Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p28


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was f. of John, ano. signer; and by w. Mary had Abigail, b. 22. Dec. 1667. TIMOTHY,
Gloucester, freem. 1690, m. 24 July 1679, Phebe Wildes, d. prob. of the sec. John, wh.
d. 8 Apr. 1723, aged 70, had Timothy, Anthony, John, Joseph, Jonathan, Ebenezer, and
Susanna, beside some wh. d. inf. as Babson tells. WENTWORTH, Boston 1640, has
prefix of respect on adm. to the ch. 22 Sept. but call.a single man; soon after m.
had Elizabeth bapt. 26 Sept. 1641, at 8 days old; and Wentworth, 13 Aug. 1643, at
6 days. He was a surgeon at Cambridge, and is honor. by Rev. Mr. Hale
in his tract on Witchcraft, as saving in 1602, a woman charg. with the horrid
offence. Perhaps he went home, for one of this unusual name was, in 1668, fin.
and imprison. as one of the fifth monarchy men, setting up the imaginary reign
of King Jesus to disturb the absolute throne of Oliver Cromwell in his last
yr. In Sept. 1661, liv. in London, he had a legacy in the will of Edward
Shrimpton. WILLIAM, Boston 1669, a mariner. Of descend. of first Robert a
Rev,. was pub. some yrs. since by Rev. George E. Day, wh.shows that nineteen
had been gr. at Yale, and one at ea. of the coll. foll. Dart. Wil. Amh. and
Brown, and that ten of the eleven min. were liv. at his date of publ. One at
H. C. 1806 was the earliest of the name in that catal.

    DAYNES, DEANS or DAINES, ABRAHAM, New London 1664, suppos. to have
come from Casco, m. 27 Dec. 1671, Sarah, d. of William Peake, had Joanna, b. Feb.
1672; John, bapt. Feb. 1674; Thomas, July 1677; rem. to Norwich, there had
Ebenezer, b. 27 Oct. 1680; Sarah, 19 Jan.1683; and Ephraim, 15 Jan. 1686.

    DAYTON, RALPH, New Haven a 1639, sign. the covenant of habitancy but not
at its format. yet liv. there 10 yrs.; was of Easthampton, L. I. 1650, and
later. Sometimes the name is Daighton. SAMUEL, Southampton, L. I. 1641,prob.
at New Haven 1646, and Brookhaven a. 1655. Perhaps the disting. fam. of New
Jersey is of this stock.

    DEACON, JOHN, Plymouth, of wh. no more is kn. but that he d. 1636.
JOHN, Lynn, came in the Abigail, 1635, aged 25, with w. Alice 30, wh.d. 27
July 1657, was a blacksmith, m. 25 Dec. 1657, Elizabeth wid. of John Pickering, wh.
d. 30 Aug. 1662, rem. to Boston, was of Mather's ch. 1669. JOHN, Salem, had w. Elizabeth
wh. d. 30 Aug. 1662.

    DEALE, CHARLES, Milford 1658, was encourag. to raise tobacco by gr. of
ld. that yr. perhaps had been there a yr. or more, had w. Pity in 1672, but no
ch. and d. a. 1686. WILLIAM, Haverhill 1662.

    DEAN, often with final e, BENJAMIN, Taunton, s. of Walter, m. 6
Jan.1681, Sarah Williams, had Naomi, b. 1 Nov. 1681, d. at 2 mos.; Hannah, 26
Dec. 1682; Israel, 2 Feb. 1685; Mary, 15 June 1687; Damaris, 4 Sept. 1689;
Sarah, 30 Aug. 1692; Elizabeth 26 Mar. 1695; Mehitable, 9 June 1697; Benjamin, 31
July 1699; Ebenezer, 24 Feb.1702; Lydia, 11 Dec. 1704; and Josiah, 23 Oct.
1707; made his will 2 Feb. 1723, wh. was pro. 14 Apr. 1725, so allowing us to
obtain approx. to his d. DANIEL, Concord, perhaps at Sudbury 1663, a lieut. d. 29