Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p492


Volume 4, Page 492

a. 1687, had John, b. 8 Oct. 1688, and call. the first ch. b. in that pt. of
T. that bec. Norton, beside seven other ch. whose names are unkn.
SAMUEL, Scituate, not eldest s. of Rev. William, yet be. perhaps in Eng.
by w. Isabel had Samuel, b. 1678; Hannah, 1680; and Joshua, 1683;
in wh. yr. the f. d. SAMUEL, Scituate, s. of the preced. m. 26 May
1698, Ann Rogers, had ten ch. and descend. remain. THEOPHILUS,
Middleborough, third or fourth ch. of Rev. William, m. Mary, eldest d.
of William Parker of Scituate, had sev. ds. was a serg. severly wound.
in the gr. Narraganset swamp fight, 19 Dec. 1675; had sec. w. Lydia,
wh. I presume to be sis. of the former, and the inscript. on her is,
d. 7 Sept. 1719, aged 67. WILLIAM, Scituate, 1644, came with w.
Mary and three ch. and one serv. in the Hercules from Sandwich 1635,
under certif. of 14 Mary. in that yr. from the mayor of Maidstone, Co.
Kent. where he was sch.-master, hav. bred at Bennet (now Corpus
Christi) coll. Cambridge, and there took his A. B. 1622, i. e. Jan. 1623,
and A. M. 1626, is by Frothingham, 85, claim. for resid. at Charlestown
1636, to wh. I have nothing to object, but that this name is not
found in Budington's list of ch. memb. Farmer had provid. him a
resid. in Cambridge also; but this, I presume, to be the same as
Charlestown. He seems to have preach. at Duxbury, but bec. min. of
the sec. ch. at S. in 1645, and had sev. ch. b. in this country, as prob.
John; Theophilus; Elizabeth; Sarah; and Hannah, 20 Feb. 1647; but the
last, it is thot. d. young; and he d. 9 Apr. 1684, aged perhaps 84.
Mary, b. perhaps in Eng. m. 20 Nov. 1656; Elizabeth m. 22 Dec. 1657,
John Bryant; and Sarah m. Jan. 1670, Israel Hobart of Hingham.
* WILLIAM, Taunton 1643, possib. neph. of the preced. came, tradit.
tells, as a cabin-boy, adm. freem. 1658, constable 1662, oft. selectman.
His w. was Dorothy, but surname is not heard; and ch. were William,
John, Ephraim, and Dorothy, nam. in his will of 15 Aug. 1691, pro. 18
Nov. foll. but E. was d. bef. the date of will. Dorothy had m. 26 Aug.
1674, Elias Irish, and next, 1 Apr. 1686, William Wood. He was rep.
1671 and 85, in this last yr. is call. serg. WILLIAM, Taunton, call. jun.
prob. s. of the preced. m. 14 Mar. 1681, Elizabeth Newland, perhaps d. of
Jermiah of the same, had William, b. prob. 1651; Jeremiah, 1664;
and two other ch. but their names are not seen, nor their dates. Yet
the name of William is perpet. in the eight generat. unbrok.

    WETHERIDGE. EDWARD, prob. of Boston, freem. 1644, obtain.
abatemt. of excise on his wines, as in Col. Rec. II. 152. But he
was, perhaps, not many yrs. here.

    WETMORE. See Whitmore.

    WEYBORNE. See Wyborne.

    WEYMOUTH, EDWARD, Dover 1662, perhaps s. of Robert, was b.