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by the Ind. 22 Feb. 1698, if we trust the town rec. or 24th if we take
Sewall's Diary, yet perhaps the latter was the date of the news coming
to him. THOMAS, Ipswich, s. prob. youngest, of Jonathan the first, m.
22 Feb. 1670, Elizabeth Cogswell, d. perhaps of William, had Jonathan;
Thomas; John, H. C. 1693, min of Berwick; Nathaniel; and William,
wh. was k. at sea, 3 Apr. 1697; beside four others; was freem. 1682,
capt. and an active citizen, and d. 4 Oct. 1696, leav. wid. and nine ch.
WILLIAM, Middletown, m. 1658, Sarah, d. of William Phelps, the magistrate
of Windsor. She d. 10 July 1659, and no more is heard of him.

    WADFIELD, JOHN, Scituate 1643.

    WADLILOVE, NICHOLAS, Yarmouth 1643.

    WADLAND or WADLEN, CRISPIN, Charlestown, shipwright, had w.
Elizabeth and d. 1671, in his will of 6 Aug. pro. 19 Dec. of that yr. gave all
his prop. to the w. made excor. and in her wid. state she enjoy. it
Mar. 1678.

JOHN, Saco 1636, of gr. jury 1645, rem. to Wells, there kept an inn
1648, was a selectman, had Robert, subm. to Mass. 1653, and d. 1671.
His inv. 20 Sept. shows good prop. JOHN, Exeter, s. of Robert of the
same, sw. alleg. 30 Nov. 1677, was one of the excited declaim, against
the governm. of Cranfield, with his brs. JOSEPH and ROBERT, in concur.
with Edward Gove, wh. in 1683 were by the gr. jury charg. with high
treason. ROBERT, Wells, br. of John, own. alleg. to Mass. 1653, town clk.
1659, there was liv. 1668, and 9, yet this yr. with inhab. at Dover, and I
judge not be the same wh. set. at Exceter, and was in 1684, a counsel.
He must have disagr. with the royal Gov.

    WADOM, WADAMS or WADOMS, JOHN, Wethersfield, had John, b.
1655. His will of 19 Jan. 1677, names w. Susanna, and s. John. His
m. a Bushnell of Saybrook, d. 18 Aug. 1683. JOHN, Wethersfield,
s. of the preced. had w. Hannah and d. Susanna, b. 1678, d. soon. He
was liv. 1693, with good est.

    WADSWORTH, * CHRISTOPHER, Duxbury, was inhab. as early as
1632, and rep. 1666 and 7, had by w. Grace, Joseph; John, b. 1638;
Samuel; and Mary. His will is of 31 July 1677; and hers of 13 Jan.
1688. CHRISTOPHER, Milton, s. of Samuel, d. 4 Dec. 1687, aged a. 24
yrs. prob. unm. EBENEZER, Milton, prob. br. of the preced. had, I suppose,
Benjamin to succeed him in the office of eac. His w. Mary d. 8
Mar. 1737, in her 77th yr. * JAMES, Farmington, s. of John of the
same, was an important citizen of Durham, a col. rep. 1700-17, in wh.
last yr. he was speaker, an assistant 1718 to 52, and d. 1756. * JOHN,
Farmington, eldest s. of William, b. in Eng. m. Sarah, d. of Thomas
, had Sarah, b. 1 Nov. 1657; Samuel, 3 Jan. 1660; John, 14