Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v4p183


Volume 4, Page 183

    STERRY, ROGER, Stonington 1670, m. that yr. Hannah, wid. of
Thomas Huet, of the same.

    STERTT, perhaps STERITT, WILLIAM, Boston, wh. d. prob. 1645, had
w. Jane, as the rec. of her adm. 4 Oct. in that yr. titles her. or Sarah,
as when next day, the d. Sarah was apt. a. one yr. and 46 wks. old, she
is call "our sis. wid. of one William Stertt."

Scituate, s. of Robert of the same, by w. Bethia had Benjamin, b. 16 Feb.
bapt. 19 May 1668; Matthew, 12 June 1669, wh. d. Nov. 1690 in the
wretched exped. of Phips; James, 1 May 1670; Samuel, Oct. 1673; Bethia,
14 May 1675; Mary, 21 Apr. 1678; Hannah, 1 June 1679; Deborah, 3
Dec. 1681; Eunice, Mar. 1683; and Margaret, Sept. 1684, d. soon; was
rep. 1691, at Plymouth, and aft. the union with Mass. at Boston 1693,
4, and 1700, and d. 4 May 1711. JOHN, York, d. 1673, his inv. bearing
date 1 July. No w. or ch. is ment. JOHN, Scituate, br. of Benjamin,
by w. Abigail had Abigail, b. May 1677; John, bapt. 4 May 1679;
Barnabas, 16 July 1682; Honour, b. Mar. 1684; and Ann, Dec. 1690,
pro. posthum. for he d. in that sad yr. of the Canada crusade, with his
neph. Joseph. JOSEPH, Scituate, eldest br. of the preced. by w. Prudence
had Joseph, bapt. June 1667; Robert, b. 9 Dec. 1670; Lois, Mar.
1672; William, Dec. 1673; Desire, Sept. 1676; Prudence, Sept. 1678;
Samuel, Dec. 1679; and Hannah, June 1682. his will was of 4 Apr.
1722, and he d. bef. 8 May 1724. * ROBERT, Scituate 1634, came, as
reasonab. tradit. says from Co. Kent, perhaps in the yr. preced. aged a.
20, by first w. of whose name is no report, he had Joseph, b. June 1639;
Benjamin, Aug. 1641; and Thomas, 11 Dec. 1643; all bapt. 6 Oct.
1645; Samuel, June, bapt. 12 July 1647; John, Apr. 1648; Eunice, 28
Apr. bapt. 19 May 1650; Lois, Feb. 1652, prob. d. young; Robert, 29
Jan. bapt. 26 Feb. 1654; and Timothy, bapt. 11 Oct. 1657, prob. d.
young. He was a man of gr. public spirit, cornet of the first body of
horse in Plymouth Col. was rep. 1654-62, and oft. aft. in 1664 a commissnr.
for sett. bounds betw. the Cols. of Mass. and Plymouth; in
perilous time, of the counc. of war, bef. and aft. the gr. danagers of
Philip's hostil. dur. wh. his serv. was active; made his will 4 Sept.
1702, pro. 1 Mar. foll. in wh. his w. is call. Mary, presum. to have been
tak. aft. 1682, and wid. of John Bryant. In it he provides for d. Eunice
, and Abigail, wid. of s. John, and d. 1 Feb. 1703, aged 90.
ROBERT, Scituate, s. of the preced. liv. in that pt. wh. bec. Pembroke
m. 1676, Joanna brooks, says Barry, the later and higher authty. tho.
Deane says Deborah, d. of William, had Isaac, Timothy, Resolved,
Sarah, and Nathaniel, but no dates can be found for either by Barry.
Yet desend. are very num. SAMUEL, Scituate, br. of the preced. had