Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p359


Volume 4, Page 359

May 1630. His w. Helena join. 15 Dec. 1633, and their d. Elizabeth was
bapt. 14 Feb. 1636; and s. John, 24 Apr. 1642, a. 13 days old; but he
was less fortun. in the ch. than in the town serv. reep. at the first Court
that dputies cane to, and in the earliest and the last hours of the
Pequot war. He wrote a short story of his serv. wh. is the first Art. in
3 Mass. Hist. Coll. VI. Soon aft reet. from the triumph at the total
extirpat. of that tribe, our victor capt. was in Nov. 1637, th first nam.
among the disarm. for the antinom. heresy, and driv. away to New
Hampsh. where his rest lasted not long, tho. he was chos. gov. ata Dover,
in place of Burdett, 1638, the same infirmity render. his rem. unavoid.
and he went to the Dutch. With them he succeed. obt. good est. on
L. I. and to that juridict. transfer. his alleg. yet gladly resum. it on the
conq. by the Eng. and d. bef. the reconq. late in 1671 or early in 2. His
heirs enjoy. the lds. without the martial toils of their ancest. by the will
of 18 Sept. 1671, of wh. his s. John was made admor. 4 Nov. 1675, no
unusual provis. are made exc. that his youngest s. Nathaniel remain. with
his mo. Elizabeth until he be 21. In it he calls hims. of Killingworth, Oyster
Bay. Bolton's Hist. of West Chester, II. 229, repeats the absurd tradit.
about his serv. in Hollan, eeighty-five yrs. bef. under patronage of the
Earl of Leicester, the favorite of Queen Elizabeth Such ornaments belong
to the work of diction, under the name of Updike Underhill, by Reyal
Tyler; and thence prob. they were deriv. by pop. credulity.

    UNDERWOOD, HENRY, Newport, by w. Jane, had Jane, b. 17 Mar.
1670; William, 24 May 1671; and John, 3 Aug. 1673 at Canonicut.
James, Salem 1654, a baker. JOSEPH, Hingham 1637, re. to Watertown,
freem. 1645, had Joseph, b. 1650; Sarah; Mary; Martha; Hannah;
Elizabeth; and Thomas, 11 Oct. 1658; and his w. d. 13 Feb. foll.
Barry thinks he m. 1662, but Morse writes 29 Apr. 1665, Mary How of
Dorchester, wh. d. 1667, and he d. 16 Fb. 1677. Mary m. 18 May 1670,
Isaac ONgee; Hannah, m. 14 Oct. 1680, John Gibson; and Elizabeth m. 13
Sept. 1683, William Bull. JOSEPH, Watertown, s. of the preceed. by w.
Elizabeth had John, b. 6 Mar. 1677; Elizabeth 8 May 1679; Joseph, 28 May
1681; Joshua, 31 Jan. 1683, and by w. Mary had Sarah 9 May 1687;
and Hannah, bapt. 13 Apr. 1690, was freem. 1690, and d. 1691, his wid.
EElizabeth Bond says, tho. he had notment. 3d w having admin. HIs will of
16 Feb. pro. 7 Apr. foll. names all these six ch. and Jonathan, beside,
whose date is not seen in rec. MARTIN, Watertown, came with w.
Martha, he aged 38, she 31, in the Elizabeth from Ipswich, Co. Suffolk,
Apr. 1634. She was sis. of the first Nathan Fiske, had no ch. He was
a cloth manuf. or weaver, freem. 3 Sept. 1634, and d. 7 Nov. 1672, giv.
by his will more than 9 yrs. bef. all his prop. to w. for her life, next to
one Fisk, neph. for his life, and remain. to ano. neph. His wid. d. 6