Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p452


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Farmer notes that in 1834, seven of this name had been gr. at N. E.
coll. of wh. I find four at Yale, two at Harv.

    WEEDEN, EDWARD, Boston, came in the Susan and Ellen from London
1635, aged 22, by w. Elizabeth d. of Samuel Cole, had Samuel, b. Aug.
1644; John; Edward; and Elizabeth wh. m. a. 1673, Sampson Cole (perhaps
her first cous.), Hannah, and Mary. In a deed of June 1672, these
six ch. unit. with their f. wh. calls hims. of Rumney Marsh, carpenter, in
convey, six acres of meadow on E. point of Hog island in B. EDWARD,
Boston, s. of the preced. may have been that soldier in Mosley's comp.
in Philip's war, whose name is writ. Weaden, wh. see; by w. Jane had
Dorothy, b. 22 Apr. 1687; and Edward, 3 July 1688. JAMES, Portsmouth,
R. I. came in the Martin, 1638, to Boston, there, with Chad
Brown, 13 July, pro. the nuncup. will of Sylvester Baldwin, a fellow passeng.
is on the list of freem. at P. 1655, and call, senr. JAMES,
Newport, in the list of freem. 1655, call, junr. may be thot. s. of the
by w. Mary, had James, b. 7 Jan. 1674. JOHN, Boston, s. of
Edward the first, by w. Ruth had Sarah, b. 16 Nov. 1687. He may
have been br.
of the sec. Edward, as the ws. of both join. Mather's ch.
in 1691. ROBERT, Salem 1638, then by Felt, spelt Wheaden. SAMUEL,
Newport, by Benedict enumer. among the founders of the ch. 1644.
WILLIAM, Newport, one of the founders of the Bapt. ch. 1644, may
have been br. of the preced. and is found in Dr. Stiles's list of freem.
there 1655, and a deac. d. 1676, early in that yr. nam. one of the trustees
of a charity.

    WEEDER, JAMES, Newport, among the freem. of 1655, unless the last
letter should be n, as seems prob.

    WEEKS, AMMIEL, Dorchester, perhaps s. of Goerge of the same,
brot. in early youth, freem. 1657, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 18 Oct.
1657; Thankful, 24, bapt. 29 Apr. 1660; Ammiel, 15, bapt. 21 Sept.
1662; Ebenezer, b. 15 May 1665; Joseph, 3 Sept. 1667; Supply, 26
Aug. 1671; Thomas, 20 Nov. 1673; and Hannah, 14 May 1676; and
he d. 20 Apr. 1679, aged 46. His wid. d. 10 Apr. 1723, aged 89. Elizabeth
m. 20 Mar. 1679, Richard Mather, s. of Timothy, as one auth. assures
me. while old Dorchester, in Geneal. Reg. V. 467, asserts that her h.
was Timothy. AMMIEL, Dorchester, s. of the preced. m. 21 Nov. 1682,
Abigail, d. of William Trescott, had Ammiel, b. 26 Feb. 1683; Abigail,
29 Apr. 1687; and Goerge, 20 Mar. 1689; both the s. being rememb.
in the will of their gr.f. T. leads one to presume the other ch. d. young.
CHRISTOPHER, Boston, by w. Mary, had Christopher, b. 24 Sept. 1695;
and Mary, 29 Nov. 1697. EBENEZER, Dorchester, s. of Ammiel the
, m. May 1689, Deliverance, d. of William Sumner, rem. to Boston,
there had William, b. 20 Feb. 1690; Jane, 29 Mar. 1692; Elizabeth 25 Oct.