Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p507


Volume 4, Page 507

Lane of Malden, had Matthew, b. 20 Oct. 1685. SAMUEL, Providence,
s. of the first John of the same,[1] m. 26 Feb. 1691, Elizabeth Eddy, only d.
of Zechariah of Swanzey, had Alice, and Samuel, tw. b. 10 Apr. 1693;
Samuel, again, 8 Nov. 1695; Daniel, 27 Oct. 1698; Hope, 12 Aug.
1701; Nathan, 5 Apr. 1704; and Zechariah, 2 Feb. 1707. WILLIAM,
Providence, s. of the first John of the same, own. alleg. to the k. May
1671. Farmer notes, MS. that in 1834, there had been of this name.
six gr. at Harv. and seven at other N. E. coll.

    WHIPPO, JAMES, Barnstable, m. 25 Feb. 1692, at Boston, as his sec.
w. Abigail Greenough, wid. of Luke, d. of Lawrence Hammond, had
James, b. 27 Nov. foll; Laurence, 16, bapt. 17 June 1694; Jane, 12
May 1696; George, 12 Apr. 1698, d. in few mos.; Margaret, 12 Aug.
1699; Elizabeth 6 Feb. 1701; George, again 22 Feb. 1703; Benjamin, 22
July 1705, d. in few wks.; and Martha, 10 Sept. 1706. Under Whipple
will appear the first m. of this same man.

    WHISTON, HENRY, Huntington, L. I. 1664, accept. to be freem. of
Conn. JOHN, Scituate, came with Hatherly, in the William and Francis,
1632, and was there sev. yrs. aft.

prob. Abraham, b. a. 1657; and William, a. 1659; and with s. Abraham
took o. of alleg. Nov. 1677. JOHN, Watertown, had promis. m. to
Mary Linfield, but while still under age, took w. Elizabeth had Elizabeth and
John; and rem. to Billerica, perhaps was of Chelmsford 1691. RICHARD,
Rehoboth 1668, had Mehitable, b. 27 Dec. 1674; Ephraim, 27
Jan. 1679; Noah, 31 Jan. 1683.

    WHITCHER, NATHANIEL, Salisbury, freem. 1690.

    WHITCOMB or WHETCUMBE, JAMES, Boston, merch. by w. Rebecca,
had James, b. 30 Nov. 1662; and Peter, 1 Mar. 1665. JOB. Lancaster,
s. of John the first of the same, had w. Mary. He prob. went with
Rev. Joseph Rowlandson, whose altar at L. had been overthr. to Wethersfield,
where he d. 1683, made his will 27 Oct. of that yr. in it names
his w. and ch. Job. John, Mary, and Jemima, and br. Jonathan and
Josiah to be overseers. JOHN, Dorchester 1635, had fam. bef. com.
from Eng. rem. bef. 1644 to Scituate, where his d. Catharine m. Rhodolphus
Ellms that yr. was freem. of the Plymouth col. 3 June 1652,
soon after rem. to Lancaster, had five. s. besides ds. Catharine, Abigail,
and Mary, wid. Frances, s. John, Jonathan, Job, and Josiah, made the
youngest d. Mary extrix. As one s. Robert and d. Catharine do not find
place in that instrum. they were prob. provid. for at earlier day. He d.
at L. 24 Sept. 1662, and his wid. made her will. 12 May 1671, and d.
five days after. It names the three ds. and remembers five s. JOHN,
Lancaster, eldest s. of the preced. b. no doubt in Eng. by w. Mary who