Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v3p84


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by verbal will he gave all his est. to his w. wh. d. 16 Oct. 1656, made
her will the day preced. from the silence of wh. we judge Jane was d.
Ann m. Isaac Addington. But he had thirteen ch. as by the Registry of
the borough, certif. copy of wh. was sent to Gov. L. by a friend, as follows:
John, bapt. 16 Aug. 1612; Jane, 9 Aug. 1613; Jane, again, 6
Dec. 1614; John, again, 7 July 1616; Thomas, 30 July, 1618; Ann, 8
Jan. 1619; James, 28 June 1621; Sarah, 26 Sept. 1622; Mary, 5 Feb.
1623; Jabez, 6 Sept. 1627; Israel, 25 Sept. 1628; Elisba, 3 July 1630;
and Nathaniel, 12 Apr. 1632; and we may believe that all but the 3d,
4th, and 6th d. young. A perfect Memoir of his fam. is cont in Geneal.
Reg. IV. 121; and a Pedigree in the same work XII. 289, that is quite
deficient in accurate dates. Four of this name at Harv. and five at
other N. E. coll. had been gr. in 1834.

Newtown, L. I. 1664, that yr. made freem. of Conn. by w. Martha, wid.
of Francis Swaine, had John, Mary, and Eleanor, and so by s. John
the head of large and reput. progeny, d. 1717, aged 79; was eldest
s. of Rev. William. ELEAZER, Newtown, L. I. 1662, br. of the preced.
m. Rebecca, d. of Nicholas Wright, but had no ch. HENRY, a tailor,
came from Southampton, 1630, in the James, call. of Salisbury, Co.
Wilts, arr. at Boston 3 June; but I kn. no more. WILLIAM, Sandwich,
came with Wiggin, 1633, arr. 10 Oct. in the James from London, but
went from Salem, where they land. to Dover, being engag. for that
planta. but in 1635 came to Boston, and join. our ch. 9 Aug. soon aft.
was at Duxbury, and a lot was, in 1637, laid out for him, but in 1639 or
40 was estab. at Sandwich, and yrs. aft. employ. by the Commissrs. of
the Unit. Col. to instruct the Ind. on Cape Cod, thence rem. 1653 to
Oyster Bay and with early sett. to Huntington, L. I. there was in 1664
made freem. of Conn. and contin. until 1670, and at Newtown 1674, d.
not, as oft. said, in 1692, but 1677. Riker, 98.

    LEVETT, CHRISTOPHER, an explorer of the coast of Maine 1623 and
4, whose valua. work, print. at London 1628, is repub. in 3 Mass. Hist.
Coll. VIII. 159. See Hubbard, 186. He may be the man, call. capt.
at Salem in June 1630, when Winthrop arr. and, perhaps, was here again
in 1632, and carrying letters from here, they were espos. by his d. upon
the voyage, to unfriendly eyes at home.

    LEWISTON, DANIEL, York, k. by the Ind. 20 Aug. 1694. JOHN,
Billerica, a 1679, a Scot, whose five young ch. and the mo. of his w.
were k. by the Ind. 5 Aug. 1695, and one d. carr. away by them. Memoir
of Billerica, 13, as cit. by Farmer.

    LEWIS, DANIEL, Westerly, R. I. 1679, perhaps was s. of John of the
same, m. Mary Button, d. prob. of Peter, and in his will of 1 Feb.