Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p614


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his d. 7 Nov. 1717, not as Farmer says, 7 Sept. His first w. d. 14 June
1690, and William his s. d. 25 Sept. 1693, and Joseph d. two days aft.
as Sewall's Diary shows. He took for sec. w. 13 Nov. 1707, Catharine,
d. of Thomas Brattle, wid. of John Eyre, wh. d. 5 Aug. 1725. The s.
John bec. disting. was a mem. of the Royal Soc. and left very disting.
descend. Among gr. at the coll. Farmer ment. only five s. of a single
branch; but it appears by the catal. that eight have been bred at Yale,
and eighteen at Harv.

    WINUS, JOHN, New Haven, m. 1664, Susanna Meylen, d. of a Dutchman,
and was perhaps hims. a Dutchman, had John, b. 1 July 1665;
and Susanna, 9 Feb. 1667.

    WISE, HENRY, Guilford, perhaps s. of Joseph of Roxbury, had w.
Mary, and two young ch. when he d. early in 1684. His inv. is of 1
Mar. and the names of ch. do not appear. HUMPHREY, Ipswich 1639,
had w. Susanna, and ch. Benjamin, Joseph, Emma, Sarah, and Ann,
when he d. His wid. m. Samuel Greenfield. JOHN, Ipswich, s. of
Joseph of Roxbury, aft. leav. coll. preach. at Branford (whence as chaplain
to the soldiers in Jan. 1676, he march. with major Treat for Narraganset),
there declin. invita. to sett. and preach. at Hatfield 1677 and 8,
took the o. of fidel. in Feb. 1679, and was almost prevail. on to bec.
the min. of that inf. town, but went to Ipswich, there was ord. 1682, or
1684, in a new parish, call. Chebacco, now Essex; at H. had m. 5
Dec. 1678, Abigail, d. of Thomas Gardner of Roxbury, had Jeremiah,
H. C. 1700, min. of Berwick; Lucy; Joseph; Ammi Ruhami; Mary;
Henry, H. C. 1717; and John; but no date is kn. nor whether these
wh. outliv. him were the only ones. He was deeply engag. in the controv.
raised by Andros's levy of a tax on all the towns of the col. and
with his patriotic neighb. Col. Appleton was fin. and imprison. for words
spok. in derogat. of the tyranny; and aft. overthrow of the usurp. he
was one of the rep. 1689, next yr. one of the chaplains in the illconcoct.
expedit. of Sir William Phips against Quebec, and d. 8 Apr.
1725. JOSEPH, Roxbury, serv. George Alcock, as nam. in his will
of Dec. 1640, had perhaps been brot. by him, when he came th third
time, 1636, from Eng. m. 3 Dec. 1641, Mary Thompson, as the town
rec. tells, but whose d. she was is unheard, yet it may have been of
William of Braintree, had Joseph, b. 1 Apr. 1643; Jeremiah, of whose
b. the date is not seen (but the mo. hav. join. the ch.), both of her ch.
were bapt. 24 May 1646; Sarah, 19, bapt. 26 Dec. 1647; Mary, bapt.
3 Feb. 1650; John, bef. ment. 15 Aug. 1652, H. C. 1673; Henry, 4
Mar. 1655; Bethia, 26 Apr. 1657; Benjamin, 7 Oct. 1660, wh. d. early
in Dec. foll. says the ch. rec. but the rec. of the town, that omits the b.
makes up for the deficiency by insert. the d. under 1664, on the principle