Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p502


Volume 4, Page 502

William Buss or Bussey, had Hannah, b. 23 Oct. 1660; Rebecca, 25
Oct. 1661; and perhaps more. WILLIAM, Boston, m. 16 May 1686,
Ann, d. of Gamaliel Phippen, had Ann, Hannah, William, and Jeremiah,
bapt. at Mather's ch. betw. 1692 and 7. WILLIAM, New London
1700, s. of John of the same, liv. to old age, and left descend. but Miss
Caulkins has not nam. either the w. or ch. Farmer notes, that of this
name, eight had, in 1834, been gr. at Yale, six at Harv. and twelve at
the other N. E. coll.

    WHEELOCK, BENJAMIN, Medfield 1678, s perhaps eldest, of first
, sett. at Mendon, and m. (as I judge from note in Geneal. Reg.
XII. 353, relat. to distribut. of est. of her f.) Elizabeth d. of John French of
Braintree; but no further acco. is obtain. ELEAZER, Medfield, s. of
Ralph of the same, m. 1678, Elizabeth Fuller, and d. 24 Mar. 1731, had
Ralph, b. 1683, wh. d. at Windham, 15 Oct. 1748, was f. of Rev. Eleazer,
b. 1711, first Presid. of Dartmouth Coll. and Ephraim, 1697, wh.
resid. at M. GERSHOM, Medfield, s. of Ralph, by w. Hannah had
Hannah, b. 25 June 1659, d. in few days; Samuel, 14 Jan. 1661, d.
very soon; Hannah, again, 26 Jan. 1662; Samuel again, 21 Jan. 1664,
d. at 16 yrs.; and John, 8 Dec. 1670. His w. was d. of John Stodder
of Hingham. RALPH, Dedham, b. it is said in Co. Salop, bred at Clare
Hall, Cambridge Univ. where he took his degr. 1626 and 31, came in
1637, prob. with w. Rebecca and d. Rebecca, first sat down at Watertown,
rem. 1638 to D. there was made freem. 13 Mar. 1639; and Benjamin,
b. 8 bapt. 12 Jan. 1640; Samuel, b. 22 Sept. 1642; Record, 15,
bapt. 22 Dec. 1644; Experience, bapt. 3 Sept. 1648; Gershom; and
Eleazer, 3 May 1654; perhaps others; was rep. 1639 and 40, made
1642, clk. of the writs in place of Edward Alleyne, dec. was inhab.
of that pt. wh. bec. Medfield, and its first rep. 1653, 63, 4, and 6.
His w. d. 1 Jan. 1682; and he d. 11 Jan. 1684, in his 84th yr.
SAMUEL, s. of the first Ralph, I have power to tell nothing of, exc. that
he liv. at Shrewbury; but his sis. Rebecca m. at Roxbury, 7 June 1654,
John Crafts, the first b. of R. Of gr. of this name in 1834, Farmer
notes none at Harv. two at Yale, and eight at other N. E. coll.

    WHEELWRIGHT, JOHN, Braintree, bred at Sydney Coll. Cambr.
where he had his degr. 1614 and 18, was min. at Belleau, near Alford
in Co. Lincoln, whence with his w. Mary, sis. prob. of William Hutchinson,
and of his ch. certain. Thomas, Catharine, and prob. Samuel,
perhaps all exc. John, he came to Boston in the same ship with Rev.
Samuel, Whiting, arr. at Boston, 26 May 1636, and on 12 June foll. he,
his w. and the wid. Susanna Hutchinson, her mo. as I judge, unit. with
Boston ch. and on 25 June 1637, his d. Mary was bapt. But the long
troubles of the antinom. controv. had begun, and being banish. with his