Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p143


Volume 4, Page 143

Trask, and Deborah; and his w. and hims. d. within three days of ea.
other, it is said. See Felt, II. 580-2, and Col. Rec. IV. part first, pp.
349, 366, 7, and 410. Much as they might love their native ld. the danger
from their opin. requir. banishm. it seem. with a proviso, that they
should suffr death for return.

    SOUTHWORTH, CONSTANT, Plymouth, s. of Edward, b. 1610,
was not brot. in the Ann 1623, by his wid. mo. when she came to m.
Gov. Bradford, but came, it is presum. in 1628, was made freem.
of the col. and m. 2 Nov. 1637, Elizabeth d. of William Collier, resid. in
Duxbury, was rep. in 1647 and 22 yrs. foll. and on the d. of his br.
Capt. Thomas, was chos. an Assist. till his own d. 11 Mar. 1679, and
once was a Commiss. for the Unit. Col. He left s. Edward; Nathaniel,
b. 1648; and William, 1659; ds. Mercy, wh. m. 12 May 1658, Samuel
; Alice, wh. m. 26 Dec. 1667, famous Benjamin Church; Mary,
wh. m. David Alden; Elizabeth m. William Fobes; and Priscilla. EDWARD,
Duxbury, eldest s. of the preced. m. 16 Nov. 1669, Mary, d. of William
, had Thomas; Elizabeth b. 1672; Constant; Mercy; Benjamin;
Priscilla; and John; but their dates of b. are unkn. was rep. 1689
and 91 at Plymouth, and under the new chart. at Boston 1692 and 3.
NATHANIEL, Plymouth, br. of the preced. m. 10 Jan. 1672, Desire, d.
of Edward Gray, wh. d. 4 Dec. 1690, had Constant, b. 12 Aug. 1674;
Mary, 3 Apr. 1676; Ichabod, Mar. 1678; Elizabeth; Nathaniel, 10 May
1684; and Edward, 1688. He liv. at Middleborough, was a lieut. rep.
1696, and d. 14 Jan. 1711. THOMAS, Plymouth, br. of Constant,
prob. younger, came with him, was a milit. lieut. and capt. an Assist.
1652 and twelve times aft. until 1667, d. 8 Dec. 1669, in his 53d yr.
He and his br. Constant were among the purch. of Dartmouth. He m.
Sept. 1641, Elizabeth d. of Rev. John Reyner, had only d. Elizabeth wh. m. 7
Dec. 1664, lieut. Joseph, s. of John Howland of the Mayflower's
glorious comp. WILLIAM, Little Compton, s. prob. youngest of Constant,
by w. Rebecca, wh. d. 3 or 23 Dec. 1702, in her 43d yr. had
Benjamin, b. 18 Apr. 1681; Joseph, 1 Feb. 1683; Edward, 23 Nov.
1684; Elizabeth 23 Sept. 1686; Alice, 14 July 1688; Samuel, 26 Dec.
1690; Nathaniel, 31 Oct. 1692; Thomas, 13 Dec. 1694; and Stephen,
31 Mar. 1696; and by sec. w. had Gideon, 21 Mar. 1707; and Andrew,
12 Dec. 1709; and d. 2O June 1719. The name is not now seen at
Little Compton, but is well diffus. in other parts of N. E. It was sometimes
Southwood, in the early days, and belong. to "eminently a BassetLaw
fam." by wh. I am constrain. to doubt the deduct. of pedigree,
as print. in Winsor, 31G. Sir Gilbert, Sir John, Sir Thomas, Sir
Christopher, may well have flourish. in Lancash. on the West Coast
of the kingdom, but Edward, the h. of Alice Carpenter, wh. bec. w.