Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p648


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1671; and Catharine, 1673. WALTER, Scituate 1640, had Benjamin;
Walter; Thomas; and Joseph; Mary, wh. m. 1677, Aaron Simons;
Martha, wh. m. 1679, Zachary Damon; and Mehitable, wh. suffer. from
witchcraft. WALTER, Scituate, s. of the preced. prob. eldest, left, says
Deane, Mary, b. 1658; Mehitable, 1662; and Ebenezer, 1664.

    WOOLCOT. See Wolcott.

    WOOLLEN or WOOLEN, JOHN, New Haven 1642, was imprison. next
yr. by the Swedes at Delaware, as he was there trad. in the river, agent
for Capt. Lamberton.

    WOOLER, EDWARD, is the name of a man found by Coffin, among
the rec. of Essex, or the tempora. Co. of Norfolk, of wh. all he tells is,
that in 1658 he was 34 yrs. old.

    WOOLERY or WOOLSWORTH, RICHARD, Newbury 1678, when he
was 30 yrs. old, a weaver, whose name being occupied in Geneal. Reg.
VII. 349, as Woolpoorle, call. for indignant remonstr. in the ensuing
No. of that periodic. from Mr. Coffin, m. 24 Dec. 1678, Hannah Huggins,
had a d. b. 1 Feb. 1680, d. very soon; Hannah, 10 Feb. 1681;
and Mary, 22 Feb. 1683. In 1685 he was of Suffield, there had Elizabeth
29 Sept. of that yr. and ano. d. Abia, 16 Sept. 1691; and his w. d.
30 July of the same yr. a contradict. in the rec. that my seem easily
reconcil. but it is of little conseq. whether the d. was b. 30 July, for she
d. on 19 Oct. foll. and he d. 1696. His d. Hannah, tho. so young, was
allow. to present. inv. wh. prob. was very small. Yet possib. an inf. s.
was left, for in 1732, a Richard W. is at S.

    WOOLEY or WOOLLY, sometimes WOLLEY, CHRISTOPHER, Concord
1666. EMANUEL, Newport, on the freemen's list 1655, by w. Elizabeth had
Adam, b. Mar. 1654; Edward, Dec. 1655; Elizabeth and Mary, tw. Nov.
1657; John, Oct. 1659; William, 15 Sept. 1662; Ruth, 12 Oct. 1664;
Grace, Apr. 1666; and Joseph, May 1668; is nam. in Rh. Is. Hist.
Coll. III. 251. ROBERT, Fairfield 1649 and 53, rem. soon aft. to
parts unkn.

    WOOLRIDGE or WOOLRYCH, JOHN, Dorchester 1630, perhaps
came in the Mary and John, at least on 19 Oct. of that yr. desir. to be
adm. freem. and as he did not appear in May foll. to take the requisite
o. when. ch. membership was not demand. as qualificat. I conject. that he
had gone home, there found a w. Sarah, with wh. coming again, 1632,
to our country, it seems they sat down at Charlestown, there join. the
ch. 15 Mar. 1633, and he was made freem. 4 Mar. 1634, then by the
Secr. on his rec. dignif. with prefix of Mr. was rep. 1635, and I regret
to say, that no more of him is kn. so that it may be thot. that he went
home. MICHAEL, Fairfield 1674, of wh. no more is told me, exc. that
he was apparent. unm.