Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p448

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d. young; Samuel, b. 26 Mar. 1714, d. soon; Samuel, again, 25 Aug.
1715; and Gideon, 20 Dec. 1716; and d. 1718. ISRAEL, Newbury, s.
prob. not eldest of John of Ipswich, b. in Eng. a. 1624, perhaps in Co.
Norfolk, m. says Coffin, 3 Jan. 1666, perhaps 1667, Elizabeth Brown, had
Elizabeth b. 7 Oct. 1668; and his w. d. 3 days aft. His sec. w. m. 9 Nov.
1669, Elizabeth Lund, d. of the first Henry, brot. him Ann, July 1672;
Joseph, 15 Mar. 1676, d. at 4 yrs; Mary, 18 May 1679; and Lydia,
20 Dec. 1681; and he d. 7 Dec. 1683. The wid. d. 3 Aug. 1688.
JAMES, Boston, a brewer, by w. Mary, had James, b. 16 July 1659;
Thomas, 11 Jan. 1662; John, 5 Aug. 1664; William, 25 Mar. 1667;
Elizabeth 14 May 1670; Mary, 9 Dec. 1672; Mary, again, 15 July 1686;
and James, again, 27 Aug. 1688. But may it not be prob. that the last
two were by a sec. w. or prob. offspr. of the eldest s.? JOHN, Ipswich,
came, says tradit. from Ipswich in Co. Suffk. 1634, freem. 4 Mar. 1635,
had John, b. 1632, prob. in Eng. and here d. 1645, leav. 4 ds. Mary,
Hannah, Elizabeth and Abigail, and three other s. Stephen, Israel, and Nathan,
as the Gen. Ct.'s act on wid's petitn. shows in Col. Rec. II. 184; beside
wid. Mary, wh. m. John Emery, as Farmer says. Much diligence had
been by him bestow, on this fam. yet more was giv. to ano. wh. he
found, contra. to his first impress. was entitl. rather than this man to be
regard. as the progenit. of the late illustrious statesman, Daniel Webster.
I regret to obs. the slight error of Dr. Bond (if it be an error) in
mak. Thomas, wh. is the true progenit. of Daniel, m. a. d. of deac. William
Godfrey, bec. Godfrey in his will truly calls him s.-in-law, as he
was s. by a former h. of Godfrey's w. But more desir. is it to avoid
the error of Miss Thomas, who would make John of our Ipswich, the
ancestor, and Thomas his son, when it appears plainly that John had
not son Thomas, and that Thomas's f. d. at Ormsby, in Co. Norfolk, prob.
as there the s. was b. and the mo. had m. deac. Godfrey bef. leav. Eng.
* JOHN, Hartford 1636, but from what place in Mass. he went is
uncert. By fam. tradit. he was from Co. Warwick.[1] He was rep. 1
May 1637, a magistr. from 1639 to 1655, when he was made dept.-gov.
and next yr. gov. In the gr. contest a. ch. governm. he took sides with
Rev. Mr. Russell of Wethersfield, and that caused his rem. up the riv.
to found Hadley in 1659, by our Gen. Ct. was adm. freem. of Mass. and
in May 1660 made a magistr. there, d. 5 Apr. 1661. Robert, William,
and Thomas, his s. are said to have foll. their f. but tho. the respectab.
ref. in Farmer's MS. for this tradit. is made to letter of the late Noah
Webster, the grammarian, I doubt his studies had been too long turned
in ano. direction to justify unlimit. confidence in all parts of his relat.
and that Robert did not foll. but accomp. his f. to Mass. He brot. from
Eng. w. Agnes, ch. Matthew, Robert, Ann, Elizabeth and Mary; perhaps,