Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p448


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    HOLLEY, JOSEPH, Dorchester 1634, Weymouth 1639, was prob. of Sandwich
1643, and d. early in Dec. 1647. Often it is spell. Holway. RICHARD, at Charlestown,
m. 29 Oct. 1663, Joanna, wid. of John Downing. SAMUEL, Cambridge
1636, in his will of 22 Oct. 1643, pro. 5 Dec. foll. refers to w. Elizabeth and s.
John, but without nam. either. In the biogr. of Horace, Yale 1803, D. D. the
eloq. Presid. of Transyl. Univ. he is derived, but not to gen. satisfact. from
the celebr. astronomer Halley.

    HOLLIDAY, WALTER, Springfield, in 1673 m. Catharine perhaps eldest d. of
William Hunter, had Ebenezer, b. 1675; and William; rem. to Suffield, there
had Samuel, 1680; Sarah, 1683; Mary, 1685; Isaac, 1690; and Abigail, 1692.

    HOLLIDGE, RICHARD, Boston 1638, freem. 22 May 1639, had w. Ann,
wh. also was of our ch.

    HOLLIMAN or HOLYMAN, * EZEKIEL, Salem 1637, had been at Dedham
bef. that; brot. from Eng. I think, a d. whose name is never seen, but it is less
certain, that he brot. her mo. Susanna, d. of John Oxston, alias Fox, of
Stanmore, in Co. Middlesex, wh. had three brs. John, Philip, and William, of
wh. neither came over, but the time of her d. is not found. He was b. at
Tring, in the adj. shire of Hertford, and m. his sec. w. prob 1638, at
Providence, Mary, wid. of Isaac Sweet, wh. seems to have been cast out
of the ch. at Salem, 1 July 1639, perhaps for carrying out the opinions of
her h.; was pervert. in his faith, as our rulers thot. went to R. I. there at
Providence in 1638, was one of the found. of the first Bapt. ch. Mary,
his w. was in the same condemn. He liv. later at Warwick, where resid.
John Warner, wh. had m. Priscilla, d. of H. prob. his only ch.; was rep.
1650, and more than once. Backus, I. 106. Winthrop I. 293. Benedict,
Hist. of Bapt.

    HOLLINGSHEAD, RICHARD, Boston 1674, fisherman.

    HOLLINGWORTH, RICHARD, Salem, came from London in the Blessing, 1635,
aged 40, with w. Susan, 30; s. William, 7; Richard, 4; and ds. Elizabeth 3; and Susan, 2. He
was a shipwright, and for a casualty (by wh. one of his workmen was k.), severely fin. for
benefit of the wid. and childr. in 1641. He d. 1654. Perhaps he had ch. b. on our side of
the water, Joseph, Abigail, and Caleb. One of his ds. m. Robert Starr. RICHARD,
Salem, s. of the preced. wh. m. 23 Aug. 1659, Elizabeth eldest ch. of Elder Michael
Powell, had Richard, b. 9 Aug. 1661, d. next yr.; Benjamin, 28 June 1663; John,
12 May 1665; Abigail, 1 Mar. 1668; Joseph, 4 Apr. 1670; and Caleb, 22 Dec. 1673;
was freem. 1665, and (unless there be confus. with ano. of the same surname),
had license to keep an inn, and it was contin. in 1678, to his wid. Elinor, wh.
d. 22 Nov. 1689, in 59th yr. His only surv. ch. Mary m. 1 Sept. 1675,
Philip English, and was charg. with the baneful offence of witchcraft, and had
the happiness of being rem. from Salem gaol, with her h. and imprison. at
Boston whence. with approbat. of the best people in town, especial. Rev.
Messieurs Willard and Moody, they escap. to New York. She, however, d. two
yrs. after, in conseq. of her sufferings, aged only 42. Her superior educ.
made up for defect of yrs. to justify