Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p27


Volume 4, Page 27

eldest, Hannah, 21 Oct. 1660, to Benjamin Gillam, and next, to Giles
Sylvester; Mary, to Thomas Thacher, s. of the Rev. Thomas, first min.
of the O. S. or 3d ch. in the format. of wh. and bring. the pastor from
Weymouth to B. her f. was much engag. and she, as his wid. outliv. him
more than forty-four yrs. d. 22 July 1730; Dyonisia m. Samuel Ravenscroft,
and Sarah m. 9 Oct. 1672, John Higginson of Salem. THOMAS,
Boston, s. of the preced. m. a. 1664, Elizabeth d. of Joshua Scottow, had
Thomas, b. 20 July 1665, d. soon; Thomas, again, 2 Aug. 1668, bapt.
19 June 1670; Scottow, 4, bapt. 12 Feb. 1671; Habijah, 10, bapt. 13
Sept. 1674; Elizabeth 4, bapt. 5 Aug. 1677; Arthur, 29 Mar. bapt. 4 Apr.
1680; Faith, 11, bapt. 13 Aug. 1682, d. soon; Faith, again, 3, bapt. 7
Oct. 1683; and Lydia, 6, bapt. 12 Sept. 1686; was of ar. co. 1665, serv.
short time in Philip's war, was freem. 1690, in wh. yr. head one of
the three regim. for the wild expedit. of Sir William Phips against
Quebec, and was the first field officer that land. Of that brief and
blasted campaign, suffic. acco. may be read in a letter from him to his
br. Perez in London, that was by his majesty's officer licens. and print.
Apr. 1691. See 2 Mass. Hist. Coll. III. 256. He d. 2 July 1705, and his
wid. d. 29 Aug. 1715. WILLIAM, Middletown, s. of the first John, by
w. Christian, m. 6 May 1696, had Sarah, and d. 25 Jan. 1727. Of this
name, thirteen, all descend. of the first Thomas, had been gr. at Harv.
in 1854, and four at Yale.

William the first, had w. Lydia, and was liv. 13 Dec. 1700, nam. in the
will of his br. Samuel. EDWARD, Weymonth, had Obadiah, b. 20 July
1640. JOHN, Braintree, s. of William the first, may have been at
Woburn, when freem. 1684. His will, of 8 Nov. 1687, pro. 2 Feb.
1691, names w. Mehitable, s. John, and Mehitable. SAMUEL, Woburn,
perhaps br. of the preced. freem. 1684, yet it may be prob. that neither
was of W. but of Braintree. He m. 10 Apr. 1672, Hannah, eldest d.
of the first Joseph Adams, had Hannah, b. 13 July 1674; Abigail, 14
Feb. 1678; William and Deborah, tw. 19 Feb. 1680, both prob. d. early;
Bethia, 17 Oct. 1681; beside eldest s. Samuel, and later b. John, Sarah,
and Mary, nam. in his will of 13 Dec. 1700, as well as their mo. wh.
was nam. extrix. until Samuel attain. full age. He d. 14 Dec. 1700.
WILLIAM, Braintree 1640, by w. Hannah had John, b. 22 Apr. 1642;
Samuel, 30 Oct. 1643; Benjamin, 28 Oct. 1645; and William, 17 July
1652; beside ds. Hannah, 11 Mar. 1648; and Sarah, 1 Oct. 1654, but
the last of ea. sex was by sec. w. m. 9 Aug. 1655, Sarah Gamitt, as the
rec. has it, wh. by Mr. Vinton, 311, is read Jarmill, and in neither form
is accessib. to any search of mine, yet in his will of 18 Feb. 1669 made
extrix. Vexat. from contradict. rec. is frequent in these inquir. ad
much refinem. will be need. to reconcile that m. as print, in Geneal.