Capt. Francis Norton.

    STEVENS, BENJAMIN, Salisbury, s. of John of the same, m. 28 Oct.
1673, Hannah, d. of Thomas Barnard of the same, had Elinor, and
Catharine, tw. b. 2 Jan. 1675; Benjamin, 7 Oct. 1677; Mary, 7 Nov.
1679; Hannah, 30 Apr. 1682; Ebenezer, 29 June 1684; and John, 29
Jan. 1689; and .d 13 Mar. 1691. BENJAMIN, Andover, youngest s. of
the first John of the same, was a capt. and magistr. d. 1730, without
male issue. CYPRIAN, Lancaster, had come, a. 1660 from London, in
his youth under 14 yrs. where his f. Thomas liv. wh. was, perhaps, that
armorer of Buttolph lane, wh. contract. with our Gov. and Comp. there
in Mar. 1629 for supply of arms, was a mem. of the comp. and beside
giv. L50 to the com. stock, sent us three s. and d. Mary, as his adventure
in our cause; and one of the signers of the instruct. to Capt. Endicott
bef. his com. for wh. see Hutch. I. 9 in note, tho. the fam. was of
Devonsh. in earlier days. He perhaps was first at Rumney marsh, now
Chelsea, m. 22 Jan. 1672, Mary, d. of Simon Willard, the major, had
Cyprian, b. 22 Nov. foll.; Mary; Dorothy, wh. d. young; Simon; Elizabeth;
and Joseph. Some of these ch. were, perhaps, not b. at L. for in he gr.