Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p581


Volume 4, Page 581

sometimes be received, when an earlier copy, viz. that quarto vol. in
parchment, wh. has also copies of the b. d. and m. in most of the
neighb. towns of Middlesex and Norfolk, as well as Boston, prior to
1666, should be disregard. for from that we should find not one of these
four, thus carelessly insert. in the later; but he certain. had six if not
seven ch. as from his will of 27 Sept. 1684, is to be partly learned,
partly infer. It makes w. Mary extrix. and provides for distrib. to ch.
John, Samuel, Elizabeth w. of Caleb Rawlins, Abigail, w. of Abraham
Adams, Hannah, w. of Nathaniel Adams, and the youngest, Ann, at
home, beside John and Elizabeth Alger, whereby it would be conclud.
that ano. d. had been w. of that Andrew Alger, k. by the Ind. at Scarborough
in Oct. 1675. RALPH, Charlestown 1640, by his master's consent
had been set free, on his petition to the Gen. Ct. 7 Oct. 1640, as is seen
in the rec. I. 306, and no more is kn. of him. THOMAS, Braintree, one
of the petitnrs. for gr. of a planta. on lds. of Pumham, 1645, that the
Ind. chief had sold to Gorton and his fellow believers, wh. our rulers for
their misbelief, had confiscat. to prob. the same man, wh. at Rehoboth,
m. 7 June 1674, Mary Robinson, liv. there 27 June 1678, a former w.
hav. d. in Feb. 1677, m. Rachel Read, having his name ending with h,
and, no doubt, in later days it has been expand. to Wilmarth, as Baylies
II. 200 found this first sett. in 1645. He was then mark. sen. leav. it
certain that a jun. was there, and such jun. was adm. 1673, as townsman,
and there had Thomas, b. 7 July 1675; Elizabeth 1 Sept. 1676; Mary, 29
Dec. 1678; Mehitable, 4 Mar. 1681; and Ann, 22 Aug. perhaps 1683.
WILLIAM, New Haven, br. of the sec. Benjamin, b. prob. in Eng. sw.
fidel. May 1654, m. 14 Oct. 1658, Sarah, d. of John Thomas of the
same, had Benjamin, b. 7 Mar. 1661; Sarah, 8 Mar. 1663, wh. m. 27
Nov. 1677, Thomas Hotchkiss; William, 17 Oct. 1665; John, 20 Jan.
1668; Ann, 26 Feb. 1670; Alexander, 13 Dec. 1672; Tabitha, 12
Nov. 1675; Mary, 7 Jan. 1677; Thomas, 21 Sept. 1679; and Elizabeth
24 Mar. 1682; and he d. 1689, aged 57. His inv. of 5 Nov. shows
confortab. est.

    WILSHIRE, THOMAS, Boston 1652.

    WILSON, ANDREW, Boston, by w. Bethia, wh. join. Mather's ch. 26
Jan. 1690, and same day had three ch. bapt. whose names are not seen
in the rec. beside David, 27 Dec. 1691; and Mercy, 18 Feb. 1694;
and perhaps more. ANDREW, Cambridge, youngest ch. of Robert of
the same, by w. Hannah had Andrew, b. 12 May 1696; Hannah, 10
Aug. 1698; Deborah, 12 Oct. 1700; John, 28 Jan. 1703; Mary, 11
Mar. 1707; Damaris, 1 Nov. 1708, d. soon; Damaris, again, 25 Aug.
1710; and he d. 1722. ANTHONY, Fairfield 1643, m. Rachel, wid. of
John Brandish, had Sarah; and next, m. Sarah, wid. of Thomas