Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p388


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us, that he bur. his only ch. at sea, and his first b. here by w. Elizabeth was
Elizabeth wh. m. Joseph Arnold; Joanna m. Francis Hacleton; and the
other m. John Kelly. SAMUEL, Fairfield, s. of John, was bred at Harv.
but left coll. in 1655, "Upon a dissatisfact. a. an hardship, wh. they
[seventeen of the schol.] thot. put upon them, in mak. them lose a good
part of a yr. of the time, whereupon they claim. their degr." says Magn.
IV. 135. But Mather is too indefinite, and, with refer. to Brimsmead and
Torrey, prob. mistak. so that we fell little confid. in his narrat. He m.
29 Oct. 1656, Hannah, d. of Stephen Goodyear, at New Haven, there
had Samuel, b. 12 Oct. fol. rem. to F. was ord. 30 Sept. 1665, much
esteem. and d. 8 Mar. 1692. His will bears the same date, and his inv.
is of 8 Apr. foll. He names w. Hannah, ch. Samuel, wh. was d. 1691;
John; Joseph; and Jabez. The est. was div. by John, Joseph, Jabez.
He had also Ebenezer; whose est. was div. among the three brs. and
three brs.-in-law: Albert Denny, Abrahm Howell, Nicholas Clegstone,
prob. hs. of three ds.

now Danvers, husbandman, first heard of 1678, freem. 1690, m. 22
Nov. 1682, Ruth Hooper, perhaps d. of the first William, and by sec. w.
m. 30 Apr. 1689, Abigail Briggs, had Nathaniel, b. 11 Feb. 1694.
JOHN, Danvers, s. perhaps eldest of Jonathan, by w. Mary had Elizabeth b.
20 June 1693; Jerusha, 20 Dec. 1696; Mary, 11 Apr. 1699; and
Jonathan, 9 May, 1700. JONATHAN, Salem, in that part wh. bec. Danvers,
m. 26 Jan. 1665, Mary, d. of John Sibley, had beside ds. Hannah
and Mary, John; Jonathan, b. 1 Sept. 1670; and Samuel, 12 Oct.
1678, H. C. 1698. His w. d. 28 Dec. 1683; and he m. 23 Apr. 1685
Deliverance, d. of Thomas Putnam, and had Thomas; William; Ebenezer;
Benjamin, 23 Apr. 1695; and Ann. He was perhaps br. of
Abraham, capt. and freem. 1690, and d. 16 Dec. 1699. JOSIAH, Salem
by w. Penelope, m. 19 Feb. 1685, wh. d. 28 Dec. 1690, had Elizabeth b. 30
Mar. 1688; and Josiah, 21 Dec. 1690, d. in two wks. He took sec. w.
1 or 6 May 1694, Mary, d. of John Freke of Boston. WILLIAM,
Salem 1637, was excommun. by Hugh Peter's influence with his ch. at
the same time, and for the same cause, as famous Roger Williams, with
whose opinions on some points of ecclesiast. customs be sympathiz. rem.
Farmer thinks, to Providence, but I kn. no more.

    WALDEN, EDWARD, Wenham, d. June 1679, in his will of 22 Mar.
preced. ment. s. Nathaniel, appoint, excor. other ch. all under age, John,
Hannah, Ruth, Naomi,and Elizabeth beside omit. Mary and Thomasin, for
wh. as Rev. Joseph Gerrish sw. he told him, "he had done eno. already."
So we may conlcude, that these were elder. See Essex Inst. Coll. III.
48, 9.