Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p443


Volume 2, Page 443

by the will of their gr.f. John arc add. two more, s. Abia, 1695; and d.
Sarah, prob. 1692; but all the seven were minors. His wid. m. 27 Jan. 1705,
deac. Joseph Allen, and d. 1745, making, will 2 Apr. and pro. 11 June of that
yr. THOMAS, Weymouth 1643, may have come sev. yrs. earlier at W. (whence
rem. the first sett. of Rehoboth in that yr.) and tho. he was one of the grantees
of R. yet for not going to reside there, his sh. was forfeit. in Jan. 1645. All his ch
prob. were brot. from Eng. eldest s. John, b. a. 1617; Thomas, and William, and
three ds. He d. I think, early in 1677, at least his will call. hims. of Weymouth was
pro. 24 Apr. of that yr. tho. made 31 Dec. 1668, with codic. 5 yrs. later. By it his w.
Jane, s. Thomas, and William, ds. Ann Reynolds, Elizabeth Hatch, and Jane Drake, beside John, Peter, and William, are ment. and s. John made excor. THOMAS,
Braintree, s. prob. of the preced. b. prob. in Eng. had by w. Joanna, Thomas;
John, b. 15 Oct. 1653; Peter, 7 Aug 1655; Joanna, 30 Oct. 1656; Joseph, 10
Apr. 1660; Mary; and Susanna; all exc. John, and prob. Joseph, liv. at his d.
22 July 1697, as we see by his will of 25 July 1695, pro. 19 Aug. 1697. It
names, also, w. Jane, and s.-in-law Uriah Clark, who prob. had m. a d. then
dec. Having, made Samuel, his neph. excor. he appoints in his place, being
dec. Joseph Allen of Braintree. The d. Mary he calls Coleborne, and Susanna
had m. 3 Mar. 1694, Andrew Willet of Boston. He serv. in Johnson's comp.
Dec. 1675. THOMAS, Braintree, eldest s. of the preced. m. 1666, Deborah Damon,
d. of John of Scituate, and sec. w. Mary, d. of Thomas White of Braintree,
had, prob. no ch by the first, and by Mary had Thomas, b. 13 Mar. 1693; Mary,
20 Oct. 1700; Hannah, 20 Nov. 1702; Susanna, d. young; Samuel, 29 Apr. 1711;
and Abigail, 8 Sept. 1715, wh. d. young. He d. Dec. 1728, quite aged, and his
will of 16 Oct. preced. pro. 9 Jan. foll. made w. Mary extrix. wh. d. Feb.
1738. It names only ch. Thomas, Mary, w. of Seth Copeland, their ch. Seth,
and his own d. Hannah. As to this progeny, betw. Vinton and Morse there is
disagreem. One THOMAS, at Medfield, m. 28 May 1656, Hannah Shephard,
and was liv. there many yrs. aft. I am unable to tell more. WILLIAM,
Weymouth, s. of the first Thomas, prob. b. in Eng. freem.
1647, by w. Elizabeth had William, b. 23 June 1657, or 20 Jan. 1658; and
Cornelius, 19 Nov. 1662. He after sett. at Mendon, and had Samuel; John;
Milicent; Persis; and Experience; of whose dates we are uninf. WILLIAM, s. of
the preced. was of Mendon, there d. 1714, leav. wid. Margaret, but no ch. is
ment. in his will of 15 Nov. 1714, pro. 16 Dec. foll. wh. after provid. for w.
names two ch. of his br. Cornelius, viz. Mehitable Corbet, and Cornelius,
mak. the latter his heirs. One Miriam H. m. 24 May 1675, the third Edward
Johnson, and she was, I presume, of Charlestown, but wh. was her f. I ask
in vain.

    HOLCOMB, BENJAMIN, Windsor, s. of Thomas, m. 11 Apr. 1667,
Sarah, d. of James Enno or Enos, had Benjamin, b. 16 Apr. 1668; James, 13