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and the Pequot salvages" of wh. reprint. may be seen in 3 Mass. Hist.
Coll. VI. 29. Biogr. notice of him, writ. with admir. felicity of research,
by Rev. Joseph Hunter, is giv. in 4 Mass. Hist. Coll. I. 86. WILLIAM,
Salem, with w. whose name is not found, join. the ch. 1650, but as Felt
I. 176 makes him to be a freem. aft. 1635, I cannot doubt that the sound
and spelling Vincen, justify my calling him Vinson, as below. But the
adm. as freem. was on 10 May 1643. WILLIAM, New London, had
prob. liv. at Gloucester, there m. Rachel, d. of William Varney; did not
improve the grant made him at N. L. in 1651, but was of Providence in
May 1666, when he engag. his alleg. to Charles II. and m. 31 May
1670, Priscilla, d. of William Carpenter, perhaps as sec. w. and by a
former one may have had Joanna wh. m. John Sheldon. It hardly
seems possib. however, with every readiness to acknowl. the migrat.
habits of our people, even in the earliest days, to admit this man to be
the same as preced.

    VINE, WILLIAM, Charlestown, by w. Elizabeth d. of Richard Harrington,
m. 15 Oct. 1674, wh. join. the ch. 10 June 1677, had Elizabeth bapt. that
day; and William, 19 June 1681.

    VINES, RICHARD, Saco, had, in explorat. for Sir Ferdinando Gorges,
very early visit. our coast. Belkn. thinks bef. 1615, but prob. made no
perman. settlem. bef. 1636, tho. his name is forged as a witness to the
deed of 17 May 1629, pretend. to be made by sev. Ind. chiefs to Rev.
John Wheelwright, when he was in Eng. and Vines may well be thot. to
be there too. He was much esteem. in the Col. and dept.-gov. in 1644;
one of the very earliest travel. to the White mountains, wh. he visit. in
the last week of Aug. 1642, was by the people chos. dept. gov. "for our
peace and safety" in Oct. 1645, and rem. to Barbadoes in 1646. WILLIAM,
Charlestown 1677.

    VINING, BENJAMIN, Salem, s. of William of Portsmouth, was collector
of the port, but rem. to Salem, N. J. there d. 5 Sept. 1735, leav. s. John,
wh. in Delaware, was speaker of the ho. ch. just. and chancellor, f. of
John, a disting. mem. of Cong. early under the new Consitut. JOHN,
Weymouth, by w. Mary, d. of Philip Read, had John, b. 15 Apr. 1662;
Mary, 18 Juen 1664; Thomas, 30 Oct. 1667; Samuel, 2 Feb. 1670;
Jane, 7 July 1672; Margaret, 19 Mar. 1682; and Benjamin, 22 July
1684; perhaps others; was freem. 1666. Jane m. 1694, Jacob Turner;
and next 1729, Samuel Allen. JOHN, Weymouth, s. prob. of the preced.
by w. Naomi, had John, b. 17 Jan. 1688; and Mary, 25 Mar. 1690.
WILLIAM, Portsmouth, had Benjamin, b. a. 1683.

    VINSON, JOHN, Weymouth, by w. Sarah, had John, b. 28 July 1675;
Ebenezer, 26 Mar. 1684; John, 8 Nov. 1697; and Thomas, 20 Aug.
1699, perhaps more. Nicholas, in Farmer's MS is call. of Mass. but no