Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p637


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thence, perhaps, to Rehoboth, bef. 1673, but prob. liv. much at W. In
Philip's war, his ho. in W. now perhaps within Attleborough bounds,
was a famous garrison, and he says, in a letter of 26 Apr. 1676, that two
of his fam. had been slain, and ano. s. was wound. Yet he prefer. the
jurisdict. of Plymouth, and was rep. for R. 1651. See Baylies, II. 218,
and III. 125. Of his fam. no full acco. is kn. but he was liv. 1694, had
d. Sarah, w. m. Alexander Balcom of Providence. JOHN, Rehoboth,
prob. s. of the preced. call. jun. m. 26 Feb. 1674, Sarah Smith, had
John, b. 18 Dec. 1674; Jeremiah, 6 Jan. 1676, and his w. was bur. 10
May foll. having, prob. as the reports are inconsist. brot. forth Nathaniel
but twelve days bef. NATHANIEL, Rehoboth, d. 28 Apr. 1676, may
have been s. of John of Wrentham, and the same wh. was wound. in the
war, and perhaps his d. was the conseq. RICHARD, Boston, ar. co.
1658, in Col. Rec. IV. pt. 2, is call. armorer, 1661, d. 12 Nov. 1662.
WILLIAM, Salem, had d. Bridget, and d. 1648. WILLIAM, Salem 1662,
perhaps s. of the preced. was a physician, d. 16 June 1669, leav. wid.
Hannah, by wh. he had one ch that d. soon. WILLIAM, Hingham, a
soldier of Johnson's comp. Dec. 1675, liv. at Weymouth 1679.

    WOODDAM, WOODAM or WOODHAM, JOHN, Ipswich 1648, a bricklayer,
had in 1664 w. Mary, and d. 29 May 1678. His wid. d. 12 Feb.
1682. Prob. he had Mary, wh. m. 26 Mar. 1663, John Ayer, jun.

freem. of 1656, may have been then of Concord, of wh. he was rep.
1685, and he seems to be the same, elsewhere call. Woodhouse, wh. see
ISAAC, Boston, m. 20 Mar. 1656, Dorcas Harper, perhaps d. of Joseph
of Braintree, had Mary, b. 22 Mar. 1657; and John, 18 Sept. 1659.
He was s. of Richard the first, prob. b. in Eng. but I kn. no more, exc.
that in 1666, he was, with his br. Richard, engag. in mak. saltpetre as
Col. Rec. shows. JOHN, Roxbury, s. of Richard the first, b. in Eng.
m. Mary, d. of John Coggan of Boston, had John, bapt. 11 Mar. 1649,
d. at 8 yrs.; ISAAC, 3 Feb. 1650; and d. 23 May 1650, of smallpox, "a
christian and godly br." says the ch. rec. His wid. m. 10 Jan. 1653,
Thomas Robinson of Scituate. RICHARD, Roxbury, came with w. Ann,
wh. d. or was bur. 5 Apr. 1656, and prob. the s. Richard, John, and
Isaac was freem. 18 May 1642, and d. or was bur. 7 Dec. 1658.
Abstr. of his will of 24 Sept. preced. is in Geneal. Reg. VII. 339. Its
chief informat. is, that he had a new w. RICHARD, Roxbury, s. prob.
eldest of the preced. b. in Eng. freem. 1644, m. 29 Dec. 1646, Frances,
d. perhaps of Thomas Dexter, had Thomas, bapt. 12 Nov. 1648, d.
under 2 yrs.; Mary, 21 July 1650; Martha, 24 Jan. 1652; rem. to
Boston that yr. had there Elizabeth b. 19 Sept. 1653; Ann, 12 July 1655;