Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v1p200


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down at Marshfield, soon after reach. Plymouth in 1640, pursued his pleasure
in cross. to the opposite side of the bay coming under ano. jurisdict.
and chang. the name of their town from Cape Ann to Gloucester, the city,
where sev. of them had been b. He had gr. of ld. in 1641, and was
made freem. 7 Oct. of the same yr. By w. Mary he had Jeremiah, b.
20 July 1642; Ezekiel, 11 Nov. 1643; and Azrikam, 2 Jan. 1646;
rem. Oct. 1650, to New London, and drew thither many of his Gloucester
friends. Fewer, perhaps, follow. him to New Haven, whence after
short resid. and sell. some of his library to the Col. in May 1659, he
went home, carry. all his ch. exc Jeremiah, wh. was at New London so
late as 1663. His w. is thot. to have been sis. of deac. William Parke of
Roxbury, but with slight grounds. He d. at Bristol, "in a good old
age," says Calamy, II. 610.

    BLISH or BLUSH, ABRAHAM, Barnstable, by w. Ann, wh. d. 26 May
1651, had Sarah, b. 2, bapt. 5 Dec. 1641; Joseph, 5, bapt. 9 Apr. 1648;
and by sec. w. Hannah, wid. of John Barker of Duxbury, had Abraham,
16 Oct. 1654. This w. d. 16 Mar. 1658, and he m. 4 Jan. foll. Alice
Derby, and d. 7 Sept. 1683. ABRAHAM, Boston, one of the found. of
the ch. in Brattle str. 1698, from the rarity of the union of such names,
may well be suppos. s. of the preced. JOSEPH, Barnstable, s. of the
first Abraham, m. 15 Sept. 1674, Hannah Hull, had Joseph, b. 13 Sept.
1675; John, 17 Feb. 1677, wh. d. young; Ann, Feb. 1679; Abraham,
27 Feb. 1681; Reuben, 14 Aug. 1683; Sarah, Aug. 1685, d. young;
Thankful, Sept. 1687; John, again, 1 Jan. 1692; d. under 20 yrs.;
Tristram, Apr. 1694; Mary, Apr. 1696; and Benjamin, Apr. 1699.

    BLISS, GEORGE, Lynn, rem. 1637, to Sandwich, says Lewis, to wh.
Mr. Felt adds, that he was of Newport 1649, then aged 58, and he is
seen in the list of freem. 1655. JOHN, Newport, s. of the preced.
freem. 1669, m. Damaris, d. of Benedict Arnold the first, had Freelove,
b. 17 Nov. 1672. JOHN, Northampton, s. of the first Thomas, was prob.
b. at Hartford, whence, after d. of his f. of wh. perhaps he was youngest
ch. he was by his mo. car. to Springfield. There he m. 7 Oct. 1667,
Patience, d. of Henry Burt, had John, b. 7 Sept. 1669; Nathaniel,
26 Jan. 1671; Thomas, 29 Oct. 1673, wh. liv. to 12 Aug. 1758; Joseph,
1676, wh. d. at gr. age, unm.; Hannah, 16 Nov. 1678; Henry, 15
Aug. 1681, d. young; and Ebenezer, 1683, wh. d. 4 Nov. 1761; and
rem. to Springfield, where most of his life passed, and he d. 10 Sept.
1702. JONATHAN, Rehoboth 1655, s. prob. eldest of Thomas of the
, b. in Eng. by w. Miriam Harmon, sis. prob. of Nathaniel, had
Ephraim, b. 1649; Rachel, 1651; Jonathan, 1653, d. young; Mary,
1655; Elizabeth 1657; Samuel, 1660; Martha, 1663; Jonathan, again,
1666; and Dorothy, and Bethia, tw. 1668. JONATHAN, Rehoboth, s. of