Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p600

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colon, until 1646, he gain, great esteem for sagacity and faithfuln. and
was more of his days inhab. of Marshfield, chos. as Assit. to the Gov.
1625, and every subseq. yr. while he cont. on our side of the water, exc.
in 1633, 5, and 44, when he was made Gov. to change places with
Bradford, Mass. made choice of him to manage her difficult controvers.
at home in 1646, where powerful complaint might have prevail. against
her in Parliam. and Gov. Bradford closes his Hist. with regret for his
long abs. Seven yrs. later, Cromwell, the great projector of designs to
overthrow the Spanish power in the West Indies, fitted out large naval
and milit. forces under adm. Penn and gen. Venables, against Hispaniola;
and (with his extraord. insight into human charact. almost equal
to the skill with wh. he conceal. his own) as he had some ground for
suspect. the loyalty of both, nam. three commiss. with control. authority,
of wh. our Gov. W. was the head. He d. of fever, exasperat. prob. by
the ill success of the expedit. 8 May 1654; and his wid. d. 1 Oct.
1680, at the N. E. home in Marshfield, where he had left her. EDWARD,
Salisbury, the rep. at Gen. Ct. 7 Mar. 1644, as giv. in Col. Rec.
II. 54, must have been Wensley. EDWARD, Boston, s. of the first
, by w. Sarah Hilton, perhaps d. of the first William, had John, b.
18 June 1661; Sarah, 10 Apr. 1663; and Mary, 30 Apr. 1665; and
by w. Elizabeth sec. d. of the sec. Edward Hutchinson, had Edward, 1 Nov.
1669; Catharine, 2 June 1672; Elizabeth 22 Mar. 1674; and Ann, 7 Aug.
bapt. 8 Dec. 1678; beside ano. d. whose name is not in the fam. tradit.
found, 31 July 1675. He was a mariner, and d. early, for his will of 8
Nov. 1680, pro. 1 Feb. 1683, is in our Vol. VI. 418. It gives w. Elizabeth
if she cont. wid. use of al his est. for life, but if she m. then one third
only, and the other two thirds in equal portions to his ch. exc. that ea. of
the two s. should have double shares. GILBERT, Plymouth, third br. of
Gov. Edward, with wh. he came in the Mayflower, 1620, had lot in the
div. of lds. 1624, but none in the 1627 div. of cattle, so that perhaps he
went home bef. that act; tho. Dr. Young, Chron. of Pilgr. 275, thinks
he went ot Portsmouth. But the indisputab. word of Bradford (in
Hist. since discovered), 454, shows that he went to Eng. and there d.
bef. 1650. ISAAC, Charlestown, s. of the first John, m. 14 Aug. 1666,
Mary, youngest d. of secr. Increase Newell; and his w. was rec. of the
ch. 23 Feb. 1668, had Parnel, b. 14 Nov. 1667, bapt. 1 Mar. foll.; and
Isaac, 22, bapt. 24 July 1670, d. next mo. as did the f. wh. went in July
to Jamaica. His will of 25 Aug. made three, pro. four days aft. provid.
for w. ch. and the one unb. when he left home. * JOB, Freetown, s. of
Kenelm, was rep. 1686, for the Col. of Plymouth, and in 1692, for
Mass. under the chart. of William and Mary. At the break. out of the
Ind. war, June 1675, his ho. at Swansey, wh. he had inhab. eight or nine