Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p53


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1678; Ezekiel, 25 Dec. 1681, d. in few days; perhaps may have d. at the date
giv. to the preced. Mary, perhaps sis. of the younger, d. of the elder
John, m. 23 Mar. 1663, Jonathan Witt.

    DIX, ANTHONY, Plymouth, one of the first comers, 1623, in the Ann,
took a sh. in the div. of ld. next yr. but not in the div. of cattle 1627,
bec. he left the Col. and join. with Conant and other Mass. people; freem.
18 May 1631, was tak. by the pirate Bull in 1632, but allow. easi. to
escape, and in 1637 was of Charlestown or Salem, had w. Tabitha, wh.
after his d. m. Nathaniel Pitman; and was lost by shipwr. of his 30 ton
boat on Cape Cod 15 Dec. 1638, the same storm in nh. Dinely perish. at
Boston. This we learn from Danforth's Almanac. See Winthrop I. 287, who
spells the name Dick wh. Felt prefers to give as Dike, and both Dikes and
Deekes are found in some rec. ANTHONY, Salem, s. perhaps of the preced.
by w. Margery had Anthony, b. prob. 24 Mar. 1666; Nathaniel, 25 Dec. 1667;
Margery, 16 Aug. 1669; Jonathan, 28 Mar. 1673; Mary; and Benjamin, 22 Feb.
1680. EDWARD, Watertown, came, prob. in the
fleet with Winthrop and was first of Boston, No. 49 among mem. of the ch.
freem. 4 Mar. 1635, by w. Jane, whose fam. name was Wilkinson, had Abigail,
b. 2 May 1637; Mary, 2 May 1639; John, 4 Sept. 1640; and Rebecca, 18 Feb.
1642; had sec. w. Susanna, wh. surv. him; was a selectman, and d. 9 July
1660. The ds. were all m. viz. Abigail, 1 Dec. 1653, to Thomas Parks of
Cambridge; Mary, 5 Feb. 1663, Abraham Brown, jr.; and Rebecca, 18 Feb.
1668, Thomas Flagg, jr. His will of 25 June 1660, makes s. John Excor. but
the inv. was sworn to Dec. foll. by serg. John Wincoll, his guard'n. Bond
gives him ano. d. Deborah, without date of b. wh. m. Richard Barnes of
Marlborough, he says, and disting. him from the Boston ch. mem. by remark.
that he emb. at age of 19, on 16 Jan. 1635, and that Jane Wilkinson, aged
20 emb. at same time. So there must have been two of the name. But the
mem. of Boston ch. and not the youth of 19 must have been that freem.,
and this Deborah must have been a wid. for she was mo. of Leonard of
Wethersfield. JOHN, Taunton 1669. Baylies, II. 241. JOHN, Watertown, s. of
Edward, m. 7 Jan. 1671, Elizabeth d. of John Barnard, had Elizabeth b. 4 Dec. 1671;
John, 6 Mar. 1673; Mary, 27 Feb. 1675, d. next yr.; Abigail, 15 Mar. 1677;
Rebecca, 1 Mar. 1679, d. soon; Deborah, 20 July 1680; Edward, 25 Sept. 1682;
Joseph, 8 Sept. 1686; and Jane, bapt. 13 Oct. 1689; and he d. 7 Nov. 1714,
leav. wid. Elizabeth JOHN, Hartford, perhaps br. of Leonard, was requir. by ct.
to m. Mary Birdwell, but was complain. of for beating her, 1676, was still
there tax. 1683; sold his ho. and ld. 1686, and one of his ch. John d. 1692.
JOHN, Reading, B. of Ralph, freem. 1691. JOHN, Wethersfield, s. of Leonard
of the same, had w. Rebecca, and perhaps ch. not ment. d. Nov. 1711, aged
50, and his wid. d. next mo. LEONARD, Wethersfield, 1645, had w. Sarah, and
d. 7 Dec. 1697, leav. John, Samuel, and three ds. He had been at Branford,
and gr. of ld. there 1648; was b. prob.