Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p454


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seven in all. At Huntington, L. I. the spell. is Wicks. WILLIAM,
Dorchester, s. of George, freem. 1665, had Elizabeth b. 16 Sept. 1653;
Mary, 10 Nov. 1656; William, 26 Nov. 1658; Renew, 12 Aug. 1660,
but Geneal, Reg. V. 467, had 1662; Jane, 30 Sept. bapt. 5 Oct. 1662;
George, bapt. 2 Oct. 1664; Sarah, 19 Aug. 1666; Samuel, b. 25 Jan.
1670, beside John, the eldest, 23 Feb. 1652, wh. is the only ch. nam. in
his will of 10 Dec. 1677, pro. Feb. foll. He is the bold innovator as
was perhaps thot. wh. being success. as clk. of the writs, after d. of William
Poole, early in 1675, restor. the practice of call. months by their
names, instead of numbers in the Julian calendar; and d. 13 Dec. 1677.
Of his ds. Mary m. Henry White; Renew m. Benjamin Carpenter;
Jane, m. 26 Mar. 1685, John Blackman. WILLIAM, Falmouth,
C. C. m. 16 Mar. 1669, Mercy, d. of Isaac Robinson by his first
w. had Mary, b. 7 Jan. foll.; Mehitable, 16 Oct. 1671; Sarah, 6 May
1674; Experience, 24 June 1677; Mercy, 24 Apr. 1679; Jonathan, 6
May 1681; Benjamin, 1 Apr. 1685; and Lydia, 30 Jan. 1688. In
1834, Farmer says three of the name had been gr. at Harv. one at
Yale, and five at the other N. E. coll.

    WEIGHT, RICHARD, Boston 1655, aged then 55 yrs. may have been
trans. inhab. THOMAS, the freem. of 8 Oct. 1640, may have enjoy. a
various spell. of his name, but with this form it is very difficult to follow
him. For the same reason pursuit is unsatisfact. as to the next

    WEIGHTMAN or WIGHTMAN, DANIEL, Newport, pastor of the Bapt.
ch. a. 50 yrs. d. 1750, aged 81, prob. leav. descend. JOHN, said to have
been adm. into the ch. of Charlestown, 31 July 1641. See Budington.
ROBERT, Newport, perhaps, br. of Daniel, m. Margaret, sec. d. of
Thomas Ward of the same, wh. d. as her says, 26 Sept. 1728,
aged 57. By her he had no issue that liv. to m. This name sometimes
is made Whitman.

    WEILLUST, or WILLUST, JOST, or JOIST. See Willis.

    WEIMOUTH, ROBERT, Kittery, in Nov. 1652 submit. to jurisdict. of

    WELLY, GEORGE, Lynn 1638, of wh. Lewis in his Hist. 64, or Ed.
sec. 104, tells no more.

    WELCH, EDWARD, an Irish youth sent over by the rul. power in
Eng. in the Goodfellow, to be sold here, 1654. See Dalton, William.
JACOB, of wh. I kn. not the resid. came in the Rebecca, 1635, aged 32,
then call. husbandman. JAMES, Swansey, m. 9 Nov. perhaps 1683,
Mercy Sabin of Rehoboth. JOHN, Boston, perhaps s. of Thomas of
Charlestown, mariner, by w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth b. 3 June 1689. His will
in Pro. Rec. XVIII. 152, shows that he had sev. other ch. at the time
of mak. 14 July 1704, and bef. it was pro. 1 May 1714, prob. he had
two more, for his w. join. Mather's ch. 26 Jan. 1690, and then had three
ch. bapt. whose names are not seen; Rachel, 15 Jan. 1693; Susanna,